Lowdown! for Thursday, Nov. 17

Henderson Center Can’t Wait/Won’t Wait For Christmas

Ho! If you’re looking to get ahead on your holiday shopping obligations, note that the fine merchants of Eureka’s Henderson Center are again blatantly jumping the gun and trotting out a Santa-enhanced experience this Thursday evening — a week before even Thanksgiving. Bold! 

Yes, the Friendly Henderson Center Holiday Open House returns this eve from 5 to 8 p.m. with holiday-themed sales, treats, music and more sure to satiate diehard Christmas fanatics. Click here to get a sense of what you can expect or, if you’re just not ready for Christmas yet, scroll your Lowdown below for non-jolly affairs. 

Top Events!
(Look ahead!)

Annual Holiday Open House in Friendly Henderson Center
Henderson Center / 5-8 p.m.
This long-standing tradition provides a gathering place for the community to meet and enjoy special treats like cookies and hot chocolate, some entertainment and 3 hour only shopping specials at participating businesses!
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Thee Goat’s Faerie-oke Party
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 8:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
Practice those Kate Bush, Bjork, and Fleetwood Mac songs, and get out your butterfly wings, unicorn horns, troll wigs, and fox tails - it’s time to sing faerie-oke! Cottagecore cocktails and Orange Cookie Tea? Yes, please. Themed decor, fun fun fun, and no judgement, so let your fae flag fly.
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All Events!
(Submit yours!)

Trinidad Vaccination Clinic & Testing
Trinidad Town Hall / 2-5 p.m. / Free
Testing and all three vaccines are available at the site. Reservations at www.MyTurn.ca.gov are recommended, but not required.

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 5:30-9:30 p.m. / Free
It’s true, it’s legendary. Come be legendary. Speak, sing, yodel, tap, didgeridoo…. come be heard.
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Movie Night Tripple Feature
Mateel Community Center / 6-11:59 p.m. / $10 / $5 ages 13-17 / Free 12 and under WITH an adult
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Conserved Lands & Waters of the Lost Coast lecture series pt 3 w/ Priscilla Hunter & Hawk Rosales
Online / 6-7 p.m. / Free
The final lecture in the 3-part Conserved Lands and Waters of the Lost Coast series will feature Priscilla Hunter & Hawk Rosales of the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council and a talk on Tribal Protected Areas of the Lost Coast.
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Holus Bolus
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Eureka / 6 p.m. / $None All Ages
Referred to as the “One-Man-Psychedelic-Acoustiloop” artist, HOLUS BOLUS is the modern take on what a one-man-band is in this day and age.

Jim Lahman Band
SpeakEasy / 7-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
JLB band performing live from 7-10 pm. No cover.
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Die Geister Beschwören, Sammy Fielding, Scott Hawkins
Outer Space / 7 p.m. / $5
Local organic moss-folk outfit Die Geister Beschwören (who are not as German as you might first think), will be joined by two touring acts from Nevada City, Sammy Fielding (somber mountain folk) and Scott Hawkins (melancholy folk).

The Lifespan of a Fact
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $20
The Lifespan of a Fact explores the story of Jim Fingal, a fresh-out-of-Harvard fact checker for a prominent but sinking New York magazine, and John D’Agata, a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy—an essay that could save the magazine from collapse.
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The Siren’s Open Mic
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / Free
“Our stage is open and our mic is on. Add your performance to our open mic.”
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GOAT Karaoke
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 8:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
Voted best Karaoke night in Humboldt- get your Goat on every Thursday and Sunday!
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Comedy Open Mic
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Longest running comedy open mic between SF and Portland. Sign ups at 8:30 p.m. or so. “Comedians” get 5 minutes and a one minute light at 4 minutes. No Cover.
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Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.
Come sing your heart out without fear of judgment.
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November Just Josh…er…Trevin’
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $5 / 18+
Trevor Lockwood steps in to guest host this month’s Just Joshin’! Comedians! Jokes! Talk! Maybe Music and whatever else Trevor wants to do while keeping his clothes on.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A PRIVATE MOVIE SCREENING: 12:00, 3:45, 7:30
  • BLACK ADAM: 12:45, 3:50, 7:15
  • BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER 2D: 11:25, 12:00, 12:35, 1:45, 2:20, 2:55, 3:30, 4:05, 5:15, 5:50, 6:25, 7:00, 7:35, 8:45
  • BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER 3D: 1:10, 4:40, 8:10
  • LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE: 12:20, 3:05, 6:00
  • ONE PIECE FILM RED (DUBBED): 11:45, 5:25
  • SMILE: 12:05, 2:50, 8:35
  • TERRIFIER 2: 8:30
  • TICKET TO PARADISE: 11:35, 2:10, 4:50, 7:25
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BLACK ADAM: 3:50, 7:20
  • BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER 2D: 3:30, 4:10, 4:50, 5:30, 7:00, 7:40, 8:20
  • SMILE: 8:00
  • TICKET TO PARADISE: 5:00, 7:30

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