Children’s Festival in Nevada City on July 15

The Children’s Festival will return to Pioneer Park in Nevada City on July 15. The park will be transformed into a lively Renaissance Faire for children. This year’s festival will include over 20 arts and crafts tables, strolling minstrels, a magician, face-painters, a bridge-guarding troll, medieval fencing, and Claude, the life-sized mechanical dragon. Founded in […]

Arts with Altitude

NEVADA COUNTY HAS MORE WORKING ARTISTS per capita than almost anywhere in the state. There are hundreds of painters, sculptors, photographers, poets, writers, musicians, dancers and filmmakers. Many of them are world-class talents, with worldwide reputations, not to mention Pulitzer and Grammy winners. (An example is Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder). The county also has […]