Music in the Mountains
Bringing classical music, Broadway & Jazz to the beautiful Sierra foothills. Many events are held throughout the 2019 year. For more information visit: www.musicinthemountains.org
Center for the Arts
Many concerts, art shows, events and classes featuring local and non-local artists.
For more information visit: www.thecenterforthearts.org
Classical music to rock your world in Nevada County – featuring monthly concerts with the hottest emerging young artists to internationally renowned performers – and the Sierra Master Chorale & Orchestra.
Mardi Gras in Nevada City
Masquerade Ball, Parade & street fair downtown Nevada City, every February or early March. For more information visit: www.nevadacitychamber.com
Penn Valley Rodeo
Hold onto your hats, because the rodeo “Where the Cowboys and Cowgirls are the Stars” the Penn Valley Rodeo is riding into Sierra Mountains again! Event held in May. For more information visit: www.pvrodeo.com
Come and join us for the Father’s Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival to be held in Grass Valley California. For more information visit: www.fathersdayfestival.com
July 4th Parade
Grass Valley and Nevada City take turns hosting the Fourth of July Parade. A colorful parade through historic downtown Nevada City or Grass Valley followed by the Sierra Foothills’ largest aerial fireworks display at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. For more information visit: www.nevadacitychamber.com or www.grassvalleychamber.com
California World Music Festival
Held in July which features seven stages of music and dance from around the world, camping with family and friends, workshops, international food, fine crafts, and the renowned children’s program. For more information visit: www.worldfest.net
June to August, family farmers offer fruits, vegetables and nuts produced at organic farms from the Sierra foothills and nearby valley. For more information visit: www.downtowngrassvalley.com for Grass Valley and www.nevadacitychamber.com for Nevada City.
Draft Horse Classic
September – Exhibitors competed for more than $37,000 in prizes as they put their horses through their paces, producing a spectacle that was part parade, part competition, and all pure joy. For more information visit: www.nevadacountyfair.com/draft-horse-classic/
Nevada County Fair
Held at the beginning of August, the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley, California is ranked as one of the top five county fairs in the western United States and Canada. For more information visit: www.nevadacountyfair.com
Sierra BrewFest in the beautiful Sierra Foothills’ Nevada County Fair Grounds in August. For more information visit the Music in the Mountains website for information.
Roamin Angels Car Show
Held in September, this Northern Caifornia’s largest classic car and street rod club with over 190 members and over 500 pre-1972 American-made cars. For more information visit: www.roaminangelsinc.com
Sundays and Wednesdays in December – Nevada City’s old-fashioned celebration held each year in this colorful California Gold Rush town, evokes holiday memories of an earlier era. For more information visit: www.nevadacitychamber.com
Friday Nights. Recapture the spirit of Christmas in Grass Valley; carolers, jugglers, musicians and handmade arts and craft from artists throughout California are displayed on the streets. For more information visit: www.downtowngrassvalley.com