The Sierra Foothills is the birthplace of the Wild and Scenic Film Festival hosted each year in January in Nevada City and Grass Valley. This film festival draws thousands of visitors and brings inspiring films to our region. In addition to this wonderful film festival, put on by South Yuba River Citizens League SYRCL (pronounced Circle) they offer a National On-Tour program. Coloma’s beloved non-profit for over 25 years, The American River Conservancy (ARC) secured a Patagonia Grant and with sponsorships from the Coloma-Lotus Chamber of Commerce, Gold Trail Grange #452 in Coloma, Everhart Cellars/Hart 2 Hart Vineyards and the Board President at ARC to bring 150 minutes of selected 2015 films to Coloma on Saturday January 30th and Sunday January 31st 2016 from noon-8pm each day. Please join our community in this 2nd annual event featuring an Ag in the Classroom kids films from local film-maker Jonah Matthewson, updates and forums on community projects, live local musicians, learn more about ARC partnerships with Trout Unlimited, Cosumnes Culture and Waterways, Ag in the Classroom, Sierra Nevada Alliance and more. Enjoy local wine from Everhart Cellars, Sierra Nevada Beer and food on-site from Home on the Grange Café or visit Lotus and Coloma eateries listed in our business directory. Visit www.arconservancy.org/wildandscenic for the schedule, films and to purchase tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the door based on availability.