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January 2014

3-24 Starlight Junior Race Series. Local race series at Schweitzer takes place on Friday nights in January. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

18 Schweitzer Northern Lights Celebration. Family-friendly events include Torchlight Parade and fireworks show. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

23-25 Banff Mountain Film Festival. The Panida hosts Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, a three-day screening event of the world's best mountain films. Panida.org. 208-263-4283

31 About Men. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a screening of the documentary About Men - filmed in Sandpoint by a Danish filmmaker. 208-263-9191

31-Feb. 2 Stomp Games. Schweitzer hosts the Stomp Games with banked slalom and slopestyle competitions for all ages. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

February 2014

8 Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. American Place Theatre's stage adaptation of Harriet Jacobs' powerful book, presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Panida as part of the Pend Oreille Arts Council Performance Series. 208-263-6139

14-23 Sandpoint Winter Carnival. Annual celebration includes family-friendly winter events including Ski Joring at the fairgrounds, K-9 Keg Pull, Rail Jam and more. SandpointWinterCarnival.com. 208-255-1876

15 LaserHits! Schweitzer Mountain Resort presents LaserHits! - a laser show projected onto the J.R. run, followed by a party in Taps. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

15 Harvey's Place. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts the premiere screening of Ted Parvin's film Harvey's Place, starting at 7:30 p.m. Panida.org. 208-263-9191

22 Let it Glow. Schweitzer's Winter Carnival finale - Let It Glow! - features fireworks, a torchlight parade, and a Taps black light party. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

March 2014

1 The Secret Garden. Pend Oreille Arts Council welcomes back the Missoula Children's Theatre for another splendid production featuring talented young local actors. Performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Panida. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

7-8 The Follies. Angels over Sandpoint host charitable fundraiser in the Panida, featuring zany acts. Not for the easily offended! AngelsOverSandpoint.org. 208-290-5895

21-22 24 Hours of Schweitzer. Sixth annual 24-hour ski-a-thon begins Friday and ends Saturday, raising funds for cystinosis research. 24HoursforHank.org. 208-255-3081

April 2014

5-6 Tropical Daze. Season-ending festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, including Pond Skimming and Rotary Ducky Derby on Saturday, and the Downhill Dummy Derby on Sunday. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

17 Maria in the Shower. Four performers bring traditional folk and jazz with lyrics that explore fundamental human questions, and deliver it all with pure fun and energy. Presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Panida as part of the Pend Oreille Arts Council Performance Series. 208-263-6139

25 Annual Wine Tasting, Dinner and Auction. The Festival at Sandpoint hosts fundraising gala at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. 208-265-4554

26-May 4 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual spring fishing contest kicks off with a fundraising auction. LPOIC.org. 509-928-9245

May 2014

3 Health and Safety Fair. Sandpoint Chamber and Bonner General Hospital host this 6th annual event at Bonner County Fairgrounds. Meet with vendors plus participate in affordable screenings. SandpointChamber.org. 208-263-2161

15-18 Lost in the '50s. Annual retro celebration includes a downtown classic car parade and show, rock 'n' roll concerts at the fairgrounds, and more. Lostinthe50s.org. 208-265-LOST

Every Saturday and Wednesday, May through Oct.: Farmers Market at Sandpoint. This open-air market of fresh produce, garden starts, handcrafts, flowers, food and music runs for the season at Farmin Park.

June 2014

8 Bay Trail Fun Run. Join the 2nd Annual Bay Trail Fun Run 5K & 10K at 9 a.m. along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek. Sponsored by Friends of the Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail, Idaho Conservation League, and Trinity. 208-265-9565

20 ArtWalk. POAC sponsors annual revolving art exhibit starting with opening receptions at 20 or so downtown galleries; art exhibits remain on display through Sept. 12. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

20-22 Anniversary Party. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 220 Cedar St., hosts the fun three-day Anniversary Party. POWine.com.

21 CHAFE 150. Sponsored by Sandpoint Rotary, this annual benefit ride takes bicyclists on a 150-mile route through Idaho and Montana - or opt for the 1/2 CHaFE at 80 miles, or the new 30-mile fun ride. CHaFE150.org.

21 Battle of the Bulls. Annual bull riding and barrel racing contest at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. 208-263-8414

26 Summer Sampler. Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Summer Sampler at Farmin Park. Taste fine cuisine from area restaurants, plus enjoy cook-offs and live music. SandpointChamber.org. 800-800-2106

29 Schweitzer Summer Celebration. Season opener at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with chairlift rides, family activities and wine tasting. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

July 2014

4 Fourth of July Celebration. Sandpoint Lions Club sponsors parades downtown in the morning; stage performances and a raffle follow at City Beach in the afternoon, plus a fireworks show at dusk. 208-263-4118

11-12 Classic Boat Festival. Wooden boats, water-themed activities, contests and more along Sand Creek; sponsored by Inland Empire Antique & Classic Boat Society. WoodBoatFestival.com. 208-255-1876

13 Jacey's Race. Competitive 5k race for runners and walkers, and 1k fun run for kids benefits local children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses. Jaceys-Race.com.

17 Festival at Sandpoint Art Unveiling. Fine art poster for the festival unveiled at Dover Bay. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554 

19 Mountain Music Festival. Outdoor concerts on the mountain, plus family activities, at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

19 Schweitzer Mountain Trail Run. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts 3.5 and 10 mile trail runs. 10 a.m. start time; racers receive Patagonia race shirts. SMTrailRun.com.

25-27 Northwest YogaFest. Eureka Institute hosts the Northwest YogaFest July 25 through July 27. Learn more at Eureka-Institute.org. 208-263-2217  

26 Crazy Days. Downtown merchants offer big deals in annual sidewalk sale. DowntownSandpoint.com. 208-255-1876

August 2014

2 Long Bridge Swim. Hundreds compete in a 1.76-mile swim across Lake Pend Oreille during this 20th annual event. LongBridgeSwim.com. 208-265-2615

3 Schweitzer Huckleberry Festival
. Celebration in honor of the native huckleberry includes activities, food and more. Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

7-17 Festival at Sandpoint. Sit under the stars and enjoy this 32nd annual internationally renowned outdoor concert series on the lawn at Memorial Field. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

9 Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-In. Regional pilots fly into Sandpoint Airport or into Dover Bay, for seaplanes, and hold a breakfast and aircraft display. Sponsored by the Sandpoint EAA Chapter 1441. 208-255-9954

9-10 Arts & Crafts Fair. POAC's annual juried art exhibit at Sandpoint City Beach, with artists' booths, kids' activities and more. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

9-10 Festival of Quilts. Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Guild presents the 2014 Quilt Show "Festival of Quilts." Held from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10. $3 admission.

15-16 Bonner County Rodeo. Annual rodeo at 7 p.m. each night at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. 208-263-8414

15-16 Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. "The Scenic Relay Race" where runners and walkers begin atop Mt. Spokane, and teams make their way 185 miles through 15 cities en route to the finish line at Sandpoint's City Beach. S2S has quickly become one of the Pacific Northwest's premier running events. SpokanetoSandpoint.com. 541-633-7174

15-17, 22-24 Artists' Studio Tour. The 11th annual self-guided driving tour of working studios through North Idaho. ArtTourDrive.org. 800-800-2106

19-23 Bonner County Fair. Old-fashioned country event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, with a Demolition Derby on Saturday night to round out the fun. 208-263-8414

30-Sept. 1 Schweitzer Fall Fest. Annual outdoor music festival with performances, chairlift rides, kids' activities and microbrews. Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

September 2014

5-7 Harvest Party. Pend d'Oreille Winery's annual event with family-friendly activities, food sampling, wine tasting and live music. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

13 Injectors Car Show. The Injectors Car Club hosts the 13th Annual Injectors Car Show in downtown Sandpoint. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and show entry is $20. Learn more at SandpointInjectors.com.

15-20 WaCanId Ride. Tour two states and one province on the sixth annual 350-mile/560-kilometer WaCanId Ride, presented by the International Selkirk Loop and Rotary International. WaCanId.org. 888-823-2626

18-21 Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International. The Northwest's largest draft horse and mule expo at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. IdahoDraftHorseShow.com. 208-263-8414 

21 Scenic Half. Presented by the Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, this sixth annual event features a half marathon, plus 10k and 5k fun runs. ScenicHalf.com. 208-263-2161

October 2014

11 Harvest Fest. Sandpoint Farmers Market closes out the season with entertainment, food booths, activities, displays at Farmin Park. SandpointFarmersMarket.com. 208-597-3355

18 Warren Miller Ski Film. Annual event at the Panida Theater, sponsored by The Alpine Shop. 208-263-5157

November 2014

22 Holly Eve. Holiday fashion show and gala benefit for the Panida and Festival at Sandpoint with champagne, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. 208-263-9191

28-Jan. 1 Holidays in Sandpoint. Tree lighting ceremony and caroling opens the holiday season in Sandpoint. 208-255-1876

K&K Thanksgiving Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual fall fishing contest. LPOIC.org. 509-928-9245

December 2014

24 Santa's Traditional Schweitzer Visit. Santa hits the slopes and then stops off at the Selkirk Lodge on Christmas Eve. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

31 New Year's Eve. Schweitzer hosts festive parties to usher in the new year at Taps and other locations at the resort. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

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