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 […]

Youth art featured at Courtyard Suites in February

Come see the marvelous youth art featured at Grass Valley Courtyard Suites, Nevada County’s premier Art Hotel,  for the month of February. February is the month of love which we first learn from our families and later through our friendships, so we decided at the Courtyard Suites… why not focus on that? We decided to […]

Just Enough Regional History Series by Hank Meals

The Just Enough Regional History Course, a five session audio-visual presentation by Archaeologist, Historian, Hiking Guide and Author Hank Meals is coming to audiences at the Banner Guild on Feb. 13. All presentations take place on Thursdays at 7 p.m. and are $10 at the door: Feb 13       Petroglyphs                                           Feb 20       Before the […]

Plan A Romantic Getaway

The small towns in Nevada County, nestled in the Sierra foothills in Northern California just a short drive from the Bay Area and Sacramento, are full of romantic possibility. No matter the season, the backdrops of Victorian architecture, beautiful mountains, lakes and rivers, and photo quality sunsets make any location in the small county a […]

Narcity highlights Emerald Pools in Tahoe NF

Are you bundled up, dreaming of summer? Start planning your summer vacation now!, the international online media outlet with the tagline, ” Everything you need to know about anywhere you want to go,” has highlighted the Emerald Pools in Tahoe National Forest with their post titled This Easy Trail In California Leads You To […]

NC Cabaret Presents Red Hot Love Letter

NC Cabaret Presents Red Hot Love Letter

Enjoy a day after Valentine’s Day treat with your honey when NC Cabaret presents Red Hot Love Letter! We cordially invite you, your partner, your beloved, and everyone you know to a provocative, entertaining, and spectacularly lovely cabaret romp on Saturday, Feb 15. The day After Valentine’s Day. If you haven’t been to a Nevada […]

Fun February Festivals in Nevada County, CA

Do you have the winter doldrums? Are you looking for something different and exciting to do with your family? Check out these three fun February festivals in Nevada County, CA. Whether you are into sustainable food and gardening, want to get some culture and honor Chinese New Year, or love to get down for Mardi […]

Way Out West returns to Nevada City, CA

Joe Craven, Tracy Walton and Bill Edwards – AKA Way Out West – return to Nevada City on their 2020 reunion tour playing American roots and swing music on Saturday, February 1, at the Nevada Theatre as part of Paul Emery’s Nevada City LIVE! Concert series. The dynamic trio performed regularly from 1985-1992 playing what […]

Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade

The ninth annual Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival and Parade welcomes the Year of the Rat, 4718, on Sunday, February 9, 2020, on Commercial Street and at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center.  Chinese New Year festivals are unique in rural communities, and Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, along with the Miners Foundry, […]

Johnny Gough in Costa Rica

Johnny Gough in Costa Rica- a soap opera musical comedy

On Thursday, January 30th at the Off Broadstreet Cabaret Dessert Theatre, local theater lovers will have the opportunity to support two local arts organizations at one wonderful show.  Off Broadstreet Cabaret Dessert Theatre is presenting “Johnny Gough in Costa Rica,” a soap opera musical comedy.   Regular actors Jay Barker, Kate Haight and Krissi DeKowzan are […]

John McEuen & the String Wizards

John McEuen & the String Wizards Present “Will the Circle Be Unbroken”

The Center for the Arts is offering the perfect tonic for the January Doldrums. Join Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founding member – John McEuen – (and the String Wizards) for a special night of music and memories of the landmark album “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” and the story of the NGDB’s incredible career, at […]

Getting married? Come check out Nevada County, CA.

Getting married?  Come check out Nevada County, California.  We have everything you want and more for your perfect wedding. Whether you want to be a spring bride wed in a riot of flowers or an autumn bride framed by the glory of the changing leaves, you cannot find a more romantic place to get married […]

Nevada City’s Annual Mardi Gras Parade and Celebration

Nevada City’s annual Mardi Gras Parade and Celebration is set for Sunday, February 16, 2020. The annual event, hosted by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, features a festive parade and Street Fair throughout historic downtown Nevada City, offering up California Gold Rush scenics and spirited fun. Masquerade Ball The party begins at the the […]

Comedy & Western troupe Riders in the Sky are riding into Grass Valley

The Center for the Arts presents Riders in the Sky live at the Foothills Event Center.  The purveyors of “Comedy & Western” have been revitalizing Western music, while branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit. All along encouraging buckaroos and buckarettes to live life “The Cowboy Way!” For Riders […]