Three California housing issues to watch in 2018

  Source: The Los Angeles Times Rising rents and home prices forced California’s housing crisis to the front of Gov. Jerry Brown’s and lawmakers’ agenda in 2017. Legislators passed the most comprehensive package of housing bills in recent memory designed to increase spending on low-income development and encourage more construction in general. But the bills, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair in Grass Valley 2015

September 24 – 27, 2015 Join the beautiful Draft Horses for the 29th annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, happening September 24 – 27, 2015 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Featuring six performances by the beautiful Draft Horses, this event has grown to become the premiere Draft Horse show in the […]

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 […]

Wrap up for 2015 Nevada County Fair

Junior Livestock Auction, Ag Mechanics Auction, Treat Street Benefit Nevada County  Beautiful weather (well, one really hot day), more than $500,000 raised for Nevada County youth, highly-attended arena events, and several community partnerships made for a successful 2015 Nevada County Fair. More than 91,000 people attended this year’s Fair. More than $825,000 was generated on […]

Pit Bull Helps Nevada County Woman Detect Seizures

  A woman who wanted a shelter dog as a companion for herself and her son instead got much more than that. The pit bull the Nevada County woman adopted can detect seizures, something important for her. Danielle Zuckerman, a former Navy nuclear scientist never knew adopting Thor could change her life. “I feel so much more […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Christmas Fair Results

Gingerbread House Competition Results and Canned Food Drive Results A successful canned food drive, more than 120 vendors, and 45 gingerbread houses built made the 30th Annual Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds a success. The 12th Annual Gingerbread House Competition was once again a crowd favorite, with 45 entries received. Of those […]