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Weekend Event Roundup for December 12th – 14th, 2014

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Santa Cruz’s holiday festivities continue this weekend, including concerts, plays, and train rides.

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Santa Cruz Weekend Events (Hint – It’s About to Get Real Festive) Dec. 5-7, 2014

santa cruz weekend events - dec. 5-7, 2014

The holiday season is officially upon us!  This weekend brings two tree lightings, two parades, and the Jungle Bell Rock 5k.  Stay up to date with all the best holiday events this month with the Santa Cruz Life guide to Santa Cruz holiday events.

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Santa Cruz Weekend Events: Nov. 28 – 30, 2014

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Photo taken in front of Pleasure Point Pilates

The weekend after Thanksgiving…let the shopping and holiday festivities begin!

The holiday season kicks off with Surfin’ Santa Cruz in the Capitola Village, and the launch of the Train to Christmas Town.  Shopping events also start this weekend, with Small Business Saturday, Downtown sidewalk sales, and the Surf City Vintners annual art, wine & gift bazaar.

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Weekend Event Roundup for November 21st – 23rd, 2014

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This weekend, you can take in some theater, comedy, or music, or get your radical craft on at the MAH.

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Weekend Event Roundup for November 14th to 16th, 2014

this weekend in santa cruz nov. 14, 2014

Sommeliers and cinephiles will have a lot of fun this weekend, with two wine events and a film festival taking center stage.

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Santa Cruz Weekend Roundup: Nov. 7 – 9, 2014

santa cruz events - nov. 7-9, 2014

First Friday events, the annual Sea Glass Festival, tributes to Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, a Cabrillo production of a classic American play, and a ukulele orchestra all promise to make for an awesome couple of days in Santa Cruz.

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Halloween Weekend in Santa Cruz 2014

Santa Cruz Surf Statue Pumpkin

With Halloween landing on a Friday, this weekend’s event roundup contains a ton of Halloween events.  The forecast calls for rain on Halloween so that could dampen the outdoor festivities, but there are also plenty of fun indoor options this year.

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Weekend Event Roundup: October 24th – 26th, 2014

things to do in santa cruz this weekend, oct. 24-26 2014

It’s time to get spooky, Santa Cruz! With Halloween just around the corner, there are some great opportunities to show off your costumes this weekend.

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Things to do This Weekend in Santa Cruz: October 17th – 19th, 2014

santa cruz weekend events, october 17-19, 2014

This is a great weekend for local food and wine enthusiasts, art fans, classic rock lovers, and families looking to spend some quality fun time together.

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Weekend Event Roundup: October 10th – 12th, 2014

Welcome Bach Monarchs Santa Cruz

This weekend we welcome back the monarchs, while saying goodbye (for 2014) to the Derby Girls.  Open Studios continues for its second weekend, and we get to see a live fireworks show for the second weekend in a row.

Those, and the rest of the Santa Cruz Life picks for the best events in Santa Cruz this weekend below.

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