HALLOWEEN LOWDOWN

You’re dumb! You waited all the way until Halloween day to try and figure out what to do Halloween night! Bad ghoul! Sigh. OK. We won’t hype this too much. Just get to scrolling your Lowdown listings below and be wiser in the future!

Events

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Trick-or-Treat the Arcata Plaza
Arcata Plaza / 4-6 p.m.
“Downtown streets will be closed to traffic so families can safely enjoy: Treats from participating stores! A parade, starting at the corner of 11th & H St at 4 p.m. Free pictures with the Halloween Fairy.”
822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Funky Halloween Bash and Costume Contest
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 7-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
“Join us this Halloween for music, fun, and fantastic cider!”
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

Halloween Carnival
Dow’s Prairie Grange / 7-9 p.m. / Free
Halloween night will find Grange members and youth volunteers running both new and traditional games including Nerf target practice, ring toss, Skee ball and many others with plenty of candy and small prizes available to win.
jrhodes42@sbcglobal.net / 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

Halloween Cover Show
RampArt Skatepark / 7:30-11:30 p.m. / $5
DisBeatCrasher and Rampart Skatepark Presents. Sets by Misfits, Close The Cramps, The Flying Hellfish.
disbeatcrasher@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Trouble, The Bandage, Belles of the Levee
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / $5
The Trouble presents ‘Interstellar Surrender’. A cosmopolitan trip through multiversal space and time. Belles of the Levee (8:00) The Bandage (8:45) The Trouble (9:45).
442-8778 / chrisparreira@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Calling All Spirits
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 8 p.m.-4 a.m. / $20 / $25 at the door / 18+
Fraktal Productions, Burningleaf Productions and Eagle House Events present a haunted evening with music by Diggin Dirt, Ben Annand, Flow & Zeo, Marjo Lak, Goldylocks, MC Lady, Flavah.
223-3849 / burningleaf@asis.com / View Comments

A Psychedelvis Halloween
Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
Halloween night with psychedelic infused Elvis and David Bowie, come out and party with Psychedelvis and The Rounders. Dress for the occasion as there will be a costume contest.
502-5737 / psychedelvis@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Absynth Quartet Halloween Bash
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.
It’s an All Hallows Eve celebration with the music musings of Lovebush and Absynth Quartet. Featuring a costume contest, spooky themed decorations and two sets from each band.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Aba Shanti I
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9 p.m. / $30
U.K. dub legend is touring the U.S. for the first time.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

The Librarian
The Jam / 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $25 / $20 Limited Advanced / $15 Super Limited Advanced / 21+
World Famous Halloween Whomp takeover featuring The Librarian, Av8triX, and GMNIITE.
822-4766 / 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

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

Halloween at the Bowl
E&O Lanes / noon-10 p.m. / Free
Get out and trick or Treat with the family at E&O lanes. Kids in costume bowl for free with an accompanying adult!
825-9160 / Web site / View Comments

Halloween Party!
RAVEN Project / 1-4 p.m. / Free
Costume Contest, Games, and Pizza! Join us at the Raven Project for our most frightening event of the year!
433-7099 / ysbraven@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Trunk or Treat Celebration
See Event Description / 3-5 p.m.
A safe and fun place to bring the kids. Join us for fun and games. We will be in the parking lot across the street.
442-6475 / stephanie.wonnacott@usw.salvationarmy.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 Yucat√°n jungle in search of a missing family that was on a rafting vacation.”
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Haunted Theater!
Eureka High School Auditorium / 5-11:30 p.m. / $5 / $3 Students
Do you love that little tingle you get on the back of your neck when you are scared? Well, prepare to be spooked with the EHS Players Haunted Theater. One night only!
476-1735 / vossn@eurekacityschools.org / View Comments

CR Halloween Talent Showcase
College of the Redwoods / 5-9 p.m. / Free
VLFE Records and Cloud Bound Music Group present College of the Redwoods’ first ever Halloween Talent Showcase hosted by Quarterboy Fame and Wess Vega.
424-368-1383 / VLFE.Records@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Halloween Hootenanny
See Event Description / 5-9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Show off your costume and grab a pint! Prizes for the costume contest will be awarded at 8pm. Categories include Funniest, Spookiest, Best Homemade Costume, Best Group Costume, Costume requiring the most explanation, AND MORE!
798-6329 / info@artsanddraftseureka.com / Web site / View Comments

Kids’ Karnival
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Children ages 5th grade and under, and their families, are invited to this FREE annual event for free games, candy, prizes, food, and more. This is a safe and fun option for local kids on Halloween night. See you there!
442-1784 / aguy@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site / View Comments

Board Game Night
The Scruffy Nerd Herder / 6-10 p.m. / Free
Come on down to The Scruffy Nerd Herder Wednesdays at 6pm for Board Game Night!
273-5274 / TheScruffynerdherder@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Chaos Draft at the Oasis
Hidden Oasis Cards / 6:30-10 p.m. / $15
Hidden Oasis will be having a Halloween chaos draft!
714-457-4562 / Hiddenoasiscards@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Chaos Draft at the Oasis
See Event Description / 6:30-10 p.m. / $15
We will be hosting a Chaos Draft of Magic the Gathering.
714-457-4562 / Hiddenoasiscards@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Open Mikey
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 7-9 p.m. / Free / 18+
Eureka’s longest running comedy open mic. Hosted by Nando Molina, Jessica Grant and Josh Barnes.
editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series
Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.
822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Provided by Lightning Boom productions.
443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com / View Comments

DJ Pachanguero Salsa Night!
The Griffin / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Humboldt’s longest running Salsa night.
825-1755 / vanessa@griffinarcata.com / Web site / View Comments

Sambaween! Costume
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $5 / 21+
Horrifically heavy jams from Pandemonium Jones with deadly drumming from Samba Floresta!
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site / View Comments

Forever Young Experience
Clam Beach Inn / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / 21+
Come dressed up, have a drink, and rock out with this amazing local band!
714-457-4562 / clambeachtavern@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Ghost Roast and Live Seance
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $5 / 18+
Matt Redbeard’s award-winning roast show where the roastees are all dead! A panel of local comedians take part. And after that we try to contact the ghost who lives in the basement at the Comedy Club.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Whomp Wednesday
The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+
whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
Were you just thinking, “Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?” Here it is!
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A STAR IS BORN: 11:50, 2:55, 2:55, 6:00, 6:00, 9:05
  • BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE: 11:45, 2:45, 5:55, 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, 3:20, 8:10
  • HUNTER KILLER: 12:40, 3:30, 6:20, 6:20, 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
  • SHINING, THE: 1:00, 5:30
  • SISTERS BROTHERS, THE: 6:30
  • SMALLFOOT 2D: 12:50
  • VENOM 2D: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A STAR IS BORN: 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE: 6:05, 9:10
  • GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN: 3:05
  • HALLOWEEN: 4:00, 5:50, 6:40, 8:20, 9:20
  • HATE U GIVE, THE: 2:45, 5:45, 8:45
  • HUNTER KILLER: 3:30, 6:20, 9:15
  • OLD MAN AND THE GUN, THE: 4:25, 4:25, 7:00, 7:00, 9:25, 9:25
  • SMALLFOOT 2D: 3:15, 3:15
  • VENOM 2D: 4:10, 6:50, 6:50, 9:30, 9:30
Minor Theatre
  • A STAR IS BORN (2018): 1:45, 5:00, 8:45
  • FREE SOLO: 4:00, 7:00
  • THE OLD MAN & THE GUN: 2:45, 5:30, 8:15
  • THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: 9:45