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Blue Lake Music Festival.

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2014 Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo
Fortuna / 9 a.m.
"Fortuna's biggest and most well-attended event of the season, a car show fueled by vintage rock 'n' roll, pink poodle skirts, white bobby socks, sunglasses and cool cars that are hot!"
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Blue Lake Music Festival
Perigot Park (Blue Lake) / 11 a.m.-9 p.m. / $10 / Free Children under 13
Community oriented, non profit event featuring music by Woven Roots, Motherlode, Silver Hammer, Jimi Jeff and the Gypsy Band, Crossbones, Mojo Brown, The Movers and the Shakers, Doug Fir and the 2x4's and Abstract.
672-2624 / musiciansforcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Roll On The Mattole
Roll On The Mattole / noon-midnight / $25
Music by Absynth Quintet, Moonshine Mountain Band, Ishi Dube, Challenge, DJ Marjo Lak, Lost Coast Marimbas and more. Fundraiser for Honeydew Volunteer Fire Company.
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Tina Bina Boob Ops Wake and Art Show
Humboldt Brews / 6 p.m.
Featuring a reunion of the Buffy Swayze, Guns N Barrels, plus Tina Fraser Wakey Wakey Art. There will also be a treasure trove of photos, art, flyers and music from the 80's Arcata punk scene.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Crabs vs. Redding Colt .45s
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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Elisabeth’s Book
Dell'Arte / 8 p.m. / $12 / $10 student/senior
A Dell'Arte Company world premiere. Conceived by Founding Artistic Director Joan Schirle, Elisabeth’s Book imagines the journey of a small Holocaust artifact made in 1944. The story, told mainly through images, movement and music, is inspired by a memoir written by Hungarian survivor Elisabeth Raab.
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Creamery District Art Market
Arcata Playhouse / 9 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Celebration of art with local artists selling high quality arts and crafts and local musicians performing in a fun and positive community event.
822-1575 / Creameryinfo@Gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Manila Dunes Restoration
Manila Community Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Please bring drinking water and wear closed-toed shoes. Gloves, tools, and cookies will be provided.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Headwaters Exotic Thistle Removal
Headwaters Forest Reserve / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
Join the BLM for a weed removal workday on the Elk River Trail.
825-2300 / headwaters@blm.gov / Web site / View Comments

Jeans for Giraffes
Sequoia Park Zoo / 10-5 a.m. / Free
Donate a pair of jeans you don't want anymore to help support giraffe conservation.
redwoodaazk@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Street-wide(ish) Garage Sale
Eureka / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / $0.25
"Multi-family garage sale on Middlefield Lane in the up and coming Myrtletown Eureka."
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Peter and the Wolf
Rooney Amphitheatre (Dell'Arte) / 11 a.m. / Free
The Eureka Symphony presents a free morning performance of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf as part of the Mad River Festival in Blue Lake.
441-3818 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Northcoast Mensa Public Forum
Samoa Cook House / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free
“So you want to be a writer: Lessons learned from 10 years’ experience,” will be discussed by Eureka writer Stephen Sottong, one of the 2013 winners of the Writers of the Future award.
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Marsh Walk
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 2-3:30 p.m. / Free
Meet leader Sharon Levy 90-minute walk focusing on the ecology of the Marsh.
826-2359 / amic@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

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 to keep us rolling into the evening."
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

LEGO for Readers
Trinidad Library / 2:30-3 p.m. / Free
There’s reading. And then there’s playing with LEGOs. Creative kids can combine them both, and so can Megan Rothrock, an author and product designer for the LEGO Group whose work has taken her from Arcata to the Netherlands and beyond.
677-0227 / Web site / View Comments

Darryl Cherney and Headwaters Environmental Activism
Headwaters Forest Reserve / 3-5 p.m. / Free
Singer/songwriter and activist, talks about the history of activism that led to the creation of the Headwaters Forest Reserve. Meet at the Headwaters Education Center.
825-2300 / headwaters@blm.gov / Web site / View Comments

Ultra Secret Good Guy Organization
Mad River Brewing / 6-8:30 p.m.
Funk/jazz whilst listeners enjoy beautiful beer.
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Kingfoot
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Americana trio playing original songs.
839-5090 / kingfootband@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Soulful Sidekicks
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates / 7-9:30 p.m. / Free
Local folk.
445-8600 / Web site / View Comments

9-Ball Tournament
Broadway Billiards / 7:30-11 p.m. / $10 / Free Public / 21+
442-7665 / broadwaybilliards.humboldt@yahoo.com / View Comments

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m.
Christopher Durang takes characters and themes from Chekhov, pours them into a blender and mixes them up.
443-7688 / boxoffice@redwoodcurtain.com / Web site / View Comments

Stand Up! Comedy All-Stars
Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 8-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
With comedians David Gborie, Matt Gubser, Johan Miranda, Chris John and Andrew Holmgren.
502-9656 / av.persico@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Poor of New York
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $20
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.
442-6278 / ncrt@humboldt1.com / Web site / View Comments

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!
786-5483 / Web site / View Comments

Movies Under the Mural: Back to the Future
Los Bagels / 9-11:30 p.m. / Free
Free popcorn, bring your own seating and blankets.
822-3483 / brandon@losbagels.com / Web site / View Comments

RLA Trio and Paula Jones
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Local jazz trio.
826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Merv George Band
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local musical institution rocks you.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

The Movers and The Shakers
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Three piece rock/blues jam.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / 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

The Smashed Glass, Pie in the Sky
Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
"The Smashed Glass, local folkish punkish drunkish junkish, and Pie In The Sky, also local, likely less junkish."
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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Sea of Bone, Mystics in Bali
Alibi / 11 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Musical sludge,
822-3731 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 22 JUMP STREET: 6:20, 9:15
  • AMERICA: 12:50, 3:30, 6:10, 8:50
  • AND SO IT GOES: 12:55, 3:25, 5:55, 8:25
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 12:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 3D: 3:00
  • EARTH TO ECHO: 11:55, 5:50
  • HERCULES 2D: 4:00, 9:10
  • HERCULES 3D: 1:25, 6:35
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 2D: 1:10, 3:50
  • LUCY: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40
  • MALEFICENT 2D: 12:05, 2:35, 5:05, 7:30
  • PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE 2D: 11:50, 2:00, 4:15, 6:30, 8:45
  • PURGE: ANARCHY: 1:35, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • SEX TAPE: 2:05, 4:30, 7:00, 9:25
  • TAMMY: 1:20, 3:45, 6:15, 8:40
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 2D: 8:05
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 3D: 2:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AND SO IT GOES: 12:55, 3:25, 5:50, 8:20
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 12:00, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • HERCULES 2D: 1:05, 3:40, 6:15
  • HERCULES 3D: 8:50
  • LUCY: 11:55, 1:55, 4:20, 6:45, 9:10
  • PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE 2D: 11:50, 2:00, 4:15, 6:30, 8:40
  • PURGE: ANARCHY: 1:30, 4:05, 6:40, 9:20
  • SEX TAPE: 2:10, 4:35, 7:05, 9:30
  • TAMMY: 1:10, 3:30, 6:05, 8:30
Minor Theatre
  • BEGIN AGAIN: 1:50, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20
  • CHEF: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 2D: 12:25, 3:15, 6:05, 9:00

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