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Grand Giveaway

The Outside Inn's InnSide Nevada City blog is excited to share our end of the year giveaway!  All year-long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Six years ago a little end of year basket…
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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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Cornish Christmas

Hello holidays!  Cornish Christmas, celebrated its 50th anniversary in downtown Grass Valley tonight.  If you missed this week don't worry the outdoor street fair continues for the next couple weeks (December 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd).…
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Nevada City Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!  There is a lot going on this time of the year, click here to check out my weekly events page.  If you’re looking for a family friendly activity this holiday weekend check out the Holidays at Empire Mine, Cornish…

Downtown Grass Valley

Downtown Grass Valley's annual Open House this year was themed "Holiday Market" to help showcase local businesses.  Seventeen different merchants participated in the event.  I popped in and took photos at Yuba Blue, The Olive Groove,…

National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee day!  There are so many great places to enjoy a cup of coffee in Nevada City & Grass Valley, so I've put together a few caffeine infused reminders and some fun giveaways. Break Caffee Espresso Brew Bakers…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Nevada City Summer Kid 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…

Gather & Mill

Gather & Mill celebrates their grand opening this weekend.  If you haven't heard of Erica Henderson and Katie White's new space, check it out this weekend.  Located at 603 Mill Street in Grass Valley, the space, which previously hosted…
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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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Foothills Celebration

The 16th annual Foothills Celebration, a joint production between Sierra Vintners & Grass Valley Downtown Association is coming to downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 4th from 1-4pm.  The event combines wine tasting and food…
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Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, have you thought about how you’re going to celebrate?  There are so many great things to do, see, eat and buy for your loved one locally. For the sweet tooth, you can buy DeGroot truffles…
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Sierra Cinemas CineCafé

Sierra Cinemas recently opened their new cafe, CineCafe, allowing movie goers an opportunity to either get a bite to eat before the movie or bring the food into the theater.  The menu includes pizza, pulled pork sandwiches, humus plate,…
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Grateful Giveaway

The Outside Inn's InnSide Nevada City blog is excited to share our end of the year giveaway!  All year-long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Five years ago a little end of year basket…
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Thanksgiving Weekend

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!  Lots going on this time of the year, click here to check out my weekly events page.  If you’re looking for a family friendly activity this holiday weekend check out the festivities at Empire Mine, Cornish…
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Holiday Wine Tastings

With Thanksgiving & the holidays it's important to do your homework on which bottle of wine you might need to bring to a celebration.  With a number of local wine tasting rooms in downtown Nevada City & Grass Valley, plus some fun…