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Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market
See Event Description / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
Featuring live music by Ju Drum. This market features the finest locally grown seasonal produce, plants, artisan food products and so much more.
441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassociation.org / Web site / View Comments

The Fantastic Mr. Fox
See Event Description / 2 p.m. / $10 / $8 Students/Seniors
Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers—Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, one fat, one short, one lean—to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. The production features a diverse cast of twelve HSU students.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Bear River Fighting Championship 9
Bear River Casino Resort / 5-11 p.m. / $38 / $48 Premium / 18+
Bear River Fighting Championship 9, in partnership with Hardfought Productions, is back at it on May 4th at the Bear River Recreation Center; Humboldt’s Largest Entertainment Venue.
733-9644 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Arts Alive
Eureka / 6 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s monthly stab at getting everyone together! Opening receptions for artists, exhibits, and/or performances.
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North Coast Open Studios 2019: Art Show & Reception
Brenda Tuxford Gallery / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Your first opportunity to see art from many of the participants of the 21st annual North Coast Open Studios, and pick up your 2019 guidebook!
442-8413 / contact@northcoastopenstudios.com / Web site / View Comments

The Fantastic Mr. Fox
See Event Description / 7 p.m. / $10 / $8 Students/Seniors
Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers—Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, one fat, one short, one lean—to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. The production features a diverse cast of twelve HSU students.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Che Malambo
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8 p.m. / $49 / $29 child
A percussive dance and music spectacle, this powerhouse company of 14 performs the thrilling South American gaucho traditions of Argentina.
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Chris Webster and Nina Gerber
Arcata Playhouse / 8-10 p.m. / $16 Arcata Playhouse Members / $18 General
“Music fans know Chris Webster and Nina Gerber as two of the most skilled and artful musical talents. Webster’s voice is uniquely compelling while Gerber’s guitar is beautiful and powerful. Together they’re magic.”
822-1575 / thearcataplayhouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Prodigal Son
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Thursdays
It is the 1960’s and a 17 year-old boy from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members wrestle with the dilemma: Is the kid a star or a disaster?
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‘May the 4th Be With You’ Cabaret
Synapsis Nova / 8-10:30 p.m. / $5 / Free if you can’t afford it / $10 if you can afford it
“Join your favorite intergalactic band of performers as we embark on a battle between good and evil. Will we save the universe?? Cabaret featuring original performances: aerial dance, drag artists, live music, theatre, clowning…”
616-3104 / synapsiseureka@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Paula Jones Band
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 8:30-10:30 p.m. / 21+
Local blues and jazz.
444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Comedian Danny Minch
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
Comedian based out of Fresno but does extensive performing either Clean or Blue.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Latin Peppers
Stone Junction Bar / 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. / $5 / 18+
Pre-Cinco de Mayo Party. The Peppers always bring irresistible, high energy salsa and Latin dance music with an Afro-Cuban feel. Led by Jimmy Durchslag on trombone.
923-2562 / jimmydur@asis.com / Web site / View Comments

Global Big Day: Bridgeville-Kneeland Road Birdwatching Tour
Bayshore Mall / 8 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
David Juliano will once again be leading this exciting trip. Of the over 50 species seen last year, highlights included Lazuli Bunting, Chipping Sparrow, Western Kingbird and Sooty Grouse.
601-2389 / villosus1971@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Marsh Bird Walk
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free
Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Cindy Moyer in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata.
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Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Introduction
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 8:30-11 a.m. / $42 / $35 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Power Brunch
Blondies Food and Drink / 9-10 a.m. / $12
If you’re constantly struggling between making Brunch plans and hitting that mat on weekend mornings? We got you! Come move with us first and cheers after, to start your Saturday morning right!
347-685-0567 / info.verandasocial@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Introduction to Sailing at Big Lagoon
Big Lagoon / 9 a.m. / $190 / $175 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

The Goat Down
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9:30-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
For over 20 years DJM has practiced the art of DJing. You will be Rocking with the best!
616-4596 / richardsgoat@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Sea Kayak Rescue & Safety
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / $55 / $45 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Trails Summit
Kate Buchanan Room / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Join trail supporters and local agencies for the third Humboldt Trails Summit.
269-2061 / info@humtrails.org / Web site / View Comments

Finding Happiness: Walking the Bodhisattva Path
Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship / 9:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. / $20 / 18+
The Ancient Forest Sangha of Humboldt Bay invites you to a day of mindfulness in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.
AFHBsangha@gmail.com / View Comments

Mothers Day Card Making
The MGC / 10-11:30 a.m. / $5 / 18+
Mothers Day Card Making.
725-3300 / ecooper@ervmgc.com / Web site / View Comments

Mad River Youth Spring Soccer Drop in
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon
683-6006 / coachcoord@mrysl.net / View Comments

Women in Trades
College of the Redwoods / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
Come see demos and talk to women who work in trades like construction, manufacturing, woodworking, automotive, forestry, drafting and welding! This all ages event is free and open to the public.
476-4254 / molly-blakemore@redwoods.edu / Web site / View Comments

Moseying Along the Migrating Mouth of the Mad Bike Ride
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-noon / Free
Hop on your bike! Bring the whole family to join us for this slow pace, kid-friendly bike ride! Hear and see the story of the migrating mouth of the Mad River as told by the Mckinleyville Community Pop-up Museum.
268-2132 / Acupp@co.humboldt.ca.us / View Comments

Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk
Lanphere Dunes (HBNWR) / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Join a Friends of the Dunes Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Share the Beach Training
BLM Arcata Field Office / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
Volunteers are needed to assist with outreach efforts at local beaches through the Share the Beach program.
444-1397 / dante@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

North Coast Big Brew Day 2019
Humboldt Beer Works / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / $5 / 21+
In 1988, May 7 was announced before Congress as National Homebrew Day.
442-6258 / pr@humboldthomebrewers.org / Web site / View Comments

Native Plant Sale
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
Native Plant Sale Presented by the North Coast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society.
826-0259 / thegang7@pacbell.net / Web site / View Comments

Spring Wildflower Show
Freshwater Farms Reserve / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
Spring Wildflower Show Presented by the North Coast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society.
822-2015 / theralphs@humboldt1.com / Web site / View Comments

Free Comic Book Day 2019
The Scruffy Nerd Herder / 11 a.m.-10 p.m. / Free
Save the date and come into the shop and get your free comic books! Over 200 free comics from various titles available, kid’s titles included!
798-5274 / thescruffynerdherder@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Vines by the Sea
Pierson Park, McKinleyville / 1-5 p.m. / $40 / $35 pre-sale / 21+
441-1030 / office@bgcredwoods.org / View Comments

Fun with Food
D Street Neighborhood Center / 2-3:30 p.m. / $18 / $71 non-resident All 4 classes / $65 All 4 classes / $20 non-resident
Through a variety of themes, students will learn how the culinary arts incorporates science and nature, exploration and even cultural connections.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Historical Eureka Bike Tour
Eureka Municipal Auditorium / 3-5 p.m. / Free
Do you know a cornice from a cupola? On this casual bike ride, members of the Eureka Heritage Society and the Historic Preservation Commission will share their knowledge of the city’s architectural styles, defining features, and local history.
498-0536 / alexis.kelso@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Kid’s Comedy Open Mic
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 3 p.m. / Free
Kids under 12 are welcome to our stage to practice, write, and rehearse their 5 minute set.
834-0690 / peter@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Experience the Sound of Soul!
Arcata Redwood Park / 4-5 p.m.
You are warmly invited to a sound of soul event. Learn a sacred, ancient mantra or learn or chant for peace, balance and wisdom.
798-1868 / eureka.arcata.eck@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Pre-Arts Alive Microbatch #7 Release Party
Dick Taylor Chocolate Factory / 5-7 p.m. / Free
Enjoy perfectly paired bites and spiced beverages with our new Microbatch chocolate bar.
798-6010 / info@dtchocolate.com / Web site / View Comments

Pre-Arts Alive Microbatch Release Party
Dick Taylor Chocolate Factory / 5-7 p.m.
Enjoy perfectly paired bites and spiced beverages with our new Microbatch chocolate bar. As always we’ll have drinking chocolate on tap to keep you nice and warm!
798-6010 / info@dtchocolate.com / Web site / View Comments

“Don’t Forget the Magic”
See Event Description / 5:30-8 p.m. / Free
Eureka’s Hidden Talent Presents: Don’t Forget the Magic A group show featuring art from unexpected places.
616-3104 / synapsiseureka@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Elderberry Rust Stringband
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
ALSO: Art By Daniel McCauley.
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site / View Comments

RainbowMaker Art Exhibit and Raffle
See Event Description / 6-9 p.m.
specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Frisky Brisket
Calico’s Cafe / 7 p.m.
Violin guitar duo.
923-2253 / 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 / tangoredwoods@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt State Calypso Band
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Child / $10 General
Please join the Humboldt State University Department of Music as they present the thrilling and festive dance music of the Humboldt State Calypso Band, led by Professor Eugene Novotney.
826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Milonga! Argentine Tango Dance Party
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-11 p.m.
Come and dance, socialize, nibble on snacks meet delightful people….or just sit and watch for free!
616-6876 / tangoredwoods@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Maya Band
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+
Free live music in The Wave Lounge!
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Lightning Boom Production DJ
See Event Description / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Come out and dance the night away with DJ music from a wide variety of genres!
572-6495 / karlmsanchez20@icloud.com / Web site / View Comments

Bump Foundation
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / 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

Str8 Dancehall Saturdays
Clam Beach Inn / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Modern dancehall.
839-0545 / View Comments

The Getdown
The Jam / 9:30 p.m.
Featuring several members of the local music scene with DJ Rickshaw.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Sansfü (Absynth Trio)
North Of 4th / 10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Sansfü (aka the Absynth Trio) melds a reverent treatment of time-honored acoustic music with a reckless, virtuosic and often zany approach to innovation.
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DJ Statik
Pearl Lounge / 10 p.m.
Dance.
444-2017 / 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
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2D: 11:30, 12:10, 12:50, 1:30, 2:10, 2:50, 3:20, 4:00, 4:40, 5:25, 6:05, 6:45, 7:10, 7:50, 8:30, 9:20
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 3D: 12:25, 4:15, 8:05
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 2D: 11:35, 2:35, 5:40, 8:35
  • LONG SHOT: 12:20, 3:15, 5:20, 6:15, 8:15, 9:10
  • THE INTRUDER: 11:40, 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
  • UGLYDOLLS: 11:45, 12:50, 1:55, 3:05, 4:10, 6:25, 8:40
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2D: 11:30, 12:50, 1:20, 2:05, 3:20, 4:40, 5:10, 5:55, 7:10, 8:30, 9:00, 9:40
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 3D: 12:25, 4:15, 8:05
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 2D: 11:50, 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
  • LONG SHOT: 12:30, 3:25, 6:20, 9:15
  • UGLYDOLLS: 11:40, 11:40, 1:50, 1:50, 4:00, 4:00, 6:10, 6:10, 8:20
Minor Theatre
  • AMAZING GRACE: 3:00, 5:00, 7:45
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME: 1:00, 5:20, 8:50, 9:35
  • HIGH LIFE: 2:00, 6:00