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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 […]

Guided Barn Tours Offered At This Year’s Draft Horse Classic

September 2015 Get behind-the-scenes and meet the stars of the Classic – the beautiful Draft Horses Guided Barn Tours will be offered to visitors to this year’s Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair – giving them an up close and personal visit with the magnificent Gentle Giant Draft Horses.  The behind-the-scenes Guided Barn Tours, led by […]

Meet Tommie Turvey, Equine Extremist, at the Draft Horse Classic at the Nevada County Fair

Meet and Greet with Tommie and his famous horses on Saturday and Sunday of the Classic   Tommie Turvey, Equine Extremist, who will be performing at this year’s Draft Horse Classic, will be featured at a Meet and Greet on Saturday and Sunday from 2 -3 pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Held outside the […]

BBQ Cook-off and Bounty of the County Nevada County Fairgrounds

  PART OF THE FESTIVITIES AT THE DRAFT HORSE CLASSIC WEEKEND  “Backyard BBQ Cook-Off” on Saturday, September 20; “Bounty of the County” on Sunday, September 21   In between Draft Horse performances at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, September 18 – 21, take time to visit two tasty events happening on the grounds during the weekend […]

Enter Your Exhibits in the Harvest Fair at the Draft Horse Classic

  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 19 – 22, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline for Nevada County residents to turn in […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Draft Horse Classic to be Featured on RFD TV

   Dan Simpson – Photo courtesy of Nevada County Fair Segment to air on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8 This weekend, Rural Heritage will feature a ½ hour program on the annual Draft Horse Classic held at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The segment on the Draft Horse Classic will air on Friday, June […]

Enter Your Exhibits in the Harvest Fair at the Draft Horse Classic

                  It’s free and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to a Draft Horse Classic performance Entry forms are now being accepted for entries in the Harvest Fair, which takes place during the Draft Horse Classic, September 20 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The deadline […]

Join the Fun at the Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair at the Nevada County Fair

Tickets on sale now for the September 20 – 23 event Majestic Draft Horse performances, breath-taking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up close” are all part of the festivities at the 26th annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 20 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. The Draft Horse […]

25th Annual Draft Horse Classic Awards Announced

By Wendy Oaks Awards for the 25th annual Draft Horse Classic, held September 22 – 25 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, have been announced.  Jim Poole of St. Louis, Missouri judged the Draft Horse competitions and halter show. Dwight Gilbert from Nevada was the judge of the pulling contest; and Jake Engler, […]

Community Enterainment At This Weekend’s Draft Horse Classic

By Wendy Oaks Local thespians to dazzle the audience with classic country music of Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton Spectators at this weekend’s Draft Horse Classic will enjoy special musical entertainment provided by local performers Chris Crockett, Kris Stepanian, and Nancy Keith. Throughout the evening performances and at Sunday’s late afternoon performance, this […]