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Fall Activities

There are so many great things to do in fall in Nevada City, here are a few suggestions to help motivate you to get outside and celebrate the season. Pick a pumpkin at either Bierwagen's  or McCourtney Road Pumpkin Patch. Check…

National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee day!  There are so many great places to enjoy a cup of coffee in Nevada City & Grass Valley, so I've put together a few caffeine infused reminders and some fun giveaways. Break Caffee Espresso Brew Bakers…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

The 20th annual KVMR Celtic Festival is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley this weekend (September 30th-October 2nd).  The slogan for the event is "Come for the music, stay for the magic" and if you've never…
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Gold Country Vintage Road

Are you a shabby chic, upcycle shopper?  Did you know there's a whole sisterhood of shops in Grass Valley & Auburn that have a great selection of either recycled, refurbished or fun collectables?  Are you looking for a unique…
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Fire Safe Council Spaghetti Feed

Are you fire safe?  Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is having a Spaghetti Feed fundraiser on Monday, September 12th starting at 4 pm at Humpty Dumpty restaurant on Main St in Grass Valley.  Tickets are $10 with service at 4, 5, and…

Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The Fair runs through Sunday, August 14th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, gates open at 10am with activities…
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Sierra Vintners Regional Wine Trail

The Sierra Vintners wine trail returns Saturday, July 16th. The regional wine tour will include: Avanguardia Wines, Bent Metal Winery, Coufos Cellars, Grant-Marie Winery, Gray Pine Winery, Pilot Peak Winery, Smith Vineyard and Szabo Vineyards.…
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Grass Valley Games

Have you been into the new game store in downtown Grass Valley?  Grass Valley Games opened this spring and offers a selection of board games, comic books, mini war games, role-playing games, collectible and living card games and more.  "We…
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Summer Kid Friendly Activities

Summer vacation is days away and Nevada City offers so many great activities for things to do for kids.  So regardless of what your family likes to do, here's a list of all sorts of ideas of things to do.  And scroll down to the bottom…
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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar's for next Saturday's, June 4th, Wild for the Yuba, a party to help the South Yuba River Citizens League. “Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s way to kick-off  the summer river season, and is a great way to support…
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Nevada County Growers Market

Nevada County Growers Market at the Julia Morgan North Star House started their 2016 season last month, Saturday mornings 8am-12:30pm.  Begin your weekend off with the opportunity to buy local farm-fresh vegetables, fruit, local meat, bread,…
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Fire Safe Council

Wildfire Awareness week in California is coming up and to help raise awareness the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County is hosting the Wildfire Community Preparedness Event  at Sierra College on Saturday, May 7th.  Stop…
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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 Nevada…
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Earth Day Events

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Stop by Sierra College Nevada County Campus today, Wednesday, April 20th today from 10am-3pm at the Bell…
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Nevada County STEAM Expo

The first annual Nevada County STEAM Expo took place today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The free family friendly event combined science, technology, engineering, art and math.  Kids of all ages had the opportunity to do hands on art…
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Nevada City Dirt Classic

Spring in Nevada City is a great time to get on your mountain bike and hit the trails.  The YBONC organized Nevada City Dirt Classic is coming up soon, three days of cross-country series for all ages and levels.  Mark your calendars for…
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Spring Fever

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…
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Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

TGIF, don't we all need a cup of coffee to get the day started?  I'm excited to say that the Outside Inn is a sponsor of the fun Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  If you're a creative person, go play along for your chance to win a bag of special…
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Foothills Celebration

The 15th annual Foothills Celebration, a joint production between Sierra Vintners & Grass Valley Downtown Association is coming to downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 5th from 1-4pm.  The event combines wine tasting and food…
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South Pine Cafe

Who's hungry?  There are a number of great choices in Nevada City for breakfast and lunch, but our family decided to go visit the South Pine Cafe in Grass Valley for a change of pace.  Both locations offer the same great menu, whether…
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President’s Day Weekend Activities

This weekend is full of great events and things to do in Nevada City.  The Mardi Gras festivities kick off on Saturday night at the Costume Ball at the Miners Foundry and continue Sunday afternoon with a parade (2pm) and Carnevale (2:30-5:30pm).…