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Nov
4
Sat
Post Falls High School Craft Fair @ Post Falls High School
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday November 4th, 2017
10 am – 4 pm
Post Falls High School
2832 E. Poleline Ave
Post Falls, Idaho 83854

Nov
17
Fri
Library Holiday Craft Fair @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library Craft Fair features locally handcrafted items. Sales benefit the Friends of the Library. Vendor spaces are still available contact dtownsend@cdalibrary.org for information.

Nov
18
Sat
Library Holiday Craft Fair @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Coeur d’Alene Public Library Craft Fair features locally handcrafted items. Sales benefit the Friends of the Library. Vendor spaces are still available contact dtownsend@cdalibrary.org for information.

Nov
24
Fri
Festival of Trees Events to Benefit Kootenai Health Foundation @ Coeur d'Alene Resort
Nov 24 – Nov 27 all-day

Tickets for all events are now available.

If you are interested in being involved as a sponsor, designer, or volunteer, please contact Melanie Lambrecht at (208) 625-4433 or mlambrecht@kh.org.

Friday, November 24

Opening night Friday d’Lights, 5-8 p.m. – Sponsored by Kootenai Health’s Auxiliary

Christmas officially arrives in Coeur d’Alene the day after Thanksgiving. Join us as we ring in the 2017 holiday season with the first opportunity to view the Festival of Trees displays. Bring your family and friends to enjoy entertainment by local artists while viewing the magnificent displays.

  • Open to the public, donations accepted at the door
  • Food and beverages available for purchase

Saturday, November 25

Festival Brunch, 9-11 a.m. – Sponsored by North Idaho Eye Institute

Socialize with your family and friends while enjoying a delightful brunch. A chance to view the trees and enjoy performances by local musicians and entertainers.

Advance tickets required ($25.00 per ticket) Click here to purchase tickets to attend the Festival Brunch

Festival Gala, 5 p.m. to midnight – Sponsored by Mountain West Bank

Join us for an elegant evening at the community’s only black-tie, charitable celebration! Walk the red carpet, partake in holiday spirits, and indulge in a delectable three-course meal while surrounded by the display of ornately- decorated Christmas trees. The fundraising begins with the silent auction and buy-it-now tree sales, or participate in the live tree sale auction followed by entertainment, dancing, and more.

Advance reservations required ($200.00 per ticket) Click here to purchase tickets to attend the Festival Gala

Sunday, November 26

Family Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Sponsored by Numerica Credit Union
Join us for a great day to spend with the family! Enjoy viewing the tree displays, face-painting, crafts, photo with Santa, and holiday performances by local school groups.

  • Open to the public, donations accepted at the door
  • Food and beverages available for purchase

Children’s Workshop, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Sponsored by Coeur d’Alene Pediatrics

  • Visit with Santa
  • $1 per craft
  • $1 face painting

Monday, November 27

Luncheon Fashion Show, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Sponsored by Friends of the Foundation, Robert Yuditsky, Scarlet Kelso, Thor Anderson, and Ashlie Jerdon

Join your girlfriends, co-workers, moms, and daughters as your enjoy a festive and lavish ladies day out. Surrounded by the beautifully decorated Christmas trees, this event is a great opportunity to view the holiday fashion trends while enjoying a meal. Approximately 15 local retailers will participate in the event showcasing their fashions on the runway with more than 120 different outfits.

Advanced tickets required (price varies by seating) Click here to purchase tickets to attend the Luncheon Fashion Show

Dinner Fashion Show, 5-8 p.m. – Sponsored by Mountain Power Construction

Join your girlfriends, co-workers, moms, and daughters as your enjoy a festive and lavish ladies night out. Surrounded by the beautifully decorated Christmas trees, this event is a great opportunity to view the holiday fashion trends while enjoying a meal. Approximately 15 local retailers will participate in the event showcasing their fashions on the runway with more than 120 different outfits.

Advanced tickets required (price varies by seating) Click here to purchase tickets to attend the Dinner Fashion Show

Fashion show production underwritten by Wells Fargo Bank.

Dec
2
Sat
Annual CCS Holiday Craft and Gift Fair @ Dalton Gardens Church of Christ
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The annual destination for locally made and one of a kind gifts! Be sure to bring cash and your gift list, and grab some baked goods at the Coeur d’Alene Christian School PTO booth!

NICS 34th Annual Christmas Market @ North Idaho Christian School
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for this highly anticipated, longstanding NICS tradition!

*Enjoy lunch & treats while you shop for GREAT gifts!*

*Vintage items, handmade soap, home décor, Christmas ornaments, candy, jewelry, cards, and more!*

*DIY Kids Craft Booth: Bring the kids so they can make a handmade gift to give for just $1!*

*Win one of many delicious cakes in our famous CakeWalk!

As always, admission is **FREE**

Don’t miss it!

Jan
28
Sun
2nd Annual International Food and Drink Festival @ Silver Lake Mall
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Human Rights Education Institute, Hayden Chamber of Commerce, and The Family Guide are hosting the 2nd International Food and Drink Festival at the Silver Lake Mall on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 4-7p.m.

Live Entertainment. International Food & Beverages. Cultural & Visual Arts. Highlighted performers are Lake City Highland Dance, North Point Latin Jazz and Angela Marie Project. Additional music provided by Ruby Frog Entertainment.

Some of our participating restaurants in 2017 were the Olive Garden, Sweet Lou’s, Azteca, The Fedora, The Italian Bakeshop, The Wellness Bar, Pita Pit, The Greenbriar Inn, Panda Express, Philly Express/Aebleskivers, Coeur d’Alene Casino, Cheryl Davilas Salsa, Wellness Bar, Costco and more.

Beer provided by Daft Badger, Tricksters, and Mad Bomber, and cider by North Idaho Cider.

$25.00 Tickets available for purchase at the Hayden Chamber of Commerce, Silver Lake Mall’s Office, The HREI and Event Brite: Around the World International Food and Drink Festival

The International Food and Drink Festival will help raise funds for the operation of HREI and its nonprofit collaborative partners, the Hayden Chamber and The Family Guide.

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!

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