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Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Culture | Felton

Felton Covered Bridge

Culture | Felton

Filoli

Culture | Woodside

Hakone Estate & Gardens

Culture | Saratoga

Montalvo Arts Center

Culture | Saratoga

San Lorenzo Valley Museum

Culture | Boulder Creek

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Santa Cruz Mountains Harvest Festival

09 | 29 | 2018

Join us for a day of music, great food, amazing artists, & sustainable living demonstrations. The SCM Harvest Festival works with local farms, artists, musicians, downtown BC Merchants and local non-profits.

Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards Eco-Tour

09 | 29 | 2018

Celebrate the start of fall by learning a little more about the land surrounding where our grapes are grown! Look more at the flora, fauna, and wildlife of our ecosystems here at the ranch, located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

First Friday Felton Art Walk

10 | 05 | 2018

The First Friday Felton Art Walk occurs on the first Friday of each month, excluding January. A number of downtown Felton businesses open their doors on Friday evening to display the artwork of local artists and crafts people.

Brewgrass Festival

10 | 06 | 2018

Don’t miss our inaugural BREWGRASS event featuring over 12 local breweries, music from favorite bluegrass artists and food from our popular local food trucks. The event will take place from NOON to 8 pm.

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Butano State Park

Butano State Park doesn’t have the enormous ancient redwoods you’ll find at other Redwood State Parks, though it’s rumored that in some secret corner, far off-trail, there hides one of the tallest specimens in these mountains. Still, it more than makes up for lack of accessible old-growth groves with its biodiversity and panoramic views.

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

In 1902, the early environmental movement saw one of its crowning moments come to glorious fruition with the formation of the California Redwood Park. The park, later renamed Big Basin Redwoods State Park, would prove to be the first unit in what would eventually evolve into the modern California State Parks system.

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Though it’s not the biggest park in the county, there are hiking, biking, and equestrian options beyond what’s described here. It’s strongly recommended that adventurers go by the Visitor Center and talk to the docents about hike ideas, trail closures, wildlife sightings, and whatever other...

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Bigfoot Discovery Museum

Culture | Felton

Felton Covered Bridge

Culture | Felton

Filoli

Culture | Woodside

Hakone Estate & Gardens

Culture | Saratoga

Montalvo Arts Center

Culture | Saratoga

Mountain Community Theater

Culture | Ben Lomond

New Museum Los Gatos

Culture | Los Gatos

San Lorenzo Valley Museum

Culture | Boulder Creek

Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center

Culture | Ben Lomond

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Culture | Santa Cruz