Summer events in the foothills and Sierra

Nevada County Fair Held under the shade of tall pine trees in Grass Valley, the Nevada County Fair is August 9-13. Lakes, rivers, oceans and beaches are being featured, a fitting theme thanks to a wet winter that has revived our area’s drought-ravaged lakes. The fair is the perfect opportunity to listen to musical entertainment, […]

Nevada County Arts: What’s new

Nevada County, CA is the creative pulse of the Sierra. For complete listings, visit NevadaCountyArts.org. Here are some examples of upcoming events: 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 […]

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 […]

Nevada County events for summer 2015

APRIL 11-12 and 18-19 Springtime at Ananda The annual event has become a Northern California tradition, drawing thousands of visitors to see the more than 15,000 tulips and flowering trees, set amid mountain vistas at Ananda Village outside Nevada City. CrystalHermitage.org MAY 15-17 Penn Valley Rodeo & Rodeo Parade Now in its 58th year, the […]