FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Your Annual Reminder Kinetics are Terrifying
Halloween weekend is finally here, ghouls and goblins, which means the Lowdown is full of info on spooky locations for you to engage in costumed social interactions. The horror! Have a scroll!
Most seasonably salient: Friday evening marks the return of the Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors in located on the corner of 8th and N streets in Arcata, a fundraiser for many of the racers who kompete in the annual Kinetic Grand Championship. Artists! Ahhhhh! (Details on that and much more below.)
Robo-Cat’s Horror Theater Presents: The Last Man On Earth (1964)
Eureka Theater / 7-10 a.m. / $5
The Great Razooly returns to the stage of the Eureka Theater in Robo-Cat Productions Horror Theater. This time the dastardly one presents a showing of the chilling 1964 classic Last Man On Earth starring Vincent Price.
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Spirits and Spirits
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 5:30-9 p.m. / $40 / 21+
This haunted walking tour will be led by local Historians Eric Vollmers and Alex Service of Eureka’s Haunted History Ghost Tours. The tour will include sordid tales of Old Town Eureka’s history along with food and drink at each stop.
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Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Arcata Kinetic Lab / 7 p.m.-midnight / $12
Humboldt’s BEST Halloween event is back! We dare you to take a guided freakshow tour! All proceeds benefit Arcata Kinetic Sculpture Lab. Support the space where kinetic artists and engineers create masterpieces for the annual Kinetic Grand Championship. Music nightly by The Dead Drops.
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Evil Dead: The Musical
Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 seniors/students / 18+
“Five hormonal college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them into demons. It’s all up to housewares employee Ash and his trusty chainsaw to save the day!”
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Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom
Arcata Playhouse / 8-10 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students & Seniors
“Allison Miller can’t stay away from Humboldt: besides repeat trips with Boom Tic Boom, she’s come back with Jessica Lurie, Jenny Scheinman, and her own Honey Ear Trio.”
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HSU Composers Concert
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $10 General
“The repertoire will include new works by HSU students Sandee Castaneda, Adam Erickson, Logan Johnson, and Eric Tolfa.”
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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+.
Drop-In Activities for All this Fall
Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-9 p.m. / $3
Did you know that Arcata Recreation offers a variety of Drop-In Activities held at the Arcata Community Center? No need to register, just come by and have some fun.
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Purchase a “You Pick” Winter Farm Share Today!
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $150
Once you purchase your farm share, contact our Farmer to schedule your 15-minute orientation on harvesting (if needed).
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U Pick Organic Pumpkin Patch
Organic Matters Ranch / noon-6 p.m.
Come enjoy this beautiful fall weather while searching for the perfect pumpkins.
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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!
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Scare-Tacular Haunted House
Forever Found / 4 p.m.-midnight
“This experience will take you through a spooky guided tour in the Yucatán jungle in search of a missing family that was on a rafting vacation.”
DJ D’Vinity: After Work Sessions
Six Rivers Brewery / 4-7 p.m.
Come unwind at the end of your work week with DJ D’Vinity in the mix with old school throwbacks and dance hits!
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John Swanson Present Sax on Tracks
Humboldt Cider Company / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
John Swanson is a DJ with a saxophone playing improvisational solos over selected backing tracks, covering a wide range of styles and featuring bands like “thievery corporation.”
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Nurses Night Out
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 5:45-9:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
It’s Nurses Night Out! Connect with nursing colleagues and health care professionals at Friday Night at the Movies watching a screening of the documentary End Game about changing our approach to life and death.
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Eureka High School Auditorium / 7:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 students
“I saw Goody Osburn with the devil!” Get ready for the epitome of witch hunts with the EHS Players production of The Crucible. It’s dark. It’s emotional. It’s still relevant. Come on out and support these incredible young performers as they delve into serious issues of faith, love and reputation.
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Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Performing outstanding Rock n’ Roll in the Humboldt county area since 1979, The Backstreet Band plays everything from Tom Petty to the Beatles, and Bob Dylan to Bad Company, as well a variety of other classics.
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MicroGrass, The Kentucky Warblers
Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Two great local bluegrass bands share a bill at Blue Lake’s house of worship. Featuring members of The No Good Redwood Ramblers, Compost Mountain Boys and more!
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- A STAR IS BORN: 11:50, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
- BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE: 11:45, 11:45, 2:45, 2:45, 5:55, 9:00, 9:00
- GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN: 11:50, 2:05, 4:25, 6:45, 8:55
- HALLOWEEN: 12:30, 1:55, 3:10, 4:30, 5:45, 7:05, 8:20, 9:40
- HATE U GIVE, THE: 12:10, 2:25, 5:30, 8:30
- HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 3:20, 8:10, 8:10
- HUNTER KILLER: 12:40, 12:40, 3:30, 6:20, 9:10, 9:10
- MID90S: 12:20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:00, 9:15
- NIGHT SCHOOL: 3:50, 9:20
- OLD MAN AND THE GUN, THE: 12:00, 3:15, 5:40, 8:05
- SISTERS BROTHERS, THE: 1:00, 6:30
- SMALLFOOT 2D: 12:50, 5:50
- VENOM 2D: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
Mill Creek Cinema
- A STAR IS BORN: 11:55, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
- BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE: 6:05, 9:10
- GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN: 12:05, 3:05
- HALLOWEEN: 1:20, 4:00, 5:50, 6:40, 8:20, 9:20
- HATE U GIVE, THE: 11:45, 2:45, 5:45, 8:45
- HUNTER KILLER: 12:35, 3:30, 6:20, 9:15
- OLD MAN AND THE GUN, THE: 1:55, 4:25, 7:00, 9:25
- SMALLFOOT 2D: 12:45, 12:45, 3:15, 3:15
- VENOM 2D: 1:30, 4:10, 4:10, 6:50, 6:50, 9:30
- A STAR IS BORN (2018): 1:30, 5:00, 8:15
- FREE SOLO: 3:30, 6:20
- SCREAM: 9:00
- THE OLD MAN & THE GUN: 2:30, 5:45, 8:30
- THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: 11:55