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Sep
14
Fri
Museum of North Idaho – 2nd Friday Free 5pm-8pm @ Museum of North Idaho
Sep 14 all-day

The Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the feature exhibit Keeping History Alive. The exhibit showcases some of the Museum’s favorite artifacts and the importance of collecting and preserving our region’s history. The exhibit will run April 3 through October 31st. The Museum will offer free admission on the 2nd Friday of each month from 5pm to 8pm as part of Art Walk.

The Museum of North Idaho in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is located adjacent to Coeur d’Alene City Park at 115 Northwest Blvd. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am-5 pm, April 3 through Oct. 31. A free one-hour parking pass can be requested at the Museum desk.

ArtWalk @ Downtown Coeur d'Alene ArtWalk
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every second Friday of the month from April-December, stroll through beautiful downtown Coeur d’Alene and enjoy the many galleries representing locally and nationally acclaimed artists.

Sep
15
Sat
CDA Walk to Defeat ALS @ City Park & Beach - Picnic Shelter
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The ALS Association’s premier event, our Walk to Defeat ALS® is an outlet for communities across the nation to demonstrate their concern for and the urgent need to find the cure for ALS while providing the best care for those who are currently battling the disease.

What began more than 15 years ago as a grassroots effort to increase awareness has now turned into a National Signature Event that the entire ALS community rallies behind, growing the number of teams and participants each year.

Whether reinvigorated by the Ice Bucket Challenge 2014 or new and concerned about our cause, over 150,000 ALS supporters nationwide participated in local Walks this year. It was incredible to feel your support, as Walks across the country broke fundraising and attendance records, and enthusiasm was off the charts!

Help us keep the momentum going in 2018!

8th Annual Anna Schindler Memorial Golf Tournament @ Links Golf Club
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm

Support childhood cancer families in the Inland Northwest by attending the Anna Schindler Foundation’s memorial golf tournament. Join us for a 9-hole scramble or just for dinner and an exciting silent and live auction. All proceeds go toward financially supporting childhood cancer families receiving treatment at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Tickets available at the Anna Schindler Foundation website.

Boys & Girls Club 12th Annual A Night in Black & White @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 11:45 pm

This exciting event will gather civic and business leaders and hundreds of community members for an evening of silent and live auctions and a chance to mix and mingle with Club supporters over delectable hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and a delicious dinner.

This event is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The money raised goes directly to our local Clubs and helps to ensure we can continue to enhance and expand our programs to
the youth of our community.

Sep
16
Sun
Coeur d’Alene Race for the Cure @ North Idaho College
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2018 RACE DAY SCHEDULE

8:00am Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up, Supporter’s Village Open, Team Photos

8:30am Red Hot Mama’s music & comedy show

9:00am Survivor/Forever Fighter Group Photo – at the main stage

9:15am Fundraising Awards Ceremony

9:30am Red Hot Mama’s Warm-Up and Pink-a-licious Parade (main stage to the start line)

9:50am Idaho State Police Honor Guard and National Anthem

10:00am RACE STARTS

*Subject to change

Sep
17
Mon
Rodeo for anyone with disabilities @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Sep 17 @ 9:46 pm – 10:46 pm

Rascal Rodeo produces rodeo events for anyone with mental and or physical disabilities of all ages throughout the Pacific Northwest. Our events are always free of charge to the special needs community because of generous donors and sponsors. Any age can attend and experience what it’s like to be a cowboy or cowgirl at their own pace with no pressure. Come discover unknown abilities and be the stars of the show!
Volunteers always needed. Youth volunteers are also welcome. Siblings who attend will not be considered RR Cowboys or Cowgirls. It is encouraged they come and cheer on the participants and at times take part in the activities when time and resources allow. Items handed out are only for the RR Cowboys and Cowgirls who are in attendance.
Register on our website, www.rascalrodeo.org

Sep
19
Wed
Tribe by Sebastian Junger Book Club @ Human Rights Educational Institute
Sep 19 @ 5:15 pm

Junger combines history, psychology, and anthropology as he explores what tribal societies can teach us about loyalty, belonging, and humanity’s eternal quest to find meaning. He explains the irony that war feels better than peace, that adversity can turn into a blessing, and that disasters are more often more fondly remembered than the good moments in life. Tribe explains why humans are stronger when we come together and how we can achieve that in our presently divided world.

A Martini Affair – fundraiser for Safe Passage @ Seasons of Coeur d'Alene
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for a fun evening at Season’s to benefit Safe Passage Violence Prevention Center. A delicious meal and a drink are included in the ticket price, ($60) as well as a chance to bid on auction items and wine grab (21 and older) ONLY A LIMITED AMOUNT OF TICKETS SOLD!!

Sep
20
Thu
Cabernet Cabaret @ Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre presents Cabernet Cabaret
Love is anything but a cliché! Join us for an evening of entertainment all about love in all its many forms. September 20 at the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, with performances from our incredible local talent. Songs about love, loss, humanity, purpose, and meaning all lead to an incredible evening of entertainment. Tickets are $30 and include a glass of wine and light appetizers.
Seats are limited (only 75 available) so get yours today at www.cdasummertheatre.com or call us at (208) 660-2958.

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!

Auction Fundraiser: Helping Hayden Canyon Charter Open Fall 2019 @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This event promises to be a fun auction and dinner evening with some great auction items and terrific company.

HCC was approved in early September of 2017. Since then our team has been working hard in areas of fundraising, finalizing a site and upcoming contracts related to operations.

Our last hurdle is the funding needed to ensure a smooth opening in September of 2019. We are excited to have everything in place for this auction to be a huge success.

Sep
22
Sat
Break the Silence 5k Walk @ Riverstone Park CDA
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us on Saturday, September 22nd, for the 10th annual Break the Silence 5K walk, run, jog, (or however you roll)! Our walk is in remembrance of those lost to the completion of suicide; and an effort to raise suicide awareness and prevention. On-site registration and check-in opens at 8:30 AM on race day. The guest speaker is Heidi Pratt-Rogers.

The annual “Break the Silence” Walk begins at the beautiful Riverstone Park, nestled in the Village at Riverstone.

Walkers will start at Riverstone Park/Centennial Trail junction and travel along the beautiful Centennial Trail. The “Break the Silence Loop” sign located at the halfway point of the walk will signify it is time to return to Riverstone Park, where light snacks & entertainment will be waiting. Have no fear, the “Break the Silence” trail will be clearly marked so you won’t get lost!

2nd Annual CDA Warrior Challenge @ McEuen Park
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come see members of the Idaho Army National Guard compete in several challenging, exciting events for the honor of “Top Spartan”!

Visitors can try Challenge events non-competitively and participate in many FREE family-friendly activities, including: paintball, Archery Tag, obstacle course, and more!

National Guard Soldiers will be on hand to greet the public, as well as displays of military gear and weapons!

No registration is required, and all events are free and open to the public.

Kids Draw Architecture @ Old Mission State Park
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Join area professional architects and artists to learn about the Old Cataldo Mission. We will focus on landscape drawing, map making, artifacts and architecture. We will be taking a bus up to the Mission and returning to HREI where your parents can view your work.
Cost is $10 and includes lunch.

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
25
Tue
Manufacturing Matters Dinner @ CenterPlace Regional Events Center
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Thomas Tedder started his business with $100 worth of scrap leather and plastic. His company, Alien Gear Holsters, has now sold over 1,000,000 holsters. Join the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce to celebrate our region’s history of creating quality goods at the Manufacturing Matters Dinner on September 25th. Tedder is the keynote speaker at the event which offers guests an incredible chance to network with this area’s top manufacturers, indulge in a gourmet dinner and learn how Tedder took his idea from his kitchen table to the global market. Highlight your business by buying a table!

Sep
26
Wed
CASA Baby Shower hosted by the Lady D’ Alene’s @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

Please join the Lady D’ Alene’s for the Second Annual North Idaho CASA Baby Shower. All donations will benefit the CASA Kidz closet and local families.

We will be dressed to impress! Passed appetizers, no-host bar, but be sure to try and the Lady D’ Alene signature cocktail.

CASA supports trained Advocates for over 400 child abuse and neglect victims in North Idaho. Advocates investigate child protection cases, represent the child’s best interest in court and
​help find them a safe home with a forever family.

CASA would love to see the following items; wipes, diapers (size newborn, 4, and 6), pull ups, playmats, and baby toys!