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Pastels on the Plaza
Arcata Plaza / 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / Free / Free Artists / $250 large square / $150 small square
The first Saturday in October is the day families, artists and sponsors gather on the Arcata Plaza for a magical art show. The sidewalk surrounding the plaza is transformed into a gallery of art with a riot of color! Benefit for Northcoast Children’s Services.
822-7206 / info@ncsheadstart.org / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Sponsors Rummage Sale
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 9 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
Don’t miss our 53rd Annual Rummage Sale! Encompassing FOUR buildings at Redwood Acres, this sale features great bargains for the entire family on housewares, furniture, electronics, tools, books, clothing, jewelry, tools & sporting goods, and even new items generously donated by local merchants.
czygaczenko@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Free Zoo Day
Sequoia Park Zoo / 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
It’s International Red Panda Day (of course you knew that).
441-4263 / Web site / View Comments

2018 Fortuna Apple Harvest Festival
Fortuna / 10 a.m.
The Apple Harvest Festival in Fortuna opens Saturday with the Downtown Fortuna Street Fair and free hayrides to events all over town! It continues on Sunday with orchard hayrides, live music and cider at Clendenen’s Cider Works.
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16th Annual Medieval Festival of Courage
Christie Ranch / 10-5 a.m. / $6 / $3 12 and under
The Knights of Mayhem, full contact jousting, will thrill the audience along with the Blue Lake Mounted Archers riding horseback and shooting flying arrows with 2 performances each day.
825-8804 / coastalgrovemedievalfestival@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

‘Taste of Orthodoxy’
St. Innocent Orthodox Church / noon-4 p.m. / Free
This popular “Taste of Orthodoxy” annual event will once again feature local ethnic band Chubritza together with a variety of European and Greek food booths.
443-2099 / rector@eurekafirstchurch.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Hoptoberfest
Perigot Park / 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. / $35 / $5 Non-drinkers / $30 Advance Sales
Come raise your glass at the 18th annual Humboldt Hoptoberfest! Taste beer and cider from local and regional brewers while you rock out to live music from Barn Fire, Wild Otis, The Handshakers, and Blue Dragon Steel Band.
362-1388 / rockhousejones@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Kaiju-palooza! 怪獣
Eureka Theater / 1:30 p.m. / $10
Kaijū (怪獣 kaijū) (from Japanese “strange beast”): a Japanese film genre that features giant monsters, usually attacking major cities and engaging the military and other monsters in battle. Three days, eight city-stompin’ bystander-chompin’ kaiju movies!
442-2970 / Web site / View Comments

Lost Coast Fest
Outer Space / 2-11:45 p.m. / $20 Sunday at Outer Space / $15 Saturday Evening at Arcata Vets Hall / $6 Saturday Afternoon at Outer Space / $15 Friday Evening ATL / $5 Friday Afternoon at Outer Space
Music festival with five different shows over three days, 30+ touring and local bands including Screaming Females, August Eve, Ehiorobo, and Choked Up! Lost Coast Fest is a benefit for Centro Del Pueblo and The Raven Project.
798-0812 / breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

7th Annual Savage Henry Magazine Comedy Festival: Saturday
See Event Description / 5 p.m. / $10
More than 80 comedians from all over the country come peek inside the Redwood Curtain with stand up, comedy games and live podcasts. Multiple shows on multiple nights. All-show bracelets gain you entry to every show.
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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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16th Annual CASA Kid Walk
Madaket Plaza / 6-8 p.m. / Free
You are invited to join the Kid Walk and raise money to support foster children in our community in any way that works for you.
443-3197 / chelsea@humboldtcasa.org / Web site / View Comments

The Peoples’ Map of Eureka
The Black Faun Gallery / 6-9 p.m. / Free
The Black Faun Gallery proudly presents “The Peoples’ Map of Eureka,” a group show featuring local artists, interactive installations and interpretive maps of Eureka created by its many citizens.
798-6207 / Web site / View Comments

Kingfoot
North Of 4th / 7:30-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Come have great fun with this lively Americana trio and check out the new digs.
839-5090 / kingfootband@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Young Frankenstein
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 9/27 preview / $14 seniors/youth
Adapted from the classic Mel Brooks film that you’ve probably already seen, Young Frankenstein is brilliant parody of classic horror cinema. Appropriate for ages 14+.
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Dial M for Murder
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10:30 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors
A wealthy socialite, a tennis pro, a torrid affair and a massive fortune on the line – murder returns to the NCRT stage with a tale of greed, jealousy, revenge, and best laid plans gone awry.
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Royal Jelly Jive
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.
An intoxicating mixed drink of hard swingin’ soul-jive, Royal Jelly Jive dives deep head-first into the old school throwback sounds of the 1940’s with a groovy new twist.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Minnesota
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9:30-1:30 p.m. / $25 / $15 Limited Advanced Online / $20 Advanced / 21+
“Pushing that future sound in whatever way i can!”
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Coffee with Corrections
See Event Description / 8-9 a.m. / Free
Coffee with Corrections is a new, free event for the Sheriff’s Office, designed to allow the public to see inside our correctional facility and meet the men and women who make corrections possible.
476-2448 / skarges1@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Coffee with Corrections
See Event Description / 9-10 a.m. / Free
Coffee with Corrections is a new, free event for the Sheriff’s Office, designed to allow the public to see inside our correctional facility and meet the men and women who make corrections possible.
476-2448 / skarges1@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Apple Harvest Festival
Main Street, Fortuna / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free / Free Everyone
725-2610 / Web site / View Comments

Salvation Army Patio Sale
See Event Description / 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Patio sale to benefit our food pantry. You can also rent a table for $25 and sell your own items.
442-6475 / stephanie.wonnacott@usw.salvationarmy.org / View Comments

Scout-O-Rama
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
daniel@wente.org / View Comments

All Seasons Orchestra
D Street Neighborhood Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $25 / $31 non-resident
The Arcata Recreation Division and the All Seasons Orchestra invite 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

Soroptimist Almost Annual Fall Boutique
Eureka Woman’s Club / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
Get an early start on your holiday shopping! Soroptimist International of Eureka invites the public to our Almost Annual Fall Boutique/Holiday Bazaar.
593-6544 / amywhit1999@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Interested in accessing the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge and obtaining your permit to do so?
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Dynasty One
Arcata Plaza / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / Free
At the Arcata Farmers’ Market. Dynasty One is a great combination of hip-hop and reggae, with mixes of afro and rock.
441-9999 / Web site / View Comments

Homecoming Paddle
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / $30 / $25 HSU Students
Explore our local treasure and California’s second largest estuary teaming with wildlife, Humboldt Bay from a kayak.
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

We Got Art
McKinleyville Senior Center / 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The show will feature artists whose work is rarely presented as well as those whose work is well-known to Humboldt County art lovers. Live music, delicious refreshments, artist talks and book art demonstrations will enhance the visitor’s enjoyment.
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COASST Beached Bird Training
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free / 18+
COASST participants collect data on beach-cast carcasses of marine birds on a monthly basis to establish the baseline pattern of bird mortality on North Pacific beaches.
206-221-6893 / coasst@uw.edu / Web site / View Comments

Story Time
McKinleyville Library / 11:30 a.m.-noon / Free
Join us on Saturdays at 11:30 for stories and crafts.
839-4459 / jasbury@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Open Lab
The Sanctuary / noon-6 p.m. / $5
Open Lab is a time for community access to art-making resources, tools and facilities.
822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Guitar Maintenance II
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 1-2:30 p.m. / $85 / $75 HSU Student
Take your guitar maintenance knowledge a step further! This class continues with more topics not covered in Guitar Maintenance I to enhance your technical understanding of your instrument.
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

The Bandage
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 2-11 p.m. / Free
Live funk, blues, rock, Americana music. Art from Jason Hall.
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

Virtual Reality
McKinleyville Library / 2-5 p.m. / Free
The McKinleyville branch of the Humboldt County Library is offering a virtual reality experience every first and third Saturday of the month.
839-4459 / Web site / View Comments

Helen Vatcher Art Sale
Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / 3-6 p.m. / Free
Helen Vatcher, Humboldt resident since the 1960’s has painted the north coast landscape for over 50 years.
407-0047 / ediejessup@gmail.com / View Comments

Dmise Erotic Art Show
Good Relations / 5-9 p.m.
christopherdmise@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Chuck Mayville
Gallagher’s Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Come on down to Gallagher’s to eat, drink and be merry while Chuck plays and sings some classic tunes.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

Monsterpiece Theatre Exhibition and Cabaret
Synapsis Nova / 6-11 p.m. / Free
499-5691 / kristi.trajectory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Yoga Grand Opening Celebration
Humboldt Yoga / 6-9 p.m. / Free / Free Stephanie Klein
It’s finally time to PARTY! Celebrate the Grand Opening of Humboldt Yoga Studio during Arts Alive.
443-204-2411 / Humboldtyoga707@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Blase & the Stellar Jays
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

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

Jimmy D Jazz Quartet
Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 7:30-10 p.m. / Free
The Jimmy D Jazz Quartet features some of the county’s top musicians.
923-3449 / jimmydur@asis.com / Web site / View Comments

Advent Encounter Book Reading
Faith Center / 7:30-8:15 p.m. / Free
442-1784 / mmessner@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site / View Comments

Vamos a Bailar
See Event Description / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

The Holydrug Couple (Sacred Bones)
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m.-midnight / $10 / 21+
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.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

Lighting Boom Production
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

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
  • A SIMPLE FAVOR: 12:45, 3:25, 6:05, 8:50
  • A STAR IS BORN: 11:50, 12:30, 1:45, 2:55, 4:50, 6:00, 6:40, 7:55, 9:05
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:10
  • FAHRENHEIT 11/9: 3:40, 9:25
  • HELL FEST: 12:25, 2:40, 4:55, 7:20, 9:40
  • HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 1:00, 3:35, 6:10, 8:40
  • NIGHT SCHOOL: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • NUN, THE: 4:30, 9:20
  • PREDATOR, THE: 1:55, 6:55
  • SMALLFOOT 2D: 12:40, 3:10, 5:35, 8:05
  • VENOM 2D: 11:45, 1:30, 2:25, 4:10, 5:05, 5:50, 6:50, 7:45, 9:30
  • VENOM 3D: 3:10, 8:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A SIMPLE FAVOR: 12:50, 3:30, 6:15, 9:05
  • A STAR IS BORN: 12:00, 1:20, 3:00, 4:30, 6:00, 7:40, 9:00
  • HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 8:55
  • NIGHT SCHOOL: 1:10, 3:50, 6:35, 9:15
  • SMALLFOOT 2D: 12:45, 3:15, 5:40, 8:00
  • VENOM 2D: 12:10, 1:30, 4:10, 5:30, 6:50, 9:30
  • VENOM 3D: 2:50, 8:10
Minor Theatre
  • A STAR IS BORN (2018): 1:45, 5:30, 8:00, 9:30
  • BEETLEJUICE (1988): 1:30, 7:00
  • FAHRENHEIT 11/9: 4:00
  • MET OPERA 2018-19 SEASON - LIVE EVENT: 9:55
  • VENOM: 2:30, 5:00, 8:45, 11:15