Nevada County Arts

What’s Happening – Nevada County, CA is the creative pulse of the Sierra. Here are some examples of upcoming arts events: The Center for the Arts presents the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour of western Nevada County, October 8-9 and 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Studios is a self-guided tour through artist studios and […]

“New Boomer” Economics

Call them millennials, the iGeneration or “New Boomers.” Though our region is known for attracting retirees, we think this younger generation can also help invigorate the area. The rest of us need to do our part to attract them and retain them—creating more job opportunities, for example. But we offer many attractions to “New Boomers,” […]

Truckee Open Art Studios Tour, Trails & Vista and Fall Colors Open Studios Tour

ART TOURS TRUCKEE OPEN ART STUDIOS TOUR Nevada County Arts presents the first annual Truckee Open Art Studios Tour July 17-19 and 24-26. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. The tour allows visitors to experience art from its creative spark to finished product with about 30 Truckee-area artists, including nationally known painters, sculptors, multi-media artists and woodworkers. […]

Greater Grass Valley Chamber proposes jeep tours for tourists

The Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking $20,000 in funding from the City of Grass Valley for jeep tours. The purpose of the Jeep Tour business with a tentative name of Chamber Jeep Tour Adventures, would be to expose visitors and local residents to western Nevada County attractions, state parks, wineries, rivers, its […]

We need a “Mini Mondavi” in western Nevada County

PERFORMING ARTS IS ON THE UPSWING in western Nevada County, thanks to invigorated leadership at The Center for the Arts, InConcert Sierra, Music in the Mountains, Nevada County Arts and other nonprofits—as well as enthusiastic audiences. As a result, what seemed like “Field of Dreams” thinking in the past, must become a top priority: Working […]