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May
23
Thu
CdA Charter Academy Presents: From Bach to ROCK! @ North Idaho College-Schuler Performing Arts Center
May 23 @ 6:00 pm

Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy will present their season finale concert, “From Bach to ROCK !” Thursday, May 23, 6p/5:30 doors open, at the NIC Schuler Performing Arts Auditorium. Performances will include Orchestra, Band and Jazz students and will feature a wide range of music and showmanship. Admission is free and open to the public. Limited premium reserved seating is available and purchasers are entered in a drawing for $500+ in prizes. Details at www.CdaCharter.org.

Jun
5
Wed
Hydroplane Double Feature (4pm and 7pm) @ Hayden Discount Cinema
Jun 5 all-day

Limited Tickets. Buy in advance! at the Museum of North Idaho or Hayden Cinema The special Hydro History Day fundraiser will feature the Hollywood feature “MADISON” and a special documentary short film “THE ROARING GIANTS.” The showings of the two films will take place at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and will be preceded by an introduction of each film by members of the Hydromaniacs.

The 2005 feature film “MADISON” was directed by William Bindley and tells the story of a hydroplane driver Jim McCormick’s personal struggle to win the 1971 Gold Cup for unlimited hydroplanes with the community owned Miss Madison.

For the hydroplane fan, “MADISON” is notable because it contains authentic race footage from the 1971 Madison, Indiana race as well as action scenes of restored vintage hydroplanes currently in the collection of the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum of Kent, Washington. “MADISON” is thought to be the only feature film ever made that is centered on professional boat racing.

The showing of “THE ROARING GIANTS” will be of particular interest to the residents of Coeur d’Alene, as it was filmed before and during the 1962 Diamond Cup unlimited hydroplane race on Lake Coeur d’Alene. The film short was independently produced and then stored away without explanation, never been shown to the public. Included in the footage are scenes of the big unlimited boats testing and racing on the lake as well as special concert footage from a performance by popular singer Jimmy Rodgers at North Idaho (Junior) College the weekend of the race.

The Museum of North Idaho will have copies of “THE ROARING GIANTS” for sale at the event, as well as a selection of the books including “Hydromania: A History of the Diamond Cup” written by local author Stephen Shepperd.

The newly reconstituted Coeur d’Alene Hydromaniacs hope to revive the fun-loving group that supported the Diamond Cup hydroplane races in the 1950s and 1960s. The organization also was involved in the Coeur d’Alene community, supporting local charities and civic events, activities that the new group hopes to renew as well.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Museum of North Idaho, Hayden Discount Cinemas, Nickel’s Worth publishing office, Angel Gallery at 5th and Sherman, and Comfort Inn and Suites on Appleway.

Jul
12
Fri
Free Evening at the Museum @ Museum of North Idaho
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Museum has three new exhibits this season. The two seasonal exhibits New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region and Keeping History Alive. The first exhibit provides a look into the lives of some of the people in the major immigrant groups that settled here. The second exhibit showcases a sampling of the Museum of North Idaho’s recent artifact donations. The exhibits will run April 2 through October 31st. A new permanent exhibit Explores and Fur Trade, created by the Friends of Spokane House, looks at trade prior to white settlement and explorers.

Aug
2
Fri
Art on the Green 2019 @ Campus of North Idaho College
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm

Art on the Green is a marketplace for fine arts, a performance space for a variety of talented performers and a gathering place for friends and families that is a highlight of summer in Coeur d’Alene. Over 160 artists and 500 volunteers come together to present Art on the Green for more than 25,000 people to enjoy. It is a great place to see and purchase fine art direct from the artists; paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, clothing, metal sculpture, glass art, handcrafted works in clay, wood, leather, fiber and more. Kids of all ages can create their own special art in our Children’s Art Garden. There are free performances on two stages all weekend long and our Beer & Wine Garden enjoys shaded seating at our North Stage. We invite you to join us for tasty food, cold beverages and festival treats while you enjoy this celebration of art, creativity and friendship at Art on the Green. Please see our website for entertainment and events calendars.

Sep
13
Fri
Free Evening at the Museum @ Museum of North Idaho
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Museum has three new exhibits this season. The two seasonal exhibits New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region and Keeping History Alive. The first exhibit provides a look into the lives of some of the people in the major immigrant groups that settled here. The second exhibit showcases a sampling of the Museum of North Idaho’s recent artifact donations. The exhibits will run April 2 through October 31st. A new permanent exhibit Explores and Fur Trade, created by the Friends of Spokane House, looks at trade prior to white settlement and explorers.

Oct
11
Fri
Free Evening at the Museum @ Museum of North Idaho
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Museum has three new exhibits this season. The two seasonal exhibits New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region and Keeping History Alive. The first exhibit provides a look into the lives of some of the people in the major immigrant groups that settled here. The second exhibit showcases a sampling of the Museum of North Idaho’s recent artifact donations. The exhibits will run April 2 through October 31st. A new permanent exhibit Explores and Fur Trade, created by the Friends of Spokane House, looks at trade prior to white settlement and explorers.