UPDATE: Old Town Walking Tours Start Time Changed

This update reflects that the tours’ start time will now be at noon instead of 1PM.

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

This hour-long walking tour will reveal Eureka’s long history as a Victorian seaport and lumber town. There will be three opportunities on Get Out & Play Day so make sure you don’t miss it!

This tour meets and ends at the Clarke Museum.

Details:

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Get Out and Play Day – First Look!

Get ready to pick up your free schedule of all things GOPD!

Starting early July, you’ll be able to pick up a free copy of the #gopd2019 schedule (formerly called “Passports”) with everything you need to know to enjoy this great event. However, if you just can’t wait, you can download a PDF of the schedule by clicking on this link.

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Old Town Walking Tours Every Saturday Through August

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

This hour-long walking tour will reveal Eureka’s long history as a Victorian seaport and lumber town. There will be three opportunities on Get Out & Play Day so make sure you don’t miss it!

This tour meets and ends at the Clarke Museum.

Details:

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Old Town Walking Tours On Get Out and Play Day

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

Join us for free tours of historic Old Town Eureka as part of #GOPD2019.

This hour-long walking tour will reveal Eureka’s long history as a Victorian seaport and lumber town. There will be three opportunities on Get Out & Play Day so make sure you don’t miss it!

This tour meets and ends at the Clarke Museum which has free admission on this day only AND a free street fair with drinks, music, food, activities, and more! You can learn more about the street fair here.

Details:

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Clarke Museum Street Fair on Get Out and Play Day

Join us for the 2nd Clarke Museum Street Fair on #gopd2019

The fair goes from noon to 4PM on July 27, 2019 and it’s free.

Here are some of the events:

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Video of Get Out and Play Day 2018 Photo Entries

We received hundreds of entries for our #gopd2018 photo contest. Enjoy this short video with some of those photos.

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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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Pick up your GOPD Passports Starting July 5!

We know we’ve been keeping you busy with all the events for Get Out and Play day – and there are more on the way!

So, to keep you up to speed, look for the #gopd2018 Passport coming to many local outlets by July 5. With your FREE passport, you’ll have everything you need to make sure you eligible to win prizes and you’ll know where everything is happening and at what time.

You will be able to pick up your passport starting July 5 at these great sponsors:

Table of All Get Out and Play Day Events

This table shows all #GOPD2018 Events

Location Event Time Notes
Sequoia Park Zumba in the Park Noon – 1PM
Sponsor & Vendor Tables and Activities Noon – 1PM
NEW EVENT:
Dunk Tank
1PM – 4PM
Theater in the Park: “The Importance of Being Ernest” 1:30PM – 2:30PM Provided by NCRT
Family Olympics 3PM – 4:30PM Registration starts at 2:30PM; win prize packages
FREE Community BBQ 4:30 – 5:30PM
Beer Garden 4:30 – 9PM Provided by Six Rivers Brewery; Wristband required to purchase alcohol; over 21 years of age only
Rockin’ in the Redwoods Concert 5PM – 8PM With Blue Rhythm Revue
Movie in the Park: “Ferdinand” 8:30 – 10:30PM
Waterfront Trail Interpretive Walk for all ages on Phase C 11:30AM – 2:30PM Meet at the Adorni Center
Old Town NEW EVENT:
FREE day at the Discovery Museum
6AM – 8:30PM Located at 612 G Street in Eureka
NEW EVENT:
Scavenger Hunt
Noon – 4PM
NEW EVENT:
Clarke Museum Street Fair
Noon – 4PM
Historic Walking Tours 1PM – 3PM Departs from Clarke Museum at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00
Cooper Gulch NEW EVENT:
“NammaSkate” Yoga for Riders
8:00 – 8:45 AM
Skateboard Competition 9AM – Noon All ages; registration starts at 9AM
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center FREE Water Rentals Noon to 2PM
Eureka Municipal Golf Course Kids 17 & Under Play FREE 6AM – 8:30PM Must be accompanied by paying adult
Sequoia Park Zoo Kinds 12 & Under FREE 10AM – 5PM Must be accompanied by paying adult

Last update 7/3/2018