About Valerie Lemke

Valerie Lemke was a transplant from the Bay Area to Santa Cruz County over 25 years ago, and hasn't looked back since. She is a local freelance writer and photographer who loves writing about and photographing one of the most beautiful regions in the world, the Central Coast.

This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 13th – 15th, 2018

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It’s beginning to feel like spring around here these days. You might be feeling the urge to get out and about to enjoy the longer days, but you don’t know what to do. Well, look no further! We have a unique line-up of events to help you find some good weekend fun.

You can spend a day celebrating the kids in your life, grab some opportunities to take in some shows or spend an evening swapping succulents. How about checking out some amazing bonsai trees? You can even learn how to grow and care for your own. These are only a few of the many things in store for a great weekend!

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

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 6th – 8th, 2018

Though the weekend is scheduled to start out with a dose of April showers, there’s still plenty to do regardless of what the Pineapple Express brings our way!

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

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: March 23rd – 25th, 2018

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There are some big events happening this weekend such as an award show that celebrates the best of our locally creative entrepreneurs, as well as a farewell concert and send-off for a Santa Cruz favorite homegrown singer. (Hint: His first name is James, last name is Durbin!)

Get a head start on egg hunts, march for beer, attend a sheep shearing, watch some basketball, celebrate science and listen to a concert of harps and much more. Check out what we have on tap for you!

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

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