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Penn Valley Rodeo Parade canceled

May 17, 2019

The 2019 Penn Valley Rodeo Parade has been canceled due to “very inclement weather conditions,” according to a Facebook post by the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce. “This is not a decision that was easily...








Pulling off the Victorian Christmas in Nevada City

December 10, 2017

“This is our signature event and it just gets better,” said Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey, referring to the town’s annual Victorian Christmas festival series. “This year, vendors sold out three...


Nevada City’s Victorian Christmas returns for 40th year

December 1, 2017

It doesn’t get much quainter than downtown Nevada City during Victorian Christmas. The already picturesque streets get even more magical with a sprinkling of twinkling lights, carolers dressed in Victorian attire, street vendors hawking their...



Do the ‘Time Warp’

October 18, 2017

This October will mark the 42nd anniversary of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The Nevada Theatre Film Series, Nevada City Live and Untamed Productions present this cult classic film complete with shadow cast by some...


Ye olde Celtic Festival

September 27, 2017

Much of America’s rich musical heritage comes from the British Isles — most notably Ireland — where sprightly jigs, reels, and hornpipes had their origin. This Celtic cultural phenomenon would eventually evolve into Appalachian mountain...




Nevada City Uncorked

August 24, 2017

Taking place this Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 1 – 4 p.m. in Downtown Nevada City, Nevada City Uncorked is a celebration of wine and food with an historic flavor. The town’s Victorian elegance is...



122nd Miners Picnic at Empire Mine in Grass Valley

August 13, 2017

According to Miners Picnic chairperson Steve Sanchez, the Miners Picnic is a local event that has been a popular tradition since 1895. “Last year around 1,500 visitors came to celebrate the day at Empire Mine...


Nevada County fair kicks off today

August 8, 2017

The Nevada County Fair opens today and runs through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the fairgrounds, featuring games, food, music and entertainment for the whole family. This year’s theme, “Sea You at...


Nevada County Fair tickets on sale now

July 30, 2017

Tickets for the Nevada County Fair are on sale now. Early purchases for admission, carnival tickets and arena events are cheaper than at the gate. The fair office is open Monday through Friday from 8...


Storytelling icons come to Nevada County

July 18, 2017

Every summer, for the last 32-years, the Sierra Storytelling Festival has gathered people together from near and far, among the towering pines and sloping lawns of the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse, to hear the nation’s...