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Nevada County Italian Festival in second year

LAST SUMMER, THE NEVADA County Italian Festival drew almost 6,500 people in its inaugural year, a testament to the rich Italian heritage in the foothills.
This year’s festival is at Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley on September 17 and 18. The organizers are planning for a bigger crowd and hope to make the park [...]

Winners in Tahoe Concours d’Elegance Wooden Boat Show

CARNELIAN BAY, Calif. – The Tahoe Yacht Club presented 40 awards honoring the best of the best at the 39th Lake Tahoe Concours d’ Elegance Wooden Boat Show held August 12-13 in Carnelian Bay, Calif. Â
Jean Ann, a 1939 19-foot Gar Wood custom Runabout owned by Jonathan and Jean Trevillyan of Acton, Calif., earned top [...]

Tickets on sale now for Draft Horse Classic in September

Majestic Draft Horse performances, breath-taking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up close” are all part of the festivities at the 25th annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 22 – 25, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Whether it’s the Draft Horses working farm equipment, pulling carriages, or working side by-side [...]

Four new artists join Art Works Gallery

Karel Hendee, Laura Morton, Lisa Redfern and Kasia Severaid have been selected to join the 33 other artists that exhibit their work at Art Works Gallery, 113 Mill St., in historic downtown Grass Valley.
Karel Hendee is a silk artist.  Her artwork is a blend of silk painting, collage, quilting and embroidery expressing her love of nature, [...]

Sierra Stages receives 10 Elly Award nominations

On Sunday, Sierra Stages received 10 Elly Award nominations for two of our productions over the past year – Lend Me A Tenor, directed by Diane Fetterly and Old Explorers, directed by Robert Rossman and Stephen Wellman.
Sierra Stages, one of Nevada County’s local community theatre groups, has received 10 Elly Award nominations for two of its productions over the [...]

Nevada City Film Festival coming August 18-21

From the Nevada City Film Festival:
The 11th Annual Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) presented by AJA Video Systems, kicks off Thursday, August 18 and runs through Sunday, August 21, 2011. This year, over 60 films – both short and full length independent dramas, comedies, documentaries and animation films from around the world – will [...]