The Goat Hills Girls Return To The Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series On March 1

The Goat Hill Girls at The Summit House.

The Goat Hill Girls will return to the Thursday Bluegrass Series at The Summit House on March 1, 2018, bringing FREE bluegrass music to the Santa Cruz Mountains.

The Highway 17 roadside venue at the top of the world is only 6 miles south of Los Gatos.

The music will run from 6:00-8:30pm. Good food and drink will be served.

The performance is presented by The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Coming Soon: The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers will appear on March 8 and Blue Summit on March 15.

History This Summer: The 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Is August 9-12

The historic 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society, is set for Thursday-Sunday, August 9-12, 2018, at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

NCBS To Welcome Spring 2018 Brookdale Bluegrass Festival In Tres Pinos March 9-11

The Spring Brookdale Bluegrass Festival presented by Brookdale Bluegrass will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos.

The festival is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society and will be held March 9-11, 2018.

Time For Contributions To The NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund For The April Camp

At the Walker Creek Music Camp.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund is now collecting donations to assist students who need financial help for the Spring 2018 camp, run by Ingrid Noyes and set for April 12-15 near Petaluma.

Donations can be sent to: Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society,  PO Box 390846, Mountain View, CA 94039-0846, Attention: NCBS Walker Creek Music Camp Scholarship Fund.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization aka the Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society, accepts donations and disburses the scholarships. Donations to the fund are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Donors should consult their tax advisors. The Federal Tax ID No. is 94-2907716. (Donors who do not need a tax deduction may donate money directly to the camp.)

Information: Spring Walker Creek Music Camp.

NCBS Members To Enjoy Two Official May Events In Santa Cruz & Livingston

The Pick And Gather Festival, Riverdance Farms

San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

Northern California Bluegrass Society Members will enjoy two official Society events in May 2018.

May 5 – NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair, Noon-6:00pmDuck Pond StageSan Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz. FREE.

May  25-27 — Pick & Gather Festival, Riverdance Farms, Livingston. (NCBS welcomed).

Brookdale Bluegrass Festival To Be Held March 9-11, 2018 In Tres Pinos

The Spring 2018 Brookdale Bluegrass Festival will be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos on March 9-11.

This is the same venue that will host the August 9-12 NCBS Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival. (The 2018 Brookdale event was previously announced for the Mount Cross Camp in Ben Lomond.)

The festival will be held indoors and both tent and RV camping will be available. Some shows will be held indoors and others outdoors.

The Brookdale Bluegrass Festivals are presented by Brookdale Bluegrass and have been held at various San Lorenzo Valley venues since 1998. All Brookdale festivals have been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers Headed For The Summit House On February 22

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers at The Summit House.

The Thursday Bluegrass Series at The Summit House brings FREE bluegrass music to the Santa Cruz Mountains every week.

The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers are headed for the top of Highway 17 this Thursday, February 22. The music program is from 6:00-8:30pm. Good food and drink will be served. The venue is 6 miles south of Los Gatos.

The performance is presented by The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

NCBS To Welcome The 2018 Pick & Gather Festival At Riverdance Farms On Memorial Day Weekend

The Riverdance Farms blueberry crop.

A relaxing swim in the Merced River at the Pick & Gather Festival.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 2018 Riverdance Farms’ Pick & Gather Festival on Memorial Day Weekend in Livingston.

You can plan your May 25-27 holiday weekend around a camping trip, fruit-picking, music festival, kid-entertaining, and great food event on the farm and the Merced River.

More details will be announced soon.