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What: An Annual Celebration of Cannabis and all things Hemp - featuring various artists, vendors, speakers, and performers.
When: 2014 Dates TBA
Where: Mateel Community Center
Tickets: TBA (See below for last year's general information...)

Until more details about the 2014 event are ready to post,
we've left the bulk of the 2013 event details below for those unfamiliar with event to peruse.
Please note the 2014 talent line-ups and other event details will be entirely different than those archived below.

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What: An Annual Celebration of Cannabis and all things Hemp - featuring various artists, vendors, speakers, and performers.
When: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, November 8th, 9th, & 10th 2013
Where: Mateel Community Center
Tickets: Day 1 - $15 at the Door / Day 2 -$20 at the Door Donation / Day 3 - Free!

A 3 Day Event!    See Day 1   ~   See Day 2   ~   See Day 3

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The 2013 23rd Annual Humboldt Hemp Fest is generously sponsored by the following businesses & organizations: (Click on a logo to discover more about them....)

LeafHumboldt Hemp Fest Returns To Mateel On The Weekend Of November 8-10

The 23rd Annual Humboldt Hemp Fest, a full weekend celebration of music, comedy and hemp/ cannabis related events will return to the Mateel Community Center in Redway on the weekend of November 8th, 9th & 10th, 2013! We've created dedicated pages for each of these days so click on the links below (or above) for even more details!

Here's a quick overview of All 3 Days:

Day 1 - Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
- Comedy Kick-Off Event

Kicking off the weekend's festivities on Friday, November 8th, will be a special expanded edition of the monthly Mateel Comedy Cabaret with:

~ Comedian Ngaio Bealum
Comedian David Gborie
plus the lovely ladies of Bada Bling! Burlesque
and a Carnival Style Soul Food Session which features DJ Lucio K from Brazil and DJ Olly Boon of the U.K
with Les Shiaman on cello & special live guests playing a combination Afrobeat - Tropical Grooves - Bossa - Samba - Funk - Breaks and Bass
with live art, Capoeira and more.

Doors open at 7:30pm with comedy from 8 to 10 and DJs from 10 to 1am. Tickets are $15 and available at the door only.

Day 2 - Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 -
Hemp Fest Day!

The next day, on Saturday, November 9th, is the Humboldt Hemp Fest main event. It will feature a full schedule of musical entertainment including:

~ Stymie & The Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra
~ Jah Sun & Dubtonic Kru
~ Candelaria
~ The Underskore Orchestra
~ Midnght Sun Massive
~ Some Of The Truest
~ The Fabulous Resinaires
~ 7th Generation Rise
~ with host Ngaio Bealum

and a variety of vendors, speakers, and dancers, plus great food and refreshments. Doors open at 11am with entertainment from noon to midnight. There is a suggested donation of $20 requested at the door.

Day 3 - Sunday, Nov.10, 2013
Interactive Forum Day

And rounding off the weekend on Sunday, November 10th will be the Hemp Fest Forum, presenting the topic Legalization & The Future Of The Canna-Business Industry- What This Means For You. The event is sponsored in part by The Emerald Cup and will feature a variety of cannabis and hemp experts including:

~ Dale Gieringer - Director of Cal NORML
~ Matt Kumin (civil rights litigator and regulatory adviser)
~ Scott Bergin (cannabis edible manufacturer and policy advocate)
~ Anna Owen (industrial hemp advocate with Redwood Hemp)
~ Kyndra Miller, Esq. (Attorney from CannaBusiness Law Inc.)
~ Pebbles Trippet - Lifelong marijuana advocate and Co-founder of several organizations.
~ with moderator, Kristen Nevidal (of the Humboldt Growers Association).
~ More TBA...
~ and ~
...a very special film presentation:
   "Bringing It Home" - A Documentary Film by Linda Booker & Blaire Johnson

This event is open from 2pm to 5pm and is free to attend.

It's all happening at the 23rd annual Humboldt Hemp Fest on November 8-10
so make plans today and join in this whole weekend of fun and education.

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