Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013's Lowdown

Here's the thing: Yes, it is Thursday and, yes, there is plenty of greatness to be had for those who venture out Thursday night (see below). But, dagnabbit, Saturday is so loaded with events we feel we'd be doing you a disservice if we didn't give you ample time to decide how to budget.

-SATURDAYPALOOZA ROUNDUP-
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Medieval Festival of Courage, Christie's Ranch
Highlights: Jousting, cosplay, whimsy.

Apple Harvest Festival, Fortuna
Highlights: Fire truck rides, Americana, apples.

Can I Kick It?, Arcata Community Center
Highlights: Kickball, competition, supporting women's health.

Pastels on the Plaza, Arcata Plaza
Highlights: Art, helping kids, chalky hands.

Wine By the Sea, Humboldt Coastal Nature Center
Highlights: Raising money for the environment, wine, sea.

Hoptoberfest, Perigot Park:
Highlights: Beer, beer, beer.

BaconFest, Blue Lake Casino:
Highlights: Bacon, bacon, bacon.

Arts Alive, Eureka:
Highlights: You know the drill.

-Andrew Goff

Events

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Thursday's Humboldt Beer Week Events
Humboldt County / 10 a.m.
Highlights include ERB-I-N-G-O at Eel River Brewery and Kill-A-Keg at Six Rivers Brewery. Click for complete county-wide list of events.
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John Elliott, Eleanor Murray
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m.
Chris Parreira Presents A duel album release for two amazing West Coast songwriters.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

Falling Rocks
Shamus T Bones / 7:30 p.m.
Local country/swing music. And meat. Lots of meat.
407-3550 / Web site / View Comments

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $35
“There are legendary country singers, and then there’s Emmylou.” — Time Out New York. The Nashville icon performs with performs with songwriter Crowell.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Leftover Salmon
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $25 / 21+
"Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock and roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jamgrass genre."
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Bronze Radio Return
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+
American roots music. Graham Colton opens.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

KWPT Classic Cover Contest First Round
100.3/102.7 FM / 9 a.m.
Click for the complete schedule of matchups.
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Henderson Center Farmers' Market
Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Locally grown food. Live music. Runs from June to October.
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McKinleyville Farmers' Market
McKinleyville Shopping Center / 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Locally grown food. Runs from June to October.
268-1800 / Web site / View Comments

Kill-A-Keg
Six Rivers Brewery / 5 p.m. / $3 / 21+
839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site / View Comments

NCRT Auditions
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 6 p.m.
Wanna be in Les Miserables?. This would be the place to try for that.
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Outlaw Stance
Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.
Country and bluegrass.
923-2748 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 7 p.m.
Irish/Celtic music.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

ERB-I-N-G-O
Eel River Brewery / 7 p.m. / Free / 21+
This ain’t your Nana’s bingo night, although you should definitely bring her as a date.
725-2739 / eelriverbrewingevents@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Homebrewers October Meeting
Humboldt Beer Works / 7 p.m.
442-6258 / info@humboldtbeerworks.com / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

The Pine Hearts, Raising Grain
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free
Alt-bluegrass trio.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Bear River Casino / 8 p.m.
Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Open Jam
The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
With Jimi Jeff.
530-629-2679 / View Comments

Accurate Productions
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
S.I.N. and Service Night DJ night.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

DJ Itchie Fingaz
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Pressure/Anya DJs
Nocturnum / 9 p.m. / 21+
Dirty Thursdays bump 'n' grind boogie down.
499-0163 / View Comments

Shugafoot
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.
Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.
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Anna Hamilton
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / 21+
Humboldt folk guitar playin', storytellin' tornado.
826-9463 / Web site / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • BLUE JASMINE: 1:50, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 2D: 12:05, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 3D: 12:55, 3:30, 6:00
  • DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 1:10, 3:40
  • DON JON: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30
  • GRAVITY 3D: 10:00
  • INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2: 1:20, 4:05, 6:45, 9:25
  • LEE DANIELS THE BUTLER: 2:10, 5:15, 8:15
  • PLANES 2D: 1:05, 3:25
  • PRISONERS: 1:30, 4:55, 8:20
  • RIDDICK: 12:00, 2:50, 5:45, 8:40
  • RUNNER RUNNER: 10:00
  • RUSH: 12:15, 3:15, 6:15, 8:25, 9:15
  • THE FAMILY: 1:00, 3:45, 6:25, 9:10
  • THIS IS THE END: 5:50
  • WE RE THE MILLERS: 6:10, 8:50
Mill Creek Cinema
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 2D: 3:45, 6:15
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 3D: 8:40
  • DON JON: 4:50, 7:10, 9:35
  • INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2: 3:10, 5:45, 8:30
  • LEE DANIELS THE BUTLER: 5:20, 8:20
  • PRISONERS: 4:55, 8:25
  • RUSH: 2:55, 5:50, 8:45
  • THE FAMILY: 3:30, 6:10, 8:55
  • WE RE THE MILLERS: 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
Minor Theatre
  • PRISONERS: 5:20, 8:45
  • SPECTACULAR NOW: 3:50, 6:10, 8:30
  • THE FAMILY: 4:10, 6:40, 9:10