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Top 5 Events This Week in Santa Cruz County

 

Winemaker Wednesdays

January 16

Winemaker Wednesdays

Don't miss 50% off bottles and glasses and delightful complimentary bites offered with each purchased flight! Featured local winemaker on hand & a different local winery featured each week. It's festive and fun and a great way to stock your wine cellar!

Shadowbrook Restaurant
1750 Wharf Road, Capitola, CA 95010
831.475.1511 | www.shadowbrook-capitola.com


Dinosaur Museum

 January 17

SANTA CRUZ MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY CALIFORNIA DINOSAURS- LIFE ON THE EDGE

Dinosaur fossils are few and far between in California, but their importance to ‘dinosaurology’ far outweighs their numbers. We will also discuss California’s recently-anointed state dinosaur! Dr. Hilde Schwartz is a lecturer in the Earth and Planetary Sciences Dept. at UC Santa Cruz. Register to save your seat! $4 General admission, $2 Students and Seniors. Admission free for members and youth under 18.

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
831.420.6115 | www.santacruzmuseum.com


Passport Celebration

January 19

PASSPORT CELEBRATION DAYS

SCMWA Passports are a great way to experience the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region. 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. Visit our website for more information and to purchase your Passport.

Various Wineries
Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
831.685.8463 | http://www.scmwa.com


Science Sunday

January 20

SCIENCE SUNDAYS

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

Seymour McAllister Discovery Center
100 McAllister Way Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831.459.3800 | www.seymourcenter.ucsc.edu


Guided Seal Walks

January 20

GUIDED ELEPHANT SEAL WALKS

Journey to view a large colony of Northern elephant seals, guided by your docent naturalist on this moderate 3-mile, 2.5 hour adventure. In the month of December, male elephant seals, or bulls, arrive along the shore of Año Nuevo State Park to establish hierarchy, while pregnant females come ashore to birth to their pups. Umbrellas and strollers are not permitted. People with accessibility needs may reserve an equal access tour along the boardwalk. These tours take place on Fridays, weekends, and select holidays. For reservations and information, please call Reserve California or visit their website.

Ano Neuvo State Park
1 New Years Creek Rd, Pescadaro, CA 95060
800.444.4445 | "www.reservecalifornia.com"


SPOTLIGHT FEATURE

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.

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