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Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week in Santa Cruz County


Watsonville Film Festival


September 29, - October 02, 2016

Watsonville Film Festival

The Watsonville Film Festival is the Monterey Bay's multicultural film fest. We present great films by local and international filmmakers and encourage audience engagement and inspiration through film and special events. Join us!

Historic Fox Theater, Downtown Watsonville
15 Maple Avenue (at corner of Main St.)
Watsonville, CA 95076


Open Studios


October 01, - October 02, 2016

Open Studios Art Tour

Explore the hidden world of art! Visit artists in their studios, learn about their processes, purchase original works of art. Mobile app and printed guide have artist information and maps.

Various locations

Santa Cruz County, CA 95060


City of Santa Cruz Fireworks


October 01, 2016

City of Santa Cruz 150th Anniversary Beach Party

Join us for the 150th firework beach party on Main Beach. We will have a local stage spotlight James Durbin and other local acts. There will be numerous children's activities for family fun. All the fun will be followed by a firework show around 9pm. Come out for a great day of sun and fun!

Main Beach

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Harvest Faire Steam Festival


October 01, - October 02, 2016

Harvest Faire & Steam Festival

Step into the incredible world of steam power at the Harvest Faire & Steam Festival presented by Kinetic Steam Works and Roaring Camp Railroads. Welcome Fall with heritage children's activities like scarecrow making, pumpkin patch picking, candle making and gold panning. Behold steam-powered line shafts, player pianos, letterpresses, printing presses and more! Children with a steam train ticket get to pick out a free pumpkin from our harvest pumpkin patch on Bear Mountain.

Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA 95018


Big Trees Scottish Gathering Highland Games


October 01, 2016

Big Trees Scottish Gathering and Highland Games

This favorite community event features all aspects of Celtic culture and tradition. Highland athletics featuring the ever popular caber toss, bagpipe bands, Scottish highland and country dance, Scottish and Irish clan booths, a bustling Celtic marketplace, living history, as well as traditional food and ale. Continuous live entertainment with Celtic rock favorites Tempest headlining the show. Fun for the whole family, children ten and under are free!

Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA 95018



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