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Cars and Coffee Grass Valley — 7 a.m., Daily Donuts-K Mart Shopping Center, Grass Valley.

Nevada County Certified Growers Market — 8 a.m., North Star House, 12075 Auburn Road, Grass Valley. Please visit our website for weekly updates and entertainment schedule. While you’re there be sure to check out the fantastic work being done on the house..

NEO Empire Challenge – Run & Walk — 9 a.m., Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Join us for the second annual NEO Empire Challenge Run & Walk at the beautiful Empire Mine. All proceeds benefit the new NEO Youth Center and help to create New Events & Opportunities for local youth. A Gold Country Grand Prix event.

National Theatre Live – Hamlet — 10 a.m., Sierra Cinemas, 840-C East Main St., Grass Valley. National Theatre Live presents Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in Shakespeares great tragedy, Hamlet.

Mary Poppins — 2 p.m.

Lacy J Dalton Benefit For The Wild Horses And Equine Therapy Programs — 2 p.m., River Highlands Ranch, 8600 Big Oak Valley Ranch Rd., Smartsville. Lacy J Dalton and The Dalton Gang plus Jane Rivar perform.

YouthBuild Fest — 2 p.m. Western Sierra YouthBuild Campus, 12338 McCourtney Rd., Grass Valley. Free outdoor concert with Chuck Ragan and Friends. Help us celebrate year two of the Western Sierra YouthBuild program.

Tom Kent & John Gardner — 4 p.m. Smith Vineyard Tasting Room, 142 Mill St., Grass Valley. Unique blend of folk, pop, and acoustic rock to the Smith Vineyard Tasting Room on Mill Street in downtown Grass Valley.

Bruin Diner — 4 p.m., Bear RIver High School, 11130 Magnolia Rd., Grass Valley. A night of ’50s & ’60s music performed by our talented choir and band while decked out in costumes of the day. Enjoy meatloaf, turkey, or mac n cheese with mashed potatoes, green beans, a roll, and dessert. Reserve by calling 530-268-8308 or online at (click on the Bruin Diner logo, make dinner choices, and pay online) or at the door.

Jewish Deli Nite — 5 to 8 p.m. at the Nevada City Elks Lodge, 518 State Highway 49. Event features traditional New York-style Jewish deli food including pastrami, corned beef, salami, kosher hot dogs, authentic Jewish rye bread, potato salad, cole slaw, pickles and New York cheesecake. Music by pianist Joe Hammel and his “Swingtime Combo.” This annual event is a fundraiser for the Nevada County Jewish Community Center. Tickets are $25 for adults ($30 at the door), $15 for children under 12 and children 3 and under are free. For more information, contact or call (530) 477-1275.

The American Legion Dance Hall — 6 p.m., Grass Valley Veterans Building, 255 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley. Saturday Night Dance – Music by DJ Ed Lawson: Bob Seger, Glenn Miller Band, Elvis Presley, George Strait, and many others..

George Souza Band — 7 p.m., The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main St., Grass Valley.

Mary Poppins — 7:30 p.m.

Haunted Nevada City Broad Street Tour — 7:30 p.m., Haunted Nevada City tours depart across the street from the National Hotel, 210 Broad St., Nevada City. Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for children age 12 and under. Children age 5 and under are admitted free. 530-265-6877

Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi Cold Moon Album Release — 8: p.m., Center for The Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley. Singer/songwriter Alela Diane and guitarist Ryan Francesconi have uniquely collaborated to create Cold Moon.

Solid Gold Express — 8:15 p.m.

ONOFF, Lawnspur, Ca Riot Act — 9 p.m., Cooper’s, 235 Commercial St, Nevada City. ONOFF from Ireland is sure to blow the roof off with their catchy brand of Irish Rock Music.

Tubaluba — 9:30 p.m., Crazy Horse Saloon and Grill, 230 Commercial St., Nevada City. 21+ $6-8 9:30pm Formed in 2009, Tubaluba initially drew its musical inspirations from of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Dr. John, the Cosimo Matassa influence of early New Orleans R&B and rock n roll artists like Irma Thomas and Lee Dorsey. 530-265-4000

Equestrian Play Day — All Day, Mt Vernon Equestrian Center, 11340 Mt Vernon Rd., Auburn. Come join Showtime Equestrian for a fun filled day of gymkhana style equestrian games! 818-292-7404


Fruit Jar Pickers Band — 10 a.m., Rough and Ready Grange Hall, 14550 Rough and Ready Hwy, Rough and Ready.

Fall Festival — 11 a.m., Bridgeport Crossing at South Yuba River State Park, Bridgeport Crossing at South Yuba River State Park, Penn Valley. Hayrides, gold panning, barn tours, games, crafts, pumpkin painting and live music. Free admission. Bridgeport is located at 17660 Pleasant Valley Rd, Penn Valley, CA 530-432-2546

Wine Tasting — Noon, Naggiar Vineyards and Winery, 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley. 530-268-9059

Souper Sunday 2 — 2 p.m., Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 325 Spring St., Nevada City. InConcert Sierra and Sierra Stages present Souper Sunday 2. Enjoy a performance of the children’s musical “The Quiltmaker’s Gift”, a light lunch of homemade soups and fresh breads, and a silent auction and raffle.

Come Paint With Us – Sunflowers — 3:30 p.m., Foothills Event Center, 400 Idaho Maryland Rd., Grass Valley.

Iris DeMent — 7:30 p.m., Center for The Arts, 314 W. Main Street, Grass Valley.

Haunted Nevada City Chinese Quarter to the Stonehouse Tour — 7:30 p.m., Emily’s Catering & Cakes, 313 Commercial St, Nevada City. Admission is $10 and $5 for children age 12 and under. Children age 5 and under are admitted free.


In Stitches — 11 a.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Come and stitch with us in the Collaborative Technology Center classroom. Bring a project to work on while you observe some of the 21st technologies available for stitchers of all sorts! Register for this class at 530-265-7050. Classes with no registered attendees are subject to cancellation.

Monday Night Football w/Bar Specials during game — 5:30 p.m. The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main St., Grass Valley.

Disabled/Non-Disabled Youth Game Night — 5:30 p.m., NEO Youth Center, 139 Joerschke Dr, Grass Valley. NEO and FREED Center for Independent Living are hosting a game night with FREED’s Disabled Youth Group. Contact FREED or the Youth Organizer at or (530)802-0618.


Adult Coloring — 11 a.m. Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children.

Pint Night at the Square!!!! — 6 p.m., 151 Union Square, 151 Mill St., Grass Valley. 530-273-3600

Acoustic Open Mix with Bill — 7 p.m., The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main Street, Grass Valley.

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