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12th Annual Goddess Games

Mad River Pump Station #4 / 9 a.m.-9 p.m. / $10 Men / $25 Open / $20 Advanced / $15 Recreational

Par Infinity, the local disc golf club, is hosting its annual women's tournament, designed to bring new and veteran women players together to play a low key tournament in beautiful Humboldt County.

834-9102 / katiepixley@yahoo.com /

Eureka Natural Foods McKinleyville One Year Anniversary

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

"We can hardly believe it’s already been one year since we opened the doors to our McKinleyville store and to celebrate we are having a day of live music, kids activities, raffles, food vendors, a live radio broadcast and to cap it all off the world’s largest organic carrot cake!"

Fieldbrook Art & Wine Festival

Fieldbrook Winery / 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Fieldbrook Education Foundation's Art & Wine Festival! Held at the Fieldbrook Winery, the event features BBQ Albacore, Chicken, and Oysters, Beers from Mad River Brewing Company, and Fieldbrook Winery wines.

834-5369 /

Whose Streets?

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5-6:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+

When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy.

630-5000 / Web site

Live Music and Artist Demo: Claire Iris Schenke

The Black Faun Gallery / 6-7 p.m. / Free

Eureka’s Black Faun Gallery presents live iPad painting and digital art by local artist, Claire Iris Schencke. There will be a painting technique demonstration by Schenke, with musical accompaniment by the RLA

798-6207 / contact@blackfaunart.com / Web site

Wine and Cheese Gala: Locally Grown, America's Food Revolution

Minor Theatre / 7 p.m. / $20

‘Locally Grown, America's Food Revolution’ is a film about agricultural subsistence and resistance, about food justice and food sovereignty, about good food and good work.

601-7956 / suzanne.simpson.litzky@gmail.com / Web site


North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10:30 p.m. / $16 / $13 Students / Seniors

"A comedy about chaos, mathematics, sex, and the death of the universe."

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

Charlie Gilbert: Unleashed

Arcata Playhouse / 8-10 p.m. / $10

Charlie Gilbert, local comedian will be tearing down the house with his latest performance! Special guests: Jan Bramlett, Jeff DeMark, and Nando Molina.

822-1575 / Web site


Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $10 / $22 Gala Opening Night (9/9) / $17 Friday/Saturday/Matinees / $10 Previews and Thursdays / 18+

Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of princesses in this hilariously risqué musical that’s anything but Grimm.

443-7688 / boxoffice@redwoodcurtain.com / Web site

Valley Queen

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-midnight / $10 / 21+

"Valley Queen front woman Natalie Carol leads a band reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac and My Morning Jacket with vocals evocative of Florence Welch."

826-2739 / Web site

North Jetty to Fairhaven Birding Trip

Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center / 7 a.m.-noon / Free

The group will start early at the north jetty to look for seabirds and rocky shorebirds, and then will proceed to search willow patches and a Fairhaven pasture for fall migrant land birds.

616-9841 / migratoriusfwlr@gmail.com / Web site

CA Renter Power Statewide Assembly 2017

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

California Renter Power 2017 is a statewide assembly of renters and organizers fighting to end our housing crisis!

415-947-7439 / jessica@tenantstogether.org /

Stomp Out Epilepsy and Sudep Walk and Run

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 a.m.

Benefits the Chelsea Hutchison Foundation.

668-9770 / sharryaltieri3@yahoo.com / Web site

Arcata Marsh and Widlife Sanctuary Bird Walk

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free

Meet leader Gary Friedrichsen in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine.

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Habitat Improvement Team Volunteer Workday

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-noon

Help restore and improve habitats to benefit wildlife by removing non-native plants and maintaining native plant areas. Bring gloves and drinking water. Wear closed-toe shoes.

Last Wildlife Tracking Workshop

HSU Natural History Museum / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $25 / $15 seniors and HSU students / $20 members

Join Phil Johnston, a professional tracker, in the field to learn the art of tracking. He will point out a wide variety of signs and behaviors of our local wildlife.

826-4479 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site

Intermediate Sea Kayaking

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / $55 / $45 HSU Students

Expand and improve your kayaking skills with our intermediate course! Students will be introduced to new paddling strokes and how to link strokes for smooth transitions.

443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site

The Farm Store Customer Appreciation Week(end)

The Farm Store / 9-5:30 a.m. / Free

This weekend marks the kickoff of The Farm Store’s customer appreciation week!

443-7397 / Web site

All Seasons Orchestra Fall Season

D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $25 / $30 non-resident

The Arcata Recreation Division and the All Seasons Orchestra invites you to get involved with this community orchestra. All Season Orchestra, open to all ages, offers seasonal performance opportunities throughout the year which are a pivotal part of this orchestra.

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

Dunes Climate Ready Walk

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

The Dunes Climate Ready study has been tracking the movement of sediment along a 32 mile stretch of our coastline in order to understand threats of sea level rise and test adaptation strategies.

444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

Magpie Madness Jewelry Sale

SCRAP Humboldt / 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Friends of the Trinidad Library Booksale

Trinidad Library / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

The Friends of the Trinidad Library will be hosting a book sale on Saturday, September 23rd from 10AM-2PM outside the Trinidad library in Saunders Park. All proceeds benefit Trinidad Library programs, projects and new library materials.

677-0227 / trihuml@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site

Master Stargazer Workshop

Redwood National and State Parks (NPS) / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

Activities will include interactive, hands-on learning and using telescopes in the field.

465-7765 / Shaina_Niehans@nps.gov / Web site

COASST Beach Birds Training

Humboldt State University / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Public Lecture: Defining the New Normal? Marine Bird Mass Mortality Events in a Warming Ocean at Humboldt State University

206-221-6893 / coasst@uw.edu / Web site

Wonder Woman Movie Showing

Humboldt County Library / 1 p.m. / Free

Watch as Diana, Princess of the Amazons, fights to end the “war to end all wars.”

269-1915 / Web site

Beer + Yoga

Humboldt Brews / 2-3 p.m. / $12 / 21+

826-2739 / humbrews@gmail.com / Web site

Discovery Sail

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 2:30-5:30 p.m. / $55 / $48 HSU Students

Experience sailing with a personalized sailing instructor and learn how to sail.

443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site

Burgers, Bingo, and Brews

The MGC / 5-7:30 p.m. / $15

We encourage people to purchase tickets in advance but tickets will also be available at the door.

725-3300 / aramirez@ervmgc.com / Web site

Kunle Centre Warm line

See Event Description / 6 p.m.-midnight / Free / 18+

Non-crisis talk line for everyone living in Humboldt County, aged 18+, who is experiencing difficulties with depression, anxiety, emotions, thoughts, etc. or is just having a hard day, and would like to connect with a peer who has been trained in running the warm line.

599-2381 / kunle.centre@gmail.com / Web site

The Delta Nationals

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

Live vintage American music by the Delta National in the beer garden!

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

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

Dave Made A Maze

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7:30-9 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+

Dave, a frustrated artist who has yet to accomplish anything significant in his career, builds a fort out of cardboard boxes in his living room, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls and critters of his own creation.

630-5000 / Web site


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

You've heard of Pink Floyd?

826-7222 / Web site

HSU Faculty Artist Series: Annika Bäckström

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $10 General

A native of Sweden, Annika will begin her program with art songs by the Swedish composer and pianist Gunnar de Frumerie, accompanied by John Chernoff on the piano.

826-3531 / patrick@humboldt.edu / Web site

Blue Rhythm Revue

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

Local R&B.

733-9644 / Web site

Johnny Young Band

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

Boasting country roots, with a rockin' soul, this Award-winning band makes music indicative of their Mendocino County surroundings.

733-9644 / 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 /

The Undercovers

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

The Undercovers bring you all of your favorite rock and dance songs from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2k, and today.

877-252-2946 / Web site

Rockstar Karaoke

Brass Rail Bar / 9 p.m.

This is the most hardcore karaoke in Humboldt.

923-3188 /


Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+

How could this be a bad idea?


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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

More Plaza ass shaking.

Peach Purple

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

Local jam band.

822-4766 / Web site

Ladies Night

The Fuzion / 10 p.m.-2 a.m. / $8 / $12 Non-Members / 18+

Are you ready to dance non-stop?!

345-1040 / hello@thefuzion.com / Web site


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