contributed by Erin Thiem, of Outside Inn
Mardi Gras is coming to Nevada City, are you ready? Activities for the whole family, the celebrations start on Saturday, February 9th with the Masquerade Ball at the Miners Foundry. Come check out the Holcomb Brothers, doors open at 8pm, advanced tickets $12 and available at the Nevada City Chamber.
The colorful downtown parade starts at 2pm, come cheer on your favorite local organization, musical group or merchant. After the parade between 3-6pm head over to the Miners Foundry for the Carnevale. Special Cajun food and drinks available, plus entertainment for the kids. Tickets are $5 at the door and children are free.
So grab your beads, it’s time to celebrate Mardi Gras Nevada City style!
Erin Thiem is the owner of Outside Inn, a small hotel in a quiet neighborhood in downtown Nevada City. Erin is a passionate supporter of everything Nevada City. She publishes articles on many local sites in town, including her own blog Innside Nevada City.