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Young MediaMakers 19th Big Screen Showcase call for entries. All young producers are encouraged to enter. Fill out and submit the online entry form by March 25, 2019.

Arcata Main Street is seeking vendors and nonprofits for Oyster Festival. For more information, visit or call 822-4500.

Humboldt Int’l Film Fest seeks three guest judges. Must be 18 years of age and submit a letter explaining your qualifications to by March 29, 2019. Resume optional.

Applications for the Humboldt Folklife Festival are now being accepted for Humboldt County musicians. Applications due April 8. For info where to apply, email

Call for artists: juried art contest for Humboldt Bee Fest 2019. The theme is “Everything is Connected” and is open to personal interpretation. Submit on paper or canvas, up to 40”x40,” and ready to hang. Artists 16 and older. Art content must be pollinator related and delivered by April 30. For application and submission time, call Lorna at 443-4424.

The 28th Annual Images of Water Photography Competition & Exhibition call for entries - open to all photographers. Submissions will be accepted by mail and in person on Tuesday, Mar. 26, Noon-5 p.m. at the Morris Graves Museum of Art.

The Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce commenced a “Business HQ Mural Contest,” allowing muralists to submit proposals by April 5, 2019 to design and paint an interior wall on its new location. Further information is available by contacting the Chamber at 442-3738, or by emailing

The Mother's Day Market happening May 11 at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds is now accepting applications for vendors. Online applications are due by Mar. 31, 2019. For application link, email or call 707-362-1637.

The Summer Arts and Music Festival in Benbow is now accepting vendor/music applications. Vendors, go to and select Summer Arts & Music Festival. Bands and performing artists submit EPK materials for consideration to or complete the application at

Soroptimist International of Arcata is offering scholarships for seniors attending an Arcata high school who will be attending HSU in the fall. Applications due to the Arcata High School counselor by Monday, Mar. 11, 2019. 822-9494.

College of the Redwoods' literary magazine is accepting submissions of original poetry and fiction. The submission period continues through noon on Mar. 27, 2019. For details visit and look under Campus Literary Magazines and then Eureka.

North Coast Open Studios is accepting artist and artisan manufacturer registrations for 2019. The deadline to register is Mar. 20. Registration is available at To receive a printed packet, email or call 442-8413.<.p>

Online registration is now open at for the 24th Annual Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival, held April 19-21, 2019 at the Arcata Community Center. Pre- and post-festival events extend the core dates from April 17 to 23.

The Eureka Street Art Festival seeks artists for the second annual event, taking place July 27-Aug. 3, 2019. Learn more and apply at Applications are due Mar. 25, 2019.

Friends of the Arcata Marsh and Redwood Region Audubon Society are co-sponsoring a student bird art contest in conjunction with Godwit Days and a student nature writing contest. For more details visit and Entries must be received by Friday, Mar. 22.

The Humboldt Branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom seeks applications for its Edilith Eckart Memorial Peace Scholarship/Grant, designed to support projects promoting peace and/or social justice, locally or globally. Visit Deadline is 4 p.m. on April 1. May mail applications to WILPF at P.O. Box 867, Arcata, 95518 or email 822-5711.

Donations and consignments are now being accepted at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center for the annual Get Outside Gear Sale, happening April 13. Stop by Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 444-1397 or visit for more info.

Faben Artist Fund now accepting applications. Grant guidelines are posted at Email or 442-0278, ext. 205.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Dove Banding Program seeks volunteers. More information at

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