Humboldt Hemp Fest–Including Mary Jane the Musical

Wait!  I haven’t gotten my tickets to Mary Jane the Musical yet!  What am I thinking?  I need to buy them today! I forced my family to go to it last June. They muttered and grumbled but they came. And they loved it.  We’re all going again.  This is a unique Humboldt experience.  If you haven’t seen it, just make the time and do it.

And it is just the kicker to the 21st annual Humboldt Hemp fest which has lots of wonderful music (including The Fabulous Resinaires), comedy, dance, things to buy…I can’t wait.

What: 21st annual Humboldt Hemp Fest
Where: Mateel Community Center (Redway, CA)
When: November 11-13, 2011
21st annual Humboldt Hemp Fest Hits Mateel November 11-13

Celebrating 21 years of hemp and marijuana activism on the weekend of November 11-13, the
Mateel Community Center in Redway is proud to present the 21st annual Humboldt Hemp Fest. The
festivities will begin on Friday, November 11th with a kick-off event featuring Dell Arte International’s
original production of Mary Jane-The Musical, a unique theatrical event that is part concert/ part
show and reflects the broad spectrum of our community’s attitudes, beliefs, fears, hopes and dreams
about the herb. Advance tickets are on sale beginning this week at the Mateel office and online at for a price of $30 advance. Tickets at the door (if available) will be $32 and current
Mateel members receive a $2 discount off either price.

The main event will then take place on Saturday, November 12th and will feature a full day of music,
speakers, dance, comedy, vendors, and more, showcasing performances by Diego’s Umbrella, Bayonics,
Junior Toots, Sahra Indio, The Brown Edition, To Life!, Ngaio Bealum, Heather Donahue (author of
growgirl), The Fabulous Resinaires, Ambush and many more. Stay tuned to the Hemp Fest page at for the full entertainment and speaker schedule, plus other featured activities. Doors
open at 11am with a suggested donation of $20 for the full day event.

Then on Sunday, November 13th, the weekend’s festivities will culminate with a free hemp fest forum.
Doors open at 1:30pm with forum from 2pm to 6pm. Sponsored by 707 Cannabis College, this event
will offer a panel discussion featuring a wide variety of expert speakers on current topics ranging from
the Humboldt County Medical Marijuana Ordinance and CA state bill to medical, legal, and dispensary
issues, plus media, hemp, and more.

For more information on any of the above events, contact the Mateel Community Center at 923-3368
or visit and don’t miss all the fun and education in store at the 21st annual Humboldt
Hemp Fest on the weekend of November 11-13.



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