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Crystals, Caves, and Kilns - A Special Exhibition
Saturday April 26 - November 30, 2014

Crystals, Caves, and Kilns: This special exhibition, which was on display earlier this year at the Santa Cruz Natural History Museum, explores the natural and cultural history of limestone, lime, and marble in the Felton – Santa Cruz area. Visitors will learn about the geologic history of the area and how marble caves form. There will be displays of mineral and crystal specimens, 19th century artifacts and historic photographs from the local lime industry, and activity stations for our younger visitors.

Watch for announcements of upcoming programs associated with this special exhibition. The exhibition was curated by Frank Perry, paleontologist, geologist, co-author of the book Lime Kiln Legacies.

Exhibition sponsors are the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, the San Lorenzo Valley Museum, the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, and the Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District at UCSC.

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Children's Christmas Tree Trimming
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 12-4pm

Join us for this family event and help to decorate the Museum's Christmas tree the old-fashioned way by making ornaments, and stringing popcorn and cranberries.

Create an ornament for your tree,
decorate cookies, make a holiday table display, or create your own holiday treasure.

A donation of $5 per family is appreciated. Juice and cookies will be provided.

Thank you to our Sponsors: Joe's Bar, W/A Insurance, and Redwood Resort.

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