The Lowdown Fun Committee

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A great local band is having an Album Release Party, support 'em! The Small Axe Ensemble tonight at the Arcata Playhouse.

Events

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Haunted Mill Tour
Blue Ox Millworks / 7 p.m.-midnight / $10
"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."
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The Small Axe Ensemble's Debut Album Release
Arcata Playhouse / 8-11:50 p.m. / $7 / $12 w/ CD
After countless setbacks, losses, and trials, The Small Axe will be releasing their debut album featuring nine original songs (with bassoon!). The Curiosities open.
822-1575 / 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

Random Acts of Comedy
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $6
Improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, snappy songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot based on audience input.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Pretty Things Peep Show/Creep Show
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / 21+
"Where’s Queer Bill and The Red Carpet Girls are so crazy excited about our Halloween party we just couldn’t wait until Halloween Day! Dig deep into your closet for your Creepiest Freakiest Outfit and win cash!"
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

O'Death
The Depot / 10 p.m. / $5 / $3 HSU students
"Originally formed while the members attended SUNY Purchase, O’Death quickly began building a fanbase with their reverently twisted take on Americana filtered through a wealth of musical influences as divergent as Bill Monroe, Prince, Neil Young, and The Misfits."
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Free Medicare Part D Drop-In Clinic
Area 1 Agency on Aging / 9 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Bring your medication list and Medicare Card.
444-3000 / ncloward@a1aa.org / Web site / View Comments

USFWS Dunes Restoration
Ma-le'l Dunes North (Off Young Lane) / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Volunteers are needed to help restore the Ma-le'l Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge by removing invasive Yellow Bush Lupine.
444-1397 / emily@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Baroni Annual Clearance Event
Arcata Community Center / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
Local jewelry-maker's anticipated annual sale.
822-8067 / sales@baronidesigns.com / Web site / View Comments

Golden Spike Celebration Fundraiser
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free / Free Street Fair / Free Book Talk / $50 Vendors / $75 Dinner / $8 Speeder Car Rides
The Clarke Historical Museum is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the completion of the Northwest Pacific Railroad line from San Francisco to Eureka with a weekend of events. Enjoy historical reenactments, vaudeville performances, ragtime music, dancing, and watch the original film.
443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site / View Comments

Northcoast Mensa Forum
Samoa Cook House / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free
Northcoast Mensa Election Forum “Insight into the November Ballot Proposi¬tions.” Byrd Lovhyir and Frnorah Downs will be the speakers from the League of Women Voters will present pros and cons to help voters navigate the ballot.
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Halloween Kid's Craft
McKinleyville Home and Garden Center / 1-3 p.m. / Free
Join us for some Halloween fun! We are up-cycling some paint sample cards into spooky monsters and pumpkins to decorate your walls and windows.
834-1587 / customerservice@mckinleyvilleace.com / Web site / View Comments

Headwaters Halloween Falk Tour
Headwaters Forest Reserve / 3-5 p.m. / Free
Learn about the history of the long gone town of Falk and possibly meet some ghosts along your way.
839-1518 / jdclark@blm.gov / Web site / View Comments

Chuck Mayville
Scotia Inn / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Folk, country and "unplugged" rock tunes.
764-5338 / View Comments

Fourth Annual Spirits and Spirits Event
Old Town Eureka / 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lost Coast Rotaract's annual walking ghost tour of Old Town Eureka
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Murder at the Vampires' Ball
Eureka Inn / 7-11 p.m. / $55 / 18+
The Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka presents, by order of Queen Elisabet of the Blood Folk, a Vampires' Ball with vampire, werewolf, dark fae, ghost and witch, warlock and human entertainment--an interactive mystery with signature vampire cocktails, appetizer buffet, music and dancing.
443-4682 / Web site / View Comments

ArMack Orchestra Silent Film
McKinleyville High School / 7-9 p.m. / $5 / $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.
677-0172 / ed1@suddenlink.net / Web site / View Comments

ArMack Orchestra Silent Film
The Eureka Theater / 7 p.m. / $7
Under the direction of Maestra Carol Jacobsen, the ArMack Orchestra performs live music and sound effects to accompany a classic silent film comedy, Buster Keaton's 1923 masterpiece "Our Hospitality."
633-5551 / mikecraghead@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Coraline: An Unconventional Musical
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30-9 p.m. / $12 / $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.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Kingfoot
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free
Americana trio playing original songs of heartbreak, malaise and tsunamis.
839-5090 / kingfootband@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Indigo Hillbillis
Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 8-11 p.m. / Free
Country dance band, original and vintage country music.
923-7007 / loren.fennell@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Doug Fir and the 2x4s
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
A multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.
845-4995 / fbacik@townofscotia.com / Web site / View Comments

DJs Pressure/Anya
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
800-684-2464 / booking@pressureanya.com / Web site / View Comments

Vintage Rock and Soul
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local rock/blues.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Don's Neighbors
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Local rock/electric rock group from Eureka.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@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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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
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: 4:35, 9:40
  • BEST OF ME: 12:15, 3:10, 6:05, 8:55
  • BOOK OF LIFE 2D: 12:00, 3:00, 5:30
  • BOOK OF LIFE 3D: 12:30, 8:00
  • DRACULA UNTOLD: 12:40, 4:00, 6:15, 9:35
  • EQUALIZER: 2:15, 5:15, 8:15
  • FURY: 2:25, 5:35, 8:40
  • GONE GIRL: 1:45, 5:10, 8:30
  • JOHN WICK: 1:30, 4:05, 6:35, 9:10
  • JUDGE: 12:50, 3:05, 6:20, 8:35
  • MAZE RUNNER: 1:50, 7:00
  • OUIJA: 1:55, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20
  • ST VINCENT: 1:05, 3:45, 6:25, 9:05
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY: 12:05, 1:40, 3:50, 6:00, 8:10
  • BEST OF ME: 12:20, 3:10, 6:05, 9:00
  • BOOK OF LIFE 2D: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30
  • BOOK OF LIFE 3D: 8:00
  • DRACULA UNTOLD: 12:15, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • FURY: 2:25, 5:35, 8:45
  • JUDGE: 2:10, 5:20, 8:30
  • OUIJA: 12:35, 2:45, 4:55, 7:05, 9:20
  • ST VINCENT: 1:05, 3:40, 6:15, 8:50
Minor Theatre
  • FURY: 2:20, 5:25, 8:30
  • GONE GIRL: 1:40, 4:55, 8:15
  • ST VINCENT: 1:20, 3:50, 6:25, 9:00