Well, it's another one of those packed Humboldt weekends. What with the Humboldt Pride Festival, Ocean Night, the Storytelling Festival by the Sea and a load of others (scan below), you have no excuse for being bored today, citizen.
/ 11:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
Parade kicks off in Old Town at 11:45 a.m. The Festival opens at noon. Humboldt County 3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace will be Grand Marshal of the Parade.
Mateel Community Center
/ 6 p.m.
Proceeds go toward the medical bills of local, legendary nonprofit promoter Doug Green who has cancer. Featuring Peter Rowan, Joules Graves, Alice DiMicele Trio, Joanne Rand and more.ing
Arcata Theatre Lounge
/ 6:30 p.m.
Screening The Last Ocean about the Ross Sea in Antarctica, the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth.
Fortuna Monday Club
/ 7:30-10 p.m.
/ $8 seniors and students
Covering styles like jump blues/swing, rockabilly, ’50s and ’60s rock and roll, classic country, New Orleans R&B and ’60s Southern soul. Part of the Fortuna Concert Series.
/ 8:30 p.m.
Where's Queer Bill Presents hosts Humboldt Pride's afterparty with comedian Marga Gomez. "A lesbian Lenny Bruce," saith Robin Williams. DJ Razorburns closes the night.
/ 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Local produce, meats flowers and more. Music at 10 a.m. (Click for music schedule.)
Blocksburg Town Hall
/ 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Food, activities for kids, local vendors and artisans, raffles and a silent auction. Music by Cleopatra's Marmalade, The Bridgeville Harpers, Alan and Lloyd, Maureen Catalina, Ron Hemphill and more.
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.
/ 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Locally made items from a variety of artists and a plant sale.
Clarke Historical Museum
/ noon-3 p.m.
The Clarke Museum is partnering with Leslie Hart and the Redwood Empire Quilters Guild to present a nine square quilting activity for all ages.
/ 1-5 p.m.
$10 entry, free to watch. Proceeds support CASA.
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio
/ 2 p.m.
/ $10 general
/ $5 students, seniors, children under 12
Experimental dance project choreographed by artist in residence Lela Annotto.
Redwood Curtain Theatre
/ 8 p.m.
Becky Foster, is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-stricken millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works.
Van Duzer Theater
/ 8 p.m.
/ $5 students/seniors
Annual potpourri of HSU music faculty solo and ensemble performances to inaugurate the new school year. Among faculty players participating are vocalist Elisabeth Harrington, Paul Cummings on clarinet, Gil Cline on trumpet, Laura Snodgrass on flute and pianists Daniela Mineva, Robin Miller and John
RJ Grin's Lounge
/ 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
/ 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where's Queer Bill Presents hosts Humboldt Pride's afterparty.
/ 9:30 p.m.
Dance ... dance ... get on down in ya undapants ...
/ 10 p.m.
Plaza ass shaking.
/ 11 p.m.
Punk rock 'n' roll from San Diego.