“Tibet through the Red Box” by CATS will be performed at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Final performances are 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $15 adults in advance, $17 adults at the door, $10 17 and under in advance, $12 17 and under at the door. 273-6362.
“Marat/Sade” a musical about the persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton, will be performed at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. Tickets $15. 274-8384.
“Midnight At Mel’s,” the 1950s musical comedy by Off Broadstreet returns to the cabaret dessert theater located at 305 Commercial St. in Nevada City. Performances are 8:15 p.m. today and Saturday. Admission is $20 today and $22 Saturday. 265-8686.
Bringing Light to the Darkness, a celebration of winter and the coming of spring, through medieval, Renaissance and Celtic song and dance takes place at Trinity Episcopal Church, 201 Nevada St., Nevada City, 8 p.m. Tickets $10-adults, $5-children.
Deadbeats perform a mid-winter, almost-Valentine’s Day dance at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City, 8 p.m. Tickets $12. 265-5040.
Empire Mine State Historic Park tours take place daily. Bourn Cottage tour 1 p.m., mine yard tour 2 p.m. Park admission is $3 for 17 and older, $1-for children 6 to 16 years; children are free. Guided tours are $1.50 per tour for adults. Park hours are 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Weather permitting. 273-8522.
Nevada County Composers Cooperative’s Variations on “My Funny Valentine” takes place at the Nevada City Winery, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Composers include David Dvorin, Mikail Graham, Jerry Grant, Ludi Hinrichs, Terry Riley, Jay Sydeman, and Mark Vance. $20-per person. 478-0983.
Amee Chapman performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 6:30-10 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.
Blue Turtle Seduction folk-grass jam band performs at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. 265-0116.
Bob Villwock and Dayna Jones perform at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
D’Arcana performs rock ‘n’ roll at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 7:30-11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-5050.
Danny Buttacavoli and Nite Train perform pop, rock, and Bossa-nova at Bellavista Ristorante and Lounge in Nevada City, 7:30-11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
Karaoke is at the Holiday Cabaret, 1255 E. Main St., in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 272-6466.
McKinley performs dance music at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. 265-4551.
Ragged But Right performs at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
Beginning Line Dance Lessons with Cheryl Spangler, 10:15 a.m., Community/Senior Center. $3-members, $4-nonmembers. 273-4961.
Dance Fitness, a fitness jazz dance class for women and teens, includes strength training and core work at Sierra Dance Institute in Grass Valley, 8:45-10:15 a.m. Bring water. $7. 913-6877.
Intermediate Line Dancing at 9:15 a.m., Community/Senior Center. $3-members, $4-nonmembers. 273-4961.
International folk dancing 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. Visitors and beginners welcome. Nominal donation. 272-2149.
Sky Watch 7 p.m., Old Nevada City Airport. Come see stars, planets and moons. Dress warmly, be prepared for a little mud.
The South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport is home to the longest wood truss, single span covered bridge in the United States. The park offers miles of hiking trails and picnic area. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset and the gates open at 10 a.m. The Visitor Center is open Thursday-Sunday at 11 a.m. 432-2546.
“Tibet through the Red Box” see 11.february listing.
“Marat/Sade” see 11.february listing.
“Midnight At Mel’s” see 11.february listing.
Empire Mine State Historic Park see 11.february listing.
D’Arcana see 11.february listing.
Danny Buttacavoli and Nite Train see 11.february listing.
Flowmotion performs fusion grooves at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. 265-0116.
Humbria performs at The Gold Rush Gaming Parlor & Saloon, 106 E. Main St., in Grass Valley, 9 p.m. Free salsa dance lessons 7:30-8:30 p.m. 477-6537.
Jim Lowe performs on the piano at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover. 18851 Highway 20. 470-8849.
Karaoke see 11.february listing.
McKinley see 11.february listing.
Rad Cat performs at Peterson’s Corner, 26130 Highway 49, in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. No cover. 292-3311.
Ragged But Right see 11.february listing.
Tanya Scarlett and Mick Valentino perform at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
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.
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery tasting and tours from noon to 5 p.m. at 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.
Silver Screen Classic Movies continues with “Scarface,” the quintessential gangster yarn of the movies’ golden age. Showtimes are 2 and 7 p.m. Beecher Room of the Library, 350 Nevada St., Auburn. Tickets $5-general, $4-seniors and children. 878-7938.
Sweetheart Swing a smoke- and alcohol-free event for all ages at St. Joseph’s Hall in Grass Valley. Beginning dance lessons, 7-8 p.m., DJ dancing 8-11 p.m. $10-lessons and dance, $6-dance only. 478-0887.
Thais Mazur will be discussing his book “Warrior Mothers: Stories to Awaken the Flames of the Heart” at the Book Seller in Grass Valley, 3 p.m. Free. Refreshments will be served. 272-2131.
The South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport see 11.february listing.
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I was very saddened to see the picture in Saturday’s Town Talk labeled “Spooky scene” showing fake spiderwebs spread across some trees.