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Fall colors open studio art tour

October 5, 2017 — More than 70 local artists will welcome the public to 43 studios and art galleries during a free tour spanning two weekends. The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley presents the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour 2017 held on Saturdays and Sundays, Oct.

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Explore Western Nevada County’s Vibrant Art Scene at the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour

October 3, 2017 — Come and see one of the reasons why Grass Valley/Nevada City was recently voted one of the 14 Cultural Arts Districts in California at the Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour. Visit over 65 artists at 43 studios and art galleries throughout Western Nevada County's

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Experience the latest in home design and trends at 100% Design

September 28, 2017 — Is your home your sanctuary from the outside world? It should soothe your mind, body and soul and be your safe haven at the end of a busy day. When you walk inside your home, do you love what surrounds you? Maybe you adore certain

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Best of the Fest: Outdoor screening revisits Nevada City Film Festival winners

September 14, 2017 — This year, the Nevada City Film Festival launched its most ambitious and largest program of films to date. Dubbed the "Sundance of the Sierra," the festival spanned seven days this year, screened 100 award-winning short and feature films in three historic venues, hosted 35 filmmakers

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Nevada City Film Festival kicks off with not so silent bash

September 8, 2017 — The 17th annual international Nevada City Film Festival kicked off Thursday night at the newly remodeled Stone House tavern at the bottom of Broad Street. Festival-goers were treated with a sneak peak of this year's film festival lineup and a screening of the 1902 French

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Cast your luck with free fishing days in California

June 22, 2017 — The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) encourages all Californians to give fishing a try for free on July 1 and Sept. 2. CDFW annually offers two Free Fishing Days, typically around the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends. On these two days,

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Cheryl Wicks: Microchipping your dog

June 15, 2017 — Please put some type of identification on your dog. When we receive a dog at the shelter, we immediately look for some kind of identification so we can contact, most likely a very worried owner, and reunite them with their dog. If there is no

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Bluegrass at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, a Father’s Day weekend tradition

June 15, 2017 — Bluegrass music had its first run as a definable genre in the mid-1940s with the likes of Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs and The Stanley Brother. Rick Cornish, director of operations and retired board chairman of the California Bluegrass Association, said the second wave of

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On the Reel: Paris Can Wait opens

June 15, 2017 — Paris Can Wait Rated PG, running time 92 minutes Starts Friday, June 16, at Sierra Cinemas Eleanor Coppola's feature film directorial and screenwriting debut at the age of 81 stars Academy Award® nominee Diane Lane as a Hollywood producer's wife who unexpectedly takes a trip

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Bow-Tie Beauties Uncensored: Burlesque show at Miners Foundry

June 15, 2017 — Bow-Tie Beauties are carrying on the tradition of Burlesque in the Neo-Burlesque era with scintillating wit, skin, and a variety show of dance and comedy. The show, set for 9 p.m. Friday at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City, will feature elaborate costumes adorned with

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‘Read Me a Story’ set for Sunday in Grass Valley

June 15, 2017 — Read Me a Story, a program of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Soroptimists, will hold a fun book fair for children 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Western Sierra Medical Clinic, 844 Old Tunnel Road in Grass Valley. The free event encourages

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Author presents ‘Cousin Jacks in the Wild West’

June 15, 2017 — Gary Noy will present an illustrated lecture entitled "Cousin Jacks in the Wild West: The Historical and Cultural Impact of the Cornish in the American West" 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 18. The presentation will familiarize the audience with famous Cornish people, particularly those in the

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NCTV Talk: Thru the Lens gala set for Del Oro Theatre

June 15, 2017 — It's official: The 2017 Thru the Lens: Script-to-Silver Screen Event's "Red Carpet Gala" is confirmed to take place at the historic Del Oro Theatre in downtown Grass Valley on Oct. 1. We are so excited to secure the same venue where the event premiered in

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Nevada City Classic extended into two-day Father’s Day weekend event

June 15, 2017 — The 57th annual Nevada City Classic returns to the foothills on Father's Day weekend, June 17-18. New for 2017, the traditional one-day bicycle race, which has a reputation as perhaps the most challenging single day bicycle race in America) is expanding to a two-day affair

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Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice: Movies Under the Pines brings back classic comedy

June 15, 2017 — Just in time for Father's Day weekend, Movies Under the Pines presents the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice, starring Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis and Catherine O'Hara. This 1988 PG comedy-fantasy, which will be shown June 17, revolves around a recently deceased young

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Sara Watkins shares ‘Young In All The Wrong Ways’ at the Center for the Arts

June 15, 2017 — Two of roots music's finest solo/singer/songwriters — Sara Watkins and Langhorne Slim — split an evening at The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley on Thursday, June 22. Acclaimed songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sara Watkins' new album, Young In All The Wrong Ways, out

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Nevada City Ballet Academy presents ‘The Jungle Book’

June 15, 2017 — Nevada City Ballet Academy is thrilled to present an original adaptation of the beloved classic, "The Jungle Book". Studio director and choreographer Krista Pagan has created a ballet version of the story that highlights the skills and talents of her dedicated students. The performance takes

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Jamie Clark to play two nights at Naggiar Vineyards

June 15, 2017 — Live music Friday and Saturday night on the patio at Naggiar Vineyards will feature Jamie Clark. "Music has been a constant in Clark's life since he was a small child growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area," his website states. "His natural gift emerged

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Barry Friedman: Risking connection

June 14, 2017 — Having my one and only child at 40 years old taught me two meaningful lessons about life. First, time goes fast and that I should learn all I can from every single moment of my son's life. Second, time goes fast and I should look

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Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Support your downtown

June 14, 2017 — I spent several hours in downtown Grass Valley today with a couple of girlfriends. I couldn't help but think how lucky we are to have such a beautiful hub of restaurants, shops, wine tasting rooms, art galleries, entertainment venues and services so close to home.

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