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Post-Capitalism Conference: Building the Solidarity Economy

Humboldt State University / 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. / $50 Sliding scale - what can you afford? / $20 Sliding scale - what can you afford? / Free Students

A solidarity economy is defined as efforts to create an economy based on cooperation rather than exploitation, and that prioritizes the welfare of people and planet over profits.

362-0333 / cooperationhumboldt@gmail.com / Web site

Rhododendron Festival and Parade

Eureka / 10 a.m.

Celebrate the North Coast’s vibrant red and pink rhododendron blooms. Travels east on Seventh Street, south on H Street, west on Henderson and concludes near the rear of the Eureka Mall.

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The Tall Ships

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / $55 / $5 Vessel tours

An amazing opportunity to tour the tall ships from Washington State.

599-0638 / events@visiteureka.com / Web site

Salt and Fog Fish Fest

See Event Description / noon-5 p.m. / Free

Head to Madaket Plaza on Eureka’s bay-front, to find lively live music, a seafood chowder throw-down, Humboldt’s much lauded and award-winning craft beers and distilled spirits, Madaket Ferry rides along the Bay (with the smallest licensed bar in California).

599-0638 / events@visiteureka.com / Web site

Cirque du Shwazee

Arcata Playhouse / 5:30-8 p.m. / $12 / $8 Kids 12 and under / $12 Adults

The magic of the circus comes to the Arcata Playhouse in Cirque Du Schwazee', an evening of family entertainment to benefit the Playhouse youth programs.

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

No Pardon Whisper Album Release Show

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $8

Three friends make their rhythm & rhyme in songs about life, heartache, mystery, and introverted love.

677-9493 / nopardonmusic@gmail.com / Web site

Prodigal Son

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Thursdays

It is the 1960’s and a 17 year-old boy from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members wrestle with the dilemma: Is the kid a star or a disaster?

Comedian Daniel Humbarger

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+

Daniel Humbarger is a California-based comedian who left behind the attorney life for the opportunity to make people laugh at clubs, dive bars and casinos the world over.

845-8864 / editor@savaghenrymagazine.com / Web site

AC Myles

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

"Myles is stylistically along the lines of a modern day Johnny Winter, Steve Marriot, Rory Gallagher, Joe Walsh & Elvin Bishop and his albums outline his musical development and his maturing into one of the more valid guitarists and vocalists in the blues/rock arena."

733-9644 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Soul Party #23

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.

DJ's Red, Funky T Rex, and JayMorg spin your favorite soul tunes at our monthly party.

826-2739 / Web site

Del The Funky Homosapien

The Eagle House Inn / 10 p.m.-4 a.m. / $25 / $45 VIP / $30 Door / 21+

Booty Shakin' Music Productions presents.

367-5949 / bootyshakinmusicproductions@yahoo.com / Web site

Arcata Marsh Bird Walk

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

Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Mario Balitbit in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata.

826-7031 / daseeger@gmail.com / Web site

Antique and Art Show 2019

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $2

We have many vendors with the most unusual, vintage, mid-century, furniture, antique collectibles, jewelry galore, nautical, treasures, local artists, as well as many fine distinguished painters and artists from around the world.

616-9920 / RForemanEstate@gmail.com /

Paddle Strokes

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9-11 a.m. / $38 / $28 HSU Students

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / 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

Wigi Wetlands Volunteer Workday

Eureka Waterfront / 9-11 a.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for some habitat restoration.

susanpenn60@gmail.com / Web site

Habitat Improvement Team Volunteer Workday

Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge / 9 a.m.-noon / Free

Help restore habitats by planting native plants and removing non-native plants.

733-5406 / denise_seeger@fws.gov / Web site

Fern Canyon Hike

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / $52 / $42 HSU Students

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

Enrolling now for Adult Ceramic Classes through Arcata Recreation

Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $70 / $5 Material Fee for All / $81 non-resident / 18+

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

A Sea Kayaking Social

Trinidad, California / 9 a.m.-7 p.m. / Free

The Social is the club’s way of sharing the wonderful paddling opportunities in our area with other sea kayakers and paddle clubs from northern California and beyond -- to connect, learn and broaden the kayaking experience and have FUN.

838-3553 / info@explorenorthcoast.net / Web site

Gentle Yoga!

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

A slower paced class that makes space for tuning in and cultivating a softening of the breath, body, mind, and heart.

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

The Goat Down

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9:30-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

For over 20 years DJM has practiced the art of DJing. You will be Rocking with the best!

616-4596 / richardsgoat@gmail.com / Web site

World Tai Chi Day

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

268-3936 / gkhesseltine@yahoo.com / Web site

College of the Redwoods Plant Sale

College of the Redwoods / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

Annuals, perennials, vegetables, succulents, culinary herbs, house plants, and landscape plants will be available.

476-4341 / franz-rulofson@redwoods.edu / Web site

Gardening for Wildlife

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon

The informational talk will sort out seeds and feeders to initially attract birds to your yard.

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

Ferns of the Dunes Walk

Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

At the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, naturalist Carol Ralph will introduce eight species of common ferns during an easy walk of about 1/4 mile along the riparian edge of the dunes and discuss some of the amazing aspects of fern life.

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

Artists Howdy Emerson and Barbara Wright

Trinidad Art Gallery / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

The Trinidad Art Gallery features two of its members, mosaic and glass artist Barbara Wright, and Celtic Harpist and painter Howdy Emerson.

677-3770 / trinidadgallery@gmail.com / Web site

Writing Workshop

Arcata Library / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Free writing workshop. All are welcome.

822-5954 / oc32@humboldt.edu / Web site

Film Commissioner Speaks to Mensa

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

Cassandra Hesseltine, Humboldt-Del Norte film commissioner, will make a presentation on filming efforts and opportunities by filmmakers at a Northcoast Mensa public forum.

Celebrating 30, Looking to 40!

HSU Natural History Museum / 1-4 p.m. / Free

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

Introduction to Indoor Climbing

HSU Student Recreation Center / 1-3 p.m. / $18 / $10 HSU Students

This course is designed as an introduction to the sport of rock climbing with an emphasis on climbing for enjoyment and health.

826-4197 / src@humboldt.edu / Web site

Bernie Sanders 2020 Campaign Kick Off Event

See Event Description / 2 p.m. / Free

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Sashiko Style Mending

SCRAP Humboldt / 3-5 p.m. / $17

This is a Japanese style of mending that uses embroidery stitching to create beautiful visible surface designs.

822-2452 / outreach@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Humboldt Circus

Humboldt Brews / 4 p.m.

The Humboldt Circus will be entertaing you at an All Ages matinee show. Juggling, skits, puppets, live music and more.

826-2739 / Web site

Italian Dinner & Swing Concert

See Event Description / 5-8 p.m. / $15 / $8 Kids 12 & Under

Dream Quest’s Annual Italian Dinner Jazz Concert featuring the College of the Redwoods Jazz Band.

530-629-3564 / office@dqwc.org / Web site


Arts and Drafts / 5 p.m.

Every non-Arts Alive Saturday!

Meals on Wheels Fundraiser

Healy Senior Center / 5:30-9 p.m. / $40

923-2399 / healyseniorcenter@gmail.com / Web site

Lost Dogs

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

668-4151 / Web site

Open Bluegrass/Folk Jam

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6-8 p.m. / Free

The jam is intermediate level, music will be provided, and the focus is primarily bluegrass, Celtic and folk songs.

530-566-3629 / contact@jamalong.org / Web site

Chuck Mayville

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6-9 p.m. / Free

442-1177 / Web site

Just Friends Jazz Quartet

Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 7-10 p.m. / Free

Jim Wilde on guitar joins Jimmy Durchslag on trombone for a special jazz quartet at Cecil's New Orleans Bistro in Garberville.

923-3449 / jimmydur@asis.com / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

On the Spot Comedy #24

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $7

The fastest growing live Improv comedy show in Humboldt County history is back at it again with a 3RD SEASON at the amazing and legendary house of local laughs, The Arcata Theatre Lounge.

822-1220 / Web site

Free The Beasts Community Dance Extravaganza!

Eureka High School Auditorium / 7-9 p.m. / $15 / $12 Seniors / $12 Students with ID / $12 Kids 3-12

A nonprofit performance to benefit the Arts Education programs of Humboldt County’s public schools The 7th annual community dance performance.

832-9903 / 555danceco@gmail.com / Web site

Drone Cinema Film Festival

See Event Description / 7-10 p.m. / $6

An evening of eight films crafted by cutting-edge digital media artists working in drone, glitch, and industrial ambient sound art.

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Ferndale Community Choir

Christ Episcopal Church / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free

The second concert of our 49th Spring season, sung in the beautiful Christ Church. A diverse selection of sacred music to enliven heart and soul. Directed by Betty Diehl.

496-6429 / susandmc@gmail.com / Web site

Body of a Mother

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8-9 p.m. / $5 / $15 Suggested Donation / $10 Suggested Donation

Natural water resources are being privatized at the expense of ordinary people. Water is scarce. Dammed. Bottled. Rationed. Contaminated. It’s the corporation versus the community. Whose bodies are at stake when the well runs dry?

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site

HSU Opera Workshop

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

Please join the Humboldt State University Department of Music and director Elisabeth Harrington as they present "It's All Mozart," the spring production of the HSU Opera Workshop.

826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site

Drooler, Loose, Wet Spot

Blondies Food and Drink / 8:30 p.m. / $5


822-3453 / Web site

Rinky Dink String Band

Papa Wheelies Pub / 9 p.m.-midnight

Rinky Dink String Band is a polymorphic band of north coast pickers coming together to create traditional music under the guise of Bluegrass locally grown here in Humboldt County.

630-5084 /

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Paula Jones Band

SpeakEasy / 9 p.m.

"The intimate and relaxed ambience of Eureka’s historic SpeakEasy is the perfect setting for the jazz-funk stylings of superb vocalist Paula Jones."

444-2244 / Web site

Claire Bent and Citizen Funk

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

Local funk.

668-9770 / Web site

Sexy MF'ing Saturdays

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

Bring your sexy MF'ing self and groove to R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Latin and more!

lboogie@khsu.org / Web site

Rocker Saturdays

The Jam / 10 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site


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

More Plaza ass shaking.

DJ Statik

Pearl Lounge / 10 p.m.


444-2017 / Web site


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre