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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
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
18
Fri
Retro Prom Party @ Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters (Coeur d'Alene)
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Dust off those high school prom dresses or thrift store specials.
‘Retro Prom’ will feature RFB Band, playing your favorite 80s and 90s covers. Plus DJ Mercury spinning old school and house music in between and after sets.

Fundraiser for Bike CDA, which promotes a safe and active bike culture in the community.

$5 advance tickets at Evans Brothers; $8 at Door

Several Food Truck options outside. Collective Kitchen cash bar.

May
19
Sat
Song Birds – Legendary Ladies of Song @ Coeur d'Alene Public Library Community Room
May 19 @ 7:30 pm

Ruth Pratt, Bill Wiemuth and Laura Sable will perform, Song Birds, Legendary Ladies of Song to benefit the CDA Library. Tickets are only $30, purchase at brownpapertickets.com#3355353. No host wine and beer courtesy of Bakery by the Lake.
Columbia Bank is the generous sponsor. Silent auction with unique items.

May
31
Thu
Glassybaby for Idaho Youth Ranch @ Coeur d'Alene Cellars Winery
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a pre-Wine, Women and Shoes event!
Glassybaby road show, benefiting IYR.
Secure your tickets for our 6th annual event on July 5th.
Enjoy the patio, sip on some yummy CDA Cellars wine and help get Wine, Women & Shoes 2018 off to a great start!

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.

Jun
16
Sat
3rd Annual Fallen Heroes Ride & Fundraiser @ Curley's Hauser Junction
Jun 16 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Planning is going great!
A La Carte Family BBQ & Catering is going to have a fantastic Patriotic menu for purchase after the ride.
Southwest Airlines was gracious enough to donate 2 round trip flight passes (domestic travel only) for an auction item!

Keep watching for more donation updates!

Jul
14
Sat
From the Ashes, An American Smoked and Fired Foods Adventure @ Settlers Creek
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

From the Ashes, An American Smoked and Fired Foods Adventure, will welcome nationally-recognized Pitmasters from the four corners of the United States as they gather in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to showcase the best of American barbecue. Using the large, custom-built culinary equipment that Settlers Creek is known for in the Pacific Northwest, Pitmasters from New York, Charleston and San Antonio will feature 2-3 featured proteins and specialty side dishes at their individual stations at the event. Brisket, whole hog, pork butt, ribs, traditional and not-so-traditional side dishes from these Carolina, Louisiana and Texas style pitmasters’ approaches are in the works for this summer celebration!

In addition to the pitmaster stations for sampling the various barbeque styles and accompaniments, the event will also feature area culinarians leading an “application station” where guests can discover other ways to put these primal cuts of smoked and fired foods to work in their home menu planning.

Regional craft beers and wines will be included from regional producers, as well as fun family activities and entertainment throughout the event.

Ticket prices for From the Ashes, An American Smoked and Fired Foods Adventure:

$29.00 Adult ticket (ages 21 and up), includes full food access and one beer/wine tasting ticket
$25.00 Adult ticket (ages 13 and up), includes full food access and non-alcoholic beverages
$15.00 Youth ticket (ages 5-12 yrs old), includes full food access and non-alcoholic beverages
$83.00 Family ticket package (includes 2 adult and 2 youth tickets)

About the Pitmasters:

Anthony DiBernardo, Swig & Swine
Charleston, South Carolina

Jean-Paul Bourgeois, Blue Smoke
New York City, New York

Laura Loomis, Two Bros. BBQ Market
San Antonio, Texas

Jason Dady, Jason Dady Restaurant Group
San Antonio, Texas

Find detailed information about each pitmaster on the From the Ashes website (FromTheAshesIdaho.com) and engage before the event via #FromTheAshesIdaho

FAQs
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
* All ages are welcome throughout the event — add guests with beer/wine tickets or purchases must show valid identification to verify they are 21 years of age or older.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
* Ample free parking available onsite.

What can I bring into the event?
* No coolers, weapons or pets.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
* Message us or call for additional information (208.261.2210)

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!

Jul
21
Sat
Rathdrum Days Breakfast @ Rathdrum Masonic Lodge
Jul 21 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Clover Chapter #33 Order of Eastern Star and Rathdrum Masonic Lodge #41 are hosting Rathdrum Days Breakfast. Breakfast served 7:30-9:30 am. $8 Adults, $5 children (Age 2 and under FREE).
Proceeds will be donated to the Rathdrum Food Bank

Aug
5
Sun
Brewery Olympics @ Slate Creek Brewing Co.
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Coeur d’Alene Thursday Evening Rotary with our first ever Brewery Olympics at Slate Creek. Proceeds from the event will help us as we work with Safe Passage Idaho to raise money to assist victims of violence and abuse in our North Idaho community.

FREE ADMISSION! Join us for games, prizes, and fun. All ages welcome, must be 21 or older to compete in games. Enjoy local food trucks, music, and watching the competition – all for a great cause.

$20 to compete in games and win various prizes – also includes a free beverage. Games include: cornhole, jenga, beer pong, ring toss, Irish horse shoes and more!

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.

CDA 2030 5th Annual Celebration @ Riverstone Park
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us in celebrating 5 years of progress toward the community vision for the future! This public event will be held in conjunction with the Coeur d’Alene Arts and Culture Alliance Riverstone Summer Concert Series featuring the John Welsh Band.

Free and open to the public, the celebration will include fun activities and demonstrations:
• The Coeur Group On-the-Spot grant
• Haas Photo Booth
• Prizes and giveaways
• Community art project
• Sweet Smiles Shaved Ice and Incrediburger & Eggs food trucks

The annual celebration is proudly supported by event sponsor, Bouten Construction Company, and concert sponsor, University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene.

For more information, visit our website here: http://www.cda2030.org/event-calendar/.

Aug
18
Sat
Tails at Twilight! @ Kootenai Humane Society
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

or the past 13 years KHS has hosted our annual signature event, Tails at Twilight, at different venues throughout the area.  Hundreds of animal lovers come together to celebrate, dine, and bid on hundreds of unique auction items in support of KHS’ life saving mission.

Enjoy an evening under a tented setting on the grounds of Kootenai Humane Society.  Enjoy live music, a delicious dinner, prizes, raffles, and live and silent auction items will be available for your bidding pleasure.  During the evening, you’ll have the opportunity to tour the shelter and meet all of our current residents.

Aug
25
Sat
Lutherhaven Boots & Pearls Hootenanny @ Camp Lutherhaven
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

August 25, 2018
An end-of-summer shindig on the shores of Lake CdA to have a bunch of fun, eat a bunch of food and send a bunch of kids to summer camp!
*Space is limited and we expect to sell out.

Tickets
$75 per person, $150 per couple, or $450 for a pack of 6 tickets. Includes a boat cruise, wine, beer & cider tasting, gourmet appetizers, a mouth-watering dutch oven dinner & dessert, and boot-stompin’ entertainment. You will have opportunities to purchase wine and beer by the bottle and make a pledge to support the cause.

Program
An evening of fun and generosity supporting the Lutherhaven Fund, making camp available to all children regardless of ability to pay. In 2017, 75% of campers came at a free or reduced cost thanks to donors like you! During the program, you will be invited to raise your paddle to make a pledge of support.

Attire
Cowboy casual with a touch of bling! Think rodeo chic. Think denim & diamonds. Comfortable enough to walk the dusty terrain of camp; dressed up enough to feel ready for a special evening. Anything goes!

Wine, Beer & Cider Tasting
The opening reception will include opportunities to choose one selection for a full-glass pour (included in ticket price). You may also purchase bottles or glasses to take home or bring to your table for dinner accompaniment.

Transportation & Parking
Guests will arrive at Camp Lutherhaven via CdA Cruise boat. The Coeur d’Alene resort will have complimentary valet parking for Boots & Pearls guests.

Check-in opens at 3:00 at the Boardwalk cruise boat launch.
The boat will depart the CdA Resort promptly at 3:30 pm.
The boat will return to the resort by approximately 9:30 pm.
Should you choose to drive, check-in will be open at the top of Camp Lutherhaven near the Chapel at 4:15 pm.

Sep
15
Sat
8th Annual Anna Schindler Memorial Golf Tournament @ Links Golf Club
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm

Support childhood cancer families in the Inland Northwest by attending the Anna Schindler Foundation’s memorial golf tournament. Join us for a 9-hole scramble or just for dinner and an exciting silent and live auction. All proceeds go toward financially supporting childhood cancer families receiving treatment at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Tickets available at the Anna Schindler Foundation website.

Boys & Girls Club 12th Annual A Night in Black & White @ The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 11:45 pm

This exciting event will gather civic and business leaders and hundreds of community members for an evening of silent and live auctions and a chance to mix and mingle with Club supporters over delectable hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and a delicious dinner.

This event is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The money raised goes directly to our local Clubs and helps to ensure we can continue to enhance and expand our programs to
the youth of our community.

Sep
21
Fri
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
2018 Octoberfest and Chili Cook-Off! Soup too! @ North Idaho Cider
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

It’s that time again! Our 3rd annual North Idaho Cider Octoberfest and Chili-Cook off and we’ve got a soup category again this year too! Proceeds from the chili/soup cook off go to Kootenai Humane Society!
On site food for purchase from The Wurst Man In Town!
In addition to North Idaho Cider we’ll have a few,local beers on tap too!
PLUS, live music from 12-4 and then North Idaho Cider Oktoberfest with Royale from 4-7pm!

$25 entry fee for chili/soup cook-off off competitors. Top 3 spots win cash pus there is a Peoples Choice Award too! For competition info email info@northidahocider.com

Pop Up Pig Roast – CANCELLED @ Hayden Farmers Market
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A feast of locally-sourced farm-fresh eats!
Featuring Chef Adam Hegsted with additional support from LucidRoots with Dani LundquistMAK BreadBean & Pie and Teena Holley.

Live Music!

Advanced ticket purchase required. Ticket price includes one complimentary beverage. Additional beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit the Inland Northwest Food Network.

Special thanks to the Sheppard Ranch for donating The Pig!

FAQs

What should I wear to the event? We recommend wearing layers as the temperature can change rapidly after sunset. NOTE: This event will be held at Honey Eatery and Social Club in the case of inclimate weather. Updates will be posted online.

Will there be vegetarian options available? YES! Most of the dinner will be vegetables dishes. No one will leave the event hungry.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can contact us via email at info@inwfoodnetwork.org or call 208.546.9366.