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Eureka Friday Night Market

Old Town Eureka / 5-9 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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The Prince and the Pauper

Arcata Playhouse / 5:30 p.m. / $5 / $20 Sliding scale

In the first week of the annual Coastal Grove Theater Festival, the eighth grade class performs The Prince and the Pauper, Mark Twain's comedy of switched identities in Tudor England.

822-1575 / Web site

Kinetic Thrills Pageantry Party

Arcata Community Center / 6 p.m.

The public is invited to come mingle with racers while their costumes are still mostly free of mud and blood, while enjoying libations from local food trucks as well as the Kinetic Universe bar, which directly supports the race.

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Bike Nite at the Movies

Eureka Theater / 6:30 p.m.-10:30 a.m. / $8 / 21+

I Ride and Hells Angels on Wheels: Our May Fourth Friday Flix is a double dose, brought to you by the MOB of Humboldt.

442-2970 / Web site

Caleb Quaye

Faith Center Foursquare Church / 7-9 p.m. / Free

"Some years ago, Eric Clapton attended the David Letterman TV show. When Letterman complimented him as the best guitarist in the world, Clapton replied that "no, a guy named Caleb Quaye is the best guitarist in the world!'"

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

The House that Will Not Stand

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $22 5/5 Gala Opening / $10 Thursdays

New Orleans, 1836. Following an era of French colonial rule and relative racial acceptance, Louisiana’s “free people of color” are prospering. Beatrice, a free woman of color, has become one of the city’s wealthiest women through her relationship with a rich white man.

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J Boog

Mateel Community Center / 8 p.m. / $30

Polynesian reggae superstar, J Boog, and his Hawaiian based band, Hot Rain, put on one of the best live shows in reggae music!

923-3368 / Web site

Crossing the Vortex: Thesis Festival

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / Free

Featuring five groundbreaking new works of theatre created by this year’s graduating MFA class. The festival marks the culmination of three years of graduate study by an international ensemble of theatre artists.

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


Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 5/3 preview / $16 students/seniors

"Winner of both the Tony Award for Best Revival and Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Chicago is the bold, sexy musical about notoriety, celebrity, and human passion."

786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site

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

Bandamonium, Loud Neighbors, Blown Up

Outer Space / 8-10 p.m. / $4

Pre-Race Brass Party! Bring your friends and neighbors and get ready for a seriously BRASS-TASTIC night with Loud Neighbors and Bandamonium.

breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com / Web site

Kingpin Comedy: Keith Carey

E&O Lanes / 8:30-10:45 p.m. / $15 / $12 Advance / 21+

Keith Carey is a Los Angeles Comedian best known as a recent contestant on Comedy Central’s “Roast Battle.”

559-940-9440 / eo.kingpincomedy@gmail.com / Web site

Wailing Souls

Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m. / $20 / 21+

Fusing the harmonies of Motown with the roots and dancehall sounds of reggae.

826-2739 / Web site

Eureka Brass Band

Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 7:30-10:30 a.m. / $12 / $10 students

Farm Shares

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

It’s time to think about securing your summer Farm Share, and the City of Arcata Parks and Recreation Division offers Farm Shares grown at Bayside Park Farm!

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

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

After Work Sessions

Six Rivers Brewery / 4-7 p.m. / Free

Come unwind at the end of your work week with DJ D’Vinity in the mix with old school throwbacks and dance hits!

839-7580 / Web site

Redwood Empire BMX Open Practice

Redwood Empire BMX / 5-6 p.m. / Free / $11 Trophy Race Days / $8 Medal Race Days / $5 Ribbon Race Days / $2 Practice ONLY

Redwood Empire BMX is a local non-profit organization with a mission to promote and deliver quality BMX (bicycle moto-cross) programs that stimulate a fun, healthy environment, emphasizing on good sportsmanship and safety for kids of all ages.

845-0094 / redwoodempirebmx1992@gmail.com / Web site

The Sand Fleas

Humboldt Cider Company / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

We'll make it easy to sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening with a drink in hand and the Sand Fleas playing live surf/jam tunes.

497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site

All Level Salsa Lesson and Social Dancing

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

Salsa at six welcomes you to learn some sexy and fun salsa dance moves with Humboldt's best instructors.

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

Star Memorial Weekend Dinner

Mad River Community Hall / 6-8:30 p.m. / $18 / Free 5 and under / $5 ages 6-11 / $10 ages 12-16

Southern Trinity Area Rescue, known as STAR, an all volunteer emergency service serving southern Trinity county and eastern Humboldt county, is having their 23rd annual Dinner and Silent Auction Celebration.

601-7983 / katemccay123@yahoo.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.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

Jacqueline Suskin: The Edge of the Continent

Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.

The Edge of the Continent is a book about California.

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

Ghost Program

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

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Loose Joints

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


Miracle Show

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


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

Blue Rhythm Revue

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local R&B-based funk ensemble.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Club Triangle Presents: Under Pressure 80's and 90's Night

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

822-4766 / Web site

707 Band

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

Classic rock.

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


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


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