For the next eight days, Blue Lake will act as Humboldt County's de facto soul with the return of the Humboldt Folklife Society's annual Folklife Festival. Now in its 35th year the event almost exclusively features local performers and is a great way to succinctly experience a huge swath of Humboldt's musical talent. Your Lost Coast Outpost has compiled the entire list of performers and events below:
/ 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.
Redwood Curtain Theatre
/ 8 p.m.
Modern comic genius David Ives adapts Jean-Francois Regnard’s 1708 masterpiece, wherein Eraste desperately wants to marry Isabelle, but first he needs to secure an inheritance from his miserable old uncle, Geronte.
RJ Grin's Lounge
/ 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
/ 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Local rock 'n' tonk.
/ 9:30 p.m.
Dance ... dance ... get on down in ya undapants ...