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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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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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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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Gold Country Wine Tasting

Did you know September is California Wine month?  So whether you're out visiting a winery on a weekend, stopping by one of the downtown wine tasting rooms or participating in the upcoming Nevada City Uncorked event there are plenty of opportunities…
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July's First Friday Art Walk

Did you make it the First Friday Art Walk last night in downtown Nevada City?  Thanks Cynthia, of Neva Co Artisan Boutique, for throwing such a great party for my birthday!  Downtown was full of people celebrating the arts, enjoying live…
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Nevada City Foreign Car Show

The Nevada City Foreign Car Show took over Broad Street today, with over 80 vintage cars and motorcycles on display.  Pictured above on the top left is a Model T Fire Truck replica from a New Zealand 1913 Ford Fire Truck.  While the heat…
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Wild for the Yuba

Wild for the Yuba at SYRCL’s spring fundraiser is coming to the Grass Valley Vet's Hall on April 20.   The wine and beer tasting event includes tastings from two dozen wineries and breweries, fine food, live music and mingle with your friends…
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The SYRCL Wild and Scenic Film Festival is probably one of my favorite events in Nevada City.  Our small town is transformed into hub of activity, with amazing films, music, art and workshops.  The energy around town is contagious, people…
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Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Are you a last minute shopper?  Here are a few suggestions on some gift ideas for someone in Nevada City, or someone who'd like to visit the area.  If you can't make it to the last Victorian Christmas today, here are a few suggestions, or…
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Ultimate Nevada City Giveaway

The ultimate Nevada City giveaway... I've decided that I've had so much fun on the blog this year, that why not end the year by going big.  We live in the an amazing community and I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing a slice of our world, so…
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Nevada City Winery

Nevada City Winery hosted their Bottle Your Own Wine party this afternoon and most of Nevada City braved the wet weather to partake in the festivities.  The barrel room was full of people sampling the Syrah and the Zinfandel and then learning…
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Szabo Vineyards Tasting Room

Szabo Vineyards tasting room in downtown Nevada City offers ambiance, high quality wines and winemaker who is extremely passionate about his wines.  Sample one of Alex Szabo's 100% estate grown varieties either with a tastings, a glass or…
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Uncorked

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and Sierra Vintners put together over 45 local wineries and breweries and restaurants through out downtown Nevada City today for the 2nd annual Uncorked.  Great wines, amazing foods, local musicians and more,…
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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

Interested in learning more about Nevada County wines?  The Sierra Vintners Wine Trail is a two day event, June 2nd and 3rd that really allows visitors to get to know the wine in the region. Fifteen different wineries throughout the area welcome…
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Eat Well, Live Free

Today I have two special guests on the InnSide Nevada City blog, Jillena and Marcos Hernandez.  They live in Sacramento and have a blog called Eat Well, Live Free.  I met them earlier this year and when they called to say they wanted to celebrate…
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John Burnett Photography Winner

I'm super excited to announce our winner of the web design and photo shoot contest is Sheila Cameron.  She has won a prize package by John Burnett.  When I asked Sheila her thoughts on winning she replied with the following, "Thank you so…
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Indian Springs Winery Tasting Room

Indian Springs Vineyards Tasting Room in downtown Nevada City is a welcoming place to stop in, sample some wine or perhaps sit in the front window and have a glass.  Our friends at Indian Springs have offered us a special "Friends of Outside…
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Clavey Wines Tasting Room

Clavey Wines Tasting Room on Commercial Street is too inviting not to stop in and say hello.  Check out Margie Miller's art on the wall and catch up with Josh and Summer on what's happening out at the vineyard.  You probably wont walk out…
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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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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and I thought it'd be fun to check out some of the goodies you can buy locally in Nevada City.  If you're looking for chocolate try the Nevada City Truffle Shop (which sells the amazing DeGroots chocolate)…
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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…