APRIL Calendar of Events 2017

4/1/2017 - 4/30/2017

Oct 1 - May 6.  Orick - First Saturdays, bike, hike or walk your dog along the ten-mile road, which meanders among some of the most impressive old growth groves in Redwood National & State Parks. 707.465.7765
 
Mar 30 - Apr 2 Thurs–Sun  Eureka   Annual four days of non-stop music & dancing, with jitney service to all venues.  Six Venues - 25 Bands - 100 sets of fantastic live music.  Jazz, Swing, Blues, Country, Zydeco & Rockabilly. Tickets - All Event / Single Day / Single Event  707.445.3378
 
Apr 1 Sat. Arcata/Manila- Exploration of a beautiful and diverse dune system in the Pacific Northwest. 10am meet at Pacific Union School, 3001 Janes Rd. 707.444.1397  www.friendsofthedunes.org
 
Apr 1 Sat.  Eureka- Morris Graves Museum of Art - Workshops designed for children 2-8 years old, all ages are welcome. 12-2pm 636 F St  $5/$2 members & under 17 free 707.442.0278 www.humboldtarts.org
 
Apr 1 Sat. Eureka Public Library - 1313 3rd St.,  Library Meeting Room 1:00pm 707.445.4342   www.humboldthistory.org 
 
Apr 1 Sat. Eureka - Old town/downtown galleries & businesses showcase local & regional artists. 6-9pm.  707-442-9054
 
Apr 2 Sun. Eureka- Indoor flea market at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. 8am-3pm. 3750 Harris St.
 
Apr 5 Wed. Loleta- Guided hike with Naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden - It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd.  9am   707.733.5406  www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/
 
Apr 8 Sat. Eureka-  Morris Graves Museum of Art. 2-4 p.mFREE With Museum Admission. 707.442.0278
 
April 8 Sat. Fortuna. Grupo Nueva Ilusion performing traditional Mexican dance music. 7:30pm 610 Main St. $10/$8   707.682.6092 www.fortunaconcertseries.com
 
Apr 8 Sat. Eureka- Clarke Historical Museum. Explore the exhibits after hours, while sipping and nibbling on Humboldt's finest and swaying to local cajun band. 6-9 pm. 240 E St. 707.443.1947
 
Apr 9 Sun. Loleta- Guided bird hike with Audubon Society walk leaders. It's free & beginners are welcome. 1020 Ranch Rd. 9am.  707.733.5406 www.fws.gov/refuge/humboldt_bay/
 
Apr 9 Sun  Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 F St., 2pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278
 
Apr 14 Fri. Arcata - Galleries & businesses showcase local artists 6-9pm. Start at the Plaza.  www.ArcataMainStreet.com
 
Apr 14 Fri. Redway- Mateel Center – Features comedian vs. contestant in a battle of wit and will!. $10. 8:30pm show. 59 Rusk Ln. 707.923.3368
 
Apr 15 Sat. Ferndale- Fireman’s Park. Youngsters hunt for candy-filled eggs hidden by Ferndale Scouts. Prizes in 4 categories, by age. 10:30 a.m. 707-786-4477
 
Apr 16 SunFerndale - Sunrise Easter Service at Ferndale Cemetery 6:30am music and homily.  Rides to top of hill available. 707.786.9353.
 
Apr 16 Sun, Apr 22-23 Sat & Sun. Ferndale. The 60-voice Ferndale Community Choir performs sacred songs of the season. Easter Sunday: Ferndale Assumption Church, 546 Berding St., Ferndale, 7:30 p.m. 707-786-4477
 
Apr 16 Sun. Eureka - Audubon guided birdwalk along the Elk River access trail. Meet at Foot of W. Del Norte Street 9am 707.499.1247   www.rras.org/events or www.savetheredwoods.org/events/
 
Apr 18 & 20 Tues-Thurs. Arcata Theater - Annual showing of world's best outdoor inspired films.  1036 G St.  Tickets can be purchased at Adventure's Edge - call 707-822-4673
 
Apr 19-22 Wed-Sat. Arcata Minor Theater – Independent film showcase. 1036 G St. $5 7pm. 707.826.4113  www.hsufilmfestival.com/
 
Apr 19 -25 Wed-Tues. Countywide- Birdwatching, field trips, workshops & boat excursions. 321 Community Park Wy. 707.826.7050 for schedule www.GodwitDays.org
 
Apr 21 Fri. McKinleyville - Features local art, jewelry, music & food Central Ave  6-8pm  707-834-6460
 
Apr 22 Sun. Eureka - Morris Graves Museum of Art.  636 F St. 2pm  $5/$2 members & under 17 free    707.442.0278
 
Apr 22 SunEureka - Celebrate Earth Day at the Sequoia Zoo & grand opening of Raptor Aviary 3414 W St. 12-5pm. Free. 707.442.5649  www.sequoiaparkzoo.net
 
Apr 23 Sun. Eureka- Morris Graves Museum of Art. 636 Ft St. 3-5pm $5/$2 members & under 17 free  707.442.0278  www.humboldtarts.org
 
Apr 25 Tues. Arcata - See the marsh at a slow pace 2pm - 45 to 60 minutes across even, level ground. Meet at parking lot on So. "I" St off Samoa Blvd. 707.826.2359
 
Apr 28 Fri. Arcata- Phillip Johnston will present on mountain lions. 7:30pm. Free. 707.826.2359
 
Apr 29 Sat. Eureka- Features marching bands and flower covered floats. Begins 10am 7th & E to H St to Henderson to Winco.  707.442.3738
 
Apr 29 -30 Sat & Sun. Eureka- Fort Humboldt. Train rides and a logging show. 3431 Fort Ave  10am-4pm  www.timberheritage.org
 
Apr 29 Sat. Eureka- First Presbyterian Church. Family friendly fundraiser to benefit persons with disabilities. Pie-baking and pie eating contests, live music, treats for sale, children's activities. 11am-3pm. FREE. 819 15th St. 707-445-8404.
 
Apr 29 Sat. Redway- Mateel Community Center Art show, works of local artists & wine tasting 3-8pm 59 Rusk Ln  3-8pm $10/$20. 707.923.3368  www.mateel.org
 
Apr 29 Sat. Eureka- Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. The Redwood Rollers vs. the Bakersfield Diamond Divas and an Expo bout featuring the Redwood Saplings. 6pm. $15. 3750 Harris St.

 

ENJOY THE PERFORMING ARTS

Mar 19-Apr 2. Ferndale. Seven women face the challenges of frontier life. 440 Main St. Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm  $18/$16 707.786.5483  www.ferndalerep.org
 
Mar 23-Apr 15. Eureka. Raw ambition, charm, and bloodshed take center stage in William Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece. Thurs, Fri & Sat, Sun 2 pm matinees. $13-16. 300 5th St. 707.442.6278  www.ncrt.net
 
Mar 29-Apr 12. Humboldt County. A New Play and Survivor Talk Back Raising Local Awareness and Education on Sex Trafficking. See webpage for dates & locations. $15 adults/ FREE 18 & under.
 
Apr 20-23 Thurs-Sun. Blue Lake- Carlo Theater 131 H St. 8pm Tickets $12/$10 707.668.5663  www.dellarte.com
 
April 27- May 20. Eureka- Live performance by the Redwood Curtain Theatre. 220 First St. Thurs, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun May 14 2pm.  $10/$15/$20  707.443.7688 www.redwoodcurtain.com

 

QUICK LIST OF THINGS TO DO

 

VISIT AN ART GALLERY or MUSEUM EXHIBIT

Eureka - 636 “F” St, Hours: Humboldt County's only art museum. Artists reception and live music on First Sat Arts Alive 6-9pm. Gallery hours: Noon-5pm, Wed-Sun  www.humboldtarts.org
 
Eureka - 603 "F" St. Founded in 1956 by a group of artists with a goal of promoting visual art in our community.  Gallery hours: Wed-Sun noon-5pm, Arts Alive receptions 6-9pm 707.268.0755 www.redwoodart.us
 
Eureka – 416 Third St. Art gallery of Humboldt State University showcases the school's outstanding fine arts program. Gallery hours: Tues - Sun 12 - 5 pm 707.443.6363  Artists reception first Sat at Arts Alive 6-9pm
 
Eureka – 240 “E” St. Art showcase, in addition to ongoing Victorian period exhibit & impressive display of Native American basketry & regalia. Bank building Wed-Sat 11am-4pm  707.443.1947 www.clarkemuseum.org

Natural History Museum Arcata 1315 G St Tues-Sat 10am-5pm  707.826.4479

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum Cookhouse Rd., Samoa across from the Cookhouse  Tues-Sat 11-4pm

Arcata – 569 S. "G" St. Local artist exhibits of wildlife. Tues-Sun  9am-5pm Mon 1-5pm 707.826.2359
 
Arcata - 883 H St.  Fine Art & Craft co-operative gallery & gift shop. Artist's receptions 2nd Fri month during Arts!Arcata.  Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun Noon-4pm  707.825.9133  www.arcataartisans.com
 
Trinidad artist cooperative - Original art by local artists. 490 Trinity St., 7 days
Gallery hours: 10am-5pm 707.677.3770 www.trinidadartgallery.com
 
Ferndale The finest & largest collection of master blacksmithing & glass blowing in the US 455 Main St   7 days a week 9:30am-5pm  707.443.2075  www.ferndaleblacksmith.com
 
Arcata Known throughout the world for its colors & design. Watch it being made. Viewing room, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm  Tours weekdays @ 11am.  1300 Ninth St., 800.274.2714  www.hollyyashi.com

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