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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: May 5th – 8th, 2016

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There’s much to celebrate this weekend, from Cinco de Mayo to Mother’s Day and maybe a little rain in between.

This weekend is also about embracing the outdoors and supporting local causes, from the kickoff of Ecology Action’s Bike Week to the culmination of Santa Cruz County’s largest giving campaign at the Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run.

We’ve also spiced it up with music and cultural events bouncing around the world from Mexico to Greece to Spain and our own backyard.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend, starting with Cinco de Mayo on Thursday:

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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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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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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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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: March 4th – 6th, 2016

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Hummingbirds, salamanders, and The Beatles…oh my! This weekend takes family-oriented fun to a new level.

Rain is expected, so be sure to check with venues holding outdoor events.

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

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