Welcome Summer

Who's ready for summer vacation?  The kids are counting down the last weeks of school, people are outside exploring and enjoying the beautiful weather and it's time to organize a few summer adventures.  For those who are looking for…
Spring in Nevada City

May Happenings

Hello Spring.  Excited to continue to share things that are happening, places to explore and fun happenings in Nevada City. We've all got a little bit of spring fever, so here are some suggestions on ways to get out, explore, learn something…

Spring Activities

Hello Spring, with so many fun things happening around our community, here's a shout out to a few more fun activities.  The flowers are blooming, we've all excited about spring. Celebrate the Arts Join one of the local photos walks,…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day. Nevada City and Grass Valley activities and things to do.
Spring Flowers

Nevada City Spring Blooms

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…

Valentine’s Day Ideas

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.  From all your friends in Nevada City & Grass…

Nevada City Winter Activities

During the winter months are you looking for more ideas on things to do in Nevada City & Grass Valley?  While I think of Nevada City as a great year round destination (spring wildflowers, tulips, swimming in the South Yuba River, fall…
Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Hello December!  Things are looking festive in downtown Nevada City, but as we round out the year, we are excited about the return of one of Nevada City's favorite events.  Victorian Christmas helps bring out the holiday spirit for both…
Victorian Christmas
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Think Local

It's the time of the year where it's always great to focus on all the amazing ways to support our local community. So, here are 5 great ways to show your love for local businesses this season. Shop Local Several upcoming events give…

Halloween Fun

Are you ready for Halloween?  We're excited for the downtown festivities, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and The County are hosting a kid friendly activity from 3-5pm at the Rood Center and downtown. Halloween Spooktacular will have a…
Fall Colors

Nevada City Fall Walks

Fall is one of my favorite seasons in Nevada City, it seems everywhere you turn you can find a pop of color.  If you’ve never experienced the Gold Country fall color it's a great time to get outside.  If you are looking for some suggestions…

National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee Day! There are so many great places to enjoy a cup of coffee in Nevada County, so I've put together a few caffeine infused reminders. Brew Bakers Coffee & Tea House BriarPatch Cake Bakery Carolines…

Draft Horse Classic

The annual Draft Horse Classic has returned to the Nevada County Fairgrounds this week, September 15th-18th.  Known as one of the premier Draft Horse shows in the western United States, it's a great opportunity to see the gentle giant…

National Dog Day

Did you know today is National Dog Day?  Here are 10 dog friendly activities in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Visit the Dogs Run Free dog park in Condon Park in Grass Valley Volunteer to be a dog walker with Sammie's Friends Go…

Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is right around the corner with 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The fair runs from Wednesday, August 10th through Sunday, August 14th at…
South Yuba River

Nevada City Bucket List

We are in the heat of summer vacation in Nevada City and we thought we'd give you a round up of 10 ideas of things to do. Summer Bucket List Ideas: Grab an ice cream cone at Treats. Check out one of the summer events (Movies Under…
Nevada City Film Festival

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 26th-28th the Nevada City Film Festival makes art into a party, bringing emerging and top independent filmmakers…

Summer Days

July, July, July... it is the time of the year where everywhere I turn it seems like something fun is happening and people are out and about enjoying themselves.  To continue the fun... here are a few more ideas if you're looking for inspiration. We…
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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…
Downtown Nevada City Summer Nights

Hello Summer!

Who's ready for summer vacation?  The kids are counting down the last weeks of school, people are outside exploring and enjoying the beautiful weather and it's time to organize a few summer adventures.  For those who are looking for…
Farmers Market

Nevada City Farmers Market

The Nevada City Farmers Market in downtown Nevada City operates year round, but kicked off the the weekly summer season market last week.  If you're looking to stock up on all your favorite local foods, the market runs Saturdays from…