The Lowdown Fun Committee

Mike Mandates

The Fox Trot Run at the Manila Community center is legended to be the county's hardest 5k. Legended. 

 

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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Medieval Festival of Courage
Christie's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze / 10-5 a.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

Redwood Coast Belly Dance Festival
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 11 a.m.-5 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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Humboldt Beer Week
Various / noon / 21+
Celebration of the craft brew industry, focused on but not limited to local and regional craft beers. Complete schedule inside.
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Eureka Heritage Society Annual Home Tour
See Event Description / noon-5 p.m. / $20 / $10 Students
Annual event has 11 homes open for visiting this year. In addition there will be musicians, artists, vintage cars and more.
eurekaheritagesoceity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Addams Family Musical
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 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

Eureka Symphony Annual Gala
Baywood Golf and Country Club / 5-8 p.m. / $100 / $700 table of 8
Benefit features a no-host bar and silent auction, dinner, and a live auction, with auctioneer Supervisor Rex Bohn. Carol Jacobson, Terrie Baune and John Chernoff will perform and the evening will kick off with jazz by Bear Winkle and Albert Clark.
825-8911 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Blackberry Bushes
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $20
For more than 25 years Dry Branch Fire Squad has been one of bluegrass music’s most popular bands, renowned for its spry mix of front-porch standards, modern ballads, and the old-time sounds from which bluegrass first sprang.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Nick Offerman
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $55 / $25 HSU students
"Nick Offerman is a man of many talents—an award-winning actor, a popular comedian and a woodworker. Luckily for us, he’s leaving the saw at home and bringing his comedic genius to Arcata."
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Godwit Days Fall Preview
Humboldt County, California / 6:30 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

Plein Air At the Lost Coast
Shelter Cove Community Clubhouse / 9 a.m.-3 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

Excalibur Medieval Tournament & Market Faire
Mad River Community Hospital / 10 a.m.-5 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

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

Fox Trot and Lap-a-Thon
Redwood Coast Montessori / 10 a.m.
"RCM students will once again collect pledges and run laps for one hour on our 1/6 mile running club track while others head to the dunes to embark on what all agree is among the toughest, most scenic all-sand 5K runs around."
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4H Lamb BBQ
Rohner Park / 11-2 a.m. / $10
Local lamb and other meats raised by 4-H and FFA members, salad, chili, rolls, potatoes, and homemade cupcakes will be served.
496-5694 / prruggles11@gmail.com / View Comments

I Hate Hamlet
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 2 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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Art Talk with Aldaron Laird
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2-3 p.m. / $5 / Free MGMA members/ Children 17 and Under / $2 Seniors/Students
Join photographer and environmental planner Aldaron Laird.
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
The Other Place / 5-10 p.m.
Local jazz duo.
633-6124 / View Comments

Paths 2 Prosperity Theatre Troupe/Peer Education
Arcata Playhouse / 6-8 p.m. / Free
Joining the troupe, young adults will get to write, create, and perform their own skits in local schools, at local theatres and community events.
822-8536 / charlie@financialresourcecenter.org / Web site / View Comments

Potluck
Logger Bar / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Youth Soccer Fundraising Dinner
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 6:15 p.m.-9 a.m. / $20
Dinner and auction to raise funds to support local youth soccer.
822-3333 / mrysltim@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-9 p.m. / $5
Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.
822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site / View Comments

Jazz Night
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Jazz up your Sundays.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Mosgo's / 7-9 p.m.
All original/public domain songs.
826-1195 / Web site / View Comments

Accurate Productions
Bear River Casino / 8 p.m. / 21+
DJ Sundays.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.
Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Deep Groove Society
Jambalaya / 9 p.m. / 21+
Chill out your Sundaze.
822-4766 / 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