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Sorry, Arcata. Eureka Wins Friday #EurekaRising

Assuming you have any energy left after chasing the man in the chicken suit around, Friday night gallivanters have the opportunity to see no less than eight (mostly) local bands on the cheap within a few Eureka blocks. If you do it right, you should be able to catch most of 'em. Here are the venues to hit, "start times" -- always subject to if the bass player showed up on time or not -- and the bands you may gawk at:

That's a decent road map, yes? Sure, Arcata dwellers have the higher profile Shook Twins and Phutureprimitive show options. But I think Eureka wins Friday. Better luck next week, A-Town.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Find the DJ in the Chicken Costume ALL DAY

100.3/102.7 FM / 8 a.m.

... and win a free turkey! Listen to KWPT The Point all day as they give clues as to the whereabouts of chicken-suited DJ Eli Rohl. Go find him and lessen your Thanksgiving expenses. Multiple turkeys in multiple locations. Gobble gobble whee!

Benefit for Jeff Brown

Mateel Community Center / 6 p.m.

Benefit for the man struck by a tree branch at this year's Summer Arts and Music Festival. Dinner and music by The SoHum Girls and U4EA.

923-3368 / Web site

Far East

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 Thursdays

"Deliciously wry and poignant play centers on three US Navy personnel, and one Navy wife, stationed at a base in Japan in the mid 1950’s – a little bit Kabuki, a little bit From Here to Eternity."

Shook Twins

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

Identical twins Laurie Shook (vocals, banjo, percussion and beatboxing) and Katelyn Shook (vocals, guitar and mandolin).

826-2739 / Web site

Stop the Violence Healing Breakfast

Eureka Woman's Club / 8-10 a.m.

Culmination of KHUM's 2013 Stop the Violence campaign. Free and open to the public.

442-3458 /

Golden Rule Fundraiser

Northcoast Horticulture Supply / 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. / $5

839-9998 / juliet@northcoasths.com / Web site

Garberville Farmers' Market

Garberville Town Square / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sustainable farms sell local produce direct to the consumer.

Holiday Craft Bonanza Applications Due

SCRAP Humboldt / noon

633-8349 / tibora@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Season's of the Heart Craft Fair

Coastline Church / 3-8 p.m. / Free

Creative and crafty hand-made items.

445-1507 / Web site

Transforming Rape Culture

College of the Redwoods / 3-4:30 p.m. / Free

CR sociology department presents a series of discussions. Participants are encouraged to talk more deeply about changing our society’s culture in regard to sexualized violence.

476-4539 / dana-maher@redwoods.edu / Web site

Anna Hamilton

Angelina Inn / 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Local singer/songwriter/storyteller gets to know you.

725-5200 / Web site

Brian Post

Libation / 7 p.m.

Local pianist.

825-7596 / Web site

Once Upon a Stage Open Mic

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m.-10 a.m. / $5 / $5 Everyone

822-1575 / Web site

Shugafoot

SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.

Local jazz/blues band gets it done.

444-2244 / Web site

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18

Based on the Comic Strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz.

442-6278 / Web site

The Georgia Handshakers

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m.

“Dirty Georgia jazz and country.”

826-7222 / Web site

Mon Petit Chou

Cafe Mokka / 8 p.m.

Local French-Canadian music.

822-2228 / Web site

Cliff Dallas and The Death Valley Troubadours, Electro Saloon

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8:30 p.m.-noon / Free / 21+

Rowdy country boys and psychedelic acoustic duo.

845-6652 / drifterkiller@gmail.com / Web site

Accurate Productions

The Ritz / 9 p.m.

City Lights dance night.

Rooster McClintock

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+

Redneck soul.

668-5000 / Web site

Jimi Jeff and the Gypsy Band

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

Blues, rock and more.

733-9644 / Web site

DJ Itchie Fingaz

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

The Roadmasters

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m.

Straight country.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Lonesome Locomotive

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

Rock band.

668-9770 / Web site

The Latin Peppers

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local Latin jazz group.

822-4766 / Web site

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 9:30 p.m.

Dance, sweat, get down.

Phutureprimitive

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / $20

World Famous Productions presents the Dance Out Your Demons Tour. Pumpkin and Rhizae open.

822-1220 / Web site

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

Technicolor Hearts, Rider Rosie, Blood Gnome

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 10 p.m. / 21+

Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre