Truckee Craw Thaw

SECOND ANNUAL TRUCKEE CRAW THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS MAY 31-JUNE 2, 2019 WITH EVEN MORE MUSIC, FOOD AND FAMILY FUN

In its second year, the Truckee Craw Thaw Music Festival will bring an expanded music lineup that includes regional and national performers, food, drinks and family fun to historic downtown Truckee, California May 31-June 2, 2019. Designed to celebrate the spring thaw after a long winter season, the free New Orleans-inspired street festival will double […]

League of Women Voters to host “Constitutional Challenge” quiz fundraiser

The U.S. Constitution and all things related to American democracy are the themes of the League of Women of Western Nevada County’s first ever quiz fundraiser, to be held on Friday, May 3, at Gold Miners Inn in Grass Valley.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the games begin at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is […]

Truth or Dare Productions

Monday Cabaret: Zombie Bunny After Party

If you’re planning on going hard with the Cadbury Creme Eggs while slowly unwrapping the tin foil around a hollow chocolate bunny this Easter, Truth or Dare Productions’ Monday Cabaret: Zombie Bunny After Party is the perfect candy hangover cure. The cast of Zombie Bunny After Party will be bringing you a little bit of […]

34th Annual Grass Valley Car Show

The Grass Valley Car Show is in its 34th year in Historic Downtown Grass Valley, California.   Get an opportunity to talk to the men and women whose passion is responsible for the restoration of these beautiful icons of American culture. Car entries include vintage cars from 1972 and before, and will take place from 10 […]

Hiking For Good series continues with a river hike and epic views

Join Archaeologist Hank Meals on Saturday, April 20 for a hike along the rugged South Yuba Trail to the dramatic view of Long Point, a horseshoe bend in the river where in 1927 a dam was proposed by the Hydraulic Mining Commission. It’s the second offering in a year-long, monthly series offered by Hiking For […]

Home and Garden Show

34th Annual Spring Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds April 13-14

It wouldn’t be spring without The Union’s 34th Annual Spring Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show, April 13th and 14th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley! Talk to the home improvement pros and take advantage of special show pricing on products and services you need. This year we have expanded our children’s activities to […]

Bike Monkey introduces Truckee Dirt Fondo this June 8th, 2019

In partnership with Truckee, California, Bike Monkey is proud to announce  the first annual Truckee Dirt Fondo from what was previously known as the Sagan Fondo Truckee Dirt Edition. The change comes about as a result of weather precluding Peter Sagan’s participation in the wildly successful event which first took place on May 5th, 2018. […]

Yuba-long Among the Wildflowers

It’s spring in Nevada County, and that means (hopefully soon) glorious warm sunny days, lots of family friendly activities, and a beautiful mosaic of wildflowers!  There are many ways to get up close and personal with the gorgeous flowers that pop up in a display of color every year, and all of them are a […]

Blue Marble Jubilee

Blue Marble Jubilee – A magical family festival rolling into Grass Valley for the 3rd year

Connect! Explore! Celebrate! The 3rd annual Blue Marble Jubilee takes place Saturday, May 11, 1 -7pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. A colorful, village-style one-day festival, the Blue Marble Jubilee is an Earth-centered event to inspire, educate and empower people to make a difference in the community and our world. The day is filled with […]

First Ever International Resilience Film Festival Comes to Nevada City

We are at a unique point in history where the implications of climate change, environmental degradation, mismanagement of natural resources and consequent human injustice invite us to engage in innovative approaches toward creating regenerative solutions and resilient communities. With the intention of building bridges between issues and solutions, Golden Road Productions with the Alliance for […]

Evie Ladin Band & Paper Wings – Dual CD Release Concert

String band music comes to the Odd Fellows Lodge in Nevada City on Sunday, April 7, when Strings Concerts presents a Dual CD Release Concert with the Evie Ladin Band & Paper Wings. The Evie Ladin Band plays soulful folk songs with a four-dimensional live show grounded in Appalachian old-time music, seasoned in African roots, […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival teams up with Sierra Watch: Nevada Theatre film screening helps to defend North Lake Tahoe

Wild and Scenic Film Festival is excited to announce a special film night at the Nevada Theatre in support of a campaign led by local environmental watch dog group, Sierra Watch, to defend North Lake Tahoe’s beloved ski community, Squaw Valley. The Movie to Keep Squaw True, an Official Wild and Scenic 2019 Selection, is […]

Springtime in the Foothills 36th Annual Home Tour April 27-28

Music in the Mountains, one of Nevada County’s premier advocates for classical music, has announced its 36th annual Home Tour. Following its successful move to spring last year, the Alliance can’t wait for tour goers to experience the beautiful homes set in their springtime glory. There are so many things to delight the eyes and […]

Northstar Ritz-Carlton named one of the Best Ski Hotels by Forbes

On March 10, 2019, Forbes named Ritz-Carlton at Northstar Ski Resort one of the Best Ski Hotels in the nation.  Here is an excerpt from the article: The Ritz-Carlton at Northstar has a lower industry profile than many of its big-time peers, and remains one of the least well-known elite luxury ski hotels in the […]

Explore history in the breathtaking beauty of Spenceville Wildlife and Recreation Area March 24

Just in time for spring, Hiking For Good is offering a special field trip in March that explore Northern California’s rich history and biodiversity, while giving back to a local nonprofit. Local Archaeologist Hank Meals will lead a 6 – 8 mile walk at Spenceville Wildlife Area to Fairy Falls and beyond on Sunday, March […]

MINA GROUP TO OPEN BOURBON PUB IN LAKE TAHOE’S VILLAGE AT NORTHSTAR

Award-winning MINA Group partners with Vail Resorts to unveil Bourbon Pub at Lake Tahoe’s premier Northstar California Resort. Set to debut in winter 2019 for the forthcoming ski season, Bourbon Pub will take over and remodel the Village at Northstar’s Tavern 6330’ at the close of the current ski season in late spring 2019. “Lake […]

Only in Your State Features Wheyward Girl Creamery

Only in Your State has created another post about a Nevada County beloved spot, this time focusing on Wheyward Girl Creamery. The piece begins: Cheese is one of the most universally beloved foods known to mankind. Everybody loves a good cheese, and there’s a type of cheese for almost everybody! It just so happens that […]

Naggiar Vineyards 2019 Annual New Wines Release Party March 23rd

While the weather has a way of disagreeing, the calendar says spring starts Wednesday…and what better way to kick off spring than a New Wines Release Party at Naggiar Vineyards and Winery? Naggiar Vineyards will be celebrating the long-awaited return of their popular white and rosé wines with a free-to-attend event on March 23rd from […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Nevada County

May the luck of the Irish be with you, may you find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, and may you find the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend in Nevada County! Do an Irish Jig ‘Tis at 4 p.m. when the shenanigans begin on Sunday, March 17, […]

Birds, Wildflowers, Geology, Trails and Vistas…All happening at South Yuba River State Park

BIRD WALKS AT SOUTH YUBA RIVER STATE PARK Spring at SYRSP is the time of the year when a large number of birds arrive to nest and raise their young or, in some cases to just rest and then continue their migration.  Some of the more notable arrivals include: Bullock’s Oriole, Yellow-breasted Chat, Ash-throated Flycatcher, […]