This Weekend in Santa Cruz – The Happy New Year Edition: 1/1-1/3, 2016

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The first weekend of 2016 brings us First Friday, some great live music, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend, starting with New Year’s Eve events on Thursday:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: Dec. 25th – 27th, 2015

santa cruz events - christmas weekend 2015 Happy Holidays!

Our roundup of events is lighter than usual this weekend, as the big event will be time with family.

If you’re entertaining out of town guests, see our top 5 picks for things to do this weekend, plus a day-by-day guide of music, nature walks, and more:

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Santa Cruz Holiday Craft Fairs & Shopping Events 2015

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‘Tis the season to shop local!

Santa Cruz businesses and organizations are making it easy with a full slate of holiday shopping fairs and events.

Here’s a roundup of some of the best opportunities to buy some awesome gifts and help support the local economy and arts culture at the same time. [Read more…]