Saturday, Feb. 29’s Lowdown

Will the seventh Mr. Humboldt resemble the previous six? Find out Saturday!

Leap day in Humboldt is jam-packed with joy should you seek it out. Scroll your Lowdown below for details on the 2020 Mr. Humboldt Pageant at the Arcata Theatre Lounge, a benefit concert for local homeless at the Eureka Muni featuring Melvin Seals and JGB, and Tosh.0 writer and comedian TK Kelly‘s appearance at the Savage Henry Comedy Club (assuming his plane finally landed). Boredom is a choice. Get out there. 

Events

(Submit yours!)

Artists Dismantling Capitalism
Arcata Creamery District / 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. / $5
During the conference, 16 participatory workshops will be facilitated by artists, community members and others. Vegan lunch is included, and child care will be provided, on request.
499-0100 / cooperationhumboldt@gmail.com / Web site /

Arcata Plaza Winter Farmers’ Market
Arcata Plaza / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. / Free
The bounty of Humboldt County keeps going all Winter long at the North Coast Growers’ Association’s Winter Farmers’ Market on the Arcata Plaza, every Saturday, rain or shine.
441-9999 / laura@northcoastgrowersassociation.org / Web site /

Melvin Seals: A Benefit Concert for Humboldt’s Homeless
Eureka Municipal Auditorium / 6:30 p.m. / $40 / $45 at the door
Thats right, you can make positive change in the community by joining us for a night of movin and groovin to the sweet tunes of the artist who helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music”. 100% of proceeds from this event go directly to UPLIFT Eureka programs.
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Mr. Humboldt Pageant
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8-11 p.m. / $30 / 21+
Our favorite fundraiser is back in its 7th season! Get ready to be wowed by a fabulous array of contestants that bare some thigh and also their wit for a good cause.
822-1220 / mrhumboldtpageant@gmail.com / Web site /

Kat Edmonson
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8 p.m. / $49
An enchanting vocalist who seamlessly works at the intersection of traditional jazz and singer-songwriter pop, Kat Edmonson has emerged as one of the most distinctive performers in contemporary American music.
826-3928 / Web site /

(CANCELED) Bloomsday
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Thursdays
Robert returns to Dublin to reunite with Cait, the woman who captured his heart during a tour thirty-five years ago. Dancing backwards through time, the older couple retrace their steps to discover their younger selves.

TK Kelly
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
TK Kelly is an LA-based comic and writer originally from New York. He is currently a staff writer on Comedy Central’s ‘Tosh.0’ and has performed at clubs across the country like Gotham, the Improv, Caroline’s, the Comedy Store, Laughing Skull and The Stand.
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Soul Party #30
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $5
Monthly dance party with DJ’s Red, JayMorg, Funky T Rex spinning your favorite tunes.
826-2739 / Web site /

Lumberhunk Queer Dance Party & Hangout
Logger Bar / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free
Present: Kiss Kiss Kiss your heartache away with Cure inspired 80’s and 90’s beats on streamed playlists supplied by DJ Vulvadon & DJ Myxomycota on the Logger Bar sound system.
668-5000 / Web site /

Arcata Marsh Bird Walk
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 8:30-11 a.m. / Free
Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a free public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.
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42nd Annual Lupine Bash
Pacific Union School / 9:30 a.m.-noon / Free
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site /

Women in Spirit: Arising Phoenix
Arising Holistic Center / 10-11 a.m. / $7
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

Women in Spirit: Arising Phoenix
Arising Holistic Center / 10-11 a.m. / $7
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

HLOC Auditions for ELF the Musical
HLOC’s The Space / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
There are numerous parts available including Jovie, Deb, Michael, Elves and Office workers (Teens and Adults) , and NYC ensemble (all ages).
822-3319 / info@hloc.org / Web site /

A Eureka-Themed Art Exhibition
Redwood Art Association / noon-5 p.m. / Free
In this exhibit, Redwood Art Association artists explore the many aspects of Eureka with art representing its people, architecture, food, natural beauty, the waterfront, murals, parks, the zoo and more.
268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site /

Stop& Sign Art Installation
See Event Description / noon-1 p.m.
822-1575 / haley@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site /

HC Spiritual Singers (POC Choir)
Arising Holistic Center / noon-2 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

Made in Humboldt Film Series: Humboldt County
Humboldt County Library / noon-2:30 p.m. / Free / 18+
Come watch movies that were made in our own backyard! Our movie for February is “Humboldt County”: A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself.
269-1905 / Web site /

Playful Movement
Arising Holistic Center / 3-4 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

Oceanfront Beach, Bacon & Beer Festival
Gyppo Ale Mill / 3-6 p.m.
Bacon. Check. Beer. Check. Beach. Check. We have got what you want! A Winter 2020 road trip never had such a lineup. Add the breathtaking backdrop of California’s Lost Coast and you are set for a memory maker of a weekend.
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site /

Food Films Pop-Up Fest
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 4-5:30 p.m. / Free
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site /

3rd Annual Pop-Up Food Film Fest
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 4-5:30 p.m. / Free
630-5000 / Web site /

Abraham-Hicks group
Arising Holistic Center / 4:15-5:15 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

Lasagne Dinner Fundraiser
Fieldbrook Elementary School / 5-8 p.m. / $10 / $5 kids
616-1006 / jessica_ricker@yahoo.com /

Redwood Region Audubon Society Annual Banquet & Silent Auction
D Street Neighborhood Center / 5:30-8:30 p.m. / $35
496-6581 / gary@jacobycreek.net / Web site /

3rd Annual Pop-Up Food Film Fest
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free
630-5000 / Web site /

Food Films Pop-Up Fest
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site /

A festive evening to benefit CR’s Redwoods Room & Board Scholarship Fund
See Event Description / 7-10 p.m. / $25
916-947-0563 / info@indivisibleferndale.org / Web site /

Oceanfront Beach, Bacon & Beer Festival
Gyppo Ale Mill / 7-9 p.m.
Bacon. Check. Beer. Check. Beach. Check. We have got what you want! A Winter 2020 road trip never had such a lineup. Add the breathtaking backdrop of California’s Lost Coast and you are set for a memory maker of a weekend.
986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site /

Dancing & Delectables
Sequoia Conference Center / 7-10:30 p.m. / $20
There will be delicious appetizers and desserts, as well as music provided by our very own EHS Jazz Ensemble. There will be dance lessons and a no-host cocktail hour (with non-alcoholic drinks) from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., then dancing from 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
rjohnson1318@gmail.com /

Moon Sick w/ Dead Drift, Pills for Thrills, Wet Spot at Blondies
See Event Description / 7-11 p.m. / $5

ABC Baroque Club: On the Road to Hell!
Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $25 sliding / $10 slding scale
834-2479 /

ABC Baroque Club: On the Road to Hell!
Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $25 sliding / $10 slding scale
834-2479 /

1 Minute Dances
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-10 p.m. / $5
822-1575 / haley@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site /

Anna Hamilton
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 8-10 p.m.
Local fun.
444-3344 / Web site /

Buddy Reed and the Rip-It-Ups
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / $None All Ages
Welcome back blues and rock band, Buddy Reed and the Rip It Ups to Redwood Curtain Brewing Co.’s Arcata tasting room.
826-7222 / Web site /

Karaoke with KJ Leonard
E&O Lanes / 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
825-9160 / Web site /

The Clint Warner Band
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Rocking all shades of the blues. When Clint relocated to Sacramento, most of the members went on to play in some of Humboldt Counties elite bands like Dr Squid, the Uptown Kings and others.
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site /

Sexy MF’ing Saturdays at The Griffin w/ L Boogie
The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
djlboogie707@gmail.com / Web site /

Miracle Show
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Create flashbacks of that indescribable feeling that a great dead show gave us all.
877-252-2946 / Web site /

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 1917: 12:05, 2:55, 5:40, 8:30
  • BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN): 11:00, 1:35, 4:10, 7:05, 9:45
  • BOY II, THE (BRAHMS): 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:45, 10:10
  • CALL OF THE WILD: 11:15, 12:00, 1:45, 2:30, 4:15, 5:00, 6:45, 7:30, 9:15, 10:00
  • DOLITTLE: 4:20
  • FANTASY ISLAND: 11:10, 1:55, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50
  • IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: THE MOVIE: 12:30, 2:40, 5:05, 7:20, 9:40
  • INVISIBLE MAN, THE: 11:30, 1:10, 2:10, 3:50, 4:50, 6:30, 7:35, 9:10, 10:15
  • PARASITE (GISAENGCHUNG): 12:15, 3:20, 6:25, 9:25
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: 11:20, 12:20, 1:50, 2:50, 5:20, 6:50, 7:50, 9:20
Mill Creek Cinema
  • BAD BOYS FOR LIFE: 1:10, 6:50
  • BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN): 12:50, 3:50, 6:40, 9:15
  • CALL OF THE WILD: 12:00, 1:00, 2:30, 3:30, 4:50, 6:10, 7:10, 8:40, 9:30
  • FANTASY ISLAND: 4:00, 9:35
  • IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: THE MOVIE: 11:30, 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:40
  • INVISIBLE MAN, THE: 11:40, 12:30, 2:20, 3:10, 5:00, 6:30, 8:00, 9:00
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:05, 9:25
Minor Theatre
  • BEANPOLE: 5:00
  • CUNNINGHAM: 6:15
  • MET OPERA: AGRIPPINA: 9:55
  • MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (1988): 3:15, 9:00
  • PREMATURE: 4:00, 8:30
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: 12:30, 2:15, 6:45, 9:30

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