Isle of Klezbos

Wednesday, December 5th ~ 6pm This Hanukkah, come shake your tushie with the The Isle of Klezbos   This soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-women’s klezmer sextet plays Neo-traditional folk dance, mystical melodies, Yiddish swing & retro tango, late Soviet-era Jewish drinking songs, re-grooved standards, and genre-defying originals.   Tickets available at BriarPatch, Mother Truckers and online […]

Membership Party

Monday, November 19 ~ 6pm  This years’ Membership Party features  a home-made taco bar + Veggie Chili & Succatash, the magical music of beloved, local, Beaucoup Chapeaux  decadent deserts, fine wines, & hand crafted soft drinks .  and best of all, a chance to meet & mingle with the whole Schoolhouse family. Please make sure […]

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 […]

Historical Dedication Ceremony- Sunday, Sept. 30th

Please join us for the unveiling of the new Historical Plaque provided by the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission. The ceremony will include historical information about the land, community, family and area that the Schoolhouse has been a part of for a 143 years! Cultural Center membership and info, as well as, snacks and drinks […]

Art show on display: Oct- November

  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 […]


It’s time for the SHINDIG! The annual, popular harvest festival  at the Schoolhouse is back- Sunday, Oct 7th 11am-dusk. Come enjoy treats and healthy farm food, games and prizes, contests to enter or be entertained by, & do some dancing!  This year we are inviting a Flea Market, mini Plant Sale, and a Seed Swap […]

Quantum Kreilkamp : Music + Poetry = Song!

Music + Poetry = Song! Quantum Kreilkamp will be performing poetry by E. E. Cummings which he has put to music & song. He will be playing keyboard and singing, and Monica Farbiarz will be accompanying him on clarinet. Where: North Columbia Schoolhouse When: September 13th @ 7:30 pm tickets at door $10.  For more […]