8/19 Super Summer Saturday | Museum Birthday Bash!

Enjoy FREE family-friendly pop-ups in the park all summer long. Featuring nature activities, community groups, food vendors, and more! Plus enjoy free admission to the Museum all day. August’s event celebrates the Museum’s 118th birthday.๐ŸŽ‰

Saturday, August 19, 2023
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
1305 E. Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, CA


  • Fossils with Wayne Thompson (bring in your fossils for ID!)
  • Strawberry DNA activity with Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE UCSC)
  • Old timey games with Wilder Ranch State Park
  • Woodwork for sale by Ferd Bergholz
  • Coloring with Friends of Juristac
  • Special collections from the Museum
  • Last week to see The Inner Lives of Shells exhibit
  • Giant bubbles
  • Facepainting
  • Shaved ice from Kona Ice
  • Food from Adobo To Go
  • …and more!