Video: Music Festivals at the Fairgrounds

Music festivals at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Which ones will you be attending?

Music Festivals at the Fairgrounds

 

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Strawberry Music Festival: 14 Days and Counting

Only 14 more days until the gates open at the 2016 Strawberry Music Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Get your tickets early and join us for four days of fun!  Visit here for information, tickets and camping.

Strawberry (2015)

 

 

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Fair-Themed Camps at Community Canvas

Community Canvas is offering summer camps again this year, including the popular Nevada County Fair-themed camps where artists create Fair submissions. Sign up for a class and your child will leave with several completed masterpieces ready to enter in the Fair. Community Canvas even enters the exhibits for you! What a fun way to prepare exhibits for the Fair!

Community Canvas class 3

Community Canvas classes 1

Community canvas classes 2

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Call for Artists: Art at the Classic

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 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, this world-class art show features more than 120 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.

This juried show is open to all artists over 18 years of age whose work reflects a western way of life and includes any equine subject, western landscape or wildlife.  Entries must be artist’s original design, produced in the last three years, and not previously shown in Art at the Classic.  Classes include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, graphic and charcoal, colored pencil, photography, sculpture, miniatures, and anything goes. Artwork must be for sale.   

If you are interested in participating in this show, applications are now available here. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2016.  If you have questions, you can contact Judy Vargas, Director of Art at the Classic, at moc.l1568595514iamg@1568595514sesro1568595514hezno1568595514rb1568595514.

Art at the Classic is part of the four-day Draft Horse Classic, September 22 – 25, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.

Artwork by Cheryl Caldwell

Art at the Classic (baby Clydes)

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This Weekend: Winterfaire Craft Show

This weekend at the Fairgrounds it’s the Winterfaire Craft Show. Happening Saturday and Sunday (October 17 and 18) from 10 am to 4 pm at the Main Street Center, the Winterfaire Craft Show features quality hand-crafted items, including art, jewelry, toys, gourds, hand woven items, wood crafts, and metal work. There are also door prizes, a dining area, and free activities for children. The cost for admission is $2, or bring a can of food and receive $1 off. Parking is free. Presented by the Craft Guild of Nevada County. For more information, visit here.

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Enter An Exhibit in the Fair

Enter an exhibit in the Nevada County Fair. It’s easy to enter, it’s fun to see your exhibits on display, and most categories are free. Deadline to turn in forms is July 24. Visit here for all the information.

Petunias

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Artwork Contest – “Catch the Fair Bug!”

Happy Monday! We’re currently accepting artwork for our contest to find the best artwork to illustrate the 2015 Nevada County Fair theme – “Catch the Fair Bug!” – featuring bugs and insects. If you’re a talented artist, and you’d like $250, this is the contest to enter! Details are here.

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Win $250 In Artwork Design Contest

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Win $250 In Artwork Design Contest

Submit the winning artwork for the 2015 Nevada County Fair and you could win

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is sponsoring a contest to find the best artwork to illustrate the 2015 Nevada County Fair theme – “Catch the Fair Bug!” – featuring bugs and insects. If you’re a talented artist, and you’d like $250, this is the contest to enter!

The contest, which is open to Nevada County residents only, takes place now through Friday, January 30. If you submit the winning artwork, you will win $250 and a 2015 Nevada County Fair package that includes admission tickets, parking and carnival coupons. Additionally, the winning artwork will be used on various Fair promotional pieces, print ads, buttons, banners, posters, and flyers.

Interested artists may use any medium, including photos, and can submit up to three entries, which must be on 8-1/2 by 11-inch paper. Entries can be delivered to the Fairgrounds Office at 11228 McCourtney Road or mailed to the Fair Office at PO Box 2687, Grass Valley, CA 95945. There is a drop box available for those who wish to leave their artwork at the office after hours or on weekends. A complete set of rules can be found here or by calling the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.

Debbie Marshall of Cedar Ridge submitted the theme of “Catch the Fair Bug.” The theme was chosen from the more than 240 theme names submitted during our community contest to determine the theme for the 2015 Nevada County Fair. The 2015 Nevada County Fair is August 12 – 16, 2015.

Artwork Design Contest: Win $250

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is sponsoring a contest to find the best artwork to illustrate the 2015 Nevada County Fair theme – “Catch the Fair Bug!” – featuring bugs and insects. If you’re a talented artist, and you’d like $250, this is the contest to enter!

The contest, which is open to Nevada County residents only, takes place now through Friday, January 30. If you submit the winning artwork, you will win $250 and a 2015 Nevada County Fair package that includes admission tickets, parking and carnival coupons. Additionally, the winning artwork will be used on various Fair promotional pieces, print ads, buttons, banners, posters, and flyers.

Interested artists may use any medium, including photos, and can submit up to three entries, which must be on 8-1/2 by 11-inch paper. Entries can be delivered to the Fairgrounds Office at 11228 McCourtney Road or mailed to the Fair Office at PO Box 2687, Grass Valley, CA 95945. There is a drop box available for those who wish to leave their artwork at the office after hours or on weekends. A complete set of rules can be found here or by calling the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.

Debbie Marshall of Cedar Ridge submitted the theme of “Catch the Fair Bug.” The theme was chosen from the more than 240 theme names submitted during our community contest to determine the theme for the 2015 Nevada County Fair. The 2015 Nevada County Fair is August 12 – 16, 2015.

Categories: Announcements and Nevada County Fair.