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No need to be envious … that's because Shakespeare's tragic tale of jealousy and deceit, Othello, can be enjoyed by all – free of charge! – when it arrives at the Bonner County Fairgrounds Sunday, Aug. 19. The Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performance is hosted locally by Lost Horse Press with a grant from the Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement in the Idaho Community Foundation. Gates open at 3 p.m. for visiting and meeting the actors; performance begins at 6 p.m. Bring chairs, blankets, picnics, and enjoy the show! ShakespeareintheParks.org.

Show your lake some love. It's time for the Rock Creek Alliance Annual Party and Fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St. The event includes an update on the RCA's efforts to protect Lake Pend Oreille, and the premier showing of a film by guest speaker and staff scientist Guy Archibald with Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. 'Irreparable Harm' chronicles the fight by native Tlingit people to protect the vibrant coastline of Southeast Alaska from the mining contamination caused by Hecla's Greens Creek mine.  Enjoy live music with the BareGrass Band, plus a silent auction featuring locally donated and crafted items. Wine, beer, and snacks available, and the Soul Picnic food truck will be onsite. Free and open to the public.

Here's what's happening in August!

15 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy live music with Betsy Hammet and Beth Peterson. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

15 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave., the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring half-price bottled wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician John Fershee, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15 Magic Wednesday. Jalapeno's Restaurant hosts Magic Wednesday with resident magician and all-around "fun guy" Star Alexander, every Wednesday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy close-up magic shows right at your table, with intrigue and amazing edu-tainment for all ages!

15 Trivia Up the Street (Animal Themed). Join Canine Companions for Independence and MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., for some animal-themed trivia starting at 6:30 p.m. Teams up to four people can compete with a $5 donation per team. Watch for bonus beer questions for pitchers, a raffle, and the grand prize courtesy of MickDuff's and Canine Companions for Independence! Entry fee donations to trivia ($5), $2.50 of every beer, and raffle proceeds will go to supporting Canine Companions for Independence. Come show off your animal knowledge and help in the effort to provide expertly-trained assistance dogs to children, adults and veterans with disabilities free of charge.

15 Amy Obenski: Ethereal Folk Rock Live Looping. Eichardt's Pub, 212 Cedar St., hosts live music with Amy Obenski at 7 p.m. The singer and songwriter from San Francisco performs with her multi-layered dreamscapes, haunting vocals, and enticing lyrics, all enhanced with Live Looping technology at her feet. Obenski is most known for her song Carousel, airing on the hit TV show Grey's Anatomy.

16 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 summer beer.

16 Open Mic Night at the Beer Hall. Kevin Dorin is excited to welcome all local artists over 21 years of age for a fun and open night of playing from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. Come out for a positive environment to share your passion or just come to take it all in! All levels of performers are welcome. The set will be recorded live and artists will have access to the audio. Plus the Twisted Kilt Black Iron Grill food truck with their cornbread waffles will be onsite. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

16 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts singer songwriter Leigh Guest, originally from Sacramento Calif., and now touring through the western U.S., from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Playing acoustic guitar, Guest performs a mix of original music and cover material that spans mostly country and singer-songwriter artists. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17-18 Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. Pacific Northwest’s 11th annual premier team running event starts at Mt. Spokane, ends at Sandpoint City Beach. SpokanetoSandpoint.com. 541-633-7174

17-19 Artists' Studio Tour. Discover terrific new art during the self-guided Artists' Studio Tour, where you are invited to visit the working studios of painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, potters, glass artists and more. Set your own schedule and enjoy the scenery as you explore the works of familiar favorites and new artists. The tour is free! The local towns of Westmond, Sagle, Sandpoint, Ponderay, Kootenai, Hope, and Clark Fork offer stop-off points for lunch, fuel, snacks, or any other needs while you tour. View the map and more information at ArtTourDrive.org. 800-800-2106

17 The Basics of Birding. The public is welcome to participate in The Basics of Birding at 10 a.m. in Round Lake State Park, 1915 Dufort Rd. in Sagle. Learn about what to look for to be able to identify birds. Meet at the amphitheater; program is free of charge but there is a $5 entrance fee or State Park annual pass to enter the park.

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

17 Rock Creek Alliance Annual Party and Fundraiser. The Rock Creek Alliance holds it annual party and fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Evans Brothers Coffee, 524 Church St. The event includes an update on the RCA's efforts to protect Lake Pend Oreille, and the premier showing of a film by guest speaker and staff scientist Guy Archibald with Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. 'Irreparable Harm' chronicles the fight by native Tlingit people to protect the vibrant coastline of Southeast Alaska from the mining contamination caused by Hecla's Greens Creek mine.  Enjoy live music with the BareGrass Band, plus a silent auction featuring locally donated and crafted items. Wine, beer, and snacks available, and the Soul Picnic food truck will be onsite. Free and open to the public.

17 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Bill Price from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. With one foot in folk and the other in rock, Price is a singer-songwriter who performs both solo and with his band, performing for intimate house concerts or outdoor festivals alike. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

17 Beer Hall Live Music. Devon Wade performs at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Devon is an independent country music artist out of Sandpoint with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life. Edelwagen food truck with their awesome handcrafted sausages and high quality food! Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

17 A Night of Comedy: Gabriel Rutledge. The Panida's Little Theater on First Avenue hosts A Night of Comedy with Gabriel Rutledge at 7:30 p.m. A past winner of both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, Rutledge has made television appearances on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, Nickelodeon's Nickmom Night Out, Laughs on FOX, and the nationally syndicated Comedy.TV and Comics Unleashed. Show is rated PG-13. View YouTube to learn more. Tickets are $13 at the door, Eichardt's, Eve's Leaves, and Panida.org.

17 Movie in the Park: The Goonies. The Bonner County History Museum hosts Movies in the Park, held at dusk in the Lakeview Park. This week's movie is The Goonies. Admission is free, and concessions will be available with proceeds benefitting the museum. Come on out and enjoy this summer evening event! BonnerCountyHistory.org.

17 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with the Marshal McLean and the Holy Rollers Band from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. Don't miss McLean, a creative force in the Northwest for over a decade, and his indie rock band that carries with it the unique sound that is becoming distinct to this part of the country - a kind of Northwest Americana rock. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

18 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy live music featuring Coeur d'Alene Kids' Marimba. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

18 King of the Kongcrete Skateboard Competition. The City of Sandpoint presents the annual King of the Kongcrete Skate Competition starting at noon, held at the Concrete Lake Skate Park in Travers Park, 2102 Pine St. Register online at the Sandpoint Parks and Recreation website, or at the park from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 entry fee; helmets required for all competitors. Knee, elbow, and wrist pads highly recommended.

18 Jr. Ranger Program: Fire Safety Is Catching On! Round Lake State Park hosts a Junior Ranger Program at 3 p.m. called Fire Safety Is Catching On! Learn what you need to know to keep everyone and our land safe from fires. Program is free of charge, but there is a $5 entrance fee or a State Park annual pass to enter the park.

18 Live Music at the Taproom. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, hosts live music with Michael and Shanna from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. LaughingDogBrewing.com. 208-263-9222

18 IPA Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Brian Stai and Anthony Birkel.

18 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. when vocalist and songwriter Sadie Sicilia is accompanied by classically trained piano player Desiree Bernhard. Blending a classical style with modern-day music as well as adding their own twist on some older tunes, Sadie and Desiree perform a combination of originals and covers with a wide variety of genres including blues, jazz, soul, pop, classic rock, etc. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

18 Dutch Oven Cooking Event. The public is welcome to participate in a Dutch Oven Cooking presentation at 6 p.m. in Round Lake State Park, 1915 Dufort Rd. in Sagle. Learn how to cook with a Dutch oven, and sample some tasty treats. Meet at the amphitheater; program is free of charge but there is a $5 entrance fee or State Park annual pass to enter the park.

18 Harris the III Master Illusionist. International Master Storyteller and Illusionist Harris III will be on the main stage at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., at 6 p.m. If wonder is reawakened, curiosity comes alive, and you begin to use your imagination to create, innovate, and dream again. Tickets are $10 adult, $4 children under age 12 - available online or at the door on the night of the performance; all proceeds benefit Promise Child.

18 Live Jazz. Trinity at City Beach hosts Bright Moments Jazz from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

18 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with the Beat Diggers from 9 p.m. to midnight. Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy one of Sandpoint's favorite all-local bands as they play your favorite rock and roll tunes. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

19 Shakespeare in Sandpoint: Othello! Shakespeare's tragic tale of jealousy and deceit, Othello, arrives at the Bonner County Fairgrounds with gates opening at 3 p.m., and the performance starting at 6 p.m. The Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performance is hosted locally by Lost Horse Press with a grant from the Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement in the Idaho Community Foundation. Arrive early to visit with friends and neighbors, plus meet the actors! Bring chairs, blankets, picnics! ShakespeareintheParks.org.

19 Piano Sunday with Annie Welle. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts an afternoon filled with live piano jazz featuring Annie Welle from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, August 26 --

20 Hike with a Master Naturalist. Join a Certified Master Naturalist for a stroll along the Round Lake State Park trails, and discover the diversity of species that call this park home. Starts at 9:30 a.m. at the park amphitheater; program is free of charge but there is a $5 entrance fee or State Park annual pass to enter the park.

21 Trivia Night. MickDuff's, 312 N. First Ave., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday from 7 p.m. 'til 9 p.m. (Grab a seat early, they go fast!). MickDuffs.com.

21 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! Ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

22 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy live music with Patrice Webb. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

22 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave., the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring half-price bottled wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Dan Lavoie, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

23 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts the Spokane's Daniel Hall from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. He recently completed his first solo album entitled "Finally" and is a progressive folk and rock original songwriter and guitarist. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment.

23 Pop-Up Open Mic Night. Whet your palette with an immersive pairing of your favorite Pend d'Oreille wine and a mélange of fiction, poetry, storytelling, and creative nonfiction readings at Sandpoint Literary Collective's Pop-up Open Mic Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St. Pour out your own pieces or simply revel in those crafted by your friends and neighbors. Each writer will have five minutes to muse the masses! Admission is free, and participation in the event is open to the public!

23-26 American Operetta in Revue. The Panida Playhouse Players' 2018 version of American Operetta in Revue will include songs penned from early America's most notable composers - Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmond Romberg, Victor Herbert, and Rudolf Friml. Watch this lively and entertaining night of music and dance. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Aug. 23-24, and 3 p.m. Aug. 26. Tickets are $15 adult, $10 senior and youth (ages 18 and under), available at the door and Panida.org.

23 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Bridges Home, Sandpoint's popular singer songwriter duo of Dave and Tami Gunter, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Making their 219 debut, they will entertain with Americana, Celtic, roots and many originals. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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

24 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with One Street Over. This father-daughter duo will be groovin' the night away! Come grab a glass of the Friday night wine special, a bite to eat, and wind down. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

24 Beer Hall Live Music. Harold's IGA performs at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for a fun night of live music, cheers and beers! Harold's IGA was a grocery store that the poor people went to. It was bulldozed to the ground. Now it's an indie rock band with an ever-changing cast of characters. They play a ton of originals from their three albums. Edelwagon food truck will be onsite. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

24 Movie in the Park: The Greatest Showman. The Bonner County History Museum hosts Movies in the Park, held at dusk in the Lakeview Park. This week's movie is The Greatest Showman. Admission is free, and concessions will be available with proceeds going to the museum. Come on out for this summer evening event! BonnerCountyHistory.org.

24 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Spokane-based Working Spliffs from 9 p.m. 'til midnight. This five-piece band features a horn section, two bass players, versatile guitar work, and harmony vocals. Formed in 1999, Working Spliffs began as a reggae band and has evolved into a group with a horn section that incorporates elements of reggae, ska, blues, R&B, psychedelic rock, and jazz. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy live music featuring Bridges Home with Dave and Tami Gunter. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

25 Walk in the Woods. Discover all that Pine Street Woods has to offer the community during a Walk in the Woods scenic walk on the future Pine Street Woods property. This guided hike is led by KLT's executive director. Meet at 9 a.m. at Selkirk School, 11014 W. Pine St. Pre-registration for these walks is required.

25 Hot August Nights. A&P's Bar & Grill, 222 N. First Ave., hosts a Hot August Nights event from noon to 8 p.m. to help pets in need. Sponsored by Tito's Vodka, the cost is $20 per person and includes all the grilled chicken (with all the fixin's) that you can eat, plus there will be live music with two bands on stage. Ages 21 and older. 208-263-2313

25 Jr. Ranger Program: Round Lake Rocks! Round Lake State Park hosts a Junior Ranger Program at 3 p.m. called Round Lake Rocks! Come learn about the geology of Round Lake State Park. Program is free of charge, but there is a $5 entrance fee or a State Park annual pass to enter the park.

25 Brewery 13th Anniversary Party. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., is holding its 13th Anniversary Party! There will be live music by Melissa Forrette from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Mandala Pizza will be on-site. Laughing Dog will also be releasing their Anniversary Beer on tap - as per tradition. Come join the fun! LaughingDogBrewing.com. 208-263-9222

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

25 Dance and Potluck Picnic. USA Dance hosts a Free Dance and Potluck Picnic from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sandpoint City Beach (basketball court). Dance lessons included! Bring a potluck dish to share if you wish to eat. Come check it out! - open to all!

25 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Tom Catmull from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Catmull returns to the tasting room from Missoula, Mont., and his American roots-driven sound always makes folks smile! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

25 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Browne Salmon Truck from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Comprised of Sandpoint locals Drew Browne on bass, Samantha Carston vocals, and Truck Mills on guitar, this trio plays vintage and contemporary blues, jazz, Latin and more. They don't play often so don't miss a chance to hear their awesome sound. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment.

25 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Far Out West. Back at the Niner by popular demand, Portland-based Far Out West brings a unique and energetic brand of funk that features groovy beats and rootsy vocals. The quartet performs a spectrum of sounds; their original songs fuse together soulful folk-inspired lyrics with crunchy instrumental endeavors guided by the stylings of jazz and rock. Ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

26 Piano Sunday with Bob Beadling. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts an afternoon filled with the spectacular sounds of pianist Bob Beadling. As quoted in the L.A. Times, 'Beadling has a unique impressionistic influence, combining original arrangements of classical and contemporary.' Beadling plays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; free and open to the public. POWine.com.

26 Full Moon Cruise. Savor the twilight while cruising through eagle territory, then watch the full moon as it rises above the beautiful Cabinet Mountains, aboard the Shawnodese. Departs Sandpoint City Beach at 7:30 p.m. and returns at 9:30 p.m. Drink specials available; reservations required; 208-255-5253. $30 fare. LakePendOreilleCruises.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, September 2 --

27 Hike with a Master Naturalist. Join a Certified Master Naturalist for a stroll along the Round Lake State Park trails, and discover the diversity of species that call this park home. Starts at 9:30 a.m. at the park amphitheater; program is free of charge but there is a $5 entrance fee or State Park annual pass to enter the park.

28 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! Ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. Enjoy live music with Kathy Colton. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

29 Wind Down Wednesday. Keep the week smooth and chilled out with an early evening at the 219, located at 219 N. First Ave., the perfect place to relax together with friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Featuring half-price bottled wines, great cocktails, light snacks and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with acclaimed Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician Carl Rey, who entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz. Free and open to the public, ages 21-plus; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 NW Bach Fest Concert. The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St., hosts a special event in Sandpoint in cooperation with the Northwest Bach Fest in Spokane. It's part of their "Summer Classics" tour that usually occurs only in Coeur d'Alene and Spokane, and this is the first time for Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey to come to Sandpoint! The performance begins at 7 p.m.; tickets are $30, students $15, at BrownPaperTickets.com.

30 Yappy Hour. A tail-waggin' good time! Taylor & Sons Chevrolet, 476751 Highway 95 in Ponderay, hosts Yappy Hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your dog and enjoy a Panhandle Animal Shelter benefit with live music, beverages, and fun.

30 Trivia Takeover Live. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., is hosting trivia starting at 6 p.m. - and 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. Teams encouraged but not required! Wine and beer specials, plus prizes as well. Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

30 Beer Hall Live Music. Daniel Mills of Son of Brad is headed north and playing his original tunes at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This Coeur d'Alene native just put together a new album and is touring the Inland Northwest, sharing his music and creating fans at every stop. Plus, the Mandala Pizza food truck will be onsite serving up wood-fired pizza. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

30 The Lil Smokies. Mattox Farm Productions is proud to present The Lil Smokies in concert at 7 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave. Winners of the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Band competition, and named 2016 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year, The Lil Smokies' talent is undeniable. Join this amazing night of high-energy performances. Tickets are $15 adult in advance and $18 at the door, $5 youth (18 & under); tickets available at the door, Eichardt's, Evans Brothers Coffee, 7B Grooves, MattoxFarm.com and Panida.org.

30 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music with Kevin Dorin from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Dorin is a local songwriter and storyteller with music that's a unique blend of soulful folk and blues. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

31-Sept. 3 Fall Fest. The 26th annual Fall Fest outdoor music festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort features live music, chairlift rides, kids' activities and 75 regional microbrews under the tent. Music kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday - view this year's lineup of musical performances at Schweitzer.com. 208-263-9555

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

31 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Harold's IGA - a local indie rock favorite! Come grab a glass of the Friday night wine special and wind down! Free and open to the public. POWine.com.

31 David DaVinci - Evening of Magic. Take in an evening of comedy and magic, thrills and illusions at the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., with the David DaVinci magic show starting at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit The Pet Organization. Learn more at SandpointMagicShow.com. Tickets are $25 adult; $15 senior, student & youth; $50 VIP. Tickets available at the door, Eve's Leaves, Eichardt's, and Panida.org.

31 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Brian Jacobs and Chris Lynch from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. They are a fun duo with a great sound, and will have you on the dance floor! Come by to hear them, grab some pints, play some games and enjoy! Plus, the Edelwagen food truck will be onsite with their handcrafted sausages. Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment. MickDuffs.com.

31 Live Music on the Patio. The 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. to midnight with Spokane rock band Fat Lady. If you're looking for a mild-mannered concert experience, then avoid Fat Lady at all costs! Led by Schuyler Dornbirer, one of Spokane's premier guitar players, the group's '60s rock-inspired originals and covers are far from tepid or trepidatious. This band gets it on and gets down! Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

***Daily through Sept. 13 - Summer Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises offers daily lake tours all summer long including history cruises, birds of prey cruises, dinner cruises, sunset and more. For information and reservations, call 208-255-5253 or see the cruise schedule online. Fares start at $23 general, $21 seniors 60-plus; $16 ages 3-12. 208-255-5253

Here is what's coming up in September!

1 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

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

1-2 Sandpoint Renaissance Faire. Hear ye, hear ye! Prepare thyself for merriment during the Sandpoint Renaissance Faire, held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days at 784 Shingle Mill Rd. The faire is held to help ignite and foster the creativity and curiosity of our community through a lively, enlightening, entertaining experience in a renaissance-themed environment. There will be a joust, performers, musicians, a beer garden, and most numerous amounts of merchants and food. Admission is $10 per adult; $5 senior/children ages 5-17; and free for under 4. SandpointRenFaire.com.

1-2 Coaster Classic Car Show. Nostalgic cars at Silverwood Theme Park. SilverwoodThemePark.com. 208-683-3400

1 Museum's Free First Saturday. The Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella, hosts Free First Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy the museum free of charge, sponsored this month by the Co-Op Country Store. BonnerCountyHistory.org.

1-2 Funky Junk Festival. Wagons ho! Make plans to attend the Funky Junk Antique and Craft Festival, back for its 11th year as a Labor Day Weekend tradition at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Bursting with wonderful treasures and crafts, find everything from salvage to retro and anything in between with over 100 booths of select vendors. There will be a special tribute to the pioneers of the Oregon Trail and history of the region, plus a saloon where Under the Sun will serve beer, wine and selected signature drinks! Enjoy live music both days, plus food is available. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, and admission is $5 (good for the entire weekend); children 12 and under free. FunkyJunkAntiqueShow.com.

1 Anniversary Concert with Alexa Wildish. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Di Luna's Cafe at 207 Cedar St. has invited back some of the musicians who have performed there. Starting off the celebration is progressive folk singer Alexa Wildish. In her new material, one can sense the evolvement of feminine power that drives her mesmerizing vocals, direct lyrics, and her raw musical exploration on mandolin, octave mandolin and both acoustic and electric guitar. Her voice has been compared to the folk and soul sounds of Joni Mitchell, Eva Cassidy, and Laura Marling. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of the show. Show begins at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. and dinner served before the show. 208-263-0846

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, September 9 --

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

5 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

7 First Friday with Devon Wade. That's right, Devon is back at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the First Friday of August. Devon is an independent country music artist out of Sandpoint with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life. Edelwagen food truck with their awesome handcrafted sausages and high quality food! Free and open to the public; non-smoking, fun & games environment.

8 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

8 Injectors Car Show. The 19th annual Injectors Car Show from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in downtown Sandpoint features prizes for first, second and third place cars, plus entertainment, music and trivia as well as raffle and silent auction. It's a great event for the entire family - free and open to the public. To register a car, visit the Sandpoint Injectors website. 208-263-9780

8 Third Annual Northwest Cornhole Classic. The third annual Northwest Cornhole Championship is about to get it on! Cornhole kings and queens will be taking to outdoor court or inside MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., where four regulation courts are set up to test your tossin' abilities in a double elimination tournament! With two new divisions: the Open Division is for the competitive, advanced players and Social Division for the regular ol' backyard players looking for fun. Register at 208-209-6700, and stop by in the days before or day of at 11 a.m. Registration ends at 12:30 p.m. and first toss is at 1 p.m.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, September 16 --

10-15 WaCanId Ride. Tour two states and one province on the annual 350-mile/560-kilometer WaCanId Ride, presented by the International Selkirk Loop and Rotary International. WaCanId.org. 888-823-2626

12 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

Daily through Sept. 13 Daily Summer Lake Cruises. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises offers daily lake tours all summer long including history cruises, birds of prey cruises, dinner cruises, sunset and more. For information and reservations, call 208-255-5253 or check out the cruise schedule online. Fares start at $23 general, $21 seniors 60-plus; $16 ages 3-12. 208-255-5253

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

15 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

15 3G Tour. Explore spectacular parts of Lake Pend Oreille while seeing a variety of birdlife, private coves, towering cliffs, the islands of Hope and more aboard the Shawnodese, from noon to 3:30 p.m. leaving from Kramer Marina, 46820 Highway 200 in Hope. A history and geology talk is included; lunch available for purchase. Reservations required; $45 fare, seniors 60-plus $43. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. *Runs Saturdays (and some weekdays) through Oct. 15.

15 Clean Comedy Show Fundraiser. Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts the American Heritage Wildlife Foundation's fundraiser - Clean Comedy Show and Silent Auction - starting at 5:30 p.m. Are you ready to laugh during this one-hour clean comedy show? This is the AHWF's third annual major fundraiser; tickets are $20 per person. Appetizers will be provided and beverages are available. Plus check out the amazing silent auction items on display and get ready for bidding! All proceeds benefit the nonprofit organization and their efforts to rehabilitate local wildlife and build the first Nature Center of the IPNW. Learn more at AHWF.org. 208-266-1488

15-16 Hope Islands Cruise. Enjoy a scenic tour around the four islands of Hope while learning the colorful history of the area aboard the Shawnodese, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. leaving from Kramer Marina, 46820 Highway 200 in Hope. The tour includes a cruise by Pearl Island, a bald eagle sanctuary. Call 208-255-5253 for further information (including some weekday cruises) and reservations. Reservations required; $24 fare, seniors 60-plus $22. LakePendOreilleCruises.com. *Runs weekends (and some weekdays) through Oct. 15.

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

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, September 23 --

19 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

22-23 Inland Northwest Preparedness Expo. A two-day Inland Northwest Preparedness Expo is held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. All are invited to take part in preparedness workshops, presentations and exhibits. Featured speakers include Glen Tate, author of the 299 Days series, John Jacob Schmidt, founder of AmRRON (nationwide community communications network), and Shelby Gallagher, author of A Great State: The Divide. More topics during the event include medicinal herbs, first responder first aid, water purification and storage, an introduction to emergency communications, and many more. There will be lots of exhibits with good information; in addition, there will be many with goods for sale. Admission is $3 per person, or $2 with a nonperishable food item donated to our local food bank. For more information, visit INWPrepExpo.com, call 208-946-3692, or e-mail [email protected].

22 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

22 Hope's Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts the Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Devon Wade will be playing music and folks can count on delicious brats and all the fixin's as well as a great time with friends and neighbors. Make plans to attend! MemorialCommunityCenter.com.

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

26 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

26 Bad Reputation. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a screening of the documentary Bad Reputation at 7:30 p.m. One night only, this event includes merchandise giveaways! Bad Reputation is an official selection at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and is a documentary film about Joan Jett and the burgeoning 1970s punk music scene. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at Panida.org.

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

29 Sandpoint Farmers Market. Shop for locally grown produce, artisan wares, and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Farmin Park, corner of Third and Main. SandpointFarmersMarket.com.

29 Ponderay Neighbor Day. Back by popular demand! The City of Ponderay and Friends of Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail host the second annual Ponderay Neighbor Day community carnival from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. behind the Hoot Owl on Highway 200. Contact KayLeigh at the City of Ponderay, 208-265-5468, for information regarding participation in this event. CityofPonderay.org.

29 Sadie Sicilia in Concert. Local musician Sadie Sicilia returns to the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., for a concert starting at 7 p.m. Learn more on the event's Facebook page. Tickets are $15 general; $12 student; available at the door, Eichardt's, Beet & Basil, The Human Connection, SHS and online at Panida.org.

Here is what's coming up in October!

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

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

Here is what's coming up in November!

3 Sandpoint Film Festival.
Regional and national films screen at the Panida Theater during daylong event. SandpointFilmFestival.com.

3 A Night to Remember. Community Cancer Services fundraiser at Heartwood Center with dinner, auctions and music. CommunityCancerServices.com.

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