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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Nevada City First Friday Art Walk

The weather was perfect last night for Nevada City First Friday Art Walk.   It was nice to see some of the downtown shops stay open late and welcome locals and visitors to stop in.  To learn more about the event, follow their Facebook…
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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…
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Celebration of Trails Day

Nevada County Celebration of Trails Day is coming up next Saturday, June 3rd.  The all day, free event organized by Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off with a number of ways to get out and enjoy the local trails. Hike from Black Swan to…
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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…

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…
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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.…
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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 &…
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Earth Day

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Go check out the State of the Yuba, Wednesday, April 19th, and find out how you can get involved to protect…
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The White Snake

Opening its 23rd season Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra presents, The White Snake by Mary Zimmerman.  The play, directed by Carolyn Howarth, adapts an ancient Chinese fable about a gentle serpent spirit and her feisty companion…

Coffee and a cookie

Who needs an afternoon pick me up?  I recently ordered a custom Pickle Pottery coffee mug (see the mug on the top left with the tent) and took the cup to Foxhound Espresso for a latte.  Stephanie's handmade Pickle Pottery mugs have been…
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Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Spring at the Crystal Hermitage Gardens at Ananda is worth the trip, open every day in April, the beautiful gardens are home to 16,000 tulips with 90 different varieties.  Visitors can explore the pools, waterfalls, chapel and lower gardens,…