LOWDOWN LOOKAHEAD!

You love fun! You love community! You love Humboldt!

Thus, in an attempt to make sure you miss zero joy opportunities, LoCO offers you this Lowdown Lookahead, a master list of all the Lowdownred lined” events into the foreseeable future. You’re welcome! Scroll around for info on notable upcoming gatherings. 

TUESDAY, DEC. 6

Roland Rock
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m. / Free
Surfabilly and beyond. Way beyond. And then some. And a little more. Then it gets weird!
668-4151 / Web site / View Comments

Savage Henry Presents Comedy
The Jam / 8 p.m. / $5 / 21+
“Our good friend from LA Sean Green comes up to give us a treat, And three new friends from the Bay grace the Jam Stage for the first time. Local greats Kim Hodges and Nathan Davis Floyd open. James Stephen hosts.”
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7

Pints for Nonprofits
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / noon-midnight / Free All ages
Drink for good local causes. Benefitting SCRAP Humboldt.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Dell’Arte’s Alice In Wonderland: A Holiday Adventure
Mateel Community Center / 6-8 p.m.
923-3368 / Web site / View Comments

Eulachon Poetry Reading Series
The Sanctuary / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free
Features 18 poets from CR’s creative writing program.
eulachonreadingseries@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

THURSDAY, DEC. 8

Jack and the Holiday Beans
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 kids 12 and under / $10 Students & seniors
“Jack and the Holiday Beans is a madcap take on the fairytale favorite where Jack sells his beloved cow for beans. In the tradition of the Arcata Playhouse Holiday show, this hilarious holiday comedy is filled with silly jokes, music, guest acts, and fun for the whole family.”
822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

colombinus
Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students, seniors / 18+
HSU Theatre presents “columbinus,” a docu-drama that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was suggested by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Character Projects
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 8 p.m.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

Agatha Christies’ The Hollow
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-11 p.m.
One family reunion will end in murder. But that means the deadly game has just begun. Prepare yourself for a dark thriller by the master of suspense, Agatha Christie.
442-6278 / ncrt@sonic.net / Web site / View Comments

Jackie Kashian
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8:30-11:30 p.m. / $15 / 18+
“Jackie Kashian’s standup … “is like listening to a really racy episode of All Things Considered.” Her current hour standup special “This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux” was one of the top five comedy specials of 2014 on vulture.com. “
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

Doubt: A Parable
Humboldt State University Studio Theater / 5 p.m. / Free / Free PWYC
Making its’ Humboldt County premiere, Lime Arts Productions presents this 75 minute one act drama directed by Roman Sanchez. It will take you on a deep exploration of uncertainty, following the lives of two Catholic nuns who question a new priest’s intentions at their church and suspect he has unhea
760-791-3924 / limeartsproductions@gmail.com / View Comments

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Van Duzer Theater / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

Bill Ayers: Demand the Impossible!
Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.
“In an era defined by mass incarceration, endless war, economic crisis, catastrophic environmental destruction, and a political system offering more of the same, radical social transformation has never been more urgent, or seemed more remote.”
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site / View Comments

Jack and the Holiday Beans
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 kids 12 and under / $10 Students & seniors
“Jack and the Holiday Beans is a madcap take on the fairytale favorite where Jack sells his beloved cow for beans. In the tradition of the Arcata Playhouse Holiday show, this hilarious holiday comedy is filled with silly jokes, music, guest acts, and fun for the whole family.”
822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

colombinus
Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students, seniors / 18+
HSU Theatre presents “columbinus,” a docu-drama that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was suggested by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Character Projects
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 8 p.m.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Chorale, University Singers with Humboldt Symphony
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $8 General
The Humboldt Chorale and University Singers join forces with the Humboldt Symphony to present the beloved Faure Requiem.
826-3531 / patrick@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Agatha Christies’ The Hollow
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-11 p.m.
One family reunion will end in murder. But that means the deadly game has just begun. Prepare yourself for a dark thriller by the master of suspense, Agatha Christie.
442-6278 / ncrt@sonic.net / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Doubt: A Parable
Humboldt State University Studio Theater / 5 p.m. / Free / Free PWYC
Making its’ Humboldt County premiere, Lime Arts Productions presents this 75 minute one act drama directed by Roman Sanchez. It will take you on a deep exploration of uncertainty, following the lives of two Catholic nuns who question a new priest’s intentions at their church and suspect he has unhea
760-791-3924 / limeartsproductions@gmail.com / View Comments

colombinus
Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students, seniors / 18+
HSU Theatre presents “columbinus,” a docu-drama that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was suggested by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Jack and the Holiday Beans
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 kids 12 and under / $10 Students & seniors
“Jack and the Holiday Beans is a madcap take on the fairytale favorite where Jack sells his beloved cow for beans. In the tradition of the Arcata Playhouse Holiday show, this hilarious holiday comedy is filled with silly jokes, music, guest acts, and fun for the whole family.”
822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Agatha Christies’ The Hollow
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-11 p.m.
One family reunion will end in murder. But that means the deadly game has just begun. Prepare yourself for a dark thriller by the master of suspense, Agatha Christie.
442-6278 / ncrt@sonic.net / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Character Projects
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 8 p.m.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

Jake Shimabukuro
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $46
“He started playing at the young age of four, urged by his mother who also played. Today, he is widely recognized as the world’s top ukulele musician. Renowned for lightning-fast fingers and revolutionary playing techniques, his virtuosity defies labels.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9:30 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

SUNDAY, DEC. 11

colombinus
Gist Theater at HSU / 2 p.m. / $10 / $8 students, seniors / 18+
HSU Theatre presents “columbinus,” a docu-drama that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was suggested by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Chorale, University Singers with Humboldt Symphony
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $8 General
The Humboldt Chorale and University Singers join forces with the Humboldt Symphony to present the beloved Faure Requiem.
826-3531 / patrick@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Character Projects
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 8 p.m.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

TUESDAY, DEC. 13

Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Trinidad Elementary / 7-8 p.m. / Free
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

THURSDAY, DEC. 15

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / $8 Kids / $10 Students & Seniors / $12 Adult
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, DEC. 16

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / $8 Kids / $10 Students & Seniors / $12 Adult
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, DEC. 17

Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 2-3 p.m. / $8 Kids / $10 Students & Seniors / $12 Adult
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Christmas Puppet Show
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 3 p.m. / Free / 21+
With Isaac Bluefoot. Magical puppet show for kids and adults alike!
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / $8 Kids / $10 Students & Seniors / $12 Adult
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
Community Center of Mendocino / 7:30-10:30 p.m. / $20 / $25 at the door
In the spirit of bluegrass and old-time music, Grammy-award winner Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum will perform their versatile and engaging repertoire of love songs, laments, social commentary and free-wheelin’ fun.
937-5575 / aweibel@mcn.org / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

SUNDAY, DEC. 18

Alice in Wonderland: The Dell’Arte Holiday Tour
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 2-3 p.m. / $8 Kids / $10 Students & Seniors / $12 Adult
This nimble new piece from the Dell’Arte Company featuring original music and athletic acting, this isn’t your everyday Alice! Uprooted by family transition and trying to find her footing in a new town, Alice is having trouble adjusting to NorCal life.
668-5663 / alex@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 2 p.m. / $16 / $8 youth
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. This family favorite runs 60 minutes long with no intermission and is suitable for children ages 3 and above.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Christmas Puppet Show
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 3 p.m. / Free / 21+
With Isaac Bluefoot. Magical puppet show for kids and adults alike!
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, DEC. 23

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, DEC. 24

Christmas Eve 3-Man Paintball Tournament
Humboldt Revolution Paintball / 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Celebrate the season by shooting your friends.
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THURSDAY, DEC. 29

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 7 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, DEC. 31

The Love Witch
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee / 21+
“Filmed in Arcata. Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

RIP 2016 Dance Party!
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
“Dance and drink the night away as you say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017 with your favorite friends!”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

SATURDAY, JAN. 7

Hike and Bike the Newton B Drury Parkway
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park / 5 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free
“All day Saturday the ten mile scenic Newton B. Drury Parkway will be free of motorized vehicles yet open to hikers, bikers, skateboards and anyone else without a motorized vehicle.”
488-2039 / 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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FRIDAY, JAN. 13

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, JAN. 20

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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SATURDAY, FEB. 4

Hike and Bike the Newton B Drury Parkway
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park / 5 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free
“All day Saturday the ten mile scenic Newton B. Drury Parkway will be free of motorized vehicles yet open to hikers, bikers, skateboards and anyone else without a motorized vehicle.”
488-2039 / 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.
View Comments

FRIDAY, FEB. 10

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, FEB. 17

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
View Comments

SATURDAY, MAR. 4

Hike and Bike the Newton B Drury Parkway
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park / 5 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free
“All day Saturday the ten mile scenic Newton B. Drury Parkway will be free of motorized vehicles yet open to hikers, bikers, skateboards and anyone else without a motorized vehicle.”
488-2039 / 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.
View Comments

FRIDAY, MAR. 10

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

FRIDAY, MAR. 17

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
View Comments

SATURDAY, APR. 1

Hike and Bike the Newton B Drury Parkway
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park / 5 a.m.-9 p.m. / Free
“All day Saturday the ten mile scenic Newton B. Drury Parkway will be free of motorized vehicles yet open to hikers, bikers, skateboards and anyone else without a motorized vehicle.”
488-2039 / 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.
View Comments