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Welcome to Culture Connection, Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District's newsletter featuring the stories and people of our community.

Aug 1

First Friday Art Walk, Nevada City Film Festival. Nevada County Fair, Instagram

July 15

Nevada City Summer Nights, Sierra Storytelling Festival, The Children’s Festival, Share Your Story, Historical Library Book Sale, “Her Story” at Miner’s Foundry.

July 1

Fourth of July, California World Fest, Sierra Stages presents Cabaret, LeeAnn Brooke Gallery, Local Artist Instagrams

June 15

Music in the Mountains Summer Fest, Movies Under the Pines, Poetry Benefit Reading, Thursday Night Market, The Great Race, Kial James, Maxima Kahn

June 1

Bicycle Classic, First Friday Art Walk, Picnic Pops, Farmer’s Market, Gallery 125, Artist Spotlight.

May 22

Nevada County Poet Laureate, Artist Spotlight, Nevada City Bicycle Tour, Farmer’s Market, Cultural Asset Map, Belonging: I AM HERe, Gallery 125.

May 8

Historic Preservation Month, Historic Firehouse No. 1 Museum, Happy Birthday Miner's Foundry, Nisenan and CHIRP, InConcert Sierra, Railbus Through History.

April 24

Nevada City Winery, Arts Culture and Creativity, Sierra Poetry Festival, Arts and Economic Prosperity, Buttermilk Trail


Polly’s Paladar, Treehouse Cottage, Courtyard Suites, Arts Culture & Creativity Month, Arts & Economic Prosperity, Fire Safety Council, North Star House.

MAR 19

Arts, Culture & Creativity Month, State of the Arts in Education, Arts & Economic Prosperity, Visibility and the Power of Public Art, Poetry Out Loud.


Women’s History Month, Julia Morgan and the North Star House, Artist Margaret Warner Swann Levine, Sierra Poetry Festival.

FEB 15

Chinese New Year, Chinese Heritage, Gold Mountain, Nevada City Chinese-American Cemetery, Community Asian Theater of the Sierras, What Is a Cultural District?