SnapShot Stories @ SLV Museum – Make History!



WHAT:  SNAPSHOT STORIES:  Add your photos to the Santa Cruz Public Libraries’ Archive

WHERE:  San Lorenzo Valley Museum, 12547 Hwy 9 in Boulder Creek

WHEN:  Saturday, April 26, 2014 from Noon to 4pm

Bring your family’s historical snapshots (from long ago or just last week) to our next Snapshot Stories event at the San Lorenzo Valley Museum.  The museum is seeking images of the San Lorenzo Valley region: people, places or events, but photos from all regions of Santa Cruz County are welcome.

Your photos will be scanned and returned along with a USB drive containing an electronic copy of all photos.  Your images will become part of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries’ Local History Archive.

Let’s tell the world the unique story of our local and regional history.

For more information, email or call (831)427-7717.


LAST DAYS – SLV Museums’ Special Smithsonian Exhibit

SLV - 2014-03 Way We Worked

The exhibit has been extended for one more day, so if you have not seen it yet catch it before it’s gone. The last days is this Saturday and Sunday from 12:00noon – 4:00pm.

SLV Museum’s exhibit “The Way We Worked”, is a Smithsonian exhibition which have exhibits all over the United States. Our exhibit is from March 9 – April 12 now till April 13, 2014. The Way We Worked, is adapted from the original exhibition developed by the National Archives, explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. The exhibition draws from the Archives’ rich collections to tell this compelling story. The exhibition invites visitors to hear workers tell their own stories, or view films of various industries. Interactive components convey the experiences of multiple generations of families involved in the same industry. So go see it before it’s gone!


Logo-FarmersMarketToday is the first farmers market for 2014, from 12:00noon till 4:00pm, yeah! There are lots of new venders, live entertainment, kids activities including face painting, and of course farm fresh produce.

It’s been spring for a few weeks now, but it never feels like spring to me until you go to the Farmers Market. So come enjoy the entertainment, let the kids get some energy out, and bring something home from our local farms. The fresh air will feel great and you’ll be bring spring into your home.

List of some of the Venders:
Camp Joy (organic veggies, fruit, & berries)
Filthy Farmgirl (soap)
Hidden Fortress (coffee)
JCG (organic veggies)
Mountain Mama (handmade clothing)
Phil (the knife sharpner)
Rebbeca’s (goat milk soap)
Wild Tree (gluten free food produce & more)
Wood fired pizza
Zameen Cuisine (food truck)


Music at Joe’s Bar – April 2014

Joes Bar April 2014:

Every Thursday, Todd Reid Hosts, with old and new friends, and a Pool tournament!

Friday 4th- Aftershock

Saturday 5th- Next Blues Band

Friday 11th- Squeezedaddy

Saturday 12th- Rick Barnes and Friends

Friday 18th- Hot Fuse

Saturday 19th- Shawn Andrews Band

Friday 25th- Skinny Ricky

Saturday 26th- Tsunami

tonight at joes

Weather Alert: 3-7 inches of Snow Tomorrow

Weather officials are warning that a unique set of conditions is creating a 92% chance of snow, beginning tonight at 11pm and lasting through tomorrow morning. Now would be a good time to prepare with sand, salt, shovels and other items to stay warm during this unheard of blizzard.

Click the image for an artists’ rendition of the coming blizzard.



Disclaimer: This is a post in honor of April 1 – AKA April Fools Day.





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