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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,…
Nevada City 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…
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Nevada County Fair

The Nevada County Fair is here with 5 days full of rides, exhibits, demonstrations, arts & crafts, animals, music and so much more.  The fair runs from Wednesday, August 9th through Sunday, August 13th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds,…
4th of July
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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…
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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…
Nevada City Victorian Christmas
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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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…

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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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…
Victorian Christmas
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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…
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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 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…
4th of July camping
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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…
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Summer Events

With Memorial Day right around the corner, it's time to revisit a few of our favorite local summer events.  While the COVID modifications are still changing, here are a couple of events you can put on your calendar and have something to…
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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 2020 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 annual film festival is a…