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Wildwood Days
Rio Dell / 10 a.m.
Rio Dell’s annual gathering. Wildwood Days is a local festival established in 1970 by the Rio Dell Chamber of Commerce. In 1996, the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department took over Wildwood Days as a fundraiser for the department. This event is in Rio Dell California and offers three days of fun.
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Buddy Brown Blues Festival
Perigot Park / 11 a.m.-7 p.m. / $12 / $10 Advanced purchase
The 18th annual celebration of Humboldt’s local blues musicians is a fundraiser for the Humboldt Folklife Society. Featuring The Uptown Kings, Anna Hamilton Trio, Blacksage Runners, Shinbone, Blues Through the Years, and The Backseat Drivers. Fine local BBQ and beverages.
humboldtfolksociety@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

High Times Presents: Reggae on the River 2018
French’s Camp / 2:45 p.m. / $85 / $225 three-day pass
The 34th Reggae on the River® presented by High Times in association with the Mateel Community Center takes place Friday August 3rd through Sunday, August 5th at French’s Camp along the banks of the Eel River.
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Zootini
Sequoia Park Zoo / 5-9 p.m. / $100
“A Gala Evening of Wild Fun.” Zootini is the biggest fundraiser of the year benefiting the Sequoia Park Zoo!
441-4263 / 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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Vert and Distort Fest
RampArt Skatepark / 6:30 p.m. / $8 / $20 3-day pass
Three days of heavy bands.
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Humboldt Crabs vs. Bay Area Blues
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $9
Your hometown heroes whoop up on some other lesser team. Peanuts, crackerjacks, etc.
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The Wizard of Oz
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $19 / $14 matinee / $16 sides
“Among the 80+ cast members, ranging from 2 years young to 80 years young, on this stage you will find the beloved Dorothy, Toto and the rest of your favorite, and perhaps, not-so-favorite, characters. This family-friendly production has something for audience members of all ages.”
630-5013 / info@hloc.org / Web site / View Comments

Lovebush
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m.
“Join us for an evening of a heady mix of true Fela Kuti style afrobeat and James Brown style funk. Dense rhythm section, soaring horns, funky dual guitars, moog moments, and more!”
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Importance of Being Earnest
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $16 / $13 Student & Senior
Algernon lives in the city. Jack lives in the country. Both of them live double lives. But when Algernon pretends to be Jack’s imaginary brother Ernest in order to meet an eligible young lady, comedic mayhem breaks loose.
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

SCRAP Artist in Residence Hunt
SCRAP Humboldt / midnight-11:59 p.m.
SCRAP Humboldt is seeking talented artists, who highlight the world of creative reuse in their art.
822-2452 / director@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Wildlife Tracking Field Class
HSU Natural History Museum / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $25 / $50 family rate / $15 seniors and HSU students / $20 museum members
Phil will open your eyes to the various sign wildlife leaves behind including bear beds, wildlife corridors, scat, marks, kills, and of course tracks.
826-4479 / mjb11@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Gentle Yoga!
Om Shala Yoga / 9-10:20 a.m.
This class is suitable for all levels and is also appropriate for those working with injury, limited mobility, or who prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga.
825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site / View Comments

Buck A Bag Book Sale
Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 10-3:30 a.m. / Free
269-1995 / friends@eurekafrl.org / Web site / View Comments

Boot Camp and Beer
Six Rivers Brewery / 10-11:30 a.m.
Fit Nor Cal Trainer Andy Salatnay will lead a 50 minute Boot Camp Class, followed by a post workout beer!
839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site / View Comments

Sea Kayak Rescue & Safety
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / $50 / $40 HSU Students
This course focuses on rescue and safety skills that no paddler should be without.
443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Family Surf Day
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. / $50
experience, this course focuses on water safety, surf etiquette, ocean awareness, surfboard handling and technique.
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Special Edition Stewardship Saturday: Featuring Assemblymember Jim Wood’s First Annual Roll Up Your Sleeves Community Day
Freshwater Farms Reserve / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Featuring Assemblymember Jim Wood’s First Annual Roll Up Your Sleeves Community Day at our Freshwater Farms Reserve property
445-7014 / Deanna.sisk@asm.ca.gov / Web site / View Comments

Orchid Walk
Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Orchids are a very diverse group, including quite dainty species.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

An Artsy Yard Sale at the Museum
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free
The Artsy Flea will bring together contemporary and vintage art featuring a wide array of items- from the classic- such as home décor, paintings, ceramics and photographs- to the abstract- including assemblages and sculpture, there’s bound to be a creative collectable waiting for you!
442-0278 / alex@humboldtarts.org / Web site / View Comments

PBS North Coast-Back To School Day
Bayshore Mall / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
We will have free books, stickers, bookmarks, crafts and MORE.
445-0813 / kwhiteside@keet-tv.org / Web site / View Comments

Elk FIre Department Annual Summer BBQ
See Event Description / noon-4 p.m. / Free Ages 6 & under / $10 Kids 7-2 / $20 Adults
The Elk Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 62 years of service at its 14th Annual Summer BBQ. Savor tri-tip, chicken or portabella mushroom entrees plus sides, dessert and coffee.
877-3494 / cindyelk@aol.com / Web site / View Comments

Elk FIre Department Annual Summer BBQ
See Event Description / noon-4 a.m. / Free Ages 6 & under / $10 Kids 7-2 / $20 Adults
The Elk Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 62 years of service at its 14th Annual Summer BBQ.
877-3494 / cindyelk@aol.com / Web site / View Comments

Where’s Waldo in Arcata?
Northtown Books / 1-2 p.m. / Free
Drawing of Grand Prizes and Party!
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site / View Comments

Experience the Sound of Soul
Eureka Center for Spiritual Living / 4-5 p.m. / Free
Discover Your Inner Guidance; Divine Light, Sound and Love: A Higher Form of Creativity.
798-1868 / eureka.arcata.eck@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

PHISH Webcast
Humboldt Brews / 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Tahoe Tweezer.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Leading Lights Awards Ceremony Arts Alive
Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) / 6-9 p.m. / Free
The “Leading Lights Project“ is a 2 and 3D art and education collaboration between the Academy of Redwoods, The Studio, the Redwood Coast Energy Authority, the Krause Family Foundation, and PG&E.
269-1700 / info@redwoodenergy.org / Web site / View Comments

Smokey Bears 74th Birthday Celebration
See Event Description / 6-8 p.m.
Humboldt Redwoods State Park invites you to come celebrate Smokey Bear’s 74th birthday.
946-1811 / View Comments

Vintage Children’s Book Event
Eureka Books / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Eureka Books showcases our collection of Vintage Children’s Books we usually keep up on the top shelves in the kids section.
444-9593 / info@eurekabooksellers.com / Web site / View Comments

Band O’ Loko
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Original Surf Rock.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

VALOR: Lasse Mellberg, Sara Kroon, Monica Coyne
The Black Faun Gallery / 6-9 p.m. / Free
The Black Faun Gallery presents “Valor” a group show with Swedish photographers Lasse Mellberg and Sara Kroon, with blacksmith Monica Coyne.
798-6207 / Web site / View Comments

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

The Movers and The Shakers
Forks Lounge / 8:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Rock and blues.
616-4534 / View Comments

Hunter and The Dirty Jacks
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Rock ‘n’ roll.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Lighting Boom Productions
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
With a “no limits” music library Lightning BOOM Productions can assure you that they will have the songs you want.
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / 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

Str8 Dancehall Saturdays
Clam Beach Inn / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Modern dancehall.
839-0545 / View Comments

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

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ANT-MAN AND THE WASP 2D: 12:15, 3:05, 6:00, 8:45
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:25, 3:00, 5:35, 8:10
  • DARKEST MINDS: 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:20
  • EIGHTH GRADE: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION 2D: 12:40, 3:10, 5:40, 8:00
  • INCREDIBLES 2 2D: 11:40, 2:35, 5:30, 8:25
  • JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM 2D: 11:30, 2:25, 5:25, 8:30
  • MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN: 12:35, 3:20, 6:05, 8:55
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT 2D: 11:30, 1:00, 2:40, 5:55, 7:40, 9:10
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT 3D: 4:20
  • SPY WHO DUMPED ME, THE: 12:45, 3:30, 6:15, 9:00
  • TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES: 11:45, 2:00, 4:15, 6:35, 8:50
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ANT-MAN AND THE WASP 2D: 12:40, 3:35, 6:25, 9:20
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:15, 2:50, 5:25, 8:00
  • DARKEST MINDS: 1:45, 4:20, 6:55, 9:30
  • MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN: 12:30, 3:20, 6:05, 8:50
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT 2D: 11:50, 1:10, 4:25, 5:55, 7:40, 9:10
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT 3D: 3:00
  • SPY WHO DUMPED ME, THE: 12:25, 3:10, 6:15, 9:00
  • TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES: 1:55, 4:10, 6:30, 8:45
Minor Theatre
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:15, 3:00, 5:45, 8:30
  • CUSTODY: 6:15
  • DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT: 1:00, 9:00
  • LEAVE NO TRACE: 3:30, 6:45
  • SORRY TO BOTHER YOU: 4:00, 9:35