Spring at the Outside Inn
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Nevada City Spring Activities

I love spring, while I say that about every season (so many things to do in the summer, fall and winter in our community), one of the things I love about this time of year are the flowers everywhere you turn.  So if you’re a flower happy…
Mardi Gras
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Mardi Gras

Nevada City’s annual Mardi Gras celebration is coming back to town.  Mark your calendar for  Sunday, February 27.  The event, hosted by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, features a colorful, festive parade & street faire…
Nevada City Chocolate
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Valentine’s Day Ideas

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…
Skiing
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Winter Activities

Here at the Outside Inn, we're happy to welcome 2022.  While we enjoyed the great snowstorm at the end of 2021, it was a challenge for so many members of our community.  But, now we're back to highs in the mid 60's and wondering what happened…
Victorian Christmas
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Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Hello December!  Things are looking festive at the Outside Inn, but as we round out the year, we are excited about the return of one of Nevada City's favorite events.  Victorian Christmas helps bring out the holiday spirit for…
Farmers Market
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Think Local Holiday Events

With the community-wide impact of COVID-19 on our communities, we’re focused on highlighting how great all of our local businesses are here in Nevada County.  So, here are 5 great ways to support local businesses this season. Shop Local Several…
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Nevada City Fall Activities

Is it really October?   I've always said fall is one of my favorite seasons, and I'm excited to share the season with guests at the Outside Inn.  Here are 15 ideas to help motivate you to get outside and celebrate the season. …
Nevada City
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Hello September

Hello September!  The Outside Inn crew wants to take a deep breath and marvel at another amazing summer season.  Despite the challenges of COVID, forest fires and the continual changing of plans, we're proud of being able to show up and…
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Nevada City Film Festival

Nevada City, CA, is home to the “Sundance of the Sierra” also known to locals as the Nevada City Film Festival! From August 27th-September 2nd, the Nevada City Film Festival makes art into a party, bringing emerging and top independent…
Snowy Nevada City
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Nevada City Summer Bucket List

We are in the heat of summer vacation in Nevada City and we thought we'd give you a round up of 10 ideas of things to do. Summer Bucket List Ideas: Grab an ice cream cone at Treats. Check out one of the summer events (Movies Under…
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…
grass valley
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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…
Nevada City Farmers Market

Nevada City Farmers Market

The Nevada City Farmers Market in downtown Nevada City operates year round, but kicked off the the weekly summer season market today.  If you're looking to stock up on all your favorite local foods, the market runs Saturdays from…
Flowers
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Earth Day

Over the last few years I've posted a number of round ups of Earth Day events, as our community has really gone above and beyond to celebrate Mother Nature.  Here are 10 ideas: Take a walk outside (we've got a few ideas over here on…
Ike's Cherry Tree
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Eating Out

Nevada County re-entered the red tier, allowing restaurants to re-open limited indoor capacity.  So, who's hungry and where should you go to support local restaurants?  I checked in with a few to see what was happening downtown Nevada…
Poppies
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Spring Activities

I love spring, while I say that about every season (so many things to do in the summer, fall and winter in our community), one of the things I love about this time of year are the flowers everywhere you turn.  So if you’re a flower…
pizza
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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!
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Things to do in Winter

Here at the Outside Inn, we're excited that Nevada County has moved back into the Purple Tier so we can welcome recreational visitors again.  While the motel will continue to adhere to all of the modifications and COVID-19 requirements,…
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2020….

Oh 2020!  Let's put this year behind us and know that we have all survived! I wish I could give you my round-up of all of my favorite things from this last year, and decade since taking over as owners of the Outside Inn...instead, I will…
Snowy Nevada City

Holidays 2020

The holidays may look and feel different this year, but now more than ever it's worth taking the time to get into the festive spirit. Each of us know in our heart that the frenzy of shopping malls and endless holiday parties is not what…
Snowy Nevada City

Shop Local this Holiday Season

With global impacts of COVID-19 have had on our communities, we're focused on highlighting how great all of our local businesses are here in Nevada County.  So, here are 4 great ways to support local businesses this season. Shop Local This…