Home and Garden Show: April 21 and 22

The Union‘s Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show is happening next weekend (April 21 & 22) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Stop by and get lots of ideas for home improvement, DIY, spring planting, and all those to-do projects. Talk to the home improvement pros and take advantage of special show pricing. There will be more than 175 vendors, lots of food, music, and hourly demonstrations. Rain or shine!

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Thank You, Rotary Club of Grass Valley

We love trees and we love our community partners! A huge thank you to the Rotary Club of Grass Valley for their recent donation of 15 maple trees to the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Members of the club visited the Fairgrounds on a rainy Friday to see two of the trees recently planted at the RV Park at the Fairgrounds. The remaining maples that will soon be planted at the Fairgrounds for the community to enjoy. Pictured from left to right are Rotarians Doug Newnan, Kathleen Shaffer, Scott Browne (President of GV Rotary), Monty East, and Larry Faller; and Nevada County Fairgrounds CEO Rea Callender. Thank you, Rotary, for helping us keep our Fairgrounds beautiful!


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Wanted: Flower Bulbs for the Nevada County Fairgrounds

Do you have extra flower bulbs that you’d like to share? The Nevada County Fairgrounds is looking for extra bulbs – Hyacinths, Daffodils, Tulips, Gladiolas, Crocus – to plant in various places around the grounds.  If you have extra bulbs or overgrown “clumps” you’d like to divide, please feel free to drop them by the Fairgrounds Administration Office any time during the season, and we’ll get them planted for the community to enjoy! Thank you for helping us keep our Fairgrounds beautiful! 
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Exhibit Awards Program Opportunities

Would you or your business like to sponsor an award or two in the Fair’s exhibit awards program and recognize exhibitors for their hard work and creativity? The Nevada County Fair’s popular exhibit program celebrates the many talents of our county and fills the buildings with thousands of creations and the barns with hundreds of animals for Fair-goers to enjoy each year.  By supporting this program as a sponsor, you are encouraging exhibitors while also supporting a community tradition. Details can be found here or you can email us at moc.r1563663619iaFyt1563663619nuoCa1563663619daveN1563663619@ybbe1563663619D1563663619.

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Livestock Entry Deadlines and Last Call for Market Beef Entries

All livestock entry deadlines for market animals, all other livestock, and Ag Mechanics Auction for the 2018 Fair are now listed here. As a reminder, this Friday (April 6) is the last call for Market Beef entries! All entries need to be completed online, and we’re here to help with the process.

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STEAM Expo: Saturday, April 7

Join the STEAM Expo fun at the Nevada County Fairgrounds this Saturday (April 7) from 9 am to 3 pm. Offered by NC Superintendent of Schools, this free family event integrates all aspects of science, technology, engineering, art, and math into an engaging experience for the entire family. K-12 students are encouraged to investigate with hands-on fun like robotics demonstrations, on-the-spot team competitions, hands-on STEAM experiences, music, science/art related videos, and activities offered by local exhibitors. They’ll also be a family scavenger hunt, bicycled powered smoothies, and more! It’s free, so join the fun!  For more information, visit http://www.nevcoexpo.org/.

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