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These are a few of our favorite things for the holidays

These are a few of our favorite things for the holidays

CAROLINES COFFEE ROASTERS GIFT BASKETS We drink Carolines Coffee each morning: It is fresh roasted, in-house. But we also adore their gift baskets—filled with coffee, chocolate-covered espresso beans, waffle mix, real maple syrup, local jams, shortbread, English breakfast teas and more. The gourmet items are wrapped in baskets or wooden gift crates, with a festive...

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A walking Christmas tree in Nevada City that rivals Stanford’s

A walking Christmas tree in Nevada City that rivals Stanford’s

The Stanford Tree is the Stanford Band’s mascot and the unofficial mascot of Stanford University. The Tree’s costume, newly created each year, is a prominent target for pranksters from rival schools, in particular Cal Berkeley. Nestled in the Sierra foothills, Nevada City has its own tradition of a walking tree. In this case, the Walking Christmas...

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A walking Christmas tree in Nevada City that rivals Stanford’s

A walking Christmas tree in Nevada City that rivals Stanford’s

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: The Stanford Tree is the Stanford Band’s mascot and the unofficial mascot of Stanford University. The Tree’s costume, newly created each year, is a prominent target for pranksters from rival schools, in particular Cal … Continue reading

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Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

CORNISH CHRISTMAS IN GRASS VALLEY Fridays, Nov. 28-Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m. Recapture the spirit of Christmas past in historic downtown Grass Valley during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration. Started in 1967 to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of the region’s most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed...

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival tickets on sale December 1

Wild & Scenic Film Festival tickets on sale December 1

Tickets for the The 13th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival go on sale to the public Monday, December 1st. The festival returns to downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA, on January 15 – 18, 2015 and you don’t want to miss any of the action. With more films, venues and special events this...

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Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

THIS YEAR MARKS the 40th anniversary of the Artisans Festival, November 28-29 on Thanksgiving weekend, at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City. The ‘70s saw an arts and cultural renaissance in Nevada City, and the Artisans Festival at the Miners Foundry was at the center of it. This is one of the longest running...

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Nevada City Advocate
Veteran’s benefits seminar to be held

Nov 20, 2014

  A free seminar on the Veterans Aid & Attendance Program will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 415

Nevada City Advocate
Local man rides again on television

Nov 20, 2014

  Grass Valley resident Clint Walker can once again be seen on the TV screen. The 87-year-old Walker, known as “The Big Guy Himself,” starred

Nevada City Advocate
Miners Foundry to host Artisans Festival

Nov 20, 2014

The annual Artisans Festival will be held on Friday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City. As

Nevada City Advocate
Bridges bringing his band to Grass Valley

Nov 20, 2014

  Jeff Bridges & the Abiders will perform on Jan. 23 at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley. The 64-year-old Bridges is a movie star and

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