Entries by erin

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KVMR Celtic Festival

The 21st annual KVMR Celtic Festival is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley next weekend (September 29th-October 1st).  The slogan for the event is “Come for the music, stay for the magic” and if you’ve never been, it’s time to go experience the event first hand.  To kick off the festivities this year the Celtic […]

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Draft Horse Classic

The 31st annual Draft Horse Classic is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds next week, September 21st-24th.  Known as one of the premier Draft Horse shows in the western United States, it’s a great opportunity to see the gentle giant Draft Horses up close.  Click here for a schedule of Draft Horse performances, including specialty acts the CalCrush Clydesdales, California Cowgirls, […]

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Yuba River Clean Up

Mark you calendar’s for this Saturday’s, September 16th, Yuba River Clean Up, an event to help clean up the South Yuba River, plus 80 miles of Bear and Yuba watershed shoreline.  This year marks the 20th year the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) has worked together with the community to help keep our rivers […]

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Hello September

Hello September!  The Outside Inn crew wants to take a deep breath and marvel at another amazing summer season.  We get so many repeat guests who come year after year.  Many visitors swim in the river, others attend local events, like the Nevada City Classic, Nevada City Summer Nights and the Worldfest and lots of guests celebrated loved ones at […]

Nevada City Film Festival

Nevada City, CA, is home to the “Sundance of the Sierra” also known to locals as the Nevada City Film Festival! From September 8-15, the Nevada City Film Festival makes art into a party, bringing emerging and top independent filmmakers showcasing award-winning short and feature length films from around the world to this beautiful historic town in the Sierra Foothills.  The […]

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Conscious Course Expeditions

Truk Jantz, founded Conscious Course Expeditions earlier this summer to allow locals and visitors to experience Nevada County in a new way.  His website calls “Conscious Course takes a path from soil to food to body to wilderness to mind and back to community.”  Truk’s passion about food, from his work as a chef and a […]

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Uncorked and Sierra Brewfest

Interested in sampling local wines or tasting a selection of craft beers?  This Saturday, Nevada City hosts Uncorked (1-4pm) and the Nevada County Fairgrounds welcomes the Sierra Brewfest (3-6:30pm). Uncorked, Saturday, August 26th 1-4pm, downtown Nevada City Nevada City.  The event is a collaboration between the Sierra Vintners Association and the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and bring together 17 different wineries […]

Lower Yuba Fishing

Want to go fishing?  “We live in a beautiful area with fishing options usually year round.  We’re surrounded by rivers and lakes that hold many different species that we enjoy targeting on the fly rod.  Whether it’s trout and steelhead in the Yuba River or higher up in the Mountain Lakes or Smallmouth, Spotted, Largemouth […]

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Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The fair runs from Wednesday, August 9th through Sunday, August 13th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, gates open at 10am on Wednesday with activities and fun for the whole family.  Check out the daily fair […]

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Osborn Woods Gallery, Miners Foundry

The Osborn Woods Gallery presents their new exhibit Element at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center.  The art showcase includes metalwork, sculptures, time capsules, paintings, and photographs.  Artists in the show are: Duncan Linthicum, Lori Lachman, Jenny Long, Al Martinez and Juliette Morris Williams.  The opening reception is tonight, Friday July 4th from 6-9 PM, during the First […]

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Treats

What do you when the temperature soars and all you want to do is eat ice cream and go to the South Yuba River?  We are excited to share the our favorite local ice cream shop, Treats, has moved to their new location.  You can now find all your favorite artisans ice cream flavors (Pear Ginger […]

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Heartwood Cafe

Have you been to Heartwood Cafe?  Located at 237 Commercial Street (where Cafe Mekka was) the refurbished space is a welcome addition to the Nevada City scene.  The cafe opened earlier this month and serves espresso, tea, organic salads and artisans toast.  While you can build your own salad and grain bowls from locally sourced […]

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Nevada County Concert Band

The Nevada County Concert Band Picnic & Pops Concert in Pioneer Park series celebrates “Burning Band” on Sunday, July 23rd.    The free outdoor concert series returns with guest musicians from up and down the west coast, doubling our band size to well over 100 musicians with this 50th anniversary of 1967’s Summer of Love.  Sunday’s concert will […]

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Nevada City Children’s Festival

The Children’s Festival returns to Nevada City’s Pioneer Park this Friday, July 21st.  The one day Renaissance Fair has 2s essions (9am-noon and 5-8pm).  The admission price of $3 includes arts & crafts, faeries, craftsmen, face painting, spinning, music, fencing demonstrations, magic show, Pirate Skool and a fire-breathing dragon.  New this year the Dragon Castle that […]

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Sierra Stages Chicago

Sierra Stages opens their summer production of Chicago today at the historic Nevada Theatre.  After 5 years of trying to secure the licensing rights for the hit Broadway play, Sierra Stages is excited to bring the musical to Nevada City.  The play is directed by Robert Rossman, choreography by George Jayne, music direction by Ken […]

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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights celebrations kicks off this Wednesday (July 12th) from 6-9:30 throughout downtown. The event includes live music, vendors, street food, entertainment and more.  You can also check out The Aerial Lab and Fire Tribe, Troupe Al Ama Belly dancers, look at classic cars or grab a beverage.  The free event is a great […]

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California Worldfest

California WorldFest is coming to town July 13th-16th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The music festival includes 8 stages with over 40 musical acts from around the globe. This year The Center for the Arts produced event headliners include: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Seun Kuti, Tommy Emmanuel, Peter Yarrow, Nattali Rize, Femina, Dakhabrakha, Etana, Mariachi Flor De Toloache, […]

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4th of July

Who’s ready for 4th of July?  Start the celebrations off tonight at the Nevada County Fairgrounds with the Music in the Mountains SummerFest finale Patriotic Pops, concert starts at 8pm.  The 4th of July parade will be in Grass Valley this year, starting at 11am.  The Nevada County Fourth of July parade is co-sponsored by the Greater Grass […]

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Nevada County Air Show

While we leap into a holiday weekend here in Nevada County, mark your calendars for next weekend’s Nevada County Airfest, July 7 & 8, at the Nevada County Airport (KGOO).  The two day event packs in lots of activities, kids activities, food court, pancake breakfast and more!  Check out the Friday night Twlight Hangar party […]

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Purveyors Pantry

Welcome to Nevada City Purveyors Pantry.  The new sauce shop opened their doors today at 220 Broad Street.  Open daily from 9:30-5:30 (late for special events).  The shop carries over 100 speciality products ranging from premium Mexican Milk Chocolate Dessert Sauce, California Cabernet Vinaigrette, Travel packs of Sizzilin Habanero BBQ sauce, Spicy Sriracha Mustard, Apple Cinnamon […]

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Nevada City Classic

The 57th annual Nevada City Classic Bicycle Race tore through the streets of historic downtown Nevada City.   The annual Father’s Day race challenges even the most elite of cyclists as the criterium race winds around 7 turns over 1.1 miles and approximately 300 feet of elevation gain, per lap with speeds up to 50 miles per hour. […]