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Halloween Horrors and Happenings

Halloween Horrors and Happenings

TRICK OR TREAT Arcata Main Street presents Trick or Treat on the Arcata Plaza today, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The actual trick or treat part of the event takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Downtown Plaza streets will be closed to vehicle traffic  so families can safely enjoy free treats

Music, humor therapy in the age of Trump

 Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship BAYSIDE – Roy Zimmerman returns to Humboldt County on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m., just in time for a concert party after Election Day.   He has new songs, and some favorites to make us laugh and cry.  Everyone is invited to the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 24 Fellowship Way,

Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Arcata Main Street presents a Dia de los Muertos celebration on the Arcata Plaza Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The free, family friendly event includes live mariachi music, Zamba by Samba de Alegria, traditional oferendas like the one above at Arcata Exchange, face painting, guest speakers and complimentary

Dreaming Kurosawa at the Sanctuary Saturday, Oct. 20

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – Akira Kurosawa conceived his film Dreams (1990) in eight segments.  That’s perfect because, for the eighth year, eight bands will play live music for each of the eight segments of the film, performing behind the large screen. It all happens at the Sanctuary on Saturday, Oct. 20 at

Home is Where the HeART is

Judy Longshore Special To The Union ARCATA – Paintings, pottery and photographs by local artists and others will be up for Silent Art Auction in benefit of Arcata House Partnership on Friday, October 12, during Arts! Arcata. This one-night-only event at the Feuerwerker Building, 854 Ninth St., between H and I Streets in Arcata, presents

Flowers, Gardens, Ocean and Earth in Westhaven

Paul Rickard Special to the Union WESTHAVEN – Drawn together in friendship over the decades, the Representational Art League (RAL) is dedicated to the rendering of the beauty found in our everyday life.  Founded in 1987, the RAL has consistently provided the community with shows that represent the unique beauty of our community and landscape.

Old Crows at work again in Blue Lake

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – Some towns are blessed with service organizations such as the Elks, the Lions, the Moose, or even the Odd Fellows. Blue Lake is lucky to have what its members call “a men’s service and drinking organization,” The Mad River Old Crows. You may have seen them marching