Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

THIS YEAR MARKS the 40th anniversary of the Artisans Festival, November 28-29 on Thanksgiving weekend, at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City. The ‘70s saw an arts and cultural renaissance in Nevada City, and the Artisans Festival at the Miners Foundry was at the center of it. This is one of the longest running […]

Fairs and Festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

GRASS VALLEY Historic Grass Valley is brimming with fall and holiday activities: Safe Trick or Treat for Preschoolers Thurs., October 31, pre-school aged children tour Mill St., closed to traffic, and receive candy from merchants. Holiday Open House Sat., November 9, a downtown Grass Valley holiday shopping event with store specials, food, music and more. […]

Miners Foundry in Nevada City: Where History, Arts & Culture Flourish

NEVADA COUNTY IS HOME to some of our state’s most famous achievements: the Bridgeport covered bridge in Penn Valley, the Empire Mine in Grass Valley and the first transcontinental railroad line in Truckee. But few have played a more pivotal role—for industry or regional arts and culture—than the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City. […]

Miners Foundry’ Artisans Festival on Nov. 23-25

Like The Center for the Arts, the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City offers diverse and engaging performing arts, and cultural opportunities. Built in 1856, the Miners Foundry is the birthplace of the Pelton Wheel. Artisans Festival Nov. 23-25 For over 35 years, Thanksgiving weekend in Nevada City has featured this major art event, […]