Spa Special Events

First Friday Art Showcase

On October 3rd Chaminade Resort & Spa will be hosting its second “First Friday Art Showcase” of the year. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, First Friday Santa Cruz is an independent event designed to support a strong cultural environment through the promotion of artists. First Friday is a free event for enthusiastic Art Goers and an opportunity for our many talented artists to exhibit and promote their work. October’s artist showcase will feature top area photographers focusing on ocean life and natural elements that California offers locals and visitors alike. For more information, please contact The Spa at Chaminade at 831.465.3465 or email us.

Neil Simmons Photography - Learn more about Neil Simmons Photography at Neil is joining us as a returning artist and preferred professional for Chaminade Resort & Spa Weddings.

Alissa B. Custom Jewelry – Alissa Bennett is a returning artist as well as features a small collection of custom jewelry available for purchase year round at the spa. Learn more about Alissa B. Custom Jewelry

NRB Photography – New artists showcasing their work at the October’s First Friday event. Learn more about NRB at

Steve Geisinger (“Birdo”) David Nelson (“Nelly”) Matt Walker 

Stacey Boscoe - New artist showcasing her work at October’s First Friday event. Stacey’s paintings and drawings will be on display.

Dean Bensen of Avolie Glass – Dean Bensen will be showcasing his hand blown designs for the first time at The Spa at Chaminade. Learn more about Avolie Glass at

Live music provided by Lisa Marie, Guitarist/Vocalist