The 2nd annual Nevada City Adult Soap Box Derby races into town Saturday, June 16th, just in time for Father’s Day weekend. 42 teams of three or more people, racing everything from sleek aerodynamic speed cars to amazing works of art on wheels, will take to the 1/2 mile course down Nimrod Street near Pioneer […]
The 5th annual Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby will be held on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at Pioneer Park. Entered in either the Art or Speed category, teams will compete in head to head racing…or generally crazy feats of gravity powered fun! According to Rich Bodine, Chief Instigator for the race, “Art teams tend to […]
Nevada City Soapbox Derby Saturday, June 21, 2014 Starts at 12 pm Why a soapbox derby? Our community is filled with hills, and amazingly talented individuals. A soapbox derby is a fun event that is GREEN! It is a GRAVITY POWERED event, fueled only by the creativity and imagination of the participants! Our mission is […]
EUREKA! Grab your share of the fun! There’s gold in them thar hills! In 1849, that’s what sent folks to the Sierra Nevada foothills in droves. This Saturday, June 22nd, it’s not gold…it’s the Nevada City Soapbox Derby that will attract several thousand people to the rolling hills of this otherwise quaint, foothills community, located […]
Jan 29th Registration for Soapbox Derby
Nevada City Soapbox Derby Registration Date: January 29th, 2012 Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm. First drawing at 4:00pm sharp. Place: Matteo’s Public, 300 Commercial Street, Nevada City, CA 95959 Cost: $200 (cash or check, payable to NC Chamber) Deposit: $50 (non-refundable if selected, remainder due within 2 weeks) Required: Contact name, Phone, and email address and Deposit. Details: […]
September 23, 2017 – Noon to 6 p.m. Mission Our mission is to provide a fun event for the entire community that is family friendly and enjoyable for all ages. Our primary goal is to have fun! The race is also a benefit for Pioneer Park improvement projects. We raise money through donations, race sponsorships, […]
What: Fundraiser for a new slide at Pioneer Park – We will be selling hot dogs, polish dogs, chips and drinks Who: Nevada City Lions Club Where: Nevada City Veteran’s Building (415 N. Pine St.) When: Friday, October 31st Time: 5-8pm SELLING HOT DOGS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR A NEW SLIDE AT THE PIONEER PARK […]
Safety is always a first priority when planning Chamber events. This is particularly true for the parades, the Bicycle Race, and, of course, the Soap Box Derby. That is why we place barricades along the streets during these events. The problem is, we don’t have enough barricades to completely line the event route. The Soap […]
Summer in the Gold Country is characterized by warm summer nights, and cool swimming holes. So whether you're coming to town for one of the many summer activities or just planning on sitting on a rock in the middle of the South Yuba River, it's not too early to start organizing your summer adventure.
Event Barricade Fundraiser
Safety is always a first priority when planning chamber events. This is particularly true for the parades, and, of course, the Soap Box Derby. That is why we place barricades along the streets during these events. The problem is, we don’t have enough barricades to completely line the event route. The Soap Box Derby committee […]
Want to meet new people? Looking to be more involved with your community? Do you enjoy participating in Nevada City’s fun events? Volunteering with the Nevada City Chamber may be just what you are l0oking for! The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce is always looking for volunteers. This is a great opportunity to network with […]
$10,000 Raised for Pioneer Park
AJA Video Systems sponsors the Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby, a Benefit for Pioneer Park In a time when many parks are losing funding, Nevada City’s Pioneer Park will benefit from money raised by the 2nd Annual Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby. Funds raised have already doubled, thanks to a $10,000 sponsorship from AJA Video […]
Don’t Miss This Weekend!
Adult Soap Box Derby – Pioneer Park – 10am-4pm – June 18th Our mission is to provide a fun event for the entire community that is family friendly and enjoyable for all ages. Our primary goal is to have fun! Our secondary goal is to raise money to benefit improvements at Pioneer Park. The objective […]
Nevada City Events
Nevada City Calendar of Events All Year If you’re visiting Nevada City be sure to check our Calendar of Events for live music, theatre productions, festivals, and more. Nevada City Calendar of Events clear Wild and Scenic Film Festival January 11 – 15, 2018 Join filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators and well-known world adventurers […]
Rich Bodine, Founder of the Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby, demonstrates for his son, Ryan, the new hydration station which was recently installed in Robinson Plaza in downtown Nevada City. The hydration station includes both a drinking fountain and a water bottle filling station. The hydration station was a donation to the City from the […]
Nevada City is a lively little town. Throughout the year you'll always find something interesting going on in town. There are two film festivals that take place in downtown Nevada City. Summer is full of events from a world-class cycling event, to a quirky soapbox derby, and a summer street festival. Don't miss Victorian Christmas where downtown Nevada City is transformed into a Christmas of the past.
NC Winery Party Nov 17
Nevada City Winery’s “Bottle Your Own Wine Party” Saturday, November 17, noon to 5pm 321 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA TICKETS: $10 includes wine tasting, soup buffet and entry to the Barrel Room, Tickets available ahead of time at the Nevada City Winery Tasting Room INFORMATION: www.ncwinery.com Become a winemaker for the day and bottle […]