This Weekend: Bead Show, and an Altar Show

Here’s a look at some fun events happening this weekend at the Nevada County Fairgrounds!

The Whole Bead Show
November 8 and 9
Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday noon to 5 pm
Sugar Pine Lodge

Presented by The Whole Bead Show, Inc., this is a small and intimate boutique show with a nice selection of beads, findings, buttons, artisan glass, resin beads, jewelry, seed beads, and more. Open to the public as well as to wholesale.  Discover vintage through contemporary pieces made from glass, stone, metal, pearl, amber and porcelain.  Admission is free. Wholesale buyers need to bring state-issued reseller’s permit. Visit for information, or call (530) 265-2544.

Whole Bead Show (November 2014)

Altar Show
November 8 – 16
11 am to 7 pm daily
Northern Mines

Take time during the next two weekends to visit the Altar Show at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The Altar Show: Renewal and Remembrance, is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides a free annual exhibition, originally inspired by Day of the Dead, that involves and educates the community while providing a safe place to renew and remember in a respectful and safe space.

Co-sponsored by the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, this is an annual exhibit of more than 60 altars honoring our common human experience. Admission is free. For additional information, visit, or call Meg at (530) 432-4280.

altar show photo (2014)

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