Saturday and Sunday: The Union’s Spring Home, Garden, and Lifestyle Show

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about visiting The Union‘s Spring Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show at the Fairgrounds? This show is Nevada County’s largest and only Home Expo and features more than 200 vendors with thousands of ideas for your home and garden, a food court with lots of local food and beverage choices, free demonstrations, and musical entertainment on Pine Tree Stage. The event is from 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, and admission is free ($6 for parking). Stop on by!

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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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Call for Artists: Art at the Classic

Call for Artists! 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, September 21 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, this art show features impressive works of art in a dozen categories and more than 100 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. Artists are encouraged to participate by entering artwork in the show and purchasing booth space at the show. If you are interested in participating in this show, information can be found here. Artwork by Yvonne Bonacci.

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Welcome, Ramblin’ Elks RV Group

Welcome to the Ramblin’ Elks RV Group who are joining us for the first time from Elk Grove.  This fun group joins us with 22 rigs, and are ready for three days of fun at the RV Park at the Nevada County Fairgrounds!  Welcome, friends, we’re glad you chose us and we hope you have a fantastic weekend!

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Home and Garden Show: April 21 and 22

The Union‘s Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show is happening next weekend (April 21 & 22) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Stop by and get lots of ideas for home improvement, DIY, spring planting, and all those to-do projects. Talk to the home improvement pros and take advantage of special show pricing. There will be more than 175 vendors, lots of food, music, and hourly demonstrations. Rain or shine!

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Exhibit Awards Program Opportunities

Would you or your business like to sponsor an award or two in the Fair’s exhibit awards program and recognize exhibitors for their hard work and creativity? The Nevada County Fair’s popular exhibit program celebrates the many talents of our county and fills the buildings with thousands of creations and the barns with hundreds of animals for Fair-goers to enjoy each year.  By supporting this program as a sponsor, you are encouraging exhibitors while also supporting a community tradition. Details can be found here or you can email us at moc.r1524483747iaFyt1524483747nuoCa1524483747daveN1524483747@ybbe1524483747D1524483747.

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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

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Nevada County Fair: Best Local Event

Thank you, Nevada County, for voting the Nevada County Fair as the “Best Local Event” for 16 years in a row!  The Fair also received “Best Place to Take the Kids” and the Fairgrounds was runner up for “Best Place to Cycle.”  We are truly honored and we appreciate the support we constantly receive from our awesome community. Thank you!

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