GRASS VALLEY – Mark your calendar for the 27th annual Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 25, 26, and 27. Rated as one of the top handcrafted shows in Northern California, the Grass Valley Country Christmas Faire features unique gifts and crafts from top artisans from across the state.
Exhibit buildings will be filled during the Thanksgiving weekend, giving shoppers a chance to start their holiday shopping with quality hand-made holiday items, ornaments, jewelry, wooden crafts, soaps and lotions, hand-woven baskets, stained glass, candles, beadwork, and dozens of other unique gifts. Christmas arrives early in Grass Valley.
Visitors to the popular Grass Valley event will enjoy strolling live entertainment, festival foods, the magical Gingerbread House exhibit, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, errand elves, and a community bon-fire. Wagon rides around the Fairgrounds will be offered; and Victorian singers, the bell ringing RiverBells, and the Sierra Symphony quartet will perform throughout the event. Free babysitting will be offered, so parents can drop off their children while they enjoy holiday shopping. Grass Valley will buzzing the entire weekend.
The Grass Valley Country Christmas Faire begins Friday, November 25, and runs through Sunday, November 27. Admission is $4 for adults, and children 12 and under are free. Parking is $5; however, Faire-goers will receive one free admission for each paid parking pass. The hours are 10 am – 5 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday.
The Grass Valley Country Christmas Faire is only of many events held each year at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Other popular events for out-of-area tourists include the Nevada County Fair, the Roamin’ Angels Car Show, and the Draft Horse Classic. Grass Valley is the hub for special events in the Sierras.
The Nevada County Fairgrounds are located at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, 50 miles northeast of Sacramento, off Highway 49. For more information, visit the Fair’s web site at www.NevadaCountyFair.com or call (530) 273-6217.