Latin Dance & Music Fest starts Thursday


CREAMERY DISTRICT – The 4th Annual Humboldt Latin Dance and Music Festival takes place Thursday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 24 in Arcata. Celebrate the beautiful dances and music from Cuba, the Caribbean, Africa, Brazil, Columbia and more! You are invited to join this amazing four-day Latin dance and music festival whether you are coming for the music, the dancing […]


Mariachi Herencia de México will perform Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Van Duzer Theatre.


EGGY Eggy will perform Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Humboldt Brewery, 856 10th St. in Arcata. Song by timeless song, Eggy reaches out a hand, inviting you along as a great story unfolds. Eggy’s music traces the full spectrum of emotions evoked by a life well-lived alongside friends well-loved. Following the release of their 2019 debut record, Watercolor Days, the […]

Artists invited to Humboldt Open Paint Out

HUMBOLDT – The Redwood Art Association invites one and all to the Fifth Annual Humboldt Open Paint Out. Artists are invited to paint some of the most dramatic scenery in all of North America. Back by popular demand this event runs from Oct. 2 through Oct. 7. The show will remain up for one week after the contest. Humboldt County […]

‘Natural Shocks’ at the EXIT


ARCATA PLAZA – EXIT Theatre reprises the stunning 2022 Redwood Curtain Theatre production of Natural Shocks by Lauren Gunderson for two weekends, Oct. 20 through Oct. 29, 2023 at EXIT Theatre Arcata, 890 G St., second floor. The first weekend of Natural Shocks will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 with a […]

Eco Briefs

MARSH TOUR Friends of the Arcata Marsh (FOAM) is sponsoring a free tour of the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, Sept. 23. Meet leader Sharon Levy at 2 p.m. in the lobby of the Interpretive Center on South G Street for a 90-minute, rain-or-shine walk focusing on marsh history, wastewater treatment, birds, and/or ecology. For more information, call […]

‘Creating the Flow’ at North Country Fair

ARCATA PLAZA – The 2023 North Country Fair is back for another fun-filled weekend celebrating the arts and artists that make our community so special. The 49th annual event takes place on the Arcata Plaza on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s theme “Creating the Flow” is inspired by, and […]


Play-In With Rob Diggins takes place on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St. The free event is for all violin/fiddle/mandolin/guitar playing kids age 4.5 to 13 years old, their musical parents/guardians, and youthful adult string players (of the violin family of instruments, mandolins, and acoustic guitars, etc.). Rob will facilitate an […]

Arts events

THE EMO NIGHT TOUR The Emo Night Tour performs Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Van Duzer Theatre at Cal Poly Humboldt. The Emo Night Tour returns to Cal Poly Humboldt after a sold-out event last fall. Expect a lively and immersive atmosphere reminiscent of the emo and pop-punk scene’s heyday, with selections of emo, pop-punk, and alternative rock anthems including […]

A mural remade at the Old Creamery

RENEWED AND IMPROVED Designed in 2018, the street mural southeast of the Old Creamery building had worn away over five years. On the morning of Saturday, Sept. 3, Playhouse Arts Education Director Haley Davis and a hardy band of muralists armed with donated housepaint from Hensel’s Hardware set about restoring the asphalt artwork. Behold the beautiful result below.

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