Neil Patrick Harris is a Tony and Emmy award-winning stage and screen performer, famous for his roles as Barney Stinson in the sitcom How I Met Your Mother and as the iconic and beloved Doogie Howser, M.D. In this wildly creative, funny, and entertaining choose-your-own autobiography, Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life.
Location: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Join us for the Boardwalk's 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off! Bring your appetite and join the fun as both professional and amateur chefs work their culinary magic and compete for the title of Best Chili! Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk admission is free! Purchase tasting kits and enjoy some fun in the sun while you sample chili from dozens of competitors.
Location: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street
Celebrate the season at Big Basin Redwoods State Park! Join us on a 1-hour, 1/2-mile, silly and slightly haunting night hike through the deep, dark forest and hear the haunted tale of Big Basin's last lumber mill owner and his disastrous encounter with a grizzly bear! All participants must register at Park Headquarters for a tour. While waiting for groups to depart, enjoy Big Basin's hospitality in the Sempevirens Room. Registration will start at 6:30 pm.
Location: Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way