Virtual Jerry Bash with the Deadbeats

On Jerry Garcia’s birthday, Saturday, August 1, the Miners Foundry will presents a live-stream of the 2019 Jerry Bash featuring the music of the Grateful Dead as performed by Nevada County’s 26-year favorites – the Deadbeats.   Across the country the first weekend in August has become a time when fans of the Grateful Dead […]

Safety First at the Yuba River

As Nevada County is starting to see our cases of Covid-19 increase daily, we are also seeing a surge of another virus, that of people not respecting the Yuba River and Tahoe National Forest. Trash, fires, animal waste, and more are becoming issues that are causing serious safety concerns. If you come to Nevada County […]

Wild and Scenic Film Festival


Every January for the past 18 years the streets of Western Nevada County, CA have been filled with activists, environmentalists, authors, artists, audiences and filmmakers alike, all celebrating at SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival. At Wild & Scenic, we believe in the power of the communal festival and theatrical experience. However, due to the […]

4th Annual Celebration of Trails

Bear Yuba Land Trust is proud to present the 4th annual Celebration of Trails! This event will be a hybrid online-outside event focused on community trails and recreation. ______________________________________________________FRIDAY, JULY 17th: “Online Learning Resources” Throughout the day on Friday, online learning resources will be posted to provide enriched learning about local trails and recreation. Don’t […]


Following the Governor’s closure of indoor restaurants, wineries, movie theaters and other venues, and the full closure of bars and breweries in 19 California counties, and a rapid upward trend in COVID-19 positivity rates statewide, the tourism dependent town of Truckee, California is urging everyone: locals, visitors, and part-time residents to wear a mask to […]

InConcert Sierra virtual student recital

InConcert Sierra virtual student recital

InConcert Sierra will present a virtual student recital for young musicians to showcase their talents and hard work in two online streaming performances at 7 p.m. Friday, May 29 and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 31. In all, there are 21 performers ranging in age from 6-18. The recitals are co-hosted with the Nevada County Arts Council. […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2021

SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2021 is excited to announce “Resilient by Nature” as the Festival’s 2021 theme and guiding vision for our flagship event, Official Selections, public programs, and On Tour program for the coming year. Resilient by Nature is a reminder that, as individuals and communities, we are inherently resilient, drawing on […]

Truth or Dare Productions

6 Ways to enjoy Nevada County from your couch

We miss you! But, even though we are apart, we wanted to share 6 ways to enjoy Nevada County from your couch. Here in Nevada County, we are anxiously awaiting the time when we can once again welcome visitors to come and enjoy all that we have to offer.  We are strictly adhering to the […]

Tourists advised “now is NOT the time to visit Truckee”

As widespread impacts of COVID-19 continue to evolve, the resort community of Truckee, California is actively telling tourists that now is not the time to visit the popular Northern Sierra mountain town. All ski areas are closed, events have been canceled over the next two months, and many retail, recreation services, restaurants, bars and brewpubs […]

A Message from Miners Foundry Cultural Center

Dear Friends,  Here is an updated list of public events that have been cancelled or postponed at Miners Foundry Cultural Center due to the outbreak of COVID-19.     March 15 | Hungry Games | Rescheduled for July 19 March 18 | Congolese Dance Class | Cancelled March 19 | Sierra Harvest Soup Night | Cancelled March 20 | Tumbledown House | Postponed March […]

Grass Valley’s Center for the Arts to postpone grand reopening

After an extensive multi-million dollar renovation project, Grass Valley’s Center for the Arts was prepared to reopen with a series of concerts and events designed to wow the community with the newly remodeled venue. Day by day their plans have drastically changed as they respond to the evolving health crisis. The first events hosted at […]

Nevada County and COVID-19

Since the whole world is in flux, and travel, in particular, is affected right now, we thought it important to let you know that Nevada County is taking every precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Thus far, there have been NO REPORTED CASES in our county, but we are monitoring the situation closely. for […]

The Center for the Arts Grand Re-Opening

Message from Amber Jo Manuel, Executive Director of The Center for the Arts: The moment has arrived. This is it! The dream for a new building has finally become a reality with our stunning new Center for the Arts. After 18 months of construction and raising over $3.1 million we are finally opening the newly renovated Center […]

St. Paddy’s Burlesque Brawl

Leon G. Ray, local burlesque performer extraordinaire, has put together a special St. Paddy’s Burlesque Brawl show taking place on March 17, 2020, at The Brick in downtown Nevada City. “Let’s be real! It’s St. Paddy’s day and you’re probably going to be out on the town having a crazy night with friends anyways, so […]


Scottish super-group Skerryvore return to Nevada County

Scottish super-group Skerryvore return to Nevada County for a concert at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center on Sunday, March 8.  There will be a VIP whiskey tasting for an additional charge hosted by members of Skerryvore prior to the concert. Skerryvore have been repeat performers at the annual KVMR Celtic Festival in Grass Valley. […]

Amy Grant comes to Grass Valley

Amy Grant comes to Grass Valley

Amy Grant comes to Grass Valley to perform at the newly remodeled Center for the Arts on Wednesday, April 1. Amy Grant has built a long, successful career creating music that matters. Ever since she burst onto the scene as a fresh-faced teenager bringing contemporary Christian music to the forefront of American culture, the Nashville […]

100-Piece California Youth Symphony in Grass Valley

100-Piece California Youth Symphony

Music in the Mountains is proud to bring the 100-Piece California Youth Symphony to Grass Valley, CA. For one performance only on Sunday March 8th 2020, the esteemed California Youth Symphony will return to Nevada County, joining the Music in the Mountains chorus for an unforgettable program.  Music in the Mountains (MIM) and the California […]

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit-Remaining performances cancelled

Message from Sierra Stages: It is with regret and disappointment that we are announcing cancellation of all remaining performances (March 13, 14, 15, 19, 20 and 21) of our production of Blithe Spirit at the Nevada Theatre. The cancellation is based upon the guidance relating to public gatherings issued by the State of California on March 11, […]

Great Food, Great Wine, Great Times at the Foothills Celebration

Enjoy a taste of Western Nevada County from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, in Downtown Grass Valley.  The Foothills Celebration, now in its 19th year, is jointly hosted by the Grass Valley Downtown Association and Sierra Vintners and showcases some of the finest Northern California wines, craft beer, local gourmet cuisine, and confectioners delights. […]

John Craigie

John Craigie with special guests the Rainbow Girls

The Miners Foundry is pleased to present John Craigie with his full band on Thursday, March 5.  He will be performing with special guests the Rainbow Girls featuring Niko Daoussis, Matt Goff, Ben Berry, Jamie Coffiss. Renowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy […]