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SATURDAY LOWDOWN: 2018 Mr. Humboldt Pageant in Acrata

Here come the bulges. The Mr. Humboldt Pageant returns to the Arcata Theatre Lounge Saturday night with its fifth edition featuring traditional pageant segments such as Q&A, swimwear, talent and formal wear.


Arcata Plaza Winter Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

"The growing season may be winding down but the bounty of the North Coast doesn’t end with Fall. The Arcata Plaza farmers’ market continues all winter long."

441-9999 / laura@humfarm.org / Web site

Eureka Waterfront Trail Celebration

Wharfinger Building / 4-7 p.m. / Free

Did you know that the construction of our waterfront trail is now complete? Yep, that’s the case. (In case you didn’t know, it’s 6.3 miles from one end to the other.) So, since it’s done (short of adding some amenities), let’s celebrate!

441-4206 / rpraszker@ci.eureka.ca.gov / Web site

A River's Last Chance: Documentary Film Eel River

Lost Coast Brewery / 5-9 p.m.

Humboldt Steelhead Days will be screening “A River’s Last Chance: A Story of Salmon, Timber, Weed and Wine along California’s Mighty Eel River,” by former Humboldt State University student and the director of storytelling for Pacific Rivers, Shane Anderson.

NPA Elegant French Dinner 2018

Sequoia Conference Center / 5:30-9:30 p.m.

NPA's 16th annual benefit for NPA international travel scholarships. The Elegant French Dinner includes a four course meal & dessert, no-host wine/beer bar, digital presentations of recent student travel and musical entertainment.

2018 Mr. Humboldt Pageant

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7 p.m.

"The Mr. Humboldt Pageant is back and ready to rock your socks (or or other garments) off! Now in its fifth year, this 18+ charity spoof pageant is VERY DUMB and feature hunks of all shapes and sizes competing in multiple rounds of familiar fun."

822-1220 / Web site

Good Co.

Crescent Elk Auditorium / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $18 / $12 Students / $15 Transitional-Aged Youth / $15 Seniors

The U.S.’s first live electro-swing band, Good Co. is a six-piece group offering a fusion of swing music reminiscent of underground speakeasies balanced with electronic dance music of today.

464-1336 / dnaca@harborside.com / Web site


Fortuna Monday Club / 7:30 p.m. / $10

Returning to the Fortuna Concert Series stage we are pleased to present Huayllipacha. Playing a blend of traditional and contemporary music from their homeland are Peruvian brothers Fredy, David and Juan Salazar-Quispe.

725-7572 / fortunaconcert@live.com / Web site

(SOLD OUT) Moscow Festival Ballet Cinderella

Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8 p.m.

Founded by the esteemed principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Radchenko, this jubilant ensemble of over 30 dancers brings together the highest classical elements of the great Russian ballet companies.

King Lear

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-11 p.m. / $16 / $14 Students/Seniors

Tired of ruling, King Lear divides his empire among his daughters, setting the stage for an epic tale of unchecked ambition, deceit, war and madness. Filled with stunning imagery, subtle word play, and heart-wrenching moments, King Lear is regularly ranked by scholars as one of Shakespeare’s finest

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $16 / $10 Jan. 25 preview / $14 students/seniors

A modern tragicomedy by the late Edward Albee, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is an unforgettable night with the most toxic marriage ever imagined.

822-1575 / Web site

11th Annual Samba na Chuva Carnaval Party

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m. / $10 / 21+

Featuring live performances by samba dancers, samba percussion, and Humboldt Capoiera. Dance your booty off to music from our special guests opening up the night, The Undercovers.

839-7580 / Web site

Club Triangle's: What's Your Sign? An Astrological Fantasy

The Jam / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. / $5 / 21+

Dress up, inspired by your astrological sign, and get ready for an out of this world cabaret featuring Club Triangle performers and galactic dance party with DJ Joe-E. (aka Sakkanikles) and DJ Anya.

822-4766 / Web site

Sunrise Vinyasa Flow

Om Shala Yoga / 7-8:15 a.m.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

First Aid Adult and Child CPR

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / $90 / $75 HSU Students

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Introduction to Olympic Weightlifting

HSU Student Recreation Center / 9 a.m.-noon / $18 / $10 HSU Students

826-4197 / src@humboldt.edu / Web site

Summer Farm Shares Available for Purchase

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

It’s not too soon to think about securing your Summer Farm Share.

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

"How Will I Know?"

Adult Day Health and Alzheimer's Services / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Redwood Caregiver Resource Center in partnership with Adult Day Health and Alzheimer's Services present "How Will I Know?", facilitated by Alexis Glidewell, LCSW.

800-834-1636 / mxm@redwoodcrc.org / Web site

Redwood Writing Project Events

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-noon / $200 / $200 for all 6 sessions / $45 per session / 18+

826-5109 / rwp@humboldt.edu / Web site

Dune Ecosystem Restoration

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free

Help restore the dune ecosystem on the Friends of the Dunes property. Volunteers will be removing invasive plants to make room for native plant diversity.

444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

Salt River Tree Planting

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Join the Watershed Stewards Program (WSP), the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD), and the Bear River Tribe for a day of planting cottonwood and willow trees along a portion of the Salt River in Ferndale.

916-956-0127 / Ellen.Hensel@wildlife.ca.gov / Web site

All Seasons Orchestra Auditions

D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $25 / $30 non-resident

The Arcata Recreation Division and the All Seasons Orchestra invites you to get involved with this community orchestra.

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

Rose Pruning Class

Humboldt Botanical Garden / 10 a.m.-noon

Please join Richard and Paula Grabowski from the Rose Society for our annual rose pruning class.

442-5139 / ashleymobley@hbgf.org / Web site

5th Annual Fruit Tree and Scion Exchange

Bayside Community Hall / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free

The Humboldt Permaculture Guild invites the community to the 5th annual Fruit Tree and Scion Exchange.

672-3102 / fogwoodworking@gmail.com / Web site

Qi Gong

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 11 a.m.-noon / $50 / $45 HSU Students

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Put a Ring on It! Jewelery Extravaganza!

SCRAP Humboldt / noon-5 p.m.

Scoop up some fancy new-to-you baubles for yourself or a loved one! Each purchase comes with a gift box!

633-8349 / director@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Humboldt Marble Weekend

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / noon-6 p.m. / Free

Marble makers from around the country will here in Humboldt for three days of marble displays, sales, demonstrations, and hunts.

copiousglass@gmail.com / Web site

Blended Learning First Aid/Adult and Child CPR/AED

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 2-3 p.m. / $90 / $75 HSU Students

Learn to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults and children. Includes the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and how to deal with sudden illnesses, wounds, and injuries to muscles, bones, and joints.

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

I, Tonya

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 3:30-5:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 online advance tix (matinee) / $7 online advance tix / $6.50 matinee

"I, Tonya" is the darkly comedic tale of American figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.

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

Hearts Together Auction

Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / 4-8 p.m. / $10 / $5 Kids 12-16

A festive evening of Valentine fun. Chance to bid on dinners, parties, outings, fabulous goods and services, original art, quilts, and much more.

822-3793 / office@huuf.org / Web site

I, Tonya

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 6-8 p.m. / $8 / $5 online advance tix (matinee) / $7 online advance tix / $6.50 matinee

"I, Tonya" is the darkly comedic tale of American figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.

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

Paint Night Out: The Art of Painting & Drinking

See Event Description / 6-8 p.m. / $39 / 18+

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

Story Time Takeover

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.-10:30 a.m. / Free

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

Women’s Climbing Night at the Student Recreation Center

HSU Student Recreation Center / 6-9 p.m. / $5

826-4197 / src@humboldt.edu / Web site

Humboldt Juggling Society Fundraiser Show

Synapsis Nova / 7-8:30 p.m. / $15 / Free 5 and under / $5 Ages 6-10

The 18th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival Fundraiser show features inspiring new local talent. Come start your weekend off with a bang with our show “Tossed!”

415-283-6678 / Humboldtjugglingsociety@gmail.com / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

Kenny Bowling

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Delta blues.

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

I, Tonya

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 8:30-10:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 online advance tix (matinee) / $7 online advance tix / $6.50 matinee

"I, Tonya" is the darkly comedic tale of American figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.

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

Diego's Umbrella at Humboldt Brews

See Event Description / 9 p.m.

Blue Rhythm Revue

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


877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site


Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+

How could this be a bad idea?

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

RJ Grin's Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+

445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

More Plaza ass shaking.


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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