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Get your spring on! Shop locally to give locally during Spring for Sandpoint! held in downtown Sandpoint on Saturday, April 22. More than 20 Sandpoint merchants team up with local non-profit organizations for a day to celebrate our vibrant, giving community. Participating stores will offer sales and specials all day, as well as a variety of activities for kids, product demonstrations, and food and beverage samplings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A number of participating stores are honoring Earth Day by sponsoring a non-profit with an environmental mission or offering activities with an Earth-friendly twist. A portion of shopping proceeds from the day will be donated to the participating non-profits. Enter to win one of three gift certificate packages totaling $500. More info at Sandpoint Shopping District on Facebook. 208-265-5060

Here's what's happening in April!

21 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Marty Perron and Doug Bond.

21 Traditional Basque Dinner. Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts a Traditional Basque Dinner. Happy hour starts at 5:30 p.m., and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for dinner, or $40 for dinner and three drink tickets. Purchase tickets online or call 208-264-5481.

21 Friday Night Music on the Bridge. The Wine Bar on the Cedar Street Bridge, 334 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. 208-597-6530

21 Third Fridays with Devon Wade. That's right, Devon is back in MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. for the Third Friday of April. 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. Come out and hear his fun boot-tapping tunes! Free and open to the public. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

21 Team Autism 24/7 Presents: Life Animated. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a Team Autism 24/7 presentation of Life Animated at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.). This is a coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood. $7 suggested donation; sponsored by Team Autism.

21 Ron Kieper Jazz Quartet. Local favorite jazz saxophonist Ron Kieper is back at Eichardt's Pub with his quartet for a great evening of jazz music from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Joining him will be Dan Schmedtje on bass, Jacob Reed on drums, and introducing Mike Irwin Johnson on guitar! RonKieper.com.

21 Live Music at the 219. Get your rockabilly on with live music at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., featuring Still Tipsy and the Hangovers from 9 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy great music by one of Sandpoint's favorite trios featuring swing, jazz and rockabilly. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

22 Spring for Sandpoint. Shop locally to give locally during Spring for Sandpoint! More than 20 Sandpoint merchants team up with local non-profit organizations for a day to celebrate our vibrant, giving community. Participating stores will offer sales and specials all day, as well as a variety of activities for kids, product demonstrations, and food and beverage samplings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A number of participating stores are honoring Earth Day by sponsoring a non-profit with an environmental mission or offering activities with an Earth-friendly twist. A portion of shopping proceeds from the day will be donated to the participating non-profits. Enter to win one of three gift certificate packages totaling $500. More info at Sandpoint Shopping District on Facebook. 208-265-5060

22 Winery Spring Retail Sale. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts a Spring Retail Sale with storewide bargains all day long. A portion of sales will be donated to Community Cancer Services. POWine.com.  

22 Special Olympics BBQ Fundraiser. The Sandpoint Special Olympic Team is raising funds to attend state games in Idaho Falls this June by hosting a BBQ Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at VFW Hall, 1325 Pine St. Holy Smoke BBQ will provide the smoked brisket and pulled pork, and Egger's Better Meats in Spokane has donated some of the pork. The menu includes choice of beef brisket or pulled pork sandwich, choice of two sides of Texas cowboy beans, sweet coleslaw, or country potato salad, plus southern fixin's of onions, pickles, and homemade sauce. There will also be a dessert bake sale and a children's carnival. Cost is $8 adult, $5 child (under 12). All proceeds help fund the Sandpoint Special Olympics team trip. 208-304-4620

22 RMEF Banquet. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Selkirk Crest Chapter hosts a banquet starting at 4 p.m. in the Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer. Click to buy tickets online.

22-23 The Shack. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film The Shack, at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 22, and 3:30 p.m. April 23. Learn more on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

22 BYOB (Blend Your Own Bistro). Join Pend d'Oreille Winery for the annual BYOB. Spend an afternoon with friends and staff creating your own special blend of Bistro Rouge. If you like your blend, fill your growler and take it home! Price includes small bites to cleanse your palate while tasting. This event fills up fast; make your reservation by calling 208-265-8545. POWine.com.

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

22 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Bridges Home, a trio of lead vocalists and multi-instrumentalists, performing Americana, Celtic and Roots. Bridges Home lays shimmering harmonies over a changing lineup of instruments and a unique take on three-part foot percussion. Instruments include guitar, tenor ukulele, clawhammer banjo, accordion, octave mandolin, Celtic harp, cigar box guitar, bass, Irish whistles, bodhran, stompbox and washboard. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

22 Neighbor John and the Atomic Blues Band. Di Luna's Cafe, 207 Cedar St., hosts an Earth Day Celebration with Neighbor John and the Atomic Blues Band, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. for dinner, and the concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Come celebrate Earth Day and support your stunning community trail - the Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail - with a special concert featuring Neighbor John Kelley and the Atomic Blues Band. Get your tickets today for this fabulous show! Arrive early for a scrumptious dinner! Cost is $13, with proceeds helping fund efforts to steward, improve and expand the Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail. POBTrail.org. 208-946-7586

22 Brandon & Cole Show. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. with Brandon Watterson and Cole McAvoy, who are teaming up for the dynamic duo of rockin' tunes! Two long-time locals with a music pedigree teaming up, what could be better! Free and open to the public. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

22 Rumba Lesson and Dance. Sandpoint Community Hall hosts a USA Dance Sandpoint event, starting at 7 p.m. with a Rumba Lesson taught by Glenn and Patty. Following the lesson will be general dancing, refreshments, door prizes, mixers, etc. Singles, couples, and all levels of dancers are welcome! Cost is the usual $6 for members, $9 for non-members, and $5 for teens. USA Dance is a local ballroom dance club; event is tobacco and alcohol free. 208-699-0421

22 Swing Dance with Carl Rey and the Blues Gators. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash St. in Bonners Ferry, hosts a Swing Dance with Carl Rey and the Blues Gators at 7 p.m. A local band from Oldtown, Carl Rey and the Blues Gators are known for their strong vocals and clean harmonica sound. Enjoy a danceable blend of jump, blues and swing out of the 1930s and '40s that insist you get up on your feet! Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door, and $5 student.

22 Live Music at The 219. Enjoy live music with Beat Diggers from 9 p.m. to midnight at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. Come out and enjoy this up-and-coming six-piece Sandpoint band. Playing a full range of classic, contemporary, and original songs, this group has a well-rounded folk, rock, classic country, funk, bluegrass and Americana sound. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 Lost in the '50s Fundraiser Breakfast. Second Avenue Pizza, 215 S. Second Ave., hosts the third annual Lost in the '50s Fundraiser Breakfast from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. sponsored by the Selkirk Association of Realtors. Enjoy a great breakfast and help support the annual Lost in the '50s event in May!

23 Game Night with Racheal. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Racheal from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, April 30 --

24 Missoula Children's Theatre Auditions. Farmin-Stidwell Elementary, 1626 Spruce St., hosts auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of Gulliver's Travels from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. in the Farmin-Stidwell Elementary gym. Auditions are free, and there are roles available for students in grades K-12 (students must be at least 5 years old to participate). Approximately 50 to 60 local students will be cast in the show. It is a group audition - no advance prep is necessary, but a smile never hurts. Auditions will be followed by the first rehearsal, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Pend Oreille Arts Council. 208-263-6139

25 Music Matters - Celebration of Bach, His Life and His Music. Students of the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint Community Programs will perform selected works of Bach during the Music Matters concert at 6 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. All are welcome to attend this Celebration of Bach, His Life and His Music. $5 admission for adults, free for children under 12. Panida.org.

25, 27-29 Colossal. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the rom-com Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis, with screenings at 7:30 p.m. May 25, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 27-29. Learn more on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

25 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Art Program Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a fundraiser to support the art program with the Washington Elementary School PTO from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. No-Li Brewhouse beer will be on tap, plus enjoy live music, complimentary appetizers, raffle prizes and a live auction with two bicycles donated from local vendors.

26 Magic Wednesday. Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant, 314 N. Second Ave., hosts Magic Wednesdays with resident magician Star Alexander from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Star amazes guests at the dinner table and in the bar with up-close, interactive magical entertainment for all ages!

27 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time for people and pooches alike! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, food and beverages available for purchase, plus a fenced-in area for dogs. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Laughing Dog Brewing. Held on the last Thursday of the month (locations vary monthly). Free admission; donations welcome! 208-265-7297

27 Thursday Night Solo Series. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Thursday Night Solo Series with Brian Jacobs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jacobs, his guitar, great tunes and great brews ... hope to see everyone there! Free and open to the public; 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

27 Live Music at the 219. Enjoy live music at the 219 Lounge, located at 219 N. First Ave., featuring Truck Mills from 9 p.m. to midnight. A long-time fixture of the Idaho music scene, Mills plays a variety of blues-inspired music for your enjoyment. 20 beers on tap and a new classic cocktail menu. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

28 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Brian Jacobs. He brings an eclectic, acoustic sound with a music style that encompasses folk, rock and soul. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

28 Wine Festival. Festival at Sandpoint gala at the Bonner County Fairgrounds features unlimited tastings of 150-plus premier wines, catered dinner, silent and live auctions, the summer festival's line-up announcement, and musical entertainment. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

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

28 Beer Hall Live Music. Sandpoint's jazz band is back on the prowl and this show at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., will be a dance party! Arthur Goldblum and crew - Bright Moments Jazz - bring their upbeat and classic jazz sound. Free and open to the public. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

28 Live Music at the 219. Enjoy live music at the 219 Lounge, located at 219 N. First Ave., featuring Harold's IGA from 9 p.m. to midnight. This Sandpoint favorite multi-instrumental trio plays folk rock originals and off-the-beaten track covers from artists like Ween, Talking Heads and Violent Femmes. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29-May 7 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club holds its annual spring fishing contest, with prizes for adults, junior and youth divisions. This event marks the 70th year, offering more than $18,000 in cash and prizes. Entry fee is $50 adult, $20 junior (ages 14-17), and free for youth ages 0-13. Ticket outlets located at retailers all around Lake Pend Oreille; visit LPOIC.org for more information.

29 People's Climate March. Citizens across the nation will be marching to deliver the message "We take climate issues seriously!" The People's Climate March in Sandpoint begins at 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, on Oak Street between Third and Fourth, and ends at Sandpoint Community Hall with booths for effective actions and creative Earth Day activities for kids and adults. All are welcome to join with colorful signs and banners to express your passion for Mother Earth! Sponsored by 350Sandpoint and Idaho Conservation League.

29 Greasy Fingers Birthday Bash. Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair, 103 N. Third Ave., is holding a birthday bash from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Swing by the shop and enjoy some music, refreshments, raffles, discounts and some good ol' times!

29 Missoula Children's Theatre's "Gulliverís Travels." Missoula Children's Theatre brings their famous red truck to Sandpoint once again to host a weeklong workshop in which the classic fairy tale "Gulliver's Travels" is twisted into a fantastical musical performed at 2 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. by local children on the Panida stage. Fun for families and friends of all ages! Part of the Pend Oreille Arts Council's Performance Series. ArtinSandpoint.org.

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 Live Music at the 219. Enjoy live music at the 219 Lounge, located at 219 N. First Ave., featuring Devon Wade from 9 p.m. to midnight. Wade plays top 40s country rock - so wear your dancing shoes with one of Idaho's top country stars! Free and open to the public.  Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

30 Game Night with Racheal. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Racheal from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in May!

2 Seniors Day. The Bonner Mall in Ponderay hosts Seniors Day on the first Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. until noon. Walk the mall, listen to speakers, learn health tips, enter drawings, play bingo and enjoy free refreshments. Sponsored by Bonner Mall merchants and Life Care Aging Better In Home Care. 208-263-4272

2 First Tuesday at Eichardt's. Monthly music event with featured guest at 7 p.m. in Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St. 208-263-4005

2 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

4 Idaho Gives. A program of the Idaho Nonprofit Center, Idaho Gives is a 24-hour day of online giving that's designed to bring the state together, raising money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits. Since the event started in 2013, Idahoans have raised more than $2.3 million for participating organizations - one donation at a time. IdahoGives.org.

4-7 The Zookeeper's Wife. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film The Zookeeper's Wife at 7:30 p.m. May 4, 5:30 p.m. May 5, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 6, and 3:30 p.m. May 7. Learn more on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

5 Cinco de Mayo. Leadership Sandpoint presents Cinco de Mayo 2017, an evening of fun and frolic including a silent auction, raffle, taco bar, live music, and refreshments, from 4:30 p.m. 'til closing at Trinity at City Beach. Celebrate "Cinco" with us while raising funds to support area children through local non-profits Food for Our Children and Kaniksu Land Trust. Free admission and open to the public. 208-263-9471

5 Piecing it Together. Do you enjoy assemblages, found object pieces, collages, or installations? Then the Pend Oreille Arts Council has an exhibit for you! It's called Piecing It Together, and POAC kicks off the exhibit with a reception from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the POAC Gallery, 302 N. First Ave. Come join the fun! Admission is free. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

5 Cinco De Mayo Bunco Party. The Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts a Cinco de Mayo Bunco Party, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the games beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy a no-host bar, great prizes and a bucket raffle. Advance tickets are $15 each (which includes pizza), by calling the MCC at 208-264-5481.

5 Cinco de Mayo Party. It's a Cinco de Mayo sip, shot and cocktail party at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. featuring Hornitos and Patron Tequila. Representatives of Hornitos and Patron Tequila will be on hand with prizes and drink specials. Enjoy live music with Brian Jacobs and Chris Lynch from 9 p.m. to midnight. Come on out and celebrate Cinco de Mayo, have some great tequila and enjoy one of Sandpoint's favorite pair of musicians! Listen and dance to a variety of music styles that encompass folk, rock and soul. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

6 Museum's Free First Saturday. The Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy the museum free of charge. Come see "The Dark Side of Bonner County." BonnerCountyHistory.org.

6 A Novel Night Gala. Rotary Club of Sandpoint hosts a gala fundraiser to benefit Your Library Transformation! A literary themed event, attendees are encouraged to dress or accessorize as their favorite book character. Literary Libations cocktail hour begins at 5 p.m. in the Columbia Bank with bar hosted by 219 Lounge. KRFY Community Radio will host a live broadcast throughout the evening. Enjoy a special appearance by renowned author Jennifer Leo, exciting live and silent auctions, dinner catered by Tango Cafe, dessert and centerpiece raffles along with mystery book bag and wine wall activities. The event concludes with DJ music and dancing 'til late! Tickets and more information available at NovelNightGala.org.

6 Derek Sheen Comedy Show. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts a comedy show with Derek Sheen, on tour from Seattle with Morgan Preston for one night only of hilarious stand-up and stories that you won't want to miss! Sheen is a cuddly mess of insecurities, a gifted, one-of-a-kind storyteller who's quickly becoming a favorite among comedy fans all over the globe! Tickets are available at The 219 Lounge for $10 in advance, which includes one drink special, and $12 at the door. Show starts at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

7 Game Night with Racheal. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Racheal from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

9 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

11, 13-14 After the Storm. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the Japanese film After the Storm at 7:30 p.m. May 11, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 13, and 3:30 p.m. May 14. Learn more on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

11 Live Music at the 219. Live music on Thursday nights returns with Brian Jacobs at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. from 9 p.m. to midnight. Jacobs is one of Sandpoint's favorites singers with a style that encompasses folk, rock and soul. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

12 Second Fridays with Ron Greene. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts Second Fridays with Ron Greene from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Greene has been a dynamic musical presence as a professional musician and solo artist, spending the last decade performing throughout the Northwest and West Coast region. As a soloist, Greene's intimate stage presence has gained him a reputation as a passionate singer. Free and open to the public; 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

12 Sandpoint Contra Dance. All are invited to attend a community dance in the New England tradition - a Contra Dance - starting at 7 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. All dances are taught and called with live music. Beginners and singles are welcome (new dancers are encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning to start with the basics). $5 donation; bring clean shoes and a water bottle. Sponsored by Lost Horse Press and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. * Held on the second Friday of every month. 208-263-6751

13 Second Saturdays with Brian Jacobs and Chris Lynch. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts Second Saturdays with Brian Jacobs and Chris Lynch from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. This fun duo with a great sound will have you on the dance floor! Come by to hear them, grab some pints, play some games, and enjoy the best place to be every second Saturday! Free and open to the public; ages 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

13 Live Music at the 219. Get your rockabilly on with live music at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., with Still Tipsy and the Hangovers from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. Enjoy great music by one of Sandpoint's favorite trios featuring swing, jazz and rockabilly. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

14 Mother's Day Concert - Two Boys Sopranos. Cody Moore and Andrew Lapadat, accompanied by Tom Rodda, will be performing pieces by Saint Saens, Pergolesi and others as a special treat for this Mother's Day Concert, held at 5 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church, 417 N. Fourth Ave. Free admission; donations are appreciated. Sponsored by the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. 208-265-4444

14 Game Night with Racheal. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Racheal from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15-21 National Craft Beer Week Celebration. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., to celebrate National Craft Beer Week, May 15-21. Featuring over 20 local, regional and national craft beers, all day long there will be different daily $2 craft beer specials throughout the week. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

16 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17 Five Minutes of Fame. Writers, musicians, listeners ... all are welcome to the Five Minutes of Fame open mic at 6:30 p.m., held at Cafe Bodega inside Foster's Crossing, 504 Oak St. The open mic takes place on the third Wednesday of every month. 208-263-5911

18 Rock 'n' Roll Heaven. The Bonner County Fairgrounds at 4203 N. Boyer Ave. is the venue for the 12th annual Rock 'n' Roll Heaven. This popular show sells out almost every year, and is the opening event for the 32nd annual Lost in the '50s celebration. This year's performers are Ryan Pelton as Elvis, Sting Ray Anthony as Richie Valens, and Lance Lipinsky as Jerry Lee Lewis. Plus a young new crazy-talented band called The Lovers will be rockin' the house over the top. What a way to start the weekend! Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. For ticket information, call 208-263-9321; or visit the '50s website or Facebook page for more info.

18 Tap Takeover. Kick off Lost in the '50s weekend at The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., with a Tap Takeover by Ballast Point Brewery.  The party begins at 7 p.m. with beer specials, prizes and giveaways. Music by DJ Josh, one of Sandpoint's favorite DJs, will be playing a deep selection of hip-hop, reggae and electro vibes. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19 Lost in the '50s Vintage Car Parade and Street Dance. Head downtown for the Lost in the '50s car parade, starting at the Sandpoint High School parking lot at 6 p.m. (cars need to be in the lot by 5 p.m.). Visit the '50s website or Facebook page for more info. Then stick around for the Street Dance, following the parade, by Jeff Jones Town Square at the corner of Main and Third. Free and open to all!

19 Lost in the '50s Show and Dance. The Bonner County Fairgrounds hosts the Lost in the '50s Show and Dance featuring the queen of the girl groups, Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles, along with her girls who are going to make you "Love Them 'Til Tomorrow" and then some! Paired with the smooth voices of Tommy Mara and the Crests, who'll take you back to the corner of doo-wop and dreaminess. And don't forget the best band in the nation, Rocky and the Rollers, for a great night! Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 208-263-9321. Visit the '50s website or Facebook page for more info.

19 Live Music at the 219. Celebrate Lost in the '50s with the Miah Kohal Band at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. The party will be outside on the back patio with the fun starting at 8 p.m. Bring your dancing shoes and help Miah "Rock the House." Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

20 Lost in the '50s Car Show. Downtown Sandpoint streets are bursting with hot rods and classics for the annual Lost in the '50s Car Show, starting at 9:30 a.m. and running through 3:45 p.m. The show encompasses First, Cedar, Main, Second and Third - so come on down and enjoy! Visit the '50s website or Facebook page for more info.

20 Embrace - The Movie. The Bonner County Human Rights Task Force co-sponsors a documentary about image called Embrace, at 2 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. When body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. There is a global epidemic of body shaming and body hating, so BCHRTF we're hosting a screening of Embrace. Not rated; some nudity. Free admission. 208-255-7801

20 Live Music at the 219. Get your country rock 'n' roll on during Lost in the '50s with the Devon Wade Band at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave. One of the area's best bands will entertain you on the back patio from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

20 Lost in the '50s Show and Dance. The Bonner County Fairgrounds hosts the Lost in the '50s Show and Dance, and this is the biggest part of a fantastic weekend! After 12 years of dreaming, Lost in the '50s presents a Saturday Night Only event featuring The Righteous Brothers. Spread the word - this is going to be a great night in Sandpoint! Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 208-263-9321; or visit the '50s website or Facebook page for more info.

21 Game Night with Racheal. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Racheal from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 All Star Concert. All are invited to come hear the Music Conservatory's most distinguished young musicians perform classical to contemporary during an All Star Concert at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Help celebrate their accomplishments! 208-265-4444

23 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time for people and pooches alike! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, food and beverages available for purchase, plus a fenced-in area for dogs. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Taylor & Sons Chevrolet. Held on the last Thursday of the month (locations vary monthly). Free admission; donations welcome! 208-265-7297

25 Thursday Night Music with Brian Jacobs. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Brian Jacobs from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. One of Sandpoint's favorite singers with a style that encompasses folk, rock and soul, come out and enjoy! Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25, 27-29 Colossal. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the rom-com Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis, with screenings at 7:30 p.m. May 25, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 27-29. Learn more on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

26 Live Music at the 219. Enjoy live music at The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., with Harold's IGA from 9 p.m. to midnight. This Sandpoint favorite multi-instrumental trio plays folk rock originals and off-the-beaten track covers from artists like Ween, Talking Heads and Violent Femmes. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

28 Game Night with Racheal. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Racheal from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

30 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in June!

4 Sweet Serenade Benefit Concert. Hear accomplished Music Conservatory of Sandpoint staff performing pieces by great masters during the Sweet Serenade Benefit Concert at 5 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church, 526 Olive St. Afterwards, enjoy a chocolate feast and spend time talking to the musicians. All proceeds benefit the scholarship program! Recommended donation is $15. 208-265-4444

24 'June Blooms in Hope' Quilt Show. Clark Fork Valley Quilters holds their 'June Blooms in Hope' Quilt Show from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope. Come see our colorful new "blooms" in a display of quilts, plus handcrafted boutique items, fresh-baked goods, a raffle quilt, and raffle prizes to be given away that day. View the guild's Secret Pal creations, vote on the ugly fabric block challenge, and pick your favorite for the Viewer's Choice awards. $2 admission. Clark Fork Valley Quilters is a small community service guild that has donated hundreds of beautiful quilts to various charities as a way of providing comfort to those in need. 208-264-5375

29 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time for people and pooches alike! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, food and beverages available for purchase, plus a fenced-in area for dogs. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair. Held on the last Thursday of the month (locations vary monthly). Free admission; donations welcome! 208-265-7297
and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in July!

27 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time for people and pooches alike! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, food and beverages available for purchase, plus a fenced-in area for dogs. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Trinity at City Beach. Held on the last Thursday of the month (locations vary monthly). Free admission; donations welcome! 208-265-7297

Here is what's coming up in August!

31 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time for people and pooches alike! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, food and beverages available for purchase, plus a fenced-in area for dogs. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Evans Brothers Coffee. Held on the last Thursday of the month (locations vary monthly). Free admission; donations welcome! 208-265-7297

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