Last Summer Nights Tonight!


Tonight is the last chance to attend the Annual Summer Nights in Nevada City celebration, an outdoor festival of art and music, in this colorful Northern Sierra foothills town.

During Summer Nights, Nevada City’s landmark historic district is closed to motorized traffic and filled with arts, crafts, classic cars, food, drink and music. Leading Sierra foothills musicians perform on outdoor stages throughout the downtown area. Hours are 6-9:30 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Entertainment Schedule for tonight:

July 27
Lorraine Gervais
CrackerJack Jazz Band
Runnin’4 Cover
George Souza
Mali Music & Dance
Troupe al Alma

Also:
Growers Market & Fine Arts on Broad Street
Classic Cars
Pony Rides

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Victorian Christmas Celebrations

VicXmasNevada City’s famous Victorian Christmas Celebrations start this week in historic downtown Nevada City. The downtown area is closed to cars, and holiday celebrants fill the streets. Sample wonderful food and peruse the many items  offered by downtown shops, restaurants and friendly street vendors. Victorian Christmas 2010 is scheduled Wednesday nights, Dec. 1, 8, and 15, from 5-9 p.m., and on two Sunday afternoons, Dec. 12 and Dec. 19, from 1:30-6 p.m. There is no admission charge.

At all the celebrations there will be chestnuts roasting on an open fire in the Lower Commercial Street Food Court area. Much entertainment is planned all through the downtown area, and carriage rides will be available at the National Hotel. There will be a living nativity scene and Kids Fun at the Alpha Building will feature visits with Santa Claus and children’s crafts. More information here.

Summer Nights Entertainment Schedule

summer-nightsThe last three Wednesday nights in July from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in downtown Nevada City.

Growers Market and Fine Arts on Broad Street. Pony Rides.

Entertainment Schedule:

July 14:
Cracker Jack Jazz, Troupe Al Ama, Starpeople Band, the Nut Boyze, Remley.

July 21:
Cool Heat, Then Again, Troupe Al Ama, Ivan Najera, George Souza.

July 28:
Ludi’s Swingin Jazz, John Girton, Lorraine Gervais, Cracker Jack Jazz, Runnin’ 4-cover, Troupe Al Ama.

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Opening Night of Victorian Christmas 2009

Join us Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in downtown Nevada City for the opening night of Victorian Christmas.

Victorian Christmas, the old-fashioned celebration held each year in this colorful California Gold Rush town, evokes holiday memories of an earlier era.

Entertainment highlights for the evening include:

Santa Claus: all evening at the Masonic Lodge Entry
Joe Souza and Friends: 7:00 – 7:45 p.m. at 227 Broad Street
IZZI TOOINSKY juggler & raconteur: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Robinson Plaza
Lou & Salvation Army Brass: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Broad Street Bistro
  • Santa Claus: all evening at the Masonic Lodge Entry
  • Joe Souza and Friends: 7:00 – 7:45 p.m. at 227 Broad Street
  • IZZI TOOINSKY juggler & raconteur: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Robinson Plaza
  • Lou & Salvation Army Brass: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Broad Street Bistro

Victorian Christmas 2009 is featured Wednesday nights, Dec. 2, 9 and 16, from 6-9 p.m., and on two Sunday afternoons, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, from 1:30-6 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Santa’s Workshop new this year at Victorian Christmas

Children and their parents are invited to visit Santa’s Workshop at 212 Broad St (old Alpha Bldg) this Wednesday 6-9pm during Victorian Christmas. Enjoy holiday crafts and games. Make a hand-made Nevada City ornament for your Christmas or manzanita tree this year!

Victorian Christmas is just around the corner. Come enjoy a winter wonderland of lights in Callanan Park plus favorites like Victorian clad carolers, roasted chestnuts, carriage rides, delicious food & drink and lots of holiday cheer! Join us Wednesdays, December 2nd, 9th, & 16th, from 6-9pm, and Sundays, December 13th & 20th from 1:30 – 6pm.