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sat

22.may

MAMA Artplay Program for 3- to 5-year-olds accompanied by a parent from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Madelyn Helling Library’s children’s library room in Nevada City. Free. 432-3080.

Saturday Morning Children’s Art Classes for six-year-olds and older accompanied by a parent from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Madelyn Helling Library’s community room in Nevada City. Free; donations accepted. 432-3080.

“Dress Rehearsal – Billboard’s Top Hits” musical revue by John Driscoll at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 29. $20 Fridays and $22 Saturdays. 265-8686.

“Honk” musical based on Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling,” will be presented at the Black Box Theatre at Nevada Union High School’s Black Box Theatre (A-1) 2 and 7 p.m. today and 7 p.m. May 28 and 7 p.m. May 29. $5 per show except closing show/dinner theater which is $15. 273-4431, extension 301.

“The Comedy of Errors” shortened family version of William Shakespeare’s work performed by the Forest Charter School and the Nevada County Performing Arts Guild at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 2 p.m. today and Sunday. $4. 432-4344 or 277-7100.

5th annual “Jazz at the Mine” includes local jazz artists, student jazz musicians and a silent auction at the Empire Mine State Historic Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit Union Hill School’s music program. $10 advance, $12 at the door, $3 for anyone 18-and-under, free for children 5 and under. 274-3828.

Two-Piano Ragtime Romp featuring Nan Bostick and Tom Brier at the Odd Fellows Hall, 212 Spring St. in Nevada City, 2 p.m. Special guests are flautist Julia Riley & The Chord Miners. $20. 265-4248.

Nevada City 2004 Jazz and R&B Fest gala concert features vocalists Bruce Kelly and Vivian Lee backed by a Los Angeles band and the Jim Martinez Band in a Lionel Hampton tribute at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 for students. 265-2692.

Cottage Living History at Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Tour the country home of William Bourn Jr. as volunteers in period dress recreate characters from 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. Mine yard tours are 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Park admission $2 for anyone 17-and-over. $1.50 per tour. Park hours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 273-8522.

Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery barrel and wine tasting 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. Free. 265-8778.

CoolHeat performs smooth jazz, R&B, funk and light rock at the Stonehouse, 107 Sacramento St. in Nevada City, 8 p.m. to midnight. No cover. 265-5050.

Dennis Early is at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.

Jimmi Accardi plays rock ‘n’ roll at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. 265-4551.

Jimmy Townsend is at the Country Rose Cafe, 300 Commercial St. in Nevada City, 6 to 10 p.m. No cover. 265-6248.

Karaoke continues at the Holiday Cabaret, 1255 E. Main St. in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. No cover. 272-6466.

Lorraine Gervais and Greg Gavin are at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.

Objects in the Mirror plays jazz fusion at Broad Street Books in Nevada City, 5 to 8:30 p.m.

“You Can Paint” art class from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Beginners welcome. 477-7843 or 274-0388.

Ballroom Dancing 7 to 10 p.m., Golden Empire Grange, La Barr Meadows Road, Grass Valley. Live music. All ages, singles and couples welcome. $6. 272-4190.

Family Music For Babies Class for newborns to 16 months from 9 to 9:30 a.m. $8. Family Music for Toddlers 16-months to 3-years-old from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. $8.50. Cycle of Seasons for 3- to 5- year-olds from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. All classes at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley. $8.50. 274-2682.

Double Oak Vineyards & Winery tours followed by wine tasting noon to 5 p.m. at 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.

Nevada City Winery 12th annual open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday includes winery tours, merlot vertical tasting, barrel tasting, a “Bottle Your Own” wine party and music by Paul Ong Saturday only at the Nevada City Winery, 321 Spring St. 265-9463.

Jimmy Townsend is on keyboard and guitar at the Growers Market at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, Gate 4, 9 a.m. to noon. Free.

Mini Mania car show 9 to 11:30 a.m., awards ceremony 1:30 p.m., cake and door prizes 2 to 4 p.m. at 870 Gold Flat Road in Nevada City. 470-8300.

Nevada County Museum Discovery Day Participating museums from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. are the Grass Valley Museum and the North Star Powerhouse, Mining & Pelton Wheel Museum in Grass Valley; and the Imaginarium of Nevada County, the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad and Transportation Museum and the Firehouse No. 1 Museum in Nevada City. Free. 273-4667 or 265-2692.

21st annual “Harmony Roundup” sponsored by the Nevada-Placer Chapter of Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America features the Sierranaders Chorus, Essential Harmony, Chord Miners, Arrangement, Prime Time, Stampede and Foothill Express at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. $12 general, $10 seniors and students. 273-4200.

Butch Minor Trio plays jazz from 8 to 11:30 p.m. at Kirby’s Creekside.

sun

23.may

“The Comedy of Errors” see sat 22.may listing

Cottage Living History at Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Bourn cottage tours begin every 15 minutes from noon to 1:20 p.m. and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mine yard tours are 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Grounds and Garden tour 2:30 p.m. Park admission $2 for anyone 17-and-over. $1.50 per tour. Park hours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 273-8522.

Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery see sat 22.may listing

Walli Zeigenhagen and the Wesley Ringers Handbell Choir are in concert at Grass Valley United Methodist Church in Grass Valley, 3 p.m. Free. 236 S. Church St.

John Girton is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 6:30 p.m. No cover.

Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers perform bluegrass style from 10 a.m. to noon at the Rough and Ready Opry Palace, across from the Rough and Ready Market. Bring your own chair. Free. 432-1501.

Inya Eeya Improvisational music workshop with David Vaughan is at 11671 Maltman Drive in Grass Valley, 7 p.m. Free. 477-8472.

Mini Mania “Fun Run” starts at 870 Gold Flat Road in Nevada City at 10 a.m. Sunday. The Mini Coopers and other classic British cars continue on Highway 20 east to Old Highway 40 to Donner Memorial State Historic Park. 470-8300.

Nevada City Winery 12th annual Open House see sat 22.may listing

North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center’s annual Plant Sale and Flea Market is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 17894 Tyler Foote Road on the San Juan Ridge. 265-2826.

Sweat Your Prayers free movement dance from 10 a.m. to noon at Club Sierra in Grass Valley. $8 members, $12 nonmembers. 265-9119.

Peter Wilson is at Kirby’s Creekside from 7 to 10 p.m.


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