The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

Do the Arts Alive! thing and check out some music while you're there [$5 and under award]

Events

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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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Pastels on the Plaza
Arcata Plaza / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free / 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.
822-7206 / info@ncsheadstart.org / Web site / View Comments

Medieval Festival of Courage
Christie's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $5 / $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.
825-8804 / coastalgrovemedievalfestival@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Mad River Brewing 25th Anniversary Party
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.
668-4151 / gini@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Redwood Coast Belly Dance Festival
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / noon-8 p.m. / $5 / 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.
616-6876 / dance@shoshannaland.com / Web site / View Comments

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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Her Own Way
Van Duzer Theater / 2-3:30 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

Wine by the Sea Benefit
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 3-6 p.m. / $30 / $25 Friends of the Dunes members / 21+
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.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

College of the Redwoods 50th Anniversary Party
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.
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Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka's monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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The Addams Family Musical
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18
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

Godwit Days Fall Preview
Humboldt County, California / 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. / $25
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.
826-7050 / godwitdaysreg@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Investing in Real Estate Workshop
College of the Redwoods Real Estate Program / 9 a.m.-noon
An overview of investment goals and pitfalls.
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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 / View Comments

Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 9 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
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.
443-1348 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site / View Comments

Yom Kippur
Chabad of Humboldt / 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / Free
"The holiest day(s) of the year!"
633-8770 / Rabbi@jewishhumboldt.com / Web site / View Comments

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Lanphere Dunes / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
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.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Biodynamic Agriculture Demonstrations
Christie's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $5 / $3 kids
825-8804 / coastalgrovemedievalfestival@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Excalibur Medieval Tournament & Market Faire
Mad River Community Hospital / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / $8 / 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.
rlhltd@suddenlink.net / Web site / View Comments

Community Drought Event
Arcata Community Center / 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free / 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.
498-1072 / doreenhcrcd@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

DIY Drought Solutions Workshop
Arcata Community Center / 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dig in and learn practical “Do-It Yourself” solutions from the experts.
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Community Acupuncture
Jacoby's Storehouse / noon-4 p.m. / $25
Get poked, HumCo!
510-593-7775 / Web site / View Comments

Doug Fir and the 2x4s
Rohner Park / noon-4 p.m. / Free
845-4995 / fbacik@townofscotia.com / Web site / View Comments

Art Talk with Joseph Bellacera and Paula Wenzl Bellacera
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 5-6 p.m. / Free
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.
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

Yom Kippur
Chabad of Humboldt / 5-7:35 p.m. / Free
"The holiest day(s) of the year!"
633-8770 / Rabbi@jewishhumboldt.com / Web site / View Comments

Kids Alive
Discovery Museum / 5:30-8 p.m. / $15
443-9694 / info@discovery-museum.org / Web site / View Comments

Medical Caricatures Exhibit
Eureka Books / 6-9 p.m.
Artists embellished medical conditions, treatments, and lampooned practitioners.
444-9593 / info@eurekabooksellers.com / Web site / View Comments

Lemon Lemon Cherry
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 6-9 p.m. / Free
"Making beautiful music out of a pile of random instruments."
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

Lyndsey Battle and Brian Hennesy
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.
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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.
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HSU Jazz Orchestra and Symphonic Band
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-9:30 p.m. / $8 / 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.
826-3928 / attentionservices@sbcglobal.net / Web site / View Comments

Safety Orange
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m.
SoCal rock.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Nacosta
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m.
Tripped-out indie with touches of folk, 60’s style psych-rock, and hazy 90’s pop nostalgia.
733-9644 / booknacosta@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Georgia Handshakers
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 9 p.m.-noon / Free
Swampy prison rock.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

The Georgia Handshakers
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Local band The Georgia Handshakers playing 'dirty Georgia jazz and country'.
839-7580 / 6brmusicbooking@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

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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Savage Henry's The Hella Tight Dope Show
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Join Hosts Matt Redbeard and Chris Durant for an Arts Alive comedy after party. Special guests and local comedians.
thepalmlounge1922@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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Roots & Culture Night
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
The Roots & Culture DJs make a special Saturday Night appearance.
826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ANNABELLE: 12:05, 3:40, 5:55, 8:00, 9:30
  • BOXTROLLS 2D: 12:30, 2:00, 3:00, 4:30, 5:30, 7:10
  • EQUALIZER: 12:00, 3:05, 6:05, 9:10
  • GONE GIRL: 12:20, 1:30, 2:35, 6:10, 7:30, 8:25
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2D: 12:00, 2:50, 5:45, 8:40
  • LEFT BEHIND: 12:35, 3:20, 4:55, 6:00, 8:45
  • LET S BE COPS: 4:40, 9:30
  • MAZE RUNNER: 12:45, 3:35, 6:25, 7:40, 9:15
  • TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2D: 11:55, 2:20
  • THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU: 1:25, 4:05, 6:45, 9:25
  • WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES: 12:50, 3:30, 6:15, 9:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ANNABELLE: 1:40, 4:20, 6:50, 8:25, 9:20
  • BOXTROLLS 2D: 12:45, 3:10, 5:35, 8:00
  • DOLPHIN TALE 2: 12:10, 3:00, 5:45
  • EQUALIZER: 12:00, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • GONE GIRL: 1:50, 5:10, 8:35
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2D: 12:20, 3:15, 6:05, 8:55
  • MAZE RUNNER: 12:40, 3:30, 6:20, 9:10
  • THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU: 1:00, 3:35, 6:10, 8:45
Minor Theatre
  • GONE GIRL: 1:30, 4:55, 8:15
  • MAZE RUNNER: 12:55, 3:30, 6:10, 8:50
  • THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU: 1:15, 3:50, 6:25, 9:00