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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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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: October 3rd – 5th, 2014

Things to do in Santa Cruz this weekendOctober starts with a bang this weekend, as the Santa Cruz Wharf celebrates their 100th anniversary with a Centennial Celebration and Fireworks Spectacular.

Art lovers have a lot to be excited about this weekend too, with First Friday, and the start of the 2014 Open Studios Art Tour.  Fans of comedy, fine cuisine, and classic cars will also enjoy the first weekend of October.

Read on to see the rest of the Santa Cruz Life picks for the best events this weekend.

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Things to do this Weekend in Santa Cruz: September 26th – 28th, 2014

Santa Cruz Weekend Events 9/26/14

This is the first official weekend of fall, and Santa Cruz is hosting an Octoberfest, a Sausagefest, and a Harvest Festival to help welcome in the new season!

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Weekend Event Roundup: September 19 – 21, 2014

santa cruz weekend events

This weekend offers a lot of free events that will put you in touch with the community, like the Coastal Cleanup and two different local tours.  Take the opportunity to learn more about your own backyard, or venture down to Monterey for the 57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival.

The 2nd annual Mole & Mariachi festival also takes place this Saturday at the Mission Santa Cruz, and it sounds delicious!

Read on to see the rest of Santa Cruz Life’s top picks this weekend.

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Things To Do in Santa Cruz This Weekend: September 12th – 14th, 2014

Santa Cruz Weekend Events: 9/11 - 9/14

Fall is almost officially underway now, but that’s no reason not to keep the summer mindset and enjoy all the great stuff this weekend has to offer!

There are plenty of great events to choose from this weekend, including a lot of fun activities for kids.

Read on to see our picks for the best events in Santa Cruz this weekend.

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Weekend Event Roundup: September 5th to 7th, 2014

things to do in santa cruz thsi weekend, 9/5/2014

From First Friday to the Greek Festival, Downtown Santa Cruz is full of fun events this weekend.  This weekend also offers a free outdoor family movie on the beach, some great concerts, a kid-focused festival, and much more.

Read on to see the rest of our picks for the best events in Santa Cruz this weekend.

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Labor Day Weekend Events in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Labor Day Weekend Events

It’s Labor Day Weekend, and Santa Cruzans know how to celebrate!

Concerts and festivals abound this weekend, highlighted by the always popular Capitola Begonia Festival.

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Things to do in Santa Cruz this Weekend: August 22nd – 24th, 2014

Things to do this weekend in Santa Cruz

This weekend we have some familiar events, like free bands on the beach, the annual Outrigger Races and Polynesian Festival, and some fun first time events like the Tequila & Taco Music Festival.

Read on to see the rest of our picks for the top things to do in Santa Cruz this weekend.

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