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First Friday Art Walk

Another amazing First Friday Art Walk in downtown Nevada City (June, July and August were also a lot of fun).  Thanks Cynthia, from Neva Co, for organizing a great way to showcase our little town, our shops and our artists.  I'll let the photos…
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Gold Country Wine Tasting

Did you know September is California Wine month?  So whether you're out visiting a winery on a weekend, stopping by one of the downtown wine tasting rooms or participating in the upcoming Nevada City Uncorked event there are plenty of opportunities…
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Nevada City Film Festival

The Nevada City Film Festival is coming to town, September 5th-8th.  Hopefully you're ready for 4 days of international independent films, 2 nights of live comedy, 3 director spotlights, and more.  To see the full list of events click here and to…
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Sierra Farm to Table Dinner

Tonight was yet another one of those magical Nevada City experiences you just had to be there to experience.  Reinette Senum organized the first annual Nevada City Farm to Table Banquet to benefit the Nevada City Boardwalk and recruited help…
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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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August First Friday Art Walk

Did you make it the First Friday Art Walk?  Businesses welcomed local artists, musicans performed on the Nevada City Boardwalk, York Street  and a varietyand town buzzed with excitement and energy.  The event debuted in June, celebrated…
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Nevada County Concert Band

The Nevada County Concert Band continued their Picnic & Pops series with their California Dreamin performance at Pioneer Park.  The band sends out an invitation to musicians to join them for this concert and the 80 plus band grows…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

The Nevada City Farmers Market is Saturday mornings from 8:30-12:30 mid June till late November.  If you haven't been down to the market, stop by, there's a great selection of locally grown produce and fruit, fresh flowers, eggs and meat,…
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The Children's Festival

The Children's Festival is returning to Nevada City, head to Pioneer Park on Friday, July 19th for either the morning (9am-noon) or evening (5pm-8pm) for some amazing activities, crafts, entertainment and fun.  The lively Renaissance Fair is…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights are back, tonight was the first of three Wednesday celebrations.  The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce organizes an event for the whole family.  Wednesday July 17th, 24th and 31st this summer from 6-9:30pm come join…
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July's First Friday Art Walk

Did you make it the First Friday Art Walk last night in downtown Nevada City?  Thanks Cynthia, of Neva Co Artisan Boutique, for throwing such a great party for my birthday!  Downtown was full of people celebrating the arts, enjoying live…
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4th of July Parade

Happy 4th of July!  This year's parade was in downtown Grass Valley.  Thanks to Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, Grass Valley Downtown Association and the Greater Grass Valley Chamber for co-sponsoring the event and many thanks to the many…
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Nevada City Soapbox Derby

The Nevada City Soapbox Derby returned to Nevada City today.  Thirty three different cars raced down the half mile course on Nimrod Street, some gaining as much as 40 mph, while others were competing for the art car category and not…
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Nevada City Classic Cycling Race

The 53rd annual Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race tore through the streets of downtown Nevada City today.  The annual Father's Day race challenges even the most elite of cyclists as the criterium race wides around 7 turns over 1.1 miles and…
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North Columbia Schoolhouse

The North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, originally built in 1875, is located out on the San Juan Ridge and provides a venue for the community to gather, learn and celebrate.  Last night the Center hosted an artist reception for the…
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Nevada City Foreign Car Show

The Nevada City Foreign Car Show took over Broad Street today, with over 80 vintage cars and motorcycles on display.  Pictured above on the top left is a Model T Fire Truck replica from a New Zealand 1913 Ford Fire Truck.  While the heat…
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First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City's First Friday Art Walk kicked off with a bang last night, despite the heat.  The event, organized by Cynthia Levesque, of  Neva Co Artisan Boutique, involved numerous downtown Nevada City merchants staying open late on Friday…
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Mini Mania Nevada City Adventure

The 2013 Nevada City Adventure, organized by Mini Mania, was a celebration of all things Mini last Saturday here in Nevada City.  Over 100 cars and 200 enthusiasts took part in the celebration, with ice cream from Lazy Dog and live music by…
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Sierra Festival of Arts

Did you make it the Sierra Festival of Arts today?  Organized by the Grass Valley Downtown Association the all day event included over 40 artists, music and food stalls.  Local artist Roseanne Burke commented that there "were lots of great…
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Storybook Character B.E.A.R. Parade

The annual Nevada City B.E.A.R. (Be Excited About Reading) Storybook Character Parade is another fabulous reason why I love our community.  School children marched proudly down Broad Street dressed as their favorite book character to the cheers…
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Wild for the Yuba

Wild for the Yuba at SYRCL’s spring fundraiser is coming to the Grass Valley Vet's Hall on April 20.   The wine and beer tasting event includes tastings from two dozen wineries and breweries, fine food, live music and mingle with your friends…