Saturday, Jan. 18’s Lowdown

North Coast Repertory Theatre‘s first production of 2020 is Life is a Dream, originally written by Spanish playwright Pedro Calderon de la Barca in 1635 and later adapted by the Pulitzer-winning playwright Nilo Cruz. Details on that and other Saturday joys in your Lowdown listings below.

Events

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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 /

Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s Life is a Dream
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18
Convinced that his son will bring about his downfall, King Basilio seals him away in a tower. When two strangers stumble upon his prison they accidentally set in motion a tale of love, revenge, and ultimately redemption.
442-6278 / Web site /

Rag Doll Revue: New Year. New Dolls.
Humboldt Brews / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv.
Rag Doll Revue is ready to rock 2020 with our first show of the year! This show will feature our new lineup of Rag Dolls doing ALL NEW ACTS, and we’re bringing back two of our OG members to blow your minds with new material.
826-2739 / Web site /

Former Chimps, The Bored Again
Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+
“The Bored Again opens this show with his solo bass and vocal fun, then Former Chimps will have you dancing to their original rock!”
668-5000 / Web site /

‘70s Disco Night
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 10 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / $5 after first 100
Bell bottoms, sequins, pop rocks, & disco balls. Lets take a trip back in time to dance the night away to remastered timeless classics from the 70s. Enjoy the last weekend before school by wearing some of your favorite retro fits… (and don’t worry this music will be reminiscent of the 70s.)
822-1220 / info@arcatatheatre.com / Web site /

Home Grown Pancake Breakfast
Mattole Grange Hall / 8-11 a.m. / $10 / Free Kids
629-3421 /

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. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Jude Power in the parking lot at the end of South I Street.
Web site /

Gentle Yoga
Om Shala Yoga / 9:15-10:15 a.m. / $10
825-9642 / Info@omshalayoga.com / Web site /

Dune Ecosystem Restoration Day
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site /

Dune Ecosystem Restoration Day
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site /

Restoration Work Day with Friends of the Dunes
See Event Description / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Join Friends of the Dunes in our on going efforts to restore habitat in our rare and precocious Manila sand dunes.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site /

PAWS to Read
Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free
Join Rufus, a licensed therapy dog, and his human, Jean Ann to read or tell stories. Reading to a dog is a low-pressure way for children to practice their reading skills, and fun besides!
269-1910 / Web site /

2020 New Year Exhibition
Redwood Art Association / noon-5 p.m. / Free
You are invited to enjoy this large art exhibition by Redwood Art Association members. The exhibition is judged with monetary awards. The judge was Tim Clewell, fine art teacher at Arcata High School.
268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site /

This Program Could Save Your Life: Self-Defense Skills with Carrie Slack
Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / noon-1 p.m. / Free
269-1935 / Web site /

Humboldt’s Lost Treasures
Redway Elementary School / 1 p.m. / Free
445-4342 / research@humboldthistory.org / Web site /

Nature Story Time
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 2-3 p.m. / Free
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site /

Playful Movement
See Event Description / 3-4 p.m. / Free
Fusion movement class by donation.
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

Abraham-Hicks Group
See Event Description / 4:15-5:15 p.m. / Free
Discussion on Abraham Hicks.
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site /

Frisky Brisket
Calico’s Cafe / 7 p.m.
Violin guitar duo.
923-2253 /

Live from The Old Steeple
KEET-TV / 8-9 p.m. / Free
445-0813 / kwhiteside@keet-tv.org / Web site /

Milonga! (Tango dance party)
See Event Description / 8-11 p.m. / $10 / $9 Humboldt Tango members
834-3274 / turkfurniture@sbcglobal.net / Web site /

Tempest
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+
Celebrating more than 30 years of Celtic Rock! Since forming in 1988, Tempest has delivered a globally-renowned hybrid of high-energy Folk Rock fusing Irish reels, Scottish ballads, Norwegian influences and other world music elements.
877-252-2946 / Web site /

No Big Deal
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / $None All Ages
Local acoustic band.
826-7222 / Web site /

Humboldt Mediation Services fundraiser at North Coast Repertory Theater - Life is a Dream: Pedro Calderou de la Barca
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $20
445-2505 / humboldtmediation@reninet.com / Web site /

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
RJ Grin’s Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / Free / 21+
445-0844 / cleo.nice@redlion.com /

Uptown
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Local Northern California longest running Cover Band. Classic Funk/80’s & 90s Pop & Classic Rock. Music that will keep you dancing!
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site /

Almost Dangerous
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
839-2013 /

Former Chimps with The Bored Again
Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-noon / Free / 21+
668-5000 / Web site /

Ghost Roast
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 18+
Web site /

Pressure/Anya DJs
Pearl Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
There will be ass shaking.
444-2017 / Web site /

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 /

London Underground w/ DJs Dacin & Zanapod
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 10-11:59 p.m. / Free
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site /

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
More Plaza ass shaking.

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 1917: 12:00, 2:50, 5:40, 8:30, 9:15
  • BAD BOYS FOR LIFE: 11:40, 12:30, 2:40, 3:30, 5:40, 6:30, 8:40, 9:30
  • DOLITTLE: 1:00, 3:45, 6:20, 9:00
  • FROZEN II (2D): 4:05, 6:40
  • FROZEN II: SING-A-LONG: 1:30
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL: 11:35, 2:30, 5:25, 8:25
  • JUST MERCY: 11:40, 2:45, 5:45, 8:50
  • KNIVES OUT: 12:25, 3:25, 6:25, 9:20
  • LIKE A BOSS: 12:50, 3:00, 5:10, 7:20, 9:40
  • LITTLE WOMEN: 11:30, 2:35, 6:05, 9:10
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (2D): 11:20, 2:35, 5:50, 9:05
  • UNDERWATER: 11:45, 2:05, 4:30, 6:55, 9:25
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 1917: 12:20, 3:10, 6:00, 8:50
  • BAD BOYS FOR LIFE: 11:40, 2:40, 5:40, 8:40, 9:20
  • DOLITTLE: 12:00, 2:45, 5:20, 8:00
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL: 12:25, 6:15, 9:10
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL (3D): 3:20
  • LIKE A BOSS: 12:50, 3:00, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30
  • SPIES IN DISGUISE (2D): 1:05, 3:40, 6:10, 8:45
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (2D): 11:30, 5:50, 9:05
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (3D): 2:35
  • UNDERWATER: 11:45, 2:05, 4:30, 6:55
Minor Theatre
  • 1917: 2:15, 5:30, 8:35
  • LITTLE WOMEN: 1:00, 4:30, 8:00
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: 1:15, 5:00, 9:00

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