FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Fair Warning

It’s the first weekend of the 122nd Humboldt County Fair, y’all! Between now and Aug. 26, Humboldtians can get all the livestock, curly fries, Zipper rides, horse racing, and Guy Fieri they can handle with just a quick jaunt over the bridge to Ferndale. Click the event page in your Lowdown listings below for a quick rundown of this year’s fair special events and/or find something less American to do, comrade.

Events

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Eureka Street Art Festival
Old Town Eureka / 9 a.m. / Free
“Join us for a colorful week in the Street! Artists will be coming from around the corner and around the world to paint murals and install street art throughout Opera Alley, which runs between 2nd and 3rd Streets in Old Town.”
eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

122nd Humboldt County Fair
Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 10 a.m. / $10 / $35 carnival wristband / $5 kids / $7 seniors
You love the fair! Rides! Food! Livestock! Guy Fieri! Click for a list of special days at the 2018 fair.
786-9511 / humcofair@frontiernet.net / Web site / View Comments

Eureka Friday Night Market
Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m.
Friday Nights are about to get real fun in Old Town, Eureka! Join us for a farmers market, craft booths, live music, food trucks, Humboldt Made member booths, and a beer and wine garden every Friday.
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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

TBAM! Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival
See Event Description / 8-10 p.m. / $30 / $200 Eight performances
“For the 30+ world-class classical musicians, TBAM is a homecoming. Many of them were born and raised here, others moved here to become part of Humboldt’s robust musical culture.”
845-1125 / juliefulkerson@mac.com / Web site / View Comments

Hazy by Nature Release @ Eel River Brewing
Eel River Brewing Company / 5:30-11 a.m.
725-2739 / marketing@eelriverbrewing.com / View Comments

Calling Creative Crafters to Arcata’a Holiday Craft Market
Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $120 / $100 senior room booth / $135 end booth
Arcata Recreation invites crafters wishing to showcase their original craftwork to vend.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Garberville Farmers’ Market
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
559-246-2246 / sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Children’s Summer Lunch Program
See Event Description / noon-2 p.m. / Free / $None Children 18 years and under
June 18th marks the start of Food for People’s Children’s Summer Lunch Program, providing a free lunch’s for children on summer weekdays at different county-wide sites.
445-3166 / csmith@foodforpeople.org / Web site / View Comments

Back to School Bullyproof Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Youth Camp
See Event Description / noon-3 p.m. / $160 / $45 Drop in
School is nearly upon us, this week-long class will give your child the tools they need to deal with bullies!
822-6278 / info@HumboldtJiuJitsu.com / Web site / View Comments

Bully Proof Summer Camp
See Event Description / noon-3 p.m. / $160 / $45 Drop In Daily
“Kids between the ages 6 to 14 can learn effective self-defense skills, both psychological and physical, plus experience fun and games at the Back-to School-Bully Proof Summer Camp.”
822-6278 / info@humboldtjujitsu.com / Web site / View Comments

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt
SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free
Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!
822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Tibetan Vipassana Teaching
Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 3-6 p.m. / Free / $90 Suggested Donation (Price which will cover costs)
Namchak Khen Rinpoche comes to Arcata to share the precious teachings of Tibetan Vipassana.
296-3444 / info@ewamkusumling.com / Web site / View Comments

KMUD’s Summer Music Series
KMUD - Redwood Community Radio, Inc. / 5-11 p.m. / Free
KMUD is having a Summer Music Series at the KMUD studio every other Friday night. There will be awesome live bands followed by a movie on the lawn. Each event will have a different theme so stay tuned to KMUD to hear what is coming up next.
923-2513 / allison@kmud.org / Web site / View Comments

Latin Peppers at Eureka Night Market
See Event Description / 5-8 p.m. / Free
798-6411 / info@visiteureka.com / Web site / View Comments

Daily Art Walk
The Black Faun Gallery / 5:30 p.m. / Free
Join us for a daily Art Walk as part of the Eureka Street Art Festival.
eurekastreetartfestival@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Salsa Dance Lessons!
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+
All levels welcome!
816-2809 / SalsaAtSix@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Cadillac Ranch
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Judith Surber: Reservation High
Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site / View Comments

Friday Night Flicks
Arcata Ball Park / 7:30-10:15 p.m. / Free
August 17 features E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Friday, August 24 features Isle of Dogs.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Trinidad Bay Art and Music Festival
Trinidad Town Hall / 8 p.m. / $30 / $200 Tickets for 8 Concert Series
For a second year, world-class musicians from Humboldt will be returning home to perform live concerts in this historic, intimate and extraordinary village, leaving you with lasting impressions.
845-1125 / juliefulkerson@mac.com / Web site / View Comments

Ghost Program
SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
Gettin’ down in Opera Alley.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

Undercovers
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free
It’s a cover band!
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Hill Street Band
See Event Description / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / View Comments

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

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ALPHA 2D: 1:15, 6:10, 8:40
  • ALPHA 3D: 3:40
  • ANT-MAN AND THE WASP 2D: 3:20, 8:55
  • BLACKKKLANSMAN: 12:15, 3:15, 6:20, 9:15
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:25, 3:00, 5:35, 8:10
  • CRAZY RICH ASIANS: 12:20, 3:10, 5:20, 6:00, 8:05, 8:50
  • DOG DAYS: 12:40, 6:15
  • HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION 2D: 1:05, 6:25
  • INCREDIBLES 2 2D: 3:05, 8:30
  • MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN: 12:10, 5:50
  • MEG, THE 2D: 1:05, 6:35, 9:20
  • MEG, THE 3D: 3:50
  • MILE 22: 11:55, 12:45, 2:25, 3:05, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT 2D: 11:30, 2:40, 5:55, 9:10
  • SLENDER MAN: 11:50, 2:15, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30
  • SPY WHO DUMPED ME, THE: 3:30, 9:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ALPHA 2D: 1:15, 6:10, 8:35
  • ALPHA 3D: 3:40
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:15, 2:50, 5:25, 8:00
  • CRAZY RICH ASIANS: 12:20, 1:25, 3:15, 6:00, 6:45, 8:45
  • DOG DAYS: 4:05, 9:25
  • MEG, THE 2D: 1:05, 6:35, 9:20
  • MEG, THE 3D: 3:50
  • MILE 22: 12:05, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35
  • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT 2D: 11:50, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • SLENDER MAN: 11:55, 2:15, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30
Minor Theatre
  • BLACKKKLANSMAN: 3:00, 6:25, 9:40
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 2:30, 5:15, 8:00
  • EIGHTH GRADE: 3:30, 6:00, 8:35