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13 Trivia Night. MickDuff's, 312 N. First Ave., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday from 7 p.m. 'til 9 p.m. (Grab a seat early, they go fast!). MickDuffs.com.

13 Paint and Sip. Join Holly Walker and Pend d'Oreille Winery for a night of painting, sipping, and snacking in the winery's tasting room at 301 Cedar St. Price is $35+ tax/person, which includes art supplies, instruction, and a glass of select wine. Call 208-265-8545 to make a reservation.

13 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

14 POAC Fundraiser at IPA. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a fundraiser with the Pend Oreille Arts Council from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone's welcome to come out and enjoy Fremont Brewing Co. beer on tap, live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, raffle prizes, and complimentary appetizers.

14 Magic Wednesday. Jalapeno's Restaurant hosts Magic Wednesday with resident magician and all-around \"fun guy\" Star Alexander, every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy close-up magic shows right at your table, with intrigue and amazing edu-tainment for all ages!

14 Open Mic Night with Kevin Dorin. MickDuff’s Beer Hall and Kevin Dorin welcome all local artists over 21 years of age for a fun and open night of playing at the Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come out for a positive environment to share your passion or just take it all in! All levels of performers are welcome. The set will be recorded live and artists will have access to the audio! Also, this an opportunity to work with a professional soundguy who will work to mic you up and get your levels to show the best version of you. Free and open to the public. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

14 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave. Featuring half-priced bottled wines, light snacks, and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician John Firshi, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15 Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. The Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts a Holiday Shopping Extravaganza from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The gift shop is dressed for the season with sparkle, shine, and holiday divine. Shop for one-of-a-kind gift items and check some names off your list! There is lots of new merchandise, plus free gift wrapping on all purchases, and a Mary Gayle Young Jewelry Trunk Show. Enjoy light refreshments. Free museum admission, too, with a purchase in the gift shop. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

15 CASA Purse Party. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts the CASA Purse Party, with doors opening at 4 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, which includes a glass of wine to sip while shopping designer handbags just in time for holiday giving! Light bites provided by Fork in the Road catering. Proceeds benefit CASA. 208-660-6707

15 French Wine Dinner. Join Forty One South, 41 Lakeshore Dr. in Sagle, for a French Wine Dinner at 6 p.m. featuring Joseph Drouhin Beaujolis Nouveau. Celebrate this year's special release - enjoy a five-course dinner with hearty wine pairings, plus discounts on wine orders. Cost per person is $75 (does not include tax and gratuity). RSVP by calling 208-265-2000.

15-18 Thanks A Lot / True Believer. Unknown Locals and the Panida Playhouse Players team up for two great stage productions - Thanks a Lot and True Believer, in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. These two one-act plays kick off the holiday season, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Nov. 16, and Nov. 17; plus a matinee at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Not rated. Admission is $14 adult, $10 senior/student at the door or online at Panida.org.

16 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Mike and Shanna Thompson.

16 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with local favorite Brian Jacobs. Grab a glass of wine and enjoy his soulful music. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

16 Wine Bar Live Music. The Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Bob Beadling on piano - where classical meets contemporary.

16 The Well MSC. Sandpoint Christian Center, 1925 N. Boyer, hosts a night of music and worship at 6:30 p.m. The evening get-together will be featuring The Well MSC - a worship collective headed by Joel Ecklund and Ruth Erickson in North Idaho. Joel and Ruth are worship leaders at House Of The Lord Church in Oldtown, and do traveling worship ministry in the Pacific Northwest. Everyone is welcome; free admission.

16 Third Friday with Devon Wade. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St.. hosts Devon Wade from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the monthly Third Friday with Devon Wade. He's an independent country music artist with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life. Come out and take in his tunes! Free and open to the public, 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

16 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge hosts live music by acclaimed Northwest guitarist Truck Mills and his supporting cast of local musicians - Andrew Browne, Mick Taylor, and Tito Huizar, from 9 p.m. to midnight. Mills is a master musician who plays a wide variety of music ranging from blues with a jazz gospel flair to rock 'n' roll. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17-18 Bonner County Fairgrounds Christmas Fair. Shopping cheer! See Hot Picks, above.

17 November Doubles Cornhole Tournament. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St.. hosts a Doubles Cornhole Tournament, with registration from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and first toss at 1 p.m. Four regulation indoor brewery courts, or outside if no rain, so set up to test your tossin' abilities in a double elimination tournament! Capping it to 32 teams so sign up early at 208-209-6700, or show up day of between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Cost is $20/team, $10/person. Cash and prizes! 21+ years of age only; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

17 Drink in History. Bonner County History Museum hosts the Drink in History event, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sandpoint has an interesting history full of murder, mayhem, and prohibition. Join this colorful tour, which stops for a drink at each stop! Cost is $40 per person, which includes the tour, a drink at each location, and a special gift. You must be a museum member to participate, so visit BonnerCountyHistory.org to join.

17-25 K&K Thanksgiving Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual fall fishing contest. Put on your longjohns for this exciting derby! Get more information at LPOIC.org.

17 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with duo Sadie and Desiree. Sit down with a glass of wine and allow Sadie's voice and Desiree's piano music to carry you away! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

17 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Truck Mills.

17 Wine Bar Live Music. The Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Rob Smitty - one of Sandpoint's most popular guitar and vocal soloists.

17 Beer Hall Live Music. Ever since its inception in 2013 in Missoula, Mont., The Letter B has never stopped by - 'til now! MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., welcomes The Letter B from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Born from a thought and a beat, a cadence and a rhyme - a bouncing ball bellowing under the big sky - the folk/rock/indie-hip-pop group draws inspiration from the likes of the Dave Matthews Band, Atmosphere and Ray Lamontagne to blend its down-home roots with a global perspective. Free and open to the public, 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

17 Runaway Symphony. The Heartwood Center hosts Runaway Symphony at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) as part of the 35th season of the Pend Oreille Arts Council Performance Series. Runaway Symphony's songs unfold like chapters in a novel, weaving an orchestral folk odyssey through rich harmonies, dynamic instrumentation, and vivid storytelling. Presented in partnership with Mattox Farm Productions. Tickets are available in the POAC office at 334 N. First Ave., Ste. 212, or ArtInSandpoint.org.

17 Live Music at the 219. Making their 219 debut, Lavoy, a five-piece Spokane-based alt-pop and indie band, blend and layer hints of modern alt-pop and '80s nostalgia. Since their polished synth-laden take on dance party rhetoric hit the airwaves in early 2014, the charismatic collective have brought new meaning to the term entertainment, while the unassuming audience finds themselves persuaded into letting the movement take over and soon realize they've given way to the luring sound. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

18 Piano Sunday. Stop by the Pend d'Oreille Winery tasting room at 301 Cedar St. from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy an afternoon filled with live piano music from Desiree! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

18 Girls Pint Out. Cool chicks! Great beer! No dudes! At Idaho Pour Authority from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact Vicki for more information: 208-596-0740.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Nov. 25 --

20 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

21 The Powers: Special Live Music and Community Event. Join Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., for a special Thanksgiving Eve live music and community event featuring The Powers from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Based out of Coeur d'Alene, this featured band of the Festival at Sandpoint has a delightful mix of parts - from dynamic harmonies with acoustic guitar to banjos fighting with fiddles! Plus, neighbors, friends, and family are invited to create gratitude ornaments decorated with notes or depiction of things you are grateful for to hang on a seasonal \"Gratitude Tree\" through the holidays! Ornaments available to decorate at Matchwood with canned food donation for the Bonner Community Food Bank! Family-friendly, free event. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

21 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave. Featuring half-priced bottled wines, light snacks, and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Mike Thompson, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

21 Beer Hall Karaoke. MickDuff's Beer Hall and Kevin Dorin are excited to welcome all Karaoke Kings and Queens over 21 years of age for a fun and open night of singing at the Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free and open to the public, non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

22 Happy Thanksgiving!

22 Turkey Trot. Come join Sandpoint Parks and Recreation for the 11th Annual Turkey Trot and food drive on Thanksgiving morning. This low-key event features a 5K, 10K or whatever distance you want to run or walk (no bikes and no dogs, please). This fun run is free with a nonperishable donation to the food bank. Event starts at Travers Park parking lot, 1202 W. Pine St., at 9 a.m. Come early to sign a waiver (minors need a parent or guardian signature) and to drop off food donations. 208-263-3613

23 Tree Lighting and Santa's Arrival Tree lighting ceremony at Jeff Jones Town Square and visit from Santa opens the holiday season in Sandpoint. Visit the Sandpoint Shopping District on Facebook to learn more. 208-255-1876

23 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Mostly Harmless.

23 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with local favorites Mike and Shanna. It's always a treat to hear them play! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

23 WSU Apple Cup Watch Party. The Apple Cup is a great Washington and Pac-12 tradition. Since MickDuff's is owned by two Cougs, we're a Cougar bar and have to cheer on the Cougs in this epic matchup on the Palouse! Starts at 5:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Brave Huskies fans welcome but not encouraged. All ages until the game is over. Free and open to the public, non-smoking, fun and games environment. MickDuffs.com.

23 Wine Bar Live Music. The Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Bob Beadling on piano - where classical meets contemporary.

23 Redhead Express 'Christmastime' Concert. The Redhead Express is an American country music band consisting of four sisters: Kendra, Alisa, LaRae, and Meghan Walker. And while some refer to their music as folk-pop, while others like the alternative country label, it seems that no matter what they sing it's uniquely their own! Come spend the holidays (uniquely!) with the Redhead Express' Christmastime concert at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Learn more about the band at RedheadExpress.com. Click to buy tickets (children under age 12 are free!) and view a performance on YouTube at Panida.org.

23 Devon Wade Thanksgiving Party with Mac Tibbetts. Back once again, it's the \"Friday After Thanksgiving Devon Wade Show\" from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Join Devon and his father Mac on drums and their closest friends for a fun holiday get-together at the Beer Hall. Devon is an independent country music artist out of Sandpoint with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life. Free and open to the public, 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

23 Live Music at the 219. From 9 p.m. to midnight, the 219 Lounge hosts live music with The Miah Kohal Band - a Sandpoint favorite classic rock, outlaw, and country band. Bring your dancing shoes as Miah will rock the Niner with upbeat music that is sure to get you on the dance floor and keep you there! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

24 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Brian Jacobs.

24 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Utah John and Mike Wagoner. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

24 Brewery Live Music. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Rick Price and Mark Remmetter - aka Crooked Fingers. Free and open to the public. Laughing Dog will also be starting their food drive for the Bonner Community Food Drive on this day, and will give any customer who brings in a non-perishable, non-expired food donation to the taproom $1 off one beer.
 
24 Wine Bar Live Music. The Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Jake Robin performing his smooth vocals and finger-picking guitar.

24 Brewery Live Music. Join Matchwood Brewing Company, 513 Oak St., for a live music show from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring The Groove Black, Sandpoint's local trio playing a mix of funk, reggae, blues and a wide variety of original material. This is a family-friendly and free event. MatchwoodBrewing.com.

24 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St.. hosts live music with Browne Salmon Truck from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Comprised of Sandpoint locals Drew Browne on bass, Samantha Carston vocals, and Truck Mills on guitar, this trio plays vintage and contemporary blues, jazz, Latin, and more. They don't play often so don't miss a chance to hear their awesome sound. Free and open to the public, 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

24 Shook Twins: Giving Thanks. It's the concert that's become a Thanksgiving holiday tradition 'round Sandpoint! The Shook Twins come home to perform their Giving Thanks concert at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Special guest John Craigie opens the show. Tickets available in advance at Eichardt's Pub, and online at Panida.org.

24 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts Spokane-based Dangerous Type, making its Sandpoint and 219 debut. This 4- piece rock band plays a wide variety of songs and styles ... songs that everyone loves! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Piano Music. Join Pend d'Oreille Winery in their tasting room at 301 Cedar St. from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for an afternoon filled with live piano music played by Annie Welle, who performs a variety of genres from classical to popular and will have your feet tapping! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

25-Dec. 9 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Playing at the Panida for two weeks! The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts multiple screenings of the Disney adventure film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Adults $8, seniors $7, students $6, children $5, with proceeds benefitting the theater. Get more movie information plus a list of showtimes on the Sandpoint Movies page.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Dec. 2 --

27 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

28 KRFY Fundraiser at IPA. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a fundraiser for KRFY Community Supported Radio, with Iron Goat Brewing Co. beer on tap, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All are invited to come enjoy live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, raffle prizes, and complimentary appetizers.

28 Eugene Ballet's The Nutcracker. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a performance of Eugene Ballet's The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.) as part of the 35th season of the Pend Oreille Arts Council Performance Series. Clara's adventures in the Land of Sweets come to life on the Panida stage during this favorite kick-off to the holiday season. Keep an eye open for the baby mice, bonbons, angels, and party children - they are all played by local dance students! Tickets are available in the POAC office at 334 N. First Ave. Ste. 212, or ArtInSandpoint.org.

28 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave. Featuring half-priced bottled wines, light snacks, and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Carl Rey, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29-Dec. 1 Festival of Trees. Three days of festivities at the Bonner County Fairgrounds benefit Kinderhaven: Family Night on Thursday, Holiday Luncheon on Friday, and the Grand Gala on Saturday. KinderhavenSandpoint.com.

29 Trivia Takeover Live. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Trivia Takeover Live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

30 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Browne Salmon Truck.

30 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Adam Foote. Grab a glass of your favorite wine, sit back, and enjoy the music! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

30 Wine Bar Live Music. The Cedar Street Bridge Wine Bar hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with The Ronaldos. This crazy-popular Spokane duo plays songs from the '60s to today's hits.

30 Christmas Concert with Pianist Del Parkinson. Hope Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl., hosts a Christmas Concert with Pianist Del Parkinson at 6 p.m., sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council and MCC. Parkinson will perform classical Christmas tunes as well as some other classics along with commentary. Cookies and beverages will be served immediately following the concert. Free and open to the public.

30 Keith Greeninger Concert. Di Luna's Cafe, 207 Cedar St., hosts a dinner concert with Keith Greeninger. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. Greeninger is a seasoned troubadour and multi award-winning songwriter, who paints intricate portraits of the human condition with powerful melodic images, engaging guitar rhythms, and husky, heart-wrenching vocals. DiLunas.com.

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30 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts The Other White Meat from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This classic rock and roll band from North Idaho has been around since the early '90s, opening for such acts as G. Thorogood, Styx, and REO Speedwagon. Featuring Kyle Swaffard on vocals, bass, and kazoo, Benny Baker on vocals and guitars, and Dana Peite on drums and percussion. Free and open to the public, 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

30 Backcountry Film Festival. SOLE hosts Winter Wildlands Alliance festival at The Hive to raise funds for SnowSchool Experience. View award-winning films that celebrate the human-powered experience, plus partake in raffles and auctions. SoleExperiences.org.

30 Annual Pray for Snow Party. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts the Annual Pray for Snow Party starting at 5 p.m. with snacks and ski videos, 10 Barrel Brewing's Pray for Snow beer specials, great prizes including custom 10 Barrel Brewing and Pabst Blue Ribbon snow boards, and more. Prize drawing will be at 10 p.m. and you must be present to win. Bring your dancing shoes as Bum Jungle will be playing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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