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Karen Nelson: Children’s Festival a community effort

The Children’s Festival again transformed Pioneer Park into a magical Renaissance village where 2,500 attendees dressed in pirate, princess, knight, wizard, fairy and other fantastic costumes, enjoyed crafts of all kinds, fencing, catapults and castle painting among other adventures. The committee would like to extend a hearty thanks to all those who made this event a success.

Thank you to the City of Nevada City, including Mark Prestwich, Catrina Olsen and Dawn Zydonis; the Nevada City Police, led by Tim Foley; Heidi Hall; the Nevada County Sheriff’s office, including Sergeant Jeff Tyner and the Sheriff’s volunteers. Thank you, to the volunteers who worked throughout the year and during the festival, for their enthusiastic support. And thank you to the numerous business donors who make the day a reality. It was a truly wonderful day. Thank you so much.

Karen Nelson

on behalf of The Children’s Festival Committee

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