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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 save the waves film festival 2015
Presented by Pacifico
Saturday, Nov 14 @ 12:00am at 415 River St, Santa Cruz map

The 7th annual Save The Waves Film Festival will bring its 2015 tour to the Patagonia Outlet in Santa Cruz on Saturday 11/14.

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Hosting the Bakersfield Jam
Friday, Nov 13 @ 7:00pm at 140 Front St, Santa Cruz map

Bakersfield Jam & Santa Cruz Warriors will tip off at 7pm at the Kaiser Permanente Arena in Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Join Santa Cruz Museum for Naturalist Night
Friday, Nov 13 @ 7:00pm at 1305 east cliff dr, Santa Cruz map

From the dusty lanes of the disk to the bright stellar nurseries, from the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Galaxy to the most distant stars, Emily Cunningham will take us on a tour of our galactic home and explain what the Milky Way teaches us about all galaxies in the universe.

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Catch the best films of Telluride at the Rio Theatre!
Friday, Nov 13 @ 7:00pm at 1205 soquel ave, Santa Cruz map

Mountainfilm on Tour brings inspiration and education about important issues to audiences around the world. The tour will be in Santa Cruz at the Rio Theatre November 13 with documentary films that explore cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure.

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Hosted by Event Santa Cruz
Thursday, Nov 12 @ 6:00pm at 2901 Research Park Dr, Soquel map

Join Event Santa Cruz this month for an amazing local foodie experience. Every one of the speakers this month embodies the diversity, creativity, and individuality from the Santa Cruz food scene. There will also be a slew of vendors on hand giving out samples and selling their delicious wares.

Hero point break live at the catalyst
Dubbed "the first ever punk rock theater show," you won't
Saturday, Nov 07 @ 7:00pm at 1011 Pacific Ave , Santa Cruz map

Catch this hilarious interactive spoof of the 1991 classic film Point Break. Get robbed by the ex-presidents, weather the 50 year storm, chow down a meatball sandwich, witness skydives, experience big wave riding and extreme car chases all LIVE on stage!

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Come celebrate their 49th Birthday!
Saturday, Nov 07 @ 9:00am at 1520 pacific ave, Santa Cruz map

BookShop Santa Cruz is celebrating their 49th birthday with a party, live music, cake, and a store wide 20% off sale on most everything in the store!

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Feel good drinking a slurpee with 7-Eleven’s promotion on 11/7
Saturday, Nov 07 @ 12:00am

This Saturday, November 7th you can stop by any 7-Eleven, choose any size Slurpee, and name the price you’d like to pay— $0.01 or $50. Why would you pay $50 for a slurpee? All proceeds, 100% from this special day, are going to Feeding America.

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5th Annual Open House Extravaganza
Friday, Nov 06 @ 6:00pm at 877 Cedar St, Santa Cruz map

Cruzio has been part of the local Santa Cruz scene since 1989, with CruzioWorks launching its own journey in 2011 in the refurbished Sentinel building.

Hero artisan brands with frank krueger
Presented by TechRaising
Thursday, Nov 05 @ 6:30pm at 101 Cooper St, Santa Cruz map

From a decade of product design for fast-paced tech startups to starting a Santa Cruz based craft brewery, Frank has learned a thing or two about how to do this. He will talk of the thrills, benefits and perils of transparently sharing your company’s story and building a customer base before the government even allows you to sell your product.

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Presented by Kuumbwa Jazz
Wednesday, Nov 04 @ 7:00pm at 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz map

Sometimes referred to as the “Leonard Cohen of Brazil,” Faraco's compositions employ a variety of rhythmic styles rooted in the unlimited breadth of Brazil's musical culture, the South American sonic pastiche of African, European, and indigenous traditions. The early influences on his songwriting, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto and Vinicius de Moraes, still reverberate strongly through his current musical compositions. Cajuiero, his seventh and most recent recording, captures Faraco at an inventive peak in his continual artistic evolution.

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Bring your crew downtown!
Saturday, Oct 31 @ 2:00pm at 1308 Pacific Ave , Santa Cruz map

Know what happens when Halloween falls on a Saturday? The fun triples... at least!

Hero halloween party with the troubs at kuumbwa jazz
Presented by Kuumbwa Jazz
Friday, Oct 30 @ 8:00pm at 320-2 Cedar Street , Santa Cruz map

Antsy and The Trailer Park Troubadours (now just shortened to The Troubs) have been a staple of dependable music and fun in Santa Cruz since 1999. With a new album, a whole bunch of new songs, and a new stage show, Antsy brings his friends back for a night of upbeat humor with heart.

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A breakfast club accelerator for entrepreneurs, meeting
Tuesday, Oct 27 @ 8:00am at 2500 East Cliff Dr , Santa Cruz map

Are you an entrepreneur looking for the next step? A startup trying to jump the gap? A solopreneur trying to launch?

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This free, family-friendly event is hosted by the Capitola-Soquel
Sunday, Oct 25 @ 2:00pm at 420 Capitola Ave , Capitola map

Bring the kiddos down to join in the fun! Capitola's children Halloween parade is Sunday, October 25 at 2pm.

Hero banana slug parade and expo
Celebrate UC Santa Cruz's 50th Anniversary!
Sunday, Oct 25 @ 11:00am at Corner of Pacific Ave and Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz map

The City of Santa Cruz and the Downtown Association of Santa Cruz will play host to a celebration in honor of UCSC’s 50th Anniversary!

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40 years of midnight screenings, fistfuls of rice, rubbergloves and fishnet stockings!
Saturday, Oct 24 @ 11:55pm at 1124 Pacific Ave , Santa Cruz map

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist.

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Help Save Our Shores clean up the San Lorenzo River
Saturday, Oct 24 @ 10:00am at 119 Broadway , Santa Cruz map

On the fourth Saturday in October, millions of Americans unite to do good for others on Make A Difference Day. Created by USA WEEKEND Magazine, we are proud to head this nationwide effort and recognize the everyday people whose contributions improve communities and better lives.

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An evening of cocktails and community to kickoff United Way's annual giving campaign
Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 6:00pm at 705 Front St , Santa Cruz map

Join United Way of Santa Cruz County in celebrating community impact, exciting new fundraising goals, and meet the new campaign co-chairs!

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A popular surf fest in Capitola, benefitting WomenCare and Monarch
Saturday, Oct 17 @ 7:00am

Women On Waves Surf Fest is well known throughout Santa Cruz County as a great fundraising event that promotes women of all agest to participate in the sport of surfing. It is an amateur event that showcases the talent and athleticism of local women. With age groups from under 12 to over 60, their enthusiasm for the sport of surfing is truly uplifting and a testament to the strength of our community.