Holiday Craft Faire

Annual Holiday Craft Faire  Saturday & Sunday, December 1& 2, 10am-4pm free admission   Fine Arts and Fantastic Crafts as well as homemade soups, baked goods and hot drinks. Come do your holiday shopping the old fashioned way~ straight from the hands of the makers.   Vendor Registration: download Holiday-Craft-Faire-Vendor-Registration, or fill it out online […]

Art Reception: Sat. Oct 13

  Gigi+ molly: Art Show of Paintings, Prints, Beauty and Wonder On Display Oct.6~Nov.21  Artist Reception on Sat. Oct 13th 5-8pm Gigi Grinstad is a student of the natural world and her art often begins with forms found in nature. She is also fascinated by irregular repetition, so you can frequently find shifting patterns in […]

Encaustic Painting Workshop on Saturday, Oct 13th

    Encaustic Painting Workshop with Molly Jochem and Gigi Grinstad Saturday, Oct 13th, 2018 Noon-3 $50 This workshop will be a chance to experiment with encaustic medium and oil paints to make a small piece of art. Encaustic is a fun and versatile medium made of a wax mixed with a resin and pigment. […]

Fire on the Ridge: How do we make our community more fire safe?

 SJRTA presents a talk about fire safety Thursday, November 8 at 7 pm Cal Fire, NSJ Fire Dept and others describe our fire prone environment, projects underway, what YOU can do, and resources available. A free public event produced by San Juan Ridge Taxpayers Association. Light refreshments (donations of cookies or hors d’oeuvres welcome!) Doors […]

IMAGINATRIX -The Terence McKenna Experience

Film artist Ken Adams presents IMAGINATRIX -The Terence McKenna Experience on Saturday, Nov. 10th at 6 pm. Terence McKenna was a renegade intellectual and avid advocate for psychedelic society. His humor and intelligence re-vitalized discussions around cognitive liberty and the essential role of imagination for human existence. McKenna extolled psychedelic experience as both a sacred […]

Day of the Dead Celebration

Shadow Cabinet presents a screening of Second Succession a dance-for-film project by Zap McConnell   A Day of the Dead celebration of experimental music and dance with local superstars: Azriel LaMarca, Amber Cone, Juliet Lin, Maxima Kahn, Rebbeca Seary, Trina Spiller, Kristin Timchak, Murray Campbel, Randy McKean, and Lindsay Dunkel. Doors at 6:30 Performance at […]


  ChickenBonz Saturday, October 21st, 2017 Gates at 6:30, show starts at 7pm.   Tickets info: 18$ members/advance, 8$ kids- 20$ at the door  Tickets for sale  at Mother Truckers, Briar Patch, and Here   Ludi Hinrichs and ChickenBonz take us through the colors and passions of the ancient past to the future with their […]

September Art Show

The action anatomy paintings of  Kurt Niederhaus on exhibit for the month of September   Schoolhouse open hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30-3 at events and by appointment (530)265~2826 For more information on the artist visit his website:  Kurt

Wild and Scenic Encore| Saturday, March 25, 2017

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour will be making another appearance on the San Juan Ridge at the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse near Nevada City. SYRCL and the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center have partnered to bring the local community an encore presentation of films on Saturday, March 25. A series of shorter films […]

Patrick Ball | Friday, March 17, 2017

Patrick Ball Returns to the Schoolhouse!! WHAT: Celtic Harp and Story WHERE: North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center WHEN: Friday, March 17, 2017 TIME: Show starts at 7:00 P.M. Doors open at 6:30 P.M. TICKETS: online and at BriarPatch Co-op, Mother Truckers FOR MORE The North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center is pleased to present Patrick Ball […]