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SUNDAY LOWDOWN: Weird Things on the Water

Your 2022 Kinetic Grand Championship racers made it through Day One mostly unscathed, but the danger levels raise on Day Two. For it is Sunday morning when the machines make their way into Humboldt Bay for a wet slog along Eureka’s waterfront. Will their flotation devices stay secured? Make your way down anytime from mid- to late-morning to find out.

If they manage to emerge from the drink, the kompetitors will make their way south on Highway 101, up Table Bluff and down into Loleta before turning on Cannibal Island Road on their way to their final destination, Crab Park. Once there, racers will immediately fall asleep and dream of Day Three glory.


Top Events!
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Kinetic Grand Championship Day Two
Crab Park / 9 a.m.
Day 2 starts in Eureka at the waterfront on the Humboldt Bay, where brave Kinetic Pilots race their crafts through the water (most float). Then back on land where kinetic sculptures go up Hookton Hill, a 1 mile-7% incline and decline. Day 2 ends with a private campout for racers and volunteers only.
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(CANCELED) The Rocky Horror Show
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2-4 p.m. / $18
(NOTE: 6/17-6/19 performances are canceled due to castmember illnesses.) for the wCome experience the cult classic rock musical! On a dark and stormy night, Brad and Janet find themselves seeking shelter at a mysterious old castle.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site /

Rocketz, Motel Drive
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8-11:59 p.m. / $8
Bad Kitty Presents: The psychobilly party known as the Rocketz rolls back into town Memorial Day weekend. This tour is in support of their latest recording, Lovesick & Heartbroke.
798-1030 / twang4strings@yahoo.com / Web site /

All Events!
(Submit yours!)

Friends of the Arcata Marsh Duck Teapot Online Auction
See Event Description / 1 a.m.
31 handcrafted ceramic wild duck teapots, made by Michael Harris in remembrance of his father, long-time HSU wildlife professor Stanley Harris, are up for bid.
info@arcatamarshfriends.org / Web site /

Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk
See Event Description / 9:45-10:30 a.m. / Free
826-1701 / info@arcatazengroup.org / Web site /

Trailhead Hosts at Black Sands Beach
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Free
info@lostcoast.org / Web site /

Sunday Jazz Brunch
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free

27th Annual Trinidad Memorial Ceremony
Trinidad / 2-3 p.m. / Free
Dana Hope officiates the beautiful ceremony, which features Matthew Marshall on bagpipes, an invocation by Rev. Nancy Streufert, the flag salute led by Boy Scout Troop 99, a stanza from Terminus read by Patti Fleschner and Amazing Grace sung by Samantha Day.
677-3655 / tcc@trinidadcivicclub.org / Web site /

Wine, Dine & Dance!
Septentrio Winery / 2:30-9 p.m. / $15
672-2058 / Web site /

Buddy Reed and th’ Rip It Ups
See Event Description / 3-6 p.m.
Buddy Reed playing in Myers Flat at Giant Redwoods RV Destination. 400 Myers Av, Myers Flat, CA 95554. Enjoy the authentic, real deal blues of Buddy Reed and th’ Rip It Ups outdoors on the Eel River.
lostmindranch@gmail.com / Web site /

Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 5-8:30 p.m. / $8
613-3030 / info@arcatatheatre.com / Web site /

Fred & Wilma
Fieldbrook Market & Eatery / 6-9 p.m. / Free
633-6097 / Web site /

Jazz Jam
Blondies Food and Drink / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
A true jazz jam. Harmonica, check. Saxophone, check. Trombone, sure. Piano, check. Drums, yup. Soul, absolutely. Come jam with us or come have a listen.
822-3453 / blondiesfoodanddrink@gmail.com / Web site /

the Rocketz- Motel Drive
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / $8
599-8986 / sirensongbar@gmail.com / Web site /

Comedy Open Mic
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9 p.m.
Are you funny? Weekly comedy open mic. No cover.
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Sunday Comedy Open Mic
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 18+
Eric Fitzgerald runs a tight ship! Comedy only open mic at Humboldt’s only comedy club. 9 pm Performers get 5 minutes. No cover.
845-8864 / info@savagehenrycomedy.com / Web site /

Call for Workshop Proposals at The Sanctuary
The Sanctuary / 11:59 p.m. / Free
Are you an artist or maker? Have you ever considered teaching a workshop? Now is the time. The Sanctuary is currently seeking workshop proposals from local artists for an upcoming workshop series from July to October 2022.
822-0898 / thesanctuary.arcata@gmail.com / Web site /

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A PRIVATE MOVIE SCREENING: 12:00, 3:45, 7:30
  • DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE 2D: 1:20, 4:20, 7:20
  • DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA: 12:50, 3:50, 6:50
  • MEN: 6:40, 9:40
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2: 12:40, 3:40
  • THE BAD GUYS: 11:40, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10
  • THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE: 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40
  • THE LOST CITY: 9:10
  • TOP GUN: MAVERICK: 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE 2D: 1:20, 4:20, 7:20
  • DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA: 12:50, 3:50, 6:50
  • EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE: 8:30
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2: 1:30, 4:30
  • THE BAD GUYS: 12:40, 3:30, 6:10
  • THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE: 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40
  • TOP GUN: MAVERICK: 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 9:00
Minor Theatre
  • DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS: 1:30, 4:30, 8:00
  • DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA: 1:00, 4:00, 7:15
  • TOP GUN: MAVERICK: 2:00, 5:15, 8:45

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