Lowdown: Humboldt Will Spend Its Saturday in Blue Lake
After a packed week of strummed strings, the Humboldt Folklife Festival goes out with a bang on Saturday with its annual All Day Free Festival which occupies much of sunny downtown Blue Lake. With over twenty local acts performing on multiple stages throughout the day, plus food carts, vendor booths, puppet shows. musical workshops and the oh-did-we-mention-free aspect, the event really is one of the highlights on the annual Humboldt calendar.
Below you'll find the schedules for the two main stages:
Dell'Arte Amphitheatre Stage:
- 11 a.m. Soulful Sidekicks
- 12 p.m. Fickle Heart
- 1 p.m. Jan Bramlett
- 2 p.m. Bayou Swamis
- 3 p.m. La Patinas
- 4 p.m. Gunsafe
- 5 p.m. Lost Coast Rangers
- 6 p.m. Twango Macallan
- 7 p.m. The Cherry Pickers
Blue Lake Street Stage:
- 10:45 a.m. JD Jeffries
- 11:45 a.m. Mark Richardson
- 12:45 p.m. Sunshine N Yellowbird
- 1:45 p.m. Groomin' Charlie
- 2:45 p.m. Lolonis
- 3:45 p.m. Good Company
- 4:45 p.m.Lyndsey Battle
- 5:45 p.m. Jeff Landen
- 6:45 p.m. Kindred Spirits
For more info on the various day's features, hit up the Humboldt Folklife Society website. For more Saturday options, including the actual rodeo part of Fortuna Rodeo Week, see your Lowdown below.
The Lowdown Fun Committee
Fortuna Rodeo Week
Fortuna / 7 a.m.
With the weekend comes the actual rodeo part of the Fortuna Rodeo, but there’s also a parade and the Bulls, Bands and Brews shindig at the rodeo grounds.
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Humboldt Folklife Festival All Day Free Fest
Dell'Arte / 10 a.m.
Full day of music on two stages, kids barn dance, puppet show, food, uke lessons, joy. Music by Cherry Pickers, Twango Macallan, Kindred Spirits, Gunsafe, The Lapatinas, Sunshine N Yellowbird and many more.
San Francisco Mime Troupe
Mateel Community Center / 6:30 p.m. / $20
Performing Oil and Water. Two environmentally-themed one-act musicals depict the “abusive relationships our society has with our natural resources and the lengths we’ll go to satisfy our thirsts.”
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Heart of the Redwoods Quilt Show
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 10 a.m.
Hundreds of quilts for show and sale. Raises funds for the Redwood Empire Quilter's Guild.
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Dusk in the Dunes
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge / 6:30 p.m.
Nature-exploration event for kids and their adults. Participants will explore the open dunes and learn about animals that lurk in the night through educational games and activities.
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Movies in the Park
Sequoia Park / 7 p.m.
The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission presents a monthly movie night featuring movies filmed on the North Coast. This month screening E.T., The Extra Terrestrial.
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $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.
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The Heir Apparent
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15
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.
- CONJURING: 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:30
- DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 12:35, 3:15, 5:50, 8:25
- GROWN UPS 2: 12:25, 1:50, 3:05, 4:30, 5:40, 7:05, 8:15, 9:40
- LONE RANGER: 12:45, 4:15, 7:50
- PACIFIC RIM 2D: 1:35, 3:00, 4:40, 7:45, 9:00
- PACIFIC RIM 3D: 12:00, 6:00
- RED 2: 12:30, 3:25, 6:15, 9:05
- RIPD IN 2D: 2:30, 7:20
- RIPD IN 3D: 12:05, 4:55, 9:45
- THE HEAT: 12:50, 3:40
- TURBO 2D: 12:20, 5:30
- TURBO 3D: 2:50, 8:00
- WORLD WAR Z 2D: 1:00, 3:50, 6:40, 9:30
Mill Creek Cinema
- CONJURING: 1:15, 4:00, 6:40, 9:20
- DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 12:20, 2:55, 5:35, 8:00
- GROWN UPS 2: 12:55, 3:30, 6:10, 8:50
- PACIFIC RIM 2D: 3:00, 9:00
- PACIFIC RIM 3D: 12:00, 6:00
- RED 2: 12:00, 2:45, 5:30, 8:25
- RIPD IN 2D: 3:50, 8:40
- RIPD IN 3D: 1:25, 6:15
- THE HEAT: 12:50, 3:40, 6:25, 9:10
- TURBO 2D: 12:45, 5:50
- TURBO 3D: 3:20, 8:20
- DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 1:15, 3:35, 5:55, 8:15
- GROWN UPS 2: 2:00, 4:25, 6:50, 9:15
- RIPD IN 2D: 2:20, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30