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STEAM Expo

The second annual Nevada County STEAM Expo took place today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The free family friendly event combined science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Kids of all ages had the opportunity to do hands on…
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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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Movies Under the Pines

The Nevada City Film Festival Movies Under the Pines outdoor movie screening continues this weekend with back to back movies.  Friday night (July 8th), Back to the Future will be screening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds and Saturday night…
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Nevada County STEAM Expo

The first annual Nevada County STEAM Expo took place today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The free family friendly event combined science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Kids of all ages had the opportunity to do hands on art…
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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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Sierra BrewFest

Sierra BrewFest at the Nevada County Fairgrounds yesterday, a benefit for Music in the Mountains, was a great way to sample a selection of nearly 100 hand-crafted beers and ciders.  In addition to the tastings there were food trucks, friendly…
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Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The Fair runs through Sunday, August 16th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, gates open at 10am with activities…
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Music in the Mountains SummerFest

The Cirque de la Symphonie performance for the Music in the Mountains SummerFest was a performance that appealed to all ages.  Aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers, and strong men performed near or above…
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Circque de la Symphonie, Music in the Mountains SummerFest

Building on its 33-year reputation as the region’s top classical music festival, Music in the Mountains SummerFest, stretches its wings in 2015, bringing contemporary and classical music together in one incredible concert experience. From…
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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 County Fair

The Nevada County Fair runs through Sunday, August 10th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  Gates open at 10am with activities and fun for the whole family.  Check out the line up of entertainment or the daily schedule for information on…
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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…
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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn rocking The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley.  There are so many reasons I love our community, but last night's show was example #1798745 for why our community is so amazing.  We had world-class…
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Celtic Festival

The KVMR Celtic Festival has transformed the Nevada County Fairgrounds and if you've never been, it might be time to experience a bit of the magic.  The event includes live music, a marketplace, food, activities, living history and lots of…
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Draft Horse Classic

The Draft Horse Classic is under way at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, with events, music, Harvest Fair, Bounty of the County and more.  If you missed the first two nights, click here for additional shows.  And remember you can visit the…
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Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair opened today and continues through Sunday, August 11th.  Carnival rides for kids, exhibitions of art, photography, flowers and our favorite-- disgusting cakes, plus more.  We enjoyed our stroll down Treat Street,…
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Top 5 Things to Do with Kids

Contributed by Kathy Spoto Here are my top five things to do with kids in Nevada County on a sunny day.  First up, pull on your cowboy boots and gallop over to Purpose Ranch.  Wranglers welcome visitors to make friends with 26…
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Day of the Dead Procession

A Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) Procession took place this evening in downtown Nevada City.  Cynthia Levesque, of Neva Co, organized the event as a way for locals to take part in the Mexican celebration that honors friends and loved…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

The 16th annual KVMR Celtic Festival has brought a slice of history, Celtic music and festivities to the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  Performing on 11 different stages musical talents include The Elders, Paul McKenna Band, The Gothard Sisters,…
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Willie Nelson

Did you make it to the Willie Nelson concert tonight at the Nevada County Fairgrounds?  A benefit for the Bear Yuba Land Trust and put on by The Center for the Arts it was an event not to be missed. Our community was blessed with great talent…