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Wine and dine ... and wine some more! Sample as many wines as you like during the Wine Festival at Sandpoint fundraising extravaganza, starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Bonner County Fairgrounds. This Festival at Sandpoint event features unlimited tastings of 150-plus premier wines, a catered gourmet dinner by Dish, silent and live auctions, musical entertainment by Brown Salmon Truck, plus the announcement of this year's poster artist. For more information and to buy tickets, visit the Festival website or call 208-265-4554.

Here's what's happening in April!

26 Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day. In honor of National Poetry Month in April, members of the Friends of the East Bonner County Library District will be out and about in the community distributing poems from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many local businesses will join in by handing out poems to their customers. Read, smile, enjoy, and share some wonderful poetry! 208-627-9785

26 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun. 

26 Artisans for Hope Story Quilts Exhibit Reception. Pend Oreille Arts Council hosts a reception for the exhibit of the Idaho Commission on the Arts' Artisans for Hope Story Quilts, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Columbia Bank Community Plaza. For more information, visit ArtinSandpoint.org or e-mail [email protected].

26 Trivia Takeover Live. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Trivia Takeover Live at 5:30 p.m.! Teams are encouraged but not required! Wine and beer specials, prizes as well! Held every last Thursday of the month. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

26 Thursday Night Solo Series. Come out for MickDuff's Beer Hall's Thursday Night Solo Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring longtime local musician Justin Lantrip. Join us for a great night of tunes from one of Sandpoint's favorite talents. Free and open to the public ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

27 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Bare Grass.

27 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from with Britchy 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come enjoy some Americana music with this Missoula duo, featuring fine pickin' and timeless songwriting. Come grab a glass of the winery's Friday night wine special. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

27 Wine Festival at Sandpoint. The Festival at Sandpoint's fundraising gala. See Hot Picks, above.

27 Ponderay Live Music. Enjoy live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Farmhouse Restaurant on Highway 95 in Ponderay.

27 Wine Bar Live Music. Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar, 334 N. First Ave., hosts live music with the wonderful vocals and guitars of Marty Perron and Doug Bond. 208-597-6530

27 Wonder. Team Autism 24/7 hosts the movie Wonder at 6:30 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. For more information, visit the Sandpoint Movies Page.

27 Beer Hall Live Music. Made up of all locals, The Beat Diggers share cool tunes, ear candy harmonies, and epic rock and roll from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. This band of innovators includes lead guitarist and vocalist Benny Baker, drummer Ali Maverick Thomas, Christine Kester, Mike (Big Dog) Poulin, Rob Smith, and whoever may stoke the stage to instigate true musical treats. Plus, Edelwagen food truck will be onsite. Free and open to the public ages 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

27-May 3 Final Portrait. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film about Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti. See showtimes and more information on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

27 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Harold's IGA from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. The Sandpoint favorite multi-instrumental trio plays folk rock originals and off-the-beaten-track covers from artists like Ween, Talking Heads and Violent Femmes.  Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

28 World-Record Attempt for Cancer Prevention. Sandpoint volunteer firefighter Gwen LeTutour teams up with charities in an attempt to set a world record starting at 8 a.m., as he runs 100 miles in full firefighter gear in an effort to raise awareness about cancer prevention. LeTutour and Katie Adams are the founders of Plant-Positive, a nonprofit that educates and empower others to improve their health and the health of the planet. Teaming up with Selkirk Fire, the American Institute for Cancer Research, and the Firefighter Cancer Support Network, this charity's event takes place from the Sandpoint Fire Station, 1123 Lake St., to the Dover Fire Station and back (15 loops) -- and the public is welcome to join, runners, walkers, cyclists and even children on scooters. For more information, visit Plant-Positive.org.

28 Spring for Sandpoint. Shop downtown to support local nonprofit organizations during the Spring for Sandpoint event. Participating merchants team up with nonprofits for a day to support our vibrant community. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy special sales, product demonstrations, food and beverage samplings, and kids' activities. A portion of the shopping proceeds from the day will be donated to participating nonprofits! Plus, enter to win gift certificates and prizes. Join your friends and neighbors to shop local, save local and give local. More information on the Sandpoint Shopping District's Facebook page.

28 Missoula Children's Theatre's "Aladdin." Missoula Children's Theatre brings their famous red truck to Sandpoint once again to host a weeklong workshop with local children, followed by performances of "Aladdin" at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the Panida stage as part of Pend Oreille Arts Council's Performance Series. ArtinSandpoint.org.

28 Greasy Fingers Birthday Party. As a way of saying thanks, and to help ring in the biking season, swing by the Greasy Fingers bike shop between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. for some barbecue, music, refreshments, raffles, discounts and some good ol' times! GreasyFingersBikes.com. 208-255-4496

28 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Kinderhaven and Bonner General Health sponsor their third free community movie, the classic 1971 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' film starring Gene Wilder. The film screens at 3:30 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Rated G, so bring the entire family!

28-May 6 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club holds its 47th annual spring fishing contest on Lake Pend Oreille, featuring $20,000-plus in cash and prizes. The LPOIC Pin Auction is April 27 at the Elks Golf Course, starting at 6:30 p.m. LPOIC.org.

28 ArtWorks' Share the Love Reception. Support a budding young artist by participating in Artworks' third annual "Share the Love" silent auction and reception. Bidding on member artists' original work is now open, and culminates with a reception at ArtWorks from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 28. All proceeds will be awarded as the "Emerging Artist Scholarship" to a graduating senior planning on a post secondary program in the arts. Come join the fun for a great cause!

28 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Brown Salmon Truck.

28 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Kevin Dorin. Also, as a part of the Spring for Sandpoint downtown shopping benefit, the winery will be donating a portion of the day's sales to Panhandle Animal Shelter. POWine.com.

28 Wine Bar Live Music. Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar, 334 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Oak Street Connection. Sandpoint's newest duo plays an eclectic mix of lounge, jazz, folk, and contemporary. 208-597-6530

28 Beer Hall Live Music. Bridges Home is a local family band of Tami, Dave and Paul Gunter - a trio of lead vocalists and multi-instrumentalists, performing transformed Americana, Celtic, Roots - and many originals. Check them out at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Bridges Home lays shimmering harmonies over a changing line-up of instruments and a unique take on three-part foot percussion to drive the music forward. Free and open to the public, ages 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

28 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with the Marshal McLean Band from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. This Northwest Americana indie rock band was born out of the Northwest, and carries with it the unique sound that is becoming distinct to this part of the country. The band, based out of Spokane, has brought forth a fresh idea: that one can merge elements of thoughtful songwriting in folk, the driving force of rock, and the melodic accessibility of Americana and carve out a new genre, a kind of NW Americana rock. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 Live Music at the 219. It's a rare Sunday night of amazing live music at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., as Jimmy Smith and Pat McKay bring their Power Duo to the Niner from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. This is a two-man band that's as full as a four-piece. Ex-Gourds songwriter Jimmy Smith and bluesman Pat McKay entertain with drum stomping, guitar banging and vocalizing old Gourd, Hard Pans, Slo-Red faves and whatever's on the Smitty madness menu for the night. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older. Non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in May!

1 Bonner Mall Seniors Day. Bonner Mall in Ponderay hosts the monthly Seniors Day from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to come walk the Mall, plus there will be a featured speaker or entertainment, free refreshments, games and a drawing. Bring a friend and join the fun -- ten years and counting for this great local event! 208-263-4272 * Held on the first Tuesday of the month.

1 Waldorf Concert. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a Waldorf Concert at 6 p.m. featuring the school's student performances. Free admission. SandpointWaldorf.org.

1 Move to Amend. The Panida's Little Theater on First Avenue hosts a lecture sponsored by Sandpoint Indivisible, Bonner County Democrats and 350Sandpoint called Move to Amend. "We, the people of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling and other related cases, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights." Learn more at MoveToAmend.org. Suggested donation of $5 to $10 at the door.

1 Trivia Night. MickDuff's, 312 N. First Ave., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday from 7 p.m. 'til 9 p.m. (Grab a seat early, they go fast!). MickDuffs.com.

1 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., Sandpoint, hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show!  Free and open to the public.  Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

2 KNPS Annual Fundraiser. Join Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society at Baxters on Cedar and The Back Door for their annual fundraiser. Baxters will be donating a percentage of the day's proceeds from both venues to KNPS - Baxters on Cedar is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and The Back Door is open from 3 p.m. to midnight. Plus, there will be raffles and more. This is the nonprofit organization's main fundraiser of the year, so come on out and show your support. More info: NativePlantSociety.org.

2 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring fantastic wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician, Bruce Bishop, who will entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

2 Magic Wednesday. Jalapenos Restaurant hosts Magic Wednesday with resident magician and all-around "fun guy" Star Alexander, every Wednesday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy close-up magic shows right at your table, with intrigue and amazing edu-tainment for all ages!

2 Hootenanny. If you have an instrument to play, a song to sing, a poem to read, or want to hear live music, join Fiddlin' Red and Desiree for a Hootenanny open mic from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at City Beach Organics, 117 N. First Ave. Find City Beach Organics on Facebook for more information. 208-265-9919 * Held on the first Wednesday of every month.

4 Firkin Friday. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts Firkin Friday starting at 5 p.m. Brewers brew a new beer, tap the Firkin at 5 p.m., and the brewers hang out and talk about the beer! Pints are $3 until the Firkin runs out. LaughingDogBrewing.com. *Held on the first Friday of every month.

4 First Fridays with Devon Wade. That's right, Devon is back in the Beer Hall from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the First Friday of April. Devon is an independent country music artist out of Sandpoint with a strong love for what country music has always been, songs about real life. Also, joining the crowd is the Edelwagen Food Truck with their handcrafted sausages! Free and open to the public ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

4 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music by acclaimed Northwest guitarist Truck Mills and his four-piece band from 9 p.m. to midnight. Mills is a master musician who plays a wide variety of music ranging from blues with a jazz gospel flair to rock 'n' roll. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

5-6 Silverwood Opening Weekend. To celebrate Silverwood's opening in 1988, admission to the theme park is $19.88 per person, per day, when purchasing a ticket at Silverwood's front gate or online at SilverwoodThemePark.com.

5 Farmers Market Opening Day. The Sandpoint Farmers Market opens for the season at Farmin Park, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Sandpoint. Shop for locally grown produce, shop artisan wares, and enjoy live music at the pavilion. Kick off spring with Sandpoint's Waldorf school; starting at 9:30 a.m. there will be fun for the entire family including a Maypole Celebration, spring-inspired music, and flower crown making for the kids! SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

5 Museum's Free First Saturday. The Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts Free First Saturday. Everyone is invited to enjoy the museum free of charge! BonnerCountyHistory.org.

5 Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser. Leadership Sandpoint holds a Cinco de Mayo fundraising event from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity at City Beach. Proceeds benefit Kaniksu Land Trust's Pine Street Woods and Angels Over Sandpoint. Lots of fun to be had with live music, an auction, raffles, a taco bar, games and drinks! Open to the public!

5 Reader Appreciation Concert. Di Luna's Cafe hosts an appreciation concert for The Reader, with Browne Salmon Truck performing with Drew Browne on bass, Samantha Carston on vocals, and Truck Mills on guitar. Tickets are $10 with the doors opening at 6 p.m. for dinner before the show. Call 208-263-0846 for tickets and reservations.

5 FutureBirds. Come take a trip into the future with FutureBirds, performing at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. FutureBirds are an indie rock band from Athens, Ga. Known for their high energy shows and country rock infused sound, FutureBirds' music incorporates reverb-soaked four-part harmonies supported by pedal steel guitar, rhythmic percussion, banjo, mandolin, and acoustic and electric guitars with heavy feedback, and has been described as 'psychedelic country.' Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, and $15 at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com.

5 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with the Zach Cooper Band from 9 p.m. to midnight. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Niner with Coeur d'Alene drumming legend Zach Cooper, who has built a superstar band around himself for an experience that won't be forgotten! This five-piece progressive blues and rock band will leave you wanting more. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, May 13 --

8-10 Unplug, Be Outside, Be Active. Step away from the electronics, and join Sandpoint Parks & Recreation and many local clubs and organizations to get unplugged! Visit the Parks and Rec calendar for details. Free and fun for the entire family!

8 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

9 Bike to School Day. Lake Pend Oreille School District Safe Routes to School invites local families to join students nationwide for Bike to School Day. Bike to School Day events raise awareness of the need to create safer routes for biking and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, biking safety, traffic congestion, and environmental concerns. Sponsored locally by LPOSD #84 Safe Routes to School. 208-263-2184 ext. 1124

9 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with John Firshi. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

9 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring fantastic wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician, Andrew Browne, who will entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

9 Bridges Home CD Release Concert. The Bridges Home trio plays a premier live performance of the songs from their new CD at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) in the Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St. Guest artists include Bruce Bishop, Truck Mills, Dennis Coats and Fiddlin' Red Simpson. $5 donation at the door. First come, first seated.

11 Pints for a Cause. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts its monthly Friday Night Pints for a Cause from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. May's featured nonprofit is Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness and the featured brewery is Iron Goat Brewing of Spokane. With raffle prizes and live music by Kevin Dorin, local songwriter and storyteller whose music is a unique blend of soulful folk and blues. Representatives from FSPW will be on hand to discuss the area, and Iron Goat will be on hand with great beers! Mandala Pizza will be serving on the patio during the event. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

11 Sandpoint Contra Dance. All are invited to attend a community dance in the New England tradition - a Contra Dance - at 7 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. All dances are taught and called with live music. Beginners and singles are welcome (new dancers are encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning to start with the basics). $5 donation; bring clean shoes and a water bottle. Sponsored by Lost Horse Press and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. * Held on the second Friday of every month. 208-263-6751

11 Full Draw Film Tour. For the young and old - it's bowhunting and adventure on the Big Screen during the Full Draw Film Tour at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. The primary goal is to unite bowhunters, fuel outdoorsmen, and create excitement for all those passionate about archery. Not rated. Admission is $17 general, $10 students (under 18), and free for children under 4. Learn more at Panida.org or FullDrawFilmTour.com.

11 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Double Down from 9 p.m. to midnight. Don't miss this Spokane-based duo. They'll have you up and dancing to the beat of their digital drums while playing a variety of classic rock, southern rock Texas blues, country rock and Americana. Don't let that make you think they are limited by genre because they play everything! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

12 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with Ruff Shod. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

12 Second Saturday Artist Feature. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts the Second Saturday Artist Feature - a new monthly event at the winery! Every second Saturday the winery will feature a different local artist's artwork for the entire month at Pend d'Oreille Winery. April's artist is Marsha Lutz! All are invited to a reception of her "eclectic mix of world travel photography" and live music from Chris O'Murchu from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A $5 suggested minimum donation to benefit North Idaho Mountain Sports Education Fund is appreciated. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

12 The Reunion: Beatles Fantasy Tribute. The Reunion: Beatles - Fantasy Tribute is the rock and roll reunion of all time! Come enjoy the concert that never was ... starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. In this show, John, Paul, George and Ringo are back together and celebrating with a concert that features their most memorable songs and solo hits. $25 general admission at the door or online at Panida.org. Learn more about the Beatles Tribute on YouTube.

12 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Trego - the band formerly known as Folkinception. Back at the Niner by popular demand and a staple in the blossoming music scene in Spokane, this six-piece act has developed a reputation for notably energetic, highly engaging live performances that showcase the band's tightly woven arrangements, commanding vocal harmonies, and heartfelt songwriting. Ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

13 CycloFemme de Sandpoint. Join Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair at 2 p.m. to celebrate and encourage women of all ages to ride their bikes at this worldwide event. This will be a casual group ride out the Dover bike path to the marina and back (around 8 miles round trip). So, grab your mother, sister, niece, aunt, daughter, BFF, wife, GF, grandmother or whoever and let's ride. Although this is about women, manbassadors (or men) are also encouraged to come and show support. GreasyFingersBikes.com. 208-255-4496

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, May 20 --

15 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show!  Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

16 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with Ian Gaddie. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

16 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring fantastic wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician, Jared Johnston, who will entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17-19 Lost in the '50s. Poodle skirts and leather jackets are the fashion norm when the 33rd annual Lost in the '50s celebration rolls into town! It's Sandpoint's biggest party of the year. Details on the event's Facebook page or webpage.

17 Kick-off Lost in the '50s Weekend and Celebrate Craft Beer Week. Come kick off the Lost in the '50s weekend and celebrate American Craft Beer Week at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts a Tap Takeover featuring beers from Bend, Ore.-based Boneyard Beer Company. The party begins at 6 p.m. with beer specials, prizes and live music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with Bruce Bishop and Drew Browne. These two will entertain you with everything from rock 'n' roll to blues. Savannah of the Old Tin Can will be cooking up fantastic burgers and other goodies on the outdoor patio. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17 Lost in the '50s: Rock 'n' Roll Heaven XIV. The Bonner County Fairgrounds hosts the Rock 'n' Roll Heaven XIV show at 7 p.m. as part of the Lost in the '50s celebration, Come on out for an explosive night of energy and music that will rock you for days with Justin Shandor as Elvis, plus Richie Valens and Jerry Lee performers. Doors open at 6 p.m. so arrive early for a libation or two! Visit Lost's Facebook page or the webpage for more details.

18 Lost in the '50s: Vintage Car Parade and Street Dance. All vintage and classic cars are welcome to take part in the Vintage Car Parade as part of the Lost in the '50s celebration. Cars need to be in the Sandpoint High School parking lot by 5 p.m., and the parade starts at 6 p.m. Please keep it to the classic cars, etc.! Following the parade, head to Second and Main for the Street Dance co-sponsored by Blue Sky Broadcasting, "Bashful Dan" will be the King of Street Rock - taking folks back to when vinyl was the disc jockey's best friend and the music rocked your soul. Visit the event's Facebook page or the webpage for more details.

18 Lost in the '50s: Show and Dance. Bonner County Fairgrounds hosts the Lost in the '50s Show and Dance at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). The show features La La Brooks, the original lead singer of The Crystals, and Dennis Tufano, the original lead singer of The Buckinghams. Rocky and the Rollers will be rockin' the house, as well, so don't miss out on the fun! Visit the event's Facebook page or the webpage for more details.

18 Live Music at the 219. Get your country rock 'n' roll on during Lost in the '50s with the Devon Wade Band at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. Don't miss the debut of Devon's new album, Game Over, at the Niner. One of the area's best bands will entertain you on the back patio from 9 p.m. to midnight. Mandala Pizza will be making pizza on the patio from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with Doug Bond and Marty Perron, and a performance featuring the Allegro Kid Dancers. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

19 Lost in the '50s: Car Show. Downtown Sandpoint will be bursting with hot rods and classics during the downtown Car Show, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. on First and Cedar, Main, and Second and Third. An award ceremony will follow at the corner of First and Cedar in front of the Cedar Street Bridge. From the diehards to the newbies, welcome! Visit the event's Facebook page or webpage for all the details.

19 All-day '50s Party. Celebrate Lost in the '50s at the 219 Lounge! Bring your dancing shoes as the Niner will be rocking all day. Bum Jungle will be playing classic rock 'n' roll outside on the patio from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the Miah Kohal Band will "rock the house" from 9 p.m. to midnight. Get your party on with these two awesome Sandpoint rock bands! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar

19 Sandpoint Waldorf School's Spring Auction. Ponderay Events Center hosts the Waldorf School's Spring Auction at 5:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Bollywood Nights" with a huge silent auction, exciting live auction, authentic Indian dinner by Sandpoint Curry, Dessert Dash, games, raffles, costume contest and more! Early-bird tickets are $50 by May 5, $60 after May 5. Purchase tickets at SandpointWaldorf.org or call 208-265-2683. Visit the school's Facebook page to preview live and silent auction items.

19 Lost in the '50s: Show and Dance. Bonner County Fairgrounds hosts the Lost in the '50s Show and Dance at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). The show features Mary Wilson of The Supremes with classics you'll remember; plus, the best band in the land Rocky and the Rollers! Enjoy all the music you could ever want with favorite MC Al Brady! Let's rock it! Visit the event's Facebook page or the webpage for more details.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, May 27 --

22 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with Folk Remedy. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

23 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring fantastic wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician, Carl Rey, who will entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. 'til midnight with Richland, Wash.-based reggae inspired band Naughty Pine. Back by popular demand, Naughty Pine mixes irreverent innuendo with a tried-and-true blend of soulful reggae. Naughty Pine music is about love for your fellow man, life's struggles, and burning trees. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with Bright Moments. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

26 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, at 219 N. First Ave., hosts Still Tipsy and the Hangovers from 9 p.m. to midnight. After time off, this favorite Sandpoint Rockabilly trio is back together and kicking off their return at the Niner. Featuring swing, jazz and rockabilly. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, June 3 --

29 3rd Annual MCS All Stars Student Concert. Music Conservatory of Sandpoint hosts the 3rd Annual MCS All Stars Student Concert at 7 p.m. Join us for this talented show comprised of the very best of MCS - where the hardest-working and highest-achieving students bring their talent to the stage at the historical Panida Theater. Students have been picking up credentials throughout the Northwest this season, with performances at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho and more. Tickets  available at the MCS, 110 Main St., or at the Panida on the night of the event; $10 adults, $5 youth 18 & under. SandpointConservatory.org.

29 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to Midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

30 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Live music at the pavilion with Betsy Hammet and Beth Peterson. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

30 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring fantastic wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 to 8 pm with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician, Ali Thomas, who will entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz.  Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

31 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St., hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun. 

31 State of the Scotchmans. Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness holds their annual State of the Scotchmans in Oden Hall, 143 Sunnyside Rd. Mountain goat expert Gayle Joslin will be the featured speaker. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., and Joslin's presentation begins at 7 p.m. Learn who the FSPW Old Goat is and get a chance to bid on some interesting items as part of the silent auction. Free and open to the public.

Here is what's coming up in June!

2 Your Library Transformation Grand Opening. The community comes together to celebrate the completed remodel and expansion of the Sandpoint Branch Library -- stay tuned for more details! For more information, contact Marcy Timblin at 208-627-5790 or e-mail [email protected].

10 Bay Trail Fun Run. Join the Annual Bay Trail Fun Run 5K and 10K along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek. Sponsored by Friends of Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail, Idaho Conservation League, and Trinity at City Beach. POBTrail.org. 208-265-9565

16 CHAFE 150. Sponsored by Sandpoint Rotary, this annual benefit ride takes bicyclists on a 150-mile route through Idaho and Montana. There's also a 1/2 CHAFE at 80 miles, or the 30-mile fun ride. CHAFE150.org.

16 Challenge of Champions. Annual bull riding and barrel racing contest at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. BonnerCountyFair.com.

24 7B Sunday. Summer season opener at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with chairlift rides, family activities and wine tasting. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

24 Sweet Serenade Summer Concert. The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., hosts the Sweet Serenade Summer Concert at 5 p.m. This is the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint's annual Teachers Concert and Chocolate Extravaganza! Thrill your taste as well as your ears at this annual concert, featuring the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint faculty. All proceeds from this concert support the MCS scholarship programs! Tickets available at the MCS, 110 Main St., or at the Heartwood Center on the night of the event, for $15. SandpointConservatory.org.

28 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Greasy Fingers Bikes, 108 N. Third Ave., hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun. 

28 Summer Sampler. Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Summer Sampler at Farmin Park. Taste fine cuisine from area restaurants, plus enjoy cook-offs and live music. SandpointChamber.org. 800-800-2106

29 ArtWalk Opening Receptions. POAC sponsors the annual revolving art exhibit starting with Friday evening opening receptions from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 20-plus downtown galleries; art exhibits remain on display through Sept. 8. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

30 Stash Buster Extravaganza. The ladies of the Clark Fork Valley Quilters are clearing out their stashes of various supplies for a Stash Buster Extravaganza, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope. Offerings include fabrics, patterns, books, notions, tools, quilted items, gift items and much, much more. Shop early for the best selection! Free admission. 208-266-1105

Here is what's coming up in July!

17 JJ Grey and Mofro. KPND and Low Country Boil Productions present JJ Grey and Mofro for their second performance at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. If you missed last year's show, come see JJ Grey as you never have before, in the intimate setting of The Hive which became one of JJ's favorite venues in the nation last year. Come prepared for a very special performance from one of the best loved artists in the USA. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $33 in advance; $40 at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com.

20-21 SHS Class of '68 50-Year Reunion. Sandpoint High School Class of 1968 holds their 50-year reunion, with a meet and greet from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 20 in the Sandpoint Elks Lodge; and dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 21 at Schweitzer's Lakeview Lodge. For more information, contact Susie Stilwell Puckett at 208-263-6792 or e-mail [email protected].

26 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun.

28 DogFest Walk 'n' Roll. Forrest Bird Charter School hosts the Canine Companions for Independence fundraiser - a family and dog-friendly, completely accessible walk, roll and festival. 

Here is what's coming up in August!

30 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Taylor & Sons Chevrolet, 476751 Highway 95 in Ponderay, hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun. 

Here is what's coming up in September!

27 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun. 

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