This Saturday: STEAM Expo 2017

The Nevada County STEAM Expo is Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm.  Offered by NC Superintendent of Schools, this free family event combines 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 here
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Now Accepting Community Showcase Applications for 2017 Fair

Does your group have a skill they’d like to demonstrate to Fair-goers? Want to do a martial arts demonstration, a cheerleading demonstration, or show off your baton twirling skills? We’re now accepting applications for community acts and demonstrations to perform at the 2017 Nevada County Fair. Applications are available here

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Cioppino Feed Success: Thank You!

Thank you to all who attended the 2017 Cioppino and Pasta Feed this past weekend. It was a sold out event, and a huge success! Thank you to all the businesses and organizations who donated; and a huge thank you to Foothill Lions for preparing all the food for the event! This event is a fundraising benefit supporting the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation, and all proceeds benefit the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds. Thank you!

Mark your calendar for next year’s Cioppino and Pasta Feed – March 3, 2018.

Sold out crowd (2017) Rea and Arnie Preparing pasta Cioppino cooks 20170304_182224 20170302_141921 20170304_182653 20170304_182508

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WFA Blue Ribbon Award: Roger Ingram

What fun it was to surprise Roger Ingram at Nevada County Resource Conservation District’s dinner tonight with the news that he has been selected by the Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors as this year’s recipient of the Western Fair Association’s prestigious Blue Ribbon Award. The award was created to recognize those who support and contribute to the quality of their local Fair. We’ll be sharing more about Roger and the many reasons he’s receiving this award; but right now we just want to say congratulations, Roger!

Blue Ribbon - Roger Ingram

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