During the Christmas season, the buildings in Nevada City are highlighted with small Christmas lights which create a magic for the Holiday season. Store windows are decorated in the Victorian mode and natural green swags adorn the gas lights, just as was done years ago.
Historic downtown Nevada City features a variety of charming specialty shops for your holiday gift shopping. These shops offer quality clothing, hats, jewelry, home furnishings and home decor. Exceptional craftsmanship is showcased throughout the town. Fine and functional arts are available in many stores. There are great outlets for both young and old including antiques, toys, candy, wines and fine gift items.
Nevada City is a center for quality restaurants, coffee shops and bookstores. Experience a relaxing day shopping in Nevada City, a town that is known as the “Queen City of the Northern Mines”. Most retail stores are open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Grass Valley/Nevada City Christmas cards by LeeAnn Brook and Loana Beeson are available in the Chamber office. Local cards add a personal touch to your special holiday message.
Gift items representing the local area also in the Chamber office include Nevada City sweatshirts, t-shirts, coffee mugs, latte cups, magnets, local history books, and geodes and tea lights depicting gold miners. And for those in the holiday spirit there are shot glasses and cordials in various shapes and colors with a “Nevada City” signature.
Other items available for the Victorian Christmas collection are two sided pewter ornaments depicting Victorian carolers underneath a gaslight and a gold panner. The ornaments are engraved “Nevada City”. These quality ornaments sell for $10 each and will make a great present for anyone who wants a remembrance of Nevada City’s old fashioned Christmas celebration.
The Chamber office is located at 132 Main St., in Nevada City and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. The telephone number is 265-2692.