Published May 16, 2017 at 5:28 PM | Updated at 7:31 AM PDT on May 20, 2017
If you've ever glanced over at the car next to you, while sitting at a stoplight, and discovered that the artistic owner of the vehicle had glued a rubber chicken to its roof, simply multiply that particular drive, and spirit, by about one thousand, and you'll have the Kinetic Grand Championship. The annual on-the-land, on-the-water competition pits humorously constructed car-boats in a scenic showdown of whimsical proportions. And the place this is all happening? No mystery here; it's whimsy-embracing Humboldt County.