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52nd Klamath Salmon Festival

Yurok Tribal Headquarters / 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Celebration of the mighty Klamath River salmon. The family-centered event features cultural demonstrations, live music from the Merv George Band and traditionally cooked salmon. The Salmon Festival also offer a wide array of kids' activities, dozens of vendors and a Classic Car Show.

482-1350 / mmais@yuroktribe.nsn.us / Web site

18th Annual BridgeFest Arts and Crafts Fair

Old Bridgeville Bridge / 10-5 a.m. / Free

Live music, a children's corner, food, and locally crafted goods, this years BridgeFest promises to be fun for the whole family. Test out your piloting skills by entering a craft in the Intergalactic Flying Saucer Trials (costume required).

777-1775 / cfrenzel@humboldt.k12.ca.us / Web site

Humboldt County Fair

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 11 a.m.-9 p.m. / $8 / $4 kids / $6 seniors

"The Bounty of the County": Live and satellite horse racing, mule racing, carnival rides and games, death defying stunts, live entertainment, exhibits, livestock events and more. Check the fair's website for complete schedule of events.

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A Midsummer Nights Tease

Arcata Playhouse / 4:30 p.m.-noon / $17 / 21+

Local burlesque troupe performs accompanied by house band Lizzie and the Moon Beams. Two shows, 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

822-1575 / Web site


Sequoia Park Zoo / 5-9 p.m. / $600 8 person table / $100 At the door / $85 Non-members / $75 Members / 21+

Celebrate the zoo in style with live and silent auctions, fine dining, signature “Zootini” cocktails, live music and more.

441-4263 / Web site

La Dolce Video 5th Anniversary Party

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7 p.m. / $5

Screening of the hilarious cult hit "MIAMI CONNECTION" (in which an overly earnest '80s synth band battles coke-dealing "motorcycle ninjas"). Before the film, wizard-comedian Dr. Foxmeat will host an art auction with proceeds going towards La Dolce's upcoming project.

822-1220 / ldvflix@att.net / Web site

When Super Heroes and Sci-Fi Colide

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / $5 / 21+

Humboldt County’s premier local Drag Troupe, The Red Carpet Girls+ are teaming up with Where’s Queer Bill Presents to bring you another crazy wild, action packed theme night.

826-2739 / Web site

Blue Lake Community Rummage Sale

Blue Lake / 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

kim.wester@yahoo.com /

Compost Mountain Boys

Arcata Farmers’ Market / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Trinity River Jamboree

Junction City Park / 10 a.m. / $130 / $300 VIP / Free Under 12

Wide variety of music and arts including 2 stages of music, a huge craft vending arena, yoga workshop stage, art gallery and fashion show. More than 40 enetrtainment acts including, Gaudi, Zilla, Vibesquad, Woven Roots, Dj Logic, The Getdown Crew, Motherlode, the 4-low, hoop performance, fire show.

530-623-1982 / humboldtlove@gmail.com / Web site

Community Media Center Orientation

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 10 a.m. / Free

Learn about your local Access Media resources available at Access Humboldt, which include a recording studio, field equipment, editing stations, cable TV channels, online archive, and more.

476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

Friends of the Arcata Library Book Sale

Arcata Library / 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Stock up your collection of fiction, nonfiction, and media titles for all ages.

822-5954 / arcatalibraryfriends@gmail.com / Web site

Basic Field Certification

Access Humboldt / 1 p.m.

This four-hour course teaches participants the proper use and handling of the basic field production equipment available for check out from AH.

Nature Story Time

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

Geared for ages 3-6, story time will focus on local wildlife and a simple craft project.

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

DJ J Dub Saturday Spin Sessions

Six Rivers Brewery / 2-7 p.m. / Free

DJ J Dub spins classics from rock to reggae from his personal vinyl collection.

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

The Moto Envy Show

Black Lightning Motorcycle Cafe / 4-8 p.m. / Free

442-2562 / info@blmcafe.com / Web site

Chamber Music

Studio 299 Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $5 suggested donation for non-members / Free Studio 299 members

Group is made up of Ian Scarfe on piano, Gina Gulyas on flute, Ryan Loweth on guitar, Rachel Patrick on violin and Matthew Boyles on clarinet.

530-629-3488 / studio299@hughes.net /

~ The Placebo & Dead Tree Presents ~ BLANK PAGES (Berlin) The Disaffectionate + The Fairy Rings + Blood Orphans

The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m.

Plays In The Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Redwood Park / 7 p.m. / $12 / $10 Pre-sale

Shakespeare's classic comedy about love, mischief and magic at the old forest stage among the beautiful Redwoods of the Arcata Community Forest.

822-7091 / Web site

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m.

Flash back to the Roaring '20s with Humboldt Light Opera Company. When a Kansas girl comes to the Big Apple, she encounters flappers, working girls and millionaires in disguise as she ventures from high rises to the New York speakeasy scene.

822-1318 / info@hloc.org / Web site

9-Ball Tournament

Broadway Billiards / 7:30-11 p.m. / $10 / Free Public / 21+

442-7665 / broadwaybilliards.humboldt@yahoo.com /

Latin Peppers

Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 7:30-10 p.m. / Free

Hot Latin dance music and Latin jazz.

923-3449 / jimmydur@asis.com / Web site

The Wedding Singer

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16 students/seniors

You've seen that Adam Sandler movie, yeah? Directed by Brandi Lacy, Music Direction by Molly Severdia and featuring Erik Standifird as Robbie, Sasha Shay as Julia, and a large, talented cast from all over the county!

786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site

The Poor of New York

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15

Written and premiering in 1857, this play is a melodrama revolving around the efforts of a middle class family, newly impoverished by the financial panic of 1857, to survive against a villainous banker.

442-6278 / Web site

Make Me Laugh - August Edition

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 8:30 p.m.-midnight / $5 / 21+

"The show is simple. We bring audience members on stage, one at a time, and give comedians 60 seconds each to make those people laugh. Those who hold out the longest get 'ridiculously' fabulous prizes!"

502-9656 / Web site

Anne-Marie Sanderson

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Dreamy/folk/pop with ethereal vocals and inventive guitar playing.

826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Dead Oak Band

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

443-3770 / 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 /

Pressure/Anya DJs

Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

There will be ass shaking.

444-2017 / Web site


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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

More Plaza ass shaking.

Arc Ov Light

Alibi / 10:30 p.m. / $5

Dark wave rock 'n' roll from Olympia.

822-3731 / Web site


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