Nugget Fringe Festival in effect in Grass Valley |

Nugget Fringe Festival in effect in Grass Valley

A bunraku puppet with a likeness of Donald Trump is the star of the show along side Kellyanne Conway, Steve Bannon, Jefferson Sessions, and others in sTRUMPets, one of the 40 different shows available during the 4th annaul Nugget Fringe Theater Festival going on through Jan. 28.
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Grass Valley’s unique venues, combined with local and regional talent, come together once again for the 4th annual Nugget Fringe Festival.

Folks with the festival’s familiar logo can be seen bustling throughout downtown Grass Valley locations such as the Holbrooke, and 151 Union Square for a mixture of anything from puppet shows to burlesque shows and everything in between.

The festival continues through Jan. 28. For more information and festival times visit

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