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Oct
7
Sat
Guardians of the Children Biketoberfest Ride @ The Falls Club
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Guardians of the Children Inland Northwest Chapter Annual Biketoberfest Ride.

Get your Rear in Gear Biketoberfest is here!
Saturday October 7th
Registration Starts at 8:30am
KSU @ 10:30am

Route TBD Based on Weather Conditions

Registration and Ride Starts at The Falls Club 611 E Seltice Way in Post Falls Idaho

Ride ends at Curley in Hauser where we will be serving Brats and all the “Fixins”

Live and Silent Auction after the ride! Come bid on some awesome Stuff!

$20 Per person includes Brat dinner at Curleys

Ride Shirts available for extra cost.

Not going on the ride? Join us anyways at Curleys where a Brat Dinner is only $5.

All Proceeds Benefit Guardians of the Children Inland Nortwest Chapter and go to helping local kids!

DON’T LET YOUR SILENCE DROWN OUT THEIR CRIES

Orphan RUN @ Finucane Park
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Hope4.5k is a Non Profit to Bring AWARENESS For The ORPHAN CRISIS…TO ADVOCATE For The Defenseless & Fatherless & To ASSIST Adoptive Families.

HarvestFest 2017 – Stomp Out ALS! @ CDA Cellars Winery
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stomp Out ALS on Saturday, October 7th! Join us for a fun fall harvest festival! HarvestFest 2017 will benefit Matt’s Place Foundation, which provides housing and support for people with ALS and their families during their battle with ALS. Its ultimate intention is to provide hope, housing and assistance to families dealing with the ailments of motor neuron disease like ALS.

Watch the mayors of CDA, Hayden and Dalton Gardens compete in a grape-stomping contest, enjoy local wines, microbrews and ciders. We will have traditional Bavarian food options for sale, along with live music by Ron Greene.

This is a paperless ticket, please bring your receipt to the event. Ticket cost covers entry to the event and 2 drink tickets – beer, wine, cider, or non-alcoholic. Additional wine, beer and small plate appetizers are available for purchase.

Lutherhaven Boots & Pearls Fundraiser @ Camp Lutherhaven
Oct 7 @ 2:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Purpose ::
An evening of fun and generosity supporting the Lutherhaven Fund, making camp available to ALL children regardless of ability to pay. In 2016, 63% of campers came at free or reduced cost thanks to donors like you.

Tickets ::
$75 per person. Ticket price includes cruise, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, & cider tasting and live music.
Buy your tickets before September 22nd!
*New this year: Tickets will be sold individually. (Instead of by table). You may purchase tickets for your group and there will be plenty of opportunity for your group to be together throughout the evening.

Time ::
Registration opens at 2:30 pm with a departure by cruise boat from the Coeur d’Alene Resort promptly at 3:30 pm;
Should you choose to drive, festivities will begin at Camp Lutherhaven at 4:30pm.
Boat returns to the resort by approximately 9:00 pm.

Program ::
Live music; wine, beer, & cider tasting; delicious dinner; meaningful program and a paddle raise to support camp!

Paddle Raise ::
After the dinner program, guests will have the opportunity to raise a paddle to make a 1 to 3 year pledge of support to the Lutherhaven Fund.

Attire ::
Cowboy casual with a touch of “bling!”

Buy your tickets by September 22nd!

Inland Northwest Honor Flight Fundraiser @ Spokane Convention Center
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This fundraiser helps send our veterans, free of charge, to Washington, D.C., to thank them for their service and to visit the memorials erected in their honor.

5:00 – 6:30pm Registration/Silent Auction Begins/No Host Bar
6:30pm Welcome/Program Begins
6:55pm Dinner Served
Various Auctions End
Speaker Presentation
Live Auction
9:05pm Program Closing

The 3Cs Buckles, Boots, & Bling @ Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dinner, Entertainment, Live & Silent Auctions, Liquor & Growler Raffles, 50/50 & Much more

3Cs – Cancer, Community Charities Kootenai County
A variety of Kootenai County charities benefit annually

Disco Inferno 2017: 80’s Dance Explosion! @ Eagles Lodge
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm

The fourth annual benefit for Coeur d’Alene School District 271 school libraries, jumping up to a new decade: the 80’s!

There will be music, food, prizes, and a whole lot of dancing.
1980’s attire is strongly encouraged.

Tickets are $40 each.

Dinner and first drink included with ticket (attendees must be 21 or older).

Online sales coming June 2017!

Buy your tickets before September 24, 2017 and get the early bird rate of $30 each.

Oct
8
Sun
Burgers & Brews Fundraising Festival by CVMA 13-1 @ North Idaho Cider
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The North Idaho Chapter 13-1 of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is proud to present our 4th Annual Burgers & Brews fundraising event. This event is to raise money for our local veterans and their families in need in the North Idaho counties. 100% of all monies raised and donated at this event will go to veterans needing assistance in medical care and devices, bills, groceries, etc., as well as providing Thanksgiving meals and Christmas dinners/gifts for veterans and any family members in need. We are a group of non-combat and combat veterans who come together with a love of riding motorcycles and helping our fellow veterans.

We are grateful to have North Idaho Cider as our sponsor for this event and Bombastic Brewing as a co-sponsor.

EVENT IS FAMILY FRIENDLY! Participating vendors for this event are North Idaho Cider, Bombastic Brewing, American Legion Post 143, Up North Distillery, Down Draft Brewing Co., The Hired Grill, Drummin Up BBQ, Las Brasas Mexican Grill, Westwood, The Cupcaker Baker, LuLaRoe, Pure Romance, Scentsy, Bull Dog Pipe & Cigar, Lone Wolf HD, Sweet On You Pallets, AND MORE! There will be live music by Jacob Maxwell, Hannah Rebecca, and No Going Back. Live jazz will also be featured.

Special parking for motorcycles. Everyone is welcome!

There will also be a 50/50 raffle, drawings for prizes every half hour, and yard games.

All vendors will be donating 20% of their profits at this fundraising festival to the CVMA 13-1 to help our local veterans. Remember this and please spend and donate generously! Like and share. We hope to see you all there!

www.northidahocvma.org

CVMA 13-1 IS A REGISTERED 501(c)(3) ORGANIZATION

2017 Run for the Angels & Family Fun Day @ McEuen Field
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, October 8th for the 5th annual “Run for the Angels 5K Family Fun Day 2017!” This is our signature event and everyone is invited. Not only is there 5K fun run but a ton of other exciting things for the entire family! Jump N2 Fun will be providing jump houses and an obstacle course, cotton candy, face painting, music from Ruby Frog Entertainment photo booth by Happy Camper Photobooth and much more!

Oct
13
Fri
Last Chance Scramble Golf Tournament @ The Club at Rock Creek
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come golf the last day of the year at the beautiful Club at Rock Creek and help raise money for North Idaho Crisis Center, Children’s Village, and Safe Passage.

Visit www.LastChanceScrambleCDA.com to register and reserve your team or sponsorship spot!

We will have lunch provided to all golfers as well as a few complimentary drinks on the course. Play your best for a chance to win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes, in addition to the games on the course where you can win a new driver! There will be a raffle and live auction to end the day where we will have food and drinks available. Come join us to wrap up the 2017 season and raise as much as we can for our deserving beneficiaries!

CASA Uncorked @ Hagadone Events Center
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join US at our 5th Annual CASA Uncorked fundraiser.

Court Appointed Special Advocates speak up for the child in the courtroom, focusing exclusively on the child’s best interest. Funds raised will go directly towards training and retaining our advocates.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please call Kristin Ludwig @ 208-660-6707

TICKETS GO ON SALE September 1, 2017.
$1000 Table of 8
$125 single event ticket
Dinner and 2 wine pours included with ticket price

Oct
14
Sat
Hayden Lake Marathon (+ 1/2 Marathon & 1/4 Marathon) @ Honeysuckle Beach
Oct 14 @ 7:00 am

Proceeds from the races go to CHS Cross Country Team, Hayden Senior Center and Hayden Chamber of Commerce.

Enjoy breathtaking views while running past golf courses, lakes, horse pastures, farms, and North Idaho forests. All three distances start and finish at Hayden Lake’s Honeysuckle Beach, a beautiful neighborhood park overlooking Hayden Lake and surrounding mountains.

Located just 10 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, this unique marathon course goes completely around Hayden Lake on hilly, challenging forest-lined roads.

Come experience North Idaho and its beautiful world-class recreation scenery.

Cow Pies and Meadow Muffins Fundraiser, The Pollination Project @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This one day fundraiser benefits a new project created for you by the Idaho Master Gardeners, UI Extension and UI Small Farms Division. Our beloved, local soil ammendment company, Smart Gro, has closed their business. Don’t fret, you can buy the last of the Smart Gro product and the manure that created the product at a discount, at our Cow Pies and Meadow Muffins Fundraiser. This primo, 2-3 year old manure is guaranteed to be weed free and herbicide free, screened three times to 1/16″ and ready to apply to your garden and farm now! It is locally sourced and naturally processed at Rosenberger Ranch in Hayden. Mesophilic & Thermophilic process done for you. It is brimming with microorganisms and can be added to gardens and landscapes immediately. Pre-ordered totes cost $450 (retail $650) and weigh in at 1900 lbs for 9 cu ft. (includes tote and we will load it) OR scoop it in your own container for $2/gallon. FYI a 5 gallon bucket weighs 40 lbs. Due to the small particle size, the water holding capacity is incredibly high. Your soil deserves this! Call UI Extension at 208-446-1680 or email kcarleton@uidaho.edu to pre-order your tote – only 8 totes are available. Limited quantities available. Pre-order large amounts to assure availability. During the event, enter KC Fairgrounds through the main gate and find us next to the arena gate. Look for the red and white checkered flags and signs.

Junk2Funk Eco-Fashion Show – Kootenai Environmental Alliance @ Coeur d’Alene Eagles
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm

2017 Junk2Funk Eco-Fashion Show

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 6:30PM

   Coeur d’Alene Eagles – 209 Sherman Ave, downtown

Come Enjoy a collection of eco-friendly fashions by local artists. All runway creations are made from everyday “junk”, “trash” and recycled materials.  New this year – Mirrors for Live Auction. Artistically embellished mirrors sold to the highest bidder!

Creative Kids Eco-Fashion Show

Same Day, Same Place – Just $5
1:00 pm

Oct
17
Tue
Dine Out for NIAC @ Midtown Bluebird
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come and Dine Out For NIAC at Midtown Bluebord on October 17th at 816 N. 4th St. Coeur d’Alene, ID. 83814. Midtown Bluebird will donate a percentage of the sales from this even to NIAC. Viljo and Autumn Basso opened The Bluebird in May 2016. Bluebird is a celebration of community. Come enjoy an unforgettable dining experience at Bluebird. The décor is eclectic, and Chef Viljo’s presentation will make you feel like each dining experience is a special occasion. The most popular items include the mussels in chorizo, octopus with white beans, scallops and their house made pickle plate. The menu puts a Bluebird spin on traditional dining with categories such as “Leafy and Liquid” (salad and soup) and “Forks, Spoons, Knives and Fingers” (entrées).

Oct
18
Wed
Fill the Truck Donation Drive @ Garden Plaza of Post Falls
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please mark your calendars!

Garden Plaza and the ladies of the Post Falls Women in Business are doing it again!

Wednesday, October 18th, 11a-1p they want to Fill the Truck at Garden Plaza!

Complimentary barbecue lunch to any donor!

Please see the attached flyer for all the details.

Mod Pizza Give Back Day @ Mod Pizza
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Eat at Mod on October 18 and 20% of all proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai County.

Gotta show the flyer:

A Martini Affair @ Season's
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 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, as well as a chance to bid on auction items and a wine grab (21 and older) Tickets are $60 after October 13th, so get them now because this event will SELL OUT!

Oct
19
Thu
You Can Create Disney Magic Too with Lee Cockerell @ Hagadone Event Center
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

St Vincent de Paul North Idaho is proud to bring Lee Cockerell to our area for this event! Who is Lee Cockerell?

Lee Cockerell is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort. “As the Senior Operating Executive for ten years Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, a shopping & entertainment village and the ESPN sports and recreation complex in addition to the ancillary operations which supported the number one vacation destination in the world.”

One of Lee’s major and lasting legacies was the creation of Disney Great Leader Strategies which was used to train and develop the 7000 leaders at Walt Disney World. Lee has held various executive positions in the hospitality and entertainment business with Hilton Hotels for 8 years and the Marriott Corporation for 17 years before joining Disney in 1990 to open the Disneyland Paris project.

He is now dedicating his time to public speaking, authoring a book on leadership, management and service excellence titled, Creating Magic…10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney. which is now available in 13 languages and his latest book, The Customer Rules…The 39 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service. Lee also performs leadership and service excellence workshops and consulting for organizations around the world as well as for the Disney Institute.

2 sessions to choose from, an evening VIP Meet & Greet, group discounts & sponsorships are available!!!

Coeur d’Alene Craft Beer & Cookie Fest @ Uva Italian Restaurant
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come support Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho while sampling great local craft beer and Girl Scout cookies. Local breweries will compete for the best craft beer and cookie pairing, and you will decide the winning combination! There will be live mujsic by Bill Bozly.

Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 at the door. Includes five 4oz pours, a CBCF tasting glass, and hors d’oeuvres.

  • This is a 21+ event.