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 […]

Spring events: Amgen bike race in Tahoe, art & wine walks, Nevada City soapbox derby, tulips

Springtime Events Nevada City April 9-10, 16-17 Springtime at Ananda The annual event has become a Northern California tradition, drawing thousands of visitors to see the more than 16,000 tulips and flowering trees, set amid mountain vistas at Ananda Village near Nevada City. CrystalHermitage.org June 5 Nevada City Soapbox Derby Cars compete on creativity and […]

ART OnSite debuts first public art project on September 7

On September 7, ART OnSite will unveil their first public art works project — aiming to bring people and the natural environment together in an innovative and artistic way. The project features works from eight international artists installed along the nine-mile Deer Creek Tribute Trail, in Nevada City, CA. Each artist was selected based on […]

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 […]