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Humboldt Homebrewers' Big Brew Day

Humboldt Beer Works / midnight

Join the Humboldt Homebrewers in a brewing demonstration for the biggest Homebrewing celebration of the year!

442-6258 / humboldthomebrewers@gmail.com / Web site

Saturday Speaker Series: Bold Venture or Boondoggle? The Bear Harbor Railroad

Clarke Historical Museum / 2:30-3:30 a.m. / Free / $5 Donations Excepted

This month's guest speaker is author and science columnist for the North Coast Journal, Barry Evans.

443-1947 / lelehnia@clarkemuseum.org / Web site

Poster Contest

See Event Description / 8 a.m.

The California Seaweed Festival will take place in Humboldt County October 18-19-20, 2024. What's the iconic view of the seaweed rich coast of Humboldt County? Contribute your vision of north coast seaweed for this year's poster. The prize is $500.

599-3192 / cswfbusiness@gmail.com / Web site

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Bird Walk

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Rock & Mineral Tailgate Sale

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

The Humboldt Gem and Mineral Society invites the public to our annual Rock & Mineral Tailgate Sale.

HeartMath & Horsemanship Clinic with Kansas Carradine

See Event Description / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $150

496-7785 / spirithorseeducation@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Botanical Garden Annual Plant Sale

Humboldt Botanical Garden / 9 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free

Please join us at the Garden for our HUGE Annual Plant Sale!

442-5139 / tammypetitjean@hbgf.org / Web site

Eureka's Old Town Beautification Gardening

Gazebo, Old Town, Eureka / 9-10:30 a.m.

382-6563 / jthomas@eurekaca.gov /

Wildflower Sow

Jefferson Community Center / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Hundreds of fresh wildflowers, carefully and thoughtfully picked by trained collectors all over the county, and identified and labeled by experienced botanists, will be displayed to admire, study, smell and enjoy.

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Dazey Dayz - Willow Creek

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

530-629-3420 / jon@dazeys.com / Web site

Beginninga Annual May Fair

Beginnings Octagon / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free / $20 for vendors

Join us in the meadow for our eagerly anticipated annual spring fair and plant sale. Our dedicated gardeners and students have been hard at work cultivating an exceptional selection of plants to enrich your growing season.

923-3617 / beginningsoutreach@gmail.com /

Day of Mindfulness Retreat: Spacious Mind, Inclusive Heart

Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / $35 / Free those unable to afford it

Ancient Forest Sangha offers a day of mindful meditation, relaxation, and deep listening in the Plum Village Tradition of Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh.

afhbsangha@gmail.com / Web site

Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

The Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market is open every Saturday, year round, offering the freshest produce, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, bread, flowers, and more! Enjoy music and hot food vendors at this fun, family friendly event.

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

Ferndale Veterans Craft Bazaar

Ferndale / 10-4 a.m. / Free

The Ferndale Veterans' Spring Craft Bazaar is a free admission event benefiting Wreaths Across America.

vfwauxcraftbazaar@gmail.com / Web site

Fire Arts Center Pottery and Glass Spring SALE

Fire Arts Center / 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pottery and Glass sale: locally made mugs, bowls, plates, vases, planters, art and more!

826-1445 / Web site

Dazey Dayz: Redway

Dazey's Supply / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free

Join Dazey's as we celebrate 50 years in business with our annual Dazey Dayz sales event!

923-3002 / kristi@dazeys.com / Web site

Citizen Science Series: Plant Identification!

Hikshari Trail / 10:30 a.m.-noon

Join Eureka Community Services in exploring the natural environment we call home! This class takes place outdoors rain or shine at different locations in and around Eureka.

441-4248 /

Puff & Paint

Crisp Lounge / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / $35 / $20 Bring your own art supplies / 21+

Wilderness themed, or Star Wars themed for Star Wars Day!

info@crisphumboldt.com / Web site

Maker Faire Skill Share!

See Event Description / 11 a.m.-7 p.m. / Free

This is an all-day workshop faire hosted by Sea Goat Farmstand and The Makers' Space. Join us for live music, food trucks, craft booths and an opportunity to learn from the artists and makers in your community.

382-2427 / seagoatmakerspace@gmail.com / Web site

Humboldt Steel Pan Fest 2024

Blue Lake Casino Hotel / noon-9 p.m. / Free

Local Steel Pan Bands and percussion groups gather together for 3 days of groovy live music. Come dance with us as local bands play Calypso, Reggae, Jazz, Samba, Taiko, West African, and Hindustani styles.

668-9770 / humboldtsteelpan@gmail.com / Web site

Great Bay Race #2

Humboldt Yacht Club / noon-4 p.m. / Free

Load up your sailboat and come to Humboldt Bay to sail in the Great Bay Race #2 for 2024. This is the sailing race that transits the entire north and south bay. It's a long race that is challenging and exciting!

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The Lion King Musical

Pacific Union School / 1-2:30 p.m. / Free

Students perform the endearing classic. Sensational and fun Pacific Union School is offering a musical performance for the public free of charge. Snacks available.

Indigenous People and Native Plants

Jefferson Community Center / 1:30 p.m. / Free

The California Native Plant Society (CNPS), as part of the annual Wildflower Show, invites the public to two presentations from the perspective of Native People

362-0237 / levinel.northcoast@gmail.com / Web site

Star Wars: A New Hope

Eureka Theater / 2:30-5:30 p.m. / $10 / $5 Ages 12 and under / $10 Adults

Join us for a galactic adventure like no other in Star Wars: A New Hope! Step into the iconic world created by visionary filmmaker George Lucas, where heroes rise, empires fall, and destinies collide amidst the stars.

442-2970 / info@theeurekatheater.com / Web site

Creative Imagination & a Greater Vision - A Sound of Soul Event

Adorni Center / 3:30-4:30 p.m. / Free

"Discover a simple way to connect with the Divine Life Force."

798-1868 / eureka.arcata.eck@gmail.com / Web site

3rd Annual Eureka Chinatown Street Festival

Old Town Eureka / 4-9 p.m. / Free

Celebrate at this lively street festival with Chinese lion dancers, dragons, cultural performances, food, vendors, kids zone + more!

hapi.humboldt@gmail.com / Web site

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 4-7:30 p.m. / $14

"After the Rebel Alliance are overpowered by the Empire, Luke Skywalker begins his Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued across the galaxy by Darth Vader and the bounty hunter Boba Fett."

613-3030 / info@arcatatheatre.com / Web site

Alchemy Distillery Pop Up

Alchemy Distillery / 4-10 p.m. / Free / 21+

Good Southern Food with guest chefs Christine and Valorie. Craft cocktails by Alchemy Distillery. Live music from Hot Spring Water.

822-8013 / alchemydistillery@gmail.com / Web site

Roland Rock & The Rockin' Rollerz

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 5-7 p.m. / Free

Come listen and dance to live music: Classic Rock, Classic Country, Rockabilly, Blues and Originals by this 4-piece band.

512-944-7128 / rolandrockmusic@gmail.com / Web site

Irregular Folk

North Of 4th / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Logger Love Stories

Logger Bar / 6 p.m. / $20

A theatrical performance inspired by encounters that have happened in the bar. Presented by Longshadr Productions.

668-5000 / Web site

Eureka Arts Alive

Old Town Eureka / 6-9 p.m.

Join us for the First Saturday Night Arts Alive event presented by Eureka Main Street on May 4th, from 6 to 9 p.m. Experience the vibrant atmosphere as galleries, museums, theaters, bars, and restaurants extend their hours for your enjoyment.

Lost Dogs

Six Rivers Brewery / 6-8 p.m. / Free

The Lost Dogs are local musicians that have all lived and played music in Humboldt County for lots of years.

839-7580 / office@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

Rumble At The River 4

Bear River Casino Resort / 6:15-10 p.m. / $45 / 21+

Join us in the Tish-Non Ballroom for an unforgettable evening featuring 18 thrilling fights, including the brand new ‘Bear Knuckle’ fights!

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

Northern Highbush

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7:30-9:45 p.m. / Free

Get up and dance with us at Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge on May 4th. New music and welcoming our new guitarist Anna Pinsky!

444-3344 / events@historiceaglehouse.com / Web site

Comedy Night at Pale Moon

See Event Description / 8-10 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Featuring: Nick Meier, Freeway Ferrall, Pete Nelson and more.

palemoonbrewing@gmail.com / Web site

Heckler's Paradise

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10

The only show you won't get kicked out for heckling...in fact it's encouraged.

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May the 4th Futuristic Dance Party

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $5 / Free free entry before 10 pm / $10 sliding scale / 21+

That's no moon, it's an intergalactic dance party! Dress up in your most futuristic fashion and come get down at the cantina with DJ Bumblecrow and surprise guests spinning hyperpop and more!

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

Night Hawk

Blue Lake Casino Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

NightHawk is a Humboldt County Rock Band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues.

668-9770 / Web site

Buddy Reed and His Fabulous Rip it Ups

The Basement / 9-11:59 p.m. / 21+

Bud lays it all out everytime he plays.

909-435-7596 / lostmindranch@gmail.com / Web site

Buddy Reed and the Rip It Ups

The Basement / 9 p.m.-midnight / $5 / 21+

Get ready to rock your socks off every first Saturday of the month with Buddy Reed at The Basement!

230-6451 / info@basementarcata.com / Web site


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