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.)

Events

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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.
496-5386 / RoboCatProductions@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

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.
lostcoastrotaract@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

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.
822-4805 / jdubdeluxe@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

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!”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

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.”
633-8385 / rja@redwoodjazzalliance.org / Web site / View Comments

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.”
826-3531 / mus@humboldt.edu / 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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Hot Buttered Rum
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $15
“Hot Buttered Rum is a postmodern string band from San Francisco that combines bluegrass, reggae, folk and jazz into a riveting blend of Americana.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

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.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

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).
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

U Pick Organic Pumpkin Patch
Organic Matters Ranch / noon-6 p.m.
Come enjoy this beautiful fall weather while searching for the perfect pumpkins.
407-3276 / smosser12@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Zombies on the Plaza!
See Event Description / 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. / Free
822-5988 / ayoumans@arcatasd.org / 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

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.”
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Safe and Sound on Shaky Ground
HSU Natural History Museum / 4-8 p.m. / $3 / Free Members and HSU students
826-4480 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

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!
839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site / View Comments

Drop-In Gymnastics
Arcata Judo Hut / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $5 / $10 Friday Night Flips
Drop-In Gymnastics for youth, ages 15 months to 4 years.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

John Swanson Present Sax on Tracks
Humboldt Cider Company / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

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.”
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

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.
822-1220 / sttiomicronomega@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Halloween Costume Dance Party
See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / Free
247-3005 / director@humboldtredwoods.org / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Live Music at the Tap Room!
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free / 21+
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

Live Music at the Tap Room!
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free / 21+
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

Live Music at the Tap Room!
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free / 21+
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

Silk Screen Printing: Halloween Edition
See Event Description / 6-8 p.m. / $25 / 21+
798-6329 / info@artsanddraftseureka.com / Web site / View Comments

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

Home on the Range by Jerry Rohde
Ferndale City Hall / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free
786-4466 / ferndalemuseum@gmail.com / View Comments

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.
476-1735 / vossn@eurekacityschools.org / View Comments

Barn Dance
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8 p.m.
Leap and twirl to the sizzling fiddle of Blake Ritter, along with Sam McNeil.
616-6876 / Web site / View Comments

Signals Presents ^v^GOTH Night^v^
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8-11:59 p.m. / Free
559-760-7554 / dastbunnyenlacasa@gmail.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

Backstreet Band
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.
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Brass Rail’s Halloween Bash; GLOW Edition
Brass Rail Bar / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. / $5 / 21+
923-3188 / brassrailredway@gmail.com / View Comments

Loose Joints
The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
DJ Knutz and friends.
825-1755 / vanessa@griffinarcata.com / Web site / View Comments

Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
You may sing now.
839-2013 / View Comments

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!
633-3028 / Web site / 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

Just Joshin’
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 10 p.m.-midnight / $5
Josh Barnes hosts Humboldt’s late night talk show. Music, comedy and talk. Jessica Grant, Alec Cole and more!
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 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
Minor Theatre
  • 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