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EVENTS

Dazey Dayz 2014

Dazey's Supply / 9 a.m.

Live music by Psydecar, Son Vs Sun, and Camo Cowboys. Free Mexican food and margaritas from the always yummy Rita's Cafe, KMUD radio's beer garden, samples and priceless knowledge.

923-2410 / info@dazeys.net / Web site

12th Annual May Day Living History and Artisan Fair

Blue Ox Millworks / 10 a.m. / $10

Craft demonstrations, great food, kids activities and music Tumbleweeds, Compost Mountain Boys, Sarah Torres, Good Company, Striped Pig String Band, Belles of the Levee, and many more will be performing on three stages.

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Wild Souls Ranch Annual BBQ Dinner and Dance

Fortuna River Lodge / 5 p.m. / $40

Dinner provided by Shamus T-Bones. Music by local outlaw country band Cliff Dallas and the Death Valley Troubadours. Proceeds benefit programs for the at-risk youth of Humboldt County.

725-7572 /

Arts Alive

Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free

Eureka's monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.

Big Screens, Big Machines

Eureka Theater / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Kinetics fundraiser features a night of glorious kinetic footage from the early 90's to today including interviews with Hobart Brown from the Offishul Kinetic Arkives. Hosted by Kinetic Royalty.

633-6467 / kineticvideoteam@gmail.com / Web site

PechaKucha Arcata 20/20

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

Relaxed, fun evening of short presentations of 20 images with 20 seconds of narrative per image.

822-1220 / Web site

Super Saturday

Humboldt State University / 8:30 a.m.-noon / Free / 18+

Local early educators are invited to attend a day of workshops.

444-8293 / info@changingtidesfs.org / Web site

Humboldt Big Brew 2014

Humboldt Beer Works / 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Celebrate your right to brew beer.

442-6258 / info@humboldtbeerworks.com / Web site

Past and Future of Freshwater Farms Reserve

See Event Description / 9-11 a.m. / Free

Ryan Wells, former Land Trust Projects and Stewardship Director, will discuss the 2009 35-acre tidal wetland restoration project.

822-2242 / d.marshall@ncrlt.org /

Empowering Single Parents Network

Arcata First Baptist Church / 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / Free

826-0921 / slharting@gmail.com /

Pre-Production Workshop

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $20 / 18+

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

Free Dahlia Seminar

Water Planet / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Learn about caring for and maintaining your beautiful dahlia plants.

786-4130 / almandahliagardens@gmail.com / Web site

California Bookstore Day

Northtown Books / 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Special books will be available only at participating bookstores, including releases by Neil Gaiman, George Saunders, and Lemony Snicket.

822-2834 / info@northtownbook.com / Web site

2-on-2 Benefit Basketball Tournament

Los Bagels Eureka / 11 a.m. / $30

All proceeds benefit the Camp Unalayee Wilderness Scholarship and Blue Lake Parks and Recreation’s Kids summer camps.

822-3483 / brandon@losbagels.com / Web site

KEET's Kids Club

Morris Graves Museum of Art / noon-2 p.m. / Free

Monthly workshop includes viewing a segment of PBS Kid’s programming, reading a short story, and art activities.

442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site

First Degree Reiki Class

Sun Yi's Academy of Tae Kwon Do Arcata / 1 p.m.

Audio Workshop

Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 1-3 p.m. / $20

Two-hour workshop focusing on basic audio principles.

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

Caring for Kari Greene

The Siren's Song Tavern / 5-8 p.m. / Free

All proceeds go to Kari's continuing medical needs and her journey of healing and wellness.

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

Trunk Show

Alirose Boutique / 5-9 p.m. / Free

445-2727 / johndubois@suddenlink.net / Web site

Youth Arts Alive!

Adorni Center / 6-9 p.m. / Free

This year's event showcases student artwork from 20 different Humboldt County schools - over 2,000 pieces of art will be on display, performed, or eaten.

407-8727 / janelgagnon2@gmail.com /

Topaz Jazz

Morris Graves Museum of Art / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Includes Laura Hennings on vocals, Tim Theiss on jazz guitar and Bill Andrews on stand-up bass.

442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site

The Kentucky Derby: A Night at the Races

Arcata Community Center / 6 p.m. / $80

Six Rivers Planned Parenthood's annual Choice Affair dinner and auction will take you right to Churchill Downs! A Night at the Races features live and silent auctions, a plated dinner by Uniquely Yours Catering, a photo booth, and more.

First California Bookstore Day

Eureka Books / 6-9 p.m.

Join residents around the state to celebrate your local independent bookstore.

444-9593 / Web site

Open Studios Artists Show and Reception

The Brenda Tuxford Gallery / 6-9 p.m.

Squar Peg

Gross Building / 6-9 p.m. / Free

There will also be a silent auction.

845-1125 / juliefulkerson@mac.com /

EHS Players Presents Super Mario Musical

Eureka High School / 7:30 p.m.

Parody musical for serious gamers. Written and directed by Madeira Seaman, a senior at Eureka High School.

Playhouse Creatures

Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free HSU students (limited seating) / $8 students & seniors / 18+

The first women actors on the English stage pioneer a profession. Directed by Mark Swetz.

826-3928 / Web site

Music from the Heart

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free kids under 10

FRT concert series.

786-5483 / thebackwoods@suddenlink.net / Web site

Clown!

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / Free

Poetic, sublime, whimsical and provocative, the show is also known for its comic routines, eccentric characters, and absurd antics.

info@dellarte.com / Web site

I Love You Because

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 Thursdays

This musical love story, a co-production with Humboldt Light Opera Company, is a modern-day twist on Jane Austen’s Price and Prejudice, set in New York City.

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HSU Calypso Band and Percussion Ensemble

Van Duzer Theater / 8-10 p.m. / $10 / $3 HSU students / $8 seniors, students

HSU Calypso Band premieres “Pandemic” by Matt Norman — the first performance of a full-length piece composed by one of its own members in its 28 year history. The Percussion Ensemble also premieres a new work, “Engine Room,” by HSU alum Dante DeSilva.

826-3928 / Web site

LIXXAPALOOZA

Kate Buchanan Room / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free / 18+

krfh@humboldt.edu / 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 /

Piet Dalmolen

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

"Solo guitar like you haven't heard."

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

The Lapatinas

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

Playing a wide range of rock and roll and Americana.

733-9644 / Web site

Jacob Green

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Anti Prom 2014: '80s Edition

Arcata Playhouse / 9-11:45 p.m. / $7 / $10 for two

Apprentice Entertainment Presents a night of music featuring local fusion soloist Carson Mchaney and band UFO8.

822-1575 / Web site

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

Space Biscuit

The Siren's Song Tavern / 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

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

DJs

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

More Plaza ass shaking.

Wyrdoz

Alibi / 10:30 p.m. / 21+

Loud times.

822-3731 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre