33rd Annual Sierra Storytelling Festival!

Tickets are on sale now for the 33rd annual Sierra Storytelling Festival, held at the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center on the San Juan Ridge. The festival happens in the outdoor amphitheater and in the one room schoolhouse on July 20-22nd, 2018. Patrons can purchase an all event ticket or get tickets for individual […]

Bone Dust Prayers

An Intimate Evening of Music and Dance Wednesday, June 13th Doors at 6:30/ Show at 7 Featuring: Randy McKean,  (saxophone and clarinets) Ludi Hinrichs,  (trombone and keyboards) Shadow Cabinet, ( a collective of movers and musicians exploring diverse themes through improvisation and performance) Shari Brookler, Amber Cone,  Maxima Kahn, Azriel La Marca, Juliet Lin, Marcy […]

Call for Community Art

  The 2018 Community art show will hang June 4- Aug 4. Two of the busiest months at the Schoolhouse. Artists receive 80% commission from all sales. Please submit your work before May 28, and bring it- ready to hang- on June 4th 11-4pm. Click here- for a downloadable entry form.  For more information call; […]

Michael Killigrew-des Tombe Retrospective

Sunset Slide Series: Petroglyphs with Hank Meals

PETROGLYPHS OF THE NORTH CENTRAL SIERRA NEVADA Thursday, May 10th ~ 8:30 pm The original people of the Yuba, Bear and North Fork of the American Rivers created a distinctive style of petroglyphs on rock outcroppings at high elevations. We know very little about the people who made them but that doesn’t make the petroglyphs […]

William Crosby Art Reception

 Art Reception Sunday, April 29th 3- 5 pm  

History of Photography in the 19th Century American West Slide Show

        Carl Mautz  Thursday, April 12th~ 7pm  A survey of how photography manifested in the American West during the 19th century from the beginning to the turn of the century. Join Carl as he shares  images and information from his new book- Biographies Of Western Photographers: A Reference Guide to Photographers Working in […]

Savannah Seas the World!

Savannah Ortegren’s sensational session at sea! The second of the Sunset Slide Show Series. Thursday, March 8th~ 6pm. 10$ donation  

Erotic Art Reception

The annual EROTIC ART SHOW will have a TITILLATING TEA PARTY Art Reception  on Saturday, Feb. 10th from 4- 6:30 pm free  

Tastes of Turkey: Slide Show and Food

Travel the World without leaving the Ridge! Nancy & Ralph Henson share their Travel experience in Turkey with food, photos and stories  Thursday February 8th at 5:30 pm  10$ donation at the door