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Lowdown: So, Fortuna Rodeo Week Starts Today

Fortuna’s boots are on again! For the next seven days, the “friendly city” will be just a bit friendlier as it comes together for a week of festivities to celebrate the return of the annual Fortuna Rodeo. Let your Lowdown give you a quick rundown of the “yeehaw”-eliciting events in store this week (click any day for a complete schedule of that day’s events):

More info at fortunarodeo.com. Other Monday options, including Folklife Festival Songwriters Night in your Lowdown below.

--Andrew Goff



Fortuna Rodeo Week: Monday

Fortuna / 5 p.m.

Hundreds of folks flood Main Street each year for the Chili Cook-off.

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2014 Humboldt Folklife Festival Songwriter Night

Dell'Arte / 7 p.m.

"An evening of original song with some of Humboldt's best songwriters" including Mo and Morgan, Lemon Lemon Cherry and Joanne Rand.

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Junior Tennis Summer Camps

Eureka Indoor Tennis Club / 9 a.m.-3 p.m. / $110 7-18 years old / $60 4-6 years old

442-1040 / caseyjm24@gmail.com / Web site

Aber Miller and Drew Mohr

Sushi Spot McKinleyville / 5-8 p.m.

Electric jazz.

839-1222 /

Friendship Circle Dance

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

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

444-3161 /

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / 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

Humboldt B-52s Baseball

Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $5

Humboldt County's other baseball team swings for your heart.

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Swing Dance Night

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

616-6876 / Web site

Poets on the Plaza

Plaza View Room / 8 p.m. / $1

Humboldt wordsmiths gather and read at each other.

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

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.

Rude Lion Sound's Dancehall Mondays

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

Reggae/dancehall night. Looks like this.

677-3543 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre