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Piet Dalmolen

The Wine Cellar / 6-9 a.m. / Free / 21+

798-5006 / thewinecellar407@gmail.com /

CNPS Discounted Sales

Freshwater Farms Reserve / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

In case you missed the North Coast Chapter, California Native Plant Society (CNPS) fall plant sale, they will be open for additional discounted sales at specific times during the month of October.

826-0259 / northcoastcnps@gmail.com / Web site

Fortuna Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free

Located at 1813 Eel River Drive in Fortuna, this year we’ve even got a CORN MAZE! Lots of pumpkin varieties for decorating, carving, and cooking! There will also be pigs and goats to pet.

890-6699 / Info@tableblufffarm.com / 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

Far Out Farm Girl Pumpkin Patch

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

We have a huge variety of awesome quality organic pumpkins and heirloom squash, thousands to choose from! Come take pictures in gamma’s house and the enchanted castle. Take 211 towards Ferndale, left on Coffeecreek rd. Go a block and a half and turn right into the field entrance.

Fe@faroutfarmgirl.com / Web site

Course for Creativity

The Sanctuary / 4-5:30 p.m. / $20 / $150 For all classes

"The course for Creativity is intended for adults, but anyone over 15 would be appropriate. I have the intention to share various means to find and explore inner creativity."

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Clay Monsters From Creepy to Cute

Fire Arts Center / 4-8 p.m. / Free

Jessi Von Floto and Deidre Pike, two local ceramic artists and Fire Arts members, will be exhibiting their fantastical clay creatures at the Fire Arts Gallery during October.

362-7198 / dp1450@humboldt.edu / Web site

Arts! Arcata

Arcata / 4-8 p.m. / Free

Join us for another fabulous celebration of art, music, and life during Arts! Arcata. We'll have vendors, music, and beer hosted by Arcata Main Street in the center circle of the plaza, as well as art featured in downtown businesses, galleries, and venues!

822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site

Tavern 1888 Grand Opening

The Eagle House / 5:30 p.m.

A ribbon cutting ceremony starts off the celebration at 5:30pm, followed by live music from Canary and the Vamp and DJ Marjo Lak in the grand theater ballroom.

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Laffy Hour Comedy Open Mic

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

Hard week at work! Comed blow off some steam and hear or even tell some jokes at Laffy Hour!

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

Buddy Reed and th' Rip It Ups

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8 p.m. / 21+

Buddy Reed and th' Rip it Ups kick off the weekend at Mad River Brewery.

668-4151 / lostmindranch@gmail.com / Web site

An Evening with Jacki & the Jollies

Septentrio Winery / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Local rockers Jacki and the Jollies return to Septentrio for a free 2 hour show this Friday evening. Come and sip some wine around the fires and dance in the Arcata fog.

630-1650 / jd4rest@gmail.com / Web site

Opera Alley Cats

SpeakEasy / 7-10 p.m. / Free / 21+

Professional level jazz twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays) at the SpeakEasy.

444-2244 / thespeakeasybar@yahoo.com / Web site

Humboldt Harmonaires: Beer and Peanuts

Azaela Hall / 7 p.m. / $15

Beer and Peanuts is the Humboldt Harmonaires (Humboldt County's barborshop choir) annual fall show. As you can guess , in addition to great music, beer and peanuts will be served

834-0909 / srjoepapa@gmail.com / Web site

Double Feature: The Exorcist (1973) + Hereditary (2018)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7 p.m.-1:15 a.m. / $8 / $16 Both Films

Don't miss our custom curated pre-show. Always themed to the movie and packed with: behind-the-scenes footage, movie trivia, unique short films, house-made trailers, and more. Retro-gaming available in the lobby.

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

The Territory Benefit Screening

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $10

Provides an immersive on-the-ground look at the tireless fight of the Indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against encroaching deforestation brought by farmers and illegal settlers in the Brazilian Amazon.

630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site

Poetic Musings: The Capacity to See Beyond the Visible

See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / $15

Tonight's Which Way The Wind Festival event features poetry with poets Jerry Martien, Katy Gurin, Larry Crist, Anne Fricke, David Holper and Vincent Peloso. This event is hosted by Jeff DeMark. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Lettie Love and James Zeller.

light@reninet.com / Web site

Led Kaapana

The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $30 / $35 door

Led Kaapana’s mastery of stringed instruments, particularly slack key guitar, and his extraordinary baritone and leo ki`eki`e (falsetto) voices, have made him a musical legend. He has been thrilling audiences for more than 40 years.

786-7030 / ferndalemusic@yahoo.com / Web site

The 2022 Macabre Cabaret

Dell'Arte / 8 p.m. / $20 / $15 students/seniors

This will be a raucous night filled with Eldritch horrors, comedy of the occult, grotesque acts, witchy wonders, and live music. We promise you will leave feeling delightfully doomed!

Ophiela's Daydream

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

As a cover band, the focus is the performance. This isn't new music, it's new energy. Lively up the party with psychedelic classic rock favorites, played with dynamics and feeling.

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

Phoenix And The Dancing Shivas

Blondies Food and Drink / 8-11:30 p.m.

822-3453 / Web site

Todd Sheaffer & Chris Thompson

Humboldt Brews / 8 p.m. / $30 / 21+

Esteemed songwriter and Railroad Earth front man, Todd Sheaffer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Thompson of CORAL CREEK.

826-2739 / humbrews@gmail.com / Web site

A Knock At The Door

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 Playhouse Members / $10 students

On the border between dream and reality, two strange characters lead us into a surreal universe inspired by silent cinema and the paintings of Rene’ Magritte.

822-1575 / Web site


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

Local rock band ThunderCloud will be performing music followed by guest musicians playing a fun mix of classic rock and originals from 9pm to 1am.

733-9644 / thundercloudnorcal@gmail.com / Web site

Two Shows One Price: Extra! Extra! and Jock Itch

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

Two locally produced themed comedy shows for one price!

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

Rockstar Karaoke

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

Every Friday night sing your favorite songs!

839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com /


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