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(VIDEO) WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Climate Change Writer Speaks in Arcata

Bob Henson, weather blogger and author of the book The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change, shares his brain up at HSU's Van Duzer Theater Wednesday night. 


Godwit Days

Humboldt County / 6:30 a.m.

Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and wildlife through the selection of field trips, lectures, workshops, and boat excursions led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival.

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RLA w/ Paula Jones & Don Baraka

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

"Some upper level jazz, man."

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

The Brain Eaters (1958)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

"Young Glenn Cameron (Alan Frost) finds a 50-foot cone sticking out of the ground near a small Illinois town. He reports his discovery, and the government sends a UFO committee."

822-1220 / Web site

Bob Henson

Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $15

"An acclaimed journalist, writer, and popular weather blogger, he is the author of the The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change. He has also written more than 50 articles for Nature, Scientific American, Discover, and Sierra."

826-3928 / Web site

The Great Bingo Revival

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv. / 21+

This ain't your grandma's BINGO! The show features a multi-genre soundtrack DJ’d 100% live and all rooted in classic soul, funk and disco music​, the BINGO-GO Dancers, far-out prizes and solid gold BINGO​!

826-2739 / Web site

Loud Neighbors, Dead Bird Son

The Siren's Song Tavern / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

Loud Neighbors, will be performing a variety of handpicked, exuberant tunes from funk to pop and all the in between. Also featuring Dead Bird Son, a four-piece bluegrass band.

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

Farm Shares

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450

It’s not too soon to think about securing your Summer Farm Share. The City of Arcata Parks and Recreation offers Farm Shares grown at Bayside Park Farm.

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

Kids in the Kitchen

Foodwise Kitchen / 3:30-5 p.m. / $50

A hands on class geared just for kids.

633-8328 / foodwisekitchen@gmail.com / Web site

6RB - Boldt Barrel-aged Beer Release Party

Six Rivers Brewery / 6-8 p.m. / $20 / 21+

839-7580 / Web site

Companion Planting for Cannabis

The Beneficial Living Center & Garden Supplies / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free

Humboldt Local Russel of CHA Science will be hosting a Companion Planting for Cannabis Workshop.

633-6125 / blcarcata@gmail.com / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Magic the Gathering Pauper Night

Nugames Eureka / 6 p.m. / $5

Join us at NuGames Eureka for Pauper night!

497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site

Magic the Gathering Commander Night

Nugames Eureka / 6 p.m. / $5

Monday and Thursday it's Commander Night!

497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site

Paint Night Out: The Art of Painting & Drinking

Fieldbrook Market & Eatery / 6-8 p.m. / $39 / 18+

You won't need painting experience or your own art supplies to enjoy Paint Night Out.

362-9933 / kellymyers_00@yahoo.com / Web site

Board Game Night

The Scruffy Nerd Herder / 6-10 p.m. / Free

"We've got over 30 board games to choose from with an ever-expanding collection, and plenty of space to play."

273-5274 / TheScruffynerdherder@gmail.com / Web site

Jerry Martien, Poet of Place

Humboldt County Library / 7-8 p.m. / Free

If you are a poetry locavore, step along to hear Jerry Martien, whose poems tell stories of our home forests, Humboldt communities, skies and native waters. He'll bring copies of two recent books beautifully printed at Bug Press, 'Before the Flood' and 'Earth Tickets'.

269-1905 / 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.

822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

Ultra Secret Wednesdays

SpeakEasy / 8-11 p.m.

Queer night with alt-jazz house band LD51!

444-2244 / Web site

Open Mikey Comedy

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 8-11:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Rotating hosts Nando Molina, Jessica Grant, Josh Barnes, and Talvi Fried keep the laughs rolling. Bring your homegrown jokes to the lux Phatsy Kline's.

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Gabe Pressure

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+


877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.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!

Whomp Wednesday

The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+

whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.

822-4766 / Web site


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