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Things to Do in Santa Cruz

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									Things to Do in
  Santa Cruz
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                                       Table of Contents
Things to Do
Movie theaters .................................................................................................3
Beaches ..........................................................................................................3
Surfing ....................................................................................................... 3, 4
Whale Watching, Boating, Sailing lessons ............................................................4
Scuba, Kayaking, Fishing ..................................................................................4
Golf ............................................................................................................ 4, 5
Skateboard Parks, Mountain Biking.....................................................................5
Batting Cages, Baseball leagues .........................................................................5
Parks, Shopping, etc..................................................................................... 5, 6
Bowling, Roller skating, Rock Climbing, Ceramics, Beading, Knitting .......................6
Spas...............................................................................................................6
Local Attractions:
Nature Spots, Mystery Spot, Roaring Camp Railroad, Bamboo Giant .......................6
Boardwalk, Arboretum ......................................................................................6
Museums-Surfing, Art and History, Harley-Davidson, Seymour, SC Mission .............7
Galleries .........................................................................................................7
Music, Art and Dancing ................................................................................. 7, 8
Santa Cruz Parks and Rec .................................................................................8
Capitola Parks and Rec 50+- special interest classes ........................................ 8, 9
Bakeries, Coffee Houses and Ice Creameries ................................................. 9, 10
Other Destinations near Santa Cruz .................................................................. 10


Special Events sorted by date
September ........................................................................................... 11,12,13
October.............................................................................................. 13, 14, 15
November ................................................................................................. 5, 16
December .............................................................................................. 16, 17


Special Events sorted by event
Art Shows and Performance Arts ................................................................ 18, 19
Concerts & Art and Food Festivals .............................................................. 19, 20
Nature Festivals, Other Fairs and Festivals, Farmers Markets ......................... 20, 21
Surfing, Races, Car Show, Railroad Activities, Sales, and Halloween activities .. 21, 22
Holiday Activities............................................................................................ 22


Special Events on a calendar
September 2006 ..............................................................................................1
October 2006 ..................................................................................................2
November 2006 ...............................................................................................3
December 2006 ..............................................................................................4




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                      Things to Do in Santa Cruz

Movie Theaters                                          Cowell Beach
                                                        West Cliff Drive, located on the other side
The Del Mar                                             of the Boardwalk, in front of The Coast
1124 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz                         Hotel.
(831)426-7500
Has the midnight movie on Saturday night,               Main Beach
shows classic movies from the 80’s and                  Beach St. Santa Cruz, Ca
90’s                                                    Popular beach in front of Santa Cruz Beach
www.thenick.com                                         Boardwalk, with volleyball nets.

Nickelodeon Theatres                                    Capitola Beach
210 Lincoln Street, Santa Cruz, CA,                     Located at Capitola Village off Bay and
95060                                                   Porter Exit.
(831)426-7500                                           www.capitola.com
www.thenick.com
                                                        New Brighton Beach
Regal Cinemas Riverfront Stadium                        Located in Capitola off Highway at New
Twin                                                    Brighton/Park Ave.
1405 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA,                    www.parks.ca.gov
95060
(831)460-2599                                           Rio Del Mar Beach
www.fandango.com                                        Rio Del Mar Blvd, Aptos, CA
                                                        Beach with fire pits, barbecues, and picnic
Regal Cinemas Santa Cruz 9                              areas.
1405 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA,                    www.californiatraveldreams.com/beaches-
95060                                                   SantaCruz.htm
(831)460-2599
www.fandango.com                                        Pleasure Point Beach
                                                        East Cliff Dr. and Pleasure Point Dr., Santa
Sky View Drive-In                                       Cruz
2260 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, 95065                One of Santa Cruz’s most popular surf
(831)475-3405                                           spots.
www.drive-ins.com/detail/catskyv

                                                        Water Sports
Beaches
                                                        Surfing
Natural Bridges State Beach
2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA                         Richard Schmidt Surf School, Inc.
(831) 423-4609                                          849 Almar Avenue, Box 192, Santa Cruz,
Has a monarch butterfly sanctuary in the                Phone: 831.423.0928, Fax: 831.423.1643
winter                                                  www.richardschmidt.com
www.parks.ca.gov
                                                        Club Ed Surf School
Wilder Beach                                            Located on Cowell's Beach in front of the
Between Natural Bridges and Wilder Ranch                Coast Santa Cruz Hotel, Santa Cruz,
State Park, Santa Cruz                                  Phone: 831.464.0177, 800.287.7873, Fax:
Along Highway 1                                         831.464.0107
www.parks.ca.gov                                        www.club-ed.com

                                                        Cowell’s Beach
                                                        West Cliff Drive, on the other side of the
                                                        Boardwalk, in front of The Coast Hotel.
                                                        Great spot for experienced surfers
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                                                        Aquatic facility that trains & outfits, then
Pleasure Point                                          conducts exotic travel to use new skills.
East Cliff Drive & Pleasure Point Dr., Santa            www.asudoit.com
Cruz, Ca
Great place for experienced surfers.                    Aqua Safaris Scuba Center
                                                        6896-A Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz,
                                                        Phone: 831.479.4386, Fax: 831.476.1533
                                                        SCUBA center.
Whale Watching, Boating, and                            www.aquasafaris.com
Sailing Lessons
                                                        Venture Quest Kayaking
                                                        #2 Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz,
Chardonnay Sailing Charters                             Phone: 831.425.8445, 831.427.2267
790 Mariner Park Way (Boat is at Dock FF),              Sea kayaking at the Santa Cruz Wharf!
Santa Cruz,                                             www.kayaksantacruz.com
Phone: 831.423.1213, Fax: 831.427.5046
Chardonnay II is a 70-foot luxury sailing
yacht located in Santa Cruz.                            Fishing
www.chardonnay.com
                                                        Capitola Boat and Bait
Team O'Neill Catamaran
                                                        1400 Wharf Road, Capitola,
PO Box 6300, Santa Cruz,
                                                        Phone: 831.462.2208, Fax: 831.465.1986
Phone: 831.475.1561
                                                        Full bait and tackle store. Daily skiff
Charter the 65-foot Team O'Neill
                                                        rentals, pole rentals and gift shop.
catamaran. Holds up to 49 passengers.                   santacruzboatrentals.net
www.oneillseaodyssey.org
                                                        Santa Cruz Boat Rentals
Stagnaro Charter Boats
                                                        15 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz,
P.O. Box 1340, Santa Cruz, CA
                                                        Phone: 831.423.1739, Fax: 831.423.7415
Phone: (831) 427-2334
                                                        Daily skiff rentals, pole rentals and gift
Stagnaro offers something for everyone,
                                                        shop.
fishing trips, scenic bay cruises, whale &              www.santacruzboatrentals.net
dolphin watching and private parties for
any occasion.
info@stagnaros.com
                                                        Land Activities
Pacific Yachting & Sailing
790 Mariner Park Way, Santa Cruz
831.423.7245                                            Golfing
Offers sailing lessons in the Monterey Bay.
www.pacificsail.com                                     DeLaveaga Golf Course & Driving Range
                                                        401 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz,
Lighthall Yacht Charters                                Phone: 831.423.7214, Fax: 831.458.1309
790 Mariner Park, Santa Cruz, Ca                        18-hole championship public golf course.
831.429.1970                                            Full-service golfing, restaurant, cocktail
Offers Basic/Intermediate sailing lessons               lounge and night-lighted driving range.
with that prepare you to confidently take               www.delaveagagolf.com
out a boat of comparable size without a
Captain on board.                                       Pasatiempo Golf Club
www.lighthallcharters.com                               20 Clubhouse Road, Santa Cruz,
                                                        Phone: 831.459.9155, 831.459.9169, Fax:
                                                        831.426.0739
Scuba/Kayaking                                          Ranked among Top 100 courses in the U.S.
Adventure Sports Unlimited                              www.pasatiempo.com
303 Potrero Street #15, Santa Cruz,                     Valley Gardens Golf Course
Phone: 831.458.3648, Fax: 831.458.2352                  263 Mt. Hermon Road, Scotts Valley,
                                                        Phone: 831.438.3058



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                                                         Parks, Shopping, Etc.
Seascape Golf Club
610 Clubhouse Dr., Aptos Ca                              Skypark
(831) 688-3214                                           361 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley,
18 regulation public golf course.                        Phone: 831.438.3251
www.seascaperesort.com                                   Playground, tennis courts, BBQ pits,
                                                         basketball courts, and skate park.
DeLaveaga Disc Golf Club
DeLaveaga Park - off Branciforte Drive,                  Big Basin State Park
Santa Cruz,                                              21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek
Phone: 831.462.5293                                      831-338-8860
One of the world's most challenging.                     Park offers guided walks, junior ranger
www.delaveagadiscgolf.com                                programs, and kids’ nature club.
                                                         www.bigbasin.org

Skateboard Parks & Mountain                              Henry Cowell State Park
Biking                                                   101 North Big Trees Park Rd., Felton
                                                         909.335.4598
The Fun Spot Skate Park                                  A great place for hiking!
Beach and Front Streets, Santa Cruz,                     www.parks.ca.gov
Phone: 831.420.5270
Fenced area with asphalt surface.                        Fall Creek State Park
Sitting/viewing area. No bicycles or                     1400 Felton Empire Road, Felton
scooters allowed on ramps or asphalt                     831-335-4598
areas.                                                   Plenty of hiking trails
www.santacruzparksandrec.com                             www.santacruzstateparks.org/parks/fallcreek

Derby Park                                               Harvey West Park
Woodland Way, Santa Cruz,                                326 Evergreen St., Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.420.5270                                      831.420.6140
Skate park, open turf area, picnic area with             Offers pool, picnic areas, and baseball.
BBQ's, play equipment, and tennis courts.                www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/pr/parksrec/
www.santacruzparksandrec.com                             parks/harvey.html

Mountain Bike and Hiking Trails                          Gizdich Ranch
There are many trails in the Santa Cruz                  55 Peckham Rd., Watsonville
Mountains and around UCSC.                               831.722.1056
www.bikemapdude.com                                      www.ohmy.com

Batting Cages                                            Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
410 Kennedy Dr., Capitola                                400 Beach St., Santa Cruz
831.476.8181                                             831-423-5590
                                                         California’s oldest amusement parks with
Baseball leagues                                         carnival rides, rollercoasters, arcade,
Harvey West Park                                         bowling, and beaches.
326 Evergreen St., Santa Cruz                            www.beachboardwalk.com
831.420.6140
www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/pr/parksrec/                     Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf
parks/harvey.html                                        Beach St. & Washington St. Ext.,
                                                         831.420.5270
                                                         Offer shopping, dinning and fresh seafood
                                                         www.ci.santacruz.ca.us/pr/wharf/index.html




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Downtown Pacific Avenue                                 Gateways
Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz                                1126 Soquel Ave. Santa Cruz
Offers shops, restaurants, street                       831.429.9600
performers, and a lot of Santa Cruz charm.              Books, gifts and music. Offers various
www.downtownsantacruz.com                               weekly events.
                                                        http://gatewaysbooks.com
Capitola Village
Located South of Santa Cruz off Highway
One, exit Bay & Porter.
Mediterranean style village with                        Spas
restaurants, shops and fishing.
www.explorecapitola.com                                 Tea House Spa
                                                        112 Elm Street, Santa Cruz,
                                                        Phone: 831.426.9700
                                                        www.teahousespa.com
Indoor Activities
Boardwalk Bowl                                          The Spa at Chaminade
115 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz,                           One Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz,
Phone: 831.426.3324, Fax: 831.426.6293                  Phone: 831.475.5600, Fax: 831.476.4798
State-of-the-art bowling center includes                www.chaminade.com
restaurant, outdoor patio and pro shop.
www.boardwalkbowl.com                                   Well Within Spa
                                                        417 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz,
Santa Cruz Roller Palladium                             Phone: 831.458.9355, Fax: 831.458.9016
1606 Seabright Ave., Santa Cruz                         www.wellwithinspa.com
831.454.7946

Pacific Edge Indoor Climbing Gym                        Tourist Attractions
104 Bronson St. #12, Santa Cruz
831.454.9254
www.pacificedgeclimbing.com                             Nature Spots

Petroglyph Ceramics                                     Arboretum at UCSC
125 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz                             1156 High Street, UCSC, Santa Cruz,
831.458.4278                                            Phone: 831.427.2998, Fax: 831.427.1524
Paint your own ceramics                                 A world famous public garden.
                                                        arboretum.ucsc.edu
Beading at Bead It
1325 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz                           Bamboo Giant
831.426.0779                                            5601 Freedom Boulevard, Aptos,
You can make your own jewelry.                          Phone: 831.687.0100, Fax: 831.687.0200
                                                        20 acres of over 60 varieties of bamboo, 3
Stitch ‘n Bitch                                         self-guided walking tours, free admission.
Drop-in welcome, meets Saturdays at 4:00                www.bamboogiant.com
at Café Bene
www.stitchnbitch.org                                    The Mystery Spot
                                                        465 Mystery Spot Road, Santa Cruz,
Santa Cruz Knitting                                     831.423.8897, 831.429.9504
Meets every 3rd Wednesday at 5 :30 at the               www.mysteryspot.com
Ugly Mug, Soquel
Meet, mingle and have fun trading knitting              Roaring Camp Railroad
tips.                                                   Graham Hill Rd., Felton 831-335-4484
http://knitting.meetup.com                              Scenic beach and steam train rides,
                                                        barbecues and music.
                                                        www.roaringcamp.com




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Beach Boardwalk                                          Capitola Historical Museum
400 Beach St., Santa Cruz                                410 Capitola Ave., Capitola, Ca
831-423-5590                                             831.464.0322
California’s oldest amusement parks with                 Features changing history and art exhibits
carnival rides, roller coasters, arcade,                 and offers historical photographs and
bowling, and beaches.                                    artifacts pertaining to Capitola.
www.beachboardwalk.com                                   www.capitolamuseum.org

                                                         Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
Museums                                                  Mission Plaza, Santa Cruz, CA;
                                                         831.425.5849
The Museum of Art and History                            Santa Cruz's Misión la Exaltación de la
705 Front Street, Santa Cruz,                            Santa Cruz was the twelfth mission built in
Phone: 831.429.1964, Fax: 831.429.1954                   California in 1791
Presents changing exhibitions of                         www.parks.ca.gov
contemporary art and Santa Cruz history.
Docent-led tours, lectures, family
activities.                                              Galleries
www.santacruzmah.org
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum                                Frans Lanting Gallery
Mark Abbott Lighthouse - West Cliff Dr.,                 207 McPherson Street, Santa Cruz,
Santa Cruz,                                              Phone: 831.429.1331, Fax: 831.423.8324
Phone: 831.420.6289, Fax: 420.6451                       Fine prints, books, videos, and posters of
This unique little museum's exhibits                     nature and wildlife by National Geographic
chronicle over 100 years of local surfing                photographer, Frans Lanting.
history.                                                 www.lanting.com
www.santacruzsurfingmuseum.org
                                                         Santa Cruz Art League
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History                     526 Broadway, Santa Cruz,
1305 East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz,                         Phone: 831.426.5787, Fax: 831.426.5789
Phone: 831.420.6115, Fax: 831.420.6451                   Gallery with monthly fine art exhibits (free
Exhibits on native peoples, geology and                  admission); Gift Shop featuring local
local wildlife. Tide pool touch tank, live               artisans; 60-seat theater.
beehive and life-size whale.                             www.scal.org
www.santacruzmuseums.org
                                                         L. H. Selman Ltd. Glass Gallery
Santa Cruz Harley-Davidson Museum                        103 & 123 Locust Street, Santa Cruz, CA
1148 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz,                             800.538.0766
Phone: 831.421.9600, 831.457.4701, Fax:                  The finest glassware, sculptures and
831.421.0993                                             jewelry around, and a paperweight
Harley-Davidson dealership and museum.                   museums
www.santacruzharley.com                                  www.theglassgallery.com

Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz
831.459.3800
Exhibit halls, aquarium, tough tanks, tours,
                                                         Entertainment
and discovery shop.
www2.ucsc.edu/saymourcenter.html
                                                         Music, Art and Dancing
Bigfoot Museum
5497 Highway 9, Felton                                   Kuumbwa Jazz Center
831.335.4478                                             320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz,
www.bigfootdiscoverproject.com                           Phone: 831.427.2227, Fax: 831.427.3342
                                                         Presenting world-renowned jazz artists
                                                         each week.
                                                         www.kuumbwajazz.org



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The Attic                                               Santa Cruz Symphony
931 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz                             307 Church St., Santa Cruz
831.460.1800                                            831.426.1193
Where art, performance, and an elegant                  Exceptional music for an exceptional price
yet casual dining come together under one               www.santacruzsymphony.com
roof
www.theatticsantacruz.com                               The Santa Cruz Chorale
                                                        831.427.8023
The Palomar Ballroom                                    Provides exciting, distinctive, and
1344 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, Ca                       ambitious concerts to Santa Cruz
831.426.1221                                            community
Ballroom dance studio with instructors.                 auditions@santacruzchorale.org
Offers both drop-in classes and private
lessons.                                                Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary
www.palomarballroom.com                                 Music
                                                        104 Walnut Avenue, Suite 206, Santa
                                                        Cruz, CA
Performance Arts                                        831.426.6966, 831.420.5260
                                                        Winner of the American Symphony
                                                        Orchestra League's national ASCAP Award
New Music Works                                         www.cabrillomusic.org
505 Parnell St., Santa Cruz,
Phone: 831.425.3526, Fax: 831.425.3526                  The Rio Theater
Contemporary music performance series                   1250 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz
Oct. - June presents concerts and theatre               831.423.8209
works performed by NMW ensemble.                        Performance arts theater
www.newmusicworks.org                                   www.riotheatre.com

Poetry Santa Cruz                                       UCSC Arts & Lectures
2299 Mattison Lane, Santa Cruz,                         1156 High St., Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.469.7406, 831.464.8983                       831.459.2159
Poetry Santa Cruz is a nonprofit                        A&L has a mission to transform lives
organization dedicated to bringing poetry               through excellence, innovation, and
to the larger Santa Cruz community.                     diversity in the
www.poetrysantacruz.org                                 performing arts.
                                                        www.artslectures.ucsc.edu
Tandy Beal & Company
PO Box 633, Santa Cruz,
Phone: 831.335.1187                                     Santa Cruz Parks and
Circus, dance and music. Concerts and                   Recreation
corporate events.                                       831.420.5270
www.starstuffproductions.com                            http://www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/pr/ parksrec/

Shakespeare Santa Cruz
UCSC Campus, Santa Cruz,                                Capitola Parks and Recreation
831.459.2121, Fax: 831.459.3316                         831.475.5935
One of the best festivals in the nation. SSC            www.capitolarecreation.com
presents two exciting productions of
Shakespeare and one other play from mid-                Special Interest Classes offered
July through August.                                    Broken plate mosaic
www.shakespearesantacruz.org                            Glass tile mosaic
                                                        Full circle mosaic
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium                             Ceramic tile design
307 Church Street, Santa Cruz,                          Furniture painting
(831) 420-5260                                          Ceramic tile design
santacruzcivic@ci.santa-cruz.ca.us                      Clay hand building



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Bead stringing                                          Starbucks
Earring wardrobe: doorway to wire                       1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Extraordinary jewelry                                   831.459.7681
Seed bead therapy
Wire jewelry workshop                                   Café Pergolesi
Expressing yourself: using oil paints ii                418 Cedar St.
Realistic painting                                      831.426.1775
Watercolor: realistic painting
Bellydance: basics, intermediate                        Santa Cruz Roasting Company
Cajun / zydeco dance                                    1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Country western line dancing: beginning &               831.459.0100
intermediate
Country western couples dance:                          LuLu Carpenters
beginning 2-step & country swing!                       1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
West coast swing                                        831.429.9804
French, Italian, Japanese Portuguese,
Spanish                                                 Peet’s Coffee and Tea
Getting to know your digital camera                     1409 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Know your camera: beginning photography                 831.457.8170
Creating spiritual practice through
Gardening                                               Java Junction
Intro to guitar                                         580 River St # A, Santa Cruz, CA
Herb walk: native & medicinal plants                    831.426.2128
Improv for adults
Pondless waterfall or pond construction                 Coffeetopia
Conversational sign language                            1723 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA
Iyengar yoga                                            831.425.6583
Relax with yoga
Beginning yoga: focus on core exercises                 The Buzz
Kayak Capitola                                          415 River St, Santa Cruz, CA
Beginning sea kayaking in Elkhorn Slough                831.421.9500
Kayak-whale watching
Kayaking: surf safety & rescue                          Cafe Bene
Basic sailing & seamanship                              1101 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA
Learn to surf                                           831.425.0441
Free weight strength training
30-minute stretch                                       Westside Coffee Company
Fitness walking                                         849 Almar Ave, Santa Cruz,
Nordic walking                                          831.427.1300
Indoor volleyball: intermediate / advanced
Beach volleyball                                        Jamba Juice
                                                        1550 Pacific Ave
                                                        Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3903
Bakeries, Coffee Houses &                               831. 426.5262
Ice Cream                                               Kelly’s French Bakery
                                                        402 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz
                                                        831.423.9059
The Bagelry
320 Cedar St.                                           Emily’s Good Things To Eat
831-429-8049                                            1129 Mission St., Santa Cruz, Ca
                                                        831.429.9866
Noah’s bagels
1411 Pacific Ave                                        Gigi’s Bakery & Café
Santa Cruz, CA                                          550 River St., Santa Cruz, Ca
831.454.955                                             831.425.4800




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Cold Stone Creamery                                     Davenport
1129 Pacific Avenue                                     About 25 minutes North of Santa Cruz and
831.423.7015                                            home to art galleries and charming cafes,
                                                        located along the coastline, near
Gelato Mania                                            strawberry fields. It’s a beautiful drive
110 Cooper #100B                                        along the coast from Santa Cruz. In the
831.426.7117                                            winter months, migrating whales can be
                                                        seen just off shore.
Marini's Downtown
1308 Pacific Avenue                                     Monterey
831.423.3299                                            About an hour from Santa Cruz, Monterey
                                                        Bay National Marine Sanctuary is one of
Jumpin Juice & Java                                     only 13 federally protected national marine
1010C Pacific Avenue                                    sanctuaries in the country and there are
831.460.9759                                            many ways you can enjoy the bay. You can
Pacific Cookie Company                                  watch sea lions and migrating whales, or
1203 Pacific Avenue                                     kayak in waters shared with dolphins and
831.429.6905                                            sea otters. Also home to the Monterey Bay
                                                        Aquarium.

                                                        Watsonville
Other Destinations Near                                 Located about 20 minutes south of Santa
                                                        Cruz, Watsonville is rich with options for
Santa Cruz                                              fun and exploration. Between the foothills
                                                        and the sea, this charming city is adorned
                                                        with historic Victorian homes and late
Aptos                                                   1880s storefronts line the main street.
The quaint town of Aptos is about 20                    Strawberry fields, flower nurseries, apple
minutes south of Santa Cruz and combines                orchards and deep green row crops range
the redwoods and the sea in one idyllic                 from the hills to the sea.
setting. Aptos offers a village of boutiques,
restaurants, and an 1878 hotel and a                    San Lorenzo Valley
forest with 30 miles of trails. Or you can              Rising up above the sea, the Santa Cruz
stroll along the beach, where the U.S.S.                Mountains are about 15 minutes from the
Palo Alto, "the cement ship", an                        bustling communities along the coast. The
experimental concrete vessel, is docked at              25-mile long San Lorenzo River threads
the end of the fishing pier.                            along the mountain towns of Ben Lomond,
                                                        Boulder Creek, Brookdale, and Felton. San
                                                        Lorenzo Valley offers wineries, cafes,
Capitola                                                antique stores, shops, galleries, railroads,
This cozy region just minutes south of                  and hiking trails.
Santa Cruz is reminiscent of another time
in history. Founded in 1869, Capitola is                Santa Cruz Chamber Of Commerce
California's oldest seaside resort town and             www.santacruzchamber.org
still exudes its quintessential beach charm,
with salt water taffy, sandcastles and
colorful beach bungalows.                               Capitola Chamber of Commerce
                                                        www.capitolacamber.org
Soquel
The 150-year-old town lies just inland from             Aptos Chamber of Commerce
Capitola, where you'll find antique dealers,            www.aptoschamber.org
scenic two-lane roads and family-operated
wineries.




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          Special Events
          Sorted By Date

                                                        9th
                                                        7:00pm – 10:00pm : Polynesian Luau at
September 2006                                          Santa Cruz Elks Lodge, 150 Jewell St.
                                                        831.423.8240
2nd&3rd                                                 Polynesian menu and entertainment by
11:00 am -4:00pm : Great Train Robberies                Hula Halau.
at Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton
831.335.4484                                            9th-10th
Hold onto your valuables, as each train is              9:00 am 8:00 pm : Women of Color Film
sure to be robbed at Bear Mountain.                     Festival at Porter College, UCSC. Event
www.roaringcamp.com                                     with short programs and featured films.
                                                        www2.ucsc.edu/woc/wocff06/home.html
2nd-4th
Capitola Begonia Festival at Main Beach                 8th-10th
and Soquel Creek                                        5:00 pm – 8:00 pm : Greek Festival on
Includes a Nautical Parade, sand sculpture              Church St. Features traditional Greek foods
competition, fishing derby and more.                    and pastries, live music and dancing.

4th                                                     8th-10th & 15th-17th
3:00 pm -8:00 pm : Gathering of the                     Abraca-Daring! At the Actors' Theatre,
Peacemakers Event at San Lorenzo Park.                  1001 Center St., Santa Cruz 831.425.PLAY
Performances by Native American elders,                 See amazing feats of sorcery and
Tibetan monks and recording artists.                    dexterity, mesmerizing sleight of hand,
www.onelovepress.com                                    and tales of outrageous humor.
                                                        www.abraca-daring.com
Trachenburg Family Slide Show w/ Gabby
La La at the Attic, 931 Pacific Ave.                    9th-10th
831.460.1800                                            24th Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival at
www.theatticsantacruz.com                               Esplande Park. Art, food, and music in the
                                                        beautiful Capitola Village.
6th                                                     www.capitolasoquelchamber.com
Vashti Bunyan w/ Lauren Shera, Cat &
Shout at The Attic, 931 Pacific Ave.                    10th
831.460.1800                                            9:00 am -4:00 pm : Antique Faire. On
www.theatticsantacruz.com                               Lincoln St, Santa Cruz. Vendors offer an
                                                        eclectic blend of antiques and unique
7th                                                     items. Weather permitting.
Big Organ Trio at The Attic, 931 Pacific
Ave. 831.460.1800                                       10th
www.theatticsantacruz.com                               7:00 am -3:00 pm : Big Kahuna Triathlon
                                                        Event. Includes a 1.2 mile swim, 56-mile
9th                                                     bike ride along the coast and a 13.1 mile
9:00 am -6:00 pm : Big Kahuna Triathlon                 run.
Expo @ Depot Park                                       www.capitolasoquelchamber.com
www.firstwave-events.com/kahuna
                                                        12th-17th
11:00am – 2:00pm : Tango Workshop &                     111th Annual Santa Cruz County Fair at the
8:00pm – 12:00am : Dance party at                       County Fairgrounds in Watsonville
Motion Pacific, 408 Front St., Santa Cruz               Sic days of fun and festivities, including a
831.457.1616                                            large carnival.
www.dndance.com                                         www.santacruzcountyfair.com




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September 2006

15th                                                     23rd
Fiesta Flamenca at Don Quixote                           12:00 pm – 4:00 pm : Mission Adobe Day
Restaurant, 6275 Hwy. 9                                  at Santa Cruz Mission State Park
Felton. 831.335.2800                                     Offers brick making, tule crafts and tortilla
Spellbinding evening of Flamenco dance,                  making along with tour of the mission.
song & music. Monthly event features                     www.santacruzstateparks.org
different artists 3rd Friday of every month.
www.laromeraflamenco.com                                 23rd-24th
                                                         8:00 pm : Esperanza de Valle’s 25th
16th                                                     Anniversary at Henry J. Mello Ctr. for
Ohlone Day at Henry Cowell Park                          Performing Arts
Celebrates the Ohlone Indians by learning                Celebrate the best of Mexican culture
about their culture, dance, dress, food,                 through music and dance.
ceremonies and traditions.                               www.esperanzadelvalle.org
www.mountainparks.org
                                                         24th
17th                                                     7:30 am -1:30 pm : Santa Cruz Sentinel
Art at the Beach, Esplanade Park                         Triathlon starting at Front St.
Local artists display their art along the                200 yard swim, 2.5 mile bike ride, 10 mile
beach from 10 to 5.                                      run. Non-profit fund-raising event for local
www.ci.capitola.ca.us                                    school athletics.
                                                         www.sentineltriathlon.org
16th de Septiembre Celebration at
Downtown Plaza, Watsonville                              29th&30th
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with                  9:00 am -6:00 pm : Downtown Sidewalk
food, music, dance and fun.                              Sales on Pacific St.

20th-23rd                                                1st-21st
1:00 pm : The 51st Anniversary Santa Cruz                12:00 pm – 6:00 pm : “Triangle of Life” at
Follies at the Civic Auditorium                          SC Mountains Art Center
A musical revue in song and dance with a                 www.mountainartcenter.org
large cast of 50 years of age and older.
                                                         9th-Oct. 15th Every Weekend
22nd                                                     Renaissance Fair at 10031 Pacheco Pass
8:00 : Planet Drum at the Rio Theatre.                   Hwy, Hollister.
Features Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru              Pageantry, revelry and romance return to
Adepoju, Giovanni Hidalgo and Mutaytor                   Casa de Fruta.
DJ’s.                                                    www.norcalrenfaire.org

22nd-24th                                                Every Sunday
Monterey Bay Birding Festival at Local                   Jazz Jam Sessions at Bocci's Cellar, 140
beaches                                                  Encinal St., Santa Cruz
Offers guided walks along Watsonville’s                  831.427.2792
freshwater wetlands.                                     Four hours of fun and spontaneous jazz.
montereybaybirding.org                                   www.santacruzjazz.org

23rd                                                     9:00 : Live Comedy - Featuring Nationally
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm : Food & Wine                         Known Comedians at the Crow's Nest
Festival: Gourmet Grazing on the Green in                Restaurant, Santa Cruz
Aptos Village. Cancer benefit features                   831.476.4560
locally grown food prepared by top local                 Enjoy a fresh sea breeze, great food and
chefs, raffle and auction.                               an evening of laughter.
www.sccbg.org                                            www.crowsnest-santacruz.com




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4:00 : Karaoke at Trout Farm Inn, 7701 E.
Zayante Rd., Felton.                                    10:00 am : Drop-in Improv Class for
831.335.4317                                            Adults at the Actors’ Theatre 1001 Center
                                                        St. 831.427.4008
                                                        Taught be Clifford Henderson and Dixie
Every Monday                                            Cox
International Jazz Series at Kuumbwa Jazz               www.funinstitute.com
Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz
831.427.2227                                            Daily
World class jazz artists perform in concert.            9:00 am – 7 pm : Swanton Berry Farm
Open to all ages. Serving dinner&                       Strawberry U-Pick at Swanton Berry Farm,
beverages.                                              Davenport. 831.469.8804
www.kuumbwajazz.org                                     Pick your own strawberries for $1.50 per
                                                        pound.
Every Tuesday
7:30pm – 10:00pm : The SCO Dance Club                   October 2006
at the SCO Market Street Theater, 222
Market St.                                              1st
831.423.6640                                            9:00 am -6:00 pm : Downtown Sidewalk
Weekly ballroom dancing events.                         Sales on Pacific Ave.

Every Wednesday                                         8:00 pm : Santa Cruz Symphony Concert,
2:30 pm -6:30 pm : Santa Cruz                           at Henry J. Mello Center, East Beach &
Community Farmers Market in Downtown                    Lincoln Streets, Watsonville
Santa Cruz                                              Features Norm Krieger, piano soloist.
                                                        www.santacruzsymphony.org
Every Thursday
Thursday Nights Cookin' at the Kuumbwa                  1st-15th Every Weekend
Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz                Renaissance Fair at 10031 Pacheco Pass
831.427.2227                                            Hwy, Hollister.
Great music, delicious food, one low price              Pageantry, revelry and romance return to
www.kuumbwajazz.org                                     Casa de Fruta.
                                                        www.norcalrenfaire.org
Friday Nights
Weekly Auto Races at the Santa Cruz                     2nd
County Fair Grounds., Watsonville.                      8:00 : Improve Mondays at Club Caution,
See exciting auto races featuring American              516 Front St., Santa Cruz
stocks, dwarf cars, late models and more.               831.425.4447
www.oceanspeedway.com                                   Skits, songs, and stories made up on the
                                                        spot. Every first Monday of the month.
SUMMER ONLY 6:30 & 8:30 : Free Friday                   www.clubcaution.net
Night Bands on the Beach, at Santa Cruz
Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St.                          5th
831.426.7433                                            6:30 am -9:30 pm : Bike To Work Event
www.beachboardwalk.com                                  on Pacific St.

Every Saturday                                          7th
10:00 am -6:00 pm : Santa Cruz Saturday                 9:00 am – 3:00 pm : Thunderbirds on the
Market includes live music, kids creative               Wharf at Municipal Wharf
play, craft bazaar, delicious food, healing             Annual T-bird car show at the Wharf.
arts and organic produce.
www.SantaCruzSaturdayMarket.org                         Loch Lomond Highland Games and Celtic
                                                        Gathering at Highlands Park
8:00 am – 12:00 : Aptos Certified Farmers               A celebration of all things Celtic: bagpipes,
Market at Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel                 haggis, living history, music, dancing and
Drive, Aptos 831.728.5060                               traditional athletics.
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11:00 am – 5:00 pm : UCSC Farm &                        21st
Garden’s Harvest Festival at the UCSC                   8:00 am -2:00 pm : 36th Annual Santa
Farm & Garden                                           Cruz Band Review at the Beach Boardwalk.
Celebrate the fall harvest with live music,             High School bands from all over California
food, apple pie bake-off and more.                      come to Santa Cruz.
www.ucsc.edu/casfs                                      www.beachboardwalk.com

                                                        21st
October 2006                                            9:00 am – 5:00 pm : Apple Butter Festival,
                                                        Gizdich Ranch
7th&8th                                                 Apple butter canning, antique engines,
10:00 am – 5:00 pm : Hot Rods at the                    crafts, BBQ, fresh apples, juice pressing,
Beach at Beach Street parking lot                       bakery, antiques and more.
A local non-profit car show benefit, with               www.gizdich-ranch.com
raffle, food and music.
www.hotrodsatthebeach.com                               27th
                                                        6:30 pm – 9:30 pm : Marine Masquerade &
8th                                                     Scary Aquary at
5:30 am -7:00 pm : Antique Faire on                     Seymour Marine Center. Family fun with
Lincoln St.                                             storytelling, night-time whale skeleton
Vendors offer an eclectic blend of antiques             tours, crafts, scavenger hunt and costume
and unique items. Weather permitting.                   parade.
                                                        seymourcenter.ucsc.edu
10:00 am – 4:00 pm : Welcome Back
Monarchs Day at Natural Bridges                         28th
See the Monarch Butterflies and participate             6:00 pm & 6:15 pm : Ghost Train at
in arts, crafts, games and music.                       Roaring Camp Railroads Ride a steam train
santacruzstateparks.org/parks/natbridges                to Bear Mtn. through a haunted redwood
                                                        forest as you relive "The Legend of Sleepy
14th                                                    Hollow".
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm : Lobster Feed, Henry                 www.roaringcamp.com
Cowell Park
Gourmet dinning in the Redwoods.                        6:30 pm : The Missing Arm of William
www.mountainparks.org                                   Waddell at Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
                                                        A half-mile guided walk through a forest
14th                                                    decorated in the spirit of Halloween.
Annual Monte Foundation Fireworks                       www.santacruzstateparks.org
Extravaganza, Seacliff State Beach
Over 50 game and food booths, live                      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm : Santa Cruz Mask
entertainment and fireworks display.                    Festival at Louden Nelson Center
www.monte-foundation.com                                The Santa Cruz Mask Festival has it all:
                                                        dance, theater, storytellers.
17th-22nd                                               www.nelsoncenter.com
8:00 am -4:00 pm : O'Neill Coldwater
Classic on Steamer Lane                                 11:00 am – 4:00 pm : Heritage Harvest
4 star men’s and women’s surfing event in               Festival at Wilder Ranch State Park. Draft
the Santa Cruz waters.                                  horse demonstrations, wagon ride, harvest
www.oneill.com                                          and decorate pumpkins, live music at
                                                        historic ranch.
20th                                                    www.santacurzstateparks.org
Fiesta Flamenca! At Don Quixote
Restaurant, 6275 Hwy. 9                                 31st
Felton. 831.335.2800                                    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm : Halloween on the
Spellbinding evening of Flamenco dance,                 Wharf at Municipal Wharf
song & music.                                           www.santacruzwharf.com
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25th–Nov. 11th                                          9:00 pm Live Comedy - Featuring
“On and Off the Wall” at SC Mountains Arts              Nationally Known Comedians at Crow's
Center                                                  Nest Restaurant, Santa Cruz
All-media exhibit capturing the creativity of           831.476.4560
Mountain Art Guild members.                             Enjoy a fresh sea breeze, great food and
www.mountainartcenter.org                               an evening of laughter.
                                                        www.crowsnest-santacruz.com

Every Monday
International Jazz Series at Kuumbwa Jazz
Center, 320-2 Cedar St. Santa Cruz                      November 2006
831.427.2227
World class jazz artists perform in concert.            4th
Open to all ages. Serving dinner                        8:00 pm. Santa Cruz Symphony Concert at
www.kuumbwajazz.org                                     Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St.
                                                        This concert highlights Rezincek, Krommer,
Every Wednesday                                         and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6.
2:30 pm -6:30 pm : Santa Cruz                           www.santacruzsymphony.org
Community Farmers Market in Downtown
Santa Cruz                                              4th-28th
www.santacruzfarmersmarket.org                          National Photography Exhibit at Art League
                                                        Gallery, 526 Broadway. Beautiful and
Wednesday Nights                                        dynamic works by national photographers.
Sailboat Races at the Santa Cruz Harbor.                Open Wed. - Sun.
831.475.6161                                            www.scal.org
Harbor restaurants & the beach are good
viewing areas to watch the sailboat races               12th
against the setting sun.                                5:30 am -7:00 pm : Antique Faire on
www.santacruzharbor.org                                 Lincoln St.
                                                        Vendors offer an eclectic blend of antiques
Thursday Nights                                         and unique items. Weather permitting.
Cookin' at the at Kuumbwa Jazz Center,
320-2 Cedar St. Santa Cruz                              14th-15th
831.427.2227                                            1880s Harvest Fair at Roaring Camp Rail.
Great music, delicious food, one low price!             Weavers, spinners and candle makers
www.kuumbwajazz.org                                     demonstrate 1880s skills. Make your own
                                                        scarecrow. Ride train and select a
Every Saturday                                          pumpkin.
8 am - noon. Aptos Certified Farmers                    www.roaringcamp.com
Market at Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel
Drive, Aptos                                            17th-17th
831.728.5060                                            Shakespeare Santa Cruz Holiday Show at
www.montereybayfarmers.org                              UC Santa Cruz –Sleeping Beauty
                                                        A sparkling musical version of the classic
10:00 am -6:00 pm : Santa Cruz Saturday                 tale offers fun and laughs for the whole
Market. Includes live music, kids creative              family.
play, craft bazaar, delicious food, healing             www.shakespearesantacruz.org
arts and organic produce.
www.SantaCruzSaturdayMarket.org                         24th-26th
                                                        6:00 pm : Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
Every Sunday                                            at Roaring Camp Railroads
Jazz Jam Sessions at Bocci's Cellar, 140                Ride a holiday train through Victorian
Encinal St., Santa Cruz                                 Santa Cruz as you sip hot spiced cider,
831.427.2792                                            listen to carolers, meet Santa.
Four hours of fun and spontaneous jazz.                 www.roaringcamp.com
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Every Sunday                                            2nd
Jazz Jam Sessions at Bocci's Cellar, 140                5:30 pm : Lighted Boat Parade at Santa
Encinal St., Santa Cruz                                 Cruz Harbor. Features 50 decorated boats
831.427.2792                                            parading throughout Santa Cruz Harbor
Four hours of fun and spontaneous jazz.                 www.santacruzharbor.org
www.santacruzjazz.org
                                                        9:00 am – 4:00 pm : Watsonville Holiday
9:00 : Live Comedy - Featuring Nationally               Factory Sale in Watsonville. Visit local
Known Comedians at the Crow's Nest                      factories for great discounts.
Restaurant, Santa Cruz
831.476.4560 (see October 2006)                         10:00 am – 11:00 am : Downtown Santa
                                                        Cruz Holiday Parade on Pacific Ave
Every Monday                                            Floats, marching bands, horses, classic
                                                        cars & Santa go down Pacific Ave.
International Jazz Series at Kuumbwa Jazz               www.downtownsantacruz.com
Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz
831.427.2227                                            Jingle Shells Art & Book Festival at
World class jazz artists perform in concert.            Seymour Marine Center. Ocean-inspired
For all ages. Serving dinner& beverages.                gifts and presentations with live music and
www.kuumbwajazz.org                                     festive whale lighting ceremony at dusk.
                                                        seymourcenter.ucsc.edu
Every Wednesday
2:30 pm -6:30 pm : Santa Cruz                           6th-12th
Community Farmers Market in Downtown                    Sesnon Art Gallery: “Intimate Landscape”
Santa Cruz                                              Sesnon Gallery, Porter College, UCSC
                                                        Explores the many variations on the theme
Every Thursday                                          of aesthetic entwinement, painter & land,
Thursday Nights Cookin' at the Kuumbwa                  from wave and fog to urban environment.
Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz                arts.ucsc.edu
831.427.2227
Great music, delicious food, one low price              10th
www.kuumbwajazz.org                                     5:30 am -7:00 pm : Antique Faire on
                                                        Lincoln St.
Every Saturday
10:00 am -6:00 pm : Santa Cruz Saturday                 16th
Market. Includes live music, kids creative              11:00 pm – 3:00 pm : Holiday Time at the
play, craft bazaar, delicious food, healing             Ranch at Wilder Ranch
arts and organic produce.                               Experience the winter holidays as folks did
www.SantaCruzSaturdayMarket.org                         in Victorian and early 20th century times.
8:00 am – 12:00 : Aptos Certified Farmers               Crafts, games, treats.
Market at Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel
Drive, Aptos 831.728.5060                               16th-31st
www.montereybayfarmers.org                              Tues. - Sun., 11 am - 5 pm. : "Corpus
                                                        Perspicuus: Body Transparent" at Museum
                                                        of Art & History, 705 Front St. Santa Cruz
December                                                831.429.1964
                                                        The human body is examined by artists
                                                        Hammond, Calleri and Keller in the
1st-30th
                                                        contemporary medium of Plexiglas.
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm : “Holiday Arts and
Gifts” at Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center,
                                                        16th-14th Wed. – Sun.: California Masters
9341 Mill St. Ben Lomond
                                                        at the Art League Gallery, 526 Broadway
831.336.3513
                                                        Santa Cruz
A variety of Gifts of Fine Art & Crafts
                                                        831.426.5787
www.mountainartcenter.org
                                                        Some of California's top artists showcase
                                                        their images of or inspired by our amazing
                                                        state.



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Every Sunday
Jazz Jam Sessions at Bocci's Cellar, 140
Encinal St., Santa Cruz 831.427.2792
Four hours of fun and spontaneous jazz.
www.santacruzjazz.org

9:00 : Live Comedy - Featuring Nationally
Known Comedians at the Crow's Nest
Restaurant, Santa Cruz
831.476.4560
Enjoy a fresh sea breeze, great food and
an evening of laughter as three comics
take the stage.
www.crowsnest-santacruz.com

Every Monday
International Jazz Series at Kuumbwa Jazz
Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz
831.427.2227
World class jazz artists perform in concert.
Open to all ages. Serving dinner&
beverages.
www.kuumbwajazz.org

Every Wednesday
2:30 pm -6:30 pm : Santa Cruz
Community Farmers Market in Downtown
Santa Cruz

Every Thursday
Thursday Nights Cookin' at the Kuumbwa
Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz
831.427.2227
Great music, delicious food, one low price
www.kuumbwajazz.org

Friday Nights
Weekly Auto Races at the Santa Cruz
County Fair Grounds., Watsonville.
See exciting auto races featuring American
stocks, dwarf cars, late models and more.
www.oceanspeedway.com

Every Saturday
8:00 am – 12:00 : Aptos Certified Farmers
Market at Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel
Drive, Aptos 831.728.5060
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Sorted By Event                                         “On and Off the Wall”
                                                        October 25th–November 11th
                                                        at SC Mountains Arts Center. All-media
Art Shows and Performance                               exhibit capturing the creativity of Mountain
Arts                                                    Art Guild members.
                                                        www.mountainartcenter.org
Abraca- Daring!
September 8th-10th & 15th-17th at the                   National Photography Exhibit
Actors’ Theatre, 1001 Center St., Santa                 November 4th-28th at the Art League
Cruz.                                                   Gallery, 526 Broadway. Beautiful and
831.425.PLAY                                            dynamic works by national photographers.
See amazing feats of sorcery and                        Open Wed. – Sun.
dexterity, mesmerizing sleigh of hand.                  www.scal.org
www.abraca-daring.com
                                                        “Holiday Art and Gifts”
Fiesta Flamenca                                         Nov. 15th-Dec 30th, at SC Mountains Art
Every third Friday of the month at Don                  Center, 9341 Mill St. Ben Lomond
Quixote Restaurant, 6275 Hwy. 9, Felton.                831.336.3513
Spellbinding evening of Flamenco dance,                 Gifts of Fine Art & Crafts for a variety of
song & music.                                           tastes. Open Wed. – Sun.
www.laromeraflamenco.com                                www.mountainartcenter.org

Art at the Beach                                        Shakespeare Santa Cruz Holiday Show
September 17th, & September 23rd from 10                November 17th-December 17th at UC Santa
to 5 at Esplanade Park                                  Cruz. A sparkling musical version of the
Local artists display their art.                        classic tale offers fun and laughs for
www.ci.capitola.ca.us                                   everyone.
                                                        www.shakespearesantacruz.org
“Triangle of Life”
September 1st-21st, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm,                 Live Comedy
at SC Mountains Art Center                              Every Sunday at the Crow Nest Restaurant,
This conceptual exhibit depicts artists'                Santa Cruz. 831.476.4560
views, in various medias, about the                     Enjoy a fresh sea breeze, great food, and
number "3,".                                            an evening of laughter as three comics
                                                        take the stage.
The 51st Anniversary Santa Cruz                         www.crowsnest-santacruz.com
Follies
September 20th-23rd, 1:00 pm : at the                   Intimate Landscape
Civic Auditorium                                        December 6th-12th at Sesnon Art Gallery,
Music from the 20s, 30s, 40s, and                       Porter College, UCSC. Explores the many
Broadway.                                               variations on the theme of aesthetic
                                                        intwinement, painter & land, from wave
Planet Drum                                             and fog to urban environment.
September 22nd at the Rio Theatre.                      http://arts.ucsc.edu
Features Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain,
Sikiru, Adepoju, Giovanni Hidalgo and                   Corpus Perspicuus: Body Transparent
Mutaytor DJ’s.                                          December 16th-31st at the Museum of Art &
                                                        History, 705 Front St., Santa Cruz
Esperanza de Valle’s 25th Anniversary                   831.429.1964
September 23rd-24th, 8:00 pm at Henry J.                The human body is examined by artists in
Mello Ctr. for Performing Arts. Celebrate               the contemporary medium of pleziglass.
the best of Mexican culture through music
and dance.
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California Masters                                      Thursday Nights Cookin’ at the
December 16th-January 14th at the Art                   Kuumbwa Jazz Center
League Gallery, 536 Broadway, Santa Cruz                320-2 Ceder St., Santa Cruz
831.426.5787                                            831.427.2227
Some of California’s top artists showcase               Great music, delicious food, one low price
their images of or inspired by our amazing              www.kuumbwajazz.org
state.



Concerts                                                Food and Art Festivals

Gathering of the Peacemakers Event
                                                        Greek Festival
September 4th
                                                        September 8th-10th from 5:00 pm – 8:00
3:00 pm -8:00 pm : at San Lorenzo Park
                                                        pm on Church St. Features traditional
                                                        Greek foods and pastries, live music and
Cat & Shout at The Attic
                                                        dancing.
September 6th at 931 Pacific Ave.
831.460.1800
                                                        24th Annual Capitola Art & Wine
Vashti Bunyan w/ Lauren Shera
                                                        Festival
www.theatticsantacruz.com
                                                        September 9th-10th at Esplande Par. Art,
                                                        food, and music in the beautiful Capitola
Big Organ Trio at The Attic
                                                        Village.
September 7th at the 931 Pacific Ave.
                                                        www.capitolasoquelchamber.com
www.theatticsantacruz.com
                                                        Ohlone Day
Santa Cruz Symphony Concert
                                                        September 16th, at Henry Cowell Park.
October 1st at Henry J. Mello Center, East
                                                        Celebrates the Ohlone Idians by learning
Beach & Linconl Streets, Watsonville.
                                                        about their culture, dance, dress, food,
Features Norm Krieger, piano soloist.
                                                        ceremonies and traditions.
www.santacruzsymphony.org
                                                        www.mountainparks.org
36th Annual Santa Cruz Band Review
                                                        16th de Septiembre Celebration
October 21st at 8:00 am -2:00 pm
                                                        September 17th at Downtown Plaza,
At the Beach Boardwalk. High School
                                                        Watsonville. Celebrate Mexican
bands from all over California come to
                                                        independence Day with food, music, dance
Santa Cruz
                                                        and fun.
www.beachboardwalk.com
                                                        Food & Wine Festival: Gourmet
Santa Cruz Symphony Concert
                                                        Grazing on the Green
November 4th at the Civic Auditorium, 307
                                                        Spetember 23rd, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm in
Church St.
                                                        Aptos Village. Cancer benefit features
This concert highlights Rezincek, Krommer,
                                                        locally grown food prepared by top local
and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.
                                                        chefs, raffle and auction.
www.santacruzsymphony.org
                                                        www.sccbg.org
Jazz Jam Sessions
                                                        Lobster Feed
Every Sunday at Bocci’s Celler, 140 Encinal
                                                        October 14th from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at
St., Santa Cruz. 831.427.2792
                                                        Henry Cowell Park. Gourmet dinning in the
Four hours of fun and spontaneous jazz
                                                        Redwoods.
played by musicians who have never
                                                        www.mountainparks.org
rehearsed together. FREE.
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Apple Butter Festival                                   Women of Color Film Festival
October 21st, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, at                     September 9th and 10th at Porter College,
Gizdich Ranch                                           UCSC. Event with short programs and
Apple butter canning, antique engines,                  featured films.
crafts, BBQ, fresh apples, juice pressing,              www2.ucsc.edu/woc/wocff06/home/html
bakery, antiques and more.
www.gizdich-ranch.com                                   Renaissance Fair
                                                        September 9th-October 15th Every
Cabrillo Music, Art, and Wine Festival                  Weekend at 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy,
September 9th, 11:00am – 8:00pm outside                 Hollister.
the Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz. Fine                  Pageantry, revelry and romance return to
artists and craft vendors.                              Casa de Fruta.
www.cabrillomusic.org                                   www.norcalrenfaire.org

                                                        Antique Faire
Nature Festivals                                        September 10th, October 8th, and
                                                        November 12th, 5:30 am -7:00 pm
                                                        On Lincoln St. SC. Offers an eclectic blend
                                                        of antiques and unique items.
Capitola Begonia Festival
September 2nd-4th
                                                        111th Annual Santa Cruz County Fair
at Main Beach and Soquel Creek
                                                        September 12th-17th, at the County
                                                        Fairgrounds in Watsonville. Six days of fun
Monterey Bay Birding Festival
                                                        and festivities, including a large carnival.
September 22nd-24th at Local beaches.
                                                        www.santacruzcountyfair.com
Offers guided walks along Watsonville’s
freshwater wetlands.
                                                        Mission Adobe Day
montereybaybirding.org
                                                        September 23rd, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, at
                                                        Santa Cruz Mission State Park
UCSC Farm & Garden’s Harvest Festival
October 7th, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm : at the
                                                        Loch Lomond Highland Games and
UCSC Farm & Garden. Celebrate the fall
                                                        Celtic Gathering
harvest with live music, food, apple pie
                                                        October 7th, at Highlands Park. A
back-off and more.
                                                        celebration of all things Celtic: bagpipes,
www.ucsc.edu/casfs
                                                        haggis, living history, music, dancing and
                                                        traditional athletics.
Welcome Back Monarchs Day
                                                        www.lochlomondceltic.org
October 8th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm : at
Natural Bridges
                                                        Annual Monte Foundation Fireworks
See the Monarch Butterflies and participate
                                                        Extravaganza
in arts ad crafts, game and music.
                                                        October 14th, Seacliff State Beach. Over 50
www.santacruzstateparks.org/parks/natbri
                                                        games and food booths, live entertainment
dges
                                                        and fireworks display.
                                                        www.monte-foundation.com
Other Festivals and Fairs
                                                        Farmer’s Markets
Polynesian Luau
September 9th at Santa Cruz Elks Lodge,
                                                        Santa Cruz Saturday Market
150 Jewell St.
                                                        10:00 am -6:00 pm : at San Lorenzo Park
831.423.8240
                                                        every Saturday August – November.
Polynesian menu and entertainment by
                                                        Free event with live music, delicious food,
Hula Halau.
                                                        crafts, kid zone, and Healing Arts Village.




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Santa Cruz Community Farmers                            Weekly Auto Races
Market                                                  Friday Nights at the Santa Cruz County Fair
2:30 pm -6:30 pm, in Downtown Santa                     Gounds. Hwy 152, Watsonville. On most
Cruz every Wednesday.                                   See exciting auto races, late models and
Fruits and veggies grown by local farmers.              more.
                                                        www.oceanspeedway.com
New Westside Farmers Market
9:00 am – 2 pm, every Saturday at 2801
Mission St.                                             Car Shows
Sells food from local farmers.

Aptos Farmers Market                                    Thunderbirds on the Wharf
8:00 am to 12:00 pm, every Saturday at                  October 7th 9:00 am – 3:00 pm : at
Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Dr. Offers                Municipal Wharf
organic and non organic produce, flowers,               Annual T-bird car show.
pasta, coffee and music.
                                                        Hot Rods at the Beach
                                                        October 7th&8th from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Surfing events                                          at Beach Street parking lot. A local, non-
                                                        profit car show benefiting the Santa Cruz
                                                        Police Officers Association, with raffle, food
                                                        and music.
O'Neill Coldwater Classic
                                                        www.hotrodsatthebeach.com
October 17th-22nd from 8:00 am -4:00 pm
on Steamer Lane.
4 star men’s and women’s surfing event in
the Santa Cruz waters.                                  Railroad Activities
www.oneill.com

                                                        Great Train Robberies
Races                                                   September 2nd&3rd from 11:00 am -
                                                        4:00pm : at Roaring Camp Railroads
                                                        www.roaringcamp.com
Big Kahuna Triathlon Expo @ Depot
                                                        Ghost Train
Park
                                                        October 28th, 6:00 pm & 6:15 pm : at
September 9th& 10th, 9:00 am -6:00 pm.
                                                        Roaring Camp Railroads. Ride a steam
Event includes a 1.2 mile swim, 56-mile
                                                        train to Bear Mtn. through a haunted
bike ride along the coast and a 13.1 mile
                                                        redwood forest as you relive “The Legend
run.
                                                        of Sleepy Hollow”
www.capitolasoquelchamber.com
                                                        www.roaringcamp.com
Santa Cruz Sentinel Triathlon
                                                        1880s Harvest Fair
September 24th from 7:30 am -1:30 pm,
                                                        November 14th-15th at Roaring Camp
starting at Front St. 200 yard swim, 2.5
                                                        Railroads. Weavers, spinners and candle
mile bike ride, 10 mile run. Non-profit
                                                        makers demonstrate 1880s skills. Make
fund-raising event for local school
                                                        your own scarecrow. Ride train and select
athletics.
                                                        a pumpkin.
www.sentineltriathlon.org
                                                        www.roaringcamp.com
Bike To Work Event
                                                        Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
October 5th, 6:30 am -9:30 pm : on Pacific
                                                        November 24th – December 26th at Roaring
St.
                                                        Camp Railroads. Ride a holiday train
                                                        through Victorian Santa Cruz as you sip
                                                        hot spiced cider, listen to carolers, and
                                                        meet Santa.
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Special Sales                                           Holiday Activities

Downtown Sidewalk Sales September
29th&30th and October 1st from 9:00 am -                Lighted Boat Parade
6:00 pm, on Pacific St.                                 December 2nd, 5:30 pm : at Santa Cruz
                                                        Harbor. Features 50 decorated boats
                                                        parading throughout Santa Cruz Harbor
Halloween Activities                                    www.santacruzharbor.org

                                                        Watsonville Holiday Factory Sale 9:00
Marine Masquerade & Scary Aquary                        am – 4:00 pm : in Watsonville. Visit local
October 27th 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, at                      factories for great discounts.
Seymour Marine Center. Family fun with                  Downtown Santa Cruz Holiday Parade
storytelling, night-time whale skeleton                 10:00 am – 11:00 am : on Pacific Ave.
tours, crafts, scavenger hunt and costume               Join the fun as floats, marching bands,
parade.                                                 horses, classic cars, Santa & Downtown’s
www.seymourcenter.ucsc.edu                              Grand Marshall go down Pacific Ave.
                                                        www.downtownsantacruz.com
Ghost Train
October 28th, 6:00 pm & 6:15 pm at                      Jingle Shells Art & Book Festival
Roaring Camp Railroads                                  at Seymour Marine Center. Ocean-inspired
Ride a steam train to Bear Mtn. through a               gifts and presentations with live music and
haunted redwood forest as you relive “The               festive whale lighting ceremony at dusk.
Legend of Sleepy Hollow”                                seymourcenter.ucsc.edu
www.roaringcamp.com
The Missing Arm of William Waddell                      Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
6:30 pm, at Big Basin Redwoods State                    November 24th – December 26th at Roaring
Park. A half-mile guided walk through a                 Camp Railroads. Ride a holiday train
forest decorated in the spirit of Halloween.            through Victorian Santa Cruz as you sip
www.santacruzstateparks.org                             hot spiced cider, listen to carolers, and
                                                        meet Santa.
Santa Cruz Mask Festival                                www.roaringcamp.com
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, at Louden Nelson
Center                                                  Holiday Time at Wilder Ranch
The Santa Cruz Mask Festival has it all:                December 16th at Wilder Ranch. Experience
dance, theater, storytellers, and more.                 the winter holidays as folks did in Victorian
www.nelsoncenter.com                                    and early 20th century times. Crafts, games
                                                        and treats.
Heritage Harvest Festival
11:00 am – 4:00 pm, at Wilder Ranch
State Park
Draft horse demonstrations, wagon ride,
harvest and decorate pumpkins, live music
at historic ranch.
www.santacruzstateparks.org

Halloween on the Wharf
October 31st, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm : at
Municipal Wharf




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                                                       Things to Do in Santa Cruz                                                    September 2006


        Sun.                Mon.               Tue.                      Wed.                      Thu.                       Fri.                       Sat.
                                                                                                                                1                          2




          3                    4                 5                         6                         7                          8                          9
                          Labor Day.




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                                           SC County Fair in         SC County Fair in         SC County Fair in          Fiesta Flamenca            Drop-In Improv
                                       Watsonville, 12th-17th.   Watsonville, 12th-17th.   Watsonville, 12th-17th.   at Don Quixote             Class.
                                                                                                                     Restaurant.                     Ohlone Day at
                                                                                                                          SC County Fair in     Henry Cowell Park.
                                                                                                                     Watsonville, 12th-17th.         SC County Fair in
                                                                                                                                                Watsonville.
                                                                                                                                                     Stitch 'n Bitch.
                                                                                                                                                     SC Sat. Market.




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     Art at the Beach,                                                 51st Anniv of SC          51st Anniv of SC          51st Anniv of SC          Food & Wine,
Esplanade Park                                                   Follies at Civic          Follies at Civic          Follies, Civic             Aptos.
Capitola, 10am-5pm.                                              Auditorium, 1pm.          Auditorium, 1pm.          Auditorium, 7pm.                Stitch 'n Bitch.
     SC County Fair in                                                 Knitting Meetup-                                    Planet Drum, Rio          Drop-In Improv
Watsonville, 12th-17th.                                          Ugly Mug.                                           Theater, 8pm.              Class.
                                                                                                                           Monterey Bay              Adobe Day.
                                                                                                                     Birding Festival begins,        SC Sat. Market.
                                                                                                                     22nd-24th.




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      Esperanza de                                                                                                         Downtown                   SC Sidewalk
Valle's 25th                                                                                                         Sidewalk Sales, Pacific    Sales.
Anniversary, Henry J                                                                                                 St, 9am-6pm, 29th -              Stitch 'n Bitch.
Mello Ctr, 8pm.                                                                                                      30th.                            Drop-In Improv
      SC Sentinel                                                                                                                               Class.
Triathlon, starts at                                                                                                                                  SC Sat. Market,
Front St, 7:30am-1:                                                                                                                             10-6.
30pm.




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        Sun.                      Mon.                       Tue.                      Wed.                    Thu.                      Fri.                      Sat.
           1                         2                         3                         4                       5                         6                         7
     Live Comedy,               Improv at Club                                      SC Farmers              Cookin' at the                                     Thunderbirds on
Crow's Nest, 9pm          Caution, 8pm.                                        Market, Downtown, 2:    Kuumbwa Jazz Center,                               the Wharf.
every Sunday.                   International Jazz                             30-6:30pm every         every Thursday.                                         Hot Rods at the
     Jazz Jam Session     Series at Kuumbwa                                    Wednesday.                   Bike to Work                                  Beach.
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Jazz Center, every                                        Sailboat Races,    Event, Pacific Ave, 6:                                  Farm & Garden
every Sunday.             Monday.                                              SC Harbor, every        30am- 9:30pm.                                      Harvest Festival.
     Downtown                                                                  Wednesday night.                                                                Highland Games.
Sidewalk Sale, Pacific                                                                                                                                         Stitch 'n Bitch.
Ave, 9am-6pm.


           8                         9                         10                       11                      12                        13                        14
     Jazz Jam Session.          International Jazz                                  SC Farmers              Cookin' at the                                     Aptos Farmers
     Antique Faire.       Series at Kuumbwa                                    Market, Downtown, 2:    Kuumbwa Jazz Center,                               Market.
     Hot Rods at the      Jazz Center, every                                   30-6:30pm every         every Thursday.                                         Stich 'n Bitch.
Beach.                    Monday.                                              Wednesday.                                                                      Fireworks at
     Live Comedy.                                                                   Sailboat Races,                                                       Seacliff.
     Welcome Back                                                              SC Harbor, every                                                                Lobster Feed.
Monarchs Day at                                                                Wednesday night.                                                                SC Sat. Market.
Natural Bridges, 10am-
4pm.


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     Jazz Jam Session           International Jazz         O'Neill Coldwater        SC Farmers              Cookin' at the           Fiesta Flamenca!           Aptos Farmers
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Series at Kuumbwa          Classic on Steamer        Market, Downtown, 2:    Kuumbwa Jazz Center,     at Don Quixote            Market.
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every         Lane, 8am-4pm, 17th-      30-6:30pm every         every Thursday.          Restaurant.                     Apple Butter
     Live Comedy,         Monday.                    22nd.                     Wednesday.                                                                 Festival.
Crow's Nest, 9pm                                                                    Sailboat Races,                                                             Band Review.
every Sunday.                                                                  SC Harbor, every                                                                 SC Sat. Market.
                                                                               Wednesday night.                                                                 Stich 'n Bitch.




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     Jazz Jam Session           International Jazz                                   SC Farmers             Cookin' at the           Marine                    Ghost Train.
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Series at Kuumbwa                                    Market.                 Kuumbwa Jazz Center,     Masquerade & Scary             Harvest Festival,
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every                                         "On and Off the   every Thursday.          Aquary, Seymour           Wilder Ranch.
     Live Comedy,         Monday.                                              Wall", SC Mts Art                                Marine Ctr, 6:30-9:30p.        SC Mask Festival.
Crow's Nest, 9pm                                                               Center, Oct 25th- Nov                                                           Missing Arm of
every Sunday.                                                                  11th.                                                                      W. Waddell.
                                                                                     Sailboat Races,                                                           Stich 'n Bitch.
                                                                               SC Harbor.




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     Jazz Jam Session           International Jazz       Halloween on the
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Series at Kuumbwa          Wharf, 4pm-6pm.
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every
     Live Comedy,         Monday.
Crow's Nest, 9pm
every Sunday.




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                                                                       Things to Do in Santa Cruz                                             November 2006


        Sun.                      Mon.                       Tue.                     Wed.                   Thu.                     Fri.                    Sat.
                                                                                         1                     2                       3                        4
                                                                                    SC Farmers             Cookin' at the                                 Aptos Farmers
                                                                               Market, Downtown, 2:   Kuumbwa Jazz Center,                           Market.
                                                                               30-6:30pm every        every Thursday.                                     National Photo
                                                                               Wednesday.                                                            Exhibit.
                                                                                    Sailboat Races,                                                       SC Symphony.
                                                                               SC Harbor, every                                                           SC Sat Market.
                                                                               Wednesday night.                                                           Stich 'n Bitch.




           5                         6                          7                        8                     9                      10                       11
     Live Comedy,               International Jazz                                  SC Farmers             Cookin' at the         Academic                SC Saturday
Crow's Nest, 9pm          Series at Kuumbwa                                    Market, Downtown, 2:   Kuumbwa Jazz Center,   Holiday.                Market, 10am-6pm,
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every                                   30-6:30pm every        every Thursday.             Auto Races at SC   every Saturday.
     Karaoke, Trout       Monday.                                              Wednesday.                                    C Fair Grounds, every        Stich 'n Bitch.
Farm Inn, 4pm every                                                                                                          Friday.                      Aptos Farmers
Sunday.                                                                                                                                              Market, Cabrillo
     Jazz Jam Session                                                                                                                                College, 8am-12pm
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE                                                                                                                              every Saturday.
every Sunday.


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    Jazz Jam Session.           International Jazz         1880s Harvest            SC Farmers             Cookin' at the         Shakespeare             SC Saturday
    Live Comedy,          Series at Kuumbwa          Fair at Roaring Camp      Market, Downtown, 2:   Kuumbwa Jazz Center,   Santa Cruz Holiday      Market, 10am-6pm,
Crow's Nest.              Jazz Center, every         Railroads, 14th & 15th.   30-6:30pm every        every Thursday.        Show at UCSC.           every Saturday.
    Antique Faire.        Monday.                                              Wednesday.                                         Auto Races at SC        Stich 'n Bitch.
                                                                                                                             C Fair Grounds, every        Aptos Farmers
                                                                                                                             Friday.                 Market, Cabrillo
                                                                                                                                                     College, 8am-12pm
                                                                                                                                                     every Saturday.




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     Jazz Jam Session           International Jazz                                  SC Farmers            Thanksgiving.           Academic                SC Saturday
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Series at Kuumbwa                                    Market, Downtown, 2:                          Holiday.                Market, 10am-6pm,
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every                                   30-6:30pm every                                    Auto Races.        every Saturday.
     Karaoke, Trout       Monday.                                              Wednesday.                                         Holiday Lights          Aptos Farmers
Farm Inn, 4pm every                                                                                                          Train.                  Market, Cabrillo
Sunday.                                                                                                                                              College, 8am-12pm
     Live Comedy,                                                                                                                                    every Saturday.
Crow's Nest, 9pm                                                                                                                                          Stich 'n Bitch.
every Sunday.


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     Jazz Jam Session           International Jazz                                  SC Farmers             Cookin' at the
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Series at Kuumbwa                                    Market, Downtown, 2:   Kuumbwa Jazz Center,
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every                                   30-6:30pm every        every Thursday.
     Karaoke, Trout       Monday.                                              Wednesday.
Farm Inn, 4pm every
Sunday.
     Live Comedy,
Crow's Nest, 9pm
every Sunday.



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        Sun.                      Mon.                      Tue.                    Wed.                    Thu.                        Fri.                     Sat.
                                                                                                                                          1                        2
                                                                                                                                     Holiday Arts and        Boat Parade.
                                                                                                                            Gifts.                           Jingle Shells.
                                                                                                                                     Auto Races.             SC Holiday
                                                                                                                                                        Parade.
                                                                                                                                                             Watsonville
                                                                                                                                                        Factory Sale.
                                                                                                                                                             Stich 'n Bitch.


           3                         4                         5                       6                      7                           8                        9
     Jazz Jam Sessions          International Jazz                               SC Farmers               Cookin' at the         Auto Races at SC            SC Saturday
at Bocci's Cellar, FREE   Series at Kuumbwa                                 Market, Downtown, 2:     Kuumbwa Jazz Center,   C Fair Grounds, every       Market, 10am-6pm,
every Sunday.             Jazz Center, every                                30-6:30pm every          every Thursday.        Friday.                     every Saturday.
     Live Comedy,         Monday.                                           Wednesday.                                                                       Stich 'n Bitch.
Crow's Nest, 9pm                                                                 "Intimate
every Sunday.                                                               Landscape", Sesnon
                                                                            Art Gallery, 6th-12th.


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     Jazz Jam Sessions.         International Jazz                               SC Farmers               Cookin' at the          Chanukah begins,           SC Sat. Market.
     Live Comedy.         Series at Kuumbwa                                 Market, Downtown, 2:     Kuumbwa Jazz Center,   15th- 24th.                      CA Masters
     Antique Faire.       Jazz Center, every                                30-6:30pm every          every Thursday.              Auto Races.           Exhibit.
                          Monday.                                           Wednesday.                                                                       Corpus
                                                                                                                                                        Perspicuus.
                                                                                                                                                             Holiday Time,
                                                                                                                                                        Wilder Ranch.
                                                                                                                                                             Stich 'n Bitch.

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     Jazz Jam Session.          International Jazz                               SC Farmers               Cookin' at the         Auto Races at SC            SC Saturday
     Live Comedy.         Series at Kuumbwa                                 Market, Downtown, 2:     Kuumbwa Jazz Center,   C Fair Grounds, every       Market, 10am-6pm,
                          Jazz Center, every                                30-6:30pm every          every Thursday.        Friday.                     every Saturday.
                          Monday.                                           Wednesday.




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     Christmas Eve.            Christmas Day.             Kwanzaa begins,        SC Farmers               Cookin' at the         Auto Races at SC            SC Saturday
                                                     Dec 25th - Jan 1st.    Market, Downtown, 2:     Kuumbwa Jazz Center,   C Fair Grounds, every       Market, 10am-6pm,
                                                                            30-6:30pm every          every Thursday.        Friday.                     every Saturday.
                                                                            Wednesday.




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     New Year's Eve.




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