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Terror at the Feargrounds

Terror at the FEARgrounds

Terror at the FEARgrounds happens this week – Tuesday, October 28 through Friday, October 29 – from 6 to 9 each night at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Tickets on sale at the door or in advance at the Fairgrounds, SPD markets, Raley’s, or online. We heard a lot of screaming at this event last year. Be there and be scared!!


Suggest a Theme for the 2015 Nevada County Fair

Do you have a catchy or fun theme that you think would be perfect for the 2015 Nevada County Fair? Send it in, and you could win $100 and a 2015 Fair Package.


2014 Draft Horse Classic Winners

2014-DHC-Wareings-Ult-Six-UpAwards for the 28th annual Draft Horse Classic have been announced. Jerry Wismer of Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada, judged the Draft Horse competitions and halter show. Dwight Gilbert from Nevada was the judge of the pulling contest; and Jim Poor from the Midland/Odessa area was the horseshoe competition judge. (For more information, see the Announcement). Below are the results:

pdf 2014 Draft Horse Results
pdf 2014 Draft Horse Special Awards & Halter Show Competitions
2014 Harvest Fair Results and Best of Show


Gingerbread House Competition2014-CCF-Flyer-tn

Interested in entering a Gingerbread House in the 12th annual Gingerbread House Competition at the Country Christmas Faire? Entry forms and a complete set of rules are now available. Entry forms must be received at the Fairgrounds between now and Friday, November 21 by 4 pm. The cost is $2 to enter, and all Gingerbread House exhibitors will receive two free passes to the Country Christmas Faire. The entry form is below, and more details can be found here.

pdf 2014 Gingerbread House Competition Rules and Entry Form


Country Christmas Faire

The Country Christmas Faire November 28 – 30, features unique gifts and crafts from top artisans from across the state. Hours are 10am – 5pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday. Admission cost is $4, and parking is free. For more information, visit here or call (530) 273-6217.

Red Barn Craft Company booth (corner of Main Street)

Red Barn Craft Company booth


Nevada County Fair:
Voted “Nevada County’s Best Event”
12 Years in a Row!

As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the grounds during Fairgrounds Events.


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