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Lowdown: Get in Your Kicks Before Humboldt's Impending Fun Drought

Savor this busy Thursday night, Humboldt. We are fast approaching our annual event dryspell which takes place between Christmas and when students return for the spring semester (with the exception of New Year's Eve, of course). This is not a drill:

Again, this is a robust Thursday. The stuff mentioned above is really just the tip of the funberg. Peruse your Lowdown below for more.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Buddy Reed

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 7 p.m.

Lowdown blues.

445-8600 / Web site

The Music Man

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

(FINAL WEEKEND) Con man Harold Hill poses as a boys' band organizer and leader and sells band instruments and uniforms to naive townsfolk before skipping town with the cash.

786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site

Robbie Fulks with Jenny Scheinman

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $13 members & students

"Robbie Fulks has the soul of a country singer and the mind of a vaudevillian." Listen to KHUM at 4 p.m. to hear Fulks live as part of Upstage Live.

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

HSU Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Trees for your house. You clean up the needles.

forclub@humboldt.edu /

Humboldt Toastmasters Open House

Prosperity Center / noon-1 a.m. / Free / 18+

"Want to find your voice?"

273-2985 / rachelcallahan80@gmail.com / Web site

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Bluegrass. Beer.

668-4151 / julie@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

RRAS Board Meeting

Redwood Region Audubon Society / 6:30 p.m.

Bluegrass Jam

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 6:30 p.m.

Every third Thursday.

826-7222 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Babes in Toyland

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 children / $10 student/senior

Dell’Arte Company’s annual holiday show returns for its 33rd year with a mad-cap adaptation of Victor Herbert’s classic family tale.

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / 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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.

Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.

733-9644 / Web site

Cliterate, Blood Gnome

Logger Bar / 8 p.m. / 21+

"Cowgrrrl riot grunge" sharing a stage with "Japanese noise porcupine covered in melted synth popsicle."

668-5000 / Web site

Open Jam

The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

With Jimi Jeff.

530-629-2679 /

Savage Henry Comedy Presents

Six Rivers Brewery / 8:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Featuring Sam Tallent, with Nathan Lund, Ivy Vasquez, Ray McMillin and Dr. Foxmeat.

839-7580 / Web site

Cliff Dallas and The Death Valley Troubadours

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m.

"Jimmy Mac's Birthday Hoedown": Help celebrate the birthday of the band's beloved Gunslinger in style.

444-2244 / Web site

Pressure/Anya DJs

Nocturnum / 9 p.m. / 21+

Dirty Thursdays bump 'n' grind boogie down.

499-0163 /

Accurate Productions

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

S.I.N. and Service Night DJ night.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

Kindred Spirits

Clam Beach Inn / 10 p.m.

839-0545 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre