Pick a day



North Coast Stand Down

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

"The Stand Down reaches out to local Veterans and their families and provides them with direct access to service providers and information at a state, federal, and local level."

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Humboldt Restaurant Week

Various / noon

"Local independent restaurants and farmers in Humboldt County are teaming up for a week of delicious dining." Full roster here.

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HSU Homecoming Parade

Arcata Plaza / 4:15 p.m.

Travels from campus and tours around the Arcata Plaza.

Trinidad Arts Night

Trinidad / 6-9 p.m.

Kinda like Garberville Arts Alive, but in Trinidad.

GMO Speaker Series

Humboldt State University Native American Forum / 7-9 p.m. / Free

Alison Van Eenennaam presents "Understanding GMO Myths and Misconceptions."

826-5557 / msw13@humboldt.edu /

Her Own Way

Van Duzer Theater / 7:30-9 p.m. / $5 / Free students

A radio-style version of the first play ever produced by Humboldt State one hundred years ago.

826-3928 / Web site

Leftover Salmon, Absynth Quintet

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $25 / $45 both nights / 21+

Two straight nights! Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock and roll bars. AQ opens!

822-1220 / Web site

The Addams Family Musical

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

Musical comedy. "Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother."

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

Plein Air At the Lost Coast

Shelter Cove Community Clubhouse / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $45

Five-day outdoor painting event to be held in Shelter Cove. Sponsored by the Shelter Cove Arts and Recreation Foundation.

986-7120 / nancynlm@yahoo.com / Web site

Super Hero Homecoming

South Fork High School / 1-11 p.m.

Go Cubs!

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 5:30-9 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Fortuna's First Friday

Fortuna / 6-9 p.m.

Art, music, fun and great deals from local merchants in the friendly city.

Taste of the Harvest


Tastings by Crispin Ciders, Spire Mountain Cider, Two Towns Cider House, Julian Hard Cider, Sonoma Cider, Vermont Cider Co., Redd's Apple Ale, and more

Taste of the Harvest

See Event Description / 6-10 p.m. / $25 / $10 Designated Drivers / 21+

382-9339 / Wildsoulsranch@gmail.com / Web site

Papa Paul

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Local folk/rock.

442-1177 / Web site

Yom Kippur

Chabad of Humboldt / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free

"The holiest day(s) of the year!"

633-8770 / Rabbi@jewishhumboldt.com / Web site

I Hate Hamlet

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16

Dramatic comedy follows the struggles of a young actor who is tackling the role of Hamlet, trying to maintain his relationship and being haunted by the ghost of John Barrymore.

442-6278 / Web site

Them Travelin' Birds

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

Americana and folk from Oakland, Ca.

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

BarFly Karaoke

Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

443-3770 / Web site


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

Safety Orange

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.

SoCal rock.

668-9770 / Web site

Friday Night Mixology

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

When you are tired of dancing you can play freaking air hockey, OK?

gabe@pressureanya.com / Web site


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

River Valley Mud

Ocean Grove Lodge / 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Local blues band.

677-3543 / bookings@rivervalleymud.com / Web site

The M Notes

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 10 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

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


Minor Theatre