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Pinewood Derby

Nevada City Cub Scout Pack 23 came together last night to race their Pinewood Derby cars.  For those of you unfamiliar with this event, each Cub Scout is given a wooden block and encouraged to created a gravity powered car.  Creativity is…
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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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Reel Rock Tour

The Reel Rock Tour is coming to town tonight, Friday, December 20th at the Miners Foundry.  A fundraiser for CRAGS, the Northern California non profit organization dedicated to helping climbers and protecting local climbing areas.  So whether…
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Victorian Christmas

Nevada City's Victorian Christmas holiday street fair kicked off the 2013 season.  The downtown event continues the following two Wednesdays, December 11th and 18th (5-9 pm) and Sunday December 15th and 22nd (1:30-6 pm).  Come wander the streets…
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Izzi Tooinsky

Izzi Tooinsky is going to be out entertaining the crowds for Victorian Christmas.  He has a brand new idea for Victorian Christmas called Izzi’s Playshop. Sign your young ones (ages 6-13) up at Treats for a 15 minute exploration of Skill…
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Thanksgiving Cycling Events

Eat too much turkey?  Maybe it's time to get outside and enjoy some fresh air!  This weekend there are a number of great outdoor themed events, if you missed the Turkey Trot there's still time to join the Bear Yuba Land Trust Turkey Trek. …
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Day of the Dead First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City First Friday Art Walk Dia de los Muertos celebration coordinated by Neva Co Artisan Boutique owner Cynthia Levesque.  There was live music in various shops and on the Nevada City Boardwalk, Mowen Solinsky special artist receptions,…
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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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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from the Outside Inn, to say this is one of our favorite holidays is a bit of an understatement.  Stop by this evening and check out our haunted pathway, if you dare!  It's a busy night in town, check out the Halloween Parade,…
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Bridgeport Fall Festival

Contributed by Lenka Vodicka, local photographer and Nevada City blogger Thank you so much for inviting me to share on the Outside Inn Blog! Nevada County has so many wonderful events! One of our favorites happened this past weekend at the…
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First Friday Art Walk

First Firday Art Walk is a monthly downtown Nevada City event that celebrates the arts and downtown shops.  Organized by Cynthia Levesque, owner of Neva Co Artisan Boutique, this month's event was a Circus Theme.  So in addition to artist…
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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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Celtic Festival

The KVMR Celtic Festival has transformed the Nevada County Fairgrounds and if you've never been, it might be time to experience a bit of the magic.  The event includes live music, a marketplace, food, activities, living history and lots of…
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Nevada City Rotary Event

Nevada City Rotary Adventures and Wine event took place tonight at the Miners Foundry.  This year's event focus was youth with funds raised going towards education, scholarships and leadership activities.  Live and silent auctions, plus a…
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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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Draft Horse Classic

The Draft Horse Classic is under way at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, with events, music, Harvest Fair, Bounty of the County and more.  If you missed the first two nights, click here for additional shows.  And remember you can visit the…
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Air Aligned/AXIS Dance Performance

AXIS Dance Company and AirAligned Aerial Dance Group came together last night for an amazing performance at the Miners Foundry.    The power of dance was so evident, with Tresa Honaker performing and the AXIS Dance Group breaking down all…
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Celebration of Life Triathlon

Barbara Schmidt Millar Celebration of Life Triathlon is one of those events that makes me proud to call Nevada City home.  The 19th annual women's only triathlon took place this morning in Cascade Shores. The event is a fundraiser for the Women's…
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Uncorked

Uncorked, local wine, beer and food tasting event in downtown Nevada City, organized by the Nevada City Chamber and the Sierra Vintners.  Tasting spots were set up around town from locations ranging from Emma Nevada House to the Stonehouse…
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Nevada City Friday Night Scene

Vintage Clothing Street Fair, Treats ice cream social and a Community Canvas art class, Nevada City never stops!  Great to see Halfpence and Haypenny out playing some music.  Kids loved the sidewalk chalk and bubbles in front of Treats.  And…