The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Saturday, November 18: Open 10am-3pm
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Abbott Square

Friday Night Live: The Puffball Collective

Fri, Nov 24, 2017, 6:30–9 pm

Enjoy live music every Friday Night in Abbott Square. This week: The Puffball Collective. The Puffball Collective celebrates as community, the power & healing of music & song, with happy-feet-dancing, spirit-lifting revival  and unifying-revelry “We present this music to soothe your souls , raise your spirits and rejuvenate & move your bodies so that we all can move forward and do great good in our lives.” – TPC  

Books and Beers

Wed, Nov 29, 2017, 6–8 pm

Grab a beer and join Sierra Ryan and Elizabeth Birnhaum, two of the authors of the new MAH publication, Harvesting Our Heritage: Bite-Sized Stories from Santa Cruz County History. Learn a little about the local history of hops and beer (and grapes and wine too!). Cheers! Free/in Abbott Square Marketplace

Friday Night Live: John Michael & Friends

Fri, Dec 8, 2017, 6:30–9 pm

Enjoy live music every Friday Night in Abbott Square. This week: John Michael & Friends.  

Friday Night Live: The Rayburn Brothers

Fri, Dec 15, 2017, 6:30–9 pm

Enjoy live music every Friday Night in Abbott Square. This week: The Rayburn Brothers. The Rayburn Brothers Band play original songs that are a mix of folk, rock and Americana. Amazing harmonies, deft instrumentation and engaging songwriting explain why the Rayburn Brothers Band are a local favorite, played by KPIG, KZSC and KKUP radio stations.

Friday Night Live: Jazz with a Twist

Fri, Dec 22, 2017, 6:30–9 pm

Enjoy live music every Friday Night in Abbott Square. This week: Jazz with a Twist This is the kind of jazz that goes beyond the standards, featuring tunes from Paul Simon to Pat Metheny, George Gershwin to George Benson, Sting to Sinatra (Nancy!) – they might even play a reggae/calypso version of “All About That Bass.”  

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