Year-Round Fun at the Fairgrounds

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

Categories: Events and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Decorating Santa’s Village

Today, these cuties from Tall Pines Nursery School decorated the trees in Santa’s Village at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Our little friends do an excellent job of preparing Santa’s Village for the Country Christmas Faire, which begins next Friday. Thank you to our little friends for their holiday spirit and joy!
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Categories: Country Christmas Faire, Events, and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Country Christmas Faire: Thanksgiving Weekend

Mark your calendar for Thanksgiving weekend! The Country Christmas Faire is a great place to get all your holiday shopping done, while also visiting with Santa, taking a wagon ride, listening to Carolers, checking out the Gingerbread house display, or sitting by the bonfire.

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Categories: Country Christmas Faire.

Country Christmas Faire: Thanksgiving Weekend

Mark your calendar for Thanksgiving weekend! The Country Christmas Faire is a great place to get all your holiday shopping done, while also visiting with Santa, taking a wagon ride, listening to Carolers, checking out the Gingerbread house display, or sitting by the bonfire.

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Categories: Country Christmas Faire.

This Weekend: Winterfaire Craft Show (October 15 and 16)

The Winterfaire Craft Show is happening Saturday and Sunday (October 15 & 16) from 10 am to 4 pm in the Main Street Center at the Fairgrounds. The show features tons of locally made arts and crafts – as well as door prizes and food. The cost is $2, or bring a can of food and receive $1 off admission. Parking is free. Presented by the Craft Guild of Nevada County. For information, visit http://craftguildnevadacounty.org/.
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Categories: Events and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Visit the Fairgrounds in 2016

Visit us in 2016 for the annual Cioppino feed, the Nevada County Fair, the Draft Horse Classic, and the Country Christmas Faire!

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Categories: Country Christmas Faire, Draft Horse Classic, Events, Nevada County Fair, and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

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.

Categories: Announcements and Events.

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.

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Categories: Announcements and Nevada County Fair.

Enter an Exhibit in the Harvest Fair

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 3, 2014

Contact:     Sandy Woods, Chief Executive Officer
(530) 273-6217; moc.r1505976645iaFyt1505976645nuoCa1505976645daveN1505976645@ydna1505976645S1505976645

Enter Your Exhibits In The Harvest Fair At The Draft Horse Classic
It’s free and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to a Draft Horse Classic performance

Entry forms are now being accepted for exhibit entries in the Harvest Fair, which takes place during the Draft Horse Classic, September 18 – 21, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline for Nevada County residents to turn in entry forms to enter exhibits is 4 pm on Friday, September 12. It’s free to enter, and all exhibitors will receive complimentary tickets to the Friday evening performance of the Draft Horse Classic.

Entry forms are now being accepted at the Fair Office and on-line. There are more than 100 different categories to choose from, including fruits and vegetables, cobblers, harvest pies, scarecrows, jams, honey, cut flowers, produce characters, and birdhouses. There’s even a “Garden Photo Contest” to share the beauty of your own garden and plants; and an Adult Artistic Corner for those interested in showing off arts and crafts. So many fun categories to choose from!

There’s a division for youth and teens, which includes categories like apple face dolls, decoupage, Halloween masks, painted pumpkins, wreaths, table settings, and ceramics. Plus, there’s a Special People’s division for those interested in showing off their talents at the Harvest Fair.

Exhibitors must either submit paper entry forms at the Fair office or enter on-line between now and Friday, September 12. It’s free and it’s simple!

Complete descriptions of all Harvest Fair divisions and categories are available on-line at the Fair’s Office on McCourtney Road, or by calling the Fairgrounds Office at (530) 273-6217.

The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair runs September 18 – 21 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There are six performances featuring the beautiful 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.

In addition to the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is happening at the Fairgrounds throughout the event. Musical entertainment, Art at the Classic, food on Treat Street, a clogging jamboree, and visits to the barns make for a fun family day at the Harvest Fair. Plus, we’ve got two tasty events happening – the Backyard BBQ Cook-Off on Saturday, and Bounty of the County on Sunday.

For Draft Horse performance tickets or information about entering a Harvest Fair exhibit, call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217 or visit the Draft Horse Classic online.
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scarecrows at the Harvest Fair