24 'Stars Over Latin America' Book Reading and Signing. Lost Horse Press and the Sandpoint Literary Collective present a free reading and book signing by M. Earl Smith at 5:30 p.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Smith will be reading from his recently released children's book - appropriate for ages 9 to 12 - titled \"Stars Over Latin America,\" a book that shares the story of Che Guevara and Alberto Granado's journey across South America. The story is accompanied by vivid illustrations by South American artist Gustavo Ferrés. Event is free and open to the public. 208-255-4410\n");
25 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.
25 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! Ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.
26 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy great live jazz music featuring Oak Street Connection. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.
26 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge, the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues. Enjoy half-price bottled wines, light snacks, and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 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.
26 Crosstoberfest Cyclecross Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts the Crosstoberfest Cyclecross fundraiser with Ballast Point Brewing beer on tap from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone's welcome to come enjoy live music with Marty Perron and Doug Bond, plus there will be raffle prizes and complimentary appetizers.
26 Magic Wednesday. Jalapeno's Restaurant hosts Magic Wednesday with resident magician and all-around \"fun guy\" Star Alexander, every Wednesday night 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!
26 Bad Reputation. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a screening of the documentary Bad Reputation at 7:30 p.m. One night only, this event includes merchandise giveaways! Bad Reputation is an official selection at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and is a documentary film about Joan Jett and the burgeoning 1970s punk music scene. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at Panida.org.
27 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun.
27 Right for Bonner County Concert in Support of Steve Lockwood for Commissioner. All are welcome to attend a concert at the Heartwood Center from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in support of Steve Lockwood for Commissioner. The Right for Bonner County Concert features Harold's IGA, The Paranormal Daves, Folk Remedy, and Doug Bond. Come meet Steve, enjoy some music, and get active in this year's election. Admission is free; however, a $10 donation is appreciated. Reserve your space.
28 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Bright Moments Jazz.
28 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with the Riff Hangers from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come see Muffy and the Riff Hangers perform their country, blues and swing -- they always show everyone a good time! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.
28 Golden Ages of Transportation - Art Exhibition. Travel through time on a visual discovery with the Golden Ages of Transportation art exhibition from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pend Oreille Arts Gallery, 334 N. First Ave. This exhibition honors the past, present, and future of transportation in our society. Free and open to the public. ArtInSandpoint.org.
28-29 Scarywood Opens. Silverwood Theme Park transforms into Scarywood, continuing weekend evenings in October. SilverwoodThemePark.com.
28 Oktoberfest Bash with RFB. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts an Oktoberfest Bash from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. RFB (aka Right Front Burner) is back at the Beer Hall for the first time in four years, and is Sandpoint's finest party band featuring funk, disco, rock and groovy tunes. Known as the Inland Northwest's funkiest band, RFB has the power to make your booty shake and get your groove on. Free and open to the public, ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.
28 Live Music at the 219. Enjoy live music with the Joseph Hein Band from 9 p.m. to midnight at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. On tour and hailing from the Palouse of eastern Washington, Hein sings honestly about good times and the bad and his music bears witness to the road unkempt and a winding trail. He has released a number of solo albums with arrangements that create dreamy harmonious sounds with an energetic uptempo rhythm influenced by songs of yesteryear's AM country and R&B gold. Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear one of our region's finest musicians! Free and open to ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.
29 Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta and BBQ. Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta starts at 8:30 a.m., and runs until 5 p.m. in Priest River. In addition, a Saturday BBQ featuring the Klondyke's smoked ribs and chicken begins at 1 p.m. at The Mudhole. Purchase BBQ tickets (adults are $15, 12 and under $7.50) before Sept. 23 at the following locations: The Klondyke in La Clede, Mac's Conoco on Highway 57, and Bonner Saw in Priest River, plus Seeber's Drug and Country Lane in Newport, Wash.; tickets also available through PayPal at PORPA.org under the Regatta tab. Bring your appetite and come prepared to enjoy some exciting rowing!
29 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy live jazz music featuring the Oak Street Connection. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.
29-30 Crosstoberfest. Now in its 7th year, Crosstoberfest is the major fundraiser for Team Autism 24/7. Held at the UI Annex, 2404 N. Boyer Ave., a different course is featured each day of the weekend, and there will also be excellent food, liquid refreshments (and beer, as usual), plus music. Camping will be available onsite (donations accepted to help cover the cost of porta-potties). Learn more on the event website.
29 3G Tour. Explore spectacular parts of Lake Pend Oreille while seeing a variety of birdlife, private coves, towering cliffs, the islands of Hope and more aboard the Shawnodese, from noon to 3:30 p.m. leaving from Kramer Marina, 46820 Highway 200 in Hope. A history and geology talk is included; lunch available for purchase. Reservations required; $45 fare, seniors 60-plus $43. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. *Runs Saturdays (and some weekdays) through Oct. 15.
29 Ponderay Neighbor Day. Back by popular demand! The City of Ponderay and Friends of Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail host the second annual Ponderay Neighbor Day community carnival from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. behind the Hoot Owl on Highway 200. Contact KayLeigh at the City of Ponderay, 208-265-5468, for information regarding participation in this event. CityofPonderay.org.
29-30 Hope Islands Cruise. Enjoy a scenic tour around the four islands of Hope while learning the colorful history of the area aboard the Shawnodese, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. leaving from Kramer Marina, 46820 Highway 200 in Hope. The tour includes a cruise by Pearl Island, a bald eagle sanctuary. Call 208-255-5253 for further information (including some weekday cruises) and reservations. Reservations required; $24 fare, seniors 60-plus $22. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. *Runs weekends (and some weekdays) through Oct. 15.
29 Musical for Life Sip & Shop. Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts a Sip & Shop from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Musical for Life is a Sandpoint nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide lessons and instruments to kids in need. With generous sponsorships, they can help provide music lessons and instruments to children who desire to learn music. Pend d'Oreille Winery will donate a portion of sales from the event. Come on down! POWine.com.
29 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Brian Jacobs.
29 Hoptoberfest! The 5thAnnual Hoptoberfest is happening at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. New this year, two fall seasonal taster trays featuring Wet Hop beers, plus fall festivities like Pumpkin and Oktoberfest. Live music starts at 2:30 p.m. with Harold's IGA playing their original indie-rock tunes, and the night ends with The Other White Meat from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. It will be a day of fun and games with cornhole, hammerschlagen and more! Free and open to the public (ages 21+ after 7 p.m.). Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.
29 Sadie Sicilia in Concert. Local musician Sadie Sicilia returns to the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., for a concert starting at 7 p.m. Learn more on the event's Facebook page. Tickets are $15 general; $12 student; available at the door, Eichardt's, Beet & Basil, The Human Connection, SHS and online at Panida.org.
29 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge hosts Missoula, Mont.-based Mudslide Charley from 9 p.m. to midnight. This five-piece powerhouse provides an energetic music experience that will make you want to dance all night. Drawing inspiration from an era when Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker first fused the rough and rural vibes of southern acoustic blues with modern electric instruments. Delivering house-rockin' roots music, Mudslide Charley weaves their blues foundation with Stax-era R&B, hip hop, and indie rock to perform original songs that bristle with vital relevance, emotional fervor, and soul-drenched blues. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.
30 Sandpoint Oktoberfest and Boobs 'n' Beer Garden. MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., has teamed up with the 7B Women's Boobs and Beer: 5K Fun Run for their beer garden and family-friendly Oktoberfest from noon to 4 p.m., raising funds for Celebrate Life and Community Cancer Services. Live music with 20 Grand, an amazing band from Whitefish, Mont., plus multiple local food trucks and a Kid's Zone! Run participants get their first beer free! For more information, visit the 7B Women site on Facebook. Free and open to the public.
30 Piano Sunday with Peter Lucht. Join Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., for an afternoon filled with live piano jazz from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with Peter Lucht! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.