California WorldFest is July 12-15 at Nevada County Fairgrounds

SEVEN STAGES OF MUSIC, more than 50 artists from around the world, a full work- shop and educational schedule, daily yoga, family and children’s activities, an artisan marketplace, Global Indigenous People’s Village and onsite camping are all areas to explore at this year’s 22nd annual California WorldFest, presented by The Center for the Arts. The […]

Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley on June 12-15

THE CALIFORNIA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION presents its 39th Annual Father’s Day Festival June 12-15 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. With top bands from the East and California, the festival offers big-name entertainment, plus many after-hours jam sessions by music-playing fans. Among the major bands that will be appearing are Junior Sisk, the 2013 International Bluegrass Music […]

Father’s Day weekend: Ribfest, Soap Box Derby, Bike Race and Blues

ABOUT A CENTURY AGO, IN June 1910, the first American Father’s Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington, after a resident convinced the mayor that fathers such as hers—a widowed farmer who raised his six children—deserved their own day of recognition. As with Mother’s Day, Father’s Day now is observed world-wide—often with a family outing, barbeque, […]