Free First Friday: Ballooniverse Exhibition Opening & Low Riders
August 4, 2017, 5:00pm - August 4, 2017, 11:00pm
Celebrate an epic Free First Friday with live music, food, free exhibitions, and a closed down Cooper Street filled with low rider cars.
BE THE FIRST TO SEE AN EXHIBITION MADE 100% FROM BALLOONS
Immerse yourself in a balloon universe with the opening of Ballooniverse; Brain Bending Balloon Art by Addi Somekh. Addi is an international balloon twister and UCSC alum who spends his days spreading joy and laughter across the world via balloon art.
Enjoy the permanent History Gallery and Sculpture Garden.
EXPLORE AN OPEN STREET FILLED WITH LOW RIDER CARS
Check out Sculptures on Wheels a collection of 20 low rider cars from around the County, presented for the first time in the city of Santa Cruz by Barrios Unidos.
HANDS-ON ART ACTIVITIES & LIVE MUSIC FOR EVERYONE
Make your very own wild balloon sculptures. Dance to live Santana and classic rock music from The Mercster in Abbott Square.
The Works Speaker Series: Growing your Business with what you have by Benjamin Hartel.
In this workshop you will discover how you can grow your business, increase your profitability, and stand out from your competition without spending a fortune. Ben teaches proven strategies that help businesses unlock huge amounts of growth potential. You’ll walk away from this workshop with practical strategies that you can implement right away.
$10 per ticket. Free to all Santa Cruz Works members (But must register. Make sure to get your discount code for free registration from Matthew@SantaCruzWorks.org).
FELTON >> Empire Grille begins serving customers Wednesday, July 26, at 6149 Highway 9. It’s in the former site of Cowboy Bar & Grill, which moved down the road to 5447 Highway 9. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m