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A RICH CULTURAL TRADITION FESTIVALS/ART/THEATRE CALIFORNIA WORLDFEST: July 13–16. Seven stages featuring music legends. Workshops, exhibits, yoga sessions, Global Indigenous Peoples Village, farmers market. Family, teen and kids activities, including playground. Nevada County Fairgrounds, McCourtney Road Grass Valley. (530) 274-8384; worldfest.net SIERRA STORYTELLING FESTIVAL: July 21–23. Enjoy at good story? This is the event for you. Nationally recognized tellers, event also features the Sierra Story Slam, Open Telling, Evening Gala, Children’s Concert. North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, 20 miles from Nevada City; 17894 Tyler Foote Rd. sierrastorytellingfestival.org Theatre Sierra Stages Now in its ninth season, this community theatre provides high quality, accessible performances for everyone. They also have a Theatre by the Book play reading series at Miners Foundry. “CHICAGO,” July 13–August 5. Musical about murder, greed, corruption in Chicago in the 1920s. Nevada Theatre. “ORDINARY DAYS,” October. A musical. Off Center Stage. Locations: Miners Foundry, 325 Spring St., Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad St., both in Nevada City. Off Center Stage, Richardson Street, Grass Valley, behind The Center for the Arts. Information: sierrastages.org LeGacy Productions This family owned and operated theatre company is dedicated to providing an affordable and meaningful theatre experience. It is in its eleventh season. “THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB,” Through June 24. A comedy – laughter, friendship, life. “BROADWAY BOUND,” September/October. A Neil Simon play. “SCROOGE: THE MUSICAL,” November/December. Back by popular demand. An award winning orig- inal dramatic and humorous retelling of Dickens’ Christmas classic. Location: Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad St., Nevada City. Information: (530) 268-5419; LeGacyPresents.com Quest Theaterworks This is a cutting edge theatre company which strives to engage, entertain and enlighten. SUMMER NUGGET FRINGE FESTIVAL, July 21–23. “Time to Shine,” one venue, 48 hours, 18 performances. Holbrooke Hotel, Grass Valley. “DRAGON SCROLLS,” September 8–14. Premier of a British farce by Colfax playwright Emmeline Tober. Elaborate costumes, zany characters, twists and turns. Off Center Stage. “THE 39 STEPS,” November 2–18. Hitchcock meets hilarious. Four characters play 250 different roles. Off Center Stage. NUGGET FRINGE FESTIVAL, January 18–28, 2018. The festival hosts innovative theatre. Seven venues, 120 plus performances, over 33 different shows. It’s a 10-day whirlwind of theatrical magic with something for everyone. Location: Off Center Stage, Richardson Street, Grass Valley, behind The Center for the Arts. Information: questtheaterworks.com CATS Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS) is dedicated to promoting cultural diversity through multicultural theatre events and workshops. Cultural Enrichment “DON’T YOU HAVE DIGNITY, MAMA?” A one- woman autobiographical play, September 17, The Open Book, 671 Maltman Dr., Grass Valley. “RED ALTAR,” November 18. Multi-media show about immigration and migration. True story of the founding of the fishing industry in Monterey by Chinese immigrants in the 1850s. Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad St., Nevada City. Annual Theatre Production “SOUTH PACIFIC,” April/May 2018. Popular Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II musical. Information: catsweb.org Art Shows/Events NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER OF THE ARTS: Work by artists with developmental disabilities. “Spring Fling” show through July 1. “Mugs, Music and Merlot,” November 3, Nevada City Winery, Spring Street. Center’s Gallery: Monday–Friday, 10:00 am–3:00 pm, 200 Litton Drive # 212 (rear of building). (530) 272-7287; neighborhoodcenterofthearts.org Annual Celtic Festival & Marketplace will take place September 29–October 1 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. There will be five musical and six demonstration stages, international performers, regional talent and youth arts instruction. Come for the music, stay for the magic! KVMRcelticfestival.com KODO ARTS JAPANESE ANTIQUE SHOWS: Semi- annual shows, September 30–October 8, & May 5–13, 2018. Antique Japanese art, furniture, tex- tiles, and garden and home décor. Warehouse, 571 Searls Ave., Nevada City. (530) 478-0812; kodo-arts.com FALL COLORS OPEN STUDIOS: Annual art tour, October 7–8, October 14–15. Preview October 5, The Center for the Arts, 313 W. Main St., Grass Valley. See where art is made, meet the artists, watch live demonstrations. Brochure and map available at the Center, and at the Grass Valley and Nevada City Chambers of Commerce. thecenterforthearts.org/openstudiostour WINTERFAIRE: October 14–15. Annual craft show sponsored by the Craft Guild of Nevada County. Nevada County Fairgrounds, McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. craftguildnevadacounty.org BANNER MOUNTAIN ARTISANS SHOW: November 18–19. Annual Holiday Sale, featuring juried artists. Mix of arts and crafts. Nevada City Elks Lodge, Hwy. 49, Nevada City. bmanc.com N E VA D A C O U N T Y G O L D . c o m 8 1 Festivals