A toast to Nevada County!

An evening at the new Center for the Arts will sparkle with top-notch entertainment, fine visual art, scintillating company, local craft beverages, and mouthwatering edibles. The Center’s improved bar and concessions area, with its locally sourced refreshments, will make an evening out feel like a celebration. Experience award-winning wines on tap from Nevada City Winery, the oldest winery in the Sierra Foothills, and Chacewater Winery, featuring wine made from organic grapes grown in Nevada County. Sample delicious craft beers on tap from local breweries, such as Grass Valley Brewing Co., Ol’ Republic, Three Forks Brewing Co., and others. And no more waiting in long lines; just belly up to our elegant bar where your preordered drink will be waiting for you at intermission.

Drinks on tap and new reusable concert tumblers will improve The Center’s sustainability by eliminating thousands of glass bottles and single-use plastic cups. It’s better for the earth (and the new dance floor)! Patrons can purchase the refillable tumblers for their drinks and take them back to their seats during the performance, and then reuse them at future performances.

Enjoy a taste of Nevada County while mingling with friends and fellow patrons or while browsing through the art gallery before the show or during intermission!

  • Expanded 22-foot-long combined bar and concessions
  • Sixteen beer taps and four wine taps
  • More bartenders to provide quicker service with flare
  • Reusable concert tumblers, allowing patrons to take drinks to their seats
  • Cold brew coffee, hot roasted coffee, and handcrafted kombucha
  • Specialty foods prepared fresh for each performing arts event
  • Advance orders to make intermission more enjoyable
  • Walk-in cold storage for kegs and food perishables
  • Improved sustainability with beer and wine on tap (no bottles!)

Local Businesses will have the chance to sponsor a wine or beer tumbler. Be the toast of the town with your business name engraved on 1,000 tumblers for all patrons to see as they lift their glasses. Tumblers are refillable and reusable at future performances. Encore Club members will get a complimentary tumbler.

Our Spring Membership Drive is underway and did you know that Next Stage Crew members get double the entries to win? As a Next Stage Crew member, your three-year annual donation of $250 will make an impact on our ability to successfully open our new arts center and get our new bar and concessions up and running with high quality refreshments sourced from local businesses.




For more information contact Jason Patton at jpatton@thecenterforthearts.org.