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Hiking Trails

Spring has arrived, if only for a brief visit between storms, but with these unseasonably warm temperatures it's a perfect time to get outside and go for a hike.  For a great list of outdoor adventures check out the highlights on our website.…
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Valentine’s Day

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, I went a little overboard coming up with ideas,…
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Tibetan Monks, Sierra Friends of Tibet

The Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet Tour with the Buddhist Monks of the Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery have returned to St. Joseph's Cultural Center in Grass Valley for the 15th year.  The Tibetan Monks have been working on their…
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Nevada County Food Hub

Last year at this time Nevada County hosted Restaurant Week as part of the California Restaurant Month, so while the community hasn't organized another event this year, I thought it was a great time to remind folks to go out and sample…
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Wild & Scenic Arts Showcase

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival opens today, for a full list of upcoming film screenings, workshops, free music, coffee talks, kids programs, click here.  To get a visual of the fun in store for this weekend check out the Outside…

Center of Movement

It's the new year and how have you decided to kick of those fitness goals?  The Center of Movement Studio believes in functional body integration. They offer a range of fitness education activities to help you enjoy an active life, avoid…
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BriarPatch Co-Op

BriarPatch Co-op has welcomed in 2016 with some exciting news. Not only is it the co-op’s 40th anniversary, the Patch also had the opportunity to purchase the building and property it’s called home for the past eight and a half years…
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Sustainable Food & Farm Conference

Nevada County’s Sustainable Food and Farm Conference is coming to town January 8th-10th.   The event is organized by Sierra Harvest (who's mission is to "educate, inspire, and connect Nevada County families to fresh, local, seasonal…
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Cornish Christmas

Hello December!  Cornish Christmas in downtown Grass Valley continues tonight from 6-9pm, if you missed last week don't worry the outdoor street fair continues for the next couple weeks (December 4th, 11th and 18th).  The event includes…
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InnSide Nevada City Blog Giveaway

The Outside Inn's InnSide Nevada City blog is excited to share the end of the year giveaway.  All year-long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Four years ago a little end of year basket came…
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McBurney Christmas Tree Farm

Looking for a Christmas tree?  Check out McBurney Christmas Tree Farm off Highway 174 in Cedar Ridge.  Walk the farm and choose between Douglas Fir,  White Fir and Red Fir and once you've selected your perfect tree you can either cut…
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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! What a treat to see town dusted with snow yesterday!  While the snow didn't last long it was fun way to get into the holiday spirit.  Lots going on this time of the year, click here to check out my weekly events page.…
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The Studio Collective

Roots Reclaimed vintage rentals and The Studio Collective are hosting a Wedding Open House in Grass Valley.  Stop by their downtown Grass Valley space (603 Mill Street) on Sunday, November 15th between 10am-4pm. It is a great…
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ASiF Artists Studio Smallworks Show

The ASiF, Artists' Studio in the Foothills, Smallworks Art Showcase opened on Friday.  the exhibit includes over 55 local artists showcasing their paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, mixed-media art, jewelry, mosaics, glass and…
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Sierra Stages Falsettos

Sierra Stages bring you Falsettos, a musical about family drama, relationships and love.  Falsettos is the 1992 Tony Award-winning musical by William Finn and James Lapine, directed by Sandra Rockman, musical direction by Ken Getz and…
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Smith Vineyards

Smith Vineyard opens their rustic barn to wine lovers for the three Saturdays (10/10, 10/17 and 10/24) in October (noon-4pm).  If you've never had a chance to visit their vineyard, this is a great opportunity to chat with the wine makers,…
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Open Studios Tour

The 2015 Fall Colors Open Studios & Art Tours continues this Saturday & Sunday.  If you missed the opening weekend or didn't make it to see all 70+ artists in 46 different studios, there's still time this weekend.  You can check…
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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 out…
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KVMR Celtic Festival

The KVMR Celtic Festival is currently happening at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  The slogan for the event is "Come for the music, stay for the magic" and if you've never been, it's time to go experience the event first…
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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 Friday, September 11th starting at 4 pm at Humpty Dumpty restaurant on Main St in Grass Valley.  Tickets are $10 with service at 4, 5, and…
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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 16th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, gates open at 10am with activities…