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Sep
21
Fri
Coeur d’Alene Oktoberfest @ Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day

This two day bash will feature live bands, 30+ beers and ciders, three biergarten locations (two outdoors and one indoor) along with kegs scattered throughout downtown businesses. This fun filled weekend is complete with the Gran Fondo bike races on Saturday!

Friday, September 21: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, September 22: Noon – 9:00 pm

Bier Schmecken Halle
Plaza Shops (Check in & Ticket Sales Friday & Saturday)
210 Sherman Avenue

Prostgarten
Corner of 2nd & Sherman

Festzelt
Resort Lawn (SATURDAY ONLY)
115 S. 2nd Street

Ticket purchase is good on both Friday & Saturday at all Oktoberfest locations. Children and designated drivers entry is free when accompanied by ticket holder. Free root beer on Saturday for children 12 & under. Dress up in a lederhosen or dirndl and receive a free meal ticket for either Friday or Saturday!

Tickets will also be available at the door while supplies last. PROST!
**Must be 21+ to purchase ticket**

Sponsored By:
Centennial Distributing
Hayden Beverage Company
KPND Radio
The Coeur d’Alene Resort

Park(ing) It On Sherman @ 1600 Block Of East Sherman
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The 1600 block of Sherman Avenue will host a FREE block party and parking spaces will be temporarily turned into public spaces as part of global park(ing) day. Event highlights include: live music, food trucks, beer garden, artisan vendors and more!

Sep
22
Sat
2018 Octoberfest and Chili Cook-Off! Soup too! @ North Idaho Cider
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

It’s that time again! Our 3rd annual North Idaho Cider Octoberfest and Chili-Cook off and we’ve got a soup category again this year too! Proceeds from the chili/soup cook off go to Kootenai Humane Society!
On site food for purchase from The Wurst Man In Town!
In addition to North Idaho Cider we’ll have a few,local beers on tap too!
PLUS, live music from 12-4 and then North Idaho Cider Oktoberfest with Royale from 4-7pm!

$25 entry fee for chili/soup cook-off off competitors. Top 3 spots win cash pus there is a Peoples Choice Award too! For competition info email info@northidahocider.com

Pop Up Pig Roast – CANCELLED @ Hayden Farmers Market
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A feast of locally-sourced farm-fresh eats!
Featuring Chef Adam Hegsted with additional support from LucidRoots with Dani LundquistMAK BreadBean & Pie and Teena Holley.

Live Music!

Advanced ticket purchase required. Ticket price includes one complimentary beverage. Additional beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit the Inland Northwest Food Network.

Special thanks to the Sheppard Ranch for donating The Pig!

FAQs

What should I wear to the event? We recommend wearing layers as the temperature can change rapidly after sunset. NOTE: This event will be held at Honey Eatery and Social Club in the case of inclimate weather. Updates will be posted online.

Will there be vegetarian options available? YES! Most of the dinner will be vegetables dishes. No one will leave the event hungry.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can contact us via email at info@inwfoodnetwork.org or call 208.546.9366.

Sep
28
Fri
Cocktails for a Cause @ Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cocktail class hosted by Justin Schorzman from the Coeur d’Alene Resort with assistance from the Coeur Group.

You will learn how to make 5 classic cocktails followed by tastings, heavy appetizers, prizes, live music and more.

Limited amount of tickets. Tickets go on SALE August 30th.

Oct
6
Sat
Guardians of the Children Biketoberfest Ride @ Guardians of the Children NW Chapter
Oct 6 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Guardians of the Children Inland Northwest Chapter annual Biketoberfest Ride and Auction.

This year the event starts at 2 locations:
Cheap Shots – 6412 E. Trent Ave, Spokane Valley
Falls Club- 611 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls

Registration Starts @ 8:30am KSU@ 10:30am

Route TBD based on Weather

Ride Ends at the Fall Club where you get to enjoy a Bratwurst Dinner with all the fixings.

Oct
19
Fri
CASA Uncorked! 2018 @ Hagadone Event Center
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Save the Date
CASA’s Annual Fall Fundraiser: Uncorked!

Oct
20
Sat
North Idaho Life Epic Masquerade Charity Ball 2018 @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm

North Idaho Life will be hosting a seriously classic and epic, one-on-a-kind, old-school-style Hollywood costume party / Masquerade ball on Saturday, October 20th at the Coeur d’Alene RESORT. Retooled, redesigned and with new atmosphere, surprises and special effects. The kind of thing you’ve only dreamed about or seen in a movie, but it will be real and it will be epic!Elegant ~ Opulent ~ MysteriousBook your room at the Resort using this link https://goo.gl/owTkjt for special Masquerade Ball prices!
6-7:30pm Red Carpet Arrival / Champagne Reception – Red Carpet Paparazzi Line, Complimentary Champagne, Period-Ball Setting, Interactive Entertainment & Performers. Your name announced at the door by a costumed attendant and a professional photographer to stage your portrait photos
7:30-8:30pm Grande Cuisine Dinner / Dinner Room Revealed / Live Interactive Dinner Entertainment with Aerial Performers suspended from ceiling by ribbons, fire dancers many surprises planned
8:30-10:30pm Soul Proprietor, 9-piece Funk/Dance Band, drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, horn section and a super high energy female singer. FUN! You simply cannot sit down!10:30-1am Live DJ by Vibe Productions
We will spare no expense and turn our venue into the grandest ballroom you ever saw.
Remember, this is a costume party, even the band will be dressing up. Set to seriously be the Party of the Century
Hope to see you all there!!!

Nov
15
Thu
SOUPort the End Of Homelessness – St. Vincent de Paul @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Great community event. Come have lunch and enjoy 45 different soups served and prepared by local businesses and organizations. All proceeds will support the St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho Winter Warming Centers. Donations will also be accepted at the event: blankets, sleeping bags, socks and sweatshirts. Some of our local heroes, peace officers and firefighters will help clear tables and sell wooden nickels. Purchase tickets online or at the door.

Nov
23
Fri
Festival of Trees Schedule of Events @ Coeur d'Alene Resort Convention Center
Nov 23 – Nov 26 all-day

Festival of Trees Schedule of Events

30th Annual Festival of Trees

The Kootenai Health Foundation’s Festival of Trees is north Idaho’s premier holiday event. A timeless and ageless tradition for everyone, this event will dazzle you with elaborately decorated Christmas trees and holiday displays.

Don’t miss this year’s 30th annual Festival of Trees; November 23-26, 2018. Tickets on sale now!

All events are held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Convention Center.

If you are interested in being involved in Festival of Trees for 2018 as a sponsor, designer, or volunteer, please contact Kali Singleton at (208) 625-4489 or ksingleton@kh.org

Festival of Trees 2018

Friday, November 23

Opening night Friday d’Lights, 5-8 p.m.

Christmas officially arrives in Coeur d’Alene the day after Thanksgiving. Join us as we ring in the 2018 holiday season with the first opportunity to view the Festival of Trees displays. Bring your family and friends to enjoy entertainment by local artists while viewing the magnificent displays.

  • Open to the public, donations accepted at the door
  • Food and beverages available for purchase

Saturday, November 24

Festival Brunch, 9-11 a.m.  | Buy Tickets Now

Socialize with your family and friends while enjoying a delightful brunch. A chance to view the trees and enjoy performances by local musicians and entertainers.

Advance tickets required, tickets on sale August 1st

Festival Gala, 5 p.m. to midnight | Buy Tickets Now

Join us for an elegant evening at the community’s only black-tie, charitable celebration! Walk the red carpet, partake in holiday spirits, and indulge in a delectable three-course meal while surrounded by the display of ornately- decorated Christmas trees. The fundraising begins with the silent auction and buy-it-now tree sales, or participate in the live tree sale auction followed by entertainment, dancing, and more.

Advance reservations required, tickets on sale August 1st

Sunday, November 25

Family Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for a great day to spend with the family! Enjoy viewing the tree displays, face-painting, crafts, photo with Santa, and holiday performances by local school groups.

  • Open to the public, donations accepted at the door
  • Food and beverages available for purchase

Children’s Workshop, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Visit with Santa
  • $1 per craft
  • $1 face painting

Monday, November 26

Luncheon Fashion Show, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Buy Tickets Now

Join your girlfriends, co-workers, moms, and daughters as your enjoy a festive and lavish ladies day out. Surrounded by the beautifully decorated Christmas trees, this event is a great opportunity to view the holiday fashion trends while enjoying a meal. Approximately 15 local retailers will participate in the event showcasing their fashions on the runway with more than 120 different outfits.

Dinner Fashion Show, 5-8 p.m. | Buy Tickets Now

Join your girlfriends, co-workers, moms, and daughters as your enjoy a festive and lavish ladies night out. Surrounded by the beautifully decorated Christmas trees, this event is a great opportunity to view the holiday fashion trends while enjoying a meal. Approximately 15 local retailers will participate in the event showcasing their fashions on the runway with more than 120 different outfits.

Advanced tickets required (price varies by seating)

Dec
7
Fri
Traditions of Christmas @ Salvation Army Kroc Center
Dec 7 – Dec 23 all-day

Traditions of Christmas is a Radio City Music Hall style show which includes beautifully choreographed kickline tap numbers, Santa’s workshop, a heartfelt military tribute performance and a grand Nativity conclusion. Featuring a cast of 70 people, spectacular sets, live animals, and over 400 costumes.

Friday, December 7 – 7pm
Saturday, December 8 – 3pm
Sunday, December 9 – 3pm

Friday, December 14 – 7pm
Saturday, December 15 – 3pm
Saturday, December 15 – 7pm
Sunday, December 16 – 3pm

Thursday, December 20 – 7pm
Friday, December 21 – 3pm
Friday, December 21 – 7pm
Saturday, December 22 – 3pm
Saturday, December 22 – 7pm
Sunday, December 23 – 3pm