Food

The Center for the Arts purchases California WorldFest

The Center for the Arts purchases California WorldFest

The Center for the Arts has purchased the iconic California WorldFest from its founders, Sierra FoodWineArt has learned. It has been held at the Nevada County Fairgrounds since its founding in July some 18 years ago. The magazine called the founders, Dan DeWayne and Christine Myers in Chico, after a report appeared...

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These are a few of our favorite things for the holidays

These are a few of our favorite things for the holidays

CAROLINES COFFEE ROASTERS GIFT BASKETS We drink Carolines Coffee each morning: It is fresh roasted, in-house. But we also adore their gift baskets—filled with coffee, chocolate-covered espresso beans, waffle mix, real maple syrup, local jams, shortbread, English breakfast teas and more. The gourmet items are wrapped...

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Little Fish Co. expands its growing business

Little Fish Co. expands its growing business

Editor’s note: Finding fresh fish from “The Coast” can be a challenge, such as Dungeness crab, but we’ve enjoyed “The Little Fish Co.” at the Farmers Markets in Nevada City, Auburn and Tahoe City, along with places such as Ikeda’s in Auburn and Morgan’s Fish Market in...

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Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

CORNISH CHRISTMAS IN GRASS VALLEY Fridays, Nov. 28-Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m. Recapture the spirit of Christmas past in historic downtown Grass Valley during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration. Started in 1967 to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of...

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Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

“Great news folks!  We could not be happier to announce that the Spring 2015 Festival is taking place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Memorial Day weekend- Thursday, May 21st through Sunday, May 24th.   We’ve already got some great music in the works and look forward to more exciting announcements...

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Wine

Sparkling wine is becoming an everyday wine

Sparkling wine is becoming an everyday wine

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Vintners predict quality wines from grape harvest

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Is Pink the new White?

Is Pink the new White?

WHITE WINE, SUCH AS CHARDONNAY, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and more recently Viognier,...


Farmers markets can now offer wine tasting

Farmers markets can now offer wine tasting

CALIFORNIANS CAN SAMPLE FRUIT, cheese and veggies at a farmers market but not wine....


Wine tasting in Grass Valley

Wine tasting in Grass Valley

VISIT GRASS VALLEY’S DOWNTOWN tasting rooms, where you can sip award-winning...


Foothills wineries win big in State Fair wine tasting competition

Foothills wineries win big in State Fair wine tasting competition

Sierra Foothills wineries, from Auburn to Lincoln to Grass Valley and Nevada City,...


Food & Wine Festivals this summer and fall

Food & Wine Festivals this summer and fall

For savory eats and boutique wines, these festivals and wine walks deliver with eclectic...


Food, wine & music at Grass Valley wineries

Food, wine & music at Grass Valley wineries

THE WINERIES IN NAPA, SONOMA, El Dorado and Amador counties are often crowded in...


Naggiar Vineyards’ WineFest starts in June

Naggiar Vineyards’ WineFest starts in June

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Art

“Free if it snows” and “Spring bling tour” to Europe at Stucki Jewelers

“Free if it snows” and “Spring bling tour” to Europe at Stucki Jewelers

Stucki Jewelers of Grass Valley, the region’s oldest continuously operating...


Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

THIS YEAR MARKS the 40th anniversary of the Artisans Festival, November 28-29...


InConcert Sierra launches an exciting new season

InConcert Sierra launches an exciting new season

NAYSAYERS SAID MANY THINGS WOULD “kill classical music”: In 1324, it was “popular...


Foothills Event Center: An elegant, new venue

Foothills Event Center: An elegant, new venue

OUR REGION HAS SOME EXQUISITE places for wedding receptions, anniversaries, reunions...


Strawberry Music Festival comes to Nevada County Fairgrounds

Strawberry Music Festival comes to Nevada County Fairgrounds

NEVADA COUNTY HOSTS THE STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL in Grass Valley is home to the...


Foothills’ theater groups stand out in Elly nominations

Foothills’ theater groups stand out in Elly nominations

Sierra Stages, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, Synthetic Unlimited, Quest...


InConcert Sierra: from orchestral favorites to pianist Alessio Bax

InConcert Sierra: from orchestral favorites to pianist Alessio Bax

INCONCERT SIERRA HAS BEEN INNOVATING since it began in 1946. The group has traveled...


Peter Pan comes to Nevada City

Peter Pan comes to Nevada City

THIS YEAR MARKS THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY of the stage debut of J.M. Barrie’s Peter...


Nevada County’s music scene this summer: Benoit to Baez

Nevada County’s music scene this summer: Benoit to Baez

LANDING THE ICONIC STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL at its Fairgrounds in September is a...


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