See our picks for the top events each day this weekend: [Read more…] It’s a little hard to go into the weekend events knowing our Santa Cruz Mountains residents are facing the Loma Fire.See our picks for the top events each day this weekend: [Read more…] This weekend celebrates our community, from Choose Santa Cruz on Friday night to Open Streets on Sunday.The surfing community gets a 2-day film festival AND a 2-day surf board show. Speaking of colorful sky shows, the monarchs are back and you’re invited to the party.If you want to stay up to date on all the Santa Cruz events this weekend, and every weekend, then this is the place for you.  Bookmark this page and check back each Friday to see the upcoming events for the weekend. Start this holiday weekend off honoring our Veterans with a variety of commemorative events around town.Don’t forget wine tasting Sunday afternoon around Downtown Santa Cruz and a book fair for young adults. See our picks for the top events each day this weekend: [Read more…] First Friday infuses a heaping dose of art into this weekend’s events, from a new mural unveiling to painting plein air in Capitola.Festivities for sea glass lovers, hot rod enthusiasts, and opera fans give you plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy yourself or try something new. See our picks for the top events each day this weekend: [Read more…] There’s no escaping Halloween this weekend (insert evil laugh), or some rainy weather (insert happy cheers and puddle jumps).The Boardwalk holds it’s annual chili cooking contest, San Lorenzo Park sees people transform to colors of the rainbow, comedy hits Boulder Creek and a local author speaks about his new book focused on Bookshop Santa Cruz.
And don’t forget it’s the final Encore Weekend for the Open Studios Art Tour. Stand up comedy at the Rio, aerial arts, and a CD release party for a local singing legend.
Plus, celebrate the fall harvest 1800’s style at the Wilder Ranch Heritage Harvest Festival complete with harvest time activities and pumpkin ice cream.
We hope you stay warm and dry, and enjoy the frightful festivities—there are a ton—listed below and in our 2016 Halloween Events Guide.
See our picks for the top events each day this weekend: [Read more…] Santa Cruz continues to embrace the Halloween spirit this weekend with many more events geared toward the upcoming holiday including spooky forest tours, youth rock shows with a costume contest and a floating pumpkin patch.
Then, from sports to the arts to local natural history, this weekend has it all.
Catch the opening night D-league Warriors game, be inspired at the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival, and go on an insect-education scavenger hunt.