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Event Calendar

Wednesday December 4th / 11th / 18th

Holiday Cookie Decorating

Family ACtivity at teh National's North Pole!

Join The Snow Queen for a Holiday Cookie Decorating in The National’s “North Pole” (The Grand Lounge)

Sunday sessions beginning at 11am and 2pm

$12 (6 Cookies)

Mondays at Noon

Holiday Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a Holiday Afternoon Tea for 2 in our Grand Lounge!

Each ticket is for 2 guests maximum.

$60 Per Guest

Wednesday December 7th

Last Christmas

A Holiday Dance Party

Join us for a night of seasonal hits featuring DJ Lamorte!

Don’t miss this chance to dance the night away with your favorite Holiday anthems!

9-11pm – FREE!

Saturday December 10th

Drag Brunch!

Brunch. Mimosas. Drag. FUN. Join us for a decadent and dazzling drag show and dining experience at the Lola Restaurant!

TWO fabulously fun drag shows with top-notch queens from all over the state of California. Brunch food and beverage available for purchase from the Lola Restaurant.

$25 ticket also includes a $5 cash-back tip, so you can make it rain on our queens! Food and beverage not included in the ticket price, but available for purchase on-site. Seating is limited so snatch your ticket while they last!


Cloaca [Nevada City]
Natalie Ray [San Francisco]
Hellen Heels [Sacramento]
Evora Baden [Los Angeles]
And more…

11am & 1pm Seatings.

Tickets: $25

Wednesday September 28th - 8pm

Noor: Equinox

at The National Exchange Hotel

Join us for an evening of belly dance, exotic performance art, and world-fusion music.

Space is limited and may sell out quickly. Limited tickets at the door are available and subject to change without notice. There is no regular dinner service in/during this event in the bar. Special menu only. Participants are encouraged to reserve dinner before 8pm in Lola.

$15 Per Person

Recurring Events

Every Friday

Tommy Coster

7-10pm At the National Bar

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

Every 3rd Wednesday

Drag Queen Bingo!

9-11pm 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 drag queens, 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.

$25 Per Person

Every Thursday

Celtic Sessions

5-8 pm At the National Bar

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

Saturday December 31st

New Year's Eve

At the National Exchange

Featuring resident DJ Lamorte! More details 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.”