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122nd Miners Picnic at Empire Mine in Grass Valley

August 13, 2017 — According to Miners Picnic chairperson Steve Sanchez, the Miners Picnic is a local event that has been a popular tradition since 1895. "Last year around 1,500 visitors came to celebrate the day at Empire Mine State Historic Park," Sanchez said. "In fact, many came from […]

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Nevada County fair kicks off today

August 8, 2017 — The Nevada County Fair opens today and runs through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the fairgrounds, featuring games, food, music and entertainment for the whole family. This year's theme, "Sea You at the Fair!" is represented throughout the event, with ocean-themed decorations, […]

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Nevada County Fair tickets on sale now

July 30, 2017 — Tickets for the Nevada County Fair are on sale now. Early purchases for admission, carnival tickets and arena events are cheaper than at the gate. The fair office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and guest services will be open […]

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Storytelling icons come to Nevada County

July 18, 2017 — Every summer, for the last 32-years, the Sierra Storytelling Festival has gathered people together from near and far, among the towering pines and sloping lawns of the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse, to hear the nation's top tellers share the great range of human experience through […]

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Wine among the pines: Sierra Vintner’s Wine Trail showcases Nevada County wineries

July 16, 2017 — Wine enthusiasts were able to tour some of the area's most beautiful wineries while tasting some of their award winning creations during Saturday's Sierra Vintner's Wine Trail. This was the second of three winery tours for 2017, with each tour highlighting some of the 25 […]

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California WorldFest at night in Nevada County

July 16, 2017 — The lights of California WorldFest's Meadow stage illuminated the many smiling faces of the crowd during the weekend's performances, including Ricardo Lemvo and his band Makina Loca. The ensemble, gathered from many places around the world, put their show together in two days. The originally […]

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“Summer Nights” return to Nevada City

July 12, 2017 — Hundreds of folks lined the streets and filled the businesses of downtown Nevada City for the first of three Wednesday "Summer Nights" scheduled for the month of July. This is the 27th annual event, which closed down streets allowing arts, crafts, and street vendors an […]

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California WorldFest showcases music from around the globe

July 12, 2017 — In the short span of just 30 years, a large percentage of the world's population has became connected to the internet, a cyber-reality that connects us to an imaginary virtual world. But amazing music festivals can bring us back into the pulse of life, the […]

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Sip on Summer on the Wine Trail

July 5, 2017 — Sierra Vintners will be holding their second of three wine trails in 2017 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, at eight wineries in South Nevada and Placer Counties.   This is the third year that the group is holding three separate trails, as […]

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Events – July 2017

May 4, 2017 — July 2017 4th of July Parade & Curbside Concert: Historic Downtown Grass Valley, Concert 10 a.m., Parade -11 a.m. 530-273-4667 * GrassValleyChamber.com 4th of July Celebration: Craft fair, food, entertainment & Gala fireworks, Fairgrounds, gates open 3 p.m., fireworks 9:30 p.m., 11228 McCourtney Rd., GV […]

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