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 […]

Miners Foundry’ Artisans Festival on Nov. 23-25

Like The Center for the Arts, the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City offers diverse and engaging performing arts, and cultural opportunities. Built in 1856, the Miners Foundry is the birthplace of the Pelton Wheel. Artisans Festival Nov. 23-25 For over 35 years, Thanksgiving weekend in Nevada City has featured this major art event, […]