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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: 02F Festival Returns to Arcata

Back for a fourth year, Playhouse Arts will again stage the Zero to Fierce Festival, a ten-day sprawling celebration of Humboldt's creative womxn. With numerous planned events you'll see sprinkled through the Lowdown in the coming days -- mostly taking place at the Arcata Playhouse -- attendees can expect speakers, dance performances, films, visual arts and more. More details can be found on the 02F website. More Friday joys can be found in your Lowdown listings below.


Free Community Yoga

Arising Holistic Center / 11 a.m.-noon / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

A Eureka-Themed Art Exhibition

Redwood Art Association / noon-5 p.m. / Free

In this exhibit, Redwood Art Association artists explore the many aspects of Eureka with art representing its people, architecture, food, natural beauty, the waterfront, murals, parks, the zoo and more.

268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site

Arcata Playhouse's 4th Annual Zero to Fierce Women's Festival

Arcata Playhouse / noon

822-1575 / Web site

Donation Meditation

Arising Holistic Center / 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Oceanfront Beach, Bacon & Beer Festival

Gyppo Ale Mill / 3-10 p.m.

Bacon. Check. Beer. Check. Beach. Check. We have got what you want! A Winter 2020 road trip never had such a lineup. Add the breathtaking backdrop of California’s Lost Coast and you are set for a memory maker of a weekend.

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

50 Minutes of Yoga

Arising Holistic Center / 4:15-5:05 p.m. / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Explore 'A Course in Miracles'

See Event Description / 5:15-6:15 p.m. / Free

This is a free group but donations are always welcome.

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Explore 'A Course in Miracles'

Arising Holistic Center / 5:15-6:15 p.m. / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Self Defense Classes

Humboldt Jiu Jitsu / 5:30 p.m. / Free / $18 Drop in after first two free classes

No Experience Needed. Men & Women. All ages.

822-6278 / info@humboldtjiujitsu.com / Web site

HSU's Black Liberation Month Featured Speaker: Modi

Van Duzer Theater / 6-8 p.m. / Free

Legacy’s Womxn of Color Appreciation Night with Modi, author and entrepreneur who is exploding on the literary scene with her new work of fiction Some Women Prefer Hell. Free copies of Modi’s book will be distributed to the first 50 students

826-4588 / aacae@humboldt.edu / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Cote d'Ivoire Cultural Evening

The Sanctuary / 6-8 p.m. / $20 / $10 Kids

A culture and dance presentation by Atito Gohi. Presented by Six Rivers Montessori School to benefit MMUN trip to New York. We will have speeches by the MMUN delegates as well as a silent benefit auction.

382-6862 /

Final Fantasy VII - Music Concert

Morris Graves Museum of Art / 7-8:30 p.m. / $10 / $5 student/senior

442-0278 / Web site

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Eureka Theater / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $6

Directed by Wes Anderson and generously sponsored by Shipwreck, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, is a film featuring renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) who has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew.

442-2970 / info@theeurekatheater.org / Web site

ThunderCloud & Friends

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 7:30-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

scottrsong@aol.com / Web site

The Eureka Chamber Music Series Presents the Horzowski Trio

Calvary Lutheran Church / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $30 / $10 Students / $20 Seniors

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Jammin' Friday! Swing Dance!

See Event Description / 8-10:30 p.m. / $7

Tom Rhodes

Minor Theatre / 8 p.m. / $25 / 21+

Performing live, in person- Tom Rhodes is a world traveling comedian who is now celebrating his 30th year as a stand up comedian.

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HSU Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra

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

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

(CANCELED) Bloomsday

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

Robert returns to Dublin to reunite with Cait, the woman who captured his heart during a tour thirty-five years ago. Dancing backwards through time, the older couple retrace their steps to discover their younger selves.


Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / $5 students with ID

Join us for an evening of social Argentine tango. Dance to music from the Golden Age of Tango, or just come and watch. Beginners welcome, spectators free.

834-3274 / tangoredwoods@gmail.com / Web site

1 Minute Dances

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-10 p.m. / $5

822-1575 / haley@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

Barn Fire Birthday Bash

E&O Lanes / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

"Come out to E&O and help us celebrate Izzy and Turtle's birthdays. Three Legged Dog will be kick starting the night with their own blend of Bluegrass Americana then Barn Fire will close out the night w some full throttle honkytonk."

668-5000 /


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

FRIDAY UPDATE: TK had a flight delay which means he can't make his Friday night show. HOWEVER, he plans to do two shows at Savage Henry Comedy Club tomorrow. Thank you for understanding ACV.

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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, including Rock, Pop, Country, Funk, RNB and more, that sure to keep you dancing!

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

Dr. Squid

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 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.

877-252-2946 / Web site

The Stone Foxes

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv.

"The Stone Foxes - with Shannon Koehler at the helm - set a piercing depiction of greed, deception, and loss with a new collection of epic rock anthems on their upcoming EP, Gold."

826-2739 / Web site

Casa Jaguar

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 10 p.m. / Free / 21+

The Tropical Bass party continues at the Goat with special guest DJ Suakko making your hips move!

630-5000 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre