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Apr
21
Sat
16th Annual Spring Craft & Garden Show @ Lake City High School
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Featuring vendors from all over the Northwest! Live music, raffles, and bake sale! Admission is just $1. Proceeds benefit the 2018 Senior Graduation All-night celebration!

Apr
28
Sat
2018 OoozaPaloooza Food Truck Festival @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The 2018 Ooozapaloooza Food Truck Festival is almost here! Mark your calendars now and make sure you don’t miss this tasty event!

We are excited to announce the Food Trucks participating this year!!!

Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese
Mixed Plate Food Truck
Jamaican Jerk Pan
Toby’s BBQ
Left Coast Fusion
3 Ninjas
Black Fire Kettle Corn
Tacos Camargo
Kona Ice
Mangia Catering
Crate
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
The Nutty Bavarian

Our beer garden will feature Wallace Brewing Beer and One Tree Cider, and will be provided by GSFTA Gives Back and proceeds will go to a variety of veteran groups including Newby-ginnings. To learn more about GSFTA Gives Back please visit www.gsftagivesback.org

Visit our website: http://www.ooozapaloooza.com

May
19
Sat
Northwest Spring Fest @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
May 19 – May 20 all-day

Shake the cabin fever and bring the family out for some sportsman’s activities with the CDA Bowmen, Monster Trucks, music, animals, bouncy houses, Dock Dogs and more!

Jun
8
Fri
Family Day in the Park & Fancy Flea Market @ Coeur d'Alene City Park
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Save the Date for this exciting Collaborative Event!

The North Idaho Family Group (NIFG) is an Idaho 501(c)3 non profit. It is a membership and program driven group whose mission is Healthy Families and Life Long Learning. NIFG is a backbone organization that will produce the annual Family Day in the Parks event in the spirit of the former collaborative, nonprofit based, Kids Day in the Park with a greatly expanded venue, schedule of events, audience and opportunities.

The event will give families a last day of school activity that is free to the public and lasts until after dark.

Booths
Food
Music
Cultural Activities
Movies
Carousel, Museum, Skate Park

The event will start at noon and run until dark.

Jul
7
Sat
GizMotion – Celebration of Creativity @ Coeur d 'Alene City Park
Jul 7 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate creativity with Gizmo, Coeur d’Alene’s makerspace, with the fourth annual GizMotion on Saturday, July 7 in City Park. This free, family-friendly and fun event invites you to spend the day exploring art and technology, cheering on your favorite human-powered vehicles in the parade. Rather do than watch? Bring your bike or other non-motorized vehicle to the park and find out how to be in the parade yourself. Check out Gizmo-cda.org for corresponding activities for this free annual celebration of creativity.

Aug
3
Fri
Art on the Green @ North Idaho College
Aug 3 – Aug 5 all-day

Art on the Green marketplace, community space. Art, entertainment, hands-on art for kids, food, drinks, beer & wine garden. Join us for our special 50th anniversary!

Aug
16
Thu
2018 Coeur d’Alene Pickleball Classic Tournament @ Cherry Hill Park
Aug 16 – Aug 20 all-day

This is the 4th Annual Coeur d’Alene Pickleball Classic and it is guaranteed to sell out. This tournament has grown beyond our region and now hosts players throughout the United States as well as Internationally.

The Tournament will be attended by many of the top players in the sport and everyone, from kids to adults will love this event.

We are also looking for Sponsors and Volunteers to make this event possible. visit www.INWPC.com to learn more.

Aug
22
Wed
North Idaho State Fair @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Aug 22 – Aug 26 all-day

BARN IN THE USA!
Five days of music, food, rides, demo derby and PRCA rodeo action!

Sep
1
Sat
1st Annual Retro Revelry @ Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

A fun, free, family friendly, way to celebrate the vintage and retro styles of the past. There will be food, vendors, live music, an art show, a car show, and a fashion show. Come enjoy all the many lively forms of entertainment with friends and family and feel as if you have been transported back into the past! A little nostalgia never hurt anyone.

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

Sep
22
Sat
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.

Oct
6
Sat
Southside Harvest Festival @ Southside Community Church
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Southside Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, October 6 from
9am to 4pm in Cocolalla. The purpose of the event is to create
opportunities for community members to interact and celebrate what’s
great about Cocolalla and the surrounding areas.

There will be fun children’s activities, including a pumpkin patch,
bouncy castle, mini golf and face painting. In addition to talented
local artisans, growers and small businesses, there will be
representatives from community organizations and a fire engine!

For more information, visit our website at
www.southsidecommunitychurch.org/southside-harvest-festival, or find
us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CocolallaHarvest

Nov
3
Sat
PF Annual Holiday Bazaar – Spiritual Matters CdA @ Q'Emiln Park-Trailhend Event Center
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

1s time vendor; Spiritual Matters CdA will be showing Love & Faith Inspired Jewelry & Gifts at the Annual PF Holiday Bazaar at Q’Emiln Park in the Trailhead Event Center, Saturday Nov 10th 9am-4pm.

7/24 online store @ www.spiritualmatters.us

Dec
1
Sat
14th Annual Fair Trade Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church CDA @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fair Trade Sale is returning to Trinity Lutheran
The 14th Annual Fair Trade Sale is returning to Trinity Lutheran on Saturday, December 1, AND Sunday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Free admission.
Fair trade items are artful crafts made by people in developing countries around the world. When you support fair trade, artisans receive a fair price for what they have made. Because of fair trade, many people are able to provide food, education, and medical attention for their families. Many of our products for this year’s sale come through Lutheran World Relief.
LWR uses the money they receive from the sale to help people around the world on our behalf. What can you do to help??? (ANY or ALL of the following would be a GREAT help!):
> Donate paper shopping bags and Christmas gift bags for the sale.
> Donate fruit, cookies/bars to provide a welcoming and hospitable area for those who shop and may be coming to Trinity for the first time.
> Tell your friends, family, and co-workers about this event, noting that the proceeds of the sale go to help those in need around the world. This is not a fund-raiser for us, but one of our many ways we reach out to the world.
> Offer to hang up posters where you work and places you frequent. (Leave a message for Kelsey Cordes-Snyder, (208) 661-3795, if you can do this.)
> Come and SHOP the days of the sale!
If you have questions, ideas, and more, please contact Kelsey Cordes-Snyder at (208) 661-3795.

CCS Craft Fair @ Christian Center School
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for our 3rd annual Craft Fair! Food, Crafts, Vendors, Live Music, & Fun. Fresh, local Christmas trees will also be for sale in the parking lot. Funds support the CCS 11th & 12th grade trip to Washington DC.

Hayden Lights @ City of Hayden
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the annual Hayden Lights Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade. The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. at Hayden Avenue and runs south along Government Way. Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony immediately following the parade at McIntire Family Park. Free coffee, hot chocolate and cookies available. Children can visit Santa in the Council Chambers following the Lighting Ceremony. P1FCU will provide games and crafts for the kids as well! If you have any questions please contact the Hayden Recreation & Community Events Department at (208) 209-1080.

Tree Lighting Ceremony @ City of Rathdrum City Hall
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the City of Rathdrum for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The lights will be turned on promptly at 5:00 pm on Main St. near City Hall. This event takes place during December D’Lights hosted by the Rathdrum Chamber of Commerce.

December D’Lights begins at 4:00 pm and ends at 7:00 pm. Join the Chamber of Commerce before the Tree Lighting Ceremony for carriage rides, Santa Claus, Hot Cocoa, S’Mores, crafts, face painting, and carols. Also be prepared for the lighted rig parade at 5:30 pm.

Dec
2
Sun
14th Annual Fair Trade Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church CDA @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fair Trade Sale is returning to Trinity Lutheran
The 14th Annual Fair Trade Sale is returning to Trinity Lutheran on Saturday, December 1, AND Sunday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Free admission.
Fair trade items are artful crafts made by people in developing countries around the world. When you support fair trade, artisans receive a fair price for what they have made. Because of fair trade, many people are able to provide food, education, and medical attention for their families. Many of our products for this year’s sale come through Lutheran World Relief.
LWR uses the money they receive from the sale to help people around the world on our behalf. What can you do to help??? (ANY or ALL of the following would be a GREAT help!):
> Donate paper shopping bags and Christmas gift bags for the sale.
> Donate fruit, cookies/bars to provide a welcoming and hospitable area for those who shop and may be coming to Trinity for the first time.
> Tell your friends, family, and co-workers about this event, noting that the proceeds of the sale go to help those in need around the world. This is not a fund-raiser for us, but one of our many ways we reach out to the world.
> Offer to hang up posters where you work and places you frequent. (Leave a message for Kelsey Cordes-Snyder, (208) 661-3795, if you can do this.)
> Come and SHOP the days of the sale!
If you have questions, ideas, and more, please contact Kelsey Cordes-Snyder at (208) 661-3795.

Dec
7
Fri
Winterfest Community Celebration @ City of Post Falls
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Help us kick-off the holiday season with your family and community friends at our winter festival of fun. The City Hall Campus will be bustling with holiday festivities for all ages. We will start the evening by sending out our holiday magic to light-up the community tree. You can enjoy the caroling choirs, warm-up by our outdoor campfires with a warm cup of cider while roasting a marshmallow or enjoying a treat from Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, there will be crafts for all the little elves. Santa will be in his workshop throughout the evening excited for his annual visit with all of his friends. Help contribute to the less fortunate in our community by bringing non-perishable food items, unwrapped new toys, blankets and gently used coats as a donation for our local food bank’s holiday needs.

Dec
8
Sat
Post Fallidays Tiny Tree Festival @ Red Lion Templin's Hotel on the River
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce for their 3rd Annual Post Fallidays Tiny Tree Festival! It will be a mid-morning event full of fun and festivities. Enjoy a beautiful brunch, with a mimosa bar) while perusing the tiny frees up for silent auction bidding. The tiny trees are 4′ and under, and are all decorated by local community leaders and businesses.
Sponsorships available: jame@postfallschamber.com