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Music in the Mountains

Music in the Mountains set the stage for an amazing Memorial Day weekend full of classical music.  The theme of the three day musical events was "Songs of Peace and Remembrance."  Guest artists included Musical Art Quintet, MIM orchestra…
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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn rocking The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley.  There are so many reasons I love our community, but last night's show was example #1798745 for why our community is so amazing.  We had world-class…
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First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City First Friday Art Walk has returned for its second summer.  If you missed last night's event don't worry, mark your calendars for June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd.  The kick off event included an…
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HAPA, Miners Foundry

Nevada City always has something fun going on, last night the Miners Foundry brought the Hawaiian band HAPA to the stage.  The Outside Inn was honored to host the musicians, who have traveled around the globe sharing their heavenly tunes.  Described…
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Sierra Stages presents Company

Sierra Stages kicks of their 2014 season with a production of Stephen Sondheim's Tony award-winning production of "Company."  The musical comedy debuts on Thursday, February 27th at the Nevada Theatre and continues through March 23rd.  Go…
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Things to Do and Winter Specials

Time to plan your winter escape to Nevada City, so I've put together a few itineraries to help you with your trip planning, and make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the limited time offer Outside Inn winter special promotion. Couples…
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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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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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The Center for the Arts

Are you a Center for the Arts member?  This month is their membership drive and as a proud business sponsor I helped put together a fabulous "I Heart NC" giveaway basket.  Renew, upgrade, refer-a-friend or join for the first time and you'll…
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Gold Country Wine Harvest

Gold Country Wine Tasting offers visitors and locals a lot of options, but at this time of the year it's an extra special treat to go out to some of the vineyards and help celebrate their recent grape harvest.  Today Smith Vineyard opened…
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Nevada City Live

Paul Emery Presents Nevada City Live this month, with live music and performances at the Nevada Theatre all month long.  Tonight's performance is the Mark Growden Quartet and is bound to be an amazing show.  For a full list of the upcoming…
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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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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 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…
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Nevada City Events

Nevada City pulled out all the stops this weekend, and I don't know about you, but I'm tired!  How a small town of our size can manage to host the First Friday Art Walk, Nevada City Film Festival, Nevada City Farmers Market, Art OnSite debut,…
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First Friday Art Walk

Another amazing First Friday Art Walk in downtown Nevada City (June, July and August were also a lot of fun).  Thanks Cynthia, from Neva Co, for organizing a great way to showcase our little town, our shops and our artists.  I'll let the photos…
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Nevada City Film Festival

The Nevada City Film Festival is coming to town, September 5th-8th.  Hopefully you're ready for 4 days of international independent films, 2 nights of live comedy, 3 director spotlights, and more.  To see the full list of events click here and to…
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Synthetic Unlimited at the Stonehouse

Synthetic Unlimited presents The Servant of Two Bosses at the Stonehouse, with Beaucoup Chapeaux kicking things off in the bar before the performance.   Written and directed by Grace Fae this fast paced production is bound to make to you laugh.…
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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,…