Nevada County Fair

Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is right around the corner with 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The fair runs from Wednesday, August 11th through Sunday, August 15th…
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4th of July Activities

Who’s ready for 4th of July?  For those who are looking for some local activities here are a few of our suggestions to celebrate Independence Day.  If you're looking for a family friendly option check out the Music in the Mountains SummerFest…
Deer Creek Tribute Trail
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Celebrations of Trails

With the warmer days, Nevada County Celebration of Trails is a great way to motivate to get outside and enjoy local trails.  Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off the celebration at Robinson Plaza on Friday evening from 4-8pm.  The 7th annual…
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Summer Events

With Memorial Day right around the corner, it's time to revisit a few of our favorite local summer events.  While the COVID modifications are still changing, here are a couple of events you can put on your calendar and have something to…
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Nevada City Love

Nevada City Valentine's Day ideas, Outside Inn February special, plus ideas for chocolate, flowers, wine tasting, drinks, eating out and more!
Wine Tasting
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Foothills Celebration

The 19th annual Foothills Celebration, a joint production between Sierra Vintners & Grass Valley Downtown Association is coming to downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 7th from 1-4pm.  The event combines wine tasting and…
Valentine's Day pillow
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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.  From all your friends in Nevada City & Grass…
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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

The Sierra Vintners Fall Regional wine trail is coming up, next Saturday & Sunday, October 12th & 13th. The regional wine tour will include 12 local wineries.  Each winery will have music, food pairings and plenty of wines…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

The 23nd annual KVMR Celtic Festival is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley next weekend (September 27th-29th).  The slogan for the event is “Come for the music, stay for the magic” and if you’ve never been,…
Nevada County Fair

Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is right around the corner with 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The fair runs from Wednesday, August 7th through Sunday, August 11th…
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Outdoor Street Fairs

Nevada City Summer Nights continues the next two Wednesdays (July 24th & 31st) from 6-9:30 throughout downtown. The 28th annual event includes live music, vendors, street food, entertainment and more.  You can also check out Troupe…
Nevada City Farmers Market
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Local Farmers Markets

Are you familiar with the bounty of farmers market options in Nevada City & Grass Valley? The Nevada City Farmers Market in downtown Nevada City operates year round, but has recently started the weekly summer season market.  If…
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Summer Camp Fair

Do you have the kids' summer activities all planned?  There are lots of great summer camps, activities and workshops for children in the community, if you need any additional information or want to meet the camp counselors,…
The Book Seller, Grass Valley book shop
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The Book Seller

The Book Seller in downtown Grass Valley has been selling books for over 40 years! The independently owned bookshop has been in business since 1977 and specializes in books on the history, nature, outdoor activities & touring information…

Clock Tower Records

Who's going to National Record Store Day?  This Saturday, April 13th, Clock Tower Records is joining the national movement to honor the culture of independently owned record stores.  The event brings together vinyl lovers, record enthusiasts, fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores across the world.

Empire Mine Historic State Park

The Empire Mine Historic State Park is a great place to visit for all ages.  The park is open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm* and located 5 minutes from downtown Grass Valley.  Step back in time and see an important park of California's…

Watershed at the Owl

The Watershed at the Owl opened late last year, after a lengthy renovation of the historic restaurant and bar in downtown Grass Valley.  The Farm to Fork movement meets restaurant dinning experience.  Using as much local food as…

Buddhist Monks

The Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet Tour with the Buddhist Monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery are returning to Grass Valley at a new location, Banner Community Guild Hall (formerly known as Banner Grange, 12629 McCourtney Road,…
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Holiday Concerts

The holidays are a great time to get out and support the arts with numerous concerts, plays and performances.  Whether you want to enjoy caroling outside, a rock concert or classical music from around the globe, Nevada City &…

Grass Valley Holiday Market

Downtown Grass Valley's annual Holiday Market is coming up this weekend, Saturday, November 10th.  The event, designed to showcase local businesses is a great opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping and get…

Grass Valley Brewing Co and Roost GV

Have you been to Grass Valley Brewing Co?  Open 7 days a week with 12 craft beers on tap brewed on site, the 7,000 square foot brewery in downtown Grass Valley (141 E. Main Street, near the post office) is the first Grass Valley brewery…