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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

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

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

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 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site

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

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

Dad and Me Playgroup

Discovery Museum / 10-11:30 a.m. / Free

443-9694 / info@discovery-museum.org / Web site

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

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

Third Annual Baconfest

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / noon-4 p.m.

668-9770 / Web site

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

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

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

October Open House and Artist's Reception

Studio 299 Center for the Arts / 5-8 p.m. / Free

530-629-3488 / davidlippman411@gmail.com /

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

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 /


Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9 p.m.

StAnky funk/jazz.

668-4151 / Web site

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

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

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

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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Rocksteady Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

With Selector Rotten.

826-9463 / Web site

Dr. Squid

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.

Renditions of rock and dance favorites as well as original music.

668-9770 / Web site

ATL Productions Presents Pimps of Joytime, Moon Hooch

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9 p.m.

822-1220 / Web site


Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.

Humboldt party band brings it.

733-9644 / Web site


Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Rock and roll.

800-684-2464 / Web site

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


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

More Plaza ass shaking.

Shores Galore, The Mother Vines

Alibi / 10:30 p.m.

822-3731 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre