Entries by erin

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Nevada City Children’s Festival

The Children’s Festival returns to Nevada City’s Pioneer Park this Friday, July 21st.  The one day Renaissance Fair has 2s essions (9am-noon and 5-8pm).  The admission price of $3 includes arts & crafts, faeries, craftsmen, face painting, spinning, music, fencing demonstrations, magic show, Pirate Skool and a fire-breathing dragon.  New this year the Dragon Castle that […]

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Sierra Stages Chicago

Sierra Stages opens their summer production of Chicago today at the historic Nevada Theatre.  After 5 years of trying to secure the licensing rights for the hit Broadway play, Sierra Stages is excited to bring the musical to Nevada City.  The play is directed by Robert Rossman, choreography by George Jayne, music direction by Ken […]

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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights celebrations kicks off this Wednesday (July 12th) from 6-9:30 throughout downtown. The event includes live music, vendors, street food, entertainment and more.  You can also check out The Aerial Lab and Fire Tribe, Troupe Al Ama Belly dancers, look at classic cars or grab a beverage.  The free event is a great […]

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California Worldfest

California WorldFest is coming to town July 13th-16th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The music festival includes 8 stages with over 40 musical acts from around the globe. This year The Center for the Arts produced event headliners include: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Seun Kuti, Tommy Emmanuel, Peter Yarrow, Nattali Rize, Femina, Dakhabrakha, Etana, Mariachi Flor De Toloache, […]

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4th of July

Who’s ready for 4th of July?  Start the celebrations off tonight at the Nevada County Fairgrounds with the Music in the Mountains SummerFest finale Patriotic Pops, concert starts at 8pm.  The 4th of July parade will be in Grass Valley this year, starting at 11am.  The Nevada County Fourth of July parade is co-sponsored by the Greater Grass […]

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Nevada County Air Show

While we leap into a holiday weekend here in Nevada County, mark your calendars for next weekend’s Nevada County Airfest, July 7 & 8, at the Nevada County Airport (KGOO).  The two day event packs in lots of activities, kids activities, food court, pancake breakfast and more!  Check out the Friday night Twlight Hangar party […]

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Purveyors Pantry

Welcome to Nevada City Purveyors Pantry.  The new sauce shop opened their doors today at 220 Broad Street.  Open daily from 9:30-5:30 (late for special events).  The shop carries over 100 speciality products ranging from premium Mexican Milk Chocolate Dessert Sauce, California Cabernet Vinaigrette, Travel packs of Sizzilin Habanero BBQ sauce, Spicy Sriracha Mustard, Apple Cinnamon […]

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Nevada City Classic

The 57th annual Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race tore through the streets of historic downtown Nevada City.   The annual Father’s Day race challenges even the most elite of cyclists as the criterium race winds around 7 turns over 1.1 miles and approximately 300 feet of elevation gain, per lap with speeds up to 50 miles per hour. […]

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Musical Mondays

Congrats to the Nevada County Library grand opening of the Madelyn Helling new amphitheater and their Musical Monday program.  The Marian E. Gallaher M.D. Amphitheater was designed by Siteline Architecture, click here to read the dedication poem by Molly Fisk .  Beaucoup Chapeaux was at the Nevada City library this morning to help kick off the […]

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Nevada City Summer Kid Activities

Summer vacation is days away and Nevada City offers so many great activities for things to do for kids.  So regardless of what your family likes to do, here’s a list of all sorts of ideas of things to do.  And scroll down to the bottom for our great kid-centric giveaway! Things to do with Kids: Visit […]

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Nevada City Vegan Food and Wine Festival

The First Annual Nevada City Vegan Food & Wine Festival is happening Saturday, June 3rd.  To kick off the event there’s a private wine tasting event.  Saturday, all are welcome to a day of exhibits and speakers at the Nevada City Odd Fellow’s Hall, 10am-4pm (212 Spring Street).  Speakers include Kristie Middleton, Jackie Day, Allison Rivers Samson and Jasmin […]

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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar’s for next Sunday, June 4th, Wild for the Yuba, a party to help the South Yuba River Citizens League. “Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s way to kick-off  the summer river season, and is a great way to support SYRCL’s work to protect and restore our watershed throughout the year,” said Executive Director Caleb […]

Gather & Mill

Gather & Mill celebrates their grand opening this weekend.  If you haven’t heard of Erica Henderson and Katie White’s new space, check it out this weekend.  Located at 603 Mill Street in Grass Valley, the space, which previously hosted The Studio Collective, is now a pop up show, workshop center and space for gatherings.  The grand […]

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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

The Sierra Vintners wine trail series starts this Saturday, May 20th. The regional wine tour will include: Double Oak Vineyards & Winery, Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery, Nevada City Winery, Smith Vineyard and Solune Winegrowers.  Each winery will have music, food pairings and plenty of wines to taste.  Stop by any one of the six participating wineries on Saturday, May 20th between […]

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Fire Safe Council

The Fire Safe Council is a non-profit, local volunteer organization dedicated to making Nevada County safer from catastrophic wildfire through fire prevention education, fire break clearing projects and creating Firewise Communities. If you’re looking for more information about how to make your property safer from wildfire; get your brush and tree debris chipped or to […]

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Nevada City Craft Fair

The Nevada City Craft Fair returned to the Miners Foundry.  The Bi-Annual event was a great way to support artisans, do some holiday shopping and meet some of the makers.  The independent, juried craft fair showcased over fifty of the local region’s top Etsy vendors, artisans, designers, do-it-yourself crafters, and featured handmade, original and repurposed art, clothing, accessories, […]

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Nevada City Summer Camp Fair

Do you have the kids’ summer activities all planned?  There are lots of great summer camps, activities and workshops for children in the community, if you need any additional information or want to meet the camp counselors, the Nevada City Summer Camp Fair is a great event. The 6th annual event is coming this Saturday, May 6th, […]

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Mountain Biking

With the spring weather it’s time to hit the local trails.  Nevada City offers some world-class mountain biking, much of it accessible directly from downtown.  If you’re looking to connect with others, think about joining BONC (Bicyclists of Nevada County), YBONC (Youth Bicyclists of Nevada County), Women’s MTB Experience or one of the Tour of […]

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The Book Seller

The Book Seller in downtown Grass Valley is celebrating its 40th anniversary next weekend!  The independently owned bookshop has been in business since 1977 and specializes in books on the history, nature, outdoor activities & touring information for the Gold Country, in addition to a great selection of non-fiction, contemporary literature and children’s books.  When Angie took a […]