Feb
    22
    Fri
    Art and Science at the MOD @ Santa Cruz Children's MOD
    Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Ongoing Fridays. Santa Cruz Children’s MOD. Each week our staff combines the worlds of art and science through fun projects. Come and see what fun activity is offered today.

    Cabrillo Youth Strings Chamber Music Program @ Cabrillo VAPA5137 and VAPA5141
    Feb 22 @ 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

    Ongoing Fridays. Cabrillo VAPA5137 and VAPA5141. Classes are offered in violin, viola, and cello for ages 7 to 18. Students must provide their own instruments. (831) 479-6101.

    Feb
    23
    Sat
    Aptos Farmers Market @ Cabrillo College
    Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Featuring more than 90 vendors, supplying a variety of fresh produce, prepared goods, items for the home. Live music, coffee, fresh baked goods keep visitors coming back each week. Regularly voted best farmers market by leading magazines.

    Open Gym at JuneBug’s Gym @ JuneBug's Gym
    Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Saturdays, 9am-12 pm. Ages walking to 8 years old (or 80 lbs.). Parents may leave children over 3 years of age. If you need a break from the children, go out to lunch or go on a run, then the solution is JuneBug’s Gym. Parents can drop off for 1, 2, or all 3 hours for tumbling fun! Cost is $10/hr with open gym punchcard for $60 (with paid membership). Call 464-BUGS (2847) to sign up or drop by at 3910 Portola Dr. Ste. 2 & 3, Pleasure Point-Santa Cruz. www.junebugsgym.com

    Scotts Valley Farmers Market @ SV Community Center parking lot
    Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

    The Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market is celebrating opening day with FREE blueberry short cake and an array of festivities. Pick up a serving of blueberries and whipped cream on top of a sweet Companion Bakeshop biscuit. Stop in at the Mountain Feed and Farm Supply DIY workshop on healthful blueberry soda making, join the SV Public Library for story time in the Market, enjoy some live music, get your face painted and do some grocery shopping while you’re at it.

    Facebook: Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market

    Instagram: Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets

    Westside Farmers Market @ Mission St. Ext. and Western Dr.
    Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Clam Chowder Cook-Off @ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
    Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes along the Boardwalk.

    Teams compete in the friendly competition, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for BEST CLAM CHOWDER in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition!

    https://beachboardwalk.com/Clam-Chowder-Cook-Off

    Free Exploring the San Lorenzo River walk series
    Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Take a stroll with experts who will lead you along the river and help you learn about our plant and animal neighbors, geology, history, and science. Alternating between the upper river (San Lorenzo Valley) and lower river (Santa Cruz), get to know the whole flow! This FREE series will run thru June.

    Pajaro Valley Quilt Association 41st Annual Quilt Show and Auction @ Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds 2601 East Lake Avenue Watsonville
    Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville. Displaying over 300 Quilts and wearable art. Demos, large vendor mall, huge flea market for those who sew, fashion show and more. Featured artist Sujata Shah at 2:00 PM on Saturday. Live quilt auction on Sunday at 12:00 PM.

    Pajaro Valley Quilt Association 41st Annual Quilt Show and Auction @ Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds 2601 East Lake Avenue Watsonville
    Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville. Displaying over 300 Quilts and wearable art. Demos, large vendor mall, huge flea market for those who sew, fashion show and more. Featured artist Sujata Shah at 2:00 PM on Saturday. Live quilt auction on Sunday at 12:00 PM.