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M A G A Z I N E

MAY 2018 VOLUME 6, NUMBER 5

GENERAL INFORMATION (530) 885-5656 1030 High Street, Auburn, CA 95603 specialsections.goldcountrymedia.com GOLD COUNTRY MEDIA PUBLISHER Tom Kirk, (530) 852-0250, tomk@goldcountrymedia.com GOLD COUNTRY MEDIA ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Bill Sullivan, (916) 351-3750, bills@goldcountrymedia.com

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Nicholson Blown Glass ‘keeps it fresh’

Inside the Loomis Basin Brewing Company

Cruise Nite is an Auburn classic

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FAST FRIDAYS IS THE NO. 1 SPEEDWAY IN AMERICA. see page 6

Photo by Michael Kirby Bryan Yarrow slides through a turn at last year’s Fast Fridays.

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Ready, set, go! FAST FRIDAYS IS THE NO. 1 SPEEDWAY IN AMERICA

BY PAIGE SMITH ▼ FILE PHOTOS

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ith summer just around the corner, the annual events for the season arise, including Fast Fridays. Fast Fridays is back with minimal changes as they are ready for guests to come out and enjoy another year of the motorsport. Dave Joiner, co-owner and promoter of Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway, is busy setting everything up to have another successful year. CONTINUED ON PAGE 8 ››

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“We are very excited to start out the 2018 season, we will be running 19 events this year,” Joiner said. “We will also be putting on a Speedway demonstration at the 4th of July celebration at the fairgrounds.” This is Joiner’s 24th season running Fast Fridays. When he first took over Fast Fridays it was a bit rough around the edges, but since, it has been cleaned it up a bit. It has been voted Best of the Best for Entertainment. At the events there are food and beer concessions — something for all age groups. It is reveled for their clean venue and even their restrooms. “I had a guy come up to me from Canada and has been to speedways all around the country and in Canada who pulled me aside and told me, ‘you’ve got the cleanest bathrooms of any speedway I have ever been to,’” Joiner said.

They are highly rewarded whether it is from their customer satisfaction, rider satisfaction and even actual awards and rankings. They have been awarded the AMA Track Racing Promoters of the Year three times. “We have emerged in Auburn as the No. 1 speedway in America,” Joiner said. “There is a ranking list in the world and we are ranked 43 in the world, that is out of about 300 tracks.” When visiting the track this summer, Joiner welcomes a greeting at the end of the night and feedback. “One thing I do almost every Friday night is go to the exit gate and thank everybody for coming, we appreciate the business,” Joiner said. “We are really into satisfying those people who come out and support us.” The most satisfying part for him is at the exit gate when a parent comes along with the kids and they all have a smile on their face. The kids can go

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We have emerged in Auburn as the No. 1 speedway in America. There is a ranking list in the world and we are ranked 43 in the world, that is out of about 300 tracks.” Dave Joiner, Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway co-owner and promoter

down in the pits after the races, get autographs and photos with the riders. One longtime guest even celebrated his 100th birthday at the Speedway but passed away shortly after. “He seemed really satisfied coming to the Speedway on a regular basis and he was excited that the kids liked it too,” Joiner said. “We really do have something for everyone.”

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NICHOLSON BLOWN GLASS ‘KEEPS IT FRESH’ STORY AND PHOTOS BY JAMIE HAZELTON

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ucked away just off of Highway 49 out toward Hidden Falls, sits the nine-acre Nicholson Blown Glass studio. Rick and Janet Nicholson have been creating blown glass art since 1981. This year they have decided to ease back from the business a bit and travel. With the upcoming North Auburn Art Studios Tour, Rick sees the event as a transition. Taking over the helm is one of the Nicholson’s daughter, Hannah and her friend, Alana van Altena. CONTINUED ON PAGE 12 ››

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Nicholson Blown Glass is a team of five — one for metal work and four on glass blowing, depending on the complexity of the piece. Layers of colored and clear glass from as far away as Germany and New Zealand are combined through a special lamination process. Inside the studio, blue grass tunes play while glass artists concentrate on forming what will soon be a cactus vase. The studio tour will feature Hannah and Alana’s new pieces that have not been shown before. “This year will be different from the past. We like to keep it fresh for customers and ourselves,” Rick said. The studio will be demonstrating both days of the tour. What may look like a random process is a planned out piece. “We make the smaller fragile pieces first. Like the flowers for our cactus,” Alana said. Alana references Hannah’s sketch as she forms the shape of the cactus. “She draws more than I do and has more drawing skills. It’s really helpful. It’s hard to go backwards,” Alana said. “It’s easier to communicate with your team member than explain what your thinking,” Rick said. Nicholson Blown glass often uses sketches in mockups for commercial projects. The customer needs to have an accurate idea of what to expect. The largest piece was 26 plates for a medical facility in Tennessee. The person installing it needs to accurately know how to lay out the installation. Janet and Rick started with small vases in the beginning. The plates that they are known for were, according to Rick, “halfway on accident.” “A plate folded and stuck to itself. Customers wanted more. It was hard to duplicate. Too much randomness but then it evolved,” he explained. The glass studio configures to what the artists are creating at the time. “It’s hard to do this for fun because the furnace runs all the time. It’s never off,” Rick said.

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CRUISE NITE IS AN AUBURN CLASSIC STORY BY PAIGE SMITH ▼ COURTESY AND FILE PHOTOS

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his year marks the 34th annual Auburn Cruise Nite. A beloved monthly event that brings out nostalgia and community to reminisce and admire classic cars from 1972 or older. “It started at Foster Freeze in Auburn in 1984 and moved to the downtown area in Auburn between High and Elm Street,” Bob Kennedy explained. “We block off all four blocks and average about 300 cars a night.” From May to September, the second Friday of the month from 5 to 9 p.m., is dedicated to the memories and awe of viewing the various types of classic cars. 14

There are food vendors lining the road and car-associated vendors for families and individuals to learn more and get to know each other. “People bring their cars from all over, from Sacramento, Stockton and the Bay Area,” Kennedy said. “We have the usual people who come out with their car each month, but then people who never come out.” The last evening of the season this year is Sept. 14 and will feature a remembrance for 9/11. “9/11 happened prior to one of the events, both men running the event then were ex-military,” Kennedy said. “They knew that the show

AUBURN CRUISE NITE 5-9 p.m. the second Friday of the month, May-September 601 Lincoln Way, Auburn auburncruisenite.org

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must go on basically and did an impromptu get-together and it has been a continued tradition.” Each evening of the event includes about 40 volunteers between the afternoon and the evening to help set up for the evening and then clean up at the end — they try to leave the space in better shape than when they arrived. The hardest part of the event is that cars must be parked legally before 5 p.m. until the streets can be blocked off. There is about an hour of moving 300 cars backing into their spots, so the volunteers are helping direct the drivers. Kennedy explained that he takes the volunteers to breakfast beforehand and then takes everyone out for dinner at the end of the season as a thank you for their help. This is a free event that invites classic car enthusiasts and the community to come out and enjoy. He explains that this event is truly a family atmosphere about classic cars. It is advised for newcomers who want to show their classic car to make sure to get there early and save a spot. And don’t worry too much about its condition. “We aren’t just looking for the cars that just have the recent paint job and that are pristine. We are looking for the cars that are brought out in the middle of the restoration,” Kennedy smiled. “It may have the engine done but not the interior or maybe the interior is done but not the paint.”

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Greens: Jan Thompson, owner of Newcastle Produce, bundles green garlic for the vegetable bin at the store. The green garlic, which is available only in early spring, was freshly picked from the Thompsons’ Twin Brooks Farm in Loomis. Put the white parts and green tops in a blender, add olive oil and you have a delicious pesto, Thompson said.

Get to know your leafy greens LOW CALORIE, HEALTHY, VERSATILE STORY AND PHOTOS BY GLORIA YOUNG

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ow well do you know your leafy greens? Bundled on shelves at the farmers’ market or grocery store, they may look similar. But each kind has a distinct flavor. Pick one, some or all — they are healthy, low calorie and versatile. At Natural Trading Company in Newcastle, owner Bryan Kaminsky has some type of leafy green growing year round. “October through January is best for greens in general in our area,” he said. “We have some under plastic to protect them from the cold. If we get cold temperatures, it makes the greens sweeter. In the summer, there’s a lot of pest pressure.”

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And it will grow year-round in our area, Kaminsky said. “Arugula is pretty easy to grow,” said Jan Thompson, owner of Newcastle Produce in Newcastle and Twin Brooks Farm in Loomis. “If you are picking it for salad, you can have leaves in 30 days and big enough to bunch in 45 days. I like it best at 30 days.”

Collard greens Collard greens — part of the cabbage family — are mild and usually served cooked. “They get the size of a dinner plate and have a mild taste similar to cabbage,” Thompson said.

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Kale Kale in its numerous varieties is tasty raw or cooked. “You can use it in salad if you get it small three inches tall or so,” Thompson said. “You have to strip out the center rib because that is tough. Then slice it across the grain in thin strips. You can stir fry it, too. Any greens are good stir fried with onions and garlic. I like it in soups. We do a soup with a Portuguese kale and white beans with sausage, that’s really good.” When growing it in the home garden, kale is best as a fall, winter and spring crop. Once summer heat arrives, it is vulnerable to pests. Natural Trading Company produces a lot of kale. “We grow Dino kale (Lacinato), red Russian, redbor (red curly one), white Russian and four or five more varieties,” Kaminsky said. “There’s a Dino kale that has a ruby red stem to it, which is interesting.” When picked small, kale goes well with sunflower greens, pea shoots and lettuce in a salad — and add some herbs like parsley or even basil for extra flavor, he said

Mustard greens Mustard greens are peppery — even more peppery than arugula. “The bigger they grow, the more spicy they get,” Thompson said. They are widely used in the south. While the leaves are small, they work as salad greens. But cook them when the leaves get big. “In the south they cook them with ham and onions and garlic,” Thompson said. “They will hold up to long-time cooking. In my experience, they are not nearly as popular as the other (leafy greens), except the small salad ones. You’ll find them in some of our spring mixes.”

Swiss chard Swiss chard is another green that works well in salads in its small-leaf form. When it is bigger, it is good steamed. “You don’t have to take out the center rib. It is not tough at all,” Thompson said. “It will cook very similar to celery. I take the stem that’s behind the leaf and cut it up into pieces and cook that for a minute or two before I throw in the rest of the leaves because it takes a little longer for the stem to cook.” Swiss chard is available in several colors, but the taste is the same. While it grows best in cooler weather, chard handles the heat better than kale, is more pest

resistant and will do better in the garden after the weather warms. Kaminsky grows it year-round. “Chard and kale are two entirely different plant families and attract totally different pests,” Thompson said. “They can be planted side by side.”

GREEN GARLIC PESTO

Beet greens

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If you like chard, then give beet leaves a try. “The tops of beets are just like chard,” Thompson said. “They taste the same. Chard is a beet propagated for the leaves rather than the fruit.” “Beet greens are so sweet and delicious,” Kaminsky said. “The best way to cook them is in coconut oil in hot pan. They cook very fast in the high heat and in two minutes are ready to eat.”

About 1 ½ cups of green garlic (white part and tops) About ½ cup of olive oil Salt to taste

Mizuna Mizuna, an Asian green, is a type of mustard. It is mainly used in salads, but can be stir fried, too. “All of our Asian greens do well in winter and spring,” Kaminsky said. “Mizuna is a easy to grow from seed and is very fast growing.”

Kohlrabi Kohlrabi leaves are similar to cabbage, Brussels sprouts and broccoli leaves. “It’s very similar in texture to a collard leaf and has similar flavor,” Kaminsky said.” If I pick leaves off Brussels sprouts or broccoli, it’s hard to tell from smaller collard.”

Microgreens Microgreens are exactly that — often made up of the leaves of lettuce, radish, spinach and arugula. Any greens that you can grow to a big size, you can also cultivate as a microgreen, Thompson said. Use them raw in a salad or as a garnish. Don’t cook them.

Wheatgrass A specialty at Natural Trading Company is wheat grass. “That’s what put us on the map,” Kaminsky said. “We sell it to Whole Foods and Raley’s. The thing about wheatgrass is that humans can’t digest it. It is like eating a blade of grass. “(Cows) can digest it, because they have four stomachs,” he said. Kaminsky separates the roughage and extracts the juice. “(The juice) is really healthy,” he said. “It tastes like you just ate a blade of grass from the front lawn. It’s a powerful elixir — really concentrated energy.”

This great green garlic pesto is delicious as a topping for bread, pizza, pasta, baked potatoes, fish or chicken.

DIRECTIONS

1. Puree all the ingredients until smooth in a blender or food processor, adding enough olive oil to create a good spreading consistency. 2. Optional: Add a handful of pine nuts or other nuts, basil or other herbs, Parmesan or other cheese, hot peppers, or whatever pleases you. ~ Recipe courtesy of Jan Thompson, owner of Newcastle Produce

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Swiss chard

RECIPE

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wiss chard has to be one of the most beautiful vegetables I have ever seen. Its large, green leaves are ribbed with veins of pink, purple or red that run down to the pearly white or colored stem. Since I rarely eat Swiss chard, and have never cooked with it, I decided to try something completely new and different with a Swiss chard and tomato casserole. Swiss chard is in season right now and will be throughout summer — as will other leafy greens such as kale and arugula — so it will likely be at any farmers’ market in your area. I love going to the farmers’ market that’s just four blocks from where I live and buying vegetables fresh from the ground. But since that market is only once a week, I find myself at Safeway quite often. Wandering the produce section, I spotted the vibrant Swiss chard in the organic section and began perusing for the two bunches that looked just right for my casserole. Sometimes when I’m at the grocery store gathering ingredients for my next recipe, I wonder about where my food is coming from. I began thinking about what it really meant for produce to be “organic” and later learned (from Goolging it, yes) that the definition is this: Grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms or ionizing radiation. Sewage sludge? OK, well that alone makes me want to grow all my own produce or buy organic everything. Following this discovery, I bought a little tomato plant so that I could grow my very own tomatoes in my backyard. I’m

nowhere near being a gardener, so they may end up black and shriveled in the dirt — but I am a very hopeful person, so maybe they’ll be awesome. Since I have never cooked with Swiss chard and don’t make too many casseroles, this recipe was destined to be an adventure. Swiss chard is also sometimes called silver beet, perpetual spinach, beet spinach or seakale beet. Although it is quite firm, the stems of Swiss chard soften quickly in a pot of boiling water. When making the casserole, be careful not to let them soften too much, as the chard, and other ingredients still, have an hour to go in the oven surrounded by bubbling cheese, broth and bread. Speaking of bread, the French bread loaf does not necessarily need to be a dayold, but it will soak up the broth a little better if it is drier. Sometimes small bakeries sell day-old bread or end-of-theday bread for a discounted price. Layering the casserole is the fun part, and kids can help, too. But before the layering starts, don’t forget to butter the dish. I usually just get a bit of butter on a paper towel and run it along the bottom and edges of the dish. A butter spray will work just as well. When that’s done, the first step of the layering is placing the sliced French bread in the bottom of the dish so that it covers, or nearly covers, the dish. If some of the pieces are overlapping that’s fine. Next, add some color with thick slices of tomato. Topping the tomato will the chard mixture with tomatoes and onions. Then comes the shredded cheese. Feel free to use more or less of the gruyere, according to your own taste and preference.

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After you have repeated the layering steps one more time, and finished with bread on top, slowly pour the hot broth over the casserole. Be sure to douse each top piece of bread or it will burn. Pressing down the casserole will push out any air pockets ensures even baking in the oven. Brushing the top with melted butter will make the final result a bit crispier on top. Then just cover it with a piece of foil and leave it to bake for an hour. This recipe is a good one for if you’re having a few people over or just looking for something new. If made with vegetable broth, it is vegetarian, and can be made vegan by omitting the butter. Savor each warm, melty bite, and pair with a dry, white wine — I used the wine that was in the recipe. Enjoy a meal that tastes as good as Swiss chard looks with this delicious, savory casserole.

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2 bunches Swiss chard, stemmed ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced ½ cup mushrooms, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped thyme ½ cup dry white wine Pepper 2 cups chicken, beef or vegetable broth One loaf of day-old French bread, sliced ½-inch thick 2 beefsteak tomatoes, sliced ½-inch thick 6 ounces Gruyère cheese, shredded (3 cups)

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3 tablespoons butter, melted (optional) DIRECTIONS

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1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the Swiss chard for two minutes; drain. When the leaves are cool enough to handle, squeeze out the excess water. Coarsely chop the chard. 2. In the same pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onions, mushrooms and thyme and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened; about 12 minutes. Add the chard and the wine and simmer over medium-high heat until the wine is reduced to 1/4 cup; about 5 minutes. Season with pepper. 3. Preheat the oven to 400°. 4. In a small saucepan, bring the stock to a simmer. Butter the casserole dish. Line the bottom of the dish with one-third of the bread, overlapping the slices slightly and cutting the bread to fit. Top with half of the tomato slices and season with salt and pepper. Spread half of the chard on top, and then sprinkle with half of the cheese. Repeat the layering once and finish with the remaining bread. Pour the hot stock over the casserole and press down with a spatula. Brush the top with the melted butter (optional). 5. Cover with foil and bake for one hour. Uncover the dish and bake for about 10 minutes longer until the top is browned and crisp. Let cool before serving.

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Must be 21 to attend. Experience the first and most anticipated event of summer. We completely transform our campus into a beautiful outdoor venue to support Great Futures at the Club while kicking off the summer season in style. Join with friends and community members for exclusive access to a silent and live auction. Funds raised help support scholarships for kids to have a safe place to learn as members of the Boys & Girls Club of Placer County.

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BEER

What’s on tap in Loomis? INSIDE THE LOOMIS BASIN BREWING COMPANY STORY AND PHOTOS BY AARON TWEETON

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ucked away off Swetzer Road is one of Placer County’s prized breweries: the Loomis Basin Brewing Company, which has been serving people since 2010. The brewery, owned by father-and-son team Jim and Kenny Gowan, offer six year-around beers, plus 11 seasonals.

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The staff at the Loomis Basin Brewing Company aim to adhere to the Loomis motto: “A small town is like a big family.” “We try to treat all of our patrons like regulars and friends, making everyone feel welcome,” said Clancy McCrory, brewery tasting room manager and event coordinator of the Loomis Basin Brewing Company. McCrory has worked at the brewery for over four years as the taproom manager and events coordinator. She oversees bands, food trucks, private par-

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Jim and Kenny make amazing beer. We try to have a good balanced mix of IPAs, lighter styles; a couple of darker beers, a little bit more malty for people not interested in a Buxom Blonde (pilsner).” Clancy McCrory, Loomis Basin Brewing Company tasting room manager and event coordinator

ties, and events like the Oktoberfest and upcoming Placer County Rocks in May. “Jim and Kenny make amazing beer,” McCrory said. “We try to have a good balanced mix of IPAs, lighter styles; a couple of darker beers, a little bit more malty for people not interested in a Buxom Blonde (pilsner).” Each of the different beers comes with a unique name and label, designed to look like a vintage fruit crate label.

POPULAR ON TAP Alohawk

“Alohawk is definitely what we’re most known for,” McCrory said “We have it as a private label for Beach Hut Deli so you only find it on tap here or at their locations.” The beer is also available bottled, which is distributed throughout Placer County and the rest of the state. “It’s super popular. It’s very smooth. It’s light tasting, but it’s actually 8 percent so it’s got a kick to it,” McCrory said regarding the alcoholic volume content of the popular brew.

Vindicator IPA Vindicator IPA is “one of our flagship IPAs,” McCrory said. “It’s really well balanced; pretty easy drinking.” It’s described on the brewery’s website as having a “big hop aroma fills the nose with tangerine, grapefruit and a hint of pine.” IPA is an acronym for India pale ale, which is generally

a lighter, more bitter style of beer. The word “India” in IPA harks back to the brewing history when the United Kingdom ruled over India.

Golden Eagle Mandarin Wheat The Loomis Basin Brewing’s Golden Eagle Mandarin Wheat is an American-style wheat beer infused with one of Placer County’s most popular crops. “We use whole local mandarins through Sunset Ridge Farms,” McCrory said. “They pulverize it and then we add that into the beer.”

Allgood IPA Growing in popularity is their Allgood IPA, which is another IPA sporting a colorful label that looks like it came straight from the late 1980s or early 1990s. “It’s a hazy, New England IPA,” McCrory said. “It’s made with oats so it’s got a much smoother body to it, but it’s got some nice, intense, tropical flavors to it as well.”

POURING OUT FOR PLACER COUNTY ROCKS

As part of the Sacramento Beer Week celebration this May, the Loomis Basin Brewing Company is hosting Placer County Rocks at the Quarry in Rocklin. “We’re hosting it as a showcase for Placer County Breweries,” McCrory said. “We’re pouring pints from all the

different breweries in Placer County. We’re having local music as well.” Performing at the event are Island of Black and White, One Love Nation, Kurrency King, ZuhG, and Hans Anderson. For more information on the event, visit PlacerCountyRocks. Eventbrite.com.

Placer County Rocks at the Quarry WHERE: Platinum Living Amphitheater at

Quarry Park, 4000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin WHEN: May 11 from 4 to 1- p.m. COST: $25 for general admission, $7 per pint, $15 designated driver. 21 and over only. Attendees are advised to bring cash only for purchases. INFO: PlacerCountyRocks.Eventbrite.com

More May events The Loomis Basin Brewery also plans to extend its summer hours in May, plus restart its popular trivia nights and live music. Trivia Nights are every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The best trivia team name wins a round of beer, and the highest scoring team wins a prize. The brewery’s Friday Summer Band Series returns May 4, with new bands each week starting at 5:30 p.m. June 1. The musical styles range from classic rock, blues, funk and reggae. Details on events are available at loomisbasinbrewing.com/calendar. CONTINUED ON PAGE 26 ›› MAY 2018

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Brewing business Aside from trivia and music, the brewery is also a place to network and make business connections. One example is the Loomis Young Professionals which meet at the second Thursday of the month at the brewery at 5:30 p.m. The Loomis Young Professionals is part of the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce.

BITES WITH THE BEER

The Loomis Basin Brewing Company operates a gastropub on 3640 Taylor Road. However, the brewery brings plenty to eat to Swetzer Road via food trucks Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 4 p.m. Some of the local food trucks available are: • Maria’s Mexican Tacos • Fully Dressed New Orleans Po’ Boy sandwiches • Doggiestyle HotDogs 26

LOOMIS BASIN BREWING COMPANY 3-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 3-8 p.m.Friday-Saturday 277 Swetzer Road, Loomis loomisbasinbrewing.com 916-259-2739

• Cousins Maine Lobster • Rollin Dough Pizza • Arlington Brothers sausages and hot dogs • Hot Mamas American fusion cuisine The food trucks rotate throughout the month, but a schedule of who’s serving is available on the brewery’s website.

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ATHLETICS

—— Coordination: Kendal Benoit is a 10-year-old student at Newcastle Elementary and is competing with the Junior Del Oro Trap Team for the second year.

Trap shooting today AUBURN TRAP SHOOTING CLUB HOSTS YOUTH TEAMS, TEACHES SAFETY STORY AND PHOTOS BY TESSA MARGUERITE

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he Auburn Trap Shooting Club was started in the late 1940s in a cow pasture off Auburn-Folsom Road, owned by Orin Ellingston, before moving to its current location on Lorenson Road. The old traps were operated manually by one man sitting at the 25-yard line, cocking and releasing the clay targets with a long steel rod. Today the clay disks are released automatically by a machine encased in a wooden “house,” 16 to 27 yards away. Aiming for a total of 25 clays, the shooter moves through five stations facing the meadow from slightly different angles. The firearm used is either a 12- or 20-gauge shotgun. 28

“It’s not hard to learn if you have any sort of hand of eye coordination,” said Chris Slane, club president and chief operation officer. He added that although trap shooting has traditionally been a man’s sport, many women shoot now, too. “In my opinion the only thing the men do better than the women is push a heavy object up a hill,” Slane said. Slane started trap shooting in the late ‘80s, but when his son started competing age 11, he traveled with him and began shooting more regularly. His son stopped shooting in high school, but still holds some records for trap shooting. One of the club’s major goals is to promote firearms safety. When not at the firing line, all guns are carried with

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—— No Age Limit: The Junior Del Oro Trap Team consists of sixththrough eighthgrade students.

AUBURN TRAP CLUB

11540 Lorenson Road, Auburn 885-5748 or auburntrapclub.net Members: The annual membership fee is $50 for shooting from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. Guests are allowed.

In my opinion the only thing the men do better than the women is push a heavy object up a hill.” Chris Slane, Auburn Trap Shooting Club president and chief operation officer

the breech open and unloaded and are brought to and from the firing line with the muzzles pointed toward the ground or sky. On the firing line, use of eye and ear protection is required. In an effort to reach into the community and recruit younger members, the club provides shells, ammunition and instruction to local Boy Scouts who are pursuing a shotgun shooting merit badge. Seven school teams compete in their own league and use the club’s fields to train. One of the youth teams that train at the club is the Junior Del Oro Trap Team for sixth- through eighth-graders. Kendal Benoit is 10 years old and is competing with the team for the second year. The Newcastle Elementary School student said she began trap

shooting when her grandpa took her out to the field to try it. “It’s really fun,” Benoit said. “I like that you can meet new people and they’re usually all nice.” Unlike many school sports, there is no “bench” in trap shooting and the teams are co-ed; everyone on the team gets an equal chance to shoot clay targets. The club consists of about 300 members, but it’s growing. The board and all of the people helping new and young trap shooters are volunteers. Slane said a large part of the members’ contributions go to support local halfway homes for women, Placer football and other sporting teams and sponsoring young shooters whose families don’t have the resources. “We gave about $11,000 to the community last year,” Slane said. “To me that’s

more important — that the club contributes to the community.” The club also sponsors youth competitions and charity shoots, and is a site for registered competitive shoots staged under the auspices of the Pacific International Trap Shooting Association. Although the trap club is private, guests may shoot on certain days upon appointment. First-timers will be given a short history on the sport, a lot of safety about the gun and its potential and everything else they need to learn how to trap shoot. There is no age limit, but Slane said they are more cautious with younger people and are watchful of their maturity and safety. “We suggest the younger ones start with a smaller gun,” Slane said. “They wobble.” MAY 2018

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HOME & GARDEN

The latest in home and garden AUBURN HOME SHOW TURNS 21 STAFF REPORT ▼ FILE PHOTOS

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odern living has come to a new level. What was once a box for overseas shipping and stacked on freight trains, shipping containers are being converted to workshops, homes, bars and swimming pools. And they are sleek. See examples of these and other modern living trends at the Spring Auburn Home Shows May 18 through 20. This year’s grand prize giveaway at the show is a mod pool. Mod swimming pools are constructed from a shipping container, making them easy to install and strong. Some are equipped with jets and resemble a large Jacuzzi, others may have glass panel on one of the pool’s walls, bringing new views to swimming underwater. The home show will also have a thousand exhibits, some landscaped, some are local business owners but all are products or services for the home and garden. There will also be many demonstrations and seminars.

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SPRING AUBURN HOME SHOW 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday, May 18; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 19; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn $8 general admission, $1 children ages 5-12, free for children 5 years and younger. Seniors get in for $3 on Friday. AuburnHomeShows.com

An array of good eats can also be found at the show in the International Food Court, such as garlic fries, quesadillas, Asian fare, barbecued meats as well as beer and wine. As the Auburn Home Show turns 21 this year, this well-respected event has stayed on top of the latest in home and garden as well as retained classic mainstays of the foothill lifestyle.

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EVENTS

Celebrate the river’s beauty, power FESTIVAL HONORS THE AMERICAN RIVER STAFF REPORT ▼ FILE PHOTOS

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he river is a big part of the culture in the foothills. With trails, swimming holes, rafting and water sports in abundance, it is a part of everyday life for many. In honor of the American River, the Auburn River Festival will take place June 9. The celebration brings attendees that much closer to the beauty and power of the river. Highlights of the event include an Olympic-style slalom race, a down river race and a whitewater rodeo. The Down River Race will showcase men and women in playboats, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, canoes and the like floating to the finish. A slalom race will have racers zig-zagging 32

through the water in kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. During the rodeo event, boots and horses will be left at home as kayakers will freestyle through the rapids. Winners will honored at an award ceremony at the end of the event. There will also be live music, and vendors such as food trucks, local environmental organizations, and local businesses. All Auburn River Festival proceeds will be donated to Protect American River Canyons (PARC) whose organizational mission is to “protect the natural, recreational, and cultural resources of the North and Middle Fork American River Canyons for all to care for and enjoy.”

AUBURN RIVER FESTIVAL

8 a.m.-6 p.m. June 9 North fork American River Schedule 10 a.m.-noon Down river race Noon-3 p.m. Slalom 3 -5 p.m. Rodeo 5 p.m. Awards Free event Parking is $10 or free with CA Poppy Pass. auburnriverfrestival.com

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EVENTS

Spend some time with neighbors THOUSANDS EXPECTED AT PARTY IN THE PARK STAFF REPORT ▼ FILE PHOTOS

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uburn is having a block party. And, a thousand-plus attendees are expected to come. To show all a good time, Auburn Recreation District will be hosting Party in the Park at Regional Park. Poor Man’s Whiskey and Birds of Fortune will be providing the tunes; be ready for dancing audience members. For the young ones, there will be a kid zone stocked with pony rides, clown painting and bounce houses galore. Event organizers say there will be small fee for some of the kid zone activities. For the adults, there will be a beer garden with suds offered by Lagunitas Brewing Company. For everyone, there will be a wide choice in food from pizza to veggie wraps; plus snow cones for the kids and margaritas for Mom. And craft booths will also be on-hand to help get creative juices flowing. Get set to spend some time with neighbors and enjoy this gathering for the Auburn area in one of Placer County’s nicest parks.

PARTY IN THE PARK June 15 Regional Park, 3770 Richardson Drive, Auburn Free partyinthepark.net

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REAL ESTATE

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NEWCASTLE 9720 Powerhouse Road 8030 Woodman Lane 9519 Rock Springs Road OLYMPIC VALLEY 3003 Meadow Court #3 1880 South Village #339 1783 Christy Lane Unit U1G5 1850 Village South Road #418 PENRYN 7255 Quarry Lane 1349 Jade Lane 2260 Delmar Avenue 2380 Delmar Avenue 4552 Leisa Lane 7550 Old Pear Hill Lane TAHOE CITY 1235 Alpine Way 3101 Lake Forest Road #166 3101 Lake Forest Road #218 150 Talmont Circle C1R 3600 North Lake Boulevard #60 1273 Alpine Way 3600 North Lake Boulevard #46 1142 Clearview Court 6750 North Lake Boulevard Unit 17G

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LIVE THEATER AND MUSIC

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AUBURN SYMPHONY Tickets and information: 530-823-6683, auburnsymphony.com

7:30 p.m. Saturday May 12 and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 13 Masterworks Concert IV: Mother’s Day Celebration The grand finale of our Symphony’s 30th anniversary season opens with a special birthday piece arranged by Maestro Peter Jaffe. Back by popular demand, Konstantin Soukhovetski will sweet you away with his dynamic virtuosity and passion. WHERE: Placer High School Theatre,

275 Orange Street, Auburn TICKETS: $20-$4

MCLAUGHLIN THEATRE COMPANY 3470 Swetzer Road, Loomis Tickets and information: 916-652-6377, theatre.mclaughlinstudios.com

7 p.m. May 4 Horton Hears a Who Mini Musical Join Horton and his friends deep in the jungle of Nool.

May 10-20 Lion King Junior The African savannah comes to life with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the Jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. TICKETS: Prices TBA

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Tickets and information: sierratheaters.com 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10 National Theatre Live: Macbeth In the ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war and ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled toward the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s intense and terrifying tragedy will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Directed by Rufus Norris, this production of Macbeth will be captured live one week before its cinema debut. WHERE: Sierra Cinemas, 840 East Main Street, Grass Valley TICKETS: $22 for general admission, $20 for seniors and $18 for

students and children

Auburn Event Center, 145 Elm Ave., Auburn Tickets and information: keepsmilinpromotions.com May 5 Stu Allen, Mars Hotel and Knuff A Cinco de Mayo celebration. Beer and margaritas available for purchase. Adults 21 and over only. WHERE: Odd Fellows Hall, 1226 Lincoln Way, Auburn TICKETS: $15 in advance and $20 day of show

AUBURN PLACER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn Tickets and information: 530-885-0156, livefromauburn.com 7 p.m. May 4-5 Victory Christian School presents Many Poppins

4 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Richard Glazier with Elliot Anders in Concert

A time and place where Jolly Holidays and Spoons-full of Sugar have one thing in common - a Nannie named Mary Poppins!

Join award-winning pianist and master storyteller Richard Glazier on a musical tour of Broadway and Hollywood, featuring sensational songs written by everyone from George Gershwin to Leonard Bernstein. Glazier is famous for combining fascinating stories, hilarious anecdotes and unforgettable performances.

TICKETS: $12 for general admission, seniors and children 11 and under are $8

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Ryan Murray, courtesy Taimane, courtesy

Rocky Dawuni, courtesy

CENTER FOR THE ARTS

314 West Main Street, Grass Valley Tickets and information: 530-274-8384, thecenterforthearts.org 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5 Vaud and the Villains

6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17 Anderson’s Step It Up Student Showcase

The big show is a 19-piece orchestra and cabaret, and has evolved over the years from a folk band singing traditional tunes…to an originally voiced genre bending spectacle commonly described as Americana Noir meets Moulin Rouge. This is a dance concert with limited seating.

Anderson’s Step It Up Dance Studio is an award-winning competitive dance team which travels all over California.

TICKETS: $35 for the general public and $30 for members

7:30 p.m. Monday May 7 An Evening with Madeleine Peyroux Vocalist Madeleine Peyroux is a performer with a dusky, lyrical style and bent toward covering jazz and blues standards along with her own folky originals. Her intimate sound certainly owes a debt to Billie Holiday. Peyroux balances a modern pop sensibility with a respect for older vocal traditions. TICKETS: $38-$64

8 p.m. Thursday, May 10 Rufus Wainwright Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation. The New York-born, Montreal-raised singer songwriter has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums. In addition to being a celebrated contemporary pop singer, Rufus has made a name for himself in the classical world. TICKETS: $42-$87

7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13 Taimane Taimane translates to diamond from Samoan and perfectly reflects the different facets of her nature. Whether delicately finger-picking through Bach or radically ripping through Led Zeppelin, Taimane has the ability to morph genres from classical to rock to flamenco. TICKETS: $30 for the general public and $25 for members

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2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19 Becoming Archetypes Archetypes are explanations of human behavior, classic folklore and legend, and modern miracles and madness, caught up the collective (un)consciousness minds that perpetuate storytelling. Modern Dance, Acro Yoga, Hip Hop, Aerial Arts and more. TICKETS: $18 in advance and $20 at the door

8 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Rocky Dawuni International music star, humanitarian activist and Grammy nominee, Rocky Dawuni straddles the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create an appealing sound that unites generations and cultures. With an easy-going charisma and reputation as a dedicated champion of social causes, Dawuni’s infectious grooves and dance-inducing anthems have consistently excited fans across the globe. TICKETS: $34 for the general public and $30 for members and students

8 p.m. Friday, May 25 Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Party Fanna-Fi-Allah hold the flame of traditional Sufi Qawwali music, with the blessings of their teachers; some of the greatest masters of the qawwali form in India and Pakistan. The group’s founding members have spent over 20 years learning this classical art. Sung with a powerful soaring chorus and accompanied by the energetic rhythms of tabla and group clapping, the Beloved is celebrated with ecstatic devotion. TICKETS: $30 for the general public and $27 for members

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS

Tickets and information: 530-265-6124, musicinthemountains.org 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 Young Musicians Competition Showcase Concert Music in the Mountains awards over $4,000 in prizes and provides the opportunity for students grades 3-12 from a six-county area to study, memorize and perform classical repertoire for professional teachers and judges. Students receive detailed written critiques from the adjudicators. WHERE: St. Joseph’s Cultural Center, 210 South Church Street, Grass Valley TICKETS: $10 for adults and youth are free

7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 Music in the Mountains Youth Orchestra Music in the Mountains year end Youth Orchestra March Concert. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A reception to follow. WHERE: St. Joseph’s Cultural Center, 210 South

Church Street, Grass Valley TICKETS: $10 at the door. Students are free.

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1 and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2 An American Requiem Following the 1992 Los Angeles riots subsequent to the Rodney King trial, Dr. James DeMars, a professor of Music Composition at Arizona State University, was commissioned by the Art Renaissance Foundation to write a large memorial work that would contribute to bringing the American community together. Conducted by Ryan Murray. Doors open an hour and 15 minutes in advance with a preconcert discussion a hour before the concert. WHERE: Peace Lutheran Church, 828 West Main St., Grass Valley TICKETS: $25-$50

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Picnic Pops Concert, courtesy

MINERS FOUNDRY

325 Spring Street, Nevada City Tickets and information: minersfoundry.org 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 The Language Archive Sierra Master Chorale, courtesy

INCONCERT SIERRA

Tickets and information: 530-273-3990, inconcertsierra.org 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 Sierra Master Chorale & Orchestra Spring Concerts Sierra Master Chorale Music Director and conductor Ken Hardin will take the audience on a musical journey exploring a variety of ways composer’s have considered the timeless texts of the popular “mass” throughout history. In the first half hear a “Kyrie” by Bruckner, “Gloria” by Schubert, “Sanctus” by Fauré, “Credo” by Haydn, and “Cum Sanctu Spiritu” by Vivaldi. The second half will focus on secular choral works of great composers such as Beethoven’s “Ruins of Athens.” Celebrate the centenary of Leonard Bernstein with his inspirational piece “Make our Garden Grow” from Candide – one of the most enduring works of our time. WHERE: Grass Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Rd, Grass Valley TICKETS: $35 for general admission and $17 for youth

LEGACY PRESENTS

Tickets and information: 530-268-5419 legacypresents.com 8 p.m. May 26 Dave & The Cool Beans Take a musical ride back to the ‘60s through the present with Nevada County’s premiere dance and rock and roll band.

In The Language Archive, the lives of five people are imaginatively woven together as they discover that no matter how many words they can speak, it’s the heart’s language that matters most. An installment of Theater By the Book, a series of informal play readings for the community. Doors open at 7 p.m. TICKETS: $10

NEVADA COUNTY CONCERT BAND P.O. Box 1444, Nevada City Tickets and information: 530-272-6228, nccb.org

5-6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3 Picnic Pops Concert #1 The band brings back to life an era in American history when the local Sunday Band Concert was a grand social occasion. This concert’s theme is “Episode 5.9.9: The Prequel. WHERE: Alta Sierra County Club, 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley TICKETS: Free

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Tickets and information: 530-478-1974, paulemerymusic.com 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song is delighted to present his new group. WHERE: Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City TICKETS: $20 for general admission and $25 for reserved seating

OFF BROADSTREET

305 Commercial St., Nevada City Tickets and information: 530-265-8686, offbroadstreet.com 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays May 18 - June 23 and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 Go, Johnny, Go Jed Dixon, Micah Cone, Heather Dixon and Tina Marie Kellywill wow you in this hilarious musical soap opera centered around the exploits of a famed private investigator. A Musical Comedy Revue By John Driscoll. WHERE: 305 Commercial Street, Nevada City TICKETS: $25-$28

CATS (COMMUNITY ASIAN THEATRE OF THE SIERRA)

WHERE: Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City TICKETS: $20 fin advance, $22 at the door and $35 for reserved seating

Productions at Nevada Theatre: 401 Broad Street, Nevada City. Tickets and information: (530) 273-6362, catsweb.org

June 1-23 Dearly Beloved

7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, through May 5 Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific

A smart and zany Southern comedy written by the talented writing trio of Jones, Hope & Wooten who brought LeGacy last year’s hit “Dixie Swim Club.” WHERE: Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City TICKETS: $20 fin advance, $22 at the door and $35 for reserved seating

Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. WHERE: Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City TICKETS: $15-$30 MAY 2018

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FOOTHILL CALENDAR OF EVENTS WEDNESDAYS FRIDAYS WEEKENDS

See Nevada County June 9 listing

HATHA FLOW FRIDAYS: Explore what it means to have yoga as a spiritual practice. 10-11:30 a.m. Fridays at Yoga Well, 768 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley. Class is donation based. For more information, visit thehealingservicebrbri.com COTTAGE LIVING HISTORY: Volunteers

MAY 4

HUMBUG DAY

SALSA DANCING AND LESSONS: Learn the

ROARING 20’S SPEAKEASY: A 1920s style

MAY 5

GRASS VALLEY

SPRING CRAFT FAIRE: Hand crafted items for sale. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Banner Guild hall, 12629 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. Bring a can to donate to Interfaith Food Ministries. For more information, visit craftguildnevadacounty. blogspot.com

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FRIENDS OF THE NEVADA COUNTY LIBRARIES BOOK SALE: Thousands of

paperback and hardback books. 9 a.m. 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Doris Foley Historical Library, 211 North Pine Street, Nevada City. Books cost between $.50 and $3. For more information, call 530-265-1407 or visit ncfol.org

25TH ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN TOUR:

Sponsored by the Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills. Wander through six privately owned gardens in western Nevada County. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gardens. For more information, visit sierrasoroptimist.org

NEVADA COUNTY GOURMET GRAVEL GRINDER: The 20th anniversary of the Big

Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County fundraising bike ride. The event has two routes, a 30 mile ride and a 60 mile ride. Saturday, May 12. For more information and to register, visit bigsofnc.com FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK: A city-wide celebration of the vibrant arts community. 5-9 p.m. every first Friday June through August. For more information, call 530-5758846 or visit nevadacitychamber.com

panning, a barbecue picnic, candle making, tin punching, old-fashioned games, storytelling, historic North Bloomfield tours and old hydraulic water cannon blasting. 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, June 9 at Malakoff Diggins State Park, 23579 North Bloomfield Road, Nevada City. For more information, 530-2652740 or visit malakoffdigginsstatepark.org

61ST PENN VALLEY RODEO: May 18-

19 at the Penn Valley Rodeo Grounds, 10513 Spencerville Road, Penn Valley. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 5-12 are $5. For more information, visit pvrodeo.com

cocktail party. Event includes hors d’oeuvres, a no host bar, raffle, silent auction and a costume contest. 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 4 at the North Star House, 12075 Auburn Road, Grass Valley. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For more information visit thenorthstarhouse.org

GRASS VALLEY CAR SHOW: Vintage and

classic cars, entertainment, awards and refreshments. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 in downtown Grass Valley. For more information, call 530-272-8315 or visit historicgrassvalley.com

HUMBUG DAY: Music, wagon rides, gold

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JUNE 9

CONTRA DANCING WITH THE FOOTHILL COUNTY DANCERS at 8 p.m. the first

Saturday of every month at the Oddfellows Lodge, 212 Spring Street, Nevada City. Cost is $9 for members, $10 for non members and $20 for families. No experience necessary. Lesson begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 530-346-099 or visit foothilldancers.org

8 a.m. Saturday, May 19 and June 9 at the South Yuba River State Park’s north parking lot. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and bring binoculars. Free event. Parking is $5. For more information, contact South Yuba River State Park at 530-432-2546 or southyubariverstatepark.org

MAY 5-6

community gathering from 9 a.m. to noon May 5 on Union Street in Downtown Nevada City. For more information, visit ncfarmersmarket.org

BIRD WALK AT BRIDGEPORT: Walk begins at

dressed in 1905 period costumes entertain park visitors at the Bourne Cottage, 12-2 p.m. Saturdays Sundays at the Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 East Empire Street, in Grass Valley. Guided programs are about 45 minutes to an hour. For more information, call 530-273-8522, or visit empiremine.org

SPRINGTIME IN THE PINES QUILT SHOW:

MAY 12

FARMERS MARKET: A Saturday morning

NEVADA COUNTY MAY 19

MAY 5

NEVADA CITY

art of salsa dancing. 7-10 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 151 Union Square, 151 Mill Street, Grass Valley. Cost is $5. All ages welcome.

BLUE MARBLE JUBILEE: A village-style earth

A quilt appraiser will be on site for pre1960 quilts. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5-6 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. For more information, visit pinetreequiltguild.com centered festival to inspire, education and empower people to make a difference. Event features live music, food, and activities for the family. Noon - 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. Tickets

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MAY 4

THURSDAYS

ALTA ALTA ATTIC THRIFT STORE run by the Ladies Auxiliary. The Attic recycles clothing, toys, books and household goods. All proceeds go directly to the firefighters to supplement training, equipment and other needs of the Alta Fire Department. Open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first, third, and fourth Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturdays. For more information, call 530-389-2676. BINGO: Proceeds benefit the Alta Volunteer Fire Department. 7 p.m. every first Friday at the Alta Community Center, 33950 Alta Bonny-Nook Road, in Alta. For more information, call 530-389-2676.

share. 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month September through June at the Dutch Flat Community Center, 933 Stockton Street in Dutch Flat.

THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS

DUTCH FLAT COMMUNITY CENTER POTLUCK: Bring a place setting and a dish to

MEADOW VISTA FARM STAND open from 2-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at Foothill Roots Farm, 17565 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista. Come for the fresh produce and find fresh baked bread from The Baker and The Cakemaker, and pasture-raised chicken eggs from Local Yolk. For more information, visit foothillrootsfarm.com.

MAY 1-31

sale. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Dutch Flat Community Center, 933 Stockton Street, Dutch Flat. For more information, call 916-778-8308 or visit colfaxchamber.com

WEARABLE SHOW: Enjoy a fashion show

FRIENDS OF THE AUBURN LIBRARY BOOK SALE: includes recent popular magazines,

AUBURN WEDNESDAYS

of music, camping, and recreation. Festival features Americana, bluegrass, blues, folk, swing, rock, Cajun, Celtic and gospel music. May 24-28 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. For more information, call 209-9848630 or visit strawberrymusic.com

FLEA MARKET: Come and browse the many

SPRING ARTISAN FAIRE: Handmade art for

WEEKLY CLASSIC CAR CRUISE NIGHT from

FRIDAYS THURSDAYS

STRAWBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL: Four days

Wednesdays at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School Street, in Colfax. For more information, call 530-346-872.

MAY 2 & 5

BELONGING EXHIBITION: Belonging is an

initiative of Nevada County Art Council led by Artist Ruth Chase. The Opening reception is 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at Summer Thyme’s Gallery, 231 Colfax Ave, Grass Valley. For more information, visit ruthchase.com

thousands of items for sale. Breakfast treats available for purchase. From 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Sierra Vista Community Center, 55 School Street in Colfax. For more information, call 530-346-8726 or visit sierravistacolfax. wordpress.com

BINGO AND BRUNCH MADNESS at 10 a.m.

HISTORIC GUIDED WALKING TOUR OF OLD TOWN AUBURN: Presented by Placer

4-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Mel’s Diner, 1730 Grass Valley Highway in Auburn. All pre1976 Classic Cars and Special edition cars welcome. Bring your classic car and get 20 percent off meal inside Mel’s. every Thursday at Old Town Grill in Auburn. Funds support food for local families. For more information call 530-823-1124. BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS with the

Auburn Social Dancers at the Auburn Senior Center, 550 High St., Auburn. Introductory lessons at 6-6:45 p.m., intermediate lessons from 6:45-7:30 p.m., followed by dance from 7:30-10 p.m. For more information, call 916276-9679, AuburnSocialDancers.com.

County Museum Docent Guild. 10 a.m. every Saturday rain or shine from the Courthouse, 101 Maple Street, in Auburn. For more information call 530-889-6500 FOOTHILL FARMERS’ MARKET: Old Town

Courthouse Parking Lot. Every Saturday Year round from 8 a.m. to noon Auburn-Folsom Road at Lincoln Way in Auburn.

MAY 4 & 18

bicycle road ride through western Nevada County. Routes vary from 35 to 100 miles. A barbecue will follow the ride. 5:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19 beginning at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. For more information or to register, visit roatarygoldcountrychallenge.com

MAY 5

ROTARY GOLD COUNTRY CHALLENGE: A

FARMERS’ MARKET from 4-7 p.m.

DUTCH FLAT

MAY 17

Docents will be dressed in vintage costumes to recreate the gold mine past. Live music, tours, a blacksmith in action and kids crafts. Picnic near the gardens. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday May, 13 at Empire Mine, 10791 East Empire Street, Grass Valley. Entry is $7 for ages 17 and over, $3 for ages 6-16 and Free admission for children under 6. Free parking. For more information, visit empire mine.org

WEDNESDAYS

MOTHER’S DAY SPRINGTIME EVENT:

SATURDAYS

MAY 24

MAY 20

MAY 19

MAY 13

are $42 for a family of four, $18 for adults and $6 for kids. For more information, visit bluemarblejubilee.org

MAY 19

COLFAX

using original wearable art. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays May 1-31 at the Auburn Old Town Gallery, 218 Washington Street, Suite A, Auburn. For more information, call 530887-9150 or visit auburnoldtowngallery.com

audio visual items and a “white elephant” section. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 and 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Jean Couzens Annex, left of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, Auburn. For more information, call 530-823-2287 or visit folauburn.org AUBURN FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY NOON PROGRAM SPEAKER SERIES: Members of

the community speak on a wide variety of topics during lunch hour. Noon the first and third Fridays of the month at the Auburn Library, 305 Nevada Street, Auburn. Guests may bring their lunch to eat. For more information call 530-889-1989 or visit folauburn.org

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FOOTHILL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CONTRA DANCING WITH THE FOOTHILL COUNTY DANCERS at 8 p.m. the third

Saturday of every month at the Newcastle Portuguese Hall, 690 Taylor Road, in Newcastle. Cost is $9 for members, $10 for non members and $20 for families. No experience necessary. Lesson begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 530-346-099 or visit foothilldancers.org

MAY 21

THE GIRLS IN THE BAND: The poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 20’s to the present day. 7-9 p.m. Monday, May 21 at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 530-885-0156 or visit livefromauburn.com

MAY 25

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: 7-9 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the State Theater, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 530-885-0156 or visit livefromauburn.com

OPEN MIC JAM SESS: Calling all instrumentalists, singers, magicians, comedians, poets, innovators, hypnotists, emcees, rappers, artists, visionaries, performers, and fans. Hosted by J Ross Parrelli and Auburn Hip Hop Congress every fourth Friday. 7-10 p.m. Friday, May 25 at General Gomez Arts & Event Center, 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Sign ups begin at 6:30 p.m. No entrance fee, but donations are welcome. For more information, call 530-745-4230 or visit generalgomez.com

NORTH AUBURN ART STUDIOS TOUR: A

free self-guided driving tour featuring 18 artists showing and demonstrating art at studios and locations within a few miles of each other. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12-13 in North Auburn. For more information, visit northauburnartists.com

FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL:

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the State Theater, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 530-885-0156 or visit livefromauburn.com

JUNE 2

MAY 11

grandson, Robert Hanna, will take the audience on a very personal and up-close look at Muir’s life with many family stories and seldom seen images. 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 11 at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Tickets are $17 for adults and $11 for students. For more information, call 530-885-0156 or visit livefromauburn.com

JUNE 7

were both based on Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr’s iconic look. Her looks and glamorous life stood in the way of her being given the credit she deserved as an ingenious inventor. 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 530-885-0156 or visit livefromauburn.com

FOREVER MUIR: John Muir’s great-great-

49ER FLEA MARKET: Find used treasures,

antiques, specialty foods, arts, and crafts, all from a variety of different vendors. 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of each month at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn. For more information, visit 49erfleamarket.net

CHILLIN’ & GRILLIN’ BBQ, PARTY AUCTION:

Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Placer County. 5-9 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at the Boys & Girls Club of Placer County, 679 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Must be 21 an older to attend. Tickets are $35 per a person. For more information, visit bgcplaercounth.org HUMAN FLOW: First in the “Blink You Missed It Series.” Great and beautiful films you may have missed. Artist, activist and director Ai Weiwei captures the global refugee crisis - the greatest human displacement since World War II in this breathtakingly epic film journey. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 7 at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 530-885-0156 or visit livefromauburn.com

PENRYN MAY 12

MAY 19

MAY 12

BOMBSHELL: Snow White and Cat Woman

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MAY 17

WINE TASTING WITH DAVE LUCE: The Auburn Symphony League presents an afternoon sampling and learning about fine wines with wine broker Dave Luce of Alta Sierra Wine Shop. Profits from this event benefit the Auburn Symphony. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at Ceronix, 13350 New Airport Road, Auburn. Tickets are $25. For more information, call 530-885-1706 or visit auburnsyphony.com

MAY 12 & 26

FOOTHILLS BREWFEST: Taste craft beers from regional breweries. Event includes music, games and food trucks. Proceeds benefit the Gold Country Fair Heritage Foundation and the Rotary Club of Auburn. Adults 21 and over only. 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn. Tickets are $35 for general admission, $10 for designated drivers and $50 for VIPs. For more information, visit foothillsbrewfest.com

MAY 19

MAY 10

MAY 6

MAY 5

AUBURN

BLOOMTASTIC: Enjoy a self-guided tour

through various themed garden rooms. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at Maple Rock Gardens, 100 Clark Tunnel Road, Penryn. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit highland.com

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