Fun stuff to do around Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, and the San Lorenzo Valley

Fun stuff to do: San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, and Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook Off
Fun things to do in Santa Cruz

 February 25thSaturday – the 31st annual Clam Chowder Cook Off

Tastings start at 1 pm at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, featuring 70+ cooking teams; winners announced at 4 pm    Attendance is free, but a Ballot and Tasting Kit cost $9


Feb 26thSunday   Blue Chevrolet at Henflings in Ben Lomond – starts at 9 pm


March 2ndFriday 6:30  – 8 PM Scotts Valley Satellite features

       Local Underwater Photographer and Author Marc Shargel


March 3rd Crab Feed Boulder Creek Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fundraiser

Saturday 6pm at the BC Firehouse on HWY 9       Make your reservation: there will only be 200 tickets sold!     $45 tickets sold only in advance – call extension 338-7222 extension 29


March 10th:     Saturday Street fair in downtown Boulder Creek

March 16th & 17th – Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner at Trout Farm Inn

March 17th – Saturday – St. Patrick’s Day

       Joes Bar in Boulder Creek:    Acoustic Shadows

       Moes’ Alley – Santa Cruz – Ronnie Montrose

March 23 – Friday – 7 p.m. FELTON Satellite     Permaculture Film Series – “Ecologically Sound Living by Designs for Health”     Transition San Lorenzo Valley presents its latest film


March 25th – Sunday – Celebration of Jim Morrison & the Doors by WILD CHILD

7pm, $20 in advance or at the door


Red Pearl Chinese – locals get 10% off on Mondays when they mention the Boulder Creek Events Flier

Boulder Creek Brewery – Live Bluegrass Thursdays and Sunday nights –

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Fun Things to do in Boulder Creek

February 11th:     This weekend, the town merchants are “putting out.”  …  Putting their merchandise out on the streets that is, in the manner of a street fair.  There will be a raffle, crafts demonstrations, discounts, and Valentines’ gift ideas.  These street fairs occur on the 2nd Saturday of every month…

February 14thValentines Day – this coming Tuesday – no time to cook? Take your loved one for a Valentines’ Dinner – 4pm to 10pm at Boulder Creek’s legendary Scopazzi’s Restaurant 338-6441

February 18th – Windy Hill – Bluegrass at Joe’s Bar – These guys are next scheduled for venues like Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, Amnesia in San Francisco.    338-3417

February 19th – SLV Water District History – 3pm at the Senior Center in Ben Lomond  Admission/Donation $5 per family – details 338-8382 – sponsored by Terry Vierra of Century 21 Showcase REALTORS.

February 25th – Flea Market at Junction park – hosted by Boulder Creek Parks and Recreation District 338-4144



SHOP LOCAL BC Hardware- say Hi to Doug andAnnMarie – featuring a February sale on Stanley Shop Vac ($17.95) – 338-3866

Great coffee, baked goods and bagels at Jenna Sues / Dessert First 338-7008

Winter clearance sale at Plumline Vintage – boots, sweaters and more 338-2701

BC Liquors – where the prices are good, the wine selection is awesome, and the clerks provide off beat humor  338-6448

Boulder Creek Brewery – Live BluegrassThursdays and Sunday nights –



Crab Feed – Boulder Creek Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fundraiser

March 3rd at 6pm at the BC Firehouse on HWY 9

Hurry to make your reservation: there will only be 200 tickets sold!

$45 tickets sold only in advance – call extension 338-7222 extension 29

The Fire Department is right across Hwy 9 from Johnnie’s Market

Sports Car and motorcycle enthusiasts love to drive Highway 9
Boulder Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains, CA

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