Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast

This October, come out and celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Rocky Horror Picture Show! The Nevada Theatre Film Series, Nevada City Live and Untamed Productions present this cult classic film complete with shadow cast by some of Nevada County’s favorite performers and dancers live on stage at the Nevada Theatre. The show goes on […]


Are you looking for a quick getaway that feels like a real vacation? Check out what’s new in Truckee this fall. An incredible time of year to visit the historic mountain town of Truckee, California, autumn is when visitors can expect warm days that lead into crisp nights, leaf peeping, smaller crowds, popular fall events […]

Boston trio Lula Wiles comes to Nevada City

Boston trio Lula Wiles comes to Nevada City to celebrate the release of their latest CD at the historic Nevada Theatre on Wednesday, October 16, as part of Paul Emery’s Nevada City LIVE! Concert series. Lula Wiles Instagram profile states, “We are a band.  None of us is named Lula.”  Long before they were a […]

5 Ways to Fall in love with Fall in Nevada County

Nevada County is beautiful year round, but autumn is just breathtaking.  Compared by many to the foliage on the east coast, our towns, highways, and byways boast views around every corner that rival anything you can find in Maine…and it’s all right here!  In fact,  On August 17, 2019, Via, AAA’s official travel magazine, published […]

A Woman for Our Time

Drama, music and global heroines of the 19th century will grace the stage when Paul Emery’s Nevada City LIVE! presents A Woman for Our Time. It’s the story of a synchronized thrust toward emancipation and human rights in the 19th century which finds its zenith with the first women of the 1840s to advance equality […]

10th Annual Fall Festival Comes to Tahoe Donner Oct. 12

Tahoe Donner will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northwoods Clubhouse. Now in its tenth consecutive year, Fall Festival is fun for all ages featuring a full day of harvest-themed activities, food and entertainment for the North Lake Tahoe community to celebrate the autumn season. […]

Open Studios 2019

The Center for the Arts is proud to present the 24th annual Open Studios 2019 on the weekends of October 12–13 and 19–20. Nevada County has long been known for its exceptional artist community; for the sheer abundance and diversity of artists and the high quality of their work. Open Studios is a free, self-guided […]

8 Date Ideas Under $50 In Nevada County

Are you tired of taking your girl or guy to the same old movie theatre or bowling alley on dates? Why not try something a little more adventurous?  Here are 8 Date Ideas Under $50 In Nevada County. Some will cost nothing! You may not be aware of this, but California Gold Country has been […]

Fox 40 News Highlights Nevada City’s Fall Foliage

Fox 40 News in Sacramento did a segment on Sept. 24 titled Get Outdoors: Where to Find the Best Fall Foliage. About Nevada City, they say: For a taste of New England style fall foliage head to NEVADA CITY, located in the Sierra foothills.  The sugar maples, sweetgum trees and easily walkable historic downtown area make […]

Sunset Magazine recommends Donner Lake as a vacation destination

In the latest issue of Sunset Magazine, the popular publication includes an article titled Tahoe Too Crowded? Its Lesser-Known Neighbor Has All of the Same Outdoor Splendor which extols the virtues of visiting Donner Lake over the internationally known Lake Tahoe. The article begins: Just 20 miles west of Lake Tahoe, there is an equally […]

6th Annual NEO Empire Challenge – Run & Walk

NEO will be hosting their 6th Annual NEO Empire Challenge – Run & Walk at Empire Mine State Historic Park on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 8:30am.  The NEO Empire Challenge, which is part of the Gold Country Grand Prix, offers participants the option of a challenging 4-mile running course or a scenic 2-mile walking […]

Cirque au Centre

Ladies and gentlemen, come one come all, for a spectacular evening of amusement at the Cirque au Centre (Circus in The Center)! Taking place from 5:30-11 p.m. on Friday, October 11, this fundraiser at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley will be an evening to remember. Enjoy dazzling performances, exquisite food and cocktails, an […]

UPDATE: No Swim Advisory LIFTED for South Yuba River and Englebright Lake

9/25/19 UPDATE: Nevada County officials have identified a property on the 13000 block of Kilham Mine Road in Nevada City as the possible source of Friday’s South Yuba River plume that moved downstream to Englebright Lake. “We are thankful for all the community partners who helped us quickly get the word out about river conditions […]


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Dog friendly

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 […]