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Railroad Activities � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �           21
Other Special Events � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �                22

                                                                                                   Special Events on Calendars
Yearly Events in Santa Cruz � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �                         23
  January, February, March, April, May,� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �                                23
  July, August � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �        24
  September, October � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �                    25
  November, December � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �                      26
Weekly Events in Santa Cruz � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �                           27
October 2010 � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �            28
November 2010 � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �               29
December 2010 � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �               30
   Indoor Activities
  Art Galleries                                                     Museums
Frans Lanting Gallery                                             Bigfoot Museum
207 McPherson St, Santa Cruz                                      5497 Highway 9, Felton
831-429-1331                                                      831-335-4478
Fine prints, books, videos, and posters of nature and wildlife    Learn about and track the whereabouts of Bigfoot!
by National Geographic photographer, Frans Lanting�               www�bigfootdiscoveryproject�com
www�lanting�com
                                                                  Capitola Historical Museum
Santa Cruz Art League                                             410 Capitola Ave, Capitola
526 Broadway, Santa Cruz                                          831-464-0322
831-426-5787                                                      History and art exhibits include historical photographs and
Gallery with free monthly fine art exhibits� Gift shop features   artifacts of Capitola�
local artisans�                                                   www�capitolamuseum�org
www�scal�org
                                                                  The Museum of Art and History
Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center                                   705 Front St, Santa Cruz
9341 Mill Street, Ben Lomond                                      831-429-1964
831-336-3513                                                      Changing exhibitions of contemporary art and Santa Cruz
Supporting and encouraging the arts through education,            history� Docent-led tours, lectures, family activities�
exhibition and cultural activities, reflecting the unique and     Free admission monthly on the first Friday of each month�
diverse environment of the mountain communities��                 www�santacruzmah�org
www�mountainartcenter�org/
                                                                  Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
                                                                  Mark Abbott Lighthouse, West Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
                                                                  831-420-6289
                                                                  This unique little museum chronicles over 100 years of local
                                                                  surfing history�
                                                                  www�santacruzsurfingmuseum�org

                                                                  Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
                                                                  1305 East Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz
                                                                  831-420-6115
                                                                  Exhibits on native peoples, geology and local wildlife� Tide pool
                                                                  touch tank, live beehive and life-size whale�
                                                                  www�santacruzmuseums�org

                                                                  Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
                                                                  Mission Plaza, Santa Cruz
                                                                  831-425-5849
                                                                  Built in 1791, Santa Cruz's Misión la Exaltación de la Santa Cruz
                                                                  was the twelfth mission established in California�
                                                                  www�parks�ca�gov

                                                                  Seymour Marine Discovery Center
                                                                  100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz
                                                                  831-459-3800
                                                                  Exhibit halls, aquarium, tours, and discovery shop�
                                                                  www�seymourcenter�ucsc�edu




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   Places of Historical Interest                                                               Performing Arts
Bonny Doon Kilns Upper Laguna Creek                                                          Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Hidden deep inside the Santa Cruz Mountains, this 2�4-mile                                   320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
out-and-back wanders through old-growth forests and past                                     831-427-2227
meandering creeks to century-old limestone kilns�                                            World-renowned jazz artists weekly�
www�limekilnlegacies�com                                                                     www�kuumbwajazz�org

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park                                                       The Palomar Ballroom
831-425-5849                                                                                 1344 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
The historic park is in downtown Santa Cruz; take Mission                                    831-426-1221
Street to Mission Plaza� The adobe is located one block off the                              Dance studio� Visit web for class schedule�
plaza on School Street�                                                                      www�palomarballroom�com
www�findrecreation�parks�ca�gov
                                                                                             UCSC Arts and Lectures
San Lorenzo Valley Museum                                                                    1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
12547 Highway 9, Boulder Creek                                                                459-5003
831-338-8382                                                                                 A&L has a mission to transform lives
Yearly events include a series of historical talks with expert                               through excellence, innovation, and
speakers, the annual SLV Community Picnic, Victorian                                         diversity in the
Christmas, and a booth at the Boulder Creek�                                                 performing arts�
www�slvmuseum�com                                                                            artslectures�ucsc�edu



         Bakeries, Coffee Houses & Ice Cream Shops
The Abbey                     Cold Stone Creamery                 Jumpin Juice & Java              Pacific Cookie Company
350 Mission St,               1129 Pacific Ave,                   1010 C Pacific Ave,              1203 Pacific Ave,
Santa Cruz                    Santa Cruz                          Santa Cruz                       Santa Cruz
abbeylounge�org               831-423-7015                        831-460-9759                     831-429-6905

The Bagelry                   Emily’s Bakery                      Kelly’s French Bakery            Peet’s Coffee and Tea
320 Cedar St,                 1129 Mission St,                    402 Ingalls St,                  1409 Pacific Ave,
Santa Cruz                    Santa Cruz                          Santa Cruz                       Santa Cruz
831-429-8049                  831-429-9866                        831-423-9059                     831-457-8170

The Buttery                   Gayle’s Bakery                      LuLu Carpenters                  Penny Ice Creamery
702 Soquel Ave,               504 Bay Ave,                        1545 Pacific Ave,                913 Cedar St,
Santa Cruz                    Capitola                            Santa Cruz                       Santa Cruz
831-458-3020                  831-462-1200                        831-429-9804                     831-204-2523

The Buzz                      Gigi’s Bakery & Café                LuLu’s at the Octagon            Santa Cruz Roasting
415 River St,                 550 River St, Santa Cruz            118 Cooper St,                   Company
Santa Cruz                    831-425-4800                        Santa Cruz                       1330 Pacific Ave�
831-421-9500                                                      831-429-5858                     Santa Cruz
                              Hoffman’s Bistro                                                     831-459-0100
Cafe Bene                     1102 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz        Mission Hill Creamery
1101 Cedar St,                831-420-0135                        504 Front St, Santa Cruz         Starbucks
Santa Cruz                                                        831-515-8799                     1335 Pacific Ave
831-425-0441                  Jamba Juice                                                          2111 Mission St, Santa Cruz
                              1550 Pacific Ave,                   Marini's Downtown                831-459-7681
Café Pergolesi                1820 Mission St,                    1308 Pacific Ave,
418 Cedar St, Santa Cruz      Santa Cruz                          Santa Cruz                       Swirl Frozen Yogurt
831-426-1775                  831-426-5262                        831-423-3299                     1315 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
                              831-421-0572                                                         831-425-1997
Coffeetopia                                                       Noah’s Bagels
1723 Mission St�,             Java Junction                       1411 Pacific Ave,                Westside Coffee Company
Santa Cruz                    580 River St #A, Santa Cruz         Santa Cruz                       849 Almar Ave, Santa Cruz
831-425-6583                  831-426-2128                        831-454-9555                     831-427-1300

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 Creative Activities                                  Spas                                  Movie Theaters
Bead It                                             The Spa at Chaminade                   The Del Mar
1325 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz                        One Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz           1124 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
831-426-0779                                        831-475-5600                           831-426-7500
Make your own jewelry�                              www�chaminade�com                      Midnight movie classics, Friday
www�beaditinc�com                                                                          and Saturday nights�
                                                    Tea House Spa                          www�thenick�com
Petroglyph Ceramics                                 112 Elm Street, Santa Cruz
125 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz                          831-426-9700                           Nickelodeon Theatres
831-458-4278                                        www�teahousespa�com                    210 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz
Paint your own ceramics�                                                                   831-426-7500
www�petroglyph�com                                  Well Within Spa                        Independent films�
                                                    417 Cedar St, Santa Cruz               www�thenick�com
Santa Cruz Fiber Arts Group                         831-458-9355
Tuesdays at 5:30p�m� year round                     www�wellwithinspa�com                  Regal Cinemas Santa Cruz 9
at Fins Coffee�                                                                            1405 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Saturdays at 2 p�m� year round at                                                          831-460-2599
Kelly’s Bakery� Mingle and have fun                                                        www�fandango�com
trading knitting tips� Drop-ins
welcome�                                                                                   Riverfront Twin Cinemas
www�knitting�meetup�com                        Other Attractions                           155 S River St, Santa Cruz
                                                                                           831-429-7250

                                              Beach Boardwalk
                                              400 Beach St, Santa Cruz
                                              831-423-5590
                                              California’s oldest amusement park�
                                              Carnival rides, roller coasters, arcade,
                                              bowling, and beach�
 Sports                                       www�beachboardwalk�com                         Shopping
                                              The Mystery Spot
Boardwalk Bowl                                465 Mystery Spot Road, Santa Cruz            Capitola Village
115 Cliff St, Santa Cruz                      831-423-8897                                 Mediterranean style village located
831-426-3324                                  Within the Mystery Spot you will be          south of Santa Cruz� Offers restaurants,
State-of-the-art bowling center,              stunned as your perceptions of the laws      shops and fishing�
restaurant, outdoor patio and pro shop�       of physics and gravity are                   www�explorecapitola�com
www�boardwalkbowl�com                         questioned� www�mysteryspot�com
                                                                                           Downtown Pacific Avenue
Neptune’s Kingdom:                            Roaring Camp Railroads                       Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
Indoor Mini Golf                              Graham Hill Rd, Felton                       Offers shops, restaurants and street
Open until 11p�m� on Friday and Saturday�     831-335-4484                                 performers�
400 Beach St, Santa Cruz                      Scenic beach and steam train rides, bbq’s    www�downtownsantacruz�com
831-426-7433                                  and music� www�roaringcamp�com
www�beachboardwalk�com                                                                     Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf
                                              Santa Cruz Wharf                             Beach St� & Washington St, Santa Cruz
Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym              809 Center Street, Santa Cruz                831-420-5270
104 Bronson St #12, Santa Cruz                831-420-5030                                 Offers shopping, dining and fresh
831-454-9254                                  The Santa Cruz Wharf offers various          seafood�
www�pacificedgeclimbing�com                   interactive activities for you to enjoy�     www�cityofsantacruz�com
                                              www�santacruzwharf�com
Santa Cruz Roller Palladium
1606 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz                Seymour Marine Discovery Center
831-454-7946                                  100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz
                                              Educating people about the role scientific
                                              research plays in the understanding and
                                              conservation of the world’s oceans�
                                              www2�ucsc�edu/seymourcenter



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 Outdoor Water Activities

  Water Sports                                        Beaches
   & Lessons
                                                     Capitola Beach                               Pleasure Point Beach
Adventure Sports Unlimited                           Located at Capitola Village off Bay          East Cliff Dr and
Potrero St #15, Santa Cruz                           and Porter Exit�                             Pleasure Point Dr, Santa Cruz
831-458-3648                                         www�capitola�com                             One of Santa Cruz’s most popular surf
Training in diving, kayaking, swimming, and                                                       spots�
other water activities� www�asudoit�com              Cowell Beach
                                                     West Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz                    Rio Del Mar Beach
Aqua Safaris Scuba Center                            Located west of the Boardwalk�               Rio Del Mar Blvd, Aptos
6896-A Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz                                                                     831-685-6500
831-479-4386                                         Lighthouse Field State Beach                 Fire pits, barbecues, and picnic areas�
www�aquasafaris�com
                                                     West Cliff Dr�
                                                     831-429-2850                                 Seabright Beach
Capitola Boat and Bait
                                                     Overlooking internationally renowned         East Cliff Dr at Seabright Ave,
1400 Wharf Rd, Capitola
                                                     surfing hotspot Steamer Lane�                831-685-6500
831-462-2208
Full bait and tackle store� Daily skiff rentals,                                                  The beach has a mile of sandy shoreline,
pole rentals, and gift shop�                         Main Beach                                   popular for surfing, swimming, picnick-
www�santacruzboatrentals�net                         Beach St, Santa Cruz                         ing, and campfires� The park’s adjacent
                                                     A popular beach in front of the Boardwalk�   Schwan’s lake is ideal for bird watching�
Club Ed Surf School                                  Includes volleyball nets�
Located on Cowell Beach, Santa Cruz                                                               Twin Lakes State Beach
831-464-0177                                         Natural Bridges State Beach                  Parallel to East Cliff Drive and Portola Dr�
www�club-ed�com                                      2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz                  831-427-4868
                                                     831-423-4609                                 The beach has a mile of sandy shoreline,
Lighthall Yacht Charters                             Tide pools, wildflower meadows, and          popular for swimming and picnicking� The
790 Mariner Park, Santa Cruz                         seasonal monarch butterfly sanctuary�        park’s adjacent Schwan’s lake is a good
831-429-1970                                         www�parks�ca�gov                             location for bird watching�
Offers sailing lessons that prepare you to take
out a boat without a captain on board�               New Brighton Beach
www�lighthallcharters�com
                                                                                                  Wilder Beach
                                                     Located in Capitola off Highway 1 at         North of Santa Cruz, between Natural
                                                     New Brighton/Park Ave�                       Bridges and Wilder Ranch along Highway1�
Pacific Yachting & Sailing                           831-464-6330
790 Mariner Park Way, Santa Cruz                                                                  www�parks�ca�gov
                                                     www�parks�ca�gov
831-423-7245
Offers sailing lessons in the Monterey Bay�
www�pacificsail�com
                                                                                                  Stagnaro Charter Boats
Richard Schmidt Surf School, Inc�
849 Almar Ave, Santa Cruz
                                                      Whale Watching                              PO Box 1340, Santa Cruz
                                                                                                  831-427-2334
831-423-0928                                            & Boating                                 Fishing trips, scenic bay cruises, whale
www�richardschmidt�com
                                                                                                  and dolphin watching,
                                                     Chardonnay Sailing Charters                  and private parties�
Santa Cruz Boat Rentals
#15 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz                      790 Mariner Park Way,                        info@stagnaros�com
831-423-1739                                         Dock FF, Santa Cruz                          www�stagnaros�com
Daily skiff rentals, pole rentals, and gift shop�    831-423-1213
www�santacruzboatrentals�net                         Charter this 70-foot luxury                  Team O'Neill Catamaran
                                                     sailing yacht�                               PO Box 6300, Santa Cruz
Venture Quest Kayaking                                                                            831-475-1561
                                                     www�chardonnay�com
#2 Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz                                                                   Charter the 65-foot Team O'Neill
831-425-8445                                                                                      catamaran for up to 49 passengers�
Sea kayaking at the Santa Cruz Wharf�
                                                                                                  www�oneillseaodyssey�org
www�kayaksantacruz�com




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Outdoor Land Activities

  Golf & Disc Golf                                                                                    Nature Spots

 DeLaveaga Disc Golf Club                   Pasatiempo Golf Club                                     Arboretum at UCSC
 DeLaveaga Park, Branciforte Dr,            20 Clubhouse Rd, Santa Cruz                              1156 High St, Santa Cruz
 Santa Cruz 831-462-5293                    831-459-9155                                             831-427-2998
 One of the world's most highly-            Ranked among the Top 100 courses                         World famous public garden�
 rated disc golf courses� Known for         in the U�S�                                              Located at the base of campus on
 its inspiring setting and                  www�pasatiempo�com                                       Empire Grade�
 uncompromising challenge�                                                                           arboretum�ucsc�edu
 www�delaveagadiscgolf�com                  Valley Gardens Golf Course
                                            263 Mt� Hermon Rd, Scotts Valley                         Bamboo Giant
 DeLaveaga Golf Course                      831-438-3058                                             5601 Freedom Blvd, Aptos
 & Driving Range                                                                                     831-687-0100
 401 Upper Park Rd, Santa Cruz              Seascape Golf Club                                       20 acres of over 60 varieties of
 831-423-7214                               610 Clubhouse Dr, Aptos                                  bamboo, 3 self-guided walking
 18-hole championship public golf           831-688-3214                                             tours, and free admission�
 course� Full-service golfing,              18-hole regulation public                                www�bamboogiant�com
 restaurant, cocktail lounge, and           golf course�
 night-lighted driving range�               www�seascaperesort�com                                   Seacliff’s Ancient Fossil Beds
 www�delaveagagolf�com                                                                               831-685-6442
                                                                                                     Explore the fossil evidence of an
                                                                                                     ancient inland sea� More informa-
                                                                                                     tion at the Seacliff Visitor Center�



     Parks (Skateboarding, Mountain Biking, Hiking, etc.)
 Batting Cages                                   Fall Creek State Park                               Ken Wourmhoudt Skate Park
 410 Kennedy Dr, Capitola                        1400 Felton Empire Rd, Felton                       225 San Lorenzo Blvd, Santa Cruz
 831-476-8181                                    www�santacruzstateparks�org/parks/fallcreek         Open 9-Sunset daily
                                                 See Henry Cowell State Park below for the
 Ben Lomond Skate Park                           website detailing 2 hikes in Fall Creek�            Quail Hollow Ranch County Park
 http://www�caliskatz�com/v4/skateparks/                                                             800 Quail Hollow Road
 ben_lomond_skatepark�asp and                    Gizdich Ranch                                       http://www�scparks�com/quail_hollow�
 Santa Cruz County Highland Park                 55 Peckham Rd, Watsonville                          html
 8500 Hwy 9, Ben Lomond                          Family fun ranch� Pick your favorite fruit of the
                                                 season right off the tree or vine�                  Santa Cruz Bike Park
 Big Basin State Park                            www�gizdich-ranch�com                               Corner of Beach and Front Streets in town�
 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek                                                                  Ramps and asphalt areas for bicycles only�
 www�bigbasin�org                                Harvey West Park                                    www�santacruzparksandrec�com
 11 hikes desribed in detail:                    326 Evergreen St, Santa Cruz
 http://www�redwoodhikes�com/Big%20              Pool, picnic areas and baseball fields�             Santa Cruz City Parks
 Basin/Big%20Basin�html                          www�ci�santa-cruz�ca�us/pr/parksrec/parks/          http://www�cityofsantacruz�com/index�
                                                 harvey�html                                         aspx?page=611
 Bike Map
 Local website for mountain biking as            Henry Cowell State Park                             Skypark
 well as street cycling�                         101 North Big Trees Park Rd, Felton                 361 Kings Village Rd, Scotts Valley
 http://www�sccrtc�org/bikemap�html              Loved for its extensive hiking trails�              831-438-3251
                                                 www�parks�ca�gov                                    Tennis & basketball courts, and skate park�
 Derby Park                                      4 hikes described in detail:
 Skating, sand volleyball, tennis courts�        http://www�redwoodhikes�com/Cowell/San%20           Wilder Ranch State Park
 Woodland Way, Santa Cruz                        Lorenzo�html                                        http://www�santacruzstateparks�org/
 www�santacruzparksandrec�com                                                                        parks/wilder


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                                               Farmers’ Markets
Aptos Farmers’ Market                                                   Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market
8:00a�m�-12:00p�m� Saturdays at Cabrillo College, 6500                  9:00a�m�-1:00p�m� Located at 360 Kings Village Dr�/ Scotts
Soquel Dr� Offers organic and non organic produce,                      Valley Community Center�
flowers, pasta, coffee, and music�                                      santacruzfarmersmarket�org
www�montereybayfarmers�org
                                                                        Watsonville Farmers’ Market
Downtown Santa Cruz Farmers’ Market                                     3:00p�m�-7:00p�m� Every Friday� The Watsonville Farmer’s
2:30p�m�-6:30 p�m� Wednesdays in Downtown Santa Cruz�                   Market located on Main and Peak Street provides fresh and
Fruits and veggies grown by local farmers�                              locally grown foods� Live music on first Fridays of the month�
www�santacruzfarmersmarket�org                                          831-234-9511
Felton Farmers’ Market                                                  Westside Farmers’ Market
2:30p�m�-6:30p�m� Tuesdays, May through November at St�                 9:00a�m�-2:00p�m� Saturdays at 2801 Mission St� Food for sale
John’s Catholic Church parking lot� Community                           from local farmers�
marketplace offering fresh seasonal produce�                            www�santacruzfarmersmarket�org
www�feltonfarmersmarket�org

Live Oak Farmers’ Market
9:00a�m�-1:00p�m� Provides sustainable sources of fresh
produce and other unique foods every Sunday year round�
www�santacruzfamersmarket�org

                              Other Destinations Near Santa Cruz

Aptos                                          Capitola                                    Davenport
The quaint town of Aptos is about              This cozy region just minutes south of      A 25 minute drive up the coast from
20 minutes south of Santa Cruz and             Santa Cruz is full of tradition and an      Santa Cruz, Davenport rests along the
combines the redwoods and the sea in           interesting history� Founded in 1869,       Pacific Ocean and is home to art
one idyllic setting� Aptos offers a village    Capitola is California's oldest seaside     galleries, restaurants, and charming
of boutiques and restaurants as well as        resort town and still exudes its            cafes� In the winter months, migrating
a landmark 1870’s hotel and 30 miles           quintessential beach charm with craft       whales can be seen just off shore�
of forest trails� The U�S�S� Palo Alto, "the   galleries, salt water taffy, sandcastles
cement ship", an experimental concrete         and colorful beach bungalows�               Soquel
vessel, is docked at the end of the            Capitola Chamber of Commerce                The 150-year-old town lies
fishing pier�                                  www�capitolachamber�org                     inland from Capitola� You'll
Aptos Chamber of Commerce                      City of Capitola www�ci�capitola�ca�us      find antique dealers, scenic
www�aptoschamber�com                                                                       two-lane roads, and the Ugly
                                                                                           Mug, a music and art venue�

Monterey                                       San Lorenzo Valley                          Watsonville
About an hour from Santa Cruz,                 The Santa Cruz Mountains are about 15       Located about 20 minutes south of Santa
Monterey boasts a dazzling waterfront          minutes from the bustling                   Cruz, Watsonville is rich with fun and
along one of only 13 federally                 communities along the coast� The            exploration� Between the foothills and the
protected national marine sanctuaries          25-mile long San Lorenzo River threads      sea, this charming city is adorned with
in the country� This coastal community         through the towns of Ben Lomond,            historic Victorian homes and late 1880’s
offers a historic and cultural resources,      Boulder Creek, Brookdale, and Felton�       storefronts that line the main street�
museums, gardens, and recreational             San Lorenzo Valley offers cafes, antique    Strawberry fields, flower nurseries, apple
activities�                                    stores, shops, galleries, railroads, and    orchards and deep green row crops range
Watch sea lions and migrating whales           hiking trails�                              from the hills to the sea�
from the coastline or kayak in the                                                         City of Watsonville
waters shared with dolphins and sea                                                        www�ci�watsonville�ca�us
otters� Home to the Monterey Bay
Aquarium�
www�monterey�org


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 Classes/Organized Activities                                               Volunteer Opportunities
UCSC Office of Physical Education, Recreation & Sports
Promoting physical education and wellness through a myriad of actvities�
831-459-2806                                                                 Volunteer Matching
www�ucscrecreation�com                                                           Networks
 Capitola/Santa Cruz
     Parks & Recreation                                                    Volunteer Centers of Santa Cruz County
                                                                           Great resource for county-wide
                                                                           opportunities to volunteer�
                                                                           www�scvolunteercenter�org
General special interest classes
include: (Offerings vary by session)
                                                                           Volunteer Match
Getting to Know Your Digital Camera      Louden Nelson Center              Search online listings of hundreds
Beginning Photography                    Special interest                  of opportunities in the Santa Cruz area�
Creative Writing                         classes include:                  www�volunteermatch�org
Dog Training Basics
Intro to Guitar                          Artistic soap making              UCSC Student Volunteer Center
Improv for Adults                        Clay: hand building               Provides information about both
Creative Journal Workshop                Scrapbooking techniques           long term and one-time volunteer
Broken Plate Mosaic                      Music workshops                   opportunities with a variety of organizations�
Before the Wheel (ceramics)              Beginning sea kayaking            Also offers grant opportunities�
Encrusted Chain Necklace                 Kayak whale watch                 www2�ucsc�edu/svc
Korean Martial Arts                      Flag football
Learn to Surf
Yoga with props                          www�santacruzparksandrec�com
                                         831-420-5270
www�capitolarecreation�com
831-475-5935


                                                                           Dominican Hospital
                                                                           Personal Enrichment Program
                                                                           Dominican Hospital offers classes and
                                                                           support groups concerning health�
                                                                           They offer several short sessions, each
                                                                           one is about a month long�

                                                                           Special interest classes include:

                                                                           Pilates
                                                                           CPR Training
                                                                           Support Groups
                                                                           Nutrition/ Health Counseling
                                                                           Water exercises
                                                                           Quit smoking support groups

                                                                           www�dominicanhospital�org
                                                                           831-462-7709




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 Organizations
Above the Line                                  Friends of Santa Cruz                             Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
Above the Line is an organization that aims     831-429-1840                                      Prevention Programs
to reduce teen homelessness in Santa Cruz       Work with school groups, lead nature and          831-459-4866
County�                                         history walks, host visitor centers, host         Participate in educational workshops, college
www�abovetheline�org                            booths at special events and more� Apply          programming, and peer education�
                                                through State Park’s Docent Program�
Santa Cruz State Parks                          www�thatsmypark�org                               Walnut Avenue Women’s Center
Volunteer to be a docent, campground host,                                                        831-426-3062
trail worker, student intern, resource          Land Trust of Santa Cruz County                   Approximately 150 people give their time
management volunteer, or to be on the           831-429-6116                                      and talent to WAWC� volunteer@wawc�org
horse/bike patrol�                              Help with a variety of jobs: set-up, staff        www�wawc�org
santacruzstateparks�org/getinvolved/index�php   booths, take tickets, direct traffic, clean-up,
                                                etc�                                              HIV Prevention Program
Big Brothers and Sisters                        www�landtrustsantacruz�org                        831-459-5489
1000 Fourth Ave, Suite 1                                                                          Provide the UC Santa Cruz community with
831-464-8691                                    Ag Against Hunger                                 information, resources, and support to lower
Be a mentor to local youth�                     800-331-3663                                      the risk of contracting HIV and other Sexually
                                                Help provide hungry people with surplus           Transmitted Infections (STIs)� Programs
Familia Center                                  produce from local fields�                        include Condom Co-op, Free and
711 East Cliff Drive                            www�agagainsthunger�org                           Anonymous HIV Testing, Presentations, Out-
831-423-5747                                                                                      reach, and Special Events�
Latino-based community resource that offers Resource Conservation District of
recreational and educational programs for      Santa Cruz County                                  Friends Outside
youth�                                         Help protect, conserve and restore natural         831-336-9387
                                               resources through participation in                 Friends Outside provides programs and
Santa Cruz Area Radical Faeries                information, education, and technical              services to incarcerated individuals in state
831-423-0849                                   assistance programs�                               prisons all over California�
Facilitates a variety of social activities for www�sccrcd�org                                     www�friendsoutside�org
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and
questioning youth and young adults (14 and Surfrider Foundation:                                  Homeless Garden Project
up)�                                           Santa Cruz Chapter                                 831-426-3609
www�santacruzradicalfaeries�com                Help prevent pollution by participating in         Bring together people from throughout
                                                classroom presentations, beach clean-ups,         the community in the beauty and security
City of Santa Cruz Water Department             taking water samples and many other               of our certified organic garden�
831-420-5200                                    opportunities� www�surfridersantacruz�org         www�homelessgardenproject�org
Learn about the water quality in Santa Cruz
and help at fundraising events�
www�cityofsantacruz�com




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                                         On-Going Events
Sundays

Live Oak Farmers’ Market
9:00a�m�-1:00p�m� Provides sustainable sources of fresh        Contact Improv Jam
produce and other unique foods every Sunday year round�        7:30p�m�-9:30p�m� 418 Front St, across from the Metro Bus
www�santacruzfamersmarket�org                                  Station� Drop-in is okay� Live music every first and third
                                                               Tuesday� Requested donation� www�the418�org
Dance Church
9:00a�m�-11:15a�m� 418 Front Street� Freestyle DJ'd dance�     Wednesdays
Not affiliated with religion; dance represents a spiritual
reverence� Donations suggested�                                Downtown Farmers’ Market
                                                               2:30p�m�-6:30p�m� Lincoln and Cedar Street in Downtown
Jazz Jam Sessions                                              Santa Cruz� www�santacruzfarmersmarket�org
3:30p�m�-7:30p�m� Four free hours of fun and spontaneous
jazz played by musicians who have never rehearsed              Thursdays
together� www�santacruzjazz�org
                                                               Cookin’ at the Kuumbwa
Mondays                                                        Featuring guest chefs from local restaurants,along with live
                                                               jazz performances� www�kuumbwajazz�org
Open Mic at The Ugly Mug
6:00p�m� Open Mic at The Ugly Mug Café in Soquel�              Fridays
www�cafeugly�com
                                                               Watsonville Farmers’ Market
International Jazz Series                                      3:00p�m�-7:00p�m� Every Friday� The Watsonville Farmer’s
World-class jazz artists perform in concert at the Kuumbwa     Market located on Main and Peak Street provides fresh and
Jazz Center most Mondays� www�kuumbwajazz�org                  locally grown foods� Live music on first Fridays of the month�
                                                               831-234-9511
Half Price Bowling at Boardwalk Bowl
Mondays and Tuesdays after 9:00p�m�                            Free Fridays at the MAH
www�boardwalkbowl�com                                          Changing exhibitions of contemporary art and Santa Cruz
                                                               history� Docent-led tours, lectures, family activities�
Tuesdays                                                       santacruzmah�org

Live Music at Boardwalk Bowl                                   Midnights at the Del Mar
Live music at Boardwalk Bowl while bowling�                    The Downtown Del Mar Theater features a variety of movies
www�boardwalkbowl�com                                          and prizes� www�thenick�com

Half Price Bowling at Boardwalk Bowl                           Live Music at Boardwalk Bowl
After 9:00p�m� www�boardwalkbowl�com                           Live music at Boardwalk Bowl while bowling�
                                                               www�boardwalkbowl�com
Santa Cruz Fiber Arts Group
5:30p�m� Mingle and have fun trading knitting tips at Fins     Friday Nights at the Vet Hall
Coffee� Drop-ins welcome� knitting�meetup�com/115/             Guided moving meditation and dance jam�
                                                               www�vetshall�org
Felton Farmers’ Market
2:30p�m�-6:30p�m� May through November at St� John’s           Art Bike Ride First Fridays
Catholic Church parking lot� Community marketplace             Wear a costume, decorate your bicycle, and ride to the next
offering fresh seasonal produce�                               destination for more decorating� Hosted by a local artist and
www�feltonfarmersmarket�org                                    craftspeople� 831-440-7699

Community Day
First Tuesday of every month� Free admission�
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Saturdays                                                        The Legendary Santa Cruz Slam
                                                                 6:30p�m�-11:00p�m� Talented poets perform rousing,
Westside Farmers’ Market                                         stimulating, and thought-provoking spoken word on the 1st
9:00a�m�-1:00p�m�, 2801 Mission St� Food from local farmers�     and3rd Saturday of each month and the Poet and the Patriot�
www�santacruzfarmersmarket�org                                   www�legendarycollective�com

Santa Cruz Saturday Market                                       Aptos Farmers’ Market
10:00a�m�-6:00p�m�, through November� San Lorenzo Park, 137      8:00a�m�-12:00p�m� Located at Cabrillo College,
Dakota Ave� The artisan’s bazaar�                                6500 Soquel Dr� www�montereybayfarmers�org
www�theSantaCruzSaturdayMarket�org
                                                                 Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market
Midnights at the Del Mar                                         9:00a�m�-1:00p�m� Located at 360 Kings Village Dr�/ Scotts
The Downtown Del Mar Theater features a variety of movies        Valley Community Center� santacruzfarmersmarket�org
and prizes� www�thenick�com
                                                                 Other
Santa Cruz Fiber Arts Group
2:00p�m� Mingle and trade knitting tips at Kelly’s Bakery year   Karaoke at the Boardwalk
round� Drop-ins welcome� knitting�meetup�com/115/                Before 9:00p�m� Boardwalk Bowl five nights a week�
                                                                 www�boardwalkbowl�com, 831-426-3324
Arboretum Garden Tour
11:00a�m� The tour is free with the price of admission�          Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week
arboretum�ucsc�edu                                               6:30p�m�-8:30p�m� Hoffmann’s Bakery, Downtown Santa Cruz�
                                                                 www�hoffmansbakery�net




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                               Events Sorted by Date
October 2010                                                   2nd-3rd
                                                               10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz
1st                                                            County’s Open Studios Art Tour takes place the first three
8:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County    weekends in October� From the redwoods to the sea,
presents a new art exhibition on the 5th floor of the County   thousands of art enthusiasts visit with artists in their studios
Government Center� The works include black and white           to see the creative process at work�
photographs, abstract works inspired by 20th century           831-475-9600, www�ccscc�org
modernism, and more� 831-475-9600, www�ccscc�org
                                                               3rd
1st                                                            7:00a�m� The 2010 Surf City Aids Ride has 30, 60, or100 mile
8:00p�m� Dead Man’s Cell Phone revolves around a woman         cycling routes and a family fun 12 mile ride� The festival
who discovers a dead man sitting next to her in a café� She    itself runs from 11:00a�m� to 5:00p�m� and is free to the
steals his cell phone, answers his calls and embarks on a      public�
mission to make the people in his life feel better about       831-427-3900, www�surfcityaidsride�org
themselves and their dysfunctional relationships with the
dead man� 831-425-7529, www�santacruzactorstheatre�org         7th
                                                               All day� Free breakfast, from 6:30a�m�-9:30a�m� Cycling
1st                                                            workshops and other activities are scheduled at 15 public
3:00p�m�-5:00p�m� The UCSC Men’s Soccer vs� La Sierra game     sites throughout the county, including three at UCSC, as
will be located at the East Remote Field, next to the East     part of the 11th Annual Fall Bike to Work/School Day�
Remote Parking Lot� It is open to the general public�          www�bike2work�com
831-459-4962, www�goslugs�com
                                                               8th
1st-3rd                                                        6:30p�m�-10:00p�m� Second Annual Trivia Challenge to
7:30p�m� Based on several well-known Brothers Grimm Fairy      benefit the Literacy Program�
tales, Into the Woods is an imaginative, humerous human        831-427-5077, www�scvolunteercenter�com
retelling of childhood stories is directed by Andrew Ceglio
and Drew Lewis� 831-818-1516, www�svpaa�org                    8th-10th
                                                               7:30p�m� Based on several well-known Brothers Grimm Fairy
2nd                                                            tales, this imaginative, humerous human retelling of
6:30p�m� Through explosive choreography, The Street comes       childhood stories is directed by Andrew Ceglio and Drew
to life with dance, original music, and acting� The plot       Lewis� 831-818-1516, www�svpaa�org
unfolds in each piece of choreography where movement to
music replaces spoken words as the primary form of             9th
expression� 831-662-3691                                       12:00p�m�-4:00p�m� The Arboretum Fall Plant Sale with the
                                                               California Native Plant Society� Plant list on website�
2nd                                                            831-427-2998, arboretum�ucsc�edu
8:00p�m� The Santa Cruz County Symphony opens its 53rd
season held in the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium�                9th
831-420-5260, www�santacruzsymphony�org                        5:00p�m�-9:00p�m� The Annual Monte Foundation Fireworks
                                                               Extravaganza is a wonderful family event featuring over 50
2nd                                                            game and food booths, live entertainment and a fireworks
2:30p�m�-3:30p�m� Sailing aboard the 65’ team O’Neill          display at Seacliff State Beach�
Catamaran is a fantastic way to celebrate the ocean and to     831-685-3317, www�monte-foundation�com
view the beautiful Santa Cruz coastline from afar�
831-475-1561, www�oneillyachtcharters�com                      9th
                                                               4:30p�m�-8:00p�m� Gourmet dining in the redwoods of
2nd                                                            Henry Cowell State Park at the Annual Lobster Feed� A
10:00a�m�-6:00p�m� Music, dance, athletics, clans, and         pound and a half of whole Maine lobster, trimmings, and
traditional food are available at the 2nd Annual Santa Cruz    beverages, along with bluegrass music are served in
Scottish Games and Celtic Festival�                            support of environmental education�
www�santacruzscottishgames�com                                 831-335-3174, www�mountainparks�org



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9th-10th                                                         22nd-24th
9:00a�m�-5:00p�m� Weavers, spinners and candle makers            Fri & Sat 8:00p�m�, Sun 3:00pm� Esperanza del Valle’s 30th
demonstrate 1880s skills at the Harvest Fair�                    Anniversary Gala Performance celebrate with new, vibrant
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com                                dances and choreodramas presented to live music� World
                                                                 renowned choreographers�
9th-10th                                                         831-475-9732, 408-314-4777, www�esperanzadelvalle�org
10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz
County’s Open Studios Art Tour takes place the first three       23rd-Nov. 21st
weekends in October� Thousands of art enthusiasts visit          Various times� A fresh look at figurative art by artists from
with artists in their studios to see the creative process at     every region of the 50 states, with all of their diversity of
work�                                                            outlook and vision� 831-426-5787, www�scal�org
831-475-9600, www�ccscc�org
                                                                 23rd
9th-10th                                                         7:30p�m� New Music Quirks is a world premiere concert at
8:00a�m�-5:00p�m� Hot Rods at the Beach is a local non-profit    the UCSC Music Center Recital Hall, featuring various guest
event featuring 500 classic and street rod vehicles, raffles,    artists, projected imagery, solo dance choreography, and
food, music, local vendors and displays�                         more� 831-425-3526, www�newmusicworks�org
831-423-3720, www�hotrodsatthebeach�com
                                                                 23rd
10th                                                             10:00a�m�-4:00p�m� Both professional and amateur chefs
10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Seymour Center celebrates its 10th        compete in the 1st Annual Chili Cookoff at the Boardwalk�
birthday on 10-10-10�                                            831-423-5590, www�beachboardwalk�com
831-459-3800, seymourcenter�ucsc�edu
                                                                 23rd
10th                                                             6:00p�m�-10:30p�m� Roaring Camp’s Western Themed
10:00a�m�-4:00p�m� Welcome Back Monarchs Day allows              Moonlight Dinner Train Party includes a hearty barbeque
visitors to discover why these amazing insects call Santa        steak dinner followed by a leisurely train ride aboard
Cruz their home in winter� Arts, crafts, games, music & fun�     vintage railway cars� 831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com
www�santacruzstateparks�org
                                                                 23rd
15th-20th                                                        11:00a�m�-4:00p�m� Draft horse demonstrations, wagon
Various times� The Pacific Rim Film Festival annually hosts      ride, harvest and pumpkin decorating, and live music at a
international films, all free (except a benefit event on the     historic ranch are all part of the Heritage Harvest Festival�
last day)� www�pacificrimfestival�org                            831-426-0505, www�santacruzstateparks�org

16th                                                             23rd
9:00a�m�-2:00p�m� High school bands from across California       12:00p�m�-5:00p�m� Santa Cruz Mask Making Day is a fun
march from Downtown Santa Cruz to the Boardwalk�                 filled afternoon for everyone�
831-423-5590, www�beachboardwalk�com                             831-420-6177, www�nelsoncenter�com

16th-17th                                                        23rd
10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz            11:00a�m�-3:30p�m� The traditional Mexican celebration
County’s Open Studios Art Tour takes place the first three       honors family and friends that have passed away at the Dia
weekends in October� Thousands of art enthusiasts visit          de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Family Festival� Music,
with artists in their studios to see the creative process at     dance, performances and art activities�
work�                                                            831-429-1964, www�santacruzmah�org
831-475-9600, www�ccscc�org
                                                                 27th-Dec 19th
19th-24th                                                        Various times� Pacific Valley Council’s annual Day of the
8:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The O’Neill Cold Water Classic Series          Dead exhibit “Mi Casa es tu Casa” features the art and
makes a much-anticipated return for 2010� With each              traditions of Mexico� 831-722-3062, www�pvarts�org
location on the series serving up some of the most
challenging high quality waves on the tour, the series will      29th-30th
once again return to the start in the wilds of Tasmania, Aus-    6:00p�m�, 6:30p�m�, 8:00p�m�, 8:30p�m� Riding a Ghost Train
tralia before heading to Scotland, South Africa, Canada and      to Bear Mtn� through a haunted redwood forest gets you to
Santa Cruz, California�                                          relive “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”�
831-475-7500, www�oneill�com/cwc                                 888-353-8368, www�roaringcamp�com

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30th                                                              11th-21st
6:30p�m� The Missing Arm of William Waddell is a half-mile        Various times� Company by Stephen Sondheim and George
guided walk through a forest decorated in the spirit of           Furth, winner of the 2007 Tony Award� New York Magazine
Halloween� Walks leave every 20 minutes�                          calls Company “The best musical of the year!” Shows are at
831-338-8883, www�santacruzstateparks�org                         the Broadway Playhouse�
                                                                  831-454-1143, www�jeweltheatre�net
November 2010
                                                                  13th
1st-21st                                                          5:30p�m� The Agricultural History Project is
Various times� A fresh look at figurative art by artists from     celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year with food
every region of the 50 states, with all of their diversity of     provided by The Monterey Bay Caterers and live Sagebrush
outlook and vision� 831-426-5787, www�scal�org                    music� 831-724-5898, www�aghistoryproject�org

1st-Dec 19th                                                      13th
Various times� Pacific Valley Council’s annual Day of the         9:00a�m� The 5K Run Forrest Run Marathon benefits
Dead exhibit “Mi Casa es tu Casa” features the art and            MYMuseum and is sponsored by the Bubba Gump Shrimp
traditions of Mexico� 831-722-3062, www�pvarts�org                Company� Post-race refreshments will be provided to all
4th                                                               entrants courtesy of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company�
6:00p�m�-9:00p�m� A Taste of Santa Cruz features cuisine          Both “Shrimp Louie” and Forrest Gump himself will be on
from 30+ local restaurants and 150+ auction items� Tickets        hand to congratulate finishers�
support a local charity� 831-464-2000, www�atosc�com              831-625-6226, www�bigsurfhalfmarathon�org

5th                                                               14th
6:30p�m�-9:30p�m� The Evening of Roses features gourmet           7:00a�m� The Big Sur Half Marathon offers a gently
hors d’oeuvres, local roses and a silent auction to benefit       rolling fast course that winds through historic downtown
non-profit agencies that provide health care services�            Monterey, along Cannery Row, and proceeds along Pacific
831-671-5639, www�pvhealthtrust�org                               Grove’s coastline with incredible views of the Monterey Bay�
                                                                  A walker friendly course welcomes Half Marathon walkers�
6th                                                               831-625-6226, www�bsim�org
8:30a�m� The No Attitudes Beach Volleyball Tournament
offers challenging and inspiring tournaments with                 14th
emphasis on fun and development� Comes with a money               Various times� The Fall Organ Benefit Concert is a fundraiser
back guarantee if you don’t have a total blast�                   and proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival’s
831-464-1496, www�active�com                                      upcoming 2010 season of early music concerts�
                                                                  831-457-9693, 831-459-2159, www�scbaroque�org
6th
7:30a�m�-5:00p�m� With valuable last-minute WQS qualifying        26th-28th
points on the line, competitors pull on the 4/3 wetsuits and      Various times� Roaring Camps’ Holiday Tree Walk is an event
booties to combat the chilly temps at Santa Cruz’s                where guests sip hot cider and view beautifully adorned
best-known break, Steamer Lane� Great white surf series           trees decorated by area businesses and organizations as
from Volcom has been running in SC since 1997� It’ s free�        they raise funds for their respective organizations�
www�ci�santa-cruz�ca�us                                           831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com

6th-7th                                                           27th
10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� This public event offers lectures,             12:00p�m� Santa and his reindeer surf into Capitola Beach�
exhibits, sea glass displays, a “shard of the year” contest and   Christmas list to review with Santa� Candy canes for
more� 831-423-2053, www�santacruzseaglass�com                     everyone�
                                                                  831- 475-6522, www�capitolasoquelchamber�com
11th
9:30a�m�-5:00p�m� The city of Watsonville honors                  27th
veterans during its annual Veterans Day Commemoration�            Various times� Vintage excursion cars, adorned with
Veterans are invited to march in the Walk of Honor Parade,        thousands of colorful lights, roll through the city streets
which will be followed by the Hour to Honor Ceremony              past homes of Santa Cruz�
from 11:00a�m-12:00p�m� Later, a documentary film                 831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com
screening will be featured from 1-5:00p�m�
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27th-Dec. 5th                                                   4th-24th
12:00p�m�-5:00p�m� 100 artists donate finished art, and         Evenings� Carriage Rides Downtown take you to see the
drawings� 100 tickets are sold for $65� Preview and list your   heart of Santa Cruz the old-fashioned way�
choices� 831-426-5787, www�scal�org                             831-429-8433, www�downtownsantacruz�com

27th- Dec 24th                                                  4th
Business hours� Local Santa Cruz Mountain tree farms            10:00a�m�-12:00p�m� Floats, marching bands, fire trucks,
want to make it easy for guests to holiday shop, cut a fresh    horses, classic cars, and Santa go down Pacific Ave� for the
Christmas tree, collect unique ornaments, dine with a view,     Downtown Santa Cruz Holiday Parade�
pick up holiday party supplies, relax and shop in the great     831-429-8433, www�downtownsantacruz�com
outdoors� 405-353-6290, www�christmastreewinetrail�com
                                                                4th
December 2010                                                   5:30p�m� The Lighted Boat Parade features 50 decorated
                                                                boats parading throughout Santa Cruz Harbor, rain or shine�
1st                                                             831-475-6161, www�santacruzharbor�org
7:30p�m�-9:30p�m� The UCSC Music Department presents its
annual fall concert at the Music Center Recital Hall,           4th
featuring the UCSC Wind Ensemble� 831-459-2159,                 5:00p�m� The Scotts Valley Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
arts�ucsc�edu/news_events/ucsc-wind-ensemble                    features music, a Christmas tree lighting, Santa, food, fun,
                                                                and games�
1st-5th                                                         831-438-1010, www�scottsvalleychamber�com
12:00p�m�-5:00p�m� 100 artists donate finished art, and
drawings� 100 tickets are sold for $65� Preview and list your   5th
choices� 831-426-5787, www�scal�org                             12:00p�m�-5:30p�m� The Jingle Shells Art & Craft Festival
                                                                features ocean-inspired gifts and presentations with live
1st-19th                                                        music and festive whale lighting ceremony at dusk�
Various times� Pacific Valley Council’s annual Day of the       831-459-3800, seymourcenter�ucsc�edu
Dead exhibit “Mi Casa es tu Casa” features the art and
traditions of Mexico� 831-722-3062, www�pvarts�org              10th-12th
                                                                Various times� Vintage excursion cars, adorned with
1st-24th                                                        thousands of colorful lights, roll through the city streets
Business hours� Local Santa Cruz Mountain tree farms            past homes of Santa Cruz�
want to make it easy for guests to holiday shop, cut a fresh    831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com
Christmas tree, collect unique ornaments, dine with a view,
pick up holiday party supplies, relax and shop in the great     11th-12th
outdoors� 405-353-6290, www�christmastreewinetrail�com          10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Holiday Gift Faire provides an
                                                                opportunity to select holiday gifts from a large variety of
3rd-5th                                                         nature-oriented items� Includes crafts fair and other
8:00p�m�, 4:00p�m� Cabrillo’s symphonic Chorus presents Mu-     activities�
sic for the Feast of Christmas�                                 831-335-0782, www�mountainparks�org
831-479-6464, www�cabrillo�edu
                                                                11th-12th
4th-5th                                                         Various times� Roaring Camps’ Holiday Tree Walk is an event
Various times� Vintage excursion cars, adorned with             where guests sip hot cider and view beautifully adorned
thousands of colorful lights, roll through the city streets     trees decorated by area businesses and organizations as
past homes of Santa Cruz�                                       funds are raised for their respective organizations�
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com                               831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com

4th-5th                                                         17th-18th
Various times� Roaring Camps’ Holiday Tree Walk allows          8:00p�m� The Cabrillo concert choir performs at Holy Cross
guests to sip hot cider and view beautifully adorned trees      Church in Cantiamo! Concert for a Winter’s Eve�
decorated by area businesses and organizations as they          831-479-6464, www�cabrillo�edu
raise funds for their respective organizations�
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17th-19th
Various times� Santa Cruz Ballet’s talented dancers and
orchestra are joined by guest stars from Houston Ballet &
Pacific Northwest Ballet for the Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre
presentation of The Nutcracker�
831-420-6177, www�scbt�org

17th-23rd
Various times� Vintage excursion cars, adorned with
thousands of colorful lights, roll through the city streets
past homes of Santa Cruz�
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com

16th-30th
Various times� Based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas
Carol, SCROOGE, the musical, is a timeless tale of Ebenezer
Scrooge, the lonely miser who is visited on Christmas Eve
by three spirits who teach him lessons of love and giving�
831-462-4589, www�jcfsc�org

18th
11:00a�m�-3:00p�m� The Ranch Holiday Festival allows you
to experience the winter holidays as folks did in Victorian
and early 20th century times� Crafts, games, treats�
831-426-0505, www�santacruzstateparks�org

18th-19th
Various times� Roaring Camps’ Holiday Tree Walk is an event
where guests sip hot cider and view beautifully adorned
trees decorated by area businesses and organizations as
funds are raised for their respective organizations�
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com




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                              Events Sorted by Type
Art Exhibits and Lectures

Art Exhibition                                                   Into the Woods
October 1st, 8:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Cultural Council of Santa     October 1st-3rd, 8th-10th, 7:30p�m� Based on several
Cruz County presents a new art exhibition on the 5th floor       well-known Brothers Grimm Fairy tales, this imaginative,
of the County Government Center� The works include black         humerous human retelling of childhood stories is directed
and white photographs, abstract works inspired by 20th           by Andrew Ceglio and Drew Lewis�
century modernism, and more�                                     831-818-1516, www�svpaa�org
831-475-9600, www�ccscc�org
                                                                 Company
Open Studios Art Tour                                            November 11th-21st, various times� Company by Stephen
October 2nd-3rd, 9th-10th, 16th-17th, 10:00a�m�-5:00p�m�         Sondheim and George Furth, winner of the 2007 Tony
The Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County’s Open Studios         Award, New York Magazine calls Company “The best
Art Tour takes place the first three weekends in October�        musical of the year!” shows at Broadway Playhouse�
Thousands of art enthusiasts visit with artists in their stu-    831-454-1143, www�jeweltheatre�net
dios to see the creative process at work�
831-475-9600, www�ccscc�org                                      SCROOGE
                                                                 December 16th-30th, various times� Based on Charles
“Mi Casa es tu Casa”                                             Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE, the musical, is a
November 27th-December 19th, various times� Pacific              timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a lonely miser who is
Valley Council’s annual Day of the Dead exhibit “Mi Casa es      visited on Christmas Eve by three spirits who teach him
tu Casa” features the art and traditions of Mexico�              lessons of love and giving�
831-722-3062, www�pvarts�org                                     831-462-4589, www�jcfsc�org

“Go Figure!” National Figurative Exhibit                         Poetry/Open Mic
October 23rd-November 21st� This is a fresh look at
figurative art by artists from every region of the 50 states ,   Dance
with all of their diversity of outlook and vision�               The Street
831-426-5787, www�scal�org                                       October 2nd, 6:30p�m� Through explosive choreography,
                                                                 The Street comes to life through dance, original music, and
Santa Cruz Art League: Luck of the Draw                          acting� The plot unfolds in each piece of choreography
November 27th-December 5th� 100 artists donate finished          where movement to music replaces spoken words as the
art, and drawings� 100 tickets are sold for $65� Preview and     primary form of expression�
list your choices�                                               831-662-3691
831-426-5787, www�scal�org
                                                                 Esperanza del Valle’s 30th Anniversary Gala
Performing Arts                                                  Performance
                                                                 October 22nd-24th, Fri & Sat 8:00p�m�, Sun 3:00p�m�
Theater                                                          Esperanza del Valle’s 30th Anniversary Gala Performance is
Dead Man’s Cell Phone                                            celebrated with new, vibrant dances and choreodramas
October 1st, 8:00p�m� The show revolves around a woman           presented to live music� World renowned choreographers�
who discovers a dead man sitting next to her in a café� She      831-475-9732, 408-314-4777, www�esperanzadelvalle�org
steals his cell phone, answers his calls and embarks on a
mission to make the people in his life feel better about         Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre presents: The Nutcracker
themselves and their dysfunctional relationships with the        December 17th-19th, various times� Santa Cruz Ballet’s
dead man�                                                        talented dancers and orchestra are joined by guest stars
831-425-7529, www�santacruzactorstheatre�org                     from Houston Ballet & Pacific Northwest Ballet for the Santa
                                                                 Cruz Ballet Theatre presentation of The Nutcracker�
                                                                 831-420-6177, www�scbt�org




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Music                                                           Felton Farmers’ Market
“2010/2011 Season Opening Concert”                              Tuesdays, 2:30p�m�-6:30p�m� May through November at St�
October 2nd, 8:00p�m� The Santa Cruz County Symphony            John’s Catholic Church parking lot� Community
opens its 53rd season held in the Santa Cruz Civic              marketplace offering fresh seasonal produce�
Auditorium�                                                     www�feltonfarmersmarket�org
831-420-5260, www�santacruzsymphony�org
                                                                Downtown Farmers’ Market
Santa Cruz Youth Band Review                                    Wednesdays, 2:30p�m�-6:30p�m� Lincoln and Cedar Street in
October 16th, 9:00a�m�-2:00p�m� High school bands from          Downtown Santa Cruz�
across California march from Downtown Santa Cruz to the         www�santacruzfarmersmarket�org
Boardwalk�
831-423-5590, www�beachboardwalk�com                            Watsonville Farmers’ Market
                                                                Fridays, 3:00p�m�-7:00p�m� Every Friday� The Watsonville
New Music Quirks                                                Farmer’s Market located on Main and Peak Street provides
October 23rd, 7:30p�m� A world premiere concert at the          fresh and locally grown foods� Live music on first Fridays of
UCSC Music Center Recital Hall, featuring various guest         the month�
artists, projected imagery, solo dance choreography, and        831-234-9511, www�localharvest�org
more�
831-425-3526, www�newmusicworks�org                             Westside Farmers’ Market
                                                                Saturdays, 9:00a�m�-1:00p�m� 2801 Mission St� Food from
The Fall Organ Benefit Concert                                  local farmers�
November 14th, various times� The Fall Organ Benefit            www�santacruzfarmersmarket�org
Concert is a fundraiser and proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz
Baroque Festival’s upcoming 2010 season of early music          Santa Cruz Saturday Market
concerts�                                                       Saturdays, 10:00a�m�-6:00p�m� Through November� San
831-457-9693, 831-459-2159, www�scbaroque�org                   Lorenzo Park, 137 Dakota Ave� The artisan’s bazaar�
                                                                www�theSantaCruzSaturdayMarket�org
UCSC Wind Ensemble Fall Concert
December 1st, 7:30p�m�-9:30p�m� The UCSC Music                  Festivals
Department presents its annual fall concert at the Music
Center Recital Hall, featuring the UCSC Wind Ensemble�          Santa Cruz Scottish Games and Celtic Festival
831-459-2159, arts�ucsc�edu                                     October 2nd, 10:00a�m�-6:00p�m� Music, dance, athletics,
                                                                clans and of course traditional food are available at the 2nd
Music for the Feast of Christmas                                Annual Santa Cruz Scottish Games and Celtic Festival�
December 3rd-5th, 8:00p�m�, 4:00p�m� Cabrillo’s symphonic       www�santacruzscottishgames�com
Chorus presents Music for the Feast of Christmas�
831-479-6464, www�cabrillo�edu                                  Pacific Rim Film Festival
                                                                October 15th-20th, various times� The Pacific Rim Film
Cantiamo! Concert for a Winter’s Eve                            Festival annually hosts international films, all free except a
December 17th-18th, 8:00p�m� The Cabrillo concert choir         benefit event on the last day�
performs at Hold Cross Church in Cantiamo! Concert for a        www�pacificrimfestival�org
Winter’s Eve�
831-479-6464, www�cabrillo�edu                                  Dia de los Muertos Family Festival
                                                                October 23rd, 11:00a�m�-3:30p�m� The traditional Mexican
Farmers Markets’                                                celebration honors family and friends that have passed
                                                                away at the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Family
Live Oak Farmers’ Market                                        Festival� Music, dance, performances and art activities�
Sundays, 9:00a�m�-1:00p�m� Provides sustainable sources of      831-429-1964, www�santacruzmah�org
fresh produce and other unique foods year round�
www�santacruzfamersmarket�org                                   Heritage Harvest Festival
                                                                October 23rd, 11:00a�m�-4:00p�m� Draft horse
Aptos Farmers’ Market                                           demonstrations, wagon ride, harvest and pumpkin
Saturdays, 8:00a�m�-12:00p�m� Located at Cabrillo College,      decorating, and live music at historic ranch are all available
6500 Soquel Dr�                                                 at the Heritage Harvest Festival�
www�montereybayfarmers�org                                      831-426-0505, www�santacruzstateparks�org


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Santa Cruz Sea Glass and Ocean Art Festival                       O’Neill Cold Water Classic
November 6th-7th� This public event offers lectures,              October 19th-24th, 8:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The O’Neill Cold Wa-
exhibits, sea glass displays, a “shard of the year” contest and   ter Classic Series makes a much-anticipated return for 2010�
more�                                                             With each location on the series serving up some of the
831-423-2053, www�santacruzseaglass�com                           most challenging high quality waves on the tour, the series
                                                                  will once again return to the start in the wilds of Tasmania,
Scotts Valley Christmas Tree Lighting                             Australia before heading to Scotland, South Africa, Canada
December 4th, 5:00p�m� The Scotts Valley Christmas Tree           and Santa Cruz, California�
Lighting Festival features music, a Christmas tree lighting,      831-475-7500, www�oneill�com/cwc
Santa, food, fun, and games�
831-438-1010, www�scottsvalleychamber�com                         The Missing Arm of William Waddell
                                                                  October 30th, 6:30p�m� The Missing Arm of William Waddell
Jingle Shells Art & Craft Festival                                is a half-mile guided walk through a forest decorated in the
December 5th, 12:00p�m�-5:30p�m� The Jingle Shells Art &          spirit of Halloween� Walks leave every 20 minutes�
Craft Festival features ocean-inspired gifts and                   831-338-8883, www�santacruzstateparks�org
presentations with live music and festive whale lighting
ceremony at dusk�                                                 Volcom Stone’s Greatwhite Surf Series
831-459-3800, seymourcenter�ucsc�edu                              November 6th, 7:30a�m�-5:00p�m� With valuable last-minute
                                                                  WQS qualifying points on the line, competitors pull on the
Ranch Holiday Festival                                            4/3 wetsuits and booties to combat the chilly temps at
December 18th, 11:00a�m�-3:00p�m� The Ranch Holiday               Santa Cruz’s best-known break, Steamer Lane� Every heat
Festival allows you to experience the winter holidays as          from the various divisions is a worthwhile spectacle for
folks did in Victorian and early 20th century times� Crafts,      those in attendance� Great white surf series from Volcom
games, treats�                                                    has been running in SC since 1997� It’s mellow and free�
831-426-0505, www�santacruzstateparks�org                         www�ci�santa-cruz�ca�us

Nature Lectures and Events                                        No Attitudes Beach Volleyball Tournament
                                                                  November 6th, 8:30a�m�The No Attitudes Beach Volleyball
It’s 10-10-10 at the Seymour Center!                              Tournament offers challenging and inspiring tournaments
October 10th, 10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Seymour Center               with emphasis on fun and development� Comes with a
celebrates its 10th birthday on 10-10-10�                         money back guarantee if you don’t have a total blast�
831-459-3800, seymourcenter�ucsc�edu                              831-464-1496, www�active�com

Welcome Back Monarchs Day                                         Run Forrest Run Marathon 5K
October 10th, 10:00a�m�-4:00p�m� Welcome Back Monarchs            November 13th, 9:00a�m� Post-race refreshments will be
Day allows visitors to discover why these amazing insects         provided to all entrants courtesy of the Bubba Gump
call Santa Cruz their home in winter� Arts, crafts, games,        Shrimp Company� Both “Shrimp Louie” and Forrest Gump
music & fun�                                                      himself will be on hand to congratulate finishers� The
www�santacruzstateparks�org                                       marathon benefits MYMuseum and is sponsored by the
                                                                  Bubba Gump Shrimp Company�
                                                                  831-625-6226, www�birgsurhalfmarathon�org
Races, Walks, and Sporting Events
                                                                  Big Sur Half Marathon
UCSC Men’s Soccer vs. La Sierra                                   November 14th, 7:00a�m� The Half Marathon offers a gently
October 1st, 3:00p�m�-5:00p�m� The UCSC Men’s Soccer vs� La       rolling fast course that winds through historic downtown
Sierra game will be located at the East Remote Field, next to     Monterey, along Cannery Row, and proceeds along Pacific
the East Remote Parking Lot� It is open to the general public�    Grove’s coastline with incredible views of the Monterey Bay�
831-459-4962, www�goslugs�com                                     A walker friendly course welcomes Half Marathon walkers�
                                                                  831-625-6226, www�bsim�org
2010 Surf City Aids Ride
October 3rd, 7:00a�m� This event has 30, 60, or 100 mile
cycling routes and a family fun 12 mile ride� The festival
itself runs from 11:00a�m� to 5:00p�m� and is free to the
public�
831-427-3900, www�surfcityaidsride�org



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Railroad Activities                                             Trivia Challenge 2010
                                                                October 8th, 6:30p�m�-10:00p�m� This is the Second Annual
Ghost Train                                                     Trivia Challenge to benefit the Literacy Program�
October 29th-30th, 6:00p�m�, 6:30p�m�, 8:00p�m�, 8:30p�m�       831-427-5077, www�scvolunteercenter�com
Riding a Ghost Train to Bear Mtn� through a haunted
redwood forest helps you relive “The Legend of Sleepy           Annual Monte Foundation Fireworks Extravaganza!
Hollow”�                                                        October 9th, 5:00p�m�-9:00p�m� The Annual Monte
888-353-8368, www�roaringcamp�com                               Foundation Fireworks Extravaganza is a family event
                                                                featuring over 50 game and food booths, live
Moonlight Steam Train Dinner Party                              entertainment and a fireworks display�
October 23rd, 6:00p�m�-10:30p�m� Roaring Camp’s Western         831-685-3317, www�monte-foundation�com
Themed Moonlight Dinner Train Party includes a hearty
barbeque steak dinner followed by a leisurely train ride        Lobster Feed
aboard vintage railway cars�                                    October 9th, 4:30p�m�-7:30p�m� Gourmet dining in the
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com                               redwoods of Henry Cowell State Park� A pound and a half of
                                                                whole Maine lobster, trimmings, and beverages along with
Holiday Tree Walk                                               Bluegrass music are part of an event in support of
Various dates, various times� Roaring Camps’ Holiday Tree       environmental education�
Walk is an event for guests to sip hot cider and view           831-335-3174, www�mountainparks�org
beautifully adorned trees decorated by area businesses
and organizations as funds are raised for their respective      Harvest Fair
organizations�                                                  October 9th-10th, 9:00a�m�-5:00p�m� Weavers, spinners and
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com                               candle makers demonstrate 1880s skills at the Harvest Fair�
                                                                831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com
Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
Various dates, various times� Vintage excursion cars,           Hot Rods at the Beach
adorned with thousands of colorful lights, roll through the     October 9th-10th, 8:00a�m�-5:00p�m� Hot Rods at the Beach
city streets past homes of Santa Cruz�                          is a local non-profit event featuring 500 classic and street
831-335-4484, www�roaringcamp�com                               rod vehicles, raffles, food, music, local vendors and displays�
                                                                831-423-3720, www�hotrodsatthebeach�com
Special Sales
                                                                1st Annual Chili Cookoff at the Boardwalk!
The Arboretum Fall Plant Sale                                   October 23rd, 10:00a�m�-4:00p�m� Both professional and
October 9th, 12:00p�m�-4:00p�m� The Arboretum Fall Plant        amateur chefs compete in the 1st Annual Chili Cookoff at
Sale with the California Native Plant Society� Plant list on    the Boardwalk� 831-423-5590, www�beachboardwalk�com
website�
831-427-2998, arboretum�ucsc�edu                                Santa Cruz Mask Making Day
                                                                October 23rd, 12:00p�m�-5:00p�m� Santa Cruz Mask Making
                                                                Day is a fun filled day for the whole family�
Special Events                                                  831-420-6177, www�nelsoncenter�com
11th Annual Fall Bike to Work/School Day                        A Taste of Santa Cruz
October 1st� Free breakfast, cycling workshops and other        November 4th, 6:00p�m�-9:00p�m� A Taste of Santa Cruz
activities are scheduled at 15 public sites throughout the      features cuisine from 30+ local restaurants and 150+
county, including three at UCSC, as part of the 11th Annual     auction items� Tickets support a local charity�
Fall Bike to Work/School Day�                                   831-464-2000, www�atosc�com
www�bike2work�com
                                                                The Evening of Roses
Sailing On the Team O’Neill Catamaran                           November 5th, 6:30p�m�-9:30p�m� The Evening of Roses
October 2nd, 2:30p�m�-3:30p�m� Sailing aboard the 65’ team      features gourmet hors d’oeuvres, local roses and a silent
O’Neill Catamaran is a fantastic way to celebrate the ocean     auction�
and to view the beautiful Santa Cruz coastline from afar�       831-671-5639, www�pvhealthtrust�org
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Veterans Day Remembrance
November 11th, 9:30a�m-5:00p�m� The city of Watsonville honors
veterans during its annual Veterans Day Commemoration� Vet-
erans are invited to march in the Walk of Honor Parade, which
will be followed by the Hour to Honor Ceremony from 11:00a�m-
12:00p�m� Later, a documentary film screening will be featured
from 1:00p�m�-5:00p�m�
831-768-3260, www�ci�watsonville�ca�us

25th Silver Anniversary Harvest Dinner
November 13th, 5:30p�m� The Agricultural History Project is
celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year with food provided by
The Monterey Bay Caterers and live Sagebrush music�
831-724-5898, www�aghistoryproject�org

Christmas Tree Trail
November 27th-December 24th, business hours� Local Santa
Cruz Mountain tree farms want to make it easy for guests to
holiday shop, cut a fresh Christmas tree, collect unique
ornaments, dine with a view, pick up holiday party supplies,
relax and shop in the great outdoors�
405-353-6290, www�christmastreewinetrail�com

Surfing Santa
November 27th, 12:00p�m� Santa and his reindeer surf into
Capitola Beach� Christmas list to reviews with Santa� Candy
canes for everyone�
831- 475-6522, www�capitolasoquelchamber�com

Carriage Rides Downtown
December 4th-24th, evenings� These carriage rides allow you to
experience the heart of Santa Cruz the old-fashioned way�
831-429-8433, www�downtownsantacruz�com

Downtown Santa Cruz Holiday Parade
December 4th, 10:00a�m�-12:00p�m� Floats, marching bands, fire
trucks, horses, classic cars, and Santa go down Pacific Ave� for
this annual parade�
831-429-8433, www�downtownsantacruz�com

The Lighted Boat Parade
December 4th, 5:30p�m� This Santa Cruz Tradition features 50
decorated boats parading throughout Santa Cruz Harbor, rain or
shine�
831-475-6161, www�santacruzharbor�org

The Holiday Gift Faire
December 11th-12th, 10:00a�m�-5:00p�m� The Holiday Gift Faire
provides an opportunity to select holiday gifts from a large
variety of nature-oriented items� Includes crafts fair and other
activities�
831-335-0782, www�mountainparks�org




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                               Yearly Events in Santa Cruz
                                                             January
Santa Cruz Fungus Fair – Louden Nelson Center; Early January� Santa Cruz Fungus Fair displays extraordinary mushrooms,
delicacies and enticing cooking demonstrations� Visitors may bring mushrooms for identification� Held at the Louden Nelson
Center downtown Santa Cruz � 831-420-6115, www�santacruzmuseums�org

Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival – Cocoanut Grove; Late January� The Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival is a celebration of all things
chocolate� Chocolate tastings from area vendors, a silent auction and live jazz are featured� www�santacruzchocolatefestival�org


                                                            February
Clam Chowder Cook-Off – Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk; Mid February� At the Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off, teams
from all over the West coast compete to be awarded the “Best Clam Chowder�” The purchase of a tasting kit allows one to vote for
which chowder is the best� 831-420-5273, www�beachboardwalk�com/clamchowder

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Surf Shoot Out – Pleasure Point; Early February� This is an annual surf competition of the Eastside
vs� Westside vs� All Sides� The First Peak is at Pleasure Point� 831-462-3880

Santa Cruz Dayz – Mid February� The Annual Santa Cruz Dayz musical entertainment always showcases a lineup of reggae
favorites� 831-420-5260, www�santacruztickets�com

Quilted Memories Quilt Show – Santa Cruz County Fair Grounds; Late February; www�pvqa�org

                                                              March
Banff Mountain Film Festival – Early March� The Rio Theater hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, journeying to
exotic locations to present amazing big-screen stories� www�ucscreareation�com

Annual Jazz on the Wharf – Mid March� This musical event features live jazz amidst the beautiful setting of the Santa Cruz wharf�
www�santacruzwharf�com

                                                               April
Ducky Derby & Carnival – Harvey West Park, Friendship Gardens; Late April� This event is held at the Harvey West Park in the
Friendship Gardens, featuring a carnival, entertainment, rubber duck races, prizes, food, and more�
831-479-4070, www�DuckyDerbySantaCruz�com

Wednesday Night Sailboat Races – Chardonnay II; April through October� The Chardonnay II offers food-oriented trips featuring
the informal Wednesday night sailboat races� 831-423-1213, www�chardonnay�com

Santa Cruz Classic Criterium Bike Race – Beach Hill; Early April� Team Santa Cruz hosts this annual bike race�
www�santacruzcycling�org

Cine MaiZ – UCSC Performing Arts Media Theater; Mid April� The Latin American Film Festival Committee holds a mission to
expose, educate, and challenge prevailing perceptions of Latin America as conveyed through the mainstream movie industry and
popular culture in general� Free admission� www2�ucsc�edu/raza/cinemaiz�html
                                                                May
Santa Cruz Film Festival – Local theaters; Early May� Santa Cruz Film Festival is an annual 9-day festival hosting eclectic film
screenings, music events, educational panels and parties� 831-459-7676



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Santa Cruz Art and Jazz Festival – Downtown Santa Cruz, Pacific Avenue; Mid-May�

Amgen Tour of California – Mid May� The Amgen Race is the largest cycling event in America; a Tour de France-style road race
that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams� Santa Cruz hosts a Stage Finish of California’s state-wide professional
bike race, with a festival, activities & spectating� 831-420-5010, www�tourofcalifornia-santacruz�com

La Guelaguetza – Harbor High School; Fourth Sunday in May� This event brings the Oaxacan community together from near and
far to celebrate with music, traditional costumes, food, and dance� www�viveoaxaca�com

Music in the Gardens Tour – Last Sunday in May� The Annual Music in the Gardens Tour is an afternoon of musical groups
performing different styles of folk & nostalgic music throughout area gardens� 831-459-2159, www�scbaroque�org

Strawberry Shortcake Festival – The Farm, UCSC; Late May� Join UCSC for strawberry shortcake and Bluegrass tunes at this
fundraiser for low-income shares in the CASFS Farm and Garden’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project� $5 donation
requested� 831-459-3240, casfs�ucsc�edu

                                                               June
Juneteenth Celebration – Laurel Park; Second Saturday of June� The signing of the Emancipation Proclamation is celebrated in
Laurel Park� The event is free and offers soul food for the mind and body� 831-420-6177

Los Mejicas Annual Spring Concert – UCSC Theater Arts Mainstage; Early June� This annual performance, featuring traditional
dances from various regions of Mexico, is performed by UCSC students� 831-459-2159, www�santacruztickets�com

Japanese Cultural Fair – Mission Plaza; Mid June� The Japanese Cultural Fair at the Mission Plaza celebrates Japanese music,
traditional dance, food and crafts� Taiko drumming, storytelling, martial arts demonstrations and healing arts vendors entertain
and educate�831-462-4589, www�jcfsc�org

Woodies on the Wharf – Santa Cruz Wharf; Late June� Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf is a car show that also highlights
the surf spirit� The annual show is in 16th year� 831-420-5273

Scottish Renaissance Festival – Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds; Mid June� The Scottish Renaissance Festival of Santa Cruz is an
annual celebration of culture through music, theatre, crafts and art� 831-252-4878, www�scottishrenaissancefestival�org

                                                               July
Shakespeare Santa Cruz – Through the end of August� UCSC Shakespeare Santa Cruz presents various plays at the Mainstage
Theater and Festival Glen of UC Santa Cruz� 831-459-2121

Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge Bicycle Ride – This is a one day event on the West Coast with both a 100 mile and 100k events�
831-475-5234

Wharf to Wharf Race – Fourth Saturday of June; This race is a 6 mile run from Santa Cruz to Capitola-by-the-Sea� Runners are
limited to 15,000 and tickets to participate sell out early� www�wharftowharf�com

Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach – Beach Boardwalk; Mid July to Early September� The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features
two free live concerts every Friday night with bands from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s� 831-423-5590, www�beachboardwalk�com

“Cops ‘n Rodders” Classic Car Show & Cruise – Scotts Valley; Third Saturday in July� The show includes hot rods, police and fire
safety exhibits� 831-440-5670 , www�scottsvalleypd�com

Redwood Dulcimer Festival – Bonny Doon; Mid July� A showcase made up of the Dulcimer Day staff and various special guests�
During three 90 minute workshop sessions, there are diverse workshop options to choose from, catering to players from novice to
advanced ability� 831-429-1691, www�folkplanet�com/dulcimerday




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                                                            August
Begonia Festival – Capitola; Late August-Early September� This lovely festival features a nautical parade, a movie on the beach
and a sand sculpture competition� 831-476-3566, www�begoniafestival�com

Aloha Races and Polynesian Festival – Early August� Aloha Races and Polynesian Festival presents the excitement of canoeing
with music, dance, crafts and culture� 831-420-5273

Roughwater Swim – Santa Cruz Wharf; First Week of August� This one-mile swim around the Santa Cruz Wharf attracts ocean
swimmers from all over Northern California� 831-420-6015, www�ci�santa-cruz�ca�us

Cabrillo Music & Art Festival – Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium; Early August� An annual free outdoor festival in downtown Santa
Cruz, the Festival features fine arts and crafts and non-stop live world music and dance on the outdoor stage� 831-420-5260

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music – Early August� The Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium is the backdrop for this symphonic
music festival� www�cabrillomusic�org

Day on the Monterey Bay Regatta – Early August� Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County host this regatta on the
Monterey Bay, with BBQ, live music and raffles� 831-464-8691, www�santacruzmentor�org

Santa Cruz Amateur Golf Championship – Delaveaga Golf Course; Early August� The Annual Santa Cruz City Amateur Golf
Championship invites amateur golfers to play with some of the best golfers in Northern California� www�delaveagagolf�com


                                                         September
Greek Culture and Food Festival – Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, Church Street; First week-end in September� Dolmas,
kabobs, baklava and rowdy folk dancing are all part of the fun� 831-425-1234, propheteliassantacruz�org

Capitola Art Festival – Capitola; Labor Day Weekend� There is music throughout the day, good food, and great art from local
Santa Cruz County artists� This community event raises funds for kids and seniors, arts and music programs among many other
things it supports� 831-475-6522

Xochipilli Community Gala – Mello Center; Mid-September� The Xochipilli Anniversary Community Gala Performance is a two
hour interactive Mexican Folk Dance celebrating the cultural diversity in Mexico at the Mello Center in Watsonville�
www�mellocenter�com

Santa Cruz County Fair – Hecker Pass Road; Mid-September� The Annual Santa Cruz County Fair has many festivities to enjoy,
including a carnival� 831-724-5671, www�santacruzcountyfair�com

Santa Cruz Triathalon – Late September� Run, swim and bike in the Santa Cruz Triathalon while raising money for local school
athletics programs� www�santacruztriathlon�com

Thunderbirds on the Wharf – Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf; Late September� This show displays a collection of vintage
Thunderbirds� www�montereytbirds�com

                                                           October
Reel Rock Film – Various locations; Various times� The Reel Rock Film Tour showcases the best new climbing and adventure films
from around the world� www�reelrocktour�com

Open Studios Art Tours – Various locations; First three weekends of October� Take a self-guided tour of area art studios during the
Annual Cultural Council Open Studios Art Tour� You may also purchase an artists’ guide calendar for your entry into live demonstra-
tions� www�ccscc�org



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Scottish Games & Celtic Festival – San Lorenzo Park; Early October� This festival features live music, games, shopping, food and a
living history exhibit to explore the Scottish traditions� www�santacruzscottishgames�com

Fireworks Extravaganza – Seacliff State Beach; Early October� The Annual Monte Foundation Fireworks Extravaganza hosts a
family event and fundraiser with games, food, live entertainment and a fireworks display at Seacliff State Beach� 831-685-3317,
www�monte-foundation�com

Gay Family Day – Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk; Early October� Gay Family Day creates an opportunity for all to celebrate with
special events, activities, entertainment and networking at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk� 831-423-5590, beachboardwalk�com

California Native Plant Society Fall Plant Sale – Eucalyptus Grove, High Street and Western Drive; Early October� The California
Native Plant Society hosts the Arboretum Spring Plant Sale� The plant list is on the website� 831-427-2998,
www�arboretum�ucsc�edu

Lobster Feed – Cowell Redwoods State Park; Mid October� This lobster feed at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park provides a
gourmet lobster dinner and bluegrass music in the redwoods� 831-335-3174, www�mountainparks�org

Hot Rods at the Beach – Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk; Mid October� This car show is a non-profit event featuring over 500
vehicles, local foods and vendors, music and a raffle� 831-423-3720, www�hotrodsatthebeach�com

Pacific Rim Film Festival – Various locations; Mid October� This film festival is a rare one in that it offers free screenings of
international feature films, shorts and documentaries to the Santa Cruz community� www�pacrimfilmfestival�org

Santa Cruz Youth Band Review – Mid October Downtown Santa Cruz to Beach Boardwalk� California high school bands march
from downtown Santa Cruz to the Boardwalk� www�beachboardwalk�com

Apple Butter Festival – Gizdich Ranch; Third Saturday of October� Hayrides, an antique engine display, a pumpkin patch, apple
butter cooking, canning and more are the highlights of this event� 831-722-1056, www�gizdich-ranch�com

Mask Festival – Louden Nelson Community Center; 831-420-6177, www�nelsoncenter�com

Practical Activism Conference – University of California Santa Cruz; Late October� This is a student-led conference with speakers
and hands-on activism workshops� 831-459-1253, www�activism�ucsc�edu

Tours of the Monarch Butterfly Grove – Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary; All month� Join a docent naturalist and see
thousands of monarch butterflies wintering in Santa Cruz� 831-423-4609, www�santacruzstateparks�org


                                                             November
Day of the Dead Exhibit – Pajaro Valley Arts Council presents their exhibit with varying themes each year that feature Mexican
tradition and art� 831-722-3062, www�pvarts�org

Full Length Play Contest – Second week of the month� The winner and runners-up of the Annual Full-Length Play Contest show
their world premier works� 831-425-7259; www�actorssc�org


                                                             December
Lighted Boat Parade – Santa Cruz Harbor; First Saturday night in December� This Santa Cruz tradition features over fifty decorated
boats parading through Santa Cruz Harbor� Rain or shine� 831-475-6161, www�santacruzharbor�org

Downtown Santa Cruz Holiday Parade – First Saturday of December� A holiday parade that celebrates with floats, marching
bands, horses, classic cars, the Grand Marshall and Santa Claus� 831-429-8433, www�downtownsantacruz�org

Elephant Seals at Año Nuevo – Año Nuevo State Park; All month� This State Reserve hosts naturalist-led walking tours of
elephant seals in their natural habitat� 650-879-2025, www�parks�ca�gov


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  DAY       WEEKLY ONGOING EVENTS IN SANTA CRUZ

MONDAY       Karaoke at the Boardwalk
             Open Mic at The Ugly Mug             Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week
             International Jazz Series
             Half-Price Bowling at Boardwalk


TUESDAY     Live Music at the Boardwalk Bowl       Karaoke at the Boardwalk
            Santa Cruz Fiber Arts Group            Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week
            Half-Price Bowling at Boardwalk
            Contact Improv Jam



WEDNESDAY    Downtown Farmer’s Market
             Karaoke at the Boardwalk
             Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week



THURSDAY     Cookin’ at the Kuumbwa
             Karaoke at the Boardwalk
             Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week



FRIDAY
             Midnights at the Del Mar                  Karaoke at the Boardwalk
             Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week
             Live Music at the Boardwalk Bowl


SATURDAY     Aptos and Westside Farmer’s Markets Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week
             Midnights at the Del Mar           The Legendary Santa Cruz Slam
             Santa Cruz Fiber Arts Group
             Santa Cruz Saturday Market



SUNDAY      Live Oak & Watsonville Farmers’ Markets
            Dance Church                            Live Jazz Seven Nights a Week
            Jazz Jam Sessions
                                                                         October
Monday                   Tuesday                   Wednesda y                   Thursday                  Friday                   Saturday               Sunday

                                                                                                                            1                       2                       3
                                                                                                        Into the Woods        Open Studios Art Tour Open Studios Art Tour
                                                                                                                              Into the Woods
                                                                                                        Dead Man’s Cell Phone 2010/2011 Season      Into the Woods
                                                                                                                              Opening Concert
                                                                                                        11th Annual Fall Bike Scottish Games and
                                                                                                        to Work/School Day Celtic Festival
                                                                                                                              Sailing On the Team
                                                                                                        UCSC Men’s Soccer O’Neill Catamaran
                                                                                                        versus La Sierra



                    4                         5                           6                         7                       8                       9                      10
                                                                                                        Into the Woods        Open Studios Art Tour Open Studios Art Tour
                                                                                                                              Into the Woods        Into the Woods
                                                                                                        Trivia Challenge 2010 The Arboretum Fall It’s 10-10-10 at the
                                                                                                                              Plant Sale            Seymour Center!
                                                                                                                              Annual Fireworks      Welcome Back
                                                                                                                              Extravaganza!         Monarchs Day
                                                                                                                              Lobster Feed          Harvest Fair
                                                                                                                              Harvest Fair          Hot Rods at the Beach
                                                                                                                              Hot Rods at the Beach


                   11                        12                          13                        14                      15                      16                      17
                                                                                                        Pacific Rim Film        Santa Cruz Youth        Pacific Rim Film
                                                                                                        Festival                Band Review             Festival

                                                                                                                                Pacific Rim Film        Open Studios Art Tour
                                                                                                                                Festival                Encore

                                                                                                                                Open Studios Art Tour
                                                                                                                                Encore




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Pacific Rim Film        Pacific Rim Film          Pacific Rim Film            O’Neill Cold Water        Esperanza del Valle’s “Go Figure!”          “Go Figure!”
Festival                Festival                  Festival                    Classic                   30th Annivarsary Gala 30th Annivarsary Gala
                                                                                                        Performance           Performance           Esperanza del Valle’s
                        O’Neill Cold Water        O’Neill Cold Water                                                          Dia de los Muertos    30th Annivarsary Gala
                        Classic                   Classic                                               O’Neill Cold Water    Family Festival       Performance
                                                                                                        Classic               Heritage Harvest
                                                                                                                              Festival              O’Neill Cold Water
                                                                                                                              Moonlight Steam       Classic
                                                                                                                              Train Dinner Party



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“Go Figure!”            “Go Figure!”              “Go Figure!”                “Go Figure!”              “Go Figure!”            “Go Figure!”            “Go Figure!”

                                                  “Mi Casa es tu Casa”                                  Ghost Train             Missing Arm of
                                                  Opens                                                                         William Waddell

                                                                                                                                Ghost Train
                                                                               November
Sunday                         Monday                      Tuesday                    Wednesda y              Thursday                   Friday                 Saturday

                                                   1                           2                    3                      4                       5                        6
                             “Go Figure!”               “Go Figure!”               “Go Figure!”         “Go Figure!”           “Go Figure!”             “Go Figure!”

                                                                                                        A Taste of Santa Cruz Evening of Roses          Santa Cruz Sea Glass
                                                                                                                                                        and Ocean Art Festival

                                                                                                                                                        Greatwhite Surf Series

                                                                                                                                                        Beach Volleyball
                                                                                                                                                        Tournament



                        7                          8                           9                   10                    11                        12                      13
 “Go Figure!”                “Go Figure!”                “Go Figure!”               “Go Figure!”        “Go Figure!”           “Go Figure!”             “Go Figure!”
                                                                                                                                                        Company
 Santa Cruz Sea Glass                                                                                   Company                Company
 and Ocean Art Festival                                                                                                                                 25th Silver
                                                                                                        Veteran’s Day                                   Anniversary Harvest
                                                                                                        Rememberance                                    Dinner

                                                                                                                                                        Run Forrest Run
                                                                                                                                                        Marathon 5K



                       14                          15                          16                  17                     18                       19                      20
 “Go Figure!”                “Go Figure!”               “Go Figure!”                “Go Figure!”        “Go Figure!”           “Go Figure!”             “Go Figure!”

 Company                     Company                    Company                     Company             Company                Company                  Company

 The Fall Organ Benefit
 Concert

 Big Sur Half Marathon




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 “Go Figure!”                                                                                                                  Holiday Tree Walk        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”
                                                                                                                                                        Holiday Tree Walk
 Company                                                                                                                                                Santa Cruz Holiday
                                                                                                                                                        Lights Train
                                                                                                                                                        Surfing Santa
                                                                                                                                                        Santa Cruz Art League:
                                                                                                                                                        Luck of the Draw
                                                                                                                                                        Christmas Tree Trail




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“Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”

Holiday Tree Walk           Santa Cruz Art League: Santa Cruz Art League:
                            Luck of the Draw       Luck of the Draw
Santa Cruz Art League:
Luck of the Draw       Christmas Tree Trail             Christmas Tree Trail

Christmas Tree Trail
                                                                               December
Sunday                      Monday                       Tuesday                    Wednesda y                     Thursday                   Friday                      Saturday

                                                                                                           1                           2                           3                            4
                                                                                “Mi Casa es tu Casa”            “Mi Casa es tu Casa”                 “Mi Casa es tu Casa”
                                                                                                                                            “Mi Casa es tu Casa”
                                                                                                                                                     Art in the Cellars
                                                                                Santa Cruz Art League: Santa Cruz Art League: Santa Cruz Art League: Scotss Valley X-mas
                                                                                Luck of the Draw       Luck of the Draw       Luck of the Draw       Tree Lighting
                                                                                                                                                     Holiday Lights Train
                                                                                                       Christmas Tree Trail   Christmas Tree Trail   Downtown Santa Cruz
                                                                                Christmas Tree Trail
                                                                                                                                                     Holiday Parade
                                                                                UCSC Wind Ensemble                                                   The Lighted Boat
                                                                                Fall Concert                                                         Parade



                       5                           6                           7                           8                           9                       10                         11
“Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”       “Mi Casa es tu Casa”         “Mi Casa es tu Casa”       “Mi Casa es tu Casa”
Jingle Shells Art &                                                                                                                                                    Holiday Tree Walk
Craft Festival              Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides             Carriage Rides               Santa Cruz Holiday         Santa Cruz Holiday
Carriage Rides              Downtown                    Downtown                    Downtown                   Downtown                     Lights Train               Lights Train
Downtown                                                                                                                                                               Carriage Rides
                            Christmas Tree Trail
Santa Cruz Art                                          Christmas Tree Trail        Christmas Tree Trail       Christmas Tree Trail         Carriage Rides             Downtown
League: Luck of the                                                                                                                         Downtown                   The Holiday Gift Faire
Draw                                                                                                                                                                   Christmas Tree Trail
Christmas Tree Trail                                                                                                                        Christmas Tree Trail



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“Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”        “Mi Casa es tu Casa”       “Mi Casa es tu Casa”         “Mi Casa es tu Casa”       “Mi Casa es tu Casa”
                                                                                                                                            SCROOGE                    “SCROOGE
Holiday Tree Walk           Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides             SCROOGE                      The Nutcracker             The Nutcracker
                            Downtown                    Downtown                    Downtown                                                Santa Cruz Holiday         Ranch Holiday Festival
Carriage Rides                                                                                                 Carriage Rides               Lights Train               Holiday Tree Walk
Downtown                    Christmas Tree Trail                                    Christmas Tree Trail       Downtown                     Carriage Rides             Santa Cruz Holiday
                                                        Christmas Tree Trail
                                                                                                                                            Downtown                   Lights Train
Christmas Tree Trail                                                                                           Christmas Tree Trail                                    Carriage Rides
                                                                                                                                            Christmas Tree Trail       Downtown



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“Mi Casa es tu Casa”        SCROOGE                     SCROOGE                     SCROOGE                     SCROOGE                     SCROOGE                     SCROOGE
SCROOGE
The Nutcracker              Santa Cruz Holiday          Santa Cruz Holiday          Santa Cruz Holiday          Santa Cruz Holiday          Carriage Rides
Holiday Tree Walk           Lights Train                Lights Train                Lights Train                Lights Train                Downtown
Santa Cruz Holiday
Lights Train                Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides              Carriage Rides              Christmas Tree Trail
Carriage Rides              Downtown                    Downtown                    Downtown                    Downtown
Downtown                    Christmas Tree Trail
Christmas Tree Trail                                    Christmas Tree Trail        Christmas Tree Trail        Christmas Tree Trail



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