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High bacteria levels in Humboldt Bay oysters put OysterFest 2019 in jeopardy – alternate supply secured

High bacteria levels in Humboldt Bay oysters put OysterFest 2019 in jeopardy – alternate supply secured

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Efforts to save the 2019 Arcata Bay Oyster Festival are furiously underway at Arcata Main Street’s downtown office. All of the oysters harvested in Humboldt Bay since Tuesday must be disposed of due to the recent hot spell, state officials announced at 6 p.m. tonight. That leaves

June’s Arts! Arcata is Friday

Arcata Main Street ARCATA – Arts! Arcata, Arcata Main Street’s monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, takes place Friday, June 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. at locations throughout Arcata. Below are the venues, exhibits and entertainment. • Alchemy Distillery, 330 South G St.:  Mixed media art by Mister Moonbeam. • Arcata Artisans Cooperative

May’s Arts! Arcata includes a Ball Gown Stroll

Arcata Main Street ARCATA – Arts! Arcata, Arcata Main Street’s monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, takes place Friday, May 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Arcata. Friday’s festivities will include a magical Ball Gown Stroll, a free community event that invites participants to don their most spectacular and sparkling ball gowns, formal

OysterFest beer choice again riles local brewers

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – When bivalve-enthirstened attendees at the 29th Annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival sidle up to the beer taps on Saturday, June 15, they’ll have three choices, all of one brand: SeaQuake Space Sailor IPA, Fogline Pale Ale, or Blonde Ale. SeaQuake, a Crescent City brewery (and pub) has

Odiousness optimized with butcher paper brainstorm breakthrough

Tammy Nettleton Mad River Union AF ARCATA, April 1  – Eyeing what worked for any number of other civic groups, Arcata’s lowlifes and lurkabouts have busted out the butcher paper in hopes of better allocating their resources and more efficiently annoying everyone else in town. A historic pact signed last year by a consortium of

Dazzling holiday display earns kudos

SENSORY OVERLOAD April 1, 2019 – Arcata Main Street’s (AMS) immersive transformation of the Plaza into a dazzling holiday wonderland has earned official applause by the City Council. Above, Mayor Brent Flotsam with one of the decoration-laden Plaza trees during the 2018 Season of Wonder and Light. In awarding AMS a Certificate of Recognition, the council

Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) has voted 32–8 in favor of partial street closure on the Plaza during main season Saturday Farmers Markets.  But before that takes place, the controversial measure will have to be considered by Arcata’s citizen-led Transportation Safety Committee (TSC). Any recommendation the

Arcata Main Street is seeking vendors and nonprofits for 29th annual Oyster Festival

Arcata Main Street public service announcement  Arcata Main Street is preparing for the 29th annual Oyster Festival! The 15,000 person event features our local bounty, environmental health, and the diversity of our community. It’s a celebration of North Coast culture where chefs, merchants, volunteers, and guests revel in award-winning oysters and other tasty non-oyster delicacies,

March Arts! Arcata’s listings – don’t miss the Treasure Hunt!

  Arts! Arcata, Arcata Main Street’s monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, takes place Friday, March 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at locations all over Arcata. Take an art walk and join the Treasure Hunt! Find three medallions at three participating businesses during March Arts! Arcata and The Great Downtown Arcata Treasure Hunt

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