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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Oh Hey, Sam Tallent is Back

Sometime between performing at early editions of the Savage Henry Comedy Festival and now, when his novel Running the Light has made him the toast of the comic literary crowd (if such a thing exists) and earned him the title "New York Times Best-Selling Author" -- or, "NYTIMES BEST SMELLING AUTHOR" as his Twitter handle boasts -- Sam Tallent became kind of a big deal. But here he is, again making the trek up to Eureka for a weekend of shows at the Savage Henry Comedy Club. Catch him now, before he realizes how superior he is and/or scroll your Friday Lowdown below for less humorous human gatherings. 

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Kaptain Kirk’s Kosmic Koncoction

Logger Bar / midnight / Free / 21+

668-5000 / Web site

Garberville Farmers' Market

Garberville Town Square / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Garberville Farmers’ Market offers the freshest fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, bread, flowers, crafts and more! Enjoy music and hot food vendors at this fun, family friendly event.

441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassocation.org / Web site

Summer Skate Camp

RampArt Skatepark / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

826-0675 / info@rampartskatepark.org / Web site

Redwood Acres Fair

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / noon-11:59 p.m. / $15 / $10 kids/seniors

Come join us for this years Redwood Acres Fair "Bringing Back the Fun." There will be a circus with acrobats and motorcycle tricks, a wild animal exhibit, ventriloquist, strolling comedians, live music, truck pulls, stock car races, kite flyers, axe throwing, dunk tank, food vendors and more!

445-3037 / jamie@redwoodacres.com / Web site

Cafe Artistes

See Event Description / 4:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

760-519-3834 / amicampbellart@gmail.com / Web site

Reel Genius Trivia

Papa and Barkley Social / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 21+

General trivia, fun for everyone. 21+. ID required.. Free to play. Win prizes. Max 7 per team.

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

Laffy Hour Comedy Open Mic

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 6-8 p.m. / Free

845-8864 / info@savagehenrycomedy.com / Web site

Opera Alley Cats

SpeakEasy / 7 p.m. / Free / 21+

Live local jazz.

444-2244 / elvisatemydonuts@hotmail.com / Web site

Kaptain Kirk’s Kosmic Koncoction

Logger Bar / 8-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

668-5000 / Web site

Dazed & Confused (1993)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8-11 p.m. / $8 / $12 Poster Package

smoking weed, and thinking about the big keg party for the senior students at Kevin Pickford's house.

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

Third World, Irie Rockerz

Forever Found / 8 p.m.-midnight / $50 / $45 at the door

Mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock, dancehall and rap, Third World’s style has been described as "reggae-fusion". With nine Grammy nominations and a catalogue of charted smash hits, Third World has been spreading their positive message over four decades on sold-out tours.

832-9238 / info@foreverfoundproductions.com / Web site

Hardin-Powers Act, The Control Group

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

"Gonna be a great night of music. Be ready for some electric didgeridoo as well as a covid musical."

599-8986 / sirensongbar@gmail.com / Web site

BLC 20-Year Anniversary w/ Object Heavy

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

Celebrate Blue Lake Casino's 20 Year Anniversary with Object Heavy in the Sapphire Palace. Show starts at 9 p.m. Appetizers from 9 to 10 p.m. It's our treat!

668-9770 / Lcorral@bluelakecasino.com / Web site

The Triple Tones

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

The Triple Tones play popular Rock, Blues and Country Songs. High energy and lots of fun comes with every show. See them play in the Wave!

668-9770 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site

Under The Influence Live at the Fair

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 9-11 p.m.

Come down to the Redwood Acres fairgrounds to see rock ‘n’ roll powerhouse Under The Influence keep the party rockin’! Directly after the races outside of the grandstands.

683-5872 / booking.utiband@gmail.com / Web site

DJ RunDat

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

Catch DJ Run Dat in our Thirsty Bear Lounge. Spinning hits that will keep you dancing.

733-9644 / Web site

Sam Tallent

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $20 / 21+

"Known for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations, Sam Tallent is one of the sharpest, most original rising talents in comedy today. For the last 10 years, he has performed at least 45 weekends annually across America, Canada and France."

845-8864 / info@savagehenrycomedy.com / Web site

Arcane Artists: Transcendence

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $18 / $10 adv.

DANNY FATHOM is coming to Arcata! Fresh off his headline play at LFG Festival this incredible Armin Van Buuran supported electronic artist is making his way here and we couldn't be more excited!

822-5266 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema