Summer 2019: Nevada County Fair, Tower, Bridge Dinner, Loomis Eggplant Festival

NEVADA COUNTY FAIR, AUG. 7-11 Held under the shade of tall pine trees in Grass Valley, the Nevada County Fairgrounds are known as “California’s most beautiful fairgrounds.” This year’s theme is “Farms, Food & Fun,” featuring a poster by Kial James, whose photography is featured regularly in our magazine. The fair is the perfect opportunity […]

Brewfests in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

MUNICH OKTOBERFEST BEGAN WITH the celebration of a royal wedding in October 1810, and since then beer festivals have become popular worldwide. Examples are the Great American Beer Fest, the Keyaki Hiroba Spring Beer Festival, Mondial de la bière, and the Great British Beer Festival. Our region — with its burgeoning craft beer scene — […]