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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 from Nevada City Truffle Shop, chocolate covered strawberries from Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe, ice cream from Treats, a bar of Cello Chocolate, a cupcake from Emily’s Catering Pop Up Bakery, a s’mores kit from the Inn Town Campground or something sweet from Lazy Dog Chocolateria.

If you’re looking for flowers stop by the Nevada City Florists EarthSong Flowers, located next door to Fudenjuce.

There are some great local shopping options in Nevada City from My Favorite Things, Neva CoKitkitdizzi, J.J. Jackson’s, Gray Goose, Abstrakt, Judi’s or Nevada City Crystal & Glass.   Downtown Grass Valley offers gift options in Mint, Cult of Gemini and Yuba Blue.  Or perhaps you want to get creative and make your sweetheart something special at The Artist Workshop or Junk in the Trunk.

If you’re thinking about eating out there are lots of great options in downtown Nevada City, grab a bite to eat and then maybe have a drink at The Golden Era and listen to Chris Crocket perform.

Although I do love the gift that keeps on giving; whether it’s a local wine club membership, a CSA to a farm, the Ol Republic Growler Club.  Or maybe you want to give someone an experiential gift; a guided fishing lesson, an art class, a ticket to a local concert, Chef’s Dinner at Tess’ Kitchen.  Maybe this Valentine’s Day you want to book a trip for a future adventure (like a room at the Inn or a campsite at the Inn Town Campground).

And now the giveaways, why not share the love and have 5 different prizes?  Post a comment for your to chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Earth Song Flowers, a $20 gift certificate to Cult of Gemini, a $10 gift certificate to Yuba Blue, a $10 gift certificate to Treats or a bag of Valentine’s Day coffee from Carolines Coffee.  Winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 14th.  *Edited to say the winners are….   EarthSong Flowers: Deanna Wagner, Cult of Gemini: Amanda Gray,  Yuba Blue: Kelly Santos, Carolines Coffee: Donna Cobb and Treats: Jenn.

© 2017 InnSide Nevada City, © photos by Erin Thiem

59 replies
  1. Holly Graham
    Holly Graham says:

    This blog is so helpful! I’ve been wanting chocolate covered strawberries, but didn’t know where to get them. I’m going to be making a trip to town now that I know where to go!

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  2. Alice Blandy
    Alice Blandy says:

    Thank you Erin, for your beautiful photos, info and arranging free ‘Give A Ways’ for lucky winners. You are special to our community.

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  3. Denise Bryant
    Denise Bryant says:

    We are so fortunate to have so many wonderful choices in our beautiful area! I hope to stop by and check out Emily’s Catering Pop Up Bakery for a special treat!
    Thanks for sharing the awesome photos and for a chance to win a fabulous prize!

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  4. Sydney Moon
    Sydney Moon says:

    We are going out to New Moon Cafe for our Valentine’s Day date… but our secret is to go out a day or two after to avoid the crowds.

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  5. Elizabeth Soderstrom
    Elizabeth Soderstrom says:

    Now I am going for flowers at Earthsong, truffles at DeGroot and a present from Yuba Blue – thanks for the suggestions!

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  6. Nicole
    Nicole says:

    We just went here for the first time on Saturday. We came home with 2 pounds of coffee and can’t wait to start drinking it!!! We live in Placerville but have family in Nevada city.

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  7. Kathy Frey
    Kathy Frey says:

    I’ll be working during the day helping sweeties find the perfect give to show their love…. then it’s off to Sergios for a special dinner. Excited to share the love in all the ways.

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  8. Erin Melugin Davis
    Erin Melugin Davis says:

    I love our town! It’s gift certificates to Treats and Nevada City chocolates for all my sweethearts this year. Thanks, Erin! ❤

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  9. Emma R.
    Emma R. says:

    I work at emily’s and have been there everyday for the pop up! It is soo much fun and everyone loves all of our goodies and always walks in so happy to be there! Happy valentines day nevada county! We love you!

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  10. Anna Schwyter
    Anna Schwyter says:

    Thanks for the tips around town, and as an AmeriCorps volunteer it’s hard to make these fabulous and tasty treats work in my budget. This year, some other SNAP volunteers are getting together for a wine and movie Galentines night 🙂 Local chocolate and wine included!

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  11. Stephanie Andrews
    Stephanie Andrews says:

    We live up the street from the Outside Inn. We love going to look at the fish in the little waterfall/pond in your parking lot.

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