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best bets
warms the heart
rowing up, I was always music genre: the film score.
drawn to art. Can you imagine “Star

Whether it was film, Wars” without the score
music, or paintings, art from John Williams?
always seemed to pull me in. Me neither.
I remember often asking A huge part of what makes
“Why?” a movie iconic is the music
Why do we feel the need to
communicate through art? SEAN JORDAN
score behind it. Music sets
the tone, pun intended, for
Why did this person use blue Features Editor any great film. from ‘Tim & Eric’
instead of yellow? Creativity isn’t just about
Why did they yell instead of whisper? the arts either. It bleeds into all facets of | Page 9
All these questions further the human ex- life. Science, food, sports, even accounting
perience, which is why I love art. takes some creative thought. And on the

When we see great art it moves us. We food front, we have quite a treat coming to
laugh, we cry, we feel.
In my previous column I shared some my
Alice Waters will be taking the Main Stage 20th annual
experiences with film and scratched the sur- to talk about her memoir and her life called, Yuba River cleanup |
face on what the Nevada City Film Festival “In Conversation with Alice Waters,” 8 p.m.
(page 5) will be bringing to town. Friday (page 6-7) at the The Center for the Page 20
This week, the festival has finally arrived Arts in Grass Valley. A book signing and
and will be in full swing starting Thursday meet-and-greet will take place from 6 to
night. From kids to adults, there are activi- 7:15 p.m. Friday before she takes the stage.
ties and films to enjoy. With the festival on the rise and all the
Music in the Mountains and InConcert
Sierra have partnered with Nevada City
talent coming forth be sure to check the
Prospector calendar for other events that ‘Crusin’ the
Film Festival to bring in the premiere of might interest you.
“SCORE: A Film Music Documentary,” at 7 Let your creative juices flow and experi-
p.m. Saturday, in the Nevada Theatre. This ence everything you can! returns to Nevada Ctiy
film brings elite composers together to give
a privileged look inside creative secrecy Contact Prospector Editor Sean Jordan at | Page 23
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401 Broad St
on the reel
Nevada City


Brigsby Bear
One Night Only: Sunday 7:00pm NR

840C E Main St
Grass Valley

Home Again Reese Witherspoon PG13

Fri. & Sat. 1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 9:50
Sun. 1:45, 4:30, 7:15
Ingrid Goes West R
Today 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
Fri. & Sat. 1:30, 7:30, 9:55
Sun. 1:30, 7:30
Wind River Jon Bernthal R
Today 1:15, 4:15, 7:00
Fri. & Sat. 1:15, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45
Sun. 1:15, 4:15, 7:00
The Glass Castle PG13
Today 12:45, 3:45
Fri.-Sun. 1:00, 4:00
Logan Lucky Channing Tatum PG13
Today 1:00, 6:45
Fri. & Sat. 3:45, 6:45, 9:40
Sun. 3:45, 6:45
Dunkirk Tom Hardy PG13
ENDS! Today 7:15pm Only
Despicable Me 3 PG
Life for a single mom (Reese Witherspoon) in Los Angeles takes a turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her in “Home Again.”
399 Sutton Way
Grass Valley When a group of Burmese ref- the story himself and must learn voices and viewpoints and featuring
It ugees join the congregation, the to cope with the realities of a new the music of many of the most famous
All Saints John Corbett PG Rated R, running time 135 pastor of a failing Anglican church world that he knows nothing about. and infamous punk bands ever.
Fri.-Sun. 11:15am, 1:45, 4:15, 6:45 minutes. Special Advance Show attempts to aid them by planting
Leap! Elle Fanning PG Tonight! Thursday at 7 p.m. at Del crops and enlisting the help of the
Today 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30
Fri.-Sun. 11:30am, 2:00, 4:30, 7:00 Oro Theatre. community. Turn It Around: Steel Magnolias
Cars 3 Owen Wilson A group of bullied kids band to-
ENDS! Today 4:15pm Only
gether when a monster, taking the The Story of (1989)
Wonder Woman
ENDS! Today 1:15, 6:45
appearance of a clown, begins hunt- Brigsby Bear East Bay Punk Rated PG, running time 117 min-
ing children. Rated PG-13, running time 95 utes. Shows Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 7
minutes. Shows Sunday at 7 p.m. at Not Rated, running time 165 min- p.m. at Sierra Cinemas.
165 Mill St the Nevada Theatre. utes. Shows Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7 The funniest movie ever to make
Grass Valley
Home Again Meet James, played by Saturday p.m. at Sierra Cinemas. you cry. Featuring an incomparable
Rated PG-13, running time 96 Night Live actor Kyle Mooney. He See the documentary film that ensemble of six actresses, including
It Based on the Steven King novel R
minutes. Starts Friday at Sierra lives in a hermetically sealed home dives deep into the origins of East Julia Roberts (in an Oscar-nominat-
Spec. Adv. Show! Today 7:00pm Only
Fri. & Sat. 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 8:15, 9:55 Cinemas. in the middle of the Utah des- Bay Punk. “Turn It Around: The ed performance as Shelby), Olympia
Sun. 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 8:15 Life for a single mom in Los ert with his dad, played by Mark Story of East Bay Punk” spans over Dukakis, Daryl Hannah, Sally Field,
Tulip Fever R
Angeles takes an unexpected turn Hamill, and his mom, played by 30 years of the California Bay Area’s Dolly Parton, and Shirley Maclaine,
Today 1:30, 4:15, 7:00
Fri.-Sun. 12:45, 3:15, 5:45 when she allows three young guys to Jane Adams. Though he’s now an punk music history with a central the film revolves around Truvy’s
The Hitman’s Bodyguard R move in with her. adult, he still cherishes his favorite focus on the emergence of Berkeley’s Beauty Parlor in a small parish in
Today 1:15, 4:00, 6:45 TV show “Brigsby Bear.” Turns out inspiring 924 Gilman music collec- modern-day Louisiana and the
Fri. & Sat. 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 10:00
Sun. 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 that Brigsby Bear Adventures is a tive. Narrated by Iggy Pop and execu- close-knit circle of friends whose
Birth Of The Dragon
ENDS! Today 1:45, 4:30
PG13 All Saints children’s TV show produced for tive produced by Green Day. “Turn It lives come together there. Also
Rated PG, running time 108 an audience of one: James. When Around: The Story of East Bay Punk” starring Sam Shepard. Bring your
530.477.9000 minutes. Starts Friday at Sutton the show abruptly ends, James’ life is the definitive telling of this vibrant tissues and be prepared for a good
www.sierratheaters.com Cinemas. changes forever, he sets out to finish story, drawing from a wide variety of belly laugh.
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The Nevada City

Since 1859
325 Spring St. Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-5040

Film Festival is here!

Submitted to Prospector “The Social Network,” “Mad
Max: Fury Road,” and
The 17th annual Nevada “Psycho.” TALLEY’S FOLLY
City Film Festival will official- For younger audiences, Written by Lanford Wilson &
ly begin Sept. 8 and continue the festival will present their Directed by Sara Noah
through Sept. 15 in various Children’s Program — SHINE Doors 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm
venues throughout down- ON! — at 1 p.m., Sept. 9, in $10 Suggested Donation
town Nevada City. the Osborn Woods Hall at the
With over 100 films, a Miners Foundry.
virtual reality and multime- The program is a collection THURSDAY
dia pavilion, and four special
After Dark events, the annual
of The Best Animated Films
from the Children’s Film Fes-
festival is shaping up to be a
week of thought-provoking
tival Seattle 2017.
They ask the question:
entertainment. What makes you shine? The SUBMITTED PHOTO TO PROSPECTOR Doors 8pm, Show 9pm
With all that the festival characters in these sweet Music In The Mountains and InConcert Sierra for the $30 Adv, $35 Door
entails, the films remain and funny films have special Nevada County premiere of SCORE: A Film Music
the focus of what has been things that make them glow Documentary at the Nevada Theatre at 7 p.m.
dubbed “The Sundance of the and grow. Join them as they
Sierra” by Sacramento News play with their friends and KNOW & GO TUESDAY
& Review. families, discover new things WHAT: 17th Annual Nevada City Film Festival OCTOBER 3
Sept. 9 will find Nevada about themselves, and em- WHEN: Sept. 8 through 15. &
City Film Festival partnering bark on journeys to near and WHERE: Various locations throughout Nevada City; Festival MINERS FOUNDRY PRESENT
with sponsors Music In The far. Children are free when HQ at Miners Foundry, 325 Spring St., Nevada City
Mountains and InConcert accompanied by an adult. TICKETS: Festival Pass: $89 GA/$79 Member – Single Show CONOR OBERST
Sierra for the Nevada County Included in their Matters of Tickets: $10 General public/$8 students and members WITH THE FELICE BROTHERS
premiere of SCORE: A Film Spirit program — showing 3 INFO: www.nevadacityfilmfestival.com. Doors 7:00pm, Show8:00pm
Music Documentary at the p.m. on Sept. 9 at the Miners $29/Adv, $34/Door
Nevada Theatre at 7 p.m. Foundry — is the 30-min- Honduras. With intimate access to two
The film brings Hol- ute film Ram Dass: Going Their songs glorify the traf- of Transcendental Medita-
lywood’s elite composers Home, a profound and poetic fickers who have destroyed tion’s leaders — filmmaker THURSDAY
together to give viewers a encounter with cultural and their country, and who David Lynch and dedicated
privileged look inside the mu- spiritual icon Ram Dass, at sometimes threaten the lives disciple Bobby Roth — Shad- OCTOBER 12
sical challenges and creative
secrecy of the world’s most
his home on Maui toward the
end of his life.
of their loved ones, but when
one of the musicians writes a
ows of Paradise documents
the Movement’s metamor-
international music genre: This program also includes song that angers a dangerous phosis following the death of
the film score. Defend the Sacred (Standing drug cartel, the musician is founder Maharishi Mahesh SHOVELMAN
A film composer is a mu- Rock), an award-winning forced to flee his home. Yogi. Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm
sical scientist of sorts, and short documentary that at- From a remote cabin in Having grown up with- $27.50 Standing, $35 GA Seated, $65 Reserved Cabaret Seating
the influence they have to tempts to capture the spirit of North Carolina, Manuel in the Movement, director “A genre unto herself” - Rolling Stone
complement a film and gar- Indigenous people at Stand- recounts his narrow escape Sebastian Lange approach-
ner powerful reactions from
global audiences can be a
ing Rock.
Rounding out the program
from death and describes
the challenges of assimilat-
es his subject through an
introspective and essayistic
daunting task to take on. are two short films that also ing into a new world as an lens, seeking to reconcile
The documentary contains examine compassion and an undocumented immigrant. TM’s present-day incarna-
interviews with dozens of abiding send of the sacred in Olancho screens at 5 p.m Sat- tion with the teachings and memories and inspiring This is only six of twenty
film composers who discuss a material world. urday, Sept. 9, at the Nevada practices that have shaped his personal histories encom- film programs presented
their craft and the magic of Another documentary Theatre. worldview. passing over 3000 years of at the film festival this year.
film music while exploring Olancho, directed by Chris- And for those fascinated Filmmaker Sky Bergman’s experience, forty people share Having received a record
the making of the most iconic topher Valdes and Theodore by Transcendental Medita- Lives Well Lived celebrates their secrets and insights to number of 700 film submis-
and beloved scores in history: Griswold, about a group tion, the festival will show the incredible wit, wisdom living a meaningful life. The sions, the Nevada City Film
“James Bond”, “Star Wars,” of musicians who regular- Shadows of Paradise at 7:30 and experiences of seniors documentary will screen at 7 Festival have crafted seven
“Indiana Jones,” “Pirates of ly perform for some of the p.m. Sept. 8, at the Nevada aged 75 to 100 years old. p.m. Sept. 10, at the Miners days of the best in indepen-
the Caribbean,” “Titanic,” most powerful drug cartels in Theatre. Through their intimate Foundry. dent and international film.
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the cover


Founder of Chez Panisse brings
her food revolution to Grass Valley
By Laura Petersen from her father’s Victory Garden.
Special to Prospector Her memoir and most person-
al writing to date, “Coming to My
“We need to eat with intention. Senses: The Making of a Counter-

Every bite,” said Alice Waters. culture Cook” hit bookstore shelves
It’s a message that remains strong on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
more than four decades after the Book reviews have appeared in
author, activist and mother of the rapid fire by the New Yorker, the
slow food movement felt empow- Associated Press, Chicago Tribune
ered to first open her Berkeley fixed and the New York Times.
menu restaurant, Chez Panisse, in On Friday, Waters will visit Grass
1971 at the age of 27. Valley for the first time to talk
“I just like to cook. I guess I was a about her life’s work fighting to pre-
revolutionary,” said Waters, remem- serve a basic and profound right —
bering those early years heavily the act of eating good food.
influenced by 1960s counterculture, In a busy world, Waters message
the antiwar movement and a sub- carries more weight than ever —
urban New Jersey childhood eating know your farmer and know where
Prospector | Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 7

your food comes from. People eat meals together,” said Waters.
“Nothing is more important than that. In the pages of her book, she recounts
Fortunately it’s a very nourishing endeav- stories of passionate love affairs, of dab-
or. It’s not hard and it brings so much
pleasure,” said Waters.
bling with psychedelic drugs, days as a
young activist cooking for Bay Area an- KNOW Waters
WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday.
& GO
Waters will sign her new book at a meet tiwar organizers and finally brings to life
and greet at The Center for the Arts, Off the colorful, chaotic opening night of her WHERE: Main Stage Theatre
Center Stage from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Friday. French restaurant. COST: Reserved Seating $67
World-renown California winemak-
ers Joel Peterson “the Godfather of Zin” A DELICIOUS REVOLUTION WHAT: Zinfandel tasting, appe- members, $70 general public;
(Ravenswood), Bill Easton (Terre Rouge For over four decades, Waters has tizers inspired by Chez Panisse, General Admission SOLD OUT
and Easton Wines) and Randle John- championed for local sustainable agricul-
book signing and meet-and- INFO: http://thecenterforthearts.
son (Artezin) will pour Zinfandel while ture and shows no signs of slowing down.
former Chez Panisse Chef and cookbook Every year, she pauses to reflect on her greet with Alice Waters org/
collaborator Alan Tangren serves local path, and every year she realizes the jour-
WHEN: Friday, 6 to 7:15 p.m. — Learn more:
food appetizers. ney is still hers. She’s not ready to retire.
Beginning at 8 p.m., Beth Ruyak, host “Yes, this is the work I want to do. It’s Off Center Stage http://thecenterforthearts.org/
of Capitol Public Radio’s “Insight” will very vital. I find it endlessly interesting,” COST: $32. Must have a show http://www.chezpanisse.com/
conduct a live interview in the Main she said.
ticket to attend. Pre-show event http://edibleschoolyard.org/
Stage Theatre called, “In Conversation In 1995 she founded the Edible School-
with Alice Waters.” yard Project, advocating for a free school does NOT include a show ticket. www.ravenswoodwinery.com
lunch for all children and a sustainable
Limited to 80 people. www.terrerougewines.com
A WRITING LIFE food curriculum in every public school. https://zinfandel.org/
Waters is the author of more than 15 She remains committed to this cause WHAT: In Conversation with Alice
books, including New York Times best- and has not given up hope that commu-
sellers, “The Art of Simple Food” I & II nities can prevail in the face of powerful
and “The Edible Schoolyard: A Universal corporate agriculture and a fast food na-
Idea.” tion. In Waters view, connecting schools
Yet she struggled to find her voice for with local farmers can change the world. President of Slow Food International. She Born in 1944, she can remember a
her memoir, the most personal writing to “This is about social justice. This is has received a long list of national and in- slower time, when families sat down
date. For the first time, Waters depart- about bringing children to the table and ternational accolades including the Har- at the dinner table together, before the
ed from the “We” voice customary of her feeding them,” said Waters. vard Medical School’s Global Environ- bombardment of global information and
restaurant’s cookbooks and chose the Chez Panisse serves as a “think tank” mental Citizen Award and her induction the distraction of technology. Now more
brave pronoun, “I.” for Waters bigger philanthropic endeav- into the French Legion of Honor. than ever, food choices are statements of
She approached the book similar to the ors for young people. The way the restau- In 2015, President Obama awarded her humanity.
way she writes recipes, collaboratively, rant buys food from local farms, serves as the National Humanities Medal. “We don’t realize we are buying values.
and by talking it through and making a model for the Edible Schoolyard Proj- Yet her name does not appear plastered It’s such a moral issue. This is a very deli-
notes. ect, says Waters, a mother of one who has on any bottles of sauce or convenience cious revolution,” said Waters.
“I don’t think of my dish and how to do written two children’s books. foods at the supermarket. She refuses to
it. I’m looking for what strikes me — a “I can’t think of a better way to sup- sell out. Contact freelance writer Laura Petersen
composite,” she said. port rural development than to buy from At 73, Waters has lived long enough to at laurapetersen310@gmail.com or
With the help of her two good friends, farmers out in the country who farm sus- see the world change. 530-913-3067.
Bob Carrau and Cristina Mueller, both tainably,” she said.
writers, Waters explored her past. Like a Waters sees a time when school lunches
therapy session, her friends asked ques- are treated with the same respect as phys- Nevada County Farm Supply & Nursery


tions and probed deeper. Memories sur- ical education and woven into the daily
faced. Waters re-discovered herself. curriculum with student run gardens and
The book traces her years backpack- cafeterias and Spanish lessons.
ing in Europe where she fell in love with Political support will be required to
French cooking. make her vision a reality and Waters is

“I was lucky that I went to France at poised to make her voice heard.

that time. This is a slow food country. Since 2002, Waters has been Vice


I can’t think of a better way C N DS
to support rural development
than to buy from farmers out in the

country who farm sustainably, AT BOTH
273-3948 GRASS VALLEY 432-3600 PENN VALLEY
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on stage
Theatre By the Book presents: ‘Talley’s Folly’
Submitted to Prospector accountant from St. Louis, the play, it is clear that they
has arrived to plead his love are two kindred spirits who
On Wednesday, Sept. 13, to Sally Talley, the suscepti- have truly found each other
Sierra Stages and the Min- ble, but uncertain daughter — two “lame ducks” who,
ers Foundry will present of the family. in their union, will find a
the romantic comedy “Tall- Bookish, erudite, totally wholeness rare in human
ey’s Folly.” honest and delightfully relationships.
Written by Lanford funny, Matt refuses to ac- “I suppose I am a roman-
Wilson, directed by Sara cept Sally’s rebuffs and her tic at heart and still believe
Noah and featuring guest fears that her family would it is never too late to find
readers Nadia White and never approve of their love,” says Noah on why she
John Bivens, “Talley’s Folly” marriage. was attracted to the play. “I
is part of Theater By the Charming and indomita- love the uniqueness of Sally
Book, a series of infor- ble, he gradually overcomes and Matt’s story; Lanford
mal play readings for the her defenses, telling his in- Wilson was a master at
community. nermost secrets to his loved bringing characters to life.”
Wilson’s Pulitzer one and, in return, learning Noah, who currently
Prize-winning play is set at hers as well. teaches Drama and En-
a deserted Victorian boat- Gradually he awakens glish at Bear River High SUBMITTED PHOTO TO PROSPECTOR
house on the Talley place in Sally to the possibilities of School, asked local actors Local actors Nadia White and John Biven to read the part of the two lovers in “Talley’s
Lebanon, Missouri in 1944. a life together until, in the White and Biven to read Folley,” after seeing their incredible chemistry in Barefoot in the Park with Legacy
Matt Friedman, an final, touching moments of the part of the two lovers, Productions.

after seeing their incredi- member, writer, direc- KNOW & GO

ble chemistry in Barefoot tor, and performer of the WHO: Sierra Stages and
in the Park with Legacy sketch comedy groups “The Miners Foundry Cultural
Productions. Best Friends Club” and “To- Center present Theater By
Bivens is a founding morrow the World”. the Book: Tally’s Folly
He has also appeared in WHEN: Wednesday, Sept.
LeGacy Presents’ produc- 13, Doors 7 p.m., Show at
Downieville tions of “Dracula”, “The 7:30 p.m.
Antique Bottles Crucible” and “A Christmas WHERE: Miners Foundry
Collectibles Story.” Cultural Center, 325 Spring
SHOW White has performed
onstage as well as behind the
St., Nevada City
TICKETS: $10 Suggested
& SALE scenes in the Nevada County
theatre community since
Donation, tickets are
available online at www.
at the Downieville School Gym
1998. minersfoundry.org, by
Saturday, Sept. 9 She has appeared in LeG- phone 530-265-5040 or
Early acy Presents’ productions of in person at the Miners
Lookers $10 “Crimes of the Heart”, “Drac-
8am - 10am Foundry, or at the door.
ula”, “A Christmas Story”, and
OPEN INFO: www.minersfound-
“The Dixie Swim Club.”
10am - 3pm ry.org
Wilson, who passed away
in 2011, is considered one The New York Post de-
Sale Includes of America’s greatest 20th scribed the play as, “… the
Antique Bottles, Gold Rush
Memorabilia, Insulators, century playwrights and Tal- simplest, the most lyrical
Advertising, Saloon Items & More! ley’s Folly is recognized as his play Wilson has written — a
Over 50 Dealers most famous play. funny, sweet, touching and
Selling their antiques & collectibles! It was first produced in marvelously written and
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Drawing with fabulous prizes!
Company, Judd Hirsch and apple and an orange.”
for dealer info call
Trish Hawkins starred in the Nearly forty-years later
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Prospector | Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 9

Eric from ‘Tim & Eric’

Submitted to Prospector “The Eric Andre Show,” and “Nathan KNOW & GO
For You.” WHAT: Nevada City Film Festival After
On Sept. 14 the Nevada City Film He currently co-stars alongside Dark Series presents An Evening with
Festival will welcome back quirky Aziz Ansari in the Emmy award win- Eric Wareheim, DJ Douggpound &
humorist Eric Wareheim for an eve- ning Netflix series “Master of None.” Friends
ning of side-splitting comedy. His unconventional brand of humor WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 14, Doors 8
The event continues the festival’s has won him legions of dedicated p.m., Show 9 p.m.
After Dark series, and will take place fans. WHERE: The Stone House, 107
at The Stone House in Nevada City. The comedian won’t be alone for Sacramento St., Nevada City
Wareheim’s a friend of the festi- his festival performance. TICKETS: $20 advance/$25 door
val, and his appearances throughout Along for the ride will be editor, INFO: www.nevadacityfilmfestival.
the years remain some of the most writer and comedian DJ Dougg- com
popular events in Nevada City Film pound. Known for his unique video
Festival history. editing style, Douggpound has Tim Heidecker.
Wareheim is a highly sought-after worked on “The Eric Andre Show” More exciting surprises are prom-
comedian who has gained popularity and “Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar ised, some so secretive that even
as one half of the comedy duo Tim Movie” among many other projects. festival organizers will learn of them
& Eric. As his moniker suggests, he is also a only as they are happening live.
A writer, actor, musician and di- musician and DJ and is the host of Seating will be limited and those
rector, he is responsible for comedy his own podcast, The Poundcast. interested are encouraged to pur-
cult favorites like the Adult Swim The event will include comedy chase tickets in advance. Tickets for SUBMITTED PHOTO TO PROSPECTOR
sketch show “Tim & Eric Awesome shorts as well as a new episode of all Nevada City Film Festival screen- Eric Wareheim from the show “Tim & Eric Awesome
Show, Great Job!”, “Check It Out! Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories, a com- ings and After Dark series events are Show, Great Job!” will be at the Nevada City Film
with Dr. Steve Brule” starring John edy-horror series that stars Ware- available at www.nevadacityfilmfes- Festival After Dark series at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14,
C. Reilly, “Comedy Bang! Bang!,” heim and longtime comedy partner tival.com. for a live comedy show.

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Skerryvore • Screaming Orphans
Story Road • John Whelan & Low Lily
Eamon McElholm & Johnny B. Connolly
Maggie & Cassie MacDonald • Calan
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get info, buy &
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‘Klaus & Barry’s Parties R Us’

Presented by Off Broadstreet announcement of their retirement hits and two truly unique personali- Klaus &
from their family business, Vintage ties will entertain all. Barry are
Submitted to Prospector Records & Such. Opening night gala at 8:15 p.m. at it again
In Klaus & Barry’s Parties R Us, Friday, features complimentary with a new
After their smash hit last year in the brothers put their own Midwest champagne, snacks and a door prize musical se-
“Klaus & Barry’s Holiday Party,” Jed slant (Think Sven & Ole) on the drawing before the show. quel about
Dixon and Micah Cone return in a events of the couple’s life, from the Pre-show entertainment is provid- a couple’s
hilarious new musical sequel, “Klaus Summer of Love to the present. ed by Chris Crockett beginning one life through
& Barry’s Parties R Us” (also known The widely varied musical selec- hour before show time for all perfor- their 50
as “Anniversary/Retirement Party tions include songs by many top mances. For further information or years of
with Klaus & Barry”). recording artists from the past fifty for show reservations, please call Off marriage.
With all new music and gags, the years, including Elvis, The Statler Broadstreet at 530-265-8686 or visit
wacky “Anderson Brothers from Brothers, Hall & Oates, The Beatles, the website at www.offbroadstreet. SUBMITTED
Minneota, Minnesota” will help you Andy Gibb, Air Supply, David Bow- com. PHOTO TO
laugh your way into the fall season ie, Bare Naked Ladies, The Blues There are two Sunday matinee PROSPECTOR
as they provide the entertainment Brothers and many more. performances scheduled for 2 p.m.
for a couple’s 50th wedding anni- With fun choreography provided on Sunday, Sept. 24, and Sunday,
versary party, which includes the by Tina Marie Kelley, chart-topping Oct. 15. Admission is $24.

Come experience
the latest in home
design trends!
Saturday, october 7
10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
SUNday, October 8
11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
foothills event center
400 Idaho Maryland Rd.,
Grass Valley

Admission: $10
home design & inspiration show Includes one free drink at the
no-host beverage bar sponsored by


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Eat. Drink. Enjoy. your guide to the Foothills’ local food scene

Gold Country COVER STORY

Community Services
Celebrates the End
of Summer
Serving seniors through meals on
wheel and firewood program

ummer may be ending, but you can celebrate with Gold Country All photos submitted by Shanin Ybarrondo.
Community Services (GCCS) at their End of Summer Bash! GCCS
invites friends and business supporters to the 3rd Annual End of Party for a cause at the GCSS End of Summer Bash
Summer Bash at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, at Rincon del Rio.
This important annual fundraising event ensures vital senior services cocktail and on the shores of the beautiful Bear River.
remain available in Western Nevada County. The purpose of the event is to There are two bars, one on the beach and one during dinner, both serving
raise funds for Meals on Wheels, Senior Firewood and other vital services beer, cocktails, and an array of wines donated from a private cellar. Before
GCCS provides. the dinner bell sounds, attendees can join in on the popular pig races and
“Business is booming”, says Sandy Jacobson, GCCS Executive Director; place bets on: Kevin Bacon, Spamela Anderson, Hamlet, and Wilbur just to
“and frankly we are having a hard time keeping up.” name a few!
Keeping with tradition, the “SUMMER BASH” is co-hosted by Rincon del Then after the games, dinner is served buffet style.  The seating is on
Rio and Jardin del Rio. At $75 per person, this all-inclusive event includes picnic tables family style, so you can get to know your neighbors while
a bountiful dinner, dessert, hosted bar, live music, beach games and RC you enjoy a delicious community dinner.  The dessert is fresh peach
boat races. Attendees can also relax with some hors d’oeuvres and a cobbler.  During dinner there will be an
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13 14

Dance the night away for a All of the great taste of a

great cause decadent treat with a fraction of
the sugar and fat
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continued from page 11 Gold Country Community Services

exciting live auction with tons of

Art Auction!
wonderful and amazing items.
The property is wi-fi free, so bring
your checkbook and/or cash to
place your winning bids.

About Gold Country

Community Services Live Music!
Beer, Wine & Food!
Gold Country Community
Services has been providing
senior nutrition programs for Enjoy some cocktails and hors d’ouevres on the beach
older adults in Western Nevada County since 1987. They provide hot
nutritious meals in a warm and friendly setting that provides mobile older
adults living alone an opportunity to meet friends and make new ones.
Menus are planned and approved by a Registered Dietitian to ensure Come celebrate at the HeART
each meal meets the nutritional requirements for an older adult. Each meal
includes an entrée, vegetable, fruit and milk. Menus are available on their
website. Please note that no eligible senior will be denied participation in
& Wine Gala fundraiser with
the program because of failure or inability to contribute. Guests that are
59 and younger are welcome to attend, but will be charged a fee of $7 per
an emphasis on fun…
Gold Country Community Services has been providing home delivered Join One Source – Empowering Caregivers (OSEC)
meals to homebound adults in Western Nevada County since 1987.
Annually, the nonprofit serves over 34,000 on Saturday, September 16, from 6-10 p.m. as they
home delivered meals through the Meals on
Wheels Program. Meals are delivered hot and
ready to eat by a team of dedicated volunteers
magically transform the Foothills Event Center
Monday through Friday, between the hours of
10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Each meal served is
into a fine art gallery and music hall with finger food
planned and prepared to meet the nutritional
needs of older adults. We do not deliver hot and libations for all! The Foothills Even Center is
meals on weekends or major holidays or when
roads are unsafe to travel. located at 400 Idaho Maryland Road, Grass Valley
Meals are delivered within the areas of
Nevada City, Grass Valley, Lake Wildwood, and has free parking and wheelchair accessibility.
Cedar Ridge, Penn Valley, Rough & Ready and
Lake of the Pines.
For more information, or to purchase tickets
to the End of Summer Bash, call the GCCS by DONNA RAIBLEY
Business Office at 530-615-4541 or visit
Heart is at the core of OSEC’s
There’s fun at every turn at the End of www.goldcountryservices.org
Summer Bash mission: to improve the quality
of life for caregivers, and their
Makene’s loved ones, in Nevada County
som ay! Do you want to have communities by providing free,
your food or drink- respite relief for caregivers in
Birthday or
related event or their homes. Caregivers who
Special Occasion?
provide 24/7 care, can get a
Order them a delicious ice cream business featured
cake in-store or online at much needed break for four
(or pick one up from our cake case)
for FREE hours once a week, while our
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with their loved ones.
$ 00 $ Contact Valerie Costa at And art is at the heART of this
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or 530-477-4237
Grass Valley
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continued from page 12 Party! Art Auction! Liv Music! Beer, Wine & Food!

Works donated by local artists will

Tabernacle Choir.” Band members Diane Miessler, Walter Webb, Beth
be for sale at the gala, and can be
Leyton, and Anna Frederickson do indeed play a wide range of mostly original
previewed on the EVENTS page at
music and many different instruments—and are known for their “bodacious”
(empoweringcaregivers.org), from
Sept. 1-15. The silent auction bidding
John Deaderick, a talented and esteemed local director, writer, instructor,
will begin at 6 p.m. and close at 8:30
and actor, will emcee the evening.
p.m. You can also go to One Source
With Earles of Newtown closing the gala evening, no one will want to
– Empowering Caregivers Facebook
go home. This eight piece band has will have everyone dancing playing
“Swingin’ Dixie,” big band, ragtime jazz tunes.
So far the group has close to 150
A no host bar will offer beer, wine, and other beverages and food
pieces of art, with more donations
generously provided by BriarPatch Food Co-op, Emlly’s Catering & Cakes, and
coming in every day. “We are so
At Your Service Catering will be served.
blessed to live in such a generous
The event takes place at the Foothill Events Center, at 400 Idaho Maryland
community,” said One Source
Road in Grass Valley. Parking is free with wheelchair accessibility.
Executive Director Donna Raibley.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Advance tickets can be
Nevada County artists and musicians
purchased at The Book Seller and Art Works Gallery, both on Mill Street in
have also come forward to help. Live
Grass Valley, or by calling the OSEC office at 530-802-6154.
music featuring stellar local favorite
Come enjoy the evening with friends, and listen to great music, view
Beyond Ananda Earles of Newtown, a Northern
amazing art, savor delicious food, and help cultivate hope for caregivers in our
California sensational swing jazz band
that has crowds hopping all over the place, will be headlining the event.
Tune in to KVMR at 9 a.m. this Friday, September 8, to hear OSEC’s
Sibling Revelry starts it off, greeting folks at the door. Siblings Bob and
Executive Director Donna Raibley, with the Ruckrich Family Band offering a
Janice Polucha specialize in melodic
sample of what’s to come.
tunes and tight harmonies, with Bob on
guitar and mandolin and Janice on hand
drums and percussion. Special guest
Elena Rayo will be joining the team.
The Ruckrich Family Band clearly has

erving your favorites!

fun making music together and will
The Ruckrich Family
start the party rocking inside. 13-year-
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band. D’Jango’s 9 year old sister Jasmine is a powerful vocalist, and also plays ✦ Bleu Cheeseburger ✦ Mushroom Cheesburger ✦
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Brenda Shawley, on banjo, round out this musical family. ✦ Chinese Chicken Salad ✦
Next up opening for the Earles of Newtown is Purdon’s Crossing, who
describe their music as “somewhere between Dan Hicks and the Mormon stuffed Burgers
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BIG A Root Beer Drive-In NOW OPEN

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Here’s how to make ZUCCHINI OAT MUFFINS

delicious muffins These tender, fragrant

that are actually muffins are sweetened

primarily with dates, which,

good for you besides sweetness, provide

deep flavor and valuable
nutrients. Made with whole
special To THE WASHINGTON POST · grains and healthful oil, the
ELLIE KRIEGER muffins have a wholesome
sensibility and hearty tex-
However healthy it may seem, the presence of
ture that steps away from
shredded zucchini in a quick bread or muffin doesn’t
make it good for you. Most are still essentially forms the dessert realm into the
of cake, held up with lots of butter, refined flour and daily sustenance category,
sugar. in a good way. They not
That’s not necessarily a bad thing once in a while, only taste good, they are a
but for everyday breakfast and snacking you probably
nourishing and energizing
want something more nutritious and less dessert-
way to start your day or
like. The problem is that truly healthy muffins and
quick breads - with or without zucchini - are often fuel your afternoon.
disappointing: dry, leaden and rubbery. Not so with
12 servings well.
these. They are the best of both worlds, genuinely
good for you but also desirably moist, tender and MAKE AHEAD: The date paste can be refrigerated up - Combine the dates and the reserved liquid in a food
fragrant. Lightly sweetened, flecked with zucchini, to 2 weeks in advance. processor (mini, preferably) and puree to form a smooth
and made with healthy oil, whole grain flour and From nutritionist and cookbook author Ellie Krieger. paste, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides, as
rolled oats, they have a wholesome sensibility and needed.
hearty texture that pulls them away from the dessert INGREDIENTS : - Place the grated zucchini in a colander in the sink; let
realm into the daily sustenance category, in a good - 1 cup packed pitted dates drain for 20 minutes, then gather it up in your hands to
way. - Boiling water
Not only do they taste good, you’ll feel good extract as much moisture as possible.
- 1 1/4 cups coarsely grated zucchini (1 medium zucchini) - Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Have a standard-size,
eating one of these zucchini muffins to start your day
or fuel you midafternoon. - 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 12-well muffin pan at hand. Lightly grease the wells with
They get most of their sweetness from dried - 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats cooking oil spray or line them with baking paper cups.
dates, which also provide a deep flavor, valuable - 1/4 cup sugar - Stir together the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, cinna-
nutrients and fiber. The dates are soaked in water, - 2 teaspoons baking powder mon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl.
then pureed until they form a smooth paste. Just - 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
a little white sugar - a quarter of what is in a typical - Stir together all the date paste, eggs and oil in a mixing
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg bowl until incorporated, then stir in the grated, drained
recipe - is needed to round out the muffin’s flavor.
Soft whole-grain pastry flour keeps the crumb tender, - 1/2 teaspoon salt zucchini. Add the flour mixture and stir until no trace of it
while rolled oats add a rustic texture and walnuts an - 2 large eggs remains, then stir in the walnuts.
element of crunch. - 1/3 cup neutral-tasting oil, such as light olive oil or - Divide the batter evenly among the wells. Bake (middle
The zucchini (which needs to be drained of most of canola oil rack) for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into
its water), eggs, oil, and date paste together provide - 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
enough liquid so that no milk or other fluid is needed. the center comes out clean.
The tasty, cinnamon-scented muffins make for an - Serve warm, or at room temperature.
energizing on-the-go treat, so do yourself a favor DIRECTIONS :
and make an extra batch. Wrap them individually - Place the dates in a medium bowl. Pour enough boiling
Nutrition | Per muffin: 220 calories, 4 g protein, 27 g carbohydrates, 11 g fat, 1 g
in plastic wrap and freeze so you have one to grab water over them to cover and let soak for 1 hour. Reserve saturated fat, 30 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 4 g dietary fiber, 12 g sugar
when you need it. 2 tablespoons of the soaking liquid, then drain the dates

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THURSDAY Jr., the “father of conservatism,” made Electronic Valve Instrument.
the following question is debated The Rhythm Of Life ensemble
Artist Yvon Dockter Ceramic at Cambridge University: Has the includes Daniel Berkman; a prolific
& ‘Found Metal’ Art — 10 a.m., American dream been achieved multi-instrumentalist/composer
Art Works Gallery, 113 Mill St., at the expense of the American who plays masterfully on the
Grass Valley. Yvon treats us all too Negro? The debate will be screened Kora (African harp), electronic and
unique, one-of-a-kind earrings, at the Open Book in Grass Valley acoustic percussion and a litany of
humorous ceramic coffee/tea cups at 7 p.m. Thursday. Suggested stringed instruments. Keyboardist
and metal and ceramic figurines. donation $5-10; no one will be and composer John Steiner brings
530-477-1600. turned away. Discussion and a bountiful heart and depth with his
Farm Potluck — 5:30 p.m., short reading from “A Rap on Race: gorgeous chordal voicings, bass-
Bierwagens Donner Trail Fruit, A Conversation Between James lines, and inspiring sounds. Expect
17473 Lower Colfax Rd., Grass Valley. Baldwin and Margaret Meade” to an evening of inspiring, heart-open-
Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit, follow. We will have special guests ing songs, poetic lyricism, ambient/
located in Chicago Park, is a unique from local civil rights groups avail- chill grooves and out-of-this-world-
family farm in operation since 1902. able for dialogue and to answer music. More information please
As a leader in mountain grown fruit, Q&A. Refreshment will be avail- visit www.mattvenuti.com.
they grow pears, peaches, apples, able from Sierra Mountain Coffee
as well as garden-type fruits and Roasters.
Go By Ocean
vegetables. Come at 5:30 p.m. for a Matt Venuti and The Rhythm Of Saturday at 10 p.m., at Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill come San Francisco
tour of the farm with the Bierwagen Life Ensemble — 7:30 p.m., Inner indie rockers, Go By Ocean. The group encompasses an emotional
family. We’ll circle up for a potluck Path Yoga Center, 200 Commercial Artist Yvon Dockter Ceramic sound reminiscent of Wilco, The Shins and My Morning Jacket. Courte-
dinner at 6 p.m. There is no charge St., Nevada City. Singer, songwriter & ‘Found Metal’ Art — 10 a.m., sy of Crazy Horse Saloon & Grill
and no RSVP needed. and instrumentalist Matt Venuti will Art Works Gallery, 113 Mill St., Grass
James Baldwin & William F. be joined by some of his Venusian Valley. See Thursday listing.
Buckley: Debate Screening bandmates in an ensemble of Blues & Fusion Dance
— 7 p.m., The Open Book, 671 sound-sculpting and deep groov- Workshops with Justin Riley —
Maltman Dr., Grass Valley. In this ing multi-instrumentalists. Matt will 11 a.m., Golden Empire Grange, of blues and fusion partner dance. Fellows Hall. Pay at the door. $12
landmark 1965 debate between be playing the acoustic instruments 11283 Grange Court, Grass Valley. Friday night Sept. 8, Justin will Sept. 9, Saturday noon to 6 p.m.
James Baldwin, one of the most from the PANArt company in Justin Riley is coming back to teach from 7-8 p.m. and DJ from and Sept. 10, Sunday 11 a.m. to 3
prominent 20th century public Switzerland that include the Hang, Nevada City/Grass Valley for 8-11 p.m. at our regular Friday night p.m. Saturday and Sunday dance/
intellectuals, and William F. Buckley Gubal, and Gudu, as well as the US another deep dive into the world Foothills Fusion Dance at The Odd playshops will be held at The

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Sept. 9 • 10-5pm
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stroll alongside a Marching
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Golden Empire Grange. To Register: acoustic electric guitar and Jim vendors, water misting tunnel and ages five to 12, accompanied timetable for boarding from either
https://dancerfly.com/ffd/justin/ Gallegos on electric bass guitar will smiles. Sammies Wag-N-Walk-A- with a parent or other caregiver. the NCNGRR Museum or The
order/shop/. Pricing: Saturday: $55- color their classic rock songs with Thon is a celebration of people We’ll explore three local trails and Northern Queen Inn is available
$65 -$75, Sunday: $45- $55 -$65 rich and thick harmonies. Music coming together to raise money discover the plants, animals and at the museums website: www.
Both Days: $90- $110- $130. begins at 6 p.m. and will continue for all of the animals at the Nevada history of each special region. ncngrrmuseum.org. Docent-led
Nevada City Film Festival — 3 until 9 p.m. The Bistro will be open County Animal Shelter. Over 2,000 Participants will receive stamps for tours of the museum highlight
p.m., Miners Foundry, 325 Spring until 8:30 p.m. No reservations are animals come through our shelter each Junior Conservationist excur- the historical significance of the
St., Nevada City. Named “The necessary but when visiting with doors every year. The funds raised sion they go on with certificates Narrow Gauge Railroad to the
Sundance of the Sierra,” the Nevada eight or more we always appreciate from this event will help provide given to those who complete all local area and are offered Fridays
City Film Festival embarks on our a call to give us a heads up. Please, medical care, low cost spay/neuter three treks in the series. California through Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.
17th year with a seven-day voyage no children after 5 p.m. services, adoptions, and other Naturalist Steve Roddy will lead to 4:00 p.m. through October 31.
to explore the human journey Klaus & Barry’s Parties R Us — lifesaving treatments for our shelter this outing with wildlife observa- There is no charge to ride or visit
through the finest in independent 8:15 p.m., Off Broadstreet, 305 animals and other furry friends in tions at the pond. The two-mile the all-volunteer-run museum, but
cinema, presented with our usual Commercial St., Nevada City. See our community. trail will meander through oak donations are gratefully accepted..
flair for fun. Highlights this year page 10. Nevada City Farmers Market — woodlands, pines and grasslands. Nevada City’s Annual Sidewalk
include special guest Bill Nye, the 8:30 a.m., Commercial and Union A discussion about the impact of Sale — 10 a.m., Nevada City.
Science Guy; 100+ award-winning streets in Nevada City, Commercial hydraulic mining will be followed Historic bargains and healing
short and feature length films; 35+
SATURDAY and Union street, Nevada City. by stories of the miners. Donations arts. Nevada City merchants are
filmmakers; Virtual Reality & Multi- Celebrate local food Nevada City are always welcome. Registration updating their traditional sidewalk
Media Pavilion; outdoor Best of the Nevada County Certified style. Share in the bounty of com- required: http://www.bylt.org/ sale Saturday, Sept. 9. From 10 a.m.
Fest screening; After Dark parties Growers Market — 8 a.m., North munity. See old friends and meet events/event/jr-conservation- to 5 p.m., participating merchants
featuring comedian Eric Wareheim, Star House, 12075 Auburn Rd., Grass new ones. Enjoy live music, local ist-stories-hirschman-pond/. will be offering sales, bargains, and
live music, and more. 530-265-5040. Valley. Come enjoy our beautiful farmers, vendors, and artists, fresh- Railbus Rides — 9:40 a.m, specials throughout town. Look for
Nevada City Film Festival market at the historic North Star ly baked treats and more. Shop for Nevada County Narrow Gauge the red balloons. New this year is
After Dark Parties — 3 p.m., House, every Saturday though Nov. healthy food, locally grown with Railroad Museum, #5 Kidder Court, the Good Health Court in the New
Stone House Old Brewery, 107 18. We have amazing local produce, care and pride. Questions? email Nevada City. Ride the completely York Hotel parking lot. Health and
Sacramento St., Nevada City. See desserts, handmade crafts and the market manager at manager@ restored historic ‘Donna Jean’ the healing arts will be on hand to
page 9. much more Come and join the fun. ncfarmersmarket.org or call 530- Railbus 97 from the NCNGRR describe and demonstrate. Street
Jay Tausig Live — 5 p.m., 151 Sammie’s Friends Wag-N- 206-3000 or 530-265-2990. Museum through the Inn Town performances as well as appear-
Union Square, 151 Mill St., Grass Walk-A-Thon — 8 a.m., Western Junior Conservationist: Stories Campground, to the Northern ances by the Marching Presidents
Valley. Jay Tausig plays a wide range Gateway Park, 18560 Penn Valley in Nature — 9:30 a.m., TBA, Queen Inn and returning to the — a highlight of Sundays Parade —
of music from the Who to Pink Dr., Penn Valley. Join us for a fun Nevada City. Bear Yuba Land Trust museum, paralleling a portion of will also be on hand. 530-470-3200.
Floyd. A multi Instrumentalist and filled day and a walk through the is pleased to announce a new se- the railroads original route. The Artist Yvon Dockter Ceramic
looping. park. Bring your dog, your friends ries of Family Treks with Certified scheduled 35 minute Railbus rides & ‘Found Metal’ Art — 10 a.m.,
Live Music With Fun Company and your family and celebrate as we California Naturalist Steve Roddy are offered on Saturdays through Art Works Gallery, 113 Mill St., Grass
— 6 p.m., Naggiar Vineyards, come together and help raise funds Junior Conservationist: Stories in October and are available for Valley. See Thursday listing.
18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley. to support our shelter animals. The Nature. A conservationist is some- special tours. Reservations are nec- French Connection Day
Live music on the patio. The Fun walking course will be a 1/4 mile one who advocates or acts for the essary; please stop by the museum — 11 a.m., Malakoff Diggins
Company is an entertaining and loop through Western Gateway protection and preservation of the at #5 Kidder Court, Nevada City, State Historic Park, 23579 North
engaging group that will satisfy Park. The terrain is level and easy. environment and wildlife. These or call 530-470-0902 to reserve Bloomfield Road, Nevada City.
any musical flavor. Steve Evans on Enjoy live music, food trucks, outings are designed for children your seat. The Railbus departure Come celebrate the French

In Conversation with Alice Waters Sponsored by BriarPatch Food Co-op

Friday, September 8
The Center for the Arts • 8pm
The 1st extended conversation with Alice
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influence at the historic gold-min- COOPER’S ALE HOUSE

ing town of North Bloomfield, near 235 Commercial
Nevada City. Featuring music by
Beaucoup Chapeaux — French
St., Nevada City HEY
folk dancing — gold-panning and 530-265-0116 BARS &
Petanque/Bocce Ball — French food &
drink — traditional children’s games & http://coopersnclive.com BISTROS!
crafts — guided hike to new interpre-
tive historical panels. Feel welcome
Tue & Thurs – Karaoke
Let us know
to contact us via the website with any what’s going
Thurs Aug 31 – Forrow and the
questions you may have to help plan
your visit. Bring your berets. All ages Peach – TBD 9 p.m. - $6. on
admission free, parking $5 produced Fri Sept. 8 – 3SD On/Off - $5. at your place.
by Friends of North Bloomfield & Sat Sept. 9 – The Herbal Crew Be on this
Malakoff Diggins. http://malakoff- - $5.
Leslie Robbins at
Blues & Fusion Dance Workshops
with Justin Riley — Noon, Golden
SALOON & GRILL 530-477-4225 or
230 Commercial email lrobbins@
Empire Grange, 11283 Grange Court,
Grass Valley. See Friday listing. Bob Mora & the 3rd Degree St., Nevada City
Nevada City Film Festival — 3 Bob Mora & the 3rd Degree bring Chicago and New Orleans style blues to
p.m., Miners Foundry, 325 Spring St.,
(530) 265-4000
Golden Era. This Nevada County based team is a high energy blues favorite
Nevada City. See Friday listing. and you can see them Friday. Courtesy of Golden Era www.crazyhorsenc.com
Nevada City Film Festival After
Kitchen open late
Dark Parties — 3 p.m., Stone House 315 Broad St., Nevada City
Old Brewery, 107 Sacramento St., Fri Sept. 8 - The Geezer Gig – 5 530-265-3205
Nevada City. See Friday listing. County Youth Orchestra at 6 p.m. St., Nevada City. See Friday listing. p.m. – The Moves Collective –
Free concert for Constitution Klaus & Barry’s Parties R Us — 8:15 Cindy McCoy — 4 p.m., Dew Funky Jamgrass and sunny San
Day — 4:30 p.m., Street concert, p.m., Off Broadstreet, 305 Commercial Drop Inn, 19729 Cerrito Rd., Grass
Diego vibes – 10 p.m. - $8.
North Pine Street at Commercial Street, Nevada City. See Friday listing. valley. Artist in Residence, Cindy Come to McGee’s for the only
Sat Sept. 9 – Go By Ocean
Street, Nevada City. The 75-piece McCoy, plays all your acoustic favor- pool table & smoking deck in
– powerful, emotional indie
Nevada County Concert Band per- ites every Sunday afternoon at The town, sports on 4 HD TVs & 10’
forms a street concert as part of the
SUNDAY Dew Drop Inn. 530-268-1065.
rock from San Francisco – 10
projector screen, & weekend
Constitution Day Celebration weekend Picnic Pops Concert #4 of 4 — p.m. - $8.
nights party til you drop with
of events. Plus special performances Artist Yvon Dockter Ceramic & 5 p.m., Alta Sierra Country Club, Trap, Rap, Top 40, Old School, &
by three of our band’s many small ‘Found Metal’ Art — 10 a.m., Art 11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley. The Hip Hop D.J. j shows with black
ensembles: Twisted Licorice (clarinets), Works Gallery, 113 Mill St., Grass Nevada County Concert Band will be
FRIAR TUCK’S lights, lasers, fog, & bubbles.
Gold Country Brass, and Blended Valley. See Thursday listing. in control of the airwaves surround- RESTAURANT & BAR
Metal Saxophones. This concert is free, Blues & Fusion Dance ing the Alta Sierra Country Club at 5 Fri Sept. 8 – DJ Alwazzi – 9:30
accessible, and great for all ages. More Workshops with Justin Riley — 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, as they present 111 N Pine St., Nevada City p.m. - close
information is available at the website a.m., Golden Empire Grange, 11283 #4 of 4 Picnic & Pops Concert themed (530)265-9093 Sat Sept. 9 – DJ DS – 9:30 p.m.
http://nccb.org or on Facebook. Grange Court, Grass Valley. See Sunday Night LIVE!, which celebrates - close
Live Music With Fun Company Friday listing. the 50th anniversary of the Summer http://friartucks.com
— 6 p.m., Naggiar Vineyards, 18125 Contemporary Nature-Inspired of Love. The 90+ member band will Friday & Saturday $5 Cover
Rosemary Ln., Grass Valley. See Friday Art — Noon, LeeAnn Brook Fine pay homage to television variety Special 9 to 10:30 p.m. includes
listing. Art, 300 Spring St., Nevada City. shows with musical selections ranging
Auburn Symphony: Symphony New large format contemporary from mirth to mayhem, sweet to silly,
GOLDEN ERA 1st drink - any drink!
Friday & Saturday Nights,
in the Park: Park It Right Here! — 7 landscape paintings by LeeAnn Broadway to Rock, John Phillip Sousa 309 Broad St., Nevada City “Back Lounge” Party featuring
p.m., Auburn School Park Preserve, Brook; sculpted wooden vessels by to Jimmy Hendrix, and all presented 530-264-7048 internet juke box, pool table,
55 College Way, Auburn. Peter Jaffe, Mike Snegg; saggar-fired ceramics in formats ranging from Lawrence www.goldeneralounge. smoking deck, and $2 shot
conductor Cameo guest-conducting by Dana Bilello-Barrow; handcrafted Welk to Ed Sullivan and Monty Python specials.
appearance by Elliot Anders. Stake tables by Judith Lancaster. Gallery is to Saturday Night Live. The concert is com
out your seats for the annual free open Wednesday through Sunday, free, open to the public, accessible and Please check our website for • Sunday & Monday Nights,
Symphony in the Park. The program noon to 5 p.m., www.leeannbrook- very family friendly. There will also be our Music Calendar 5pm-Close: “Industry Night” at
includes Sibelius’s Finlandia, music fineart.com/gallery. beer and wine service available. Get Hours of operation are as McGee’s – All night with drink
from Phantom of the Opera, Jurassic Nevada City Film Festival — 3 the family together and be part of this follows - specials. “The pool is open”, Free
Park, Star Wars, and more. Bring a pic- p.m., Miners Foundry, 325 Spring one-night only television spectacular. Tues-Thurs 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. pool after 5pm and until 8pm on
nic and chairs or a blanket and settle St., Nevada City. See Friday listing. For more information about Sunday Fri & Sat 4 p.m. – 2 a.m. Mondays & all night on Sunday.
in with family and friends for another Nevada City Film Festival After Night LIVE! and our other upcoming All Bartenders, Chefs, Waiters
Sun 4 – 10 p.m.
wonderful evening of music in the Dark Parties — 3 p.m., Stone concerts and events, please visit our and Waitresses this is your night!
park. Gates open at 5 p.m., Placer House Old Brewery, 107 Sacramento website www.nccb.org. Pabst $1, & all well $2
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brain tease
ACROSS 101 -- of tricks 15 Mortarboard
1 Savory topping 102 Place often visited ornament
6 Jack in a nursery 104 Aerie 16 Appraise
rhyme 105 Greek letter 17 Gardner the actress
11 Morocco’s capital 106 Tried for office 18 Costly fur
16 Says hoarsely 107 Explosive sounds 19 Rice dish
21 Irk 109 Crazy 20 Snoozed
22 Bouquet 110 So-so grades 31 Highway
23 “Carmen” is one 111 Math branch, 33 Part of the EU
24 Benefit for short 35 Walk in a relaxed
25 Get firmly stuck 112 Chimney cousin way
26 True-blue 115 Grow weak 38 Aquatic mammal
27 Bar orders 117 Layered rock 40 Doctrine
28 -- d’hote 118 Renter 42 Culture medium
29 Work in verse 119 -- and rave 44 -- processing
30 Apothecary unit 121 Dry 46 No longer working
32 “Hunchback of 122 Item for a picnic (Abbr.)
Notre-Dame” author 123 Young or Diamond 47 Expire
34 Out of fashion 125 Cage occupant 49 Suffix for team or
36 Drink like a dog 127 Yolks song
37 Notorious Roman 129 Highest point 51 Alliance acronym
emperor 132 Cereal grass 52 Fathered
39 Neglect 134 Turner the singer 53 River in France
41 Plant bristle 136 Touch 54 Fiery signal
43 Certain vote 137 “-- Homo” 56 Reverie
44 Skillful 141 Chinese chairman 58 Unwrinkled
45 Instructed 142 Range in South 60 -- alia
48 Fixes fraudulently America 61 Indian or Arctic
50 Kind of moth 144 Blanchett the 62 Requirements
52 Used a strainer actress 64 Hourglass contents
55 Oklahoma town 146 Bundles 65 Droop
57 Popular pets 148 Owns 67 -- of March
59 Land 149 Wrath 69 Liquid measure
Cay or key
Scornful looks
Hang in folds
Musical groups
Ump’s cousin
The ones there
“Citizen --” SU| DO| KU
66 Money sent 155 Proclamation 76 Coven member 114 Grow together Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and
68 Raise 157 Dangerous feat 77 Incline 116 Attempt every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. Tips
69 Treaty 158 Bar legally 79 Use a whetstone 117 Pig and computer program at: sudoku.com
70 Cup handle 159 Love 81 Look searchingly 120 Arm muscle
72 Cowboy show 160 Nouveau -- 82 Jolt 122 Frigid
73 Links peg 161 Parts of pumps 84 Invite 124 Hook and --
74 Be mistaken 162 Tall grasses 85 Put an end to 126 Letters in genetics
75 Penalty 163 Tiers 87 Mendicant 128 Lets
76 Conducts, as a 164 Glacial ridge 89 Chinese idol 129 Gather
campaign DOWN 90 -- -case scenario 130 Poem division
78 Poet’s preposition 1 Stylish room 91 What’s in -- --? 131 Powerful
79 Chief 2 Battery terminal 92 Mortise counterpart businessman
80 Go off the -- -- 3 Beneath 93 Gasp 133 Not wordy
82 Carrey or Gaffigan 4 Gear tooth 94 Showy actor 135 Rose oil
83 Damaged tires 5 Looked at 95 Place near Nepal 138 Baby bird
85 Trumpets 6 Meat for 96 Roe 139 Stash
86 Stop a fast sandwiches 97 Not domesticated 140 Lab compound
87 Cudgel 7 Conspicuousness 98 Serviceable 142 Fine and liberal
88 Powdery residue 8 Rob -- (cocktail) 99 Brewed beverage 143 Glut
89 Calendar abbr. 9 Eastern servant 101 Stronghold 145 Norse goddess
90 Tap or tonic 10 Anklebone 103 Labor union letters 147 Withered
93 Roost 11 Like an automaton 104 Sewing 150 Dir. letters
95 Squid’s output 12 Simian 107 Nota -- 152 Group of whales
96 Sad 13 Traffic sound 108 Strikebreaker 154 Free electron
100 Unusual thing 14 Dress in finery 110 Who’s in charge 156 Underworld god
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on the air
‘Cinematic Folk’ concert comes to KVMR
From Emmy-winning composer to folk blues artist KNOW & GO
WHO: Folk blues singer-song-
Special to Prospector Now that’s a resume on which writer Ernest Troost, with Dakota
many artists would happily rest Sid Clifford and Friends opening
“If the Carter family, Robbie their laurels, but commercial WHAT: Live concert and musical
Robertson and Alfred Hitchcock success didn’t still the nagging broadcast on KVMR 89.5 FM and
had written songs together, they restlessness Troost felt inside. kvmr.org streaming
might sound like this.” A decade or so ago, he had “an WHEN: 5 p.m., Sunday.
That’s singer-songwriter and epiphany” when he strolled into WHERE: Miss Rumphius’
Emmy-winning composer Ernest McCabe’s, Santa Monica’s leg- Community Room, KVMR
Troost’s self-introduction when he endary guitar shop and concert Building, 120 Bridge St. at Spring,
takes the stage. venue. downtown Nevada City.
Whether he’s playing for festi- “I walked in there and was TICKETS: $15 KVMR members,
val-goers at the prestigious Kerr- overwhelmed with this feeling, $18 general admission, available
ville Folk Festival in Texas, where this amazing vibration from the at KVMR Office and online at
he was named New Folk Winner place, very warm and friendly,” kvmr.org/events
in 2009, or performing a live said Troost. INFO: 530-265-9073 or kvmr.
broadcast concert on KVMR 89.5 “Songwriting was something I org/events
FM from the Nevada City radio had put in the trunk and sat on
station’s Community Room at 5 for 20 years because it was an im- into character and find new places
p.m. Sunday, with Dakota Sid and practical thing to do. But I said, within myself,” says Gordon. “It’s
Friends opening the festivities. ‘OK, the scariest thing I could do as if I get to bring to life a chapter
It’s a clever statement that hints in my life is write a song and go from a 1920s whodunit mystery.
at the spirit of his folk-blues tunes up on stage and play it.’ I had not His songs are thoughtful and
— and Troost himself. When done it since high school. So I timeless.”
audiences hear his Piedmont decided, ‘That’s what I’m going to Maybe that part of his lyrics are
blues melodies and deftly detailed do,’” he said. influenced by stories his father
lyrics, they’re usually curious to A month later, Troost did just would read out loud when Troost
learn more about him. that, returning to McCabe’s for an was a boy — like Coldridge’s
Some say the “big dream” for open mic night, where he played “Rime Of The Ancient Mariner”
many singer-songwriters is to “All the Boats Are Gonna Rise.” and Poe’s “Raven.”
have their work used in film or TV “I thought I was going to have “I call my songwriting style
scores. Troost did the reverse. a heart attack onstage, I really cinematic folk — I try to create a
After studying jazz guitar and did,” he said with a laugh. “But I vivid world of images and music
classical music at Berklee College got through it. And people went that envelops the listener,” Troost
of Music, he emerged with a prag- nuts for the song. Three or four said.
matic desire to “make my living open mic nights later, I played In delicious contrast to the
composing music,” which led ‘Evangeline,’ and the pro sound- orchestral grandeur of his film
him to Hollywood, writing scores man grabbed me and said, ‘That’s compositions, the folk song work
for TV and films, including the the best song I’ve heard at an showcases Troost’s lyrical taste for SUBMITTED PHOTO TO PROSPECTOR
cult classic “Tremors”, HBO’s “A open mic in the last ten years.’ earthy ramblers, gamblers and Singer-songwriter Ernest Troost will be bringing his folk-blues tunes
Lesson Before Dying” and many Those people gave me the confi- small-town dreamers, and often in an intimate live concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, at Miss Rumphius’
Hallmark Hall of Fame specials. dence to take time to focus on my dark story songs. Community Room at KVMR.
He’s earned quite the list of songwriting.” Still, hope comes into play as
awards and accolades for his That “Evangeline” song later be- well as in one of his closing num- Sid and Friends will open the available at KVMR’s office, 530-
work, including four Emmy nomi- came a hit for singer Suzie Glaze. bers, “Lonesome Gospel Blues.” broadcast and concert. 265-9073, and online kvmr.org/
nations plus a 1996 Emmy win Off he was, boning up on his And a guy with credentials Dakota Sid — a local legend of events.
for the music in “The Canterbury Piedmonth blues guitar style and like this is coming to KVMR’s a songwriting talent himself with
Ghost,” a made-for-television writing folk songs that more like Community Room at 120 Bridge stints in both Nashville and Aus- On The Air is a weekly irreverent
adaptation of the Oscar Wilde no- stories or screenplays. Street Nevada City this Sunday? tin — has gathered up son Travis look at Nevada City’s volunteer-
vella starring Patrick Stewart. As word spread about Troost, To play in an intimate con- Clifford, harmonica and music driven, eclectic community radio
Troost has also composed, ar- other LA singer-songwriters start- cert setting that’s broadcast over icon Homer Wills and stand-up station at 89.5 FM and streaming
ranged and produced two critical- ed covering his songs, including KVMR 89.5 FM and kvmr.org bass player Patrick McClellan for at kvmr.org. Complete KVMR
ly praised albums for, yup, Judy Nicole Gordon. streaming? the event. schedule available at the station’s
Collins. “Ernest’s songs allow me to go And just to pile it on, Dakota A limited number of tickets are website, www.kvmr.org.
20 | Thursday, September 7, 2017 | Prospector

South Yuba River Citizens League
celebrates 20th annual Yuba River cleanup
Submitted to Prospector YubaRiver.org.
According to Jenn Tamo,
For the 20th year, the South Yuba River Citi-
South Yuba River Citizens zens League’s Community
League will hold its annual Engagement Manager,
Yuba River Cleanup on Sat- “This year the Cleanup is
urday, Sept. 16. particularly significant. For
The Yuba River Cleanup 20 years, SYRCL has been
is one of the largest of its uniting the community to
kind in the Sierra region, clean the Yuba.”
and it relies on the power “Keeping the river clean,
of 800 volunteers to work safe and healthy requires all
at dozens of sites across the us who love the Yuba to be
region, from Donner Sum- active stewards. The Yuba
mit to the Lower Yuba. has received a lot of love
On Sept. 16, hundreds of this summer and it’s time
volunteers will embark on a to give back. Dedicating a
watershed-wide hunt to rid few hours of work on Sept.
the river of everything from 16 will make a significant
micro-garbage like cigarette difference for the health of
butts, bottle caps, shards the Yuba and Bear rivers,”
of glass, and dog waste, to said Tamo.
large and outlandish items Nereo and Nice will be
such as washers, trailers the featured performers at
and cars. the Volunteer Appreciation
After the cleanup, volun- Party after the Cleanup.
teers are invited to the Vol- Nereo is a shining star
unteer Appreciation Party armed with guitar and loop
in Pioneer Park, Nevada pedal, her majestic vocals SUBMITTED PHOTO TO PROSPECTOR
City, from 1-5 p.m., to enjoy soar atop sublime percus- Ayla Nereo with her guitar and loop pedal will dazzle audiences with her lucid storytelling lyrics at the Volunteer
music by Scott Nice and sion and heart-blooming Appreciation Party after the cleanup.
Ayla Nereo, great company, melodies.
and a no-host beer garden. Her lucid storytelling and Turntable, and friend to all watersheds. KNOW & GO
Volunteers registered lyrical imagery are water animals, Nice brings the “We couldn’t do this in- WHAT: South Yuba River Citizens League’s 20th annual Yuba
by Sept. 11 will receive a for the thirsty soul. mind and heart of listeners credible work without our River cleanup & volunteer appreciation party
delicious complimentary Northern California pro- into a flowing adventure local and regional part- WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 16. Cleanup from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
lunch. Registration is at: ducer, DJ, Student of the through world music colors, ners. To date, this effort is Volunteer Appreciation Party from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
sounds of the jungle, and supported by State Parks, WHERE: Cleanup at Dozens of sites in the Bear and Yuba
dance music aesthetics. the Forest Service, Bureau River watersheds
This is an historically of Land Management, the Volunteer Appreciation Party at Pioneer Park in
Discover Hope in high impact event with Army Corps of Engineers, Nevada City
a tremendous amount of Grass Valley Public Works, HOW: Register online at: www.yubariver.org.
the Unexpected community involvement. Caltrans, Nevada County, as MUSIC: Ayla Nereo and Scott Nice, represented by Jumpsuit
pregnancy tests Last summer, 851 vol- well as many local busi-
obstetrical ultrasounds
sti testing & treatment unteers participated in nesses, clubs, and school FOOD: All volunteers registered by Sept. 11 will receive a
material assistance the Cleanup and removed groups. And we’ll be wel- delicious picnic lunch.
after abortion assistance
nearly 1,500 pounds of re- coming more over the next
cyclables and 9,000 pounds weeks. We’re committed to of South Yuba River Citi- Clean-a-thon, contact Jenn
of trash from approximately working at dozens of sites, zens League. Tamo, Community Engage-
80 miles of river, creek and we just need the volunteer If you have questions ment Manager, at 530-265-
LivingWellMedicalClinic.com lake shoreline at sites with- power to do it,” said Caleb about volunteer registra- 5961 x201 or jenn@syrcl.
in the Bear and Yuba River Dardick, executive director tion or donating to the org.
Prospector | Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 21

Popular Reading Series

Moves to a New High-Ambiance Venue: The National Hotel
Sept. 14 Yuba Lit features area, and the series is thrilled to bring Bay
Area writer Marilyn Abildskov as a featured
three masterful short story reader for “The Art of the Short Story.”
writers, including acclaimed A professor of creative writing at St.
Mary’s College, Abildskov is the author of
Nevada City author Josh Weil a memoir set in Japan, “The Men in My
Country,” and her fiction and nonfiction
Submitted to Prospector has appeared in The Sun, AGNI, and many
other top journals.
Returning from summer hiatus, the Her work has been shortlisted many
popular reading series Yuba Lit will present times for Best American Essays, and she
three masterful short story writers Thurs- is a recipient of the Rona Jaffe Writers
day, Sept. 14, at Nevada City’s National Award.
Hotel. “I couldn’t be more excited to present
The lively evening, which begins at 7 these three extraordinarily skilled and Nevada City local Josh PHOTOS SUBMITTED TO PROSPECTOR
p.m., is a chance to hear three acclaimed humane story writers,” said memoirist and Weil has a new collection Marilyn Abildskov joins the Louis B. Jones, also a
literary artists read their work and can- fiction writer Rachel Howard, the found- of short stories called “The cast of well known writers Nevada City local, will
didly discuss their process in the intimate, er and presenter of Yuba Lit. “I think it’s Age of Perpetual Light,” with her piece of a memoir present his latest release
high-ambiance setting of the National a special opportunity to hear them in the that cover a wide variety of set in Japan called, “The of his short story from the
Hotel’s dining room. cozy, storied atmosphere of the National’s genres from fables to sci-fi. Men in My Country.” magazine “ZYZZYVA.”
Two of the writers featured on “Yuba dining room. The best aspect of Yuba Lit, to
Lit: The Art of the Short Story” are local me, is the chance for our audience to make

writers with national reputations. connections and build up the local litera-
Nevada City resident Josh Weil won the ture-loving community. Our area is such a
Dayton Literary Peace Prize for his novel home to writers and book lovers.”

“The Great Glass Sea,” and is well known In addition to Yuba Lit’s three featured
within literary circles for his collection of readers, audience members are invited to

novellas, “The New Valley.” bring a page or a poem for the opening
His just-released collection of short sto- “flash readings.”
ries is “The Age of Perpetual Light.” Any audience member who brings a
Kirkus Reviews described The Age of poem or a page will be given a raffle ticket;

Perpetual Light as, “A rich, often daz- five readers will be drawn from the raffle,
zling collection of short stories linked by and given the mic for three minutes to read
themes while ranging widely in style from their work. “The opening flash readings
Babel-like fables to gritty noir and sci-fi” are always a highlight of Yuba Lit,” Howard
and proclaimed “Weil’s stories are engross- said.
ing, persuasively detailed, and written with
a deep affection for the way language can,
in masterful hands, convey us to marvelous
Doors will open at 6:45 p.m., with a
no-host bar open before the reading and
during intermission.
Football Contest
new worlds.” Fifty percent of the $10 cover (no one
Also a local luminary, Nevada City’s Louis turned away for lack of funds) will benefit
B. Jones is the author of four novels, includ- PEN America, an organization supporting
ing three New York Times Notable books.
His latest release is a story in “ZYZZY-
authors and freedom of expression.
The other fifty percent supports basic op- how to participate, or
VA,” the prestigious journal for West Coast
erating costs of Yuba Lit.
The cover is payable by cash or check at about advertising on the
Jones is a National Endowment for
the Arts Fellow and co-directs the fiction
the door, but reservations are appreciated.
Audience members can reserve their gener- Beat The Experts page!
program at the Community of Writers at al seating ticket by emailing yubalit@gmail.
Squaw Valley.
Part of Yuba Lit’s mission is to introduce
com with their name and number of guests.
Yuba Lit’s website is www.yubalit.org. The Scott Conley
voices from Sacramento, San Francisco,
and beyond to the Grass Valley/Nevada City
series also has a Facebook page at https://
(530)477-4201 • sconley@theunion.com
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49er Rotary Celebrates 26th Annual Duck Race

Submitted to Prospector A $5 donation allows holders
to compete for a $5000 grand
Several thousand racing prize, $1000 second prize and
ducks splash into the rapids of $500 third prize. Many other
Deer Creek on Sunday, Sept. 10, prizes also will be awarded.
as the 49er Breakfast Rotary “The Duck Race has been our
Club of Nevada City presents only fundraiser for 26 years,”
its 26th annual Gold Country said 49er Rotary President
Duck Race. Mary Anne Davis.
The Duck Race culminates a “Because of the generosity
big Nevada City weekend that of our community we are able
includes Revolutionary War to turn our ticket sales money
reenactments in Pioneer Park around and put it back into
Saturday and Sunday and the the community projects we
51st Annual Nevada City Con- support. Everybody wins,” said
stitution Day Parade through Davis.
the downtown historic district The duck race is centered
at 2 p.m. Sunday. along Deer Creek at the foot of
Rotarians and other commu- Broad Street.
nity groups are now distribut- The race festival opens at 1
ing Duck Race entry tickets. p.m. with food, drink, music Deer Creek will have several thousand rubber ducks swimming to the finish line for the 26th annual Gold
Country Duck Race.

-PTU and kid’s carnival in the tickets will be available at Grand Prize Final. 49er Rotary has raised
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Join Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation and

hundreds of local, female athletes at the
23rd Annual Barbara Schmidt Millar
Celebration of Life Triathlon and 5K Walk/Run
SUBMITTED PHOTO TO PROSPECTOR taking place on Sunday, September 17, 2017
Besides the usual classic cars there will be vintage camper trailers reminiscent of the ’50s For more information or to register,
and ’60s.
visit www.bsmtri.org.

‘Cruisin’ the Pines’ SNMH Foundation gratefully salutes the 23rd Annual
Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon and 5k Run/Walk sponsors
and underwriters:

returns to Nevada County

Ironman Olympic Sprint
Sponsorship Sponsorship Sponsorship
Darlene & John Abt Mike Bratton, State B&C True Value Home Center
Dignity Health Sierra Farm Insurance BriarPatch Food Co-op
Submitted to Prospector KNOW & GO Nevada Memorial Disneyland Resort Pamela Bryars, Orthopedic &
WHAT: Roamin Angels 18th annual Hospital The Dental Wellness Center Sports Massage
Saturday and Sunday, the Roamin Angels “Cruisin’ the Pines” car show AJA Video Systems, Inc. of Grass Valley Commonwealth Cares
Nancy & John Avilla Echo Ridge Christian Fund, Inc.
Car Club will host its 18th annual “Cruisin’ WHEN: Saturday Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 CalNeva Entertainment School Alyson Dorfman
the Pines” car show at the Nevada County p.m. Creasey & Pfaffinger, Everguard Security Systems Electronic Carbide, Inc.
Fairgrounds. Sunday Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. General Dentistry Fit for Life Physical Fit Culture Studio
More than 600 street rods, rat rods, cus- WHERE: Nevada County fairgrounds, Grass Grass Valley Radiology Therapy Grass Valley Printers
toms, and classic cars are expected to gather Medical Group Form is Function Holdrege & Kull – An NV5
Grass Valley Sign Kettlebell Fitness Company
at the fairgrounds to show off their engines, WHO: The Roamin Angels Car Club of Grass KNCO News Talk 830 Friar Tuck’s Restaurant International Brotherhood of
paint jobs, custom bodywork, and compete Valley Lighthawk Photography Hughes Body and Fender Electrical Workers Local 1245
for over 50 trophies. The Margaretich Team Luna Bars John W. Lace, MD Inc.
Besides the usual classic cars there will be The Roamin Angels Car Club started at Remax Real Estate Teri & Charlie Maier Lester Enterprises/North
some vintage camper trailers reminiscent of over 50 years ago here in Grass Valley, by a Mountain View Dr. Dan C. Murphy, State Welding
Rehabilitation Orthodontics for Children Robert Lowe Photography
the ’50s and ’60s. group of guys that loved cars and working Outside Inn & Adults Lisa Mandelbaum, M.S., L.Ac
There will be auto-related vendors, a Car on them. Evans Phelps PG&E Mountain Recreation
Corral of special-interest cars for sale, an Ar- They also love to share their enthusiasm Terry & Mike Robinson Scope Landscape Nevada City Retreats
tisan’s Faire, a car art exhibit, and of course, for working on these cars with anyone who South Yuba Club Management, Inc. Nevada County Fence, Inc.
lots of food and drink including beer and will listen to them. SPD Market Telestream, LLC NID/Scotts Flat Lake
Sugar Pine Studio Trkac The Pilates Place
wine and live music featuring Road Test, a The Roamin Angels are a non-profit Tour of Nevada City Radius Physical & Sports Rehab
Volz Bros Auto
local rock and roll band. organization and they help support many Bicycle Shop Ridge Rock Quarry
Warmth Hot Yoga & Pilates
This year our special guest is Faith Grang- Nevada County non-profit organizations, The Union SCO Planning & Engineering
Williams Stationery Deborah & Russ Wilder Dr. Douglas J. Valentine, DDS
er who produced one of the best hot rod including Boy Scouts of America, Bear River
movies ever made, “Deuce of Spades.” High School Band, Bear River and Nevada As of 9/1/17
There will be a Hot Wheels Gravity Drag Union High School Grad Nights, Hospice of
Race for the kids and Grass Valley police the Foothills, The Friendship Club, and the Proceeds provide mammograms to underserved patients at Dignity Health Sierra Nevada
Dept. is offering a bike safety course and American Legion. Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Imaging Center, scholarships to female graduates of
giving away two bikes on each on both days. The Roamin Angels also adopt many Nevada Union interested in pursuing a degree in healthcare, sponsorship of the hospital’s
There will also be a pinstriping needy families at Christmas through the Sal- annual Moonlight Mammograms, and community breast care education.
demonstration. vation Army, providing household goods as
General admission tickets are $5 for well as toy and clothes for children. For more information, please
adults, which covers both days, and children Visit www.roaminangels.com or call 530-
call (530) 477-9700 or visit
under 12 are admitted free. The Fairground 913-2933 for more information on the club
charges $5 for parking. and the car show.
24 | Thursday, September 7, 2017 | The Union


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