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Wine, river and song lie ahead in county

Gregg Schiffner's "Stories of the Yuba" returns to the Nevada Theatre.
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As part of a 10-date tour in Oregon and California, Little Wings, Bobby Birdman and Peace Harbor will play in Nevada City Feb. 22.

The 8 p.m. show will be at Herb Shop Records, 107 N. Pine St.



Admission is $5 for the all-ages show. Call 265-3090 for details.




The Glass Beat Players (Azriel Getz, Bill Dufford and Juliet Lin) will present dance theater performances at North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center on Feb. 22 and 23.

The 8 p.m. shows are $8 for Schoolhouse members and $10 for nonmembers. Tickets are at Herb Shop Records and the door.

Call the Schoolhouse at 265-2826 or the record store at 265-3090 for more information.

Nevada Union High School’s Theatrical Dance Department will present “A Student Choreography Showcase” on two nights – Feb. 22 and 23 – at Don Baggett Theatre, 11761 Ridge Road.

The showcase starts at 7:30 p.m., and the box office opens at 6:30 p.m. both nights.

Admission is $5. Tickets are at Odyssey Books, the Nevada Union High School student store weekdays from 10:40 to 11:15 a.m. and at the door.

Call 273-4431, ext. 278, with any questions.

Tastings from 20 wineries and breweries, 30 food establishments, music and fine-art exhibits will be part of Foothills Celebration 2002 in downtown Grass Valley from 1 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 23.

The benefit is sponsored by Music in the Mountains and the Grass Valley Downtown Association.

Music performances will be by Pahazy Trio, Mountain Laurel, Jamey Bellizzi and Brenda Collins, Emerald Mist, Ludi Hinrichs and Tom Hanikel, and the Petting Zoo.

Wineries in Nevada, Amador and El Dorado counties will offer unlimited tastings. Food establishments are from Grass Valley, Alta Sierra, Nevada City and Penn Valley.

Twenty-four area artists will exhibit paintings, photography, printmaking, weaving, pottery and mixed media.

Admission is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Call Music in the Mountains at 265-6124 or (800) 218-2188 for tickets or information.

“Stories of the Yuba,” Gregg Schiffner’s 75-minute documentary on the South Yuba River, returns to Nevada Theatre on Feb. 22, 23 and 24 with a special emphasis on music.

The CD, “Musicians in Praise of the River,” will be featured each night. The CD contains 22 songs that were used in the movie soundtrack and written and/or performed by area musicians.

Live music will open each 7:30 p.m. show.

Tickets are $15 for the gala opening on Feb. 22 and $6 general and $5 for children and seniors on Feb. 23 and 24.

The theater is at 401 Broad St., Nevada City.

Call Schiffner at 265-3638 with questions.


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