Briefs |


Talk on high blood pressure is free

A free health talk on how to deal with high blood pressure from chiropractic Dr. Don Williams will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Vibrant Living Center, 1097 E. Main St., Suite G, Grass Valley. Call 271-5921 for directions and to reserve your space, although drop-ins will be welcome.

Learn about how to buy a horse

The Nevada County Horsemen Inc. presents Horse Buying 101, featuring advice from Mike Duffy from D/D Ranch Service. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon June 16 at the Nevada County Horsemen’s Clubhouse 10600 Bubbling Wells Road, Grass Valley. Members are free, all others are $5. For more information contact Jane deZell at 268-8785 or Mike Duffy at 320-8495.

Bluegrass bands jam this weekend

Bring your banjos, fiddles and washboards to the San Juan Ridge this weekend where five bluegrass bands will jam into the night at the North Columbia Schoolhouse.

The cultural center’s annual folk and bluegrass festival, “the Hootenanny” will take place from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

The Belfry Brothers, Ragged But Right, Alina Estelle Hardin, The Poplollys and The Spillit Quikkers will perform. The event coincides with “Humbug Day” at Malakoff Diggins, an annual tribute to past residents of the historic mining town of North Bloomfield.

General admission costs $19 and $17 for members. Kids get in for free. People are encouraged to bring their own instruments for an open jam session from 3 to 5:30 p.m. A barbecue, salads and drinks will be available into the evening.

Call 265-8141 or e-mail for more information or directions.

– The Union staff

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User