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Sandpoint's first fandom event! North Idaho's first comic con-style event, Sandemonium, is a one-day celebration of pop culture held at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. The Sandemonium includes a Cosplay contest, vendors, Artist Alley, workshops, panels and more. Attendees are encouraged to suit up as their favorite comic superhero, anime, video game or movie character, with prizes ready for the best in both store-bought and homemade costumes. They should also ready their creativity for a celebration of fandom communities, including their artwork, fiction and music. A mix of entertainment and educational content means that attendees are sure to have a good time while perhaps learning a thing or two in the process! Sponsored by The Library, The Sandpoint Reader and Panida Theater. For more information, click to read a press release or contact Marcy at 208-263-6930 ext. 1204.

Musical fun for all! The Eureka Center Annex at the Granary, 513 Oak St., hosts the Trout and About Festival - an event where parents and their kids can socialize, listen to great music, learn some fun facts about trout, dance it up and have fun! Happening Sunday, Aug. 30, it's sponsored by Trout Unlimited; doors open at 11 a.m., and the Whizpops start at noon, followed by World's Finest at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $3 adult, free for kids. Enjoy educational and fun activities! There will be food and beverages available for purchase from Jupiter Jane Café and Eichardt's Pub. For more information, visit PanhandleTU.org or contact reg@panhandletu.org.

Here's what's happening in August!

27 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages and fun, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St. 208-265-7297

28 Pinot and Pilsner and The Pearl, Oh My! Come to the Georgia Mae Plaza in Bonners Ferry for a wine and beer tasting event starting at 5 p.m. Sample tasty food and drink, enjoy live music, fun and games - all to support the Pearl Theater's membership drive! Cost is $20 per person; sponsored by the Pearl Theater. 208-610-2846.

28 IPA Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., features live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Marty Perron and Doug Bond. 208-597-7096

28 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with Jean Mann, a soft, acoustic, indi-folk/rock musician from coastal Washington. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

28 Author Night. It's a night filled with adventure when authors Bill Percy and Michael Leach deliver presentations and sign books starting at 6 p.m. in the Well-Read Moose bookstore, 2048 N. Main St. (in Riverstone off Northwest Boulevard) in Coeur d'Alene. Percy, a resident of Hope, will read from his psychological thriller, "Climbing the Coliseum," which was recognized as a Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards finalist. Sharing the night is Michael Leach, author of "Grizzlies on my Mind: Essays of Adventure, Love, and Heartache from Yellowstone Country." Free and open to the public. 208-215-2265

28-29 No Service. The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., hosts the Unknown Locals production of an original play by Chris Herron, No Service, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and curtain at 7:30 p.m. No Service is a darkly humorous story about life, death, and the complications of family. Anne is dying of an unknown illness. Her best friend, Kim, travels to Anne's remote cabin to see her one final time. Upon learning that Anne has become estranged from her daughter, Kim does her best to put her nose where it doesn't belong and reunite mother and daughter before it's too late. $12 general admission, $10 seniors/students. 208-610-8005

29 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring Kathy Colton, plus browse the always-changing variety of produce, plants, and homemade goodies all season long! SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

29 Used Book Sale. Come one, come all to the Bonner Mall's Used Book Sale, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month inside the Bonner Mall in Ponderay. The public is welcome to bring books and sell them; there's no cost and tables are provided. Shoppers - this is a great chance to find books at a huge discount! 208-263-4272

29 Sandemonium! North Idaho's first comic con-style event arrives at the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St., from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Sandemonium includes a Cosplay contest, vendors, Artist Alley, workshops, panels and more. Attendees are encouraged to suit up as their favorite comic superhero, anime, video game or movie character, with prizes ready for the best in both store-bought and homemade costumes. They should also ready their creativity for a celebration of fandom communities, including their artwork, fiction and music. A mix of entertainment and educational content means that attendees are sure to have a good time while perhaps learning a thing or two in the process! Sponsored by The Library, The Sandpoint Reader and Panida Theater. For more information, click to read a press release or contact Marcy at 208-263-6930 ext. 1204.

29 Panhandle Paddle. Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) and allied activists host the Panhandle Paddle at 2 p.m. in City Beach. The event includes music, speakers, refreshments, and on- and off-shore protests of Northwest fossil fuel transports and terminals and rail bridge expansion on Lake Pend Oreille. Learn more at WildIdahoRisingTide.org. 208-301-8039

29 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Kathy Colton and the Reluctants from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

29 IPA Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., features live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with David Walsh. 208-597-7096

29 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with the energizing bluegrass and folk musicians called the Monarch Mountain Band. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

29 Full Moon and Hors d'oeuvres Cruise. Enjoy a variety of excellent complimentary hors d'oeuvres while cruising through eagle territory aboard the Shawnodese. To cap off the evening, watch the full moon slowly rise above the spectacular Cabinet Mountains before returning to port. Departs Sandpoint City Beach at 7 p.m. Fare is $36 per person. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. 208-255-5253

30 Trout and About Festival. The Eureka Center Annex at the Granary, 513 Oak St., hosts the Trout and About Festival - an event where parents and their kids can socialize, listen to great music, learn some fun facts about trout, dance it up and have fun! Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, doors open at 11 a.m., and the Whizpops start at noon, followed by World's Finest at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $3 adult, free for kids. Enjoy educational and fun activities! There will be food and beverages available for purchase from Jupiter Jane Café and Eichardt's Pub. For more information, visit PanhandleTU.org or contact reg@panhandletu.org.

30 9/11: Blueprint For Truth. Architect Richard Gage with Sandpoint 9/11 Truth.Org will present 9/11: Blueprint For Truth, at 7 p.m. in the Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St. Gage will describe the scientific forensic evidence about the explosive destruction of all three World Trade Center high-rises on 9/11, including World Trade Center Building Seven, which was not hit by an airplane but collapsed symmetrically at free-fall acceleration in under seven seconds. This dynamic live presentation is open to the public; donation requested. Sponsored by Sandpoint 9/11 Truth.Org. 925-285-1839

31 Monday Night Blues Jam with Truck Mills. Weekly music at Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., at 7:30 p.m. 208-263-4005

Here is what's coming up in September!

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

2 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring Möbius Riff, plus browse the always-changing variety of produce, plants and homemade goodies all season long! SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

2 Rock Creek Alliance Annual Party. The Rock Creek Alliance hosts its annual party from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St. The event will feature an annual update and silent auction, plus a visit from Oregon brewery Ninkasi Brewing, which is supporting the organization through its Pints For A Cause program -- Ninkasi will donate $1 to the Alliance for every beer sold! Plus, enjoy live music featuring local favorite Beth Pederson. Auction items include a one-week stay at the fabulous Casita Bonita Condominium and Beach Resort in Matzalan, Mexico, and other great items to bid on including cruises from Sandpoint Marine and Motorsports and Lake Pend Oreille Cruises, a weekend stay on Glengary Bay, and much more. Event is free and open to the public. RockCreekAlliance.org.

2 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. with David Lane Walsh. He will share his Latin-inspired music with his flamenco guitar out on the patio - a perfect pairing to dinner and wine. Enjoy his last show of the summer season! POWine.com. 208-265-8545

3 Monarch Open Mic. Scott Reid hosts an Open Mic from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth Ave. Held on the first and third Thursday of every month.

4 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with Justin Lantrip, a soulful singer and songwriters of folk rock who blends covers and originals. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

4-5 No Service. The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., hosts the Unknown Locals production of an original play by Chris Herron, No Service, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and curtain at 7:30 p.m. No Service is a darkly humorous story about life, death, and the complications of family. Anne is dying of an unknown illness. Her best friend, Kim, travels to Anne's remote cabin to see her one final time. Upon learning that Anne has become estranged from her daughter, Kim does her best to put her nose where it doesn't belong and reunite mother and daughter before it's too late. $12 general admission, $10 seniors/students. 208-610-8005

5 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring Bright Moments, plus browse the always-changing variety of produce, plants, and homemade goodies all season long! SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

5 Free First Saturday at the Museum. Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts the Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to visit the museum free of charge; made possible by the generous support of Sandpoint Rotary. BonnerCountyHistory.org. 208-263-2344

5 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series with Triolet from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Park Place Stage, near the corner of First and Cedar. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

5 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with the Powell Brothers. These two play covers and originals on various string instruments, of which they build themselves. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

5-6 Funky Junk Antique and Craft Show. It's back for the 15th year! The biggest and longest-running antique and craft show in Idaho, the Funky Junk event will be in full swing over Labor Day Weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bonner County Fairgrounds! Funky Junk will be bursting with all sorts of wonderful treasures and amazing crafts - everything from salvage to retro and everything in between. Enjoy live music both days and good food too! Admission is $5 for the weekend; children 12 and under are free. FunkyJunkAntiqueShow.com.

5-6 Coaster Classic Car Show. Nostalgic cars at Silverwood Theme Park. 208-0683-3400

5-7 Fall Fest. Get ready for the main event of summer, as Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts the 23rd annual Fall Fest! Bands will be playing over three full days while Schweitzer serves up several regional wines, hard ciders and over 60 regional micro beers on tap. The ever-popular souvenir mugs, glasses and steins will be on sale all weekend as well as several other Fall Fest souvenirs. For the kids, there's a soda tent where they can mix their own flavors and create wild concoctions. Enjoy arts, crafts and food vendors throughout the village, plus the chairlift will be open for sightseeing, hiking and mountain biking. Click to read a press release, or visit Schweitzer.com.

6 Art at the Lake: Artist Reception with Terry Lee. The Entree Gallery, 1755 Reeder Bay Rd. in Nordman, presents a Labor Day weekend showing of  Art At The Lake, featuring the work of several Northwest artists. Of special interest is a collection of dramatic sculptures and oil paintings by internationally recognized wildlife artist Terry Lee, who has spent much of his time in Jackson Hole, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. Gallery visitors will have an opportunity to meet Lee from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., when Lee will be demonstrating his personal style of oil painting. EntreeGallery.com. 208-443-2001

6 Bonner County Democrats Pre-Labor Day Potluck Celebration. The Bonner County Democrats invite the community to attend the annual Pre-Labor Day Potluck Celebration from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the City Beach Pavilion. Attendees will have the chance to meet Bert Marley, the newly-elected chairman of the Idaho Democratic Party. All are welcome; please bring a potluck dish to share. The event includes live music featuring Ruff Shodd and fun for all! BonnerDemocrats.org.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, September 13 --

8 Sip and Shop Fundraiser
. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts a Sip and Shop fundraiser from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. to benefit the Pend Oreille Arts Council. Ten percent of all proceeds from the Tasting Room, Gift Shop and Bistro Rouge will be donated to POAC, an organization which facilitates and present the finest quality experiences in the arts for the people of Sandpoint. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

9 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring Patrice Webb, plus browse the always-changing variety of produce, plants and homemade goodies all season long! SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

9 Jazz 'n' Java. Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth St., hosts a Jazz 'n' Java jazz jam and open mic night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month. All players welcome! Sit in with a rhythm section, play solo ... or just come to listen! The event features some of the area's best players. Hosted by Larry Mooney, jazz vocalist and guitarist; amps and PA provided. SandpointGuitar.com. 208-290-2632

10-12 Welcome Back to the Panida! After a refurbishing project over the summer, the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a Welcome Back to the Panida film event! Films to be announced - stay tuned! Panida.org.

11-13 Winery Harvest Party. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts their annual Harvest Party all weekend long. Enjoy live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Friday with Bare Grass, who will be getting their funky groove on along with Mike Thompson, and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday with The Flying Mammals - a trio of brothers who will be playing outside. The party includes grape stomping, a barbecue, wine specials and more, so don't miss out! POWine.com. 208-265-8545

11 Jelly Bread. Don't miss Jelly Bread's second visit to The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. Jelly Bread blends a mixture of original funk, rock and soul sprinkled with crowd pleasing covers that all makes for a rockin' party. Make sure to check out the videos from their February 2014 show at The Hive. Buy tickets at 7B Boardshop, Eichardt's, and on show days at The Hive. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show begins at 9 p.m.; ages 21 and older (IDs checked at the door). Sponsored by Low Country Boil Productions and KPND. LiveFromTheHive.com. 208-457-2392

12 MCC Tailgate Sale. Looking for treasures? Come check out all the great stuff, grab a bite to eat, and buy some treats from the bake sale during the Tailgate Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope. Got stuff to sell? Reserve your space for just $15 (tables are $5) by calling 208-264-5481; or get the layout and registration form at MemorialCommunityCenter.com.

12 Sandpoint Farmers Market: Taste of the Market. Shop for locally grown produce, baked goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring CYM Youth Marimba, plus this is the Taste of the Market where there's lots of goodies to try out! SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

12 Injectors Car Show. The 16th annual Powered by the Past Injectors Car Show is sponsored by the Sandpoint Injectors Auto Club, and helps raise funds for local charities. The corner of Second and Main is Car Show Central - and extends several blocks in each direction. View 100-plus classic cars, plus get in on the fun-spirited action with a Frozen T-Shirt Contest, trivia events with prizes, plus drawings and silent auctions. All proceeds benefit Bonner Community Hospice, Bonner Community Food Bank, Community Cancer Services, Lions Club Toys for Tots, and senior lunch programs. SandpointInjectors.com.

12 Dover Bay 5k-9 Fun Run. Dover Bay hosts the 5k-9 Fun Run to benefit the Panhandle Animal Shelter. 265-7297

12 King of the Cornhole Tournament. MickDuff's Brewing Company Beer Hall & Brewery, 220 Cedar St., sponsors a King of the Cornhole Tournament every second Saturday of the month with registration starting at noon. Rain or shine, inside the brewery or outside, the tournament kicks off at 1 p.m. Cost is $10 buy-in per team; all registration fees are paid out as cash prizes, and MickDuff's matches the pot up to $100 in gift cards. Winners get complimentary Mug Club Memberships until the next monthly tournament champions are crowned. Space is limited, so show up early to sign your team up! MickDuffs.com. 208-209-6700

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, September 20 --

14-19 WaCanId Ride. Tour two states and one province on the seventh annual 350-mile/560-kilometer WaCanId. The 6-day event showcases the International Selkirk Loop's spectacular scenery. Learn more and register at WaCanId.org. 888-823-2626

Through Sept. 15 Daily Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises' Shawnodese departs on two daily cruises from Sandpoint City Beach, running through Sept. 15. The Lake History Cruise departs at 1:30 p.m.; learn about the history and geology of our magnificent lake. The Lake, River and Birds of Prey Cruise departs at 3:30 p.m.; view osprey nests and their chicks, along with bald eagle sightings. For fare information, plus details on the Sunset Dessert Cruises (every Monday, Friday and Saturday evening) and the Dinner and Eagle Watching Cruises (every Tuesday and Thursday evening), visit LakePendOreilleCruises.com or call 208-255-5253.

16 Five Minutes of Fame. Writers, musicians, listeners ... all are welcome to the Five Minutes of Fame open mic event at 6:30 p.m., held at the Cafe Bodega inside Foster's Crossing, 504 Oak St. Held on the third Wednesday of every month; arrive at 6 p.m. for dinner!

17 Monarch Open Mic. Scott Reid hosts an Open Mic from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth Ave. Held on the first and third Thursday of every month.

17 Take Back Your Power: Investigating the 'Smart' Grid. EHS Idaho hosts a showing of the award-winning documentary "Take Back Your Power - Investigating the 'Smart' Grid," a revelatory film by Josh Del Sol screening at 6 p.m. in the Rude Girls Room at the East Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St. Find out what Big Brother is up to. Get smart about the grid. Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail EHSidaho@gmail.com.

18 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with Bill Price, a singer and songwriter touring from Indiana. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

18 Hilary Scott Concert. Nashville comes to Di Luna's when Indie-Americana singer-songwriter Hilary Scott takes the stage. Scott's latest album, Freight Train Love, was recorded with Grammy-award-winning musicians, and has grabbed the attention of reviewers. Scott, whose voice has been described as "absolutely extraordinary in its emotional greatness" (Italian producer Euro Ferrari) writes songs that hit where it hurts so good: the hearts and minds of a steadily growing and extremely loyal fanbase. HilaryScott.com. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $12 on the day of the show. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served before the show. Call for tickets and reservations. DiLunas.com. 208-263-0846

18-Oct. 16 Compassion for Animals Art Show. The POAC Gallery, 300 N. First Ave., hosts the Compassion for Animals Art show, from Sept. 18 through Oct. 16. The goal of this exhibition is to inspire, educate, bring joy, raise awareness and spread compassion for animals. Artists can submit up to five pieces; the show will take 20 percent commission on any sold pieces with a large portion of this donated to three worthy animal non-profits: the Panhandle Animal Shelter, Lifetime Friends Animal Sanctuary, and International Mercy for Animals. Proposed art submissions are free; deadline to submit art is Sept. 4. ArtinSandpoint.org.

19 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with Bridges Home - a folk and Celtic duo featuring Tami and Dave Gunter, with Paul on bass! POWine.com. 208-265-8545

20 Scenic Half. Presented by the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, this seventh annual event features a half marathon, plus 10k and 5k fun runs. Register and learn more at ScenicHalf.com. 208-263-2161

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

24 Kalispel Tour of Lake Pend Oreille
. Kalispel tribal member Anna (Bluff) Armstrong will be the guide on Lake Pend Oreille aboard the Shawnodese, hosted by Linda Mitchell and Lake Pend Oreille Cruises. This is a fundraising event for The Idaho Mythweaver. Armstrong will share family stories and traditional tribal knowledge of the Clark Fork Delta - an important traditional gathering site and also the genesis site for the Kalispel people according to their Creation mythology. Armstrong will also talk about the Hope islands and how the Kalispel sturgeon-nose canoes once plied the waters in this area. The boat boards at Kramer Marine in Hope at 12:45 p.m., departs at 1 p.m. and returns by 3 p.m. Cost is $35 per person. Pre-registration is required by contacting Jane at 208-265-8323. Mythweaver.org.

24 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages and fun, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St. 265-7297

24 Soldiers in Petticoats: The Struggles of the Suffragettes. The Little Panida on First Avenue hosts a one-woman show by Tames Alan titled "Soldiers in Petticoats: The Struggles of the Suffragettes." This is an educational and entertaining presentation presented by the North Idaho Federated Republican Women. Alan travels all over the Northwest to present historical Victorian acts, and is known for her in-depth research and lively presentation style. Seating is first come, first served; tickets to the performance are $12 in advance and $15 at the door (if available); to purchase in advance, contact Charlene at 208-265-8773. The presentation is suitable for 4th graders and older, so please don't hesitate to bring children, grandchildren, friends!

24-27 Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International Show. The Northwest's largest draft horse and mule expo, held at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. IdahoDraftHorseShow.com. 208-691-4365

25 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. with Jacob Cummings. A guitarist, singer and songwriter out of Everett, Wash., Cummings performs a blues-pop genre with an easy listening feel. With the jazz/blues feeling, guitar chord progressions, and soft/soothing vocals, he creates music you want to experience. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

26 Palettes Uncorked. Enjoy a fun night in a relaxed environment with wine, food and a little creativity during Palettes Uncorked, held at Di Luna's Cafe, 207 Cedar St. Artist Randy Wilhelm will walk the class step-by-step through the process of creating your own acrylic masterpiece that you can take home! No painting experience necessary, just the desire to let your creative juices flow. Cost is $35 for the 2-3 hour session; all art materials and your first glass of wine provided. DiLunas.com. 208-263-0846

Here is what's coming up in October!

Weekends in October U-Pick Pumpkin Patch. Hickey Farms, located on Highway 200 east of Sandpoint, hosts its third year of festive family fun with a pumpkin patch, games, local artisan products and more.

Weekends in October Scarywood Haunted Nights. A spooky tradition at Silverwood Theme Park, located south of Sandpoint on Highway 95, when Silverwood transforms into Scarywood during the month of October with goblins and spooks galore! ScarywoodHaunt.com.

1 Monarch Open Mic. Scott Reid hosts an Open Mic from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth Ave. Held on the first and third Thursday of every month.

1, 3-4 Manhattan Shorts Film Festival. Join over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities across six continents to view and vote on the Finalists Film in the 18th Annual Manhattan Shorts Film Festival, held locally at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. This is an instantaneous celebration that brings great films to great venues and allows the audiences from Vienna to Mumbai to Sandpoint to select their favorites. Each audience member will be handed a card and asked to vote for one film they think should win. Festival showings here locally are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1; 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3; and 3 p.m. Oct. 4. Admission is $10 adult, $6 senior, $5 student, $4 child. Panida.org. 208-255-7801

3 Free First Saturday at the Museum. Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts the Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to visit the museum free of charge; made possible by the generous support of Co-Op Country Store. BonnerCountyHistory.org. 208-263-2344

3 Convoy of Hope. Bonner County Fairgrounds hosts free event for the community featuring free goods and services; supported by local businesses, organizations, churches and individuals.

3 Banff Radical Reels. Mountain Fever presents film event, 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater. 208-263-9191

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

11 Life Choices Fall Fundraiser: "The Drop Box." Life Choices Pregnancy Center (LCPC) offers a one-day showing of the sold-out film "The Drop Box" at 2 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. This film tells the story of South Korean pastor Lee Jong-rak and his heroic efforts to embrace and protect abandoned children. It is the story about the forgotten, the disabled, the discarded, and the man who gives everything to protect them. LCPC is a local Christian ministry that provides free, confidential services. Visit LifeChoicesPC.org to learn more. Tickets are $12.50 in advance at Santosha Imports and Zero Point, and $15 at the door on the day of the show.

15 Monarch Open Mic. Scott Reid hosts an Open Mic from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth Ave. Held on the first and third Thursday of every month.

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

21 88.5 KRFY Brew Party. Join the 88.5 KRFY community radio crew at the Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., for a fun evening and fundraiser for Panhandle Community Radio from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Have a brew and meet members of our community radio station. The evening will feature a specialty brewery and live music. Free and open to the public. KRFY.org. 208-263-6583

29-31 The Rocky Horror Show. The hit cult-classic musical arrives at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., for its 40th anniversary celebration with live performances at 7:30 p.m. each night. The American Laboratory Theatre production features local talent and is directed by Jesus Quintero. AmericanLabTheatre.com. 208-534-1140

Here is what's coming up in November!

6 Wild and Scenic Film Festival. Don't miss your chance to catch the action-packed and inspiring Wild and Scenic Film Festival at 7 p.m. in the Sandpoint Events Center, 102 S. Euclid St. The Wild and Scenic Film Festival celebrates the natural and wild world through environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth's beauty, the challenges facing our planet, and the work communities are doing to protect the environment. Come get inspired with these award-winning films from around the world! Tasty beer and wine will be on tap and fantastic raffle, door and auction prizes will be given out. Admission is $10. Sponsored by the Idaho Conservation League. 208-290-2828

7 Free First Saturday at the Museum. Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts the Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to visit the museum free of charge; made possible by the generous support of Marilyn and Paul Stanton. BonnerCountyHistory.org. 208-263-2344

7 Sandpoint Film Festival. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts the Sandpoint Film Festival. There will be three blocks of short films screened, starting at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. This year there are three categories: Animation, Documentary and Narrative with 1st 2nd and 3rd place in each. In addition, the Festival's official sponsor Frontier Communications will present the Idaho Filmmaker Award. There will also be three audience choice awards. The Sandpoint Junior Fiddlers will be performing under the direction of Beth Weber during the Festival's intermissions. Sandpoint Film Festival has had more than 150 submissions this year with films from all over the globe. Tickets are $20 for an all-day, all-access pass that includes the festivities, or the cost is $7 per block. Tickets available through the Forrest Bird Charter School, with half of the proceeds going to the school, online at SandpointFilmFestival.com, or call 208-290-0597.

14 SARS Annual Ski Swap. Kick off the ski season and find great deals on snow gear - from skis and snowboards to a huge variety of winter recreational equipment and clothing - at the SARS Annual Ski Swap from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Admission is $2/person or $5/family; free parking. The event is highly organized with several professionals on hand for buying assistance; cash, check or credit cards accepted. Plus, bring in your equipment and clothing to sell from noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 13. The swap benefits the Schweitzer Alpine Racing School (SARS), nonprofit ski racing and freeride programs. SARS.net. 208-263-1081

21 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

21-29 K&K Thanksgiving Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual fall fishing contest. LPOIC.org. 509-928-9245

27-Jan. 1 Holidays in Sandpoint. Tree lighting ceremony at Jeff Jones Town Square and visit from Santa opens the holiday season in Sandpoint. 208-255-1876

Here is what's coming up in December!

3-5 Festival of Trees. Kinderhaven event and fundraisers including Family Night for the community Dec. 3 with decorated trees, music, cookies and Santa; Holiday Luncheon Dec. 4 with silent auction; Gala Dec. 5. Proceeds benefit Kinderhaven. 610-2208

5 Free First Saturday at the Museum. Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts the Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to visit the museum free of charge; made possible by the generous support of Boyle, Platte and Kee, LLP. BonnerCountyHistory.org. 208-263-2344

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