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Nevada City Chinese New Year Festival and Parade Welcomes the Year of the Rooster

Submitted By Jeannie Wood, Executive Director Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) Sunday, February 12, kicks off the 6th Annual Nevada City Chinese New Year Festival and Parade, welcoming the Year of the Rooster, with a parade beginning at noon from the Chinese Monument on Commercial Street to the Robinson Plaza on Union Street. […]

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Sierra Starr hosts Crab and Wine event this Saturday

Fight those winter blues with some great food and wine this Saturday, January 28!  Sierra Starr will be hosting their third annual Crab and Wine event from 12-5 p.m. and will pair tasty bites like cracked crab with butter, crab cakes, and crab bread with some delicious award-winning wines hand-selected to accompany each bite.  The […]

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Lucky in Love: A Night in Old Las Vegas to benefit the Miners Foundry Cultural Center

Submitted by Jesse Locks On Friday, February 10th, for one night only, the Miners Foundry Cultural Center will transform into old Las Vegas, decorated in the glitz and glamour of 1950’s Las Vegas. “Lucky in Love,” a benefit concert for the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, is an intimate Rat Pack style cabaret show featuring sultry […]

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Summer Thyme’s to host Jazz/Indian Fusion Event this Saturday

You’re in for a special treat if you stop in at Summer Thyme’s Bakery and Deli on the weekend. Every Saturday morning, Summer Thyme’s hosts a different live music act and on Sundays, internationally renowned harpist Motoshi Kosako plays, when he’s not on tour, that is. Kosako enjoys playing at Summer Thyme’s because it gives […]


Do you love chocolate?

Submitted by Mary Anne Davis The Union’s 5th Annual Chocolate Infusion—an afternoon of chocolate, wine and jazz will be Sunday, January 22nd at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City, California. Chocolate Infusion is a fun speakeasy-themed afternoon of mouth-watering chocolate and wine tasting, with authentic 1920s entertainment, featuring the incredibly talented James Pace […]


35th Annual King Day Concert & KVMR Celebration Set for Monday

Submitted by Steve Baker, KVMR For the 35th — yes, 35th — year, the Bethel AME Church Choir of Marysville will make their yearly trek to Nevada City this at this Monday, January 16, for KVMR 89.5 FM’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Gospel Concert. You talk about a community tradition, well, this is […]


Thinking of getting married? Consider Nevada County

Whether you want to be a spring bride wed in a riot of flowers or an autumn bride framed by the glory of the changing leaves, you cannot find a more romantic place to get married than Nevada County.  We have venues to suit every taste, as well as bakeries, florists, musicians, planners, photographers, and […]

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Bear Yuba Land Trust and Folk Trails Hiking Club Launch 52 Hike Challenge

Submitted by Laura Petersen Inspired by the 52 Hike Challenge, Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) and Folk Trails Hiking Club (FTHC) are teaming up in 2017 to encourage Nevada County residents to venture outdoors, hit the trail and explore miles of hiking opportunities found in their own backyard. Started by Karla Amador and Phillip Stinis […]

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Start the year off right with three January Festivals in Nevada County

You might think that after the flurry of activities and events centered around the holidays that Nevada County would want to take a little break and catch its breath. But if you think that, then you don’t know Nevada County! We start off the year with a bang, with a wide variety of great events […]


Paul Emery Music & the Miners Foundry present New Year’s Eve Bash

Submitted by Jesse Locks Ring in the New Year, Nevada City style, to the rocking’ grooves of Achilles Wheel and infectious rhythms of Boca do Rio at Paul Emery and the Miners Foundry Cultural Center’s annual New Year’s Eve Bash, Saturday, December 31st. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the show begins at 9:00 p.m. […]

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with Christmas Performances in Nevada County

Nevada County is well known as a hub for the arts, and throughout the holiday season we kick it up a notch to provide a wide variety of quality Christmas performances to delight the entire family. Caroling, Caroling Music in the Mountains presents Holly Jolly Holidays this Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, […]

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Oh, there’s No Place like Nevada County for the Holidays

December is here, and that means it’s almost time for Christmas, and no one does the holiday better than Nevada County! In fact, you could spend an entire weekend completely immersed in holiday-themed fun! Tonight, Grass Valley Downtown Association once again hosts Cornish Christmas, a weekly celebration taking place from 6-9 p.m. every Friday through […]

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Submitted by Jairo Moncada The Wild & Scenic Film Festival announced today its full lineup of films for its 15th annual presentation. The lineup of more than 115 films includes ten world premieres and is complimented by activist workshops, special events featuring filmmaker meet and greets, environmental fashion shows, and virtual reality environmental experiences. Hosted […]

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BYLT shines a light on conservationist Aldo Leopold during film screening in Nevada City

Submitted by Laura Petersen Next week, join Bear Yuba Land Trust for a film screening of “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and A Land Ethic for Our Time” a documentary that sheds light on the conservationist’s career and his profound influence on the modern environmental movement. “Bear Yuba Land Trust is pleased to present this documentary […]

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6th Annual Nevada City Winter Craft Fair Features 70 Local Makers & Artists

Submitted by Jesse Locks Nevada County’s premier juried craft fair returns from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday, December 11, at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center. Just in time for those searching for one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays, the 6th Annual Nevada City Winter Craft Fair showcases over seventy of the local region’s top Etsy vendors, […]


Holt Ballet Conservatory and Miners Foundry present Holiday Favorite Clara and The Nutcracker Ballet in Historic Nevada City

Submitted by Jesse Locks Nevada City, CA–This holiday season, children will be enchanted and adults will be inspired by Holt Ballet Conservatory’s annual production of “Clara & the Nutcracker”, December 8, 9, and 10, at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center. This delightful evening of holiday cheer and tradition features a beautiful cast of dancers, […]

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So much to do in Nevada County on Thanksgiving Weekend

The holiday season has begun! Christmas decorations have started to take over our favorite stores and the radio has started to mix in holiday tunes, but first comes Thanksgiving. If you’re going to be in Nevada County for this holiday of family and feasting, think about exploring all of the many things there are to […]


Two great wine events to enjoy this weekend

There are so many great things about western Nevada County. The beauty, the arts, the people…but one of the best attributes, at least for wine lovers, is the number of award-winning wineries right here in our towns and the great events that they host throughout the year. This weekend, there are two wine-themed events for […]

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Jordan Fisher Smith makes special appearance for Land Trust

Submitted by BYLT Join Bear Yuba Land Trust to welcome nationally recognized author Jordan Fisher Smith (Nature Noir) for a reading and discussion of his new Penguin-Random House book Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial and the Fight over Controlling Nature. “We are truly blessed to have such a literary […]

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13th Annual Banner Mountain Artisans Show & Sale

Submitted The 13th Annual Banner Mountain Artisans Show and Sale ushers in the holiday shopping season on November 12th and 13th at the Nevada City Elks Lodge in Nevada City, California. Show hours are 10 to 5 Saturday, and 10 to 4 Sunday. Parking and admission are free and all are welcome. Everyone gets a […]