, , ,

Musical Mondays

Congrats to the Nevada County Library grand opening of the Madelyn Helling new amphitheater and their Musical Monday program.  The Marian E. Gallaher M.D. Amphitheater was designed by Siteline Architecture, click here to read the dedication…
, , ,

The Book Seller

The Book Seller in downtown Grass Valley is celebrating its 40th anniversary next weekend!  The independently owned bookshop has been in business since 1977 and specializes in books on the history, nature, outdoor activities &…
,

Nevada County Reads

Let's talk about books.   Nevada County Reads and Writes kicked off this week, if you haven't picked up a copy of this year's book, Bryan Stevenson: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, there are copies available at branch…
, , , ,

Books, books and more books

Books, books and more books...  this Saturday is California Independent Bookstore Day and if you've got time you can stop by The Book Seller for any one of their events, prizes or snacks, costumes encouraged. "We're so lucky to have…
, ,

Nevada County Reads

Nevada County Reads & Writes has selected Andy Mulligan's novel Trash as the annual community reading book.  The young adult fiction explores issues of corruption, poverty, waste, excess, and social justice by following three young boys…
, , , , , , , , , , , ,

Crazy Outside Inn Blog Giveaway

The Outside Inn's blog is excited to share the end of the year crazy giveaway.  All year long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Two years ago a little end of year basket came to life…
, , ,

The Book Seller

The Book Seller in downtown Grass Valley is participating in the California Bookstore Day this coming Saturday, May 3rd.  Ninety bookshops in over 80 different zip codes are organzing a day full of fun throughout the state.   The Book Seller…
, ,

Harmony Books

Harmony Books has opened its doors in a new location, 130 Main Street, next door to the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce.  The locally owned bookstore is open 7 days a week, 10am- 5:30pm (Monday-Saturday) and 11- 4pm on Sundays.  Local author…
, , , , , , ,

The Center for the Arts

Are you a Center for the Arts member?  This month is their membership drive and as a proud business sponsor I helped put together a fabulous "I Heart NC" giveaway basket.  Renew, upgrade, refer-a-friend or join for the first time and you'll…
, , , ,

Outside Inn Veggie Cart

Have you been shopping at the Outside Inn's free veggie stand lately?  The popular Nevada City spot is located in front of the motel's office and you never know what might be in the cart.  It is a place for people to drop off extra fruits…
, ,

Inner Sanctum Book Shop

Are you a book lover?  Have you been to visit the friendly folks at An Inner Sanctum?  They have used books and antiques, with a decent selection of Gold Rush literature.  I picked up a 1965 copy of "Gold Cities, Grass Valley and Nevada…
, , , ,

Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters

Looking for a place to meet a friend for a coffee?  Perhaps you need a new second hand book?  Stop by Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters on Maltman Drive in Grass Valley.  Open Monday through Friday 7am-5pm and 8am-3pm on Saturday, the bustling…
, , , , , , , , , , ,

Ultimate Nevada City Giveaway

The ultimate Nevada City giveaway... I've decided that I've had so much fun on the blog this year, that why not end the year by going big.  We live in the an amazing community and I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing a slice of our world, so…
, , ,

Booktown Books

Booktown Books in downtown Grass Valley offers a huge selection of used books.  The cooperative bookshop is home to fourteen different independent booksellers, with sections ranging from current fiction, local history, non fiction, children's…
, ,

Friends of Nevada County Libraries Book Sale

Need a book? Check out the Friends of Nevada County Libraries Book Sale, held the first Saturday of every month from 9am- 3pm at the Doris Foley Historical Library.  Thousands of books available priced between 25 cents to $3.  You're bound…
, ,

Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters and Tomes

Looking for a nice place to read your Sunday paper, drink your coffee and perhaps stock up on some summer reading books?  Check out Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters and Tomes.  The two businesses share a space in perfect harmony, used books…
, , , ,

BookTown Books & Tomes

If you're in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area you've got a lot of options for buying books, both new and used.  We recently stopped by BookTown Books & Tomes in downtown Grass Valley and we unable to leave empty handed.  The large…
,

No Tell Motel by Sandi Sumner

“No Tell Motel” by Sandi Sumner is a fictional murder mystery set in the early 1950’s.  The work in progress novel is loosely based on Sandi’s pervious visits to the Outside Inn.  “I’ve stayed here many times and it always inspires…