Summer In Heart of Eureka Ends This Week!

How do you play?

  • Pick up a booklet from any participating merchant
  • Follow the clues and answer the questions in the booklet
  • Drop off your booklet at the Clarke Historical Museum by the deadline in the booklet. All completed booklets will be entered into a random prize drawing to win items donated from participating businesses.

Photo Contest Too!

There is also a social media-based photo contest so you can share your adventure and be eligible for even more prizes, which, of course, you can play without entering any facilities.

  • Take a photo in Old Town or Downtown by Saturday, August 15.
  • Tag it with #TheHeartOfEureka

Participating Merchants

You can print out your own booklet if you wish by following this link.

  1. Scrapper’s Edge
  2. Humboldt Herbals
  3. Redwood Music Mart
  4. Good Relations
  5. Kinetic Museum Eureka
  6. Tailwaggers 2 Thrift Shop (Sequoia Humane Society)
  7. Living the Dream Ice Cream
  8. Madrone Taphouse
  9. Old Town Art Gallery
  10. Art Center Space
  11. Otto+Olive
  12. Eureka Rubber Stamp Company
  13. Many Hands Gallery
  14. Stonesthrow Boutique
  15. Proper Wellness Center
  16. Taste of Bim
  17. Old Town Coffee & Chocolates
  18. Abraxas Shoes and Leather
  19. Om Sweat Om

A special thanks goes out to Eureka Main Street, Clarke Historic Museum, Scrapper’s Edge, and the participating businesses who made this possible.

Visit the website about this fun promotion at TheHeartOfEureka.com 

UPDATE: Print Your Own Booklet for Summer Scavenger Hunt

This update reflects a more specific date when the booklets will be available and also provides a PDF that can be downloaded and printed.

Have you been looking for a way to help your community during these tough times?

Well, get ready to do that and have fun in Old Town and Downtown Eureka (“The Heart of Eureka.”) This is designed to be a socially-distant outdoor-based, safe activity. Masks and social distancing is required to participate. 

How does it work?

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Eureka to Launch Community Scavenger Hunt to Revitalize Old Town and Downtown Eureka

Have you been looking for a way to help your community during these tough times?

Well, get ready to do that starting Friday, July 24, 2020 (updated) and have fun in Old Town and Downtown Eureka (“The Heart of Eureka.”)

We know there is a positive shift and an improved collective attitude in our community when we bring people together for a common goal, and since the pandemic has challenged us on so many fronts,  we are excited to announce an opportunity to reunite, reconnect, and recover by simply visiting Old Town and Downtown for a playful adventure for all ages: a self-led Community Scavenger Hunt in the “Heart of Eureka”.

How does it work?

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Get Out & Play Day 2019 Video

We took the images you submitted for #gopd2019 and combined them into a fun video.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an image.

Continue reading Get Out & Play Day 2019 Video

Winners of GOPD 2019 Contests

Part of the fun of Get Out & Play Day is taking part in the contests.

Here are the winners from #gopd2019

Photo Winners

  • Best overall Photo: Ironman Spellmeyer on Facebook
Ironman Spellmeyer Winning Photo
  • Best Family Photo: Annie Nisson on Facebook
Annie Nisson Winning Photo
  • Cutest Photo of a Child: Sharon Plumlee

Random Drawing Winners

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UPDATE: First Ever GOPD Bar Crawl Booklet Now On Line

The booklet listing all the drinks and locations is now on line!

You’ll be able to pick one up at the Adorni next week or you download a pdf by following this link. In it, you’ll see all the bars as well as the special drinks they’ll be offering.

Plus, you’ll be able to win prizes!

In case you missed the details, follow this link to find it on this blog or go to our Facebook event.

Details:

Continue reading UPDATE: First Ever GOPD Bar Crawl Booklet Now On Line

GOPD Scavenger Hunt Guide now on line

We’ve already been getting requests for the Scavenger Hunt guide.

You’ll be able to pick up your copy on Get Out & Play Day on July 27 at the Clarke Plaza Street Fair starting at noon. However, if you just can’t wait, you can download it here.

Remember, however, per the rules below; any photos that you have to upload need to be date stamped on July 27, 2019 so wait until #gopd2019 before you hit the route.

The Rules:

Continue reading GOPD Scavenger Hunt Guide now on line

Bar Crawl July 26

Join us for our first-ever Get Out & Play Day Bar Crawl!

Kick off #gopd2019 eve with a night on the town!

We  have lots of local bars participating offering special drinks of which partial proceeds contributed to Get Out and Play Day. You get to explore the libations of Old Town, support local businesses, and help donate Get Out and Play Day!

Details:

  • Friday night July 26
  • 6-10PM
  • Old Town

How do you take part?

Continue reading Bar Crawl July 26

Thanks to Redwood News for Support of GOPD

If you haven’t seen it on TV, see it here! Thanks to Redwood News for their support

#gopd2019

Get Out and Play Day Video

Check out what will be happening at #gopd2019.

Stay up to speed at our Facebook Event at this link or follow this link on this blog.