14TH ANNUAL CALIFORNIA ROOTS MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL

Monterey County Fairgrounds 2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA

California's largest reggae festival returns to the Monterey Fairgrounds for a weekend of laid back music, dancing, and cool family vibe.

Felton Remembers Parade and Covered Bridge Festival 

Downtown Felton Felton, California

Felton Remembers Parade and Covered Bridge Festival  Saturday, May 25 | 10am. Downtown Felton. Highway 9 is lined with spectators as the parade makes its way from the entrance to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park toward downtown. The party moves to Felton Covered Bridge Park for the afternoon with live music, vendors, food, and drink. Register to participate: feltonbusinessassociation.org/parade-and-festival-2024.html

Roaring Camp’s Second Annual BBQ Cook-Off

Roaring Camp 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA

Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 and 26 | 11am - 4pm. Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Rd., Felton. Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned Master Series State BBQ Championship with more than 15 competing teams. Watch nationally recognized pit-masters and local grill gurus battle it out for cash prizes, trophies and the honor of having their secret recipes voted…

Wine Tasting and Crush Pad Concert w/ The Swirly Girls

Roberts Ranch Vineyards 875 Roberts Road, Ben Lomond, CA

Swirly Girls with guest, Brad Richter, will accompany Roberts Ranch boutique wines and generous charcuterie boards at our ridge top winery! This month at the crushpad it’s Pam and Big Gary from Swirly Girls with special guest, Brad Richter! This fun local trio plays great folk rock classics, a few surprises and originals too. Guitar, mandolin, dobro, stand up bass,…

$10 – $42

Redwood Mountain Faire

Roaring Camp 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA

Annual Music and Art Festival at Roaring Camp in Felton benefiting local community organizations throughout the San Lorenzo Valley and the Santa Cruz Mountains. June 1-2, 2024 2024 Lineup: Melvin Seals China Cats Coco Montoya Painted Mandolin Broken Compass Bluegrass Soulwise Flor de Cana Ancestree Reggae Who's Holdin' Diggin’ Trails Kentucky Mule Dirt Rakers Coyote Moon   Ticket Pricing does…

$90

Redwood Mountain Faire

Roaring Camp 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA

Music lovers make plans to spend the first weekend of June in the Santa Cruz Mountains for the festival that marks the beginning of summer here: Redwood Mountain Faire!  This easy going family friendly gathering fills the meadow at Roaring Camp Railroads with live music, craft vendors, kids activities, delicious and plentiful food and beverages. All in benefit of local…

$90

Vacation Bible Camp, SCUBA

Boulder Creek Community Church 12465 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA

Monday, June 10, 2024, 9:00am-12:15pm Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 9:00am-12:15pm Thursday, June 13, 2024, 9:00am-12:15pm Friday, June 14, 2024, 9:00am-12:15pm Location Boulder Creek Community Church 12465 Highway 9 Boulder Creek, CA SLVkids' presents SCUBA! Vacation Bible Camp June 10-14, 9 AM - 12:15 PM Register at www.bccchurch.org. Check those goggles and snorkels, and dive into an amazing undersea adventure to experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love…

Zayante Firehouse Benefit Flea Market

Zayante Fire Station 7700 E. Zayante Rd, Felton, CA

Back in town after 15 years... The Lompico Community Center Presents the Zayante Firehouse Flea Market! Saturday, June 22nd from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. You know what they say about Flea Markets... get there early for the good stuff! Space for 50 vendors! Event entry is free ~ bring cash for all the shopping & fun. Woodfired BBQ plates will be sold starting…

Sounds of Summer Bluegrass & Americana Festival

Los Gatos Town Plaza 2 Broadway, Los Gatos, CA

The Sounds of Summer BLUEGRASS & AMERICANA Music Festival is a free-to-the-public event in the heart of downtown, featuring multiple bands, music lovers, families, friends, and great food and drinks. All-Day Reserved Seating is available for Purchase; it does not include seats at the LG Coffee Roasting Co Stage. Food & beverages, including beer & wine—separate Purchases, will be available.You…

Here Comes the Sun

Hallcrest Vineyards 379 Felton Empire Road, Felton, CA

Here Comes the Sun Festival Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30 | 11am - 6pm. Hallcrest Vineyards, 379 Felton Empire Road, Felton. The Paperback Ryders, Late Night Cereal, Rabbit Truck, Open Heartstrings, Elie Mabanza Trio, and more. 100 craft vendors, local food and drink.  More info: FB @WhiteRabbitSocialClub

Boys & Girls Club 2024 Golf Tournament

For the last 52 years, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County has been raising awareness and funds out on the green in support of our programs. Help meet their goal of raising $75,000 to support great futures for Santa Cruz County youth. Join in for a day of fun, lunch, 18 holes of golf, Putting and Hole-In-One…

Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense Movie Night at Quarry Amphitheater

UCSC Quarry Amphitheater 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA

Outdoor film screening of the Talking Heads’ cinematic masterpiece "Stop Making Sense" at The Quarry Amphitheater. Saturday, July 13, 6pm. Released into the wilds of the cinema world in 1984, "Stop Making Sense" is not just a concert film; it’s a cultural artifact, a beacon of the era, capturing the Talking Heads in their prime during their "Speaking in Tongues"…

$15