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A Holiday Show with Pink Martini featuring China Forbes

With an eclectic charm and repertoire spanning from jazz to classical to pop, Pink Martini – the self-described “little orchestra” – featuring singer China Forbes returns to Grass Valley thanks to The Center for the Arts on Saturday, December 9, at 8 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Their unique multilingual music traces its many influences […]

Beauty of holiday season comes to life through music

The majesty of the season will resonate long after the final note when the Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra presents its annual holiday concerts, Dec. 16 and 17, in Grass Valley. Conductor Ken Hardin has selected a program that captures the beauty of the holidays, as celebrated worldwide. From African to Bohemian carols, from Hanukkah […]

Music in the Mountains presents Happy Holidays

This December, the Music in the Mountains Orchestra and Chorus kicks off “the most wonderful time of year” with Happy Holidays, a festive, family-friendly concert that features traditional holiday classics, favorite sing-a-long carols, special guest soloists, and the region’s premier of Ottorino Respighi’s Laud to the Nativity. Regarded as one of the region’s premier holiday […]

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Christmas Performances in Nevada County

In addition to Victorian Christmas and Cornish Christmas, there is so much to do in Nevada County to celebrate the holiday season!  This area is well known as a hub for the arts, as evidenced by the California Arts Council designating both Grass Valley/Nevada City and Truckee this year as official Cultural Arts Districts, and […]

Enter to Win the Winter Dream Vacation of a Lifetime in Truckee

Voted top-four Best Adventure Town by Sunset Magazine, Truckee, California is the ultimate winter vacation destination featuring several ski resorts within minutes from town and nearby Lake Tahoe. The holiday season is upon us. If you find yourself longing for a Christmas card experience, or some great snow sports, take a day trip, or a […]

Country Christmas Faire returns to Grass Valley

Mark your calendar for the 33rd annual Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 24, 25 and 26. Rated as one of the top handcrafted shows in Northern California, the Country Christmas Faire features unique gifts and crafts from top artisans from across the state, as well as from […]

The Romance of Victorian Christmas Returns to Nevada City for its XL Anniversary!

– The Crown Jewel of “California Towns with Holiday Spirit” – This December 3rd, Victorian Christmas makes its Roman numeral “XL” appearance, marking the fortieth year since its festive debut in 1978 – and marking the 2017 event as one with an “extra large” holiday spirit. As if to accentuate the grandeur of this year’s […]

Holidays at Empire Mine offers a history of good cheer

Santa and Mrs. Claus, in their turn-of-the-century attire, will be asking, “What would you like for Christmas?”  More important, they’ll be listening carefully to the answers that may range from the latest technical products to ponies and puppies.  Surrounded by lavish, traditional decorations, the Clubhouse will be glowing with good cheer. Outside, local vendors will […]

Cornish Christmas Celebrates 50 Years!

Escape the city for a weekend and recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley California during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration. This year, the event celebrates its 50th anniversary, and the Grass Valley community invites everyone to come and enjoy this milestone of one of our favorite […]