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The Week Ahead: Elly Awards take stage Sunday

On Monday, be sure to hear first word from the Elly Awards, set for Sunday night in Sacramento. Of the 455 nominees for community theater productions in the Sacramento region, western Nevada County companies received 41. Those nominations were split among Community Asian Theater of the Sierra with 11, LeGacy Presents with four, Quest Theaterworks with five, Sierra Stages with 12, Synthetic Unlimited with eight and Bear River High School with one.

In all, 58 theaters and 123 productions received nominations, out of 272 shows submitted for consideration.

Meet a merchant on Monday

Also in Monday’s edition of The Union, be sure to catch this week’s installment of our weekly “Meet Your Merchant” feature, as Community Reporter Cory Fisher introduces readers to David Casazza and Greg Spotts owners of The Hat Store in Nevada City.

The Hat Store, located at 314 Broad St., sells … you guessed it … hats. It has an extensive selection and is doing brisk business despite the economic downturn. They have those hard-to-find New Era sports caps for all teams. You know, the kind the guys wear in the big leagues.

17th KVMR Celtic Festival coming up

Grab Thursday’s edition of The Prospector for all the information you’ll need to enjoy the 17th annual KVMR Celtic Festival and Marketplace, which returns to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27-29.