Nevada City: Festivals & Fall Foliage

NEVADA CITY IS AN IDEAL PLACE FOR VIEWING FALL COLORS, in the leafy, Victorian neighborhoods surrounding the historic downtown and just outside of downtown. “Leaf peeping” venues near town include Hirschman’s Pond, redolent of a golden pond in New England; the Deer Creek Tribute Trail, honoring the contributions of native Nisenan; Independence Trail; the wild […]

Wild for the Yuba

From movies to public murals, the Yuba River is intertwined in our region’s culture. Here are some examples: PRELUDE FOR YUBA SALMON Music in the Mountains’ Young Composers Project teamed with the Sierra Streams Institute and focused on the plight of the salmon and their importance to the Yuba watershed. The curriculum included both lab […]

Christmas in July for Nevada City!

The Christmas Card movie, filmed in and around Nevada City, will be shown by the Hallmark Movie Channel as part of their Gold Crown Christmas event beginning July 4, 2014. “Beginning July 4, enjoy ten days of classic Christmas movies,” suggests the Hallmark Movie Channel. Broadcast times according to Hallmark: July 4 at 10 p.m. […]

“The Christmas Card,” filmed in Nevada City, airs in December

“The Christmas Card,” filmed in Nevada City, tells the story of a soldier, Cody Cullen, with no family who, while serving in Afghanistan, receives an anonymous holiday card that touches him deeply. While on leave back home, he travels to Nevada City, the picturesque town from which the card was sent. Once there, Cody meets […]

Nevada County striking partnership to attract Hollywood filming to region (video)

Editor’s note: We have written about the success of the Hallmark-made movie The Christmas Card, filmed in Nevada City. It was Hallmark’s highest-rated original movie of all time. Now Nevada County is stepping up the effort to attract filming — a longtime goal. Nevada County currently does not have a local Film Commission/ Office, or […]

Nevada City’s picture-perfect celebration

THE HALLMARK CHANNEL’S HIGHEST-RATED original movie of all time, The Christmas Card, was filmed in Nevada City. The town is “so perfectly preserved you have to pinch yourself the first time you walk up the Broad St., just to make sure it’s real,” says one of the actors. Nevada City is a greeting card come […]