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My Family, My Flavors Recipe Contest

KEET-TV / midnight-11:59 p.m. / Free

KEET-TV is inviting high school and college students aged 14-25 to submit recipes that reflect their traditional heritage and culture.

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

Live From Downtown: it's First Friday!

Crescent City / 5-7:30 p.m.

Partners such as the Del Norte Child Care Council and the Del Norte Library provide activities and crafts for children and families.

954-2260 / downtowndivascc@gmail.com / Web site


Gyppo Ale Mill / 6-8 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

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

(UPDATE) Haunted Kinetic Lab of HORRORS!

Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7-11:59 p.m. / $13

(UPDATE: Saturday’s lab has been canceled due to the power outage. But additional tours will be given on Friday, Nov. 1!) The BEST, most CLEVER, yet HORRIFYING Halloween event is back! Live music by the Dead Drops. Recommended for ages 13 and over.

822-4805 / jdubdeluxe@yahoo.com / Web site

Healy Senior Center: Lost Coast Fresh Hop Fest Check Presentation

See Event Description / 7-8 p.m. / Free

Drum roll please. We are incredibly proud and thrilled of the results of the Lost Coast Fresh Hop Fest fundraiser that took place here at the Gyppo Ale Mill.

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

Heather Box & Julian Mocine-McQueen: How Your Story Sets You Free

Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.

Everyone has a story to tell. Sharing that story can change you, your community, or even the world. But how do you start?

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

Raw Cacao, Day of the Dead, Mercury Retrograde Ritual

See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / $50

"This is a time of year when the veils between the worlds are at their thinnest."

702-3137 / harmonycultivator@gmail.com / Web site

David & Jenni and The Sweet Soul Band

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

Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band has five seasoned musicians that have played with numerous groups in Humboldt county as well as nationally over the years. Our goal is to have fun, engage our audience and create a party feeling wherever we play.

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

Heathers: The Musical

Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students, Seniors / 18+

Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather, and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D. who plans to put the Heathers in their place

826-3928 / Web site

Cave: A Performance About Bodies in Darkness

Synapsis Nova / 8 p.m. / $10 / $15 arts supporter

616-3104 / synapsiseureka@gmail.com / Web site

Rabbit Hole

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $20 11/2 gala opening / $10 previews/Thursdays

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back.

Web site

Signals Presents: Goth Night

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. / $5

Join your host DastBunny as they welcome Silence in the Snow, recently relocated from Oakland to Arcata.

559-760-7554 / dastbunnyenlacasa@gmail.com / Web site


Synapsis / 8 p.m. / $10 / $15 sliding scale

"Cave" is an original aerial/dance/theatre production exploring loss, hidden bodies, monsters, succumbing, and holes in the earth. Performers inhabit the ways our bodies are aspects of the earth and postulate responses physical and poetic.

616-3104 / muppet33@gmail.com / Web site

Front Ear!

The Basement / 9-11 p.m.

Basement house band takes the stage again with some originals and modern/trad jazz.

Prezident Brown

Forever Found / 9 p.m.-midnight / $20 / $30 includes Dinner: authentic Mexican Taco Bar

Forever Found Productions invites the public to this special evening of Dia de los Muertos celebration with festival decorations, Mexican food and irie reggae designed for the whole family or as a respite from Halloween activities.

834-9781 / roy@humboldtcountygrown.com / Web site

Disturbing the Peace

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

Disturbing the Peace is a local cover band from Crescent City, CA. We focus on classic rock with a bit of country and modern stuff thrown in.

877-252-2946 / Web site

First Fridays are for Funk

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


Dr. Squid

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

Dr. Squid performs the greatest dance music from the last 50 years of rock and roll as well as jazz standards and a bit of country music

499-6538 / karlmsanchez20@icloud.com / Web site

One Year Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend!

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

One Year Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend! Super Local All-Star Showcase! Humboldt County Comedy's Heavy Hitters bring their best to celebrate one year of having a home Club. Free!

845-8864 / Web site

Monster Bash-Annual Halloween Party

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

Hosted in the Ballroom! NO COVER. Dress up and come out for drinks! Costume Contest win the $500 top prize for best Costume. Drink specials & music by DJ Steal.

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

Hot Buttered Rum

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.

Hot Buttered Rum, a souped-up, left-coast string band, is the brainchild of five uniquely gifted musicians who weave their love of bluegrass, folk, jazz and soul into a riveting strain of Americana.

826-2739 / Web site


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