MAMA Artplay Program at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. For 6-years old and older, 10-11:30 a.m. in the community room and for preschoolers 3-5 years old, 10-11 a.m. in the children’s room. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. 432-3080.
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” presented by the Little Players Performing Arts Academy at the Off Center Stage at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. 5 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $12-general admission, $10-students and seniors and $8-children under 10.
“Fully Committed” one-man-show starring Gary Wright is presented by Foothill Theatre Company at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Saturday 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. through Aug. 15. $19-$23 discounts available. 265-8597.
“South Pacific” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical presented by the Community Players at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Sunday. $12-general, $10-seniors. 477-1107.
“Tumbleweed TV,” musical comedy by John Driscoll is performed at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. Performances are 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 7. $20 Fridays and $22 Saturdays. 265-8686.
Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. Cottage tours every 15 minutes from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Mine yard tours 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. $3 for anyone 17-and-over, $1 for 6-16- year-olds, free for children under 6. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 273-8522.
Day in the Park at Condon Park in Grass Valley from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. features a kids’ carnival, activities, contests, demonstrations and music for all ages. Sponsored by The Parent Leadership Council and Sierra Nevada Children’s Services. 273-7913.
Kentucky Mine Summer Concert Series “Entertainment Under the Stars” at the Kentucky Mine in Sierra City, 8 p.m. 277-5446.
Nevada County Horsemen’s Wild West Rodeo at Nevada County Horsemen’s Arena in Grass Valley. Gates open at 4 p.m., barbecue at 5 p.m., performances begin at 7 p.m., dance begins at 9:30 p.m. $12 at gate, free for children nine and under. Dance tickets $3.
Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery wine and barrel 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.
Carol Cox and Katie Baker at the Harmony Ridge Market patio, 18848 Highway 20, Nevada City. 5-8 p.m. No cover. 265-0555.
George Souza at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Half Way Home duet at the Stonehouse Restaurant, 107 Sacramento St., Nevada City, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover. 265-5050.
Hawaiian Luau with Kapalakiki at Trolley Junction Restaurant on the lawn near the waterfall. Dinner begins 5:30 p.m., music 6-9 p.m. $40 per person/$75 for two. Limited seating, reserve at 265-5259.
Jimmi Accardi plays rock ‘n’ roll at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. 265-4551.
Jimmy Townsend at the Country Rose Cafe, 300 Commercial St., Nevada City, 6-10 p.m. No cover. 265-6248.
Karaoke continues at Holiday Cabaret, 1255 E. Main., Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 272-6466.
Peter Wilson at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
World Music Favorites played live all night at Cooper’s in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5. 265-0116.
The Hannebrinks accordion music at The Swiss House Restaurant, 535 Mill St., Grass Valley, 5-9 p.m. 273-8272.
“You Can Paint” art class at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 1-3 p.m. Beginners welcome. 477-7843 or 274-0388.
Ballroom Dancing 7-10 p.m., Golden Empire Grange, La Barr Meadows Road, Grass Valley. Live music. All ages welcome. Singles or couples. $6. 272-4190.
Cycle of Seasons for 3-5-year-olds at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 10:45-11:30 a.m. $8.50. 274-2682.
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.
Family Music at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley. For babies 6 months to 16 months,11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $8. For toddlers 16-months to 3-years old, 9:45-10:30 a.m. $8.50. 274-2682.
Haunted Nevada City walking tour departs from the corner of Broad and Nevada streets in front of Cornerstone Realty. Saturdays through August at 8 p.m. $10-adults, $5-students 16 and under. 265-6877.
South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport open daily 10 a.m. to sunset. Visitors can walk across the longest single-span wood arch bridge in the U.S. built in 1862, gold pan at 1 p.m. or learn the local and bridge history from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park has beaches, picnicking and hiking. Historic Visitors Center open daily from noon to 4 p.m. 432-2546.
“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at the Off Center Stage at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. see sat 31.july listing
“Fully Committed” one-man-show at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. see fri 31.july listing
“South Pacific” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. see sat 31.july listing
Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 E. Empire St., Grass Valley. see sat 31.july listing
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.
Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers jam bluegrass style from 10 a.m.-noon at the Rough and Ready Opry Palace, across from the Rough and Ready Market. Free. 432-1501.
Singer/guitarist Tammy Moore at Peterson’s Corner, 26130 Highway 49., Nevada City, 6-9 p.m. No cover. 292-3311.
South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport. see sat 31.july listing
Sweat Your Prayers at Club Sierra in Grass Valley, 10 a.m.-noon. $8 members, $12 nonmembers.
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