Thursday, June 14

•Stone Junction Bar in Garberville features Back to the Hill, SoHum's favorite rowdy bluegrass band's final show with opener Riddy Arman, the country queen at 7pm. 21+

•The 28th annual Dell Arte Mad River Festival opens June 14th with a performance of “Ruzzante Comes Home From The War” at Rooney Amphitheatre in Blue Lake at 8pm. A complete listing of festival events & locations at dell arte dot com.

•Stone Junction Bar in Garberville features Upstate Thursdays with DJs G. Davis & Just One at 9pm.


Friday, June 15

•Rodeo in the Redwoods happens at Southern Humboldt Community Park through June 17th.

•A Drive through TO-GO Chicken dinner cooked by Willits Lions will be served at Willits Senior Center 1501 Bechtel Rd. from 5:30 to 6:30pm.

•Cecil's New Orleans Bistro in Garberville hosts a jazz quartet comprised of Joani Rose on vocals, Marcia Mendels on keyboard, Chris Manspeaker on guitar, and Francis Vanek on tenor sax from 7:30 to 10pm.

•The Caspar Community Center features a Pop-Up Dance Party with Pilar Duran & Calvin Turnbull Band performing at 7pm.

•The Sanctuary at 1301 J St. in Arcata features the Ben Rosenblum Trio at 7pm.

Northtown Books in Arcata hosts author Sharon Levy discussing her new book "The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands and Wildlife" at 7pm.

Shanachie (Sha-Na-Key) Pub, 50 B South Main Street in Willits features Rising Signs CD release party at 9pm.

•Cream of the Crop's annual customer appreciation party features Melvin Seals and JGB at Little Lake Grange, 291 School St. in Willits at 7pm.


Saturday, June 16

•Redwood Region Audubon Society is sponsoring a public field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary with leader Christine Keil at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata at 8:30 a.m.

•Volunteers are needed to help Friends of the Dunes remove invasive plants at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Ln. in Manila from 9:30 to 12:30pm.

•An early-morning low tide walk led by geologist and naturalist Danny O'Shea on Luffenholtz beach from 8 to 10am. Meet for the walk at Luffenholtz Beach parking area. Reservations required at 677-2501.

•Redwood Raks World Dance Studio presents A Percussion and Finger Cymbal Intensive from 11 to 4pm at 824 L Street in Arcata.

•The 28th annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival takes place on the Arcata Plaza from 10 to 5:30pm. KMUD will be serving non-alcoholic beverages.

•Mendocino Maker's Fair on the 101 features a celebration of all things handmade, arts & crafts, music, food and more at the south end of Laytonville next to The Big Chief from 2 to 6pm.

•Fortuna Library features Meet the Guide Dog Puppies with Humboldt County Puppy Raisers presenting information on raising and training guide dogs from 2 to 3pm at 753 14th St. Fortuna.

•Friends of the Arcata Marsh is sponsoring a tour of the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary with leader Leslie Scopes Anderson at the Interpretive Center on South G Street at 2pm.

•Friends of the Dunes naturalist Arturo Paz presents a bilingual Nature Story Time at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, 220 Stamps Lane in Manila from 2 to 3pm.

•Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah will host historian Dot Brovarney presenting the life and career of one of Ukiah’s luminaries; botanist and horticulturalist, Carl Purdy, known as “The Dean of Wildflowers" from 2 to 3:30pm.

•A Benefit for the Westport Community Center will be at Inglenook Guild Hall, 26500 HWY 1 (5.5 miles north of Fort Bragg). Featuring a Pot Luck Dinner, bar and music from Bob Ayers' Swinging Big Band from 6 to 9pm. More info at or 964-7721.

•The original documentary "The Bleeding Edge" screens at Freshwater Community Hall, 49 Grange Rd. in Freshwater at 6:30pm.

•Cream of the Crop's annual customer appreciation party features Melvin Seals and JGB at Little Lake Grange, 291 School St. in Willits at 7pm

Shanachie (Sha-Na-Key) Pub, 50 B South Main Street in Willits features Deltaphonic at 9pm.


Sunday, June 17

•The Redcrest Community Center host a Father's Day Pancake Breakfast and Celebration from 8 to 11am.

•The Mattole Grange is hosting its monthly Pancake Breakfast at A. Way Park on the Mattole Road between Honeydew and Petrolia from 8 to 11am.

•The Humboldt Senior Resource Center will be serving Father’s Day celebration meal at their three Senior Dining Centers in Arcata and Eureka at 11:30 and Fortuna at noon. Reservations in Arcata at 825-2027. Reservations in Eureka at 443-9747. Reservations in Fortuna at 725-6245.

•The 61st annual Fish Festival happens in downtown Trinidad featuring craft beers, fish & chips, food vendors, live music and a kids zone from 11 to 5pm.

•The Sanctuary at 1301 J St. in Arcata host "Summer at the Sanctuary" the 4th annual teacher tribute and fundraiser from 4 to 10pm.


If you or your organization has an event coming up that you would like announced on the KMUD Community Calendar, please e-mail or send the information to KMUD, PO Box 135, Redway, CA 95560. Also, if you attend any of these publicized events, be sure to tell folks that you heard about it on KMUD.