We have several great events throughout the year that help us raise the revenue needed for our valuable mentoring programs. These events are a wonderful way to support mentoring in our community while having a great time!

Upcoming Events

Big Nite Out passport series

  • May 23 5-9 Diego’s/Grass Valley
  • June 15 5-9 The Owl/Grass Valley
  • July 3 5-9 Northridge Nevada City
  • August tbd
  • Sept 13 5-9 Matteo’s Public/Nevada City
  • Oct tbd Diego’s Grass Valley


Date:   Saturday, September 9 2017

Start and Finish @ Truckee Tahoe Airport
Route: three options a 10 mile out to Martis Lake and back, 30 mile loop up and around Martin Peak over Brockway Summit and around North Star at Tahoe and back and 60 mile loop with the first 30 miles the same and adding an additional 30 out towards Prosser Reservoir and back on the gravel roads

Times:  7am 60 miler, 8am 30 miler, 10am 10 miler, After party at the Airport at 1pm


For tickets www.eventbrite.com  $25 registration fee and commitment to raise an additional $75 .  A fundraising page has already been started where you can personalize and send to your friends Miles for Mentoring Fundraising Page


Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour 

November 4, 2017 10am to 3pm

Tour 5 Unique Kitchens with great design ideas

They will be tasting treats at each location with a tour of the kitchen

Tickets $35 available after Labor Day (check back here and our Facebook page for details)

Sponsorships available Call Allison Kirk at KNCO 530-272-3424 for details

Truckee Wine Talk and Shop

BBBS is sole beneficiary of this year’s wine walk and shop October 7, 2017 in Old Town Truckee

Past Events:

  • Aug 12-13 Tahoe Nalu Paddle Board Festival
  • July 9th Truckee Tahoe Airshow and Family Festial
  • June 20th Panda Express Truckee, 20% of proceeds go to BBBS
  • Gravel Grinder….May 13th, 2017 7am check in and 7:30am Start!
  • Saturday April 22, 2017 between 10am to 1pm at 117 Argall Wy. Nevada City.  $10. a banker’s box, proceeds go to Big Brother Big Siters of Nevada County.”
  • BFKS Grass Valley March 25, 2017
  • Shop at the Holiday Market at Sierra Timberline and 10% of proceeds go to BBBS!
  • Black Friday at Ben Franklin Crafts, bring in coupon and $1 gets donated to BBBS plus Ben Franklin matches that.
  • Oct 18th FIreside Pizza Big Night Out
  • Oct 12th Big Nite Out at Za’s  395 N. Lake Blvd. Tahoe City, CA 96145  
  • October 8th Shredding Event, Grass Valley, $10 a banker box donation to BBBS
  • Truckee Wine Walk and Shop Oct 1st
  • Miles for Mentoring Sept 10th donate today
  • August 13 and 14 Tahoe Nalu paddle board festival.  Aug 14 11am Sand Castle Contest and 1pm Luau
  • Tuesdays in July- Retro Skate NIghts at North Star,  BBBS receives 20% of skate rentals those nights.
  • 18th Annual Single Track Mountain Bike Ride….May 21st, 2016 7am check in and 7:30am Start! Western Nevada County
  • Shredding Event, Grass Valley, $10 a banker box donation to BBBS, April 23, 2016
  • Jakes is hosting Mountain Aloha Nights, BBBS will be selling raffle tickets and all raffle sales go towards mentoring
  • Bowl For Kids Sake Grass Valley, March 5th, 2016 Pirate Bowl, YO Ho Bowling
  • November 4th 2016, Big Night Out Diego’s  217 Colfax Ave, Grass Valley, CA
  • Truckee Tahoe’s 6th Annual Bowl For Kids Sake Oct 24th 2015, this year put on by BBBS and the Send It Foundation in honor of Big Brother Jamie Schou
  • Big Day Out October 6th @ Fireside Pizza in the Village at Squaw Valley 11am-9pm, Fireside is donating 10% of proceeds to BBBS
  • 6th Annual Miles For Mentoring Sept 25-26th, donate here to support the riders
  • Jake’s on the Lake, Aloha Thursdays Raffle tickets sold at Jake’s for a new StandUp Paddle Board, all proceeds benefit local mentoring
  • BIG NIGHT OUT at DIEGO’S, Grass Valley – June 2
  • TRUCKEE AIR FESTIVAL – July 11BBBS will be there selling t shirts and souvenirs as well as the beneficiary of the raffle.  A Napa getaway package including, private round trip air flight from Truckee to Napa, wine tasting and tour and accommodations.