Pastels on the Plaza is back on Saturday, October 7th! During this day, hundreds of artists will create murals using pastels on the sidewalk around the plaza. The City of Arcata and Playhouse Arts will also be celebrating recently painted fire hydrants at this event. Come by and check it out from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.! All donations benefit Northcoast Children’s Services and more information can be found at And keep the good vibes going by enjoying lunch from one of our many restaurants right here in town! Check out our Eat and Drink page for all the local spots.