Lowdown: Sooo Much Saturday
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.
Oh! Also, it's the last Humboldt Roller Derby bout of the season! If you don't get out to Redwood Acres tonight to see our local flat track warriors in action, you're going to have to wait another six months to see them again. Allow yourself to be pumped up by the accompanying YouTube clip above and plan accordingly.
Humboldt Pride 2013 Parade and Festival
Halvorsen Park / 11:45 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free
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.
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Doug Green Lovefest
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
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The Delta Nationals
Fortuna Monday Club / 7:30-10 p.m. / $10 / $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.
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Humboldt Pride Afterparty with Marga Gomez
Nocturnum / 8:30 p.m. / $8
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.
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Blocksburg Harvest Faire
Blocksburg Town Hall / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
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.
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History Comes Alive
Clarke Historical Museum / noon-3 p.m. / Free
The Clarke Museum is partnering with Leslie Hart and the Redwood Empire Quilters Guild to present a nine square quilting activity for all ages.
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Truth in Wonder
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 2 p.m. / $5 / $10 general / $5 students, seniors, children under 12
Experimental dance project choreographed by artist in residence Lela Annotto.
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Becky's New Car
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.
HSU Music Faculty Welcome Concert
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $10 / $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
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- DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 1:50, 4:20
- ELYSIUM: 12:05, 2:40, 5:30, 8:15
- INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2: 1:20, 4:05, 6:45, 8:30, 9:25
- LEE DANIELS THE BUTLER: 12:00, 3:05, 6:05, 9:05
- MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50
- ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US 2D: 12:45, 6:00
- ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US 3D: 3:25, 8:35
- PLANES 2D: 1:30, 3:50, 6:10
- RIDDICK: 11:55, 2:50, 5:45, 8:40, 9:30
- THE FAMILY: 12:55, 3:40, 6:25, 6:55, 8:20, 9:10
- THE WORLD S END: 12:20, 3:00, 5:40, 8:50
- THIS IS THE END: 1:45, 4:25, 7:00, 9:35
- WE RE THE MILLERS: 1:05, 3:45, 6:30, 9:15
- KICK-ASS 2: 7:30
- BLUE JASMINE: 1:50, 4:15, 6:40, 9:10
- SPECTACULAR NOW: 1:30, 3:50, 6:10, 8:30
- THE FAMILY: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 9:00