50th Anniversary Celebration | CANCELED

7/20/21 UPDATE: Event Canceled
With the relentless spread of the Delta Variant of Covid-19, we have made the tough decision to postpone our 50th-anniversary celebration until a time we can safely gather in the manner we would like to celebrate this accomplishment. We need to do this without risking the health and well-being of our staff and members and we don’t feel that’s possible at this time.  If this health crisis does not subside in the near future, we will consider doing some kind of virtual event. We appreciate all of the thought and planning that has gone into this event and look forward to celebrating this milestone with you all once it’s safe to do so.

COVID Safety
We consider the health and wellbeing of our North Coast Environmental Center supporters, staff, and volunteers to be our top priority. The layout and activities of the NEC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration have been planned with Covid safety in mind. Masks and social distancing guidelines will be strictly enforced.

The Covid situation is evolving quickly and in the unlikely event that the number of Covid cases increases greatly just prior to the event we will not hesitate to cancel or postpone the 50th Anniversary celebration in order to protect the health of our


Date & Location
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: 24 Fellowship Way, Bayside, CA 95524


  • 3:00 PM: Event start
    Ongoing Activities: raffle, games, live music, photo booth, tribute walk commemorating the NEC’s past, present, and future
  • 5:30 PM: Raffle Drawing
  • 6:00 PM: Catered Dinner & NEC Commemorative Programming


Tickets available only online. Please purchase by August 11.

  • Event Entry: $10 (Includes appetizers, games, live music, photo booth, and tribute walk)
  • Event Entry + Catered Dinner: $50 (vegan and organic chicken options available)
  • Drink Tickets: $4 (Wine & Beer: 1 Ticket | Mixed Drinks: 2 Tickets)
  • Raffle Tickets: $1 (List of prizes coming soon)

We would love your help making this event a success! We are in need of folks to help with setup, cleanup, child care, ticket sales, and so much more. Interested in helping? Signup on this volunteer spreadsheet or email Carolinenecmail@gmail.com

Live Music
Good Company is Humboldt County’s premier acoustic trio specializing in Celtic and British acoustic trad folk, with detours into Old Time, French and Scandinavian music. Good Company has been bringing together the fine vocal and instrumental musicianship of Sam McNeill (violin, guitar, cittern, accordion, nyckelharpa), Bob Stockwell (mandolin, violin, guitar) and Janet Finney (flutes & whistles, accordion & small percussion) for 26 years. They will be joined by Patty McHaney on bass and vocals.