Thursday, July 4’s Lowdown

Land, free. Home, brave. There will be hot dogs.

Yes, you could ring in Independence Day at the river, or in your backyard or in Canada, sure. But in the wicked off chance you’d like to be around other Humboldt folk on this most red, white and blue of holidays consider scrolling your July 4th Lowdown below for details on various locations around the county where you can a) celebrate these here United States and/or b) witness colorful explosions. Yow.

Events

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4th of July Jubilee and Bubbles Promenade
Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Come celebrate 4th of July with us (and many other wonderful musical acts) on the Arcata Plaza! Enjoy musical performances from The Undercovers, Lyndsey Battle, Stevie Culture & the Irie Rockers, Conman Bolo, and Community African Dance & Drum Arcata!
822-3619 / Web site /

Eureka 4th of July Festival
Old Town Eureka / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free
The festival spans five city blocks along Second Street. Vendor booths will feature a wide variety of foods, crafts, commercial items, fine art and community groups getting the word out about their organizations. Live music will be featured on three stages.
442-9054 / amanda@eurekamainstreet.org / Web site /

4th Of July Celebration
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
All day celebration. Street barbecue. Music from The Yokels at 5 p.m.
specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site /

Ferndale 4th of July Parade
Main Street, Ferndale / noon
Celebrate independence with good old-fashioned family fun in Ferndale! Stay for Ferndale’s 4th of July Parade featuring cool cars, kazoos and the crazy antics of the local lawnmower brigade on historic Main Street at noon!
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Humboldt Crabs vs. Solano Mudcats
Arcata Ball Park / 2:30 p.m. / $9 / $4 under 12 / $6 students/seniors
Your hometown heroes whoop up on some other lesser team. Peanuts, crackerjacks, etc.
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Eureka Summer Concert Series
Madaket Plaza / 6 p.m.
This week featuring funk band Clean Sweep. The Eureka Summer Concerts Series is celebrating its 21st season! The concerts are free to the public Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
442-9054 / Web site /

SoHum Fourth of July Fireworks Show
Benbow Lake State Rec. Area / 9:30 p.m.
17th annual event. Picnic tables and barbecues on site, so bring your family and food to join in the celebration. Fireworks approximately at 9:30 p.m.

4th of July Book Sale Benefit
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free
822-5711 / wilpf@humboldt1.com / Web site /

Henderson Center Farmers’ Market
Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Freshen up your week and celebrate the bounty of fresh, Humboldt-grown food and plants at the Henderson Center farmers’ market on F Street!
441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassociation.org / Web site /

4th of July Extravaganza
See Event Description / noon-10 p.m. / Free
Are you looking for a safe family friendly place to celebrate Independence Day? The Gyppo Ale has got you covered with a full week of events scheduled.
986-7700 / Web site /

4th of July Live Music Series
Gyppo Ale Mill / 2-10 p.m. / Free
Kick the holiday weekend off with some good vibes and join us on the beer garden stage as we welcome, count them, THREE bands!
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site /

McKinleyville Farmers’ Market
Eureka Natural Foods-McKinleyville / 3:30-6:30 p.m. / Free
Freshen up your week and celebrate the bounty of fresh, Humboldt-grown food and plants at the McKinleyville farmers’ market!
441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassociation.org / Web site /

Willow Creek Farmers’ Market
See Event Description / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / Free
The perfect spot to beat the heat while you freshen up your week. Stop by on your way back from the river to enjoy farm fresh, locally grown, and GMO-Free fruit and veggies, wine, prepared food and more.
441-9999 / info@northcoastgrowersassociation.org / Web site /

Band O Loko
Lighthouse Grill / 5-8 p.m. / Free
Band O Loko bring thier homegrown originals to The Lighthouse Grill.
444-8946 / donsneighbor@yahoo.com / Web site /

No Big Deal
Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 5-8 p.m. / Free
We’d love to celebrate the holiday with you! Grab a drink and take a listen to live acoustic music from the No Big Deal duo!
497-6320 / maricela@humboldtcidercompany.com / Web site /

Dinner Music
Humboldt Bay Provisions / 6 p.m.
Each Thursday a local musician comes and serenades the crowd!

Humboldt Cribbage Club
Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $8
Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.
444-3161 /

Open Mic with Mike Anderson
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go “hmm.”
445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site /

Seabury Gould and Evan Morden
Gallagher’s Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.
Irish/Celtic music.
442-1177 / Web site /

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.
822-3453 / Web site /

Humboldt Folklife Society Sing-Along
Arcata Community Center / 7 p.m.
Sing your favorite folk, rock and pop songs with leader Joel Sonenshein. Songbooks provided, just bring your voice.

Laidback Lounge
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 7:30 p.m.
Fraktal Productions and The Historic Eagle House present Laidback Lounge every Thursday featuring local DJs playing jazz, soul, funk, Latin and more.
444-3344 / Web site /

Karaoke w/ Lightning Boom Productions
Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m. / 21+
Why not?
733-9644 / Web site /

GOAT Karaoke Nights 🎤🐐🎵
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / 21+
630-5000 / richardsgoat@gmail.com / Web site /

Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
822-0919 /

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ALADDIN 2D: 11:30, 2:30, 5:35, 8:35
  • ANNABELLE COMES HOME: 11:45, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2D: 6:25
  • CHILD’S PLAY: 4:55, 7:20, 9:40
  • MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL 2D: 1:10, 4:05, 6:45, 9:25
  • MIDSOMMAR: 11:40, 2:50, 6:00, 9:05
  • SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 2D: 12:15, 1:55, 2:35, 4:10
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 2D: 11:30, 12:15, 1:45, 2:30, 3:15, 4:45, 5:30, 6:15, 7:45, 8:30, 9:15
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 3D: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00
  • TOY STORY 4 2D: 11:25, 1:20, 3:50, 6:20, 8:50
  • YESTERDAY: 12:55, 3:40, 6:35, 9:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ANNABELLE COMES HOME: 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2D: 8:00
  • CHILD’S PLAY: 11:35, 5:50
  • MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL 2D: 12:20, 3:05
  • MIDSOMMAR: 11:40, 2:50, 6:00, 9:05
  • SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 2D: 1:00, 3:10, 5:20
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 2D: 11:30, 12:30, 2:30, 3:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME 3D: 7:30
  • TOY STORY 4 2D: 11:25, 1:55, 4:25, 6:50, 9:15
  • YESTERDAY: 12:35, 3:25, 6:15, 9:00
Minor Theatre
  • MIDSOMMAR: 2:45, 6:15, 9:45
  • SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME: 2:00, 5:30, 9:00
  • TOY STORY 4: 1:30, 4:15, 6:55, 9:30

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