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Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago one night only in Nevada City (1)

October 18, 2014 — 

For many centuries, people have traveled to northern Spain to walk the Camino de Santiago as a pilgrimage for personal development and spiritual self-enlightenment. It is no small undertaking and …

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SingeR: October in the garden — Fragrance, fruit and musings (2)

October 18, 2014 — 

Picking apples one recent warm afternoon, the sweet fall fragrance of the nearby silverberry caught my attention. Mid-October marks this yearly passage into autumn. There will be many weeks ahead …

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October Garden Tips from UCCE, Nevada County Master Gardeners (3)

October 18, 2014 — 

Starting in October, Nevada County Master Gardeners will offer monthly general gardening tips. Keep in mind that we enjoy a diversity of micro-climates in western Nevada County, so not all …

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Winterfaire returns for 32nd year at Nevada County Fairgrounds (4)

October 17, 2014 — 

The Craft Guild of Nevada County presents its 32nd annual Winterfaire, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., today and Sunday, Oct. 18-19 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, Gate 1. Admission is $2 for …

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Worth the drive: Award-winning magician takes to Auburn stage (5)

October 17, 2014 — 

Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center (APPAC) invites you to celebrate the magic of the State Theatre’s re-opening with Alex Ramon #NewMagic, a magic show with new style and flair. For …

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Grass Valley Dog Park releases 2015 calendar (6)

October 17, 2014 — 

Inspired by last year’s success, Dogs Run Free of Nevada County celebrates its third anniversary with the release of the 2015 Dog Park Calendar. Sponsored by local businesses, the 12-month …

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Meriam: Old dog, good dog (7)

October 17, 2014 — 

My sweet Casey is showing his age. Problem is, I don’t exactly know what age that is, though my vet and I agree that he’s at least 13. Sometimes — …

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Pick up the poop! Deadline for sign-making contest extended for area youth (8)

October 17, 2014 — 

We’ve all seen it. Plastic bags filled with dog waste along our favorite local trails or piled up at a trailhead. Let’s face it. Dog waste on local trails is …

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Vet tips: Grooming those coats (9)

October 16, 2014 — 

“My cat has stopped grooming as much, and now he has mats in his fur. Why does this happen and what can I do about it?” It is normal for …

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Israeli Chamber Project opens Third Sunday music series in Grass Valley (10)

October 16, 2014 — 

InConcert Sierra embarks on its 2014-15 Third Sunday chamber music series on Sunday, Oct. 19, presenting the Israeli Chamber Project joined by legendary violist Samuel Rhodes, who served as the …

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Preston Reed to perform in Nevada City (11)

October 16, 2014 — 

Preston Reed, a percussive fingerstyle master, will perform from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at the Stonehouse in Nevada City. Tickets: $20 Presale, $25 at the door, includes one drink. …

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Moonalice returns to Nevada City with psychedelic roots rock (12)

October 16, 2014 — 

Moonalice returns to the Crazy Horse Saloon and Grill, 230 Commercial St., for a 9 p.m. show Friday in Nevada City. Moonalice is a psychedelic, roots-rock band of seasoned musicians …

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‘Fragments of Forgotten Frequencies’ Saturday in Nevada City (13)

October 16, 2014 — 

Ludi Hinrichs is no stranger to unusual and unique music. For the last 45 years he has been intrigued and drawn to cultures from all across the planet, especially those …

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Folk-influenced Banhart, Cabric to perform in Grass Valley (14)

October 16, 2014 — 

Texas-born and Venezuela-bred songwriter Devendra Banhart and fellow singer-songwriter Andy Cabic (Vetiver) will come together on the Grass Valley stage during a concert presented by (((Folkyeah!))) and The Center for …

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Loudon Wainwright takes Center stage (15)

October 16, 2014 — 

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, musician and humorist Loudon Wainwright III will appear on the Grass Valley stage during a concert presented by The Center for the Arts on Friday, Oct. 17. …

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Book Seller hosts Nevada County author Chris Enss (16)

October 16, 2014 — 

The Book Seller is happy to have Chris Enss, one of its favorite local authors, in the store signing her latest book “Death Row All Stars: A Story of Baseball, …

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Mullins shares songwriting talent with Grass Valley’a Center for the Arts crowd (17)

October 16, 2014 — 

Atlanta-based singer/songwriter and bandleader Shawn Mullins will bring his blend of folk and instrumental rock and American music to Grass Valley for a concert presented by The Center for the …

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Simrit Kaur brings healing sound to Grass Valley (18)

October 16, 2014 — 

Student, practitioner and teacher of Kundalini Yoga, Simrit Kaur will bring her healing music to Grass Valley during a CD release concert presented by The Center for the Arts Discovery …

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Achilles Wheel, Shining Star team up at Auburn Event Center (19)

October 16, 2014 — 

Northern California’s Achilles Wheel and Jerry Garcia Band and Grateful Dead tribute Shining Star will perform a show at the Auburn Event Center 8 p.m. Saturday Oct. 18, with songs …

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Savoy Blonde to perform in Grass Valley (20)

October 16, 2014 — 

Vintage jazz with virtuoso guitarist Jerome Ali appears with actress and Yale-educated vocalist Grace Fae at 6p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17 at The Old Five Mile House in Nevada City. …

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