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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Global Climate Strike in Humboldt

From the Global Climate Strike held earlier today in La Paz, Bolivia | Twitter

On Friday Humboldt will join with communities across the world in participating in the Global Climate Strike, an event aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of fossil fuels and demanding governments act in response to the climate crisis.

Locally gathering is scheduled to take place at the HSU Quad starting at noon followed by a march down to the Arcata Plaza. Additionally, a second demonstration is planned for in front of the Humboldt County Courthouse between 3 and 7 p.m. Expect signs. 

More details on the Global Climate Strike can be found here.



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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Agatha Christie's Spider's Web

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors

Tension, laughter, and murder take center stage in Agatha Christie’s comedy whodunnit, Spider’s Web. Clarissa is intent on not letting a little thing like a murder in the drawing room get in the way of her husband entertaining an important guest.

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

Match Game!

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

America's drunkest game show is done live with real contestants taken from the crowd at random to work with a panel of comedians to win real prizes.

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

Tiki Lounge Night

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

Dress up in your retro '60s finest or your best/worst Hawaiian shirt and bring your dancing shoes because the bar will be all decked out in tiki kitsch for the night, DJ Red and Dacin will be spinning some classic and rare vintage exotica tunes.

630-5000 / Web site

Absynth Quartet

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.

"The often zany, sometimes reckless, occasionally virtuosic and always entertaining Absynth Quartet returns to Humbrews."

826-2739 / Web site

Tyger Byle

Logger Bar / 9 a.m.-noon

668-5000 / Web site

Eureka Fashion Week

Downtown and Old Town Eureka / 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Celebrating the independent retailers in Downtown & Old Town Eureka, Eureka Fashion Week will feature clothing, accessories, and specials throughout the week.

442-9054 / amanda@eurekamainstreet.org / Web site

Beginning Computer Skills Classes

Humboldt County Library / 10 a.m.-noon / Free / 18+

For beginners! These classes are set up to teach the basics to adults with little-to-no computer experience - enough to help you find your way around and be comfortable on a computer.

269-1900 / 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

Student Climate Strike

Humboldt County Courthouse / 3-7 p.m.

443-6943 / gailmail@reninet.com /

Macktown Treasures: Show and Tell

See Event Description / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Dominic Romano

Chapala Cafe / 6-8 p.m. / Free

Every third Friday, Dominic Romano plays a two hour set of acoustic music.

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McKinleyville Arts Night

McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.

Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Too Poor to Storm Area 51 Fundraiser Event

The Siren's Song Tavern / 6 p.m.-midnight / $10

502-6610 / Feverdogofficialband@gmail.com / Web site

The Seeker Release Party and Book Signing

Papa Wheelies Pub / 6-9 p.m.

630-5084 /

Salsa Dance Lessons

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+

Come meet new people and learn how to do the sexy and fun salsa dance with the most talented instructors in Humboldt County!

816-2809 / salsaatsix@gmail.com / Web site

Filmmakers Showcase

Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / Free

Don't miss this rare chance to watch the creative work of tomorrow's cinematic storytellers. The showcase will include award-nominated films. Admission and parking are free!

826-3566 / Web site

Area 51 Rave - Outer Space Arcata

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

outerspacearcata@gmail.com / Web site

Live Music :: Ray Bevatori

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

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

RLA Jazz Trio with Francis Vanek

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $10 / $20 slding scale

834-2479 /

Friday Night Market Afterparty feat Buddy Reed

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

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

Ghost Program

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

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Rockstar Karaoke

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

You may sing now.

839-2013 /


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

The Roadsters

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

An energetic, interactive, dynamic country/rock band whose strong male and female vocals offer variety & versatility. With a tight, hard-hitting rhythm section, they capture the best in modern & classic country & vintage rock.

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


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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