Holidays

Fall Festival

Fall Festivals in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties

Celebrate Autumn with your family at one of these fun Fall Festivals. You'll find events in Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Marina, Seaside, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Aptos.

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Here are the best places to see Christmas lights in Monterey and Santa Cruz. more

Nov 27, 2017 3:42 PM Holidays

Saving money at Christmas

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What can you do to ensure you start the new year without new debt? Here are ten tips to help you survive the season: more

Nov 27, 2017 3:34 PM Holidays

Writing a letter to Santa is one of the most memorable parts of the Christmas fun for children. Here are a few ways your child can take part in the fun! more

Nov 27, 2017 2:47 PM Holidays

Santa Claus is coming to town

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Santa is appearing throughout the Monterey Bay. Here are the best places to meet with jolly old St. Nick. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:51 PM Holidays

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Hanukkah is the Jewish festival of lights, a wintertime celebration that lasts eight days, this year from December 12th-20th. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:42 PM Holidays

child lighting menorah

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2017 Hanukkah events and celebrations in the Monterey Area for families. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:37 PM Holidays

Monterey Wharf

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Are you looking for creative gift ideas for friends and family? Here are twelve suggestions to keep your money local in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:23 PM Holidays

Veterans Day is Saturday, November 11. This year, why not consider ways your family can honor veterans all year rather than on just one day? more

Nov 9, 2017 10:14 AM Holidays

The holidays are coming, and what better place to buy gifts than a nearby craft market with handmade items from local vendors? Here is a round-up of holiday craft markets in the Monterey area in the coming months. more

Oct 29, 2017 3:28 PM Holidays 1 Comments

Check out these fun and free Christmas tree lighting ceremonies and parade of lights events scheduled for Monterey County and Santa Cruz County. The holiday season is here! more

Oct 29, 2017 2:51 PM Holidays

It's Christmas movie time on the Hallmark channel. Christmas movies, old and new, will continue for 24 hours every day through the end of the year. Set your DVR now for your favorites. more

Oct 28, 2017 4:46 PM Holidays

Giving Thanks

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The littlest things that we do with heart and humility serve to lay the foundation for creating a thankful home, a thankful family, and a thankful child. Here are my best practices for cultivating gratitude include every-day things. more

Oct 24, 2017 12:05 PM Holidays

Freeform (formerly known as ABC Disney) has thirteen nights of Halloween-themed programming beginning Thursday, October 19. The schedule includes movies for all ages. Change into your jammies, pop some popcorn, and enjoy hours of family fun! more

Oct 19, 2017 10:55 AM Holidays

Here are our favorite places to visit for pumpkins, animals, and some spooky fun in Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Marina, Seaside, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Aptos. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:07 PM Holidays

children in Halloween costumes

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There are a ton of fun family events planned for Halloween celebrating in Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Aptos. Join in the Halloween fun with your family throughout the Monterey Bay! more

Sep 26, 2017 10:23 AM Holidays

There's are a lot of reasons why you might choose to make a home-baked birthday cake: to save money, to please a picky eater, or to have the perfect themed cake for your child's next party. more

Jul 4, 2017 1:42 PM Holidays