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Yay for spring! We made it to the official start of spring ... and the weather is putting on a fabulous show. Celebrate with fun events in town including the Fly Fishing Film Tour and Fundraiser at 7 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.) Saturday, March 23, in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Presented by Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Bonner County Soil & Water Conservation District, and North 40 Outfitters, all proceeds from this event will benefit Trout Unlimited and the Pend Oreille Water Festival, teaching Bonner County 5th graders about water quality and fisheries. Tickets are $12 in advance at the North 40 Fly Shop on Highway 95 in Ponderay, Eichardt's Pub & Grill, and online at FlyFilmTour.com. Tickets can also be purchased for $15 at the door on the night of the event. Visit the Sandpoint Movies Page for more information.

Hit the slopes for a great cause. Alpine skiers, snowboarders and telemark skiers will enjoy incredible spring skiing conditions during 2,400 Feet of Schweitzer - the longest giant slalom in the U.S. - Saturday, March 23, to benefit the Cystinosis Research Foundation. Teams ski and ride for prizes, bragging rights, and most importantly fundraising for cystinosis research and Hank's future. Racing starts at 6:30 a.m., and after the event there will be an awards party and auction that includes foods from all over the world. Learn more and register at 24HoursforHank.org.

Here's what's happening in March!

21 Girls Pint Out. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts Girls Pint Out from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cool chicks! Great beer! No dudes! Join Vicki at the big table for an evening tasting and talking about red, amber and Irish-based beer.

21 Storytellers Workshop Part Two. Come listen to your friends and neighbors bravely share their honest and true stories starting at 6 p.m. at Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St. Free and open to the public.

21 Thursday Night Solo Series. Scott Taylor is back at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., with his guitar! Taylor doesn't play a lot so don't miss this chance to see a local talent from 6 p.m. 'til 8 p.m. Also, Sandpoint Curry will join the fun with pre-order pick-ups, take-out or dine-in options! Call 404-565-3131 to make your order. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

21 Sandpoint Community Sing. Community singing is the timeless ritual of coming together with others to co-create a rich musical experience through voice. Sandpoint Community Sing is a 90-minute weekly journey of songs about nature, life, love, emotions, gratitude, activism, peace and the overall human experience. Songs are taught in the oral tradition of call and response. No experience necessary. Come with a desire to use your voice, learn songs, and connect joyfully through singing with others. Held at 7 p.m. in Downtown Yoga; suggested donation is $5-$10. Led by Kristine Rae: 208-946-7072. *Held every Thursday (cancelled March 28 and April 11).

21-24 The Wedding Guest. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film The Wedding Guest. Visit the Sandpoint Movies Page for showtimes and more information about the film.

21 Open Mic Night. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts Open Mic Night with KC Carter from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

22 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Reverend Doctor - an uplifting positive soul-pop act which aims to connect people and build community through music that moves both your mind and your feet. Come to listen and dance! Arrive early for a Friday night glass of wine and a Farmer's Board. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

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

22 Brewery Live Music. Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., hosts live music from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with Muffy and the Riff Hangers. This acoustic set of bluegrass and folk mixes jazz, blues, country, and swing.

22 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. 'til 9:30 p.m. Harold's IGA is an indie rock band with an ever-changing cast of characters, and 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.

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

22 Hive Jam Night. It's the first of its kind at The Hive in downtown Sandpoint - Jam Night featuring Breadbox and other local guests, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and the show starting at 8 p.m. There are so many talented musicians in the Sandpoint, Coeur d' Alene, and Spokane area, and it's time that we give them a great venue to share their great talent. Only a $5 cover at the door to come and support local musicians in your local venue, presented by Dig Beats Productions. LiveFromTheHive.com.

22 Animal Shelter Fundraiser. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts an Animal Shelter Fundraiser sponsored by Tito's Vodka. Come drink for a good cause - $1 of every Tito's Vodka drink purchased throughout the day goes to supporting our friends at Panhandle Animal Shelter. Prizes and giveaways from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Pet food and toy donations are accepted and appreciated! Also featuring DJ Skwish from 9 p.m. to close.

22 Live Music at the 219. Don't miss an incredible show as the Niner hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with The Rub. Covering over a half century of popular music, this Coeur d'Alene power trio conjures up vinyl, heavy-footed grooves, martini dance steps, coffeehouse head-hums, and anthemic lighter-lit halls. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 2,400 Feet of Schweitzer. Benefit on the mountain. See Hot Picks, above.

23 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Bridges Home. This dynamic trio plays your favorite Americana, folk and Celtic music with positive energy and artistic passion. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

23 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Ben Olson and Cadie Archer.

23 Mugs and Music. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts Mugs and Music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. LaughingDogBrewing.com.

23 Chef Series Dinner. Farmhouse Kitchen and Silo Bar, 477227 Highway 95 in Ponderay, hosts their second Chef Series Dinner at 6 p.m. featuring Chef Aaron Fish and Chef Chris Sylvia. The event features five local beers along with five courses, plus live music with Ralph Walker. Cost is $55 per person; this is a ticketed event - call for reservations at 208-255-2603.

23 Beer Hall Live Music. Comprised of Sandpoint locals Drew Browne on bass, Samantha Carston on vocals, and Truck Mills on guitar, the Browne Salmon Truck trio plays vintage and contemporary blues, jazz, latin and more from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. They don't play often so don't miss a chance to hear their awesome sound. Free and open to the public, ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

23 Fly Fishing Film Tour 2019. In the Panida Theater. See Hot Picks, above.

23 Driftwood. The Heartwood Center hosts a concert featuring Driftwood, a five-piece Americana band from upstate New York, starting at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) and presented by Mattox Farm Productions. Driftwood plays music firmly rooted in the past with a foot-stomping fervor that is all about living in the present. And don't be late, because Matt Mitchell, frontman of Trego, will be opening the show! Tickets are $15 in advance for adults, $18 at the door, $10 for youth, and free for ages 5 and under. Purchase tickets at MattoxFarm.com, Eichardt's and Evans Brothers. Food and drink available from Sandpoint Curry and Eichardt's.

23 Cabin Fever Dance. Sandpoint USA Dance hosts a Cabin Fever Dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall. The fun begins with a salsa lesson taught by professional instructors, followed by general dancing, refreshments, door prizes, and social mixers. Singles, couples, and all levels of dancers are encouraged to attend. Cost is $9 adult, $5 teen. USA Dance events are alcohol and tobacco free. For more information, call 208-699-0421.

23 DJ Skwish. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts DJ Skwish from at 9 p.m. 'til close. No cover.

23 Live Music at the 219. Polson, Mont.-based Off in the Woods brings its rock 'n' reggae roll with a funk-flavored soul to the 219 Lounge for the first time. Don't miss this homegrown Montana band that has played with many national and international touring bands such as George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Clinton Fearon and the Boogie Brown Band, The Wailers, and more. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

24 Bowling for Wildlife. Huckleberry Lanes hosts a Bowling for Wildlife event from noon to 2 p.m. Your $20 donation covers shoe rental and up to two hours of bowling! All participants will also receive an American Heritage Wildlife Foundation iron-on transfer plus a chance to win a 'Keeping ID Wild' hooded sweatshirt. Show your support for AHWF and their mission to rehabilitate the local injured or orphaned native wildlife species. Reserve your space through Huckleberry Lanes or EventBrite.

24 Piano Sunday with Glenda Novinger. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Piano Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Glenda founded the Novinger Music Studio in Bonners Ferry. Arrive early to get a seat and a glass of Malbec. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

24 Brewery Live Music. Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., hosts live acoustic rock covers with Ken Mayginnes from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, March 31 --

25 Sandpoint Shows Off Its Talent - Take 2! A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts the Sandpoint Shows Off Its Talent - Take 2! Here's your chance to show this town what you've got, courtesy of Jim Beam and the Panida Theater. This is your time to shine at any magic or physical talents you may have. Must be 21 years of age. Please sign up at A&P's at least 48 in advance and provide your own equipment and/or props. Performances must be no longer than 10 minutes. Top acts chosen will be eligible for cash prizes awarded at the Grand Finale. Prizes will also be given away at each event to participants.

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 Dine (and Drink) to Save the Wild Scotchmans. If you're in need of delicious food today, come out to Baxters on Cedar for lunch, dinner or anything in between (or after) to benefit Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. Volunteers will be on hand to chat about the Scotchman Peaks with you, or just let you enjoy your meal in peace. Details on FSPW's website.

27 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge. Featuring half-priced bottled wines and classic cocktails, light snacks, and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Denis Zwang, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

27-28 Les Miserables, School Edition. Sandpoint Waldorf School's Grade 7 and Grade 8 present "Les Miserables, School Edition" in the Panida Theater at 6:30 p.m. each night. Admission is $7; tickets are available in advance at Sandpoint Waldorf School, Eichardt's Pub, and Panida.org.

28 Story-Poury Hour! Do your kids need a break from you? Let the kids unwind from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., with milk and cookies while listening to award-winning stories told by Matchwood's finest storytellers.

28 Trivia Takeover Live. The Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Trivia Takeover Live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public, everyone is welcome to enjoy an evening of fun, music, and prizes! This is trivia like you've never played before! Enjoy a fun-filled game where musical clues and point-wagering answers lead to an interactive, educational trivia experience. POWine.com. Held on the last Thursday of the month.

28 Thursday Night Solo Series. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Thursday Night Solo Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Benny Baker. He rocks, he rolls and we are going to get down with his bad artist self. Baker can be seen in many of your favorite bands: Miah Kohal, Beat Diggers, Other White Meat, and is a true treat to take in on his own. Donít miss his killer tunes and sounds! Sandpoint Curry will be joining the fun with pre-order pick-ups, take-out or dine-in options; call 404-565-3131 to order. Free and open to the public. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

29 Winery Live Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the Ron Kieper Trio who draws a crowd with their jazz music! Share a Breads and Spreads plate with a friend and fill your Friday evening with great music and the casual atmosphere of the winery in the historic Belwood building. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

29 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.

29 Brewery Live Music. Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., hosts live jazz music with Bright Moments from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

29 Blues Night with Big Phatty & The Inhalers. Back for another evening of blues jam, the trio of Steve Rush, Chris Paradis, and Ali Maverick Thomas offer an evening of dancing and fun from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Each one brings their own flair to the party and truly crush it when they play together. It's going to be great! Free and open to the public, ages 21+. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

29 Northern Stars Rising. Pend Oreille Arts Council presents showcase of local talent, performing live at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) in the Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St. Several rising stars are chosen through auditions and perform with their musical, vocal, dance, and spoken word talents. ArtinSandpoint.org.

29 '80s Party. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts an '80s Party at 8 p.m., sponsored by Jim Beam. Wear your most rad and totally tubular outfits. Prizes to the cool dudes and dudettes who rock it the best! No cover! Also hosting DJ Exodus starting at 9 p.m.

29 Live Music at the 219. Bum Jungle performs from 9 p.m. to midnight at the 219 Lounge. This classic Sandpoint rock band will have you up and dancing to your favorite rock 'n' roll tunes. Free and open to the public, ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

30 Live Music with Mostly Harmless. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Mostly Harmless - a fun and lively local trio. This is their second performance at the winery and you won't want to miss their original and energetic style that's sure to have you singing along! Come in for a glass of Malbec and a bowl of housemade soup. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

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

30 Comedy Night with Jimmy Shubert. Dig Beats Productions and KPND present the first Comedy Show at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave., featuring Jimmy Shubert and host Morgan Preston. Shubert has built an impressive resume as an actor, both in film and on television. As a comedian, he is one of the busiest comedians working today. After becoming a finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" he was on Comedy Central as the closing act on Dave Atell's Comedy Underground. He also just wrapped post-production on his new hour special entitled "Zero Tolerance" Ė soon to be seen on a premium cable network. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door; ages 21 and older. LiveFromTheHive.com.

30 Beer Hall Live Music. Brendan Kelty is back at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., showcasing his talents. Kelty has cultivated a soulful sound drawn from gritty travel, wilderness living, and personal relationships; simple real and honest. Free and open to the public; non-smoking fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

30 DJ Skwish. A&Ps Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts DJ Skwish from at 9 p.m. 'til close. No cover.

30 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Harold's IGA from 9 p.m. to midnight. A Sandpoint favorite multi-instrumental trio that 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+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

31 Piano Sunday with Dwayne Parsons. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts Piano Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy enchanting music on the grand piano with Parsons, a distinguished and professional pianist. He plays original music, often accompanied by a story. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

31 Brewery Live Music. Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., hosts live music from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with Ken Mayginnes performing acoustic classic rock covers.

Here is what's coming up in April!

1 Mug Club Renewal Party. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts a Mug Club Renewal Party from 5 p.m. 'til 8 p.m. Food, drawings, and specials - plus live music with Kerry Leigh. LaughingDogBrewing.com.

2 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.

2 Angels Over Sandpoint Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts an Angels Over Sandpoint fundraiser with Grand Teton Brewing beer on tap from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, plus there will be silent auction items and raffle prizes. Complimentary appetizers will be served. Free and open to the public.

2 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.

3 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge. Featuring half-priced bottled wines and classic cocktails, light snacks, and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Kevin Dorin, an up-and-coming local solo musician known as "the guy with the sweet, vibrato voice" who entertains with his own unique style of blues, country blues and Americana. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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

5 Sip and Paint. Whooo's coming to The Pottery Bug at 6 p.m. to paint "Snowy Owl"? You'll love the purples and magenta mix in this owl pic! Beginner friendly and you'll be walked through the entire process of painting. Bring your own sip to this paint party and there will be munchies to share; plus the special price of $30 when you sign up with a friend. Sign up online.

5 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.

5 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts High Trees and Ammunition from 9 p.m. to midnight. This three-piece experimental indie rock band from Heron, Mont., is set apart from the rest by their original songwriting and wide range of sounds - from soft, humorous, witty lullabies to all out no-holds-barred rock 'n' roll. They bring it every time, stopping when all the ammunition (energy or material) is spent and gone! Free and open to the public ages 21 and older. Non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

6-7 Schpring Finale. Closing weekend at Schweitzer Mountain Resort featuring the Big LeBREWski, pond skimming, and the Rotary Ducky Derby. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

6 Lou Domanski 28th Annual Chess Festival. Join fellow chess enthusiasts for this one-day tournament named in honor of its founder Mr. Lou Domanski. The chess tournament begins at 9 a.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., and usually concludes around 5 p.m. Register online by March 27. There are three divisions, splitting up players by age with differing entry fees for each: Elementary age division for grades 1-6 with $5 entry fee; middle school/high school division for grades 7-12 with $6 entry fee; and an open division with $7 entry fee. Trophies will be awarded. 208-263-3613

6 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 the museum free of charge. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

6 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with Justin Lantrip.

6 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music with Naughty Pine from 9 p.m. to midnight. Back by popular demand, the Richland, Wash.-based reggae-inspired band entertains by mixing irreverent innuendo with a tried and true blend of soulful reggae. Free and open to the public ages 21 and older. Non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, April 14 --

9 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.

10 CHAFE 150 Happy Hour. Let's get ready to ride! All are welcome to the CHAFE 150 Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., to benefit the Sandpoint Rotary's CHAFE 150 Gran Fondo bicycle ride coming up in June. Enjoy great cocktails, craft beers and wine along with raffles to win a Golden Growler from Matchwood Brewing and a custom New Belgium Brewing bicycle. Live music by Truck Mills and John Firshi (who continue playing 'til 9 p.m.) appetizers by Trinity at City Beach, and half-priced bottles of wine and classic cocktails. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

11 Grateful Dead Jam Night. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts the Grateful Dead Jam Night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All musicians are welcome to join Scott Taylor for a few hours jamming to the Dead and Phish.

12 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Mike and Shanna Thompson.

12 Contra Dance. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Emily Faulkner and Lost Horse Press to bring Contra Dancing from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. to Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. Contra dancing is community dancing for all ages, in the New England tradition, featuring live music with local and regional bands and lively callers. Contras, circles, and occasionally squares or long ways sets are taught, called and danced in a friendly atmosphere. $5 donation at the door. *Held on the second Friday of every month.

12 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with genre-blending Lost Ox of Portland, Ore., who have been cooking up their own all-original mix of progressive rock, country Americana, and funk since early 2017. Hot off of recording their first full-length album "Wildheart," the band brings their own brand of inventive playfulness to performances, weaving delightfully groovy jive numbers, saturated richly with improvisation and interplay. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

13 Spring Treats On Your Feet. The community is invited to participate in Spring Treats On Your Feet - a walking fundraiser for the Bonner Homeless Transitions - from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Purchase a $20 punch ticket at Super 1 Foods, and walk to the following to receive spring treats: greens at Super 1 Foods, soup and tulips at Foster's Crossing, pie at The Pie Hut, daffodils at Bizarre Bazaar, coffee and tea at Evans Brothers Coffee, and beverages at Matchwood Brewery.

13 Ponderay Live Music. The Farmhouse Kitchen and Silo Bar, 477227 Highway 95 in Ponderay, hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with local country artist Devon Wade. Enjoy great beer and food specials! Free and open to the public.

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

13 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts hosts live music with the Spokane-based band Down South from 9 p.m. to midnight. Get ready to party as Down South has you up and dancing to the beat of their digital drums while playing a variety of classic rock, Southern rock, Texas blues, country rock, and Americana. Don't let that make you think they are limited by genre because they play everything! Free and open to the public. Ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, April 21 --

15 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with genre-blending Lost Ox of Portland, Ore., who have been cooking up their own all-original mix of progressive rock, country Americana, and funk since early 2017. Hot off of recording their first full-length album "Wildheart," the band brings their own brand of inventive playfulness to performances, weaving delightfully groovy jive numbers, saturated richly with improvisation and interplay. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

16 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.

17 SHS Grad Night Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a Sandpoint High School Grad Night Fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Sawtooth Brewing beer on tap. Live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, plus there will be silent auction items and raffle prizes. Complimentary appetizers will be served.

17 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219 Lounge. Featuring half-priced bottled wines and classic cocktails, light snacks, and live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest Carl Rey, who entertain with blues, folk, gospel, and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

18 Girls Pint Out. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts Girls Pint Out from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April is Idaho Beer Month and Vicki will be tasting and talking about Idaho beer!

18 Live Music at the 219. The 219 Lounge hosts live music with Jeremy James Meyer and Joshua James Jackson from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Meyer is a songwriter from Eugene, Ore., whose music has a wide range of influences and collaborative improvisation. He's joined onstage by Jackson, a folk singer from northern California. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19 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.

19 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.

19 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music from 9 p.m. 'til midnight with the Aaron Golay Band. Back by popular demand, this Twin Falls-based performer is arguably one of the best singers in the Northwest. His sound is soulful rock 'n' roll, with plenty of upbeat pop and dance influences seamlessly tied in. It's a 'must-see' show! Free and open to the public, ages 21 and older. Non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

20 Easter Egg Hunt. The Sandpoint Lions Club hosts the annual Easter Egg Hunt promptly at 10 a.m. in Lakeview Park, 609 S. Ella. Children ages 1 to 12 years old are welcome, and there will be separate areas set aside for each age group. No parents are allowed in the marked-off areas; please watch your children from the sidelines. Free and open to the public.

20 Missoula Children's Theatre: Blackbeard the Pirate. Missoula Children's Theatre brings their famous red truck to Sandpoint once again to host a weeklong workshop with local children, followed by performances on the Panida stage as part of Pend Oreille Arts Council's Performance Series. ArtinSandpoint.org.

20 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Ben Olson and Cadie Archer.

20 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts Trego, voted Spokane's "Best Original Band" in 2017 and 2018 by the Inlander, from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. Back by popular demand and a staple in the blossoming music scene in Spokane, this six-piece act has developed a reputation for notably energetic, highly engaging live performances that showcase the band's tightly woven arrangements, commanding vocal harmonies and heartfelt songwriting. Free and open to the public ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, April 28 --

23 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.

24 Business After Hours at the 219. Enjoy networking with business colleagues during the Sandpoint Chamber's Business After Hours event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring half-priced bottles of wine, classic cocktails, and appetizers by Trinity at City Beach. Plus enjoy great blues, folk, gospel and jazz by Truck Mills and Bruce Bishop from 6 p.m. 'til 9 p.m. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment.  219.bar.

25 Yappy Hour. The tradition continues, and for the eighth year running Laughing Dog Brewing will kick off the 2019 Yappy Hour Summer Season at the brewery in Ponderay from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year Laughing Dog will be holding Yappy Hour in conjunction with the April Brews for Benefit featuring musician Kerry Leigh. All are welcome to join this event supporting the Panhandle Animal Shelter.

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

26 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music with two of Sandpoint's hottest new bands - the Brendan Kelty Trio and Crooked Tooth - as they share the stage from 8 p.m. to midnight. Crooked Tooth opens the show with soaring rock 'n' roll, acoustic music, and soulful songs;  the Brendan Kelty Trio will entertain with a soulful sound that's simple but real and honest. Free and open to the public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

27-May 5 K&K Spring Fishing Derby. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club holds 48th annual spring fishing contest; live auction held April 26. LPOIC.org.

27 Festival Fundraising Extravaganza. The Festival at Sandpoint's fundraising gala starts at 5 p.m. in the Bonner County Fairgrounds and features unlimited tastings of 150-plus premier wines, a catered five-star gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, and musical entertainment featuring Brown Salmon Truck. In addition, the 2019 Festival poster artist will be announced. Buy tickets and view more information on the Festival website. Ages 21 and over. 208-265-4554

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

27 Rise Together Fundraising Concert. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a fundraising concert for the youth sports organization Next Level Academy, featuring performances by Sadie Sicilia and other local bands, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adult; $12 youth (ages 17 and under); available at the door and in advance at Eve's Leaves, Next Level Academy, and Panida.org.

27 Live Music at the 219. The 219 hosts live music with Devon Wade from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. Wade is a Sandpoint independent country music artist with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life and things that matter most in life. He has become a favorite among country music fans everywhere. Pamela Jean, a Spokane-based country pop artist, opens the show at 8 p.m. Free and open to the
public, ages 21+; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in May!

4 Three-Quarter Minus Cykeltur
. The inaugural Three-Quarter Minus Cykeltur is a timed gravel ride to benefit the nonprofit Pend Oreille Pedalers bicycle club. The ride begins and ends at Matchwood Brewing, 513 Oak St., and includes a long route (approximately 65 miles) and an abbreviated route (approximately 48 miles). Participation is limited to 300 riders. There will be three rest/aid stops along the route, as well as a sweep vehicle following the riders. A Cinco de Mayo celebration with live music, food and drink will take place at Matchwood after the ride. The top three women and men finishers on each route will be recognized and there will be a raffle to include a Cosmic Stallion gravel bike from All-City Cycles. More info at SyringaCyclery.com.

4 Sandpoint Farmers Market Opening Day. Shop for fresh produce, artisan goods and enjoy live entertainment; market is held Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings in Farmin Park through October. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

4 Sandpoint Art Market. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Sandpoint Art Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop fine art and handcrafted items by local artists and artisans. Free and open to the public. 208-610-5477

4 Dinner To Die For - Murder Mystery Dinner and Auction. The Rotary Club of Sandpoint partners with Food for Our Children to present a wonderful evening of mystery and fabulous entertainment plus a delicious gourmet dinner prepared by the Tango Cafe, held at 5:30 p.m. in the Sandpoint Business and Events Center. Come prepared to bid on our auction's unique treasurers and experiences, including travel, and one-of-a-kind desserts prepared by Sandpoint's finest chefs and dessert masters. Donations will contribute to Food for Our Children's ability to expand food security for our community's children and support Sandpoint Rotary Club community projects and services. More event and ticket details: DinnerToDieFor.org.

4-5 Silverwood Anniversary. Celebrate Silverwood Theme Park's 31st anniversary during opening weekend. Silverwood.com.

8 Bike to School Day. Lake Pend Oreille School District Safe Routes to School invites families to join students nationwide for Bike to School Day. Events this day help raise awareness of the need to create safer routes for biking and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, biking safety, traffic congestion, and environmental concerns. Bike to School Day is a national event, sponsored locally by LPOSD #84 Safe Routes to School. 208-263-2184 ext. 1124

16-19 Lost in the '50s. Sandpoint's biggest party of the year! This annual retro celebration includes a downtown car parade and show, music events at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, and more. Sandpoint.org/Lostin50s. 208-265-5678

28 MCS All Stars Student Concert. The community is invited to the 4th annual MCS All Stars Student Concert, held at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. This talented show is comprised of the very best of the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint, where the hardest working and highest achieving students bring their talent to the stage. Come watch these talented young musicians and witness the best of their repertoire. Tickets available at MCS, 110 Main St., or at the Panida on the night of the event. Admission is $10 adult, $5 ages 18 and under. Sponsored by the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. 208-265-4444

Here is what's coming up in June!

1-2 Sandpoint Sojourn with Pancakes
. Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair hosts a one-night bicycle trip as part of Adventure Cycling Association's #biketravelweekend. 208-255-4496

Here is what's coming up in July!

6 Book Trust Lawn Party
. The second annual Book Trust Lawn Party, an all-white croquet lawn party to raise money for the Book Trust in the Lake Pend Oreille School District, takes place at 5 p.m. in Oden Bay. Enjoy croquet, cocktails, and dinner in an amazing lakefront venue. Sponsored by the Village Green Project. For more information, contact Karen Quill at [email protected] or call 808-280-6516.

14 Annual 6-Pack Alleycat Ride. Greasy Fingers Bikes N Repair hosts the 10th annual 6-Pack Alleycat Ride featuring a scavenger hunt on bicycles - with all proceeds benefiting a local charity. 208-255-4496

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