Santa Cruz is well-known as California's favorite beachside destination. So when locals host friends and family for visits during summertime, the holiday season or just for a long weekend, the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council has a way to help! A free Visiting Friends and Relatives Kit, (VFR) is packed with information for your guests on all there is to see and do in town.
Residents of Santa Cruz County are welcome to stop by the year-round visitor center at 303 Water Street, Suite 100 in Santa Cruz for this free kit. Complete with an Official Santa Cruz County Traveler's Guide, shopping directories, a Birding and Wildlife Watching guide, brochures and other goodies, this valuable resource is an ideal way to open a visitor's eyes to the many things to do in the area. Read more...
As most locals know, Santa Cruz offers an abundance of fun, family-friendly activities all add up to a great time to get out and enjoy our county. There are a host of fun-filled events happening every weekend so get the family out and enjoy! Here are our favorites for this week:
In the visions that shaped the campus an extraordinary physical site was linked with an innovative educational project. The exhibition celebrates the achievement of UCSCs founding planners while analyzing the tensions and contradictions they built into the campus.
Location: Porter College Faculty Gallery, 1156 High Street
Got your tickets yet? In a solo performance, the acclaimed host of "A Prairie Home Companion" brings his hilarious anecodotes about growing up in the American Midwest to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.
Location: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street
Earth Day Santa Cruz is an exciting community event offering educational information, activities for kids including an arts and crafts booths, live music, compost workshops, electric vehicle showcase, recycled fashion show and more at this annual event. Come and enjoy this fun environmental celebration for the whole family!
Location: San Lorenzo Park and Benchlands behind County Building