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Deals and steals! Shoppers are prepped and ready for bargains during downtown's annual Crazy Days all day Saturday, July 30. Retailers will have their summer markdowns on the sidewalks, creating a festive atmosphere that coincides with the Sandpoint Farmers Market from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Farmin Park. In addition, there's a Play it Again sale at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring used records, video games and CDs (funds benefit the Laurel Wagers Memorial Scholarship for a deserving Sandpoint-area student going to college in the performing arts). And to top it off, there's a special edition of the Summer Sounds downtown concert series, taking place on the Park Place Stage near the corner of First and Cedar. Bidadet performs at 10 a.m.; Bridges Home performs at noon; Northern Exposure performs at 2 p.m.; Hoodoo Two performs at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation.

Here's what's happening in July!

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

26 Trivia Night. MickDuff's, 312 N. First Ave., hosts Trivia Night starting at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Arrive early for best seating! MickDuffs.com.

26, 28 'Charades at Five' Dinner Theater. The Panida Players sponsor the 'Charades at Five' dinner theater at 6 p.m. in the Panida Little Theater, 304 N. First Ave. Enjoy a fun comedy full of missed opportunities, misleads and misdeeds. Buy tickets early at Panida.org to book a seat for this dinner and play! Cost is $27 and includes a delicious dinner featuring Penne alla Vodka Chicken and Chicken Waldorf Salad; there's also a vegan Waldorf Salad option. 208-255-7801

27 Cider Tasting. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a Cider Tasting Event from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. with with Finnriver Farm Cidery. There will be six different ciders on hand at a $6 tasting fee, along with complimentary appetizers. 208-597-7096

27 Music with John Firshi. Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., hosts an evening with John Firshi starting at 7 p.m. Come out and enjoy Firshi's acoustic songs and improvisational melodies.

28 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages and fun, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St.

28 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Doug Bond and Marty Perron. 208-255-7558

28 Music at the Winery. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Ron Greene. His music is a groovy, soulful, rock mix which will have you tapping your toes and up on your feet one moment, and then relaxin' with your favorite wine the next moment. He combines this musical delightfulness with lyrics that talk about life, love, and the world around us. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

28 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts Ben Olson from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Olson normally plays in his band Harold's IGA, but every once in a while plays solo. His solo shows will feature a collection of originals and covers that don't normally get played out in Sandpoint. 21+ years of age only; non-smoking, fun & games environment. 208-209-6700

29 ADA Celebration at City Beach. Disability Action Center NW hosts a free family event to celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law in 1990. Held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Beach, it will be open to the public and feature free food, live music, prizes and awards, wheelchair basketball, disability resource booths, and face painting for the kids. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 100 people. DAC will be presenting the first Tom McTevia Memorial Award at the celebration to Sandpoint Police Chief Corey Coon and City Administrator Jennifer Stapleton for their work in assisting citizen Bill Yeager to get his guide dog. The public is encouraged to attend this free event!

29 Bobbie Sahr Book Signing. Entree Gallery, located just two miles east of Nordman at 1755 Reeder Bay Rd, hosts a book signing for Bobbie Sahr from 10 a.m. until noon, featuring her book, "Anthems For Millie," a true story set in the Northwest recalling memories of family vacations at Elkins Resort beginning in 1943. 208-443-2001

29 Fun Fridays at KNWR. Join the staff at Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, 287 Westside Rd. in Bonners Ferry, to learn how you can help pollinators, followed by pollinator arts and crafts for kids of all ages! Presentation is from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m., and crafts are from 11 a.m. until noon. Free and open to the public.

29 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 208-597-7096

29 Music at the Winery. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Strangled Darlings. Taking a cello and making it a hip-hop bass; taking a mandolin and slapping it like a stubborn mule, this Portland-based duo has been creating original tunes since 2009 and breaking the mold for what hopsters consider indie music. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

29 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Running With Scissors. 208-255-7558

29 Korby Lenker. Di Luna's Cafe, 207 Cedar St., hosts a dinner concert featuring Indie-Pop performer Korby Lenker - whose ability to tell a story through his music will captivate you all evening. Korby's shows always sell out, so get your tickets early. Dinner will be served before the show; the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, and $15 on the day of the show. Call 208-263-0846 for reservations.

30 Wampus Cat Marathon. Runners, walkers, Wampus Cats and old Cats, enjoy North Idaho at its best during the Wampus Cat Marathon from Sandpoint city limits to Clark Fork city limits - a total of 26.2 miles; in addition, there will also be a half-marathon at 13.1 miles. Run the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and meet super people along the way on this great fun run! Proceeds benefit the Clark Fork Wampus Cats Sports at Clark Fork High School. Walkers start at 5:30 a.m., and runners start at 6:30 a.m. Entry fee is $35; e-mail emoryjp@msn.com for more information, including forms and maps, or visit the event's Facebook page for more details. Presented by the CFHS Class of 1957. 888-857-8746

30 Crazy Days. Big deals downtown. See Hot Picks, above. 208-263-2161

30 Play it Again Panida. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts Play it Again Panida from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Shop the used record, video game and cd sale at the Panida during Crazy Days to raise money for the Laurel Wagers Memorial Scholarship for a deserving Sandpoint area student going to college in the performing arts. Donations of gently used media greatly appreciated!

30 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Enjoy the Sandpoint Farmers Market from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Farmin Park. Shop for plant starts, locally grown produce, browse vendor booths, and more. Live music. SandpointFarmersMarket.com. 597-3355

30 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

30 Summer Sounds. Special Crazy Days show for the downtown concert series, taking place on the Park Place Stage near the corner of First and Cedar. Bidadet performs at 10 a.m.; Bridges Home performs at noon; Northern Exposure performs at 2 p.m.; Hoodoo Two performs at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Sandpoint B.I.D. and the Holly Eve Foundation. 208-263-2161

30 Ernest & Celestine. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a screening of the film Ernest & Celestine at 3:30 p.m. Learn more about this fun adventure on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

30 Music at the Winery. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Ben & Cadie from Harold's IGA. Ben and Cadie play in the indie rock band Harold's IGA from Sandpoint. While playing as a duo, Ben and Cadie feature originals influenced by gypsy folk ballads, as well as a unique list of covers that highlight a variety of different insturments, including guitar, ukulele, banjo, piano, accordion, musical saw and various percussion elements. POWine.com. 208-265-8545

30 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 208-597-7096

30 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with David Walsh. 208-255-7558

30 Beer Hall Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. with Bright Moments. This Sandpoint-based jazz band plays uptempo tunes - so come out and enjoy! Non-smoking, fun and games environment. 208-209-6700

31 Sunday in the Park. The free afternoon celebration of the arts - called Sunday in the Park - takes place now through September from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Family-friendly event entails live music by local groups and churches, poetry, and other visual and performing arts. 208-265-9294

31 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Bruce Bishop and Drew. 208-255-7558

* Daily: Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises hosts daily cruises aboard the Shawnodese. The Lake History Cruise departs daily at 1 p.m., and includes a delightful 10-mile loop near the shores of Lake Pend Oreille. And the Birds of Prey Cruise departs daily at 3 p.m., and includes viewing of osprey nests and their chicks, plus cruises by an area known for good bald eagle viewing. Daily all summer, through Sept. 12. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. 208-255-5253

Here is what's coming up in August!

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

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

4 Festival at Sandpoint: Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers. The Festival at Sandpoint kicks off their 34th season with a performance featuring Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers. Memorial Field gates open at 6 p.m., and opening the show is Bridges Home. Grammy Award-winner singer and songwriter Bruce Hornsby’s extensive three-decade career soared early with his 1986 hit "The Way It Is." Today, he combines rock, jazz, R&B, folk and modern classical sounds with his long-running band The Noisemakers to create a strikingly distinctive style. Come early for a microbrew tasting. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

4 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Kevin Dorin. 208-255-7558

4 Open Mic with Scott Reid. Monarch Mountain Coffee, 208 N. Fourth Ave., hosts an Open Mic with Scott Reid from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Held on the first Thursday of every month.

4-7 Free State of Jones. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey, at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5-6, and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Learn more on the Sandpoint Movies Page.

5 First Friday with Devon Wade. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts First Friday's Live Music with Devon Wade from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Devon is an independent country music artist from Sandpoint Idaho with a strong love for what country music has always been, songs about real life. Come out and here his fun boot-tapping originals and classic covers! Free and open to the public. 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. 208-209-6700

5-6 PRCA Rodeo. Evening action starting at 7 p.m. each night in the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Pre-sale tickets are $12 adults, $6 child (age 3-12); gates purchased at the gate are $15 adults, $8 child. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Carter Country Farm and Feed, Columbia Bank, Les Schwab Tires, Sandpoint Super Drug, North 40 Outfitters, and Bordertown Farm and Feed. Learn more at BonnerCountyRodeo.com. 208-263-8414

5 Festival at Sandpoint: Railroad Earth. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field presents Railroad Earth, with opening band Rabbit Wilde. Gates open at 6 p.m. Railroad Earth is a roots and Americana-based newgrass jam band from New Jersey, whose music combines diverse elements of bluegrass, rock and roll, jazz and Celtic. In fact, they’re all of this and more – even the band has trouble categorizing their sound. Just know this: concertgoers will be charmed by Railroad Earth's live improvisation and lyrical songwriting. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

5 Aftival: Taylor Hicks. The Hive, 207 N. First Ave., hosts the Aftival concert series featuring Taylor Hicks and Jelly Bread Jam w/45th St. Brass. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show begins at 10 p.m. This evening of music will feature solo performances alongside jam sessions with American Idol Season Five winner Taylor Hicks, Jelly Bread and the 45th Street Brass Band. The stage will be packed with an incredible cast of talent that will keep the music coming and the bodies moving. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door (if available), or $20 at the door with a Festival at Sandpoint concert pass or Festival at Sandpoint ticket from that day. LiveFromTheHive.com.

5 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Running With Scissors. 208-255-7558

6 Long Bridge Swim. 22nd annual 1.76-mile swim across Lake Pend Oreille. LongBridgeSwim.org.

6 Free First Saturday at the Museum. The Bonner County Historical Museum, 611 S. Ella Ave., hosts a Free First Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon, courtesy of Co-Op Country Store. Enjoy free admission plus there will be free donuts and coffee for this extra-early Free First Saturday! View Era III of the Tales from the Wardrobe featuring the 1940-1959 era. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

6 Book Signing with Kelly Oliver. Corner Books, 106 Main St., hosts a book signing from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. with Kelly Oliver, author of The Jessica James Mystery Series. Oliver will sign her debut novel, WOLF: A Jessica James Mystery. Plus, purchase the second in the series, COYOTE, before it is officially released on August 21. Learn more at KellyOliverBooks.com. WOLF: A Jessica James Mystery, is ranked first in both Women's Mysteries, and Mysteries and Suspense with a Strong Female Protagonist, on Goodreads.com.

6 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series takes place from 4 p.m. until 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. Harold's IGA performs.

6 Festival at Sandpoint: Emmylou Harris. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field presents Grand Ole Opry member and 13-time Grammy winner Emmylou Harris, with opening bands The Brothers Landreth and The Powers. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Harris has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, reaching the Billboard charts with her cover of "Mister Sandman" as well as collaborating with a long list of well-known artists including Dolly Parton, Don Williams and many others. Savor every moment of this incredible show with a legend! FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

6 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with David Walsh. 208-255-7558 

6 Aftival: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. The Hive, 207 N. First Ave., hosts the Aftival concert series featuring Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show begins at 10 p.m. It has been more than a year and a half since this Rolling Stone has graced The Hive stage. Fresh off the Rolling Stones tour, Karl and his band are highly regarded as one of the best live bands on the planet. The current touring lineup is comprised of guitarist DJ Williams, Soulive drummer Alan Evans, Greyboy Allstars bassist Chris Stillwell, Crush Effects David Veith on the keys, Seattle's Chris Littlefield on trumpet, and ace slide and lap steel guitarist Seth Freeman. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door (if available), or $20 at the door with a Festival at Sandpoint concert pass or Festival at Sandpoint ticket from that day. LiveFromTheHive.com.

7 Huckleberry Color Fun Run & Walk. Schweitzer Mountain Resort amps up the summertime craziness with a Huckleberry Color Fun Run and Walk, featuring a 5k and 2.5k on the mountain, starting at 10 a.m. Participants run or walk through the forest and get covered with color tossed by the forest urchins at several different zones. Participants finish back in the village in time for the noon group color toss. Early registration by July 26 includes fun run entry, a commemorative T-shirt to show off all the accumulated color, sunglasses, a powder pack for one of the group color tosses at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., or noon. Registration also includes a complimentary day lift ticket. Register at Schweitzer.com. Schweitzer will also have the annual Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast in the morning from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

7 Tom Hanson Artist Reception. Entree Gallery, located just two miles east of Nordman at 1755 Reeder Bay Rd., hosts a reception for artist Tom Hanson from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. The public is cordially invited to stop by and meet this dynamic artist. Hanson's original acrylics on canvas reflect his love of the woods, waterfalls, and the outdoors. Of special interest to Priest Lake anglers is his collection of fluid hand-tied fly fishing flies in settings that show motion and action. 208-443-2001

7 Festival at Sandpoint Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field presents Peter and the Wolf. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. so round up the kids and head to the festival's Family Concert featuring the Spokane Youth Orchestra conducted by Gary Sheldon. Fun activities for the kids, including an Instrument Petting Zoo and an Animal Petting Zoo, help round out the always-popular family concert. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

7 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Bruce Bishop and Drew. 208-255-7558

7 Shakespeare Summer Sunday: West Side Story. It's the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, and the Panida Theater is honoring his genius with a film series of celebrated titles from the BBC. The series will be held every two weeks on Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m., and the best part of all is it's free to attend. The Panida invites you to relive some great classics on the magic of the big screen.

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

9-13 Bonner County Fair. Old-fashioned country event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, concluding with a Demolition Derby on Saturday night to round out the fun. BonnerCountyFair.com. 208-263-8414

9 Beer Hall Open Mic Night. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts Open Mic Night from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Hosted by Ben and Cadie of Harold's IGA, MickDuff's welcomes all local artists over 21 years of age for a fun and open night of playing at the Beer Hall! Held on the second Tuesday of every month, plan on coming out for a positive environment to share your passion or just come to take it all in! Free & open to the public. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. 208-209-6700

11 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 Thursday of every month. All players welcome! Sit in with a rhythm section, play solo ... or just 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

11 Festival at Sandpoint: Angelique Kidjo. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field presents Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and activist Angelique Kidjo. Gates open at 6 p.m., with Afrosonics opening the show. Noted for her diverse musical influences, Kidjo has been called "Africa's premier diva" by Time Magazine. Her creativity and unique musical style has captivated audiences around the world, and Sandpoint will be wowed by her music, her energy, and her passion for her homeland of Africa. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

11 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Doug Bond and Marty Perron. 208-255-7558 

12 Festival at Sandpoint: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field presents the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, with gates opening at 6 p.m. Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the iconic Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is cited as the catalyst for an entire country rock and American roots music movement. Their platinum hit "Fishin' in the Dark" and Grammy Hall of Fame song "Mr. Bojangles" will keep the crowd on their feet. Luke Bell opens the show. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

12 Aftival: The Revivalists. The Hive, 207 N. First Ave., hosts the Aftival concert series featuring The Revivalists. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show begins at 10 p.m. Rock and roll - jam band juggernaut The Revivalists take The Hive stage for the very first time. This New Orleans band is on an unbelievable hot streak. Seeing them play the intimate setting of The Hive will prove to be an electric experience. See more what the press has to say at TheRevivalists.com/page/Press. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door (if available), or $20 at the door with a Festival at Sandpoint concert pass or Festival at Sandpoint ticket from that day. LiveFromTheHive.com.

12-14 Artists' Studio Tour. 12th annual self-guided driving tour of working studios through North Idaho. ArtTourDrive.org. 800-800-2106

12 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Running With Scissors. 208-255-7558

13 Celebrate Life Fun Run Walk. Run, walk or ride across Sandpoint's scenic Long Bridge during the Celebrate Life Fun Run Walk. It's a gathering of family, friends and neighbors doing just that - celebrating life! In 10 years, $185,000 has been raised with 100 percent given directly to Sandpoint and surrounding communities through unique and meaningful ways to help our friends, family and neighbors affected by cancer.  Event starts at Dog Beach at 9 a.m., and then across the Long Bridge and back to Dog Beach. Register at CelebrateLifeFunRunWalk.org. 208-255-9628

13 Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-In. Sandpoint EAA Chapter 1441 hosts breakfast and invites regional pilots to fly into Sandpoint Airport and display a variety of aircraft. 208-255-9954

13-14 Arts & Crafts Fair. POAC's 44th annual juried art exhibit at City Beach with artists' booths, kids' activities and more. 208-263-6139

13-14 Festival of Quilts. Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., hosts the Festival of Quilts from 9:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The festival includes a judged quilt show with featured quilter Carol Beber; a special guild challenge: The Color of Your Name, a raffle quilt, marketplace, live demonstrations, vendors, bake sale and door prizes. Free parking. Children under age 12 and husbands are free. Sponsored by the Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Learn more on the group's Facebook page. 208-610-3073

13 Cornhole Classic. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Cornhole Classic (Tournament), held rain or shine on the second Saturday of every month. Registration begins at noon, and first toss starts at 1 p.m. Three regulation courts are set up for tossers to compete in a double-elimination tournament. $10 buy-in per team; all registration fees will be paid out as cash prizes and MickDuff's will match the pot up to $100 in gift cards. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. 208-209-6700

13 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series takes place from 4 p.m. until 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. Triolet performs. 208-263-2161

13 Festival at Sandpoint: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field presents Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, with gates opening at 4:30 p.m. Tom Freund and Sadie Waggoner open the show. Harper plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock music, and is known for his guitar-playing skills and live performances. He's a three-time Grammy Award winner as well, winning awards for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album, and more recently Best Blues Album in 2014. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554

13 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Arthur and Mia of Bright Moments. 208-255-7558

13 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. with Brian Jacobs and Chris Lynch. This fun duo has a great sound that will have you on the dance floor. Come by to hear them, grab some pints, play some games, and enjoy the best place to be every second Saturday! Free and open to the public. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. 208-209-6700

13 Aftival: Moon Taxi. The Hive, 207 N. First Ave., hosts the Aftival concert series featuring Moon Taxi. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the show begins at 10 p.m. After high winds, thunder and lightning affected turnout for their 2015 show at The Hive, Moon Taxi returns to headline Aftival 2016. Moon Taxi members are national festival veterans (Bonnaroo, Coachella, Hangout, to name a few) and one of the hottest bands on the planet today. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door (if available), or $20 at the door with a Festival at Sandpoint concert pass or Festival at Sandpoint ticket from that day. LiveFromTheHive.com.

14 Festival Grand Finale: Spokane Symphony Orchestra. The 34th annual Festival at Sandpoint at Memorial Field wraps up a terrific season as Maestro Gary Sheldon conducts the Spokane Symphony Orchestra in a Grand Finale featuring pianist Vadim Neselovskyi. Fireworks cap off the concert, plus arrive early for complimentary wine tasting at 4:30 p.m. FestivalatSandpoint.com. 208-265-4554 

14 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Bruce Bishop and Drew. 208-255-7558

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

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

17 Full Moon and Hors d'oeuvres Cruise. Savor a variety of complimentary hors d'oeuvres while cruising through eagle territory during the Full Moon and Hors d'oeuvres Cruise aboard the Shawnodese. To cap off the evening, watch the full moon rise above the spectacular Cabinet Mountains before returning to port. Departs at 7 p.m. from Sandpoint City Beach, returning at 9 p.m. LakePendOreilleCruises.com.

18 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with David Walsh. 208-255-7558

19 Third Fridays Live Music with Devon Wade. Sandpoint's Devon Wade performs at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., for the Third Friday of June event from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m! Devon is an independent country music artist with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life. Come out and hear his fun, boot-tapping originals and classic covers! Free and open to the public; ages 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

19-21 Artists' Studio Tour. 12th annual self-guided driving tour of working studios through North Idaho. ArtTourDrive.org. 800-800-2106

19 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Running With Scissors. 208-255-7558

20 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series takes place from 4 p.m. until 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. The Mike & Shanna Duo performs.

20 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Doug Bond and Marty Perron. 208-255-7558

21 Richard III. As the bard himself would say, it's a "glorious summer" as Montana Shakespeare in the Parks presents Williams Shakespeare's Richard III at 6 p.m. in the Bonner County Fairgrounds. 'Tis no excuse not to attend, as admission is free! Attendees are encouraged to arrive early with chairs and picnics; gates open at 1 p.m. and all are invited to enjoy an afternoon of medieval festivities including an authentic village organized by the Sandpoint chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, plus revel in music, jewelry making, fencing, juggling, and more. Sponsored locally by Lost Horse Press.

21 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Bruce Bishop and Drew. 208-255-7558

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

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

25 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Doug Bond and Marty Perron. 208-255-7558

26-27 Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. The 9th annual "Scenic Relay Race" where runners and walkers begin atop Mt. Spokane, and teams make their way 185 miles to the finish line at Sandpoint's City Beach. SpokanetoSandpoint.com.

26-28 International Fjord Horse Show. Norwegian Fjord horse owners from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and British Columbia come together for the 29th Annual International Fjord Horse Show, held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Fjord horses are known for their versatility, and this three-day show features English, Western, Trail, gymkhana, single and Multiple driving. Event is open to the public and free of charge. Come and see this beautiful strong breed doing what they do best! On Friday, Aug. 26, enjoy the many adventures of the Lady Long Rider Bernice Ende with a presentation at 7 p.m. Since 2005, Bernice has been on a grand adventure - criss-crossing Canada and the U.S. on horseback. Bernice has covered 28,000 miles in this time and is still planning new adventures. Don't miss this opportunity to listen as Bernice shares her journey. Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Fjord Promotional Group. 509-993-6257

26 Late Night at the Museum: Paint and Sip. Bonner County Museum, 611 S. Ella Ave., hosts a Paint and Sip from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. as part of the Late Night at the Museum series. It's easy and fun, even if you've never painted before! Infini Gallery and the museum partner to make this a great evening, which includes step-by-step instructions, plus food and wine to make the experience memorable! $40 fee includes art supplies, food and drinks; $30 for museum members. RSVP required by calling 208-263-2344. BonnerCountyMuseum.org.

26 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Running With Scissors. 208-255-7558

27 Summer Sounds. Downtown concert series takes place from 4 p.m. until 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. Selkirk Society Band performs.

27 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Arthur and Mia of Bright Moments. 208-255-7558

28 Trinity Live Music. Trinity at City Beach, 58 Bridge St., hosts live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring Bruce Bishop and Drew. 208-255-7558

Here is what's coming up in September!

3 Free First Saturday at the Museum. The Bonner County Historical Museum, 611 S. Ella Ave., hosts a Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., courtesy of Sandpoint Super Drug. Enjoy free admission and view Era III of the Tales from the Wardrobe featuring the 1940-1959 era. Note that this will be the last chance to see Tales from the Wardrobe before it closes on Sept. 16. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

3-4 Funky Junk Antique Show. The biggest and longest running antique and craft show in Idaho is back for its 16th season as a Labor Day Weekend tradition! Enjoy an unforgettable weekend at the Bonner County Fairgrounds; hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4. Check out all the wonderful treasures and amazing crafts - everything from salvage to retro and everything in between. There will be a special tribute this year to our Lumber Jack heritage in the region! Live music both days and good food, too! Admission is $5 (good for the whole weekend!); children 12 and under are free. FunkyJunkAntiqueShow.com.

3-4 Coaster Classic Car Show. Nostalgic cars at Silverwood Theme Park. SilverwoodThemePark.com. 208-683-3400

3-5 Schweitzer Fall Fest. Annual outdoor music festival with performances, chairlift rides, kids' activities and microbrews. Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

10 Injectors Car Show. The Injectors Car Club hosts the 17th Annual Powered by the Past Injectors Car Show from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in downtown Sandpoint. Enjoy live music featuring the 7 Bee Band, comprised of local, amateur musicians who perform '60-'80s rock 'n' roll music. Registration for the car show is from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., with an entry fee of $20 benefitting Bonner County community organizations. SandpointInjectors.com. 208-263-9780

12-17 WaCanId Ride. Tour two states and one province on the 8th annual 350-mile/560-kilometer WaCanId Ride, presented by the International Selkirk Loop and Rotary International. WaCanId.org. 888-823-2626

17 Comedy Night for Wildlife. American Heritage Wildlife Foundation hosts a Comedy Night for Wildlife fundraiser at 6 p.m. in the Sandpoint Center. Seattle comedian Kermet Apio will be providing a full hour of laughs, and there will be gift baskets prepared by sponsors in a silent auction. Tickets are $20, available at Sandpoint Super Drug, Fry Creek Vet Clinic, North Idaho Animal Hospital, Evans Brothers Coffee, Monarch Market and AHWF. Seating is limited - get your tickets while they last! AHWF.org. 208-266-1488

18 Scenic Half. Presented by the Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, this 8th annual event features a half marathon, plus 10k and 5k fun runs. ScenicHalf.com. 208-263-2161

23-25 Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International. The Northwest's largest draft horse and mule expo at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. IdahoDraftHorseShow.com. 208-263-8414

23-24 6th Annual Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta. Idaho's only regatta! The 6th annual Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta (HOP) will be held in Priest River with a start time of 8:30 a.m., featuring rowers from Canada, Washington and Idaho. This includes representatives from WSU and Gonzaga universities. The Regatta has 6-9 Masters (post collegiate and over-18 rowers). Following the Saturday rowing events, rowers and spectators are welcome to attend the annual Oktoberfest in downtown Priest River starting at 11 a.m. Activities begin Friday, Sept. 23, with a 1K sprint race at 4:30 p.m. at the Priest River Boat Club. The sprint race will be followed by a Friday evening barbecue from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. (cost is $10 over 12 years of age, $7 for ages 12 and under). For more information, e-mail headrace@netw.com.

Here is what's coming up in October!

Weekends in October - Scarywood. Silverwood Theme Park transforms into Scarywood, weekend evenings in October. SilverwoodThemePark.com.

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

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