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Nevada County Fairgrounds hosts signature musical events

Nevada County Fairgrounds hosts signature musical events

THE NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN GRASS Valley is home to the annual Nevada County Fair, the Draft Horse Classic, and the Country Christmas Faire. Located under tall pine trees, the fairgrounds are commonly referred to as “California’s Most Beautiful Fairgrounds.” But that’s not all: the Fairgrounds also host some of the region’s signature music festivals...

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Cooking classes in Sierra Foothills showcase spring’s bounty

Cooking classes in Sierra Foothills showcase spring’s bounty

“In just spring, when the world is puddle-wonderful.” —E . E . CUMMINGS FARMERS ARE PLANTING THEIR SUMMER CROPS and harvesting spring’s bounty. Spring lettuces are headed for the markets. April is a time for asparagus and artichokes. Fresh local onions, squash, peppers and eggplant are expected in May and June. Here’s a sampling of spring...

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Cooking classes in Sierra Foothills showcase spring’s bounty

Cooking classes in Sierra Foothills showcase spring’s bounty

“In just spring, when the world is puddle-wonderful.” —E . E . CUMMINGS FARMERS ARE PLANTING THEIR SUMMER CROPS and harvesting spring’s bounty. Spring lettuces are headed for the markets. April is a time for asparagus and artichokes. Fresh local onions, squash, peppers and eggplant are expected in May and June. Here’s a sampling of spring...

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Art events: What’s new this spring in the Sierra Foothills

Art events: What’s new this spring in the Sierra Foothills

LEEANN BROOK FINE ART ■ April 22 “Where on Earth,” opens on Earth Day, with a reception from 6-9 p.m. at LeeAnn Brook Fine Art gallery and studio, 300 Spring St. in downtown Nevada City. The show highlights largescale sculptural wooden vessels by Mike Snegg, complemented by mixed media drawings and paintings by LeeAnn. ■ LeeAnn...

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Art events: What’s new this spring in the Sierra Foothills

Art events: What’s new this spring in the Sierra Foothills

LEEANN BROOK FINE ART ■ April 22 “Where on Earth,” opens on Earth Day, with a reception from 6-9 p.m. at LeeAnn Brook Fine Art gallery and studio, 300 Spring St. in downtown Nevada City. The show highlights largescale sculptural wooden vessels by Mike Snegg, complemented by mixed media drawings and paintings by LeeAnn. ■ LeeAnn...

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Spring events: Amgen bike race in Tahoe, art & wine walks, Nevada City soapbox derby, tulips

Spring events: Amgen bike race in Tahoe, art & wine walks, Nevada City soapbox derby, tulips

Springtime Events Nevada City April 9-10, 16-17 Springtime at Ananda The annual event has become a Northern California tradition, drawing thousands of visitors to see the more than 16,000 tulips and flowering trees, set amid mountain vistas at Ananda Village near Nevada City. CrystalHermitage.org June 5 Nevada City Soapbox Derby Cars compete on creativity and team spirit, not just speed. Teams race...

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Watch a trailer for the “Making of the Madrigal” movie at Nevada Union High

Watch a trailer for the “Making of the Madrigal” movie at Nevada Union High

The Nevada Union High School Choir’s Madrigal Dinner in Grass Valley (Nevada County CA) is an event that defies description. It is part concert, part history lesson, part dinner, part comedy routine, and so much more. But there is one thing that Madrigal Dinner is for sure: completely transportive. Transportive to not just another...

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Watch a trailer for the “Making of the Madrigal” movie at Nevada Union High

Watch a trailer for the “Making of the Madrigal” movie at Nevada Union High

The Nevada Union High School Choir’s Madrigal Dinner in Grass Valley (Nevada County CA) is an event that defies description. It is part concert, part history lesson, part dinner, part comedy routine, and so much more. But there is one thing that Madrigal Dinner is for sure: completely transportive. Transportive to not just another...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Watch a trailer for the “Making of the Madrigal” movie at Nevada Union High

Watch a trailer for the “Making of the Madrigal” movie at Nevada Union High

The Nevada Union High School Choir’s Madrigal Dinner in Grass Valley (Nevada County CA) is an event that defies description. It is part concert, part history lesson, part dinner, part comedy routine, and so much more. But there is one thing that Madrigal Dinner is for sure: completely transportive. Transportive to not just another...

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CATS presents “Chinglish” on April 7-30 in Nevada City

Mar 2, 2016
CATS presents “Chinglish” on April 7-30 in Nevada City

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE MIX CHINESE AND ENGLISH? You get Chinglish. Translating from Chinese to English often results in confusion and unintentional humor. For example, public signs that are supposed to advise English speakers to “be careful not to slip and fall” wind up reading “slip carefully” because of mistranslation. English travelers to China often...

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