LOWDOWN LOOKAHEAD!

Humboldt, it’s never too early to be planning future fun. Thus, LoCO offers you the Lowdown Lookahead, a master list of all the Lowdown “red lined” events into the foreseeable future.

Some of the bigger, near-future events to plan for:

WEDNESDAY, JUL. 30

Humboldt Crabs vs. Santa Rosa Rose Buds
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8
Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.
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Sarah Donner
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 7 p.m. / Free / 21+
“High energy alternative pop and quirk.” Donner’s fifth album was fully funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign and recorded in LA with producer Owen Lewis (REM, Lady Gaga, The Killers, and Snow Patrol).
419-569-3754 / shannonteynor@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Songwriter Circle of Death VI
The Shanty / 10 p.m. / 21+
Featuring The Bored Again, Aimee Taylor, Courtney Jaxon and DimDin.
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THURSDAY, JUL. 31

30th Anniversary Reggae On The River
French’s Camp / midnight / $190 / $250 early 4-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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Jeff DeMark’s Gila Monsters and Friends
Dell’Arte / 7:30 p.m. / $10
In the Big Hammer Tent in Blue Lake, Jeff DeMark and friends are putting on a rollercoaster ride of a variety show called: “Acting on a Dream: Summer Stories, Songs and Wild Left Turns.” Featured storytellers are Lizzy Moonbeam, Marvin Samuels, Charlie Gilbert and DeMark.
668-5663 / jeffdemark@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, AUG. 1

30th Anniversary Reggae On The River
French’s Camp / midnight / $190 / $250 early 4-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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Humboldt Crabs vs. Novato Knicks
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8
Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.
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SATURDAY, AUG. 2

30th Anniversary Reggae On The River
French’s Camp / midnight / $190 / $250 early 4-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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Wildwood Days Music Festival
Rio Dell Fire Hall / noon-10 p.m. / Free
Local bands all day long including Doug Fir and the 2x4s, Redwood Blue, Headache, Hudson Hound Dogs and Layla Dias.
764-3329 / liswil7@aol.com / 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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Xoth, Windmill of Corpses, Locust Furnace
The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m. / $7 / $5 members
The Placebo presents a night of metal.
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Humboldt Crabs vs. Novato Knicks
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8
Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.
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SUNDAY, AUG. 3

30th Anniversary Reggae On The River
French’s Camp / midnight / $190 / $250 early 4-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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Humboldt Crabs vs. Novato Knicks
Arcata Ball Park / 12:30 p.m. / $8
Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.
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FRIDAY, AUG. 8

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, AUG. 9

Mattole Restoration Council Dinner
Mattole Grange / 5:30-11:30 p.m. / $20 / $5 Youth (under 12)
Night of delicious dinner, local brews and great music by the No Good Redwood Ramblers to celebrate 31 years of environmental restoration in the Mattole. Silent auction items donated by our local sponsors. Camping available next door at A.W. Way County Park.
629-3514 / mrc@mattole.org / Web site / View Comments

Steel Cage Death Match: Ngaio Bealum vs. Caitlin Gill
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
Well, this is standup comedy. There just won’t be an actual cage or any fighting of any kind. But this got your attention, didn’t it?!
502-9656 / Web site / View Comments

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13

The Great Fortuna Race
The MGC / 9 a.m.
Are you in High School? Have you found yourself saying “there’s nothing to do” this summer?! Well that’s about to change! Can you run? Solve puzzles? Compete with Fortuna’s best? This is your chance to show your stuff in this race around the city!
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THURSDAY, AUG. 14

Boys of Summer
C Street Market Square / 6 p.m.
Eagles tribute band plays the Eureka Summer Concert Series.
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The Spiritual Bat, Megaton Leviathan, Idtal, The Disaffectionate
The Ink Annex / 7 p.m. / $8 / $6 members
The Placebo and Dead Tree presents a night of industrial post-punk love.
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SATURDAY, AUG. 16

52nd Klamath Salmon Festival
Yurok Tribe / 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Celebration of the mighty Klamath River salmon. The family-centered event features cultural demonstrations, live music from the Merv George Band and traditionally cooked salmon. The Salmon Festival also offer a wide array of kids’ activities, dozens of vendors and a Classic Car Show.
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18th Annual BridgeFest Arts and Crafts Fair
Old Bridgeville Bridge / 10-5 a.m. / Free
Live music, a children’s corner, food, and locally crafted goods, this years BridgeFest promises to be fun for the whole family. Test out your piloting skills by entering a craft in the Intergalactic Flying Saucer Trials (costume required).
777-1775 / cfrenzel@humboldt.k12.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Zootini
Sequoia Park Zoo / 5-9 p.m. / $600 8 person table / $100 At the door / $85 Non-members / $75 Members / 21+
Celebrate the zoo in style with live and silent auctions, fine dining, signature “Zootini” cocktails, live music and more.
441-4263 / Web site / View Comments

THURSDAY, AUG. 21

Decades
C Street Market Square / 6 p.m.
Nostalgic rock and roll band plays the Eureka Summer Concert Series.
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SATURDAY, AUG. 23

John Ludington, Be Brave Bold Robot
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free
442-8778 / ludpark@hotmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Liquid Kactus, Diggin Dirt
Jambalaya / 9:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
Celebrate the end of summer/beginning of school year with your two favorite local bands.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, SEP. 6

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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Not Your Momma’s Talent Show
Eureka Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $15 / $25 VIP / 18+
“Wide variety of acts from juggling and burlesque to music and dance all battling for the title of winner and cash prize! Our panel of celebrity judges, including the reigning Mr. Humboldt and LOCO/KSLUG’s own Myles C. will scrutinize an judge the heck out of them!”
506-6810 / sarah@norcaloasis.org / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, SEP. 12

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. 13

Color Humboldt Run
Rohner Park / 9-11 a.m.
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Golden Tarp Light Deprivation Cannabis Competition
Mateel Community Center / noon-10 p.m. / $30 / $50 VIP
Sample and vote on the top 15 entrants (cannabis recommendation required), all of which will have been tested by Pure Analytics. The bud with the most voters will win this year’s Golden Tarp Award.
923-2175 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, OCT. 4

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. 10

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. 1

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. 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