The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

Good God Saturday! Calm down! Too many great shows and too many conflicts of interest to even begin. Where the back beat goes, your body will follow. Have fun folks!

Events

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49th Annual Trinidad to Clam Beach Run
Trinidad / 10 a.m.
Annual run/walk honoring Ford Hess. Choose from a 3 mile, 5 3/4 mile or 8 3/4 mile run through the beautiful and scenic Northern California coast of Trinidad.
496-8746 / Web site / View Comments

Mad River Steelhead Days
Blue Lake / 1-7 p.m.
Workshops for families who want to learn how to fish, led by local experts helping you rig your line like a pro. Arts and crafts throughout the day for the kids, and a family friendly variety show in the evening featuring all things fishy hosted by Dell’Arte. Benefits Mad River Alliance.
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Big Chili Cook Off
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 2-5 p.m.
Live music, silent auction and, of course, CHILI. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Coast.
445-4871 / info@ncbbbs.org / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Roller Derby vs. Tsunami Sirens
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6-9 p.m. / $12
HRD's first home bout of the season. Wear your ugliest sweater. Entertainment by HRD’s very own dance crew the Derby Darlings.
info@humboldtrollerderby.com / Web site / View Comments

The Seven Deadly Zounds
Blue Lake Casino / 6:30 p.m. / $55
Redwood Curtain Theatre's seventh annual live comedic radio fundraiser broadcast from the Sapphire Palace live on KHUM.
443-7688 / Web site / View Comments

Oedipus The King and Women in Congress
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $20
NCRT continues its 30th Season with a special evening of two one-act plays originally performed in ancient Greece. Benefit for Temple Beth El.
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Wild Otis
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free
Special acoustic/electric show.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Hot Buttered Rum
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $15 / 21+
Bluegrass band spinning tales about the good times, the bad times, and the roads in between, and belting them from the heart in three-part harmony.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Winter Farmers' Market
Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
North Coast Growers Association event featuring nutritious, high quality, non-GMO foods
441-9999 / outreach@humfarm.org / Web site / View Comments

Spring's Awakening
Gist Theater at HSU / 1-3 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students, Children & Seniors
Introspective ensemble production about identity, education, trust, and communication between adults and children.
445-2355 / Web site / View Comments

Navajo Music and Story Telling
Friends of the Dunes / 4-5 p.m. / $4 / $2 kids
Kel Mockingbird is an accomplished Native American flute player and has been telling Medicine Stories of the Navajo for the past 22 years.
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Pygmalion
Gist Theater at HSU / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students, Children & Seniors
Incorporates jazz hits by George Gershwin, with choreography inspired by film genius Busby Berkeley.
445-2355 / Web site / View Comments

Spring's Awakening
Gist Theater at HSU / 8-10 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students, Children & Seniors
Introspective ensemble production about identity, education, trust, and communication between adults and children.
445-2355 / Web site / View Comments

Son of Myths of the Plastic Age II
Arcata Playhouse / 8-9:30 p.m. / $10 / $7 Students and seniors
Comic duo Third Base! returns with a new edition of their 2010 show featuring shadow puppets, masks and unforgettable characters including bizarre mystics, embarrassed Baghead puppets, and Laughing Heads.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

NightHawk
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local classic rock.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com / View Comments

Julian Temple
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Alternative rock band all the way from New Zealand on tour to promote their fourth independently recorded and released album Upsidedownbackwards.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Savage Henry Open Mic Comedy
The Siren's Song Tavern / 9-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+
"People from Eureka can be funny too."
442-8778 / joe@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Ska Night
The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.
Night of Jamaican oldies.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Pressure/Anya DJs
The Ritz / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Dance ... dance ... get on down in ya undapants ...
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DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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Space Biscuit, Electric Gravy, The Institution, Knot They're
Jambalaya / 10 p.m. / $5
"Bootie shaking analogue electronica hip hop."
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Blackwitch Pudding, Cold Blue Mountain
Alibi / 11 p.m. / 21+
Doom and metal.
822-3731 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 12 YEARS A SLAVE: 3:15, 8:40
  • AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY: 12:10, 3:05, 6:00, 8:55
  • DALLAS BUYERS CLUB: 12:05, 3:00, 5:50, 8:40
  • DEVIL S DUE: 2:45, 4:50, 7:20, 9:40
  • FROZEN 2D: 12:45, 6:20
  • GRAVITY 3D: 3:25, 9:15
  • HER: 12:00, 5:05
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 11:55
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 3D: 5:45
  • I FRANKENSTEIN 2D: 2:20, 7:05
  • I FRANKENSTEIN 3D: 12:00, 4:40, 9:30
  • JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • LEGEND OF HERCULES 2D: 12:50, 6:15
  • LONE SURVIVOR: 12:15, 3:10, 6:05, 9:00
  • NUT JOB 2D: 2:05, 4:20, 6:35
  • NUT JOB 3D: 11:50, 8:45
  • RIDE ALONG: 1:55, 4:25, 6:55, 9:25
  • SAVING MR BANKS: 3:20, 8:50
  • WOLF OF WALL STREET: 1:15, 8:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES: 12:05, 2:55, 9:25
  • DEVIL S DUE: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • FROZEN 2D: 12:35, 3:15
  • GRAVITY 3D: 3:20, 9:00
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 11:55, 5:35
  • JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT: 1:25, 4:00, 6:35, 9:10
  • LONE SURVIVOR: 12:20, 3:10, 6:05, 8:55
  • NUT JOB 2D: 1:10, 3:30, 5:50
  • NUT JOB 3D: 8:00
  • RIDE ALONG: 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15
  • SAVING MR BANKS: 5:55, 8:45
  • WOLF OF WALL STREET: 5:40
Minor Theatre
  • INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS: 1:25, 4:00, 6:35, 9:10
  • JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT: 12:50, 3:25, 6:00, 8:40
  • NEBRASKA: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 9:00