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Celebration of Trails Day

Nevada County Celebration of Trails Day is coming up next Saturday, June 3rd.  The all day, free event organized by Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off with a number of ways to get out and enjoy the local trails. Hike from Black Swan to…
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Nevada City Summer Camp Fair

Do you have the kids' summer activities all planned?  There are lots of great summer camps, activities and workshops for children in the community, if you need any additional information or want to meet the camp counselors, the Nevada…
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Mountain Biking

With the spring weather it's time to hit the local trails.  Nevada City offers some world-class mountain biking, much of it accessible directly from downtown.  If you’re looking to connect with others, think about joining BONC (Bicyclists…
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Earth Day

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Go check out the State of the Yuba, Wednesday, April 19th, and find out how you can get involved to protect…
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STEAM Expo

The second annual Nevada County STEAM Expo took place today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The free family friendly event combined science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Kids of all ages had the opportunity to do hands on…
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Victorian Christmas

Nevada City Victorian Christmas helps bring out the holiday cheer.  The street fair transforms downtown Nevada City into a big street fair with vendors, food trucks, hot mulled wine, holiday music and more.  You can stock up on Christmas…
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Holiday Concerts

The holidays are a great time to get out and support the arts with numerous concerts, plays and performances.  Nutcracker Season returns with two different productions in Nevada County.  Clara and the Nutcracker by Holt Ballet Conservatory…
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Halloween

Are you ready for Halloween?  The Outside Inn's haunted pathway is done, our resident ghosts, Dracula and witches are waiting for you to stop by and say hello.  There will be lots of fun for Nevada City this weekend,  Miners Foundry…
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Pumpkin Fest

It's pumpkin time!  While I love showcasing fall color in Nevada City, it's also a great time to celebrate all things pumpkin.  If you're looking for a pumpkin fix here are a few ideas. Treats in downtown Nevada City is having a pumpkin…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

The 20th annual KVMR Celtic Festival is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley this weekend (September 30th-October 2nd).  The slogan for the event is "Come for the music, stay for the magic" and if you've never…

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 through Sunday, August 14th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, gates open at 10am with activities…
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South Yuba River

Happy August.  If you haven't been for a dip in the South Yuba River, it's time to motivate.  At the Outside Inn and Inn Town Campground I am constantly getting asked, "Is there any water?  Can we go swimming?"  The answer is yes.  The…
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Nevada County Concert Band

The Nevada County Concert Band Picnic & Pops Concert in Pioneer Park series celebrated the Strange New Worlds last night with music from the last 100 years.  The program included strange instruments, sounds and creatures, plus new places…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights celebration continues tonight from 6-9:30 throughout downtown. The event includes live music, vendors, street food, entertainment and more.  You can also check out the dance of Troupe Al Ama Belly dancers, look…
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Sierra Storytelling Festival

Great stories change lives. They excite, inspire, entertain and connect us to one another. The 31st Sierra Storytelling Festival returns to the historic North Columbia Schoolhouse on July 22nd-24th.  This year the event welcomes award-winning…
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Movies Under the Pines

The Nevada City Film Festival Movies Under the Pines outdoor movie screening continues this weekend with back to back movies.  Friday night (July 8th), Back to the Future will be screening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds and Saturday night…
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Camping Season

It's summer in Nevada City and we're very exciting about the upcoming camping season at the Inn Town Campground.  If you haven't heard about the new serviced campground in downtown Nevada City, go check out the website for more information.…
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Grass Valley Games

Have you been into the new game store in downtown Grass Valley?  Grass Valley Games opened this spring and offers a selection of board games, comic books, mini war games, role-playing games, collectible and living card games and more.  "We…
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Summer Kid Friendly Activities

Summer vacation is days away and Nevada City offers so many great activities for things to do for kids.  So regardless of what your family likes to do, here's a list of all sorts of ideas of things to do.  And scroll down to the bottom…
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Nevada City Soapbox Derby

Nevada City Soapbox Derby tore down Nimrod Street for the 6th year in a row. The race is a free family friendly event with gravity powered soapbox cars speeding down to the cheers of spectators.  The local event raises money for…
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Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

The Nevada County Narrow Gauge Museum has finished their renovation of the track between the museum and the Northern Queen (and along the edge of the Inn Town Campground).  Starting this Saturday, train enthusiasts, both young and old,…