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California WorldFest coming July 13-16, 2017

Submitted by Peter Wilson The 21st annual California WorldFest will take place July 13-16, 2017, at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Music industry magazine Pollstar calls the California WorldFest a “festival of discovery.” FestForum awarded WorldFest their 2016 award for “Innovation in Music.” 2016 headliner Nahko Bear of Nahko and Medicine for […]

Sierra Cinemas CineCafe Grand Opening and Customer Appreciation Party

Submitted by Jesse Locks Nevada County is invited to celebrate a new way to watch movies, when Sierra Cinemas opens their doors for the CineCafe Grand Opening and Customer Appreciation Party, Wednesday June 28, from 5-9 p.m.  The evening will feature complimentary screenings of two classic films, food and drink specials with local breweries and […]

Branches and Blessings: Summer Farm-to-Table dinners at Bierwagen’s Farm

By Katherine Goodwin Join Bierwagen’s Farm for their third annual Branches and Blessing summer dining experience. The Bierwagen family will be hosting three farm-to-table dinners in their picturesque Black Arkansas apple orchard in Chicago Park. This land has been part of the family farming operation for generations, and is a beautiful piece of the farming […]

Nevada County Farmers Markets are in Full Swing

If you haven’t been to one of the farmers markets yet this season, you are missing out on a huge treat.  More than just fruits and vegetables, our county’s agricultural roots have been sustained and nurtured by our markets’ showcase of local farm-fresh fruit, vegetables, honey, nuts, eggs, nursery stock, cut flowers, herbal products, olive […]

AirFest Coming July 7-8 to the Nevada County Airport

Submitted by Tim O’Brien AirFest 2017 comes to the Nevada County Airport on July 7th and 8th, combining full-spectrum aviation with nostalgia, romance and photogenic family fun! Festivities begin with a spectacular Twilight Hangar Party at Alpine Aviation and Sierra Mountain Aviation with parachutists, hi-powered fly-bys and a mood lifting social with fine wines and […]

Celebrate good health at the Nevada City Vegan Food and Wine Festival this weekend

Submitted by Aurelia d’Andrea Veganism is moving from the fringe to the mainstream, and we’re celebrating this shift with a first-of-its-kind event the first weekend in June in downtown Nevada City, CA. For one festive weekend, local bars, restaurants, wineries, and retail shops will celebrate plant-based living by showcasing vegan offerings to show just how […]

Celebration of Trails happening this Saturday, June 3

Submitted by Laura Peterson Join Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT), outdoor recreationists and trail supporters this weekend for the biggest showcase of local community trails of the year!  It’s a FREE event that’s fun for the whole family. “Trails are one of our greatest community assets. They build strong neighborhoods and boost the local economy. […]

Downtown Truckee Thursdays Celebrates its Tenth Year!

Submitted by Missy Konig It’s that time of year! Thursday nights in Historic Downtown Truckee are full of fun for the whole family. June 8 – August 17, 5:00 –8:30 PM. Celebrating its 10th year, Truckee Thursdays is a feel-good event that beckons the community to enjoy some exuberant downtown summertime energy. Offering a stage […]

South Yuba River Citizens League Announces Opening Day at the River

Submitted by Freida Slavin, SYRCL The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) invites community members to kick-off the river season with its annual “Opening Day at the River” celebration. Memorial Day weekend is typically when people start flocking to the river in droves. River lovers will be greeted by SYRCL’s enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer River […]

42nd Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival June 15-18

Submitted by Bruce Campbell The California Bluegrass Association presents its 42nd Annual Fathers’ Day Festival June 15-18 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. As in years past, this year’s event features a lineup of top touring bluegrass bands and five of California’s best bluegrass and old-time music groups. The festival offers four days […]