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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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Open Studios Tour

The 2015 Fall Colors Open Studios & Art Tours continues this Saturday & Sunday.  If you missed the opening weekend or didn't make it to see all 70+ artists in 46 different studios, there's still time this weekend.  You can check…
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California WorldFest

California WorldFest is coming to town July 16th-19th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The music festival includes 8 stages with musical acts from around the globe. This year The Center for the Arts produced event headliners…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

  The Nevada City Farmers Market kicks off their 2015 season this Saturday.  Located on Union Alley in downtown Nevada City, every Saturday morning till November 21st from 8:30am-1:00pm, the market is a great place to buy local organic…
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Summer Camps

The 4th annual Nevada City Summer Camp Fair is Saturday, May 2nd, 10am- 2pm at the Vet's Hall in downtown Nevada City.  If you're looking for more information on opportunities for kids this summer, this is a great event for you.  Nevada…
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Music scene

Are you interested in listening to live music?  Nevada City and Grass Valley have a lot of great options.  Just this weekend you've got the option of Achilles Wheel and the Dead Beats at the Miners Foundry and local Grammy nominated Secret…
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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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Ages and Ages, London Jax, Discover Series, The Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts Discover Series brought three great bands to the intimate Grass Valley stage last night, Ages and Ages, Horse Thief and local band London Jax.  It was a great show and so exciting to see the community and local fans…

Open Studios & Art Tour of Western Nevada County

The Center for the Arts Fall Colors Open Studios Tour is a great way to get to know local artists in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Seventy Two artists open up their creative spaces and invite you to stop by and see where they work, their…
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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn rocking The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley.  There are so many reasons I love our community, but last night's show was example #1798745 for why our community is so amazing.  We had world-class…
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The Real at Off Center Stage

This Friday, April 4th, four local artists are coming together for a party about Art, Nutrition and Life and inviting you to be a part of the event.  The event is called "The Real" is part of the Off Center Stage Discovery Series showcasing…
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Melissa Arnot, The Center for the Arts

 The Center for the Arts brought Melissa Arnot to town last night and a packed house came to hear her speak.  Melissa is the world record holder for the most Mount Everest summits by a woman.  Many thanks Melissa for sharing your down to…
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Things to Do and Winter Specials

Time to plan your winter escape to Nevada City, so I've put together a few itineraries to help you with your trip planning, and make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the limited time offer Outside Inn winter special promotion. Couples…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the top environmental film festivals in our country and Nevada City and Grass Valley certainly pulled out the welcome mats for the event.  Organized by SYRCL, this year marked the 12th annual event,…
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Why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year!  I love our community and have put together a list of a few of the reasons why I love Nevada City. Community: I love the small town vibe of our community, whether it's people helping others in need, small town businesses…
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October Nevada County Arts

Hello October, fall is one of my favorite months in Nevada City because everywhere you turn there is a visual reminder of the amazing beauty in our community.  In addition to great fall colors (click here, here and here for past blog posts…
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Dr John Concert

Dr John and the Nite Trippers with special guest Allen Toussaint put on an amazing show at the North Star House.  The benefit concert for the Bear Yuba Land Trust was put on with The Center for the Arts and feautred opening acts by the Earles…
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Sara Watkins at The Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley has a full roster of past, current and upcoming shows.  Tonight they brought in singer, songwriter and fiddle play Sara Watkins to perform.  The audience was treated to an opening act by Kris…
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Friday Favorites

TGIF, there's so much happening in our community every week that I thought it'd be fun to start a new trend, every Friday update the Outside Inn's Pinterest board with 10 (or more) fun shout outs to local happenings.   Below is a screen shot…
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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…

More Fall Color

Nevada City is still bursting with fall colors, everywhere you turn another tree is a vibrant red, orange or yellow.  Since I love taking photos I've been having fun capturing the autumn color with Instagram, (follow me at @outsideinn).  But…