Datebook
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- Submit Datebook items to pbeditor@pressbanner.com or drop off press releases or photos at 5215 Scotts Valley Drive, Ste. F, Scotts Valley 95066. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Entries are subject to editing, and publication is not guaranteed.

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

Big Basin Founders’ Day

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

Where: Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Details: A special all-day event to celebrate California's oldest state park will feature a melodrama, hikes, games for children and an evening campfire.

Info: 338-8883

 

Santa Cruz Mountains Harvest Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Downtown Boulder Creek

Details: A community celebration of the harvest season, in its second year, will feature local artists, wineries, breweries and musicians.

Cost: Free admission; cost of alcohol and children’s activities not included

Details: www.santacruzmountainsharvestfestival.com or 588-5628

 

Ben Lomond 125th anniversary celebration

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

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

Details: Historical videos, slides and photos will be on display and a surprise guest is expected during a celebration hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Ben Lomond Fire Protection District and Valley Churches United Missions.

Info: 336-8258

 

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Sons in Retirement lunch

When:  11:30 a.m.

Where: Portuguese Hall, 216 Evergreen St., at Coral Street, in Santa Cruz.

Details: A catered luncheon will be followed by a talk by Brian Liddicoat about the lost tunnels of Santa Cruz County.

Cost: $15

 

Friday, Oct. 5

Library book sale

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Gently used books, CDs, DVDs and audiobooks may be donated at the library until Saturday, Sept. 29, for the sale. Proceeds will be used for programming at the library.

Info: dkrem19260@aol.com 

 

Italian Affaire fundraiser

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Cocoanut Grove, 400 Beach St., in Santa Cruz

Details: A silent auction and live dinner auction with music will benefit Mountain Community Resources.

Info: 335-6600

 

Free family movie night

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Siltanen Park Amphitheater, 121 Vine Hill School Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: “How to Tame Your Dragon,” will be projected on a big screen by the Vine Hill Elementary School PTA.

 

Leif Erikson Viking day

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Viking Hall, 240 Plymouth St., in Santa Cruz

Details: A presentation by The Vikings of Bjornstad, a living history and educational group, will explain who the Vikings were and their influence on the world.

Cost: $3 suggested donation

Info: www.scc-santacruz.org

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

Flea market

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

Where: St. John’s Catholic Church, 5953 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Spaces are $15 in advance for Valley Churches United Missions’ annual flea market.

Info: 336-8258, ext. 221

 

Day in the Park, Night in the Hall

When: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Where: Ben Lomond Park, 9525 Mill St., and Park Hall, 9400 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: The day will be filled with a barbecue, live music, dancing and events for children, followed by a night of live music and dancing to benefit the Ben Lomond Firefighters association. Evening events are for adults age 21 and older only.

Cost: Daytime events, $10 adults, $5 children; nighttime events, $10 adults

Info: www.facebook.com/events/267405560031559

 

Model train show opens

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Model trains, cars, ships, dolls and dollhouses will be on display. The show will continue Wednesday through Sunday until Oct. 28.

Cost: Free admission; $5 family donation appreciated

Info: 338-8382 or www.slvmuseum.com

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

Blessing of the animals

When: 8 a.m. or 10 a.m. services

Where: St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Valley Drive

Details: The congregation will observe an annual celebration celebrating St. Francis’ love for animals by blessing any animal that is taken to the church.

Info: 438-4360

 

Paper collectibles show

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Hilton Santa Cruz-Scotts Valley, 6001 La Madrona Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: Attendees can receive free appraisals of postcards and other paper collectibles.

Cost: $4

Info: Joseph Jaynes, 476-3262 or josephemera@cruzio.com

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

Fire team barbecue

When: 4 to 8 p.m.; dance 8:30 to 10 p.m.

Where: Bonny Doon Fire Station, 975 Martin Road, in Bonny Doon

Details: Bonny Doon Volunteer Fire and Rescue will serve skirt steak, vegetarian lasagna, hot dogs and side dishes. Music, a raffle, a bake sale and line dancing are planned.

Cost: $15 adults, $10 children

Info: Donita Springmeyer, 426-7933

 

Lobster feed

When: 4:30 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: This annual fundraiser for Mountain Parks Foundation will star fresh lobster and sides, accompanied by live bluegrass music.

Cost: $60 with reservation

Info: 335-3174

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

Firefighters pancake breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Scotts Valley Fire District Station 1, 7 Erba Lane, in Scotts Valley

Details: The fundraiser breakfast will include engine tours, a jump house, face painting and demonstrations.

Info: www.scottsvalleyfire.com

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