October is the month all the scary stuff happens, remember? We pack it in. And tonight Humboldt kicks it into high yuck.
For events that don’t seem to care what month it is, scroll farther down, you.
Mateel Community Center
/ 6:30 p.m.
A Night of Opulence in the Orient!: Gather in the Den of Geishas and Gangsters, Samauri, Yakuza, Dragon Ladies. Sip some sake, delight in a succulent Asian Fusion and Sushi dinner and be enraptured by decadent dining entertainment and fashion show. Fundraiser for Southern Humboldt Community Park.
/ 7-10:30 p.m.
Friday's double feature kicks off with Edward D. Wood Jr.'s magnum opus, Plan 9 From Outer Space, and continues with the modern masterpiece Birdemic, written and directed by James Nguyen.
/ 7 p.m.
/ $15 adv.
"John Mark McMillan is a singer/songwriter whose song “How He Loves” was recently listed by Integrity Music as one of the 25 most influential worship songs in the past 25 years."
/ 7-9 p.m.
The proprietor of the Poem Store returns to Humboldt to talk about her new book, recently featured in the New York Times.
Blue Ox Millworks
/ 7 p.m.-midnight
"With a bigger budget, bigger technical team, more days and expanded hours, this year's Haunted Mill Tour will be stoking the fear forge even higher."
Arcata Theatre Lounge
/ 7:30 p.m.
In the early 1980′s, a psychopath named Freddy Krueger – known as the Springwood Slasher – murdered several children with a glove outfitted with straight razor blades attached to the fingers.
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."
/ 8 p.m.
"The outrageously funny chronicle of Jonna Tamases' real-life bouts with cancer (yes, we just used cancer and funny in the same sentence) takes us on a masterful journey inside Jonna's body."
Bear River Casino Resort
/ 9 p.m.
/ $50 table for two
All-male revue. "HUNKS The Show is a live high-energy production that showcases creative choreography and extravagant costumes guaranteed to captivate women of all ages!"
Six Rivers Brewery
/ 9 p.m.
San Francisco comedians Erik Krasner, Marcelo Maldonado and Hayden Greif-Neill join locals Nathan Davis-Floyd, Ivy Vasquez and Joe Deschaine.
/ 9:30 p.m.
Local hip hop night featuring performances by Nac One and DJ M, Hiway, Flo J. Simpson and DJ Eclectic, Sir Wealthy, Mischief Mic, Cam, Professor Funk and Dj Choc Won. Hosted by Sargent Slawta.
/ 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
"You are invited to an open interview."
Lost Coast Gallery
/ 5-8 p.m.
Friday evening will be a VIP buyer opportunity, catered dinner under canopies, live music and poi entertainment. Saturday is open to the public and with gallery viewing, glass blowing demos, vending booths, live music, food and drinks.
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/ 6:59-9 p.m.
"Humboldt Harmonaires presents this annual event where we sing, serve and entertain our audience with music, song and food." Friday at the McKinleyville Senior Center. Saturday in Fortuna at the River Lodge.
McKinleyville High School
/ 7-9 p.m.
/ $7 Eureka Theatre
The ArMack Orchestra from Arcata and McKinleyville high schools presents its annual silent film presentation, this year featuring Buster Keaton in the hilarious satire Our Hospitality.
/ 7 p.m.-11 a.m.
Live webcast of Phil and Friends at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. Featuring Jackie Greene, John Kadlecik, Jason Crosby, and Joe Russo.
Van Duzer Theater
/ 7:30-9 p.m.
/ $15 students & seniors (center section)
/ $10 students & seniors
/ $17 general (center section)
Based on Neil Gaiman’s wondrous, funny and scary tale of the otherworldly in the everyday.
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio
/ 7:30-10:30 p.m.
The Humboldt Folklife Society hosts as Blake Ritter and Sam McNeill play sizzling tunes and Sue Moon calls the dances.
/ 10 p.m.
Plaza ass shaking.