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Natty Vibes, Turtles, Aliens

Here are four very different ways you could spend your Wednesday evening, HumCo:

If variety is the spice of life, Wednesday be one hot tamale! Ay ay ay!

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Alien Contamination (1980)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

Science Fiction Pint and Pizza Night featuring science fiction horror film directed by Luigi Cozzi and starring Ian McCulloch in an Alien ripoff.

822-1220 / Web site

The Bills

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $12 / $10 students/members

High impact, acoustic folk music quintet from the West Coast of Canada.

822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Natural Vibrations

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $12 / 21+

Group of friends who loved playing music and went from playing backyard parties to headlining some of Hawaiis biggest shows and venues. The Steppas open.

826-2739 / Web site

Jay Dancing Bear

Mosgo's / 5 p.m.

Acoustic originals.

826-1195 / Web site

Free Community Classes

Essential Elements Wellness Spa & Sauna / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free / Free ALL

839-7772 / info@essentialelementsspa.com / Web site

Humboldt Hard Court Bike Polo

Highland Park / 6 p.m. / Free

Like horse polo minus the stable fees.

541-531-6671 / daryl_witmore@yahoo.com / Web site

Aubrey Debauchery and the Broken Bones

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

Indie folk rock from Chico.

668-4151 / Web site

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meeting

Labor Temple / 6:15 p.m.

Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.

443-3731 /

Open Mic

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30 p.m.

Music and spoken word. Hosted by Mike Anderson.

445-8600 / Web site

Chris McCurdy

Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.

Guitarist/vocalist.

923-2748 / Web site

Live Turtle Races

Logger Bar / 8 p.m. / Free / 21+

Cheer on the world famous box turtles. Four heats every 20 minutes. It looks like this.

668-5000 / Web site

No Covers

SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.

Jazz improvisational duo.

444-2244 / Web site

Bar-Fly Karaoke

Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

443-3770 / Web site

Salsa Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / $5

Get a salsa lesson then apply that knowledge.

826-9463 / Web site

Diggin Dirt, Farmhouse Odyssey

The Jam / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Arcata bands make sounds for you.

822-4766 / Web site

Whomp Whomp Wednesday

Nocturnum / 9 p.m.

HumCo craves beats.

499-0163 /

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre