“Dress Rehearsal – Billboard’s Top Hits” musical revue by John Driscoll at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. Performances extended through next Saturday. 8:15 tonight and next Friday and Saturday. $22. 265-8686. Preshow music with Chris Crockett at 7:15 p.m.
“Honk” last performance of musical presented by Nevada Union High School drama students at the school’s Black Box Theater (A-1) tonight at 6 with a dinner option. $5 or $15 with dinner. 273-4431, extension 301.
Maxim Gorky Theatre’s acting troupe from Russia performs Anton Chekhov’s play, “Ivanov,” at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. The actors will speak in Russian, with simultaneous translation transmitted via headphones to the audience. Tonight at 8 and Sunday at 2 p.m. $25 general, $23 for seniors, $20 for students and $12 for children. 265-8587. Discounts for groups of 10 or more only at 265-9320.
13th annual Praise In The Mountains for all ages from noon to 8 p.m. at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Performers include Wild Branches at noon, L.P.O. at 1:30 p.m., Joey Steelman & Radical Reality at 3 p.m., Olde Tyme Religion Singers at 3:45 p.m., Machaira at 5 p.m. and Justified BC at 6:30 p.m. Free. (916) 660-0784.
Chris Cain and his band play at a rockin’ blues dance party at the Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St. in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. $15. 274-8384.
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 the Empire Mine of 1905. Cottage tours from noon to 1:20 p.m. and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mine yard tours 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.
Friends of Hospice fourth annual Butterfly Garden of Remembrance runs through Monday daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn area at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hollow Way in Nevada City. 272-5739.
Second annual Ananda Storytelling Festival includes stories and music about inspiration and courage at Ananda Village’s outdoor amphitheater, 14618 Tyler Foote Road. $10 adults, $5 for children per event. Remaining events 2 to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 478-7640, extension 4.
Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery barrel tasting and wine tasting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays near Lake of the Pines. Free. 268-9225.
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery tours followed by wine tasting from noon to 5 p.m. at 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.
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.
Harmony Ridge Market summer music series begins with Break of Day playing pop originals and jazz from 5 to 8 p.m. at 18848 Highway 20, Nevada City. Free. 265-4988.
Danny Buttacavoli & The Nite Train perform smooth jazz and soul at Kirby’s Creekside in Nevada City, 8 to 11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
DeadBeats play Grateful Dead covers and jam originals at Cooper’s in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $8. Advance tickets available at Cooper’s or by calling 265-0116.
Heather MacAdam 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.
Tom MacDonald is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Bearfoot plays rock ‘n’ roll from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Peterson’s Corner, 26130 Highway 49, on the San Juan Ridge. No cover. 292-3311.
“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 from 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 newborns to 16-month-olds from 9 to 9:30 a.m. $8. Family Music for 16-month-olds 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. $8.50. All classes at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley. 274-2682.
South Yuba River State Park historic covered bridge, scenic hiking trails, bird walks and special events. Gold panning Saturdays and Sunday 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Visitor’s Center open Thursday to Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. 432-2546.
Lovett Alumni Association celebrates Lovett Recovery Center with a 3 p.m. barbecue dinner, a 4 p.m. open mike and a 5 p.m. dance at 145 Bost Ave., Nevada City. Dinner and dance are $5 each or $8 for both events. 265-9045.
Maxim Gorky Theatre’s acting troupe see sat 29.may listing
22nd annual Sierra Festival of the Arts all-day family event today and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. includes more than 50 artists displaying their works, entertainment, children’s activities, and food and beverage vendors on Mill Street in downtown Grass Valley. Free. 272-8315.
Friends of Hospice fourth annual Butterfly Garden of Remembrance see sat 29.may listing
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 the Empire Mine of 1905. Cottage tours from noon to 1:20 p.m. and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Mine yard tours 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 29.may listing
Jim Bratt plays jazz and blues at Kirby’s Creekside in Nevada City, 7 to 10 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
John Girton is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 6:30 p.m. No cover.
Robert Kelaghan & the Crazy Karma Kirtan Band will share devotional chanting (mostly Sanskrit and English) at Wild Mountain Yoga Center, 574 Searls Ave. in Nevada City, 7 to 9 p.m. $5. 477-1651.
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.
Guitarist/vocalist Tammy Moore is at Peterson’s Corner, 26130 Highway 49, on the San Juan Ridge from 6 to 9 p.m. No cover. 292-3311.
Salsa Dance Class Night with Billy Bob and Dominique at Cooper’s in Nevada City. Beginning lessons 7 to 8 p.m., dancing 8 to 9:30 p.m. Lessons and dance $5, dance only $3. 265-3488.
South Yuba River State Park see sat 29.may listing
Sweat Your Prayers free movement dance from 10 a.m. to noon at Club Sierra in Grass Valley. $8 members, $12 nonmembers. 265-9119.
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