About Meridith Cook

Meridith Cook came to Santa Cruz 18 years ago from Minnesota. She is a homeschooling mother of 3 who enjoys exploring the beauty and culture of this unique community.

This Weekend in Santa Cruz: February 1st – 3rd, 2019

26th ave beach

It’s First Friday, so head out to the plethora of locations across town and in Watsonville that open their venues to art, wine and craft beer, and food. There’s lots of live music and theater around town: catch the multi-award-wining play Red Velvet. You can make a craft, learn, explore and move all weekend long! At the end of all, just sit back and watch the football game with friends and fans. See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: January 25th – 27th, 2019

Lighthouse Sunsest

There are lots of ways to enjoy some local flavors this weekend without spending a dime! From the free rehearsal of the Santa Cruz Symphony, a stewardship and history event at Lighthouse Point, then on to an art exhibit reception, you can do it all for free.

If you’ve got some spending money, there are many worthy events to support like live theater, adventuring women, and our own sensational symphony.

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

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Santa Cruz New Year’s Eve Events – Welcome 2019!

New Year's Eve Santa Cruz 2016

Get ready! 2019 is ready to make a grand entrance, which means it’s time to celebrate!

Whether you’re into a casual kind of evening or want to make it a formal affair, there are plenty of exciting choices for an evening filled with music, dancing or even bowling. Maybe you just want a quiet evening of food and drink out on the town. Whatever strikes your fancy this New Year’s Eve, we’ve got you covered.

We’ve broken out this year’s Santa Cruz New Year’s Eve events into categories to help you find just what you’re looking for:
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