Feiffer’s World a comedy presented by special arrangements with Dramatics Play Service Inc. “Feiffer’s World,” is a sophomore project, students produced and directed; the 15 student cast performs the play, an interpretation of the work of Jules Feiffer at the Don Baggett Theater in Grass Valley. Performances will be 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $3.
Midnight At Mel’s the popular 1950s musical comedy by Off Broadstreet returns to the cabaret dessert theater located at 305 Commercial St. in Nevada City. “Midnight At Mel’s” tells the story of a group of misfits at a roadside diner in the obscure little desert town of Trona in 1959 who hope to be chosen to perform on a new TV variety show to be aired on ABC opposite CBS’ Ed Sullivan. Nostaligic hit songs of the ’50s abound as the groups tries out several different musical and comedy ideas for their showcase act, even pioneering songs later made famous by other artists. Live music 7:15 p.m. Performances are 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 26, 7:15 p.m. Feb. 10, and 2 p.m. Feb. 20. Admission is $18-Thursdays and Sundays, $20-Fridays, and $22-Saturdays. Advance reservations recommended. 265-8686.
Empire Mine public tours take place daily at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Bourn Cottage tour 1 p.m., mine yard tour 2 p.m. Admission to the park 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.
Jimmi Accardi & The Wild Cats perform rock ‘n’ roll at a benefit for Sierra Services for the Blind at the Grass Valley Veterans Building, 255 S. Auburn St. Dinner 6-7:30 p.m., dance 7:30-11:30 p.m. Beginning swing dance lesson 7-7:30 p.m. Tickets $6-dinner in advance, $12-dance in advance, $8-dinner at the door, $15-dance at the door. 265-2121.
Caravan performs at Bellavista Ristorante and Lounge in Nevada City, 7:30-11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
CoolHeat performs classic rock and soft jazz for dancing at the Stonehouse in Nevada City, 8 p.m. No cover. 107 Sacramento St. 265-5050.
Eric and Holly performs at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Ivan Najera Trio performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 6:30-10 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.
Jim Bratt performs at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
Karaoke hosted by Judy Armstrong takes place at Bigley’s Market & Brass Rail Tavern in San Juan Ridge, 9 p.m. No cover. 292-3443.
Karaoke hosted by Rick continues at the Holiday Cabaret in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 1255 E. Main. 272-6466.
McKinley performs dance music at the National Hotel in Nevada City, 9 p.m. 265-4551.
Mystafya performs original rasta roots, psychedelic dub reggae at Coopers saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5-cover. 265-0385.
Beginning Line Dance Lessons with Cheryl Spangler, 10:15 a.m., Community/Senior Center. $3-members, $4-nonmembers. 273-4961.
Club Live Middle School Dance takes place at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 7 p.m. Tickets $6.
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.
Fine Arts Event with local artists takes place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Auburn, 7:30 p.m. Entertainment by Wendy Phipps, Rosalie Plummer and Don Sampson.
Fine Arts Event with local artists takes place at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Auburn, 7:30 p.m. Music by pianist Wendy Phipps and vocalist Rosalie Plummer and Don Sampson. 1255 Bell Road.
Intermediate Line Dancing with Cheryl Spangler, 9:15 a.m., Community/Senior Center. $3-members, $4-nonmembers. 273-4961.
Mark Comings internationally known physicist, mathematician and mystic talks on “The Courage to Change From Fear and Lack to Love and Abundance” at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation $10-$20-general, $5-$10-students. Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Cultural Center and the Grass Valley Friends (Quaker) Meeting. 477-1277 or 272-4725.
Salsa Dance takes place at Sierra Dance Institute in Grass Valley, 8:45-10:30 p.m. Intro lesson 9 p.m. $5-per person. 477-0767.
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 along the river and the opportunity for bird watching and wildlife viewing. 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.
Village Folk Orkestra performs a concert-dance of folk music from Eastern Europe, plus Turkey, Scandinavia and more at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Nevada City. Doors open 7:30 p.m., music begins at 8 p.m. Admission by donation. 272-2149.
Feiffer’s World, see 26.february listing.
Midnight At Mel’s, see 26.february listing.
Empire Mine public tours, see 26.february listing.
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. Local actresses relate stories of love, betrayal, passion and discovery based on Ensler’s interviews of hundreds of women from diverse cultural, social and economic background. Tickets $25. 265-8648.
Bob Mora & The Third Degree with special guest Jerry Martini perform classic Chicago blues at Coopers saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5-cover. 265-0116.
Humperheads perform downstairs at Bellavista Ristorante and Lounge in Nevada City, 8:30 p.m. $4-cover. 265-3445.
Ivan Najera Trio, see 26.february listing.
Jim Bratt, see 26.february listing.
Karaoke hosted by Judy Armstrong, see 26.february listing.
Karaoke hosted by Rick continues, see 26.february listing.
Karaoke hosted by Cindy Kolari takes place at Stinky Mulligan Sports Bar & Grill, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover. 10934 Combie Road. 268-4792.
Lorraine Gervais and Greg Gavin perform at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
McKinley, see 26.february listing.
Wheels of Fire performs blues at Carlos’ Restaurant in Grass Valley, 9 p.m. 120 E. Main St. $2-cover. 273-8111.
An Evening of Flamenco Music, Dance and Song with Felix de Lola and David McLean takes place at North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15-general, $13-NCSCC members. 265-2826.
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.
Double Oak Vineyards & Winery tasting and tours of the estate grown and produced wines noon to 5 p.m. at Double Oak Vineyards & Winery, 14510 Blind Shady Road, San Juan Ridge. Free. 292-3235.
Mark Comings internationally known physicist, mathematician and mystic talks on “Individual and Collective Decision Maining in an Abundant, Loving, Compassionate Universe” at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. See 26.february listing.
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 along the river and the opportunity for bird watching and wildlife viewing. 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.
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