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January 2022

1 Sandpoint Polar Plunge. City Beach, Sandpoint. Boy Scout Troop 111 hosts the annual Polar Plunge. Come out and take your jump in to the icy Lake Pend Oreille to ring in the New Year. Meet up at the boat ramp at City Beach by 11:00 a.m. to witness the first to dive in. There will be male and female changing tents, warming stations, and hot chocolate or coffee regardless of if you would like to participate, or just watch.

7 17th Annual Backcounty Film Festival. The Backcountry Film Festival is renowned for its mix of professional and grassroots films from well-known filmmakers who search backcountry corners across the globe to submit their best work to first-timers who take a video camera out on their weekend excursions. Help raise awareness and essential funding for our local SnowSchool. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. and advance ticket purchase is recommended. SOLE offers several ticket levels for this event. Buy tickets online.

8 Free Ski/Winter Access Day. Farragut State Park in Athol, Idaho. Come enjoy Free Winter Access Day at Farragut State Park. Explore the trails on snowshoes or xc skis and enjoy the natural beauty of Farragut in the winter! Food Drive: Participants are welcome to bring non-perishable food items. Donations will go to the ABC Food Bank in Athol. Click for more info.

8 Free Ski/Winter Access Day. Priest Lake State Park in Coolin, Idaho. Free cross-country ski lessons as well as a guided snowshoe hike and more (like hot coffee and chair massages!) Click for more info.

7-28 Independence Racing Team Junior Starlight Series. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts Friday night races in January on NASTAR. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

15 Northern Lights at Schweitzer. Fireworks light up the evening over Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend. Festivities start at 6 p.m. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

19 CHAFE 150 Registration begins. Sandpoint Rotary hosts the annual 150-mile CHAFE bike ride through Montana and Idaho, along with an 80-mile option and Family Fun Ride. Proceeds benefit the Lake Pend Oreille School District's Literacy Initiative and after-school reading programs.  Register here, or get more information CHAFE150.org.


21, 22, 23 Banff Mountain Film Festival - Virtual Edition. The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world! The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road. The Banff World Tour celebrates amazing achievements in outdoor storytelling and filmmaking worldwide. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on January 21 and 22, and 6 p.m. on January 23. Word to the wise, these shows always sell out in Sandpoint, so mark the date and get tickets early. Tickets go on sale Jan. 3

28 Toyota Free Ski Friday. Bring your Toyota, Scion, or Lexus to Schweitzer on January 28, 2022 and you get one free lift ticket for the day!  Tickets are valid for 1/28/22 ONLY. Click for more info.

29 Winter Trails day. Come enjoy a complimentary day out on the other side of Schweitzer! With 32K of trails to explore, an adventure on snowshoes or Nordic skis will be fun for everyone! For Winter Trails Day, all trail fees are waived. 208-263-9555

February 2022


11-27 Winter Carnival.  After a two-year hiatus thanks to a crummy virus, one of the biggest events of the Sandpoint winter will back this year. The specific events are still shaping up, but c so far this 10-day fun festival will include the Parade of Lights downtown, plenty of events up on Schweitzer, live music and parties all around and one of the funnest (and most heart-warming) dog-inspired events the K9 Keg Pull. Get it on your calendar and check back for specific events in our current events calendar.

12: 14th Annual Heart Ball 2022.  Join in on this free virtual event from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be an auction of desserts two weeks prior to the event, being delivered on the day of the event. Other great auction items available all to raise funds for the Bonner General Health Foundation. RSVP here and instructions will be emailed to you on how to sign up and do your online bidding.

18-21 Presidents' Weekend Celebration. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts special activities featuring Coca Cola "Let it Glow" Fireworks show Sunday with night skiing. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

25 Wild and Scenic Film Festival. A Curated collection of independent films about wild places and the people working to protect them. Theater and virtual shows available. All proceeds from the night will go towards trail building, outdoor education, and mountain goat stewardship programs in the Scotchmans. Tickets from $15-200. Buy here.

4-25 Starlight Racing. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts four weeks of evening racing on Friday nights, followed by fun and fabulous parties in Taps. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

March 2022

5 Mega Alpine and Snowboard Demo Day. Schweitzer Resort hosts region's largest demo day event featuring new gear from more than 13 manufacturers. All proceeds benefit Panhandle Alliance Education as part of Public Education Week. Prize drawings, samples and more! Register here.

7-12 Festival at Sandpoint Wine Auction. A virtual event held from March 7, 9:00 a.m. thru March 12, 7:00 p.m. For more info Click.

26 2,400 Feet of Schweitzer. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts world's longest GS race to benefit the Cystinosis Research Foundation. 24HoursforHank.org.

April 2022


23-May 1 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club holds the 74th annual spring fishing derby on Lake Pend d'Oreille. There are many prizes to be won, and multiple categories and divisions. For more information see the LPOIC Facebook page, or visit LPOIC.org.

29 Kids Fair 2022. Welcome back to the 2nd Annual kids Fair with games, prizes, free BBQ, and ice cream. LillyBrooke Family Justice Center, 227 S. 1st Ave, hosts this event from 2-6 p.m. The event will include Police, Fire, & EMT, face painting, and a live DJ playing music requests all afternoon. For more info click here.

30 Silverwood Opening Day. Silverwood Theme Park opens its gates for the 2022 season. To celebrate, everyone will receive a special $19.88 ticket price to commemorate our opening season. Come out and ride our world-class coasters and enjoy making family memories! SilverwoodThemePark.com.

30 Sandpoint Farmers Market Opening Day. Shop for fresh produce and artisan goods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; market is held Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and every Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. through October 16th in downtown Sandpoint's Farmin Park. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.


May 2022

1 Silverwood Opening Weekend. Silverwood Theme Park opens its gates for the 2022 season. To celebrate, everyone will receive a special $19.88 ticket price to commemorate our opening season. Come out and ride our world-class coasters and enjoy making family memories! SilverwoodThemePark.com.

7: 3/4 Minus Cykeltur. This event is a timed gravel grinder consisting of two different routes. The 52-mile One-Humper, and the 76-mile Two-Humper. Both routes follow mixed surface secondary roads, and the Two-Humper includes a four-mile twist of single-track trail Registration opens Feb. 18. Register for the event, or find more info.

7-8 Mother's Day Weekend at Silverwood. Celebrate Mother's Day at Silverwood Theme Park. When a family brings mom to the park and purchases their ticket online or at the front gate, mom gets in free! Plus everyone receives a special pricing of $43 for general admission; $26 youth/senior admission (save even more online). SilverwoodThemePark.com.

14-15 Kids' Weekend at Silverwood. Celebrate Kids' Weekend at Silverwood Theme Park. For every general admission ticket purchased, one youth (ages 3-7) will receive a free ticket. Plus everyone receives a special pricing of only $43 general admission, $26 youth/senior admission (save even more online). SilverwoodThemePark.com.

20-21 Lost in the 50's returns. Lost in the 50's events are still shaping up, but so far it looks like there will be Live Entertainment at the Fairgrounds featuring Darlene Love on Friday, The Righteous Brothers on Saturday, and on both nights Rocky and the Rollers. The car parade is planned for the 20th, and the downtown car show on the 21st. Watch for updates or follow the Lost in the 50's Facebook page here.

21-22 Healthcare Appreciation Weekend at Silverwood. All Doctors, nurses, and frontline healthcare workers, identification required, Receive FREE admission to the park on these special event days and their immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate! 208-683-3400 or visit SilverwoodThemePark.com.

28-30 American Heroes' Weekend at Silverwood. All military personnel, veterans, police officers, firefighters, and EMS receive free admission to Silverwood Theme Park during American Heroes' Weekend. Plus, immediate family members (spouse and children) also receive a special discounted rate when purchasing tickets at Silverwood's front gate!  208-683-3400 or visit SilverwoodThemePark.com.

June 2022

4-5 Boulder Beach Open. Boulder Beach will open Memorial Day Weekend and stay open weekends only until June 11th! Starting June 11th, Boulder Beach will be open daily. Break out the swim suits and the sunscreen as today marks the unofficial start of summer in the Northwest!  208-683-3400 or visit SilverwoodThemePark.com.

17 Schweitzer Opening Day. Schweitzer's summer season kicks off with village activities and scenic chairlifts. Come up for hiking, biking, and exploring! Schweitzer.com.

17 ArtWalk Opening Receptions. Pend Oreille Arts Council presents ArtWalk, with opening receptions from 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at local galleries and retail locations throughout downtown Sandpoint. ArtWalk gives artist members and other local artists a chance to exhibit their work, and all ages are encouraged to explore this free citywide event! Maps of the walking tour will be available throughout downtown and online at ArtinSandpoint.org

18 CHAFE 150. Sandpoint Rotary hosts the annual 150-mile CHAFE bike ride through Montana and Idaho, along with an 80-mile option and Family Fun Ride. Proceeds benefit the Lake Pend Oreille School District's Literacy Initiative and after-school reading programs. Registration opens Jan. 19, 2022 Register here. Get more information CHAFE150.org.

18-19 Father's Day Weekend at Silverwood. Celebrate Father's Day at Silverwood Theme Park. When a family brings dad to the park and purchases their tickets online or at the front gate, dad gets in free! SilverwoodThemePark.com.

25-26 Race the Wolf. Ultra-marathon and trail race series has a course for everyone! Choose from three distances at Schweitzer: 52 km ultra-marathon, 26 km and 8km trail races. The course naturally boasts steep climbs, really fun single track and some super fast two-track. Not to mention the incredible views: they stretch from Lake Pend Oreille to Montana and the Canadian border. This is North Idaho's rugged, scenic beauty at its best. You won't be disappointed! RaceTheWolf.com

30 Summer Sampler. Serving up samples from some of Sandpoint's best restaurants in beautiful Farmin Park. Live music by local favorites. Free to enter for all ages. Food tickets sold at the door. Most samples will be 3-7 tickets. Must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol, ID required.

July 2022

Fourth of July Celebration. Sandpoint Lions host downtown "One Nation Together" Parade to showcase the community and how, united, it can do anything. Children's parade begins at 9 a.m. and the Grand Parade follows at 10 a.m. To take part in the parade, go to the Lions Club Facebook page or website. The cost is $25 if paid before June 30, and $30 if paid after June 30.

7 Pairings in the Pines. Kaniksu Land Trust hosts a fundraiser and epic afternoon tasting trail at Pine Street Woods. Visit KaniksuLandTrust.org or call 208-263-9471 for information.

9 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

10 Jacey's Race. This will be the last ever Jacey's Race! A competitive 5k race for runners and walkers, and 1k fun run for kids benefits local children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses. This year's race will take place at Sandpoint High School, 410 S. Division Ave. The 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m., and the 1K starts at 9:30 a.m. All ages are welcome. The 5K race is broken into 9 age groups ranging from 6-80+ years old. Run individually, or as a team. Get more info at Jaceys-Race.com.

12, 19 Toyota Tuesday at Silverwood. The driver of any Toyota gets in free at Silverwood Theme Park when they bring an admission coupon from any Inland Empire regional Toyota dealer. Coupon must be validated on arrival at Silverwood by a parking attendant. SilverwoodThemePark.com.

16 Sandpoint Pride Festival. Join PFLAG Sandpoint at the Granary Arts District, 513 Oak St., in celebrating Sandpoint Pride Festival 2022. Running from 2-10 p.m., The day will include speakers, children's crafts, vendor booths, and a drag show. Close out the night dancing under the stars. For more info click here.

16-17 Northwest Wine Fest. Schweitzer hosts its two-day summer wine tasting event. Sample great wines from around the Pacific Northwest while enjoying summer at Schweitzer! Schweitzer.com.

28 Festival at Sandpoint 2022 Opening Night - The Revivalists. Chart topping rock band The Revivalists join the Festival at Sandpoint for opening night. Gates open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $54.95 +tax and can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

29 Festival at Sandpoint 2022 First Friday - Chris Janson with LOCASH. Breakout country star, Chris Janson is a platinum-selling recording artist, high-octane entertainer, multi-instrumentalist, and award-winning singer/songwriter. Joined by LOCASH who creates a signature sound that fuses modern Country and classic Heartland Rock with an edgy vocal blend. Gates open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $69.95 +tax and can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

30 Festival at Sandpoint - Mt Joy. Channeling bright, bold, and brilliant energy in their music, Mt. Joy comes to Sandpoint to share their beat on Indie Rock. Opening for Mt oy will be The Moss. Gates open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49.95 +tax and can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

31 Festival at Sandpoint - Pink Martini ft. China Forbes. Returning to Sandpoint once again is Pink Martini. Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world, Pink Martini crosses genres of classical, jazz, and old fashioned pop. Gates open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $44.95+tax and can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

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

August 2022

3 Festival at Sandpoint - Kaleo. This bonus extra day at the Festival features Kaleo, a chart-topping, notorious sell-out group who combines melodies and gritty soul to form epic tunes with electrifying live performances. Grammy nominations, international certifications, and billions of global streams are only a few reason to get your tickets now. Gates open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $54.95 at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

4 Festival at Sandpoint - The Beach Boys. Returning to Sandpoint once again, is the Beach Boys. Pick up some good vibrations while joining this show. They have been making music for more than a half century and will be bringing their "Sixty Years of the Sounds of Summer" tour to Sandpoint. Tickets have sold out for this show. Gates open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Tickets for other shows can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

5 Festival at Sandpoint -  Gregory Alan Isakov with Shook Twins. Gregory is a Grammy nominated folk/indie performer out of Colorardo. The Shook Twins are a local folk/pop/indie duo well known around town.  Tickets are $49.95 +tax. Gates open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

5, 6 Bonner County Rodeo The fifth annual PRCA/WPRA rodeo is held in the Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Rd. PRCA is the highest-paying American rodeo organization in the world, and sanctions rodeos in 37 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. Its championship event is the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. In conjunction with the PRCA event, there will also be women's barrel racing sanctioned by WPRA (Women's Professional Rodeo Association). SandpointBonnerCountyRodeo.com.

6 Festival at Sandpoint - Lindsey Sterling. Stirling enjoys and performs many genres from Dance/Electronic and Classical to Pop, and Rock. Be prepared for incredible violinist, dancer, artist vibes to fill the field. Tickets are $59.95 +tax. Gates open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

6 Long Bridge Swim. Held every year on the first Saturday in August, the Long Bridge Swim attracts a wide range of swimmers - including children as young as 7 and a number of swimmers in their 80s! LongBridgeSwim.org

7 Festival at Sandpoint Grand Finale - Lisa Livesay / Spokane Symphony. Lisa Livesay will open gthe day from 12-2 p.m. Then, the Spokane Symphony returns to Sandpoint for the Grand Finale of the 2022 Festival at Sandpoint. Tickets are $39.95 +tax, or $9.95 +tax for youth 12 and under. Gates open at 5 p.m. with a complimentary wine and beer tasting running from 5-7 p.m. followed by the Spokane Symphony performance at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased at FestivalAtSandpoint.com

13, 14 50th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. Pend Oreille Arts Council's Annual Arts and Crafts Fair takes place over two days in downtown Sandpoint, featuring artist booths, food vendors, and a youth art arena. Artwork exhibited includes sculpture, ceramics, metal, fiber, photography, paintings, mixed media, wood, crafts, and more. All proceeds go directly to support POAC's programs in visual and performing arts and art education for the benefit of our community. Free admission; hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14. ArtinSandpoint.org.

17-20 Bonner County Fair. Old-fashioned country event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, featuring the Challenge of Champions bull riding on Friday, and the Demolition Derby on Saturday night to round out the fun. BonnerCountyFair.com. 208-263-8414

20 Montana Shakespeare in the Parks - Twelfth Night.  Check out this free performance of William Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' at Lakeview Park, 901 Ontario St., from 5-7 p.m. ShakespeareInTheParks.org

20: 16th Annual Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-in. Regional pilots fly into Sandpoint Airport during the 16th 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

22, 23 Spokane to Sandpoint Relay. Two day, 200-mile relay adventure begins at Green Bluff north of Spokane, and finishes on the beach of Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint. SpokanetoSandpoint.com.

*Cymbeline. Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform Cybeline in Sandpoint's Lakeview Park. Enjoy pre-play performances, pack your picnic, and get ready for some literary fun this summer! Sponsored by Lost Horse Press.

13 Priest River Sprints: Non-motorized races. All ages and skill levels welcome! Featuring non-motorized watercraft races on the Priest River from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., hosted by the Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association (PORPA), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Come enjoy this celebration of non-motorized water recreation at the Priest River Recreation Area (Mudhole). Bring your single human-powered watercraft for fun races and get to know fellow rowers and paddlers. PORPA.org.

September 2022

2-5 Fall Fest. It's back! Enjoy four days of beer tasting and fun at Schweitzer. Schweitzer.com.

3-6 Artists' Studio Tour. Annual self-guided driving tour of working studios through North Idaho 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy summer in north Idaho and discover terrific new art. Visit the working studios of painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, potters, glass artists and more. Set your own schedule and enjoy the scenery as you explore the works of familiar favorites and new artists. The tour is completely free of charge. For more information visit ArtTourDrive.org. 800-800-2106

3-4 Coaster Classic Car Show. Classic cars from across the Northwest converge on Silverwood Theme Park during Labor Day Weekend. The 19th Annual Coaster Classic Car Show is one of the biggest events of its kind in the Inland Northwest. If you like cars that go fast, look good, or just remind you of the good ol' days, you've gotta be there! Participant discounts and more - 208-683-3400 or go to SilverwoodThemePark.com for details.

10 Ponderay Neighbor Day. Enjoy a family-friendly community carnival - Ponderay Neighbor Day - that is fun for all ages, held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Harbison Field (behind the Hoot Owl restaurant) in Ponderay. Free activities include kids crafts, pony rides, petting zoo, inflatables, carnival games, tastings, demonstrations, and live music. There will also be food and retail vendors on site. Free and open to everyone! Sponsored by the City of Ponderay. For more information, call 208-265-5468.

10-11 Grandparents' Weekend at Silverwood. What better way to celebrate Grandparents' Day than at Silverwood Theme Park! Silverwood shows their appreciation for grandmas and grandpas by admitting them to the park for free when accompanied by a grandchild. For each grandchild that purchases a ticket, they will be given one free ticket for grandpa or grandma. SilverwoodThemePark.com.

10-25 Community Appreciation Weekends at Silverwood. (Saturday and Sunday only) Save money and help local food banks! For each general admission ticket sold at Silverwood Theme Park, $4 will be donated to local food banks; for each youth/senior ticket sold, $1 is donated. Admission is $43 (ages 8-64) and $26 (ages 3-7 and 65+) at the front gate (save more by purchasing online). SilverwoodThemePark.com.

12-17 WaCanId Ride. Annual Rotarian supported bicycle tour takes cyclists on paved roads encircling the Selkirk Mountains of Washington, Canada and Idaho - hence the name WaCanId. The six-day event covers 370 miles/595 kilometers and showcases the International Selkirk Loop's spectacular scenery. Registration for the 2022 ride will open at a later date when the restrictions for non essential travel are lifted at the international border. Fully vaccinated travelers can cross into the US and Canada, however, Canada also requires a negative COVID test 72 hours before crossing. Please refer back to website often for updates. WaCanId.org.

Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta. The Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association hosts the 10th annual regatta when rowing clubs from the Northwest and Canada gather at The Mudhole in Priest River to compete in a 1.7K headrace and a 1K stake race. A great event for racers and spectators alike! PORPA.org.

October 2022

Sept. 29-Oct. 29 Scarywood. Scarywood is back in October, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 29-Oct. 29! Get ready for a month of screams as the theme park you thought you knew just became the nightmare you'll never forget. As seen on Travel Channel's "Halloween's Scariest Thrills," Scarywood is full of haunted attractions and roaming monsters. Experience five haunted attractions, seven scare zones, and most of Silverwood's signature rides in the dark. Try to survive the night because you'll be lucky to make it out alive. Scarywoodhaunt.com

1-2 Panhandle Preparedness Expo. Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Rd., hosts two days of preparedness, demonstrations, presentations and vendors. The focus of the expo is to help the community in ideas of preparedness for any kind of man-made/natural disaster. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  PanhandlePrep.org.

*Crosstoberfest. Cyclocross race and beer fest sponsored by Syringa Cyclery, Hickey Farms, and Pend Oreille Pedalers. Races for all ages. Preregistration is encouraged. Register here.

*Harvest Fest. Sandpoint Farmers Market closes out the season with entertainment, food booths, activities, displays at Farmin Park. SandpointFarmersMarket.com. 208-597-3355

November 2022

K&K Thanksgiving Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual fall fishing contest. LPOIC.org.

Tree Lighting and Santa's Arrival Tree lighting ceremony at Jeff Jones Town Square and visit from Santa opens the holiday season in Sandpoint. DowntownSandpoint.com. 208-255-1876

December 2022

*Christmas Craft Fair. Visit the St. Joseph's annual Christmas Craft Fair at 601 S. Lincoln from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Annual Toy Drive. A&P's Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave, hosts their Annual toy drive to support the Sandpoint Lions Club.  Event is from 6:30 pm to 9:30 p.m. Bring a new toy to donate. Live music with Miah Kohal band, live and silent auction, prizes, raffles, drinks and food specials. 21 and over.

*Newport Christmas parade. 4:00 p.m., downtown Newport.

*Festival at Sandpoint's Youth Orchestra winter concert. East Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St., hosts an afternoon of classical, pop and holiday favorites at 4:30 p.m. FestivalAtSandpoint.com

*Santa's Traditional Schweitzer Visit. Santa hits the slopes and then stops off at the Selkirk Lodge on Christmas Eve. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

31 New Year's Eve. Schweitzer hosts festive parties to usher in the new year at Taps and other locations at the resort. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

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