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Dec
16
Sun
Children’s Christmas Party @ Post Falls Post 143 American Legion
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Post 143’s annual Children’s Christmas Party will be on Dec 16 from 1-4 pm. This is open to the public and we hope to see all our neighbors and friends with their children and grandchildren at this fun event. Santa will here!!

Feb
2
Sat
Hospice Wine Taste 2019: The Heart of It All @ Hospice of North Idaho
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ensure that everyone in our community receives expert Hospice care and grief support, regardless of their ability to pay. Hospice Wine Taste is the community’s choice fundraiser for Hospice of North Idaho for 34 years!

In black tie, meet philanthropists like you who are engaged in the Hospice Mission. Enjoy gourmet food, samples of specialty wines, and bid on live auction packages including unbelievable global ventures!

“The Heart of it All” celebrates the beauty that North Idaho has to offer. Play games to win adventures, excursions and date nights.

Grand Prize: Win a trip to your destination of choice! Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win $4,995 travel voucher to any destination! The winner is drawn at Wine Taste. (Sold separately at www.hospicewinetaste.org, need not be present to win, makes a great stocking stuffer, only 500 tickets available!)

NEW: The 2019 event will be held on the Hospice of North Idaho Campus, in the Community Building, as the Hayden Lake Country Club undergoes exciting renovations!

TICKETS SELL OUT! DISCOUNTS END DECEMBER 31, 2018.

Feb
16
Sat
Mardi Gras Krewe d’Alene 2019 @ Cd'A Resort Plaza Shops
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The 4th annual Mardi Gras Krewe d’Alene in the CDA Resort Plaza Shops. As you stroll through the “streets” of New Orleans in this re-creation of the French Quarter, you’ll find samples of delicious New Orleans’-style fare from up to 10 local favorite restaurants who are competing in a lively cookoff for Chef’s choice and People’s choice awards. With fun street entertainment throughout there is so much to do.

In addition to the featured restaurants, you can enjoy stilt walkers, jugglers, fortune tellers, henna tatooists, body painters, artists in action, and live musicians. Enjoy a drink in Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar, a re-creation of the oldest bar in the country. Sip on a Café Au Lait and savor delightful beignets in the re-creation of the historic Café Du Monde. And new this year is a performance by the drag queens Nova Kaine and Les Gurlz.

Find the baby in the King Cake and reign over the 2019 Mardi Gras, leading the traditional second line led by a live jazz trio. And as they say in New Orleans, “laissez les bon temps rouler” which means “let the good times roll”!

Tickets include a great evening of food, fun, and a souvenir shot glass. There are prizes for best costume and most spirited reveler. Costumes are encouraged but not required. The bar is no host, and revelers must be 21 and over.

Mar
2
Sat
Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy Annual Fundraiser @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds - Jacklin Bldg
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy is excited to announce the 5th Annual Soup & Chili Cook-off, celebrating the school’s 20th Anniversary, on March 2, 2019 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds! We are gearing up for the biggest event yet! 
 
So crack open those cookbooks and enter online today! 
 
Mar
9
Sat
The Sweethearts’ Ball : A Night in Wonderland @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 11:59 pm

For the 7th year in a row, Coeur d’Alene will host The Sweethearts’ Ball, which celebrates the lives of children in the greater northwest who battle cancer-related illnesses. Every spring we bring together some of Coeur d’ Alene and our surrounding areas most generous benefactors to share a night full of love, compassion and excitement while bringing together our community in a fun and realistic way. Over the last 6 years, The Sweethearts’ Ball has been able to contribute over $250,000 and has helped send hundreds of children to Camp Journey free of cost to them and their families. With the support and kindness of the whole community Camp Journey can continue to bring such special kids, the most amazing week of their lives!

Mar
23
Sat
Children’s Village Spring Benefit @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our annual Spring Benefit Dinner and Auction

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.