David Wilcox

David Wilcox returns to Nevada City

Singer/songwriter David Wilcox returns to Nevada City, CA, for a Wednesday night concert at the Nevada Theater on January 22, 2020.  Opening the show will be folksinger Peter Wilson. More than three decades into his career, singer/songwriter David Wilcox continues to push himself, just as he always has. Wilcox, by so many measures, is a […]

Food & Farm Conference

10th Annual Sustainable Food & Farm Conference

What we eat, and how we grow it, has a primary role in our personal health and the health of planet.  On February 7 – 9, 2020, Sierra Harvest’s Sustainable Food & Farm Conference takes place in Grass Valley, CA.  The 10th annual event will feature one of the world’s most dynamic and provocative thinkers […]

chocolate infusion

Chocolate Infusion- an afternoon speakeasy

Mmmmm, Chocolate! The Union’s 8th Annual Chocolate Infusion— an afternoon speakeasy full of chocolate, wine and music is coming Sunday, January 26th from 1 to 4:30 pm at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City, California.   Chocolate Infusion is a fun speakeasy-themed afternoon of mouth-watering chocolate, wine and beer tasting, with authentic 1920s […]

Ski Nevada County, CA

The winter storms have begun, and all Nevada County ski resorts are open for business!  It’s perfect timing to come to Nevada County for a quick (or extended) ski getaway, especially since The Wall Street Journal last year named Truckee as one of the four Coolest Under the Radar Ski Towns in the US! Whether […]

Glenn Mullin

Buddhist Author comes to Nevada County Jan. 17-18

GLENN MULLIN is a Tibetologist, Buddhist writer, translator of classical Tibetan literature, and teacher of Tantric Buddhist meditation with over 20 books published. He studied philosophy, literature, meditation, yoga, and the enlightenment culture under thirty-five of the greatest living masters of India and Tibet. He will be in Grass Valley and Nevada City January 17-18, […]

Escher String Quartet

Escher String Quartet and guest cellist David Speltz

InConcert Sierra presents a world-class family affair with the Escher String Quartet and guest cellist David Speltz at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19. The Escher String Quartet is one of the fastest rising stars of North American string quartets. The ensemble features violinists Brendan Speltz and Adam Barnett-Hart, cellist Brook Speltz, and violist Pierre […]

Malakoff Diggins makes ABC10 list of must-see NorCal locations

John Bartell has named Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park one of “The top 15 places to travel in Northern California in 2020” in his show Bartell’s Backroads on ABC 10 Sacramento. The piece begins: For many, a new year can represent beginnings and resolutions. For Bartell’s Backroads, it means a new year and new travels!  […]

Tahoe Donner

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort is Open

Looking for some post-holiday fun? Longing for snow? Known as the Best Place to Begin, Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort is open, joining Tahoe Donner’s two additional winter venues Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center and Snowplay. The winter season kicked off with Snowbird Chair, Eagle Rock Chair and the Caterpillar Conveyor at the Learning […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

18th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The 18th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup of over 140 environmental and activist films, including 16 world premieres, to be shown at this exciting annual event happening Jan. 16-20, 2020, in beautiful downtown Nevada City, CA, and Grass Valley, CA. The five-day festival features activist workshops, music, art exhibits, […]

Nevada City at Night

Nevada City included in USA Today 10 Best List

On Dec. 18, 2019, Nevada City included in USA Today 10 Best List: 10 Hallmark movie locations that will make your holiday wishes come true. The article highlights ten towns that fans of the Hallmark Christmas films can visit to experience a little holiday magic throughout the U.S., and of course Nevada City, CA, made […]

Learn about Gray Wolves in California

Learn about Gray Wolves in California at this special informational meeting, which will be held at 6 p.m. on December 19, 2019 , in the Nevada County Board of Supervisor Chambers in Nevada City. Kent Laudon, wolf specialist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife will be presenting information on California’s Gray Wolf, during a […]

Nevada City Welcomes Dickens to Victorian Christmas

The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce has been gifted an extensive collection of Dickens Village collectible town models. These models have been matched with merchants throughout Nevada City’s Downtown Historic District to create window displays throughout the holiday season.   Find the window displays at these locations and add a little bit of Dickens to […]

Truth or Dare Productions

Nevada City Cabaret Season Finale

Truth or Dare Productions cordially invites you and everyone you know to a provocative, entertaining, and spectacularly jolly cabaret Christmas event on Monday, Dec 16th. If you haven’t been to a Monday Cabaret event now is time to jump in because we will be pulling out all the stops to get you ready for the […]

Holidays in Nevada County

No one does up the holidays like Nevada County! In fact, the town of Nevada City itself is the star of a Christmas movie! The small towns sometimes dusted in snow, friendly locals, and nationally renowned events are just a part of the charm of Nevada County during the holiday season. So head on up […]

Fungus Foray and Wild Mushroom Exposition

The Yuba Watershed Institute will host their 22nd Annual Fungus Foray and Wild Mushroom Exposition from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., December 14-15, at the Shady Creek Outdoor School and Event Center. Saturday December 14, 9 am to 4:30 pm Our traditional Saturday morning wild mushroom hunt and identification will wrap up with an afternoon of displayed […]

16th Annual Nevada County Nutcracker

Center Stage Dance Studio proudly presents its 16th annual Nevada County Nutcracker on Friday, December 20, at 6 p.m., Saturday, December 21, at 2 and 6 p.m., and Sunday, December 22, at 2 p.m. at Nevada Union High School’s Don Baggett Theatre. With more than 100 cast members, many from local dance organizations, this nationally-recognized […]

Holidays at the Miners Foundry

Celebrate holidays at the Miners Foundry from early December through New Years Eve. The historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center located in the heart of downtown Nevada City shines brightest during the holiday season.  From its beautiful granite stone walls and hand-hewn timber beams to its dazzling antique chandeliers and wood-burning fireplace, the Miners Foundry hosts […]

History and Fantasy Combine at Victorian Christmas

History and fantasy combine at Victorian Christmas, kicking off at 1:30 p.m. this Sunday, December 8, in downtown Nevada City. In books and movies, “Gaslamp Fantasy” is a popular fictional genre combining history, fantasy and Victorian settings – but at Victorian Christmas, it’s real life in Nevada City as The Walking Christmas Tree, Toy Soldier, […]

Nevada City is a Hallmark Christmas Movie Star

The well known travel site, Only in Your State, has once again featured Nevada City, this time giving the quaint Victorian town props for its role in the iconic Hallmark Christmas movie, The Christmas Card. The post begins: Tis the season of cozy days spent indoors, sipping on hot cocoa and watching movies on the […]

The Legacy of Historical Land Use & Abuse in the Yuba and Bear River Watersheds

The Legacy of Historical Land Use in the Yuba and Bear River Watersheds is the final live audio-visual presentation in the Just Enough Regional History series, by Hank Meals.  The series consists of five sessions designed to provide the fundamentals of historical savvy in the Yuba River region.  This final presentation will be taking place […]