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Set sail, HumCo. The smooth sounds of the '70s can be yours at Blue Lake Casino Friday night when hitmakers Pablo Cruise soft rock you to well-charted waters.

Lots more in your Friday Lowdown listings below. 


Eureka Friday Night Market

Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m.

Friday Nights are about to get real fun in Old Town, Eureka! Join us for a farmers market, craft booths, live music, food trucks, Humboldt Made member booths, and a beer and wine garden every Friday.

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Arcata / 6-9 p.m.

Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.

822-4500 / Web site

Flynn Creek Circus: Adrift

Rohner Park / 7 p.m.

Flynn Creek Circus is back with an all new, better than ever show for 2018. This year's show features huge acrobatic stunts like never before! International award winning aerialists, acrobats, jugglers and more weave an extraordinary story while displaying tremendous skill mastery.

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Cash'd Out

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 7 p.m. / Free / 21+

The band’s live shows respectfully reference the late, great Man in Black's Sun Records and early Columbia era sound, combined with the energy of the classic multi-platinum live recordings from Folsom Prison and San Quentin.

668-9770 / Web site

Pablo Cruise

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 7 p.m. / $37 / $47 Non Redwood Rewards Club Members

In the '70s and '80s Pablo Cruise reached the the top 10 with mega hits like “Watcha Gonna Do When She Says Goodbye” and “Love Will Find A Way,” The band went on to sell several million albums and singles collectively and established themselves as well respected performers within the industry.

668-9770 / Web site

The Wizard of Oz

Van Duzer Theater / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $19 / $14 matinee / $16 sides

"Among the 80+ cast members, ranging from 2 years young to 80 years young, on this stage you will find the beloved Dorothy, Toto and the rest of your favorite, and perhaps, not-so-favorite, characters. This family-friendly production has something for audience members of all ages."

630-5013 / info@hloc.org / Web site

TBAM! Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival

See Event Description / 8-10 p.m. / $30 / $200 Eight performances

"For the 30+ world-class classical musicians, TBAM is a homecoming. Many of them were born and raised here, others moved here to become part of Humboldt’s robust musical culture."

845-1125 / juliefulkerson@mac.com / Web site

(SOLD OUT) Kikagaku Moyo, Wand

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

"Whereas many Japanese experimental artists are celebrated for their loudness, Kikagaku Moyo often let noise and chaos linger on the edges of their music. They aren’t shy about a feedback-loaded electric guitar solo or 20-minute-plus sitar drone session." - Pitchfork

630-5000 / Web site

Strix Vega, The Monster Women, & Mr. Moonbeam

Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

"Three local bands. 100% local sounds will be created."

668-5000 / strixvega@hotmail.com / Web site

The Stallions

Six Rivers Brewery / 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

"Humboldt's Premiere Ween Tribute."

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

SCRAP Artist in Residence Hunt

SCRAP Humboldt / midnight-11:59 p.m.

SCRAP Humboldt is seeking talented artists, who highlight the world of creative reuse in their art.

822-2452 / director@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Calling Creative Crafters to Arcata’a Holiday Craft Market

Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $120 / $100 senior room booth / $135 end booth

Arcata Recreation invites crafters wishing to showcase their original craftwork to vend.

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

Garberville Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

559-246-2246 / sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site

Children's Summer Lunch Program

See Event Description / noon-2 p.m. / Free / $None Children 18 years and under

June 18th marks the start of Food for People’s Children’s Summer Lunch Program, providing a free lunch’s for children on summer weekdays at different county-wide sites.

445-3166 / csmith@foodforpeople.org / Web site

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt

SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free

Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!

822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Steps to the Great Perfect: Dzogchen Mind Training

See Event Description / 3-6 p.m. / $225

This is a preliminary teaching on one of TIbet's highest teachings, Dzogchen. Taught by an amazing Tibetan teacher with over 9 years of advanced study, this teaching is graspable for beginners, with a depth that will benefit more advanced students.

296-3444 / info@ewamkusumling.com / Web site

707 Band

Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m. / Free

Part of Friday Night Market.

798-6411 / info@visiteureka.com / Web site

Salsa Dance Lessons!

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+

All levels welcome!

816-2809 / SalsaAtSix@gmail.com / Web site

The Jim Lahman Band

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


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

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Matt Ritter: California Plants

Northtown Books / 7-8:30 p.m.

Northtown Books welcomes Matt Ritter, author of the new book California Plants, for a visual tour and celebration of California’s iconic native flora.

822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site

North Coast Journal Best of Humboldt 2018

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 7 p.m. / $20

Includes one complimentary drink.

Trinidad Bay Art and Music Festival

Trinidad Town Hall / 8 p.m. / $30 / $200 Tickets for 8 Concert Series

For a second year, world-class musicians from Humboldt will be returning home to perform live concerts in this historic, intimate and extraordinary village, leaving you with lasting impressions.

845-1125 / juliefulkerson@mac.com / Web site

Ghost Program

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

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site


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

Dance band.

733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Claire Bent & Citizen Funk

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Funk and soul dance band.

800-684-2464 / Web site


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



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