Penn Valley Rodeo

Looking for some good old fashioned rodeo fun? Check out the 59th Annual Penn Valley Rodeo, happening May 20 and 21, and the 4th Annual Playday on May 22. There’s a rodeo parade, live music and dancing, dinner, and, of course, the rodeo.

All this fun takes place at the Penn Valley Rodeo Grounds at 10513 Spenceville Road (behind the Firehouse) in Penn Valley.

Tickets are on sale now. For details, visit here.

 

 

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BBQ Cook-Off and Bounty of the County

In between Draft Horse performances at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, September 18 – 21, take time to visit two tasty events happening on the grounds during the weekend – “Backyard BBQ Cook-Off” and “Bounty of the County.”

On Saturday, September 20, from 1 – 4 pm, taste the delicious samples of food made by BBQ experts. Tasting tickets will be available at the event at 5 for $10. Come taste the treats, enjoy a beverage or two, and sit back and listen to live musical entertainment by local favorite “Cool Heat.”

On Sunday, September 22, Bounty of the County takes place from 1 – 4 pm. Bring your appetite to this fun and delicious event, hosted by Nevada County Grown. Bounty of the County is a pairing of fabulous local chefs with the finest produce and meats of Nevada County Grown farmers and ranchers. This is local, fresh, and delicious food at its best – and a feast for your palate. In addition to great food, there will be music, vendors, demonstrations, and educational booths. Artists’ Studio in the Foothills (ASiF) will also feature an art exhibit and sale. For the children, there will be plenty of activities, including veggie stamping, pasta shell necklaces, recycled paper pots, butterfly plant markers, and a soil discovery station. Tasting tickets will be sold at the event at 3 for $10, and proceeds benefit local agriculture. Additional details can be found at NevadaCountyGrown.org.

In addition to these two tasty events, the Harvest Fair is bustling with activities during the weekend, including musical entertainment on the Pine Tree stage, Art at the Classic, delicious festival food on Treat Street, a clogging jamboree, a Western Trade Show, and visits to the barns.

The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair runs September 18 – 21 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There are six performances featuring the magnificent Draft Horses – Thursday and Friday at 6:30 pm, Saturday at 10 am and 6:30 pm, and Sunday at 10 am and 4 pm.  Tickets are on sale now.

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Backyard BBQ Cook-Off

Calling all backyard cooks (think you can make the best ribs on the block), professional chefs, caterers, and tasters! What a fun event – happening the weekend of the Draft Horse Classic at the Fairgrounds. Click here for additional details.

Backyard BBQ Cook-Off

Saturday of the Draft Horse Classic, September 20, 2014

Families Welcome – Live Entertainment – Tastings & FUN

Whether you want to show off your cooking skills or simply join the fun and taste the treats–we’ve got it all in one place!

Tasting tickets are 5 for $10. Tasting takes place from 1 – 3:30pm. Alcoholic beverages will be available to purchase.

530-273-6217.

 

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