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THURSDAY LOWDOWN

With 30 years of standup under his belt, Tom Rhodes makes a return to Humboldt to headline the first-ever comedy night at The Minor Theatre

EVENTS

Sustainable Futures Speaker Series

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

In Founders Hall, room 118. Nick Goulette, Executive Director of the Watershed Center in Weaverville, explores "Imagining and achieving the potential of community-based forestry in Northern California."

822-4345 / serc@humboldt.edu / Web site

Anna Tivel

M. Walker Guitars / 7-10 p.m. / $15

"A nationally touring artist with a deep love of quiet stories, Anna is beginning to carve a place for herself in the songwriting world."

Whose Streets?

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 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

Disenchanted!

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

Comedian Tom Rhodes

Minor Theatre / 8:30-10:30 p.m. / $25 / 18+

Comedian Tom Rhodes returns to Arcata for the first ever live standup comedy show at the beautifully renovated Minor Theatre! Tom Rhodes is a world traveling comedian who is now celebrating his 30th year as a standup comedian.

559-940-9440 / kim.a.hodges@gmail.com / Web site

Lukas Felt

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / $7 / 21+

Fraktal Productions presents.

826-2739 / Web site

The Farm Store Customer Appreciation Week(end)

The Farm Store / 8:30-6 a.m. / Free

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

443-7397 / Web site

Young Athlete's Program

Pacific Union School / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

In partnership with the City of Arcata Recreation and Humboldt State University, Special Olympics offers a fun opportunity, the Young Athletes Program.

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

Mendocino Cannabis Job Fair

See Event Description / 1-5 p.m.

This will be Mendocino County’s first every cannabis job fair!

Read to Dogs

Trinidad Library / 3-5 p.m. / Free

Stop by during our once-a-month read to a dog program where kids get a personalized 15 minute reading session with a story loving therapy dog named Katie. Call or come by the library to sign up for a session.

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

Join Girl Scouts!

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

839-3636 / kjohanson@girlscoutsnorcal.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

Fred & Jr.

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

Live swing jazz in the beer garden!

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

Trinidad Library Pajama Storytime

Trinidad Library / 6-6:30 p.m. / Free

Swing by for an evening of night time stories to wind down the day. This is a once-a-month family friendly storytime, and attending in pajamas is encouraged.

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

Self Defense & Improvised Tools of Defense

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 7-8:30 p.m. / $55 / $45 HSU Students

This course will cover basic self-defense, as well as defenses against assaults by multiple assailants, takedowns, and some weapons.

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Karaoke w/ Lightning Boom Productions

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

Why not?

733-9644 / Web site

Highway Poets

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

Rock, Soul, Americana.

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 and Lip Sync Night

The Fuzion / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / $8 / $12 Non-Members

The only weekly Karaoke & Lip Sync night open to all ages! Music provided by Accurate Productions, Inc.

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

Open Mic Night

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

Be the next Mack Idol.

839-2013 /

Humboldt Jam Collective Presents The GetDown

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local funkers work it out.

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