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Let’s Go: Events and happenings for Friday and beyond

Pilates with Geri Campbell at the Community/Senior Center, 10-11 a.m. $3-members, $4-non members. 273-4961.

History Hill Express Train Ride takes place at the Nevada County Traction Company in Nevada City. Train departs at noon and 2 p.m. Tickets $10-adults, $7-children. 265-0896.

Nevada County Libertarian Party Friday Lunch Club meeting 12:30 p.m., India Over, 722 Freeman Lane, Grass Valley. Public welcome. 477-2515.



Nevada County Duplicate Bridge Club 12:30 p.m., Golden Empire Grange, La Barr Meadows, Grass Valley. New members welcome. Classes available 477-9586.

Bingo 1:15-3:45 p.m., Community/Senior Center, Grass Valley. $1-members, $1.50-non members. 273-4961.




Creative Dance for 5 year olds from 1:15-2:15 p.m. led by Marianne Reagan, Moving Ground Studio, St. Joseph’s Cultural Center, in Grass Valley. A class in movement exploration. Skill deelopment and guided creative explorations of the elements of dance. $8. 272-4240.

Core Stability Feldenkrais Class 1:30-2:45 p.m., Wild Mountain Yoga, Nevada City. Coordination of hips and low back for better posture. $8-seniors, $11-drop in. 263-3323.

Starter Line Dance with Cheryl Spangler, 3:15 p.m., Community/Senior Center. $3-members. $4-nonmembers. 273-4961.

Second Friday Supper 5:30-6:30 p.m., Grass Valley United Methodist Church, 236 S. Church St. Free. Everyone welcome. Sponsored by the churches of Nevada County. 432-3071.

Recorder Playing Village Festival Recorder Orchestra, 7-9 p.m., 431 Zion St., Nevada City. All skill levels welcome. Free. 477-2293.

Nevada County Poetry Series presents an open-mic after the featured readers at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. Readers will be Gail Entrekin, David Meltzer and Luke Breit. Tickets $5-general, $1-under 18. 432-8196.

Tom MacDonald performs at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 265-9093.

Paul Ong performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.

Gopal Slavonic performs classical and Spanish flamenco guitar at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 107 Sacramento St. 265-5050.

International Folk Dancing takes place at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Nevada City. Doors open 7:45 p.m., dance lessons from Greece and Eastern Europe 8-9 p.m. dancing until 10:30 p.m. Visitors and beginners welcome. Partners not needed, all ages welcome. Admission by donation. 272-2149.

PicketLine performs all ages rock dance at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. Tickets $8. 274-8384.

40 Something performs country western, jazz, contemporary and more at York’s Driftwood Inn, 8 p.m. No cover. 10091 Mooney Flat Road. 432-6430.

Karaoke hosted by Judy Armstrong takes place at Bigley’s Market & Brass Rail Tavern in San Juan Ridge, 9 p.m. No cover. 292-3443.

Ghost Riders perform dance music at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. No cover. 265-4551.

Blue Turtle Seduction performs an evening of high altitude Bohemian funkgrass at Cooper’s in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5-cover. 265-0116.

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

Yard Sale Annual event at the Ananda Village, 14618 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 478-7791.

The Roamin Angels’ 6th Annual Car Show takes place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Saturday 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m., and Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 600 classic cars and street rods will be on display. Saturday night from 7-10 p.m. a dance concert featuring Mad Dash will take place. Tickets $5-adults, children under 12 free. 866-432-8449.

Waffle Breakfast Rough and Ready Grange, 8-10 a.m., Rough and Ready Grange Hall. Menu includes waffles, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee.

Emerald Mist with Kate and Katherine perform Celtic music at the Growers Market at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, Gate 4, 9 a.m.-noon. Free.

Nevada County Land Trust Trek An all day geology field trip through the glacier country of the sierra with Geologist Sterling Warr-Pryor. Meet at the Rood Center in Nevada City, 9 a.m. $10-members, $15-non members. 272-5994.

UCCE Nevada County Master Gardeners Community Open House and Tomato Tasting, 9 a.m.-noon, Demonstration Garden, 1036 W. Main St., Grass Valley. One-on-one consultations with local Master Gardeners. Bring questions about plant selection, weed or insect pests, tour demo garden and composting area and more. Rain or shine. Free. 273-4563.

4th Annual Celebrity Chef Pancake Breakfast takes place at Quail Ridge Senior Living, 150 Sutton Way, Grass Vally, 9-11 a.m. Proceeds benefit NAMI Nevada County and goes to local residents with mental illness. Tickets $5. 272-4566.

Pilates 9 a.m., Alternative Fitness Center, Penn Valley. Develop strength, flexibility and stability for any adult age at any level of physical condition. $10-per session. 432-8985.

League of Women Voters Western Nevada County Membership program meeting, 9:30 a.m., Peace Lutheran Church, Community Room, 828 W. Main St., Grass Valley. Gerard Tassone, Mayor of Grass Valley will discuss “State of Grass Valley, Present and Future.” Public is welcome. 265-0956.

Rebel Ridge Day 10 a.m., Rebel Ridge Market, 14620 Old Marysville Road. Festival include music, food, activities, flea market, raffles, “Tell a Story”, 5 minute history recording and more. Proceeds benefit the Camptonville School, Journey Home Hospice, Volunteer Fire Dept., and Camptonville Museum. 288-3775.

History Hill Express Train Ride takes place at the Nevada County Traction Company in Nevada City. Train departs at 10 a.m., noon, 2, and 4 p.m. Tickets $10-adults, $7-children. 265-0896.

Alicia Ostriker poet and critic conducts a “Poetry and Healing Workshop” at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Outpatient Center Room 130, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tickets $25-includes light lunch. Sponsored by Literature Alive and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Cancer Center. 272-5812.

49er Rotary 14th Annual Gold Country Duck Race takes place at Deer Creek, Broad and Boulder streets in Nevada City, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring Bay Area children’s singer-songwriter, Gary Lapow in concert throughout the day. Event also features carnival-style games, food, drink and more. Admission Free.

Yuba Yoga! takes place at the Highway 49 Walking Bridge, 10:30 a.m. This informal, improvisational class is fun and light, and is designed for both children and their parents. Bring a blanket, mat, or small rug, water, and wear comfortable clothing. Participants are encouraged to bring any yoga postures, breathing techniques, or chants that might be especially inspiring to share. Donation-$3. 265-5764.

Widowed Persons Association of California Chapter No. 14 Summer pizza party, 11:30 a.m., Round Table Pizza, Grass Valley. Reservations 432-9357.

4th Annual CATS Picnic A Summer Fundraising Activity for CATS (Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra) takes place at 12282 N. Bloomfield Road in Nevada City, noon-5 p.m. Tickets $10-adults, $5-5-11 years old, under 5 free.

Bob Mora & The Third Degree perform a dinner concert at Trolley Junction in Nevada City, 6-9:30 p.m. Tickets $45-per person. 265-5259.

Second Saturday Swing a smoke and alcohol free event for all ages at St. Joseph’s Hall in Grass Valley. Beginning dance lessons, 7-8 p.m., DJ dancing 8-11 p.m., Partners are not required. $10-lessons and dance, $6-dance only. 478-0887.

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

Nevada County Composer’s Cooperative’s Fabulous Fundraiser Concert an elegant chamber music concert featuring Robin Mayforth and Katarzyna Musial performing works of Chopin, Wm. Jay Sydeman and Mark Vance at the Wilder home, 7 p.m. Tickets $35-per person. Seating is limited. 478-0983.

Sock Hop Swing Smoke and alcohol free event for all ages takes place at St. Joseph’s Hall in Grass Valley, 7-11 p.m. Beginning dance lessons 7-8, dance 8-11 p.m. Partners are not required. Tickets $10-lessons and dance, $6-dance only. 478-0887.

“The New American Censorship in the Media” presentation and discussion with speakers from Project Censored, Somona State University, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains Church, Grass Valley. $5-donation. 272-4787.

Forty (40+) Singles Social hour 7:30-9 p.m., National Hotel lounge, Nevada City. Newcomers welcome. 477-6445.

George Souza performs at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 265-9093.

Paul Ong performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.

Gopal Slavonic performs classical and Spanish flamenco guitar at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 107 Sacramento St. 265-5050.

George Winston performs a solo piano dance fundraiser for the Center for the Arts. The fundraiser featuring R&B, slow dance songs and more at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 274-8384.

Haunted Nevada City and Haunted Grass Valley walking tours exploring the stories behind the many colorful ghosts said still to reside among us. Nevada City tour will depart from the corner of Broad and Nevada streets in front of Cornerstone Realty, and the Grass Valley tour will depart from in front of the Grass Valley Library, 8 p.m. Tickets $10-adults, $5-students 12 and under, children 5 and under free. 265-6877.

Stephanie Bruce, Bill Douglass and Friends perform jazz standards and originals at The Beat (formerly the Wall Street Cafe) in Grass Valley, 8:30 p.m. 114 W. Main St. $6-cover. 274-2411.

Ghost Riders perform dance music at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. No cover. 265-4551.

U.X.A. (United Experiments of America) performs hard-core punk at the Brass Rail Tavern, 9 p.m.

Global Funk a northern California jam band from the Bay Area performs at Cooper’s in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5-cover. 265-0116.

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

Bird Walk 8 a.m., South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport, Penn Valley. Bring comfortable shoes, water and binoculars for this easy hike. Meet at the Park’s Visitor Center. Free. Donations always welcome. 432-2546.

The Roamin Angels’ 6th Annual Car Show takes place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Saturday 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m., and Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 600 classic cars and street rods will be on display. Saturday night from 7-10 p.m. a dance concert featuring Mad Dash will take place. Tickets $5-adults, children under 12 free. 866-432-8449.

Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers perform front-porch bluegrass from 10 a.m.-noon at the Rough and Ready Opry Palace, across from the Rough and Ready Market between the wedding chapel and the blacksmith’s shop in Rough and Ready. Bring your own chair. Free. 432-1501.

History Hill Express Train Ride takes place at the Nevada County Traction Company in Nevada City. Train departs at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. Tickets $10-adults, $7-children. 265-0896.

Nevada County Recreation Club Meeting for seniors 49 years and older, 1-4 p.m., Grass Valley Veterans Building.

Ghost Riders perform dance music at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 3-7 p.m. No cover. 265-4551.

Jim Martinez and Friends Jazz Concert “A Tribute to Lionel Hampton” takes place at St. Canice Center in Nevada City, 4 p.m. Tickets $12.50 includes hors d’oeuvres, and one drink. 432-2198 or 273-1018.

Dances of Universal Peace takes place at the Nevada County Library in Nevada City, sacred dancing from 6-8 p.m. No partner or experience required. Suggested donation $4-$7. 277-2679.

John Girton performs at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 6:30 p.m. No cover. 265-9093.

Ivan Najera performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 6:30-10 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.

Open Mic hosted by Thomas Spellman takes place at Cafe Mekka in Nevada City, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 237 Commercial St. 478-1517.


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