Calendar, Oct. 22 though 28
Chicago Park Garden Club Cookout Party — Noon, Hansen Brothers Enterprises, 44 Central, Colfax. Celebrate 55th anniversary with a picnic lunch at Hansen Brothers Enterprises’ Colfax location (44 Central Street at Hwy 174). For more information, call CPGC at 530-272-7708.
Textile Pattern Design — 3 p.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada. Textile Pattern Design: From Crayons or Computer to printed yardage. Digital textile printing has made possible print-on-demand fabrics using our own designs.
Paint the Town Pink — 5 p.m., Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley. Paint the Town Pink is a celebration of women including breast cancer survivors, those fighting it currently, and all those who love them. It’s also a fundraiser for the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Ice Cream Social Concert — 6 p.m., Nevada Union High School, 11761 Ridge Rd, Grass Valley. Beatles, Santana hits played by the talented students of Nevada Union High Schools Instrumental Music program. For more about how you can support music in our public schools, or sponsor a specific instrument purchase, contact NU Band Director Ken Carter at (530) 273-4431..
CJ Carl — 7 p.m., The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main Street, Grass Valley. Come to enjoy some live music and good company at The Holbrooke!
The Beat Temple — 7 p.m., The Open Book, 671 Maltman Dr., Grass Valley. Michael Dimartino and Peter Cor perform a creative collage of danceable trance world music..
Jewelry Making — 6 p.m., The Curious Forge, 12400 Loma Rica Drive #5, Grass Valley. Chasing and Repousse are ancient techniques used to sculpt metal into dimensional shapes. Using punches and hammers on sheet metal, you will learn to create fluid forms and use them in jewelry making.
Tracing Ancient Migrations Through Language Studies — 6 p.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Friends of Sierra Rock Art present archeology lecture by Sheri Tatsch from UC Davis Indigenous Peoples Studies on Tracing Ancient Migration patterns to the Americas through language analysis.
Beuacoup Chapeaux — 6 p.m., Nevada City Classic Cafe, 216 Broad St, Nevada City. Maggie, Luke, Randy and Murray bring Parisian gypsy musical energy to the Classic for your listening and dancing pleasure. For all ages and no cover charge.
Friday Night Karaoke at the Square! — 7 p.m., 151 Union Square, 151 Mill St., Grass Valley. 530-273-3600
Scott Hickman Blues Duo — 7 p.m., The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main Street, Grass Valley.
Trace Amounts Mercury Film — 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, 246 S. Church St., Grass Valley. Has mercury caused one of the worst health crises in American history? Discussion to follow. Refreshments available.
Mary Poppins — 7:30 p.m., The State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Placer Community Theater presents Mary Poppins. Evening performances at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 -24. Matinee performances at 2 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets and information at http://www.placertheater.org.
David Lindley — 8 p.m., Center for The Arts, 314 W Main Street, Grass Valley. David Lindley has studied, investigated, incorporated, and become an original, prominent voice in styles spanning the globe, on so many instruments he lost count long ago.
Solid Gold Express — 8:15 p.m. Off Broadstreet Cabaret Dessert Theatre, 305 Commercial St., Nevada City. A new musical comedy revue by John Driscoll and Jan Kopp, featuring Billbord hits of the ’80s, plays Friday and Saturday through Oct. 24. Admission is $26. For more info, go to http://www.offbroadstreet.com. For reservations, please phone (530) 265-8686.
Smasheltooth, Sayer, Knowalusion, Onhell — 9 p.m., The Stonehouse Brewery, 107 Sacramento St., Nevada City.
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.
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 http://www.thegrowersmarket.com/ 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 secnd 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 Street, Grass Valley. National Theatre Live presents Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in Shakespeares great tragedy, Hamlet.
Mary Poppins — 2 p.m., See Friday listing.
YouthBuild Fest — 2 p.m. Western Sierra YouthBuild Campus, 12338 McCourtney Road, 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 Street, 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 http://www.bearrivermusic.org (click on the Bruin Diner logo, make dinner choices, and pay online) or at the door.
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 Street, Grass Valley.
Mary Poppins — 7:30 p.m. See Friday listing.
Haunted Nevada City Broad Street Tour — 7:30 p.m., Haunted Nevada City tours depart across the street from the National Hotel, 210 Broad Street, 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 Street, Grass Valley. Singer/songwriter Alela Diane and guitarist Ryan Francesconi have uniquely collaborated to create Cold Moon.
Solid Gold Express — 8:15 p.m. See Friday listing.
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 http://southyubariverstatepark.org.
Wine Tasting — Noon, Naggiar Vineyards and Winery, 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley. 530-268-9059
Souper Sunday 2 — 2:00 pm, Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 325 Spring Street, 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.
Holbrooke Celtic Group — 3 p.m., The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main Street, Grass Valley.
Come Paint With Us – Sunflowers — 3:30 p.m., Foothills Event Center, 400 Idaho Maryland Rd, Grass Valley. http://comepaintwithus.com
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.
Library Geek! — 3 p.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Reserve a 20-minute time slot with one of our tutors. Get quick help with your computer or tablet issues. 530-265-7050.
Monday Night Football w/Bar Specials during game — 5:30 p.m. The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main Street, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (530)802-0618.
I have an iPad – Now what? — 11 a.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Beginner’s seminar on iPad features and use.
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.
Intermediate Mac Class — 3 p.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Come and learn the basics of using a Mac.
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.
Bible Study Fellowship — 9 a.m., Calvary Bible Church, 11481 State Highway 174, Grass Valley.
Gold Country Woodturners Meeting — 6:30 p.m., Nevada City Elks Lodge, 518 California 49, Nevada City. Share your work, methods, new ideas, and demonstrate tools and techniques with each other and in our community.
Jazz Jam — 6:30 p.m., The National Hotel Lobby, 211 Broad Street, Nevada City. The twice-monthly Jazz Jam is happening in the lounge of the National Hotel.
The Lost Boys — 7 p.m., Del Oro Theatre, 165 Mill Street, Grass Valley. October Freak Out! Come as your favorite vampire, best costume wins a totally radical prize.
Salsa Dance Party, Spanish Club, Singles Mingle — 7 p.m., The Stonehouse Brewery, 107 Sacramento St, Nevada City.
Electric Open Mic with Ian — 7 p.m., The Holbrooke Hotel, 212 W. Main Street, Grass Valley.
Karaoke at the Square! — All Day, 151 Union Square, 151 Mill St., Grass Valley. 530-273-3600
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