Happy Friday to all you Cruzio folks out there! Here’s some fun events happening around your neighborhood this weekend!

1. First Friday Art Tour

First Friday

August 7, 2015

Happening every first Friday of the month, First Friday is an independent event designed to support a strong cultural environment through the promotion of Artists. Managed in conjunction with the participating Art venues, First Friday is a free event for enthusiastic Art Goers and an opportunity for our many talented Artists to exhibit and promote their work.

For more info. visit: http://firstfridaysantacruz.com/


2. California Beer Festival Santa Cruz


August 7, 2015 – August 9, 2015

Happening at the Aptos Park, Saturday is Craft Beer Heaven with over 85 craft beers on tap, food, bocce ball and live entertainment. Sunday bring the family, blankets and chairs for the hamburger and hops music festival.

Best hamburgers, gourmet & fusion sliders, craft beer and an amazing live entertainment lineup.

Kids 12 and under are FREE. There is no beer sampling on Sunday but beer and food available for purchase.

For tickets and more info. visit: CaliforniaBeerFestival.com


3. Church Street FairChurch

August 8, 2015 – August 9, 2015  11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Music and art all day for two days, Saturday and Sunday August 8th and 9th. There will be food, an array of music,  a crafts tent for kids, and lots of artwork!

For more info. visit: http://cabrillomusic.org/church-street-fair/


4. Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2015 Summer Festival


June 30, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Santa Cruz Shakespeare brings to life professional, thought-provoking & passionate shakespearean theater. This season features: Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, The Liar and Fringe Show: The Rover (This weekend is the opening for The Liar). Performances take place in the Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen in the Santa Cruz redwoods, one of the most beautiful theater venues in the nation.

For tickets and more info. visit: SantaCruzShakespeare.org


5. Cabrillo Music Festival 


August 2, 2015 – August 16, 2015

Plan your Festival Experience with the Cabrillo Music Festival, including your choice of concerts, talks, meetups and more! During the first two weeks of August each year, audiences are joined by both preeminent and emerging composers, an orchestra of dedicated professional musicians and renowned guest artists from across the globe to give voice to works which are rarely more than a year or two old.

For tickets and more info. visit: CabrilloMusic.org