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MLK Had a Dream, Humboldt Has Beans

Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 85 years old if he were alive today. To honor his legacy, Humboldt is holding a pair of events locally: 

Dream on.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

NAACP MLK Day Celebration

Adorni Center / noon / Free

Featuring speeches and performances by the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir.

Bowl of Beans Dinner

Arcata Community Center / 5-8 p.m. / $6

Community celebration for Martin Luther King Day. Delicious meal of rice, beans, cornbread and salad prepared by volunteers and staff from Arcata Elementary. Performances by youth and other local performing artists.

The Getdown

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest funk musicians get up to Getdown.

822-4766 / Web site

Aber Miller and Drew Mohr

Sushi Spot McKinleyville / 5-8 p.m.

Electric jazz.

839-1222 /

Swing Dance Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $7

616-6876 / Web site

Quiz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Aww, show people how smart you are when you drink. Adorable.

822-3453 / Web site

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / Web site

Friendship Circle Dance

Moose Lodge / 7-10 p.m. / $4

Dancing to live music featuring tunes from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

444-3161 /

Improv Comedy Workshop

Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $100

4-week introduction to improvisation and comedy. Game-based or “short form” improv in the style of Whose Line Is It, Anyway? will be the focus.

822-1575 / Web site

No Covers

Eureka Inn / 8 p.m.

Improvisational piano/drum duo.

497-6093 / Web site

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

Karaoke w/ DJ Marv

Six Rivers Brewery / 8-11 p.m. / Free

Monday night sushi and karaoke.

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

Jimi Jeff Open Jam Night

Simon LeGree's Roadhouse Saloon / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Jam in the middle of nowhere -- really as far east as you ever want to go.

Roots and Culture Dance Night

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

Reggae and world music every Monday night.

826-9463 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound's Dancehall Mondays

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Reggae/dancehall night. Looks like this.

677-3543 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre