33rd Annual Greek Food & Cultural Festival This Greek street event has won awards for it’s traditional folk dancing, entertainment, marketplace, Greek foods, spirits, jewelry, pottery, clothing and so much more. Plus, try your luck with the raffle and win a week-long trip to Greece! Admission is free. Hours: Friday, 5-10 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 12-8 p.m. Location: 223 Church St., Santa Cruz. Info: http://propheteliassantacruz.org
Audition for the Nutcracker Join the festivities and kickoff your family's holiday traditions with the delightful Nutcracker Ballet this season. Auditions start at 10 a.m. Info here.
Lavender Day Open House at the College of Botanical Healing Arts Learn more about botanical healing, classes, and lavender distillation with live demonstrations and lavender infused treats. The event is free. It runs 11 am. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Information: http://cobha.org/
Free Root Beer Floats at New Leaf Summer in Capitola isn’t over yet! Kids of all ages welcome for a free, end of summer special on Sunday afternoon. Location: 1210 41st Ave, Capitola