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Best things to do in Santa Cruz today

  1. at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk 400 Beach St , Santa Cruz map
  2. at Kuumbwa Jazz 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz map

Hero scavenger hunt at the mah
Whiz through this daring urban scavenger hunt on foot or bicycle.
Friday, Jul 15 @ 5:00pm at 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz map

Race through sunny Santa Cruz streets with friends and competitors. Emerge victorious on the tails of your local nerdom and swift walking or cycling skills.

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at Gilda's on the Wharf
Thursday, Jul 14 @ 12:00am at 37 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz map

The other night, I was out on the wharf for an evening walk. I passed a family that looked like they must've just left a restaurant—full bellies, and all of the kids shirts were speckled with tomato sauce. Then I passed a couple sitting on a bench, watching the sun set. She had a tiny smudge of sauce on her cheek. Hmmm.. it must be spaghetti night somewhere.

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At the Golden State Theatre in Monterey
Wednesday, Jul 13 @ 7:00pm at 417 Alvarado St, Monterey map

From the Colorado to the Ganges, journey down two of the world's greatest rivers with Pete McBride.

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John Cleary performing 2 sets with his live band at Moe's
Friday, Jul 08 @ 8:30pm at 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz map

Moe's Alley proudly presents 2016 Grammy Award Winner Jon Cleary out of New Orleans. John will be performing 2 sets with his live band and no opener so come early and don't miss a beat.

Hero gerald joseph magic show
Witness the impossible!
Friday, Jul 08 @ 1:30pm at 2005 Wharf Rd, Capitola map

Awarding winning magician, Gerald Joseph will be bringing his magic to the Capitola branch of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries! With tricks ranging from every day items to large scale feats of magic, Gerald Joseph will have you laughing and wondering ... How'd he do that!

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Just a few shows left!
Wednesday, Jul 06 @ 12:00am at 6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos map

The longest-running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago is based on a 1926 play about actual criminals and features the work of legends John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse.

Hero mad hatter tea
At the Louden Nelson Community Center
Monday, May 02 @ 1:00pm at 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz map

According the Mad Hatter, it’s always tea time!

Hero jazz on the wharf
Presented by the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department, sponsored by the Santa Cruz Wharf
Sunday, Apr 24 @ 11:00am at 21 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz map

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon at Jazz on the Wharf

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Stop by for living history demonstrations most Saturdays atthe Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park.
Saturday, Apr 23 @ 1:00pm at 130 School St., Santa Cruz map

Saturday afternoons at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park are demonstration days. Stop by the Neary-Rodriguez Adobe on Saturday April 23rd for a cooking demonstration and experience cooking styles used by the people who lived and worked here over 200 years ago. There will be a presentation of Ohlone and Spanish cuisine including hot rock cooking, tortilla frying on a Comal and baking in our Horno. You can even sample the creations and make your own tortilla.

Hero wipe out type 1 diabetes day
At the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Saturday, Apr 23 @ 12:00am at 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz map

Help turn Type 1 into type none! Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and was previously known as juvenile diabetes.

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Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Sunday, Apr 17 @ 6:00pm at 1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz map

The Museum welcomes back the California Guild of Natural Science Illustrators for its beloved annual exhibit of scientific illustration. Experience over 40 works in a variety media, depicting flowers, birds, insects and mammals.

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Every third Sunday of the month at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Sunday, Apr 17 @ 1:00pm at 100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz map

Do you love science? How do you feel about the ocean? Curious about the world around you?

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Date night in Capitola
Saturday, Apr 16 @ 7:00pm at 3555 Clares Street, Capitola map

Join pianist Robert Ridder for a night of Jazz and Pop Standards with Zizzo's very own Christine Shelton on vocals! Two great talents will make for an awesome evening.

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At Wilder Ranch State Park in Santa Cruz
Saturday, Apr 16 @ 11:00am at 1401 Coast Road, Santa Cruz map

Celebrate spring and help us plant the organic heirloom vegetable garden at Wilder Ranch State Park. The garden helps bring the c.1900 dairy ranch atmosphere to life. Children can plant and bring home their own heirloom bean in a paper pot, and everyone can enjoy living history demonstrations, sheep shearing, spinning and more.

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at the Rio Theatre
Friday, Apr 15 @ 8:30pm at 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz map

Pete Yorn is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and drummer who first gained international recognition after his debut record, Musicforthemorningafter, was released to critical and commercial acclaim in 2001. Known for playing the bulk of the instruments on his records, Pete Yorn is coming to the Rio in Santa Cruz this week!