The hard working folks at The White Barn Project have been busy collecting 4H and FFA clothing donations and are ready for their distribution dates this Friday (July 20) from 4 – 8 pm and this Saturday (July 21) from 8 am – 2 pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds (Ponderosa Hall). They have white pants and shirts, boots, belts, 4H scarves/hats, FFA jackets and lots of items that will potentially fit our kids! For FREE! If you have 4H and FFA kids who need outfits or clothing items for the Fair, this is the place to visit on Friday or Saturday. Thank you, Soroptimist of Grass Valley, for this resource for our youth in agriculture! For more information, visit here.
Gold Path in July
Look what’s getting ready to bloom on Gold Path! This beautiful path will be in full bloom and ready to welcome the public in 29 days, which is August 8 and the opening day of the Nevada County Fair!
Family Friday at the Nevada County Fair!!
Family Friday! New daily specials at the Nevada County Fair! Friday of the Fair (August 10) is now Family Friday and that means FREE parking until noon and one FREE carnival ride coupon to the first 500 guests! Yep, we’re pretty excited about that, too! Keep watching as we continue to introduce our new daily specials for this year’s Fair, August 8 – 12. Wait until you see Thursday’s special! 🙂
Art Posters Available at Fair
We absolutely love this year’s Fair artwork (thank you, Kathryn Wronski)! By popular request, these fun art posters will be for sale in our Fair souvenir booth (yep, that’s right, we will have a souvenir booth this year!), along with lots of other fun items. Don’t you just love this artwork?! And can you believe the Fair opens a month from tomorrow?
Flower Arranging Workshop for Juniors
Have kids who are interested in participating in a Flower Arranging Workshop for Juniors (ages 6 – 17)? Chicago Park Garden Club is hosting a class for kids to prepare them to enter an exhibit in the Junior Floriculture Competition during the Fair. The class is free, and kids create the cutest arrangements. The class is limited to the first 25 students, and is held on June 20. To register, call Ann at 265-8210.
2018 Fun at the Nevada County Fairgrounds
Mark your calendar with these dates! Whether it’s the Fair, Draft Horse Classic, Home and Garden Show, The Strawberry Music Festival, AKC Dog Show, Roamin’ Angels Car Show, California WorldFest, Halloween Fun, Gem and Mineral Show, or Country Christmas Faire – it’s happening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in 2018.
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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.
Get Your Cioppino and Pasta Feed Tickets Before They Sell Out!
The Fairgrounds Foundation’s popular all-you-can-eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed is happening March 3 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds! Tickets are on sale at the Fairgrounds office or by visiting NevadaCountyFair.com. This has been a sold-out event for seven years in a row, and features the Foothill Lions preparing chef Arnie Romanello’s secret 100-year-old-recipe, so get your tickets early. Yum!
Holiday Gift Ideas from the Fairgrounds Foundation
Looking for fun and unique gifts for those on your holiday shopping list? How about a Fairgrounds Foundation membership, which includes tickets to the annual Fair and Draft Horse Classic? Or tickets to the 2018 Cioppino Feed at the Fairgrounds? Both make excellent gifts and are on sale now. You can purchase these gifts by visiting the Fairgrounds Office on McCourtney Road or by emailing . Give the gift of tickets to some of Nevada County’s most popular events, all while supporting one of our community’s most valuable resources – the Nevada County Fairgrounds!
Friends of the Fairgrounds: Rocky and Dewitt
Meet Rocky and his owner, Dewitt. Rocky brought his owner in the office a few weeks ago to donate money for the doggy bags found at the Fairgrounds and to thank us for letting him walk at the Fairgrounds. Dewitt says that he and Patricia (not pictured) have been walking with Rocky at the Fairgrounds for years because of its park-like setting and because it makes Rocky happy! Glad to see you out here, Patricia, Dewitt and Rocky; and, thank you, Rocky, for the donation! 🙂