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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gypsy Soul: A 20-year musical journey lands in Grass Valley Saturday

September 20, 2017 — Breaking out in the music business is no easy feat. It's especially difficult to accomplish on your own. However, the dynamic duo of Gypsy Soul has done it independently, from licensing to producing, and is celebrating their 20 years of music. Gypsy Soul is also

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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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Yoga Fest comes to Nevada City

September 14, 2017 — Yogis of all different backgrounds and levels of experience descended upon downtown Nevada City Thursday for the beginning of the weekend-long inaugural celebration of the Nevada City Yoga Fest. Attendees have the opportunity to enter deep meditative states allowing themselves to reflect and heal. Folks

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54th annual Reno National Championship Air Races set to take off

September 12, 2017 — Excitement for the 54th annual Reno National Championship Air Races remains higher than ever with a recently-established speed record. On Sept. 2, seven-time Reno Unlimited Class Champion, Steven Hinton topped the all-out record for piston-powered, propeller-driven airplanes over a 3km closed course in "Voodoo," the

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Let the good times roll: Annual bocce tournament headed for Western Gateway Park

September 12, 2017 — On Sept. 23, several teams from around Northern California will be playing bocce and winning prizes in Penn Valley. Nevada County Bocce is hosting its annual Northern California tournament. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and play begins at 9 a.m. at the club's courts at

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Nisenan’s Covert to speak in Nevada City at Fireside Chat

September 12, 2017 — The Bear Yuba Land Trust's next in a series of Fireside Chats will feature Shelly Covert of the Nevada City Rancheria, Nisenan tribe. The event is scheduled for from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Inn Town Campground. Shelly will share stories of Nisenan history and

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Farm-to-fork: Authentic, pop-up farm dinners presented by Tahoe Food Hub

September 12, 2017 — The coined "Farm-to-Table" event has gained popularity recently, but just how much of what's on the table actually came from the farm? Tahoe Food Hub is leaving no question unanswered through their pop-up dinner series, Pitchfork & the Pan, where small local farms produce the

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