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Lowdown: Your Humboldt Saturday

Your potential river days are numbered -- water's gettin' low. So you could do that. But if you want to cavort with fellow Humboldtians there are plenty of events of note on Saturday:

More on those thangs and more below in Saturday's Lowdown.

-Andrew Goff


Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo

Fortuna / 9 a.m.

Fueled by vintage rock 'n' roll, pink poodle skirts, white bobby socks, sunglasses and cool cars. Check the Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo's website for complete schedule.

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Roll on the Mattole 2013

Mattole Grange / noon-midnight

Music, dancing, fun and games. Performances by by Fruition, Moonshine Mountain Band, Giraffe Dodgers, Dedicated Maniacs, Lyndsey Battle, Fickle Hillbillies, Orphan in the Afterlife, Lost Coast Marimbas and more.

RollMattole@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Crabs vs. California Seals

Arcata Ball Park / 4 p.m. / $8

Hometown baseball, baby.

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Humboldt Roller Derby vs. Berkeley Resistance and Shasta Assassins

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 5 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv.

Humboldt Roller Derby's third double-header bout of the 2013 season features Widow Makers vs. Shasta Assassins and Redwood Rollers vs. Berkeley Resistance

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site


Logger Bar / 8-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

The closer to the Bone, the sweeter the meat.

668-5000 / shinbone@suddenlink.net / Web site

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $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.

442-6278 / Web site

Movies Under the Mural

Los Bagels Eureka / 9-11 p.m. / Free

Free, outdoor screening of The Goonies. BYO blankets and seating, and munch on some popcorn, cookies, coffee and hot chocolate served in the café.

822-3483 / brandon@losbagels.com / Web site

Brothers Comatose

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $15 / 21+

Literal brothers, Alex (banjo and vocals) and Ben Morrison (guitar and vocals) grew up in a house that was known for its music parties. Saturday they will lead Humboldt's party.

826-2739 / Web site

Shay Park eBird Survey

Redwood Region Audubon Society / 8 a.m.

Batting for Boobies

Newburg Park / 8 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free

Annual coed softball tournament in Fortuna to raise money for breast cancer research.

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Arcata Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Local produce, meats flowers and more. Music at 10 a.m. (Click for music schedule.)

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Ferndale Farmers' Market

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.

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Yoga Class

The MGC / 10:30 a.m.

Watercolor in the Dunes

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 10:30 a.m.

Beginner and experienced artists are invited to join local artist Patricia Sennott, for an afternoon of nature-inspired art making at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center.

444-1397 / Web site

Wanna Write a Song? Do It!

Mantova's Two Street Music / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / $125

Saturday songwriting workshops for kids ages 9 to 17.

267-8792 / josephine.jhnsn@gmail.com / Web site

Silver Hammer

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m. / Free

Humboldt County's Beatles' tribute band.

668-4151 / Web site

Fourth Saturday Flix: Jaws

Eureka Theater / 7 p.m.

Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the theater ... (cue music: buuuuh-DUM...... buuuuuuh-DUM.....BumBumBumBumBumBumBumBum)

442-2970 / Web site

For the Love of Baroque

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7 p.m. / $10 / $15 general / $10 suggested sliding scale

A violin recital with Jolianne Einem and Rob Diggins.

677-9493 /

Kindred Spirits

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free

826-7222 / david.franklin@redwoodcurtainbrewing.com / Web site


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.

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

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.

The Hot Rods

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m. / 21+

Classic oldies band.

733-9644 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Vintage Rock N' Soul

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / 21+

668-9770 / Web site


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

'70s funk to '80s rock. Two great decades, if I do say so.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Be Brave Bold Robot

Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / $5

497-6093 / deanhaakenson@gmail.com / Web site

SLick: A (Fetish) Fantasy Dance Party

Nocturnum / 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Is this a sex party? "Nope. It's a fantasy fashion frenzy!"

499-0163 /

Cliff Dallas and the Death Valley Troubadours

The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m. / 21+

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

Pressure/Anya DJs

The Ritz / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Dance ... dance ... get on down in ya undapants ...

Hymen Holocaust, Cheap Meats

Alibi / 10:30 p.m. / $5


822-3731 / Web site


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