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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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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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Kid friendly Summer 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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Trails Day Fair

Nevada County Celebration of Trails Day Fair today was a success.  Thanks to all the folks who participated, it was awesome to see groups and businesses who support the outdoors and trails gathered in one spot.  BYLT Outreach Coordinator…
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What's SUP?

Mountain Recreation's SUP rentals out at Scotts Flat Lake will be available starting this weekend.  Daily rentals will be available at the Day Use area at the Scotts Flat Campground Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend…
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Ski Season

Are you ready for ski season?  I know we're all enjoying the amazing fall weather, but really, it's not too early to start gearing up for the upcoming winter.  With a number of world-class ski resorts just up the hill from Nevada City (Sugar…
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SUP Races at Scotts Flat Lake

If you missed last night's end of the season SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) race at Scotts Flat Lake, don't worry, just rent a board from Mountain Recreation, throw some drinks in a cooler and bring the kids (and you'll have a similar experience).…
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Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Are you a last minute shopper?  Here are a few suggestions on some gift ideas for someone in Nevada City, or someone who'd like to visit the area.  If you can't make it to the last Victorian Christmas today, here are a few suggestions, or…
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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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Getting Ready for Ski Season, *giveaways

It's time to start thinking about the ski season.  Lake Tahoe ski resorts have announced their opening days, it's time to get in shape, get the gear and get out there.  To help get you ready Mike Carville from South Yuba Club has made a 6…
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Paddle boards at Scotts Flat Lake

Looking for a fun outdoor activity?  Go try stand up paddle boarding out on Scotts Flat Lake.  Mountain Recreation has just launched a new rental service at Scotts Flat Campground, stop by Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays 12-6 to try a Boga…
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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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Outside Inn Gift Giving Guides

Welcome to the last of the Outside Inn's gift giving guides.  If you're still looking for a gift for your loved ones here's a list of the past Friday's local shopping guides. Wine Lovers Gift Guide Holiday Gift Guide for Children Food Lovers…
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Outdoor Enthusiast Gift Guide

Looking for a gift idea for the outdoor enthusiast on your Christmas list?  Join the Plaid Friday movement this week and shop local.  (For other great local gift ideas click on my previous gift giving guides, Wine Lovers, Children Gift ideas…
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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.…