Kitkitdizzi recently opened its doors at the top of Broad Street in downtown Nevada City. The shop is home to an eclectic mix of art, clothes, housewares and other treasures. Stop in and meet the friendly staff, you’re bound to find something new you didn’t know you needed. A list of the artists who have their works in the shop can be found here. Kitkitdizzi has offered one Innside Nevada City blog reader a 10% off coupon, please post a comment about your why you love Nevada City before Wednesday, June 20th. A fun interview with Jen on the blog 11th and Lombard gives a little insight on why she thinks Nevada City is a great place to live. If you missed the news yesterday Nevada City is in the running for one of Outside Magazine’s best … Read More »
It’s warming up and time to go swimming! Lots of options in Nevada City, head to the river (click here and here for some photos from last summer), jump in Pioneer Park pool or if you’re a guest at the Outside Inn come for a dip in our pool. Flo, the SYRCL Salmon came for a visit earlier this year, she liked the pool, plus a few other fun spots around the inn, click here for those photos. But for these 5 lucky winners are going for a swim in Scott’s Flat when they go try a Stand Up Paddle Board with a friend with Mountain Rec’s new rental, Carla Bonetti, Rose Sponder, Moira McLaughlin, Ann and Larry Miller. Where’s your favorite swimming spot?
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NEVA CO Artisan Boutique recently opened its doors on Broad Street in downtown Nevada City. The locally made gifts range from jewelry, household items, greeting cards and more. Owner Cythnia Leseque has an artist friendly arrangement to help support the growing artist community. Monthly craft workshops, keep tabs on her facebook page for updates, please tell her the Outside Inn sent you. And since the Innside Nevada City blog has been having so much fun with giveaways NEVA Co has offered a beautiful handmade necklace (see below) to one lucky reader. Please post a comment on this blog post about your favorite hand crafted item and I’ll pick a winner next Wednesday, June 13th. While the shop is all local items, non-locals welcome to post a comment and I’ll mail the necklace to the winner, but … Read More »
Summer is here and it’s time to start enjoying some of our local farmer’s bounty. The Nevada City Farmers Market starts on Saturday, June 16th, 8:30-12:30 in downtown Nevada City. In addition to fruit and veggies you can also grab a bite to eat, listen to live music and do a little shopping. It’s definitely the place to be seen in Nevada City on Saturday mornings.
The Nevada County Growers Market is Saturdays 8am-1pm till after Thanksgiving at the North Star House in Grass Valley. The market includes music, prepared foods and kids craft projects on the first Saturday of every month. If your schedule doesn’t allow you to participate in either of these Saturday markets try the smaller Growers Market at the Sierra Presbyterian Church in Nevada City on Tuesdays 3-6pm, Penn Valley’s October Seventh Day … Read More »
Interested in learning more about Nevada County wines? The Sierra Vintners Wine Trail is a two day event, June 2nd and 3rd that really allows visitors to get to know the wine in the region. Fifteen different wineries throughout the area welcome new visitors to come and sample wines, food and come have a chat with the winemakers.
Jack Starr mixing up some possible options of Jack’s blend at Sierra Starr Vineyard in their barrel room. The newly constructed wine making facility has some great features, so while most of Sierra Starr tastings happen at their downtown Grass Valley tasting room, this event is a great opportunity to explore the new facility. Make sure you ask Phil for a tour and Anne for a wine club membership form while chilling on the lawn listening to the Star People.
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Looking for a fun outdoor activity? Go try stand up paddle boarding out on Scotts Flat Lake. Mountain Recreation has just launched a new rental service at Scotts Flat Campground, stop by Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays 12-6 to try a Boga Board or a kayak. Prices for a paddle board start at $15/hour ($10 for the second hour) and $20/hour for a kayak ($10 for the second hour) and capped at $50 for the day. The Outside Inn has teamed up with Mountain Rec to get you out on the water. Post a comment on this blog post about your favorite water activity and 5 lucky winners will win a 2-for-1 coupon for an hour of paddle boarding. Grab a friend and see if this is your new summer sport. Winners will be posted Friday, June … Read More »