“Roof Raisin’ Art” Exhibit
Where/When: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St., Ben Lomond. Now through Sept. 22. Wednesdays-Sundays, noon-6 p.m.
What: The Art Center’s newest exhibit, “Roof Raisin’ Art,” is opening with a reception on Friday where the public can meet the artists.
Piano Night at Malone’s
Where/When: Malone’s Grille, 4402 Scotts Valley Dr. Friday, 9 p.m.
What: The longtime Scotts Valley bar and restaurant recently underwent a facelift and one of the new features is a piano bar. Join Chris Kelly on the piano to sing your favorite songs every Wednesday and Friday. Chris rocks the house with sing-alongs, humor and fun-filled entertainment, and best of all, he takes requests.
Price: Admission is free. Food and beverages are available at various prices.
27th Annual Ohlone Day at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Where/When: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 101 Big Trees Park Rd, Felton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
What: Ohlone People will be at the event to share traditional basketry, songs and musical instruments, stories, dances, tools, language, and their history. For thousands of years, the native tribes we now collectively call the Ohlone, thrived in this abundant region with plentiful sources of food and a life rich in culture. Descendants of the Ohlone People present this event each year so that visitors can make connections to their culture.
During this family-friendly event, visitors can throw an atlatl, play Ohlone
games and find out how rocks cook meals and bay trees cure headaches.
Price: $10 for day-use parking fee.
Capitola Art & Wine Festival
Where/When: Capitola Village, Capitola Avenue and Stockton Avenue. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
What: This annual event will bring together art, wine, music and food in charming Capitola Village overlooking the Monterey Bay. Over 150 fine artists and 21 Santa Cruz Mountains wineries will participate. There will also be a Children’s Art Area with ongoing crafts to keep the little ones
Price: Admission is free. Wine tasting is $8 for a festival glass and $1 each for tokens. Most tastings are between 2 to 4 tokens.
Grandparents’ Day Pancake Breakfast
Where/When: Scotts Valley Senior Center, 361 Kings Village Rd. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon.
What: This is a great opportunity for families to spend some quality time with the seniors in their lives while enjoying a great breakfast. All-you-can-eat pancakes, ham, eggs, juice and coffee will be offered with all proceeds going to the Senior Center.
Price: $6.50 for adults, $4 for children, and free for children 5 and under.