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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.

Jul
9
Mon
Coeurimba concert @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Coeurimba plays high energy dance music on large wooden xylophone-like instruments called marimbas, combining both a melodic innocence and rhythmic sophistication. These traditional African rhythms will get toes tapping and feet moving in young and old alike.
Bring a picnic and enjoy the music outside on the park-side of the library

Jul
17
Tue
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap @ Salvation Army Kroc Center
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm

Agatha Christie’s THE MOUSETRAP is the longest running play in theatre history; beginning in 1952 in London’s West End and continuing on today! In Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre’s staged reading, you have the opportunity to enjoy all the spine-tingling drama as a group of six strangers, lodging in Monkswell Manor, are stranded by a snowstorm. They learn that a murderer is among them, and before long, they begin to die. Can you guess who the murderer is?
July 17, 2018. Performed at the Kroc Center Theater in Coeur d’Alene.
www.cdasummertheatre.com or 208-660-2958

Jul
20
Fri
St Vinny’s Party in the Park @ McEuen Park
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!!!!!!!!
Party in the Park 2018 is set for Friday, July 20, 2018
Food! Music! AND Kid Zone!!!!
Fun for the whole family!

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
12
Wed
God Help Us @ Schuler Performing Arts Center
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre presents a one night only performance of God Help Us with 7-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner. This special night of theatre will be Wednesday, September 12th at the Schuler Auditorium on the campus of North Idaho College. This political comedy speaks to audiences of all political persuasions with one essential argument: We need to learn to listen to each other so we can live – and laugh – together!
This show is PG-13
Tickets are $30 at www.cdasummertheatre.com or 208-660-2958.

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!

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
11
Sun
Historic Pipe Organ Dedication Recital @ Community United Methodist Church
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Community United Methodist Church invites the community to attend dedication events celebrating the installation of the renovated historic pipe organ. The organ will be officially dedicated and heard for the first time during the 9:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service. A Dedication Pipe Organ Recital, open to the public will be at 2pm. The church is fully handicapped assessible. Off-street parking is available

Performers at the 9am worship service will include Cynthia Marlette and Mark Haberman, organists for the church. Long time community organist, Byrl Cinnamon, will join Marlette and Haberman for the afternoon Dedicatory Recital. Additionally, for the recital, two commissioned works will be featured, including an anthem that will be performed by the church’s Chancel Choir under the direction of Bill Jaquette. Sheila Schindler, soprano saxophonist, will join Marlette on one composition for organ and saxophone. There is no admission fee.

The historic organ was installed in the congregation’s previous building, located at 7th and Wallace, in 1908 and included 640 individual pipes. It was rebuilt and enlarged to 1,267 pipes in 1978. When the congregation built the new facility in 1994, the organ was reinstalled in that setting. The 2018 renovation, by Marceau & Associates of Seattle, Washington, afforded an opportunity to further enhance the instrument’s bold, extraordinary sound by increasing its size to 1,581 pipes. Information: 208-765-8800, www.cdaumc.org

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
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

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