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Events happening in Sandpoint

— Here’s what’s coming up this week through Sunday, August 19 —

14 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! Ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave., the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring half-price bottled 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 John Fershee, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15 Amy Obenski: Ethereal Folk Rock Live Looping. Eichardt’s Pub, 212 Cedar St., hosts live music with Amy Obenski at 7 p.m. The singer and songwriter from San Francisco performs with her multi-layered dreamscapes, haunting vocals, and enticing lyrics, all enhanced with Live Looping technology at her feet. Obenski is most known for her song Carousel, airing on the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy.

16 Open Mic Night at the Beer Hall. Kevin Dorin is excited to welcome all local artists over 21 years of age for a fun and open night of playing from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Come out for a positive environment to share your passion or just come to take it all in! All levels of performers are welcome. The set will be recorded live and artists will have access to the audio. Plus the Twisted Kilt Black Iron Grill food truck with their cornbread waffles will be onsite. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

16 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts singer songwriter Leigh Guest, originally from Sacramento Calif., and now touring through the western U.S., from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Playing acoustic guitar, Guest performs a mix of original music and cover material that spans mostly country and singer-songwriter artists. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17-18 Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. Pacific Northwest’s 11th annual premier team running event starts at Mt. Spokane, ends at Sandpoint City Beach. SpokanetoSandpoint.com. 541-633-7174

17 Rock Creek Alliance Annual Party and Fundraiser. The Rock Creek Alliance holds it annual party and fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St. The event includes an update on the RCA’s efforts to protect Lake Pend Oreille, and the premier showing of a film by guest speaker and staff scientist Guy Archibald with Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. ‘Irreparable Harm’ chronicles the fight by native Tlingit people to protect the vibrant coastline of Southeast Alaska from the mining contamination caused by Hecla’s Greens Creek mine.  Enjoy live music with the BareGrass Band, plus a silent auction featuring locally donated and crafted items. Wine, beer, and snacks available, and the Soul Picnic food truck will be onsite. Free and open to the public.

17 Beer Hall Live Music. Devon Wade performs at MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 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. Edelwagen food truck with their awesome handcrafted sausages and high quality food! Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

17 A Night of Comedy: Gabriel Rutledge. The Panida’s Little Theater on First Avenue hosts A Night of Comedy with Gabriel Rutledge at 7:30 p.m. A past winner of both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, Rutledge has made television appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Nickelodeon’s Nickmom Night Out, Laughs on FOX, and the nationally syndicated Comedy.TV and Comics Unleashed. Show is rated PG-13. View YouTube to learn more. Tickets are $13 at the door, Eichardt’s, Eve’s Leaves, and Panida.org.

17 Movie in the Park. The Bonner County History Museum hosts Movies in the Park, held at dusk in the Lakeview Park. This week’s movie is The Goonies. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

17 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with the Marshal McLean and the Holy Rollers Band from 9 p.m. ’til midnight. Don’t miss McLean, a creative force in the Northwest for over a decade, and his indie rock band that carries with it the unique sound that is becoming distinct to this part of the country – a kind of Northwest Americana rock. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

18 Live Music at the Taproom. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts live music with Michael and Shanna from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Plus, Tacos Tijuana food truck will be onsite. LaughingDogBrewing.com. 208-263-9222

18 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Moscow-based Mother Yeti from 9 p.m. to midnight. Making their 219 debut, Mother Yeti will entertain you with rock music influenced by soul, punk, psychedelic country and alternative wave forms. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19 Shakespeare in Sandpoint: Othello! Shakespeare’s tragic tale of jealousy and deceit, Othello, arrives at the Bonner County Fairgrounds with the gates opening at 3 p.m., and the performance starting at 6 p.m. The Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performance is hosted locally by Lost Horse Press with a grant from the Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement in the Idaho Community Foundation. Arrive early to visit with friends and neighbors, plus meet the actors! Bring chairs, blankets, picnics! ShakespeareintheParks.org.

— Here’s what’s coming up this week through Sunday, August 26 —

21 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! Ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

22 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave., the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring half-price bottled 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 Dan Lavoie, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Spokane’s Daniel Hall from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. He recently completed his first solo album entitled “Finally” and is a progressive folk and rock original songwriter and guitarist. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment.

23 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Bridges Home, Sandpoint’s popular singer songwriter duo of Dave and Tami Gunter, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Making their 219 debut, they will entertain with Americana, Celtic, roots and many originals. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

24 Beer Hall Live Music. Harold’s IGA performs at MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for a fun night of live music, cheers and beers! Harold’s IGA was a grocery store that the poor people went to. It was bulldozed to the ground. Now it’s an indie rock band with an ever-changing cast of characters. They play a ton of originals from their three albums. Edelwagon food truck will be onsite. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

24 Movie in the Park. The Bonner County History Museum hosts Movies in the Park, held at dusk in the Lakeview Park. This week’s movie is undecided – public’s choice! BonnerCountyHistory.org.

24 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Spokane-based Working Spliffs from 9 p.m. ’til midnight. This five-piece 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 with a horn section that incorporates elements of reggae, ska, blues, R&B, psychedelic rock, and jazz. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Live Music at the Taproom. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts live music with Melissa Forrette from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Plus, Mandala Pizza food truck will be onsite. LaughingDogBrewing.com. 208-263-9222

25 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Browne Salmon Truck from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Comprised of Sandpoint locals Drew Browne on bass, Samantha Carston vocals, and Truck Mills on guitar, this trio plays vintage and contemporary blues, jazz, Latin and more. They don’t play often so don’t miss a chance to hear their awesome sound. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment.

25 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Far Out West.  Back at the Niner by popular demand, Portland-based Far Out West brings a unique and energetic brand of funk that features groovy beats and rootsy vocals. The quartet performs a spectrum of sounds; their original songs fuse together soulful folk-inspired lyrics with crunchy instrumental endeavors guided by the stylings of jazz and rock. Ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Full Moon Cruise. Savor the twilight while cruising through eagle territory, then watch the full moon as it rises above the beautiful Cabinet Mountains, aboard the Shawnodese. Departs Sandpoint City Beach at 7:30 p.m. and returns at 9:30 p.m. Drink specials available; reservations required; 208-255-5253. $30 fare. LakePendOreilleCruises.com.

— Here’s what’s coming up this week through Sunday, September 2 —

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! Ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave., the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring half-price bottled 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 entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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.

30 Beer Hall Live Music. Daniel Mills of Son of Brad is headed north and playing his original tunes at MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This Coeur d’Alene native just put together a new album and is touring the Inland Northwest, sharing his music and creating fans at every stop. Plus, the Mandala Pizza food truck will be onsite serving up wood-fired pizza. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

30 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Kevin Dorin from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Dorin is a local songwriter and storyteller with music that’s a unique blend of soulful folk and blues. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

31 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Brian Jacobs and Chris Lynch from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. They are a fun duo with a great sound, and will have you on the dance floor! Come by to hear them, grab some pints, play some games and enjoy! Plus, the Edelwagen food truck will be onsite with their handcrafted sausages. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

31 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Spokane rock band Fat Lady. If you’re looking for a mild-mannered concert experience, then avoid Fat Lady at all costs! Led by Schuyler Dornbirer, one of Spokane’s premier guitar players, the group’s ’60s rock-inspired originals and covers are far from tepid or trepidatious. This band gets it on and gets down! Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

***Daily through Sept. 13 Daily Summer Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises offers daily lake tours all summer long including history cruises, birds of prey cruises, dinner cruises, sunset and more. For information and reservations, call 208-255-5253 or check out the cruise schedule online. Fares start at $23 general, $21 seniors 60-plus; $16 ages 3-12. 208-255-5253

Here is what’s coming up in September!

1-2 Sandpoint Renaissance Faire. Hear ye, hear ye! Prepare thyself for merriment during the Sandpoint Renaissance Faire, held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days at 784 Shingle Mill Rd. in Sandpoint. The faire is held to help ignite and foster the creativity and curiosity of our community through a lively, enlightening, entertaining experience in a renaissance themed environment. There will be a joust, performers, musicians, a beer garden, and most numerous amounts of merchants and food. Admission is $10 per adult; $5 senior/children ages 5-17; and free for under 4. Learn more at SandpointRenFaire.com.

1-3 Fall Fest. Annual outdoor music festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with music performances, chairlift rides, kids’ activities and microbrews under the tent. Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

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 enjoy the museum free of charge, sponsored this month by the Co-Op Country Store. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

8 Injectors Car Show. The 19th annual Injectors Car Show from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in downtown Sandpoint features prizes for first, second and third place cars, plus entertainment, music and trivia as well as raffle and silent auction. It’s a great event for the entire family – free and open to the public. Learn more and register at the Sandpoint Injectors Car Club website: SandpointInjectors.com. 208-263-9780

8 Third Annual Northwest Cornhole Classic. The third annual Northwest Cornhole Championship is about to get it on! Cornhole kings and queens will be taking to outdoor court or inside MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., where four regulation courts are set up to test your tossin’ abilities in a double elimination tournament! With two new divisions: the Open Division is for the competitive, advanced players and Social Division for the regular ol’ backyard players looking for fun. Register at 208-209-6700, and stop by in the days before or day of at 11 a.m. Registration ends at 12:30 p.m. and First Toss is at 1 p.m.

Daily through Sept. 13 Daily Summer Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises offers daily lake tours all summer long including history cruises, birds of prey cruises, dinner cruises, sunset and more. For information and reservations, call 208-255-5253 or check out the cruise schedule online. Fares start at $23 general, $21 seniors 60-plus; $16 ages 3-12. 208-255-5253

14 Contra Dance. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Emily Faulkner and Lost Horse Press for a Contra Dance from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. Contra dancing is community dancing for all ages, in the New England tradition, featuring live music with great local and regional bands and lively callers. Beginners and singles welcome! $5 suggested donation at the door. *Held on the second Friday of the month.

15 3G Tour. Explore spectacular parts of Lake Pend Oreille while seeing a variety of birdlife, private coves, towering cliffs, the islands of Hope and more aboard the Shawnodese, from noon to 3:30 p.m. leaving from Kramer Marina, 46820 Highway 200 in Hope. A history and geology talk is included; lunch available for purchase. Reservations required; $45 fare, seniors 60-plus $43. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. *Runs Saturdays (and some weekdays) through Oct. 15.

15-16 Hope Islands Cruise. Enjoy a scenic tour around the four islands of Hope while learning the colorful history of the area aboard the Shawnodese, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. leaving from Kramer Marina, 46820 Highway 200 in Hope. The tour includes a cruise by Pearl Island, a bald eagle sanctuary. Call 208-255-5253 for further information (including some weekday cruises) and reservations. Reservations required; $24 fare, seniors 60-plus $22. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. *Runs weekends (and some weekdays) through Oct. 15.

22 Hope’s Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts the Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Devon Wade will be playing music and folks can count on delicious brats and all the fixin’s as well as a great time with friends and neighbors. Make plans to attend! MemorialCommunityCenter.com.

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.

29 Ponderay Neighbor Day. Back by popular demand! The City of Ponderay and Friends of Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail host the second annual Ponderay Neighbor Day community carnival from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. behind the Hoot Owl on Highway 200. Contact KayLeigh at the City of Ponderay, 208-265-5468, for information regarding participation in this event. CityofPonderay.org.

29 Sadie Sicilia in Concert. Local musician Sadie Sicilia returns to the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., for a concert starting at 7 p.m. Learn more on the event’s Facebook page. Tickets are $15 general; $12 student; available at the door, Eichardt’s, Beet & Basil, The Human Connection, SHS and online at Panida.org.

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