6/7 First Friday After Hours | Get Outside!

Join us during monthly after hours events every First Friday, featuring rotating themes, vendors, and activities. Free admission to the Museum all day 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with special outdoor festivities 5-8 p.m.

June’s event celebrates Great Outdoors Month and the Museum’s latest exhibit, Cotoni-Coast Dairies: Monument Steps. Join local community groups and organizations that support access to the outdoors while learning more about the Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument.

Friday, June 7, 2024
5-8 p.m.
Location: Outside the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Community Groups

Sempervirens Fund
Bureau of Land Management
UCSC Natural Reserves
Friends of Juristac
Handmade wooden goods by Ferd Bergholz
Areperia 831
…and more!


  • Drop-by anytime 5-8 p.m. to join the festivities!
  • Admission to the Museum is free all day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Restrooms and water fountains are available inside the Museum.
  • Booths and activities will be located outdoors on somewhat lumpy grass.
  • Follow the latest guidelines for health and safety.