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September Activities Schedule

Please click here  for a downloadable list of programmed events at in area California State Parks.

September Activities at the Santa Cruz Mision SHP

A Special Event!

Santa Cruz Mission Adobe Summer Series Finale!

 Mole, Mariachis & More!

Saturday, September 19 from 11 am to 5 pm

 

Join us for a day of mole, mariachis & much, much more! Enjoy great local food, wine and beer, crafts and fun for kids of all ages. Vote for your favorite mole prepared for you by local chefs. Mole is a traditional Mexican sauce, sometimes made using chocolate. Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining the legacy of our local state parks and beaches. This event is a benefit for Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks in support of Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Admission is free with donations welcome, proceeds from which benefit the park. For more information about the Summer Series, visit www.ThatsMyPark.org.

 

Guided Adobe Tour

Saturday, September 5 at 1 pm

Monday, September 7 at 1 pm

Join us at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a guided tour of the oldest building in Santa Cruz. Come learn about the many families who have called this 180-year-old mission adobe their home. This event is free. Tours are conducted rain or shine. The Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park is located on School St. off of Mission and Emmet Street in Santa Cruz. Please call (831) 425-5849 for more information.

 

Archeology Demonstration

Saturday, September 12 at 1 pm

How do artifacts give us clues to the past? Follow the archeological process from the dig to the display, and participate in hands-on activities to discover the stories told by the artifacts. Presented in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Archeological Society. This event is free. Rain Cancels. The Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park is located on School St. off of Mission and Emmet St. in Santa Cruz. Please call (831) 425-5849 for more information.

 

Drop In Family Craft – Papel Picado at the Santa Cruz Mission

Saturday, September 26 from 1 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy an informal afternoon at this hidden jewel near downtown Santa Cruz. Make your own colorful cutout paper flags influenced by the traditions of Mexico. This event is free.  Rain or shine. The Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park is located on School St. off of Mission and Emmet Street in Santa Cruz. Please call (831) 425-5849 for more information.

 

Events made possible by California State Park Docents, California State Parks and Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks