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August 6, 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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This Library-sponsored Festival offers fun activities for children and families from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Laura Doherty performs two sets, one at 10:30 AM and a second round at 1:00 PM. Songwriting workshop for kids at 11:30 - 12:15 PM (ages 5-10 years, limited to 25 kids, sign up at )

Arcata's 8th St. Creamery Field 

1275 8th St.
Arcata, CA 95521
Free. Co-host, Arcata Playhouse. Sponsors, Friends of the Arcata Library and First 5 Humboldt.
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10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Arcata, Mini Children's Festival with Laura Doherty (outdoors, in person)

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Join Chicago-based singer & songwriter Laura Doherty as she visits Humboldt County for the first time! Her upbeat, interactive concerts will have kids dancing and clapping along to Laura's original catchy tunes! Before and after the two performances families can enjoy interactive arts and crafts, HumBubbles, stories, creative dance, and a fairy garden, and visit with local organizations providing information about community services.

This Outdoor Mini-Festival features Singer/songwriter 

Laura Doherty!

Jazzasaurus the puppet talks to an amused Laura over the top of her acoustic guitar.

Laura will be on stage at

10:30 AM


1:00 PM

Parents' Choice Award winner Laura Doherty rocks a kid’s world with breezy folk-pop tunes from her 5 beloved children's albums. See her adorable puppet friends, Jazzasaurus, Muddy Puddles, and Domingo the Flamingo. Sign up ahead of time for kids ages 5 to 10 years old to be in Laura's Song Writing Workshop  (11:30 AM).

      More Outdoor Fun Before and After Laura

Fairy Garden         HumBubbles          Stories with Ms. Sue       

  Creative Dance with Shoshanna       Wonder Wagon Arts & Crafts

         Redwood Discovery Museum Activities

                 Community Service Booths

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