Lowdown! for Wednesday, Aug. 31
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LOWDOWN: Wednesday, Aug. 31

Two sisters travel to a cheesy tourist trap where they battle toxic monsters dressed in bigfoot costumes in order to save the ones they love in Love in the Time of Monsters screening at the Arcata Theatre Lounge‘s regular Sci-Fi Pint and Pizza Night. More below.


Top Events!
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Pints for Nonprofits
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free
The Sister City Project is currently sustaining a number of projects in Camoapa, all of them supported by the funds raised at the I Block Party.
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Pints for Nonprofits
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / noon-midnight / Free All ages
Benefits the Humboldt International Film Festival.
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Love in the Time of Monsters (2014)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5
Horrifying, hilarious trip through the backwoods of the Pacific Northwest (Humboldt), as two sisters battle murderous, toxic-waste ravaged monsters to save the ones they love.
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Dune Systems & Sea Level Rise
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Dr. Patrick Hesp, Strategic Professor of Coastal Studies at Flinders University, Australia, will give a presentation on the evolution of barrier dune systems such as Humboldt Bay, and will describe the different ways in which foredunes can migrate inland during sea-level rise.
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PROMOTED
All Events!
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Story Time!
McKinleyville Library / 1-2 p.m. / Free
Join us every Wednesday for story time for pre-school and school age children. We do seasonal crafts so be sure to check the library web site to see all the details!
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Weekly Fog Race
Humboldt Yacht Club / 6 p.m. / Free
Fun beer can style race out and around some channel markers and back to town.
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Aber Miller
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.
Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.
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Open Mic with Mike Anderson
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go “hmm.”
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Open Mic
Curley’s Full Circle / 7 p.m.
Ferndale gets together and sings for each other.

Ultra Secret Good Guy Organization
SpeakEasy / 7 p.m. / 21+
Jazz/funk improv for your Wednesdays.
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Live Turtle Races
Logger Bar / 8 p.m. / Free / 21+
Cheer on the world famous box turtles. Four heats every 20 minutes. It looks like this.
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9-Ball Tournament
Broadway Billiards / 8:30 p.m. / $10 / Free Public / 21+
Pool!

Open Mic Comedy
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9-11:45 p.m. / Free / 21+

Karaoke
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Singing in public is easier with beer.
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Rockstar Karaoke
Brass Rail Bar / 9 p.m.
This is the most hardcore karaoke in Humboldt.

Whomp
The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Every Wednesday Jambalaya makes with the whompity whomp.
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Rude Lion Sound
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
Were you just thinking, “Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?” Here it is!

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • BAD MOMS: 4:15, 9:25
  • DONT BREATHE: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20
  • FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS: 11:50, 2:25, 5:15, 8:05
  • HELL OR HIGH WATER: 1:35, 4:05, 6:35, 9:05
  • JASON BOURNE: 12:10, 3:05, 6:00, 8:55
  • KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS 2D: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00
  • MECHANIC: RESURRECTION: 12:45, 3:15, 5:50, 9:00
  • PETES DRAGON 2D: 1:20, 3:50, 6:20, 8:45
  • SAUSAGE PARTY: 12:20, 2:35, 4:55, 7:15, 9:35
  • SPACEBALLS: 2:00, 7:00
  • STAR TREK BEYOND 2D: 8:20
  • SUICIDE SQUAD 2D: 12:25, 3:20, 6:15, 9:10
  • THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2D: 11:55, 2:10, 4:30, 6:45
  • WAR DOGS: 1:00, 3:45, 6:30, 9:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BAD MOMS: 4:10, 9:25
  • BEN-HUR 2D: 3:10, 6:05, 9:00
  • DONT BREATHE: 4:40, 7:00, 9:20
  • KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS 2D: 3:00, 5:30
  • KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS 3D: 8:10
  • PETES DRAGON 2D: 2:50, 5:25, 8:00
  • SAUSAGE PARTY: 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • STAR TREK BEYOND 2D: 6:40
  • SUICIDE SQUAD 2D: 3:20, 6:15, 9:10
  • WAR DOGS: 3:45, 6:30, 9:15

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