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Artist Tour 2017

Artists Studio Tour 2017 – Sandpoint, ID

August 11-13 and August 18-20
Come celebrate the artistic community in the greater Sandpoint area. You are invited to visit the working studios of Painters, Sculptors, Jewelers, Potters, Glass Artists, and more. Enjoy Sandpoint and surrounds as you follow the Artist’s Studio Tour.

Book your stay with us at Huckleberry Hill Bed and Breakfast. We will send you off after a fabulous scratch-made breakfast with a studio tour guide in hand. Need help with dinner reservations or other planning? We can help with that too!

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Summer in Sandpoint at Huckleberry Hill B & B

Summer in Sandpoint is nearly upon us and it’s going to be a great one! With so many great events offered throughout the season there’s something for everyone! And – of course – the outdoor activities in and around Sandpoint could keep you busy all summer.  Plan you visit to Sandpoint and book your stay at Huckleberry Hill Bed and Breakfast … you won’t be disappointed!

Not to be missed is the kick off to summer in Sandpoint up at Schweitzer Mountain
June 25, 2017 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM


EXPERIENCE THE BEST BONNER COUNTY (7B) HAS TO OFFER AND FREE CHAIRLIFT RIDES!
This is the Grand Opening weekend for Schweitzer Mountain Resort and the unofficial kickoff to summer in Sandpoint for Sandpoint and Bonner County! To celebrate we’re inviting Bonner County businesses and non-profit organizations up to Schweitzer so you can sample the best that the county has to offer all in one place. Local restaurants, retail stores, beer and wine producers, artists and musicians all at Schweitzer for the day! In addition, unlimited rides on the Great Escape Quad will be FREE! Our summer amenities will be in full swing, including the Monkey Motion™ air jumper, zip line, climbing wall, mountain biking, hiking, geocaching and tennis. At the top of the Great Escape Quad there will be refreshments, hiking, biking and more!

FREE Chairlift rides 11am- 5pm! Pick up your free ticket at the ticket window to enjoy unlimited rides on the Great Escape Quad.

FREE live music in the village for this celebration of Summer in Sandpoint.
The Monarch Mountain Band – 11am to 12:30pm
The Brandon & Cole Show – 1pm to 2:30pm
The Incredible Flying Dookie Brothers – 3pm to 5pm

MORE FUN
Summer amenities will be in full swing, including the zip line, Monkey Motion™ air jumper, climbing wall, mountain biking, hiking, geo-caching and tennis. At the top of the Great Escape Quad there will be refreshments, hiking, biking and more!

 


Lost in the 50’s

Yep, it is Sandpoint’s biggest party of the year, with hundreds of classic cars on parade and on show throughout downtown, parties, music, dancing … and fun up to here!
Schedule of Events
May 18-21, 2017
Our 32nd Annual 2017 Lost in the ’50s features terrific musical acts each night for our concert and dances. Plus, on Thursday we’re “raising the roof” at the fairgrounds with Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven. Don’t miss all the action!

Thursday, May 18

Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven. The Bonner County Fairgrounds at 4203 N. Boyer Ave. is the venue for the 12th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven. This popular show sells out almost every year, and is the opening event for the 32nd annual Lost in the ’50s celebration. This year’s performers are Ryan Pelton as Elvis, Sting Ray Anthony as Richie Valens, and Lance Lipinsky as Jerry Lee Lewis. Plus a young new crazy-talented band called The Lovers will be rockin’ the house over the top. What a way to start the weekend! For ticket information, call 208-263-9321.
Friday, May 19

Show and Dance at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. The queen of the girl groups, Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles, along with her girls are going to make you “Love Them ‘Til Tomorrow” and then some! Paired with the smooth voices of Tommy Mara and the Crests, who’ll take you back to the corner of doo-wop and dreaminess. And don’t forget the best band in the nation, Rocky and the Rollers, for a great night! For ticket information, call 208-263-9321.
Saturday, May 20

Show and Dance at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Here’s the biggest part of a fantastic weekend … after 12 years of dreaming, Lost in the ’50s presents a Saturday Night Only event featuring The Righteous Brothers. Spread the word – this is going to be a great night in Sandpoint!
Sunday, May 21

Aspirin Rally-Run. Enjoy a 5k Fun Run and Car Rally at Second Avenue Pizza in downtown Sandpoint! The 5K fun run starts at 10 a.m., co-sponsored by the Cardio Junkies (Sandpoint’s running club). Then hit the Car Rally at 11:30 a.m., featuring prizes, trophies, food, drink, and fun!
Dance tickets: Call 208-265-5678 (LOST) or 208-263-9321
Or get ’em at Second Avenue Pizza ⋅ 215 Second Ave. in Sandpoint
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Banff Film Fetival in Sandpoint

2017 BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL in Sandpoint

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DETAILS:

Date & Time
JAN 19 @ 7PM
JAN 20 @ 7PM
JAN 21 @ 7PM

VENUE:

The Panida Theater

Doors Open:
1 Hour before show

A collection of mountain films on adventure, culture, sport and environment.

SANDPOINT, IDAHO, THURSDAY, JAN 19, 2017
FILM LIST: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humor.

Doing It Scared

Classification: General / Australia

Film Synopsis: Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident which left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.

Ruin and Rose

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: Follow these talented freeskiers as they tackle very different terrain in search of gorgeous jumps in Whistler and big lines in Alaska.

Mira

Classification: General / Hong Kong

Film Synopsis: Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face, which has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.

The Perfect Flight

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed hawk chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry.

When We Were Knights

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / USA

Film Synopsis: How can you express everything that you want to somebody you love, knowing that if you don’t, that might be the last opportunity that you have? That is a reality that we all face, but for BASE jumpers, the risk of death sometimes results in something amazing and unexpected – love.

Packing It Out: Cleaning America’s Wild

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: Follow the guys from the “Packing It Out” crew as they pick up litter – and inspire everyone they meet – along the Pacific Coast Trail.

Trail Dog

Classification: General / South Africa / France

Film Synopsis: In a small village in the south-east of France, a young man explores the mountains with his dogs. Trail Dog is an ode to the beauty and happiness that can be found in the simplest of things – friendship.

Four Mums In A Boat

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: When four middle-aged working British mums announced they wanted to row the Atlantic Ocean, their families thought they had lost their minds.

Disclaimer: While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.

SANDPOINT, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JAN 20, 2017
FILM LIST: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

Ace and the Desert Dog

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah’s canyon country.

FIFTY – The Movie

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / New Zealand

Film Synopsis: Follow one man’s bold attempt to run 50 mountain marathons over 50 peaks in just 50 days, around the spectacular landscapes New Zealand, in order to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.

For The Love

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / USA

Film Synopsis: When you want to make first descents, you have to push the limits of what’s possible and what’s known as you explore the most difficult and remote whitewater in the world.

Devotion: Libby Peter

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: Libby Peter, one of the UK’s most respected climbers, reflects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.

SHIFT

Classification: General / Canada

Film Synopsis: Near a sacred mountain in the Yukon, an Indigenous community transforms itself into a world-class mountain biking destination through the hard work of their young trail crews.

The Accord

Classification: General / Iceland

Film Synopsis: Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland’s surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.

The Great Siberian Traverse

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / Canada

Film Synopsis: All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime, a 1,200-kilometre ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. We’ll stumble upon a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing’s ancient origins.

Poumaka Classification: PG – Coarse Language / USA

Film Synopsis: With hopes of summiting the elusive Poumaka Tower, American bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki.

Max Your Days

Classification: General Film / Canada

Synopsis: Summer solstice on Canada’s West Coast – the possibilities are endless!

Disclaimer: While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.

SANDPOINT, IDAHO, SATURDAY, JAN 21, 2017
FILM LIST: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

DreamRide

Classification: General / Canada

Film Synopsis: Enter a dream world where the trail never ends. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.

Iran: A Skier’s Journey

Classification: General / Canada

Film Synopsis: Cautioned not to travel to Iran, skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless. They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.

Being Hear

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: There is an epidemic of extinction of silence on our planet. World-renowned nature sound recordist and acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton works to protect the few remaining quiet places from noise pollution.

Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World

Classification: PG – Coarse Language and Nudity / USA

Film Synopsis: The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch, crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting. This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure.

Northbound

Classification: PG – Coarse Language / Norway

Film Synopsis: Four skateboarders head north above the Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand, and pastel skies. The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies and one ephemeral miniramp.

Gyalmu’s House

Classification: General / UK

Film Synopsis: In 2015, an earthquake of terrible power devastated the Langtang Valley in Nepal, taking hundreds of lives from the small community. A year later, Nima Gyalmu, a woman of extraordinary strength, dignity, and humour rebuilds her house while coming to terms with her new world.

Fast Forward

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail – more than 1280 kilometres miles of desert singletrack – is a challenge unlike any other.

Dog Power

Classification: General / USA

Film Synopsis: Get a fascinating view of the world of dog-powered sports and the special bond between dogs and their humans. Both share a passion for living, working and playing together outside in different forms of the sled-dog and musher relationship.

Metronomic

Classification: General / France

Film Synopsis: High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk. It’s a hymn that melds visual performance.

Disclaimer: While it is our intent to run this program the Banff Centre / Mountain Fever reserves the right to change program if necessary.

Tickets also available at these locations:
At The Door
Eichardt’s
Burger Express
Burger Express in Bonners Ferry
Alpine Shop
Outdoor Experience


Upcoming Events in Sandpoint, ID

Below find a list of upcoming events in Sandpoint, ID. There is always something fun happening in Sandpoint!

Daily  Daily through Sept. 15 Daily Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises’ Shawnodese departs on two daily cruises from Sandpoint City Beach, running through Sept. 15. The Lake History Cruise departs at 1:30 p.m.; learn about the history and geology of our magnificent lake. The Lake, River and Birds of Prey Cruise departs at 3:30 p.m.; view osprey nests and their chicks, along with bald eagle sightings. For fare information, plus details on the Sunset Dessert Cruises (held every Monday, Friday and Saturday evening) and the Dinner and Eagle Watching Cruises (held every Tuesday and Thursday evening), visit LakePendOreilleCruises.com or call 208-255-5253.

Every Wednesday  Sandpoint Farmers Market. Local fresh produce, baked goods, and  arts and crafts from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Farmin Park. Enjoy live music featuring Emily Baker.

Every Saturday  Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring the Spumoni Blues Band; plus, browse the always-changing variety of fresh, locally grown produce, garden starts, and annual and perennial plants all season long!

June 27  Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Peter Lucht from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

June 27 Winery Music. Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with The Wagoner Band. Mike and Sadie Wagoner are a father-daughter duo that sing and play not only acoustic versions of many classic tunes but also churn out some interesting original songs. Mike plays the guitar while Sadie rounds things out on a djembe drum.

June 27  Nu Jack City Dance Concert Benefit. Angels Over Sandpoint presents a dance concert benefit featuring Nu Jack City in the Sandpoint Events Center, 102 S. Euclid Ave. Start off the evening with the ‘Being 70 Rocks’ reception from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.; Nu Jack City and their Motown Sound plays from 8 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Dance to a live band plus enjoy a no-host bar. Must be 21 to attend. Tickets are $25 each, available at Eichardt’s Pub, Eve’s Leaves, and Sandpoint Online’s General Store. 100% of the proceeds go back to the community. For more information, visit AngelsOverSandpoint.org.

June 27  Scott Kirby Piano Concert. Enjoy a performance featuring live piano music and a video presentation from Kirby, a pianist, composer and artist who specializes in American and Pan-American musical traditions that span 150 years. The concert begins at 7 p.m., and is held in the First Baptist Church, 1230 Michigan St. From the inventive compositions of New Orleans genius Louis Moreau Gottschalk, classic Ragtime, Cuban Danzas, Brazilian Tangos of Ernesto Nazareth and Creole styles from the Caribbean, to contemporary works by Kirby himself. All proceeds benefit the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint Young Artist Exchange Program. Tickets are $10, available in advance at the MCS, POAC, and at the door on the night of the concert. 208-265-4444

June 27 John Craigie Concert. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a concert at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) with John Craigie; opening is Kent Ueland (known as “The Holy Broke”). Hailed as a “modern-day troubadour” in the style of Woody Guthrie and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Craigie is best known for his storytelling, sense of humor, and poignant songwriting. Half stand-up comedian, half folk singer, Craigie has traveled all over the nation and world, and has appeared many times with Sandpoint’s own Shook Twins. Tickets are $15, available at Eichardt’s, Eve’s Leaves, and online at Panida.org.

7-28  Old Galvi Warehouse Summer Antique Sale. If you’re looking for antiques and architectural elements for the home, cabin, castle, farm or garden, visit the Old Galvia Warehouse Antique Sale, located next to Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters at 524 Church St. House are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day; the sale is also happening next weekend, as well. There’s always a fun cache of fresh finds, so check it out! 208-263-5911

June 28  Schweitzer Summer Celebration Schweitzer Mountain Resort celebrates the grand opening of summer operations during the all-day Summer Celebration. Rides on the Great Escape Quad will be free all day, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. In the village, there will be arts and crafts vendors, a barbecue, the Monkey Motion™ air jumper, a climbing wall, mountain biking, geocaching, tennis, free live music and other summer amenities (weather permitting). At the top of the Great Escape Quad, enjoy refreshments, hiking, biking and more! Free music and chairlift rides, so come on up!

July 1  Full Moon and Hors d’oeuvres Cruise. Enjoy a variety of complimentary hors d’oeuvres while cruising through eagle territory aboard the Shawnodese. To cap off the evening, watch the full moon slowly rise above the spectacular Cabinet Mountains before returning to port. Departs Sandpoint City Beach at 7 p.m. $36 per person. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. 208-255-5253

July 4 Fourth of July Celebration. The Sandpoint Lions Club hosts a spectacular day of fun and festivities, starting with the children’s parade at 9:30 a.m. in downtown Sandpoint. Following is the Grand Parade at 10 a.m.; this year’s theme is “Honoring Our Heroes” featuring the students of Sandpoint High School as the grand marshals. In the afternoon, there will be children’s games at City Beach at 2 p.m., along with free ice cream and live music by Frank Moore and Friends, and Fiddlin’ Red. Raffle tickets will on sale all day long at the entrance to City Beach – first place prize is a John Deere Gator! Proceeds help pay for the day’s fun, including the spectacular fireworks show at dusk.

July 4  Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with the Selkirk Society Band from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

July 7  First Tuesday at Eichardt’s. Monthly music event with featured guest at Eichardt’s Pub, 212 Cedar St., at 7 p.m. 208-263-4005

July 8 KPND Pint Night. Willow Bay Marina, 520 Willow Bay Rd. in Priest River, hosts the KPND Pint Night with fun and prizes!

July 8 Jazz ‘n’ Java. Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth St., hosts a Jazz ‘n’ Java jazz jam and open mic night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month. All players welcome! Sit in with a rhythm section, play solo … or just come to listen! The event features some of the area’s best players. Hosted by Larry Mooney, jazz vocalist and guitarist; amps and PA provided. SandpointGuitar.com. 208-290-2632

July 10  Sandpoint Contra Dance  Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and Lost Horse Press sponsor a Sandpoint Contra Dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Sandpoint Community Hall. Enjoy live music with Out of the Wood.  All dances are taught and called, and beginners and singles are welcome! $5 suggested donation.

July 11 Classic Boat Festival. Wooden boats, water-themed activities, contests and more along Sand Creek; sponsored by Inland Empire Antique & Classic Boat Society.

July 11 Great Sandpoint Flatwater Regatta. Sandpoint Rotary hosts canoe, kayak and paddleboard “fun run” in Sand Creek, starting at 10 a.m. at the Bridge Street bridge. 946-6079

July 11 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Folk Remedy from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

July 18  Schweitzer Mountain Trail Run Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts the Schweitzer Mountain Trail Run, featuring 3.5 and 10 mile trail runs on challenging and scenic trails. Race registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on race day, and the race begins at 10 a.m. Go to SMTrailRun.com for more information.

July 18 Schweitzer Mountain Music Festival and Northwest Winefest. Come on up for a day on the lawn at Schweitzer Village. Three great bands are lined up for a fun-filled day of live music, barbecue, arts and crafts vendors and everyone’s favorite fruit beverage – wine! Twenty Northwest and regional wineries will be offering 80 wines for sampling and purchase, plus there will be souvenir glasses and tasting tokens. Simply buy a glass and tokens at the sales tent, and then visit “Wine Alley” to sample the wines. Other summer activities will be available including the Monkey Motion™ air jumper, Zip Line, arts and crafts vendors, hiking, biking, chairlift rides, climbing wall, disc golf and more! Live music includes Owen and McCoy at 11 a.m., Milonga at 1:30 p.m., and Strictly Business at 4 p.m. Get all the info at Schweitzer.com.

July 18 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Larry Mooney from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

July 24-26  The Garden of Artistry Invitational Fine Art Show  Ponderay Garden Center on Highway 95 North in Ponderay, hosts the Garden of Artistry Invitational Fine Art Show. This exceptional quality fine art show features regional and guest professional artists; hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Free admission.

July 25 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series’ Special Crazy Days edition: Backstreet Dixie performs at 10 a.m.; Carl Rey and the Blues Gators perform at noon; Northern Exposure performs at 2 p.m.; Hoodoo Two performs at 4 p.m. On the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

August 1  21st Anual Long Bridge Swim  The 1.76 mile Long Bridge Swim, in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho, is the Northwest’s premier open-water event. More information is available at LongBridgeSwim.org.

August 1 Free First Saturday. Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts the Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to visit the museum free of charge.BonnerCountyHistory.org. 208-263-2344

August 1 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Ruff Shodd from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

August 2 Schweitzer Huckleberry Festival and Color Fun Run. Schweitzer Mountain Resort celebrates all things huckleberry during the 9th Annual Schweitzer Huckleberry Festival. Enjoy a huckleberry pancake breakfast, live music for the family, huckleberry crafts and treats, a huckleberry pie-eating contest and all kinds of family fun! Check out the summer activities, too, including the Cranky Jennings Mining Company, Monkey Motion air jumper, Zip Line, hiking, biking, chairlift rides, climbing wall, disc golf, and more! Hosted hikes and shuttles to the ripe huckleberry picking areas (depending on availability) will take place throughout the day, so plan on picking ’til your fingers turn purple! Learn more at Schweitzer.com. Plus, the Huckleberry Color Fun Run & Ride is a great way to start your day at the Huckleberry Festival! Run, walk or ride through the forest and get covered with color tossed by the forest urchins. This is a great family event and is marked for 5K and 2.5K participants. Click to learn more, plus register, at Schweitzer.com.

August 6-16  The Festival at Sandpoint  The Festival at Sandpoint is celebrating its 33rd annual summer concert series, August 6 – 16, 2015 with eight nights of eclectic music under the stars, on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, in Sandpoint, Idaho. For line-up and tickets visit FestivalatSandpoint.com.

August 6 Festival at Sandpoint: Arlo Guthrie. Opening night of the Festival at Sandpoint celebrates American folk music treasure Arlo Guthrie at Memorial Field; opening is Jonatha Brooke. Tickets are $44.95; plus, the Festival’s popular Brew Tasting tickets are available for $10, which includes a commemorative pilsner glass and premium microbrew tastes. Brew Tasting starts when the gates open at 6 p.m.; the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 7 Festival at Sandpoint: Ziggy Marley. The Festival at Sandpoint presents Grammy Award-winning reggae and world music icon Ziggy Marley in concert at Memorial Field; opening is the Maw Band. All tickets are $59.95, with an additional $1 for each ticket sold going towards Ziggy’s charity, U.R.G.E., a non-profit organization that benefits a wide range of charitable children’s causes in Jamaica, Ethiopia and other developing nations. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m.FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 8-9  Pend Oreille Arts Council’s Arts and Craft Fair  43rd anual Arts and Craft Fair on the lawn at City Beach in Sandpoint.

August 8 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Broken Whistle from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

August 8 Festival at Sandpoint: Vince Gill. Country Music Hall of Fame singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Vince Gill headlines the Festival at Sandpoint’s Super Country Saturday show at Memorial Field with special guests The Barefoot Movement and Troy Bullock. All tickets are $54.95. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., and the music starts at 6 p.m.FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 9 Family Concert with the Festival Community Orchestra. Enjoy musical fun for the young and young at heart as the Festival at Sandpoint presents its Family Concert themed Seasons’ Greetings (not as in holiday music but rather as in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons!) featuring the Festival at Sandpoint’s Community Orchestra and Studio One Dancers. Favorite pre-concert activities include the popular Instrument Petting Zoo, an animal petting zoo, and more. All tickets are $6. Activities begin when the gates at 2:30 p.m.; the performance starts at 5 p.m. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 13 Festival at Sandpoint: Lake Street Dive. The Festival at Sandpoint presents indie pop, jazz and soul band Lake Street Dive in concert at Memorial Field; opening is the Ballroom Thieves. “Dive Bar specials” will be featured in the Festival’s bar – Conlan’s – and the Lakeside Lounge. All tickets are $36.95. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 14 Festival at Sandpoint: The Devil Makes Three and Trampled by Turtles. A double dose of the hottest progressive bluegrass music is coming to the Festival at Sandpoint, with Americana band The Devil Makes Three and bluegrass/folk-rock band Trampled by Turtles performing in concert at Memorial Field. All tickets are $44.95. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 15 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Mobius Riff from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

August 15 Festival at Sandpoint: Wilco. The Festival at Sandpoint’s Super Saturday stars experimental folk and alternative art rock band Wilco, plus folk/jam band Vetiver to support their summer tour; opening is Owen & McCoy. All tickets are $59.95. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., and the music starts at 6 p.m. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 16 Festival at Sandpoint Grand Finale: Viva Italia! The Festival at Sandpoint’s season culminates with the Grand Finale Concert: Viva Italia! featuring the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, conducted by maestro Gary Sheldon. The classical portion of the program will include a Roman Carnival Overture by Berlioz, Dance of the Hours by Ponchielli and Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony. Festival fans are also in for a special treat – a world premiere by jazz pianist Vadim Neselovskyi, who will perform at the concert. The traditional fireworks finale closes the Festival at Sandpoint’s 33rd season in spectacular fashion. Gates open early at 4:30 p.m. for the annual Taste of the Stars Wine Tasting, the largest wine event of its kind in the state of Idaho. The wine tasting is complimentary for all concertgoers over the age of 21 years. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.95 adults, $10.95 youth. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

August 21-22, 28-29 No Service. The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., hosts the Unknown Locals production of an original play by Chris Herron, No Service, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and curtain at 7:30 p.m. No Service is a darkly humorous story about life, death, and the complications of family. Anne is dying of an unknown illness. Her best friend, Kim, travels to Anne’s remote cabin to see her one final time. Upon learning that Anne has become estranged from her daughter, Kim does her best to put her nose where it doesn’t belong and reunite mother and daughter before it’s too late. Admission is $12 general, $10 seniors/students. 208-610-8005

22 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Bridges Home featuring Dave and Tami Gunter from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

Sept. 5-6   Funky Junk Antique Sale at the Bonner County Fair Grounds. Visit the Funky Junk website or Facebook for mre information.


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