Lowdown! for Saturday, Jan. 21
Top Events!
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Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market
See Event Description / 10 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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Home Cookin’ and The California Poppies Benefit for Playhouse Arts
Arcata Playhouse / 7 p.m. / $20 / $18 Fan Club Members
Join us in a benefit show with Home Cookin’ and the California Poppies on Saturday, Jan 21. Bring your dancing shoes!
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The Madwoman of Chaillot
Gist Theater at HSU / 7-9 p.m. / $10 / $10 general
First performed in 1945, The Madwoman of Chaillot presents timely insights for our current day. Join us as Countess Aurelia, the madwoman, seeks to inspire the populace of Paris to battle the corruption of politicians and prospectors intending to drill for oil under The City of Light.
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Will Sheff and Okkervil River
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7 p.m. / $24 / $20 adv.
“Formed in Austin, TX, Okkervil River embraced both frenetic rock and cerebral complexity as bandmates came and went over its twenty year run, but the group’s north star always remained firmly fixed in Sheff’s emotional vocals and striking lyrics.”
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Under the Influence
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Drink, dance and headbang to your favorite classic rock tunes with us from 9pm-1am, or until they kick us out! See you there!
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Heat Pump Workshop with RCEA
Wharfinger Building / 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Join the Redwood Coast Energy Authority for two separate expert presentations on heat pump space and water heating.
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Audubon Guided Birding Tour
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free
Bring your binoculars and meet trip leader Bill Rodstrom at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for easy-to-walk trails, a beautiful view of Humboldt Bay, and a diverse range of winter birds, including ducks, geese, shorebirds, raptors, loons, grebes and mergansers.
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Audubon Guided Birding Tour
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge / 9-11 a.m. / Free
The refuge frequently hosts large flocks of geese, many species of dabbling and diving ducks, plus egrets, herons, and raptors as well. Dress warm and bring binoculars and a scope if you have one.
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Samoa Dunes & Wetlands Guided Walk
Samoa Beach / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Explore the wonders of Samoa Dunes & Wetlands Conservation Area. Join a Friends of the Dunes naturalist for a free guided tour of this recently conserved area.
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Old Rasputin Event
Bigfoot Taproom / 1-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Saturday, January 21st: A Day of Remembrance and Celebration of Life. Encouraged to dress in funeral attire or black; Sunday, January 22nd: The Resurrection
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The Lost Dogs
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 5-7 p.m. / Free
Come out and dance to local Blues and R&B band, The Lost Dogs!
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Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
SpeakEasy / 7-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Live soul and funk. No cover.
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Sonic Dream Yoga Nidra
See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / $35
Trippy Wholesome Restful Yoga Slumber Party Concert. Yoga Nidra + Soundbath. Local legend Shemaia Skywater and Yogi Jeffrey Balinsky team up in this recurring monthly event. Comfort enhancing props, mats, and blankets provided.
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ArMack Silent Film Double Feature!
Arcata High School / 7-8:15 p.m. / $8 / $5 Students/Senior Citizens
The orchestra will play original music composed by Ben Model with Laurel and Hardy’s “Wrong Again” and Buster Keaton’s “One Week”.
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Songwriters Singing Their Songs
Trinidad Art / 7-9 p.m. / $5
Claire Bent, Tim Breed, Matt Brody, Mike Bynum and Jeff DeMark play their originals, maybe tell some stories about the songs.

Raise the Rhythm
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / Free
Come experience a night of intense rhythm and fat beats Live on stage. This is a chance for everybody of all skill levels to get involved
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Buddy Reed and th’ Rip It Ups
Cherae Heights Firewater Lounge / 8 p.m.-midnight / 21+
Buddy Reed and his Fabulous Rip it Ups gonna let that Reed style blues and roots rock all hang out in the Firewater Lounge.
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This Is A Body: Stages Of Grief
Synapsis / 8 p.m. / Free
Movers! Theatre Artists! Dancers! Come witness the culmination of a theatre intensive being offered as a FREE performance workshop at Synapsis Union.
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The Tide Pool High Divers
Logger Bar / 8:30-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Come on out to Blue Lake’s Logger Bar for some good ol’ country western and rockabilly tunes. You can whet your appetite with wings from RAX on RAX while you sashey arcross the dance floor. See you there.
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Under the Influence
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
“Rock N’ Roll power trio for hire. Michael Howton on guitar, Garrett Lansing on Bass, and David Newland on Drums. Check us out and let’s party!”
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BODY HIGH Cirque de Freak
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $15 / $20 day of show / 21+
“At Body High, we believe that every person possesses their own unique beauty and sexiness. Our talented team of teachers provide expert training to allow each and every person to access this inner beauty and let it shine.
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Under the Influence
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Drink, dance and headbang to your favorite classic rock tunes with us from 9pm-1am, or until they kick us out! See you there!
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It’s a Celebration: Josh Barnes and Friends Comedy Showcase
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
Local Comedy legend Josh Barnes gets his funny friends together so he can show them off in a comedy showcase! Surprise all-star guests!
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A MAN CALLED OTTO: 11:35, 12:50, 3:50, 7:00
  • AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER 2D: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30
  • AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER 3D: 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30
  • M3GAN: 11:50, 2:20, 4:50, 7:20
  • MISSING: 12:20, 3:00, 5:40, 8:20
  • PLANE: 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:50
  • PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH: 11:40, 1:00, 2:10, 3:40, 4:40, 7:10
  • THE WHALE: 2:05, 5:00
  • UFC 283: TEIXEIRA VS. HILL: 7:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A MAN CALLED OTTO: 12:40, 3:50, 7:00
  • AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER 2D: 1:30, 5:30
  • AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER 3D: 11:30, 3:30, 7:30
  • M3GAN: 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00
  • MISSING: 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40
  • PLANE: 11:50, 2:20, 4:50, 7:20
  • PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH: 11:40, 12:50, 2:10, 3:40, 4:40, 7:10

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