Chamber & Business
Events Calendar



Ribbon Cutting Celebrations

 Thursday, August 23rd
5:30 – 6:30 PM
Roadrunner Automotive
1020 Whispering Pines Lane, Suite J, Grass Valley
(530) 272-8692
 Thursday, August 30th
5:30 – 6:30 PM
Welcome Home Vets
255 S. Auburn Street, Grass Valley
(530) 272-3300

 Arts & Cultural
Events Calendar


2018 Joint Chamber Mixer Calendar

Stay Tuned! Moving the FUN to a NEW DATE!

Monday, July 16th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Nevada County Concert Band
 “A Little Night Music with the Nevada County Concert Band.”
Pioneer Park, Nevada City
James Kopf
(530) 272-6228

Thursday, September 13th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Lake Wildwood Association
11255 Cottontail Way, Penn Valley
Bob Mariani
(530) 432-1152


Thursday, September 20th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

C21 Cornerstone Realty
101 Boulder Street, Nevada City
Mike Bainbridge
(530) 265-5885


Thursday, October 18th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Byers Enterprises
115 Idaho Maryland Rd, Grass Valley
Penny Silva
(916) 717-2905


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MIM Presents: Sierra BrewFest @ Nevada County Fairgrounds
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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An Epic Afternoon of Sun, Suds and Fun!

Unlimited Tastings
$30 per person • $10 non-tastersbrew-fest2013.1
$35 at the door • Kids Free

NOTE: There is a $3 per ticket credit card processing fee on all online and in-office orders.


A unique, unlimited microbrew tasting experience. Sample hundreds of hand-crafted beers from over 60 breweries from California and Nevada. New this year is a no-host wine bar for those who would prefer wine over beer!  This year features even more delicious food from some of the best local food trucks and restaurants.

Enter the Bagg-O Tournament to win tickets to the 2019 BrewFest and other great prizes!

ROCKING THE STAGE will be The Cash Prophets, a true to life Johnny Cash Tribute band from Folsom, CA.

Honoring the unique Johnny Cash sound, the Cash Prophets consists of Bobby Dickson-Lead Vocals & Rhythm guitar, his son Bob Dickson Jr-Lead guitar and Chuck Humphreys-Upright Bass..

Centering on The Man in Black and singing songs that began at Sun Records in 1954, all the way through his 50+ year career.  We also pay our respects to many other country music legends, from Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Paycheck to Merle Haggard and Townes VanZant.  All in the style and spirit of Cash himself.

A benefit for Music in the Mountains

Produced by the MIM Alliance
(530) 265-6124

Participating 2018 breweries so far are…

Grass Valley Brewing
Three Forks Brewery
Auburn Alehouse
Revision Brewing
FiftyFifty Brewing
Nash’s Brewing Co.
Strad Meadery
Crispin Cider
Ol Republic
Belching Beaver
River City Brewing
Shipyard Brewing
More to come…
MIM Presents: Paris By Night @ The Foothills Event Center
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Paris By Night

Thursday, September 20, 5:30 pm
The Foothills Event Center, 400 Idaho Maryland Rd, Grass Valley

A cafe in Montmartre, a bistro along the Seine, the view from the top of the Eiffel Tower – Paris By Night. You will be enchanted with the magical charms of the City of Lights. Taste buds will be delighted by Antonio’s menu, enhanced by Dave Luce’s expert wine pairings.  The melodies of France, as provided by Beaucoup Chapeaux, will add to the ambiance.

MIM Presents: Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto @ Don Baggett Theatre, Nevada Union High School
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Doors 7pm, Concert 7:30pm
Don Baggett Theatre, Nevada Union High School
Tickets $60/Premium Seating, $40/GA Open Seating
Make Your Own (MYO) Series by Purchasing 4 or More Concerts at the Time and save 10%
Youth, ages 17 and under are FREE

Andrew Grams, Conductor
Angelo Xiang Yu, Violin
Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera


Andrew Grams returns to lead the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra along with one of today’s most talented and creative young violinists, Angelo Xiang Yu, in this beautiful and compelling program.

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With a unique combination of intensity, enthusiasm and technical clarity, American conductor Andrew Grams has steadily built a reputation for his dynamic concerts and long-term orchestra building. Mr. Grams has led orchestras throughout the United States including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Detroit Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, and the Houston Symphony. He served as Assistant Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra from 2004-2007 where he worked under the guidance of Franz Welser-Möst, and has since returned for several engagements.

A frequent traveler, Mr. Grams has worked extensively with orchestras abroad, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra Ottawa, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn, BBC Symphony Orchestra London, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Sydney Symphony, Melbourne and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecillia, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Residentie Orchestra, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Malmö Symphony Orchestra.

angelo_press-photo-on-webAngelo Xiang Yu
Winner of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition in 2010, violinist Angelo Xiang Yu’s astonishing technique, exquisite tone, and exceptional musical maturity have won him consistent critical acclaim and enthusiastic audience response worldwide. In addition to winning First Prize as well as the Bach and Audience Prizes at the Menuhin Competition, Mr. Yu was awarded the 2nd prize at the Lipinski Wieniawski International Violin Competition, and the 3rd prize at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition.

In March 2017, he was chosen to join the roster of the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two, beginning with the 18/19 season.

Born in Inner Mongolia China, Angelo Xiang Yu moved to Shanghai at the age of 11 and received his early training from violinist Qing Zheng at the Shanghai Conservatory. Mr. Yu earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where he was the recipient of the Irene M. Stare Presidential Scholarship in Violin and was a student of Donald Weilerstein, Miriam Fried, Kim Kashkashian, and served as the teaching assistant of Donald Weilerstein. He was the only instrumentalist invited to be a candidate for NEC’s most prestigious Artist Diploma, which he was awarded in May 2014.

Mr. Yu currently resides in Boston. He performs on a 1729 Stradivarius violin generously on loan from an anonymous donor.