Do you not have any plans set for this weekend? Here are some fun events for the whole family!
Roaring Camp Railroads: Rain Forest Weekend!
Rain Forest Weekends are here! The steam from the Dixie is extra steamy this time of year. Learn about California’s own Coastal Redwood Forest, aboard a 100 year old steam train. The steam from the Dixie is extra steamy this time of year. Along the journey, hear fascinating information about the coastal redwoods and their ecosystems from docent specialists. See the redwoods come alive aboard the Redwood Forest Steam Train to Bear Mountain. If you look close enough, you may even see a banana slug or two!
Seymore marine Discovery Center: Younger Lagoon Reserve Tour!
This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the University of California Natural Reserve System, Younger Lagoon Reserve contains diverse coastal habitat and is home to birds of prey, migrating sea birds, bobcats, and other wildlife. Come and see what scientists are doing to track local mammals, restore native habitat, and learn about the workings of one of California’s rare coastal lagoons.
46th Annual Fungus Fair!
Did you know that without fungus, we’d have no bread, cheese, beer, or wine? Or that anti-cholesterol medicine was developed from mushrooms? Come to the Santa Cruz Fungus Fair to learn all there is to know about the fascinating world of mushrooms.The three-day event features hundreds of species of local fungi presented in a unique fashion, and draws thousands of visitors each year. The Fair showcases speakers, cooking demonstrations, a special Kids' Room, and a taxonomy panel for identification of fungi. Many books and mushroom-related items are available for sale, as are wild mushroom delicacies. Located at the Louden Nelson Community Center running Friday-Sunday!
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