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WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Oh My Godwit Days

'Tis the week for fowl play here in Humboldt. Bird freaks from near and far will descend on the county for the 2019 edition of the Godwit Days Spring Migration Festival, which runs from Wednesday, April 17 to Tuesday, April 23. The fest’s opening reception takes place on Friday night and will again feature keynote speaker Noah Strycker. 

Full tour listings on the Godwit Days website. Less feathery Wednesday events in your Lowdown listings below. 

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Godwit Days 2019

Humboldt County / 6 a.m.

Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, workshops, and boat excursions led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival each April.

Web site

Farm Shares

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450

It’s time to secure your Summer Farm Share. The City of Arcata Parks and Recreation offers Farm Shares grown at Bayside Park Farm.

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

Pints for Non-Profits

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Eureka / noon-11:59 p.m. / $None All Ages

Benefitting Eureka Waterfront Trail.

Kids in the Kitchen

Foodwise Kitchen / 3:30-5 p.m. / $45 / $35 additional sibling

Creating healthy habits with FOODWISE Positive interactions with food are fundamental in helping children recognize and accept a wide variety of foods.

633-8328 / foodwisekitchen@gmail.com / Web site

Hump Day Trivia

The Madrone / 6 p.m.

Hosted by Reel Genius, it's Trivia Night tonight! Come brave the elements and exercise your brain for prizes!

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Jazz Night with Bill Allison & Friends

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+

Bill Allison brings back the tantalizing smooth sounds of history of American jazz.

444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site

Bilingual Storyteller Olga Loya

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

269-1910 /

Savage Henry Stand Up Comedy Class

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 7 p.m. / $10

"We help you hone your set, your wit, and your knowledge for a better presentation. Learn your strengths. Stifle your weaknesses. Practice writing with us!"

845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.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

Green Week: 'Babylon'

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7:30-9:15 p.m. / $8

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

Jazz Night

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

With local pianist Bill Allison and friends.

444-3344 / Web site

Karaoke

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

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

RockStar Karaoke

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

Pick It, Sing It, Rock It

708-839-2013 /

Open Mikey

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 18+

Eureka's longest running comedy open mic. Hosted by Nando Molina, Jessica Grant and Josh Barnes.

editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

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

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre