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Nevada County Fairgrounds announces new CEO

Nevada County, CA – The Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Dale Chasse. Mr. Chasse will assume his role on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Chasse comes from an extensive background working in the entertainment industry working in several positions including pre-show production, security […]

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Longtime Fair Supporter Bart Riebe to be inducted into the Nevada County Fair Hall of Fame

Bart Riebe has been attending the Nevada County Fair for 65 years. He has supported the Junior Livestock Auction by purchasing market animals for four decades. He has sponsored fundraisers, giveaways, and special events. This year, Bart Riebe will be on the receiving end when he is inducted into the Nevada County Fair Hall of […]

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Blue Ribbons Awarded to Nevada County Fair Supporters Tom Fitzsimmons and Alyssa Mayo

Before judges get to work examining the first exhibits of the Nevada County Fair, two special blue ribbons have already been awarded. KNCO Radio Program Director Tom Fitzsimmons and West Coast Equine Sports Therapy operator Alyssa Mayo have been named the 2021 Blue Ribbon Award winners by the Nevada County Fair Board of Directors. The […]

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Nevada County Fairgrounds and community organizations team up for Community Involvement Day on August 2, 2021

“The Fair is Back in Town” and the Nevada County Fairgrounds is teaming up with local, nonprofit organizations – the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Bright Futures for Youth, Story Club of Nevada County, Connecting Point, Karing Closet of Nevada County, Community Beyond Violence, Nevada County Diaper Project, Soroptimist International of Grass Valley’s […]

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Higgins Diggins Lions Club donates $1,000 and challenges other service clubs to help Save The Fairgrounds

March 1, 2021 – Recently the Higgins Diggins Lions Club donated $1,000 to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation.  In presenting the check, Higgins Diggins Lions Club President Laura Barhydt expressed the club’s passion and concern for the ongoing viability of the Nevada County Fairgrounds given the pandemic’s huge negative impact on the community’s Fairgrounds. President […]

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Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation makes $100,000 donation to Fairgrounds

December 16, 2020 – The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation made a generous donation of $100,000 to the Nevada County Fairgrounds and will begin a membership drive for 2021 to continue raising much-needed funds for the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The donation comes during a year when COVID-19 restrictions on events and gatherings have financially devastated the […]

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Bid and Buy at the 2020 Nevada County Fair Online Junior Livestock and Ag Mechanics Auction this week

August 10, 2020 – The Nevada County Fairgrounds, in partnership with the Nevada County Livestock Producers, will host an online Junior Livestock and Ag Mechanics Auction on August 13 – 15 at NevadaCountyFair.com. The auction opens at 9 am on August 13 and begins closing on August 15 at 9 am, with lots closing in […]

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Nevada County Fairgrounds Board Cancels 2020 Draft Horse Classic

June 30, 2020 – Due to continued COVID-19 restrictions on mass gatherings, the Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors voted Tuesday evening to cancel the 2020 Draft Horse Classic. The Board made the decision to cancel the event after further reviewing the Governors executive orders and guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and mass gatherings. According […]

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Nevada County 2020 Fair Canceled

June 9, 2020 – The Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors voted Tuesday evening to cancel the 2020 Nevada County Fair due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The Board also voted to authorize an online junior livestock and ag mechanics auction. The vote comes after delaying the decision two weeks ago following Governor Newsom’s […]

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Nevada County Fairgrounds, Interfaith Food Ministry team up for a canned food drive at the Country Christmas Faire

November 22, 2019 – The Nevada County Fairgrounds and Interfaith Food Ministry are teaming up at the Country Christmas Faire for a canned food drive to help feed those in need in Nevada County. Bring a can of food (or two or three) to the Country Christmas Faire on Sunday, December 1, and you’ll receive […]

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Enter the Gingerbread House and Holiday Ornament Contests at the 2019 Country Christmas Faire

November 12, 2019 – There are two fun contests for holiday bakers, decorators and crafters to enter at this year’s Country Christmas Faire – a gingerbread house competition and the new holiday ornament contest. The gingerbread house competition includes divisions for youth, adults, individuals with disabilities, and groups. New this year is a Fairgrounds Building/Scene […]

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