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(VIDEO) 'Imelda Marcos' in Arcata Thursday

No, not the shoe-y one. Chicago-based noise rock duo Imelda Marcos are sscheduled to frustrate ears at The Miniplex Thursday evening. 

EVENTS

Whiskey and Chocolate: A Pairing Event

Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate / 7-8:30 a.m. / $35 / 21+

Join us for a *spirit* filled evening as we welcome special guests and experts Steve and Amy Bohner of Alchemy Distillery.

798-6010 / info@dtchocolate.com / Web site

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Fine Humboldt bluegrass.

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

An Update on Luna: A Symbol of World-Wide Sustainability

HSU Natural History Museum / 7-8:15 p.m. / Free

"Twenty years have passed since Julia Butterfly Hill's tree sit brought world wide attention to a redwood named Luna. Shortly after her decent a vandal's chainsaw failed to bring an end to Luna."

826-4480 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site

ArMack Orchestra Silent Movie Performance

McKinleyville High School / 7-8:30 p.m. / $5

ArMack Orchestra performs music and sound effects to ‘The General’. A silent movie starring Buster Keaton.

599-5414 / fukuevan@sitestar.net /

Humboldt Roller Derby October Official Scrimmage

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 7:30-9 p.m.

Monster Mash themed! Feel free to dress up!

The Detours

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

Americana, vintage honky tonk, newer alt-country and Southern-tinged soul music.

826-7222 / Web site

IMELDA MARCOS

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m.-midnight / $10 / 21+

"Deftly shapeshifting duo, hones in on the heaviest of noise/math style rock moves. Chicago underground."

630-5000 / Web site

Life During Wartime

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. / $15

"For Life During Wartime, every performance matters, and, it’s that mantra, that keeps them delivering on the outlandish energy of a Talking Heads performance."

826-2739 / Web site

Children's Author Festival

See Event Description / 8:45-11 a.m. / Free / Free Adults / Free Children

Join Maple Creek students as they meet author Bethanie Deeney Murguia.

668-5596 / worlandi@maplecreekschool.org /

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

Henderson Center Eureka Farmers' Market

Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Celebrate the bounty of Humboldt County’s rich agricultural heritage and experience everything that our local family farmers and food producers have brought to share at our weekday farmers’ markets!

441-9999 / info@humfarm.org / Web site

Fortuna Caregiver Support Group

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

This group is open to caregivers coping with all types of caregiving situations.

725-4914 /

The People's Market

Food for People, Inc. / noon-2 p.m. / Free

All income eligible folks are invited to pick out fresh fruits and vegetables. In addition to fresh produce, some of the markets may have free fruit and vegetable samples, cooking tips and demos, and assistance with applying for CalFresh.

445-3166 / hmchugh@foodforpeople.org / Web site

McKinleyville Farmers' Market

Eureka Natural Foods-McKinleyville / 3:30-6:30 p.m. / Free

Celebrate the bounty of Humboldt County’s rich agricultural heritage and experience everything that our local family farmers and food producers have brought to share at our weekday farmers’ markets!

441-9999 / info@humfarm.org / Web site

Willow Creek Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 5-8 p.m. / Free

Celebrate the bounty of Humboldt County’s rich agricultural heritage and experience everything that our local family farmers and food producers have brought to share at our weekday farmers’ markets!

441-9999 / info@humfarm.org / Web site

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9:30 p.m. / Free

Live Bluegrass in the beer garden!

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

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

Fine local bluegrass.

668-4151 / Web site

Seabury Gould and Evan Morden

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

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

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

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Lightning Boom Productions

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

Why not?

733-9644 / Web site

Hard Girls, Dead Drift

Blondies Food & Drink / 8-10:30 p.m. / $5

Asian Man Records recording artist Hard Girls on California Tour with local support from punk rockers Dead Drift. Best punk show of the year!

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

Thursday Night Bluegrass

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m.

For the benefit of a birthday kind, there will be a show this night, with no trampolines.

Open Mic Night

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

Be the next Mack Idol.

839-2013 /

Loose Joints with DJ Knutz

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

822-4766 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

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

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre