Join us every first Friday of the month for free opportunities to engage with our local natural history. Whether celebrating a new exhibit or bringing together community members to share their expertise, these events are always free and open to the public. Enjoy free admission throughout the day, with special events 5-7 p.m.
February First Friday: Fantastic Fungi
Friday, February 7 | 5-7 p.m.
Location: Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Admission is free all day 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., with this special event occurring 5-7 p.m.
Explore the new exhibit, Mushrooms: Keys to the Kingdom Fungi, at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History! Our First Friday reception will include:
- Mushroom pop-up with the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz
- Lichen expert Ken Kelleman
- ID station: bring in your own mushrooms and lichen for identification
- Free admission
- Snacks and Drinks
Do you have an idea for a future First Friday? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.