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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Red Light in Blue Lake

Dell'Arte's Mad River Festival takes a turn toward the tantalizing with Red Light in Blue Lake, a late-night, adults-only cabaret featuring a variety of acts sure to sizzle. Less risqué Friday options in your 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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Humboldt Crabs vs. California Expos

Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $9

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

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Empath, Smooth Weirdos, Frog

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

Empath from Philadelphia makes a stop in Arcata. Empath makes loud and liberating music that is a "thrilling rush of punk violence, pop sparkle [and] art-rock experimentalism."

798-0812 / breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com / Web site

Red Light in Blue Lake: An Adult Cabaret

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / $20 / $25 At-The-Door / 18+

The Mad River Festival’s tantalizing, late night adults-only cabaret featuring a dazzling array of acts by the award-winning Dell’Arte Company.

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site

Ruzzante Comes Home From The War

Dell'Arte / 8 p.m. / $18 / $12 kids 12 and under / $15 students/seniors

The War is over. Three soldiers return home after years of fighting to find that their home has completely changed; no one really knows them anymore and they don’t know themselves outside of being soldiers.

Hunter Education Class in Ruth

See Event Description / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / $10

209-304-9364 / d_epperson@sbcglobal.net / Web site

Arcata's Bayside Park Farm and Garden

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $75 / $85 non-resident

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

Band O' Loko

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

Slow Flow Vinyasa

See Event Description / 6-7 p.m.

Slow Flow Vinyasa Yoga is a slower pace class, mindfully moving and breathing while holding poses longer.

601-5659 / 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

Free Family Art Night

The MGC / 7-8 p.m. / Free

Bring a shirt, and paint a 4th of July shirt for yourself!

725-3300 / ecooper@ervmgc.com / Web site

Friday Night Magic Draft

Nugames Eureka / 7-10 p.m. / $15

Come and show off your deckbuilding abilities in our FNM draft event!

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

The Movers and The Shakers

Fieldbrook Family Market / 7:30-10:30 p.m. / Free

Live rock, blues and funk.

616-4534 / hollandhomes@live.com /

Good Company

Cafe Mokka / 8-11 p.m. / Free

Celtic music.

822-2228 / Web site

The Dell’Arte Company Presents: Ruzzante Comes Home From The War

Rooney Amphitheatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / $18 / $12 Kids / $15 Senior/Student

668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site

Ghost Program

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

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Cruizin Kings

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

Cruizin' Kings is a Fresno based cover band that plays oldies, blues, funk, classic rock, Spanish, and even a little bit of old country music.

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

Dr. Squid

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-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 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site

Loose Joints

The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / 21+


Brews and Bass

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.

Start Summer off right with this months Brews 'n Bass!

826-2739 / Web site


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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