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GRASS VALLEY C A L I F O R N I A GRASS VALLEY T HE CENTERPIECE OF GRASS VALLEY is a vibrant downtown that has served the community since shortly after gold miners arrived in 1849. Many buildings date from the 1860s and provide an interesting setting for restaurants, wine tasting rooms and a variety of tempting shops. An arts center brings an impressive amount of talent to western Nevada County and also features local artists and performers. Nearby are the Nevada County Fairgrounds, which hosts a number of yearly events, and the popular Empire Mine State Historic Park. GREATER GRASS VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER 128 East Main St. Grass Valley, CA 95945 (530) 273-4667 grassvalleychamber.com Email: rdavies@grassvalleychamber.com N E VA D A C O U N T Y G O L D . c o m 21