SATURDAY LOWDOWN: Govinda! Julian Lage Trio! Smooth Hound Smith!

Your Humboldt Saturday is stacked with musical wizardry with shows featuring Govinda (Humboldt Brews), Julian Lage (Fulkerson Recital Hall), and Smooth Hound Smith (Siren’s Song Tavern) leading the pack. 

Details on those joys and more in your Saturday Lowdown 

Events

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Paula Jones Band
Arcata Plaza / 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / Free
The Paula Jones Band will be gracing the stage at the Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market with their mix of contemporary jazz, soul and R&B.
441-9999 / Web site / View Comments

3rd Annual Harvest Moon Festival and Campout
Feisty Dog Orchard / noon-3 a.m. / $30
A day of music, food, games and raffles for the benefit of the Redcrest Volunteer Fire Department. Music by Psychedelvis and more.
510-926-2901 / Web site / View Comments

A Magnificent Vintage Carnival Picnic
Southern Humboldt Community Park / 3-11 p.m. / $15 / Free kids 12 and under
A fundraiser for Southern Humboldt Community Park featuring Love Bomb Go-Go Marching Band, Marjo Lak, aerial artists, jugglers, clowns, horseshoe tournament, hayride and more. Dress in your Vintage Picnic wear!
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1940s Swing Dance
Bayside Community Hall / 6-10 p.m. / $10
Swing dancers can enjoy the sweet music of Kenny Ray & the Mighty Rovers at the Bayside Community Hall. Brad Morin will teach the triple step swing and the Hesitation Fox Trot with his wife, Cathy.
822-9998 / baysidecommunityhall@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Sexytime Quiz Night
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 7 p.m. / $5
Join us and flaunt your amazing sexual knowledge for all to see while raising $$ for our friends and neighbors.
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Marjorie Prime
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $10 Thursdays
It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year- old Marjorie—a jumble of disparate, fading memories—has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her.
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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

Smooth Hound Smith, Mojave Green
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / $10
Smooth Hound Smith is a foot stompin’ American roots duo comprised of “One-Man-Band” Zack Smith (guitars/vocals/foot drums/harmonicas) and Caitlin Doyle (vocals/percussion).
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Julian Lage Trio
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8 p.m. / $39
A former child prodigy whose immense talent was documented in the Oscar-nominated documentary Jules at Eight, Julian Lage performed on the Grammy Awards at 13, and was given faculty status by the Stanford Jazz Workshop at 15 (he also appeared with David Grisman’s band at HSU while in high school).
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Govinda
Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m.
GOVINDA is the alter-ego of Austin based producer/composer Shane Madden. He began studying violin and composition at the age of eight and went on to study classical violin at the University of Texas where he fell in love with electronic music production.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Peninsula Health and Safety Fair - Tsunami Prep!
See Event Description / 9 a.m.-noon / Free
Are you prepared for a natural disaster? The Manila Community Resource Center and Peninsula Community Collaborative welcome Troy Nicolini and the folks from NOAA for some straight talk and real prep.
444-9771 / esthermcrc@gmail.com / View Comments

Waterfowl Hunt Blind Brush-up
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge / 9 a.m.-noon / Free
Celebrate the 25th Annual National Public Lands Day at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Join us for a volunteer workday and help prepare the waterfowl hunt blinds for the upcoming season.
733-5406 / kayla_welser@fws.gov / Web site / View Comments

Peoples & Steeples
Ferndale / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / $5
786-4466 / ferndalemuseum@gmail.com / View Comments

Intro To Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 10 a.m.-noon / $40 / $30 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

A.D.U. - “ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT ” FAIR!
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free
825-8260 / sarahw@planwestpartners.com / Web site / 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

Taxes for the Regulated Market
See Event Description / 10-5 a.m. / $150 / $100 sliding scale
A day long informative workshop on financial matters concerning cannabis businesses.
923-3753 / office@oxaliscalifornia.com / Web site / View Comments

Locals Only Food Fair
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
Time sure does fly by, especially when you’re having fun, and even more so when you’re keeping busy. And that’s what’s going on at Eureka Natural Foods – McKinleyville!
839-3636 / marketing@eurekanaturalfoods.com / Web site / View Comments

Celebrate Constitution Week
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free / Free everyone
Every year the Redwood Forest Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrates Constitution Week.
499-9965 / jajaronoff@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Harry Potter Fan Art
Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 11 a.m. / Free
The Eureka Library will be hosting a Harry Potter-themed celebration for children, teens, and their families at the end of October.
269-1910 / 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

Pest Monitoring and ID Workshop
Dirty Business Soil / 1-4 p.m. / $60 / 18+
They’re everywhere! But do you know just who they are? Be able to call them more than just BUGS with this workshop at Dirty Business Soil Lab in Arcata.
633-8885 / info@dbsanalytics.com / Web site / View Comments

Kids Cooking Class
The MGC / 1:30-3 p.m. / $5
New recipes, fun and food every month!
725-3300 / ecooper@ervmgc.com / Web site / View Comments

Pints for Planned Parenthood
Lost Coast Brewery Taproom / 5-8 p.m.
Join us for Pints for Planned Parenthood! Lost Coast Brewery will donate $1 to Planned Parenthood Northern California for every pint sold.
267-9651 / Web site / View Comments

Twilight Paddle On Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 5-8 p.m. / $48 / $38 HSU Students
Come join us for this popular evening paddle and catch a peek of the evening skies from Humboldt Bay!
443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

2018 Toys for Tots Kickoff Fundraiser
See Event Description / 5-9 p.m. / $65 / $350 Sponsor Banner / $650 Table of 8 + Sponsor Banner / $500 Table of 8
Since 2015, $400,000 worth of happiness has been given to needy kids. Let’s make this the most successful year yet!
443-4880 / jambow99@sbcglobal.net / View Comments

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

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Kimtu Cookhouse / 7 p.m. / $15 / 18+
This long running Off Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian Café in 1904 before the Einstein transformed physics and Picasso set the art world.
530-629-3564 / dreamquestwillowcreek@hotmail.com / View Comments

On The Spot Comedy #17 Season Premiere
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $7
Experience a unique adventure with the gang as it promises to be a night filled with unpredictable, unhinged and completely hilarious improvised skits and so much more! Bear witness to a truly amazing evening of NEW and old games from the Improv Book of Great Things.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

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

Burnin’ & Brews
See Event Description / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $45 / 21+
Redwood Girls Pint Out is hosting a wood burning class at Arts and Drafts in Eureka. Sip on delicious brews while learning the art of wood burning from one of Arts and Draft’s instructors.
jen.mcferrin@girlspintout.org / Web site / View Comments

Lone Star Junction
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
“Whiskey-bent and hell-bound.”
839-2013 / View Comments

Backstreet Band
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Free Live Music in the Wave Lounge!
668-9770 / 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

Uptown
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Local Northern California longest running Cover Band. Classic Funk/80’s & 90s Pop & Classic Rock.
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / 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
  • ASSASSINATION NATION: 1:40, 4:20, 6:55, 9:30
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:30, 3:05, 5:45
  • CRAZY RICH ASIANS: 12:25, 3:10, 5:55, 8:40
  • FAHRENHEIT 11/9: 12:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:10
  • HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 12:00, 1:10, 1:10, 2:35, 3:50, 3:50, 5:10, 6:25, 7:45, 7:45, 9:00
  • LIFE ITSELF: 12:40, 3:30, 3:30, 6:15, 6:15, 8:55, 8:55
  • NUN, THE: 1:15, 3:35, 6:10, 6:10, 8:35
  • PEPPERMINT: 1:20, 4:05, 6:40, 9:10
  • PREDATOR, THE: 1:45, 4:15, 6:50, 6:50, 8:15, 9:20, 9:20
  • WHITE BOY RICK: 1:00, 3:45, 6:30, 6:30, 9:05, 9:05
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A SIMPLE FAVOR: 12:50, 3:30, 6:15, 9:05
  • CRAZY RICH ASIANS: 12:20, 3:15, 6:00, 8:45
  • HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 8:55
  • LIFE ITSELF: 12:40, 3:25, 6:10, 9:00
  • NUN, THE: 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30
  • PEPPERMINT: 12:30, 4:10, 6:45, 9:20
  • PREDATOR, THE: 1:40, 4:15, 6:50, 9:25
  • WHITE BOY RICK: 1:15, 4:00, 6:35, 9:15
Minor Theatre
  • FAHRENHEIT 11/9: 2:00, 5:25, 8:30
  • JULIET, NAKED: 5:00, 7:40
  • MANDY: 3:30, 9:15
  • PRINCESS MONONOKE: 10:15
  • WE THE ANIMALS: 2:30, 6:45