Nevada City Summer Events

South Yuba River, Photo by Erin Thiem
South Yuba River, Photo by Outside Inn

Summer is coming to the Gold Country and we are excited about the upcoming season.  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.

A few events to mark your calendar for:

Nevada City Summer Events, photos by Erin Thiem
Nevada City Summer Events, photos by Erin Thiem

Erin Thiem is the owner of Outside Inn, a small hotel in a quiet neighborhood in downtown Nevada City.  Erin is a passionate supporter of everything Nevada City.  She publishes articles on many local sites in town, including her own blog Innside Nevada City.

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

Download Summer Nights Postcard

Magic at Nevada Theatre July 20


During the July 20th Summer Nights in Nevada City, the Nevada Theatre is opening its doors for the ANNUAL family Magic Show.  All the local magicians belong to the Nevada County Magicians Guild, and this year the show will feature Nick Fedorof.

Showtimes:  7 and 8 pm
Tickets at the door:  $3.00 per person or $10 for the Family

Call Mountain Pastimes for more information at (530) 265-6692.

Summer Nights Entertainment

2011 Summer Nights Nevada City
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Enjoy crafts, art, food & drink on the streets of Nevada City in the fantastic, pedestrian only festival.

Entertainment Schedule:

July 13

  • Buck Love and the Humperheads
  • Troupe al Alma
  • Star People Band
  • CrackerJack Jazz Band
  • The NutBoyz

July 20

  • Cool Heat
  • Then Again
  • Troupe al Alma
  • Ivan Najera & Friends
  • George Souza

July 27

  • Lorraine Gervais
  • Runnin’4 Cover
  • Ludi’s Swingin Jazz
  • John Girton
  • Troupe al Alma

At every event

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

Download Summer Nights Flyer

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.

Download Summer Nights Poster