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123rd Humboldt County Fair

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / noon-10 p.m. / $11 / $6 children / $8 seniors

You love the fair! Rides! Food! Livestock! Guy Fieri!

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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

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

New Student Bike Ride

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

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

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

The Tidepool High Divers

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

497-4160 / donovanskweir@sbcglobal.net /

Fourth Friday Flicks presents the film classic, "Tom Jones",

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

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 /

Friday Night Flicks at the Ballpark

Arcata Ball Park / 7:30-10 p.m. / Free

Admission is free for this family friendly event. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and movies begin at sunset. Friday, August 23 features The Goonies and Friday, September 6 the feature is to be announced.

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

Friday Night Market Afterparty Ft. Justin Time Band

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

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

Live Music :: George Mooney

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

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

Ghost Program

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

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

Rockstar Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

You may sing now.

839-2013 /

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

Beer Scouts Rock Six Rivers Brewery!

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

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

Nighthawk

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

Free - Local Bands Showcase!

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

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

DJs

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.

"What?"

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

KEET: Daryl Hall & John Oats Live in Dublin

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

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

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Minor Theatre