Pioneer Park “Picnic Pops” Concerts

Nevada County Concert Band presents
Pioneer Park “Picnic Pops” Concert Series 2018

Come to Nevada City’s Pioneer Park to enjoy your picnic dinner on the grass, or treat yourself with goodies from the hot dog or ice cream vendors. The 80-member Nevada Concert Band always puts on a great show, often providing surprises at each performance. All concerts are family-oriented, dog-friendly, and FREE.

Sunday June 3, 2018

Picnic Pops Concert #1 (open to the public) at Alta Sierra Country Club, theme “Episode 5.9.9: The Prequel”, 5:00 – 6:30pm

Sunday June 24, 2018

Picnic Pops Concert #2 at Pioneer Park, theme “Episode 6: The Band Awakens”, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Independence Day curbside concert, downtown historic Nevada City at 10:00am (1 hour before the 11:00am parade) plus intermittently during the parade

Sunday July 22, 2018

Picnic Pops Concert #3 at Pioneer Park, theme “Episode 7: The Basses Strike Back”, 5:00 – 7:00pm

“Join the Band for the Day” Invitational Event

Saturday August 11, 2018

Pine Tree Stage Pops Concert at the Fair, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, time TBD

Sunday August 26, 2018

Picnic Pops Concert #4 at Pioneer Park, theme “Episode 8: The Phantom Mayhem”, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Sunday September 2, 2018

Labor Day Concert (for Lake Wildwood residents only), theme: “Episode 9: Epilog”, Commodore Park, Penn Valley , 5:00 – 6:30pm

Saturday September 8, 2018

Pops Concert as part of Constitution Day Celebration events on North Pine Street (closed to traffic), Nevada City, 4:30 – 6:15pm

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