Lowdown for Tuesday, Nov. 18

Lowdown: Tuesdays Are For Hearing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ Covered Live While Sipping Cider

By unanimous decision, The Palm Lounge wins Tuesday. Ring the bell.

To say nothing of being Eureka’s air hockey destination, tonight the Eureka Inn’s cocktail haven will be graced by Portland Americana quintet Hook and Anchor. And do you know what other band also boasted five (♂: 3; ♀: 2) members? Well, Fleetwood Mac, conveniently enough. Thus, while H&A note in their promo material for tonight’s show that they’ll also drop some original material in your ears, they more importantly promise to play, in its entirety, Rumours, the 1977 album so important that Fleetwood Mac took time off from their orgy to record it. You can go your own way, indeed. 

And when your continued cries to “don’t … stop … thinking about tomorrow” leave your throat a little dry, mosey on over to the bar. This night at the Palm Lounge features the latest in a series of county-wide tap cameo appearances from the upstart Humboldt Cider Company. A quick update on HCC: After taking home the People’s Choice Award at StrangeBrew earlier this month, the ambitious apple smashers are in crunch mode. They only have five days to make their self-imposed Kickstarter goal. So if you’d consistently enjoy a fruity, locally produced liquid in your world, head to this link and pony up.

—Andrew Goff


Top Events!
(Look ahead!)

Hook and Anchor / Humboldt Cider Company Tasting
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 8 p.m.
Performing a set of original music AND the entire album ‘Rumors’ by Fleetwood Mac.

All Events!
(Submit yours!)

Servsafe Food Protection Manager
College of the Redwoods Downtown Site / 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / $175 / 18+
Comprehensive one-day workshop assists restaurants and other food handling businesses in complying with AB 1978/Campbell.
476-4500 / sarah-connelly@redwoods.edu / 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 /

Youth Ceramics Workshop Series
Arcata Community Center / 3:30-5:30 p.m. / $45 / $20 Drop-In / $55 non-residents
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site /

Wae Yu Nae Gong
Arcata Judo Hut / 4-5 p.m. / $30 / $10 Drop-In / $40 non-residents
Arcata Recreation offers classes led by instructor Daniel Perez. For 5-12 years.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site /

Wae Yu Nae Gong
Arcata Judo Hut / 5-6:30 p.m. / $30 / $10 Drop-In / $40 non-residents
Arcata Recreation offers classes led by instructor Daniel Perez. For 13 years and older.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site /

Game Night
Crush / 5 p.m.
Don’t be bored. Play board games.

Zumba
D Street Neighborhood Center / 5:30-6:30 p.m. / $50 / $7 Drop-In / $60 non-residents
Zumba participants, 13 years and older.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site /

Intermediate Excel MS Office
College of the Redwoods Downtown Site / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / $95 / 18+
Course is designed to showcase the power of one of today’s most productive work place tools.
476-4500 / sarah-connelly@redwoods.edu / Web site /

Arcata Presbyterian Church Christmas Basket Program Sign-Ups
Arcata Presbyterian Church / 6-8 p.m. / Free
This program is for families with children. You must appear in person to sign-up. Applicants will need to bring a picture I.D. and proof of residence, such as a water or garbage bill.
822-1321 / arcatapres@att.net /

Humboldt Cribbage Club
Moose Lodge / 6:15-9:30 p.m. / $8
Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.
444-3161 /

Cribbage Tournament
Logger Bar / 6:45 p.m.
Signups at 6:45 p.m. Play at 7 p.m. $5.
668-5000 / Web site /

Anna Hamilton
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 7-11 p.m. / 21+
Songs and stories from HumCo’s blues riff-slingin’ raconteur.

Buddy Reed
Libation / 7-9 p.m.
Local bluesman gets low down. Accompanied by Andy Fihn.
825-7596 / Web site /

How Happiness Thinks
Chabad of Humboldt / 7-8 p.m. / $75 / $25 Current HSU Students
“Join an exciting journey into your own mind and psyche. Drawing on classical Jewish and mystical teachings, this six session course will present you with a deeper understanding of yourself, and help you flourish by suggesting practical advice.”
633-8770 / Rabbi@jewishhumboldt.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 /

Good and Evil Karaoke
Silver Lining / 8 p.m.
Karaoke. In an airport.
839-0304 / Web site /

Sunny Brae Jazz
Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m.
Local jazz and southern fried chicken night.
839-7580 / Web site /

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.
Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt’s most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.
800-684-2464 / Web site /

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY: 12:15, 2:20, 4:30
  • BEYOND THE LIGHTS: 12:50, 3:35, 6:20, 9:05
  • BIG HERO 6 2D: 12:00, 2:45, 3:30, 5:30, 6:15, 8:10
  • BIG HERO 6 3D: 12:45, 8:55
  • BOOK OF LIFE 2D: 12:30, 2:55
  • DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • DUMB AND DUMBER TO: 12:00, 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 8:40, 9:30
  • FURY: 2:25, 5:35
  • GONE GIRL: 5:20, 8:35
  • INTERSTELLAR: 12:10, 1:05, 3:55, 4:50, 7:40, 8:30
  • JOHN WICK: 2:30, 7:10
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BIG HERO 6 2D: 2:45, 5:30, 6:15, 8:10
  • BIG HERO 6 3D: 3:30, 8:55
  • DUMB AND DUMBER TO: 3:00, 4:10, 5:40, 6:50, 8:20, 9:30
  • INTERSTELLAR: 3:55, 4:50, 7:40, 8:30
  • NIGHTCRAWLER: 3:45, 6:35, 9:20
  • ST VINCENT: 3:15, 6:05, 8:40
Minor Theatre
  • BIRDMAN: 3:20, 6:10, 9:00
  • INTERSTELLAR: 4:20, 8:00
  • ST VINCENT: 4:10, 6:40, 9:10

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