Nevada City Arts & Entertainment

A visit anytime of year will have something to offer in Nevada City Arts & Entertainment.

Live Theatre & Movies

Live theatre, movies and film festivals are found at the Nevada Theatre, Miners Foundry Cultural Center, Off Broadstreet and other venues.

Live Music

Wander through the historic downtown in the evening and you’re sure to find live music playing in one of the restaurants or bars.

Film Festivals

Nevada City is home to not one, but two film festivals. The Nevada City Film Festival features world-class independent films and gives attendees a chance to meet filmmakers from across the globe all in a truly festive environment. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the nation’s premiere environmental and activist film fest that draws filmmakers, activists, and adventurers from around the world.

Art Galleries

LeeAnn Brook Fine Art Gallery & Studio

LeeAnn Brook Fine Art Gallery & Studio

Explore our downtown art galleries and studios. See paintings in process and discuss the art with the artist firsthand. You’ll find paintings, hand-turned wooden vessels, ceramics and hand-blown glass.

If you love the arts, Nevada City has something for you!

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Calico Pop Up Art Events

18314 Kentucky Ravine Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(415) 424-0349

Calico Pop Up Art Events put the pulse of the CITY into Nevada CITY. Events include Tapas, Spirits, and ART showcased in a variety of themes such as dance, performance, visual art, and many others! Affairs are concluded by sought after live music performances and dance parties.

LeeAnn Brook Fine Art

300 Spring Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-6817
Thur-Sun 12-5pm

An artist-owned gallery and studio in the heart of historic downtown Nevada City featuring contemporary landscape paintings by LeeAnn Brook, wooden vessels by Mike Snegg and other 3D artists. See work in process while peeking into a working studio. Come see special shows on First Friday Artwalks, Summer Nights, Open Studios Tour, Thanksgiving weekend and during Victorian Christmas.

LeGacy Productions

Nevada City
(530) 913-2826
(530) 273-4390
fax: (530) 272-6607

LeGacy Productions is a family owned and operated theatre company which presents a varied format of live theatre, ranging from comedy to drama, musical to original readings, new to Nevada County and using all local talent!

Miners Foundry Cultural Center

325 Spring Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-5040
fax: (530) 265-5462
10am-4pm M-F or by Appt.

An historic location for your wedding, event, meeting or conference. In the mid-1800's, this building of native timber and stone served the needs of California gold miners. Today it is a one-of-a-kind event venue for groups large and small.

Nevada County Concert Band

P.O. Box 1444
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 272-6228 (Office)

A non-profit community concert band composed of local, volunteer musicians. The band performs concerts free to the public in Nevada City and Grass Valley.

North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center

17894 Tyler Foote Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2826
fax: (530) 265-8123

The Schoolhouse has been a community Cultural Center since 1980, hosting visual and literary art, dance, theater, and other cultural events. Located 20 miles north of Nevada City, the Schoolhouse, a graceful example of Western Colonial architecture.

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Nevada County Fairgrounds

11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-6217
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is covered with hundreds of towering pine trees on almost 90 acres. It is home to the annual Nevada County Fair, the Draft Horse Classic, the Country Christmas Faire, world-class music festivals, and year-round community events. There is also a year-round RV Park, Lions Lake, rental facilities, weekly events, weddings, some of our community's largest outdoor events, and lots of areas to walk.

Saint Joseph’s Cultural Center

410 S Church Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-4725
M-F 9-1 & by appointment

Nestled in the gold mining town of Grass Valley sits a beautiful, historic gem. Home of the Grass Valley Museum, the Saint Joseph's Cultural Center provides a beautiful venue for weddings and events - come tour the Rose Garden, filled with over 100 heritage roses, trees and plants. The interior of the Chapel is covered with intricate, pressed tin tiles and is a gorgeous setting for any special event. Artist Studios available for rent.

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