For some of you, this Humboldt Sunday is going to end a lot sorer and with more blisters than it began. A stream of the driven will flow between the giant redwoods encasing the course for the Avenue of the Giants Marathon. Good on you, in shape people. Enjoy that burn.
Avenue Of The Giants
/ 7:45 a.m.
"One of the most scenic courses in the country. Staged on "The Avenue of the Giants" in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, located in rural Northern California, the paved course winds through giant old growth redwoods."
Arcata Community Center
/ 9 a.m.
/ $12 students/seniors
With music by the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir, The Gospel Chicks and the AIGC Youth Choir. Gourmet continental breakfast.
/ 6:30 p.m.
/ $10 Door
/ $8 Advanced
Alt-country folk rock from Vancouver, British Colombia. Arcata's very own Lyndsey Battle trio opens the show.
/ 8 p.m.
/ $18 members/students
Indie acoustic rock from Decemberists members, Black Prairie’s music has been described as somewhere 'between John Ford and David Lynch, homespun tales with sinister sub-plots' (Uncut)."
Los Bagels Eureka
/ 11 a.m.
All proceeds benefit the Camp Unalayee Wilderness Scholarship and Blue Lake Parks and Recreation’s Kids summer camps.
/ noon-2 p.m.
Shake your groove thing to raise money for Families Advocating Autism Now.
/ 1-4 p.m.
Family bike ride to kick off Bike Month at the Hikshari’ Trail at the foot of Truesdale Street in south Eureka. Sport and Cycle will also be on hand to provide free bike checks.
Redwood Curtain Theatre
/ 2 p.m.
/ $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.
Gist Theater at HSU
/ 2-4 p.m.
/ Free HSU students (limited seating)
/ $8 students & seniors
The first women actors on the English stage pioneer a profession. Directed by Mark Swetz.
Morris Graves Museum of Art
/ 2-3 p.m.
/ Free MGMA members/ Children 17 and Under
/ $2 Seniors/Students
Discussing her sculpture exhibition Journeys of the Imagination.
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio
/ 7-9 p.m.
/ $40 6 week series
Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.
Cher-Ae Heights Casino
/ 8 p.m.
Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.
Fulkerson Recital Hall
/ 8-9:30 p.m.
/ Free HSU students
/ $5 seniors, children
The Madrigal Singers perform solo selections from Elizabethan composer John Dowland. Mad River Transit singers add an a cappella jazz group, the Syncopations, to their program of ballads, blues and swing accompanied by a three-piece rhythm section. Directed by Harley Muilenburg.