Events to enjoy the season of falling leaves |

Events to enjoy the season of falling leaves

With the pomegranate reds, chrome yellows and fiery ambers bursting amid the foliage in western Nevada County, it’s time to get outdoors to relish the grandeur of autumn.

Here are a few activities to keep you busy this season of falling leaves:

• Windows on History: Throughout October, 50 historical photographs are on display in shop windows on Broad Street, Pine Street, Commercial Street and Main Street in Nevada City. Walk through the downtown to see pictures taken between 1850 and 1920. Call the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce at 265-2692.

• Designs for Living Fall Home Tour: On Oct. 13 and 14, nine homes in Grass Valley and Nevada City will open their doors to visitors to enjoy the fall decor inside and out. To get a map and buy tickets, visit the Music in the Mountains office at 530 Searls Ave., Nevada City, from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; tickets cost $20 per person. On the weekend of the tour, the office will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Call Music in the Mountains at 265-6124.

• Run Through the Colors: On Oct. 21, join the run and walk for 5 kilometers and 10 kilometers through Nevada City. Sierra Club, a national organization dedicated to preserving the environment, is organizing the event. Application forms are available at local gyms, or call Theresa Thomas at 265-2666.

• Music in the Mountains Fall Festival: Attend classical concerts at the Nevada County Fairgrounds the first two weeks of November. For details on the performances, visit or call the office at 265-6124.

If you know of a fall event that wasn’t listed, contact us for future publication.


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