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A Christmas Memory

Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry are pleased to present the December installment of Theater By the Book on December 21, 2022 in the Osborn/Woods hall at the Miners Foundry.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m., the Theatre opens at 6:30 p.m. and the Performance begins at 7:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry offers a full bar with snacks available for purchase. Outside food may be brought into the venue but no outside alcohol or glass.

In A Christmas Memory, Truman Capote recalls the final Christmas he spent with a beloved older relative and captures the essence of Christmastime in depression-era Alabama— including fruitcakes and contraband whiskey. Join us for this delightful play, supplemented by music of the season and plenty of holiday cheer. Directed by Sands Hall.

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  • $15 | Cabaret Table Seating | 1-4 Patrons / Table | Groups May Be Combined To Form Full Tables
  • Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
    325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
    Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
    (530) 265-5040

Sierra Stages is a community theater which enriches the cultural life of Nevada County by providing high quality, affordable and accessible performances for everyone. Among our goals is to create an ongoing and viable community theater in the Grass Valley and Nevada City area.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry. Beginning April 1, 2022, there are no safety protocols for Miners Foundry presented, indoor, public events.  Policies are subject to change.  The global outbreak of COVID 19 remains a continually developing situation and the patience and flexibility of all is greatly appreciated.  Please visit Safety for more information or FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Foundry Sings

 

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The rafters of the 160 year old Stone Hall at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center will ring on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.!  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the singing begins at 6:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.

Rod Baggett, choral conductor at Nevada Union High School and Seven Hills Middle School, along with multi-instrumentalist and singer Jonathan Meredith, will lead voices unified in song.  This unique countywide experience aims to gather people of all ages and singing levels under one roof to share in the power of song.  The Foundry Sings is inspired by the popular Choir! Choir! Choir!, a weekly drop-in singing event based in Toronto, Canada, which has attracted professional musicians such as Rufus Wainwright to sing with the group.

Get Tickets! | $10

  • $10 General Admission

Miners Foundry Box Office

Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
(530) 265-5040

Foundry Sings

When attendees arrive, they are given a lyric sheet to a popular contemporary song.  Attendees do not need to know how to read music, Rod Baggett and Jonathan Meredith will teach vocal arrangement and lead practices.  At the end of the evening everyone joins together to sing the song.  The performance is filmed and posted on YouTube.  Everyone has a grand time and goes home feeling great!

Miners Foundry Cultural Center

The quarterly event is a fundraiser for the Miners Foundry Cultural Center’s building improvement fund.  For nearly 160 years the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center has been the hub of arts, culture, and community in Nevada County.  Each year over 400 events are hosted in our beautiful halls including signature events presented by the Miners Foundry.  Individually, these events represent how diverse the arts are in our community, and together they make up the rich cultural fabric we have come to enjoy for generations. Membership supports ongoing events at Miners Foundry such as these and many others.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

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Nevada City Winter Craft Fair

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Join us on Sunday, December 11, 2022 for the Nevada City Winter Craft Fair! We have over 70 of the top local Etsy crafters, designers, and artisans featuring hand made home decor, apparel, bath products, stationary, art, food, drinks and more.

Nevada City Craft Fair is a juried exhibition of makers curated in the aesthetics of the modern rustic lifestyle that NCCF embodies. Hip, sustainable, yet innovative and whimsical represents the best of the region in our biennial craft fair held at the historic Miners Foundry in downtown Nevada City.

The first Nevada City Craft Festival was produced in the summer of 2010 by a group of local young crafters, artists and social do-gooders who were inspired by the independent entrepreneurship and creative talents in their community as well as the success of the Renegade Craft Fairs across the US and Europe. The event continues to grow and to date has introduced over 10,000 attendees to more than 600 local and regional artists, designers and crafters.

Nevada City Craft Fair is committed to presenting the freshest voices of the local hand-made movement, under one roof. Come celebrate with us!

Get Tickets! | $7

  • $7 General Admission, 12 and under free.

Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA  95959
(530) 265-5040
Tuesday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Food & Drink

The Miners Foundry offers a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.

Vendor Call

Open call for vendors now until all spaces have been filled.  We are looking for vendors in the following categories:

  • Designer Clothing
  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Housewares
  • Knit Items
  • Paper Goods
  • Vintage
  • Patterns
  • Children’s Items
  • Ceramics
  • Bath Products
  • Furniture
  • Art / Prints
  • Sewn Accessories

Please email the Fair Producer at [email protected] with questions regarding being a vendor.

VENDOR INFO

 

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

In the Next Room or the vibrator play

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Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry are pleased to present the November installment of Theater By the Book on November 16, 2022 in the Osborn/Woods hall at the Miners Foundry.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m., the Theatre opens at 6:30 p.m. and the Performance begins at 7:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry offers a full bar with snacks available for purchase. Outside food may be brought into the venue but no outside alcohol or glass.

In the Next Room or the vibrator play by Sarah Ruhl is a play reading directed by Michele Nesbit.

At the dawn of the age of electricity, a doctor has invented an extraordinary new device for treating female hysteria, while his wife wonders exactly what is going on in the next room. In this masterful comedy, the doctor and his wife are forced to examine the nature of their own marriage, and what it truly means to love someone.

Get Tickets!

  • $15 | Cabaret Table Seating | 1-4 Patrons / Table | Groups May Be Combined To Form Full Tables
  • Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
    325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
    Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
    (530) 265-5040

Sierra Stages is a community theater which enriches the cultural life of Nevada County by providing high quality, affordable and accessible performances for everyone. Among our goals is to create an ongoing and viable community theater in the Grass Valley and Nevada City area.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry. Beginning April 1, 2022, there are no safety protocols for Miners Foundry presented, indoor, public events.  Policies are subject to change.  The global outbreak of COVID 19 remains a continually developing situation and the patience and flexibility of all is greatly appreciated.  Please visit Safety for more information or FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Readers Theater

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The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Tim O’Connor’s Readers Theater on Sunday, October 2, 2022.  The performance includes intimate cabaret table seating for 2-4 patrons.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.  Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 4:00 p.m.

Readers Theater is a benefit for the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, with the cast generously donating their time for this special event.

Get Tickets!

  • $15 | Cabaret Table Seating | 1-4 Patrons / Table | Groups May Be Combined To Form Full Tables

Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
(530) 265-5040

Readers Theater

Directed by Gaylie Bell-Stewart in the tradition established by Tim O’Connor, this performance of Readers Theater will focus on the Best American Short Stories of the 1970s by Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Brautigan, Donald Barthelme, Olivia Davis, and Sylvia Plath.

The afternoon will feature performances by Sandra Rockman, Lindsay Dunckel, Jon Blinder, Kimberly Ewing, and Gaylie Bell-Stewart herself, generously donating their time for this special event.

Readers Theater has been called Story Time for Grown Ups or Theatre of the Mind, and gained popularity during World War II when large stage plays were too expensive to produce.

Using minimal props, the actor and your imagine illustrate the story.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry. Beginning April 1, 2022, there are no safety protocols for Miners Foundry presented, indoor, public events.  Policies are subject to change.  The global outbreak of COVID 19 remains a continually developing situation and the patience and flexibility of all is greatly appreciated.  Please visit Safety for more information or FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

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Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry are pleased to present the October installment of Theater By the Book on October 19, 2022 in the Osborn/Woods hall at the Miners Foundry.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m., the Theatre opens at 6:30 p.m. and the Performance begins at 7:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry offers a full bar with snacks available for purchase. Outside food may be brought into the venue but no outside alcohol or glass.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo by Christopher Durang is a play reading directed by Ariel Elliot.

Conveyed in a series of dazzlingly inventive interconnected scenes, this black comedy moves wickedly through three decades of divorce, alcoholism, madness and fatal illness, all of which are treated with a farcical brilliance which mines the irony and humor in these ostensibly unhappy events.

Get Tickets!

  • $15 | Cabaret Table Seating | 1-4 Patrons / Table | Groups May Be Combined To Form Full Tables
  • Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
    325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
    Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
    (530) 265-5040

Sierra Stages is a community theater which enriches the cultural life of Nevada County by providing high quality, affordable and accessible performances for everyone. Among our goals is to create an ongoing and viable community theater in the Grass Valley and Nevada City area.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry. Beginning April 1, 2022, there are no safety protocols for Miners Foundry presented, indoor, public events.  Policies are subject to change.  The global outbreak of COVID 19 remains a continually developing situation and the patience and flexibility of all is greatly appreciated.  Please visit Safety for more information or FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Jenn Knapp American Roots Music

The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Jenn Knapp, American Roots Music on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  No Cover Charge.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.  The performance may move inside the Miners Foundry in the event of inclement weather.

Born and raised in Alleghany, a small gold mining town in the Sierra Nevadas, Jenn Knapp inherited her grandfathers 67’ Martin guitar and has been making sweet music with it ever since. As front woman and songwriter to rock bands the “Cheatin Buzzies” and “BuckStar”, she has released 6 albums, played hundreds of shows and inspired audiences throughout the region. Music and it’s power to tell story and invoke true connection is her passion. After watching the Ken Burns documentary “Country Music” Jenn was inspired to dig in to the roots of American Music, thus creating a new dimension of her career to share with audiences.

American Roots Music spans the early 20th century with artists such as The Carter Family, the Singing Brakeman and grandfather of country music Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams  into more modern artists such a Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Bruce Springsteen and a growing repertoire of many others. Do not miss the opportunity to share an evening with a singer who brings it all to the music that brought us together.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Cassidy Joy

The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Cassidy Joy on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  No Cover Charge.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.  The performance may move inside the Miners Foundry in the event of inclement weather.

Decompress from our town’s beloved September Celtic Festival with vocalist Cassidy Joy, who will be carrying on in the spirit with an evening of ancient folklore from overseas. Come keep the festive energy going with an evening of traditional music from Scotland, Ireland and England, a few Celtic-rock tunes and beloved folk songs for days. Special guests included. Beer, whiskey and good times available.

Alba gu bráth! 🤘🏼🎶🥃

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

ORGŌNE

 

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The Miners Foundry is pleased to present ORGŌNE on Friday, November 25, 2022.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the Show begins at 8:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry offers a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.

“ORGŌNE make life-affirming music; their irresistible funkiness and ability to transcend genre will force anyone out of their seat and onto the dance floor. Even the band’s name – a cosmic amalgamation of the words orgasm and hormone – is a reference to a spirit of creativity and universal life force that they hope will have an inhibition-canceling effect.”
– 
L.A. Weekly

Get Tickets! | $30-$35

  • $30 in Advance / $35 at the Door. Advance price closes at 4:00 p.m. the day of the show.
  • Standing / Dancing Show, Limited Seating Available

Miners Foundry Box Office

Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
(530) 265-5040

ORGŌNE

 

With a signature sound signified by lockstep rhythms & a deep grasp of soul and funk, ORGŌNE has built a reputation over the past 2 decades as being one of the tightest, fieriest live bands in the country & a top notch crew in the studio.

On their new album “Lost Knights”, ORGŌNE offer up a collection of heavy-duty psychedelic funk-rock anthems created to be played loud and raucously.

 

 

 

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Jenn Knapp American Roots Music

The Miners Foundry is pleased to present Jenn Knapp, American Roots Music on Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  No Cover Charge.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.  The performance may move inside the Miners Foundry in the event of inclement weather.

Born and raised in Alleghany, a small gold mining town in the Sierra Nevadas, Jenn Knapp inherited her grandfathers 67’ Martin guitar and has been making sweet music with it ever since. As front woman and songwriter to rock bands the “Cheatin Buzzies” and “BuckStar”, she has released 6 albums, played hundreds of shows and inspired audiences throughout the region. Music and it’s power to tell story and invoke true connection is her passion. After watching the Ken Burns documentary “Country Music” Jenn was inspired to dig in to the roots of American Music, thus creating a new dimension of her career to share with audiences.

American Roots Music spans the early 20th century with artists such as The Carter Family, the Singing Brakeman and grandfather of country music Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams  into more modern artists such a Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Bruce Springsteen and a growing repertoire of many others. Do not miss the opportunity to share an evening with a singer who brings it all to the music that brought us together.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Disco Inferno Halloween Ball

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The Miners Foundry is pleased to present the Disco Inferno Halloween Ball on Saturday, October 29, 2022, featuring performances by The Velvet Foxes and the Super Fly Orchestra.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the Show begins at 8:00 p.m.  The Miners Foundry offers a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.

Dress monstrously or just all out Disco style or somewhere in between for this deep dive into Disco Inferno!  The lights will be flashing and the bass will be thumpin and everybody will be dancing to Stayin Alive, Boogie Oogie Oogie, Get Down Tonight, Best of My Love and way more. It’s time for a night out with some old school funky beats and some glitter —don’t miss it!

Get Tickets! | $25-30

  • Standing / Dancing Show with Limited Seating
  • $25 Advance General Admission / $30 Door General Admission
  • Advance price closes at 4:00 p.m. on October 29, 2022

Miners Foundry Box Office

Tickets available online, by phone or in person at the Miners Foundry Box Office:
325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Tuesday – Friday | 9:00am – 4:00pm
(530) 265-5040

The Velvet Foxes

 

 

The Velvet Foxes, Lorraine Gervais and Cassidy Joy, are back again with 70’s Disco moves and all night grooves for this very special Disco Inferno Halloween Ball!

Along with guest singers Kate Haight, Chris and Jon Kelly, the stage will be a fabulous ‘Got To Be Real’ kind of night backed by the Super Fly Orchestra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.

Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali

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Paul Emery Music and the Miners Foundry Cultural Center are pleased to present Fanna-Fi-Allah on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  The Miners Foundry features a no host full bar and snacks available for purchase.

Sufi musicians Fanna-Fi-Allah return to Nevada City for a night of passionate music. They continue to carry the ancient tradition of Sufi Qawwali to audiences throughout the world, offering people a way to connect to a place of deep devotion and mystical prayer

Get Tickets! | $25-$35

  • $25 General Admission Back / $35 General Admission Front
  • Visit Paul Emery Music for more information

Fanna-Fi-Allah

Fanna-fi-Allah’s founding members have spent over 20 years learning this classical art from some of the greatest masters of qawwali in India and Pakistan. With the blessings of the masters, the ensemble carry the flame of traditional Sufi Qawwali around the world.

Fanna-Fi-Allah seek to represent the music in its traditional, authentic form and over the last 18 years they have built a cultural bridge between East & West, embodying a universal message of tolerance that is crucial to our time.

They have offered audiences around the world a unique glimpse into the rich and vibrant culture of Qawwali, performing at large international festivals and concerts throughout the USA, Canada, Pakistan, China, Russia, Europe, Morocco, Indonesia, India and Egypt.

Safety Procedures

The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is the highest priority at the Miners Foundry.  Beginning April 1, 2022 there are no safety protocols in effect for Miners Foundry presented indoor public events.  Please click here for more info and FAQs.

Contact Info

Please contact the Miners Foundry Box Office at [email protected] with questions.