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SATURDAY LOWDOWN: Siskiyou Land Conservancy Benefit at the Arcata Playhouse

The Arcata Playhouse will host a fundraiser for the Siskiyou Land Conservancy featuring music by Joanne Rand.

Details on that event and more in your Lowdown listings below.


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

Annual Carson Park Easter Egg-Venture

Carson Park / 10 a.m.-noon

This is a free event for ages 12 and under (accompanied by an adult) and will feature games, prizes, activities, egg hunt and more.

441-4241 / lmeyash@ci.eureka.ca.gov / Web site

20th Annual Seed and Plant Exchange

Arcata Community Center / 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Plants, workshops, music, food and more. Lunch served by Locally Delicious. Music by Lyndsey Battle and Cory Goldman, Jan Bramlett, The Striped Pig String Band.

Get Outside Gear Sale

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / noon-3 p.m. / Free

Find great deals on outdoor gear at the Get Outside Gear Sale! What is outdoor gear? Camping & backpacking equipment, fishing gear, kayaks & canoes, gardening tools, surfboards, bikes, field guides, binoculars, hiking boots, sports equipment, lawn games, and so much more!

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

Urinetown: The Musical

Arcata High School / 2-4:30 p.m. / $15 / $15 General / $12 Students / $5 Students Opening Night / $10 General Opening Night

"The Arcata Arts Institute Presents the three-time Tony Award winning contemporary comedy, “Urinetown: the Musical,” where water is worth its weight in gold. Music and lyrics by Mark Hollman and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis. Directed by Jo Kuzelka and Melanie Zapper."

825-2401 / aaitheater@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Roller Derby

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

Two full-length games! Featuring the Redwood Saplings vs. the Mo-Town Misfits and Humboldt Roller Derby vs. Undead Roller Derby.

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The Spindrifters

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


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

The Wizard of Oz: An Aerial Production

Synapsis / 7 p.m. / $10

Humboldt Aerial Collective and Synapsis present to you a spectacular take on the Wizard of Oz!

616-3104 / muppet33@gmail.com / Web site

Shrek the Musical

Eureka High School Auditorium / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students

"Come on out to see the family-friendly show, Shrek the Musical, presented by the Eureka High School Players. This fractured fairy tale turns the princess and ogre myths inside out and shows that people should be judged by their deeds and hearts, not by their looks."

476-1735 / vossn@eurekacityschools.org /


Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Youth 3-14 / $10 3/8 preview / $16 students/seniors

Featuring an all-female cast, Nunsense is a musical comedy revue perfect for all ages. Directed by Leira V. Satlof

Web site

Siskiyou Land Conservancy Benefit

Arcata Playhouse / 8-11 p.m.

Siskiyou Land Conservancy, dedicated to preserving North coast wild lands, presents it’s benefit concert and springtime celebration. Music by the Joanne Rand Quartet.

822-1575 / Web site

The Living, Without a Sound, Muppet Hunter, Lashing Out

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.

All the rock.

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

Kira Weiss

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-9 p.m. / Free

Come support local student and artist Kira Weiss who will be giving a senior recital on cello. Guest artists include Carol Jacobson and John Chernoff.

616-8205 / kiraweiss707@gmail.com / Web site

Edge of the West

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Featuring members of New Riders of the Purple Sage, Todd Snider, David Nelson Band, Great American Taxi, etc. Party down with fun originals, eclectic grooves, plenty of Dead, NRPS, Band, etc.

826-2739 / Web site

Sunrise Vinyasa Flow

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

"A perfect way to begin the day! This class will focus on breath and movement, creating an invigorating flow that enhances strength and flexibility."

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

Uproot and Gather to Restore Little River

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Celebrate and serve this César Chávez Day with the Watershed Stewards Program and California State Parks.

858-361-3533 / dmalonepersha@blm.gov / Web site

Uproot and Gather to Restore Little River

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Celebrate and serve this César Chávez Day with the Watershed Stewards Program and California State Parks. Improve estuary habitat for salmon and trout by removing non-native and invasive vegetation.

858-361-3533 / dmalonepersha@blm.gov / Web site

Canoe the Slough Tour: A Birder’s Dream

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / $45 / $35 HSU Students

"Humboldt is a birding hot spot where you view a wide range of birds during the Spring season."

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

Get Involved! Canvas/Phone Bank Party

Eureka Labor Temple / 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

"Do you want to see change in Humboldt County? Are you tired of hearing the same excuses from the old guard, backed by special interest money? Then come help Dani Burkhart fight for the 4th District Supervisor seat to represent *everyone* in Eureka, Samoa and Fairhaven."

572-5882 / info@dani4supervisor.com / Web site

Prairie Creek Day Hike

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / $60 / $50 HSU Students

Join us for an easy to moderate day hike through the unique ecosystem of the Redwood Forest and experience the awe inspiring and relaxing environment that the forest provides.

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

Community Easter Event - Hope Reborn At Easter

First Covenant Church, Eureka / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Experience the passion of the first Easter with a self-guided program which will take you through eleven scenes culminating with the empty tomb (Christ arose! Hope IS reborn!) You go at your own pace moving from scene to scene, taking as much time as you desire at each scene.

442-6774 /

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

Birding Basics

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon / $8 Non-Member Adults / $5 Non-Members Senior, Children 6-17 / Free Garden Members

This includes discussions on field guides, optics and ethics. Handouts will be provided.

499-3133 / hbgf@hbgf.org / Web site

Muslim Influence on Western Civilization

Samoa Cook House / noon-1 p.m. / Free

The Rev. Mollu Cate of Unity Church of the Redwoods in Eureka will discuss how Muslim scholars and traders influenced Western Civilization during the Golden Age of Islam from 750 to 1250 CE.

445-2276 / jakable5@gmail.com /

Easter Egg Hunt!

Perigot Park / 1 p.m. / Free

Bring your baskets and join us in sunny Blue Lake for our Easter egg hunt!

668-5932 / recreation@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site

Eating for Mental Health

Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / 1:30-3 p.m. / Free

Is anxiety getting in your way? Tried meds and talk therapy and still struggling with worry, irritability, moodiness, etc.?

599-0310 / jen@arcatacounseling.com / Web site

Beer Yoga

Papa Wheelies Pub / 3-4:30 p.m. / $12 / 21+

The best of both worlds. An hour of no-judgement yoga and beer after!

498-0661 / papawheeliespub@gmail.com / Web site

April Fool's Unstable Draft

Nugames Eureka / 3-6 p.m.

Join us at NuGames Eureka for our April Fool's Unstable Draft!

497-6358 / Web site

The Young Karl Marx (2018)

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $8 / $7 advance tickets online

From Oscar nominated Haitian director Raoul Peck ('I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO') comes this "audacious, engrossing" biopic about young Marx, his friend and rival Engels, and the birth of an organized labor movement at a time when wealthy elitists profited from under-represented laborers.

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

Roadhouse Swing Dance with Kenny Ray & The Mighty Rovers

Bayside Grange / 6-10 p.m.

Swing dancers can enjoy the sweet music of Kenny Ray & the Mighty Rovers at the Bayside Community Hall.

822-9998 / Web site


Faith Center / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free

442-1784 / skarges@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site

Frisky Brisket

Calico's Cafe / 7 p.m.

Violin guitar duo.

923-2253 /

The Lost Dogs

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

Humboldt local R&B and blues band.

826-7222 / Web site

The Lost Dogs

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11:30 p.m. / Free

Blues and R&B.

826-7222 / kgs1@humboldt.edu / Web site

Band O Loko

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

Surf songs.

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


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

How could this be a bad idea?

Triple Junction

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

Rock 'n' roll.

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 /

MoJo Rockers

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

"The Mojo Rockers are one of Humboldt County's finest dance bands."

839-2013 /

Rocker Saturday's: Reggae Night

The Jam / 9:29 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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

More Plaza ass shaking.


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre