“Beyond Karaoke” the musical comedy by John Driscoll will be performed at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. Performances at 8:15 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Live music by Chris Crockett at 7:15 p.m. $20 Friday, $22 Saturday, $18 Sunday. 265-8686.
Empire Mine State Historic Park tours take place daily. Bourn cottage tours 1 p.m., mine yard tours at noon and 2 p.m. Cottage living history tours are every 15 minutes from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Park admission is $3 for 17 and older, $1 for children 6- to 16-years-old; children under 6 are free. Guided tours are $1.50 per tour for adults. Park hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 273-8522.
Nevada County Composers Cooperative Meet The Composers Series takes place at the Nevada City Winery at 7 p.m., featuring Stephen Holland and Louis Valentine Johnson. Tickets $20. Reservations 478-0983.
Sixth annual Gypsy Soul takes place at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. Performance includes African, gypsy, modern, Middle Eastern, Argentine tango, Latin, jazz, hip-hop, and many student pieces. 477-1596.
Nevada City Carriage Company Carriage House tour takes place at 431 Uren St. in Nevada City at 10 a.m. with an additional tour at noon Saturday. Free. 265-8778.
Dave Ricci is at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
Ivan Najera plays jazz at Bellavista (formerly Kirby’s Creekside) in Nevada City, 8-11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
Jimmi Accardi plays rock ‘n’ roll at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. 265-4551.
Karaoke hosted by Jake is at the Holiday Cabaret in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 1255 E. Main. 272-6466.
Keith Greeninger and Dayan Kai Band Rocking The Vote performs a benefit concert for the Nevada County Peace Center at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. Tickets $10 advance, $15 at the door. 265-0385.
Ragged But Right Americana old-time string band performs Cajun numbers in the style of the Soggy Bottom Boys at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 8 p.m. No cover. 265-5050.
Rogue plays classic rock ‘n’ roll at McGees, 315 Broad St., Nevada City from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. $3. 265-3205.
Ryan Riley is at the Wall Street Cafe, 114 W. Main St. in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. No cover. 274-2411.
The Waxies Dargle play at Broad Street Books in Nevada City, 5-7 p.m. No cover.
Tom MacDonald is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Tony Lauria is at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.
Second annual Community BBQ takes place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Family activities and entertainment from 5-8:30 p.m., dinner served 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Grass Valley. 272-0913.
5Rhythms Classes takes place at South Yuba Club in Nevada City, 5:15-7:15 p.m. $8 members, $12 non members. 265-9119.
Eleanor Vincent discusses her book, “Swimming with Maya,” at J.J. Jackson’s in Nevada City, 7 p.m. 265-2644.
International folk dancing with live music by the Village Folk Orkestra takes place at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Nevada City. Doors open 7:45 p.m., dance lessons 8-9 p.m. dancing until 10:30 p.m. 272-2149.
“Beyond Karaoke” see 24.september listing
Empire Mine State Historic Park see 24.september listing
Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery barrel tasting in a 50-foot cave, wine tasting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery near Lake of the Pines. Free. 268-9225.
Sixth annual Gypsy Soul see 24.september listing
The Swami for Precent featuring the cosmic comic Swami Beyondananda performs at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 advance, $18 at the door. 274-9100.
Nevada City Carriage Company Carriage House see 24.september listing
Billy Bensing plays hits and originals at Athens Kuzina Restaurant and Sports Bar, 10100 Alta Sierra Dr., from 8-11 p.m. No cover. 273-5553.
Dave Ricci see 24.september listing
Rogue see 24.september listing
Ivan Najera plays smooth Latin jazz and flamenco music at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Jackpot with special guest persons hard edged Indie rock at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5. 265-0385.
Jimmi Accardi see 24.september listing
Jimmy Townsend performs at the Country Rose Cafe in Nevada City, 6-10 p.m. No cover. 300 Commercial St. 265-6248.
Karaoke see 24.september listing
Tanya Scarlett plays blues at Bellavista in Nevada City, 8-11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
Terry Holder and Tom Begich are at the Wall Street Cafe in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. No cover. 114 W. Main St. 274-2411.
“You Can Paint” art class with The Magic Palette takes place at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 1-3 p.m. Beginners welcome. 477-7843 or 274-0388.
Ballroom Dancing from 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 children 3- to 5-years-old at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 11:15 a.m.-noon. $8.50/class. 274-2682.
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery tours followed by tasting from noon to 5 p.m., 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.
Family Music For Babies Class for newborns to 16 months at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 9:30-10 a.m. $8/class. 274-2682.
Family Music for Toddlers from 16-months to 3-years-old at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley from 10:15-11 a.m. $8.50/class. 274-2682.
Haunted Nevada City, a walking tour exploring the stories behind the ghosts said to reside in Nevada City, is at 8 p.m. 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.
Nevada City Winery Tour complimentary wine tasting daily at 321 Spring St. Tours every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Free. 265-9463.
Nevada County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue 9th annual BBQ Fundraiser takes place at the Nevada County Sportsmen’s Club, 4-8 p.m. Tickets $15 adults, $5 children, children 3-and-under free. 272-7941.
South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport is open daily from sunrise to sunset with the park gate opening at 10 a.m. Gold panning at 1 p.m., local and bridge history from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 432-2546.
The Designs for Living Home Tour takes place in eight residences that reflect the diverse architecture of Grass Valley and Nevada City. The home tour takes place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets $17-advance, $20-at the door. 265-6124 or 800-218-2188.
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