California Bluegrass Association’s Fathers Day festival is June 16-19 in Grass Valley

THE CALIFORNIA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION presents its 41st Annual Fathers Day Festival June 16-19 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. With a lineup of top touring national bands and five of California’s best Bluegrass and old-time music groups, the festival offers four days of entertainment on three stages, plus nonstop jam sessions by music-playing […]

Nevada City, Grass Valley and Tahoe for Father’s Day Festivities

NEVADA CITY BICYCLE CLASSIC One of America’s top cycling events celebrates its 55th anniversary this year, and many of the nation’s top cyclists are going to be on hand. The 55th Annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic is on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, in historic downtown Nevada City. For the first time, ol’ Republic Brewery, […]

Bluegrass in Grass Valley

BLUEGRASS ENTHUSIASTS OF ALL ages are going to be jamming under the pines on June 18-21 as the California Bluegrass Association presents the 40th annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. The four-day festival begins Thursday morning and runs through Sunday afternoon (Father’s Day), with a full slate of […]

Father’s Day: bike races, barbecues and Bluegrass

FATHER’S DAY BEGAN IN 1909 IN SPOKANE, WA, when a daughter requested a special day to honor her father, a Civil War veteran who raised his six children after his wife died. Today Father’s Day is celebrated in 50 countries, from Antigua to Zimbabwe. Far removed from video games, smartphones and other modern-day activities, our […]