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EVENTS

Eureka's Rhododendron Parade

Eureka / 10 a.m.

Watch a festival of floats and marching bands parade by as they pay homage to the rhododendron. Travels east on Seventh Street, south on H Street, west on Henderson and concludes near the rear of the Eureka Mall.

Dolbeer Steam Donkey Days

Fort Humboldt State Historic Park / 10-4:30 a.m. / Free

Steam train rides, lumberjack contests, an 1850s/60s tent encampment, black powder demonstrations, 19th century games, food, music and more.

445-6547 / Web site

Humboldt Homebrew Festival

Arcata Community Center / 2 p.m. / $35 / $30 adv.

Taste over 50 different high-quality homebrewed beers, freshly prepared snacks, dips, hors d’oeuvres, AND a chef prepared entrée, all while enjoying live, local music. All proceeds go to support the North Coast Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders projects.

Annual Artists of the Emerald Coast

Mateel Community Center / 3-8 p.m. / $10 / $20 sliding scale

Transforms the spacious Mateel hall into a high-end art gallery. Offers local fine artists a chance to show, sell, and converse about their art in a lively atmosphere complete with local and regional wine tasting, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and live acoustic music.

923-3368 / Web site

So You Wanna Fight

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 7 p.m. / $39

Mixed martial arts and tuff man/woman boxing.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Humboldt Green Week Finale Show

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8:30 p.m. / $20

"This show will feature the talented creations of Naive Melodies, Wu Wei and Robot Koch. Oh and did we mention that Ed Rosenthal, the legend himself, will be mic'd and delivering the comedy performance?"

822-1220 / Web site

Full Moon Fever

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Tom Petty covers. ATTN: KWPT The Point DJs. Your people will enjoy this.

668-9770 / Web site

NCRT Biggest Ever Rummage Sale

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 9-4 a.m. / Free

Antiques, books, tools, furniture, clothing, toys, household items, etc.

442-6278 / Web site

Humboldt Sea Kayaking Social

See Event Description / 9 a.m. / Free / 18+

700-839-3553 / info@explorenorthcoast.net / Web site

Ferns of the Dunes

Lanphere Dunes / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

Ferns are distinctive and popular for the exotic texture they add to vegetation. Carol Ralph will introduce eight species of our common ferns in the easy setting at the riparian edge of the dunes and talk about some of the amazing aspects of fern life. Bring a hand lens.

444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

Growing Green in 2014

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 11 a.m.

Practical garden/farming workshop to help agriculturalists living and farming in our sensitive watersheds.

822-1220 / Web site

Lemonade at the Library

Humboldt County Library / 1-3 p.m.

Part of Lemonade Day.

269-1900 / Web site

Nature Story Time

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 2-3 p.m. / Free

444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

Compost Mountain Boys

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology / 2-6 p.m.

May Day celebration including an amazing May pole dance.

826-3551 /

Redwood Comedy Fest

Fortuna River Lodge / 4 p.m.

Eight hours of comedy. Features two stages of local and out of the area comedians.

725-7572 /

Roller Skating

Eureka Municipal Auditorium / 6-8:30 p.m. / $4 Youth / $4.75 Adults

441-9181 / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6-9 p.m. / Free

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

The Attics

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

668-4151 / Web site

Public Skate

Blue Lake Roller Rink / 6:30-9:30 p.m. / $5 Adults / $4 Ages 9-17 / $3 Ages 8 and under

Patrons are welcome to bring their own skates or rollerblades if they are clean, have no exposed bolts, and have at least one brake.

668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site

Cirque du Shwazee

Arcata Playhouse / 6:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 kids 12 and under

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

Activist/Songwriter Jim Page

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7 p.m.

677-9493 / Web site

Punx Strike Back

The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m. / $8

With ZyanosE, Frenzy and Ssyndrom.

Playhouse Creatures

Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free HSU students (limited seating) / $8 students & seniors / 18+

The first women actors on the English stage pioneer a profession. Directed by Mark Swetz.

826-3928 / Web site

Music from the Heart

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free kids under 10

FRT concert series.

786-5483 / thebackwoods@suddenlink.net / Web site

I Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8-9:30 p.m. / Free / 18+

One-weekend performance run is the culmination of a nine-week study exploring the theatrical realm of Tragedy.

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site

Zoe Muth and the High Rollers

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $18

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

Eureka Symphony Spring Concert

Van Duzer Theater / 8-10 p.m. / $20 / Free children 12 and under / $5 students

Featuring 2014 Youth Competition winner Gad "Zar" Raganas playing Haydn’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in D major. Additional works include Alexander Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Johannes Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 5, and Ralph Ford’s Video Games Live.

822-2401 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site

The HiLL

The Yellow Rose / 9 p.m. / 21+

Get honked and tonked in Petrolia.

DJs Pressure/Anya

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Twerking allowed.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Silver Hammer

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+

Beatles cover band. ATTN: KWPT The Point.

668-5000 / Web site

Rooster McClintock

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Legit local honky tonk.

839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com /

Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free

High-energy funky blues

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

DJs

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

More Plaza ass shaking.

"Biscuits and Gravy"

The Jam / 10 p.m.

Dark new wave with Space Biscuit. Analogue electronica hip hop with Electric Gravy.

822-4766 / Web site

Buddy Reed & th' Rip it Ups

SpeakEasy / 10 p.m. / Free

444-2244 / buddyreedripitups@gmail.com / Web site

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

Salsa! w/ Ramon

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+

Show off your everything you've learned on Salsa! Wednesdays.

826-9463 / Web site

The Smashed Glass, Ghostwriter

Alibi / 11 p.m. / 21+

A night of loud folk/punk on The Plaza.

822-3731 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre