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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 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

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.

Running Shoes & Micro Brews @ Post Falls Parks & Recreation
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the fall crisp air, local beers, beautiful scenery, music and a good time at the 5k fun run & beer festival. Walkers & runners alike will enjoy this non-competitive, self-timed event. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. Event is held at Kiwanis Park, Post Falls.

Register at

$25 – 21 & over (ID required) – includes run, T-shirt, Medal & 2 drink tickets
$15 – Under 21 – includes run, medal & T-shirt

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

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!

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.
Monster Mash Dash 5K @ Veterans Memorial, McEuen Park
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Lace up your running shoes and choose your costumes! The inaugural Monster Mash Dash 5k is here! The Monster Mash 5k provides friends and family of all fitness levels the unique opportunity to run through beautiful downtown Coeur d’ Alene in their craziest and most creative costumes. The event is scheduled to take place in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho’s McEuen Park on October 21, 2017. Race proceeds benefit Specialized Needs Recreation! The 5k course guides runners along the Centennial Trail and ends at the Avista Pavilion in McEuen Park. Sign your kids up for the 1 mile Halloween Costume Kids Run! After crossing the finish line participants can enjoy music and refreshments. Children can enjoy trick or treating, jumphouses and games at the Kids Fall Festival. Adults who are interested may participate in the Post Race Pub Crawl down Sherman Avenue!
Registration is only $25.00 for Adults!
$20.00 registration for children 12 and younger!
Children 5 years and younger can participate for free!

Prices will increase over time so don’t wait! REGISTER TODAY!!!!!

Register online at

Running Shoes 4 Kids Harvest Run
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy age based races, obstacle course, face painting, and more! It’s a race the whole family can enjoy races start at age 3 and go all the way up to a 1 mile citizen race. There are prizes and raffles through out the event. All to benefit running shoes 4 kids!

Taste of the Frontier – Pints, Vines, & More
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For an Evening of Beer, Wine, Whiskey and Cigar Tasting including pairing with Executive Chef Nick food pairings
Our Friends from Moon Dollars Bistro will be here helping as well with the Whiskey Tasting and they have some amazing games and Raffle items
We will be having a small silent auction and a few Raffle Items up for Grabs
Funds raised during this event will be used to help with emergency food kits for our seniors during the winter

Ticket Price is $35.00 Per person

North Idaho Life Masquerade Charity Ball @ Greyhound Park and Event Center
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 12:00 am

North Idaho Life is hosting a one-of-a-kind Masquerade Ball benefitting the kiddos at Children’s Village! The kind of thing you’ve only dreamed about or seen in a movie, but it will be real and it will be epic! Join us for an evening full of champagne, paparazzi, a Grande cuisine dinner by Satay Bistro, aerial performers, a nine-piece funk band and a live DJ to finish out the night. No expenses are spared for the most epic party of the century!

Fall Fest – Downtown Coeur d’Alene @ 5th & Sherman, Downtown Coeur d'Alene
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come enjoy the final farmers market of the year at our annual celebration, Fall Fest! We will have face painting, pumpkin decorating, hay rides, food, music and fun! This event is free and open to the public. Bring the whole family down to 5th Street & Sherman to enjoy the festivities!

Starting the Conversation @ St Maries Senior Meal Site
Nov 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Come to an informal Q&A to help you think through your wishes for end of life care. Learn options and resources to be empowered to choose what matters most to you, and then communicate that with your loved ones.

Winter Swap @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Winter Swap is the largest winter sports event in North Idaho and it returns Nov. 4 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds from 9am to 3pm.

Thousands of new and used skis, snowboards, winter clothing and more will be available at some of the lowest prices available anywhere.

Admission is $5 and children under 12 are free. Entry to Winter Swap includes a drawing for free season passes and other great prizes.

For more information, including how to register your items to sell, please visit

Winter Swap is sponsored and organized by the all-volunteer Lookout Pass Ski Patrol. The Lookout Patrol was founded in 1938 and is one of the oldest members of the National Ski Patrol in the country.

Winter Swap
Public Item Registration — Friday Nov. 3 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Winter Swap — Saturday Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Check & Item Pickup — Sunday Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to Noon


A Night of Hearts and Horses 2nd Annual Fundraiser @ Running W Therapeutic Riding Center
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A great night of community awareness to help support our therapeutic riding and Hippotherapy programs for children and adults with special needs or disabiities. Great BBQ dinner, beer and wine. Silent and live auction plus much more.
Live music provided by the Ryan Larson Band.
It was amazing last year and this year it will be that and more!!!

Give Hunger the Bird – Post Falls Food Bank @ Stan-Craft Boat Co
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to our annual Give Hunger the Bird event on November 4, 2017, from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Please come support our mission of serving those struggling in poverty in Kootenai County.

For more information call us at 208-773-0139!

Come enjoy good company, good food, good music, all for a great cause!

Being Mortal @ CDA Public Library
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am

A free community screening and dialogue. See the documentary, join the conversation and explore what matters to you. Engage with our panel of end-of-life experts in a question and answer session. Call to register, 208.772.7994

SOUPort the End Of Homelessness – St. Vincent de Paul @ Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Best booth contests, raffles, best soup around! More info to come.

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

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.