MIM Summerfest

2019 SummerFest Music Program is Happening Through July 3

Music in the Mountains is pleased to announce its 38th annual  SummerFest concert series for 2019. The series runs  through Wednesday, July 3, with the Patriotic Pops concert at the Fairgrounds. It’s a celebration with wonderful music, fun events and a great time for friends and family. “Here at MIM we are excited to invite […]

The Theater Company presents Godspell

The Theater Company is proud to present Godspell directed by Chris Harada and Elly nominated Musical Director David Lynn. Join us for an immersive theater experience opening July 5th and running through July 28th at the Esterly Hall 336 Crown Point Circle, Grass Valley Ca.   Prepare ye for the timely tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel […]

Guitarfish Music Festival – one of the best kept secrets for local music lovers!

Guitarfish Music Festival is one of the best kept secrets for local music lovers. About 20 mins from Truckee, the location makes it an easy jaunt from the Bay Area, as well as the surrounding Reno/Tahoe areas. The idyllic location and super sweet vibes make it the perfect summer escape. Prepare for a festival experience […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Nevada County

Nevada County will be celebrating USA’s birthday this 4th of July, with the theme of the 2019 Parade & Fireworks Celebration, “Hats Off to Nevada County.”   Continuing a tradition that began 118 years ago, Grass Valley will be hosting this year’s July Fourth parade.  It was in 1901 that an agreement was struck between Nevada […]

Fishing in Nevada County

A climate moderated by a wide range of elevations makes fishing possible throughout the year. Depending on when and where you go, species range from rainbow or German trout (with some steelhead, brook and mackinaw), to bass, Kokanee salmon, and pan fish. Popular spots in the higher elevation include Boca and Stampede Reservoirs and the […]

Grass Valley Thursday Night Market

Music, art, entertainment and local food will be featured on the streets of downtown Grass Valley Thursday nights: June 27th, July 11th, July 12th, July 18th, July 25th & August 1st.  The free event takes place on Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. Grass Valley Thursday Night Market will feature a beer and wine garden will sell […]

Spalding Reservoir

Hiking For Good and Hank Meals team up for another adventure into the Sierra Nevada

Archaeologist Hank Meals will lead a hike on the Spaulding Trail to Fordyce Creek this Saturday, June 8. The six-mile moderate to challenging outing is part of an ongoing year-long series exploring cultural landscapes at different elevations within the Yuba, Bear and American River Watersheds called  Yuba Trails and Tales exclusively for Hiking For Good […]

Tahoe Donner Announces its Summer 2019 Events Calendar

A complete guide to public events and family-friendly activities taking place at Tahoe Donner amenities. Summer is around the corner and Tahoe Donner is hosting a wide variety of fun events and activities for all ages. Highlights include the 9th annual Summer Concert on the Green, Waterpalooza, Wild West Fest, Edi-Bōl dinner series, mountain bike […]

Musical Mondays

Music does a brain good. It’s no secret that music is key in childhood development skills such as intellect, social-emotional, motor and language. That is the underlying foundation of a three-year collaboration between the Nevada County Library and InConcert Sierra, to offer free concerts each week as part of the Summer Reading Program. Musical Mondays […]

Movies Under the Pines 2019

For summer 2019, the Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) presents Movies Under the Pines, an outdoor cinema experience for the entire family, Saturdays, June 15, July 27 and Friday, Aug 30 at the Pioneer Park Bandshell in Nevada City. NCFF carefully selects films that both kids and parents will enjoy.  This year’s films include: June 15 – […]

Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival

The California Bluegrass Association presents its 44th Annual Fathers’ Day Festival June 14-17 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. As in years past, this year’s event features a lineup of top touring bluegrass bands and five of California’s best bluegrass and old-time music groups. The festival offers four days of entertainment on three […]

Truth or Dare Productions

Truth or Dare’s Summer Cabaret Show Finale!

June has an electric feel in the air complemented by a soft breeze and the sweet smell of Jasmine flowers. That particular brew means we have a spectacular take-over show in store for you. Truth or Dare Productions has 15 plus performers coming out to play in this show! We will be debuting some brand […]

Summer Gold Panning at Bridgeport

In January 1848, James Marshall discovered gold on the South Fork of the American River. June of that year, John Rose struck it lucky at would become known as Rose’s Bar, a mile south of Bridgeport. Within a few short years, thousands of people would strike their claim along the banks of the Yuba. Though […]

Go for the Gold Regatta June 1-2

Go for the Gold Regatta Sat-Sun June 1-2 Scotts Flat Lake 23333 Scotts Flat Rd., Nevada City The Gold Country Yacht Club will host the 38th annual Go for the Gold Regatta June 1-2 at Scott’s Flat Lake in Nevada City. A sailboat race that can have up to 100 boats, it is a grand […]

Celebration of Trails 2019

National Trails Day is the United States’ largest celebration of trails. Always held on the first Saturday in June, organizations across the country host events that aim to get people outdoors and onto local trails.  These events can include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, bird watching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. […]

The Great Race

The Great Race Coming to Grass Valley on June 24

– On Monday, June 24, 2019 downtown Grass Valley will travel back in time as over 120 vintage road racers will rumble down East Main then onto Mill Street in the only stop for the Great Race in the Sacramento area. The Great Race is a one-of-a-kind event held each year at a different location/route […]

LeGacy kicks off 13th year with Concerts & Comedy

LeGacy Presents kicks off its 13th production year with a musical weekend, followed by a four week run of the contemporary comedy by Susan Miller, 20th Century Blues. “It’s exciting to present three very different theatre experiences,” says producer Sue LeGate-Halford. “Bringing back vocalist Bruce Kelly with a great jazz trio, followed by our friend […]

Rupa and the April Fishes come to Grass Valley for a picnic concert

The Center for the Arts OnTheGo series brings Rupa and the April Fishes to the historic North Star House in Grass Valley for a picnic concert on Friday, June 14. Doors open with food and drink sales at 6 p.m., and the music begins at 7 p.m. Rupa and the April Fishes create a sound […]

Nevada City Classic

59th Annual Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race and Brewfest

Nevada City Pro/Am Cycling Classic is gearing up for its 59th consecutive year—the second oldest continuously running bicycle race in the country. Sunday, June 2, 2019 will see the streets of Nevada City come to life with racers, spectators, runners and plenty of local color for this long-standing tradition. June 1 sees the addition of […]

Adventures in Truckee to Start Summer Off Right

We have just discovered the KJM Dickson Realty blog that highlights the great things to do in Truckee, called We Dream Big. If you are looking for some outdoor adventure in Truckee this summer, check out this May 20, 2019, blog post from KJM Dickson Realty about Adventures in Truckee to Start Summer off Right: […]