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Top 5 Events This Week in Santa Cruz County







 January 17 - March 4

Take Aways: Art to Go

Features sixty-four local, notable artists and the work is fabulous! The exhibit showcases local artists work all priced under $250.  Learn more.

Pajaro Valley Arts
37 Sudden St.
Watsonville, CA 95076







January 20, 12:00 PM

Passport Celebration Days

Passport Celebration Days occur four times a year on the third Saturday of January, April, July and November. Passport holders are welcomed into 50+ wineries throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains. More event info.

Various Wineries




December 15 - March 31, 8:00 AM

Guided Elephant Seal Walks

Journey to view a large colony of Northern elephant seals, guided by your docent naturalist on this moderate 3mile, 2.5 hour adventure. These popular guided walks take place rain or shine. Layered clothing, sturdy shoes, and rain gear is strongly advised. Umbrellas and strollers are not permitted. Pets are not allowed in the park. People with accessibility needs may reserve an equal access tour along the boardwalk. These tours take place on Fridays, weekends, and select holidays. Learn more.

Año Nuevo State Park
1 New Years Creek Rd
Pescadero, CA 94060



Seymour Science Sunday




January 21, 1:30 PM

Science Sunday

Marine scientists bring you public lectures with photography, video, and stories of their work and lives.  Learn more.

Seymour Marine Discovery Center 
100 McAllister Way
Santa Cruz, CA 95060







January 21, 4:00 PM

Program IV: Lucia Luque and Mauro Bertoli

Lucia Luque Cooreman, violinist, is considered by public and critics one of the best young artists in South America. Mauro Bertoli, is an Italo-Canadian pianist who received first prize in several International and national Piano Competitions.

Peace United Church
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Roaring Camp Railroads

See California's towering redwoods from two historic railroads. Travel on authentic 19th century steam trains through the Big Trees or ride early 1900s Pullman cars and open-air excursion cars along a scenic river gorge through Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park to the beach.