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Experience the Days of Yore at Victorian Christmas

Over 100 Performers and 1,000 String Lights on Hand as the Victorian Christmas Tradition Now Spans    Three Generations of Families with Children. Over 100 performers and 1,000 string lights will once again bring “the romance of Christmas past” to the Sierra foothills as Nevada City celebrates Victorian Christmas – an event that, now in […]

Ski Nevada County

The winter storms have begun, and all Nevada County ski resorts are open for business!  It’s perfect timing to come to Nevada County for a quick (or extended) ski getaway, especially since The Wall Street Journal recently named Truckee as one of the four Coolest Under the Radar Ski Towns in the US! Whether you […]

4th Annual Tahoe Film Fest

The 4th annual Tahoe Film Fest, scheduled to take place December 6-9, has announced its lineup of films, including special presentations, award season contenders, environmental and adventure films as well as award winning documentaries. Films will be screened in Incline Village, Northstar Village Cinemas and Truckee Community Arts Center. Some of the highlights of this […]

Escape the smoke in Nevada County

Wow, it’s smoky out there.  With the horrible air quality in the Bay Area and Sacramento, you might want an escape to bluer skies and cleaner air. Nevada County is only a short drive away, and ready to welcome you with open arms and breathable air.  We have lots of lodging from hotels to quaint […]

Six Great Reasons to Spend Thanksgiving Weekend in Nevada County

Thanksgiving is next week, and if you’re still trying to decide where to go to celebrate your gratitude, consider making a short trek to Nevada County.  If you have family or friends here, that’s great, but even if you don’t, the locals are so friendly and welcoming that you’ll feel like family wherever you go. […]

Penn Valley Holiday Events

Penn Valley is off the beaten path, but they know how to do the holidays right!  Just a short drive from Grass Valley and Nevada City, Penn Valley has a rich agricultural heritage that remains a way of life in the rural area to this day.  Come celebrate the holidays Penn Valley style with these […]

34th Annual Country Christmas Faire

The 34th annual Country Christmas Faire is returning to the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 23, 24 and 25. Four large exhibit buildings will be filled with handcrafted items and gifts, giving shoppers a chance to start their holiday shopping and purchase quality handmade holiday items, ornaments, jewelry, wooden crafts, soaps […]

Cornish Christmas kicks off on November 23

Started in 1967 as a way to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of the town’s most popular events.  The iconic event takes place every Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. from November 23-December 21.  Mill and West Main Streets are closed to motorized traffic and filled with the sights […]