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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: 11/1 – 11/3

Santa Cruz EventsThis weekend kicks off with some great live events on Friday night. Art and music fans will have to choose between First Friday and some great visiting bands.

Here are our picks for this weekend’s best events:

First Friday

First Friday, everyone’s favorite monthly art event, takes place tonight.  Check out the First Friday website to get details of all the showings tonight.  In addition to the regular stops, the Chaminade is also participating in their first First Friday.

When: Friday, 11/1

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Things To Do This Weekend in Santa Cruz 10/18 – 10-20

Santa Cruz EventsThe weather is getting colder (at least, some of the time — after all, this is Santa Cruz) but that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of fun things to do in the area.

Here’s our list of best bets for this weekend.

Open Studios

When: Saturday 10/19 & Sunday 10/20

This is the third and final weekend of Open Studios.  Encore weekend features 240 North and South County artists.  Check out the following links for our complete Open Studios coverage:

Wilder Ranch Heritage Harvest Festival

When: Saturday 10/19

It may not be Thanksgiving quite yet, but the harvest has come to Santa Cruz!  Celebrate Santa Cruz history with live demonstrations, live music, crafts, and more hands-on activities this Saturday.

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Celebrate the Weekend with Open Studios, Open Streets & the Return of the Monarchs

Santa Cruz EventsOkay, there is a lot going on this weekend.  So much going on that we don’t even have time for clever lead-in paragraphs.

Here are our picks for your best bets this Friday through Sunday…

MAH Pop-Up Museum: Santa Cruz Wharf

When: Saturday, 10/12

The Santa Cruz Wharf turns 100 years old next year, and the Museum of Art and History will kick off celebrations early with one of its charming pop-up museums.  As a bonus, brush up on your local history with this gorgeous educational video.

Eat Local First

When: Saturday 10/12

Think Local First always encourages Santa Cruzans to choose local businesses over chains, and restaurants make up a big contingency of the organization.  This Saturday at the Aptos Farmers’s Market, you’ll get a chance to speak with the behind-the-scenes forces of some of your favorite local restaurants.

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