Year-Round Fun at the Fairgrounds

Always something fun happening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. So much fun in one place!

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All Week: Altar Show

The Altar Show is happening now through November 6, noon to 7 pm each day, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.  Featuring altars that are created to honor loved ones who have passed on, the annual event has up to 60 altars, and includes contemporary three-dimensional art with diverse topics, techniques, and media; as well as memorials in the historic tradition. The show is free, but tax-deductible contributions are welcome.
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Altar Show: Nov. 8 – 16

During the next week, take time to visit the Altar Show at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Altar Show
November 8 – 16
11 am to 7 pm daily
Northern Mines

The Altar Show: Renewal and Remembrance, is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides a free annual exhibition, originally inspired by Day of the Dead, that involves and educates the community while providing a safe place to renew and remember in a respectful and safe space.

Co-sponsored by the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, this is an annual exhibit of more than 60 altars honoring our common human experience. Admission is free. For additional information, visit here, or call Meg at (530) 432-4280.

altar show photo (2014)

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This Weekend: Bead Show, and an Altar Show

Here’s a look at some fun events happening this weekend at the Nevada County Fairgrounds!

The Whole Bead Show
November 8 and 9
Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday noon to 5 pm
Sugar Pine Lodge

Presented by The Whole Bead Show, Inc., this is a small and intimate boutique show with a nice selection of beads, findings, buttons, artisan glass, resin beads, jewelry, seed beads, and more. Open to the public as well as to wholesale.  Discover vintage through contemporary pieces made from glass, stone, metal, pearl, amber and porcelain.  Admission is free. Wholesale buyers need to bring state-issued reseller’s permit. Visit www.WholeBead.com for information, or call (530) 265-2544.

Whole Bead Show (November 2014)


Altar Show
November 8 – 16
11 am to 7 pm daily
Northern Mines

Take time during the next two weekends to visit the Altar Show at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The Altar Show: Renewal and Remembrance, is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides a free annual exhibition, originally inspired by Day of the Dead, that involves and educates the community while providing a safe place to renew and remember in a respectful and safe space.

Co-sponsored by the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, this is an annual exhibit of more than 60 altars honoring our common human experience. Admission is free. For additional information, visit www.thealtarshow.com, or call Meg at (530) 432-4280.

altar show photo (2014)

Categories: Announcements and Events.

Altar Show This Weekend at the Fairgrounds

Take time during the next two weekends to visit the Altar Show at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

November 9 – 17
11 am to 7 pm
Nevada County Fairgrounds, Northern Mines Building

The Altar Show: Renewal and Remembrance, is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides a free annual exhibition, originally inspired by Day of the Dead, that involves and educates the community while providing a safe place to renew and remember in a respectful and safe space.

The show is non-juried and not for profit, and features more than 60 altars from altaristas ranging in age from five years old to 75 years old.  Admission is free. For additional information, visit www.thealtarshow.org, or call Meg at (530) 432-4280.

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