The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

I can't stand aggressive self-promoters. So at risk of sounding like one, I'll just recommend listening to some Neil Young tonight, however you choose. There are also some really great shows happening tonight. A lot.

Events

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Humboldt Hemp Fest, Day 2
Mateel Community Center / 11 a.m.-midnight / $20
DAY 2: Music, dance, vendors, speakers, comedy and much more. Performers include Yogoman Burning Band, SambaDa, Magic Bronson and more.
923-3368 / Web site / View Comments

Burlesque Expo and Showcase
Blue Lake Casino / noon / $5 / $25 nightly showcases / $25 nightly showcases
"Friday night local artists compete to be crowned Miss Humboldt Burlesque 2014! Exotic and erotic burlesque acts from across the country perform at the showcase on Saturday. Both days you can shop in the burlesque bazar brimming with exciting clothing, makeup, and other unique products."
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Burlesque Expo and Showcase
Blue Lake Casino / noon / $5 / $25 nightly showcases / $25 nightly showcases
"Friday night local artists compete to be crowned Miss Humboldt Burlesque 2014! Exotic and erotic burlesque acts from across the country perform at the showcase on Saturday. Both days you can shop in the burlesque bazar brimming with exciting clothing, makeup, and other unique products."
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Mr. Humboldt Pageant
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7 p.m. / $30 / $25 adv.
15 contestants will compete for this year's crown in categories: Question and Answer; Swimwear; Talent; Formal Wear.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

The Bee Eaters
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $17 / $10 students
Two night stand with former local virtuoso. Nov. 14/15.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

Other Desert Cities
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 previews/thursdays / $20 Gala opening 11/1
Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her wealthy, conservative parents, her brother, and her aunt. Brooke announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history. Uh oh!
443-7688 / boxoffice@redwoodcurtain.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Bay Brass Band 10th Anniversary Concert
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-9:30 p.m. / $8 / Free HSU students / $5 seniors, children
Sail away with the Humboldt Bay Brass Band in its 10th anniversary concert featuring songs with a watery theme, and a Veterans Day segment that includes a unique version of the Star Spangled Banner
826-3928 / attentionservices@sbcglobal.net / Web site / View Comments

Soul Night
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Missing Link Records collects your sweat in a bucket then serves it back to you through speakers.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Frank Fairfield
The Depot / 9 p.m. / $10 / $5 HSU students
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ArMack Orchestra Rummage Sale
Arcata High School / 8 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
Nearly 100 families donate items for this massive sale, the proceeds of which will support the orchestra’s upcoming competition in the Netherlands.
601-7502 / armackorchestra2014@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Free Medicare Part D Drop-In Clinic
Area 1 Agency on Aging / 9 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Bring your medication list and Medicare Card.
444-3000 / ncloward@a1aa.org / Web site / View Comments

Ma-le'l Dunes Restoration
Ma-le'l Dunes North (Off Young Lane) / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Help bag up invasive yellow bush lupines and haul them out of the dunes.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Community Media Center (CMC) Orientation
Access Humboldt / 10 a.m.
Learn about your local Access Media resources available at Access Humboldt.
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Cutten Ridgewood Shops Local
See Event Description / 10 a.m.
Shop locally in Eureka to support the Cutten Ridgewood Student Foundation.
845-4382 / patti@pacpowder.net / Web site / View Comments

Craft Fair
Coastline Church / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
Booths filled with crafty and creative handmade items.
445-1507 / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Presbyterian Church Christmas Basket Program Sign-Ups
Arcata Presbyterian Church / 10 a.m.-noon / Free
This program is for families with children. You must appear in person to sign-up. Applicants will need to bring a picture I.D. and proof of residence, such as a water or garbage bill.
822-1321 / arcatapres@att.net / View Comments

Young Inventor's Club
Discovery Museum / 10:30 a.m.-noon / $7
For children 8 and up to learn science in fun and interactive ways. This is a drop off program.
443-9694 / info@discovery-museum.org / Web site / View Comments

Community Acupuncture
Jacoby's Storehouse / noon-4 p.m. / $25
Get poked, HumCo!
510-593-7775 / Web site / View Comments

Gift Wrapping Seminar
McKinleyville Home and Garden Center / 1-3 p.m. / Free
"Learn to wrap your presents like a pro! Learn tricks of the trade for crisp corners and how to make your own beautiful bows."
839-1587 / customerservice@mckinleyvilleace.com / Web site / View Comments

Basic Studio Certification
Access Humboldt / 1 p.m.
Once you've completed the training, certification will allow you to reserve studio space and produce content for the channels in our in-house Hi-Def production facility at the Community Media Center.
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HSU Department of Music Faculty and Guest Artist Concert
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2-3 p.m. / $5 / Free MGMA members/ Children 17 and Under / $2 Seniors/Students
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

2015 V-Day Humboldt Community Planning Meeting
Sunnybrae Middle School (1430 Buttermilk, Arcata) / 3-5 p.m.
Come join the community meeting if you are interested in next year’s production of the Vagina Monologues, want to help the revolution of 1 Billion Rising, or have an event idea that can help us raise awareness for V-Day Humboldt.
200-8329 / vdayhum@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Hailstone Exhibit Reception
Clarke Historical Museum / 4-6 p.m. / Free
Featuring a special video presentation about Vivien Hailstone “Through the Eyes of a Basketweaver”.
443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site / View Comments

Love and Smiles For Lindsi Fundraiser
Loleta Fireman's Pavilion / 4:30 p.m. / $25
Benefit for 13-year-old Loleta native diagnosed with bone cancer.
496-7144 / Jessyca1222@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Community Dance
Bayside Grange #500 / 5:30-11 p.m.
Community dance to benefit the Bayside Grange with music by Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers.
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Epic Proportions
Eureka High School Auditorium / 7:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 students/kids
Set in the 1930s, Epic Proportions tells the story of two brothers, Benny and Phil, who have been hired as extras into the D.W. DeWitt epic film "Exuent Omnes." Before they know it, they are starring in and directing the film.
476-1735 / vossn@eurekacityschools.org / View Comments

Donuts
The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / Free
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
NCRT / 8 p.m. / $18 / $25 benefit for Redwood Reading Service Nov. 14 / $20 benefit for Children' Author Festival Nov. 15
The story concerns young, ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch, who, with the help of the book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, rises from window washer to chairman of the board of the World Wide Wicket Company.
442-6278 / NCRT@humboldt1.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

2nd Annual Neil Young Tribute
Jambalaya / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / $5 / 21+
822-4766 / strixvega@hotmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Doug Fir and the 2x4s
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
A multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.
845-4995 / fbacik@townofscotia.com / Web site / View Comments

Pressure/Anya DJs
Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
There will be ass shaking.
444-2017 / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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Barfly DJ Music
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Dance, barfly.
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY: 12:15, 2:20, 4:30
  • BEYOND THE LIGHTS: 12:50, 3:35, 6:20, 9:05
  • BIG HERO 6 2D: 12:00, 2:45, 3:30, 5:30, 6:15, 8:10
  • BIG HERO 6 3D: 12:45, 8:55
  • BOOK OF LIFE 2D: 12:30, 2:55
  • DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • DUMB AND DUMBER TO: 12:00, 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 8:40, 9:30
  • FURY: 2:25, 5:35
  • GONE GIRL: 5:20, 8:35
  • INTERSTELLAR: 12:10, 1:05, 3:55, 4:50, 7:40, 8:30
  • JOHN WICK: 2:30, 7:10
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BIG HERO 6 2D: 12:00, 12:45, 2:45, 5:30, 6:15, 8:10
  • BIG HERO 6 3D: 3:30, 8:55
  • DUMB AND DUMBER TO: 12:20, 1:30, 3:00, 4:10, 5:40, 6:50, 8:20, 9:30
  • INTERSTELLAR: 12:10, 1:05, 3:55, 4:50, 7:40, 8:30
  • NIGHTCRAWLER: 1:00, 3:45, 6:35, 9:20
  • ST VINCENT: 12:35, 3:15, 6:05, 8:40
Minor Theatre
  • BIRDMAN: 12:30, 3:20, 6:10, 9:00
  • INTERSTELLAR: 12:45, 4:20, 8:00
  • ST VINCENT: 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10