Entertainment Events Festivals Music 

Live Music Santa Cruz County: November 30 – December 3

Full listing of live music, concerts, entertainment, and events in Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Mountains. By Julie Horner Thursday, November 30 DJ Robin Applewood at Shanty Shack BrewingThursday, November 30 | 5:00 – 9:00138 Fern St., Santa Cruz Slow Coast Trio at VinoCruzThursdays | 5:00 – 9:004901 Soquel Dr., Soquel Jim Lewin at Chaminade ResortThursday, November 30 |… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz County: November 24-26

Full listing of live music, concerts, entertainment, and events in Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Mountains. By Julie Horner Friday, November 24 The Great Dickens Christmas FairWeekends through December 17 | 10:00 – 6:00@DickensFair Michael Gaither Duo at Discretion BrewingFriday, November 24 | 2:00 – 4:002703 41st Ave Ste. A, Soquel Glennie B at Cork and ForkFriday, November 24… Read More
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Live Music Santa Cruz County: November 17-19

Full listing of live music, concerts, entertainment, and events in Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Mountains. By Julie Horner Friday, November 17 Kyle Kovalik at Jack O’Neill LoungeFriday, November 17 | 3:00 – 6:00175 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Bob Burnet at MJA Westside Tasting RoomFriday, November 17 | 3:30 – 6:30328 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz The Country Squires… Read More
Redwoods San Lorenzo Valley Autumn Columns Outdoors 

Golden Moments: The Zen of Mindful Picnicking in Autumn

By Luke Allis Mindful Picnicking is the practice of savoring the simple pleasures of outdoor dining, where we fully immerse ourselves in the natural surroundings and the flavors of carefully curated seasonal delectables. As we transition into the fall, mindful picnicking can help us adapt to seasonal changes and foster a deep sense of gratitude for the autumnal experiences and… Read More
Columns Music 

Vito and Friends: Rocking the Blues

By Julie Horner The Blues and Rock n’ Roll are two sides of the same coin, someone once said. Like feeling good, and being excited, and both very much the same in value. Rockin’ blues outfit Vito and Friends carries its weight in musical gold, deeply steeped in the Mississippi Delta sound with all the blue notes that grab your… Read More
Entertainment Music Venues 

Blue House Stage Scotts Valley Music Venue

Secluded Scotts Valley ranch with a house painted blue provides an artistic place for live music in the Santa Cruz Mountains. By Julie Horner “You can’t really show up and not smile when you see a bright blue house,” homesteader and music lover Brooke Lipman said. “We are the Blue House. Within the Blue House there is Blue House Stage,… Read More
Art Boulder Creek 

Boulder Creek Elementary Sensory Path

Boulder Creek artist and BCE parent Jennifer Wildermuth Reyes brightens the schoolyard and encourages kids’ health with the completion of a “sensory path” at the campus in Boulder Creek, California. By Julie Horner On a scorching mid-August afternoon, a sole painter with a clutch of brushes dabs details in acrylic onto a banana slug on a log floating down a… Read More
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Felton Music Hall: A New Live Music Experience

Felton Music Hall Offers an “ineffable” night on the town. By Julie Horner Felton’s famous dinner and dancing venue with a pedigree dating to the mid-century, promises a full immersion musical treat, dinner and drinks. Located in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the newly opened Felton Music Hall delivers an unrivaled live music experience. Those who love music… Read More
Entertainment Music 

On Spirit Wings

Boulder Creek Band ‘Medicine Road’ Heals Through Music By Julie Horner Pablo Eagle used to ride his motorcycle through the Santa Cruz Mountains regularly. For some reason one day he took his pickup. It was a beautiful day for riding, warm and dry, with no wind at all. A motorcyclist with a woman on the back passed him. “God, I… Read More