About Valerie Lemke

Valerie Lemke is a transplant from the Bay Area to Santa Cruz County over 25 years ago, and hasn't looked back since. She is a local freelance writer and photographer who loves writing about and photographing one of the most beautiful regions in the world, the Central Coast.

This Weekend in Santa Cruz: May 17th – 19th, 2019

This May weekend is jam-packed with exciting anniversary celebrations, fabulous cultural performances and even a bit of fundraising for some terrific local causes!

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

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: May 3rd – 5th, 2019

The first weekend in May kicks off with a full agenda that will keep you entertained from start to finish.

Choose a walk among the wildflowers, hear amazing fish stories or even take a musical trip through time.

From Bluegrass, to Mustangs to our favorite Derby Girls, you’re guaranteed another great Santa Cruz weekend!

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

 

This week’s roundup is sponsored by Play it Forward Santa Cruz — key word: PLAY! Don’t miss this family-friendly event from Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation. From hands-on activities and games to live music, food trucks, and a beer & wine garden, come hungry, thirsty, and ready to play!

Click here for more information about Play it Forward.


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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: April 12th – 14th, 2019

Its Beach

Kick off the weekend with food trucks, fashion, and music for country, classical, and pop fans. Then get ready for some family-friendly fun on Saturday, including an out-of-town wildflower and earth day celebration.

If you’re looking for egg hunts and the Easter Bunny, be sure to check out our 2019 Easter Events Guide to see what’s hoppin’ this weekend and next.

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

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