About Meridith Cook

Meridith Cook came to Santa Cruz 18 years ago from Minnesota. She is a freelance writer and mother of 3 who enjoys exploring the beauty and culture of this unique community. Visit her website at www.melbacomms.com.

This Weekend in Santa Cruz: December 6th – 8th, 2019

December is upon us with its dark cold rain. But there is no shortage of revelry and merriment this weekend. 

You can celebrate the culture and history of Santa Cruz at Fiestas Mexicanas, Wilder Ranch or Castro Adobe.

You can celebrate art at First Friday or one of the many tempting craft fairs happening all over the county.

You can celebrate by singing, dancing, running, or listening to poetry. We’ve got it all and winter is on!

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

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: November 15th – 17th, 2019

The nights are dark and the shorter days are chilly. It’s definitely a good weekend for a show and you’ll have your pick from lots of great options.

Of course, some of us love to grab a sweater and head outdoors and there are options for the hardy ones too, like ice skating, a lighthouse party, or maybe some artisan holiday shopping.Whatever your flavor, our town has fun in store for you!

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

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

Make the most of the golden autumn days and dark nights this weekend.

It’ll be a festive First Friday. Celebrate Día de Los Muertos Friday night in Watsonville, or Saturday in Santa Cruz. 

Nature inspires a Plein Air painting contest and trail photography awards.

There’s a chili cook-off in Felton and a hot rod show at the Boardwalk, but if that isn’t your thing, you might enjoy a healing art exhibit. Always something for everyone!

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

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