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Saturday, June 9

Junction Park flea market

When: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Junction Park, corner of Railroad and Junction avenues, in Boulder Creek.

Details: 338-4144


Bicycle rodeo

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: MacDorsa Park, 1 Civic Center Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: Scotts Valley Police Department will offer a bicycle skills course, bicycle licensing and inspections and a barbecue, all for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Children should register in advance and must be accompanied by an adult who can sign a liability waiver.

Cost: Free

Info: Lt. John Hohmann, 440-5653; or


Second Saturdays in Boulder Creek

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek

Details: Merchants will have sales in downtown Boulder Creek and Felton as part of the valley’s Second Saturday event.

Info: 338-4144


Dressage, festival in redwoods

When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Vigne Farms, 3675 Bonny Doon Road, in Bonny Doon

Details: Vigne Farms will host dressage and a festival to benefit Bonny Doon Volunteer Fire & Rescue. The festival will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and an equestrian exhibition will begin at 5 p.m.

Info: 420-0800


Author reception

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

Where: San Lorenzo Valley Museum, 12547 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Details: Author Lisa Robinson will give a talk on her latest book, “Images of America: The San Lorenzo Valley.”

Cost: Free

Info: 338-8382 or


Music benefit for VCUM

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Henfling’s Firehouse Tavern, 9450 Highway 9, in Ben Lomond

Details: Who’s Holdin’, Honest Mistake and My Stupid Brother will perform to raise money for Valley Churches United Missions.

Cost: $7 or $5 with three cans of food

Info: 336-9318


Sunday, June 10

Seedlings Preschool open house

When: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Where: 275 Farmer St., in Felton



Softball fundraiser

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Valley Oak Veterinary Clinic, 4650 Scotts Valley Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: A garage sale and bake sale will support the 14-and-under Trouble traveling softball team.


St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Chili Cook-off

When: Noon to 2 p.m.

Where: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 101 Riverside Ave., in Ben Lomond.

Details: This fundraiser includes chili sampling and judging, music and a raffle.

Cost: Donation of $10 for 10 tickets and a ballot; each ticket is good for a chili sample, salad or drink

Info: 336-5994


Bonsai workshop

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Scarborough Gardens, 33 El Pueblo Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Bonsai Kai Club member will answer questions and show attendees how to get started with bonsai.

Cost: Free

Info: 438-4106


Gray water system talk

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: Speakers will give an introduction to gray water systems in Santa Cruz County and explain how to place a mulch basin in one’s landscape.

Cost: Free

For information: 335-9348


Vegetarian potluck, boating

When: 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Loch Lomond Reservoir, 100 Loch Lomond Way, in Felton

Details: Participants should take a plate, a cup, serving utensils and a dish to share. Boat rentals, $3 per person, will be available.

Info: Karen Kaplan, 335-3342


Henfling’s history talk

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Park Hall, 9370 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: As part of the 125th anniversary of Ben Lomond, Terese Henfling Paul will discuss the history of Henfling’s Inn in Ben Lomond and the development and growth of the town. Proceeds from admission donations will raise money for Park Hall.

Cost: $5, $3 seniors, children free

Info: 336-2944


Thursday, June 14

Aviza liquidation sale

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 440 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: This ongoing sale includes office furniture, supplies, tools, shelving, ladders, computer and manufacturing equipment and half-off discounts on metal bookcases.

Info: ATI Sales Line, 439-6464; or


Saturday, June 16

Valley Women’s Club rummage sale

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: 12788 Highway 9 and Flat Street in Boulder Creek

Details: Proceeds of the annual rummage sale will go toward scholarship awards for San Lorenzo Valley students.

Info: Hilary, 338-2247


Summer crafter’s market

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Artisans parking lot, 230-D Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: This weekly crafter’s market featuring work from county artists will run every Saturday through Aug. 18, excluding July 28.

Info: 439-9094 or


Art center’s Sidewalk Saturday

When: Noon to 6 p.m.

Where: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: Jewelry, wood and ceramics artists will give demonstrations and offer hand-crafted gifts for sale.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-3513


Artist’s reception

When: 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Road

Details: The library will host a reception for the artists who are part of the newest Art in the Library installation, “Go Figure.” Light refreshments to be served.



Thursday, June 21

Museum fundraising dinner

When: 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Scopazzi’s, 13300 Big Basin Way, in Boulder Creek

Details: A fundraising dinner and auction to benefit the San Lorenzo Valley Museum and its programs. Auction items include family trips, gift certificates and more.

Cost: $40 in advance, $45 at the door

Info: or 338-8382


Summer solstice book reading

When: 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Luminescence, 13140 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Details: Novelist Margaret Murray will read from her coming-of-age love story “Dreamers” as part of a summer solstice celebration.

Cost: Free



Saturday, June 23

Bonny Doon Art & Wine Festival

When: 1 to 6 p.m.

Where: Vigne Farms Equestrian Park, 3675 Bonny Doon Road, in Bonny Doon

Details: Admission includes unlimited wine tasting, gourmet food, artist demonstrations and sales, live and silent auctions, a raffle, live music by The MockUps and the Foundation Jazz Band, and classic cars. This event, for adults age 21 and older, benefits programs at Bonny Doon Elementary School.

Cost: $50

Info: Meggin, 425-1934l; or

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