Lowdown! for Saturday, Oct. 8
Top Events!
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Humboldt Latin Dance and Music Festival
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 10-1 a.m. / $18 / $55 Advanced Pass / $125 All Workshop Pass / $75 Beginners Pass / $20 Sat Party / 18+
This event features award winning instructors traveling to Arcata to teach 20+ workshops in Salsa, Bachata, and Cuban dances suitable for beginners through advanced dance enthusiasts!
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Homecoming w/ Portugal. The Man
Cal Poly Humboldt / 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
In the G11 and FS9 parking lots. Portugal. The Man headlines this year’s block party, which also includes local food vendors, other live music, games, and more.

Fisherman’s Feast
Trinidad School / noon-5 p.m. / $20
Bands include Blue Rhythm Review, The Critics, The Tide Pools. Dinner will be fresh local albacore with two side dishes. Beer and wine for sale.
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11th Annual Savage Henry Comedy Festival: Saturday
Humboldt County / 1 p.m.-1 a.m.
Three days and 140 or so comedians from all over the country descend on Humboldt County at more than 10 venues for more than 40 shows. FULL SATURDAY LINEUP HERE.
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NRLT’s Boots & Birkenstocks
Fortuna River Lodge / 5-9 p.m. / $100 / 21+
There is much to celebrate this year! Join NRLT at our Annual Celebration on October 8th at the Fortuna River Lodge. The night’s festivities will include live music, delicious dinner and drinks, as well as silent and live auction items that highlight the land and regional production.
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Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $20 / $15 Students/Seniors
“A very free, jukebox musical, adaptation of MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM with all of the lovers over the age of 60, set in a nursing home during a pandemic with the staff of the home like Cirque on steroids (don’t expect any Shakespearian verse).”
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Cal Poly Humboldt Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8 p.m. / $15 / Free Cal Poly Students with ID / $5 Children
The evening’s program begins with five performances by the Wind Ensemble. The program’s second half features five tunes performed by the Jazz Orchestra.
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Humboldt Brews / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Humboldt’s own Pink Floyd Tribute, Money, returns to Hum Brews for the first time since 2020! Recreating the Floyd sound as a hard-working quartet, Money plays the hits and the deeper cuts and tonight, a special performance of Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon played in its entirety.
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CenterArts Presents: Henry Rollins Good To See You 2022 Tour
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $160 VIP / $25 CalPoly Students / $35 GA
CenterArts is thrilled to host Henry Rollins in the first half of the season. You may know him as a punk rock icon and actor-extraordinaire, but have you met the spoken word genius that he is? Now is your chance.
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The Return of Disco Night
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 8 p.m. / $5 / $10 day of show / 21+
Get out those shiny polyester jumpsuits, terrycloth tube tops, and blow-dried Farrah Fawcett wigs, because DISCO NIGHT is back at The Goat, with DJs Dacin, Pandemonium Jones, and Rosé! PLUS the Los Giles taco truck out front!
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All Events!
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Audubon Guided Birding Tour
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free
October often brings many migrants, including sanderlings, sandpipers, other waders, and ducks! Bring your binoculars and meet trip leader Kathryn Wendel at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata.
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Jedi Fight Club
See Event Description / 9-5 a.m. / $650 / $150 students / 18+
A week of yoga with technique delivered by international yoga champions. Learning Jedi mind tricks starts October 8 and ends on the14. Day passes are optional starting on day one and must be consecutive days.
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Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market
See Event Description / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
The Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, year round, offering the freshest produce, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, bread, flowers, and more! Enjoy music and hot food vendors at this fun, family friendly event.
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CNPS Discounted Sales
Freshwater Farms Reserve / 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
In case you missed the North Coast Chapter, California Native Plant Society (CNPS) fall plant sale, they will be open for additional discounted sales at specific times during the month of October.
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Hiking Basics
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Hiking is as simple as walking, but it does help to be prepared when you are headed out on a trail. During this workshop, we will cover hiking basics such as what to bring and wear, where to go, and how to gauge the length and difficulty level of hiking locations.
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Pumpkin Carving With Mike Craghead
See Event Description / 11-5 a.m.
1813 Eel River Dr., Fortuna. Table Bluff Farm’s Fortuna Pumpkin Patch hosts Mike Craghead, a pumpkin carver from Eureka, veteran of Halloween Wars season 7, insufferable twit, and pizza enthusiast. Come watch pumpkins get weird!
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Fortuna Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free
Located at 1813 Eel River Drive in Fortuna, this year we’ve even got a CORN MAZE! Lots of pumpkin varieties for decorating, carving, and cooking! There will also be pigs and goats to pet.
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Trinidad Dessert Cafe
Trinidad Town Hall / noon-5 p.m.
Stop by the cafe for delicious desserts, offered during the Chamber Fisherman’s Feast.
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Brujeria Art Series
Eureka, California / 1-4 p.m. / $60 / $50 Tweens/Teens
Special Autumn Classes sharing teachings on Ancestral Medicine, Curanderismo, & Witcheria with Nana Xochiketzalli.
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The Lost Dogs
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m.
Come out and dance to local blues and R&B band, The Lost Dog!
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Our Lady of Fatima Celebration Weekend: Arraial Game & Silent Auction
Portuguese Hall / 7 p.m.-midnight / Free
Events change daily so please read the details below, end times vary. The Arraial white ticket game & silent auction will be running all weekend as well as various live auction items.
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The Red Room: Post-Punk Queerwave
Logger Bar / 7-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Darkwave, Post-Punk, Queercore, Goth and more at the historic Logger Bar. Featuring resident DJs Zero One and Anya Slayer, plus special guest KreePeeO. See you under the chainsaws.
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Compost Mountain Boys
Fortuna Monday Club / 7:30-9 p.m. / $10
The Fortuna Concert Series is proud to present The Compost Mountain Boys at the Fortuna Monday Club on October 8, 2022. Come share a rollicking evening of traditional bluegrass music with one of our favorite local bands.
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Autumn Run Movie Screening
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Autumn Run has been accepted into multiple film festivals throughout 2022, earning awards for Best First Time Female Filmmaker (Toronto International Women Film Festival); and Best Feature – Micro Budget under $250,000 (International New York Film Festival).
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Emo Night Brooklyn
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m.-midnight / $15 / $20 Day of Show
Emo Night Brooklyn will be at Arcata Theatre Lounge this Saturday playing all the best in pop and punk emo music.
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The Worst, Drastic Gnarlys, Matthew Wallace
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / $6
A night of high energy rock music featuring The Worst The Worst- Drastic Gnarlys- Matthew Wallace all ages
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Late Night Comedy! Farm to Table!
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 11-11:59 p.m. / $5 / 18+
It’s a late night comedy showcase hosted by Baseball Robby. Loosey goosey funny show.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AMSTERDAM: 12:20, 3:40, 7:10
  • A PRIVATE MOVIE SCREENING: 12:00, 3:45, 7:30
  • AVATAR (2009): 3:50
  • AVATAR 3D (2009): 12:10, 3:50, 7:30
  • BARBARIAN: 11:50, 2:30, 5:20, 8:00
  • BROS: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00
  • DON’T WORRY DARLING: 1:10, 4:30, 7:50
  • LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE: 11:30, 12:50, 2:10, 3:30, 5:00, 6:40
  • MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU: 11:40, 2:20
  • SEE HOW THEY RUN: 4:50, 7:40
  • SMILE: 12:00, 1:30, 2:50, 4:10, 5:40, 6:50, 8:20
  • TERRIFIER 2: 8:00
  • THE WOMAN KING: 12:40, 4:20, 7:20
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AMSTERDAM: 12:30, 4:00, 7:00
  • AVATAR (2009): 3:50
  • AVATAR 3D (2009): 12:10, 3:50, 7:30
  • BARBARIAN: 11:50, 5:30
  • BROS: 1:10, 4:30, 7:40
  • DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS: 11:30, 2:10, 4:50
  • DON’T WORRY DARLING: 1:50, 7:10
  • LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE: 12:50, 3:40, 6:40
  • MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU: 11:40, 4:40
  • SMILE: 12:00, 2:50, 5:40, 8:20
  • TERRIFIER 2: 8:00
  • THE WOMAN KING: 2:30, 7:20

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