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Holiday Shopping

The holiday shopping season has arrived in downtown Nevada City.  I did some window shopping in Kitkitdizzi, The Chocolate Shoppe, Gray Goose, J.J. Jackson, Nevada City Crystal and Glass Shop, The Fur Traders, The Earth Store, Neva Co Artisan…
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Nevada City First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City First Friday Art Walk July Declaration edition kicked off the 4th of July weekend with art, music, poetry readings, live art demonstrations, craft booths and more! While I didn't make it to all 35 stops on the map, included…
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Gray Goose

Gray Goose on Broad Street is one of those shops that you go inside looking for something in particular and you find 10 others things you didn't realize you needed.  Stuey stocks the shop full of eclectic and humorous items, ranging from…
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Valentine's Day

Who's ready for Valentine's Day?  There are so many great things to do, see, eat and buy for your loved one locally, I went a little overboard coming up with ideas, plus a great giveaway prize for one lucky winner. For the sweet tooth,…
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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…
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First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City First Friday Art Walk has returned for its second summer.  If you missed last night's event don't worry, mark your calendars for June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd.  The kick off event included an…
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Valentine's Day

Who's ready for Valentine's Day?  Downtown Nevada City has some great shopping options if you want to buy your loved on a present.  I've put together a few local shopping ideas for you, whether you want something from My Favorite Things, Kitkitdizzi,…
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Nevada City Shopping, Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday, Nevada City has lots of options to chose from, where are you going shopping?  Photos today include Kitkitdizzi, Neva Co Artisan Boutique, J.J.Jackson, Wink Boutique, Enid and Edgar, Judi's of Nevada City, My Favorite…
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Nevada City postcards

Postcards!  The Outside Inn's blog InnSide Nevada City is branching out into the printed form.  Let me introduce you to the first run of Nevada City postcards.  We've got 11 designs to choose from with postcards celebrating the following:…
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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…
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August First Friday Art Walk

Did you make it the First Friday Art Walk?  Businesses welcomed local artists, musicans performed on the Nevada City Boardwalk, York Street  and a varietyand town buzzed with excitement and energy.  The event debuted in June, celebrated…
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July's First Friday Art Walk

Did you make it the First Friday Art Walk last night in downtown Nevada City?  Thanks Cynthia, of Neva Co Artisan Boutique, for throwing such a great party for my birthday!  Downtown was full of people celebrating the arts, enjoying live…
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Valentine's Day Ideas, plus giveaway

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we've got some great local ideas and a fabulous giveaway for one lucky individual.  Karin, at The Magickal Florist has offered up one dozen red roses, the Valentine's Day Classic Bouquet, to one…
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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…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon Raffle Giveaway

Are you training for the upcoming Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon out at Scotts Flat Lake?  The event takes place on September 16th at 9am on the Cascade Shores, with women of all abilities and ages swimming, biking and…
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John Olmsted Memorial Birthday Celebration

A birthday celebration in memory of conservation pioneer John Olmsted will be held March 2nd 6-10:30pm at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley. Organized by the Mendocino-Tahoe Conservancy which is continuing John’s mission of…
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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and I thought it'd be fun to check out some of the goodies you can buy locally in Nevada City.  If you're looking for chocolate try the Nevada City Truffle Shop (which sells the amazing DeGroots chocolate)…
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Gift Guide for the Gardener

Welcome to week five of the Outside Inn's local gift giving guide, this week we're focusing on ideas for the person on your shopping list who loves to garden.  There are a number of great nurseries in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area.…
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Holiday Gift Guide for Children

Looking for some holiday gift ideas for kids, don't drive to Roseville, check out some of these fun ideas from shops in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Start your shopping trip with an entertaining trip to Gray Goose, you'll probably end up…
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Gray Goose

The Gray Goose is one of those shops that you just have to experience.  If you’re looking for a silly Valentine’s Day present, this is the shop for you.  But, I’m very excited to announce that they have recently launched their own…
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Las Katarinas and Friar Tuck's

Nevada City has a lot of great dining options.  At the Outside Inn we often recommend to folks the best place to get a good meal, listen to music or find some coffee.  Yet when I stopped and thought about it, I realized it’s been awhile…