Posts Tagged ‘ Felton ’

Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Feb. 14-16, 2014

February 14, 2014

Hmmm….so apparently today is some sort of Hallmark holiday. Whatever could it be? Well, if you aren’t busy snuggling up to your sweetie this weekend or shoving bon bons in your face while sitting on the couch and binge-watching Netflix, there’s plenty of other fun to be had. Such as: Brady’s Black Ball: Local Seabright…

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The comedy scene in Santa Cruz

August 28, 2013

The Good Times of Santa Cruz explores the burgeoning stand-up comedy scene in the area. I’ve been meaning to check out the comedy nights that started at Trout Farm Inn in Felton this summer. They’re held on Thursday nights. From the Good Times piece: “Stand-up isn’t a new thing, but lately there has just been…

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Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators comes to Don Quixote’s

August 20, 2013
Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators comes to Don Quixote’s

Roky Erickson, pioneer of psychedelic rock and co-founder of the seminal band the 13th Floor Elevators, is coming to Don Quixote’s in Felton Wednesday. Trivia: Apparently Janis Joplin considered joining the 13th Floor Elevators but instead decided to go to San Francisco. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $33 at the…

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The man on the trail of Bigfoot

August 15, 2013
The man on the trail of Bigfoot

Over at the Muse, this year’s summer interns have put together a cool video and story about Michael Rugg, proprietor of the Bigfoot Discovery Museum in Felton. David Hernandez writes: “His collection, which grew as more Bigfoot-related items were published or released, originated with a scrapbook of Bigfoot articles — from Life magazine, for example…

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Seeking sasquatch in Santa Cruz

July 30, 2013

Folks from the Animal Planet series “Finding Bigfoot,” which focuses on exactly what it sounds like, were in Felton yesterday to visit the Bigfoot Discovery Museum. Fans gathered to meet the cast, which includes Bigfoot Field Research Organization president Matt Moneymaker, researchers Fay and Cliff Barackman, and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland. The show follows the quartet…

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From SLV News: Redwood Mountain Faire

May 28, 2013

Our friends at SLV News report that the Redwood Mountain Faire is coming to Felton this weekend, promising some of the family-friendliest entertainment around. From SLV News: Set in a beautiful meadow among the redwood trees in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains the Redwood Mountain Faireis perhaps the biggest little music festival in…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for May 3-5, 2013

May 3, 2013

A death in the Santa Cruz News family cut into posting yesterday but you should be able to expect things to return to normal schedule soon. It’s Friday and that means it’s almost the start of another beautiful weekend. Looking for things to do? Look no further! First Friday: A monthly event featuring gallery openings,…

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The Felton Grove Trestle

April 30, 2013

Like local history? The blog Santa Cruz Trains has some fascinating posts about the history of our local railroads. This entry, for instance, examines the now-gone Felton Grove Trestle. From the blog: “The Felton Grove Trestle was a standard design truss bridge, appearing so much like the current Henry Cowell (Big Trees) trestle or the…

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Felton man apologizes for girlfriend’s fatal beating at his sentencing hearing

April 23, 2013

A Felton man apologized to the family of the woman he fatally beat just minutes before he was sentenced to 17 years to life in state prison Tuesday morning. Richard Arthur Chavez was convicted in January of second-degree murder for the death of his girlfriend and long-time friend, 38-year-old Deanna Dudley. A Santa Cruz County…

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