The Lowdown Fun Committee
Seems to be a lot going on. Too much to pick from. Have fun. Choose wisely.
52nd Klamath Salmon Festival
Yurok Tribe / 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.
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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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!"
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Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+
Dreamy/folk/pop with ethereal vocals and inventive guitar playing.
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- DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 2:45, 8:10
- EXPENDABLES 3: 12:25, 3:20, 6:15, 9:10
- GIVER: 12:50, 3:15, 5:45, 8:15
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2D: 12:40, 3:35, 6:35, 9:25
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 3D: 2:40, 8:00
Mill Creek Cinema
- DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 5:30, 8:30
- EXPENDABLES 3: 12:05, 3:00, 5:55, 8:50
- GIVER: 12:40, 3:10, 5:35, 8:05
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2D: 12:30, 3:20, 6:15, 9:10
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 3D: 2:40
- HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY: 11:55, 2:50, 5:45, 8:40
- INTO THE STORM: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:25
- LET S BE COPS: 1:25, 3:55, 6:35, 9:15
- TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2D: 1:15, 3:50, 6:25, 9:00
- TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 3D: 12:10
- BOYHOOD: 12:50, 4:25, 8:00
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2D: 12:30, 3:20, 6:10, 9:00
- HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY: 1:00, 3:40, 6:25, 9:10