Shakespeare, storytelling & serenades this summer

July 8-Aug.21 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Entertainment, food, family and friends converge under the stars this summer as the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival launches its 2016 season. Showcasing live entertainment seven nights a week at Sand Harbor in Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 44th year is headlined by productions of “The […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds hosts signature musical events

THE NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN GRASS Valley is home to the annual Nevada County Fair, the Draft Horse Classic, and the Country Christmas Faire. Located under tall pine trees, the fairgrounds are commonly referred to as “California’s Most Beautiful Fairgrounds.” But that’s not all: the Fairgrounds also host some of the region’s signature music festivals […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds: Home to signature music festivals

THE NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS in Grass Valley is home to the Nevada County Fair, the Draft Horse Classic and the Country Christmas Faire. Situated among hundreds of towering pine trees on nearly 100 acres, the fairgrounds are commonly referred to as “California’s most beautiful fairgrounds.” But that’s not all: The fairgrounds is the venue of […]

California fair funding action call

Editor’s note: This is an issue we’ve written about before: •http://www.sierraculture.com//fwablog/fairs-are-local-economic-engines-not-just-about-cotton-candy/#.U3TQkJRgY6o •http://www.sierraculture.com//fwablog/california-fairs-and-fairgrounds-facing-a-crisis-action-is-needed-now/#.U3TQupRgY6o As the Chair of the California Fairs Alliance and the CEO of the Nevada County Fair, I have grave concerns regarding the future for the network of California fairs. California’s fairs fell victim to the total elimination of state funding in 2011, a […]