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

Oct 15

Rocky Horror Picture Show, Neighborhood Center for the Arts, Madama Butterfly, Family Fun Day, Sunset Stroll at Animal Place, Trick or Treat, Nisenan 10th Anniversary.

Oct 1

National Theater Live, Local Creatives Happy Hour, Curious Forge Open House, Gem and Mineral Show, Digital Media Open House, Open Studios Tour, Fall Colors Photo Walk, Call for Artists.

Sept 15

Sierra Stages, Grass Valley Sidewalk Sale, Celtic Festival and Marketplace, Thru the Lens Gala, National Arts in Education Week, Artist Call for Wild and Scenic Film Festival.

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?