The Lowdown Fun Committee

Mike Mandates

The HSU homecoming parade at 4pm is going to remind Arcata that it's totally fine to not worry about things for once in your life. 


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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.
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Trinidad Arts Night
Trinidad / 6-9 p.m.
Kinda like Garberville Arts Alive, but in Trinidad.
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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 / / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

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 / / Web site / View Comments

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 / / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 5:30-9 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / / Web site / View Comments

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
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Taste of the Harvest
See Event Description / 6-10 p.m. / $25 / $10 Designated Drivers / 21+
382-9339 / / Web site / View Comments

Fortuna's First Friday
Fortuna / 6-9 p.m.
Art, music, fun and great deals from local merchants in the friendly city.
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Papa Paul
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.
Local folk/rock.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

Yom Kippur
Chabad of Humboldt / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free
"The holiest day(s) of the year!"
633-8770 / / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Them Travelin' Birds
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Americana and folk from Oakland, Ca.
839-7580 / / Web site / View Comments

BarFly Karaoke
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

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? / Web site / View Comments

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

River Valley Mud
Ocean Grove Lodge / 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Local blues band.
677-3543 / / Web site / View Comments

The M Notes
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 10 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+
826-9463 / / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Minor Theatre
  • GONE GIRL: 4:55, 8:15
  • MAZE RUNNER: 3:30, 6:10, 8:50
  • THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU: 3:50, 6:25, 9:00