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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights is a street fair where everyone is invited.  Similar to the winter Victorian Christmas celebrations, the last 3 Wednesday evenings in July (July 15th, 22nd and 29th this year), downtown Nevada City is the place to…
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Nevada City Mardi Gras Parade

Nevada City Mardi Gras parade is always a colorful event.  Thanks to the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce for organizing the parade.  Great to see Samba Drop, NEO, Nevada City Soapbox Derby, Curious Forge, Claude the fire-breathing dragon,…
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Victorian Christmas

Nevada City Victorian Christmas is always a great way to ring in the holidays. The event continues the following two Wednesdays, December 10th and 17th (5-9pm) and two Sundays, December 14th and 21st (1:30-6pm).  A fun festive celebration…
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Revolutionary War Living History Days

Nevada City Constitution Day festivities, stop by Pioneer Park to check out the Haslet's Delaware Regiment Revolutionary War living history.  Check out the Continental, French and Redcoat Soldiers & Camps.  The activities include drilling…
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Mardi Gras Parade

Nevada City's annual Mardi Gras parade this afternoon was still a festive occasion, despite the wet weather.  Organized by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, local organizations and businesses took the street to street, with the parade scheduled…
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Nevada City Walking Tour

Nevada City Walking Tour offers a great way to check out points of historical interest, gold mining artifacts and a brief intro to the history of our gold mining town.  Pick up the map at the Nevada City Chamber (or the Outside Inn's office)…
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Halloween Parade

Nevada City Halloween Parade was a hit for its first annual event down Broad Street.  I loved that the community came out in costume to show support, whether it was on a float from Curious Forge, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, Jazzercise,…
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Nevada City Eats

Nevada City Eats opened their doors this morning at 6am.  If you're looking for a quick bite to eat in downtown Nevada City stop by the new restaurant, they're featuring breakfast burritos, biscuits and gravy, Peet's Coffee and fresh muffins…
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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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Nevada City Fall Colors

It is prime fall colors time in Nevada City and I can't stop marveling at the natural beauty throughout town.  I posted this blog post last week about one of my favorite trees on Nevada Street and now the tree around the corner at Willow Valley…
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Gold Country Wine Tasting

Did you know September is California Wine month?  So whether you're out visiting a winery on a weekend, stopping by one of the downtown wine tasting rooms or participating in the upcoming Nevada City Uncorked event there are plenty of opportunities…
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Sierra Farm to Table Dinner

Tonight was yet another one of those magical Nevada City experiences you just had to be there to experience.  Reinette Senum organized the first annual Nevada City Farm to Table Banquet to benefit the Nevada City Boardwalk and recruited help…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights are back, tonight was the first of three Wednesday celebrations.  The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce organizes an event for the whole family.  Wednesday July 17th, 24th and 31st this summer from 6-9:30pm come join…
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I heart NC Art Show

Tahiti Pehrson and Sarah Coleman have teamed up for a "I Heart N.C" show, a "Collaborative Painted illustrations of Nevada County staples and landmarks present and past" says Tahiti on his Facebook page.  The show will take place at Kitkitdizzi…
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Summer Nights

Nevada City Summer Nights have started, if you missed last night's celebration don't miss the next two, Wednesdays, July 18th and 25 from 6-9:30pm.  Plenty of great free live entertainment and music, with vendors and food and beverage stalls.…

Nevada City Photo Contest

Welcome to the Outside Inn's first Nevada City photo contest.  Please vote for your favorite photo.  Many thanks to all the fabulous folks who contributed, I love seeing the different perspectives on Nevada City.  Voting will end on Wednesday,…
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Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas in downtown Nevada City started tonight and will run the next two Sundays, December 11th and 18th (1:30-6pm) and the next two Wednesdays, December 14th and 21st (5:00-9:00pm).  Come join the festivities the streets are…
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Uncorked

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Vintners "Uncorked" their first joint wine tasting event in downtown Nevada City today.  An extensive selection of local wines were poured throughout historic downtown Nevada City and paired…
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Nevada City Summer Nights

Looking for something to do on Wednesday night?  Stop by the Nevada City Summer Nights street fair between 6pm and 9:30pm.  Live music, fresh food, wine and beer for sale, vendors and plenty of people watching. The kids can bounce on the…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning in Nevada City?  Stop by the Nevada City Farmers Market, open from 8:30am to 12:30 mid June through mid November.  Fresh veggies from Mountain Bounty Farm, Dinner Bell Farms, Riverhill…
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BookTown Books & Tomes

If you're in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area you've got a lot of options for buying books, both new and used.  We recently stopped by BookTown Books & Tomes in downtown Grass Valley and we unable to leave empty handed.  The large…