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Winefest 2018 happening all summer at Naggiar Vineyards and Winery

For the eighth year, Naggiar Vineyards will again host its wildly successful Winefest summer season. Winefest 2018 is a celebration of the vineyards, the wine, the food, and the music that has made Naggiar Vineyards the eight time KCRA3 A-List Best Winery in the Sacramento Region. Winefest is comprised of Tribute concerts, numerous celebratory events, […]

Gold Panning at Bridgeport 2018

Docents at Bridgeport provide step-by-step panning lessons, share stories about the history of our area, and describe other ways the precious metal was extracted during the California Gold Rush, such as hard rock mining and hydraulic mining. Gold panning demonstrations at Bridgeport will go from 12-2 p.m. every weekend and holiday, beginning Memorial Day Weekend, […]

Enjoy Music Festivals All Summer Long in Nevada County

Nevada County might be small in area, but our towns are big on fun!  Throughout the summer, Nevada County hosts a great number of events, from brew fests and bike races to kids camps to music festivals.  In addition to our fabulous swimming  holes, hiking trails, campgrounds, and abundance of lakes, our little county has […]

13th Annual Truckee Brew Fest

The Truckee Optimist Club presents the 13th Annual Truckee Brew Fest taking place from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Truckee Regional Park.  The Truckee Brew Fest is an annual fundraiser to support educational and athletic programs, sponsorships, grants and scholarships for the youth of Truckee. The Truckee Optimist Club’s 13th Annual Truckee […]

Humbug Day Returns to Malakoff Diggins State Park June 9

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park celebrates 52 years with their annual Humbug Day taking place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday June 9, 2018.  This event is hosted by Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins. Commemorate Malakoff Diggins’ Golden Olden Days as park staff and volunteers in period costume interpret our historic heritage at […]

Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival

The California Bluegrass Association presents its 43rd Annual Fathers’ Day Festival June 14-17 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 of entertainment on three […]

California WorldFest returns to Grass Valley July 12-15

Festival goers and music lovers from around the globe will descend upon the Nevada County Fairgrounds July 12-15 for the 22nd annual California WorldFest. The popular music and arts festival is presented by The Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization based out of Grass Valley. With seven stages of music, more than […]

Strawberry Music Festival returns to Grass Valley Memorial Day Weekend

  SPRING 2018 STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL MAY 24—28 NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, IN GRASS VALLEY, CA MAIN STAGE LINEUP THE TAJ MAHAL TRIO, LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL, TODD SNIDER, DAVE ALVIN & JIMMIE DALE GILMORE, ANDERS OSBORNE & JACKIE GREENE, FRAZEY FORD, GHOST OF PAUL REVERE, THE SUICASE JUNKET, LINDSAY LOU, MARLEY’S GHOST, […]

Celebration of Trails Weekend 2018

Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT), outdoor recreationists and trail supporters are gearing up for four days of trail activities during the 2018 expanded Celebration of Trails Weekend – the region’s biggest annual showcase of local community trails. This year, the event will kick off with a Fireside Chat at Inn Town Campground on Thursday, March […]