Out&About: Saturday evening events
Tonight at Cooper’s, Sacramento-based band Jackpot is releasing its new CD, and they’ll be joined by locals Golden Shoulders at a show that starts at 9:30 p.m.
Ghost stories from Nevada City will be shared on a walking tour by Mark Lyon tonight at 8 p.m.
Disco comes alive at Del Oro with a midnight showing of “Saturday Night Fever.”
The Grass Valley Male Voice Choir will host a concert and ice-cream social tonight at 6 p.m.
“Saturday Night Fever” midnight showing at the Del Oro Theatre in Grass Valley. Tickets $5. For more movie information, visit http://www.theunion.com/movies
Grass Valley Male Voice Choir Concert and Ice Cream Social at the United Methodist Church in Grass Valley. Doors open 5:30 p.m., concert 6 p.m., followed by an ice cream social. Donations accepted. 477-2205.
Billy Bensing is at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
County M’s plays old-fashioned country music at Peterson’s Corner, 26130 Highway 49 on the San Juan Ridge, 7-10 p.m. No cover. 292-3311.
Half Way Home, a duet, performs acoustic covers, originals, pop, country, folk, gospel and rock at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 6:30 p.m. No cover. 265-5050.
Jackpot and Golden Shoulders play at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5 cover. 265-0116.
Jim Bratt and Butch Minor perform jazz and blues at Kirby’s Creekside in Nevada City, 7-10 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
Jimmy Townsend is at the Country Rose Cafe in Nevada City, 6-10 p.m. No cover. 300 Commercial St. 265-6248.
Karaoke continues at the Holiday Cabaret in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 1255 E. Main. 272-6466.
Lorraine Gervais and Greg Gavin are at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Ballroom Dancing 7-10 p.m., Golden Empire Grange, La Barr Meadows Road, Grass Valley. Live music. All ages, singles and couples welcome. $6. 272-4190.
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 not required. $10-lessons and dance, $6-dance only. 478-0887.
“Fully Committed,” a one-man-show starring Gary Wright presented by Foothill Theatre Company at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. see thu 8.july listing
“South Pacific,” a musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein will be presented by the Community Players at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. see fri 9.july listing
“Tumbleweed TV,” a new musical comedy by John Driscoll is presented at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. see fri 9.july listing
ASDSC’s 37th annual Fun Weekend takes place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The event features fun activities and dancing all weekend. Featured callers are Gary Carnes, Gary Kendall and special guest Carsten Nielsen. (916) 213-3640 or (916) 359-5167
Cottage Living History at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Tour the Bourn Jr. country home as volunteers in period dress recreate characters from the Empire Mine of 1905. Cottage tours begin every 15 minutes from noon to 1:20 p.m. and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The Clubhouse will also be open for Living History on Sundays during this time. 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Park admission $3 for anyone 17-and-over, $1 for children 6-16 years old, free for children under 6. Tours $1.50 per adult. Park hours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 273-8522.
Empire Mine State Historic Park Mine yard tours are 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Park admission $2 for anyone 17-and- older, free for children. $1.50 per tour for adults. Park hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 273-8522.
Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery barrel tasting in 50′ cave, wine tasting in the tasting room and picnic on the patio from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays near Lake of the Pines. Free. 268-9225.
Nevada City Carriage Company Carriage House tours 431 Uren St. in Nevada City, 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and noon Saturdays. Visit an authentic replica of a 19th century gentleman’s stable. Free. 265-8778.
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery tours followed by tasting of the estate grown and produced wines noon to 5 p.m. at 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.
Haunted Nevada City, a walking tour exploring the stories behind the many colorful ghosts said to still reside here in Nevada City, is at 8 p.m. every Saturday through August. The tour departs from the corner of Broad and Nevada streets in front of Cornerstone Realty. $10-adults, $5-students 16 and under. 265-6877.
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