“Beyond Karaoke”, the musical comedy by John Driscoll, will be performed at Off Broadstreet Theater in Nevada City. 8:15 p.m. Saturday. Live music by Chris Crockett at 7:15 p.m. $22. 265-8686.
“The Nerd” by Larry Shue, a screwball comedy about the world’s worst houseguest, will be performed by The Foothill Theatre Company at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Performances are 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for $23 for Saturday, $19 for Sunday. $5 seats available for all performances.
Empire Mine State Historic Park tours take place daily. Bourn cottage tours are every 15 minutes from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Mine yard tours noon and 2 p.m. Park admission is $3 for 17 and older, $1 for children 6- to 16-years-old; children are free. Guided tours are $1.50 per tour for adults. Park hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 273-8522.
KVMR’s eighth annual Celtic Festival and Marketplace takes place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Performers include Solas, Alasdair Fraser, Old Blind Dogs, Mick Maloney, the Wicked Tinkers, Wake the Dead, The Celtic Wonder Band and more. Tickets $20 adults advance for single day, $25 adults at the gate for single day, $30 adults advance for two days, $40 adults at the gate for two days, $8 youth ages 6-16 advance for single day, $10 youth ages 6-to-16 at the gate for single day, $12 youth ages 6 to 16 advance for two days, and $15 youth ages 6-16 at the gate for two days, children 6 and under are free. 265-9073.
Savoy Express presents “Gilbert & Sullivan a la Carte” at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. Tickets $15.
Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery barrel tasting in a 50-foot cave, 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 tour takes place at 431 Uren St. in Nevada City at noon today. Free. 265-8778.
Buck Love & The Humperheads perform R&B music at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. $5-cover. 265-0116.
George Souza Trio performs at Bellavista (formerly Kirby’s Creekside) in Nevada City, 8-11:30 p.m. No cover.
Ivan Najera Trio performs guitar at the Stonehouse, 107 Sacramento St. in Nevada City, 8 p.m. No cover. 265-5050
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, 6-10 p.m. No cover. 265-6248.
Moore Brothers, Chicken on a Raft and Madame Moustache are at the Magic Theatre, 107 Argall Way in Nevada City at 9:30 p.m. $5. 265-8262.
Ray of Light plays at the Wall Street Cafe in Grass Valley at 8 p.m. 274-2411.
Karaoke hosted by Jake at the Holiday Cabaret, 1255 E. Main St. in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 272-6466.
Mick and Tanya Scarlett performs at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Paul Kamm performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.
“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.
7th annual “Unite for Youth” takes place at Pioneer Park in Nevada City, noon-5 p.m. Music by Alela and Mariee, Black Bear, The Fighting Puffins and more. Sponsored by the Nevada County Teen Advocate. All ages welcome. Free.
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.
Bear River High School Choral Department Fund-raiser pancake breakfast with entertainment takes place at Bear River High School Multi-purpose Room, 8 a.m.- noon. $5 adults, children 5-and-under free. 268-3700.
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. at 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, 10:15-11 a.m. $8.50-per class. 274-2682.
Nevada City Contra Dance at the Nevada City Odd Fellows Hall, 8 p.m. Live music by Hot Cider, calling by Susie Kendig. $8-general, $7-members. 477-8103.
Nevada City Winery Tour complimentary wine tasting daily at 321 Spring St. Tours every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Free. 265-9463.
Harvest Festival at Full Belly Farm includes farm tours, children’s area, games, contests, live music including Utah Phillips from 1-2 p.m., local farm products, organic farmer’s market and workshops. $15 adults, $5 for children 2- to 12-years-old and free for children under 2. Full Belly Farm is off of State Highway 16 just west of Williams. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (800) 791-2110.
“The Nerd” see 2.october listing.
Empire Mine State Historic Park see 2.october listing.
KVMR’s 8th annual Celtic Festival and Marketplace see 2.october listing.
Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery barrel tasting see 2. october listing.
John Girton is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 6:30 p.m. No cover.
Paul Ong plays contemporary jazz standards at Bellavista in Nevada City, 8-11:30 p.m. No cover.
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. Bring your own chair. Free. 432-1501.
Guitarist/singer Tammy Moore is at Peterson’s Corner on the San Juan Ridge, 6-9 p.m. No cover. 26130 Highway 49. 292-3311.
South Yuba River State Park see 2.october listing.
Sweat Your Prayers takes place at South Yuba in Nevada City, 10 a.m.-noon. $8 members, $12 nonmembers.
Harvest Festival at Full Belly Farm see 2.october listing.
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