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It's a holiday spectacular! You'd better believe that Schweitzer Mountain Resort really does it up right during the MLK Weekend, Saturday, Jan. 19 through Monday, Jan. 21 - it's definitely one of the resort's best long weekends of winter! Take in a northern lights show (North Idaho style!) Saturday featuring a massive fireworks show in the village, preceded by a torchlight parade down Jam Session, and followed by music in Taps afterwards with Balance Trick! Plus, there's the Woody Wagon from Deschutes Brewing, serving up fantastic brews all weekend. There's lots more going on, too ... Saturday morning yoga, night skiing, NASTAR racing, hosted snowshoe hikes, kids' crafts, and more! 208-255-3081

Here's what's happening in January!

18-25 Junior Race Series. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts Friday night races in January on NASTAR, sponsored by the Independence Race League. Schweitzer.com.

18 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Muffy and the Riff Hangers.

18 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Brian Jacobs - a local talent who will swoon you with your favorite songs! Enjoy a glass of Friday Night Wine and warm up! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

18 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.

18 Live Jazz Music. Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., hosts live music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with Bright Moments Jazz. Free and open to the public.

18 Yonder Mountain String Band. KPND and Low Country Boil Productions present a concert featuring Yonder Mountain String Band with Handmade Moments, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and the concert getting underway at 8 p.m. in The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. Yonder always brings the bluegrass heat when we need it most in the winter! Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com.

18-20 Banff Mountain Film Festival. A true gem in the midst of winter is the Banff Mountain Film Festival, screening in the Panida Theater, 301 First Ave. Now in its 23rd year of showing breathtaking adventure films, the festival raises money for local and international good deeds. Festival proceeds continue to support the efforts of the Satipo Kids Project, which funds education opportunities for Peruvian children, plus the North Idaho Mountain Sports Education Fund that provides local kids the ability to enjoy wintertime sports at Schweitzer. For a list of movie descriptions, visit MountainFever.us. Tickets sell fast; get them at Alpine Shop and Burger Express (Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry).

18 Live Music at the 219. Come out to the 219 Lounge from 9 p.m. 'til midnight and hear one of the region's top old-school R&B, funk and classic rock bands The Liabilities, led by the Packwood brothers - Sheldon on bass and Rob on guitar - who have played together on top 40 recordings and a huge variety of stages including the Grand Ol' Opry, Texas Motor Speedway, and many more. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19-21 MLK Weekend at Schweitzer. Check out all the special activities over the holiday weekend including Saturday night’s Northern Lights fireworks show and torchlight parade, followed by live music in Taps. Schweitzer.com.

19 North Idaho Women's March. The community is invited to attend the North Idaho Women's March at the Sandpoint Middle School. A rally begins at noon for human rights and women's rights, and is immediately followed by the march. Bring signs, drums or instruments, and a passion for diversity, tolerance and equality. Doors open at 11 a.m. For more information, find "North Idaho Women's March" on Facebook.

19 January Doubles Cornhole Tournament. Cornhole is back at the MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St.! Cornhole kings and queens will be taking to the four regulation indoor brewery courts (or outside if no rain or snow) to test tossin' abilities in a double elimination tournament! First toss begins at 1 p.m. Capped 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. Ages 21+; non-smoking, fun & games environment.

19 SheJumps Winter Block Party. The Granary Arts District, 513 Oak St., hosts a SheJumps Winter Block Party from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and kicks off with a Sip & Wax from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Shotzski - learn to wax your own skis, plus there will be a boot-fitting clinic (ages 15-plus with parent). Next up is a Sip & Stretch apres ski yoga event (for all levels!) from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Evans Brothers Coffee. And finally a Sip & Dance from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Matchwood Brewing featuring a live band and raffle. SheJumps is a nonprofit committed to increasing the participation of women and girls in outdoor activities.

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

19 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Bridges Home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. They'll guarantee a packed house, so arrive early and grab a glass of wine! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

19 Hope Live Music. The Old Ice House Pizzeria, 140 W. Main St. in Hope, hosts live music with Robert Crader starting at 5:30 p.m. Stop in and enjoy great music, pizza, beer, and conversation with friends. Plus, Robert Beadling will be dropping in with keyboard. Free and open to the public. OldIceHousePizzeria.com. 208-255-9365

19 Mugs and Music. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts the Mugs and Music Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the taproom. Enjoy live music featuring Chad Patrick; free and open to the public. LaughingDogBrewing.com.

19 Beer Hall Live Music. Daniel Mills of Son of Brad is headed north and playing his original tunes from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. This Coeur d'Alene native just put together a new album and is touring the Inland Northwest, sharing his music and creating fans at every stop. Free and open to the public ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

19 Fireball Pajama Party. Come join A&P's Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., for the first annual Pajama Party hosted by Fireball Whiskey from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. Wear your favorite PJs and enjoy some relaxing fun! There will be prizes for the best PJs along with amazing drink and food specials! Free admission. 206-263-2313

19 Live Music at the 219. From 9 p.m. 'til midnight, B Radicals - an experimental rock quartet formed in Spokane - will be making its 219 debut. Grounded in a solid framework of tasty, eclectic compositions, the B Rads creatively push their musicality in live settings with spontaneous improvisational pieces. Their original approach contains an honest artistic flair, sure to inspire your being. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

20 Piano Sunday. Join Pend d'Oreille Winery at 301 Cedar St., for a pleasant Sunday afternoon with live piano music. Arrive early and enjoy a glass of wine! Show your ski pass and receive $5 house wine, $6 reserve wine with the Apres Ski Special. Free and open to the public.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Jan. 27 --

22 Maker Series Art Class with Staci Shubert. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. in the historic Belwood Building, hosts a Maker Series Art Class. Staci Shubert creates original and functional works with leather, paint, and mixed media. Spend an evening with her and create your own works of art to take home! Price includes instruction, art supplies, and a select glass of wine. Cost is $40 plus tax per person. Reservations required as this class will fill quickly; call 208-265-8545. POWine.com.

22 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.

22 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.

23 Kaniksu Land Trust Fundraiser at IPA. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a Kaniksu Land Trust fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Twelve String Brewing beer on tap. Enjoy live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, plus there will be silent auction items and raffle prizes. Complimentary appetizers will be served.

23 Craft Art & Craft Beer Event. She's Crafty presents Craft Art & Craft Beer from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Create your own journal, memory book or sketchbook with repurposed books. Cost is $35 and includes all the materials and one adult beverage. Space is limited, so sign up early by contacting Rose Brown at [email protected] or call 208-610-5477.

23 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!

23 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.

23 Bike Movie Night. It's that time of year again! Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair, 108 N. Third Ave., hosts Bike Movie Night featuring a broad range of bike-related films. Always held Wednesday nights in January at 6 p.m. (sharp), always free, and always fun. Feel free to bring your own chair, although we will have some, and your own snacks and beverages.

24 Thursday Night Solo Series. Benny Baker rocks and rolls, and everyone is going to get down with his killer tunes and sounds during the Thursday Night Solo Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Sandpoint Curry joins the fun with pre-order takeout or dine-in options (call 404-565-3131). Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

24-27 Green Book. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film Green Book starring Viggo Mortensen. For more film information, links, and a list of showtimes, visit the Sandpoint Movies page.

25 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the Ron Kieper Jazz Trio.

25 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Scott Taylor from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

25 Priest River and Bonners Ferry High School Student Art Show. Students from Priest River's Lamanna High School and Bonners Ferry High School come together to showcase their hard work in this art show from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Columbia Bank Community Plaza at the corner of Oak and Third in Sandpoint. Free admission; sponsored by the Pend Oreille Arts Council. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

25 Paint and Sip. Celebrate the new year by painting a fun winter picture called Winter's Magic, at The Pottery Bug in Sandpoint. Bring your fun loving selves and a friend (get a two-person discount of $30 each when you bring your bestie). Bring something to sip or snack, or share our munchies; all the painting materials and a 12" x 16" canvas will be there waiting for you. RSVP at least a couple of days before the event online or call Gena at 208-263-0232.

25 Beer Hall Live Music. Harold's IGA is gracing MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., for a fun night of live music, cheers, and beers from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Harold's IGA used to be a local grocery store, and is now an indie rock band with an ever-changing cast of characters. They play a ton of originals from their three albums. Free and open to the public ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

25 Live Music at the 219. Back by popular demand, Bright Moments is back at the 219 Lounge for some great jazz with Arthur Goldblum and Friends from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. You never know what to expect from this talented group of Sandpoint local musicians as they'll entertain you with everything from jazz to ska to blues-inspired music. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Winter Trails Day. Enjoy free access to showshoe and Nordic ski trails at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, plus there are multiple hosted snowshoe hikes throughout the day. Schweitzer.com.

26 Fatty Flurry Fest. The 5th annual Fatty Flurry Fest is a celebration of fat bikes in North Idaho. If you've never tried a fat bike and always wanted to, here's your chance ... for free! And if you already have a fatty, come hang with fellow fat bikers and ride some cool trails. Held at Round Lake State Park in Sagle, the Free Fat Bike Demo is from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (sorry, no kids' bikes or riders under 18), with Group Rides starting at 1 p.m. (rentals available, reservations recommended). A post-ride will feature some socializing and sled pulling with refreshments around the fire. Note: A State Park Pass can be purchased on-site for $5 or get an annual pass at the DMV beforehand. If you don't have a bike with tires at least 3.8" wide, leave it at home. All activities will be at the lake parking lot/event pavilion. Camping (if you are brave enough; fees apply) is available, as well as ice fishing, snowshoeing, XC skiing, ice skating, sledding ... you name it. Sponsored by Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair. 208-255-4496

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

26 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Mike Wagoner and Utah John from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. These two talented musicians present a full range of Americana, folk, blues, and popular songs. Enjoy a glass of Friday Night Wine and settle in! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

26 Beer Hall Live Music. Mostly Harmless, a local trio of Kelly McTavish, Jeff Poole and Ali Maverick Thomas, perform at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. It will be a fun night of live music, dancing, and fun! Free and open to the public, ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

26 Anniversary Dance. USA Dance celebrates 17 years of ballroom dancing in Sandpoint with an Anniversary Dance from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m., beginning with a nightclub two-step lesson, in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. Following the lesson will be general dancing, refreshments, mixers, door prizes, and a drawing for free dance lessons. Singles, couples, and all levels of dancers are welcome! Cost is $6 USA Dance members, $9 non-members, $5 teens. 208-699-0421

26 David Raitt and the Baja Boogie Band. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a concert at 7 p.m. featuring the Baja Boogie Band and special guests Peter Rivera and David Raitt. Check them out on YouTube. Tickets are $20 at the door, and also available at Eve's Leaves, Eichardt's, and Panida.org.

26 Live Music at the 219. Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy one of Sandpoint's favorite all-local bands, the Beetdiggers, as they play your favorite rock and roll tunes from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

27 Piano Sunday with Annie Welle. Join Pend d'Oreille Winery at 301 Cedar St., as local pianist Annie Welle plays everything from classical hymns to popular favorites. She always draws a crowd, so arrive early and enjoy a glass of wine! Show your ski pass and receive $5 house wine, $6 reserve wine with the Apres Ski Special. Free and open to the public.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Feb. 3 --

28 Brews for Benefits. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts a Brews for Benefits - United Through Craft Beer event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring live music with John Hastings, $1 from every beer or wine purchase goes to Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. LaughingDogBrewing.com.

29 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.

30 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 Bruce Bishop, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

30 Bike Movie Night. It's that time of year again! Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair, 108 N. Third Ave., hosts Bike Movie Night featuring a broad range of bike-related films. Always held Wednesday nights in January at 6 p.m. (sharp), always free, and always fun. Feel free to bring your own chair, although we will have some, and your own snacks and beverages.

31-Feb. 3 Oscar Shorts. The Panida Theater screens Oscar-nominated shorts, live action, and animated, ahead of the Academy Awards. Panida.org.

31 Trivia Takeover Live. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. in the historic Belwood Building, hosts Trivia Takeover Live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring friends and family for a friendly, competitive game - it's fun for everyone, and questions are different every time! POWine.com.

31 Thursday Night Solo Series. As seen with The Other White Meat, Coeur d'Alene's Kyle Swaffard is heading to MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., for a special Thursday Night Solo Series Show! Put your hands together for this special North Idaho artist! Sandpoint Curry joins the fun with pre-order takeout or dine-in options (call 404-565-3131). Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

31-Feb. 1, 3 The Favourite. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film The Favourite. See a list of showtimes and more information on the Sandpoint Movies page.

Here is what's coming up in February!

1 First Fridays with Devon Wade. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with country singer Devon Wade from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

1 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., 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 ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

2-3 Inland Empire Sled Dog Races. Come out and join in the fun during the Inland Empire Sled Dog Races, held at the Priest Lake U.S. Forest Service Airport, 32203 Highway 57. Teams as large as eight dogs and as small as one dog will compete in this fun and competitive event. Free to spectators; registration is required to compete. The drivers meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning, with races beginning around 9:30 a.m. Saturday and continuing through the early afternoon. The Sunday drivers meeting will be at 8 a.m. with races beginning by 9 a.m. and continuing through the afternoon. IESDA.org. 208-443-3191

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

2 Mugs and Music. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts the Mugs and Music Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the taproom. Enjoy live music featuring Brian Jacobs; free and open to the public. LaughingDogBrewing.com.

2 Hempire Genesis. The Hive and Global CBD present Hempire Genesis at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) in the The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. This is a convening of thought leaders in the rapidly growing hemp industry, and everyone ages 21-plus are welcome to attend. Learn from a panel of experts who know the ins and outs of the business, so you are not left in the dust. Networking and entertainment included. The event includes speakers from Oregon and Colorado on hemp farming, plus learn about revolutionary hemp technologies and products, enjoy free product samples of Global CBD Nano, and hear first-time press release announcments. The event wraps up with DJ Panda Brakes at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 at LiveFromTheHive.com.

2 Groundhog Day Pre-Follies Party. It's Groundhog Day and time to party as the 219 Lounge hosts the Angels Over Sandpoint Pre-Follies Party on Groundhog Day from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The fun-filled fundraising event starts at 6 p.m. with music by Right Front Burner, the official Follies band! The evening features entertaining appearances by the "Queen of Ireland," the 219's local groundhog, a Tap Takeover, and more surprises. Follies VIP tickets will be auctioned off, regular Follies tickets will be for sale, and there will be drawings held for the "Beat the Winter Blues" raffle. Proceeds from this fundraiser go to the Angels' general fund to help Bonner County folks in need through the winter with food, shelter, medical and more. Free and open to ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

2 Cirque Zuma Zuma. Pend Oreille Arts Council's Performing Arts Series presents Cirque Zuma Zuma, featuring performers from Kenya and Tanzania, starting at 7 p.m. The show combines the mystique of Africa with the excitement of theatrical cirque performance. There will be live music, percussionists, Egyptian limbo dances, Gabonese tumbling, South African gumboot dances, and contortionist feats. Tickets are $25 adult, $12 youth (18 and under), at the door, Eve's Leaves, Eichardt's, Winter Ridge Natural Foods, POAC's website at ArtinSandpoint.org or their office in the Cedar Street Bridge, and Panida.org.

2 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Lavoy. 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.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Feb. 10 --

5 Bonner Mall Seniors Day. Bonner Mall in Ponderay hosts the monthly Seniors Day from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to come walk the Mall, plus there will be a featured speaker or entertainment, free refreshments, games and a drawing. Bring a friend and join the fun -- 10 years and counting for this great local event! 208-263-4272 * Held on the first Tuesday of the month.

5 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.

6 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 Scott Reid, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

7-9 Oscar Shorts. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the 2019 Oscar-nominated shorts - live action, animation, and documentary categories. Additional film times will be determined once the nominations are announced. Visit the Sandpoint Movies Page for a list of showtimes and more information.

8 Contra Dance. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Emily Faulkner and Lost Horse Press for a Contra Dance from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. Contra dancing is community dancing for all ages, in the New England tradition, featuring live music with great local and regional bands and lively callers. Beginners and singles welcome! $5 suggested donation at the door. *Held on the second Friday of every month. 

8 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts the Zach Cooper Band from 9 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy music with Coeur d'Alene drumming legend Zach Cooper, who built a superstar band around himself to offer an experience that won't be forgotten! This five-piece progressive blues and rock band will leave you wanting more. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

9 Second Saturday Artist Reception. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. in the historic Belwood Building, hosts the Second Saturday Artist Reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event includes live music, and is free and open to the public. POWine.com.

9 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts the Zach Cooper Band from 9 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy music with Coeur d'Alene drumming legend Zach Cooper, who built a superstar band around himself to offer an experience that won't be forgotten! This five-piece progressive blues and rock band will leave you wanting more. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Feb. 17 --

12 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.

13 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.

13 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.

14-16 Drinking Habits. The Panida Playhouse Players present Drinking Habits, a play by Tom Smith, at 7 p.m. each night in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Accusations, mistaken identities and romances run wild in this laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing convent have been secretly making and selling wine to keep the convent's doors open. Paranoia ensues as Mother Superior (played by Kate McAlister) attempts to keep Rome from shutting down the convent. Rated G. Tickets are $15 general; $13 senior; $10 student (17 and under), at the door or Panida.org.

15-24 Sandpoint Winter Carnival. Let the wintertime fun begin! The Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Winter Carnival featuring a Parade of Lights, the Let It Glow! Night Parade and Fireworks at Schweitzer, a K-9 Keg Pull, and so much more. Check out the Sandpoint Winter Carnival website for a complete rundown of events.

15 Lauren Sheehan Concert. Di Luna's Cafe, 207 Cedar St., hosts a concert at 7:30 p.m. featuring Lauren Sheehan, with dinner served before the show at 6 p.m. Roots Americana musician Sheehan launched her recording and performing career in 2002 and has been sailing on to critical acclaim, national/international radio charts and encores at festivals, concerts and venues across the country and in Canada ever since. From fronting a nine-piece band to solo acoustic work, this vivacious "songster" delights audiences with the breadth of her material, evocative artistry and musicianship. LaurenSheehanMusic.com. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 day of the show. DiLunas.com.

15 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts The Hawthorne Roots, a sister-fronted roots rock 'n' roll band from Bozeman, Mont., whose genre-defying original material is built off of soulful vocals, three-part harmony, and guitar riffs reminiscent of bands like The Allman Brothers, Tedeschi Trucks, and Fleetwood Mac. Their uniquely branded "Revved Up Roots Rock" genre has gained momentum and admiration within the Northwest community and beyond. Free and open to the public, 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

16 Live Music at the 219. It's funk time as the 219 hosts live music with Right Front Burner from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is Sandpoint's funk, disco, rock and groove band - arguably the funkiest trio you'll see in the Inland Northwest, whose years of music experience shines through with every glistening note. With the power to make any booty shake, Right Front Burner helps you get your groove on! Free and open to the public. Ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17 Drinking Habits. The Panida Playhouse Players present Drinking Habits, a play by Tom Smith, at 3:30 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Accusations, mistaken identities and romances run wild in this laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing convent have been secretly making and selling wine to keep the convent's doors open. Paranoia ensues as Mother Superior (played by Kate McAlister) attempts to keep Rome from shutting down the convent. Rated G. Tickets are $15 general; $13 senior; $10 student (17 and under), at the door or Panida.org.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, Feb. 24 --

19 Annual 2/19 Party. It's 2/19 and time to party! Bring your friends to the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., to celebrate the annual 219 party on 2/19 at 2:19 p.m. with $2.19 drink specials. The party starts at 2:19 p.m. There will be snacks and $2.19 drink and beer specials. From 9 p.m. to midnight, enjoy Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat. 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.

20 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 Tom Duebendorfer, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

22, 24 McManus Comedies: My Favorite Toy Was Dirt. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts the world premiere of My Favorite Toy Was Dirt: An American Story in Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, and again at 3 p.m. Feb. 24. This original musical-comedy play, written by Patrick F. McManus and starring Tim Behrens, is presented by McManus Comedies with music by Olivia Brownlee. Think Mark Twain meets Spike Jones ... or the Marx Brothers meet Frank Zappa. Learn more about the G-rated play at McManusPlays.com. Tickets are $27 adult; $15 youth (17 and under) in advance at Eve's Leaves, Eichardt's and Panida.org, and also at the door on the day of the show. Bar and concessions will be available.

22 Live Comedy Show. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., presents a great night of live comedy headlined by Michael Winslow and featuring Phillip Kopczynski with Morgan Preston as host. Known as "The Man of 10,000 Sound Effects," Winslow solidified himself as a pop culture icon when he played the hilariously mischievous Larvelle Jones in the "Police Academy" franchise. Winslow's wacky brand of comedy alongside his unparalleled gift as a voicetramentalist will leave you breathless from laughing and astonished by his superhuman sound-making talent. Spokane-based Kopczynski is fresh off placing second at the 2018 Seattle International Comedy Competition. Preston, back by popular demand, has become one of the most outspoken in-your-face comedians working today. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 Beer Festival and Pub Crawl at the 219. It's Sandpoint Winter Carnival's annual Weird and Wonderful Beer Festival and Pub Crawl from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., along with other participating venues, will be featuring weird and wonderful beers from regional craft breweries. The Niner will also be featuring live music by Truck Mills and Carl Rey from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy great brews and great blues, folk, gospel and jazz from two of the region's top blues artists.  Commemorative beer glass and tasting tokens available at the 219 and other participating venues prior to the event. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, March 3 --

26 John Craigie Concert. Di Luna's Cafe, 207 Cedar St., hosts a concert at 7:30 p.m. featuring John Craigie, with dinner served before the show at 6 p.m. Renowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters while blazing a trail of his own. Recently, that trail twisted and turned into new territory for the Portland, Ore., performer who The Stranger appropriately dubbed, "the lovechild of John Prine and Mitch Hedberg." Tickets are $20. DiLunas.com.

26 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.

27 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 Bruce Bishop, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in March!

5 Bonner Mall Seniors Day. Bonner Mall in Ponderay hosts the monthly Seniors Day from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to come walk the Mall, plus there will be a featured speaker or entertainment, free refreshments, games and a drawing. Bring a friend and join the fun -- 10 years and counting for this great local event! 208-263-4272 * Held on the first Tuesday of the month.

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