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

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,

OysterFest to feature Lagunitas, Redwood Curtain and SeaQuake beers

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA –The OysterFest beer-broglio has either been resolved, or just gotten worse. But in any case, attendees at this weekend’s 28th Annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival will have a choice of delicious, thirst-slaking beers from three breweries – one hyperlocal, one regional and one regional/multinational. First reported by John

OysterFest 2015 will have everything – seriously, everything

Garamond Minion Mad River Union ARCATA, APRIL 1 – Seeking to reinvent the 2015 Arcata Bay Oyster Festival, director Nancy Stephenson decided to include the most successful features from previous Plaza events. All of them. In addition to the usual oyster-themed activities like the Oyster Calling Contest, food booths and music, 2015 OysterFest will include the Farmers’

Arcata Mainstreet/Greenway Unveils 24th Annual Oyster Festival Poster By Bryan Buswell

ARCATA – The 2014 Arcata Bay Oyster Festival poster has been released. It features an illustration by artist Bryan Buswell. Bryan Buswell was raised amongst the horses and pines of Placerville California. From a young age both his parents and grandparents encouraged his innate artistic ability and creativity. At 20 he moved to Santa Cruz

Arcata Bay Oyster Festival Regains Original Name

Union Staff Report ARCATA – The 24th version of Humboldt County’s largest one-day event is going back to its original name and premise, while managing an order of magnitude increase in scale. Sponsored by Arcata Main Street/Greenway Partners, this year’s festival of bivalves, beverages, noshes and tunes will once again be called the Arcata Bay

Fence Dead, Koopman Out, Main Street On The Ropes & Restructuring

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – This week’s meetings involving troubled Arcata Main Street (AMS) brought several takeaways. Among them: • The OysterFence is dead. Bowing to pressure from Plaza merchants and others, at Wednesday’s City Council meeting AMS President David Neyra announced that the organization will no longer seek to use a chain-link

Thursday Night Talk Live From The Plaza On Halloween (Updated With Guest Info)

Tune in to Thursday Night Talk on Halloween night from 7 to 8 p.m. live from Arcata Exchange on the Plaza when host Kevin Hoover and guests examine the latest controversies to engulf the Arcata Plaza. Topics will include Arcata Main Street, the Oyster Festival fence and the use of police to prevent violence during holidays including Halloween and