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SATURDAY LOWDOWN: Play With Your Beer

A quick scroll of Saturday's Lowdown reveals plenty to do 'round the county, but nothing quite as suds-soaked as the returning Hops in Humboldt which will again feature near 50 regional breweries intent on making your beer belly larger. Details on that and more below.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

BioBlitz and Stewardship Saturday

Freshwater Farms Reserve / 9:30 a.m.-noon / Free

Join the Northcoast Regional Land Trust and Friends of the Dunes to restore biodiversity at Freshwater Farms Reserve, followed by a smartphone-powered BioBlitz.

444-1397 / k.jewell@ncrlt.org / Web site

122nd Humboldt County Fair

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 10 a.m. / $10 / $35 carnival wristband / $5 kids / $7 seniors

You love the fair! Rides! Food! Livestock! Guy Fieri! Click for a list of special days at the 2018 fair.

786-9511 / humcofair@frontiernet.net / Web site

Play Dead at Arcata Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / Free

Jam out with Play Dead to all of your favorite Grateful Dead tunes at the Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market.

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

Salmon, Oysters, Ales and Rails

Samoa Roundhouse and Shops / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / $20 / $10 kids

Live music with The Redwood Dixie Gators, artisan vendors, blacksmithing, hit and miss engines and much, much more!

443-1947 / dzsipo@gmail.com / Web site

Wiyot Day 2018

Table Bluff Reservation / 1-8 p.m. / $10

The Wiyot Tribe hosts Wiyot Day annually to provide an opportunity for the whole community to come together and celebrate Wiyot Culture, honor our elders, and veterans. Features dance and cultural demonstrations, a Stick Game, Card Game Tournament, live music, games for kids and vendors.

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Hops in Humboldt

Rohner Park / 1 p.m. / $50 / $15 non-drinkers / $75 VIP / $40 adv.

15th Annual Hops in Humboldt features over 35 of the best breweries from across the country. For one price you can try unlimited samples of hundreds of different micro-brews.

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Paint the Town and Night Market

Arcata Creamery District / 1-9 p.m.

The Creamery District is inviting our community to join local artist Haley Davis at 1 p.m. to paint her original design at the intersection of 8th and L in the Creamery District in Arcata. At 4 p.m. the Night Market will start with music from the Pan Dulce Steel Orchestra, vendors and food.

499-0100 / keta3@suddenlink.net / Web site

Napalm Death, Sadistic Hallucinations, The Cissies

RampArt Skatepark / 7:30-11:59 p.m. / $15

Grindcore veterans from the UK.

disbeatcrasher@gmail.com /

The Peat Moss Variety Show celebrates Jessica Grant’s birthday

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8-11 p.m. / $5

Comedy! Local Music! Live painting! Possibly a cheese plate! Come down to the Sirens Song Tavern and get your fill of a fun time! Birthday celebration of Jessica Grant: Humboldts funniest Librarian! Music features Victor Hugo, Cornbread Kelly, Felix.

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

Soul Party #15

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.

Monthly dance party with DJ's JayMorg, Red, and T Rex spinning your favorite soul tunes.

826-2739 / Web site

Help Beautify Wabash

See Event Description / 9-11 a.m.

Come out and help us beautify Wabash Ave! We will be weeding, picking up trash, and improving the area - there will be a job for everyone!

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Public Nerf Games

Arcata Community Center / 9-10:30 a.m. / $5

Humboldt Nerf Events will be hosting a public Nerf game for kids ages 6 to 12.

599-9455 / HumboldtNerfEvents@coastccu.org / Web site

Gentle Yoga!

Om Shala Yoga / 9:15-10:15 a.m.

This class is suitable for all levels and is also appropriate for those working with injury, limited mobility, or who prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Birds and the Bees Educational Series

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon / $8 / Free Children under 10 / Free Members

Come along with guest speaker Liz Houghton, an instructor from College of the Redwoods, on a journey into the underground world of soils.

442-5139 / hbgf@hbgf.org / Web site

Victory in Jesus Weekend Series

See Event Description / 11:15 a.m. / Free

Based on the book by Pastor Bill Liversidge. This foundational, free-of-charge seminar shows us how to have a living; freeing and vibrant relationship with Jesus resulting in a righteous life filled with joy, peace and love.

725-6164 / anderson.merlin@gmaail.com / Web site

Zero Waste Speaker

Samoa Cook House / noon-1 p.m. / Free

Margaret (Maggie) Gainer will make a presentation titled, “Zero Waste.” at the North Coast Mensa public forum at noon Saturday (Aug. 25) at the Samoa Cookhouse. She will discuss ways to reduce waste levels. There will be time for questions. Lunch is no-host.

445-2276 / jakable5@gmail.com /

Paint the Town and Night Market

Arcata Creamery District / 1-9 p.m. / Free

Free family friendly event. At 4 p.m. the Night Market will start with local artists, a beer garden, live music by Pan Dulce, vendors and food.

822-1575 / creameryinfo@gmail.com / Web site

Kids Cooking Class

See Event Description / 1:30-3 p.m. / $5

Kids makin' tacos.

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

Alchemy Distillery Open House

Alchemy Distillery / 2-7 p.m. / Free

We will be open Saturday August 25th from 2-7 PM. Free tours at the top of every hour.

822-8013 / alchemydistillery@gmail.com / Web site

Victory in Jesus Weekend Series

See Event Description / 2:30-5:30 p.m. / Free

Based on the book by Pastor Bill Liversidge. This foundational, free-of-charge seminar shows us how to have a living; freeing and vibrant relationship with Jesus resulting in a righteous life filled with joy, peace and love.

725-6164 / anderson.merlin@gmaail.com / Web site

Eating Animals (2018)

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5-6:45 p.m. / $8 / $3 earlybird tickets online

Charts how farming has gone from local and sustainable to a corporate monster that offers cheap eggs, meat, and dairy at a steep cost: the risky use of antibiotics and hormones; and the pollution of our air, soil, and water.

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

Delta Nationals

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

Vintage American Music.

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

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

The King (2018)

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

Acclaimed filmmaker Eugene Jarecki ('WHY WE FIGHT') compares the state of our nation to rock icon Elvis Presley's rise and demise – and asks where we all went wrong.

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

Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band

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

"Come enjoy the outstanding vocals, soulful funk, and rhythmic blues grooves."

826-7222 / 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 /

Sexy MF Saturday

The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

With L Boogie.

825-1755 / Web site

Dr. Squid

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

Dance rock.

668-9770 / Web site

DJ Ace

See Event Description / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Come get the party started with DJ Ace playing all the hits!

298-0632 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Rocker Saturday's: Reggae Night

The Jam / 9:29 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site

DJs

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

More Plaza ass shaking.

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre