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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Vroom Goes Fortuna

Get your motor runnin’ and drive down to Fortuna where, all weekend, shinier-than-thou car enthusiasts will be showing off their prized wheels during the annual Fortuna AutoXpo. Main Street will be jam packed with chrome and colorful paint jobs for the majority of the event’s three days, but if this is your scene make sure you click on over to the full itinerary of happenings.

Then again, if zooming is not your bag, well, there’s plenty more in your Friday Lowdown listings down below. 

Events

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Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo
Fortuna / 4 p.m.
Redwood AutoXpo is Fortuna’s biggest and most well-attended event of the season, a car show fueled by vintage rock ‘n’ roll, pink poodle skirts, white bobby socks, sunglasses and cool cars that are hot!
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Eureka Friday Night Market
Old Town Eureka / 5-8 p.m.
On Friday evenings in summer the City of Eureka closes the streets to traffic and transforms several city blocks of Old Town into THE place to meet up with friends and neighbors- in a friendly, festive atmosphere. Friday Night Market has it all.
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Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $9 / $4 under 12 / $6 students/seniors
Your hometown heroes whoop up on some other lesser team. Peanuts, crackerjacks, etc.
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A Voice from the Past
Clarke Historical Museum / 7-8 p.m. / Free
Meet the first female ranger in the California State Parks at the Clarke and experience the magic of a 1940’s campfire program! Join us for a special campfire program and discover the story of Harriet “Petey” Weaver, California State Parks’ first female ranger.
443-1947 / admin@clarkemuseum.org / Web site / View Comments

Tartuffe
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors
No-prisoners over-the-top farce about truth, lies, and one of the most mischievous scoundrels to ever disgrace the stage.
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Wall of Jokes
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
SF comedians Andrew Holmgren, Ben Kolina and Jesse Hett, hosts of the Bud Dwyer Hour Podcast, co headline a great night of comedy. Sam Murphy and Ki Man Harder open. Alec Cole hosts.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Pieces, Comma Comma
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
“PIECE’s is a rowdy noise/rnb duo ready to capture your hearts. They will also be performing mysterious solo sets. Comma Comma will debut two epic space ballads.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Rumpke Mountain Boys
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.
The Rumpke Mountain Boys combine signature vocals, a unique command of string instruments (acoustic guitar, mandolin, upright bass and banjo) and dynamic special effects into a singular musical experience.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Bar Crawl: GOPD 2019
Old Town Eureka / 6-10 a.m.
We have lots of local bars participating offering special drinks of which partial proceeds contributed to Get Out and Play Day.
441-4206 / rpraszker@ci.eureka.ca.gov / Web site / View Comments

Out of the Sea Camp SCRAP
SCRAP Humboldt / 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / $175 / $150 sibling
School’s out, so Camp SCRAP is in!
822-2452 / education@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Rent a Garden Plot through City of Arcata
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $91 non-residents / $80 residents
Food for thought, rent a Garden Plot. City of Arcata Parks and Recreation offer Garden Plots to rent at the Bayside Park Community Garden.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Enrolling Now for City of Arcata’s Summer Gymnastics
Arcata City Hall / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $39 non-resident / $28 residents
Enrollment is now open for our second session of Summer Gymnastics through City of Arcata Recreation Division.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Hero’s Quest: Men’s Rite of Passage
See Event Description / 9 a.m.-midnight / $300 / $50 former Gateway Education and YTA students
Young Del Norte County men ages 14-23 are encouraged to join Hero’s Quest, a three-day coming-of-age experience in the redwoods July 26-28 presented by Gateway Education of the Wild Rivers Coast.
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Youth Combination Sailing
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $325
443-4222 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

National Zookeeper Week
Sequoia Park Zoo / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free
Join the Zoo for special activities during National Zookeeper Week July 21-27
442-5649 / ashley@sequoiaparkzoo.net / Web site / View Comments

Find Waldo Arcata
Northtown Books / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free
Waldo will once again be hiding in Arcata throughout the month of July.
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site / View Comments

Free Medical, Dental, Vision Clinic
See Event Description / 10 a.m. / Free
Dental service will include fillings, extractions and cleaning. Vision service will do pre-screening, eye exams and prescription glasses.
725-1166 / anderson.merlin@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Community Wellness Garden Drop-In Volunteer Time
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
269-7073 / garden@opendoorhealth.com / Web site / View Comments

Backpacking the Trinity Alps
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 4 p.m. / $265 / $250 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / 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

A Voice From the Past Campfire Program
Clarke Historical Museum / 7 p.m. / Free
Join us for a special campfire program and discover the story of Harriet “Petey” Weaver, California State Parks’ first female ranger. Petey served in redwood parks throughout California, authoring many books and essays about the natural world.
445-6568 / Web site / View Comments

Seabury’s Blues Duo
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 7:30-10 p.m. / 21+
Seabury Gould (guitar, piano & vocals) and Mark Jenny (slide guitar & vocals) play uplifting, energetic & entertaining Summertime BLUES!
444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Milonga (Tango Party)
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-11 p.m. / $10
Join us for an evening of social Argentine tango. Dance to music from the Golden Age of Tango. Beginners welcome; spectators free.
834-3274 / turkfurniture@sbcglobal.net / Web site / View Comments

Roland Guzman
Gyppo Ale Mill / 8-10 p.m. / Free
Friday nights just got a little bit more entertaining! Come on down to the Gyppo Ale Mill for our Live Music Series. Every Friday we feature a new and amazing musicians.
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site / View Comments

Kenny Ray and The Mighty Rovers
Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 8-10:30 p.m. / $12 / $9 students/seniors
Live music and social dancing to the best Western Swing band in the Emerald Triangle! No partner or experience required.
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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

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

Front Ear
The Basement / 9-11 p.m.
Sax trio playing a wide array of traditional to modern jazz/groove music.
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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

Rosewater
Clam Beach Inn / 10 p.m. / $10 / 21+
839-0545 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ALADDIN 2D: 11:30, 2:35, 5:35, 8:35
  • ANNABELLE COMES HOME: 12:25, 5:05
  • CRAWL: 2:55, 7:35, 9:30
  • LION KING, THE 2D: 11:40, 1:10, 2:30, 4:00, 5:20, 6:50, 8:20, 9:40
  • LION KING, THE 3D: 1:55, 4:45, 7:35
  • ONCE UPON A TIME … IN HOLLYWOOD: 11:50, 1:20, 3:15, 4:50, 6:45, 8:15, 9:00
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 2D: 11:30, 12:15, 2:25, 3:20, 5:30, 6:15, 8:30, 9:15
  • STUBER: 1:40, 4:10, 6:35
  • TOY STORY 4 2D: 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 7:45
  • YESTERDAY: 12:55, 3:40, 6:30, 9:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • CRAWL: 12:25, 2:45, 7:20
  • LION KING, THE 2D: 11:40, 12:40, 2:30, 5:20, 6:20, 8:10, 9:05
  • LION KING, THE 3D: 3:30
  • ONCE UPON A TIME … IN HOLLYWOOD: 11:50, 1:40, 3:15, 5:15, 6:45, 8:45
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 2D: 11:30, 2:40, 5:40, 8:40
  • STUBER: 4:55, 9:30
  • TOY STORY 4 2D: 11:25, 1:55, 4:25, 6:50, 9:10
  • YESTERDAY: 12:35, 3:20, 6:15, 8:55
Minor Theatre
  • MIDSOMMAR: 10:00
  • ONCE UPON A TIME … IN HOLLYWOOD: 1:30, 5:30, 9:30
  • PAVAROTTI: 6:00
  • THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO: 3:00
  • THE LION KING: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:00