Charming Chills: A Very Nevada City Halloween

The historic town loves to put out the ghosts and pumpkins.

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Nevada City's front yards get a little frightful -- and fun -- for Halloween.
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Nevada City's front yards get a little frightful -- and fun -- for Halloween.
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Erin Thiem
Even businesses like the Broad Street Inn get into the haunting act.
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Surprises are tucked around many a corner...
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...in the northern Gold Country town, including at the Outside Inn.
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The fall colors match the merriment of the spooky decorations.
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The Outside Inn is known for its kid-okay, ghosty-ghoulish walk.
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Gravestones and skeletons are often seen around the walkable burg.
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There won't be a Halloween parade in 2015, but count on many people to be out and about, looking at yards and houses.
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And the Miners Foundry always throws a music-filled, for-the-grown-ups bash.
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Nevada City's numerous trees frequently come into play around Halloween (they're great places for ghosts).
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A whole driveway takes on a dastardly form.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Glamping Gone Bad" cannot be good.
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A figure bids visitors a warm if weird welcome.
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Halloween is a multi-day happening in the atmospheric city, with people heading out ahead of Oct. 31 to see the creative 'n creepy details in their neighbors' yards.
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Nevada City brings the chills 'n thrills via numerous front yard displays during Halloween. Brave enough to visit the charming town?
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