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Holiday haps. A long Memorial Weekend is filled with events, including a play at the Heartwood, music, film and art events, plus a gaming competition. If the rainy weather forecast snuffs out those camping plans, check out the Super Smash Bros. Tournament, held Saturday, May 25 at Uptown Bagel, 301 Cedar St. Ste. 105. It's sponsored by Smashpoint Gaming and Ting Sandpoint, and all ages and skills levels are welcome. Come by from 1:30 p.m. through 9 p.m. to compete for cash prizes, including $250 in pot bonusess Follow Smashpoint Gaming on Facebook or call 208-946-8468 for more information. Cost is $5 venue fee, and $5 to enter each event.

Here's what's happening in May!

23 Thursday Night Solo Series. Lifelong musician Kerry Leigh is gracing MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Leigh owns and operates a recording studio in Sandpoint, which has helped him produce and distribute his many albums and songs across the world. Come hear his original Americana, folk, rock, country and blues tunes! Also, Sandpoint Curry will be onsite; call 404-565-3131 to make an order. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun and games environment.

23 Tap Takeover and KLT Fundraiser. Enjoy live music, a tap takeover, and fundraiser for the Kaniksu Land Trust at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. The Niner is hosting Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. - plus, this is your chance to support a great cause, drink great beer, and experience the award-winning sound of Montana's favorite stompgrass folk band as they bring an unmatched energy and fun-loving spirit. The Bird Dog show gets people dancing and singing along to original tunes and covers alike! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 Trivia Takeover Live. Create a team with friends and family, or play solo, during Trivia Takeover Live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. Questions are fun and challenging and always new. Prizes awarded for winning teams! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

23 Sandpoint Community Sing. Community singing is the timeless ritual of coming together with others to co-create a rich musical experience through voice. Sandpoint Community Sing is a 90-minute weekly journey of songs about nature, life, love, emotions, gratitude, activism, peace and the overall human experience. Songs are taught in the oral tradition of call and response. No experience necessary. Held at 7 p.m. in Downtown Yoga; suggested donation is $5-$10. Led by Kristine Rae: 208-946-7072. *Held every Thursday.

23-26 Storm Boy. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of this family-friendly film starring Geoffrey Rush. See the Sandpoint Movies Page for showtimes and more details.

23-26 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché. The Panida's Little Theater on First Avenue hosts screenings of the documentary about a pioneer in the movie business. See the Sandpoint Movies Page for showtimes and more movie details.

23 Neighborhood Storytelling. Come listen to your courageous friends and neighbors share the stories they've been working on during the Storytellers' Workshop from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St. So popular, this event is a monthly occurrence! MatchwoodBrewing.com.

24 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the Ron Kieper Jazz Trio.

24 Brewery Live Music. Matchwood Brewing Co., 513 Oak St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the laidback bluegrass with Truck Mills. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

24 Beer Hall Live Music. Mostly Harmless, a local trio of Kelly McTavish, Jeff Poole and Ali Maverick Thomas, perform at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for a fun night of live music, dancing and fun! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking, fun and games environment.

24 Board Painting Night. Join Uncorked Paint at the Cedar Street Bridge for Board Painting Night. Paint "Our Nest" on 18 x14 board made from rustic reclaimed wood. All reservations must be made online at least 24 hours before the event; RSVP at Uncorkedpaint.com. $36 cost includes all materials and an awesome experience.

24-26 Sylvia. The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., hosts the Cade Prophet Memorial Productions presentation of A.R. Gurney's Sylvia, an award-winning Broadway comedy that is silly, sophisticated and occasionally salty. Show is at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1:30 p.m.). Sylvia is the story of Greg, a man of middle age, who is looking for meaning in his life when he meets Sylvia, an exuberant and playful lab/poodle mix in Central Park. When they meet, it is love at first sight. But his wife Kate, looking forward to some independence now that the children have left the nest, is less than thrilled by the coquettish canine who jumps, slobbers and sits on the furniture all while stealing away her husband's attention. All proceeds go to the Panhandle Animal Shelter. Buy tickets at Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., or online at Brown Paper Tickets.

24 Evergreen Afrodub Orchestra. The Hive and Dig Beats Productions welcome this talented group of musicians from Spokane! Evergreen Afrodub Orchestra is a 10-piece orchestra plus vocalists that plays afrobeat music, which is a fun blend of traditional African and Caribbean rhythms and grooves with funk, rock, and jazz. Doors at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 advance at LiveFromTheHive.com; $10 at the door.

24 DJ Music. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts DJ Skwish starting at 9 p.m. No cover.

24 Live Music at the 219
. The 219 hosts live music with Spokane-based Heat Speak from 9 p.m. to midnight. Heat Speak is sure to mesmerize with their full and eclectic mix of sounds. Led by Dario Re, Heat Speak uses meticulous arrangements, impassioned poetics, and eclectic instrumentation to create a unique blend of rootsy Americana, indie, folk and gipsy fusion. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop fresh produce, artisan goods and enjoy live entertainment, every Saturday in Farmin Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

25 History Museum Spring Shopping and Exhibit Unveiling. The Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts its spring shopping event and exhibit unveiling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy shopping, light refreshments, and the unveiling of our newest exhibit We Came by Rail. Museum admission to the event is free for members; for non-members, admission is free with purchase in the gift shop.

25 Granary Arts District Local Artists Showcase. Enjoy local music, dance, and theater from noon to 5 p.m. between Evans Brothers Coffee and Matchwood Brewing, to benefit Music Bridges Borders Cultural Enrichment and Exchange Program. Enjoy live performances on the outdoor stage, including Chad Patrick, Muffy & Vienna, Chika & Liam Orton, Stone Cloud 4, Crooked Tooth and much more, from noon to 7:30 p.m. at Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St. Silent auction of local art, food, yoga & events. Free and open to the public.

25 3G Tour. Explore spectacular parts of the lake while seeing a variety of birdlife, private coves, towering cliffs, the islands of Hope and even mountain goats on the 3G Tour aboard the Shawnodese. Camera and binoculars are a must! Optional lunch available. Departs Kramer Marina in East Hope at noon. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. 208-255-5253

25 Super Smash Bros. Tournament. Everyone's welcome to a Super Smash Bros. Tournament at Uptown Bagel, 301 Cedar St. Ste. 105, hosted by Smashpoint Gaming and Ting Internet. Come by from 1:30 p.m. through 9 p.m. to compete for cash prizes, including $250 in pot bonuses. All ages and skill levels welcome. Follow Smashpoint Gaming on Facebook or call 208-946-8468 for more information. Cost is $5 venue fee, and $5 to enter each event. Sponsored by Smashpoint Gaming and Ting.

25 IPA 6-Year Anniversary Party. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., holds its 6-Year Anniversary Party featuring live music by John Firshi from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Harold's IGA from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Complimentary appetizers will be served all day, plus there will be raffle prizes and silent auction items with proceeds going to the Bonner Community Food Bank. Free and open to the public.

25 Mugs and Music. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Jake Robin. 208-263-9222

25 Blues Night with Big Phatty & The Inhalers. Come to MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for an evening of blues and just a whole lot of fun with Big Phatty and the Inhalers - featuring Steve Rush, Ali Maverick Thomas, Denis Zwang, Ian Gaddie, and Pam Burns. It's going to be great! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking, fun and games environment.

25 Painting Night. Join Uncorked Paint at the Cedar Street Bridge for Canvas Painting - Turquoise Skies with Lori Kelly. Go to Uncorkedpaint.com to RSVP and more info. $35 cost includes all materials and a night of fun!

25 DJ Music. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts DJ Exodus starting at 9 p.m. No cover.

25 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Lavoy, a five-piece Spokane-based Alt-Pop and Indie band, blending and layering hints of modern Alt-Pop and '80s nostalgia. Since their polished synth-laden take on dance party rhetoric hit the airwaves in early 2014, the charismatic collective have brought new meaning to the term 'entertainment,' while the unassuming audience finds themselves persuaded into letting the movement take over and soon realize they've given way to the luring sound. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Brewery Live Music. Matchwood Brewing Co., 513 Oak St., hosts live music from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with Ken Mayginnes performing acoustic folk, country, and classic rock covers. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

26 Sip and Stretch. Matchwood Brewing Co., 513 Oak St., hosts a Sip and Stretch with Brietta Simple from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Stretch to inspiring music that supports the body in finding its flow. Brietta will emphasize how the breath can support the movement, and how sips of your beverage of choice can soften any edge that may arise. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

26 Scott Joplin Celebration. Great Scott! A Scott Joplin Celebration will be performed by Grammy-nominated pianist Richard Dowling at 5 p.m. in the Pend d'Oreille Winery Tasting Room, 301 Cedar St. The playlist of music will showcase the timeless music of the Master of Ragtime Scott Joplin. Tickets are $40 general admission and $15 for students. Tickets at nwbachfest.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, June 2 --

28 MCS All Stars Student Concert. The community is invited to the 4th annual MCS All Stars Student Concert, held at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. This talented show is comprised of the very best of the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint, where the hardest working and highest achieving students bring their talent to the stage. Come watch these talented young musicians and witness the best of their repertoire. Tickets available at MCS, 110 Main St., or at the Panida on the night of the event. Admission is $10 adult, $5 ages 18 and under. Sponsored by the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. 208-265-4444

28 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+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 Northside Elementary Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., holds a fundraiser for Northside Elementary from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Pelican Brewing beer on tap. Enjoy raffle prizes and silent auction items, plus complimentary appetizers will be served.

29 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge with half-priced bottles of wine and featured cocktails, light snacks and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Carl Rey, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 Magic Wednesday. Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant, 314 N. Second Ave., hosts amazing close-up magical 'edu-tainment' right at your table from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by local magician and all-around fun guy Star Alexander. Come see why everyone is saying "You gotta see it to believe it!" *Held every Wednesday.

29 Neighborhood Nights: Remote Workers Night. Do you work remotely? Come discover how to get plugged into your community, meet your fellow telecommuters, and have some fun during Neighborhood Nights at 6 p.m., held at Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St. Sponsored by Sandpoint Community Resource Center and Rotoract. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

30 Yappy Hour. Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St., hosts this fun benefit for dogs and their owners from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Panhandle Animal Shelter.

30 Story Pour-y Hour: Staff Favorites! For this month's Story Pour-y Hour for kiddos from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Matchwood staff has compiled all of their favorite children's books! Cookies and milk provided by Matchwood, but don't forget to BYO pajamas and pillows. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

30 Open Mic Night. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts Open Mic Night with KC Carter from 9 p.m. to midnight. No cover.

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

30 Thursday Night Solo Series. Joshua Walters' original Americana sound features a twinge of country and a shot of bluegrass. Don't miss this true showcase of Sandpoint talent from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Also, Sandpoint Curry will be onsite; call 404-565-3131 to make an order. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun and games environment.

31 Paint and Sip. Join Uncorked Paint at the Cedar Street Bridge for a Paint and Sip at 7 p.m. The group will paint "Reflections in Gold" and it's BYOB. Sign up online at Uncorkedpaint.com and get more info. $35 cost single, $60 double, includes all materials and a night of fun!

31 Beer Hall Live Music. The Groove Black, with Brandon Watterson, Jason Stoddard, and KC Carter, are the dynamic longtime Sandpoint local trio in action from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Does it get any better? This team is up for the task - the task to make you dance. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older; non-smoking, fun and games environment.

31 Fire-Light Nights featuring Community Singing. As the days get longer and summer approaches, join your neighbors in a beautiful night of singing around the firepit at Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., with Community Singer leader Kristine Rae from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. No singing or musical experience is necessary. All are welcome! MatchwoodBrewing.com.

31 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music with Missoula, Montana-based Letter B from 9 p.m. to midnight. Ever since its inception in 2013, Letter B has never stopped. Born from a thought and a beat, a cadence and a rhyme - a bouncing ball bellowing under the big sky - the folk, rock, indie, and hip-hop group draws inspiration from the likes of the Dave Matthews Band, Atmosphere and Ray Lamontagne to blend its down-home roots with a global perspective. A don't-miss show! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

31 DJ Music. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts DJ Skwish starting at 9 p.m. No cover.

Here is what's coming up in June!

1 Basin Trail Festival. All are invited to the Basin Trail Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Schweitzer Mountain Road Roundabout. There will be trail work, a ride, and a kickoff party for the Lower Basin Trail system. Come help build and maintain trail, or just ride! Demo bikes available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a barbecue will be served starting at 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Pend Oreille Pedalers; check out their Facebook page for more info. Free and open to the public. 208-304-6042

1 Sand Creek Paddlers Challenge. A fun and exciting event for families and serious racers alike! Join the Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Department for the Annual Sand Creek Paddlers Challenge. Pre-register online or register onsite from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the City Beach Pavilion. Pre-race meetings start at 9:30 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. Fee is $12/boat. The Paddlers Challenge is a 4-mile paddle up and back on Sand Creek and has three separate divisions: two race divisions, solo and tandem, a recreation division for those who don't want to leave a wake, and an SUP (stand up paddleboard) division. Trophies for first place in each division and random drawings for prizes. This event has grown each year, and is quickly becoming a don't-miss event! 208-263-3613

1 Museum's Free First Saturday. The Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to the museum free of charge. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

1 Sandpoint Art Market. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Sandpoint Art Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop fine art, jewelry, crafts and more by local artists, plus enjoy live music by Jake Robin and fantastic eats by Sandpoint Curry. For more information, email [email protected] or call 208-610-5477.

1-2 Sandpoint Sojourn with Pancakes. Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair hosts a one-night bicycle trip as part of Adventure Cycling Association's #biketravelweekend. 208-255-4496

1 3G Tour. Explore spectacular parts of the lake while seeing a variety of birdlife, private coves, towering cliffs, the islands of Hope and even mountain goats on the 3G Tour aboard the Shawnodese. Camera and binoculars are a must! Optional lunch available. Departs Kramer Marina in East Hope at noon. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. 208-255-5253

1 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the Tonedevil Brothers. With their collection of original songs and arrangements of western swing, bluegrass, blues, singer-songwriter, and Americana, Anthony and David Powell entertain with seamless brotherly harmonies and a beautiful vintage sound. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

1 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with singer songwriter Justin Lantrip.

1 Mugs and Music. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Brian Jacobs. 208-263-9222

1 Miah Kohal Trio. Green beer special all day! Plus, MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., is proud to welcome the Miah Kohal Trio, playing from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. His outlaw country and classic rock combo keeps the dance floor full all night long! Free and open to the public. At 6:30 p.m., it's 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

1 Mixed Media Paint Event. Join Uncorked Paint at the Cedar Street Bridge for a Mixed Media Paint Event with UnCorked Paint at 7 p.m. in the Cedar Street Bridge. Instructor is Lori Kelly, who will demonstrate how to finish two mixed media dragonfly paintings made from natural materials. Sign up online Uncorkedpaint.com and get more info. $35 cost single, $60 double admission; includes all materials and a night of fun!

1 Grateful - A Tribute Band. The Hive and Dig Beats Productions welcome Grateful - a Boise-based tribute band that captures the sound of one of the most influential touring bands in history, The Grateful Dead. Each performance is arranged with the intent to capture the natural authenticity of the Grateful Dead's live performance, and "perfectly flawed" delivery in sound, style, and feel. No set list is the same, and no song is played the same way twice. Each member of Grateful recreate the persona of a band that meant so much to so many. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show begins at 9 p.m. Ages 21 and older. LiveFromTheHive.com.

1 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with the Wow Wows. Led by Hunter Jones, this Sandpoint and CDA-based alternative indie psych rock four-piece band features a sound that lives in a comfortable place somewhere between surf rock, indie punk and alt-folk. They'll have you tapping your feet to their totally listenable and dynamic range of catchy sounds. Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment.  219.bar.

2 Piano Sunday with Annie Welle. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts local talented jazz pianist Annie Welle from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy a glass of wine and a bite to eat, and enjoy a lovely afternoon! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, June 9 --

4 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 -- 10 years and counting for this great local event! 208-263-4272 * Held on the first Tuesday of the month.

4 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+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

5 Take A Seat. Kaniksu Land Trust hosts the Take A Seat fundraiser for youth education at Pine Street Woods, held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St. Tickets are $25 and include complimentary appetizers. A cash beer and wine bar will be available. There will be a variety of "seats" up for auction, including a scenic flight in a Kodiak airplane, the chance to take a seat in one of Selkirk Fire's ladder trucks, and a gourmet picnic in Pine Street Woods, plus much more! During the event, learn more about KLT's current education programs, as well as the exciting new programs which will take place at Pine Street Woods. Buy tickets online

5 Washington PTA Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts the Washington Elementary School PTA Fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Elysian Brewing beer on tap. Enjoy live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, plus there will be silent auction items and raffle prizes. Complimentary appetizers will be served.

5 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge with half-priced bottles of wine and featured cocktails, light snacks and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Pat Cole, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

6 First Thursday and After-Party. Kick off summer in Sandpoint with a downtown party! Participating businesses will be partnered with local restaurants, providing small bites and drinks and in-store specials just for the evening! Get your "passport" stamped while walking around enjoying art and entertainment: live music, children's games, and more. Passports can be turned in at the after-party to get entered to win one of several prizes. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts the after-party from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with live music by the talented Brian Jacobs, performing from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. He'll have you singing along to musical favorites that span the decades! Free and open to the public.

6-July 23 Panida Playhouse Jr. Theater Camp. This summer drama camp is designed for young thespians, ages 11-14, who want to work on their dramatic skills and play a role in a real show! The group will perform a Mystery Dinner Show at the Panida's Little Theater as the finale. Camp is held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays June 6 through July 23. Find more information at Panida.org.

6 Studio 1 Dance: The Greatest Show. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts the Studio 1 Dance Academy's performance of "The Greatest Show" at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 adult, $8 student; available in advance at Studio 1 Dance Academy, online at Panida.org, and at the door on the night of the show.

6 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. with the Reverend Justin Hylton. Out of Atlanta but truly calling the road his home, Reverend Hylton is touring the nation with his songs of relatable tales of life experiences. Heartbreak, addiction, and traveling are the substance of his melodic musical, lyrical, and vocal writings.  From the stage to the crowd, a real performance is heard. Real words from real experiences make for an authentic time shared by both the Reverend and the crowd. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

7 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Mike and Shanna Thompson.

7 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Justin Lantrip performing his original music as well as indie and alternative songs. His soulful sound is the perfect accompaniment to a glass of Friday Night Pinot Gris. Arrive early for a seat, glass of wine, and a Farmer's Board from the spring menu! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

7 First Fridays with Devon Wade. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with country singer Devon Wade from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

7-8 KRFY Annual Member Drive. Over the airwaves, streaming via their website and in the studios with the public invited, the annual member drive at 88.5 KRFY Community Radio spans two days from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. with lots of special programming. The station's cadre of volunteer DJs will be conducting interviews with some two dozen community members from different groups and businesses, as well as welcoming local musicians for live music and staging frequent prize giveaways. Tune in to 88.5 FM, or drop by the studio to partake in the fun (and just possibly get your own voice on the radio) at 323 N. First Avenue. www.KRFY.org 

7 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with the Working Spliffs. This five-piece Spokane-based band features a horn section, two bass players, versatile guitar work, and harmony vocals. Formed in 1999, Working Spliffs began as a reggae band and has evolved into a group that incorporates elements of reggae, Ska, blues, R&B, psychedelic rock, and jazz. Just when you think you've figured out what's next, you'll get a surprise! Shilla food truck will be onsite with Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

8 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Mobius Riff.

8 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the Mike Wagoner Trio, made up of Mike, Utah John and Jaco. This trio packs the house and will be performing your favorite folk, Americana, and rock music. Arrive early to get a seat and order a Farmer's Board and a glass of wine and then sit back and enjoy! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

8 Roger Fisher of Heart. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a night of Heart classic rock favorites and new music from the Heart of the Blues album with Roger Fisher and a world-class band, and also featuring the vocal talents of Carol Ann Wood. Learn more Roger Fisher, the founding guitarist of the rock group Heart and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, at RogerFisher.com. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 general admission, $60 VIP meet and greet; available at the door, Eve's Leaves, and Panida.org.

8 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with the Down South Band. Get ready to party as Spokane-based Down South will 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. Late-night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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, Trinity at City Beach, and more. POBTrail.org. 208-946-7586

9 Piano Sunday with Kaylee Cole. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Piano Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Los Angeles-based pianist and singer Kaylee Cole. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, June 16 --

11-12 Allegro Dance Studio: Road Trip. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts the Allegro Dance Studio's Road Trip dance recital. Performances are at 6 p.m. each night; tickets available at Allegro Dance Studio only.

11 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+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

12 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge with half-priced bottles of wine and featured cocktails, light snacks and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician John Firshi, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

13 Grateful Dead Jam Night. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a Grateful Dead Jam Night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Join Scott Taylor for a couple of hours jamming to the Dead and Phish. All musicians welcome.

13 Selway Trio Concert. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a Selway Trio Concert at 7:30 p.m. with Jason Moody on violin, Miranda Wilson on cello, and Yoon-Wha Roh on piano. They will be playing Clara Schumann, Mendelssohn and Piazzolla, with proceeds benefitting the Festival at Sandpoint Youth Summer Music Camp. Tickets at the Festival office, Panida Theater, and Eve's Leaves. Tickets are $15 adult, $10 seniors and students.

14 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the Ron Kieper Jazz Trio.

14 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with BOCA - the energetic and charismatic local musical duo of Ben Olson and Cadie Archer. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

14 CHAFE 150 Pre-Ride Dinner with Paralympics Gold Medalist. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts a CHAFE 150 Pre-Ride Dinner Event featuring Tristen Chernove, a Paralympics Gold Medalist, three-time world champion rider and Canadian para-cyclist of the year, who will be the guest speaker. Chernove will speak about his Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, his training regime, and what it takes to compete at a world-class level. A question and answer session will follow. The special buffet-style dinner is held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and includes an all-you-can-eat pasta buffet, dessert, and two tickets for beer or wine. Organizers expect the event will sell out, so purchase tickets early - $35 each - on the Sandpoint Rotary website. Riders and non-riders alike are welcome!

14 Contra Dance. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Emily Faulkner and Lost Horse Press to bring Contra Dancing from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. to Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. Contra dancing is community dancing for all ages, in the New England tradition, featuring live music with local and regional bands and lively callers. Contras, circles, and occasionally squares or long ways sets are taught, called and danced in a friendly atmosphere. $5 donation at the door. *Held on the second Friday of every month.

14 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Lost Ox, a genre-blending Portland-based band who has been cooking up their own all-original mix of progressive rock, country Americana, and funk since early 2017. Lost Ox brings their own brand of inventive playfulness to performances, weaving delightfully groovy jive numbers, saturated richly with improvisation and interplay. Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15 CHAFE 150. Sandpoint Rotary presents the 12th Annual CHAFE 150 Gran Fondo, named one of the top charity rides in the U.S. by Bicycling Magazine! The 150-mile route is a grand loop around the Cabinet Mountains, along Lake Pend Oreille, and through river valleys, encompassing one upriver leg, two downriver legs and one huge lake! In addition, CHAFE offers magnificent 100, 80, 40, and 30 mile routes, and a new 4-mile family fun ride for riders of any level! In addition, e-bike riders can participate in the 30 and 40-mile options. Registration remains open at CHAFE150.org.

15 Sandemonium. Love superheroes? Video and board games? Or other nerdy activities? Then come to Sandemonium, the annual fandom event featuring cosplay, games, performances and more, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Forrest Bird Charter School. The event is fun for all ages, and includes performances by Improv Sandpoint, The Outkast Gypsies, and Sandpoint Renfaire! Visit the Facebook page for more information.

15 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with John Firshi.

15 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Lyle Morse, also known as "Lonesome Lyle" - an outstanding acoustic guitarist, harmonica player and singer-songwriter from eastern Washington. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

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

15 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Devon Wade, a Sandpoint country music artist with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life and things that matter most in life. He has become a favorite among country music fans everywhere! Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

16 Piano Sunday. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with Peter Lucht - a local favorite pianist who promises a pleasant Sunday afternoon. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, June 23 --

17 Waterlife Discovery Center Opening Day. The Pend Oreille Chapter of Idaho Master Naturalists (IMN) open the Waterlife Discovery Center, 1591 Lakeshore Dr. in Sagle, for the summer season. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday through Aug. 23. Enjoy wonderful exhibits, inside and outside, wetland trail with interpretive signs, hands-on activities for children, and short videos. If you have any questions, bring them to the Master Naturalist on duty. The property is owned by Idaho Fish & Game, and they also sponsor the IMN Chapter. Free and open to the public; grounds open dawn to dusk to picnic or stroll.

18 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+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge with half-priced bottles of wine and featured cocktails, light snacks and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Carl Rey, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

20 Girls Pint Out. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts the Girls Pint Out from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cool chicks!  Great beer! No dudes! Join Vicki for an evening pairing of cheese and craft beer.

21 Summer Solstice Party. The 219 hosts a Summer Solstice Party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. - it's a don't-miss event featuring a fundraiser for Friends of Scotchman Peaks, a large selection of summer seasonal beers from craft breweries around the region, and music by P.B. & Jam. If you like jazz, you're going to love this five-piece smooth jazz ensemble featuring some of the finest musicians in the Northwest. Food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

21 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Muffy and the Sandpoint Jazz Society.

21 ArtWalk Opening Receptions. POAC sponsors the 42nd 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. 7. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

21 Live Music at the Winery and Reception. As part of the POAC's ArtWalk, the Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts a reception featuring the stunning paintings of Scott Kirby. Most of his imagined scenes or composites are of the familiar images, skies, structures and enormous open landscapes found in the High Plains and the Heartland. Local singer and guitarist Doug Bond will provide the perfect background music, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

21 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Bright Moments Jazz featuring Arthur Goldblum and Friends. You never know what to expect from this talented group of Sandpoint local musicians as they'll entertain you with everything from jazz to ska to blues-inspired music. Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

22 DogFest North Idaho. Gather friends, family, and your favorite pooch for a day of crazy canine games, contests, vendor booths, demonstrations, food, and music during DogFest North Idaho, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn outside Forrest Bird Charter School, 614 S. Madison Ave. DogFest is a fundraiser for the Inland Northwest Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence, whose mission is to provide skilled assistance dogs to people with disabilities, for free! During the event, meet the program's graduate assistance dogs and hear heartwarming stories about how lives have blossomed after receiving a trained assistance dog. And visit the Love Shack and meet the program's pups in training! All are welcome to join a team, or start one, for a shot at prizes and more - free registration (donations encouraged) at CCI.org/DogFestNorthIdaho.

22 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Ponderay Paradox.

22 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with John Firshi, whose expert musicianship on the guitar is perfectly matched with his soulful, expressive vocals. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

22 Summer Kick-Off Party. The Niner hosts its annual "kick off the summer party" with the Miah Kohal Band from 9 p.m. to midnight. Don't miss Sandpoint's favorite outlaw rock band. Bring your dancing shoes as they will have you up and dancing all night long as Miah rocks the 219. Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul!  Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 7B Sunday. Summer season opener at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with chairlift rides, family activities and wine tasting. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

23 Piano Sunday. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with Glenda Novinger. Settle in with a glass of wine and appreciate local talent! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, June 30 --

24 Festival at Sandpoint All-Star Faculty Concert. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a concert at 7 p.m. featuring a performance by the instructors of the Festival's Summer Youth Music Camp. Tickets are $5 general admission; available in advance at the Festival at Sandpoint office, 525 Pine St., online at Panida.org, and at the door on the night of the show. 

25 Local Artists Showcase. Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St., hosts the Local Artists Showcase from noon to 7:30 p.m. in the Granary Arts District. In addition to viewing local art, enjoy live performances on the outdoor stage including Chad Patrick, Muffy and Vienna, Chika and Liam Orton, Stone Cloud 4, Crooked Tooth and much more! There will be a silent auction of local art, food, yoga and events. This is a benefit for the Music Bridges Borders Cultural Enrichment Program. Evans Brothers Coffee and Matchwood Brewing will be donating a portion of the day's sales to the program.

25 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+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge with half-priced bottles of wine and featured cocktails, light snacks and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Bruce Bishop, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

27 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair, 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.

27 Summer Sampler. Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Summer Sampler at Farmin Park. Taste fine cuisine from area restaurants, plus raffle items and live music. SandpointChamber.org. 208-263-2161

27 Festival at Sandpoint Youth Music Camp Finale Concert. The students of the Festival at Sandpoint's Youth Music Camp perform at 6 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Tickets are $5 general admission; available in advance at the Festival at Sandpoint office, 525 Pine St., Eve's Leaves in downtown Sandpoint, online at Panida.org, and at the door on the night of the show.

27 Trivia Takeover Live. Create a team with friends and family, or play solo, during Trivia Takeover Live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. Questions are fun and challenging and always new. Prizes awarded for winning teams! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

27 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. with Pamela Benton, a multi-talented recording artist from Coeur d'Alene who performs on the electric violin and guitar throughout the Western U.S. Whether it's indie rock, groove jazz, folk, blues or new age, Pamela does it with style. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

28 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Bright Moments Jazz.

28 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Spokane-based musician Echo Elysium, a nuanced and dynamic electric and acoustic guitarist. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

28 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Bum Jungle, Sandpoint's classic rock band that'll have you up and dancing to your favorite rock 'n' roll tunes all night long. Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Larry Mooney.

29 Winery Music. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Dustin Drennen, who draws from a diverse pool of influences to inspire his music which might be called folk, cow-punk, or alt-country. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

29 VFW Beer Festival. Support veterans and the community as the 219 Lounge hosts the second in a series of VFW Beer Festivals from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Good times with friends and veterans, great beer from Mad Bomber Brewing Company, a veteran-owned business, and great music by John Firshi. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment.

29 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Naughty Pine, a Richland, Wash.-based reggae-inspired band that will entertain you by mixing irreverent innuendo with a tried-and-true blend of soulful reggae. Late night food from Shilla food truck, Korean barbecue with Seoul! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

30 Piano Sunday with Dwayne Parsons. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Piano Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wine and piano are a special combination and Dwayne will share stories and his music to delight! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

Here is what's coming up in July! 

3 Ben Stein's Day Off. Presented by The Director's Chair, the Panida Theater hosts an evening and a lifetime of stories with actor, author, speechwriter and lawyer Ben Stein at 7 p.m. This will be a televised show and seating is limited. All proceeds benefit the Panida Theater and TAPS. Tickets are $20 general admission, in advance at Eve's Leaves and Panida.org, and at the door on the night of the show.

4 Fourth of July Celebration. Sandpoint Lions Club sponsors parades downtown in the morning; stage performances and a raffle follow at City Beach in the afternoon, plus a fireworks show at dusk. 208-263-4118

7 Race the Wolf. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts a new ultra-running event, Race the Wolf, joining Skyrunning USA's trail running series this year with three distances: 8k, 25k and 52k. The course boasts steep climbs, fun single track, and some super-fast two-track. Not to mention the epic views!
RaceTheWolf.com.

7 Book Trust Lawn Party. The second annual Book Trust Lawn Party, an all-white croquet lawn party to raise money for the Book Trust in the Lake Pend Oreille School District, takes place at 4 p.m. in Oden Bay. Enjoy croquet, cocktails, and dinner in an amazing lakefront venue. Sponsored by the Village Green Project. For more information, contact Karen Quill at [email protected] or call 808-280-6516.

10 Full Draw Film Tour. See some of the best outdoor and bow hunting films in one place, during the Full Draw Film Tour at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. For more information, visit the Sandpoint Movies Page.

11 Festival at Sandpoint Art Unveiling. Fine art poster for the festival unveiled at Dover Bay.
FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554 

12-14 Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show. Browse along the Sand Creek boardwalk to view wooden boats, plus enjoy water-themed activities, contests and more during the 17th annual Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show. Sponsored by
Inland Empire Antique & Classic Boat Society. 208-255-1876

13 Beerfest. Sample local and regional brews and enjoy a festive beach party from noon to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Sandpoint Chamber.
SandpointChamber.com. 208-263-2161

13 Shangri La at the Lake. Underground Kindness holds their 6th annual fundraiser featuring dining, dancing, live and silent auctions, plus interactive presentations with the founder and students. Proceeds benefit the UK's work in local public schools, the juvenile justice center, Kinderhaven, and the Sandpoint Teen Center.
UndergroundKindness.org.

14 Jacey's Race. Competitive 5k race for runners and walkers, and 1k fun run for kids benefits local children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses.
Jaceys-Race.com.

14 Annual 6-Pack Alleycat Ride. Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair hosts the 10th annual 6-Pack Alleycat Ride featuring a scavenger hunt on bicycles - with all proceeds benefiting a local charity. 208-255-4496

19-21 Northwest YogaFeast. Eureka Institute's 9th annual experience that frees the spirit, feeds the soul, and nurtures the tummy!
Eureka-Institute.org. 208-263-2217 

20-21 Northwest WineFEST. Outdoor concerts, wine tasting, plus family activities at Schweitzer Mountain Resort.
Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

25 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.

26 Evans Brothers Coffee Community Spotlight Day. Selkirk Outdoor Leadership School, all day! 5% of cafe sales go to supporting SOLE's Youth Scholarship Fund.

26 ArtWalk Receptions. POAC sponsors the 42nd annual revolving art exhibit with the second Friday evening receptions from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 20-plus downtown galleries; art exhibits remain on display through Sept. 7. 
ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

27 Crazy Days. Downtown merchants offer big deals in annual sidewalk sale, sponsored by the
Sandpoint Shopping District.

27 Shakespeare in Sandpoint: Henry IV, Part I. Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performs at Memorial Field, hosted by Lost Horse Press. Gates open at 3 p.m., and the play starts at 6 p.m. Arrive early with chairs, blankets, and picnics in tow to visit and enjoy pre-play performances. Free and open to the public.


Here is what's coming up in August!

1-11 Festival at Sandpoint. Sit under the stars and enjoy the 37th annual internationally renowned outdoor concert series on the lawn at Memorial Field. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

2-3 PRCA Rodeo. Evening action at the Bonner County Fairgrounds.
BonnerCountyFair.com.

Long Bridge Swim. Hundreds compete in a 1.76-mile swim across Lake Pend Oreille during this 25th annual event.
LongBridgeSwim.org. 208-265-2615

Schweitzer Huckleberry Color Fun Run. Join the crazy, colorful fun at Schweitzer Mountain Resort -- a perfect outing for the entire family!
Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

9-11, 16-18 Artists' Studio Tour. Annual self-guided driving tour of working studios through North Idaho.
ArtTourDrive.org. 800-800-2106

10 Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-in. Regional pilots fly into Sandpoint Airport during the 14th Annual Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-in featuring a breakfast and aircraft display. Gates open at 8 a.m.; breakfast is from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and planes are displayed from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Sandpoint EAA Chapter 1441. 208-255-9954

10-11 Arts & Crafts Fair. POAC's 47th annual juried arts and crafts exhibit in downtown Sandpoint, with artists' booths, kids' activities, food and more.
ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

16-17 Spokane to Sandpoint Relay. The 12th annual "Scenic Relay Race" where runners and walkers begin atop Mt. Spokane, and teams make their way 200 miles through 15 cities en route to the finish line at Sandpoint's City Beach. It's one of the Pacific Northwest's premier running events.
SpokanetoSandpoint.com. 541-633-7174

21-24 Bonner County Fair. Old-fashioned country event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, concluding with a Demolition Derby on Saturday night to round out the fun.
BonnerCountyFair.com. 208-263-8414

23 Challenge of Champions. Bull riding and barrel racing contests at the Bonner County Fairgrounds.
BonnerCountyFair.com.

29 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.

30-Sept. 2 Schweitzer Fall Fest. Annual outdoor music festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with performances, chairlift rides, kids' activities and microbrews under the tent. Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

31-Sept. 1 Coaster Classic Car Show. Nostalgic cars converge at Silverwood Theme Park for annual show.
SilverwoodThemePark.com. 208-683-3400

Here is what's coming up in September!

14 Ponderay Neighbor Day. Join the City of Ponderay for a family-friendly community carnival that is fun for all ages, held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Harbison Field, behind the Hoot Owl in Ponderay. Free activities include kids' crafts, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, carnival games, tastings, demonstrations, and live music. There will also be food and retail vendors onsite, and admission is free. For more information, email [email protected] or call 208-265-5468.

14, 21, 28 3G Tour. Explore spectacular parts of the lake while seeing a variety of birdlife, private coves, towering cliffs, the islands of Hope and even mountain goats on the 3G Tour aboard the Shawnodese. Camera and binoculars are a must! Optional lunch available. Departs Kramer Marina in East Hope at noon. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. 208-255-5253

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.

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