Saturday (April 21): Trout Derby at the Fairgrounds

Preparing for Saturday’s (April 21) Trout Derby at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. About 2,000 Rainbow Trout are being stocked in the pond by the CA Fish and Game and the Grass Valley Sportsmen’s Club. Thank you to the Grass Valley Sportsmen for preparing and hosting this fun kids event on Saturday at Lions Lake. Sign-in begins at 7 am; fishing begins at 8 am.  For information, visit here

 

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STEAM Expo: Saturday, April 7

Join the STEAM Expo fun at the Nevada County Fairgrounds this Saturday (April 7) from 9 am to 3 pm. Offered by NC Superintendent of Schools, this free family event integrates all aspects of 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 http://www.nevcoexpo.org/.

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Introducing the 2018 Nevada County Fair Poster

We’re excited to introduce the 2018 Nevada County Fair poster! This fun piece of artwork was created for the Fair by talented local artist Kathryn Wronski, who is well-known for her oil paintings that are filled with bright colors and whimsical features. Isn’t it fun?!  Thank you, Kathryn, and let’s get ready for “Bushels of Fun!” at the Fair. 

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Trout Derby: April 21

This year’s Trout Derby is Saturday, April 21 from 7 am to noon at Lions Lake at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. This is for kids 3 – 12. Two thousand Rainbow Trout will be stocked in the pond by the CA Fish and Game and the Sportsmen’s Club. Thank you to the Grass Valley Sportsmen for putting on this fun, free kids event! For details, visit here

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Facility Rentals at the Nevada County Fairgrounds

You have the event, we have the place! Our facilities are available for rent year-round for a variety of events – from a wedding to a black-tie gala to a private party to a conference. We have a multitude of buildings and locations to choose from, more parking than any other venue in Nevada County (1,000+), an RV Park, hundreds of towering trees, and acres of green grass. How about hosting your next event at California’s Most Beautiful Fairgrounds? For facility rental information, visit here

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Don’t Forget Your Tickets to the Cioppino and Pasta Feed

Don’t forget to get your tickets to the Fairgrounds Foundation’s All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed on Saturday, March 3, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $40/person and includes all-you-can-eat Cioppino, pasta, salad and garlic bread. There’s also a silent dessert auction, a live auction and a no-host bar. For tickets, visit here or stop by the Fairgrounds Office.

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Wanted: Crafters for 2018 Country Christmas Faire

Are you interested in being a vendor at the 2018 Country Christmas Faire? Last year’s event had more than 10,000 visitors! If you’re interested in being part of this unique holiday event, the application is available here. Photo by @sweetpickensreno.

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Fairgrounds Foundation to Host Cioppino and Pasta Feed

 

Join the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation at its eighth annual All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed on Saturday, March 3 in Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 pm and dinner service begins at 6 pm.

For the event, the Foothill Lions Club will create and serve chef Arnie Romanello’s special 100-year-old recipe for all to enjoy. Dinner includes antipasto, all-you-can-eat Cioppino, pasta, salad and garlic bread.  A no-host bar will be available, and there will be a silent dessert auction and a live auction.

Tickets are $40 per person. If you’d like to purchase a table for 8, it is $400 and includes two bottles of wine.   Tickets are available by visiting the Nevada County Fairgrounds, calling the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217, or downloading an order form here.  

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation and its mission of supporting and improving the community’s Fairgrounds, and supporting youth in agriculture.

Cioppino and Pasta Feed, March 3, 2018 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds