Cranberry Splash Spa Party Scotts Valley Spa & Boutique is hosting this fundraiser for Scotts Valley schools on Thursday. Mini spa treatments, raffle prizes, product discounts, cranberry themed refreshments... join the fun! $20 advanced purchase required, pre-booked start time, please call the spa to register at 831-439-9900.
33rd Annual Greek Food & Cultural Festival This Greek street event has won awards for it’s traditional folk dancing, entertainment, marketplace, Greek foods, spirits, jewelry, pottery, clothing and so much more. Plus, try your luck with the raffle and win a week-long trip to Greece! Admission is free. Hours: Friday, 5-10 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 12-8 p.m. Location: 223 Church St., Santa Cruz. Info: http://propheteliassantacruz.org
Young Writers Program Popsicles and Ping-Pong Party! Everyone in the community is encouraged to participate in what we hope will become one of the county’s largest programs to benefit student writers. The event is 2 p.m. Saturday. Info here.
Berry Creek Falls Hike Take off from Big Basin State Park Headquarters in Boulder Creek on Sunday for a full day of banana slugs, deer, coyote, fox, many species of birds, and of course a 65 ft. water fall that’s worth hiking 11 miles to see in the course of this seven-hour hike. There’s even a metro bus that leaves from downtown Santa Cruz and will get you to park headquarters and back for $2 each way. Pack a lunch, plenty of water and wear layers. Hike starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Info: http://www.bigbasin.org/