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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar’s for next Saturday’s, 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 work to protect and restore our watershed throughout the year,” said Executive Director Caleb Dardick.   “We invite you all to join us as we celebrate our local treasure, the Yuba River, and contribute to the work SYRCL is doing to improve conditions on the Yuba through education, advocacy and restoration.”

Wine and Beer tastings from: Auburn AlehouseBarefoot Wine & BubblyBig Sky Brewery, BYOBCalNaturaleChacewater WineryCoufos CellarsMountain Peoples Wine DistributingThree Forks Brewing Co.ol’ Republic BreweryLagunitas Brewing Co.Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.Smith VineyardsNew Belgium Brewing CompanyNew Helvetia Brewing Co. and Yuba Harvest Tasting Room.

In addition to the beer and wine tasting, the Wild for the Yuba event will have a silent auction, live auction, live music by Swamp Zen and food vendors.  The event is from 5-9pm at the North Star House in Grass Valley.

If you don’t already know about the SYRCL River Ambassador program, click here to learn how you can become a part of the team of volunteers who help educate locals and visitors about keeping the river clean.  The South Yuba River is one of the great assets in our community, so let’s all do our part to preserve, protect and enjoy the river.   You can meet one of the River Ambassador volunteers at Bridgeport, 49, Purdon and Edwards Crossings each weekend through August.

Now, if you’ve gotten this far– how about a giveaway?  I’ve got 2 tickets to next weekend’s Wild for the Yuba event, please post a comment here on why you love the South Yuba River and I’ll draw the winner on Wednesday, June 1st.  Special thanks to photographer Kial James for sharing some of his favorite South Yuba River photos, you can see more of his work at the June First Friday Art Walk, stop by The Earth Store in downtown Nevada City and chat with him at the artist reception between 5-9pm and check out his collection of framed prints, matted prints and postcards.

© 2016 InnSide Nevada City, Photos © by Kial James

15 replies
  1. Kelly Hickman
    Kelly Hickman says:

    The South Yuba River is so special. I love the peacefulness of walking along the trails, swimming in the refreshing pools, and reflecting along the banks of this amazing gem in our community.

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  2. Valerie Cassity
    Valerie Cassity says:

    I love how clean and clear the water is, and how there is a swimming hole for every mood and circumstance. Whether you want a fun day with the family, a group of like minded spiritual people enjoying the outdoors sans clothing, or a quiet reflective spot to meditate and enjoy the water by yourself you can find it on the Yuba.

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  3. Jesse Golden
    Jesse Golden says:

    I first started loving the magical Yuba River 40 years ago, drawn to its emerald pools and giant boulders. Each time I explore it, I fall in love more deeply.

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  4. Lauren
    Lauren says:

    I love the Yuba for it’s beautiful refreshing waters and the magical experience of jumping into the cool water on a hot day!

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