Crab, Shrimp and Pasta Feed March 4th

It’s back! The Fairgrounds Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser, March 4

Join the Foundation at its 11th annual fundraiser, an All-You-Can-Eat Crab, Shrimp, 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. Before dinner, appetizers will be served in the lounge, allowing patrons to participate in a raffle of marvelous gift baskets and special ticket packages to the 2023 Nevada County Fair and the Draft Horse Classic.

For the event, the Foothill Lions Club, along with Foundation volunteers, will prepare a delicious meal. Dinner includes antipasto skewers, all-you-can-eat crab and shrimp, pasta, Caesar salad, and garlic bread. A no-host bar will be available, and there will be a silent dessert auction and a very lively live auction.

Dinner reservations are $65 per person. If you’d like to purchase a table for eight, it is $650 and includes two bottles of wine. Dinner reservations can be made by clicking on the link below.

Purchase Tickets HERE

Dinner reservations are also available by visiting the Nevada County Fairgrounds administration office at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass
Valley. Seating is limited, so don’t wait!!

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

For more information about the Crab & Shrimp Feed or the Foundation,  call (530) 273-6217, ext. 219.

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Membership Drive!

Annual Membership Drive

The stated mission of the Fairgrounds Foundation is to build a better Nevada County Fairgrounds through fundraising and contribution to the fairgrounds. During the past two years we’ve come to realize that our mission is far more than that – our mission is to provide financial resources to save our wonderful fairgrounds and ensure that it will continue to thrive and remain a valuable community asset for future generations.

Your membership is critical to protect and enhance our great community asset, the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Take it a step further – Do you have a friend, relative, or neighbor who loves the Fair? Please encourage them to join the foundation and protect the fair! We greatly appreciate your support!

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Fairgrounds Fundraiser: Drive Thru Italian Pasta Dinner

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Contact:         Sandy Woods, President, Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation
(530) 477-2097;

NEVADA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS FUNDRAISER: DRIVE THRU ITALIAN PASTA DINNER

 The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation, in partnership with the Foothill Lions Club, is hosting a Drive Thru Italian Pasta Dinner as a fundraiser for the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Tickets are on sale now at NevadaCountyFair.com for a delicious Italian pasta dinner that feeds four people. Each family dinners includes spaghetti and sauce, four Italian sausages, four meatballs, green salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and four cannoli for only $45.

All orders must be placed by April 9. Pick up is on Saturday, April 17 between 4-6 pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, Gate 2, Ponderosa Hall. This event is pre-sales only and there are no onsite sales, so order today.

Tickets are available online at NevadaCountyFair.com. All proceeds benefit the community’s Nevada County Fairgrounds, which has been severely financially impacted by the restrictions on mass gatherings caused by COVID-19.

For more information, visit NevadaCountyFair.com or call (530) 273-6217.

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Higgins Diggins Lions Club Donates $1,000 and Challenges Other Service Clubs

Recently the Higgins Diggins Lions Club donated $1,000 to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation.  In presenting the check, Higgins Diggins Lions Club President Laura Barhydt expressed the club’s passion and concern for the ongoing viability of the Nevada County Fairgrounds given the pandemic’s huge negative impact on the community’s Fairgrounds. President Barhydt, along with members of the club, is challenging other Nevada County non-profit service clubs to step up to matching Higgins Diggins’ donation to help the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Higgins Diggins Lions Club has a long record of service in the community going back more than forty years.  The Club’s major sources of revenue are the rental of the Higgins Lions Community Center, the annual Crab & Shrimp Feed, See’s candy sales during Christmas and Valentine’s day and, most recently, producing Drive Thru dinners.  The club has a strong membership that give freely of their time and resources to provide for the betterment of the community. 

The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation is focused upon building a better Nevada County Fairgrounds through fundraising and contributions to the Fairgrounds.  Currently the major focus of the Foundation is to simply keep the Fairgrounds financially viable so that it will once again thrive as a great community asset.  The directors of the Foundation expressed their sincere appreciation for Higgins Diggins generous donation and expressed hopes that other service clubs will take up President Barhydt and the Higgins Diggins Lions Club’s challenge.

Categories: Nevada County Fairgrounds and Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation.

Drive Thru Italian Pasta Dinner (Fairgrounds Fundraiser)

So excited to announce the next Drive Thru fundraising event for the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Get your tickets here for a delicious Italian Pasta Dinner. Each meal feeds four people and includes spaghetti pasta and sauce, 4 Italian sausages, 4 meatballs, salad with Italian dressing, garlic bread and 4 cannoli for only $45. Yum!! All orders must be placed by April 9. Pick up is on Saturday, April 17 between 4 – 6 pm. This event is pre-sales only and there are no onsite sales. Our last event sold out early, so order today!

Hosted by the Fairgrounds Foundation and the Foothill Lions Club with all proceeds benefit the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Categories: Events, Nevada County Fairgrounds, and Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation.