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The Center for the Arts takes over California WorldFest

The Center for the Arts will be taking over the WorldFest that has been a staple at the Nevada County Fairgrounds every summer for the past 18 years. Center for the Arts Executive Director, Julie Baker says her prior relationship with Dan DeWayne and Christine Myers , owners of the WorldFest, lead to the deal .

click here to listen to Julie Baker

The Center will take over all operations of the 2015 festival effective immediately. As part of the transition, DeWayne and Myers will consult with The Center for the next two years.

click here to listen to Julie Baker

Baker says the festival typically features about 28 acts during it’s four day run. The Center will be announcing who will be playing as the contracts are signed and she says they are still open to suggestions from the public.

click here to listen to Julie Baker

Baker says there are a lot of vendors that have been there for years, from food to artisans the Center will be reviewing who has been a part of the festival.

click here to listen to Julie Baker

Baker says the Center for the Arts is very excited to continue a great festival and keep it local. The 2015 California WorldFest is set for Thursday through Sunday, July 16 through 19 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, 12/10.

 

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