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(VIDEO) WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong in Arcata

Midweek schmidweek. High-energy psychdelic funkers Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will surely please jam band aficionados gathered at the Arcata Theatre Lounge Wednesday night. Details on that show and other delights in your Lowdown listings below.



Library Celebrates Indie Author Day with Pete Springer

Humboldt County Library / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free

In celebration of Indie Author Day, the Humboldt County Library invites you to hear Pete Springer, lifelong educator and new author, share his journey through the self-publishing process — and his book, They Call Me Mom: Making a Difference as an Elementary School Teacher.

269-1905 / Web site

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. / $25 / $20 Advanced / $15 Limited Advanced / 21+

Their infectious electro-funk grooves, undeniable live energy and contagious smiles have their rabid fan base “The Flock” growing exponentially.

822-1220 / Web site

Brothers Gow

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10

"Situated between deep improvisational musicianship and dynamic, original songwriting, Brothers Gow brings to the stage an imaginative style of modern rock, progressive funk and unpredictable retro-electronic jams."

826-2739 / Web site

Purchase a "You Pick" Winter Farm Share Today!

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

Once you purchase your farm share, contact our Farmer to schedule your 15-minute orientation on harvesting (if needed).

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

Board Game Day!

See Event Description / 1-3 p.m. / Free

Come play board games with us at the RAVEN Project, a youth drop in center for anyone ages 10-21.

443-7099 / ysbraven@gmail.com / Web site

2018 Unmet Transit Needs Public Hearings

See Event Description / 6 p.m.

Whether you ride daily, occasionally, or haven’t tried transit yet, the Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) invites your comments about taking the bus or dial-a-ride and unmet transit needs that may exist in Humboldt County.

444-8208 / christie.smith@hcaog.net / Web site

Gee Quiz Trivia Night

Papa Wheelies Pub / 6-8 p.m. / Free

Compete in a current event and seasonal not-so-trivial journey. Original and unusual questions including audio identification.

630-5084 / strictlyrebelecomedy@runbox.com / Web site

Piet Dalmolen

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

Solo guitar.

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

Board Game Night

The Scruffy Nerd Herder / 6-10 p.m. / Free

Come on down to The Scruffy Nerd Herder Wednesdays at 6pm for Board Game Night!

273-5274 / TheScruffynerdherder@gmail.com / Web site

Family Music Night

Fortuna Library / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free

Our free monthly family night features Jose Quezada of North Coast Music Together.

725-3460 /

Good Company

Six Rivers Brewery / 7 p.m.

Good Company plays traditional Celtic and European tunes.

839-7580 / Web site

Gee Quiz Trivia Night

Papa Wheelies Pub / 7-9 p.m. / Free

Compete in a current event and seasonal not-so-trivial journey.

630-5084 / Strictlyrebel@runbox.com / Web site

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

Jazz Night

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7:30 p.m.

With local pianist Bill Allison and friends.

444-3344 / Web site

DJ Pachanguero Salsa Night!

The Griffin / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

Humboldt's longest running Salsa night.

825-1755 / vanessa@griffinarcata.com / Web site


Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Rude Lion Sound

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

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

Whomp Wednesday

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.

822-4766 / Web site


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