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It’s Spring!

“The world is shaped by two things – stories told and the memories they leave behind.” – Vera Nazarian Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include the continuation of theatre classes and programs such as Reader’s Theatre, Theatre By the Book, and The 24 Hour Plays, plus […]

Faces of the Foundry: Greg Cameron

  The top notch sound system helmed by uber professional Greg Cameron is one of the many touches setting the Miners Foundry apart from other venues.  L.A.’s loss is Nevada County’s gain, many times over! Are you originally from Nevada County?  If not, why did you decide to move to Nevada County?  Where are you […]

Remembering the AVM

  A personal history by Jonathan Meredith I first came to Nevada City in 1975 and started playing guitar music at the American Victorian Museum in 1976.  I was hired by David Osborn and Charles Woods to play Friday, Saturday nights and Sunday brunches. The AVM restaurant was managed by several different people as David […]

Let’s Party!

“Spring is nature’s way of saying Let’s Party!”  ~  Robin Williams Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include another year of over 60 shows and concerts, including the annual Jerry Bash in Pioneer Park. Become part of our family!  Become a Member of the Miners Foundry for […]

Faces of the Foundry: David “Sparky” Parker

  Artist, historian, firefighter, bartender, and community leader David “Sparky” Parker has a long history with the Miners Foundry and Nevada City.  Here he shares a healthy dose of Spring Street history, where our community’s heart beats, and why he always looks at man hole covers. Are you originally from Nevada County? If not, why […]

4 Stamp Mill

The four stamp mill in front of the Miners Foundry building is a wonderful example of how a community working together can preserve its history. In 1991, the parts from a gold stamping mill were donated to the Miners Foundry.  The parts had originally belonged to the donor’s grandfather. The Native Sons of the Golden […]

Andrew & Chris

Congratulations!  Best wishes to both of you on your special day! May the future be bright, and filled with all of the blessings and joys of life. Cinematography by Kindlewood Films Event Coordinating by Anything’s Possible Events & More Catering by Wes Made Andrew & Chris || Miners Foundry Nevada City from KindleWood Films on […]

Faces of the Foundry – Jesse Locks

  The talented and spirited Director of the Nevada City Film Festival has a second role as the Marketing Director for the Miners Foundry.  Today Jesse Locks shares her thoughts on community connections, historical preservation, and the importance of sharing stories, plus a shout out to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.   Are you originally […]

Charles & David

Calling all Nevada County history buffs!  We’re hoping someone can tell us the back story of this great photo.  If you know, please send an email to kat@minersfoundry.org As the origins of the photo are murky for now, consider it a Happy Easter from the Miners Foundry, throw back Thursday style!  

Faces of the Foundry – Nick Ggem

It’s tough to capture a photo of Nick Ggem at the Miners Foundry, as he’s always in motion.  Regular visitors to the building, however, are very familiar with his quick smile and calm demeanor.  Here he reveals his stage diving past, a melt your heart wedding moment, and his behind the scenes advice to anyone […]