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Humboldt County Author Festival Book Sale & Signing

Eureka Main Library / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

This year’s theme invites the community to “Dive Into Reading”. Saturday’s event is the community’s chance to meet the authors, purchase books, and have them personally signed.

269-1905 / mmielkereads@gmail.com / Web site

The Basement One-Year Anniversary

The Basement / 6 p.m.-midnight

Please join us to celebrate our first birthday from 6-12 for all night happy hour, live music from Pete Ciotti Trio (9-11) accompanied by live painting.

Humboldt Roller Derby Game

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6 p.m. / $12 / Free children under 10 / $15 at the door

Come watch the next Humboldt Roller Derby bout! Doors open at 5 pm, first game starts at 6 pm. Root Force vs. Sonoma Roller Derby, Redwood Rollers vs. Bellingham Roller Betties.

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

15 Years of Humboldt Baykeeper

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 6:30-10:30 p.m. / $5 / $20 sliding scale

Humboldt Baykeeper is throwing a party to celebrate 15 years of protecting Humboldt Bay - and still going strong! We'll dance to the Roots Country and Honky Tonk Swing of Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers, with special guests.

499-3678 / jen@humboldtbaykeeper.org / Web site

The Three Musketeers

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m.

Based on the timeless romance by Alexandre Dumas, this tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes, and above all, honor is set in 1625.

HSU Scholarship Benefit Concert

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Child / $25 General

The evening's repertoire will include works for piano four-hands performed by Mineva and Chernoff; the Arcata Bay String Quartet with guests Virginia Ryder and Ryan McGaughey playing Prokofieff's Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet, and Piano.

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

Macabre Cabaret

Dell'Arte International / 8-10 p.m. / $15 / $12 Seniors/Students / 18+

It’s the season of spook and The Macabre Cabaret promises to thrill, fright and excite all those who dare to venture into the hallowed Carlo theatre (rumoured to be haunted).

668-5663 / Web site

Fetish Night: Kinky Science

See Event Description / 8 p.m. / $30

Come join us for the next big kink event of the year... Fetish Life Humboldt presents Kinky Science.

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Vamos a Baliar

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

Va estar tocando Estilo Efectivo en el Tish-Non Ballroom.

733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Casa Cabra

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 10 p.m.

Every Saturday the Goat turns up the music of one of Humboldt's best DJs. All Inclusive, High-Energy, Tropical Bass, and beyond, feel-good weekly!

630-5000 / Web site

Backpacking the Marble Mountains

See Event Description / midnight-noon / $190 / $170 HSU Students

Our local wilderness areas are beautiful and the Marble Mountains are no exception. One of California’s oldest formally designated wilderness areas, it is known for its namesake, Marble Mountain, an outstanding limestone feature.

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / 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. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Gary Friedrichsen in the parking lot.

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Enrolling Now for Arcata Recreation Gymnastics Classes

Arcata Judo Hut / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $49 / $53 Thursday Class non-resident / $42 Thursday Class / $60 non-resident

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

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / $85 / $75 HSU Students

This course provides first responders and healthcare providers the requisite knowledge and skills to respond to patients who are experiencing respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest and/or airway obstruction.

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

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Arcata City Hall / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $150

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

Arcata Bottoms Birding Tour

See Event Description / 9-11 a.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society on a field trip around the Arcata Bottoms. Meet leader David Juliano at Uniontown Shopping Center by CVS in Arcata at 9:00 a.m.

villosus1971@gmail.com / Web site

Restoration Work Day with Friends of the Dunes

See Event Description / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Join Friends of the Dunes in our on going efforts to restore habitat in our rare and precocious Manila sand dunes.

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

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider

HSU Recreation and Wellness Center Lounge / 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / $85 / $75 HSU Students

This course provides first responders and healthcare providers the requisite knowledge and skills to respond to patients who are experiencing respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest and/or airway obstruction.

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

Southern Humboldt Wildlife Refuge

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / $60 / $50 HSU Students

Paddle through a bird watcher’s paradise, located within the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge, found at the Southern end of the Humboldt Bay, is overflowing with wildlife.

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

Western Art and Gear in the Redwoods

See Event Description / 10-5 a.m. / $20 / $10 kids

Western Art and Artisans, Rawhide braiders, jewelry, leatherworking, landscape and pastoral artists, wool products etc.

498-6395 / aniknight2016@gmail.com /

Archaeology Day

Clarke Historical Museum / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

The Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka is hosting the 7th annual Archaeology Day event is a free family-friendly event designed for people of all ages to learn about what archaeology is and how to excavate artifacts responsibly.

443-1947 / admin@clarkemuseum.org / Web site

Beginning American Sign Language Classes

Humboldt County Library / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free / 18+

College of the Redwood Adult Ed will be offering FREE classes on American Sign Language at the Humboldt County Library in Eureka!

269-1900 / Web site


The Boardroom / 11 a.m.-9 p.m. / 21+

You'll enjoy an amazing German-style menu with sauerkraut, potato salad, and sausages all made in-house.

572-5129 / Web site

Open Lab

The Sanctuary / noon-6 p.m. / $5

Open Lab is a time for community access to art-making resources, tools and facilities. Sanctuary Lab Techs offer feedback and direction to participants, who are invited to use the Sanctuary’s many different studio spaces to create artwork and repair goods.

822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site

Girl Scout Halloween Carnival Extravaganza

Humboldt Hill Grange / 1-4 p.m. / Free

Eureka Girl Scouts invite you to an afternoon of Halloween fun at the Humboldt Hill Grange! This event is for all families in our community. Children will have the chance to trunk or treat and play tons of fabulous carnival games.

442-4890 / smetteauer@gsnorcal.org /

Nature Story Time: Learn about Forests!

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 2-3 p.m. / Free

Geared for ages 3-6, Nature Story Time focuses on local wildlife and is paired with a short story, a simple craft project, props, and fun movement activities. This month we will be learning about forests!

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

Trinidad Bay SUP Tour

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 2-4:30 p.m. / $55 / $45 HSU Students

Get a seal’s eye view of Trinidad Head in this guided trip traversing Trinidad Bay. After an introductory Stand Up Paddleboard talk, you’ll be able to explore the wonders of the bay and the variety of wildlife it hosts.

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

A Manifestation Workshop

Tosha Yoga / 4-6 p.m. / $30

You are manifesting all the time whether you know it or not. Would you like to see what happens when you use this inherent power of your mind with awareness and intention?

415-298-1069 / roxanne@roxannemiranda.com / Web site

Maker Market: Sip and Shop

Humboldt Bay Social Club / 4-9 p.m. / Free

Gather at sunset for an evening of drinks, food, shopping, DIY crafts and more! Please dress appropriately for the weather.

brie@localmono.com / Web site


Eureka Woman's Club / 6-8 p.m. / $15 / $10 kids

AllStar Theatre Arts presents Octoberfest, a fundraiser to help our allstars get to the National Performing Arts Festival in Florida.

442-3458 / Web site

Roland Guzman

Gyppo Ale Mill / 7-9 p.m. / Free

Mark those calendars folks, Roland Guzman is back! Count on Roland to bring the vibe up here at the Gyppo Ale Mill every third Saturday of the month.

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

The Lost Dogs

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

Local blues band, The Lost Dogs will be performing at Redwood Curtain Brewing Company's Arcata tasting room starting.

826-7222 / Web site

Loud Neighbors Brass Band

Papa Wheelies Pub / 8-11:59 p.m.

We are so excited to have this wonderfully loud and very fun group back this weekend! Don't miss out on a very entertaining night!!

630-5084 /

Cosmic Bowl

E&O Lanes / 9 p.m.-midnight / $15

825-9160 / Web site

The Miracle Show

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

Top shelf Grateful Dead tunes.

668-9770 / Web site

Pressure/Anya DJs

Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

There will be ass shaking.

444-2017 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre