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Lowdown: Friday's Fun Clusters

It’s gonna be a packed Humboldt weekend. Sorry, lonely couches. For specifically Friday fun-seekers, The Best of Humboldt Fair, Korbel V and the Humboldt Crabs may be on your agenda, but you could also hit ‘em all up tomorrow. The things below only happen tonight:

--Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Best of Humboldt Fair

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 8 a.m.-10 p.m. / $11 / $5 kids

Four days of repping Hum in Hum. Rides, livestock, games, food. You know ... fair stuff.

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

McKinleyville Arts Night

McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.

Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.

Humboldt Crabs vs. Auburn Wildcats

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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Yaquina Bay

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.

Oregon indie folk band performs. Ginger Grae and This Week's Ladder open.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

Randy Linder's Tribute to CCR

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m. / $25

Rockin' audiences from California to New York with the beloved hits that came from Creedence Clearwater Revival between 1968-1972 and a few of John Fogerty's solo hits.

733-9644 / Web site

Korbel V: The Secret

Dell'Arte / 8 p.m.

The long-awaited next episode of Dell'Arte's Humboldt County saga of the ill-fated Dugan family. Written by playwright and director Lauren Wilson. Part of the Mad River Festival. Runs through July 6.

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Soul Night 32

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.

This month Jaymorg, Matt n' Adam are setting you up for success with local legend DJ Red and H.F.R.A.'s own Spaceman Spliff.

826-2739 / Web site

Beginning Drawing with Pencil and Sketchbooks

College of the Redwoods Community Education-Del Norte / 5-8 a.m. / $130 / $40 Materials

269-4000 / sarah-connelly@redwoods.edu / Web site

Humboldt Ca$h Mob

Old Town Gazebo / 5:30-6:15 a.m. / Free

Each month, a group of local economy-boosters pick a local store to spend money in. They call this fun.

445-9651 / virginialoan@rredc.com / Web site

Introduction to Archery

Recreation and Wellness Center, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-noon / $35 All Others / $30 HSU Students

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Humboldt CASA Open House

CASA of Humboldt / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free / 18+

Learn more about their services for local foster children, Summer Advocate Training, the Kid Walk fundraiser, and ways people can help out on a one-time or ongoing basis.

443-3197 / info@humboldtcasa.org / Web site

Humboldt Sauvignon Blanc Release Party

Taste in Humboldt Bay Tourism Center / 4-7 p.m.

Three local wineries are partnering with Aqua-Rodeo Farms to pair fresh Humboldt Bay oysters with 100% Humboldt Grown Sauvignon Blanc to celebrate the 2013 release.

800-808-2836 / help@hbtc.info / Web site

Raising Grain

Scotia Inn / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Arcata bluegrass band tantalizes.

764-5338 / Raisinggrain@gmail.com / Web site

Friday Fun Skating

Eureka Municipal Auditorium / 6-8:30 p.m. / $4.75 Adults / $4 Youth

441-9181 / Web site

Lao Tzu's Army

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

Local finger pickers.

668-4151 / Web site

Papa Paul

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Local folk/rock.

442-1177 / Web site

Public Skate

Blue Lake Roller Rink / 6:30-9:30 p.m. / $5 Adults 18+ / $4 Children 9-17 / $3 Children 8 & Under

668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site

WCA Jazz and Blues Series 2014

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7 p.m.-9 a.m.

Buddy Reed & th' Rip It Ups will be returning to the Westhaven Center for the Arts for the third installment of the blues series.

677-9493 /

April Moore Ranch Party

Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.

Local country.

923-2748 / Web site

Brian Post and Susie Laraine

Libation / 7 p.m.

Jazz piano and sax.

825-7596 / Web site

Twilight (2008)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7:30 p.m. / $5

Teen vampires and shit.

822-1220 / Web site

Kingfoot

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free

Americana trio.

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

Les Misérables

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18

The North Coast Repertory Theatre continues its 30th Season with the North Coast premiere of the musical Les Misérables, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, with music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg.

442-6278 / Web site

Shugafoot

SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.

Local jazz/blues band gets it done.

444-2244 / Web site

The Dixie Swim Club

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16

We meet five women, all friends and former teammates on their college swim team who come together once a year for memories and highjinks. Hilarity and poignancy are the hallmarks of this lovely story that will leave you longing to get in touch with that old roommate of yours.

786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site

Natural Vibrations

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / 21+

Reggae band.

668-9770 / Web site

The Human Jukebox Band

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m. / 21+

Classic dance hits from the '50s and '60s.

733-9644 / Web site

Dr. Squid

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt party band would prefer you dance more.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Kindred Spirits

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+

Acoustic roots/folk music.

668-5000 / Web site

Bar-Fly Karaoke

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

443-3770 / Web site

DJ Jsun

Pearl Lounge / 10 p.m. / 21+

Get down in Old Town.

444-2017 / Web site

DJ Benjamin Andres

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+

826-9463 / Web site

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

Kindred Spirits

Clam Beach Inn / 10 p.m.

839-0545 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre