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EVENTS

Pints for Nonprofits

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / noon-midnight / Free All Ages

Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Coast.

826-7222 / Web site

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.

Blood Orphans

Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $5

Started in Eureka, Blood Orphans (Olympia, WA DIY Rock) returns to Humboldt on their West Coast tour with First Boyfriend (Lo-fi Pop from Olympia, WA). Also playing is Philip Dekat (Local Emo).

798-0812 / breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com /

Friday Night Flicks: The Sandlot

Arcata Ball Park / 7-11 p.m. / Free

Moviegoers are welcome to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs to be used in the grass of the Ballpark.

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

Plays in the Park

Redwood Park / 7-9 p.m. / $16 / $13 Seniors & Students

True North Theater Alliance, in partnership with the Arcata Recreation Division, is proud to present Plays in the Park, returning to Redwood Park this summer. Get ready for live theater under the redwoods and open sky!

442-6278 / calder.johnson@gmail.com / Web site

Object Heavy

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

Local funk masters.

826-7222 / Web site

Absynth Quartet, Be Brave Bold Robot

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 8 p.m. / $5 / 21+

"pop songwriter rock, followed by bluegrassy songwriter rock dancing dancing dancing."

630-5000 / Web site

Creamery Arts Festival

Arcata Creamery District / 8:15-11 p.m. / $32 Adult - Door Circus / $27 Adult - Advance Circus / $25 Students, Seniors, Veterans - Door Circus / $20 Students, Seniors, Veterans - Advance Circus / $15 Child - Door Circus / $12 Child - Advance Circus / $40 Door - Fervor Fest / $35 Advance - Fervor Fest / Free Elemental Outdoor Spectacle, Fri, 8:15pm / Free Creamery Festival General Participants

The Creamery Arts Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of Arcata’s Creamery Building with four days of fun. Highlights include the Flynn Creek Circus, Fervor Fest, the giant puppets and lanterns of the Elemental people-powered performance spectacle, and an exhibit of historical recreations.

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

The Seshen, The Velvet Touch

The Jam / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / $10 / $5 presale / 21+

Oakland-based neo-soul fusion act The Seshen play Arcata for their first time, featuring local support from The Velvet Touch!

822-4766 / thevelvettouch.booking@jambalaya.com / Web site

The Seshen, The Velvet Touch

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+

The Seshen is a San Francisco Bay Area-based six-piece led by singer/lyricist Lalin St. Juste and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara.

822-4766 / Web site

Night Sky Viewing

Redwood National and State Parks (NPS) / 8 a.m. / Free

Join a Ranger at the Dolason Trailhead 11.2 miles up Bald Hills Road for night sky viewing above the fog.

465-7765 / Shaina_Niehans@nps.gov / Web site

Camp Perigot

Blue Lake Roller Rink / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Something for the kids to do.

668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site

Arcata Challenge Course: Develop Trust & Teamwork

Arcata Community Forest / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $30 / $40 per individual for groups of 25 or more

Fun-filled outdoor adventure focusing on team building, skill development and environmental education.

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

Dr. Squid

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9-1 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

Doug Fir and The 2x4s

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

Multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.

733-9644 / Web site

Garberville Farmers' Market

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

You'll find an abundance of fresh produce, quality meats, landscape and vegetable starts, bouquets, baked goods, and crafts of all kinds that our wonderfully talented vendors enjoy growing and creating for the community.

sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site

Eleven

Clarke Historical Museum / 1-2:30 p.m. / Free

"Eleven" is comprised of interviews featuring eleven WWII veterans from Carrier Air Group 11. Featuring authentic U.S. Navy footage and candid wartime photos, these heroic airmen recount their Naval Aviation tours off Guadalcanal Island and aboard the USS Hornet in the Pacific Theater.

443-1947 / admin@clarkemuseum.org / Web site

Pizza Gago, Cider and Wine at Wrangletown Cider Co.

Wrangletown Cider Company / 5-8 p.m. / Free

Pizza Gago is back again this Friday! We'll have your Friday evening Food and Beverage covered starting at 5pm.

508-5175 / wrangletowncidercompany@gmail.com / Web site

Vacation Bible School "Hero Central"

First Presbyterian Church of Eureka / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / $25 / $15 second family member

"Come join us for Vacation Bible School this year and let your child discover their strength in God! We welcome Preschool (3 years) up to 5th grade (Entering 6th)."

443-4897 / genevarose.efpc@gmail.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Lizzy and the Moonbeams

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free

Jazzy swing tunes.

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7:30-10:30 p.m.

822-1220 / Web site

Ghost Program

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

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

Doug Fir & the 2x4s

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m. / 21+

Multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.

733-9644 / Web site

The Tens

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Front man and guitarist from The Tens, a soul band out of LA, will be in the house tonight.

839-7580 / musicbooking@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

DJs

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.

"What?"

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre