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Foothills Celebration

The streets of downtown Grass Valley were packed with wine and food enthusasiasts today for the Foothills Celebration.  The event organized by the Grass Valley Downtown Association and the Sierra Vintners brought together 50 wineries and…
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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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Backcountry Film Festival

Local non-profit Snowlands Network, is bringing the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival to the Nevada Theatre on Tuesday, March 6 from 6-9pm.  Proceeds raised stay in local communities to support local human-powered recreation…
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Mardi Gras Parade

There's a lot of color in town this weekend for the annual Mardi Gras celebration.  The parade took over downtown Broad Street this afternoon, with floats, puppets, bubbles and lots of beads.  For additional photos please click here to view…

Wedding Expo

Athena Kalindi Photography  Nevada City is a fabulous location to get married, if you or someone you know is planning on having a wedding in the area, check out the "A Wedding Affair" Expo this Sunday at the Miner's Foundry.  The event is…
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Lucinda Williams at The Center for the Arts

Lucinda Williams rocked The Center for the Arts stage last night.  The show, "An Intimate Evening with Lucinda Williams" sold out a month in advance and did not disappoint the packed house.  Lucinda marveled at the amazing stage and told…
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival Part 2

The 10th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival has ended, but the inspiration for change will live on in the hearts of many.  Click here to read our first blog post on the event.  For a few snap shots click on the photos below (Nevada City…
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The 10th annual SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film Festival has taken over Nevada City.  Where activisim gets inspired is a becoming tag line for the festival, as everywhere you turn this weekend someone is passionate about some cause.  110…
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Wild and Scenic Art Exhibition

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival and the Nevada County Arts will be transforming Nevada City and Grass Valley into art galleries this weekend.  Sixty two different artists, including a number of local artists, will be showcasing their works…
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Flo, the SYRCL salmon visits the Outside Inn

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is only a week away, so Flo, the friendly SYRCL Salmon mascot came to check out the Outside Inn.  Click below for some fabulous fun photos from her visit.  She liked the River Room, the Outside Inn creek…
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Best of Nevada City

Happy New Year's Eve from all of us at the Outside Inn.  The Innside Nevada City blog has grown and evolved over the last 12 months and I'm excited to continue to share our love for the community in the year to come.  I've done a recap on…
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Miners Foundry Winter Bazaar

Today is the last Sunday afternoon of Victorian Christmas Nevada City, so if you're in town come on by to check out the street fair.  While in town stop by the Miners Foundry event, "Nevada City Winter Bazaar."  The foundry is packed with…
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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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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from the Outside Inn.  Are you ready for the trick or treaters that flock to downtown Nevada City?  We are ready and excited.  Stop by and check out our haunted pathway, which starts at our office and runs along our creek…
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Run Through the Colors

The annual Run Through the Colors event took place in Nevada City today, celebrating its 20th year.  The picturesque loop through downtown Nevada City takes runners and walkers through some of the beautiful fall colors.  The event is a fundraiser…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

  The 15th annual KVMR Celtic Festival is taking place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds this weekend.  Stop by for some fabulous live music, on one of four stages, bands to check out include Molly's Revenge, Emily Smith, Wake the Dead,…
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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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Nevada City Constitution Day Parade

The 45th annual Constitution Day Parade proudly marched through downtown Nevada City today.  The parade, with over 100 entries, ranged from patriotic, musical, entertaining, dead presidents and small town community spirit.  Below are some…
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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 Fair

The annual Nevada County Fair is an event for the whole family, livestock, rides, Demolition Derby, Treat Street, live music and much much more.  The favorites from our visit included the disgusting cake contents, the ferris wheel and the…
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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…