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NEVADA CITY PARADES, STREET FAIRS, FESTIVALS E V E N T S FARMERS MARKET: June–November 18, 8:30 am–1:00 pm, Union Street. Local farmers, baked goods, live music. Also winter market. ncfarmersmarket.org VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: December 3, 10 & 17, 1:30–6:00 pm. December 13 & 20, 5:00–9:00 pm. Singers, walking Christmas tree, living nativity scene, horse drawn car- riage, Father Christmas. Drop off your t. n S Ure January 11–15, 2018 in Nevada City and Grass Valley. One of the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festivals, it is also the largest. Award winning shorts and feature films from around the world are screened. This four-day celebration also includes art, music, workshops, special performances and parties. wildandscenicfilmfestival.org Com mer cia Bro l St. ad St. Wild & Scenic Film Festival St . Boulder St. See pages 14-15 for a map of Nevada County. Argall W ay Go ld SUMMER NIGHTS: July 12, 19, 26, 6:00–9:30 pm. Outdoor festival with art, music, classic cars, food and entertainment. nevadacitychamber.com d roa NEVADA CITY BICYCLE CLASSIC: June 18. Seven Hills Business District A Father’s Day tradition since 1961, this is perhaps the most challenging one-day bicycle race in America. Includes junior races and a children’s bike parade. d nevadacityclassic.com Downtown Nevada City MOVIES UNDER THE PINES: June 17, Beetlejuice, Pioneer Park. July 7, Stand by Me & July 22, The NeverEnding Story, Nevada County Fairgrounds. August 12, Vertigo & August 26, The Big Lebowski, Pioneer Park. Gates open at 7:00 pm, films 8:30 pm. nevadacityfilmfestival.com September 8–15 at various venues around town. Now in its 18th year, the festival features top independent and international films and filmmakers. Between 70 and 80 films are screened. Events include a VR Festival, live music, after parties, Best of the Fest, a children’s program and more. nevadacityfilmfestival.com More Things To Do Pages 68-83 group, park at the Government Center off Hwy. 49 and take the shuttle. nevadacitychamber.com MARDI GRAS PARADE/FAIRE: February 18, 2018, 11:00 am–4:00 pm. nevadacitychamber.com Kid Friendly Events PIONEER PARK PICNIC POPS CONCERTS: June 25, July 23, August 27, 5:00–7:00 pm. Features the 80-member Nevada County Concert Band. Bring a lawn chair, blanket and picnic. Food also available. nccb.org CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL: July 21, 9:00 am–12:00 pm and 5:00–8:00 pm., Pioneer Park. Renaissance Faire with musicians, magi- cians, bridge-guarding troll, mechanical drag- on, crafts, food, entertainment, parade. thechildrensfestival.com Constitution Celebration Day September 9–10. This is the old- est and largest Constitution observation in America. Featured is a Sunday parade that has been held for 50 years. Other events include Revolutionary War Living History, the Gold Country Duck Race and a band concert. nevadacitychamber.com Nevada City Film Festival W. Must Do! SOAPBOX DERBY: September 23, 12:00–6:00 pm, Nimrod Street. Entries fueled by the cre- ativity of participants, ½ mile downhill course. nevadacitychamber.com Mardi Gras Parade/Faire CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL: February 2018, date TBA. Parade through the old Chinese Quarter on Commercial Street fea- tures 72’ Chinese Dragon. Food, exhibits, fun, entertainment on Union Street. catsweb.org N E VA D A C O U N T Y G O L D . c o m 35