This winter, Tahoe Star Tours will pair snowshoeing and stargazing with exceptional views of the winter Milky Way during a series of events scheduled to take place at Northstar California Resort. Two Stars & S’mores events are also scheduled at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Tahoe Star Tours events offer an enchanting, educational evening in the […]

Local Hotel Embraces the Arts

The Grass Valley Courtyard Suites, a privately and locally owned boutique hotel boasting 42 fabulous rooms and suites is proud to announce a jump into the arts. In an effort to align with the recent state designated Cultural Arts distinction, and to embrace and promote a thriving local art community the hotel aims to turn […]

Have a Spooktacular Halloween in Nevada County at any age

Nevada County loves a party, and does all of the holidays up right.  Halloween is no exception; there is something for every age and interest the entire week leading up to the big day.  So get out your costume and come out for some All Hallow’s Eve fun. Trick or Treat Grass Valley Downtown Association  […]

Discover Malakoff! Historic Cemetery Tour & Stories around the Campfire Set for October 13, 2018

The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins and California State Parks Sierra Gold sector have scheduled a very special Discover Malakoff! event for Saturday, October 13, from 4-7 pm. This interpretive program, the latest in the Discover Malakoff! monthly series, is specially designed to bring new visitors to this remote state park throughout the […]

40th Anniversary of Fright Night Show in Nevada City

Miners Foundry Cultural Center in partnership with Sleazy Action Booking presents FRIGHT NIGHT, Nevada County’s largest Halloween bash, Saturday, October 27th. The legendary Halloween party celebrates its 40th anniversary with an all-star local and semi-local line up of bands including Destroyer, the West Coast’s premiere KISS tribute band; Steady Static performing the songs of Siouxie […]

Autumn Harvest Festival Shindig Oct. 7

Come and play at the Autumn Harvest Festival Shindig on Oct 7th from 11:30 a.m. until dusk. The event  will be at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center on the San Juan Ridge. There will be  local harvest stew, old time wooden games, organic cotton candy, sack races, down home music, arts and crafts for […]

Tom Petty Birthday Bash- A Tribute to the Music and Life of Tom Petty featuring Petty Luv

Tom Petty’s untimely death in October of 2017 led to the creation of the local Nevada City band, Petty Luv. Their goal is to honor Tom Petty’s life and music and pay tribute to the legacy he had left behind. Petty Luv brings timeless sound to life as they pay tribute to this legendary musician. […]

Tea and Cordite Presents the Galactic Premiere of The Funkytastical Space Mystery

Local theater group Tea and Cordite are performing the brand-new stage play, The Funkytastical Space Mystery, at the Nevada City Veteran’s Memorial Hall (415 North Pine Street), October 3rd through the 14th. Performances are at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m on Saturdays, and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. The year is 2277. […]

The 9th Annual Fall Festival Comes to Tahoe Donner Oct. 13

Tahoe Donner will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northwoods Clubhouse. Now in its ninth consecutive year, the Fall Festival features a full day of live entertainment and hands-on, seasonal-themed activities for the North Lake Tahoe community to celebrate autumn in the High Sierra. Fall […]

Spooky is on tap – Outlandish Experiences unveils new fall line-up

As the days grow shorter and the nights longer, the first chill of fall is creeping in with the shadows. Ready for haunting stories of the supernatural, spellbinding magic shows, fortune-telling witches, and eerie ghost photography? Outlandish Experiences, a Nevada City-based online platform for local tour guides, is unveiling a full Autumn calendar of spooky […]


Sugar Bowl Resort invested the first $3 million of an $8 million snowmaking system upgrade this summer, doubling its water pumping capacity and reducing both the energy consumption and time it takes to cover its snowmaking terrain by two-thirds. These enhancements will allow Sugar Bowl’s primary resort operations to move to the Judah Lodge base […]

Nevada County is internationally renowned for its Ayurvedic offerings

Some people travel across the globe to visit an ashram or learn Ayurvedic healing, but there is no need to fly to India when everything you need is right here in Nevada County. Whether you want to get an Ayurvedic consultation or massage, spend a week at an Ashram to recover from the hectic day […]

Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair: September 21 – 23, 2018

The 32nd Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair is happening this week, September 21 – 23, at the tree-covered Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Watch as beautiful draft horses pull meticulously restored freight wagons, loyally work farm equipment, skillfully complete intricate maneuvers, and compete with elegance and determination.  With more than 175 horses […]

Get your race on in Nevada County

Nevada County is a veritable playground for those who live an active and healthy lifestyle.  The lakes and rivers provide ample swimming, kayaking, and stand up paddleboarding opportunities.  The endless trails in our towns and Tahoe National Forest allow for everything from casual day hikes to rock climbing and backpacking adventures that will challenge even […]

4th Annual Art & Soul of Truckee

Art & Soul combines visual art, live music, artist demonstrations, craft beer and wine tastings, small bites and more in Historic Downtown Truckee.  On Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 1-6pm, the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA) will present the 4th annual Art & Soul Downtown Truckee Art Walk. Stroll through Art & Soul’s 30 stops […]

The 5 Most Instagrammable Spots In Nevada County

By: Lucy Crawford Nevada County, California is a diverse area with plenty of opportunities for Insta-Worthy photos. From the Tahoe National Forest to the Grass Valley area, there is a lot to do and see all within the confines of Nevada County. Check out these Instagrammable Spots in Nevada County on your next trip to […]

Autumn Food and Wine Festival at Northstar

This year’s 33rd annual Autumn Food and Wine Festival takes place September 7-9 at Northstar California Resort in Truckee.  The event combines the best of culinary innovation with North Lake Tahoe’s Natural Backdrop. Unlike other culinary festivals, this one focuses on “experiential dining,” from progressive picnics through the Toiyabe Forest to vertical mountainside wine tastings up […]

New Mini-Farmers Market in Downtown Grass Valley

A small farmers market will take place on Thursdays August 16th through October 25th from 4:00pm-7:00pm. North Auburn Street starting by Foothills Flowers and heading down towards Richardson Street. Farmers have a long growing season, from May through October and they wanted a place to sell their produce beyond the 6 week Thursday Night Markets […]

Experience the Magic and Wonder of the 22nd Annual KVMR Celtic Music Festival and Marketplace

The 22nd Annual KVMR Celtic Festival and Marketplace mixes Celtic music and magic September 28th through 30th in Grass Valley, California at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, a bucolic setting on 100 acres among giant ponderosa pines. There are eight stages and performance areas.  Our main stage hosts many of the best Celtic musicians on the […]

7 upcoming events for foodies, wine lovers, and beer enthusiasts in Nevada County!

Here in Nevada County, CA, we are lucky to have some incredible family farms, award winning wineries, and great breweries, including the brand new Grass Valley Brewing Company!  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 […]