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Too Much Saturday Lowdown

Oof. We will fail in our attempts to round up all the varied awesome of this sunny Humboldt Saturday. Too much good. Briefly, briefly:

View the whole Saturday iceberg below.

-Andrew Goff


Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Features plug-in electric vehicles available to view and test drive around the track (vehicle availability based on dealership inventory) as well as knowledgeable people to answer questions and provide information about local electric vehicle resources.

269-1700 / erathman@redwoodenergy.org / Web site

The Local 2nd Anniversary

The Local / noon / 21+

The Local gets older but drinking beer never does. Celebrate two years in LoCO readers favorite bar.

497-6320 / Web site

Historic Boat Day

See Event Description / 3-5 p.m.

Dusting off and shine'n up small skiffs, scull boats and power boats that have been in storage and not seen by the public for years. The museum's harbor cruise boat Madaket will be hauled up on one of the boat yards marine railways, revealing her hull.

Blue Lake: A Last Resort

Dell'Arte / 6 p.m.

Members of Dell’Arte’s third year ensemble in partnership with the Blue Lake Museum, invite one and all to relive stories from the town’s colorful past and present.

Humboldt Roller Derby

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv.

Double header featuring the Redwood Sapling vs. Sac City Bad Apples and Redwood Rollers vs. Sonoma County All Stars

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

Wild Irish Barn Dance

Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 7:30-11 p.m.

Sue Moon will call with the wild tunes of Blake Ritter and Sam McNeill. All dances will be taught with no partner or experience necessary. Proceeds from this dance will benefit the Humboldt Folklife Society.

269-2061 / emily.sinkhorn@gmail.com / Web site

Why We Ride Motorcycle Movie Screening

Eureka Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $10 adv.

"Why We Ride is a story about who we are. Individuals with a desire to dream, discover and explore. Seeking a life outside our daily confinements and sharing those moments together. It’s a story about the journey, not the destination."

442-2970 / Web site

San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers

Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $25 / $5 HSU students

"Picture a stage filled with 80 fiddlers backed by piano, drums, cellos, guitars, harps, and even a harmonica, projecting a sound as lively as a dance band and as majestic as a symphony orchestra."

826-3928 / Web site

Rooster McClintock, Colonel Jimmy and The Blackfish

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

You got your honk. You got your tonk. Also, what goes on on that back porch?

677-3543 / Web site

HumBrews 10th Birthday Celebration

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.

With Wild Otis and The Fickle Hill Billies. "Dance and get wild listening to the music your parents warned you about."

826-2739 / Web site

Trail Stewards

Ma-le'l Dunes / 9 a.m.-noon

Gloves and tools will be provided, please wear close-toed shoes and bring drinking water. Meet at the Ma-le’l South parking lot off Young Lane in Manila.

State of Education in Humboldt Forum

Humboldt County Office of Education / 9:15-11:30 a.m. / Free

445-7065 /

Special Trainer Workshop

Humboldt Area Foundation / 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. / $155 / 18+

"Fundraising Best Practices" with Andy Robinson.

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

Community Media Center (CMC) Orientation

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

Arcata Winter Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

North Coast Growers Association event featuring nutritious, high quality, non-GMO foods

441-9999 / outreach@humfarm.org / Web site

Munchkinland Emerald City Youth Expo

Portuguese Hall / noon-5 a.m. / Free

KMUD’s Youth in Radio event features classes, workshops, day camps, summer camps, sports, outdoors activities and, of course, youth radio.

923-2513 / jeanette@kmud.org / Web site

Restoration Walk

Friends of the Dunes / 1-3 p.m.

View our new property in addition where endangered Humboldt Bay Wallflowers thrive, and learn more about the goals of restoration and how you can become involved.

Basic Studio Certification

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 1-5 p.m. / $40 / 18+

476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

The Well at the World's End

Arcata Playhouse / 2 p.m. / $12 / $10 under 12

The 2014 Family Fun series continues. Using mask, puppets, song and story, The Well at the World's End takes the audience on a journey through three folktales about strong girls.

822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Nature Story Time

Friends of the Dunes / 2-3 p.m.

Geared for ages 3 to 6, story time will focus on local wildlife and a simple craft project. Come prepared to explore the trails after the program.

The First Annual Riverside Fish Fair

Dell'Arte / 2-4 p.m. / Free

Join the Blue Lake community in celebrating the source of life that connects us all -- the beautiful Mad River. The 6th grade class at the Blue Lake School will perform original work filled with fish, facts, and old-fashioned fun.

510-207-1195 / alliemenz@gmail.com /

Bradley Dean

Mosgo's / 4 p.m.


826-1195 / Web site

Chuck Mayville

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Come hear Chuck play and sing a nice mix of folk, country and unplugged rock tunes.

442-1177 / Web site

Blue Lake: A Last Resort

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 6 p.m. / Free

An evening of storytelling by students of Dell'Arte and introduction of the new book "Where's the Lake?: A History of Blue Lake and the Mad River Valley." Beer and wine sales benefit The Blue Lake Museum.

667-6233 / mkomorison@yahoo.com / Web site

Swingin' Country Night

Bayside Grange / 6 p.m.

With Kenny Ray & the Mighty Rovers.

822-9998 / Web site

The Love List

Kimtu Cookhouse / 6:45 p.m. / $10

Leon and Bill concoct a list of attributes of the ideal woman - the top ten best qualities in a mate. When this allegedly “Ideal Woman” actually arrives on the scene the men quickly learn that their list could use a few revisions.

530-629-2136 /

Jim Silva

Libation / 7 p.m.

Local singer/songwriter.

825-7596 / Web site

Spectres Of The Gaelic Green

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 7 p.m. / Free

"The Lost Coast’s own wandering spectre and storyteller Carpathian invites all his human acquaintances to an evening of Irish music and ghostly tales for which he’s become famous."

445-8600 / carpathian@patientcreatures.com / Web site

The Well at the World's End

Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $12 / $10 under 12

The 2014 Family Fun series continues. Using mask, puppets, song and story, The Well at the World's End takes the audience on a journey through three folktales about strong girls.

822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Monty Python's Spamalot

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-10 p.m. / $18 / $15 3/20 only, Cast Benefit / $16 students/seniors / $25 3/15 only, Fortuna Sunrise Rotary Benefit

"Lovingly ripped off" from the 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this musical comedy retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

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

Little Shop of Horrors

Eureka High School Auditorium / 7:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 students

EHS Players present a story about a man who improves his situation with the help of a plant from outer space.

441-1735 / vossn@eurekacityschools.org / Web site

Dance Lab

The Community Yoga Center / 8-11 p.m.

Explore creative connected partner dance to a variety of music from blues to electronic.

Riddims & Flows to Ban GMOs

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9 p.m.

822-1220 / Web site

Bump Foundation

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

Local funk industry titans.

Fire Pony

The Pine Cone Tavern / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

541-813-1551 / pctavern101@gmail.com / Web site

Dr. Squid

Central Station / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt party band makes it do what it do.

839-2013 /

The M Notes

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / 21+

Acoustic duo.

826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Austin Alley and the Rustlers

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

Local country institution.

733-9644 / Web site

Don's Neighbors

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

Local rock band.

800-684-2464 / Web site


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

Classic rock and contemporary dance music.

668-9770 / Web site


The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.

Good-time ensemble.

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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Stand Up! Comedy

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.

With Bay Area comedians Keith D'soüza, Mean Dave, Dro Knows and Jeremy Talamantes. With locals Kim Hodges, Ivy Vasquez and host Tony Persico.

839-7580 / Web site

Celebrate Purim

Chabad of Humboldt / 9:30-11:30 p.m. / Free

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

Liquid Kactus

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+

Can we call these guys Humboldt's best jamband yet?

822-4766 / Web site

Pressure/Anya DJs

Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

There will be ass shaking.

444-2017 / Web site


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

More Plaza ass shaking.

Imperial Destructo, Dead Mans Tale

Alibi / 10 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Plaza rock.

822-3731 / Web site


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre