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McKinleyville Will Be More Fun For the Next Five Days

While your Lost Coast Outpost is pulling it together after a long election night, the human cluster of McKinleyville is gearing up for its annual, almost-week-long, “Let’s be a community!” event.

Starting today and continuing through Sunday, Mack town presents Pony Express Days. Here’s a brief rundown of the next five days.

Yee. Haw.

—Andrew Goff

 

EVENTS

Pony Express Days

McKinleyville / 5:30 p.m.

McKinleyville's annual community multi-day celebration. Click for breakdown of various day's events.

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Zontar, The Thing from Venus (1966)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

Zontar, the Thing from Venus (1966)

822-1220 / Web site

Pints for Nonprofits

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m.

Music by Kingfoot. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Dunes.

668-4151 / Web site

Humboldt Crabs vs. Valley Bears

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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Grantseeking Basics Workshop

Humboldt Area Foundation / 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free / $11 For Lunch

442-2993 / elysiaf@hafoundation.org / Web site

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Humboldt Area Foundation / 1:15-2:45 p.m. / Free

442-2993 / elysiaf@hafoundation.org / Web site

Shavuot Holiday Celebration

Chabad of Humboldt / 5:30-7 p.m.

"You are cordially invited to join us for a scrumptious Shavuot dairy feast, and hear the reading of the ten commandments."

633-8770 / info@JewishHumboldt.com / Web site

Pints for Non-Profits

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9:50 p.m. / Free

Pints for Non-Profits benefit for Friends of the Dunes.

839-5090 / kingfootband@gmail.com / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / 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

Buddy Reed

Blondies Food and Drink / 6 p.m.

Low down blues.

822-3453 / 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

Placebo Presents

The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m.

Ultra Secret Good Guy Organization

SpeakEasy / 7 p.m.

Funk/jazz improv.

444-2244 / Web site

Chris McCurdy and Peter Childs

Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.

923-2748 / 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 /

Karaoke

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

How could this be a bad idea?

Salsa Night

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

Get a salsa lesson then apply that knowledge.

826-9463 / Web site

Bar-Fly Karaoke

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

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.

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