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It's Week 2 of the Sandpoint Winter Carnival! Are we having lots of fun out there? Hopefully so, because another week of wintry fun continues during the 43rd annual Sandpoint Winter Carnival Feb. 20-26. This week's events include The Dating Game, Sandpoint Style Friday at the Panida Theater, the Beer Festival and Bar Crawl Saturday, the K-9 Keg Pull and Family Faire Sunday, and more! Scroll below to view all events, or visit the event's official site: SandpointWinterCarnival.com.

Here's what's happening in February!

Through Feb. 26 Sandpoint Winter Carnival. Snowy good times for all! See Hot Picks (above), see individual events listed below, or go to the event's official site: SandpointWinterCarnival.com. 208-263-2161

24 Starlight Racing. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts four weeks of evening racing on Friday nights, followed by fun and fabulous parties in Taps. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

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

24 Canyon Lands and Uncharted Waters Art Exhibit. The Pend Oreille Arts Council hosts a special presentation of POAC's Teacher of the Year Heather Guthrie's "Canyon Lands" series, accompanied by a water-themed group exhibit by local artists, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the POAC Gallery, 302 N. First Ave. Meet the artists and enjoy the artwork and refreshments! The exhibit runs through March 24. Free admission and open to the public; sponsored by Petal Talk. ArtinSandpoint.org. 208-263-6139

24 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. featuring Still Tipsy and the Hangovers. With Meg on vocals, Reese on guitar, and Brian on the upright bass, Still Tipsy will delight you with their swing, jazz, rockabilly style. A Sandpoint favorite! POWine.com.

24 Beer Hall Live Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Mobius Riff from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. This awesome group of guys hosted MickDuff's St. Paddy's party in 2016 and they are once again back at the Beer Hall to groove! They play an eclectic mix of jazz, rock, Celtic, classical, and Middle Eastern music featuring Tom Duebendorfer, Larry Higgins, John Sarchio and Larry Guldberg. Free & open to the public. 21+ years of age. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

24 The Dating Game, Sandpoint Style. Come re-live the fun of the Dating Game! As the Sandpoint Winter Carnival brings with it all forms of entertainment, the Panida Theater is participating with the Sandpoint-style version of the classic show The Dating Game - two bachelors and two bachelorettes will take the stage to pick a date for dinner and a movie. Bring your own love connection, come to make a love connection, or just come to cheer (and maybe share a laugh) with the contestants. Watch, vote, join the fun! Tickets are $5 at the door. Panida.org.

24 219 Live Music. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. until midnight featuring Devon Wade. Enjoy top 40s country rock with your dancing shoes with one of the Idaho's top country stars. Free and open to all ages 21 and older; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Smokin' Aces Tour. The 2017 Smoking Aces Tour kicks off with the Idaho Championship Slopestyle from 9 a.m. 'til 5 p.m. at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, which is at the forefront of slopestyle and terrain park progression in the northwest U.S. This event will showcase some of the best features and riding that Schweitzer has to offer, with course options to suit every skill level and rider ability at all ages. Open to all skiers and snowboarders. Registration is open online. 406-249-4088

25 Cedar Street Bridge Public Market. The Cedar Street Bridge Public Market. 334 N. First Ave., is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Come enjoy indoor shopping on the bridge spanning Sand Creek. Free and open to the public. 

25 Weird and Wonderful Winter Carnival Beer Festival and Bar Crawl. Get weird and wonderful during the Weird and Wonderful Winter Carnival Beer Festival and Bar Crawl from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring weird and wonderful beers from regional craft breweries, purchase a commemorative beer glass and six tasting tokens for $20. Buy your tickets at MickDuff's Beer Hall, Trinity at City Beach, the 219 Lounge, or EventBrite.com. Brandon Watterson will be performing at the Beer Hall from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., so stop by and hear his great sound. Ages 21 and older only.

25 Honoring Black History Month. Panida Little Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts an Honoring Black History Month event at 2:30 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. Legacy Broadcasting brings a movie setting the record straight on history we were never told. Come see this inspiring, spirited piece of our history at the Panida's Little Theater. Free admission. Panida.org. 208-255-7801

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

25 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. featuring Ren E and the Rhythm Section, influenced by swing tunes of the '30s and '40s. POWine.com.

25 History Mystery Fundraiser: A Vaudeville Review. Join the Bonner County History Museum for its Third Annual History Mystery Fundraiser: A Vaudeville Review, held at 6 p.m. in the Ponderay Events Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. Guests will be transported to the Rink Opera House in 1909, for an evening of Vaudeville-style entertainment and intrigue including opera, dancers, magic, music, Shakespeare, drama, juggling, acrobats and of course a mystery! Tickets are $50 ($45 for BCHS members) and include dinner by Skeyes the Limit Catering, and the evening's entertainment. BonnerCountyHistory.org. 208-263-2344

25 Salsa Dance. USA Dance Sandpoint hosts a Salsa Dance from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. in the Sandpoint Community Hall. A salsa dance lesson taught by experienced professional instructors starts the evening, followed by general dancing, refreshments, door prizes, and mixers. Singles, couples, and all levels of dancers are welcome! Cost is $6 USA Dance members, $9 non-members, and $5 teens. USA Dance events are tobacco and alcohol free. 208-699-0421

25 Beer Hall Music. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Devon Wade from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Although it's not his regular Third Friday gig, we can't keep him from his fans! 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. Come out and hear his fun boot-tapping tunes! Free and open to the public. 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

25 Winter Carnival Lip Sync Contest. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts a Winter Carnival Lip Sync Contest at 7:30 p.m. Stay tuned for more details or visit Panida.org.

25 Comedy Show. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts a comedy show featuring Morgan Preston and Harry J. Riley. Doors open at 8 p.m. Preston, a 28-year comedy veteran, may very well be the most in-your-face human being you'll ever have the privilege of laughing at! Tickets available at the 219 Lounge. $10 in advance, includes one Captain Morgan drink special, and $12 at the door. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25-26 Lion. The Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., hosts screenings of the film Lion. For more information, visit the Sandpoint Movies Page

26 K-9 Keg Pull and Family Faire. One of Sandpoint's most endearing and popular events, the Eichardt's annual K-9 Keg Pull at the Granary combines with Evans Brothers Coffee's Neighborhood Coffee Tasting and Family Faire for one big event not to be missed! The Keg Pull starts at 10 a.m., with dogs of all sizes racing down a snow-packed course pulling anywhere from full-size kegs to beer cans ($5 entry fee goes to the Panhandle Animal Shelter). A free Neighborhood Coffee Tasting takes place at Evans Brothers Coffee from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with hot chocolate for the kids and live music. Plus, Evans Brothers Coffee partners with Waldorf School in sponsoring a Family Faire with felt soap making, face painting, candle making and other crafts and activities. A great time for the entire family, dogs included! SandpointWinterCarnival.com.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, March 5 --

28 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts Night-Out Karaoke with DJ Pat every Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Come out and sing to your heart's content, or just enjoy the show! Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in March!

1 PAFE Benefit at IPA. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a Panhandle Alliance for Education benefit from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Enjoy live music with John Hastings on guitar, plus there will be a silent auction and raffle drawing. Featuring Paradise Creek Brewery. Part of Public Education Week; all are welcome to attend!

1 KPND Ski and Board Party. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts a KPND Ski and Board party from 5 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. with Diane Michaels. She'll be bringing tons of prizes to give away, including ski passes, restaurant coupons, concert tickets, an overnight package to Hills Resort and more! Ages 21 and older only. 219.bar.

1 Magic Wednesday. Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant, 314 N. Second Ave., hosts Magic Wednesdays with resident magician Star Alexander from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Star amazes guests at the dinner table and in the bar with up-close, interactive magical entertainment for all ages!

1-2 Umphrey's McGee. KPND and Low Country Boil Productions present Umphrey's McGee with Spafford at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. The boys are back in town ... for a two-night run of mind-melting jams. Bring your Hot Doggin' ski posse because this will be a ski and jam event. Let it snow! Doors open at 8 p.m. each night, and the show gets started at 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, and $35 at the door. Ages 21 and up; IDs checked at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com

2 Family Night and Chili Dinner: Educating Tech-Savvy Kids. As part of Public Education Week, all are invited to a talk by LPOSD's technology director on Educating Tech-Savvy Kids from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Sandpoint High School. Cost is $5 per family for a chili dinner, plus there will be free childcare for kids in kindergarten through 6th grade. A raffle will be held to win an iPad mini and other great stuff! RSVP to longanecker@panhandlealliance.org.

2 Beer Hall Thursday Night Solo Series. Come out to MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., for the Thursday Night Solo Series from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Free and open to the public, 21+ only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

3-4 The Follies. Angels Over Sandpoint's annual wild 'n' wacky fundraiser at the Panida. A limited quantity of VIP tickets remain on sale for Friday's show only (Saturday's show - both VIP and regular tickets - are sold out, as are the Friday regular tickets)! Purchase at Sandpoint Online's store. 208-290-5895

3 First Fridays Live Music with Devon Wade. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Devon Wade from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Devon is an independent country music artist from Sandpoint with a strong love for what country music has always been - songs about real life. Come out and hear his fun boot-tapping tunes! The Edelwagen food truck will be onsite dishing up their tasty handcrafted sausages and high-quality food. Free and open to the public. Non-smoking, fun and games environment. * Held on the first Friday of every month. 208-209-6700

3 Live Music at The 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts live music from 9 p.m. until midnight featuring Brian Jacobs -- one of Sandpoint's favorites singers with a style that encompasses folk, rock and soul. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

4 MEGA Demo Day - PAFE Benefit. Skiers, it's MEGA Demo Day presented by the Alpine Shop and Schweitzer Mountain Resort. From 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., skiers can enjoy the largest demo day in the region with over 400 pairs of skis from 13 manufacturers. There will be prize drawings, Coca Cola product sampling, Evans Brothers Coffee sampling, and Taps beer sampling. Cost of the event is $35 when purchased online at EventBrite.com or $40 on-site. Space is limited. Part of Public Education Week, this is a benefit for Panhandle Alliance for Education.

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

4 Murder Mystery Dinner. Talus Rock Retreat, 291 Syringa Heights Rd., hosts a party to die for ... Lights! Camera! Murder! is an interactive "whodunit" murder mystery dinner and downtown scavenger hunt. As the night unfolds, lies and scandals will reveal a path to a killer, but it's up to you to uncover the clues. Grab your friends and start placing the blame! The Red Carpet Murder Mystery extravaganza includes a pre-party social hour, fun-filled scavenger hunt, and a delectable tableside dinner! Cost is $69. Extend the fun by booking a stay in one of the retreat's rooms. Visit SandpointRetreat.com/MurderMystery for more info or call 208-255-8458. Event also held March 4 and April 1.

4 Live Music at The 219. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts live music from 8:30 p.m. until midnight with Truck Mills and Friends -- one of the most talented performers in the region and an acoustic blue guitar player extraordinaire. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

5 Game Night with Rachel. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Rachel from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, March 12 --

7 Seniors Day. The Bonner Mall in Ponderay hosts Seniors 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

7 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

7 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

10 SHS Grad Nite Auction Gala. Ponderay Events Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay, hosts the Sandpoint High School Grad Nite Auction Gala to raise funds for the Class of 2017 Grad Nite event coming up in June! This fundraiser is open to the entire community, and includes a catered dinner by Hoot Owl, plus live and silent auctions including great prizes (and the coveted "front row" reserved seats at graduation!). Tickets for the gala are $25 each, with limited quantities available at Sandpoint Furniture, 501 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay, and Nieman's Floral, 211 Cedar St. in downtown Sandpoint. Every year since 1974, SHS parents have come together to provide their graduating seniors with a safe, drug- and alcohol-free celebration. Help support this incredible hometown tradition! 208-290-1936

10 Second Fridays with Ron Greene. MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., hosts Second Fridays with Ron Greene from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Greene is heading north for another special night; he has been a dynamic musical presence as a professional musician and solo artist, spending the last decade performing throughout the Northwest and West Coast region. As a soloist, Greene's intimate stage presence has gained him a reputation as a passionate singer. Free and open to the public; 21+ years of age only. Non-smoking, fun & games environment.

10 Sandpoint Contra Dance. All are invited to attend a community dance in the New England tradition - a Contra Dance - starting at 7 p.m. in Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. All dances are taught and called with live music. Beginners and singles are welcome (new dancers are encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning to start with the basics). $5 donation; bring clean shoes and a water bottle. Sponsored by Lost Horse Press and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. * Held on the second Friday of every month. 208-263-6751

10-11 Big Something. KPND and Low Country Boil Productions present Big Something at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. Not since the Allman Brothers has it gotten passed around like these guys pass it. No bogarting in this crew. Just freshies all around. Jam on! Doors open at 7 p.m. each night, and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $12 at the door. Ages 21 and up; IDs checked at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com.

10-11, 16-18 Once Upon A Mattress. Growing Dreams Production presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Once Upon A Mattress with shows at 7 p.m. March 10-11 and March 16-18, in addition to a matinee at 2 p.m. March 18, in the Panida, 300 N. First Ave. Featuring a cast of local youth, the musical is directed by Jeannie Hunter, with student director Skyrah, musical director Jon Brownell, choreographer Laurie Buck, and costume director Angie Aller. If you thought you knew the story of the Princess and the Pea you are in for a walloping surprise! This rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Tickets are $15 at Growing Dreams Facebook page or call 208-267-1325.

10 Live Music at The 219. Enjoy live music with Harold's IGA from 9 p.m. to midnight at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. This Sandpoint favorite multi-instrumental trio 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

11 Rhinestones & Royalty 2017. Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Rd., hosts the Rhinestones & Royalty 2017 event from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy dinner, family fun, cash bar, dessert dash, auctions, plus live music and dancing with the one and only Devon Wade Band! This celebration and its proceeds help the Bonner County Royalty make a bigger impact as they promote our community, our fair, and our award-winning rodeo throughout the region this year! Our rodeo royalty alone are currently scheduled for over 68 different appearances. Admission is $15 for one, $25 for two, $200 for sponsor table, and $15 at the door. Sponsored by the Bonner County Fair and Rodeo Royalty. Visit the event's Facebook page for more information or call 208-627-8926.

12 Game Night with Rachel. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Rachel from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

-- Here's what's coming up this week through Sunday, March 19 --

14 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

15 KRFY Fundraiser. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts a KRFY Fundraiser from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. featuring live music with Doug Bond and Marty Perron. Featured brewery is the Grand Teton Brewing Company out of Driggs, Idaho - so come out and enjoy!

15 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. 208-263-5911

17 St. Patrick's Day Benefit for 24 Hours for Hank. The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., hosts a St. Patrick's Day Benefit for 24 Hours for Hank from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music, Irish cocktails, green beer, complimentary Irish appetizers, raffles, prizes and more. Stop by and help raise money for cystinosis research! Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

17 Third Fridays Live Music with Devon Wade. Sandpoint's Devon Wade performs at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., for the Third Friday event from 7 p.m. until 10 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.

17 'Unplugged' Bridges Home: The Celtic Concert. Take in rich harmonies, Celtic harp, Irish whistles and more during the 'Unplugged' Bridges Home: The Celtic Concert at 7 p.m. in Bonners Books, located in Bonners Ferry. Happening on St. Patrick's Day, only 30 seats will be sold for this one-time, all-acoustic 'unplugged' concert in the wonderful space at Bonners Books in Bonners Ferry. The bookstore can't take a credit card and doesn't hold tickets, but you can call 208-267-2622 and arrange to send a check - it will be first-come, first-served until all seats are sold. Tickets are $13.50 per person. BridgesHomeMusic.com.

17 Annual 219 St. Patrick's Day Party. Get your green on with live music by Still Tipsy and the Hangovers from 9 p.m. to midnight at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. Enjoy green beer, Irish cocktails and music by one of Sandpoint's favorite trios featuring swing, jazz and rockabilly. Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

18 Community Writing Contest and Breakfast. Read your own fiction, non-fiction or poetry during the Community Writing Contest and Breakfast from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St. Open to everyone of all ages, participants will read their work (five-minute limit) before a friendly local audience. Free admission and free breakfast. Sponsored by the Sandpoint Chapter of the Idaho Writers League. 208-263-3564

19 Game Night with Rachel. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Rachel from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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

21 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

22 Yonder Mountain String Band. KPND and Low Country Boil Productions present Yonder Mountain String Band with the Lil' Smokies at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. This is Yonder Mountain's second visit to The Hive and everyone's buzzing! For nearly 18 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock 'n' roll and improvisation. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 at the door. Ages 21 and up; IDs checked at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com.

24-25 24 Hours of Schweitzer. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts the 9th annual 24 Hours of Schweitzer charity ski and snowboarding team event for participants of all ages. Proceeds from the 24-hour relay help fund research for the Cystinosis Research Foundation. Come join the fun! 24HoursforHank.org.

24 Women of the World. Pend Oreille Arts Council presents Women of the World, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., as part of the 2016-2017 Performance Series. Women of the World is an ensemble of musicians from different corners of the globe. In the spirit of friendship, they celebrate the beauty of diversity. They sing not just for tolerance, but wisdom, respect and joy. Tickets are $25 general, $16 POAC members, and $10 youth (age 18 and under), available in advance at the POAC office, 302 N. First Ave., and also at Eve's Leaves, Eichardt's Pub, and Winter Ridge Natural Foods; also available at the Panida box office prior to the show. ArtinSandpoint.org.

24 Live music at The 219. Enjoy live music with Devon Wade from 9 p.m. to midnight at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. Enjoy top 40s country rock in your dancing shoes with one of the Idaho's top country stars! Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

25 Tour de Thrift. Area thrift stores come together to offer a day of fun and savings during the Tour de Thrift! Grab a Tour de Thrift map at Panhandle Animal Shelter Thrift Store to gather stamps from participating stores. The more stamps you have, the more chances you have to win BIG! For more information, call 208-263-0706.

25 A Night of Country Swing! Learn to line and swing dance from Kassie Young and then dance the night away with The Devon Wade Band, starting at 5 p.m. in the Bonner County Fairgrounds. A Night of Country Swing! helps support a great cause -- 100% of the ticket donation goes right back to the Sandpoint Academy. Cost is $30 for one, and $50 for a couple. Sponsored by K102. Learn more at SandpointAcademy.org. 208-304-1285

25 Bullets and Belles. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash St. in Bonners Ferry, hosts the Bullets and Belles at 7 p.m. Tight harmonies in unique vocal arrangements describe this Neo Doo Wop band out of Portland via Salt Lake City. Think Amy Winehouse and Dion and The Bellmonts, but also Simon and Garfunkel and Taj Majal. Bullets and Belles' performance effortlessly glides from hard-hitting blues, to soulful doo-wop, to traces of country folk. 1950s-'60s rock 'n' roll feel in three-part vocal harmony. Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at the door, and $5 student.

26 Game Night with Rachel. Come in to The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., for Game Night with Rachel from 7 p.m. 'til close. It's a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint's favorite bartenders. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

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

28 Night-Out Karaoke. The 219 Lounge, 219 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 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

29 ICL's Rick Johnson at IPA. Join the Idaho Conservation League at Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., to talk conservation, raise a pint, and a dollar or two for the ICL! Held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., a portion of Georgetown Brewing proceeds will be donated to ICL, and and our executive director, Rick Johnson, will talk about ICL's plan to navigate current events. Enjoy great beer, complementary appetizers, a raffle, and live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond! Free and open to all! 208-265-9565

31 Illusio: Tour of Magic. Isaiah Daniels brings his new magic show, Illusio: Tour of Magic, to the Panida Theater for one night only. Come see amazing magic, daring escapes and other dangerous feats so astounding it will be a night you won't forget. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $12 youth and $15 adults. Panida.org. 509-270-6865

31 Live Music at The 219. Enjoy live music with Miah Kohal from 9 p.m. to midnight at The 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave. Miah Kohal is one of the area's best bands, and they're going to "rock the house!" Free and open to the public. Ages 21 and older only; non-smoking environment. 219.bar.

Here is what's coming up in April!

20 Season Bender: The Motet. KPND and Low Country Boil Productions, in conjunction with Jambase, present the third annual Season Bender with The Motet at The Hive, 207 N. First Ave. It's always a little sad when the ski season ends, but let's all get together and get down one last time! No matter how you choose to express funk, you canít fake it - and the Motet are FO REAL. The recent addition of singer Lyle Divinsky, who joined the band in early 2016, fans the flames of this already hot band. Tickets are only $10 for this special Schweitzer Mountain appreciation show. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Ages 21 and up; IDs checked at the door. LiveFromTheHive.com.

22 Swing Dance with Carl Rey and the Blues Gators. The Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash St. in Bonners Ferry, hosts a Swing Dance with Carl Rey and the Blues Gators at 7 p.m. A local band from Oldtown, Carl Rey and the Blues Gators are known for their strong vocals and clean harmonica sound. Enjoy a danceable blend of jump, blues and swing out of the 1930s and '40s that insist you get up on your feet! Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door, and $5 student.

Here is what's coming up in May!

6 A Novel Night: Rotary Gala. The Sandpoint Rotary hosts A Novel Night gala at 6 p.m. to help raise funds for Your Library Transformation, the Sandpoint Library's remodel and expansion project. Tickets are $75 and include dinner crafted by Tango Cafe, live and silent auctions, entertainment and more. For information contact Marcy Timblin, public relations specialist for the East Bonner County Library District at 208-627-5790 or e-mail marcy@ebonnerlibrary.org.

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