Free Childcare Provided at Nevada County Christmas Faire

This post was written by jd on November 19, 2010
Posted Under: nevada county fair

Winter Scene Nevada County Fair Grounds

Winter Scene Nevada County Fair Grounds

Youth, community organizations provide services to Faire-goers

The Northern Mines Girl Scouts will offer free babysitting services at this year’s Country Christmas Faire, held November 26 – 28 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. This benefit is provided by this youth service organization so that parents can drop off their children while they enjoy holiday shopping. Free babysitting will be provided in Ponderosa Hall at the Fairgrounds; hours for babysitting are the same as the Faire – Friday and Saturday from
10 am – 5 pm; and Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm.

Errand elves will be available to assist Faire-goers throughout the event. The Errand Elves, provided by students from Clear Creek School, are available to carry packages for shoppers or patrons may use their “Will Call” service and leave their packages in the elves’ care as they continue shopping. Clear Creek students will also be offering mistletoe to Faire-goers. All donations received for the elves and the mistletoe will go towards these young students who are trying to earn money for an outdoor science education camp.

Additionally, Nevada County 4-H clubs will provide volunteers to serve as the trash clean-up crew for the Faire; Will and Paulette Snyders of Empire Horse & Carriage Company will provide wagon rides around the grounds; and Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to greet children. A photographer will be available to capture the special moment with Santa.

The 26th annual Country Christmas Faire begins Friday, November 26, and runs through Sunday, November 28.  Admission is $4 for adults, and children 12 and under are free. Artisans from across California – and as far away as New York, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada and Utah – fill the Fairgrounds exhibit buildings with quality hand-made crafts and unique gifts. Visitors to the Faire will enjoy strolling live entertainment, festival foods, and a community bon-fire.

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is located at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. For more information, visit www.NevadaCountyFair.com or call (530) 273-6217.


Wendy Oaks
Publicist, Nevada County Fairgrounds
(530) 273-6217 wsoaks@gmail.com

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