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."
/ 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
/ Free Artists
/ $225 Sponsor of Large Square
/ $125 Sponsor of Small Square
Families, farmers, art aficionados and sponsors gather on the Arcata Plaza to draw on the pavement. Benefit for Northcoast Children's Services.
Christie's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
/ 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
/ $3 kids 12 and under
Living history event that offers children of all ages a multi-faceted glimpse into the daily life of a medieval village during the harvest festival time. Play with Ladies, Knights, Elves, Fairies, Farmers, Ogres, Jesters, Royal Horses, Vintners, Famers and much more.
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room
/ 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Samba Na Chuva is kicking off the day's entertainment at 2:30ish; followed by Steel Standing from 3-5, Miss Massive Snowflake from 5:30-7:30 and Graffiti (featuring MRBCo founder Bob Smith) from 8-10 pm.
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio
/ noon-8 p.m.
/ Free Kids free!
Produced by Mosaic Productions (a non-profit Dream Maker program of The Ink People Center for the Arts), this fun celebration of Middle Eastern Dance welcomes dance fans of all ages. The festival features a full weekend of dance performances, workshops, henna, food and an international bazaar.
"Local independent restaurants and farmers in Humboldt County are teaming up for a week of delicious dining." Full roster here.
Van Duzer Theater
/ 2-3:30 p.m.
/ Free students
A radio-style version of the first play ever produced by Humboldt State one hundred years ago.
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center
/ 3-6 p.m.
/ $25 Friends of the Dunes members
Afternoon gazing out at the ocean, sipping on local wines and nibbling locally made desserts, cheeses, barbecued oysters and other tasty treats. Music by Lemon Lemon Cherry and the Spin Drifters. Benefit for Friends of the Dunes.
College of the Redwoods
/ 4-6 p.m.
Music by the CR Jazz Band, beer and wine, nonalcoholic drinks and delicious finger foods, tours of CR’s new buildings, socializing with CR alumni, community members and past employees.
/ 6 p.m.
Eureka's monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
Ferndale Repertory Theatre
/ 8 p.m.
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."
Humboldt County, California
/ 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Explore Humboldt County and parts of Del Norte in search of rare migrant bird species in the region's birding hot spots. New trips added to the line-up.
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds
/ 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Held in four different buildings at Redwood Acres, this sale features great bargains for the whole family on housewares, furniture, electronics, tools, books, clothing, jewelry, toys and sporting goods, including new items donated by local merchants.
Shelter Cove Community Clubhouse
/ 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Five-day outdoor painting event to be held in Shelter Cove. Sponsored by the Shelter Cove Arts and Recreation Foundation.
/ 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist on a guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes. Participants will be eligible for a permit to return to the protected site without a guide.
Mad River Community Hospital
/ 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
/ Free Under 5
/ $5 Kids 5-18
Celebrate the Fall harvest with music, dancing and period entertainments. Sample a variety of fine foods and noble drinks. Stroll the streets of our market town and inspect the wares of dozens of craftsmen and artisans.
Arcata Community Center
/ 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
/ Free EVERYONE
Event features a tradeshow, kids’ activities and presentations on building a rain barrel, greywater systems, groundwater and wells, groundwater legislation, water diversions, native plants, and permaculture.
Morris Graves Museum of Art
/ 5-6 p.m.
Joseph Bellacera’s exhibition, Disconnecting the Dots: Rearranging the Patterns of Perception and Paula Wenzl Bellacera’s exhibition, Taking Flight: Avian Drawings and Sculptures, run September 27 through November 2.
/ 6-9 p.m.
Artists embellished medical conditions, treatments, and lampooned practitioners.
MikkiMoves Real Estate, Inc
/ 6-9 p.m.
he dulcet tones of the lovely Lyndsey Battle and her stand-up bass player buddy Brian Hennessy. Art by Augustus Clark.
North Coast Repertory Theatre
/ 8 p.m.
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.
Fulkerson Recital Hall
/ 8-9:30 p.m.
/ Free HSU students
/ $5 seniors, children
HSU Jazz Orchestra directed by Dan Aldag pays tribute to legendary composer and pianist Horace Silver, who passed away this June. Selections include hard bop, Latin rhythms and ballads in big band arrangements.
Six Rivers Brewery
/ 9 p.m.-midnight
Local band The Georgia Handshakers playing 'dirty Georgia jazz and country'.
Bear River Casino Resort
/ 9 p.m.
Tripped-out indie with touches of folk, 60’s style psych-rock, and hazy 90’s pop nostalgia.
RJ Grin's Lounge
/ 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
/ 10 p.m.
Plaza ass shaking.