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Nevada County Certified Growers’ Market Open through Thanksgiving

October 20, 2017 — Summer is over, but you can still enjoy farmers markets twice a week for quite some time. Nevada County Certified Growers Market (NCCGM), which has been in operation for over 30 years, is a coalition of more than 60 individual vendors that include farmers, crafters,

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The photography of Burning Man

October 18, 2017 — At the next Nevada County Camera Club meeting on Monday, club president Douglas Hooper will share photographs and stories from his participation in the Burning Man festival, an event held once a year where tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert

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‘Stage Kiss’

October 18, 2017 — On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry will present, "Stage Kiss," as part of Theater By the Book, a series of informal play readings for the community. Written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Jeffrey Mason, "Stage Kiss" is a charming tale

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Playing for the kids

October 18, 2017 — Peppino D 'Agostino will perform in concert at The Foothills Event Center on Friday. D 'Agostino, a native of Italy, has lived in America for 31 years and has made his mark as an international musical artist on the guitar. He emerged on the acoustic

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A familiar sound with a new name

October 18, 2017 — Robert Wynia, singer-songwriter from the seminal northwest band Floater, returns to the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, Monday, Oct. 23, for his first concert in Nevada County in seven years. Best known for their progressive concept albums, stylized storytelling, intense live performances and devoted fanbase, Floater,

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New school classical

October 18, 2017 — Simply Three brings classical music with old school training and new school sound to The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley on Thursday. The electrifying trio of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide

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Do the ‘Time Warp’

October 18, 2017 — This October will mark the 42nd anniversary of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." The Nevada Theatre Film Series, Nevada City Live and Untamed Productions present this cult classic film complete with shadow cast by some of Nevada County's favorite performers and dancers live on stage

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Singing in harmony: Acapella group VOCES8 comes to Grass Valley

October 18, 2017 — The hills will be alive this Sunday night with the sound of VOCES8, an acappella singing group of eight members who will take the stage for InConcert Sierra. The British ensemble are highly regarded the world over, and are paying their first visit to Nevada

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Sourdough & Co. to open in Grass Valley

October 15, 2017 — Owning a restaurant can be grueling and stressful. Harry Nijjar disagrees. He and his wife own one restaurant, are opening a second, and are scouting for more opportunities. "We have a couple more locations in mind within an hour radius," said Nijjar. "I am looking

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Delivering pizza with a side of love

October 12, 2017 — At Miner Moe's Pizza in Nevada City, you can feel the love. Whether it's in the fresh ingredients in the salad bar, the pizza dough and sauce handmade each day, or the delicious baked sandwiches and calzones, you can taste the care and attention that

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The Curious Forge shows off new 20,000-square-foot makerspace

October 5, 2017 — A "makerspace" that got its start in the garage of co-founder Liam Ellerby moved this summer into a 20,000-square-foot building on the campus of Nevada City School of the Arts, becoming one of the largest such facilities in the world. For the uninitiated, a makerspace

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Tsi Akim Maidu tribe to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Days this week

October 4, 2017 — Indigenous Peoples Days celebrations hosted by the Tsi Akim Maidu Native American Tribe — including an opening ceremony on Nevada City's Broad Street and a "calling back the salmon" ceremony at the Yuba River — are scheduled to take place this week. All Indigenous Peoples

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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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Nevada County dining scene gets a few new offerings

October 2, 2017 — The Mexican food scene in Nevada County got a little brighter recently, with the reincarnation of Rico's Tacos in mid-July as Stella's in downtown Nevada City, and a brand-new taqueria in the former Uptown Burrito space in the Glenwood Basin. El Favorito Taqueria opened a

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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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Ghost tours on tap once again for Grass Valley, Nevada City

September 27, 2017 — For the 14th year, Mark Lyon is prepping to offer his haunted Grass Valley and Nevada City historical walking tours during the last three weeks of October. "I had no idea when I gave my first tour back in 2004, that I would still be

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Ye olde Celtic Festival

September 27, 2017 — Much of America's rich musical heritage comes from the British Isles — most notably Ireland — where sprightly jigs, reels, and hornpipes had their origin. This Celtic cultural phenomenon would eventually evolve into Appalachian mountain music, country, and bluegrass — a major contribution to American

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Walking out of the darkness

September 25, 2017 — The Placer County Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk has become the largest walk in Northern California in just five years. The premiere event brought to the area by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention serves Placer, El Dorado and Nevada Counties in an

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Grass Valley’s Quest Theaterworks wins four Elly Awards in Sacramento

September 25, 2017 — Quest Theaterworks brought home four Elly Awards Sunday from the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance's annual awards program celebrating excellent in local and regional community theater. LeGacy Presents also won for Sharon Sciabica's Costume Design in its production of "Scrooged." Among its honors, Quest Theaterworks

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Bridgeport set to celebrate fall festival

September 22, 2017 — Gold panning, basket weaving, wool spinning and a number of other activities are scheduled for the Bridgeport Fall Festival on Oct. 22, put on by the South Yuba River Park Association. Also available will be a hay ride in a wagon drawn by a vintage

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