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Event Calendar

Wednesday, November 29th

iona swift

from 9pm

All Original and Acoustic Folk-adelic Soul!

Original songwriting all can enjoy. See you here!

Saturday, January 20th

Drag brunch At lola

11am Seating & 1pm seating

Not to be missed, Drag Brunch at the Nash hits all the right notes.

Limited seating in Lola Dining for two shows (11am and 1pm). Tickets: $25.

Wednesday, February 14th

Valentine's Day Dinner at Lola

Seatings from 5pm to 9:30pm

Embark on a love-infused culinary journey at Lola this Valentine’s Day!

A sumptuous multi-course dinner tailor-made for married pairs, enamored hearts, close confidants, and anyone desiring an opulent rendezvous in the lap of culinary romance.

$100 per person. 

Wednesday, February 14th

Tintype Portraits

Seatings from 11AM to 4pm

Take advantage of this historic and rare photography style!

Reserve your time to create an authentic tintype photo. Book today for your long exposure, wet plate, collodion portraits. 

$120 per tintype. 

Sunday, March 31st

Easter Brunch

9am - 2pm

Join us for a fanciful and delicious Easter Sunday brunch!

Details coming soon. Stop back and reserve your spot. 

Thursday, September 28th

Courtyard celtic session

5pm - 9pm

Come for the music, stay for the magic!

Interactive celebration of Celtic music featuring locals and traveling musicians at the National’s courtyard. A percentage of proceeds go to support KVMR and Celtic players. 

Sundays, October 15th & 29th

Haunted by history tours


Featuring Anthony Jones 

Join history expert Anthony Jones on a candlelight tour highlighting the 170-year storied past of The National Exchange Hotel. Delight in tales of past inhabitants rumored to still haunt these fabled halls. Tours are free but require a reservation. Scroll events to choose your date. 

Sunday, October 15th

Vampire disco

Doors open at 8:30pm

Featuring Anthony Jones with special guest Tommy Coster!

Horror trivia, 80s dancing with DJ Wytchborn, and live music! All ticket and album sales go to Sammie’s Friends Animal Shelter. Show starts at 9pm. Tickets $10.

Wednesdays in December

Holiday Victorian tea

December 6th, 13th & 20th at 2pm

Celebrate the season with our 3rd annual Victorian Tea!

Delight the senses with handmade delicacies and an array of hot tea as you luxuriate in our stunning Empire Room.

*Scroll to find your date in the RESY events section below.

Sunday, December 31st

New Year's Eve dinner

4:00PM to 10:00pm

5-Course Prix Fixe Dinner

There’s no place like The National Exchange Hotel for New Year’s Eve. Dine and dance where generations of revelers have rung in the upcoming year. Grammy-Award-winning musician Tommy Coster will be on hand for the perfect groove. 


$100 Per Person. Last seating at 10:00 pm.

Optional wine pairing available for $50 per guest.

Wednesday June 28th

noor at the nash

From 9pm

Exotic Dance + World Fusion Music!

Join us at 9pm to experience the divine, the unique, the sublime; NOOR!

Recurring Events

Every Monday

Music Mondays

6-8PM At the National Bar

Where Local Music Happens! Join us in the Nash Bar for a rotating roster of local musicians every Monday.

Celtic Sessions at The National Exchange Hotel Bar

Every Thursday

Celtic Sessions

5-8 pm At the National Bar

Sing and play along to Celtic favorites with local and traveling musicians!

Every Friday

Tommy Coster

7-9 pm At the National Bar

Join us every Friday for an eclectic musical mix from the Grammy Award winning musician. 


Drag Queen Bingo at the National Exchange Hotel

Every 3rd Wednesday

Drag Queen BIngo!

At the National Bar

Come join Nevada City’s premiere bingo night at the Historic National Exchange Hotel.

Hosted by the most famous drag queens, south-east of the Yuba River. 3 rounds, 3 illustrious prizes. Reserve your ticket today for your chance to win big!

Space is limited and may sell out quickly. Limited tickets at the door are available and subject to change without notice. Participants are encouraged to reserve dinner before 8pm in Lola for full dinner menu.


Coming Soon






Wild West Wednesdays get Wicked!

During the month of October, the mid-week happenings in the National Bar get a little wicked!

“Leather and Lace”

October 5

A Stevie Nicks dance party!

Drag Queen Bingo

October 19

Drag Queens Tye and Cloaca embrace their dark side at Drag Queen Bingo

A Phantom of the Opera Dining Experience

October 26

The evening begins with a 4-course dinner with a screening of the 1920’s Phantom of the
Opera with live musical accompaniment upstairs in the beautiful Empire Room. Dinner
followed by a Phantom themed dance party in The National Bar.

“During the day, I don’t believe in ghosts. At night, I’m a little more open-minded.”