Sierra Stages presents The Music Man from July 12-August 4

What: Sierra Stages presents “The Music Man”
When: July 12 – August 4, 2012
Where: Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City
Information: www.SierraStages.org
530-346-3210
MEREDITH WILLSON’S “THE MUSIC MAN”
Sierra Stages Presents Classic American Musical And Valentine to Small-Town America This Summer in Nevada City
O-Ho, the Wells Fargo Wagon is a-comin to [...]

Sierra Vintners Wine Trail: Meet the winemakers

THE SIERRA VINTNERS’ WINE TRAIL on June 2-3, from noon-5 p.m., is an ideal way to explore the Gold Country, while enjoying wine tasting, food, live music and art displays in spectacular settings.
Your journey begins on the back roads of Nevada County, where you’ll find small, family-owned wineries that produce premium, award-winning wines. [...]

Traveling co-op quilt at BriarPatch through mid-June

It was 1997 and Ann Hoyt, one of the directors of the Urban Cooperative Initiative in Madison, Wisconsin, was trying to decide what to auction off for a co-op education fundraiser.
Hoyt had been traveling the country for a number of years, collecting co-op t-shirts when she’d explore other stores. Someone suggested making a quilt from [...]

Sierra Master Chorale shines in “The Armed Man: A mass for peace”

The Sierra Master Chorale put on a remarkable performance of “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” — a demanding, internationally known composition — on Sunday afternoon to a sold-out crowd.
The performance ended to an enthusiastic standing ovation from all 475 attendees and was a reminder that our performing arts scene is an ever-growing force [...]

Where to Dine Al Fresco

Enjoyable spots for patio dining as the weather warms up:
IKE’S QUARTER CAFE
Ike’s tree-covered patio with brightly colored flowers is one of the finest outdoor dining spots in the foothills. Ike’s specializes in Creole food, using fresh, organic ingredients.
401 Commercial St., Nevada City
530-265-6138 IkesQuarterCafe.com
KANE’S FAMILY RESTAURANT
The attractive outdoor patio at Kane’s is a [...]

Sierra Master Chorale: A Global Sing for Peace

HOW CAN WE HONOR THE WARRIOR while advocating for peace? Join Grass Valley’s Sierra Master Chorale in May for the regional premiere of Karl Jenkin’s internationally acclaimed work for choir and orchestra, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.
The Welsh composer’s piece, which premiered at London’s Royal Albert Hall 12 years ago, seeks to [...]

New California Ag license plate

Congratulations to the agricultural community, FFA and everyone who made this opportunity to create a California agriculture license plate a reality! We have collected 8,355 plate orders – meeting DMV’s threshold of 7,500 applications to establish a California Special Interest License Plate.
The California Agriculture License Plate will support future generations of farmers and ranchers through [...]

A “Salmon Thirty Salmon” jetliner

Here’s the new design on one of Alaska Airlines’ Boeing 737-800 jetliners:

Image: Alaska Airlines

Visit Double Oaks Vineyards & Winery

Double Oaks Vineyards & Winery
Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (February through December)
Other days by appointment
We welcome your visits for complimentary wine tasting and sales, picnicking and tours!
~ Groups are easily accommodated. Bring your friends with you for a delightful trip to our family farm and artisan winery.
~ Taste delicious award-winning wine in our tasting [...]