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Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Top Creative Events Happening in September

Summer may be coming to a close, but if you live in Santa Cruz County you know that doesn’t mean the fun stops there. With fewer crowds and some of the year’s best weather right around the corner, the fall might be the best time to be in Santa Cruz.

If you're ready to kick-off your "Secret Summer" with a jolt of fun and creativity here is a list of some of the best creative events happening throughout the County in September.

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Mole & Mariachi Festival

Saturday, September 7th at Mission State Historic Park, 11am - 5pm

Taste all kinds of incredible, rich, and savory moles from local chefs and vote for your favorite at this family-friendly event. Featuring music and dance performances alongside artisan crafts, delicious food and a raffle at the beautiful Mission State Historic Park, this festival is not to be missed. More Event Details.

Seymour Marine Discovery

Community Free Day at the Seymour Center

Tuesday, September 17th at Seymour Marine Discovery Center, 10am - 5pm

Don't miss Ms.Blue! One of the largest skeletons of any kind, displayed anywhere in the world, the blue whale skeleton displayed at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a Santa Cruz can't miss. Join them on their free community day to dive into the wonders of marine science and learn about ocean research happening in the beauty of our backyard, the Monterey Bay. More Event Details

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Writer’s Open Mic Night

Wednesday, September 25th at Scotts Valley Branch Library, 6:30 - 8pm

Looking for feedback on your writing or simply want to share your work in a supportive environment? Offering a space for both, this open-mic night is open to writers across all mediums, as well as those who just want to listen to what their community is writing about. More Event Details

Bonus: Word Church

Every Monday at the MAH, 4 - 8pm

Join a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word who meet every Monday inside the Museum. More Event Details


Family Day at the Monterey Bay Birding Festival

Saturday, September 21st at the Watsonville Civic Plaza 12 - 4pm

Free activities, presentations, arts & crafts, and games fill up this family-friendly event. Bring your loved ones to learn about birds at this event featuring organizations from across the Monterey Bay. More Event Details

Bonus: Bird Fun Fest

Friday, September 13th at the MAH, 5 - 8pm

Come enjoy a special bird-themed craft extravaganza making vibrant bird masks at the MAH. Talk to a host of local organizations and learn all about our local feathered friends. More Event Details


Glowga: Glow-in-the-Dark Yoga

Friday, September 27th at the MAH, 5 - 6pm & 7 - 8pm

We’ve all heard of candlelit yoga, but have you ever been your own light for your practice? Enhance your flow with glow-in-the-dark body paint in this uniquely lit yoga session with Hannah Muse. Spots are limited, so sign up early.

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You know we’re all about a stronger, more creative Santa Cruz County here at the MAH, so if we missed an event you're really excited about and want to see added to the list then please email the details to: info@santacruzmah.org.