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Special Event: Tour
Behind the Scenes Tours
Naggiar Vineyards & Winery presents a fully guided, 2 ½-hour Behind The Scenes Vineyards & Winery Tour for wine lovers who would like to experience something more in-depth and learn how great wines are grown, produced, cellared and bottled. This tour takes...
Naggiar Vineyards
Grass Valley, CA

Sun 8/20/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Music: Jazz, Blues, Swing, Country, Folk
Pokey LaFarge
Of the many roots musicians traveling the world, spreading the early American music tradition, St. Louis musician and singer Pokey LaFarge is the next in line to make a significant impact on music enthusiasts everywhere. His creative mix of early jazz, str...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Sun 8/20/17 at 8pm
Music: Acoustic, Folk, Pop
Sawyer Fredericks
The teenage singer-songwriter, homeschooled on his family's farm in upstate New York, is one of the two youngest winners of NBC's "The Voice" in the show's history. He won in 2015. He also landed 14 songs in the iTunes Top 200 chart in one week. Fresh fro...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Thu 8/24/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 8pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club
Dream & the Dreamer
Naggiar Vineyards presents Dream & the Dreamer, a Grass Valley-based duo that plays oldies, classic rock and current hits. The vineyard’s wines will be available for purchase by the glass and by the bottle. Reservations are not required, but they’re apprec...
Naggiar Vineyards
Grass Valley, CA

Fri 8/25/17 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Family/Child
122nd Annual Miners Picnic
This yearly event dates back to 1895. Early miners picnics helped raise money for miners' widows and orphans. Today, it's a chance to celebrate the area’s gold-grit-and-glory past, and everyone's invited, including well-behaved dogs on leashes. One of the...
Empire Mine State Historic Park
Grass Valley, CA

Sat 8/26/17 at 11am-4pm
Dance: Ballroom, World Dance, Classical Dance, Country/Folk
5th Annual Dancing with our Stars
Don’t miss your chance to see who wins the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy this year! This show will sell out! There is only one event like this in Nevada County! It only happens one time a year. The cast only performs their dances one time a year though the...
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Grass Valley, CA

Sat 8/26/17 at 8pm
Music: Cover/Tribute Band/Performer, Food/Tasting
Naggiar Vineyards will present Earth, Wind & Fire cover band Kalimba. The vineyards’ chef will serve Chicken Piccata (or a vegetarian option of Ratatouille); orzo pasta; baked Roma tomatoes; green salad with onions, cucumbers and Dijon vinagairette, a dinn...
Naggiar Vineyards
Grass Valley, CA

Sat 8/26/17 at 6pm-8:45pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop, Social Event, Tour
Vineyard Tours
Naggiar Vineyards presents its standard vineyard tours, which lasts 45 minutes and allow visitors to get up-close and personal with the vines. Learn a bit about how varietals differ in growing condition, ripening style and harvesting technique. Capture mem...
Naggiar Vineyards
Grass Valley, CA

Sat 8/26/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 1pm till 1:45pm, 3pm till 3:45pm
Music: Bluegrass, Americana/Roots
It’s impossible to explain the exceptional talents of EmiSunshine, a 12-year-old, East Tennessee prodigy who has captured the nation’s attention as a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Steeped in Appalachian music, she is a true vocal stylist, o...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Thu 8/31/17 at 8pm
Special Event: Community Event
Farm Potluck at Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit
Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit, located in Chicago Park, is a family farm that’s been operating since 1902. It specializes in mountain-grown fruit, growing pears, peaches and apples, as well as garden-type fruits and vegetables. Come at 5:30 pm for a tour ...
Bierwagen's Donner Trail Fruit & Farm Market
Grass Valley, CA

Thu 9/7/17 at 5:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
In Conversation with Alice Waters
Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades. In 1995 she founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, ...
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Grass Valley, CA

Fri 9/8/17 at 8pm
Music: Folk, Rock
Indigo Girls
“Along with Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers rank at the very top of all-time great duos. The sublime music-making-machine-skewering “Making Promises” is one of their finest rockers.” – The Boston Herald “Their 14th stud...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Sun 9/10/17 at 8pm
Music: Jazz, Funk
John Scofield and Jon Cleary
Aside from being one of the principal innovators of modern jazz guitar, John Scofield is a creative artist of an even rarer sort: a stylistic chameleon who has forged a consistent, rock-solid aesthetic identity. An artist with fan bases in many camps and f...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Sat 9/16/17 at 8pm
Theater: Play, Drama
Don't You Have Dignity, Mama? (A Chinese Daughter's Memoir)
Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) presents "A Chinese Daughter's Memoir," by Xiao Juan Shu. Growing up a peasant’s daughter was her biggest shame in her early years in China. In the '80s and '90s, peasants, 80% of the population in China, were n...
The Open Book
Grass Valley, CA

Sun 9/17/17 at 2pm
Special Event: Community Event
Farm Potluck
Join the Dinner Bell Farm team on its little slice of heaven in Chicago Park. Now in its eighth year of production, the farm specializes in pasture-raised, heritage-breed pigs, and fresh flowers. Flowers and pork will be for sale during the potluck, which...
Dinner Bell Farm
Grass Valley, CA

Thu 9/21/17 at 5pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Circus
The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tiagin
The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China was established in 1957 as a combination of the former China Circus & Acrobats that was founded in 1948. It is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China with over one hundred acrobati...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Thu 9/21/17 at 11am and 7:30pm
Music: Acoustic, Bluegrass, Country, Folk
Sarah Jarosz
With her fourth album, Undercurrent, Sarah Jarosz makes a studied departure from her previous records, shifting the emphasis from her skills as a multi-instrumentalist to her songwriting and vocal performance. Undercurrent accentuates the growth and maturi...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Wed 10/11/17 at 7:30pm
Theater: Comedy, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Garrison Keillor: Just Passing Through
"You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories" — a single line from one of Garrison Keillor's novels is a fitting introduction to the dry wit and folksy charisma of its author. The beloved radio personality and former longtime host of NPR...
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Grass Valley, CA

Sun 10/15/17 at 8pm
Music: Classical, Pop
Simply Three
The electrifying trio of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide with high-octane performances since 2010. Acclaimed as “having what it takes” (Boston Philharmonic) and “highl...
The Center for the Arts
Grass Valley, CA

Thu 10/19/17 at 8pm

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