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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 29th – May 1st, 2016

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Several festivals and fairs take place this weekend, enticing us to play, eat and shop. We’ve got a local history celebration, an astronomy talk, dance event, duck race and more in store for you. And yes, we said duck race!

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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Mother’s Day 2016 in Santa Cruz

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Bountiful brunches are just the beginning of things to do for Mother’s Day in Santa Cruz, which falls on Sunday, May 8.

We’ve compiled shopping, hiking, crafting activities and more to celebrate all things mom leading up to and throughout Mother’s Day weekend.

So go ahead and start planning to spoil, indulge, treat and appreciate the mom in your life—she deserves it.
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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 22nd – 24th, 2016

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Earth Day festivities continue this weekend along with celebrations of surf, aloha shirts, jazz on the wharf, and wine.

And in true Santa Cruz form, you’ll find cultural events centered around the themes of social, environmental, economic, and global justice.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 15th – 17th, 2016

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A food truck and wine and beer garden event takes place in Scotts Valley this weekend. Inventors and tinkers will convene at the Santa Cruz Mini Maker Faire. Earth Day weekend activities will be in full swing and much more.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 8th – 10th, 2016

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This weekend kicks off with a celebration of the best and brightest in Santa Cruz on Friday evening (complete with red carpet!).

We’ll also be treated to a hometown derby bout, the Arboretum’s annual Spring Plant Sale, a one-of-a-kind event that cat owners won’t want to miss, a fashion show, a special wildflower walk, and a live performance so good it’s being broadcast from Moscow.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 1st – 3rd, 2016

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Bonsais, ballet, beach, bands, baroque and more! It’s a busy “b” weekend!

From a hip-hop festival in the mountains to a non-profit beach event, this weekend kicks off on April Fools’ Day but we aren’t fooling around with the cool variety of events and activities about town.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: March 25th – 27th, 2016

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This weekend brings Easter Sunday and the first full weekend of spring, meaning it’s time to get your brunch and egg hunting on!

Plus, don’t miss other local celebrations…from a Sweet 16 to a welcome back party for bees.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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Santa Cruz Easter Events 2016

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Easter is almost here, and this year there are plenty of festive events throughout Santa Cruz County.

From Easter brunches to Easter Egg Hunts (one with 20,000 eggs!), to photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, there is something for everyone.

Here is a full list of the top Easter events in and around Santa Cruz this year.

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: March 18th – 20th, 2016

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This weekend is shaping up to be a great one! Check out Santa Cruz Paddlefest, the Santa Cruz Symphony presenting Frankenstein or head on down to see the Santa Cruz Warriors take on Oklahoma City Blue.

Bummed St. Paddy’s Day fell on a school night? Never fear, we know of a worthy event taking the celebration into the weekend.

Craving music? We’ve got you covered from the symphony to a choir to a performer from a Spanish island, there’s lots to lend your ear to.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: March 11th – 13th, 2016

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Another potentially wet weekend ahead, but not to worry…indoor sporting events, live music, and dance parties will shelter you from the storm.

For the more adventurous, check out the biking and hiking events happening this weekend in Santa Cruz.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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