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Celebration of Life Triathlon Training

Every September for the past 15 years an ever growing number of ladies celebrate life by competing in a women's only sprint Celebration of Life triathlon at Scotts Flat Lake, raising money for the fight against breast cancer.  All proceeds…
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Nevada County Fair

The annual Nevada County Fair is an event for the whole family, livestock, rides, Demolition Derby, Treat Street, live music and much much more.  The favorites from our visit included the disgusting cake contents, the ferris wheel and the…
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Uncorked

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Vintners "Uncorked" their first joint wine tasting event in downtown Nevada City today.  An extensive selection of local wines were poured throughout historic downtown Nevada City and paired…
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Nevada County Growers Market

The Nevada County Growers Market at the North Star House is held on Saturdays 8am-1pm (April 30th- October 29th).  Grab your basket or canvas grocery basket and stock up on fresh fruit, organic veggies or a bottle of Lucchesi or Montoliva…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Looking for something to do on Wednesday night?  Stop by the Nevada City Summer Nights street fair between 6pm and 9:30pm.  Live music, fresh food, wine and beer for sale, vendors and plenty of people watching. The kids can bounce on the…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning in Nevada City?  Stop by the Nevada City Farmers Market, open from 8:30am to 12:30 mid June through mid November.  Fresh veggies from Mountain Bounty Farm, Dinner Bell Farms, Riverhill…
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Nevada City Bicycle Classic

The Nevada City Bicycle Classic Race raced through the streets of downtown Nevada City for the 51st year in a row.  The 1.1 mile course is considered one of the most challenging one day courses in the US.  Year after year cyclists from around…
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Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

The inaugural Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby was held today as a fundraiser for Pioneer Park in Nevada City.  Forty two individual creations were raced, three at a time, down Nimrod Street as a fun, environmentally friendly community event.…
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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

The annual Sierra Vintners Wine Trail is taking place this weekend throughout Nevada County and if you missed today's festivities there's still time tomorrow to visit one of the 15 different venues.  In the name of research my trusty wine tasting…
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Amgen Tour of California

178 of the world’s best cyclists representing 18 teams from around the world kicked off the Tour of California in Nevada City today at 12:25.  The organizers of the Amgen Tour of California announced a drastic modification to the start of…
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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…
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Mardi Gras in Nevada City

Tom & Terry Coleman, Mike Cannon and Debbie Short guests at the Outside Inn for the annual Nevada City Mardi Gras celebration.  The event was well described by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce as “known for its colorful, entertaining,…
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Nevada City knows how to put on an awesome show.  This year’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival hosted over 100 films, ranging in topics from climate activism, epic travel adventures and entertaining environmental documentaries.  The vibe…