Golden Era hosts a delicious pop-up dinner, paired with craft cocktails and local wines

The Golden Era Lounge in Nevada City is thinking about hosting monthly “pop up” dinners — pairing imaginative dishes with craft cocktails and fine wines —  and we joined a gathering of “friends and family” this week for a sneak preview. Since emerging over a decade ago, pop-up dinners have become one of the fastest-growing […]

Nevada County Arts: First Friday Art Walks, Garrison Keillor and more

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK The First Friday Art Walk celebrates Nevada City’s diverse mix of galleries, artisan boutiques, retail shops, wine tasting rooms, restaurants, as well as its artistic and creative community. Participating downtown businesses are open 5-9 p.m. and many of them host receptions with local artists, trunk shows or performances. Many shops also […]

The Center for the Arts 15th anniversary celebration is May 14

In the late 1990s the building at 314 West Main Street in the heart of downtown Grass Valley, California was drawing the attention of artists. Built in 1947 to house a Chevrolet dealership, the building had evolved from automobiles to being a school of cosmetology, a gymnasium and a video production facility. In 1999 a […]

Child Advocates celebrates 20 years with a gala on November 15

NEVADA COUNTY RESIDENTS ARE a generous group, donating four percent of their annual income, or about $2,200, per year to nonprofits, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. They realize the benefit of nonprofits in sustaining and advancing a community’s quality of life. We regularly write about performing arts nonprofits, but the holidays are a good […]

Sierra Starr presents “Music of Fleetwood Mac” on August 11

Lorraine Gervais will present “The Music of Fleetwood Mac” Saturday August 11, 2012 7-10 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. At the Sierra Starr Vineyard 11179 Gibson Dr, Grass Valley, CA Come enjoy such classics as “Go Your Own Way”, “Oh Well”, “Landslide”, “The Chain”, “Bare Trees” & “Riannon” Just to name a few! Lorraine […]

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