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Eureka Street Art Festival 2019

Old Town/Downtown Eureka / 9 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free

Join us for the second annual Eureka Street Art Festival! This year's festival will take place in Downtown Eureka along the 6th and 7th Street corridor between C and H Streets. Artists from around the world and around the corner will cover the neighborhood in murals and street art.

eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site

Humbugs VW Car Show and BBQ

Pierson Park, McKinleyville / 9 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free / $25 To show a VW

VW’s from several western states will be attending this year’s show. Enter your 1991 or older VW (in any condition).

822-6724 / humbugsvwclub@gmail.com /

Buddy Brown Blues Festival

Perigot Park / 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. / $12 at the door / $10 in advance

Humboldt County's only local blues festival returns Saturday August 3 for its 19th year at Perigot Park in Blue Lake. the festival is dedicated to the memory of Richard Duggins (better known as Buddy Brown), who opened the festival its first year and passed away shortly after.

clearpat@gmail.com / Web site

Wildwood Days 2019

Rio Dell / 11 a.m.

Rio Dell's annual gathering. Wildwood Days is a local festival established in 1970 by the Rio Dell Chamber of Commerce. In 1996, the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department took over Wildwood Days as a fundraiser for the department. This event is in Rio Dell California and offers three days of fun.

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Street Art Festival Block Party!

Old Town/Downtown Eureka / noon-6 p.m. / Free

Artists from around the world and around the corner will cover the neighborhood in murals and street art. This event is free and great for all ages. The Block Party will feature a huge beer garden with 3 unique beer stations, a kid zone, live music, local food, and demonstrating artists.

eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site

Absynth Quartet Sunset Show

Arcata Plaza / 5-8 p.m. / Free

Your favorite local quartet takes to the Arcata Plaza sponsored by the local businesses that support Arcata Main Street. We will play two beautiful set as the sun fades on another summer evening.

Mateel Forever: Reggae Legacy

Mateel Community Center / 5 p.m. / $70 / $35 single day

Two-day event with Kabaka Pyramid and the Bebble Rockers on Saturday, August 3rd and the legendary Toots and the Maytals on August 4th. An all-ages event, Reggae Legacy 2019 honors the life of Carol Bruno. #MateelForever.

923-3368 / Web site

Humboldt Crabs vs. Pacific Union Financial Capitalists

Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $9 / $4 under 12 / $6 students/seniors

Your hometown heroes whoop up on some other lesser team. Peanuts, crackerjacks, etc.

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Retra, Petty Education, Limbic, DJ East One

Outer Space / 7 p.m. / $5 / $20 sliding scale

Retra is a four-piece band from San Diego fronted by Rebecca “Becx” Pelayo. Their style, while rooted in alternative rock, incorporates elements from other genres, with an emphasis on funk.

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Anne of Green Gables: The Musical

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-10 p.m. / $20 / $18 Seniors/Youth/Veterans

A light-hearted and wholesome, turn-of-the -20th-century story, about the rise of Anne Shirley, a feisty, red-headed orphan girl who, instead of the boy that was expected, arrives in Avonlea to help on the Cuthburt farm.

630-5013 / info@hloc.org / Web site

Thollem's Electric Confluence

The Sanctuary / 8 p.m. / $10

Electric Confluence is inspired by the myriad sonic experiences on his lifelong travels around the U.S. and the world.

822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site


North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors

No-prisoners over-the-top farce about truth, lies, and one of the most mischievous scoundrels to ever disgrace the stage.

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

Comedian Keith Lowell Jensen

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

He is the non-pot smoker that performs at pro-marijuana legalization benefits. He is the straight host of The Gay and Lesbian Comedy Show. He is the non-disabled founder and sometimes host of The Comedians With Disabilities Act, and he is the atheist member of the multi-faith religious comedy show.

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

Casa Cabra

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 10 p.m.

Every Saturday the Goat turns up the music of one of Humboldt's best DJs. All Inclusive, High-Energy, Tropical Bass, and beyond, feel-good weekly!

630-5000 / Web site

Easy Low Tide Walk

See Event Description / 8-10 a.m. / Free

677-2501 / info@trinidadcoastallandtrust.org / Web site

Arcata Marsh Bird Walk

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

Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Stuff the Bus

See Event Description / 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

The Salvation Army will be collecting school supplies for low income families. Help more children start the school year off right.

442-6475 / lorretta.scott@usw.salvationarmy.org / Web site

Introduction to Sailing at Big Lagoon

Big Lagoon / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $190 / $170 HSU Students

Come experience two full exhilarating days at gorgeous Big Lagoon and learn to harness the wind! We use one of the most popular sailboats, the Olympic-class Laser.

443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site

Wildlife Tracking Field Workshop

HSU Natural History Museum / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $25 / $15 seniors and HSU students / $20 museum members

Join the Natural History Museum and Phil Johnston, wildlife biologist and professional tracker, for a walk looking for signs of local wildlife in the Bald Hills area using observational skills and critical thinking.

826-4480 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site

Bird Walk at the Blue Lake Cottonwoods and Hatchery

See Event Description / 9-11 a.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a bird walk at the Blue Lake Cottonwoods and Hatchery.

amayabechler0@gmail.com / Web site

Gentle Yoga!

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

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

Core Energy Balancing

See Event Description / 9:30-5 a.m. / $195

923-3387 / bruce@weare1.us / Web site

Sea Kayak Rescue & Safety

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / $60 / $50 HSU Students

In need of some kayak rescue and safety skills? Then this course is exactly what you’ve been looking for. Our instructors cover assisted and self-rescues, wet exits, paddle float re-entry, rodeo re-entry, T-rescues, and tide and weather conditions.

443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site

Free Chronic Pain Self Management Workshop

Humboldt IPA / 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free / 18+

New Chronic Pain classes starting July 13th. If you or someone you care about is struggling with chronic pain, give yourself the gift of self care and learn some new tools to help cope, and even thrive, amidst the challenge.

267-9606 / kescudero@humboldtipa.com / Web site

Free Chronic Pain Self Management Workshop

Humboldt IPA / 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free / 18+

If you or someone you care about is struggling with chronic pain, give yourself the gift of self care and learn some new tools to help cope, and even thrive, amidst the challenge.

267-9606 / kescudero@humboldtipa.com / Web site

No Big Deal

Beachcomber Bayside / 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Live Music to start your Saturday off on the good foot.

616-5167 / Web site

Dayton Mason

Lost Coast Brewery Taproom / 3-5:30 p.m. / Free

"He puts on a lively, upbeat and fun performance and is a very accomplished guitarist."

267-9639 / events@lostcoast.com / Web site

Experience the Sound of Soul!

Arcata Redwood Park / 4-5 p.m.

You are warmly invited to a sound of soul event. Learn a sacred, ancient mantra or learn or chant for peace, balance and wisdom. First Saturday of each month. Family friendly!

798-1868 / eureka.arcata.eck@gmail.com / Web site

Microbatch Chocolate Release Party!

Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate / 5-7 p.m. / Free

Enjoy perfectly paired drinks with our new Microbatch chocolate bar.

798-6010 / info@dtchocolate.com / Web site

Band O Loko

Surfside Burger Shack / 5-8 p.m. / Free / Free 0.00

Band O Loko brings some surf tunes.

444-8946 / donsneighbor@yahoo.com / Web site

Arts Alive! At The Humboldt Cider Co.

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 5-9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Featured Artist: Dawn Woodman "I have been beading since I was young and my work reflects my heritages as well as my own contemporary twist. I love doing custom pieces. I also specialize in beaded jewelry repair.

497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site

Arts Alive

Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free

Eureka's monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.

Experience the Sound of Soul!

Eureka Center for Spiritual Living / 6-7 p.m. / Free

798-1868 / eureka.arcata.eck@gmail.com / Web site

Arts Alive

Humboldt Beer Works / 6-9 p.m.

Dance your way on down to HBW for August Eureka Arts Alive! We'll be having a brewing demonstration with DJ Goldylocks spinning the freshest beats available on vinyl.

442-6258 / info@humboldtbeerworks.com / Web site


Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7-10:30 p.m. / 21+

With a combination of Geometry, Textures, reclaimed/ recycled materials and emotional intentions mixed with remembered adventures, the idea of everything having a certain energy and frequency causes one to wonder what feelings such an exhibit can render from even the coldest of hearts.

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

Lyndsey Battle

The Madrone / 7 p.m.

Lyndsey Battle is playing for Arts Alive! She's a singer/songwriter that plays north coast acoustic folky-jazz and can also be heard Sunday mornings on KHUM.

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The Movers and The Shakers

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

Local dance music band (rock, rhythm, blues, & funk) from Blue Lake.

826-7222 / Web site


Gyppo Ale Mill / 8-10 p.m. / Free

ACE, an American musical experience is back! A melting pot of blues, rock, country, jazz and funk. No matter the style every song is infused with an undeniable groove.

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

The Movers and The Shakers

See Event Description / 8-11 p.m. / Free

616-4534 / path63b@gmail.com /

Astronomy Program

Redwood National and State Parks (NPS) / 8:30-10:30 p.m. / Free

Meet Ranger Steven and Shaina at Dolason Prairie in Redwood National and State Parks for a evening of learning about the Milky Way Galaxy while enjoying the view above the fog.

465-7765 / shaina_niehans@nps.gov /

Francis Vanek with Joani Rose

The Basement / 9-11 p.m.

Local jazz.

Irie Rockers

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

Local reggae.

668-9770 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre