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

Celebrating the Arts and more

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 been blessed with some rain and we're all excited about spring. Celebrate the Arts …
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Spring Happenings

Hello Spring.  Welcome to the InnSide Nevada City's blog new home.  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…
Spring at the Outside Inn
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Nevada City Spring Activities

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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Mardi Gras

Nevada City’s annual Mardi Gras celebration is coming back to town.  Mark your calendar for  Sunday, February 27.  The event, hosted by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, features a colorful, festive parade & street faire…
Nevada City Chocolate
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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…
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Winter Activities

Welcome 2022.  While we enjoyed the great snowstorm at the end of 2021, it was a challenge for so many members of our community.  But, now we're back to highs in the mid 60's and wondering what happened to old man winter?  So, we've put…
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Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Hello December!  Things are looking festive at the Outside Inn, 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…
Farmers Market
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Think Local Holiday Events

With the community-wide impact of COVID-19 on our communities, we’re focused on highlighting how great all of our local businesses are here in Nevada County.  So, here are 5 great ways to support local businesses this season. Shop Local Several…
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Nevada City Fall Activities

Is it really October?   I've always said fall is one of my favorite seasons, and I'm excited to share the season with guests at the Outside Inn.  Here are 15 ideas to help motivate you to get outside and celebrate the season. …
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Hello September

Hello September!  The Outside Inn crew wants to take a deep breath and marvel at another amazing summer season.  Despite the challenges of COVID, forest fires and the continual changing of plans, we're proud of being able to show up and…
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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 27th-September 2nd, the Nevada City Film Festival makes art into a party, bringing emerging and top independent…
Nevada County Fair
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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 11th through Sunday, August 15th…