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Lowdown: Huckleberry Flint, Tom Rhodes and the Gravitron Enhance Humboldt's Wednesday

(Above: A young fan gets bowled over by Huck Flint at last year's Folklife Festival.)

Your Lowdown is calling this a well above-average Humboldt Wednesday. Here is our case:

Even more potential Wednesday night people clusters in your Lowdown listings below.

—Andrew Goff

Comedy Underground with Dave Attell
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EVENTS

Fortuna Rodeo Week: Wednesday

Fortuna / noon

Carnival opens at noon. Street game night on Main Street featuring stick horse races, kids' dummy roping and more. Junior Rodeo in the Rodeo grounds.

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Pints for Nonprofits

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 1-9 p.m. / Free

Celebrate wild and working lands. $1 of every pint will go directly toward the Northcoast Regional Land Trust's important work in land conservation. Music by the Georgia Handshakers.

822-2242 / s.pilkington@ncrlt.org / Web site

2014 Humboldt Folklife Festival Country Roots Night

Dell'Arte / 5:30 p.m.

Featuring Humboldt's finest melody makers, including Huckleberry Flint, No Good Redwood Ramblers and Raising Grain.

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Humboldt Crabs vs. San Mateo Rounders

Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8

Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.

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The Good Grief Tour

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15

Stand-up comedians Tom Rhodes, Lucas Molandes, Sara Reihani, Ramin Nazer, John McClurg and Zeke Herrera.

826-2739 / Web site

Kids, Coins and Piggy Bank Day

Clarke Historical Museum / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free / Free everyone

Children 17 and under are invited to come learn important lessons about money management and history, while having fun with arts and crafts. First 60 children will be able to paint a piggy bank to take home.

443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site

Native Landscaping

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 5-6:30 p.m. / Free

Help maintain the native landscaping around the Nature Center and on the green roof, weeding help is especially needed.

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

Buddy Reed

Blondies Food and Drink / 6 p.m.

Low down blues.

822-3453 / Web site

Humboldt Hard Court Bike Polo

Highland Park / 6 p.m. / Free

Like horse polo minus the stable fees.

541-531-6671 / daryl_witmore@yahoo.com / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meeting

Labor Temple / 6:15 p.m.

Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.

443-3731 /

Open Mic with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-9 p.m. / Free

Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."

445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site

Ultra Secret Good Guy Organization

SpeakEasy / 8-11 p.m.

Jazz/funk improv.

444-2244 / Web site

Open Mic w/ Lauren Smith

Logger Bar / 8 p.m.

First Wednesday of every month.

668-5000 / Web site

Blues Jam

Clam Beach Inn / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Duh-nuh, duh-nuh...

839-0545 /

Barfly Karaoke

Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

You know what karaoke is.

443-3770 / Web site

Comedy Open Mikey

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / 21+

Hosted by Nando Molina. Beats by Gabe Pressure.

Salsa Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / $5

Get a salsa lesson then apply that knowledge.

826-9463 / Web site

Karaoke

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+

How could this be a bad idea?

Whomp

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Every Wednesday Jambalaya makes with the whompity whomp.

822-4766 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

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

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre