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,…
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Celebration of Trails Day

Nevada County Celebration of Trails Day is coming this Saturday, June 4th.  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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H2O Adventures

Have you ever been rafting down the Yuba?  The river is up and H20 Adventures has out enjoy the rapids.  H2O Adventures was started by two local brothers from Colfax who grew up whitewater rafting and kayaking all over California and the…
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Nevada County Growers Market

Nevada County Growers Market at the Julia Morgan North Star House started their 2016 season last month, Saturday mornings 8am-12:30pm.  Begin your weekend off with the opportunity to buy local farm-fresh vegetables, fruit, local meat, bread,…
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Kid Friendly Activities

I'm excited to welcome a guest blogger on the InnSide Nevada City's blog. Laura Hazelton from Hazel Moon Photography, a natural light photographer with three kids who specializes in maternity, birth, newborn, and family photography.   Looking…
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Fire Safe Council

Wildfire Awareness week in California is coming up and to help raise awareness the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is hosting the Wildfire Community Preparedness Event  at Sierra College on Saturday, May 7th.  Stop…
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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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Earth Day Events

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Stop by Sierra College Nevada County Campus today, Wednesday, April 20th today from 10am-3pm at the Bell…
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Nevada County STEAM Expo

The first 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 art…
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Sugarloaf Mountain

Want to get 365 degree views of downtown Nevada City?  Take a short walk up to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.  Bring a picnic and sit and enjoy the views.  The trail starts at the top of Coyote Street on the left hand side and takes approximately…
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Nevada City Dirt Classic

Spring in Nevada City is a great time to get on your mountain bike and hit the trails.  The YBONC organized Nevada City Dirt Classic is coming up soon, three days of cross-country series for all ages and levels.  Mark your calendars for…