Nevada County Arts’ Events for Summer 2018

Music in the Mountains MIM’s 2018-19 season celebrates favorite classics, and showcases exciting emerging new artists along with world-class performers. The new season begins October 18, when MIM partners with the Sacramento Philhar- monic & Opera to present Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, featuring violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, as well as Schumann’s Symphony No. 4. Happy Holidays […]

Miners Foundry presents Squirrel Nut Zippers on March 7

The year 2016 marked the 20th Anniversary of the Squirrel Nut Zippers most celebrated and commercially successful album Hot.  Originally released in the summer of 1996, Hot was the follow up to the band’s critically acclaimed debut The Inevitable and featured the popular singles “Hell”, “Put a Lid On It” and “Blue Angel”.  Thanks to early support from NPR, […]

The Foundry Sings

On Wednesday, January 24 the rafters of the 158-year-old Stone Hall at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center rang with over 150 voices singing in harmony the extremely poignant song “Teach Your Children” written by Graham Nash (yes, we got his blessing!). Led by Rod Baggett, choral conductor at Nevada Union High School and Seven Hills […]

Arts Calendar: Evolution of Organic, Pink Martini, and Wild & Scenic Art

EVOLUTION OF ORGANIC FILMMAKER MARK KITCHELL (Berkeley in the Sixties, A Fierce Green Fire) presents a new film “Evolution of Organic,” Monday, October 23, at 7:45 p.m. at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. “It’s the story of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement. A motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual […]

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 […]

Lefty’s Grill in Nevada City reopens to well wishers after flood

Lefty’s Grill in Nevada City has reopened after being closed since January 8, when torrential rains repeatedly flooded Little Deer Creek and water engulfed the lower level of the popular eatery. We visited Lefty’s when it reopened on Wednesday night, visited with the affable owners and noticed some new menu items, including an imaginative fruit-and-cheese […]

Nevada County Arts: What’s new

Nevada County, CA is the creative pulse of the Sierra. For complete listings, visit NevadaCountyArts.org. Here are some examples of upcoming events: NEVADA CITY FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2, Oct. 7 Find them on Facebook 20TH ANNUAL CALIFORNIA WORLDFEST July 14-17 WorldFest.net CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL July 15, NC TheChildrensFestival.com TRUCKEE OPEN […]

Visit Gold Country

The California Gold Rush….. Eureka! Discovery of gold in 1848 carried California’s name around the globe. Men came from the East, from England, Germany, Chile, China, and all around the world. By the mid-1850s, an estimated 120,000 miners were at work in California. For the most part, prospectors found little romance in the Gold Rush; […]

One Fine Day wedding event at the Miners Foundry March 8

Inspired by today’s non-traditional brides looking for unique and modern wedding ideas, One Fine Day is an interactive, playful party that showcases many of Northern California’s finest wedding purveyors and professionals and features on trend wedding ideas and concepts. One Fine Day will be held Sunday, March 8, at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City. […]

Nevada County draws prestigious statewide conference

Editor’s note: We were asked to distribute our FoodWineArt magazine at the CALAFCO conference in Squaw Valley last fall, and we look forward to doing it again. The California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions (CALAFCO- http://www.calafco.org/) has announced it will hold its annual staff conference in Nevada County next year, April 15-17, 2015. The […]

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