Summer 2018 Events: Nevada County Fair, Summer Nights, and Shakespeare Festival

Nevada County Fair Held under the shade of tall pine trees in Grass Valley, the Nevada County Fair is held August 8-12. This year’s theme is “Bushels of Fun,” featuring a poster by Kathryn Wronski, whose artwork is featured regularly in our magazine. The fair is the perfect opportunity to listen to live music, eat […]

Grass Valley and Nevada City: A Cultural District that rivals a big city

THOUGH IT’S A RURAL REGION, western Nevada County, anchored by historic Grass Valley and Nevada City, is a cultural district that rivals a much bigger city. Nevada City has more than 100 arts and cultural organizations; arts venues that attract the likes of jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, violinist Joshua Bell and singer-songwriter Willie Nelson; famous […]

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 Nevada City for an endless summer

NEVADA CITY IS AN “ENDLESS SUMMER” destination. Located at 2,500-foot elevation, the days and evenings are cooler than in the Sacramento Valley. The Gold Rush-era town is home to the South Yuba River, known for its pristine swimming holes; Scotts Flat Reservoir, named one of the nation’s top spots for paddle boarding; and it is […]

Nevada County Arts calendar for summer

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 ART STUDIOS TOUR July 15-17 & 22-24 CreativeTruckee.org ACHILLES WHEEL MAGIC BUS TOUR July 22 MinersFoundry.org PIONEER PARK PICNIC POPS CONCERTS July […]

Nevada City: Ride Fast, Live Slow

Nevada City, California: Amgen Tour of California Stage 2 (May 11, 2015). The following 30 second commercial is running on NBC during the Amgen Tour of California broadcast. Original song “I Won’t Give Up” by Ishaan Reyna. Downtown Nevada City video footage by Joel Sauter. Edited by Greg Whatley of Mountain Event Productions. California’s best […]

Nevada City featured on Amgen Tour of California website

Nevada City is featured on the Amgen Tour of California website. It will be the “Stage 2” start of the race on May 10-17, as we reported in October. The eight-day stage race will travel a north-to-south route and span nearly 700 miles through many of California’s most breathtaking roads and sceneries. The article on […]

Nevada City Film Festival is September 4-7

The 14th Annual Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) kicks off September 4-7, 2014 in historic Nevada City, CA. Every summer, NCFF makes art into a party, bringing emerging and top independent filmmakers showcasing award-winning short and feature length films from around the world to the Sierra Foothills. The four-day celebration of art, music, and independent […]

13th Annual Nevada City Film Festival is September 5-8

By Jesse Locks Nevada City Film Festival From September 5th through 8th, enjoy cream-of-the-festival-crop shorts, hand-picked feature films, special guests and live comedy at the 13th Annual Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF), in historic downtown Nevada City. Each year, NCFF scours programming from major film festivals, collaborates with film schools around the world, stalks film […]

Join the farm-to-table banquet on August 11 in downtown Nevada City

Has it ever been on your bucket list to take part in a festive farm to table dinner in the streets of your hometown? How about in the historic district of Nevada City, sitting among Italian linens and sunflowers, as a menu of farm fresh cuisine is served family style to your table? For the […]

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