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- Submit Datebook items to, or drop off press releases or photos at 5215 Scotts Valley Drive, Ste. F, Scotts Valley 95066. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday.


Saturday, June 16

Valley Women’s Club rummage sale

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

Where: 12788 Highway 9 at 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


Eagle Scouts honored

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Community Covenant Church, 2700 El Rancho Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: A Troop 604 Eagle Scout Court of Honor will recognize three scouts, Ricky Reksoatmodjo, Austin Brockmann and Brett Perry.


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 will be served.



Sunday, June 17

Dad’s day pancake breakfast

When: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Highland’s Park Senior Center, 8500 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond

Details: The day will feature piano styling by Char.

Cost: $5 for adults, $2.50 children

Info: 336-8900


Hats Off to Dad

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Chuckwagon barbecue, country music and train rides take place during this annual event.



Nature detectives walk

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Felton

Details: Naturalist Lee Summers will lead a walk to discover clues animals leave behind, such as tracks, scat and other signs.

Info: 335-9348


Wednesday, June 20

Magician in Boulder Creek

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Library, 13390 W. Park Ave.

Details: The Great Blindini will give a free show for children of all ages.

Info: 427-7703


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

Flea market

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Felton Presbyterian Church, 6090 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: Spaces available are available for $15.

Info: 335-6905


Chinese Cultural Day

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Art classes for all ages will be taught using traditional materials to demonstrate Chinese art forms. There will also be children’s activities, games and information.

Cost: Free

Info: 338-8382 or


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


SLV Class of 1992 reunion

Where: Trout Farm Inn, 7701 E. Zayante Road, in Felton

Details: This 20-year reunion will include swimming ($7) and no-host menu and bar. Those who plan to attend should RSVP.

Info: 332-6063 or


Sunday, June 24

Music at Skypark

When: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: The first of four free family concerts, featuring Ancestree and Joint Chiefs



San Lorenzo Valley Band performance

When: 5 to 6 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Library Amphitheater, 13390 West Park Avenue

Details: A free concert of old favorites including marches, folk music, show tunes and more in the Redwoods.


Sunday, June 24

Art drop-off

When: 2 to 5 p.m.

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

Details: Artwork of all media will be accepted for a gallery exhibition that will run June 27 to Sept. 22.



Friday, June 29

Opening art reception

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

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

Details: The public is invited to meet the artists who are part of the “Roof Raisin’ Art” exhibit.



Saturday, July 7

Henry Cowell hike

When: Noon to 5 p.m.

Where: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 100 Big Trees Road, in Felton

Details: A 5½ hour hike for adults and young adults that will traverse the parks’ many eco-systems.

Cost: $10 parking fee

Info: 335-7077

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