Honey of the Heart

Honey of the Heart Live From The Center

Honey of the Heart brings their ambrosial mix of musical interpretations into your home with a live broadcast From The Center, on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The show is free and will be broadcast live at thecenterforthearts.org.   Influenced by folk, soul, jazz, and world-flamenco, Honey of the Heart’s music is created in […]

Online events

January Online Events for Virtually Everyone

If there’s one thing we know how to do exceptionally well here in Nevada County, it’s throw a great event. This is the time of year that we usually have people arriving from around the country and the world to enjoy the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, but just like everywhere else, right now our […]

41st EcoFarm Conference goes virtual

From January 20-23, 2021, EcoFarm and local nonprofit Sierra Harvest are partnering to host the West’s largest gathering for sustainable agriculturalists, backyard gardeners, activists, and foodies alike – which can now be attended from the comfort of your own home! Now in its 41st year, EcoFarm Conference was the first organically focused farm conference and continues to […]

Center for the Arts In Conversation

The Center launches new weekly series, In Conversation With

The Center for the Arts is kicking off a new, interactive series to bring the community together online. In Conversation With invites you to explore creative topics with local experts in Food, Nature, Art and Lifestyle. Each episode includes an interactive Q&A online via Zoom. Streaming Sundays at 4:00 p.m. Pacific time. The weekly series […]

Happy New Year from Nevada County!

We made it! 2020 is now over and we can look forward to a (hopefully) less tumultuous 2021. We have missed our visitors this year, and can’t wait to welcome you back with open arms once this pandemic is under control. Even though we aren’t having our typical slate of New Years Eve events, you […]

A Funktastic New Years Eve

The Gold Souls are bringing the driving grooves of funk, the rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues to you, at home, with a special New Year’s Eve broadcast From The Center. Visit thecenterforthearts.org to RSVP for free.  Tune in on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time, or […]

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Goes Virtual in 2021

The South Yuba Rivers Citizens League’s (SYRCL) Wild & Scenic Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup of over 100 environmental and adventure films, including 13 world premieres, to be shown at its 19th annual event happening January 14-24, 2021. Festival passes and tickets for this year’s event are now available for purchase. For almost two […]

Find unique gifts from small businesses online

The holidays are upon us, and here in Nevada County we are missing all of the visitors that usually come to enjoy our quaint towns, holiday celebrations, and unique boutiques. If you have not finished your holiday shopping and are looking for some unique gifts, check out some of the great options that our local […]

Home for the Holidays: Highlights from Seasons Past

As most of us are truly home for the holidays this year, Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra’s 2020 virtual holiday concert is fittingly named “Home for the Holidays: Highlights from Seasons past.” Presented by InConcert Sierra, The concert will premiere on Sunday, December 20 at 2pm, to help sprinkle a bit of seasonal joy and […]

Tahoe Backcountry Safety Awareness Week

A coalition of avalanche safety, nonprofit, and winter backcountry organizations have established December 14-18 as the Tahoe-Truckee region’s first backcountry safety awareness week. The unique collaboration is an effort to amplify backcountry safety and avalanche education opportunities and encourage people to know what they’re getting into before they venture out unprepared.  After ski resorts closed […]

Music in the Mountains Presents Your Holiday Favorites

On Friday, December 11th, 2020 at 7pm, Music in the Mountains will be streaming a new Holiday Concert on their Youtube channel that is available to the public. The show will feature a variety of everyone’s holiday favorites and classics. Several numbers were recorded at the newly renovated Center for the Arts, featuring a state […]

A Victorian Hometown Holiday in Lieu of Victorian Chrismtas

Due to COVID-19, the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Victorian Christmas will be reimagined as a hometown Victorian holiday. In keeping with public health and safety guidelines, there will be no street closures, large crowds, or street vendors. Instead there will be an emphasis on showcasing Nevada City’s charming retail shops and restaurants, along […]

Don’t serve Thanksgiving dinner with a side of Covid

Like most of California, Nevada County was placed back into the Purple Tier this week, meaning that we are currently under the strictest guidelines to control the spread of the virus. Usually at this time of year, we would be thrilled to be welcoming visitors as we geared up for a season of holiday-themed events.  […]

Golden Shoulders Performs Friday

For Golden Shoulders, playing on Thanksgiving Weekend is kind of a tradition. This year, Golden Shoulders is broadcasting their day-after-Thanksgiving show live From The Center at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2020. Paige Lucile is opening the night and you can watch online at thecenterforthearts.org.  A long-tenured band from Nevada City, California, Golden Shoulders […]

Tessa Lark

Music in the Mountains Presents Award-Winning Violinist

On Friday, November 13th, 2020 at 7pm, Music in the Mountains (MIM) will welcome 2020 Grammy nominated artist Tessa Lark in a one of a kind live-stream performance. Ms. Lark will wow viewers with her impressive artistry and technical skill at both Classical and Bluegrass violin. Born in Kentucky, she began playing the violin at […]

Marty O'Reilly Live from the Center

Marty O’Reilly Live From The Center

Marty O’Reilly and The Old Soul Orchestra deliver their unique take on roots music straight to your home with a live broadcast From The Center for the Arts on Friday, November 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The show is free and will be broadcast live at thecenterforthearts.org.  Just when you think American roots music should […]

Halloween Weekend Wine Events

Weekend Halloween Wine Events

If you are looking for something to do this weekend, here in Grass Valley and Nevada City we have three weekend Halloween wine events happening! All three are strictly adhering to Covid safety protocols and require reservations, so if you’re interested, make yours today! Hallowine Weekend at Nevada City Winery Don’t miss out on good […]

Art in Storefronts

Art in Storefronts Opening Stroll

Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District, led by Nevada County Arts Council and its partners, is inviting the community for an art in storefronts opening stroll outdoors on Friday, November 6, in order to enjoy newly installed public art in otherwise empty storefronts in our downtown areas. Eliza Tudor, Executive Director at the Council, says, “We’ve […]

Nevada City Film Festival 2020

Halloween Drive-In Movies

Nevada City Film Festival presents Halloween Drive-In Movies. From October 27 to 29, the parking lot of the iconic Litton Engineering Building will be reimagined as a classic drive-in movie experience fit with state-of-the-art projection, a 32-foot screen, and friendly mask-wearing car-hops to deliver pre-made concessions – including organic popcorn from the Onyx Theatre – […]

Backstage Bar at The Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts welcomes you to the Backstage Bar. Enjoy food, drinks, live acoustic music, or watch one of their From The Center broadcasts on the new 90-inch monitor. Located behind The Center at 315 Richardson Street in downtown Grass Valley, The Backstage Bar has socially distant tables, takes reservations, and offers pre-orders […]