March in the Redwoods

The Fray in Ferndale

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The Fray in Ferndale is an HO slot car race.  Started in 1991, this race was as an invitational between local clubs to race slot cars.  The Fray began in 1997 and has drawn participants from the East Coast and beyond!

What is HO slot car racing?  Check out the rules page for the details on the race (the link is on the slot car picture above).  We will be there cheering on our favorites racers… those staying at The Redwood!

Foggy Bottom Milk Run

foggy-bottomCome run through the Farmlands of Ferndale. Three different course all end on Main Street in Ferndale.  A family run, sponsored by the Six Rivers Running Club, features a 2-mile, 4-mile and 10-mile course.

Foggy Bottom Milk Run… click for details.

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 5 p.m. and ending sometime around 8 p.m., 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.

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.

Daffodils By The River

The annual Daffodil Showdaffodils happens at the River Lodge in Fortuna in March.  Hosted by the Fortuna Garden Club, this very popular flower show has free admission and something for everyone who enjoys the beauty of daffodils.  Come for the flowers, live music, art exhibit, children activities and even the opportunity to take home your own potted daffodils.

Typically, the show is Saturday 1 – 5 pm and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm.  Follow the daffodils to the River Lodge!

Fortuna Concert Series

good-companyGood Company, a Celtic band hailing from California’s Northcoast, returned to Fortuna with its rollicking reels, toe-tapping tunes, Irish airs and ballads, creating images of Celtic lands, and is a previous Fortuna Concert Series musical performance group.

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