Events

August 5 - September 3, 2020

Wednesday, August 5

Open Rehearsal Series: Making a Digital Premiere

One of the great distinctions and profound joys of Cabrillo Festival is unparalleled access to the creative process. Our orchestral rehearsals are free and...

Virtual Event
Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tales to Tails goes virtual

Tales to Tails goes virtual to create a comfortable, neutral, and fun reading experience. Bring some books, a stuffed animal or your own pet, and come read...

 Ocean Explorers Virtual Summer Camp

Ocean Explorers experience the thrill of scientific discovery at a working marine lab. Join the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for behind-the-scenes virtual...

Virtual Writers' Open Mic Night

Writers' Open Mic Night offers you an environment to read your works aloud every first Wednesday of the month. Poets, novelists, short story writers,...

Thursday, August 6

Open Rehearsal Series: Making a Digital Premiere

One of the great distinctions and profound joys of Cabrillo Festival is unparalleled access to the creative process. Our orchestral rehearsals are free and...

Virtual Event
Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

 Ocean Explorers Virtual Summer Camp

Ocean Explorers experience the thrill of scientific discovery at a working marine lab. Join the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for behind-the-scenes virtual...

Friday, August 7

Open Rehearsal Series: Making a Digital Premiere

One of the great distinctions and profound joys of Cabrillo Festival is unparalleled access to the creative process. Our orchestral rehearsals are free and...

Virtual Event
Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

 Ocean Explorers Virtual Summer Camp

Ocean Explorers experience the thrill of scientific discovery at a working marine lab. Join the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for behind-the-scenes virtual...

Saturday, August 8

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Permaculture Food Forests: Planning, Growing and Enjoying Year Round Abundance with John Valenzuela & David Shaw

August 2020 - May 2021 Do you want to gain hands-on skills and build community around growing food? Interested in learning best practices for orchard...

Connecting I: Orchestra Member Live Q&A

In a now much-beloved tradition, the Festival will reprise our annual panel discussion moderated by principal flute Tim Munro, and featuring members of the...

11am
Virtual Event
Connecting II: Orchestra Concert + Virtual Performance

Renowned mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke was to make her much-anticipated Cabrillo Festival debut in a newly commissioned work by Jake Heggie during the 2020 live...

5pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, August 9

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Rising I: Woman Suffrage + Voting Rights Panel with live Q&A

Celebrating Woman Suffrage + the Struggle for Voting Rights: A Panel Discussion As we approach the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment...

11am
Virtual Event
Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Rising II: Virtual Orchestra Premiere

Cabrillo Festival Music Director and Conductor Cristian Măcelaru joins composer Stacy Garrop to introduce her latest work, The Battle of the Ballot, and...

5pm
Virtual Event
Cabrillo Festival Finale | Community Sing

There are few things more thrilling than a Festival finale, as audience members stream out of the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium into that soothing summer air,...

6pm
Virtual Event

Monday, August 10

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tuesday, August 11

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Wednesday, August 12

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tales to Tails goes virtual

Tales to Tails goes virtual to create a comfortable, neutral, and fun reading experience. Bring some books, a stuffed animal or your own pet, and come read...

Virtual Rockin’ Pop-Up

Join the Geology Gents, Gavin and Graham, for weekly conversations about rocks live on Facebook. Each week we’ll explore a different geologic topic, from...

3pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 13

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Labside Chats: A Conversation with a Scientist

Dive into the wonderful, curious, and sometimes bizarre world of marine science! Join the Seymour Center for a live conversation with a scientist to gain...

11am
Virtual Event

Friday, August 14

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Coffe Outside

Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History for it’s new series: Coffee Outside. Enjoy casual conversation and the company of others in this physically...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Saturday, August 15

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Shark Science Week

For a full week, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center will virtually celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous...

Virtual Event
Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Sunday, August 16

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Virtual Science Sunday—Field Immersion: How Curiosity, Natural History, and Collaboration Have Led to Ecological Discoveries along the Californias

Scientific discoveries are made in a myriad of ways and often start with the simple act of being curious. Natural patterns surround us but take time to truly...

1:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, August 17

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tuesday, August 18

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Wednesday, August 19

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tales to Tails goes virtual

Tales to Tails goes virtual to create a comfortable, neutral, and fun reading experience. Bring some books, a stuffed animal or your own pet, and come read...

Virtual Rockin’ Pop-Up

Join the Geology Gents, Gavin and Graham, for weekly conversations about rocks live on Facebook. Each week we’ll explore a different geologic topic, from...

3pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 20

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Friday, August 21

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Saturday, August 22

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Rockin' Pop-Up

Have a rock that needs identifying? Want to learn more about the geology of Santa Cruz? Like digging for fossils? Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural...

Sunday, August 23

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Monday, August 24

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tuesday, August 25

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Naturalist Night: Intertidal Zone

Santa Cruz Public Libraries and the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History have partnered to bring you Naturalist Night! Join fellow nature enthusiasts for...

Wednesday, August 26

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tales to Tails goes virtual

Tales to Tails goes virtual to create a comfortable, neutral, and fun reading experience. Bring some books, a stuffed animal or your own pet, and come read...

Virtual Rockin’ Pop-Up

Join the Geology Gents, Gavin and Graham, for weekly conversations about rocks live on Facebook. Each week we’ll explore a different geologic topic, from...

3pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 27

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Labside Chats: A Conversation with a Scientist

Dive into the wonderful, curious, and sometimes bizarre world of marine science! Join the Seymour Center for a live conversation with a scientist to gain...

11am
Virtual Event

Friday, August 28

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Saturday, August 29

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Advanced Permaculture Design Course

August 29 - September 5, 2020 Do you want to gain more permaculture design experience? This 8-day Advanced Design Course is an excellent follow-up to a...

Sunday, August 30

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Sunday Seaside Crafts at the Seymour Center

Make it and take it! Come create and take home a fun souvenir, an activity for the whole family to share. For example, find out what gray whales eat by...

Monday, August 31

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Tuesday, September 1

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Wednesday, September 2

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

Virtual Rockin’ Pop-Up

Join the Geology Gents, Gavin and Graham, for weekly conversations about rocks live on Facebook. Each week we’ll explore a different geologic topic, from...

3pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Writers' Open Mic Night

Writers' Open Mic Night offers you an environment to read your works aloud every first Wednesday of the month. Poets, novelists, short story writers,...

Thursday, September 3

Santa Cruz Scavenger Hunt: Licensed to Thrill

Slightly south of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Beach, Santa Cruz, California is a laid-back beach town with thrills to get your heart racing. The...

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE!

Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library (FSCPL) BOOKSTORE! Visit us to see the treasures we have! Our Bookstore sells great low priced books of many genres...

August 5 - September 3, 2020