Things to Do in Santa Cruz
ultraSHIFT: UCSC's Digital Arts and New Media MFA Exhibitionat University of California Santa Cruz • Sun, Apr 30
SCOTTS VALLEY CHEER TEAM RECEIVES BID TO ORLANDO FLORIDA SUMMIT & NEEDS ALL OF OUR HELP Dear Scotts Valley Community and Business Owners I would…
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In the late 1960s, Orin Martin was “allegedly in college,” as he puts it, on the East Coast, but he rarely went to classes. He was in Washington, D.C. for the anti-Vietnam War march on the Pentagon in 1967, and was actively resisting the draft. A year later, unsure of what to do with his…
If you have a set of green thumbs, or just want to enjoy the laborious fruits of those who do, be sure to mark your calendars for these home and garden events taking place this spring and summer in Santa Cruz County. 4/29 Farm & Garden Spring Plant Sale This year’s annual Spring plant…
What started as a graffiti removal program has blossomed into one of the County’s most beloved artistic endeavors. One by one, traffic signal boxes are getting artistic makeovers. The Santa Cruz County Parks Department’s Outside the Box (OTB) program has employed more than a dozen local artists to beautify otherwise dull utility boxes. They are…
Chocolate is loaded with flavonoid antioxidants—more than green tea, red wine, or an apple. This justification alone seems to defend the private euphoria of a square (or entire bar) here and there, right?
Santa Cruz is a small town. And often times small towns—even those as lively and quirky as ours—can feel a little sleepy. Luckily, there are plenty of places around here to sit and snack while monitoring curious people trying to mind their own business. Here are some of our top picks for people watching. Midtown…
Eating fried chicken can be a blissful experience. Those moments when you raise the first piece, examining it from all sides to find the perfect spot to begin, followed by the crackle of salty coating as your teeth break into the juicy meat are one of life’s great simple pleasures. It doesn’t matter if you…
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Your Place offers Farm to Table organic home cooking in a warm and classic environment. We buy fresh fruits and vegetables from local organic farmers.
Seascape Beach Resort
Seascape Beach Resort sets the pace for the ultimate in comfort with all of the luxury of a four-diamond resort.
West End Tap & Kitchen
A local tap room and eatery
Kayak Connection is your Sea Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddling resource for the Monterey Bay. We have two locations in Santa Cruz and in Moss Landing at the Elkhorn Slough where we have multiple tours available for local adventures.
Coasters Bar & Grill
As part of the Boardwalk Bowl, Coasters Bar & Grill is the premium spot in Santa Cruz for karaoke, live music, delicious food, good drinks, and great people.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
Design Group is your Number One source for custom window treatments on the Central Coast offering the largest selection of fabrics, blinds, shades and plantation shutters. Specializing in all job applications from residential to commercial and hospitality
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
Don Quixote's International Music Hall
Don Quixote's is a multi-genre club concert venue, restaurant and bar, attracting music lovers from all over Santa Cruz County, Central and Northern California and beyond.
A most unique hotel experience that explores an urban forest set inside a beach town. The boutique Hotel Paradox prides itself on genuine hospitality, and a design-forward experience delighting the senses.
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