This weekend marked the officially, unofficial 'we're only wearing flip flops on Saturdays and Sundays, I only eat al fresco at restaurants' time of year in Santa Cruz County. The weather was perfect, the sun now feels like it's shining longer upon us, and everyone around town had that relaxed summertime feeling. Check out some of the best weekend views with this edition of #MyWeekendInSantaCruz.
Photo by Dave "Nelly" Nelson
Visit Santa Cruz County is pleased to offer the latest visitor guide to help you plan your adventures throughout the region. The 2017 Official Santa Cruz County Traveler’s Guide features stories, enhanced area maps and dining and lodging information highlighting the many amenities offered by the county’s restaurants, hotels, bed and breakfast inns, vacation rentals and campgrounds. Plus, find out when and where the hottest events are happening and make plans to visit those must-see Santa Cruz County attractions.
All Photos by Garrick Ramirez
If there was ever a time to celebrate a severed, screaming hand, this past Halloween-themed month of October seemed like the right one. The blue Screaming Hand, that indelible icon of skateboarding culture, celebrated its 30th birthday with creation of an eye-popping exhibition at the Santa Cruz Museum of History & Art (MAH). Created in 1985 by Santa Cruz graphics artist Jim Phillips, the howling appendage—which has been emblazoned on t-shirts, skateboards, and stickers all over the world—is honored with a fitting tribute to its influential legacy.