SEPT. 03: FIRST SATURDAY ARBORETUM TOURS

Come see what’s in bloom in the gardens this month. Free tour with paid entrance fee! Meet at Norrie’s at 11am. Admission $5 per person, 6-17 years $2, under 6 years old—free; SEPT. 06: COMMUNITY DAY,1st Tuesday of every month. Free admission to the Arboretum. Santa Cruz, (831) 427-2998, http://arboretum.ucsc.edu

SEPT. 09SEPT.11: GREEK FOOD AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL

This is our 35th Annual Greek Food and Cultural Festival. Come join us as we celebrate traditional Greek cooking, made with local, fresh products. The music is provided by The Spartans, a well-known bay area Greek band. There is dancing every day and everyone is invited to join. Periodically over the weekend, Greek dance groups from the bay area perform. We have vendors who specialize in ethnic and well-made products. There is a bar where you can enjoy Greek beer, wine, Ouzo or Metaxa. Santa Cruz, (831) 429-6500, http://www.livelikeagreek.com

SEPT. 10 – SEPT. 11: 34TH ANNUAL CAPITOLA ART & WINE FESTIVAL

23 Wineries, gourmet food, fine art, entertainment, children’s art area. Admission free. Capitola, (831) 475-6522,

http://www.capitolachamber.com

SEPT. 14 – SEPT. 17: 2016 SANTA CRUZ FOLLIES “HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN”

It’s that time of year again. The Santa Cruz Follies comes to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium where you will be entertained with song and dance. Seating is general admission. Ticket prices are $20 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Tickets are also available through the Market Street Senior Center: (831) 423-6640, Santa Cruz, http://www.santacruzfollies.net/Home_Page.html

SEPT. 14 – SEPT. 18: ANNUAL SANTA CRUZ COUNTY FAIR

Five days of fun and festivities, including a large carnival. Safe, fun and affordable. Watsonville, (831) 724-5671,

http://www.santacruzcountyfair.com

SEPT. 18 – SEPT. 24: SEA OTTER AWARENESS WEEK AT THE SEYMOUR CENTER

Join us at the Seymour Center to explore the amazing adaptations of sea otters. Learn how otters protect the kelp forest and so much more. Santa Cruz, (831) 459-3800, http://seymourcenter.ucsc.edu

 

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