OFFER GOOD SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 – DECEMBER 12, 2019 IT’S THIS EASY! Book two nights at any Truckee lodging property or nightly rental of your choice until December 12, 2019, and we’ll throw in $100 cash for you to spend as you choose.  BOOK LODGING You may also book lodging in Truckee using any other […]

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8 Activities to Enjoy with your Dog in Nevada County

Nevada County is a great place for dog lovers, and dogs will surely love all of the adventures it has to offer. Here are 8 activities to enjoy with your dog in Nevada County for some special bonding time. Active living is often associated with living a long and healthy life for both humans and […]

Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair

The 33rd Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair is happening September 19-22 at the tree-covered Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Watch as beautiful draft horses pull meticulously restored freight wagons, loyally work farm equipment, skillfully complete intricate maneuvers, and compete with elegance and determination.  With more than 175 horses stabled on the grounds, […]

Gonevadacounty app

Get the FREE GoNevadaCounty App!

Nevada County is excited to launch a mobile guide to the area’s best!  It is a powerful mobile marketing platform that delivers a dynamic connection to the abundance of shop, dine, and play activities found in Western Nevada County! Currently, the platform has about 100,000 members in the greater Sacramento and Sierra Foothills.  As members/consumers […]

Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience™

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience™

The Center for the Arts brings Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience™ to the Veterans Auditorium in Grass Valley for two performances on Friday, November 22, 2019. Director Chris Perondi, the Stunt Dog Guy, has been entertaining audiences of all sizes since 1999. His famous stunt dogs are out of this world! He has produced over […]

Meredith Axelrod

Jim Kweskin and Meredith Axelrod

The Center for the Arts OnTheGo Presents Jim Kweskin and Meredith Axelrod at The Foothills Event Center in Grass Valley on Thursday, September 19th. The pair joined forces in 2014 for a collection of vintage American music on the album “Come On In.” They are coming together again to perform classics and favorites that pull […]

San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition

Week two of the 44th annual San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition brings 15 comedians to Foothills Event Center on Friday the 13th of September.  Now in its 44th year, the month-long elimination style comedy competition remains one of the premiere comedy festivals for emerging talent.  No other festival or TV show can claim to have […]

Sierra Stages The Thanksgiving Play

The Thanksgiving Play

Sierra Stages concludes its 2019 Season with the wickedly funny satire, “The Thanksgiving Play” by Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse, playing three weekends only from September 19 through October 5 at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. In “The Thanksgiving Play,” four mismatched artists, armed with good intentions, attempt to devise a politically correct […]

Constitution Day Parade

Enjoy a weekend of history and fun in Nevada City

Nevada City is well known for its gold rush past, but there is so much more to the story than that. Enjoy a weekend of history and fun in Nevada City September 13-15, 2019, with several great events that celebrate the past. Malakoff’s French Connection Malakoff’s French Connection Festival takes place from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. […]

24th Annual KVMR Celtic Music Festival and Marketplace

The 24th Annual KVMR Celtic Festival and Marketplace mixes Celtic music and magic September 27th through 29th in Grass Valley, California at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, a bucolic setting on 100 acres among giant ponderosa pines. There are eight stages and performance areas.  Our main stage hosts many of the best Celtic musicians on the […]


In celebration of Truckee’s California Cultural District designation, the historic Sierra Nevada mountain town will host the inaugural ‘Fall into Art this Autumn. Spanning September and October, the two month-long celebration will include a wide range of artistic and cultural events including visual, performance, written, culinary and musical work, historical tours, talks and tributes, and […]

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Here Comes the Guide Highlights two Nevada County Wedding Venues

Here Comes the Guide highlights two Nevada County wedding venues in their recent post titled “Celebrating AlFresco: 12 Outdoor Sacramento Wedding Venues.” The list compiles different and unique wedding locales within easy driving distance of the metropolis. The first venue mentioned in the article in Grass Valley Courtyard Suites in downtown Grass Valley, which they […]

Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival

The 34th annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival returns to Northstar in Truckee, Sept. 20-22, 2019.  This event features culinary seminars, chef showdowns and lavish long-table dinners, showcasing experiential dining in the high Sierra. Presented by the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association and hosted by Northstar California, dozens of interactive events provide an […]

Malakoff's French Connection Festival

Malakoff’s French Connection Festival

Malakoff’s French Connection Festival takes place from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins, California State Parks, San Francisco’s French Consulate General, and EFSAC (French education in the Sacramento area) will jointly commemorate the French heritage of the Park in […]

Cruisin in the Pines Car Show

Cruisin’ in the Pines Classic Car Show

The Roamin’ Angels will celebrate the 20th year of their Cruisin’ the Pines Classic Car show and event September 7-8 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The event is touted by the participants as the Best Car Event in Northern California held at the State’s most beautiful fairgrounds. Every year the show draws more than 600 […]

Constitution Day Parade

Nevada City’s 54th Annual Constitution Day Parade

Nevada City’s 54th Annual Constitution Day Parade anchors a weekend of festivities on September 14 and 15, 2019, in the culturally-rich, scenic Gold Rush town. Founded by the late Col. William H. Lambert, Nevada City’s Constitution Day Parade has been held since 1967. It is one of the oldest and largest Constitution observances in the […]

Artist Ronnie Hart featured at Courtyard Suites in September

Artist Ronnie Hart featured at Grass Valley Courtyard Suites, Nevada County’s premier Art Hotel,  for the month of September.  An opening art reception will be held at The Gallery at Grass Valley Courtyard Suites on Friday, September 6, at 5:30 p.m. With a pen and an inspired touch, a whimsical creature a bright drop of […]

Golden Shoulders returns to The Center for the Arts

Indie rock band Golden Shoulders returns to The Center for the Arts with a new album on Saturday, September 14. The Center OnTheGo presents Golden Shoulders’ Album Release show at The Plaza Gallery with support from Big Whoop on Saturday, September 14th.  The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are available online and at […]

Via Magazine

AAA’s Via Magazine features Grass Valley

On August 17, 2019, Via, AAA’s official travel magazine, published an article titled Fall Weekend in Gold Country, Grass Valley, California. The article highlights the beautiful fall foliage found in the town, along with different activity and dining suggestions. It begins: Autumn in Grass Valley is a golden time: By day, Indian summer sunlight burnishes […]

124th Annual Miners Picnic

The Empire Mine Park Association presents the 124th annual Miners Picnic, taking place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Miners Picnic is one of Nevada County’s oldest, best-loved traditions.  “It began in 1895,” explained event chair Steve Sanchez.  “Early picnics raised funds to help miners’ widows […]