The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

Humboldt Hoptoberfest looks like a good time. Good beer and good local bands. And it's under $25.01 (in advance).

Events

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Humboldt Hoptoberfest
Perigot Park / noon-5:30 a.m. / $30 / $25 adv.
Annual brewfest held in sunny Blue Lake featuring local and regional beers. Music by The Trouble, Cadillac Ranch, Squeezebug and Guns and Barrels. Proceeds benefit Blue Lake Educational Foundation, Part of Humboldt Beer Week.
askme@hoptoberfest.net / Web site / View Comments

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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Boots and Birkenstocks: Northcoast Regional Land Trust's Annual Celebration
Fortuna River Lodge / 5-9 p.m. / $60
Celebrate bountiful wild and working lands, as well as the diverse people who work together to keep our land productive, healthy and vital. Known as ‘Boots and Birkenstocks’, the night includes a locally produced meal, music by the Pilot Rock Ramblers.
822-2242 / s.pilkington@ncrlt.org / Web site / View Comments

Scuber Mountain CD Release Party
Arcata Playhouse / 7-11:30 p.m. / $15
Humboldt County's most tragic pop group, Scuber Mountain, shall descend upon the Arcata Playhouse for a night of revelry and misery to celebrate the release of their debut album Return to Scuber Mountain.
822-1575 / wombatjazz@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

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

The Pimps of Joytime
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9 p.m. / $20 / $15 adv. / 21+
The PJT’s live events and recordings have captivated fans all across the country, as they have begun writing their own success story, show-by-show, and track-by-track. Moon Hooch open.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Adopt a Highway Clean-up
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 9:30 a.m.-noon / Free
Volunteers are needed to help Friends of the Dunes and Arcata Sunrise Rotary clean up trash along Highway 255 in Manila.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Dad and Me Playgroup
Discovery Museum / 10-11:30 a.m. / Free
443-9694 / info@discovery-museum.org / Web site / View Comments

Babies at the Library
Trinidad Library / 11 a.m.-noon / Free
Bring your baby, aged 3 months-2 years, to the library for songs, rhymes and playtime.
677-0227 / Web site / View Comments

Archaeology and Cultural Awareness Day
Clarke Historical Museum / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
Demonstrations on basket weaving, flint knapping (how to make stone tools and blades), bow/arrow making, indoor and outdoor activities for all ages, healthy snacks and make and take art projects.
443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site / View Comments

Nature Story Time
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 2-3 p.m. / Free
Geared for ages 3-6, story time will focus on local wildlife and will be followed by a simple craft project.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Family Arts Day
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2-4 p.m. / $5 / $2 Seniors/Students with ID / Free MGMA Members/Children 17 and under
Explore the current art exhibitions, get inspired and create your own unique art projects at Family Arts Day.
442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

2015 V-Day Humboldt Community Planning Meeting
Sunnybrae Middle School (1430 Buttermilk, Arcata) / 4-6 p.m.
For those interested in next year's production of the Vagina Monologues, want to help the revolution of 1 Billion Rising, or have an event idea that can help us raise awareness for V-Day Humboldt.
200-8329 / vdayhum@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

NPA Cabaret
Bayside Grange / 5-9 p.m. / $25 / $5 12 Yrs. & Under-Performance Only / $10 Adult-Performance Only / $12 12 yrs & under, Dinner+Performance
Rustic Spanish inspired dinner will be served. Then, the students will present their cabaret-style performances showcasing their talents including dance, music, poetry and acting.
822-9632 / keta3@suddenlink.net / Web site / View Comments

October Open House and Artist's Reception
Studio 299 Center for the Arts / 5-8 p.m. / Free
530-629-3488 / davidlippman411@gmail.com / View Comments

Gourmet Spaghetti Feed
See Event Description / 6 p.m. / $10 / Free 5 and under / $5 12 and under
Two Rivers Community Care Group/volunteer hospice will be celebrating their sixth year.
777-3008 / View Comments

Charlie Sweet
Old Town Coffee & Chocolates / 7-9:30 p.m. / Free
Indie folk and blues.
445-8600 / Web site / View Comments

Christopher Atzinger
Fortuna Monday Club / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students/seniors
"Classical pianist Christopher Atzinger has performed throughout North America and Europe, highlighted by concerts at Carnegie Hall (Weill), Salle Cortot, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, the American Academy in Rome, and the Smithsonian Museum of American Art."
768-3231 / fortunaconcert@live.com / 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.
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Eureka Symphony Season Opening Concert
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8-10 p.m. / $29 / $44 Loge / $39 Orchestra Main & Lower Balcony / $34 Orchestra Rear / Free children 12 and under / $10 full-time students
The program--Mozart & More--includes Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto with guest clarinetist Bill Kalinkos, Copland’s ‘Letter from Home’, and Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’.
845-3655 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Make Me Laugh
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 8:30-11 p.m. / $5 / 21+
"We bring audience members on stage one at a time and give our comedians each 60 seconds to make that contestant laugh. Those who hold out the longest get ridiculously fabulous prizes! (Well, they're ridiculous.)"
502-9656 / Web site / View Comments

Rocksteady Night
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
With Selector Rotten.
826-9463 / Web site / View Comments

Jimi Jeff Unplugged
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Jimi Jeff playing his eclectic mix from Prince to Jimi Hendrix.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

NightHawk
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m.
Humboldt party band brings it.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Backstreet
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Rock and roll.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Dr. Squid
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m.
Renditions of rock and dance favorites as well as original music.
668-9770 / 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
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY: 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 6:40, 8:45
  • ANNABELLE: 12:05, 3:40, 5:55, 9:30
  • BOXTROLLS 2D: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 7:55
  • DRACULA UNTOLD: 12:40, 4:00, 6:15, 9:30
  • EQUALIZER: 2:15, 5:15, 8:15
  • GONE GIRL: 12:20, 2:35, 6:10, 8:25
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2D: 12:00, 2:50, 5:40, 8:30
  • JUDGE: 12:50, 3:05, 6:20, 8:35
  • LEFT BEHIND: 12:35, 3:20, 6:00, 8:40
  • LET S BE COPS: 4:25, 9:35
  • MAZE RUNNER: 12:45, 3:35, 6:25, 9:15
  • MEET THE MORMONS: 11:55, 2:05, 4:20, 6:35, 8:55
  • THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU: 1:50, 7:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY: 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 6:40, 8:50
  • ANNABELLE: 1:40, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20
  • BOXTROLLS 2D: 12:45, 3:10, 5:35, 8:00
  • DRACULA UNTOLD: 12:15, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • EQUALIZER: 12:00, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • GONE GIRL: 1:50, 5:10, 8:35
  • JUDGE: 2:10, 5:20, 8:30
  • MAZE RUNNER: 12:40, 3:30, 6:20, 9:10
Minor Theatre
  • GONE GIRL: 1:30, 4:55, 8:15
  • MY OLD LADY: 1:15, 3:40, 6:10, 8:40
  • SKELETON TWINS: 1:45, 4:10, 6:35, 9:00