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Treats Wild Flavors Ice Cream

Treats of Nevada City is getting into the spirit of things for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival by introducing a special "Wild Flavors" series of ice cream.  Using local native plants they will have bay leaf, douglas fir and yerba santa…
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Izzi Tooinsky

Izzi Tooinsky is going to be out entertaining the crowds for Victorian Christmas.  He has a brand new idea for Victorian Christmas called Izzi’s Playshop. Sign your young ones (ages 6-13) up at Treats for a 15 minute exploration of Skill…
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Day of the Dead First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City First Friday Art Walk Dia de los Muertos celebration coordinated by Neva Co Artisan Boutique owner Cynthia Levesque.  There was live music in various shops and on the Nevada City Boardwalk, Mowen Solinsky special artist receptions,…
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The Center for the Arts

Are you a Center for the Arts member?  This month is their membership drive and as a proud business sponsor I helped put together a fabulous "I Heart NC" giveaway basket.  Renew, upgrade, refer-a-friend or join for the first time and you'll…
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Nevada City Friday Night Scene

Vintage Clothing Street Fair, Treats ice cream social and a Community Canvas art class, Nevada City never stops!  Great to see Halfpence and Haypenny out playing some music.  Kids loved the sidewalk chalk and bubbles in front of Treats.  And…
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August First Friday Art Walk

Did you make it the First Friday Art Walk?  Businesses welcomed local artists, musicans performed on the Nevada City Boardwalk, York Street  and a varietyand town buzzed with excitement and energy.  The event debuted in June, celebrated…
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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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First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City's First Friday Art Walk kicked off with a bang last night, despite the heat.  The event, organized by Cynthia Levesque, of  Neva Co Artisan Boutique, involved numerous downtown Nevada City merchants staying open late on Friday…
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Treatsicles

Our friends at Treats are introducing a new product....Treatsicles.  While we love their ice cream, gelato and fresh baked cookies, with the warmer months up ahead, sometimes a refreshing ice cold bar made of local seasonal fruits and veggies,…
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Valentine’s Day Ideas, plus giveaway

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we've got some great local ideas and a fabulous giveaway for one lucky individual.  Karin, at The Magickal Florist has offered up one dozen red roses, the Valentine's Day Classic Bouquet, to one…
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Sierra Commons, Lunch and Learn on blogging

Thinking about diving into the blogging world?  Want a few ideas or suggestions?   I'd love to invite you to a talk I'm giving next week at Sierra Commons as part of their Lunch and Learn Series.  The topic is "Growing Your Business Through…
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Living Wild

Alicia Funk and Karin Kaufman's book Living Wild, has recently been released with an expanded selection of native plants.  The eco-friendly book showcases gardening, cooking and medicinial uses for native plants throughout the Sierra Nevadas…
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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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National Coffee Day giveaway

Happy National Coffee Day!  How are you going to get your coffee fix today?  I've got a few goodies to give away, post your favorite coffee goodie and I've got a $5 gift certificate to The Curly Wolf Espresso House, a 10% off coupon to Treats…
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Fixing the Future, Think Local First film screening

Think Local First has teamed up with the Nevada Theatre to bring Nevada City a screening of the film Fixing the Future  A nationwide screening is taking place this month and we're lucky enough to host the event on Sunday, July 22nd at 7:30pm.…
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Smoothies at Treats

It's hot in Nevada City and if you can't make it the South Yuba River for a dip why not cool down with a smoothie from Treats.  Thirsty Thursday, 50 cents off all drinks.  My recommendation would either be Katie's Special or the Mango Smoothie. ©…
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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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Treats

The weather is warming up in Nevada City and it's a perfect time to visit our friends at Treats.  As you can see below their ice cream doesn't last long!  Peggy & Bob Wright describe their ice cream as "Homemade artisans ice cream,…
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John Olmsted Memorial Birthday Celebration

A birthday celebration in memory of conservation pioneer John Olmsted will be held March 2nd 6-10:30pm at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center in Grass Valley. Organized by the Mendocino-Tahoe Conservancy which is continuing John’s mission of…
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Best of Nevada County Coffee Shops

Need a cup of coffee?  There are a number of great options in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Here's a list of some of the coffee shops we've profiled over the course of the year. Java John's Karma Coffee Summer Thyme's Sierra Mountain…
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Uncorked

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Vintners "Uncorked" their first joint wine tasting event in downtown Nevada City today.  An extensive selection of local wines were poured throughout historic downtown Nevada City and paired…