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Pastels on the Plaza
Arcata Plaza / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free / Free volunteer artists / $225 Sponsor a Large Square / $125 Sponsor a Small Square
The sidewalk surrounding the plaza is transformed into a gallery of art with a riot of color! This benefit for Northcoast Children’s Services is supported by local businesses that sponsor an artist by making a donation of $125 or $225 for a square of sidewalk art.
822-7206 / info@ncsheadstart.org / Web site / View Comments

15th Annual Medieval Festival of Courage
Christie’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $6 / $3 12 and under
Come and see the jousting knights’ crashing lances and the horse archers shooting their flying arrows. Fine Medieval Minstrels Joanne Rand, Good Company, Jeff Kelley of the Vanishing Pints, Bandoloko, the bedazzling Desert Lillies Bazaar Belly Dancers will play for your enjoyment.
825-8804 / Web site / View Comments

2nd annual Harvest Moon Celebration and Campout
Fiesty Dog Orchard / noon-2 a.m.
A fundraiser for the Redcrest Volunteer Fire Department. A day and night of music, food, games and community.
510-926-2901 / Web site / View Comments

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 5-6:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
This acclaimed new doc tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton and more.
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

2017 Savage Henry Comedy Festival
Humboldt County / 5 p.m. / $35
Three days. Over 100 comedians. Multiple venues. Savage Henry Magazine has once again pulled back the Redwood Curtain to allow in hilarious folk from all over the United States.
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Arts Alive: Orr Marshall and Fukiko Oguchi Marshall
The Black Faun Gallery / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Joint show “The Unseen Works” featuring pieces from Orr Marshall’s early artistic career, and first-time showings of Fukiko Oguchi Marshall’s abstract paintings.
798-6207 / violet.blackfaunart@gmail.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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2017 CASA Kid Walk
Madaket Plaza / 6-8 p.m.
The Kid Walk is CASA’s biggest fundraiser of the year, where Kid Walk teams compete to raise as much money as they can to help local foster kids, then come together for a one-mile superhero costume walk during Arts Alive in October.
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The Yokels
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9:30 p.m. / Free
Rockabilly/soul in the beer garden!
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions Book Talk by Amy Stewart
Eureka Theater / 7-9 p.m.
Hear Eureka Books’ own Amy Stewart at the Eureka Theater talking about her newest release, Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions, the third novel in the extraordinary journey into the real lives of the forgotten but fabulous Kopp sisters.
442-2970 / Web site / View Comments

Welcome to Willits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7:30-9 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“It’s set in Willits, it’s got ‘80s action star Dolph Lundgren, a scruffy drifter named Opossum played by one of the Culkin brothers, meth-addicted weed farmers, an “ominous convenience store clerk” obsessed with Bigfoot, unlucky teens just looking for some hot springs, and maybe even aliens.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Mediation Services Benefit
The Sanctuary / 7:30 p.m. / $15
Stories and music by Jeff DeMark, Vinny Peloso, Tim Breed, Susan Dambroff, Tobin Randrol, Bob Davis, Jim Steinberg. Music by Inscrutable Rabbit to benefit Humboldt Mediation Services.
jeffdemark@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Arcadia
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10:30 p.m. / $16 / $13 Students / Seniors
“A comedy about chaos, mathematics, sex, and the death of the universe.”
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Red Molly
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $27 / $25 members / $25 students
“Americana powerhouse vocal trio Red Molly returns to the Arcata Playhouse. The band is known for their gorgeous harmonies, crisp musicianship, infectious songwriting, and warm, engaging stage presence.”
822-1575 / thearcataplayhouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Little Texas
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m. / $39 / $49 premium / 21+
With over 7 million albums sold, 3 Grammy nominations, multiple awards and hits like “God Blessed Texas”, “First Time for Everything” and “Kick a Little.”
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

John Kadlecik Solo Acousti-Lectric
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-midnight / $15 / 21+
John Kadlecik is a singer, songwriter, and musician who can play most string instruments but is primarily known for being a guitar-slinging sideman to Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir in the band Furthur.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Beer & Cheese Pairing with Charlie Bamforth
Sequoia Conference Center / 6-8 a.m. / $40 / 21+
Charlie combines a hilarious British wit, a keen knowledge about beer, and a promise of a really fun evening in support of a good cause.
498-2917 / jritter@nohum.k12.ca.us / View Comments

Intermediate Sailing
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $165 / $150 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Inflatable River Kayaking
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m. / $115 / $99 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Free Kayak Tour: Elk River
Elk River Access Area, Hikshari’ Trail / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Humboldt Baykeeper will host a free kayak tour on Elk River, beginning with a short guided walk along the Hikshari’ Trail in Eureka.
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FOAL Fall Book Sale
Arcata Library / 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
This sale features books and media for all ages and interests, including a collection of works in Japanese.
822-5954 / arcatalibraryfriends@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

All Seasons Orchestra Fall Season
D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $25 / $30 non-resident
The Arcata Recreation Division and the All Seasons Orchestra invites you to get involved with this community orchestra. All Season Orchestra, open to all ages, offers seasonal performance opportunities throughout the year which are a pivotal part of this orchestra.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Drop-in Restoration Training
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 10 a.m.-noon / Free
Become a part of the Friends of the Dunes Dune Ecosystem Restoration Team and learn how to participate in drop-in restoration at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center.
444-1397 / jess@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Young Athlete’s Program
Pacific Union School / 10-11:30 a.m. / Free
In partnership with the City of Arcata Recreation and Humboldt State University, Special Olympics offers a fun opportunity, the Young Athletes Program.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

EMT Refresher Course
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 11 a.m.-7 p.m. / $200 / $180 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Intro to Archery
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. / $40 / $35 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

AHHA General Assembly
Jefferson Community Center / 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
Join AHHA, the homeless, advocates, and the wider community in planning and acting to manifest safe, warm and dry affordable homeless villages.
267-4035 / ahha.humco@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Pie and Cobbler Competition
Healy Senior Center / 1-3 p.m. / $6 / $3 Kids under 10
Pick up entries at Signature Coffee Redway, Healy Senior Center Redway, or Ferndale Pie Company Ferndale.
923-2399 / healyseniorcenter@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Twilight Paddle on Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / $45 / $35 HSU Students
Come join us for this popular evening paddle and catch a peek of the evening skies from Humboldt Bay!
443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Scruffy Nerd Herder Comics Grand Opening!
See Event Description / 5-10 p.m.
Join us for our official grand opening during October’s Arts Alive!
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Medical Fundraiser For Edie Baker
Orick Community Hall / 5 p.m.
Orick Chamber of Commerce and the Community of Orick invite everyone to a benefit for one of our most beloved town members.
488-5741 / Web site / View Comments

Eureka Arts Alive Expo
The Fuzion / 6-9 p.m. / Free
This is a place where you can check out amazing local artists, musicians and businesses that don’t traditionally have a presence in Old Town, Eureka.
345-1040 / hello@thefuzion.com / Web site / View Comments

ShinBone at the Vista for Arts Alive
Vista Del Mar / 7-9 p.m.
ShinBone plays Blues & R & B for Arts Alive at The Vista
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Frisky Brisket
Calico’s Cafe / 7 p.m.
Violin guitar duo.
923-2253 / View Comments

The Movers and Shakers
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages
Rock, rhythm, blues.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Eureka Symphony Season Opening Concert
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8-10 p.m. / $19 / Free children under 12 / $49 Loge / $39 Orchestra Main and Lower Balcony / $29 Orchestra Front and Upper Balcony
845-3655 / eurekasymphony@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Lost Dogs
Six Rivers Brewery / 8:30 p.m.-noon / Free
Local blues and R&B band.
839-7980 / kgs1@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

The Movers anfd The Shakers
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free
Live rock, blues and funk.
616-4534 / hollandhomes@live.com / Web site / View Comments

Eyes Anonymous
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
‘80s hits.
877-252-2946 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin’s Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com / View Comments

Brad Wilson and the Rollin Blues Thunder Band
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+
Performing over 100 shows a year, Brad has become known as a smokin’ hot Blues player who can rock the house all night long with the best of them.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Rockstar Karaoke
Brass Rail Bar / 9 p.m.
This is the most hardcore karaoke in Humboldt.
923-3188 / View Comments

Karaoke
Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+
How could this be a bad idea?
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Kinetic Kouture: Fashion with a RE-Purpose!
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 9:30-11:30 p.m.
‘Kinetic Kouture: Fashion with a Re-Purpose’ is a fashion show combining creative reuse of materials and haute couture into an evening of runway fashion and fun.
442-0278 / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AMERICAN ASSASSIN: 4:30, 9:35
  • AMERICAN MADE: 12:05, 2:55, 5:40, 8:25
  • BATTLE OF THE SEXES: 12:35, 3:25, 6:15, 9:05
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 2D: 1:30, 3:10, 5:10, 6:45, 8:50
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 3D: 12:30, 4:10, 7:45
  • FLATLINERS: 1:20, 4:00, 6:40, 9:25
  • HOME AGAIN: 1:55, 7:10
  • IT: 12:00, 3:00, 6:10, 9:15
  • KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE: 11:45, 2:50, 5:55, 9:00
  • LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE 2D: 11:50, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15
  • MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US: 1:15, 3:55, 6:35, 9:10
  • MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE: 11:55, 12:20, 2:25, 4:55, 7:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AMERICAN MADE: 12:50, 3:40, 6:25, 9:10
  • BATTLE OF THE SEXES: 12:00, 2:55, 5:40, 8:30
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 2D: 11:50, 12:45, 4:25, 5:50, 8:00
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 3D: 2:40, 8:45
  • FLATLINERS: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • IT: 6:05, 9:10
  • KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE: 11:45, 2:50, 5:55, 9:00
  • LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE 2D: 1:05, 3:35
  • MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US: 12:10, 3:20, 6:10, 9:20
Minor Theatre
  • BATTLE OF THE SEXES: 1:15, 7:00
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049: 3:00, 6:30, 10:00
  • IT: 6:00, 9:45
  • KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE: 12:15, 4:00, 9:00
  • THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE: 12:30, 1:00, 3:30