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Wednesday Performances at the Arkley Center Have Been Rescheduled

LOWDOWN UPDATE: Bummer news, weird puppet fans. The Arkley Center for the Performing Arts has sent word that Mummenschanz's truck carrying its gear has been delayed in Wyoming (!!!) and thus they won't be able to make any of Wednesday's scheduled performances -- the cancellation "is not due to coronavirus concerns," they stress. (Read the cancelation notice here.)

However, all hope is not lost! The Arkley people tell us tickets will be honored at the same time and location on Thursday, March 12. So there.

Other Wednesday night delights can be procured by scrolling your Lowdown listings below.


Arcata Recreation's Infant Massage Class - Pre-registering Now

D Street Neighborhood Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

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

Pints for Non-Profits: HSU History Department

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / noon-11:59 p.m. / $None All Ages

Come and show your support for this non-profit by coming to the Arcata tasting room. For every beer purchased, a part of the proceeds will go towards this organization.

826-7222 / 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

Kids Create Workshop with Virginia Wood

Humboldt County McKinleyville Branch Library / 5-7:45 p.m. / Free

The first of two workshops- attend either of both. Learn how to cut, fold, sew, and glue to make story books, sketch books, and flip books. Decorate the cover and interior with style.

839-4459 / Web site

Free Graphic Design Workshop with Canva

Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 5-6 p.m. / Free

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Free Intro to Canva, A Graphic Design Tool

Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 5-6 p.m. / Free

269-1905 / Web site

Surfrider Happy Hour

Cafe Brio / 5-7 p.m. / Free

Join Cafe Brio and Surfrider for a fun night our supporting a great cause. We will have happy hour pricing on our local beers on tap, local cider and kombucha on tap and our local wines.

822-8922 / outreach@briobaking.com / Web site

Photography for E-commerce and Digital Marketing (E-commerce series)

Prosperity Center / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $30

826-3731 / julia.heatherwick@humboldt.edu / Web site

Photography for E-commerce and Digital Marketing (E-commerce series)

See Event Description / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $30

826-3731 / julia.heatherwick@humboldt.edu / Web site

Sci-Fi Night:The Street Fighter (1974)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 5:30-9 p.m. / Free

Terry is a tough, mercenary, master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter.

613-3030 / info@arcatatheatre.com / Web site

Reel Genius Trivia Night

The Madrone / 6-8 p.m. / Free

General Trivia. Free to play, prizes for 1st/2nd place teams.

601-1606 / Partners@reelgeniustrivia.com / Web site

Reel Genius Trivia Night

Eel River Brewery / 6-8 p.m. / Free

General Trivia. Free to play. Prizes for 1st/2and place teams.

601-1606 / Partners@reelgeniustrivia.com / Web site

Jazz Night with Bill Allison & Friends

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+

Bill Allison brings back the tantalizing smooth sounds of history of American jazz.

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

(RESCHEDULED) Mummenschanz

Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 7 p.m. / $39 / $25 HSU students

(MOVED TO THURSDAY, 3/11) For more than 40 years, this famed Swiss theatrical troupe has created an original and captivating universe of whimsy, wonder, and ingenuity that delights both young and old.

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Cribbage Tournament

Logger Bar / 7-9 p.m. / $5 / 21+

A good game.

668-5000 / Web site

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

496-6189 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

Thunder from Down Under

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m. / $30 / $250 VIP Tables / $40 Premium / 21+

The PERFECT Girl's Night Outback! Australia's HOTTEST Export-Thunder From Down Under-is BACK with their chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won't be able to resist!

877-252-2946 / Web site

Freedom Hawk, Fever Dog

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.

Emanating from the barrier dunes of Virginia, Freedom Hawk’s weighted riffs, rolling groove, soulful guitar melodies, and harmonic metal packaging produce a sound distinctly their own.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site


Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Rude Lion Sound

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

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!


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