Saturday, March 28’s Lowdown
NOTE: The county and the state are on a shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consider every event listed below either canceled or postponed.
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.
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Seed Plant and Scion Exchange
Arcata Community Center / 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Everyone is invited to get ready for spring by swapping locally-grown seeds, plants and fruit tree cuttings known as “scion” at this event put on by the Humboldt Permaculture Guild.
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Gyppo Ale Mill / 1-8 p.m.
The Seaside Soap Box Derby will be a weekend of racing, recreation, imbibing and most of all merrymaking! Join us in Shelter Cove for this new and exciting fundraiser for the Southern Humboldt Community Park.
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The Sanctuary / 8-10 p.m. / $10 / $25 sliding scale
Recently localized synth-pop duo Zigtebra will be joining SoCal pop-art trio Banny Grove for a high-energy Saturday night at the Sanctuary.
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North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
A man’s quest for revenge takes him to the edge of sanity in a play often considered the greatest script in Western literature. Prince Hamlet suspects his uncle of the murder of Hamlet’s father. With Denmark in chaos and an invading army on the way, can he prove his uncle’s guilt?
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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. Bring your binoculars and have a great morning birding! Meet leader Carol Wilson in the parking lot at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata, rain or shine.
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Center Activities, HSU Campus / 9 a.m.-6 p.m. / $120 / $110 HSU Students
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Beer Yoga with Nora Smith
Gyppo Ale Mill / 10:30 a.m. / $15
Let the weekend begin with an hour long, all levels, yoga practice lead by the talented Nora Smith.
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Center Activities, HSU Campus / 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / $18 / $10 HSU Students
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Community Healing Clinic
Arcata Healing Arts Center / noon-5 p.m. / $30
Our practitioners will be offering deep tissue massage, acupuncture, energy work, Reiki, myofascial release, shiatsu, sound healing, tarot readings, and more! Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to try out different practitioners and healing modalities.
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Humboldt County Library / noon-2:30 p.m. / Free
Come watch movies filmed in our own backyard! Our movie for March is “After Earth”: A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.
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Kids Create Workshop with Virginia Wood
Humboldt County McKinleyville Branch Library / 2-4:45 p.m. / Free
The first of two workshops- attend either of both. Learn how to cut, fold, sew, and glue to make story books, sketch books, and flip books. Decorate the cover and interior with style.
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Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 5-8 p.m. / $55 / $45 HSU Students
Come join us for this popular evening paddle, and watch as the evening skies blossom from our exquisite Humboldt Bay!
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No Big Deal
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / $None All Ages
No Big Deal is a Rock/Folk duo with sweet sounds, clean vocals, and thoughtful rhythms. Brice Ogan is a guitarist, and singer songwriter with an unmistakable style.
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The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
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