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 […]

Free Virtual Performance by The Composers Project

A new generation of composers is right here in Nevada County, and are offering a free virtual performance by The Composers Project. Join InConcert Sierra at 2 p.m. this Sunday, October 18, to celebrate the music composed by thirteen students of the Composers Project, brought to life by eighteen local and regional professional musicians.   […]

Fall in love with Fall in Nevada County

Nevada County is beautiful year round, but autumn is just breathtaking.  If you’re looking to get out of the house in a safe, socially-distanced way, here are four ways to fall in love with fall in Nevada County. Compared by many to the foliage on the east coast, our towns, highways, and byways boast views […]

Open Studios 2020

Open Studios 2020

The Center for the Arts is excited to present Open Studios 2020. A two-weekend event throughout Nevada County West in which local artists open their studios to the community. On October 10,11,17 and 18 you can experience first hand how, where and why art is created. This year art lovers can enjoy both in-person and […]

Inn Town Campground

Inn Town Campground in USA Today Contest

The Inn Town Campground has been included in the USA Today Best 10 for Campgrounds and RV Parks in the US contest. These RV parks and campgrounds, nominated as the best in the U.S., offer basic facilities, beautiful scenery and access to some of the country’s most interesting places. Vote for your favorite RV park […]

No Festival This Year, So KVMR Honors It With ‘Celtic Saturday’ Special

Come for the music. Stay for the magic. That’s been the KVMR Celtic Festival catchphrase for years, although this weekend’s 25th edition had to be postponed because of the pandemic. But the spirit is still there, and it’ll be celebrated this Saturday afternoon. Safely. On the radio. “We’re doing this because we feel that it […]

Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers Performs Rare Solo Acoustic Concert Benefiting MusiCares®

Music industry analysts predict that independent venues and performing arts centers across America are at the brink of total collapse with 90% of venues at risk of permanently closing without federal or local support. This situation is critical and urgent for the performing arts industry. ( In a desire to call attention to Save Our […]

Donner Lake Rim Trail

Tahoe National Forest Closes Temporarily

Tahoe National Forest closes temporarily as most of California remains under the threat of unprecedented and dangerous fire conditions with a combination of extreme heat, significant wind events, dry conditions, and firefighting resources that are stretched to the limit. Here in Nevada County, we have already dealt with the devastating Jones Fire and unhealthy air […]

Yuba River Cleanup

23rd Annual Yuba River Cleanup

This summer the South Yuba River has seen an unprecedented number of visitors. Due to shutdowns, crowds have flooded to the Yuba River watershed to get some relief from the stress and heat of 2020. Beaches and trails are littered with shopping bags, straws, cigarette butts, bottles, glass, picnic trash and more. Help “Protect Your […]

Nevada City Film Festival 2020

Nevada City Film Festival to celebrate 20th anniversary online and with drive-in

Despite COVID-19’s best attempts, the show must go on for the Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The nonprofit Nevada City Film Festival will adapt to the pandemic, moving film screenings online and to an outdoor drive-in which will allow for safe social distancing. Online festival passes will be […]

Achilles Wheel celebrates live album release

Achilles Wheel Celebrates Live Album Release

Achilles Wheel celebrates live album release with a special show that will be broadcast live from The Center for the Arts on Friday, August 28, 2020, at 7:00 pm pacific time.  To enjoy the free public livestream visit to RSVP.   Achilles Wheel is a California band that blurs the lines between genres with a […]

Holbrooke Hotel


Located in the heart of California’s historic Gold Rush Country, the ​Holbrooke Hotel has stood as a landmark along Grass Valley’s Main Street since 1862, serving as a reminder of the city’s colorful origins as a gold mining boom town. Set to reopen in September following a painstaking renovation led by a team of local […]

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 […]