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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. Entries are subject to editing, and publication is not guaranteed.


Friday, Oct. 26

Cycle shop grand opening

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Scotts Valley Cycle Sport, 203 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: A grand opening and ribbon-cutting event will celebrate Scotts Valley Cycle Sport’s new location.

Info: 440-9070


“The Music Man” opens

When: 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Crocker Theater, Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive in Aptos

Details: Christian Youth Theater will stage the musical by Meredith Willson. Shows continue at 3 and 7 p.m. Oct. 27 and at 1 p.m. Oct. 28.

Cost: Adults, $16; children and seniors, $12; plus $4 ticketing fee



Saturday, Oct. 27

Boy Scout rummage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Felton Bible Church parking lot, 5999 Graham Hill Road, in Felton

Details: Boy Scout Troop 604 of Scotts Valley is having its annual rummage sale, a major fundraiser for the troop.

Info: 336-3155 or


Arts, crafts fair

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Details: The fair will include original handmade crafts, a quilt display, a Kid’s Korral, pumpkin decorating, baked goods and raffles.

Info: 438-4360


Pumpkin carving, chili feed

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

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

Details: Participants can test their carving skills, with pumpkins and tools provided free of charge by the Boulder Creek Chapter of the Friends of the Santa Cruz Libraries. Homemade chili and cornbread will be available for purchase.



SV Artisans show

When: 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Bruno’s BBQ Gallery at the Loft, 230 Mount Hermon Road, Ste. G

Details: During a reception for "My Best Friend," a dog-inspired art show, artists will be available to discuss their work. A portion of all sales will benefit the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.

Info: 252-5013 or


Halloween Bash

When: 4 to 8 p.m.

Where: Zayante Fire Protection District, 7700 E. Zayante Road, in Felton

Details: Lompico Community Center’s annual Halloween Bash offers candy and prizes for kids.

Cost: Free

Info: 435-3545


Tuesday, Oct. 30

Business With Pleasure ribbon-cutting

When: Noon to 1 p.m.

Where: Business With Pleasure, One Victor Square, in Scotts Valley

Details: A ribbon-cutting event sponsored by Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Business With Pleasure's new location.

Info: 430-9711


Wednesday, Oct. 31

Boulder Creek trick-or-treating

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Downtown Boulder Creek merchants

Details: Children can enjoy the Cat Walk with treats provided by local merchants. Trick-or-treaters are encouraged to walk the town counterclockwise. Volunteers are still needed at crosswalks for safety.

Info: Karen Mayer, 338-9355 


Friday, Nov. 2

Elite Martial Arts new location grand opening

When: 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Elite Martial Arts, 216 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley.

Details: A grand opening celebration for Elite Martial Arts’ new location in the Kings Village Shopping Center will include food, drinks, live music, martial arts demonstrations and a raffle.

Info: 438-5425


Saturday, Nov. 3

Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Bonny Doon School, 1492 Pine Flat Road, in Bonny Doon

Details: The fair will include a raffle, a chili cook-off and many vendors displaying their goods for sale.

Info: 426-0110


Sunday, Nov. 4

Beginning birding

When: 8 to 10 a.m.

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

Details: Eric Feuss from The Santa Cruz Bird Club will lead a walk for beginning birders.

Info: 335-9348


Wednesday, Nov. 7

Sons in Retirement Luncheon

When: 11:30 a.m.

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

Details: A catered luncheon will be followed by a talk by Robin Gysin on "Avoiding Con Artists and Assorted Scams."

Cost: $15

Info: 336-8481


Scotts Valley antibullying workshop

When: 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Brook Knoll Elementary School, 151 Brook Knoll School Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: Positive Parenting Program, aka Triple P, will teach attendees how to recognize different types of bullying, why bullying happens and how to tell if a child is being bullied.

Cost: Free

Info: Garret Conway, 335-6603


Thursday, Nov. 8

“Mentir” workshop

When: 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Mountain Community Resources, 6134 Highway 9 in Felton

Details: A Spanish-language workshop will discuss lying and how it affects families. Spanish-speaking parents are invited to attend.

Cost: Free

Info: Garret Conway, 335-6603


Sunday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day dinner

When: 6 to 9 p.m.

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

Details: The San Lorenzo Valley Museum will present a dinner and program to honor veterans.

Cost: $40 in advance, $35 for veterans

Info: 338-8382 or

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