What: 6th Annual Farm to Table Wine Dinner Series
When: A reception with wine and passed hors d’oeurves begins at 6:00 pm followed by a full dinner and endless wine at 6:30 pm.
Where: Chaminade Resort and Spa
Why Go: Enjoy the view from the Sunset Terrace while indulging in a five course dinner by Chef Beverlie Terra. This event features Everett Family Farm and Hunter Hill Vineyard & Winery. For a sneak peak of the menu go to: http://www.chaminade.com/i/downloads/Farm_to_Table_Wine_Dinner_Menus.pdf
Cost: $80 (plus tax and gratuity) the dinner price includes a five course dinner, endless local wine, and a farm goodie bag.
What: Race Through Time
When: 5p.m. – 9p.m.
Where: Museum of Art & History
Why Go: Participants join together and solve clues as they discover 20 historically significant places in Santa Cruz, earning points along the way. Points lead to prizes in this citywide scavenger hunt.
Cost: $50/team, $40/team with a MAH member. http://www.santacruzmah.org/
What: Annual Coastal Clean Up Day
When: 9a.m – 12p.m.
Where: Many beaches in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. Check the map: https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Many+beaches+in+Santa+Cruz+and+Monterey+counties
Why Go: Save Our Shores captains will host clean up sites for California’s biggest volunteer effort of the year.
What: The 10th Annual Gourmet Grazing on the Green
When: 12p.m. – 4p.m.
Where: Aptos Village Park
Why Go: Come together for a very important cause. The Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit group brings live music, locally crafted beers, wine, and food from dozens of restaurants for a day of fun while raising funds for The Teen Kitchen Project, Jacob’s Heart, Women Care Cancer Advocacy, and Hospice of Santa Cruz.
Cost: $65 (includes admission, souvenir wine glass, and a day of food, wine and beer tasting). http://sccbg.org/index.html/
What: Movies at the Mission
When: 7p.m. – 10p.m.
Where: Santa Cruz Mission State Historic park
Why Go: Bring the fam and enjoy the outdoor screening of “Anchorman,” starring Will Ferrill and Steve Carrell. This last SC Mission movie event of the summer was filmed in Malibu Creek State Park.
Cost: Free. Donations welcome
What: The Second Annual Cookies for Cancer Bake Sale.
When: Scott's Valley at SV Market (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Capitola at Fresh Prep Kitchens on 41st (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Aptos at Surf City Coffee (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Watsonville Plaza at Jacob's Heart "Kidrageous (12p.m. - 5 p.m.)
Why Go: “Pediatric cancer is the number one disease killer of children in the U.S. taking the lives of more children than asthma, AIDS, multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy combined. A lack of funding into new and improved therapies contributes to this sobering statistic. Team G Foundation and local residents from Aptos, Capitola, Scotts Valley and Watsonville will to eradicate childhood cancer when they partner in the second annual Cookies for Cancer Bake Sale. TEAM PARTNERS WITH COOKIES FOR CANCER BAKE SALE AND AIM TO RAISE $20,000 TO ERADICATE CHILDHOOD CANCER”
To find out more about Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, please visit: www.cookiesforkidscancer.org
What: The 13th annual Surf City AIDS Ride
When: Registration at 6:30 a.m. (100-mile), 7:30 a.m. (60-mile), 8:30 a.m. (30- and 12-mile)
Where: Rides start at the Santa Cruz County Court House
Why Go: Help ensure the future of the Santa Cruz Aids Project, a program of the Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center, founded in 1985. This group aims to strengthen those infected by HIV and support those affected. Grab your bike and enjoy the ride!
Cost: $20/12-mile, $50/30-mile, $75/60- and 100-mile. http://scccc.donorpages.com/surfcityaidsride2013/
What: San Francisco Comedy Competition
Where: The Crow’s Nest
Why Go: 10 + live comics on one stage in one night. Take a break from the grind and get caught up in the laughter of this comical line up.