Lucky you, Humboldt. Summer outdoor events abound Saturday. There's the tipsy safari that is the annual Zootini fundraiser at the Sequoia Park Zoo, the day-long, dog-friendly Woofstock at Halveorsen Park, a and the local music-rich, sunny Blue Lake Music Festival at Perigot Park. Get off the couch, kids!
Oh, you're already sunburned? Well, you could keep it indoors, simple and loud Saturday night at the Alibi with Tennessee one man boogie blues band Shake It Like A Caveman. If your skeptical of only SILAC member Blake Burris' abilities to make a big sound, strap on your 3D glasses and scope out the video below.
/ 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
/ $12 SHS Members
/ $25 Mutt Strutters - includes free entry to Woofstock!
Dog parade though Old Town Eureka to Halvorsen Park for a full day of furry fun, contests, face painting, petting zoo and music by Silver Hammer, Kindred Spirits and Rooster McClintock.
Manila Community Center
/ noon-10 p.m.
Friends of Trinidad Forest hosts a celebration of beautiful local forests through music, art, dance and fun.
Sequoia Park Zoo
/ 5 p.m.
Get tipsy with the fuzzies! Gourmet food, auctions, fancy stuff. Proceeds benefit the Sequoia Park Zoo.
North Coast Repertory Theatre
/ 8 p.m.
/ $12 students/seniors
Follows the story of Marjorie Taub, the wife of a philanthropic allergist, who is engulfed in a life crisis of Medea-like proportions.
/ 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Local produce, meats flowers and more. Music at 10 a.m. (Click for music schedule.)
Main Street, Ferndale
/ 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
On the corner of Shaw and Main streets. Sustainable farms sell local produce direct to the consumer.
Van Duzer Theater
/ 7:30 p.m.
/ $13 balcony
Humboldt Light Opera Company (HLOC) presents flying dragons, catchy tunes, flashy dance numbers, irreverent romance, and dozens of your favorite fairytale creatures together on stage
Ferndale Repertory Theatre
/ 8 p.m.
/ $16 students/seniors
Ferndale Rep presents the story of a penniless soprano, named Victoria, colludes with a struggling gay impresario to disguise herself as a man named Victor, who entertains as a female impersonator known as "Victoria" - and as a result becomes the toast of Paris.
Arcata Theatre Lounge
/ 8 p.m.
Follows the entire career of the iconic band Low and their relationship with director Philip Harder.
/ 9 p.m.
Variety of Dj's comin together to spin various styles of music.
RJ Grin's Lounge
/ 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
/ 9:30 p.m.
Dance ... dance ... get on down in ya undapants ...
/ 10 p.m.
Plaza ass shaking.
/ 11 p.m.
One man band/robot boogie from Tennessee.