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Community Canvas

Community Canvas is a mobile art classroom, seeking interesting and inspiring locations throughout Nevada County to inspire budding artists.  Whether you're in Matteo's painting a Van Gough, learning how to repurpose art at Green Light or…
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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 County Fair

The Nevada County Fair opened today and continues through Sunday, August 11th.  Carnival rides for kids, exhibitions of art, photography, flowers and our favorite-- disgusting cakes, plus more.  We enjoyed our stroll down Treat Street,…
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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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Nevada City Soapbox Derby

The Nevada City Soapbox Derby returned to Nevada City today.  Thirty three different cars raced down the half mile course on Nimrod Street, some gaining as much as 40 mph, while others were competing for the art car category and not…
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Food Love Project Soup Night

If you have a child going to school in the Nevada City area,there's a chance you've heard of the Food Love Project.  If you haven't, here's your chance!  The Food Love Project is an educational farm that is a part of the Living Lands Agrarian…
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Wild for the Yuba

Wild for the Yuba at SYRCL’s spring fundraiser is coming to the Grass Valley Vet's Hall on April 20.   The wine and beer tasting event includes tastings from two dozen wineries and breweries, fine food, live music and mingle with your friends…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon

Congratulations to all the participants of the 18th annual Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon.  Over 400 women swam, biked and ran around Cascade Shores in Nevada City.  The event raised over $50,000 this year, with money…
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Willie Nelson

Did you make it to the Willie Nelson concert tonight at the Nevada County Fairgrounds?  A benefit for the Bear Yuba Land Trust and put on by The Center for the Arts it was an event not to be missed. Our community was blessed with great talent…
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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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Fixing the Future, Think Local First film screening

Think Local First has teamed up with the Nevada Theatre to bring Nevada City a screening of the film Fixing the Future  A nationwide screening is taking place this month and we're lucky enough to host the event on Sunday, July 22nd at 7:30pm.…
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Soroptimist Garden Tour 2012

This year's Soroptimist International Garden Tour was a amazing collection of special outdoor spaces through out Nevada County.  The gardens ranged from natural no watering flower beds to beautifully manicured lawns and bushes that have matured…
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Soroptimist Garden Tour plus giveaway

The Soroptimist Garden Tour will be taking place this coming weekend (May 19th and 20th) throughout Nevada County, for a map click here.  Take a tour of some amazing gardens either Saturday or Sunday between 10am and 4pm and help support the…
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Bike & Hike Event

The 2012 Bike & Hike Event took place today at Seven Hills School.  The fundraiser for the Nevada City Schools had something for everyone; road rides, hikes, obstacle courses, tricycle races, silent auction, taco lunch, plus more.  Lots…
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Friends of Nevada County Libraries Book Sale

Need a book? Check out the Friends of Nevada County Libraries Book Sale, held the first Saturday of every month from 9am- 3pm at the Doris Foley Historical Library.  Thousands of books available priced between 25 cents to $3.  You're bound…
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Living Lands Soup Night

Living Lands Agraian Network hosted a soup night tonight at the Stonehouse for a fundraiser for the Food Love Project.  A fabulous event for a rainy winter night, full of delicious soup and bread, local wine and good friends.  Special thanks…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon

Congratulations to all the participants of the 17th annual Celebration of Life Triathlon.  The winner of this year's event was Stephanie Adams, from Nevada City, with a total time of 1 hour and 15 minutes.  I am extremely proud of my mother,…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon Training

Every September for the past 15 years an ever growing number of ladies celebrate life by competing in a women's only sprint Celebration of Life triathlon at Scotts Flat Lake, raising money for the fight against breast cancer.  All proceeds…
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Nevada County Growers Market

The Nevada County Growers Market at the North Star House is held on Saturdays 8am-1pm (April 30th- October 29th).  Grab your basket or canvas grocery basket and stock up on fresh fruit, organic veggies or a bottle of Lucchesi or Montoliva…
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Soroptimist Garden Show

This past weekend was the 18th annual Garden Tour of Nevada County, presented by the Soroptimist International Society of the Sierra Foothills.  It is always a treat to be able to visit amazing private spaces throughout the county.  The…
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A Matter of Taste and A Night on the Town

Community support is important in a small town like Nevada City and the Outside Inn tries hard to support as many local organizations as we can.  Two great events are happening this weekend, “A Matter of Taste” a fundraiser for Arts…