North Auburn Art Tour is May 9-10

Twenty well-known Californian artists will be participating in the North Auburn Artists Spring Studios Tour, Mothers Day weekend, May 9-10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The tour is free and all participating artists are within a few miles of each other. The artists are Cathy Cline, jewelry; Don Crawford, wood sculpture; David Crosby, photography; Marianne DeMartini, ceramics; […]

Why the Sierra and its foothills are a world-class destination

Recent accolades that make our region a world-class destination: Cool Small Towns Nevada City was just named the sixth coolest small town in America in Budget Travel’s 9th annual America’s Coolest Small Town contest. “Residents value the Gold Country town for its music and art scene, food and proximity to some of California’s amazing rivers, […]

“A Glass Act”: Nicholson Blown Glass; and Artistry in Wood

THE FOOTHILLS ABOUND WITH TALENTED artists: painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers and more. Their work is displayed at galleries and on studio tours, including the Autumn Art Studios Tour in Placer County and Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour in Nevada County. Participants include Rick and Janet Nicholson of Nicholson Blown Glass in Auburn—part of the […]