CATS (Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra) is the Gold Sponsor of the Nevada City Chinese Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, February 9, 2014, to welcome the Year of the Horse.
Due to rain in the forecast for Sunday, February 9, the Nevada City Chinese New Year Parade and Festival has a modification on the parade and festivities. Parade is still ON at 12:00 noon, assuming light rain, drizzle or sunshine! Everything else will be at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City, immediately following the parade.
This is the modified parade route. Folks who wish to watch the parade should be on Commercial Street. The other streets mentioned here are “travel” streets on the way to the Foundry. The parade will now BEGIN at 12 noon at the Robinson Plaza by the Pelton Wheel in Nevada City, going UP Commercial Street, with Lion Dancers blessing the Chinese Monument and a couple of businesses on the way up. Making a left turn at the top of Commercial Street onto Broad Street. Going down Broad Street and making a right turn onto Bridge Street (Bonanza Market). Crossing Spring Street and into the Miners Foundry for entertainment, food, exhibit booths, and festivities.
The mini parade will be escorted by the Nevada City Police and Parade Patrol. In the event of a downpour, all parade units will meet at the Foundry by 11 am for line-up, and an indoor parade will commence at 12 noon. Lion Dancers from Eastern Ways Martial Arts of Sacramento will open the entertainment at the Foundry after the parade at approximately 12:30 pm. Also featuring Asian food for sale and exhibit booths. Event to conclude between 3:00-4:00 pm.
Please contact Jeannie Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding, but we are grateful for the rain!