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 On Saturday, October 28, […]

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Political Comedian Will Durst comes to Nevada City Nov. 3

Fresh from his award-nominated national tour comedian, columnist, actor, author, former oyster shucker, Will Durst, presents “Durst Case Scenario,” at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City on Friday, November 3. In this lightning-paced comedic tour-de-force, Durst, described by the New York Times as “possibly the best political comic working today,” analyzes where we are, how […]

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Fanna-Fi-Allah return to Nevada City for an evening of Qawwali music

Nevada County favorites Fanna-Fi-Allah return to the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City for an evening of Qawwali music as part of Paul Emery’s Nevada City LIVE! concert series on Friday, October 13. In this time of religious extremism, there are still those who are carrying the flame of religious tolerance, devotion and mysticism- and the […]

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BYLT October Treks and Events

Bear Yuba Land Trust offers monthly events in Nevada County to connect people to the beautiful trails in the area.  Check out what they have going on in October.   What: Fireside Chat Series: 52 Hike Challenge Social When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 Where: Inn Town Campground, 9 Kidder Court, Nevada City, […]

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Community Beyond Violence (formerly DVSAC) is proud to be working with Center for the Arts on a special production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues” to raise money and awareness to benefit victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Western Nevada County. This special evening takes place October 6th, 2017 and is […]

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Nevada County Events – October 2017

There is always so much to do in Nevada County, from musical performances (click here to see what’s happening this month at Center for the Arts) to theater to fairs and festivals. This is a sampling of some of the activities that await you this month. Ordinary Days October 5-28 Off Center State 315 Richardson […]

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Three Golds in a Row for FiftyFifty Brewing

Truckee’s own homegrown brewery, FiftyFifty Brewing Co® recently took home top honors at one of the world’s most prestigious beer competitions. For the third year in a row. The 2017 European Beer Star Awards® awarded the Gold Medal in the Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer category to Eclipse®, FiftyFifty Brewing Co’s acclaimed barrel-aged Imperial […]

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Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast

This October, the Nevada Theatre Film Series, Nevada City LIVE! and Untamed Productions present the cult classic film, Rocky Horror Picture Show, complete with a live shadow cast including some of the area’s favorite performers and dancers live on stage at the historic Nevada Theatre. The show goes on four times in three nights in […]


Coming up in October at The Center for the Arts

Tucked into the beautiful historic gold rush town of Grass Valley, The Center for the Arts is a haven for world famous musicians of all kinds.  Big names and emerging artists alike love to make the Center a stop on their tours since it’s often on their way from one big city gig in the […]

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Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair This Weekend in Grass Valley

Majestic Draft Horse performances, breathtaking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up close” are all part of the festivities at the 31st Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 21 – 24, at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Featuring six different performances by the Draft Horses, this event has become the […]

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21st Annual KVMR Celtic Festival

The 21st annual KVMR Celtic Festival and Marketplace mixes Celtic music and magic September 29 through October 1 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 […]

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Get your race on in Nevada County in September

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 […]

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Guided barn tours are available to visitors at this year’s Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 21 – 24, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The behind-the-scenes tours, led by teamster and assistant show manager, Eleanor Roberts, are another way for visitors to be able to meet and talk with draft horse exhibitors, as well […]

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The future is here and now at the Nevada City Film Festival VR & Multimedia Pavillion

Virtual Reality is no longer just the wave of the future; it is here and now, and VR is expanding, giving more users the opportunity to experience a journey into unchartered territories. In an effort to make VR more widely attainable, the Nevada City Film Festival will host a VR & Multimedia Pavilion as part […]

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Gold Country Community Services Celebrates the End of Summer

Summer may be ending, but you can celebrate with Gold Country Community Services (GCCS), at their End of Summer Bash! GCCS invites friends and business supporters to the 3rd Annual End of Summer Bash on Saturday, September 16th, 5:00 pm at Rincon del Rio. This important annual fundraising event ensures vital senior services remain available […]


Savor and Sip While Supporting Art for the Schools – TDMA Presents the 3rd 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 16, 2017 from 1-6 p.m., the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA) will present the 3rd annual Art & Soul Downtown Truckee Art Walk. Stroll through Art & Soul’s 30 […]

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Nevada City Film Festival After Dark Series presents Gimme Danger: A Film + Music Tribute to Iggy Pop

No living artist has had as influential a role in punk rock – and thus, independent music in general – as the irrepressible Iggy Pop. After a prolific career with his legendary band The Stooges, Pop has never ceased playing music that is relevant, passionate and serves as the voice of a countercultural revolution. On […]

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Get ready for a fun-filled weekend in Nevada County

There is always a lot going on in Nevada County, but this weekend really takes the cake. From beer tasting to wine tasting to barbecue tasting and more, this is the place to be on August 26-27! Sierra BrewFest Music in the Mountains Alliance presents the 28th Annual Sierra BrewFest from 3-6:30 p.m. on August […]


Tahoe Food Hub Brings the Farm to Truckee with a Series of Pop-up Farm Dinners

Tahoe Food Hub is pleased to announce their series of pop-up farm dinners called, Pitchfork & the Pan. The first of three dinners kicks-off Sunday, August 20th from 5:30– 8:00 p.m. at Sagehen Creek Field Station (10-minutes north of Truckee off Highway 89). “In this scenario, the farmer is the Pitchfork and the chef is […]

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Nevada City Film Festival presents Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

This Friday, August 18, from 6-9 p.m. at ol’ Republic Brewery, the Nevada City Film Festival will be hosting a complimentary screening of the 1969 Western classic Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, the true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new […]