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Friday, July 6

First Friday contra dance

When: 7:40 to 11 p.m.

Where: Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Lessons are available for this Celtic dance event. Perfume and other fragrances are not permitted.

Cost: $10 ($9 members), $6 for students



Saturday, July 7

Lumberjack Days

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; continues Sunday

Where: Boulder Creek Hardware parking lot, 13110 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Details: The fifth annual lumberjack competition features ax-throwing, chainsaw competitions and other activities.

Info: 338-6833 or


Henry Cowell hike

When: Noon to 5 p.m.

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

Details: This 5½-mile hike for adults and young adults will traverse the parks’ many eco-systems.

Cost: $10 parking fee

Info: 335-7077


Free guitar, harmonica concert

When: 7:30 to 9:15 p.m.

Where: Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center, 37 Conference Drive, in Mount Hermon

Details: Guitar and harmonica virtuoso Buddy Green will perform, including an audience harmonica play-along. An optional buffet dinner precedes the concert.

Cost: Free admission, voluntary offering

Info: 335-4466


Sunday, July 8

Stepping stone workshop

When: 10 a.m. to noon

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

Details: Artists age 5 and older can join Bonnie Pond to create stepping stones to be placed in the gardens at the park. Materials will be supplied. 

Info: 335-9348


Wednesday, July 11

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Café Carbonero, 915 Disc Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a grand-opening ceremony at a new café in Scotts Valley.

Info: 438-1010


Friday, July 13

Boulder Creek bluegrass fest

When: 6 p.m.; continues at noon Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15

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

Details: Bluegrass bands will play at Scopazzi’s and other locations in Boulder Creek during the three-day festival, including a free concert in Boulder Creek Park on Saturday.



SLV Class of 1967 reunion

When: 6 p.m.

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

Details: Classmates from 1965 to 1969 are invited to attend.

Info: 336-2944


Saturday, July 14

Slam at the Dam tournament

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Ben Lomond Park, Mill Street in Ben Lomond

Details: Spectators are welcome to the first three-on-three basketball tournament to raise money for the Children’s Center of SLV. 

Info: Matt O’Brien, 278-0200


Free piano, organ, violin concert

When: 7:30 to 9:15 p.m.

Where: Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center, 37 Conference Drive, in Mount Hermon

Details: Resident musician David Talbott and violinist Alex Russell will play the music of Brahms, Grieg and Bull, in addition to sacred and traditional favorites. An optional buffet dinner precedes the concert.

Cost: Free admission, voluntary offering

Info: 335-4466


Sunday, July 15

Museum barbecue

When: 3 to 7 p.m.

Where: SLV Museum, 12547 Highway 9, in Boulder Creek

Details: A friendly horseshoe tournament, barbecue, history presentations, raffle, ice cream sundaes and more will raise money for the museum.

Cost: $12 for those aged 12 and older

Info: 338-8382 or


Free pipe organ concert

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Boomeria, 60 Verde Drive, in Santa Cruz

Details: Organist William Visscher will give a free concert at Preston Boomer’s Boomeria.

Info: or 426-2617


Wednesday, July 18

Cowgirl rope tricks

When: 11 a.m.

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

Details: Karen Quest will perform rope tricks for the family in a free show.



Thursday, July 19

Mural in a Day event

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

Details: Up to 40 local artists will complete an outdoor mural in one day. This is the first mural in the Scotts Valley Mural Project, a multi-year public art program.

Info: 439-9094 or


Taste of Scotts Valley

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Hilton, 6001 La Madrona Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: The annual kickoff party for the Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival is hosted by the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Info: 438-1010


Sunday, July 29

Free Music at Skypark

When: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Skypark, 360 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: The Houserockers and West Grand Boulevard will play as part of the Scotts Valley Kiwanis Club’s second Music at Skypark concert to benefit Scotts Valley school music programs.



Monday, July 30

Vacation Bible School

When: 9 a.m. to noon; continues through Aug. 3

Where: Felton Presbyterian Church, 6090 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: This is a program for children entering preschool through fifth grade. Donations are requested, and scholarships are available.

Info: or 335-6900

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Dan Bride
October 10, 2012
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