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Fowler Family to be Recognized Family of the Year at the Nevada County Fair.

    Brad and Alana Fowler have been named the 2017 Family of the Year by the Nevada County Fair’s Board of Directors. The Board chose the Fowler Family for their ongoing commitment, participation and volunteer efforts in the livestock program at the Nevada County Fair. Brad and Alana, who were both born and raised […]

Nevada County Fair Competition Handbook Now Available

  Book includes all the information you need to enter exhibits in this year’s Fair   The Nevada County Fair’s Competition Handbook, which includes all the information you need to enter exhibits in this year’s Fair, is now available. If you can make it, bake it, grow it or show it, there is a category […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation’s Speaker Series Features Anita Oberbauer

  February 23, 2017 Anita Oberbauer, Professor and Chair of the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, spent Wednesday evening with local students from Bear River and Nevada Union high schools as a guest speaker of the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation’s Speaker Series.  The series, now in its second season, brings […]

Time To Enter Your Exhibits For the  Nevada County Fairgrounds Harvest Fair

It’s free and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to a Draft Horse Classic performance  Entry forms are now being accepted for exhibit entries in the Harvest Fair, which takes place during the Draft Horse Classic, September 22 – 25, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline to turn in entry forms to enter exhibits […]

Happening Each Day At the 2016 Nevada County Fair

  No pre-registration required. Show up 15 minutes before event and have fun! At the Nevada County Fair, August 10 – 14, there are exciting contests and activities happening each day of the Fair! Here are a few of the fun contests planned for this year’s Fair. New this year is the Jello Eatin’ Contest […]

A Near Death Experience And Lessons Learned

On August 11, 2014, while working on a fire in the Klamath National Forest, Tom Browning and two others were forced to take refuge in fire shelters while the fire burned over them. Tom, a retired Fire Battalion Chief, shared this near death incident on Tuesday night with more than 20 FFA and 4H students […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation to Host Cioppino Feed

February 11,2016 Join the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation at its sixth annual All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino Feed on Saturday, March 5 in Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 pm, and dinner service begins at 6 pm. For the event, the chefs will create and serve Arnie Romanello’s special 100-year-old recipe for all […]

Enter Nevada County Fair Gingerbread HOuse Contest!

Submit your entry form by Friday, November 20, 2015  Now is the time for holiday bakers to think about the creation of a magical Gingerbread House to enter into the 13th annual Gingerbread House Competition at the Country Christmas Faire, held November 27, 28, and 29 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Houses, […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Begins Search for 2016 Fair Theme

Submit the winning theme and win a prize package to the 2016 Nevada County Fair  The Nevada County Fairgrounds is hosting a contest to find the winning theme for the 2016 Fair. Do you have a catchy or fun theme that you think would be perfect for the 2016 Nevada County Fair? Visit the Fair’s […]

2015 29th Annual Draft Horse Classic Awards Announced Nevada County Fair

Awards for the 29th annual Draft Horse Classic, held September 24 – 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, have been announced.  Albert Cleve of Farmington, Missouri, judged the Draft Horse competitions and halter show. Dwight Gilbert from Nevada was the judge of the pulling contest; and Robbie Mederos from Danville, California was […]