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(VIDEO) LOWDOWN: Smokey Brights in Arcata

Groove-up your Thursday night at The Jam in Arcata with pop/rockers Smokey Brights, a Seattle band that claims to "make music that taps into history and stretches out a kind of visionary rock that rolls relentlessly forward while recombining iconic sounds." Sure!


Good People

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $10 Thursdays and Previews

Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job

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Agenda LGBTQ+/ally Dance Party

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+

Our mostly-monthly LGBTQ+/ally dance party on first Thursdays, with DJs Dr. Foxmeat, Young Willa, and Truknuts!

630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site

Smokey Brights

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

"Smokey Brights make music that taps into history and stretches out a kind of visionary rock that rolls relentlessly forward while recombining iconic sounds - from funk to Fleetwood Mac, Bowie to Blur, disco to Dire Straits, and splashes of Floyd psychedelia."

822-4766 / Web site

Arcata Recreation's Youth Basketball League: Enrollment Deadline

Arcata Community Center / 1 a.m.-11 p.m. / $65 / $75 non-resident

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Computer Essentials Classes

The Job Market / 1:30-4 a.m. / Free

441-5627 /

Opioids in Humboldt County: What Nurses Need to Know

Hospice of Humboldt / 5:30-8:30 a.m. / $20 / $15 members / 21+

It’s Nurses Night Out! Join nursing colleagues and health care professionals in an evening learning about Opioids in Humboldt County.

502-5815 /

Winter "You-Pick" Farm Shares

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $150

The City of Arcata Recreation Division and Bayside Park Farm bring you Winter “You-Pick” Farm Shares.

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

Fortuna Caregiver Support Group

United Methodist Church / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free / Free caregivers

725-4914 /

Computer Essentials Classes

See Event Description / 1:30-4 p.m. / Free

441-5627 /

Sustainable Futures Speaker Series

Humboldt State University Founders Hall / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free

As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, George Wuerthner will present "Praise the Dead: Dead Trees and Healthy Forest Ecosystems."

826-3653 / envcomm1@humboldt.edu / Web site

Community Craft Night: Mixed Media Postcards

SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $10

Get ready for the upcoming winter by making your own SCRAPpy postcards using reclaimed materials to send to friends and family.

633-8349 / director@scraphumboldt.org / Web site


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

Live folky fiddle tunes.

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

North Coast MPA Monitoring Community Gatherings

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 6-7:30 p.m.

Join us to learn about information from marine protected area (MPA) baseline monitoring conducted from 2013-2017 in the North Coast region, as well as plans for long-term monitoring.

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Open Mic with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."

445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site

Seabury Gould and Evan Morden

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Humboldt Beekeepers Meeting with Local Honey Tasting

Humboldt County Department of Agriculture / 6:30-8 p.m. / $2

A local honey tasting and club election is planned. Beekeepers are invited to bring a sample of your honey in a half pint jar for the tasting!

502-9611 / Justinmreeve87@gmail.com / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Humboldt Folklife Society Sing-Along

Arcata Community Center / 7 p.m.

Sing your favorite folk, rock and pop songs with leader Joel Sonenshein. Songbooks provided, just bring your voice.

The Humboldt Poetry Show

The Siren's Song Tavern / 7:30-10:30 p.m.

The second Thursday of each month, A Reason to Listen Poetry Collective hosts: The Humboldt Poetry Show. Come share orginal spoken word pieces to a unique, fun, supportive audience!

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

Adam Hill

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

New-Timey folk music.

826-7222 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Lightning Boom Productions

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m. / 21+

Why not?

733-9644 / Web site


Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $7 / 21+

With sets by ESCH, Skinny Perperwood, Marjo Lak and more.

826-2739 / Web site

Karaoke Night By Lightning BOOM Productions

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

733-9644 / Web site

Open Mic Night

Central Station / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Be the next Mack Idol.

839-2013 /

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /


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