Spring Preview 2013

Campus and Community Activities - What's Going On This Weekend!

While you are visiting us for Spring Preview, there are many other campus and community activities taking place throughout the weekend.

We continue to add events as the event gets closer. Please check back before the event or visit the HSU campus events calendar anytime at http://www.humboldt.edu/events/


**Special Preview activity for both Spring Preview dates**

Downtown Arcata McKinley hunt!President McKinley has hidden in some local stores - find him to gather stamps on your card and you could win some great prizes!While you're at it, look for him at places like the plaza's farmers market and some stores that aren't listed here - you never know where he'll pop up!And check the back of your card for a little something for your parents!



March 28

Linda Oh Concert

Bassist from Malaysia

Fulkerson Recital Hall, 8 pm

$15 general admission, $10 students & seniors

Mid-Day Matinee

Screenings of archival gems from the library’s special collections

HSU Library Fishbowl (2nd Floor), 12 pm


Critical Mass Bike Ride

A fun and empowering Critical Mass bike ride around Arcata, with 3 stops in the community. “Be safe, have fun, wear a costume, start a revolution.”

Meet at Far North Climbing Gym at 5 pm, ride begins at 5:30 – rain or shine!


Barn Dance

Kick up your heels with caller Lyndsey Battle and the Striped Pig Stringband

Arcata Veterans Hall, 1425 J Street, 7:30 pm

$7 general admission, $6 students & seniors, free for kids under 12


All-female Led Zeppelin tribute band

Humboldt Brews, 9:30 pm


Redwood Coast Jazz Festival Free Community Concert

Eureka High Jazz Ensemble & The Commanders Air Force Jazz Combo

Eureka High Auditorium – 1915 J Street, Eureka, 7 pm


Carrie Rodriguez & Luke Jacobs

Austin fiddler and guitarist

Arcata Playhouse (1251 Ninth Street), 8 pm

$15 general, $13 students/members




And Elsewhere

The No Good Redwood Ramblers

“Country with a kick”

Mad River Tasting Room, 101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake, 6 pm


Book of the Year – Community Reception with Jim Dodge

Dodge grew up in Texas, Wyoming, southern California, and Labrador. He has been a faculty member in the English Department at HSU since 1995.

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 7:00 – 8:30 pm


Monty Python’s Spamalot

Ferndale Repertory Theatre, 447 Main Street, Ferndale, 7:30 pm

$18 general admission, $16 for students & seniors


Saturday, March 29

Arcata Winter Farmers Market

Locavores’ delight: fresh vegetables and fruit from local producers, food vendors, plant starts, and flowers every week

Arcata Plaza (9th and G Street), 10 am – 2 pm


Other Things to Do

Telonicher Marine Lab in Trinidad 570 Ewing St., Call for hours 707-826-3671

Morris Graves Museum of Art Wed–Sun, Noon–5pm. 636 F St. Eureka 707-442-0278

Sequoia Park & Zoo playground & park, 3414 W St., Eureka Tues–Sun 10–5pm

Clarke Historical Museum 240 E St Eureka Wed-Sat 11am-4pm 707.443.1947

Arcata Marsh Audubon Guided Bird Tour Saturday 8:30am parking lot South “I” St.

Hike the Dunes Humboldt Bay Nature Center 220 Stamp Lane Manila 707-444-1397

Loleta Cheese Factory 252 Loleta Dr. open 7 days a week 707-733-5470


Both Events

  • Visit the Bookstore

    Our University Bookstore, also located in the University Center, will be open Friday, from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, and on Saturday from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. This would be a good time to find that perfect Humboldt State sweatshirt to travel home in!

  • Visit the Student Recreation Center and Rock Wall (drop-in use for all, must sign waiver)
    Weights and Cardio hours:
    Friday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Saturday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Preview 46-foot indoor “Rock Wall” hours:
    Friday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Saturday: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Visit the City of Arcata

    For further local activity information, please contact the Arcata Chamber of Commerce at: www.arcatachamber.com

  • Visit all the famous attractions on California's Redwood Coast

    So much to do, so little time! Visit the world's tallest redwood trees and get lost in Avenue of the Giants, tour the unknown coast, drive through a tree, step back in time in the Victorian Village of Ferndale, explore coastal Trinidad, Patrick's Point State Park, Fern Canyon and much more. Check out all the outdoor activities in Humboldt County at: www.redwoods.info

For further information regarding Preview activities, please contact us at hsupreview@humboldt.edu