Fun things to see and do this weekend in Nevada County
October 26, 2012
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery — Open Saturdays. (Open other days by appointment.) Enjoy wine tasting featuring mountain grown fine wine, all estate grown and produced. Award winning wines include gold medal & best of class. Visit with the winemaker, tour the winery and learn about wine. Bring a picnic to enjoy in a charming area with a view of quarter-century old vineyards surrounded by oaks and pines. Groups are easily accommodated. For more information, go to http://www.doubleoakwinery.com. Located 15 miles north of Nevada City on the San Juan Ridge at 14510 Blind Shady Rd. (off Purdon Rd.). 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call (530) 292-3235
In the Cards- New paintings by Eileen Blodgett — New playing card paintings by Eileen Blodgett on display during business hours Thursdays- Sundays and by appointment. Enjoy fine wines and learn about this ongoing compelling series of original acrylic paintings. Szabo Winery 316 Broad St. Nevada City 3 – 7 p.m. (530) 277-9919
LeeAnn Brook: Environments — Large format contemporary landscape paintings by Nevada City artist LeeAnn Brook New Moon, 203 York St., Nevada City Call 265-6817
Nevada City Winery Artist of the Month — Art exhibit featuring oil paintings of man's best friend. Nevada City Winery Tastng Room , 321 Spring Street, Nevada City, noon – 5 p.m. (530) 265-9463
Music Matinee at Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro — Enjoy Tom Wernigg every other Saturday at Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro while he plays his original Folk music. Enjoy a gyro while you're there! 30 N Main St, Colfax, 4:00- 6:00 pm 530-305-4050
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Sandy Lindblad Art show at South Pine Cafe — Sandy Lindblad is showing her colorful pet portraits and other subjects at the South Pine Cafe in Nevada City. Come on by, enjoy her art and eat some great food here. South Pine St in Nevada City Call (530) 913-0679
Wendy Spratt showing her new 'Red Border' acrylics on canvas series. — Wendy Spratt will be showing her new 'Red Border' acrylics on canvas series Oct. 1 – Dec. 1 at The Grass Valley Wine Company, 128 Mill St., Grass Valley. Open Sun-Thu 1-7 p.m. and Fri-Sat 1-8 p.m. with live music. 530-615-4222
Coufos Cellars Free Wine Tastings — Free wine tastings Saturday and Sunday. In the historic town of Rough and Ready. Just 5 miles from Grass Valley. (530-274-2923) 10065 Rough & Ready Road, Rough and Ready 12:00- 5:00 pm 530-274-2923
DJ Firewalker, Jah Bliss & Kinetic present "Night Skool"— DJ Firewalker, Jah Bliss & Kinetic-kutz are back at the StoneHouse once again with 'Night Skool' bringing you the best of true school , old school & hip hop beats and kicking back with roots, dub & dancehall reggae. Always staying true to classic vinyl by spinning, scratching & throwing down cuts that will blow the house down. Integrating their unique styles music with crowd pleasing beats and classic throwbacks, these boyz create the unique sound that Nevada City has been waiting for! Let's get down! The StoneHouse Brewery, 107 Sacramento Street, Nevada City CA 95959 11:00 pm – 3:00 am Call 5302647070
LeeAnn Brook Unveils New "Immersed" Series on Open Studios Tour — Nevada City fine artist LeeAnn Brook's new series of large format contemporary landscape paintings focuses on the richness of local bodies of water. A slideshow of her process will be shown at her studio which will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Open Studios Tour October 6, 7, 13 & 14. Brook's studio is #22 on the Open Studios Tour map which can be downloaded at http://www.openstudiostour.org. LeeAnn Brook Fine Art, Nevada City 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Call 530-265-6817
Nevada County Certified Growers' Market — Children's Art will be part of this Saturday market from 10 – 12 noon. Children will be making Reindeer ornaments – great fun! Ragged But Right will be sharing their special good ol' country music. North Star House, 12075 Old Auburn Road (about a half mile from Nevada County Fairgrounds – follow signs) 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Call 265-5551
Sky Watch — We'll view the farthest object you can see with the naked eye … both with our eyes and telescopes. Plus lots of stars, constellations, more. Free. Bring a sweater. Old Downieville Hwy and SR 49 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Call 274-2313
The Sierra 3 at Summer Thyme's — John Girton, guitar; Nora Nausbaum, flutes; Bill Douglass, bass play mellow jazz standards – relaxing place. Great food for breakfast, lunch or snack. No cover. 421 Colfax Avenue, Grass Valley 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call (530) 273-5489
Bob Woods and Rob Bonner — Renowned bass, guitar, and fiddle player Rob Bonner joins Bob Woods on the patio of the Old Five Mile House. German food specials all month. The Old Five Mile House, 18851 Hwy 20, Nevada City, 5 – 8 p.m. (530) 265-5155
Dream and the Dreamer — Your favorite Pop Rock Music from the 60's to today with Ray Laflin and Doug Caldwell The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 West Main Street, Grass Valley (530) 273-1353 7 – 11 p.m. Call (530) 559-4240
The Great Northwest Mining & Doo Wop Co. — The Great Northwest Mining & Doo Wop Co. plays at 8:15 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through Oct. 20. Admission $25. In The Great Northwest Mining & Doo-Wop Co., four hard-rock gold miners from the 16-to-1 Mine in Alleghaney have been moved to the Brown Bear Mine near Weaverville, CA. They are charged with the task of finding investors to support their struggling mining operation. Converting an abandoned 19th century foundry into a cabaret called The Doo Wop Inn, they devise entertainment to pique the interest of vacationing summer campers while acquainting them with the joys, challenges and life lessons of hard rock gold mining as well as the thrill of doo-wop singing. The Great Northwest Mining & Doo-Wop Co. is suitable for all audiences. Off Broadstreet Cabaret Dessert Theatre, 305 Commercial Street, Nevada City 8:15 – 10:15 p.m. Call (530) 265-8686
GraceFest — Free Community event. We have invited several other churches in the area to come and play music with us all day@ We ask that people bring a can of non perishable food to donate to the Nevada County Food Bank. We have several non profits that will be there. There will also be food vendors and games. 1979 Ridge Rd. Grass Valley 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Naggiar Vineyards WineFest — Complimentary live music every Friday and Saturday from 6 – 9 p.m. accompanied by 'Gourmet petite plates' for purchase. 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley
Penn Valley Rotary's Fall Festival — Crafts, food, music, silent auction, fun in a family atmosphere Western Gateway Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Third Annual KARE Affaire — Dinner, hosted bar, dessert, silent auction, live auction of handmade Halloween costumes modeled by local "celebrities," dancing under the stars at the beautiful Rinco Del Rio Estate Rincon Del Rio Estate 5 p.m.
In the Cards — See Saturday's listing.
LeeAnn Brook: Environments— See Saturday's listing.
Nevada City Winery Artist of the Month — See Saturday's listing.
Sandy Lindblad Art show at South Pine Cafe — See Saturday's listing.
Wendy Spratt showing her new 'Red Border' acrylics on canvas series — See Saturday's listing.
Coufos Cellars Free Wine Tastings — See Saturday's listing.
LeeAnn Brook Unveils New "Immersed"Series on Open Studios Tour— See Saturday's listing.
Karoke@McGee's — Various guest Karoke Host with the tunes you love to sing. McGee's Annex, Nevada City, CA 12:00 am – 12:00 am Call 530 265 3205
Oktoberfest featuring Buck Love and the Humperheads — Bratwurst and sauerkraut on the patio. $1 beers. German folk accordion music with Walter Grob 1-3PM. Buck Love and the Humperheads 3-7PM. No cover. All ages. The Old Five Mile House, 18851 Highway 20, Nevada City, CA 95959 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Call 530-265-5155
Open Mic at Mix & Mingle Greek Bistro — Open mic session at Mix & Mingle, bring your friends and family to enjoy new talent and entertainment! 30 N Main St, Colfax, 4 – 6 p.m. Call (530) 305-4050
Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers — Free every Sunday 10 a.m. until noon – sing along to the Fruit Jar Pickers music – old timey, Bluegrass, Country, Gospel – across from the Rough and Ready Market- follow the sign up the hill. Call 432-1501