All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed: Tickets on Sale Now

Join the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation at its seventh annual All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed on Saturday, March 4 in Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 pm, and dinner service begins at 6 pm.

For the event, the chefs will create and serve Arnie Romanello’s special 100-year-old recipe for all to enjoy. Dinner includes antipasto, all-you-can-eat Cioppino and 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. For more information about the Cioppino Feed or the Foundation, visit here.

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Thank You to Our Community!

We started the week as an evacuation center for 900+ evacuees and 70+ animals. Today, we begin the clean up and pack up. A huge thank you to our community for stepping up and helping those in need – Nevada County’s Office of Emergency Services, Salvation Army, Nevada County Veterinary Disaster Response Team, Red Cross, our local law enforcement, the hundreds of volunteers who spent hours out here, and the many, many businesses and non-profits who donated food, services, and supplies. It takes a team – and what a team you are!

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Evacuation Update (3:00 pm on February 15)

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is now closed as an evacuation center.  Evacuees and animals have returned home and Office of Emergency Services has arranged for buses for those lacking transportation.  For those seeking an evacuation center, the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico will remain open.  The donation center at the Fairgrounds is closed, and donations are no longer needed.

Thank you, Nevada County, for stepping up and helping the evacuees and their pets. So many people to thank, and we wish we could list everyone who made this possible, but just know your kindness and generosity are so appreciated.

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Evacuation Update (8:45 am on February 15)

We are still open to evacuees at the Fairgrounds and at our RV Park, and open to large and small animals. We have about 120 evacuees on site; and evacuees from First Baptist Church will be moving to the Fairgrounds this morning. Salvation Army continues to provide meals. The donation center is open from 8 am to 4 pm at Gate 4, and the following items are needed for evacuees: rain gear, ponchos, tarps, laundry soap, toddler pajamas, socks (toddler and adult), and adult underwear.  At this point, these are the only items that are needed. Thank you for your continued kindness.

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Thank you, Nevada County

Caring for humans and animals – it’s what you do! Thank you, Nevada County!!! We’ll provide an update later, but right now we just want to say thank you for showing the love to all the evacuees and the animals. We’ve always said our community is our greatest asset – and these pictures are a sample of why! Thank you for your kindness and generosity!





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Evacuation Update (11:15 am on February 14)

We are once again able to accept evacuees at the Fairgrounds and at our RV Park.  We have about 600 evacuees on site; and approximately 65 animals.  Here is a updated list of items needed: towels, baby wipes, chain leashes, large dark garbage bags, warm clothing, boys clothing (6 to 10 years old), ponchos, and plus size clothing.  Donations are accepted from 8 am to 6:30 pm at Gate 4. Thank you for your generosity!

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Evacuation Update (6:15 pm on February 13)

6:15 pm update: We will not be receiving donations after 6:30 pm tonight, as we will be closing down the grounds for the evacuees and volunteers to rest. If you’d like to donate items (needed for tomorrow: diaper wipes, ponchos for rain, new adult underwear, and socks), we will be open tomorrow at 8 am to receive donations at Gate 5. Thank you all for your kindness!
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