Nevada City Farmers Market
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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. …
Nevada City Fall Colors
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Nevada City Fall Walks

Nevada City Fall walks, Folk Trails Hiking Club fall colors and historic cemeteries tour, plus photo walk with Erin Thiem and Kial James of Nevada City Scenics.
Carolines Coffee
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National Coffee Day

Nevada City and Grass Valley coffee shops, celebration National Coffee Day.

Hello September

Hello September!  The Outside Inn crew wants to take a deep breath and marvel at another amazing summer season.  We get so many repeat guests who come year after year.  Many visitors swim in the river, others attend local events, celebrate…
Nevada City Winery


Interested in sampling local wines or tasting a selection of local food?  Downtown Nevada City welcomes Uncorked, Saturday, August 24th from 1-4pm. Uncorked, Saturday, August 24th 1-4pm, downtown Nevada City Wine tasting, food…
Nevada City Film Festival
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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 23rd-30th, the Nevada City Film Festival makes art into a party, bringing emerging and top independent filmmakers…
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Children’s Festival

The Children's Festival returns to Nevada City's Pioneer Park this month, mark your calendars for Friday, July 19th.  The one day Renaissance Fair has 2 sessions (9am-noon and 5-8pm).  The admission price of $3 includes arts &…

4th of July Activities

Who’s ready for 4th of July?  For those who are looking for some local activities here are a few of our suggestions to celebrate Independence Day.  If you're looking for a family friendly option check out the Music in the Mountains SummerFest…
Nevada City First Friday Art Walk
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First Friday Art Walk

The Nevada City First Friday Art Walk 2019 season kicked off in downtown on Friday evening with art receptions, outdoor vendors, music and more.  With 28 different locations both inside merchants and galleries, plus street…
Camping at Inn Town Campground

Summer Kid Fun

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…
Hiking Trail Sign

Celebration of Trails and more

With the warmer days, Nevada County Celebration of Trails Weekend is a great way to motivate to get outside and enjoy local trails.  Bear Yuba Land Trust kicks off the celebration with Ales for Trails Fundraiser, 5-8pm at Nevada City Ol Republic…
Two Little Birds Boutique
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Two Little Birds Boutique

Two Little Birds Boutique, 234 Commercial Street, Nevada City, eco-friendly store for babies, toddlers and moms.
Tent camping at Inn Town Campground

Inn Town Campground Photo Walk

Do you like to take photos?  Come join me for the next free photo walk, this time we're going to go visit the Inn Town Campground.  The photo walks are a collaboration between myself and Kial James, from Nevada City Scenics, and create…
Malakoff Diggins, Nevada City Scenics Photo

Malakoff Diggins

Have you been to Malakoff Diggins State Park?   I often tell people that taking a hike on the loop trail is like visiting the moon as you have the opportunity to see California's largest hydraulic mine and the lasting effects of the environment.…
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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,…
CATS, Community Asian Theatre
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M Butterfly

CATS, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra opens their 25th anniversary season with a production of M. Butterfly.  The play is written by Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang and directed by Jeffrey Mason and Susan Mason, will be at the historic Nevada Theatre in downtown Nevada City through May 4th.
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Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Crystal Hermitage Gardens with 17,000 tulips is the perfect outdoor adventure in the month of April.

Lower Yuba Fishing

Want to go fishing?  "We live in a beautiful area with fishing options usually year round.  We're surrounded by rivers and lakes that hold many different species that we enjoy targeting on the fly rod.  Whether it's trout and steelhead…

Vintage Clothing Shops

If you're looking for something unique, Nevada City & Grass Valley have a great selection of vintage clothing shops for the bargain shopper who wants a one of kind item.   The vintage scene in Nevada County is alive and well with each…

President’s Day Weekend Activities

With Valentine's Day this week there's a lot happening in our small town.  Check out last week's Valentine's Day post for a round up of ideas (and the names of the winners).  But President's Weekend also offers a number of great activities…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival makes a big impact on Nevada City, but also helps increase awareness of so many important issues, organizations and environmental causes.  The mission of the SYRCL annual film festival is…