LOWDOWN LOOKAHEAD!

July is here, HumCo. Thus, LoCO offers you this month’s Lowdown Lookahead, a master list of all the Lowdown “red lined” events into the foreseeable future. Scroll around for info on notable upcoming gatherings. Major upcoming July events include:

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

Reggae on the River 2015
French’s Camp / 8 a.m. / $250 / $200 3-day pass
“Recognized as one of the longest running reggae music events in the world, Reggae On The River® is an annual pilgrimage held along the banks of the majestic Eel River in the heart of Southern Humboldt County and fans have flocked here for three decades to experience the best in reggae/world music.”
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Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Mad River Rose!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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Buddy Brown Blues Festival
Perigot Park / 11 a.m.-7 p.m. / $10 / $8 in advance at Wildberries, Peoples, Works
15th annual all day acoustic and electric blues festival by Humboldt County’s finest blues musicians. Line up includes: Black Sage Runners (5:15pm), Jim Lahman Band (4:00pm), Uptown Kings (2:45pm), Buddy Reed and the Rip It Ups (1:30pm), Secret Club (12:15pm), The Overstimulators (11:00am).
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Humboldt Makers Street Fair
Old Town Eureka / noon-9 p.m. / Free
A day of makers, crafters, musicians, street artists, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, artists, and entrepreneurs coming together to show off their art and projects.
497-6237 / origindesignlab@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Third Year Anniversary Party
Central Station / 3 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Celebrate Central Station’s third anniversary with a barbecue and six bands, including The Undercovers, Blue English, Coffin Moth, Buckshot Possum, Pachucos in Space and Rock Star Karaoke.
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Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
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Miracle Show
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
Top shelf Grateful Dead. Come relive the magic.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

SUNDAY, AUG. 2

Reggae on the River 2015
French’s Camp / 8 a.m. / $250 / $200 3-day pass
“Recognized as one of the longest running reggae music events in the world, Reggae On The River® is an annual pilgrimage held along the banks of the majestic Eel River in the heart of Southern Humboldt County and fans have flocked here for three decades to experience the best in reggae/world music.”
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Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 2 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

MONDAY, AUG. 3

8th Annual Druid Underground Film Festival
Richard’s Goat Tavern and Tea Room / 8-10 p.m. / $10 / 18+
See aliens rip their own faces off, learn how to detect if your child worships Satan, perform a home exorcism and much, much more!
630-5000 / druidfilmfest@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Dan St. Germain
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Dan St. Germain has a Half Hour Special on Comedy Central and has appeared on Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Best Week Ever, @Midnight, We Love the 2000s, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and more. Opening is Mr. Humboldt John McClurg and Ivan Mueting.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5

Langhorne Slim and the Law
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / 21+
“Sometimes, truth can’t be explained. But it can be felt, running wild through a song. “I don’t want to tame myself. I want to be wild,” says Langhorne Slim. “If I can continue to refine the wildness but never suffocate or tame it, then I’m on the right path. Because it is a path. I feel it.’”
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THURSDAY, AUG. 6

Eureka Summer Concert Series
C Street Market Square / 6-8 p.m.
Every year, the City of Eureka placates its citizenry with free bands by the bay so they may dance their worries away. This week its disco/funk/soul group Funky Dozen.
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FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
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Ernest Ranglin
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $20 / 21+
“Ernest Ranglin was born June 19, 1932, and grew up in the small town of Robin’s Hall in the Parish of Manchester, a rural community in Jamaica. Ranglin’s destiny was set from an early age when two of his uncles showed him the rudiments of playing the guitar.”
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SATURDAY, AUG. 8

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Horn Band!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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Humboldt Roller Derby
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 6 p.m.
Seventh and final game of the 2015 season at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds in Eureka. HRD’s Widow Makers & Redwood Rollers will be taking on the Undead Bettys in a double header! The visiting team will be traveling from Contra Costa to behind the Redwood Curtain to see how strong the Redwood Rollers are
445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site / View Comments

Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Cornmeal
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+
“While steeped in the tradition of the past, Cornmeal continues to forge a path all their own, pushing the boundaries of bluegrass, Americana and folk for a whole new generation of music lovers.”
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SUNDAY, AUG. 9

First Annual Humboldt Bay Marathon
Eureka, California / 8 a.m.
The inaugural edition of the Humboldt Bay Marathon will be held on August 9th, 2015! The full marathon will circle Humboldt Bay starting near 7th and F streets in Eureka and finishing on the Eureka Waterfront.
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Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 2 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

The Unprincess
Redwood Park / 2-4 p.m. / Free
Plays in the Park is back for its third season. When the immature and power hungry Princess Cecily drops a dirty shoe into Maggie’s water bucket, our heroine sees the stark contrast between the pampered lives of the royals and the powerless and poor lives of the villagers.
834-0861 / calder.johnson@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, AUG. 11

Paint Night Out: The Art of Painting and Drinking
Chapala Authentic Mexican Restaurant / 6-8 p.m. / $29 / 21+
A local artist will guide you through a 2-hour painting step-by-step. All supplies are provided & you will take away a painting.
362-9933 / info@modernskillz.com / Web site / View Comments

Esperanza Spalding
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $56 / $25 HSU students
The awe-inspiring jazz bassists’ short career has included an invitation by President Barack Obama to appear at both the White House and the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony, performing at the 84th Academy Awards, and an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman.
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THURSDAY, AUG. 13

Eureka Summer Concert Series
C Street Market Square / 6-8 p.m.
Every year, the City of Eureka placates its citizenry with free bands by the bay so they may dance their worries away. This week its Cajun rockers Tom Rigney and Flambeau.
442-9054 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, AUG. 14

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, AUG. 15

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Motherlode!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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19th Annual BridgeFest
Old Bridgeville Bridge / 10-5 a.m. / Free
Create your very own flying saucer to launch of the bridge while participating in the “Flying Saucer Trials.” Live music all day and fun for the whole family is on the menu as well as “out of this world” blueberry pies.
777-1775 / cfrenzel@humboldt.k12.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

SUNDAY, AUG. 16

Mary Poppins
Van Duzer Theater / 2 p.m. / $19 / $13 range
“Humboldt Light Opera Company is proud to present the beloved musical Mary Poppins, based on the classic children’s series by P.L. Travers and made famous by the 1964 Disney film. With music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

The Unprincess
Redwood Park / 2-4 p.m. / Free
Plays in the Park is back for its third season. When the immature and power hungry Princess Cecily drops a dirty shoe into Maggie’s water bucket, our heroine sees the stark contrast between the pampered lives of the royals and the powerless and poor lives of the villagers.
834-0861 / calder.johnson@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

John Ludington, Lyndsey Battle, Be Brave Bold Robot
The Sanctuary / 7:30 p.m.
The finest in mostly local acoustic, indie music.
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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 19

Pints for Pride
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Join Humboldt Pride and the Mad River Brewing Company for another wonderful Pints for Non-profits event.
668-4151 / Web site / View Comments

THURSDAY, AUG. 20

Eureka Summer Concert Series
C Street Market Square / 6-8 p.m.
Every year, the City of Eureka placates its citizenry with free bands by the bay so they may dance their worries away. This week its blues group Daniel Castro. Final week!
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FRIDAY, AUG. 21

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, AUG. 22

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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SUNDAY, AUG. 23

The Unprincess
Redwood Park / 2-4 p.m. / Free
Plays in the Park is back for its third season. When the immature and power hungry Princess Cecily drops a dirty shoe into Maggie’s water bucket, our heroine sees the stark contrast between the pampered lives of the royals and the powerless and poor lives of the villagers.
834-0861 / calder.johnson@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, AUG. 25

Paint Night Out: The Art of Painting and Drinking
Chapala Authentic Mexican Restaurant / 6-8 p.m. / $29 / 21+
A local artist will guide you through a 2-hour painting step-by-step. All supplies are provided & you will take away a painting.
362-9933 / info@modernskillz.com / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, AUG. 29

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by No Good Redwood Ramblers!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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SUNDAY, AUG. 30

The Unprincess
Redwood Park / 2-4 p.m. / Free
Plays in the Park is back for its third season. When the immature and power hungry Princess Cecily drops a dirty shoe into Maggie’s water bucket, our heroine sees the stark contrast between the pampered lives of the royals and the powerless and poor lives of the villagers.
834-0861 / calder.johnson@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, SEP. 1

“Weird Al” Yankovic
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m.
“Few would have guessed that “Weird Al” Yankovic, who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show, would go on to become the biggest-selling comedy recording artist in history with over 12 million album sales.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

THURSDAY, SEP. 3

4th Annual Savage Henry Magazine Comedy Festival
See Event Description / 7 p.m. / $30 / $25 adv.
Three days of stand-up, live podcasts and variety shows. Performers include: Barry Rothbart, Dave Ross, Billy Wayne Davis, Alison Stevenson, Anna Seregina, Sam Tallent, Cornell Reid, Josh Argyle and about 100 more.
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SATURDAY, SEP. 5

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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Natural Fiber Fair
Arcata Community Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free
For everyone interested in spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting, sewing, felting, and more. Vendor hall and fleece market selling fiber, fleece, yarn, tools, clothing. Free demos all weekend-learn to spin on a drop spindle, make felted jewelry, or knit cables.
599-2729 / naturalfiberfairinfo@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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SUNDAY, SEP. 6

Natural Fiber Fair
Arcata Community Center / 10-4 a.m. / Free
For everyone interested in spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting, sewing, felting, and more. Vendor hall and fleece market selling fiber, fleece, yarn, tools, clothing. Free demos all weekend-learn to spin on a drop spindle, make felted jewelry, or knit cables.
599-2729 / naturalfiberfairinfo@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Unprincess
Redwood Park / 2-4 p.m. / Free
Plays in the Park is back for its third season. When the immature and power hungry Princess Cecily drops a dirty shoe into Maggie’s water bucket, our heroine sees the stark contrast between the pampered lives of the royals and the powerless and poor lives of the villagers.
834-0861 / calder.johnson@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

MONDAY, SEP. 7

30th Annual I Block Party
Los Bagels Arcata / noon-6 p.m. / Free
The I Block Party is the annual fundraiser for the Arcata-Camoapa Sister City Project, which is celebrating 30 years of international friendship and solidarity. Music all day from Lyndsey Battle Trio, Mad River Rose, SambAmore, and The Hip Joint. Food, vendors.
672-9392 / sistercityproject1986@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, SEP. 11

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, SEP. 12

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Asha Nan!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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THURSDAY, SEP. 17

Fresh, the Movie
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $5
“Speaks to how we can engage in the emerging local fresh food system in Humboldt County and impact equity, the economy, and our environment. FRESH tells the stories of real people.”
407-0047 / ediejessup@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, SEP. 18

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, SEP. 19

Up In Smoke Tour: WAR with Cheech & Chong
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8-11:30 p.m. / $70 / $420 VIP / $80 Day of
“This tour promises to be the “smokiest” night of the year, featuring all of your favorite WAR hits and all of CHEECH & CHONG’s outrageous and hilarious comedy.”
877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, SEP. 26

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Striped Pig Band!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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SATURDAY, OCT. 3

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, OCT. 10

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Pandemic!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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FRIDAY, OCT. 16

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, OCT. 17

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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SATURDAY, OCT. 24

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Bump Foundation!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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TUESDAY, OCT. 27

Mac DeMarco
Kate Buchanan Room / 10 p.m. / $25 / $20 HSU students
“Indie rock’s favorite goofball.”
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SATURDAY, OCT. 31

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
(Music this week by Bayou Swamis!) North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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SATURDAY, NOV. 7

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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FRIDAY, NOV. 13

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, NOV. 14

Arcata Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Coast Growers’ Association community event features over 40 Humboldt farm booths as well as 10 prepared food booths.
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FRIDAY, NOV. 20

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, JAN. 30

BIG Chili Cook-Off
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 2 p.m.
To celebrate National Mentoring Month BBBSNC is partnering with Mad River Brewery to host the 5th annual Chili Cook off on Saturday, January 30th 2016. This event will feature a silent auction, live music and of course, chili.
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