Saturday (April 21): Trout Derby at the Fairgrounds

Preparing for Saturday’s (April 21) Trout Derby at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. About 2,000 Rainbow Trout are being stocked in the pond by the CA Fish and Game and the Grass Valley Sportsmen’s Club. Thank you to the Grass Valley Sportsmen for preparing and hosting this fun kids event on Saturday at Lions Lake. Sign-in begins at 7 am; fishing begins at 8 am.  For information, visit here

 

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Call for Artists: Art at the Classic

Call for Artists! Are you interested in showcasing your artwork at Art at the Classic, a top-ranked equine and western art show? Held during the Draft Horse Classic, September 21 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, this art show features impressive works of art in a dozen categories and more than 100 works by painters, sculptors, photographers and other fine artists. The show has become one of the premier displays of its kind – attracting both art lovers and horse lovers. Artists are encouraged to participate by entering artwork in the show and purchasing booth space at the show. If you are interested in participating in this show, information can be found here. Artwork by Yvonne Bonacci.

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Thank You, Bill Payne, for Serving at Speaker Series

Thank you to Dr. Bill Payne – Dean of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources at University of Nevada, Reno – for serving as the guest speaker at tonight’s Fairgrounds Foundation Speaker Series for local high school students. Bill shared information about his career path and the increasing value and importance of agricultural studies. Thank you, Bill!

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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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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.r1524213512iaFyt1524213512nuoCa1524213512daveN1524213512@ybbe1524213512D1524213512.

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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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Nevada County Fair: Best Local Event

Thank you, Nevada County, for voting the Nevada County Fair as the “Best Local Event” for 16 years in a row!  The Fair also received “Best Place to Take the Kids” and the Fairgrounds was runner up for “Best Place to Cycle.”  We are truly honored and we appreciate the support we constantly receive from our awesome community. Thank you!

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Introducing the 2018 Nevada County Fair Poster

We’re excited to introduce the 2018 Nevada County Fair poster! This fun piece of artwork was created for the Fair by talented local artist Kathryn Wronski, who is well-known for her oil paintings that are filled with bright colors and whimsical features. Isn’t it fun?!  Thank you, Kathryn, and let’s get ready for “Bushels of Fun!” at the Fair. 

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