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Mar
3
Sat
Tesh’s Mardi Gras Madness @ Best Western Plus CDA Inn
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Support Tesh through a Mardi Gras party! Jazz music, live and silent auctions, raffles and games, authentic bayou food. Come for fun and a great time!

Mar
31
Sat
Abi’s Ice Cream 2nd Anniversary @ Abi's Ice Cream
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Abi’s is turning 2 and you know we can’t let this anniversary slip by without a HUGE celebration! This party is our appreciation party to our loyal customers who have made Abi’s Ice Cream such a success!

50% Off EVERYTHING!
Balloons for the kids
New Flavors unveiled
New Dessert Treats to try

Please stop by and help us celebrate another fabulous year of craft made ice cream and treats!

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

Apr
12
Thu
National Grilled Cheese Day @ Meltz Extreme @ Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Ok Grilled Cheese fanatics! We will have great food, prizes and giveaways, and of course while supplies last, MELTZ MOB MEMBERSHIP CARDS! This is the 3rd year you have a chance to join the Meltz Mob and by now, you should know the rules!

1. You must physically come into the store to get your membership card on APRIL 12, 2018.
2. One per person (no we will not give you 5 for your friends who cannot make it!)
3. One per family since the discount will cover you family, your kids don’t need one.
4. The card gives you 15% your order for 1 year and expires 04/11/19.
5. Not valid with other offers.
6. If you break it or lose it, we cannot replace your card.
7. No you cannot call in your order ahead of time to skip the line! Everyone must come in and wait like the rest of our guests.
8. We have 400 membership cards and when they are gone, THAT’S IT! Please don’t call and cry that it’s not fair.
9. The line starts early so plan ahead, especially during the lunch and dinner rush.
10. Make sure you brag on social media to all of your friends that you received your membership card and they didn’t, but you will be glad to share your membership benefits with them if they are buying!

visit our website: http://www.meltzextreme.com

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!

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

Dec
1
Sat
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
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

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!!

Apr
28
Sun
Earth Day Fair @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Coeur d’Alene Earth Day Festival is a free, open to the public, family friendly event held annually in the Community Room. Educational booths include presentations and crafts. The event will also feature a bicycle check-up station by Lake City Bicycle Collective, an invasive species boat inspection demonstration by ID Department of Agriculture, a stream-flow demonstration model by the U of I IDAH2O Program and the Bookmobile! Live entertainment all day!
Earth Day is presented by the CdA Library and Kootenai Environmental Alliance