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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…
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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…
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Fire Safe Council Spaghetti Feed

Are you fire safe?  Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is having a Spaghetti Feed fundraiser on Monday, September 12th starting at 4 pm at Humpty Dumpty restaurant on Main St in Grass Valley.  Tickets are $10 with service at 4, 5, and…
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Nevada City Soapbox Derby

Nevada City Soapbox Derby tore down Nimrod Street for the 6th year in a row. The race is a free family friendly event with gravity powered soapbox cars speeding down to the cheers of spectators.  The local event raises money for…
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Fire Safe Council Spaghetti Feed

Are you fire safe?  Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is having a Spaghetti Feed fundraiser on Friday, September 11th starting at 4 pm at Humpty Dumpty restaurant on Main St in Grass Valley.  Tickets are $10 with service at 4, 5, and…
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Nevada City Soapbox Derby

The Nevada City Soapbox Derby tore down Nimrod Street in Nevada City today.  The 5th annual event raises money for Pioneer Park.  Organizer Rich Bodine explains that while the event is a free "fun event for the entire community," their…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The 2015 Wild & Scenic Film Festival makes a big impact on Nevada City, but also helps increase awareness of so many important causes, organizations and motivated individuals.  The mission of the SYRCL annual film festival is a call…
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Fire Safe Council Spaghetti Feed

Are you fire safe?  Many thanks to the fast response time yesterday by countless local and state agencies to fight the fire in Nevada City.  The 5 acre fire started Sunday late afternoon and was 100% contained by Sunday evening.  Nevada…
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Farm to Table Dinner

Nevada City Farm to Table dinner, transforming Commercial Street in downtown into a farm to fork foodie experience. The second annual event was designed to "show people what a town square feeling looks like," says organizer Reinette Senum.…
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Nevada City Soapbox Derby 2014

Did you make it to the Nevada City Soapbox Derby yesterday?  Many, many, many thanks to all the hard work of the organizers, volunteers, teams and the cheering crowds.  This event is just one of the many examples of why I love Nevada…
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Nevada City Soapbox Derby

The Nevada City Soapbox Derby is coming to town this Saturday, June 21st from 12-6 on Nimrod Street, next to Pioneer Park and this morning the CBS Sacramento show Good Day Sacramento came to town to meet some of the cars and take a few test…
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Evan Strong Parade

Nevada City is hosting a parade for local Evan Strong, who recently won a gold medal at the Sochi Winter Paralympics.  Evan completed in the snowboarding event, for some highlights click here, or check out his recent interview on Sports Illustrated.…
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Reel Rock Tour

The Reel Rock Tour is coming to town tonight, Friday, December 20th at the Miners Foundry.  A fundraiser for CRAGS, the Northern California non profit organization dedicated to helping climbers and protecting local climbing areas.  So whether…
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The Center for the Arts

Are you a Center for the Arts member?  This month is their membership drive and as a proud business sponsor I helped put together a fabulous "I Heart NC" giveaway basket.  Renew, upgrade, refer-a-friend or join for the first time and you'll…
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October Nevada County Arts

Hello October, fall is one of my favorite months in Nevada City because everywhere you turn there is a visual reminder of the amazing beauty in our community.  In addition to great fall colors (click here, here and here for past blog posts…
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Nevada City Rotary Event

Nevada City Rotary Adventures and Wine event took place tonight at the Miners Foundry.  This year's event focus was youth with funds raised going towards education, scholarships and leadership activities.  Live and silent auctions, plus a…
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Dr John Concert

Dr John and the Nite Trippers with special guest Allen Toussaint put on an amazing show at the North Star House.  The benefit concert for the Bear Yuba Land Trust was put on with The Center for the Arts and feautred opening acts by the Earles…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon

Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon is one of those events that makes me proud to call Nevada City home.  The 19th annual women's only triathlon took place this morning in Cascade Shores. The event is a fundraiser for the Women's…
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Classic Movie Series

  Sierra Cinemas has brought back the Classic Movie Series as a fundraiser for the South Yuba River Park Association.  I've got two tickets to giveaway for the next screening, High Noon, showing at Del Oro on Monday, September 16th…
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Mountain Dog South Yuba River Swimming Hole

Mountain Dog is one of the most asked about swimming holes on the South Yuba River.  Last summer it was named one of the Best of California Swimming Holes in California and guests at the Outside Inn have been looking for directions to the…
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Community Canvas

Community Canvas is a mobile art classroom, seeking interesting and inspiring locations throughout Nevada County to inspire budding artists.  Whether you're in Matteo's painting a Van Gough, learning how to repurpose art at Green Light or…