NEW EVENT: Arts & Culture / Waterfront Trail Festival on September 29

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Special Announcement: The Eureka Arts & Culture Festival celebrating the Grand Opening of the Waterfront Trail!

  • When: Saturday, September 29th from 12pm-8:30pm.
  • Where: Halvorsen Park, 1003-1057 Waterfront Dr, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
  • Cost: FREE community event!

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Full Schedule of Get Out and Play Day 2018

Yay! Here’s the complete schedule!

 

yes, we know it says “This Saturday” because it’s also an ad that will be running the Thursday before. The date is correct.

(Download it as PDF here.)

Print Out Your own 2018 GOPD Passport

If you can’t make it one of the locations where they’re providing the FREE passport, you can print it out on your own.

Download a PDF here.

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Waterfront Trail Ribbon Cutting Feb 6

There will be a special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Waterfront Trail Tuesday, Feb 6 at 12:30 PM

It will take place behind the Blue Ox Mill (1 X Street, Eureka).

This is in addition to the Celebration of the opening of the trail taking place on February 10 at the Wharfinger building. To find out more about that event, follow this link.

SPECIAL: Eureka Waterfront Trail Celebration February 10

Did you know that the construction of our waterfront trail is now complete?

Yep, that’s the case. (In case you didn’t know, it’s 6.3 miles from one end to the other.)

So, since it’s done (short of adding some amenities), let’s celebrate!

FREE!Join us for this FREE event on February 10 at the Wharfinger building:

  • Get a sneak peak of the trail amenities to be installed between now and September
  • Watch a special premiere of the documentary which tells the history of the trail, entitled “Battle for the Eureka Waterfront Trail” The untold story of the trials and tribulations that led to the development of Eureka’s newest crown jewel.”  
  • Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and and a no host bar

Details:

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Resolution Run and Outdoor Party on January 1

You made it to 2018! It’s time to celebrate!

Start the New Year with your friends and family at the Resolution Run & Outdoor Party on Jan 1, 2018. There are “non-running” events too.

Details:

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Final Get Out and Play Day 2017 Schedule

This page will always have the latest schedule for #GOPD2017 on July 29, 2017

Bookmark this page to be aware of changes. Latest update July 26, 2017; 2:00 PM

Items with an asterisk (*) were added after the program and passport were printed.

Sequoia Park

  • 10:15-11:30 Zumba in the Park
  • 11:00-4:00 Marciano the Magnificent (magician)*
  • 11:30-Noon Pilates with Susie
  • Noon-12:30 Taiji Flow with Sher*
  • Noon-4:00 Free Henna Tattoos by Emerald Caravan*
  • Noon-5:00 Win SF Giants Tickets*
  • 1:00-2:30 Theater in the Park by NCRT
  • 2:30 Registration opens for Family Olympics
  • 3:00-4:30 Family Olympics
  • 4:00 SF Giants Trivia contest (signups start at noon)*
  • 4:30-5:30 Community BBQ (must get hand stamped)
  • 4:30-9:00 Beer Garden provided by Six Rivers Brewery (21 and older only; not free)
  • 5:00-8:00 Rockin’ in the Redwoods FREE concert by Blue Rhythm Revue
  • 8:30 Movie in the Park: Big Hero 6, sponsored by Humboldt Del Norte Film commission

On the Boardwalk

Foot of C Street
  • 10:00AM-3:00PM Kids 12 and under FREE on the Madaket (with paying adult)
Foot of F Street – each session is 20 minutes
  • 12:30 and 1:30 Merengue lessons
  • 1:00 and 2:30 Body Combat demos
  • 2:00 and 3:30 Zumba
  • 3:00 Tribal Belly Dancing

Old Town

  • Noon-3:00 Speeder Rides between Adorni Center and C Street
  • 1:00-3:00 Historic Walking Tours leave each hour from Clarke Museum (lots of other events at the Clarke Museum including FREE admission, mock excavation site, flint knapping, chalk art, wood working, demonstrations, historical reenactments, scavenger hunt and music)

Play on the Bay

  • Noon-2:00 Free Water Rentals and Archery and Disc Golf Demos at Halverson Park and Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center

Hartman and Kennedy Fields

  • 8:00AM-8:00PM Redwood Coast Softball Tournament

Cooper Gulch Skate Park

  • 8:00AM-3:00PM Skateboard Competition (all ages; register in advance)

Hikhari and Watefront Trail

  • 11:30AM-1:00PM Interpretive Walk for all ages (leaves from foot of Truesdale)

Sequoia Park Zoo

  • 10:00AM-5:00PM Kids 12 and under FREE (with paying adult)

Eureka Golf Course

  • 6:00AM-8:30PM Kids 12 and under FREE (with paying adult)

Everywhere in Eureka

Attend as many events as you’d like. Each time you’re at an event, take a photo or a selfie of you and your friends or family having fun. Then post it to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with hashtag #gopd2017.

We’ll draw one entry and that lucky person will win:

  • Two movie tickets to the Broadway Cinema
  • $100 certificate for Restaurant 301
  • One night stay for two at the deluxe Hotel Carter

Winner will be announced by August 14, 2017 on the social media platform the winner used to post the photo(s).

> To download a PDF or image of the above schedule, go here. However, the latest schedule will always be found on the page you’re on now.

To see all the non-profit organizations that will have tables at the event, you can go here.