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SATURDAY LOWDOWN: Wake the Dead

The Arcata Playhouse plays host Saturday to Wake the Dead AKA "the world’s only Celtic all-star Grateful Dead jam band. More in your Lowdown listings below.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Loleta Community-wide Yard Sales

The Town of Loleta / 8 a.m.

Find a treasure at the Loleta Community-wide Yard Sales!

North Coast Open Studios 2018

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Weekend 2 of the 20th annual North Coast Open Studios! Artists all over Humboldt County open their studios to the public, sharing their inspiration (and creative messes).

Compost Mountain Boys at Arcata Farmers' Market

Arcata Plaza / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / Free

The Compost Mountain Boys have been performing traditional bluegrass music in Humboldt County since 1991.

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

3rd Annual Humboldt Steel Pan Festival

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / noon-8 p.m. / $10 / $10 Everyone

This is an all ages event showcasing the local steel pan orchestras in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.

668-9770 / humboldtsteelpan@gmail.com / Web site

World Gin Day & Jewell Distillery's 2nd Year Anniversary

Jewell Distillery / 1-6 p.m. / $10 / 21+

Festivities to include: Live Music from Lyndsey Battle and Cory Goldman, Raffle Prizes, Barbecue Treats and Celebration Cake We will be featuring Award Winning Jewell Gin with a 2 batch flight tasting (1/4 oz. each) and a specialty 1 oz. house cocktail.

668-1810 / barbara@jewelldistillery.com / Web site

Humboldt Roller Derby

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 5-9:30 p.m. / $15

Two full-length games! Featuring the Redwood Saplings vs. the Little Rascals from Lockeford.

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Humboldt Crabs vs. Valley Bears

Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $9 / $4 12 and under / $6 students/seniors

Your hometown heroes whoop up on some other lesser team. Peanuts, crackerjacks, etc.

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Hedwig and The Angry Inch

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors / 18+

Called “The best rock musical ever,” by Rolling Stone, Hedwig tells the tale of genderqueer East German rock-and-roll singer Hedwig Robinson.

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

Wake the Dead

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $18 / $15 members

"World’s only Celtic Grateful Dead jam band So when seven top Bay Area musicians realized they shared as deep a love for the songs of the Grateful Dead as they did for traditional Celtic tunes, some brand-new music sprang up and started partying as the band Wake the Dead."

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

Fever Dog

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8:30-1:30 p.m. / $7

"Experience the powerful heavy rock band Fever Dog. With their authentic sound of true rock 'n roll, Tyler Jensen on lead vocals and guitar, Gene Boris on drums, and Matt Berg on bass, play originals."

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

Full Moon Fever

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / 21+

Since 2010, Humboldt's own Full Moon Fever has been bringing the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers experience to local stages of all shapes and sizes.

826-2739 / Web site

Horse Mountain Birding Field Trip

See Event Description / 7 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a field trip to Horse Mountain.

616-9841 / migratoriusfwlr@gmail.com. / Web site

Southern Humboldt Community Park Bird Walk

Southern Humboldt Community Park / 8-11 a.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a birding walk at the Southern Humboldt Community Park in Garberville.

923-2695 / jaysooter10@gmail.com / Web site

Arcata Marsh Guided Bird Walk

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free

Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Farm Shares

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

It’s time to secure your Summer Farm Share.

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

First Aid Adult and Child CPR

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

Learn to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults and children.

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

Inland Birding Adventure

Willow Creek / 9 a.m.-noon / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for an inland birding adventure with leader Melissa Dougherty in Willow Creek.

530-859-1874 / willowcreekbirdwalks@gmail.com / Web site

Corn Hole Tournment

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $10 / 21+

845-8067 / redwoodfastpitch@gmail.com / Web site

Trinidad Head Seabird Walk

See Event Description / 9-11 a.m. / Free

677-2501 / carol@trinidadcoastallandtrust.org /

Redwood Fastpitch Softball

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

redwoodfastpitch@gmail.com / Web site

Humbolt is Ready to Think Babies

Jefferson Community Center / 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / Free

Local experts help families of young children navigate through nutrition, yoga and creating positive habits. Learn how current political topics effect young families and how to advocate for change on the national level!

223-3663 / christielampro@gmail.com / Web site

Sequioa Park Improvement Project - Old Growth, New Adventures

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon / Free / Free Anyone

268-1858 / empowereureka@ci.eureka.ca.gov / Web site

Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free

Beginning at the edge of the forest, local herbalist and naturalist Michele Palazzo will lead hikers along the Mattole River then up and over the ridge, stopping to point out and discuss the edible and medicinal properties of a variety of plants.

986-1087 / anna@sanctuaryforest.org / Web site

Open Studio

SCRAP Humboldt / 10-5 a.m. / Free

Stop by the SCRAP studio for reuse crafts galore! Every day will feature new and exciting crafts including, but not limited to origami boxes, bottle cap magnets, and bead making.

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

Plant Ecology Walk

Ma-le'l Dunes North (Off Young Lane) / 10 a.m.-noon / Free

Join Naturalist and Botanist Tony LaBlanca for a plant ecology walk at Ma-le'l Dunes Unit of Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

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

Backpacking & Map Navigation Seminar

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 HSU Students

This seminar will give you the tools you need to feel prepared for an amazing backpacking adventure.

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

Discovery Sail

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 1-4 p.m. / $55 / $48 HSU Students

Experience sailing with a personalized sailing instructor and learn how to sail.

443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site

Community Board Game Night

Dow's Prairie Grange / 3-10 p.m. / Free

jrhodes42@sbcglobal.net /

Humboldt Roller Derby

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6-9 p.m. / $12

445-3037 / info@humboldtrollerderby.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

Chuck Mayville

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Come on down to Gallagher's to eat, drink and be merry while Chuck plays and sings some classic tunes.

442-1177 / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

Spring Beer Tasting Party

Papa Wheelies Pub / 7 p.m.-midnight / $10 / $20 Without bringing beer / 21+

It's that time of year again! Dust off whatever beer you've been collecting or stop by the store and pick up a seasonal spring 22 oz beer of your liking, make it a special choice for this is a special event.

630-5084 / papawheeliespub@gmail.com / Web site

The Handshakers

See Event Description / 7:30 p.m. / $5 / $20 sliding

The heart of this Americana/alt-country music band beats with two gifted Georgia-born songwriters: Mike Bynum/ rhythm guitar and Michael Walker/ electric guitar.

jeinem@humboldt1.com / Web site

Prince Birthday Tribute: Dearly Beloved

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / $20 / $25 At the door / $20 advance sales / 18+

"Candy Glitter Pops and Burningleaf Productions Presents: Dearly Beloved....It's our Beloved Prince's Birthday!!! So Let's Go... Lets Go CRAZZZY!"

672-4883 / theparlor@historiceaglehouse.com / Web site

Scuber Mountain

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

"Humboldt County's foremost and most tragic pop group."

826-7222 / Web site

Band O Loko

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

Band O Loko emerged during spring of 2016 when Kevin Held and Rod Hans came together to write and produce a new style of surf songs.

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

Karaoke

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

How could this be a bad idea?

Band O Loko

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

444-8946 / donsneighbor@yahoo.com / Web site

Coastal Shred Tour

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / 21+

Ninja Gandhi and Railgun will be sharing the stage at Little Red Lion with local favorite Muppet Hunter.

444-1344 / Events.littleredlion@gmail.com /

Lone Star Junction

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

Outlaw country.

839-2013 / Web site

Nighthawk

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

Rock.

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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

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

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

Club Triangle

The Jam / 9:30 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

DJs

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

More Plaza ass shaking.

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre