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at Louden Nelson Community Center
Play it Forward Santa Cruz is an all-ages festival of creative playshops, feel-good music and fun experiences demonstrating how play can transform liv…
at Cabrillo Crocker Theater
The Cabrillo Symphonic Winds will perform a concert of band music with a special tribute to the Cement Ship on its 100th birthday!
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The fourth annual Santa Cruz Gives holiday giving campaign is now live at SantaCruzGives.org. Fundraising ends right before your Champagne or Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Juice toast at midnight, December 31, 2018. Check out the 33 nonprofits and their Big Ideas for 2019 that have been selected for the first (and only that we know of)…
[Sponsored Post] The Redwood Mountain Faire is a remarkable music and arts festival in the Santa Cruz Mountains, an easy drive from anywhere in the Bay Area. The 9th annual festival features 22 bands on two stages, juried fine arts and crafts, great children’s activities, local microbrews, Santa Cruz Mountain wines and ciders, great food —…
When I told people I was riding my bicycle 545 miles for a charity, most people responded with “that’s crazy” or some similar sentiment. And they were right; it takes a certain amount of insanity to devote every weekend for about half a year to train and ride and become a cyclist for AIDS/LifeCycle. AIDS/LifeCycle…
If the name Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden doesn’t quite ring familiar, the sight of it might. A tall chainlink fence surrounding a white gravel yard, industrial objects strewn about and an unassuming building squatting in the back—it could almost pass for a junkyard if not for its prime downtown location. But get a…
Succulent. The name says a lot. But it doesn’t reveal everything about these wildly compelling botanicals that surrender to even the least-green thumb. Thick-skinned and juicy, these intriguing plants sit somewhere on the sliding botanical scale between dry, spiky cacti and delicate leaf-bearing flora. Succulents love to preserve moisture deep inside their curious, pliant bodies.…
When Sylvia Grape’s “dear Ma” grounded her for five months in high school, she had no idea it would lead to a profession as a singer-songwriter. The old guitar lying around the house took on a certain sparkle. “I just picked it up and started fiddling with it,” Grape says. She’d found a companion in…
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Severino's Bar & Grill
Severino's Bar & Grill offers fresh California cuisine in a warm, friendly atmosphere with fabulous views of the Koi pond and cascading waterfall. Enjoy Happy Hour every day of the week and live entertainment on select evenings.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
Flynn's Cabaret & Steakhouse
Flynn's Cabaret and Steakhouse 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.
Mount Hermon Adventures
Mount Hermon Adventures is home to the world-famous Redwood Canopy Tours zip line tour, Sequoia Aerial Adventure course, Team Building programs and more!
Hindquarter Bar & Grille
"Where the Elite Meat." At Hindquarter Bar & Grille we've made our reputation serving up the finest beef around...
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.
West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
The West Cliff Inn is a stunning luxury oceanside hotel from the Four Sisters Inns.
Best Western Seacliff Inn
Minutes from beautiful beaches, relaxing accommodations, attentive service, and memories that last forever!
Inn At Depot Hill
The Inn at Depot Hill has been celebrated as one of the top 10 inns in the U.S. Rooms feature fireplaces, sitting areas with lounges and decor that is not to be matched.
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Kuumbwa Jazz has grown from its small beginnings to one of the most highly respected jazz-presenting institutions in the country, attracting artists of national and international renown. We present over 120 concerts per year at our intimate 200-seat venue
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