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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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KVMR Celtic Festival

The 20th annual KVMR Celtic Festival is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley this weekend (September 30th-October 2nd).  The slogan for the event is "Come for the music, stay for the magic" and if you've never…
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Nevada County Concert Band

The Nevada County Concert Band Picnic & Pops Concert in Pioneer Park series celebrated the Strange New Worlds last night with music from the last 100 years.  The program included strange instruments, sounds and creatures, plus new places…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights celebration continues tonight from 6-9:30 throughout downtown. The event includes live music, vendors, street food, entertainment and more.  You can also check out the dance of Troupe Al Ama Belly dancers, look…
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Hot Buttered Rum

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center and Outside Inn have teamed up to offer a Midweek Getaway to two lucky music lovers.  Who wants to see Hot Buttered Rum and the Achilles Wheel Trio?  Leave a comment below about what you love most about…
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President's Day Weekend Activities

This weekend is full of great events and things to do in Nevada City.  The Mardi Gras festivities kick off on Saturday night at the Costume Ball at the Miners Foundry and continue Sunday afternoon with a parade (2pm) and Carnevale (2:30-5:30pm).…
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Beaucoup Chapeaux

Every Friday night, for the last seven years, local residents and European expats, visitors and tourists, have gathered together in the charming Nevada City Classic Café to be romanced by the tapas, the wine and the enchanting music of…
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Leta's Lounge

Local jazz singer and songwriter Leta Gibney is hosting a CD release party this Thursday, February 4th at The Crazy Horse Saloon, 6:30-9pm, no cover, families welcome.  Some of you may remember Leta's Blues, a regular act at The Five Mile…
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Holiday Concerts and Plays

The holidays are a great time to get out and support the arts with numerous concerts, plays and performances.  Nutcracker Season returns with two different productions in Nevada County.  Clara and the Nutcracker by Holt Ballet Conservatory…
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Golden Era Lounge

The Golden Era Lounge opened their doors tonight.  Located at 309 Broad Street, where Cirino's, the new cocktail bar offers handcrafted cocktails, premium local wines, and craft beers.  Live music tonight by Leta's Acid Lounge with Jacob…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

The KVMR Celtic Festival is currently happening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The slogan for the event is "Come for the music, stay for the magic" and if you've never been, it's time to go experience the event first…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights is a street fair where everyone is invited.  Similar to the winter Victorian Christmas celebrations, the last 3 Wednesday evenings in July (July 15th, 22nd and 29th this year), downtown Nevada City is the place to…
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California WorldFest

California WorldFest is coming to town July 16th-19th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The music festival includes 8 stages with musical acts from around the globe. This year The Center for the Arts produced event headliners…
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Music scene

Are you interested in listening to live music?  Nevada City and Grass Valley have a lot of great options.  Just this weekend you've got the option of Achilles Wheel and the Dead Beats at the Miners Foundry and local Grammy nominated Secret…
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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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Celtic Festival

The KVMR Celtic Festival is currently happening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The slogan for the event is "Come for the music, stay for the magic" and if you've never been, it's time to go experience the event first…
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Draft Horse Classic

The 28th annual Draft Horse Classic has returned to the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  Known as one of the premier Draft Horse shows in the western United States, it's a great opportunity to see the gentle giant Draft Horses up close.  Click here for…
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Nevada City Film Festival

Every summer, the Nevada City Film Festival makes art into a party, bringing award-winning shorts and feature films to the historic venues of Nevada City, CA. A four-day celebration of art, music, and independent filmmaking, this year's…
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Nevada County Concert Band

Nevada County Concert Band performed last night at Pioneer Park as part of their annual summer free concert series.  If you've missed the first two concerts mark your calendar for Sunday, August 24th 5-7pm.  What I love about last night's…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights was in full force last night, it's always fun to see our little town transformed into a huge block party.  The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce brings together music, vendors, food stalls, entertainment, vintage…
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Happy Birthday America, Music in the Mountains Concert

Happy Birthday America!  Last night's Music in the Mountains SummerFest finale had a little bit of everything, from patriotic tunes to Hollywood and Broadway favorites.  The family friendly concert was a great way to spend a warm summer…