What: The 128th Annual Santa Cruz County Fair
When: Noon to 11 PM,( Saturday - 10 AM to 11 PM, Sunday - 10 AM to 10 PM)
Where: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave., Watsonville
WHAT’S NEW AT THE 2013 FAIR:
Wild West Turkey Stampede - Tank House Lawn
Nancy’s Amazing World of Birds Show - Paddy Smith Park
Camel Rides - Livestock Area
Dr. Solar’s Good Time Sunshine Traveling Medicine Show - Playhouse Stage
Ag Department Demonstration Kitchen - Harvest Building
Bug Barn - The Science Place
Wi Fi Throughout all Main Buildings and Most Outdoor Areas
Heritage Hall - Music and Adult Beverages (Thursday through Sunday Evenings)
Hay Maze - Main Parking Lot
Bruno’s Barbeque - Barbeque food and drinks
New Orleans Catering - Cajun food
For a complete list of events this weekend go to: http://www.santacruzcountyfair.com/2013-santa-cruz-county-fair-schedul
Adults 13 to 61 $10.00 ($9.00 Advance)
Children 6 to 12 $5.00 ($4.00 in Advance) Children 5 and under Free
Seniors 62 and better $8.00 ($7.00 Advance for Wednesday - Sunday)Parking $5.00
Entertainment on the Amphitheater Stage
Friday: Caravanserai - The Santana Tribute
Saturday: Frankie Ballard
Sunday: Pro Wrestling Revolution
All shows begin at 7:30p.m.
What: Movies at the Beach
When: 7:30p.m. or dusk
Where: The stage on the Esplanade
Why Go: Kick back on low back chairs after enjoying dinner at one of several local restaurants in Capitola Village and watch ‘Dolphin Tales’ on a large screen near the beach with the whole family. There will be free popcorn at this last movie summer event in Capitola, 2013. Blankets and or jackets recommended.
What: 31st Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival
When: 10a.m. – 6p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Capitola Village
Why Go: View fine art by over 150 artists while sampling wines offered by 22 different Santa Cruz mountain wineries including Hallcrest Vineyards & the Organic Wine Works, Storrs Winery, and many more local favorites. To see the complete entertainment schedule, go to: http://www.capitolachamber.com/
Cost: Admission is Free. Glass: $8. Tokens: $1. 2 to 4 tokens required per tasting.
What: Team G Foundation, ‘CrossFit Obstacle Course Fundraiser”
When: 12p.m. – 4p.m.
Where: CrossFit West, 350 Coral St., Santa Cruz
Why Go: This obstacle course fundraiser is appropriate for all ages, so bring the family! Money raised will help fight childhood cancer, a diagnosis that 36 children are given every day. What’s worse, seven of those children diagnosed with cancer do not make it. Unfortunately, research and funding for childhood cancer is grossly limited. Please be apart of the cause and help Team G raise money by participating in this family fun fitness challenge.
“No previous CrossFit experience needed –it’s age appropriate for all!
You may also donate blood on the day of this event. Schedule your life-saving blood donation at www.bloodheroes.com and click “donate blood” and enter sponsor code – TeamG.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more at http://teamgfoundation.org/obstacle-course/ or contact Ronnie at email@example.com or 831.252.5150.”
Also, mark your calendar for the annual Cookies for Kid’s Cancer Bake Sale on Sunday, September 29th!
What: San Francisco Comedy Competition
Where: The Crow’s Nest
Why Go: Who doesn’t love a good laugh? The top 30 contenders out of hundreds are on tour and 15 contestants will make Santa Cruz one of their stops. Many celebrities, including Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres and Dana Carvey made their start at this event. Don’t miss your chance to be entertained by possibly the next big star.