Mardi Gras Celebration in Historic Nevada City


Mardi Gras Celebration in Historic Nevada City NEVADA CITY –  Gaily masked characters, pirates, Cajun cookin’ and midwinter fun come to the Sierra foothills Feb. 13-14 as Mardi Gras 2010 is celebrated with Old West style in historic Nevada City. Nevada City’s main drag, Broad Street, becomes a West Coast Bourbon Street as merry spectators […]

Sponsorship Opportunities for Mardi Gras 2010


Dear Friends of the Mardi Gras 2010: 
The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce will present the annual Mardi Gras celebration on the weekend of February 13 and 14, 2010.  This celebration is organized to have fun and to specifically bring more local people and tourists to downtown during a traditionally slow time of year. The […]

KNCO’s Bob Breck is Named Grand Marshal of NC Mardi Gras


KNCO’s Bob Breck is Named Grand Marshal of NC Mardi Gras NEVADA CITY –  Local radio station executive Bob Breck has been named grand marshal of the 2010 Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade.   The honoree will be featured prominently in the annual Mardi Gras Parade, which rolls down Broad Street beginning at 2 p.m. […]

TEDxYouth@Grass Valley Nov 16


KNOW & GO WHAT: TEDxYouth@GrassValley WHEN: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10am-3pm WHERE: Sierra College Nevada County Campus, Multi Purpose Room, N12, 250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945 TICKETS: Tickets $10/Students, $20/Non-students. Space limited to 100. Deadline to purchase is November 13.  Available online at www.tedxgrassvalley.com On November 16, TEDxGrassValley will present TEDxYouth@GrassValley, at […]

Local Consultant Breathing New Life into RCA Grass Valley


RCA Grass Valley is under new ownership and the public is invited to celebrate the changing of the guard for this nearly 90-year-old local company. As a boutique collection agency, RCA Grass Valley began in 1927 in the beautiful, historic gold rush town of Grass Valley, CA. It has been and remains an important member of […]

Mardi Gras Parade & Street Faire


26th Anniversary Celebration of Nevada City’s Annual Mardi Gras Parade & Street Faire  The 26th anniversary of Nevada City’s annual Mardi Gras Celebration is set to happen on Sunday February 18, 2018. The annual event, hosted by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, features a colorful & festive parade & street faire throughout the streets […]

Mardi Gras Celebration Feb 9 & 10


A downtown parade, Carnevale festivities and a masquerade ball highlight a big weekend Feb. 9-10 as historic downtown Nevada City hosts its annual Mardi Gras celebration. Weekend activities open Saturday night with the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball in historic Miners Foundry at 325 Spring Street. Hours are 8 p.m. to midnight. The masquerade ball features […]

Jeff Ackerman Named Grand Marshal of Parade


Local newspaper editor and publisher Jeff Ackerman has been named grand marshal of the 2011 Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade. Ackerman, longtime publisher of The Union, will appear and be honored in the annual Mardi Gras Parade, which rolls down Broad Street beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. “The Union does a lot […]

Grass Valley Foothill Celebration March 3rd


Grass Valley Downtown Association and Sierra Vintners showcase beautiful, historic downtown Grass Valley with the Foothill Celebration. Saturday, March 3rd from 1:00 to 4:00pm.  Stroll through the streets of Grass Valley and explore new and well established shops. Featured throughout the shops and restaurants are fine wines and beers from over 50 wineries and breweries […]

Mardi Gras in Nevada City Feb 9 & 10!


A Masquerade Ball, Downtown Parade, and Carnevale are featured February 9 & 10, 2013 as this colorful Sierra foothills town again celebrates Mardi Gras in Nevada City! Saturday Night – Masquerade Ball at Miners Foundry Weekend activities open Saturday night with a Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball from 8pm to midnight, featuring a live band, in […]

Mardi Gras Celebration Feb 18 & 19


President’s Day Weekend (Feb. 18-19, 2012) Community Event 20th Annual Mardi Gras Weekend Celebration in Historic Nevada City Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. Hours: 8-midnight Featuring the Holcomb Brothers Band (Traditional Cajun food available) Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Historic Downtown Nevada City Tickets $12-$15. (Event usually sells out. Advance tickets recommended) […]

Colorful Mardi Gras Parade Entries


The Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade is known for its colorful, entertaining, off-the-wall and often zany parade entries. Among the participants in this year’s event are the featured Lyman Gilmore School Band, the California Consolidated Drum Band and the ever popular Petting Zoo. Also look for Samurai Sam, Ancient Warrior of Unknown and Dubious Origin; […]

Mardi Gras Weekend Festivities, March 5-6


Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Featuring the Holcomb Bros. Band (Traditional Cajun food available) Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Historic Downtown Nevada City Saturday, March 5, 2011, Hours:  8-midnight Tickets $10 advance/$15 at the door  (advance tickets recommended) 265-2692 or www.nevadacitychamber.com Mardi Gras Parade (Premier Mardi Gras celebration in the Sierra foothills) Broad Street, Historic Downtown […]

Grass Valley Business Breakfast May 17


Grass Valley Business Breakfast Tuesday, May 17th 7:30am-9:00am Special Guest Speaker: Dan Walters, Columnist The Sacramento Bee Holiday Inn Express 121 Bank Street Grass Valley Reservations to: Grass Valley/Nevada County Chambers (530) 273-4667 (Check • Visa • Mastercard) Hosted by: City of Grass Valley and Grass Valley/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Download printable flyer:  BreakfastFlyer

Gerry and Denise Anderson Named King and Queen of NC Mardi Gras


Longtime Nevada City Chamber of Commerce boosters Gerry and Denise Anderson have been named as King and Queen of the 2010 Nevada City Mardi Gras Celebration. Ray and Linda Pullizi of Nevada City have been named as Duke and Duchess for this year’s event.  The selections were announced this week by the Nevada City Mardi […]

Mardi Gras 2012 Sponsorship Opportunities


It’s that time of the year again! The 2012 Mardi Gras will be taking over the streets of Nevada City this February 18 & 19 and is sure to be a great time! Mardi Gras typically draws more than 2,000 visitors and residents to downtown Nevada City during a slower time of the year to […]

Mardi Gras in Nevada City March 1 & 2


A Downtown Parade, Masquerade Ball and Carnevale are featured March 1 & 2, 2014 as this colorful Sierra foothills town again celebrates Mardi Gras in Nevada City. Weekend activities open Saturday night with a Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball from 8pm to midnight, featuring The Holcomb Brothers Band playing live Southern Rock Music, in historic Miners […]

Famed pianist Nikolai Lugansky to perform March 14th in Grass Valley


InConcert Sierra will welcome pianist Nikolai Lugansky to the Grass Valley stage for a special concert March 14. This performance is a long awaited return for the world-renown pianist to Nevada County, where he appeared before a sold out crowd in 2011. Audiences have requested a repeat performance ever since. “I don’t really have a […]

Grass Valley Shopping Survey


During the next few weeks, Grass Valley residents, workers, and businesses have an opportunity to share their opinions about shopping in Grass Valley through a survey and by attending one of three focus groups. The goal of the survey and focus groups is to help all retail businesses in Grass Valley succeed by understanding regional […]

Grass Valley Wedding Fair Jan 24


Grass Valley Wedding Fair ~ A Wedding Affair for All Seasons Sunday, January 24, 2016 • 12pm–4pm Nevada County Fairgrounds 11228 McCourtney Road Grass Valley, California 95945 Admission: FREE  Here’s what Joy of Life Events told us about this event: “Nevada County is blessed with the advantage of celebrating four distinct seasons, offering unlimited possibilities […]