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Humboldt's Spam Sunday

You can make delicious looking dishes with Spam, apparently! 

If your mind is open and your stomach empty, then head on over to Redwood Fields on Sunday for the Spamly Cup Cook-Off. There, top chefs from a variety of local restaurants will compete to most adequately convert you to believe in the potential of the infamous canned meat product. Here’s the capper: All proceeds will benefit Humboldt CASA’s work to advocate for local foster children.  

To see some photos from last year’s event, click here. Or peruse the rest of your Sunday Lowdown below. -AG

EVENTS

Spamley Cup Cook-Off!

Redwood Fields / 1 p.m.

Top chefs from a variety of local restaurants compete to make their best SPAM dish. All proceeds will benefit Humboldt CASA's work to advocate for local foster children. Rain or shine.

445-5956 /

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

Build a Planter Box

The Humboldt School of Woodworking / 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arcata Zen Group Dharma Talk

Northcoast Aikido Center / 9:30 a.m. / Free

With Soto Zen Priest Eugene Bush.

826-1701 /

Intro to Woodturning

The Humboldt School of Woodworking / 1-4:30 p.m.

Make a pen, wine stopper or baby rattle to bring home.

Intro to Woodturning

The Humboldt School of Woodworking / 1-4:30 p.m.

Make a pen, wine stopper, or baby rattle to bring home.

Make Your Own Wood Earrings

The Humboldt School of Woodworking / 1 p.m.

Autism Aareness Month Potluck Picnic

Sequoia Park / 1-3 p.m. / Free

616-2206 /

Music from the Heart

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2-4 p.m. / $10 / Free kids under 10

FRT concert series.

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

Silver Hammer

Six Rivers Brewery / 2-6 p.m. / $3

Beatles tribute.

839-7580 / juliet@humboldtgardenexpo.com / Web site

Public Skate

Blue Lake Roller Rink / 2-5 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

Kneeland Community Get Together

Kneeland Elementary School / 3-5 p.m.

Hot dogs, salad, chips and drink AND an "Obstacle Course" (Jumper) for the kids!!

599-8911 / board@kneelandfire.org /

VolunBeer

Blondies Food and Drink / 4-6 p.m.

Get a discount on beverages while helping SCRAP Humboldt assemble their 100% volunteer powered collage packs!

822-3453 / Web site

Potluck

Logger Bar / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+

668-5000 / Web site

The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)

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

American animated buddy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. A ruler learns how the other half lives, the animal half that is. Kuzco (David Spade) is the young emperor of an Inca nation who takes a self-centered joy in the troubles of others.

822-1220 / Web site

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-9 p.m. / $5 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

Open Mic

Mosgo's / 7-9 p.m.

All original/public domain songs.

826-1195 / Web site

Jazz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Jazz up your Sundays.

822-3453 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / 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

Trivia Night

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m. / Free

Test your random knowledge.

839-7580 / 6rbmsuicbooking@gmail.com / 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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.

Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Accurate Productions

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m. / 21+

DJ Sundays.

733-9644 / Web site

Deep Groove Society

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Chill out your Sundaze.

822-4766 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre