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Lowdown: Chill It Out -- Humboldt's Recovery Sunday

Well, that was fun. 

The most packed of Humboldt weeks winds down Sunday with a few hanger ons. After ten deep fried days the Humboldt County Fair wraps up with a bang today down in Ferndale -- in conjunction with "Hispanic Heritage Day" attendees will get a pro wrestling eyeful courtesy of Lucha Libre Mexicana.

Up in Arcata, the final day of the Creamery Festival features the Big Top Vaudeville Variety Show. The kids will dig that.

And don't you even think about forgetting Furniture Fest, dagnabbit! That and more in Sunday's Lowdown below.

-Andrew Goff


Humboldt County Fair

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 9 a.m.

This year is the 117th annual event. Features live and satellite horse racing, mule racing, carnival rides and games, death defying stunts, live entertainment, competitive exhibits, livestock events, great fair-time foods and special programs.

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Furniture Fest Sale

Arcata Chamber of Commerce / 10-5 a.m. / Free / Free Arcata Chamber of Commerce

444-2717 / patrickmurphy@humboldthatrdware.com / Web site

Creamery Festival

Arcata Playhouse / 11 a.m.

Arcata's historic Creamery district comes to life with pageantry, performance and people. Three day event eatures violinist Jenny Schienman and sax quartet The Tiptons, salsa band Ponche', outdoor showing of Buster Keaton's "The General" with a live score by Gregg Moore and Vaudeville variety show.

822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.com / Web site

As You Like It

Redwood Park / 2 p.m.

Plays in the park! After being banished to the Forest of Arden by her power-hungry uncle, Rosalind is forced to hide her identity from her new-found love, Orlando. She must find a way to woo him dressed as a man, hiding her true feelings and feminine ways, while flaunting her lightning wit.

Furniture Fest Sale!

Arcata Chamber of Commerce / 10-5 a.m. / Free / Free Arcata Chamber of Commerce

444-2717 / patrickmurphy@humboldthatrdware.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Angelina Inn / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / Free

Jazz with your brunch? Wheee...

725-5200 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Happy Growler Day

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / noon-11 p.m. / Free

826-7222 / Web site

Reiki Share

Sun Yi's Academy of Tae Kwon Do Arcata / 1-3 p.m.

Open Mic

Mosgo's / 7-9 p.m.

All original/public domain songs.

826-1195 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.

Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Sundaze with Deep Groove Society

The Jam / 10 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre