Roadtrippers deems Nevada City The Ultimate Bay Area Day Trip

On June 20, 2019, Roadtrippers shared the article titled “Here’s why Nevada City is the Ultimate Bay Area Day Trip,” and went on to create a fabulous itinerary for anyone interested in making the short drive up to our piece of Gold Country. The article begins: California is a daytripper’s dream come true. In addition […]

Peppino D'Agostino

Legendary Guitarist Peppino D’Agostino Returns to Grass Valley

Legendary acoustic guitarist Peppino D’ Agostino returns to The Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley on Saturday, September 21, to showcase his latest music as well as many of his past favorites. Hailed as “a guitarist’s guitarist” by Acoustic Guitar magazine, Peppino D’ Agostino doesn’t just play the guitar. He composes, arranges, collaborates, improvises, and […]

Naughty Bawdy Revue

Keepin’ Nevada County naughty for two years!

The Naughty Bawdy Revue returns to the stage at The Dew Drop Inn from 8-11 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, for a birthday blow out!  Two years ago, Deirdre Von Derriere, founder and producer of The Naughty Bawdy Revue, happened to notice an “Under New Ownership” sign on a familiar roadhouse bar.  Calls were placed, […]

25th Anniversary of Jerry Bash, with Deadbeats, Second Time Around Band, The Ascenders, and Boston Ravine

Saturday, August 3rd, the Miners Foundry presents the Jerry Bash, a community celebration featuring music, food, drinks, and art, at Pioneer Park in Nevada City.  Celebrating 25 years of music, the Deadbeats – Nevada City’s critically acclaimed Grateful Dead cover band – headline the show joined by The Second Time Around Band, The Ascenders and […]

Music in the Mountains Alliance presents the 30th Annual Sierra BrewFest

Music in the Mountains Alliance presents the 30th Annual Sierra BrewFest taking place from 3-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, at the beautiful park-like setting of the Nevada County Fairgrounds. As one of the oldest, continuously running brew fests in California, the Sierra BrewFest is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California. This year’s […]

Grass Valley AirShow and BrewFest July 20

The Grass Valley AirShow will take place this Saturday, July 20, at the Nevada County Airport. The event runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and there will be ample parking.  Visit the air show’s website for information about where to go and what to see and be ready to save with convenient online ticket […]

Truckee Community Farmers Market Open for 5th Season

The Truckee Community Farmers Market, a California Certified Farmers Market, is strictly a food and farms marketplace. The mission of the Market is to support local farms and producers within 125 miles of the Town of Truckee; and to promote access, education and appreciation for local, fresh, sustainably produced goods, while also creating a vibrant […]

Romp Riot: A New Kind of Burlesque Show at the Haven Underground

Imagine coming to Nevada city for the first time. You ask some friendly locals what the nightlife is like. Now, if this happened only 10 years ago, the answer might’ve been something like, “not much happens at night,” but today it’s a much different story. These friendly locals tell you about an underground music venue […]


It was the summer when everything changed.  A music festival in the farmlands of upstate New York that promised three days of “peace, love and music” for the hefty price of $18 became the defining moment of the burgeoning youth movement of the late 60s. The nation’s media focused on the traffic jams, open pot […]

The Children’s Festival – Friday, July 19th, 2019

The Children’s Festival is a one-day Renaissance Faire for children of all ages. It will be held in Pioneer Park on Friday, July 19th. This year’s festival will include over twenty arts and crafts tables, strolling minstrels, face-painters, a bridge-guarding troll, juggling, catapults, chess, medieval fencing, Queen Elizabeth, Pepper the Witch, Pyrate Skool, and Claude […]

34th Annual Sierra Storytelling Festival July 19-21

Tickets are on sale now for the 34th annual Sierra Storytelling Festival, held at the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center on the San Juan Ridge. The festival happens in the outdoor amphitheater and in the one room schoolhouse on July 19-21, 2019. Storytellers are writers, actors, playwrights, travelers, jugglers, and what social scientist Brene […]

It’s almost time for the Nevada County Fair!

The Nevada County Fair will take place August 7-11, 2019, at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds.  The theme for 2019 is “Farms, Food & Fun!” Check out  this video of highlights from the fair: You’ll notice some new and exciting changes to this year’s Fair. Making its debut at the Nevada County Fair is the […]

Fireside Chats – Wildflowers of the High Sierra with Julie Carville

It’s finally wildflower season! That wondrous time of year when lush green meadows in the High Sierra burst into bloom and awaken the hearts and minds of nature lovers young and old.   Bear Yuba Land Trust and Inn Town Campground invite you to join author, photographer, and recognized botanist Julie Carville for this month’s Fireside […]

Nevada City Summer Nights Event takes place three Wednesdays in July

The Summer Nights in Nevada City celebration, a street festival of art and music, has been an annual tradition in this quaint, scenic, historic – and sometimes quirky – community, for close to thirty years. The 2019 event takes place on three Wednesday evenings, July 17th, 24th, and 31st.   During Summer Nights, Nevada City’s […]

California WorldFest returns to Grass Valley July 11-14

Festival goers and music lovers from around the globe will descend upon the Nevada County Fairgrounds July 11-14 for the 23rd annual California WorldFest. The popular music and arts festival is presented by The Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization based out of Grass Valley. With seven stages of music, more than […]

Nevada County Grown hosts second annual Farm Trail Weekend July 20-21

Several farms and ranches will once again welcome the community to come experience local agriculture at Nevada County Grown’s second annual Farm Trail Weekend, taking place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day the weekend of July 20-21.  Participants choose their own path and set their own pace as they explore a variety of locations along […]

Open Spaces & Wild Places Gala

Tickets are on sale now for Bear Yuba Land Trust’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Open Spaces & Wild Places Gala and Conservation Awards, taking place from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, September 21st at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center. The elegant and rustic family style event features a farm-to-fork dinner prepared by Emily’s Catering […]

Cousin Cricket at Off Broadstreet

  Off Broadstreet presents their final summer concert, Cousin Cricket, on Saturday, July 6th at 8:15 PM at the intimate cabaret dessert theatre, 305 Commercial Street in Nevada City.  Admission is $29.  For reservations, call (530) 265-8686.           Cousin Cricket has been entertaining audiences of all ages throughout the west for over 40years, playing a […]

History served with fine food and starlight at third annual “Mine, Wine & Dine” event

Friday, August 2nd may seem a long way off, but tickets are limited – and tend to sell out early.              Now in its third year, “Mine, Wine & Dine” has become one of Nevada County’s most anticipated events.  Guests will enjoy dining under the evening sky, as they sit in the very places where […]

Sierra Stages presents “Cabaret”

This summer, Sierra Stages brings the legendary musical “Cabaret” to Nevada City with an all-local Nevada County production playing from July 11 through August 3 at the historic Nevada Theatre. With a book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, this musical masterpiece marks the 11th annual summer musical presented […]