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Chefs, Artists and Sponsors needed for 2015 Mole & Mariachi Festival Mole2015-color

We are now accepting applications for mole chefs, local artists and food vendors who would like to participate in the third annual Mole & Mariachi Festival, Sept. 19, 2015 at the Santa Cruz Mission Adobe State Historic Park.

Sponsorship opportunities also are available. Visit the Mole & Mariachi page for more information, including how to contact us and how to apply.

Support the Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument Campaign

Coast DairiesHelp turn 5,800 acres of North Coast Redwoods into a permanently protected and publicly accessible Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument.

Learn more about the effort, which Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks endorses, in this Hilltromper article or read this Q&A with former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt, a supporter of the Monument Movement. Also, sign the petition supporting the Monument.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 28th

Redwood Loop Walk

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm

Saturday, March 28th

Discover Big Basin Redwoods!

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

12 pm

Saturday, March 28th

Can You Survive?

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

10 am