Willie Nelson date set in Grass Valley for Sept. 14

The Center for the Arts presents “Willie Nelson and Family” at
 the 10th annual Benefit Concert for The Bear Yuba Land Trust
Friday, September 14, 8 p.m., at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.
With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger and [...]

Willie Nelson may perform in Grass Valley this summer

American music icon Willie Nelson may perform in Grass Valley this summer, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine (SierraCulture.com) has learned.
It would be Nelson’s first appearance in the Sierra Foothills, an up-and-coming venue for big-time country music talent.
“I should have details soon for public release,” said a member of Nelson’s staff, declining to elaborate.
Nelson would be a natural [...]

Tess’ Kitchen Store: Expanding in Grass Valley

NOWHERE IS THE RESURGENCE OF downtown Grass Valley more visible than at Tess’ Kitchen Store, a longtime Mill Street merchant that will become an ultimate cooking store this spring with an innovative expansion.
Tess’ has been in continual operation since 1931, when original owner Tess Hawkins had a gift and card shop. The store has [...]

Truckee: What’s new in this rich, historic town

TRUCKEE, HIGH IN THE SIERRA, is a small town that grew up along the first transcontinental railroad route. It was named after a saloonkeeper, at least at first.
Truckee boomed as a railroad town and winter sports destination. The Squaw Valley Winter Olympics in 1960 established it as a major resort destination.
Now, Truckee is working [...]

Tahoe Teas: reflecting healthy mountain lifestyle

TAHOE TEAS EMBODY JOY, wellness and health through herbal blends and certified organic teas. “I always wanted to start a company that reflects our healthy Tahoe lifestyle,” says Alenka Vrecek, founder of Tahoe Teas.
The Tahoe City resident grew up in Slovenia where she spent a lot of time with her grandparents in the foothills [...]

Dorinda’s Chocolate in Truckee: hand-crafted delights

ALONG WITH PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY and streetscape improvements in downtown Truckee, a slew of new businesses have opened in the past year: a revamped Moody’s Bistro, Best Pies, Trokay Cafe and Art Obsessions, among others. Coffee Bar celebrated its one-year anniversary.
One popular newcomer is Dorinda’s Chocolate Cafe, just off Commercial Row. Dorinda’s offers hand-dipped, hand-crafted [...]

Emily’s Catering & Cakes: creative, inviting menus

CHEF EMILY SCOTT IS A SHINING example of a foothills’ homegrown talent. After pursuing her culinary education in college, throughout Sacramento and parts of Europe, the Nevada County native is back home, expanding her full-service catering business.
Emily’s Catering & Cakes has just opened an enchanting new indoor and outdoor event space in historic downtown [...]

Nevada City Farmers Market: Local farms for this year

The Nevada City Farmers Market begins on June 16 (Father’s Day weekend) and runs until November 17, 2012 (Weekend Before Thanksgiving). Here’s a list of the farms for this year:
Boxcar Farm
Based in Nevada City, California, Boxcar Farm sits among rolling hills and family vineyards on lush pastureland enriched by decades of happy grazing cows. By [...]

Japanese Art Show and Sale in Nevada City on May 5-May 13

Kodo Arts Japanese Antiques, Annual Spring Warehouse Show & Sale on May 5 -13
Kodo Arts Warehouse, 571 Searls Ave, Nevada City, CA 95959
Kodo Arts Japanese Antiques will hold its annual 9-day only spring show & sale May 5 through May 13 (Mother’s Day) at its spacious antique warehouse in Nevada City, CA 95959. Located off [...]

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