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Dec
15
Fri
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm

Inspired by the classic American film, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is brought to life as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. In this final production in Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre’s 50th anniversary year, an ensemble will perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects. Join us as we bring the story of idealistic George Bailey and his discovery of his true value one fateful Christmas Eve.
December 14-17 at the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, Post Falls. Thursday – Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm. Tickets are $25. www.cdasummertheatre.com or 208-660-2958.

Dec
16
Sat
Holiday Gift & Food Fair @ Christian Center School
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Christian Center School is hosting its 2nd Holiday Gift & Food Fair on Saturday, December 16th from 9a-3p. There will be food, crafts, vendors and holiday cheer. $2 donation entry. Please also visit our tree lot for fresh, local grand fir trees. 3639 W Prairie Avenue, Hayden. 208-772-7542

Christmas for Kids @ Hayden Meadows Elementary School
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Saturday, December 16th, from 10:00-12:00, The Vine Church invites your children (ages 3-12) to a fun-filled day of Christmas activities at our “Christmas for Kids” event. It will be held at Hayden Meadows Elementary School, 900 E Hayden Ave. Crafts, songs, creative learning activities, cookie decorating, Christmas video, the Christmas story, and a special birthday party for Jesus! There is no cost, but space is limited. Pre-register online at www.TheVineIdaho.org/events or by calling (208) 449-2080. Everyone is welcome!

Holiday Market at the Emerge Gallery @ Emerge
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come to the second annual Emerge Holiday Market. Artists from the area will be selling their unique crafts just in time for the holidays. There will be knit goods, furniture, weavings, jewelry, pottery, and art. We are located at 208 Nth 4th St. in beautiful Coeur d’Alene.

Story Time with Mrs. Claus, Community Library Network @ Brickel Creek Coffee
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm

Join Mrs. Clause and Elfie M. at this festive, musical story time for all ages!

SantaCon
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Grab your best Santa suits and head out for a bar crawl! SantaCon is in it’s third year of fun. What’s better than dressing up and drinking? Dressing up, drinking, and helping people get bikes for the holiday!
There will be prizes for best Santa, best Mrs Clause, and most memorable. Almost everybar will have drink specials for those dressed in Santa outfits! Come join the fun!

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm

Inspired by the classic American film, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is brought to life as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. In this final production in Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre’s 50th anniversary year, an ensemble will perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects. Join us as we bring the story of idealistic George Bailey and his discovery of his true value one fateful Christmas Eve.
December 14-17 at the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, Post Falls. Thursday – Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm. Tickets are $25. www.cdasummertheatre.com or 208-660-2958.

Dec
17
Sun
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center
Dec 17 @ 2:30 pm

Inspired by the classic American film, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is brought to life as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. In this final production in Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre’s 50th anniversary year, an ensemble will perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects. Join us as we bring the story of idealistic George Bailey and his discovery of his true value one fateful Christmas Eve.
December 14-17 at the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, Post Falls. Thursday – Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm. Tickets are $25. www.cdasummertheatre.com or 208-660-2958.

Dec
18
Mon
Story Time with Mrs. Claus @ Community Library Network at Rathdrum
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am

Join Mrs. Clause and Elfie M. at this festive, musical story time for all ages!

Dec
19
Tue
Story Time with Mrs. Claus @ Community Library Network at Post Falls
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm

Join Mrs. Clause and Elfie M. at this festive, musical story time for all ages!

Dec
31
Sun
Decades New Year’s Eve Party @ The Pearl Theater
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Pearl celebrates the New Year with a “Decades” theme. Party-goers may dress in their favorite decade to ring in 2018 on Eastern Standard Time…enough time to make The Pearl your pre-party, but enough fun for your final destination! We will have music, games, contests, appetizers, beverages, prizes, a silent auction, and a champagne toast. Tickets support the arts in our community: $25 single / $45 for two. On sale now at Mountain Mike’s, Bonners Books, online at thepearltheater.org, or call (208) 610-2846

Jan
1
Mon
Polar Bear Plunge Cd’A – Reason for Freezen @ Sanders Beach
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm

Every year on New Year’s Day the good people of Coeur d’ Alene meet to do the Polar Bear Plunge on Sanders Beach.

This year let’s Freeze for a Reason!

Please bring donations that A Reason for Freezen will collect and donate on your behalf to St. Vincent dePaul of North Idaho!

Let’s Warm Up Cd’A!

Jan
4
Thu
A Night With Emerge at The Wandering Table and Stiggy Art @ The Wandering Table
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy an evening out with Emerge at The wandering Table featuring Stiggy Art by Austin Stiegemeier. Join Emerge for an intimate evening of spanish tapas, signature cocktails, music, and art. Stiggy works, inspired from his trip to Spain, will be on display along with limited prints. Silent bidding available. Rhys Gerwin will fill the room with the sounds of the spanish guitar. Proceeds benefit Stiggy and Emerge.

$49.00 per guest or 2 for $90.00. VIP tables available. Tickets can be purchased at Emergecda.com and Thewanderingtable.com. Tickets include dinner with a featured cocktail.

Jan
9
Tue
Dine to Donate benefiting HREI @ Texas Roadhouse
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Support HREI by presenting this invitation to Texas Roadhouse CDA and Texas Roadhouse will donate 10% of your total food purchase to HREI

Jan
13
Sat
Harold Balazs: I Did It My Way — Opening Reception @ The Art Spirit Gallery
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Art Spirit gallery is proud to ring in the new year with local iconic artist Harold Balazs. Since the 1950s, Balazs’ work has populated churches, colleges, parks, and numerous public spaces around the country. This year’s show, I Did It My Way, features over 130 pieces representing the seven decades of Harold’s work, including new paintings from 2017. Enamels, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and mixed media assemblages will be on display, ready for purchase.

At 89, Balazs is hanging up his hat, ready to retire. Looking back on his life as an artist, he has no regrets, confident he did it his way.

Show Sponsor: Syringa and Bluebird Café. We thank them for their continued support of the arts in our community.

Winter Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 9-6

Jan
15
Mon
Idaho Human Rights Day @ Human Rights Education Institute
Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Idaho Human Rights Day, also known as Martin Luther King Jr – Idaho Human Rights Day, is a state holiday in Idaho, the United States, on the third Monday of January. It focuses on human rights while embracing diversity. It also honors Martin Luther King Jr, an American civil rights leader.

HREI will have a full day of activities, special movies presented by Local Americorps, and Gallery exhibit, Human Rights Heroes: Past and Present. Full Schedule will be posted at HREI.org after the New Year.

Jan
17
Wed
Charity Night for Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai County @ Cosmic Cowboy Grill
Jan 17 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

10 % of sales 4p-10pm will go back to the Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai County. Please join us January 17th for food, raffles, and fun.

A Mother/Daughter Night: Painting & Pizza @ Hands to Art
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us January 17th, 2018 for our 1st Annual Mother Daughter Evening. This year we will host an evening of pizza and painting at Hands to Art in CDA, ID.
Register now until January 5th, 2018, or Until Full.
Registrations WILL NOT be taken at the door.
Cost:
$20 per Mother/Daughter Pair
$8 per additional Daughter

All paints and ceramics will be provided.

Jan
20
Sat
Breaking The Winter Blues / North Idaho Charity Food Event @ Lake City Center
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The cure for your winter time Blues! Pro and Amateur Brisket competition, Chili Cook-off, Cake taste and Decorating competition, all in one venue! Limited tickets sold and Nobody leaves Hungry!
This is a Charity Event, where winners in each category will get to pick the charity of their choice for their prize to go to. Limited to 300 Tickets sold. Will be an event you don’t want to miss!!!

TICKETS At DRUMMIN UP BBQ AND PASTRY AND MORE IN CDA.
Cost: $10.00 per person to attend event
Additional costs to compete

If you wish to compete, please message Ron Borg via Facebook 

Jan
21
Sun
Pure Barre at the Hagadone Event Center benefit for St. Vincent de Paul
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Pure Barre is a community focused fitness concept opening early 2018 in Midtown. We want to give back locally, all the while empowering women through a unique style of fitness. Pure Barre founded the ‘barre concept’ 17 years ago, and still leads the industry because it works. It’s fun, fast paced, safe & open to every fitness level.

We have partnered with St. Vincent De Paul & the Coeur d’Alene Resort to put on a fun & inviting fitness event — all for charity! Let’s sweat, laugh & raffle off great prizes January 21st!
Cost: $15 per person for the class