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Humboldt County Fair: Date Night

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / noon-10 p.m.

Complete the Date Night Challenge Tasks with your special someone or your bestie for your chance to win great prizes! Take a photo of you completing each of the 4 Date Night Challenge Tasks, tag the Humboldt County Fair an any Social for your chance to win!

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Eureka Friday Night Market

Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m.

On Friday evenings in summer the City of Eureka closes the streets to traffic and transforms several city blocks of Old Town into THE place to meet up with friends and neighbors- in a friendly, festive atmosphere. Friday Night Market has it all.

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Vert and Distort Vol. II

RampArt Skatepark / 6-11:59 p.m. / $15 / $35 all three days

Humboldt County, as beautiful and awe inspiring as it is, holds heavy racial tensions and emotional scars from the past and present. This event will introduce as well as acquaint the new students and general public of the experiences and realities of living in Humboldt County as a minority.

vertanddistortfest@gmail.com / Web site

Rebecca Lawton: The Oasis This Time

Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.

Fluvial geologist and former Colorado River guide Rebecca Lawton follows species both human and wild to their watery roots—in warming deserts, near rising Pacific tides, on endangered, tapped-out rivers, and in growing urban ecosystems.

822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site

Julian Marley and the Uprising Band

Mateel Community Center / 7 p.m. / $45

Julian Marley is a British Jamaican reggae musician. He is the son of reggae artist and performer Bob Marley. Julian is known to be a Grammy award nominated, reggae singer, musician, songwriter, producer and humanitarian.

923-3368 / Web site

Good Company Celtic Band

Cafe Mokka / 8-11 a.m.

822-2228 / Web site

Summer Superheroes Camp SCRAP

SCRAP Humboldt / 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / $175 / $150 sibling

School's out, so Camp SCRAP is in!

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

Arcata Community Wellness Garden Drop-In Volunteer Time

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

269-7073 / garden@opendoorhealth.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

New Student Bike Ride

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 18+

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

The Tidepool High Divers

Cafe Brio / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Another go round for the band at Brio's outdoor patio. Come enjoy the tunes along with your favorite dinner, desserts and drinks.

497-4160 / donovanskweir@sbcglobal.net /

Fourth Friday Flicks: Tom Jones

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $5 / $None slding scale

Friday, August 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Westhaven Center for the Arts' Fourth Friday Flicks presents the film classic, "Tom Jones", a 1963 British classic that stars Albert Finney and Susannah York in John Osburn's adaptation of novelist's Henry Fielding's story.

677-9493 /

Twilight Walks at the Arcata Marsh

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Local naturalist Alexa DeJoannis will lead a casual exploration of our local gem on behalf of Friends of the Arcata Marsh.

202-288-5174 /

Justin Time Band

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

David Childers (guitar and vocals, Justin Hobart Brown (electric bass), Paul Demark (drums) and Robert Franklin (guitar and vocals).

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

George Mooney

Gyppo Ale Mill / 8-10 p.m.

Mooney plays instrumental music on guitar and violin from a variety of times and places- Baroque tunes, modern compositions, Latin American waltzes, tangos and choros, covers of pop tunes, some improvisation.

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

James Zeller Trio at Jammin Friday!

Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 8-10:30 p.m. / $12 / $9 students and seniors

George Mooney

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

The wide and deep roots of Americana music reach back into the West Coast's folk-rock scene just as much as they do the South's blues and country traditions.

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

Ghost Program

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

The Undercovers

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

Beer Scouts

Six Rivers Brewery / 9-11:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

The Beer Scouts bring their raw rock n roll and blues back to Six Rivers Brewery in McKinleyville! Be there!

839-7580 / info@beerscoutsband.com / Web site

Comedian Mateen Stewart

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

Mateen Stewart has appeared in several on-screen roles with the likes of Ben Stiller, Ken Marino and Ron Hubel. He has been featured in a national McDonalds commercial and has also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Last Week Tonight and HGTV.

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


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

NightHawk is a Humboldt County Rock Band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues.

499-6538 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Paula Jones Band

The Basement / 9-11 p.m.

Spirit Notes, Los Dune Bums, Blood Hunny

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

Local bands!

630-5000 / jal845@humboldt.edu / Web site

KEET: Daryl Hall & John Oats Live in Dublin

KEET-TV / 10-11:30 p.m. / Free

445-0813 / veurs@keet-tv.org / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre