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The south Santa Cruz County region of Watsonville and Pajaro Valley boast pristine beaches and a Mediterranean climate. Birders flock to the miles of trails around the Wetlands of Watsonville. Nearby, the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve is one of California's last undisturbed wetlands and is ideal for bird watching. An annual Birding Festival, the Strawberry Festival, a weekly farmer's market, Watsonville Plaza, and the Agricultural History Museum are sights not to be missed.
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    Jazz on the WharfJazz on the Wharf
    EVENT
    The popular Jazz on the Wharf returns to Santa Cruz. With the beautiful backdrop of the Monterey Bay, enjoy jazz musicians outdoors and in wharf restaurants.
    April 24, 2016 - April 24, 2016
    Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-OffSanta Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off
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    The Clam Chowder Cook-Off is a wacky event with cooking teams also competing for most creative booth. Sample chowders cooked up by amateur and pro chefs.
    February 20, 2016 - February 20, 2016
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz
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    The West Coast's oldest, longest-running competitive longboard surfing event, featuring amateur + pro surfers at Steamer Lane.
    May 28, 2016 - May 29, 2016
    Steamer Lane at Lighthouse Point, Santa Cruz
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    A celebration of hummingbirds and the plants they love, with children's activities, tours, food and art.
    March 5, 2016 - March 6, 2016
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