Country Christmas Faire, November 26, 27 & 28, 2010
GRASS VALLEY – Mark your calendar for the 26th annual Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 26, 27, and 28. Rated as one of the top handcrafted shows in Northern California, this year’s Country Christmas Faire will feature unique gifts and crafts from top artisans from across the state.
Five exhibit buildings will be filled during the Thanksgiving weekend, giving shoppers a chance to start their holiday shopping with quality hand-made holiday items, ornaments, jewelry, wooden crafts, soaps and lotions, hand-woven baskets, stained glass, candles, beadwork, and dozens of other unique gifts.
Visitors to the Faire will enjoy strolling live entertainment, festival foods, the magical Gingerbread House exhibit, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, errand elves, and a community bon-fire. Wagon rides around the Fairgrounds will be offered; and Victorian singers, the bell ringing RiverBells, and the Sierra Symphony quartet will perform throughout the event.
Free babysitting will be offered by local Girl Scouts, so parents can drop off their children while they enjoy holiday shopping.
The 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. The hours are 10 am – 5 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday.
The Nevada County Fairgrounds is located at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, 50 miles northeast of Sacramento, off Highway 49. For more information, to visit the Fair’s web site at Click Here or call (530) 273-6217.
By: Wendy Oaks
Publicist, Nevada County Fairgrounds