Take care of yourselves My Beach Towns. The flu in our area is very unkind.
Aptos Village housing development in My Beach Towns.
This could be a lot of fun and a great opportunity for My Beach Towns!
Wilder Ranch Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 9 from 11am to 3pm
Step back in time for an old-fashioned holiday celebration at Wilder Ranch State Park. Hands-on activities and presentations include candle and wreath making, cookie decorating, machine shop and blacksmith demonstrations, tours of the 1859 Gothic Revival farmhouse and 1897 Victorian home, and strolling Victorian carolers. Hot-spiced cider and Mexican hot chocolate, as well as baked goods are available for purchase. Visitors are encouraged to dress in turn of the century costumes. Event is free; vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, please call (831) 426-0505. Event made possible by Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and California State Parks.
RAD ONE WHEEL SKATEBOARD COMPANY
I don’t know about you, but this one wheel skateboard made in Santa Cruz is rad and at 53, I want one! Have you ridden one?
Lighted Boat Parade!
When: Saturday, 12/2 at 5:30 pm
Where: Santa Cruz Harbor
The Lighted Boat Parade is a Santa Cruz tradition! Dress warm, bring a warm beverage, and enjoy the magic of the lights and decorations on the water : )
IMPORTANT CORRECTION FROM EARLIER VIDEO POST: Lighted parade is at Santa Cruz Harbor, NOT Santa Cruz Wharf. Please see link for all correct details.
Elephant Seal Guided Walks start the 2nd week in December. Come see what its like to be among these giant creatures! Just another incredible natural treat here at My Beach Towns!
The Santa Cruz High School Boys Basketball program hosts the 62nd Annual Emmett Thompson Memorial Dad’s Club Basketball Tournament at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium on December 7th-9th. Basketball fans of all ages will enjoy seeing 8 local high school varsity teams compete over 3 days, with 4 games each round. This historic tournament, now in its 62nd year, kicks off the local boys high school basketball season.
Proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz High School Boys... Basketball program. Come out and cheer on your favorite team!
Tickets sold at the door:
$8 General Admission
$5 Students & Seniors (60 & over)
$2 Kids (ages 5-10)
Kids ages 4 & under are FREE
$20 for a 3-Day Pass
Thurs./Fri., Dec 7th-8th: 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm, 8:00pm
Sat. Dec 9th: 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 4:15pm, 6:00pm (Championship Game)
Blue Whales, which are the largest animals on Planet Earth, and their friends, the Fin Whales which are the second largest animal on Earth are gracing us with their presence! About 50 of them, which is rare in November have been spotted and video taped visiting the Monterey Bay.
Fun for the whole family in My Beach Towns! Mark your calendars : )
December 1-3, during open hours
Museum of Natural History
Enjoy nature’s gifts and explore the Museum of Natural History during our Winter Open House. Celebrate the season with crafts and activities, and take advantage of our store-wide sale to find something special for the nature-lovers in your life.
FREE ADMISSION TO MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM
The free admission week to the amazing aquarium for Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito County residents is back beginning December 2nd through December 10th.