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Top 5 Events This Week in Santa Cruz County



May 15

Animal Film Festival

The 5th Animal Film Festival on Tour is hosted by the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) and the Center for Animal Protection & Education (CAPE). CAPE’s Annual Animal Film Festival--held in Grass Valley, CA--is bringing several of this year’s films, including Audience Choice Awards, about stray dog rescue in the Bahamas, a rescued horse changing the life of a convict, the relationship between a trainer and a walrus, wild foxes finding refuge in a British garden, and more. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

Del Mar Theater
1124 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060



May 19 - May 20

Goat Hill Fair - Unique Antique and Artisan Fair

Goat Hill boasts over 80 dealers on the scenic Santa Cruz Fairgrounds. Find vintage treasures, antiques, clever up-cycled junk, and artisan food all in a beautiful venue. The dazzling displays of items and collectibles will make a fun and memorable outing! May 19th, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM and May 20th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 E. Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076



May 20

Science Sunday

Marine scientists bring you public lectures with photography, video, and stories of their work and lives. 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM. Third Sunday of the month (each month except April and December).

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



May 20

Vive Oaxaca Guelaguetza

Spend the day in Oaxaca! Family-friendly food, music, dance, crafts, and cultural festival. This event benefits Senderos, a Santa Cruz nonprofit providing free dance, music classes, tutoring, and scholarships for Latino youth. $10 general admission at the entrance, free for children 5 and under. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
San Lorenzo Park
307 Dakota Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060



May 20

Strawberry Fields Forever XXIX Bike Ride

Strawberry Fields Forever is an organized bike tour of some of the most beautiful regions of Santa Cruz County. This is a fully supported one-day cycling event. Each 30/65/100 mile route includes rest stops with an international culinary experience including food, fruit, and beverages every 20 to 30 miles. Lunch will be provided on the 65 and 100 mile rides. A hot meal will greet you at the end of the ride. Strawberries dipped in chocolate ganache served with fresh whipped cream complete the menu. SAG support for equipment and physical breakdowns. Please register online. 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Pajaro Valley High School
500 Harkins Slough Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076



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