Constitution Day Parade

Nevada City’s 54th Annual Constitution Day Parade

Nevada City’s 54th Annual Constitution Day Parade anchors a weekend of festivities on September 14 and 15, 2019, in the culturally-rich, scenic Gold Rush town. Founded by the late Col. William H. Lambert, Nevada City’s Constitution Day Parade has been held since 1967. It is one of the oldest and largest Constitution observances in the […]

Artist Ronnie Hart featured at Courtyard Suites in September

Artist Ronnie Hart featured at Grass Valley Courtyard Suites, Nevada County’s premier Art Hotel,  for the month of September.  An opening art reception will be held at The Gallery at Grass Valley Courtyard Suites on Friday, September 6, at 5:30 p.m. With a pen and an inspired touch, a whimsical creature a bright drop of […]

Golden Shoulders returns to The Center for the Arts

Indie rock band Golden Shoulders returns to The Center for the Arts with a new album on Saturday, September 14. The Center OnTheGo presents Golden Shoulders’ Album Release show at The Plaza Gallery with support from Big Whoop on Saturday, September 14th.  The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are available online and at […]

Via Magazine

AAA’s Via Magazine features Grass Valley

On August 17, 2019, Via, AAA’s official travel magazine, published an article titled Fall Weekend in Gold Country, Grass Valley, California. The article highlights the beautiful fall foliage found in the town, along with different activity and dining suggestions. It begins: Autumn in Grass Valley is a golden time: By day, Indian summer sunlight burnishes […]

124th Annual Miners Picnic

The Empire Mine Park Association presents the 124th annual Miners Picnic, taking place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Miners Picnic is one of Nevada County’s oldest, best-loved traditions.  “It began in 1895,” explained event chair Steve Sanchez.  “Early picnics raised funds to help miners’ widows […]

Thrillist deems Nevada City one of 16 perfect weekend getaways from San Francisco

On August 12, 2019, popular travel and culture site, Thrillist, released an article that had 16 perfect weekend getaways form San Francisco, and of course Nevada City was on the list!  The article highlights local history aspects, swimming in the Yuba, fabulous local restaurants, and encourages glamping at Inn Town Campground.   The Nevada City […]

No Other Way

No Other Way- A Benefit for SkateMD

No Other Way– A Benefit for SkateMD is a fundraiser presented by The Center for the Arts in partnership with Goodtimes, Mint and SkateMD. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 31st, people of all ages can skate on quarter-pipes, enjoy art, music, and food in the parking lot of the Plaza Gallery off Brunswick. […]

6 upcoming events for foodies, wine lovers, and beer enthusiasts

Here in Nevada County, CA, we are lucky to have some incredible family farms, award winning wineries, and great breweries to enjoy!  We love to eat great food and drink great wine (and beer), and invite you to come and join us for one of these upcoming events that celebrate the flavor of our area. […]

Crystal Bowersox

American Idol favorite Crystal Bowersox in Grass Valley

See American Idol favorite Crystal Bowersox in Grass Valley when The Center for the Arts On The Go presents the singer songwriter live at The Foothills Event Center on Sunday, August 25th. Crystal Bowersox, a northwest Ohio native currently calling Nashville home, has built her life around music.  Crystal’s love for music developed at an […]

Choquiero Chocolate Shop Free Grand Opening Party

Do you love chocolate? Come to the Choquiero Chocolate Shop free grand opening party taking place at their store Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Choquiero Chocolate, located at 419 Broad St., will hold a free two-day grand opening celebration full of live music, DJ’s, cacao ceremonies, vendors, […]


Psychedelic Rock at The Center for the Arts

Enjoy a night of experimental and psychedelic rock at The Center for the Arts temporary headquarters at The Plaza Gallery on Thursday, August 15th.  Portland’s !mindparade is an American experimental pop project and brainchild of multi­-instrumentalist Alex Arnold. Their live shows and recordings combine art­pop, avant-rock, psychedelia, math­rock, post punk, drone/ambient and other genres in […]

Wild West Fest Returns to Tahoe Donner

Wild West Fest returns to Tahoe Donner for the second year in a row on Saturday, August 31, from 4-8 p.m. This family-friendly event takes place at the beautiful Alder Creek Adventure Center and Equestrian Center and is open to Tahoe Donner members and the greater community. Wild West Fest kicks-off at 4 p.m. with […]

Tyler Rich

Tyler Rich performs in Grass Valley

Tyler Rich performs in Grass Valley at the Foothills Event Center with opening act Temecula Road on August 23rd.  The show is presented by The Center for the Arts On The Go, with generous support from Sierra Central Credit Union. About Tyler Rich A country singer with a strong voice, a pop sensibility, and a […]

Donner Beach

Telly Winners Celebrated at Donner Memorial State Park

California State Parks is honored to announce local Telly winners celebrated at Donner Memorial State Park. Donner Memorial State Park and Sacramento State University Creative Services are the recipients of three Telly Awards for short films in the new visitor center at Donner Memorial. A celebration is planned from 5:30-8 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, […]

Yungchen Lhamo

Tibetan singer Yungchen Lhamo comes to Nevada City

Tibetan singer Yungchen Lhamo comes to Nevada City for a special performance from 7-9 p.m. On Thursday, August 15, at Pioneer Park in Nevada City. The event is a fundraiser concert for One Drop of Kindness Foundation, preserving Tibetan arts and culture.   Yungchen Lhamo is a Tibetan singer and songwriter living in exile in […]

Ridgestock 2019

20th Annual Ridgestock

The 20th annual Ridgestock Music and Sustainability Expo is happening for TWO DAYS at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center from 3-11 p.m. on August 16-17, 2019. This year the organizers have an extra special announcement: This is the FINAL Ridgestock! But that doesn’t mean this year won’t be extraordinary with new acts as well […]

Michael Franti and Spearhead

Michael Franti & Spearhead Return to Grass Valley

Michael Franti & Spearhead return to Grass Valley for a concert at Veterans Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, October 15, as part of The Center for the Arts OnTheGo series. They are touring the U.S. in support of their critically acclaimed new album Stay Human Vol. II, out now on Thirty Tigers. Tickets available to The […]

Dark Skies Event at Malakoff Diggins State Park

The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins will host a dark skies event at Malakoff Diggins State Park on Saturday, August 10th, 2019, beginning at 8:30 pm. The park association’s August event will be a Star Gazing Tour of the Night Sky to honor the 50th Anniversary of the 1979 moon landing. Our a […]

Nevada City Uncorked 2019

Nevada City Uncorked returns to downtown Nevada City from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 24.  This is a sip-and-stroll event that includes sampling wines and foods at different venues throughout town. Each venue, whether it’s a historic location, winery, art gallery, inn, restaurant, or hidden patio, will feature a different local food purveyor and winery.  […]

Bounty of the County

Bounty of the County

Nevada County Grown (NCG) is excited to present their 7th annual Bounty of the County (BOC), the premier foodie event in western Nevada County.  BOC brings together our local farmers, chefs, ranchers, restaurants, winemakers & brewmasters for an evening of exquisite flavors. By sourcing seasonal ingredients, our county’s top chefs draw on their talents to […]