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Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 3:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Funky Fun: Nevada City Film Festival

Funky Fun: Nevada City Film Festival

Indie flicks and a cool setting make for a great after-Labor Day party. Read »

Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Soapbox Racers of Nevada City

The Soapbox Racers of Nevada City

An offbeat town's zippiest summer event will soon roll. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 10:41 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Backcountry Gems of Nevada County

The Backcountry Gems of Nevada County

The Bridgeport Covered Bridge and wild trails lend the area history and beauty. Read »

Friday, Jun 1, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

A kidly tradition gets the outlandish grown-up treatment in Gold Country. Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 5:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sacramento Food Tours

Sacramento Food Tours

Brush up on local favorites and regional foodstuffs with Local Roots Food Tours. Read »

Monday, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Nevada City Film Festival

Nevada City Film Festival

One of our favorite spots goes all cinematic. And stuff. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Soap Boxes, Bikes, and Vintage Buildings

Soap Boxes, Bikes, and Vintage Buildings

Nevada City is on the move over Father's Day Weekend. Read »

Thursday, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mardi Gras in Nevada City

Mardi Gras in Nevada City

It's a mountainy, merry time in the heart of the village. Plus: bead throwing! Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.