If you're as befuddled as me as to if we should treat this day with some sort of special reverence 12 years on, fear not. The Lowdown reveals that Humboldt offers you a myriad of ways to publicly commemorate today's quasi-holiday. Or, if you choose, not. Here's your options:
Your call, Humboldt.
Parade down Main Street ending at the Fortuna Veterans Memorial Building. Bring a flag.
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company
/ 3 p.m.-midnight
A dollar from every pint or goblet sold will go towards bringing Humboldt County youth to local farms as part of CAFF’s Know Your Farmer program.
Arcata Theatre Lounge
/ 6 p.m.
After being unknowingly inflicted with the bite of a werewolf while on a visit to Europe, White House press secretary Jack Whittier (Dean Stockwell) begins to turn into a deadly beast by night, terrorizing Washington D.C. and presenting a very deadly threat to the President.
Humboldt County Library
/ 6:30 p.m.
Clayfin tells original and traditional stories, and is the speaking-mouth-person for Maynard Moose, the only quadruped on the storytelling circuit today!
/ 6-9 p.m.
Like horse polo minus the stable fees.
/ 6:15 p.m.
Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.
The Siren's Song Tavern
/ 8 p.m.
"Versatile musicianship and soulful chemistry help to expand Marty O'Reilly and The Old Soul Orchestra's songs into pieces that drive like a ten pound hammer or float like feather and flow seamlessly in-between." Free.
/ 9 p.m.
HumCo craves beats.