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Pinewood Derby

One of the fun things about living in a small town is something like the annual Nevada City Cub Scout Pack 23 Pinewood Derby.  This year's event included almost 60 cars, some racing for speed, others in the art category.  I loved seeing the…
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Classic Cars at the Outside Inn

Earlier this fall we had a fun classic car group stay at the Outside Inn for a few nights, always fun to see our 1940's motor court motel surrounded by vintage cars.  This beautiful Chevy Bel Air seemed right at home at the motel.  Does…

Grass Valley Car Show

Downtown Grass Valley hosted their 29th annual car show today, showcasing over 350 classic cars.  All cars dated from 1972 or before and ranged from hot rods, classics, one-of-a kind and rat rods.  Organized by the Grass Valley Downtown Association the…

Mud and Pearls Car Class

Mud and Pearls, Samantha Hinrichs' DIY, hands on learning community, has an upcoming class called "Start Your Engines."  The 2 part class will be taught by Karl Salmonson and offers both women and men an opportunity to get the basics about…
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Nevada City Foreign Car Show

The Nevada City Foreign Car Show took over Broad Street today, with over 80 vintage cars and motorcycles on display.  Pictured above on the top left is a Model T Fire Truck replica from a New Zealand 1913 Ford Fire Truck.  While the heat…

Vintage cars at the Outside Inn

Blast from the past in our restored motel check out the classic cars at the Outside Inn, 1937 Ford Club Cabrilet, 1958 Corvette, 1932 Ford Hiboy Roadster and a 1955 Buick.