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Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Featuring live music by Maddi Simmons. This market features the finest locally grown seasonal produce, plants, artisan food products and so much more.

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

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

See Event Description / 2 p.m. / $10 / $8 Students/Seniors

Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers—Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, one fat, one short, one lean—to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. The production features a diverse cast of twelve HSU students.

826-3928 / Web site

Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

See Event Description / 6 p.m.

Redwood Coast Music Festival in scenic Eureka, CA. 200 musicians from New York to New Orleans, St Louis to Seattle, Chicago to LA and SF to Humboldt come to Eureka for a 4 day celebration of live music and dance.

specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

See Event Description / 7 p.m. / $10 / $8 Students/Seniors

Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers—Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, one fat, one short, one lean—to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. The production features a diverse cast of twelve HSU students.

826-3928 / Web site

'Life is a Cabaret'

Redwood Playhouse / 7-11 p.m. / $60 / $50 adv. / 18+

Showcasing some of Southern Humboldt’s finest musicians, comics, dancers, and artistic talents.

923-7276 / sandyt@wildblue.net / Web site

Therapy, Unholy Orifice, Husky, The Slow Attack

Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $7

A night of some of that punk music.

disbeatcrasher@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?

HSU Jazz Orchestra

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

"The university's resident Big Band will perform a terrific set starting with Thelonious Monk's "Hackensack," arranged by the New York-based, Japanese-born Miho Hazama, with solos by Rebekka Lopez on alto sax and Conner West on guitar."

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

Mamma Mia!

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

Sophie and Sky’s Greek island wedding sounds like absolute perfection, but there’s only one thing missing: a father to give away the bride. Mom had three suitors back in the day, so what’s a daughter to do but invite all three exes to the wedding and do a little light sleuthing?

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Clown! 2019

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

This popular performance by the students of Dell’Arte’s Professional Training Program marks the culmination of a five-week study of clown, a unique theatrical form with roots in the circus, vaudeville, and the clowning traditions of cultures across the globe.

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

Dutch Savage, Headliner

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

Another one of the founders of the Humboldt Comedy Scene is doing a headlining hour! Dutch Savage...comic, photo editor of Savage Henry and the youngest grumpy grandpa you'll ever meet. Nando Molina, William Toblerone and Stephanie Knowles open. Jessica Grant hosts.

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

Embracing Fire

See Event Description / 9-6 a.m. / Free

A free, festive, family oriented gathering to promote confident preparation for fire safely. Our goal is to enhance community and agency co-operation for our civil defense and biospheric preservation.

599-2549 / GCondon48@Gmail.com /

RWP's Super Saturdays

Humboldt State University / 9 a.m.-noon / $40 / $200 all 6 sessions / $40 per session / 18+

Educators! Have fun in our Saturday morning super professional development series designed to wow you with innovative strategies, best practices and the most current researched topics!

826-5109 / rwp@humboldt.edu / 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

Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser

Coastal Grove Charter School / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / $5 / $15 specialty plants / $5 1 gal pots / $3 4 inch pots

825-8804 / Web site

Blue Ox Historic Village's 16th annual May Day Artisan Faire

Blue Ox Historic Village / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free Kids 8 and under / $8 Kids 9-15 / $12 Adults

444-3437 / blueoxmonica@gmail.com / Web site

Youth Basketball Workshop

Arcata Community Center / 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / $49.99 / $69.99 Both Days

Better your footwork, dribbling, shooting, and passing and increase your basketball IQ.

822-3488 / hello@healthsport.com / Web site

Employment Assistance & Support

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Find the resources you need to navigate Humboldt's evolving job market at the Employment Assistance Event and Spring 2019 Job Fair.

440-9366 / info@humboldtcannabischamber.com / Web site

Humboldt Rose Society Sale

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Humboldt Rose Society is holding its annual plant sale at the Redwood Acre’s Fairground’s Rose Garden.

443-1284 / roseladygardener@yahoo.com / Web site

Edible and Medicinal Plants Hike

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free

Please join Sanctuary Forest on Saturday, May 11 for the Edible and Medicinal Plants hike in the Mattole River headwaters.

986-1087 / anna@sanctuaryforest.org / Web site

Mother's Day Market

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $3

Please join us at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds in Ferndale for this exciting Mother's Day Event!

362-1637 / mothersdayferndale@gmail.com / Web site

The 27th Annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive

Food for People, Inc. / 10 a.m.-7 p.m. / Free

Every year, the NALC gathers donations from our communities doorsteps. Pick up extra cans at the grocery store or anything you are willing to donate that is not expired or in glass.

445-3166 / volunteer@foodforpeople.org / Web site

National Safe Boating Day

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Join us for this family-friendly event and get your boat-game on with our life-jacket demos, pro boating safety tips, life saving messages, and so much more!

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

Udderly Unbelievable: A Tale of Cows and Coho

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / $25

This event will feature small-group tours led by local experts, focusing on land management that promotes the co-existence of healthy salmon habitat and productive agricultural land.

822-2242 / info@ncrlt.org / Web site

Free Interactive Science Fair

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Free, interactive science fair for all children ages 7-14. Hosted by the HSU Department of Physics and the HSU School of Education.

826-3253 / tyler.mitchell@humboldt.edu /

Nine Year Anniversary Party

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Eureka / noon-11:59 p.m. / Free All Ages

Nine Year Anniversary Party

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / noon-11:59 p.m. / Free All Ages

826-7222 / Web site

Film and Photo Contest @ Rampart Skatepark

RampArt Skatepark / 1-8 p.m. / $5

826-0675 / info@rampartskatepark.org / Web site

Dumb Movies With Smart People: Anaconda

Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 1-4 p.m. / Free

Have you ever been watching a disaster movie and thought, 'Wait, could that REALLY happen?' Have you ever watched an actor playing a scientist and wondered, 'Is everything they are saying completely made up, or is that really a thing?' If so, this is the film series for you!

269-1905 / Web site

No Wahala Body: Pilot Class Series

Synapsis Nova / 1-4:30 p.m. / $5 / $5 Per class / $20 All day Access

Join No Wahala Body creator Dionna-Isioma (Queen Dee) and Guest Instructors, Efrain Colon, Mo Desir and Tina Okoye, for an all day dance workshop including, warm ups, stretching, Dancehall Fitness, Dancehall Choreo, Fusion Modern, Stepping and Hip Hop Heels.

NoWahalaBody@gmail.com / Web site

Mother's Day Massage Workshop

See Event Description / 1-2:30 p.m. / $99 / $120 Community

822-3488 / hello@healthsport.com / Web site

Plant of Trinidad Head Guided Walk

See Event Description / 2-4 p.m. / Free

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

Kid's Comedy Open Mic

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 3 p.m. / Free

Kids under 12 are welcome to our stage to practice, write, and rehearse their 5 minute set.

834-0690 / peter@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

The Elderberry Rust String Band

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 3-6 p.m. / Free All Ages

826-7222 / Web site


Arts and Drafts / 5 p.m.

Every non-Arts Alive Saturday!

Pints for Friends of the Dunes

Arts and Drafts / 5-10 p.m. / Free / 21+

Drink for a good cause and meet Friends of the Dunes Executive Director Mike Cipra during Arts & Drafts' Pints for Nonprofits Night!

798-6329 / Web site

The Lost Dogs

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

Come out and dance to local Blues and R&B band, The Lost Dogs.

668-4251 / kgs1@humboldt.edu / Web site

Blue Dragon Steel Band Concert

Arcata Playhouse / 6-8:30 p.m. / $10

498-7795 / homeboldtian@yahoo.com / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

Live Music!! Droll Weevil & Dead Drift

The Madrone / 7 p.m. / Free

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Live Music at the Humboldt Cider Co. Tap Room

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 7-10 p.m. / Free

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

"Fantastic Mr. Fox" special final performance at NCRT

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 7-8:15 p.m. / $10 / $8 kids, students, seniors

442-6278 / Web site

Jorgey Mack Gala Season Finale

Fortuna Monday Club / 7:30 p.m. / $10

Jorgey Mack performs acoustic country swing, honky-tonk, and jazz tunes from the great American Songbook.

845-5652 / fortunaconcert@live.com / Web site

The Jim Lahman Band

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

826-7222 / Web site

Dead Drift and Droll Weevil

The Madrone / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free

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Johnny Young

Six Rivers Brewery / 8-11 p.m. / Free

839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site


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

Classic rock.

668-9770 / Web site


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

Classic rock.

668-9770 / Web site


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

Saucy has taken Southern Oregon by storm, featuring a vast range of hit covers in a wide variety of genres.

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

Strictly Soul Saturdays

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

Bring your dancin' shoes and groove to classic and contemporary R&B, hip and soul tunes!

lboogie@khsu.org / 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 /


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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

More Plaza ass shaking.

DJ Statik

Pearl Lounge / 10 p.m.


444-2017 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
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Minor Theatre