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.
Mimi Blais and John Petley perform on the piano at Peace Lutheran Church, 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 274-8384.
Mystery Dinner Theater presented by The Sierra Pines Community Players at Sierra Pines United Methodist Church. Performances are 6 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $14-dinner and show, $10-dessert and show. Reservations 268-3010.
Nevada County’s Annual Dance Extravaganza Starz 2005 takes place at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Performances are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12-adults, $8-students and seniors. 874-8384.
George Souza Trio performs at BellaVista Ristorante and Lounge in Nevada City, 8-11:30 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
Ivan Najera performs Latin jazz and flamenco music at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover.
Jimmi Accardi and The Wildcats play rock ‘n’ roll and blues at Athens Kuzina Restaurant & Bar, 10100 Alta Sierra Dr., in Grass Valley, 8 p.m. No cover. 273-5553.
Karaoke takes place at Bigley’s Market & Brass Rail Tavern in San Juan Ridge, 9 p.m. No cover. 292-3443.
Karaoke takes place at the Holiday Cabaret in Grass Valley, 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. No cover. 1255 E. Main. 272-6466.
Nightsky performs rock ‘n’ roll at Carlos’ Restaurant, 120 E. Main St., in Grass Valley, 9 p.m. $2-cover. 273-8111.
On the Loose performs bluegrass at the Stonehouse, 107 Sacramento St., in Nevada City, 8-11 p.m. No cover. 265-5050.
Paul Ong performs at the Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
Shay Dillon performs at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 6:30-10 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.
Wisdom performs reggae and hip-hop funk at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5-cover. 265-0385.
Beginning Line Dance Lessons at 10:15 a.m., Community/Senior Center. $3-members, $4-nonmembers. 273-4961.
Beginning Salsa Class at Sierra Dance Institute in Grass Valley, 7:45-8:45 p.m. 4-week class. $35-per person. 477-0767.
Creative Dance for 5 year olds from 1:15-2:15 p.m., St. Joseph’s Cultural Center, in Grass Valley. $8. 272-4240.
Dance Fitness a fitness jazz dance class for women and teens 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.
Salsa Dance Class takes place at Sierra Dance Institute in Grass Valley, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Four week class. $35-per person. 477-0767.
The Pleasant Valley Pheasant Pluckers improv troupe performs at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Performances are Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets $10. 470-0700.
The South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport is open daily from sunrise to sunset and the gates open at 10 a.m. Visitor Center is open Thursday-Sunday at 11 a.m. 432-2546.
“A Matter of Taste” the seventh annual wine tasting and silent auction for the School of the Arts Educational Foundation takes place the Miners Foundry in Nevada City 7-10:30 p.m. Tickets $15 per person. 271-2293.
Brothers from Different Mothers comedy and juggling duo at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10. 272-4725.
Empire Mine State Historic Park see 4.march listing.
Mystery Dinner Theater see 4.march listing.
Nevada County’s Annual Dance Extravaganza Starz 2005 see 4.march listing.
Storyteller Willy Claflin performs two concerts at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center in Nevada City. Adult concert “Barn Roof, Full Moon,” at 7:30 p.m. Admission $15-general, $13- NCSCC members. Children’s concert “The Wolf Under My Bed.” 2 p.m., Sunday. Tickets $8-general, $6-NCSCC members, $5-children 12 and under. 265-2826.
George Souza Trio see 4.march listing.
Ivan Najera see 4.march listing.
Jim Bratt and Scott Rogers perform jazz, blues, Latin and R&B at the 5 Mile House, Highway 20 in Nevada City, 6:30-10 p.m. No cover. 470-8849.
Jimmi Accardi and The Wildcats see 4.march listing.
Karaoke at Bigley’s Market & Brass Rail Tavern. see 4.march listing.
Karaoke at the Holiday Cabaret. see 4.march listing.
Ludi Hinrichs performs jazz, blues and didjeridoos at the Afternoon Deli, 101 McKnight Way in Grass Valley, noon-3 p.m. 273-6066.
Nightsky see 4.march listing.
On the Loose see 4.march listing.
Paul Ong see 4.march listing.
The Lost Marbles perform at Peterson’s Corner, 26130 Highway 49, in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. No cover. 292-3311.
The Phat Catz perform R&B blues at Cooper’s saloon in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5-cover. 265-0385.
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.
First Annual Bid N Boogie to benefit Magnolia School an adult evening of DJ dancing and silent auction takes place at the Alta Sierra Country Club, 7-11 p.m. Tickets $15-per person. 268-2815.
Silver Screen Classic Movies continues with “Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” from 1964. 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.
The Pleasant Valley Pheasant Pluckers see 4.march listing.
Wildflower Walks at the South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport, 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday through Memorial Day. see 4.march listing.
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