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Back Porch Market

Need a picnic for a Nevada City hike or swim at the South Yuba River, then definitely stop by the Back Porch Market in Grass Valley to stock up on a great selection of gourmet foods.  The sandwich special of the day, either vegetarian or…
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Nevada County Fair

The annual Nevada County Fair is an event for the whole family, livestock, rides, Demolition Derby, Treat Street, live music and much much more.  The favorites from our visit included the disgusting cake contents, the ferris wheel and the…
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Nevada County Growers Market

The Nevada County Growers Market at the North Star House is held on Saturdays 8am-1pm (April 30th- October 29th).  Grab your basket or canvas grocery basket and stock up on fresh fruit, organic veggies or a bottle of Lucchesi or Montoliva…
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Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters and Tomes

Looking for a nice place to read your Sunday paper, drink your coffee and perhaps stock up on some summer reading books?  Check out Sierra Mountain Coffee Roasters and Tomes.  The two businesses share a space in perfect harmony, used books…
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Cycling South County Loop

Inspired by the Amgen Tour of California starting in Nevada City, Wanda Shiotsuka and Evans Phelps set off on one of the local bikers favorite rides commonly known as the South County Loop. Starting at the Outside Inn it is a beautiful 60…
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BookTown Books & Tomes

If you're in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area you've got a lot of options for buying books, both new and used.  We recently stopped by BookTown Books & Tomes in downtown Grass Valley and we unable to leave empty handed.  The large…
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The Grass Valley Wine Company

The Grass Valley Wine Company is a collection of 3 local wineries, Pilot Peak, Bent Metal and Solune Winegrowers.  Their brand new tasting room in downtown Grass Valley just opened and it’s worth a visit. The tasting room is open Thursday…

Prosperity Lanes

When the rain never stops and the kids are going nuts, take them to Prosperity Lanes bowling in downtown Grass Valley.  The helpful gentlemen behind the counter gave us shoes, light weight bowling balls, and helped us set up our lane for…
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Diego’s

Diego’s restaurant in Grass Valley isn’t some place you would stumble upon on accident, but it’s worth the small detour to discover this unique Latin flavored restaurant near downtown.  We went for some desserts and enjoyed a decadent…