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Rally Your Spirit this October

Rally Your Spirit this October

Presented by Inner Light Ministries Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 Inner Light Ministries, a shining light in the Santa Cruz community, celebrates a legacy of inspiration, transformation, collaboration, and empowerment as it prepares to relocate from its current Center in Soquel, in early 2020. “Rally Your Spirit” (#RallyYourSpiritFest) is their last big event […]

Monte Foundation Fireworks Extravaganza Turns 25

Monte Foundation Fireworks Extravaganza Turns 25

By Lori Landino The Monte Foundation’s annual Firework Extravaganza will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary on Sunday, October 13 at 8 p.m. with an amazing display off the Capitola wharf that you will have to see to believe. Dedicated to the children of Santa Cruz County, the Monte Foundation has been raising money for schools, […]

Fifth Annual Capitola Plein Air

Fifth Annual Capitola Plein Air

Wednesday, Oct. 30 thru Sunday, Nov. 3 The City of Capitola Art & Cultural Commission is delighted to host the fifth annual Capitola Plein Air, juried art competition, exhibition, and sale. This is a FREE event, with hands-on art making for all visitors, live music, and forty local and regional artists selling their works and […]

Remembering “Water Princess”

Remembering “Water Princess”

The staff of Soquel Creek Water District is heartbroken at the sudden, tragic loss of the many Santa Cruz County residents who lost their lives in the fire aboard the diving boat Conception on Labor Day off the Channel Islands, including a beloved member of their work family — Vaidehi Campbell Williams. Vai was the […]

“Best in Show” Comes to Anna Jean Cummings Park

“Best in Show” Comes to Anna Jean Cummings Park

On Friday, September 20, the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter and Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services will host the second free “Doggie Date Night.” Patrons are invited to bring two-and four-legged friends for a screening of the beloved 2000 classic, “Best in Show.” Doggie Date Night will include food […]

Capitola Library is Going Up

Capitola Library is Going Up

A question we often hear around Capitola and Soquel these days is What’s happening with the new library? And, the short reply is LOTS! In the dry months that have followed our winter deluge, Otto Construction has made substantial progress on the new library going up on the corner of Clares St. and Wharf Rd. […]

September 2019 is Festival Time!

September 2019 is Festival Time!

As the weather gets cooler, the kids head back to school and the beaches become less crowded, locals look forward to our annual hometown festivities. Here’s a look at the three biggest events taking place in the County in September: The Capitola Art & Wine Festival, The Santa Cruz County Fair and the Capitola Beach […]

Art & Music at the Beach

Art & Music at the Beach

Sunday Art & Music at the Beach Esplanade Park, Capitola Village Aug 11: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. ••• Live music on the Esplanade Stage • 2 – 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Capitola Art & Cultural Commission, the Sunday Art & Music at the Beach event takes place six Sundays throughout the summer at […]

Goodwill Stores Offering Students $5 Back-To-Class Specials

Goodwill Stores Offering Students $5 Back-To-Class Specials

Summer is winding down, which means it’s time for students to fall back into that all-too-familiar routine. Let the well-stocked stores of Goodwill Central Coast be your local back-to-class headquarters, featuring the same name brands offered at department stores — at a fraction of the price. Goodwill Central Coast encourages parents and students to get […]

Art & Music at the Beach

Art & Music at the Beach

Presented by the Capitola Art & Cultural Commission Esplanade Park, Capitola Village • Sundays, 11 am – 5 pm Sponsored by the Capitola Art & Cultural Commission, the Sunday Art & Music at the Beach event takes place on six Sundays throughout the summer at Esplanade Park in Capitola Village. Enjoy quality artwork from local […]

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