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Monterey Calendar of Events

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Santa Cruz
Pours & Tours

March 5-6, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Hummingbird Days

April 2-3, 2016 - Aptos
Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre in Concert

April 23-24, 2016 - Davenport
Wildflower Weekend

March 4-6, 2016 - Monterey
Jazz Bash by the Bay

March 5, 2016 - Davenport
Salamander Saturday

March 15 – May 30, 2016 – Gilroy
Everyone’s A Kid: Gilroy Gardens

March 19, 20, 2016 – Morgan Hill and Gilroy
Spring Passport Weekend

March 19-20, 2016 - Gilroy & Morgan Hill
Passport Weekend - Wineries of Santa Clara Valley

March 26-27, 2016 – Felton
Roaring Camp Railroad’s Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt

March 27, 2016 - Gilroy
Gilroy Gardens Opening Day

March 31-April 3, 2016 – Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach Food & Wine

April 2, 2016 – Gilroy
Fudge Sampling at Fortino Winery

April 2, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre in Concert

April 4 – 8, 2016 – Paicines
Jr. Wrangler Camp

April 9, 2016 – Gilroy
Mustard Sampling at Fortino Winery

April 15 – 30, 2016 – Hollister
Honk! Jr. (San Benito Stage Company)

April 16, 2016 – Gilroy
Bread Dippers Sampling at Fortino Winery

April 23-24, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Wildflower Weekend

April 24, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Jazz on the Wharf

April 24, 2016 – Watsonville
Earth Day/Day of the Child

April 23, 2016 – Hollister
Sip, Savor & Celebrate with CASA of San Benito County

April 30 – May 1, 2016 – San Juan Bautista
32nd Annual California Indian Market

May 1, 2016 – Gilroy
Wildflowers and Butterflies Hike at Coyote Lake Park

May 1-7, 2016 - Hollister
Small Business Week

May 5, 2016 – Hollister
3rd Annual Downtown Wine & Beer Stroll

May 6, 2016 – Hollister
Blue Jeans, Boots and Bling Ball

May 6-8, 2016 – Tres Pinos
Gavilan Kennel Club Dog Show

May 8, 2016 – Santa Cruz, Big Basin Redwoods
Mother’s Day Walk: Women of Big Basin

May 8, 2016 – Gilroy
Mother’s Day Champagne & Dessert at Gilroy Gardens

May 14, 2016 – Hollister
Hollister Police Explorers 5K Foot Pursuit

May 14, 2016 – Hollister
Portuguese Festival

May 14, 2016 – San Martin
Wings of History Air Museum Open House and Fly-In

May 21, 2016 – Gilroy
Downtown Gilroy Art & Wine Stroll

May 27-30, 2016 – Gilroy
Memorial Day Weekend Sale at Gilroy Premium Outlets

May 28, 2016 – Gilroy
Children Through History at Gilroy Yamato Hot Spring

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May 28-29, 2016 – Santa Cruz
32nd Annual Santa Cruz Longboard Club Invitational

May 28-30, 2016 - Felton
35th Annual Civil War Battles and Encampment

May 28-29, 2016 – Aptos
Santa Cruz American Music Festival

May 28-30, 2016 - Felton
35th Annual Civil War Battles and Encampment

May 28-30, 2016 – Gilroy
Memorial Day Weekend BBQ at Gilroy Gardens

June 4-5, 2016 - Felton
Redwood Mountain Faire

June 4-5, 2016 – Capitola Village
11th Annual Capitola Rod & Custom Classic Car Show

June 8, 2016 – Santa Cruz
World Ocean Days

June 17 – September 2, 2016 - Santa Cruz
Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach

June 17, 2016 – Gilroy
Fifth Street Live Friday Night Free Concert Series

June 18 & 19, 2016 - Hollister
Hollister Airshow

June 19, 2016 - Felton
Great Train Robberies

June 23, 2016 – Hollister
Saddle Horse Show Parade – "Boots, Broncs & Bandannas"

June 24, 2016 – Gilroy
Fifth Street Live Friday Night Free Concert Series

June 24 – 26, 2016 – Tres Pinos
San Benito County Saddle Horse Show

June 25, 2016 – Santa Cruz
22nd Annual Woodies on the Wharf

June 25, 2016 – Santa Cruz
22nd Annual Woodies on the Wharf

June 25-26, 2016 – Scotts Valley
7th Hop ‘N Barley Beer Festival

June 26, 2016 – Gilroy
2016 Concours at Kirigin Cellars

July 1 – 3, 2016 – Hollister
Hollister Independence Day Rally

July 4, 2016 – Scotts Valley
Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade & Fireworks!

July 11 – 15, 2016 – Paicines
Jr. Wrangler Camp

July 16, 2016 – Hollister
30th Annual Street Festival & Car Show

July 18 – 30, 2016 – Tres Pinos
California Gymkhana Association State Finals Horse Show

July 24, 2016 – Santa Cruz
44th Annual Wharf to Wharf Race

August 6-7, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Church Street Fair

August 21, 2016 – Santa Cruz
24th Annual Aloha Races and Polynesian Festival

September 2-5, 2016 – Capitola Village
Capitola Begonia Festival

September 10-11, 2016 - Capitola
34th Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival

September 14-18, 2016 - Watsonville
Annual Santa Cruz County Fair

September 23-25, 2016 - Watsonville
Monterey Bay Birding Festival

October 1-2, 2016 – Santa Cruz County
Open Studios Art Tour Weekend One

October 8-9, 2016 – Santa Cruz County
Open Studios Art Tour Weekend Two

October 9, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Welcome Back Monarchs Day!

October 15-16, 2016 – Santa Cruz County
Open Studios Art Tour Encore Weekend

October 15, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Band Review

October 22, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Chili Cook-Off at the Boardwalk!

November 5-6, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival

November 25-December 23, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train

November 26, 2016 – Capitola Village
Surfin' Santa

December 3, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Lighted Boat Parade

December 17, 2016 – Santa Cruz
Holidays on the Ranch