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TUESDAY LOWDOWN: There’s Going to Be Oodles of Classic Cars in Old Town This Evening

Whatcha got going on after work Tuesday? Nothing? Wanna see a bunch of shiny, old cars?

Well get thy butt to Old Town where participants in the 2019 edition of The Great Race — a weeklong Riverside to Tacoma caravan of car nerds that just happens have chosen Eureka this year as a stop on their ever-changing route — will park their fancy machines. 

More details on that and more in your Lowdown listings below.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

The Great Race

Old Town Eureka / 5 p.m.

The Great Race is a classic rally -- from Riverside to Tacoma -- for street-legal vintage automobiles at least 45 years old. Vehicles must use original factory parts, and modern navigational aids like GPS are prohibited. Come welcome 400 plus racers as they stop in historic Old Town.

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Humboldt Crabs vs. Humboldt B-52s

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

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

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Summer in Space Camp SCRAP

SCRAP Humboldt / 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / $175 / $150 sibling

School's out, so Camp SCRAP is in!

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

Youth Laser Sailing

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $325

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

Old Town Farmers' Market

Old Town Gazebo / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

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

441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassociation.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

Ping Pong

Logger Bar / noon / 21+

Sometimes The Logger Bar sets up ping pong tables. This is one of those times. Get your Gump on.

668-5000 / Web site

Cider for Non-Profits: Six Rivers Montessori

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 2-10 p.m. / Free

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

Fortuna Storytime

See Event Description / 3-4:30 p.m. / Free

All children are invited to drop in for a storytime with Cynthia, every Tuesday from 3:00-4:30pm. Choose a book or let her choose her favorites.

725-3460 / Web site

Fortuna Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 3-6 p.m. / Free

Enjoy live music while you shop from an expanded selection of GMO-free produce, meat, eggs, baked goods, nursery plants, artisanal crafts, and mouth watering BBQ.

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

Gentle Slow Flow

See Event Description / 4:30-5:30 p.m. / $15

A fun + gentle flowing class that offers a wide range of postures including standing, seated, restorative, basic backbends and inversions. Blending relaxation, breath, and meditation into practice.

vibesyoga.arcata@gmail.com / Web site

The Great Race in Eureka

Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m. / Free

798-6411 / info@visiteureka.com / Web site

Sigma Theta Tau Omicron Omega Annual Business Meeting

Hospice of Humboldt / 5:30-8 p.m. / $25

sttiomicronomega@gmail.com /

Eureka Women's Club Quarter Craze

Eureka Women's Club / 6 p.m.

442-3458 /

Trivia Night!

Arts and Drafts / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 21+

Love trivia? Love Beer? Come meet some new friends at Arts & Drafts’ Cheesy Trivia Night!

798-6329 / info@artsanddraftseureka.com / Web site

Brass Rail Karaoke x Taco Tuesday

Brass Rail Bar / 7 p.m.-2 a.m. / 21+

923-3188 /

The Great Race Afterparty with Tristan Norton

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7-9:30 p.m.

444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site

The Opera Alley Cats

SpeakEasy / 7:30-10:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Burning live jazz under the "stars."

444-2244 / Web site

Savage Henry Trivia Night

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9 p.m. / Free

Free to attend, beers aplenty, teams of three. Trivial pursuit style.

834-0690 / peter@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

Karaoke

McClurg's / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre