Favorite things to do this weekend
July 20, 2013
Nevada City Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Nevada City on Union St. This is a weekly farmer’s market dedicated to local produce and community building! Come get breakfast, listen to fabulous music, and get stocked up for the week on delicious, healthy food. Unique artisans are part of the market as well. Call 530-687-2139.
Refusing to be Enemies — 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., 246 S. Church Street, Grass Valley. “Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Resistance to the Israeli Occupation.” The Palestine-Israel working group of the Peace Center of Nevada County is hosting a presentation with photos, and book signing by Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta, a Jewish-Quaker, dual citizen of Canada and Israel, peace activist, and author. Free admission. For information, call 478-1943, visit web at ncpeace.org. Call 478-1943.
Nevada County Certified Growers’ Market — 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., North Star House, 12075 Old Auburn Road (about a half mile from Nevada County Fairgrounds – follow signs). Children’s Metal Yard Art with Jerry’s Tooling (9 – 11 a.m.) at this Saturday market. Children will be creating metal “bugs”- great fun! Contra/Square Dance Music will be performed by Dangerous Curves. Call 265-5551.
NEO Fest — noon – 10 p.m., 49er Fun Park , 314 Railroad Ave, Grass Valley. This is a celebration of NEO’s fifth anniversary and launch to start a Youth Center in Grass Valley. We welcome and encourage everyone to attend this free festival that will have games, crafts, performances and an all ages bounce house and ball pit. Call 530-263-3763.
Bob Woods Trio at the Old Five — 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., The Old 5Mile House, 18851 Highway 20, Nevada City. Sink your feet in the grass, set up a blanket, or grab a patio table for Bob Woods and the trio. New York cuisine featured all month long. No cover. All ages. Call 530-265-5155.
Double Overtime at Colfax Greek Bistro — 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N Main St, Colfax. Double Overtime is back playing classics by the Beatles, Moody Blues, Ricky Nelson in a style of their own. 7-9 p.m. Call 530-305-4050.
Tribe of the Red Horse — 7:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City. Sacramento-based Tribe of the Red Horse celebrates the music of Neil Young and Crazy Horse by staying true to the music. Their goal is to deliver guitar tone, raw energy, and a wall of sound full of electricity and passion. The evening will feature a no host bar. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door, and are available online, by phone 530-265-5040, in person at the Miners Foundry, or at Briar Patch Co-Op. Call 530-265-5040.
Cat and Mouse — 7:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Discovery Studio, 465 So. Auburn St, Grass Valley. Hole-In-The-Wall Theater presents “Cat and Mouse”, World War II murder mystery. With Nazi agents, and a significant body count, this thriller will bring you to the edge of your seat. Call 530-273-0265.
Legends to Go— 8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m., Off Broadstreet Cabaret Dessert Theatre, 305 Commercial Street, Nevada City. Legends To Go is a full evening of wonderful familiar hit tunes from the past 50 years and zany impressions of three dozen of the colorful artists who made the songs famous. Great laughs and music for all ages. Call 530-265-8686.
Miss Saigon Auditions — 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City. Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) celebrates its 20th Anniversary in April/May 2014 with the popular musical, Miss Saigon. Auditions are from 10 to 2 p.m. Saturday and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday. Please choose one date. For details and to register for auditions, please visit http://catsweb.org or call 530-273-6362. Call 530-273-6362.
Quest Theaterworks presents Squabbles — 8 p.m. – 10 p.m., Oddfellows Lodge, 113 S. Church St. Grass Valley. Marshall Karp’s Sqaubbles is a hilarious look at the sandwich generation. Showtimes: July 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28. Tickets $18 in advance $20 at the door, available at The Briar Patch, online @ http://www.QuestTheaterworks.com or by calling 530-366-5888 Call 530-366-5888.
ASiF Summer 2013 Resident Artist Show Reception — 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., 940 Idaho Maryland Road , Grass Valley.
Kimono Dragon Tour (la Progressive Rock Band) — 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 107 Sacramento St., Nevada City.
Sierra Storytelling Festival — 17894 Tyler-Foote Crossing Road, Nevada City.
Larry Terronez Jr. Hip-Hop Benefit Concert: Mac Mike, Greg Christ, The Coach & More! — 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m., The Stonehouse Event Center, 107 Sacrament Street, Downtown Nevada City. A lot of talent is coming together to celebrate and support the man, Larry Terronez Jr. and his Family! 100% of the proceeds will go to his children. Hosted by Greg Christ & The Coach. The Lineup includes The Coach, Mac Mike, Greg Christ, Heavy D, Messy Jesse, DJ Arty Fresha, Kerlar, & more! Call 530-265-5050.
Community Canvas presents ~ Painting on the Patio “Loose Ladies” — 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 13776 Lost Lake Road, Grass Valley. Join us for a fun mixed media class on a beautiful Patio. For just $40 we will provide all art supplies and mimosas. Please bring a pot luck dish for all to share. Call 530-272-2213.
Coufos Cellars Wine Tasting — noon – 5 p.m., 10065 Rough and Ready Road, Rough and Ready. See Saturday’s listing Call 530-274-2923.
Energy crisis film “Blind Spot” and discussion — 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, 246 S. Church St, Grass Valley. Call 273-7771.