The Lowdown Fun Committee

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CV and Billions of Billions at the Alibi. [$5 and under award]

Events

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Summer Arts and Music Festival 
Benbow Lake State Rec. Area / 9 a.m. / $25 / $15 single day
Beloved local tradition to celebrate the arrival of summer, this favorite family event will again offer the most comprehensive and affordable celebration of arts and culture in Humboldt County, with more than 100 diverse performances on 4+ stages, over 150 handmade craft and food booths.
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North Coast Open Studios
Various / 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Annual showcase of local artists and their art. Features walkthroughs of studios allowing a glimpse into the creative process. List of Artists.
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Up In Smoke Beer and BBQ Tasting
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / noon-4:30 p.m. / Free / $5 5 tastings of BBQ or beer
Attendees choose the winner with their taste buds as amateurs and professionals compete with each other to see who is King of the Grill. Fundraiser for the Clarke Historical Museum and the Redwood Acres Friends of the Fair.
443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Crabs vs. Fairfield Indians
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8 / $4 kids under 12 / $6 students/seniors
Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.
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The Carlo Finals
Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m.
The students of the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre perform a series of 10-minute plays created and performed by the Class of 2014. All performances are pay-what-you-can. Reservations are highly encouraged.
668-5663 / Web site / View Comments

Savage Henry Presents
Six Rivers Brewery / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Bay Area comics: Brandon Garner, Jesse Hett, Matt Curry and Roman Leo. Local comics: Ray McMillin and Nathan Davis Floyd.
839-7580 / Web site / View Comments

Cadillac Ranch
Logger Bar / 8:30 a.m. / 21+
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Latour Candidate's Coffee
Starbucks McKinleyville / 9-10:30 a.m. / Free
616-6630 / sharonforsupervisor@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

North Coast Learning Academy's 2nd Annual Run/Walk Carnival
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / $20 / $10 carnival only
Horse back rides, clowns, a jump house, games, prizes, food and much more.
496-3093 / tlyons@mattolevalley.org / Web site / View Comments

Carnival and Safety Fair
Jefferson Community Center / 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Humboldt Roller Derby, Making Headway Center and Lost Coast Rotaract present this year's free Jefferson Project Carnival & Safety Fair, offering a variety of fun demonstrations and live entertainment with lots of giveaways! Bring the whole family!
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North Coast Open Studios
Humboldt County, California / 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Local art of all kinds. Painting to woodworking, printmaking to live theater, young to young-at-heart.
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Humboldt Bay Paddle Tour
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 1 p.m. / $35 All Others / $30 HSU Students
Explore the local flora and fauna present seasonally and year round in and on the waters of the bay.
443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Beer and Wine Tasting
BevMo! / 2-5 p.m. / $2 / 21+
502-3843 / mulkeyk@bevmo.com / Web site / View Comments

Book Reading and Art Making
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2 p.m. / $5 / Free MGMA members/ Children 17 and Under / $2 Seniors/Students
Poetry reading by Richard Duning, artist and author of "Raven, You Have Given Up Your Color."
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

Redwood Preparatory Charter School Dinner
Fortuna River Lodge / 6-9 p.m. / $40 / $50 For persons buying tickets after May 16 / 18+
Silent and live auction, dinner and dancing.
682-6149 / timberwolf@redwoodprep.org / Web site / View Comments

Raising Grain
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6-9 p.m. / Free
"More microbe than men, the colonial organisms that make up the humanoid forms of Raising Grain communicate solely through bluegrass rhythms."
442-1177 / Raisinggrain@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Eureka Symphony Season Finale
Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $20 / $28 Premium / Free Military veterans
Program celebrates American music with three 20th century composers: Morton Gould, Samuel Barber, and Randall Thompson. Featured guest artist and Humboldt native Clara Lisle will sing the soprano solo in "Knoxville Summer of 1915."
822-2401 / Web site / View Comments

Random Acts of Comedy
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7:30 p.m. / $6
Local interactive improv comedy troupe wings it for your enjoyment.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

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 / ncrt@humboldt1.com / Web site / View Comments

Savage Henry Independent Times Stand Up Comedy
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m. / $5 / 18+
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com / View Comments

Austin Alley and the Rustlers
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local country institution.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Doug Fir and the 2x4s
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local classic rock band that deserved more respect in KWPT The Point's Classic Covers Contest. Robbed.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Silver Hammer
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local Beatles cover band.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Anna Hamilton
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+
Local blues.
826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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CV, Billions and Billions
Alibi / 11 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Heavy rock on the Plaza.
822-3731 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2 2D: 3:10, 8:55
  • BLENDED: 11:50, 2:40, 5:30, 8:20
  • GODZILLA 2D: 2:50, 8:50
  • GODZILLA 3D: 11:55, 5:50
  • MALEFICENT 2D: 11:35, 1:15, 3:50, 4:40, 6:10, 8:45, 9:45
  • MALEFICENT 3D: 2:00, 7:15
  • MILLION DOLLAR ARM: 12:20, 3:15, 6:15, 9:05
  • MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST: 12:30, 3:20, 6:25, 9:15
  • MOMS NIGHT OUT: 12:40, 6:30
  • NEIGHBORS: 11:45, 2:10, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40
  • OTHER WOMAN: 6:45, 9:25
  • RAILWAY MAN: 1:25, 4:05, 6:50, 9:30
  • RIO 2 2D: 1:35, 4:10
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 2D: 12:00, 3:00, 6:05, 9:10
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 3D: 11:30, 2:30, 5:35, 8:35
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BLENDED: 1:00, 3:45, 6:30, 9:10
  • GODZILLA 2D: 3:10, 9:00
  • GODZILLA 3D: 12:10, 6:00
  • MALEFICENT 2D: 12:00, 1:30, 3:30, 5:15, 6:55
  • MALEFICENT 3D: 2:40, 7:45
  • MILLION DOLLAR ARM: 8:50
  • MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST: 12:40, 4:05, 6:05, 9:30
  • NEIGHBORS: 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 2D: 12:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:20
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 3D: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
Minor Theatre
  • BELLE: 12:50, 3:20, 5:50, 8:20
  • GODZILLA 2D: 12:00, 2:50, 5:40, 8:35
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 2D: 12:15, 3:10, 6:10, 9:10

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