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Its a Whale of a Good Time

There’s more whales in the Monterey Bay this season than we can remember! ¬†Come out to Sand Rock Farm and take an ocean adventure with Sanctuary Cruises.
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Spring 2009

Mar 12th, 2009 by admin | 0

There’s no better time to revel in the beauty of the California Coast – flowers blooming with abandon, clear skies (with an occassional burst of rain just for variety), and a perfect temperature for strolling on the hills and beaches…¬† And none of the bustle of the summer season!

Have the coast “to yourself” and, while you’re here, enjoy these events:

Santa Cruz Bluegrass Faire
May 2, 12 – 5pm
San Lorenzo Park, 137 Dakota Ave.
Santa Cruz 831.459.0908

The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is 22 years old! Free bluegrass music from the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society.

Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
May 8-9
Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Dr. & Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Santa Cruz County 831.662.3368

Features big bands, jazz combos and vocal groups. Competitions by day, nightly concerts. $10 pass good for 2 days.

Santa Cruz Film Festival
May 7-16
see website for time
Rio & Del Mar Theatres
Santa Cruz 831.459.7676

This annual 9-day festival provides eclectic film screenings, music events, educational panels, parties.

Watsonville Fly-In & Air Show
May 22-24
Fri. 12 – 10pm, Sat. & Sun. 9am – 5pm
Watsonville Airport, 100 Aviation Way
Watsonville 831.763.5600

Classic, homebuilt, military and experimental aircraft on display. Air show performers, fireworks and much more.

Santa Cruz Blues Festival
May 23-24, 11am – 7pm
Aptos Village Park
Aptos 831.479.9814 or

17th annual musical event with food, beer, wine. Fun for the entire family in beautiful surroundings.

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