February in the Redwoods

Fireman’s Games in Ferndale

The volunteer firemen of Ferndale compete in old school techniques.  Buckets, dressing and working the hoses. Takes place on Main Street in Ferndale. Noon to 3 pm. 

Head on over to one of our favorite spots, rain or shine, on Main Street., to watch all the activities.

Audubon Birdwalk Throughout Humboldt County

audubonOn the third Saturday of every month a guided tour takes place at the Southern Humboldt Community Park in Garberville. Walks start at 8 am and are lead by an experienced volunteer.

If you want to travel north and see different types of birds then every second Sunday of the month a guided tour takes place at the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

The Redwood Region Audubon Society welcomes new and experienced birders on these fieldtrips. Be prepared to see different birds depending on the region and location. Don’t forget your binoculars!

Click on the logo for more details about the local Audubon Society.

Fortuna’s First Friday

Come to downtown Fortuna the first Friday of every month to experience art and music.  You will also find some great deals and fun while you’re at it. Starting at 6 and ending sometime around 9 pm, there is a little something for everyone. Local musicians play at different outlets and art can include anything on a canvas to pottery and sculpture.

Come downtown and then head over to Springville Steak to discuss your newfound love of art! The Redwood is less than 2 miles from downtown. Check with the welcome desk for the easy directions.

Fortuna Concert Series

“A Company of Voices”, a previous Fortuna Concert Series performance, features a group of local singers that are dedicated to the art of a’capella vocal music. For this performance the group performed classical choral repertoire, some African-American spirituals, and some jazz.

Clam Beach Run

clam-beachOne of the nation’s most unusual and scenic races, follows a coastal road with breathtaking ocean cliff views before ending with a splash near the iconic sea stacks of Moonstone Beach.

The unique feature of the run is crossing the mouth of the Little River near the finish line. Thus, the date and start time of the race are determined by low tide on either the last Saturday of January or the first Saturday of February.

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