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The Greater Trinidad Chamber of Commerce presents Fisherman’s Feast on Saturday, Oct, 8 from noon to 5 p.m. at 300 Trinity St., next to Trinidad School.

The event will include fresh fish from Trinidad’s dock in support of Trinidad’s fishermen.

The Fisherman’s Feast tab is $20, which will include lunch (with a vegetarian option available) and $5 for local beverages. Live music will be among the afternoon’s attractions.

Blue Rhythm Revue, The Critics and Tidepool High Divers will entertain. The Trinidad Civic Club will offer desserts across the street in the Club Room, Town Hall. The Trinidad Art Center will be open with an art show courtesy of Westhaven Center for the Arts and the Lions Club will hold a book sale. Proceeds from the Fisherman’s Feast will go toward sponsorship of the Thanksgiving Day Blessing of the Fleet. Murphy’s Market and Cher-ae Heights Casino are sponsors.

To find out more, go to or email ‘The Art of Regalia Making’ on Sunday, Oct. 9

Shoshini Gensaw-Hostler and her brother, James Gensaw, of Yurok, Tolowa and Karuk heritage, are among the most accomplished artisans of their generation. Shoshoni has made 24 dresses of extraordinary craftsmanship along with jewelry, hair ties and other regalia.

James is a master carver and teaches the Yurok language.

Shoshini and James will present “The Art of Regalia Making” on Sunday, October 9 at 2 p.m. in the Trinidad Town Hall, sponsored by Trinidad Museum Society.

The event is free of charge and all are welcome. Donations and memberships to Trinidad Museum Society, P. O. Box 1126, Trinidad, CA 95570 are encouraged. Call (707) 677-3816 for questions about the event. Learn About Alzheimer’s

The Trinidad Civic Club will feature a talk by Alzheimer’s advocates for understanding Kim Coelho and Lynn McKenna on Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Club Room, Town Hall. The regular business meeting begins at 10 a.m. The speakers will be introduced at about 11 a.m.

Members and guests most cordially invited to attend. Jan West and Dana Hope will preside.

On the morning of Saturday, Oct. 8 at 9 a.m., Jan West will lead a walk of about a mile in support of Alzheimer’s research starting at her home at 470 Trinity St. and ending at Katy’s Smokehouse owned by Bob Lake, who lost his wife to Alzheimer’s.

Find out more at the Alzheimer’s Association-Humboldt County Walk by emailing or

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