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THURSDAY LOWDOWN: Your Annual Tom Rigney Check Up

One way or another, Humboldt ends up on Tom Rigney's yearly tour schedule. This Thursday down at the Madaket Plaza, the high-energy fiddle whiz will fill a slot on the Eureka Summer Concert Series lineup. Details on that and more below. 

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Eureka Street Art Festival 2019

Old Town/Downtown Eureka / 9 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free

Join us for the second annual Eureka Street Art Festival! This year's festival will take place in Downtown Eureka along the 6th and 7th Street corridor between C and H Streets. Artists from around the world and around the corner will cover the neighborhood in murals and street art.

eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site

Eureka Summer Concert Series

Madaket Plaza / 6 p.m.

This week featuring Cajun/Zydeco artist Tom Rigney. The Eureka Summer Concerts Series is celebrating its 21st season! The concerts are free to the public Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.

442-9054 / Web site

Anne of Green Gables: The Musical

Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-10 p.m. / $20 / $18 Seniors/Youth/Veterans

A light-hearted and wholesome, turn-of-the -20th-century story, about the rise of Anne Shirley, a feisty, red-headed orphan girl who, instead of the boy that was expected, arrives in Avonlea to help on the Cuthburt farm.

630-5013 / info@hloc.org / Web site

The Miracle Show

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the music and birthday of Jerry Garcia with The Miracle Show, Humboldt County's Top Shelf Grateful Dead Tribute band.

826-2739 / Web site

Youth Dynamic Sailing

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $215

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

Rent a Garden Plot through City of Arcata

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $91 non-residents / $80 residents

Food for thought, rent a Garden Plot. City of Arcata Parks and Recreation offer Garden Plots to rent at the Bayside Park Community Garden.

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

Henderson Center Farmers' Market

Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

Freshen up your week and celebrate the bounty of fresh, Humboldt-grown food and plants at the Henderson Center farmers’ market on F Street!

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

Fundraiser at The Raven Project

Applebee's / 11 a.m.-noon

269-0533 / Web site

Dayton Mason

Humboldt Cider Company / 2-5 p.m. / Free

Gypsy jazz guitar.

798-6023 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site

McKinleyville Farmers' Market

Eureka Natural Foods-McKinleyville / 3:30-6:30 p.m. / Free

Freshen up your week and celebrate the bounty of fresh, Humboldt-grown food and plants at the McKinleyville farmers’ market!

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

Willow Creek Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / Free

The perfect spot to beat the heat while you freshen up your week. Stop by on your way back from the river to enjoy farm fresh, locally grown, and GMO-Free fruit and veggies, wine, prepared food and more.

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

Racial Equity Roundtable: Privilege and Intersectionality

Humboldt Area Foundation / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $15 / $15 sliding scale / $10 sliding scale / $5 sliding scale / Free sliding scale

Join us for the August installment of our monthly Racial Equity Roundtable as we discuss the concept of intersectionality as a lens for thinking about privilege.

267-9918 / EquityNorthCoast@hafoundation.org / Web site

Daily Art Walk

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free

See the live creation of world-class art during the Eureka Street Art Festival! Daily Art Walks offer a facilitated tour of the pieces in progress - hear from the artists, learn about the pieces being created, and watch the artwork unfold.

eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site

Dinner Music

Humboldt Bay Provisions / 6 p.m.

Each Thursday a local musician comes and serenades the crowd!

Tristan Norton

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Enjoy live music from Tristan Norton at the Tap Room. Grab a drink, take a seat, and have a listen to a balanced blend of jazz, funk, popular songs and acoustic American roots music.

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

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $8

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Seabury Gould and Evan Morden

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Open Mic with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."

445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site

Humboldt Folklife Society Sing-Along

Arcata Community Center / 7 p.m.

Sing your favorite folk, rock and pop songs with leader Joel Sonenshein. Songbooks provided, just bring your voice.

Next Gen Eureka's Thirsty Thursday Mixer

See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / Free / 21+

The art walk is open to people of all ages but the post-walk mixer is only open to those between 21-35 (or with an accompanying young adult). Check out some great new murals being painted, courtesy of the Eureka Street Art Festival.

206-356-8689 / thomasedgertonwheeler@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Homebrewers Monthly Meeting

Humboldt Beer Works / 7-9 p.m. / 21+

442-6258 / info@humboldthomebrewers.org / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Laidback Lounge

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7:30 p.m.

Fraktal Productions and The Historic Eagle House present Laidback Lounge every Thursday featuring local DJs playing jazz, soul, funk, Latin and more.

444-3344 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Lightning Boom Productions

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m. / 21+

Why not?

733-9644 / Web site

Dogbone

The Basement / 8-10 p.m.

Feral jazz.

Family Movie Night

Gyppo Ale Mill / 8:30-11 p.m. / Free

We had so much for at the last Family Movie Night that we want to make it a bi-monthly events. Are you ready to enjoy an outdoor movie under the Lost Coast stars all the while raising some money for the much loved and needed non-profit organization, the Healy Senior Center?

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

GOAT Karaoke Nights 🎤🐐🎵

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / 21+

Sing at The Goat!

630-5000 / richardsgoat@gmail.com / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre