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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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Grass Valley Thursday Market

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Market kicked off the summer season last night with fresh fruit, veggies and flowers.  Some of the local farms that were out last night were Dinner Bell Farms (selling garlic and flowers), Johnson Family Farms…
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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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The Music of Queen, Music in the Mountains

Music in the Mountains Summer Fest only has a few more concerts left, last night's Symphonic Spectacular, the Music of Queen was a blast.  If you haven't experienced an outdoor Music in Mountains concert there are still tickets available…
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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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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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Greg Brown, Miners Foundry

The Miners Foundry welcomed legendary singer songwriter Greg Brown to the stage.  A packed Osborn/Woods Hall enjoyed a night of great tunes, funny stories and intimate performance by the talented folk musician.   In a recent interview…
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Sara Watkins at The Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley has a full roster of past, current and upcoming shows.  Tonight they brought in singer, songwriter and fiddle play Sara Watkins to perform.  The audience was treated to an opening act by Kris…
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Music in the Mountains

Music in the Mountains kicked off their spring concert series last night at the Nevada Theatre with Musical Art Quintet, a classical music group based in San Francisco. Local band Beaucoup Chapeaux opened the show and gave the Musical…
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Food Love Project Soup Night

If you have a child going to school in the Nevada City area,there's a chance you've heard of the Food Love Project.  If you haven't, here's your chance!  The Food Love Project is an educational farm that is a part of the Living Lands Agrarian…
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The Old Five Mile House

The Old 5 Mile House on Highway 20 is a historic old roadhouse that serves up a global mix of cuisine.  The standard menu never changes, but every month a new country is added to the mix.  This month the theme is Irish month, owner Robert…
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Top 10 Reasons why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year's Eve...  Before we get to the winner of our Ultimate Nevada City giveaway I thought it would be fun to list my top ten reasons why I love Nevada City.   The comments on the giveaway were fabulous.  I was in awe of the variety…
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Haven Underground, Birds of Chicago

Birds of Chicago performed at Haven Underground in Nevada City last night.  The intimate show rewarded those who braved the rain.  For a list of future shows coming to the Haven Underground click here.  Thanks Allison, JT and Jermey for…
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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…
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Pioneer Park Picnic & Pops

Nevada County Concert Band's Pioneer Park Picnic & Pops concert.  If you missed today's event, check out their website for the date and time for their next free concert, a great family friendly activity.    The Along For The Ride Concert…
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Joe Craven Trio at the Miner’s Foundry

Nevada City Miner's Foundry and Paul Emery Presents brought the Joe Craven Trio for their CD release party.  Nevada County is fortunate to have such amazing live music in a number of great venues (Center for the Arts, Vets Hall, North…
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ol’ Republic Brewery

Have you been to ol' Republic Brewery yet?  The new brewery recently opened up underneath SPD at 124 Argall Street in Nevada City.  Stop by a samples some of their beers or fill up a growler and take the beer home with you.  Check their…
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Lucinda Williams at The Center for the Arts

Lucinda Williams rocked The Center for the Arts stage last night.  The show, "An Intimate Evening with Lucinda Williams" sold out a month in advance and did not disappoint the packed house.  Lucinda marveled at the amazing stage and told…