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Around town Saturday

Entertainment for the masses at ‘Day in the Park’

For Sarah Molaro, working for six years on the former “Unite For Youth” event – which combined entertainment with increasing awareness of area organizations – became the catalyst for Saturday’s “Day in the Park” event.


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perform on the patio at Harmony Ridge Market in Nevada City, 5-8 p.m. No cover. 18848 Highway 20. 265-0555.

performs at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.

a duet performs acoustic rock and folk at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover. 107 Sacramento St. 265-5050.

with Kapalakiki from San Francisco at Trolley Junction Restaurant on the lawn at the natural running waterfall. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., music 6-9 p.m. $40-per person/$75-for two. Limited seating, reservations call 265-5259.

plays rock & roll at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. 265-4551.

performs at the Country Rose Cafe in Nevada City, 6-10 p.m. No cover. 300 Commercial St. 265-6248.

hosted by Jake continues at the Holiday Cabaret in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 1255 E. Main. 272-6466.

performs at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.

a nine-piece dance band featuring Afro Cuban funk grooves performs at Coopers saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5 cover. 265-0116.

perform accordian/base music at The Swiss House Restaurant in Grass Valley, 5-9 p.m. 535 Mill St. 273-8272.


performed by the Little Players Performing Arts Academy at the Off Center Stage at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12-general, $10-students and seniors, $8-children under 10.

a one-man-show starring Gary Wright at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Performances are Thursdays 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays 2 p.m. through Aug. 15. Tickets $19-$23. Discounts for groups of 10 or more. 265-8587.

a musical by Rodger and Hammerstein will be performed by the Community Players at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets $12-general, $10-seniors.

a new musical comedy by John Driscoll will be performed at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. Performances will be at 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 7. Admission $18-Thursdays and Sundays, $20-Fridays, and $22-Saturdays. Limited seating, advance reservations recommended. 265-8686.


take place Saturdays and Sundays at the Empire Mine Historic Park. Mine yard tours are 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. (except July 3, and Aug. 14, which is a living history day). 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Admission to the park is $3 for 17 and older, $1-for children 6 to 16 years; children under 6 are free. Guided tours are $1.50 per tour for adults. Park hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 273-8522.

“Entertainment Under the Stars,” with Golden Bough takes place at the Kentucky Mine in Sierra City, 8 p.m. 277-5446.

takes place at the Nevada County Horsemen’s Arena in Grass Valley. Big Bad Bulls Friday, and Wild West Rodeo Saturday, gates open at 4 p.m., barbecue begins at 5 p.m., performances begin at 7 p.m. and dance begins a 9:30 p.m. Tickets $12-at the gate, children nine and under are free. Dance tickets $3.

barrel tasting in our 50′ cave, wine tasting in the tasting room and picnic on the patio from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery near Lake of the Pines Free. 268-9225.


7-10 p.m., Golden Empire Grange, La Barr Meadows Road, Grass Valley. Live music. All ages welcome. Singles or couples. $6. 272-4190.

followed by tasting of the estate grown and produced wines noon to 5 p.m. at Double Oak Vineyards & Winery, 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.

a walking tour exploring the stories behind the many colorful ghosts said still to reside among us in Nevada City takes place on Saturday nights through August at 8 p.m. The tour will depart from the corner of Broad and Nevada streets in front of Cornerstone Realty. Tickets $10-adults, $5-students 16 and under. 265-6877.

at Bridgeport is open daily from sunrise to sunset with the park gate opening at 10 a.m. The park offers visitors a chance to walk across the longest single span wood arch bridge in the U.S. which dates to 1862. They can also try their hand at goldpanning at 1 p.m. or learn the local and bridge history from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park also offers beaches, picnicking and hiking. The Visitors Center, which offers exhibits and historic displays is open daily from noon to 4 p.m. 432-2546.

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