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SATURDAY LOWDOWN: Rita Hosking in Ferndale

Next up at The Old Steeple in Ferndale: Northern California’s Rita Hosking "sings of forest fires, culture clash, dishes, demolition derbies, black holes and hope."

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Mermaid Party

Arcata Community Pool / 10 a.m.-noon / $10 / $5 non-swimmers

Shoshanna and invites you to a Mermaid Party fundaiser! This family friendly event will include storytelling, games, fun activities including a fancy mermaid photo booth, a special swimming appearance by Mermaid Astrid and more!

616-6876 / shoshannaraks@gmail.com / Web site

End of the Run & Steelhead Awards Party

See Event Description / 5-9 p.m. / Free

Join us for the end of the fishing contest and awards ceremony at Mad River Brewing Co., Tap Room in Blue Lake. Organizers of Humboldt Steelhead Days will announce the fishing contest winners.

502-2280 / humboldtsteelheaddays@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Roller Derby Double Header

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6 p.m. / $12

Two full-length games, featuring the Redwood Rollers vs. San Fernando Valley Roller Derby! The first game will feature our junior roller derby team, the Redwood Saplings vs. the Cherry Blossoms from Salem, OR!

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Northcoast Prep Presents: The Oresteia

Bayside Community Hall / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $12

Murder. Revenge. Is it ever justified? Powerful and tragic, The Oresteia examines when individuals take the law into their own hands.

822-0861 / bchapman@northcoastprep.org / Web site

Rita Hosking and Sean Feder

The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $25 / $30 At the door

"Northern California's Rita Hosking sings of forest fires, culture clash, dishes, demolition derbies, black holes and hope."

786-7030 / ferndalemusic@yahoo.com / Web site

The Work Show: Jeff DeMark and Friends

Arcata Playhouse / 8-10 p.m. / $10

Stories and songs about work with Jeff DeMark and the Gila Monsters. Storytellers include: Doc Stull, Janine Volkmar, Marvin Samuels, Jeff DeMark, Diana Heberger and Michael Crowley.

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

Everybody

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

This finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize is a modern and hilarious riff on the fifteenth century play, Everyman. It follows Everybody (chosen from the cast each night by lottery) on a thoughtful and hilarious journey – along the way meeting God, Death, Friendship and others – to find life.

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Lumberhunk Queer Dance Party: Faeries & Nymphs

Logger Bar / 9:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

LUMBERHUNK! presents: Nymphs and Faeries Come dressed to impress! DJ Anya and DJ Zero One pumping the jams. Photobooth, drink specials, cute people, and majestic creatures.

668-5000 / Web site

Brews & Bass: Ladies Night!

Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m.

Who Is She Productions hosts a special ladies night for the month of Happy Hearts.

826-2739 / 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.

daseeger@gmail.com / Web site

Introduction to Guiding

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / $80 / $60 HSU Students

Do you have what it takes to lead a group of people in today’s most popular outdoor adventures? Find out in our one-of-a-kind experiential outdoor leadership course.

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

41st Annual Lupine Bash

Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 9:30 a.m.-noon / Free

Be part of the annual tradition of removing invasive yellow bush lupines before they get the chance to produce more seed during the 41st Annual Lupine Bash!

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

The Goat Down with DJM

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9:30-2 a.m. / Free / 21+

"For over 20 years DJM has practiced the art of DJing."

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

Volunteer Orientation with Friends of the Dunes

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 9:30-10:30 a.m. / Free

Are you interested in getting involved with Friends of the Dunes? There are many different ways to contribute your time, energy, and expertise to this volunteer-powered nonprofit organization.

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

Arcata Plaza Winter Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Join us every Saturday on the Arcata Plaza to purchase the freshest gmo-free foods from across the county.

441-9999 / info@humfarm.org / Web site

Middle Creek Planting Party

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Are you looking for a fun volunteer event to participate in? Are you looking to help improve your local watershed? If so, the California Conservation Corps Watershed Stewards Program in Partnership with Americorps has the perfect opportunity for you!

trista.dowdy@ccc.ca.gov / Web site

Public Mensa Forum

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

The general manager of Redwood Television Partners, which owns KIEM and KVIQ TV, will speak at a Northcoast Mensa-hosted forum noon at Saturday at the Samoa Cookhouse in Samoa.

445-2276 / jakable5@gmail.com /

Family Workshop: 'Let's talk about...scary feelings'

Humboldt County Library / 1-2 p.m. / Free

What's it like for children when they hear about scary things happening in the world? How do we talk to our children about things they may not understand?

269-1910 / Web site

Kids Cooking Class

The MGC / 1:30-3 p.m. / $7

New recipes and fun cooking every month. Learning measuring, and how to read recipes!

725-3300 / ecooper@ervmgc.com / Web site

49th Annual Charles Washington Soul Food Dinner

Eureka Woman's Club / 4 p.m.

The Eureka NAACP hosts its 49th annual Charles Washington Soul Food Dinner. Homemade food, live music and community.

442-3458 /

Dazzle Shjips - Closing Party

The Black Faun Gallery / 5-8 p.m. / Free

798-6207 / Web site

Trivia Night!

Arts and Drafts / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 21+

Love trivia? Love Beer? Come meet some new friends at Arts & Drafts’ Cheesy Trivia Night!

798-6329 / info@artsanddraftseureka.com / Web site

Live at HSU Folkdown

See Event Description / 6:30-8:45 p.m. / $15 / $6 with Student I.D.

A Benefit for Students of HSU's College of Professional Studies. Music will be performed by talented HSU faculty, staff, and administrators including well-known local bands Tyger Byle and For Folk Sake, plus songs by Wayne Brumfield, Lonyx Landry, and Tina Okoye

826-3961 / cps@humboldt.edu / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

On the Spot Comedy #22

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

Rosalind Parducci & Aleister Paige

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $5 / $100 las patronas / $20 generous friends

Rosalind Parducci & Aleister Paige: Paige & Parducci is a musical collaboration exploring the horizons of music through a variety of instruments and poetry.

273-0691 / parduccimusic@protonmail.com / Web site

Johnee Angel, DJ Goldylocks & Friends

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

Lo-Fi RnB Hip Hop and spoken word with Live Dj Goldylocks, Spoken word artist Jeremiah Anderson, and Ruffian, and myself Johnnee Angell.

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

The Tidepool High Divers

North Of 4th / 8-10 p.m. / Free

Join us this Saturday evening at "North of 4th" 207 Third St in Eureka as we share our take on coastal country with a touch of rockabilly and swing thrown.

497-4160 / donovanskweir@sbcglobal.net / Web site

Brothers Norton

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / $None All Ages

Live music.

826-7222 / Web site

Brothers Norton

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / $None All Ages

826-7222 / Web site

Adaptations

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m.

An evening of original short stories and poems adapted and performed by Dell’Arte’s 2nd Year MFA Ensemble.

Uptown

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

Veteran cover band.

572-6495 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

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

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

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

Claire Bent and Citizen Funk

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

Mystery Crypt 420

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

Matt Redbeard's award winning riffing show. He and a panel of comics riff on Battle Field Earth.

845-9964 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

Sexy MF'ing Saturdays

The Griffin / 9 p.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

Taxi

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

Classic rock.

839-2013 /

Lone Star Junction

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

Free outlaw country music in The Wave Lounge!

668-9770 / Web site

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

DJs

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

More Plaza ass shaking.

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre