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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,…
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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.…
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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 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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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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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,…
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Buttermilk Bend Photo Walk

Last weekend Kial James, of Nevada City Scenics, and I organized an Instameet photo walk.  Twice a year Instagram puts out a theme and a date and encourages folks around the world to have a meet up and take pictures (search online for…
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Nevada Theatre Film Series

Didn’t get a chance to see The Best of The Fest or the Locals Night at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in January?  The Nevada Theatre Film Series is partnering with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to host an 8 week series of…
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Nevada City Spring Fever

I love spring, while I say that about every season (so many things to do in the summer, fall and winter in our community), one of the things I love about this time of year are the flowers everywhere you turn.  So if you’re a flower happy…
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Nevada City Dance Festival

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Nevada City Dance Festival, a celebration and showcase of professional dance in Western Nevada County, March 14-17, 2017. This year, the festival has expanded its…
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End Days

To kick off the 2017 season, Sierra Stages presents the play "End Days" at the historic Nevada Theatre.  ​Sixteen-year-old Rachel Stein is having a bad year. Her father hasn’t changed out of his pajamas since 9/11. Her mother has begun…