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Celebrating 10 years of community radio. They grow up so fast, don't they? Our local nonprofit, noncommercial community radio station, 88.5 KRFY, is marking 10 years since it first went on the air in 2011 with special programing each day through Dec. 10. Its cadre of volunteer DJs and broadcasters will be airing their most favorite musical playlists, plus its current affairs program, the Morning Show, which normally airs only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, will be live each weekday at 8 a.m. with news bits, events and feature interviews with a wide variety of community characters. Tune in at FM 88.5, or listen via the live stream online, at www.KRFY.org.

Join in on the fun with a Semi-Formal Holiday Ball! It's 'bout time to exercise those holiday dancing muscles. Come on over to the Ponderay Events Center, located behind Sandpoint Furniture, on Friday, Dec. 3 for an evening of instruction in the dancing arts - or just plain fun, dancing. The evening starts at 7:00 p.m. with rumba for beginners. Then from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. enjoy general dancing with a DJ, refreshments, door prizes and mixers. Singles and couples as well as all levels of dancers welcome! Bring a non-perishable item to donate to the food bank. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 teens (13 and up). And of course, everyone is invited.

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Here's what's happening in December!

1 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with John Firshi from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IdahoPourAuthority.com

1 Open Mic with Kevin Dorin. MickDuff's Brewing Co., 220 Cedar St.  Welcoming all local artists over 21 for a fun and open night of playing starting at 6:00 p.m.  All levels of performers welcome. The set will be recorded live, and artists will have access to the audio. Here you can work with a professional sound guy who will work to mic you up and get your levels to show the best version of you.

1 Open Mic Night. City Beach Organics, 117 N. 1st Ave., hosts Hootenanny.  Show off your musical skills, sing a song, read a poem, share your talent or sit back and relax while enjoying amazing organic food and drink. 6:30 p.m. No cover charge.

2 Bingo! Come out and have some fun every Thursday while supporting the Sagle Senior Center during Bingo from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sagle Senior Center, 650 Monarch Rd. in Sagle. Ten games for just $10, with additional higher payout game cards for only $1 each; eight games with different bingo patterns pay $15 each, middle game pays $25, and blackout pays $50! Food is available for purchase, including $2 hot dogs, $3 chili dogs, $1.50 chili, and miscellaneous snacks and drinks. For more information, email [email protected] or call 208-610-9898. *Repeats every Thursday.

3 Ladies Night.  Many downtown Sandpoint businesses will participate in In-Store giveaways, live music, as well as snacks and drinks. A grand prize of over $400 in restaurant gift certificates will be awarded. Starting at 4:00 p.m. Click for more information.

3 Holiday Concert. Come enjoy a festive evening of Christmas music performed by the students and chamber ensembles of Suzuki String Academy beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Christ Our Redeemer Church, 1900 Pine St. in Sandpoint. The performance is free! For more information, E-mail [email protected]

3 Live Music. Matchwood Brewery, 513 Oak St., hosts live music with Bright Moments Jazz from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bright Moments Jazz is (usually) a trio depending on the venue. Come enjoy this live performance where the musicians can share with you the joy of bright moments through the grooves. Matchwoodbrewing.com

3 Live Music and Artist Reception. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Zach Simms and Artist Reception with Lynne Campbell along with Ladies Night. Artist reception begins at 4:00 p.m. and concludes at 7:00 p.m. while Simms will begin at 5:00 p.m. and wrap up at 8:00 p.m. Hailing from Kansas City and one of Idaho's new musical residents, Zachary Simms is a singer/songwriter with over 20 years of experience creating melodic folk rock, pulling inspiration from classic to modern artists. Campbell is our Artist of the Month and will be sharing her photographs and giclee prints on canvas. For Ladies Night you can explore unique gifts and receive 15% off - and pizza and wine specials. POWine.com

3 Semi Formal Holiday Ball. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ponderay Event Center (behind Sandpoint Furniture), sponsored by USA Dance Sandpoint. Come at 7 p.m. for the beginners Rumba lesson taught by an experienced instructor from Spokane. After the lesson from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. will be general dancing to a DJ, refreshments, door prizes, and mixers. Singles or couples as well as all levels of dancers are welcome! Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the food bank. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for teens, 13 and up. 208-699-0421

4 Free First Saturday at the Museum. Enjoy free admission at the Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This month's event is sponsored by Ken and Kathy Conger. Learn more at BonnerCountyHistory.org.

4 Live Music. MickDuff's Brewing Co., 220 Cedar St., hosts live music with Harold's IGA from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Harold's IGA is an indie rock band with an ever-changing cast of characters. They play a ton of originals from their three albums. Mickduffs.com

4 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Justin Lantrip from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lantrip is a deeply talented singer-songwriter, who plays his original works as well as familiar indie/alternative songs. Arrive early for a seat and a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon. POWine.com

4 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with Mike & Shana Thompson from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IdahoPourAuthority.com

4-5 Christmas Craft Fair. Visit the St. Joseph's annual Christmas Craft Fair at 601 S. Lincoln from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4-5 Hope Marketplace Co-op. An exciting new local shopping venue has opened, the Hope Marketplace Co-Op located at 620 Wellington Pl. in Hope. Open every Saturday and Sunday through Christmas, shop beautiful art, jewelry, fiber, pottery, wood, and more for holiday gift giving! For more details, see the Facebook page.

5 Holiday concert. Come enjoy a festive evening of Christmas music performed by the cello students and ensembles of Suzuki String Academy beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Christ Our Redeemer Church, 1900 Pine St. in Sandpoint. The performance is free! For more information, E-mail [email protected]

6 STEM Trailer. East Bonner County Library presents to you, the STEM Trailer! Registering for this event gets you a front-row seat to a winter-themed story read by your Youth Services staff! Crafts for all ages using the STEM trailer to follow story-time. Speakers begin at 2:30 p.m. and activities will take place in the Sandpoint Library Garden at 3:00 p.m. (Weather dependent - will move inside if needed) Register here.


*Here's what's happening this week through Sunday, December 12*

7 Ukulele Jam.
Matchwood Brewery, 513 Oak St., hosts a ukulele jam that is open to all levels from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the second Sunday of each month. Please contact Mitch at 541-890-0595 for more info.

7 Paint and Sip. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., host a paint and sip with Lori Salislbury from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun evening of creativity as Lori returns to paint a cozy winter cabin scene with you. Includes supplies, instruction and a glass of red, or house wine. $45+ tax per person. This class is sure to fill up fast, call to sign up today! 208-265-8545 POWine.com

8 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with Tim G. from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IdahoPourAuthority.com

10 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Mike Wagoner Duo from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wagoner packs the house! With an unforgettable voice and style as he plays our favorites in new ways. You will want to sit close or dance to classic rock tunes and familiar folk songs. POWine.com

10 Annual Toy Drive. A&P's Bar and Grill, 222 N. First Ave, hosts their Annual toy drive to support the Sandpoint Lions Club.  Event is from 6:30 pm to 9:30 p.m. Bring a new toy to donate. Live music with Miah Kohal band, live and silent auction, prizes, raffles, drinks and food specials. 21 and over.

11 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Jason Evans from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Evans brings the sound of soul to the Pend d’Oreille Winery.  Come enjoy as he performs passionate, complex soul-hop blends, harmonious and rich. POWine.com

11 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with Bright Moments Jazz from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Bright Moments Jazz is (usually) a trio depending on the venue. Come enjoy this live performance where the musicians can share with you the joy of bright moments through the grooves.  IdahoPourAuthority.com

11-12 Hope Marketplace Co-op. An exciting new local shopping venue has opened, the Hope Marketplace Co-Op located at 620 Wellington Pl. in Hope. Open every Saturday and Sunday through Christmas, shop beautiful art, jewelry, fiber, pottery, wood, and more for holiday gift giving! For more details, see the Facebook page.

12 Ponderay Market. The Ponderay Outdoor Market is held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 401 Bonner Mall Way in Ponderay. The market is held on the second Sunday of every month, featuring live music, food vendors, and more! Free and open to the public. For more information, email [email protected].

*Here's what's happening this week through Sunday, December 19*

15 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live Piano Music with Dwayne Parsons from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. . Dwayne tells a story through the piano keys as he introduces us to his original songs.  This is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. Stay for a glass of wine and dinner! POWine.com

15 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with Mobius Riff from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IdahoPourAuthority.com

16 BCHS Holiday Open House. Enjoy wine and cider while you browse our children's books written by local authors, as well as our great selection of local history books and gifts. Don't miss out, because this is also the opening night of our newest exhibit, The One Who Went to Market: The History of Mercantile in Bonner County. Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella St. from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Learn more at BonnerCountyHistory.org

17 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Bright Moments from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Bright Moments trio will be back at the Pend d'Oreille Winery. Enjoy good friends, fun music, and great wines! The trio will be playing a mix of jazz and easy listening. POWine.com

17 Christmas Singalong. Come sing along with your neighbors at 6:00 p.m. We will perform six classic Christmas carols plus one vocal and one instrumental performance at the Sandpoint Church of God, 221 S. Division Ave., Then join us for refreshments after. For further information please call Joanna at 208-265-4839

18 Winter Solstice Music and More. Matchwood Brewery and Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters host a family friendly solstice event from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the granary district. There will be local music of different varieties along with performances from the Gypsy Diva's, fire spinning friends, and a slide show from local photographer Wood Wheatcroft. You're invited to participate in a short ballroom dance lesson prior to the evening closing with local DJ Frost Freeze. Click for more information. 

18 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with Nick Wiebe from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wiebe Jammin is passionate about arranging music & performing songs that appeal to a wide range of listening tastes. Wiebe blends a unique mix of musical flavors with the skillful use of the acoustic guitar & loop pedal for a full-sound live music experience. POWine.com

18 Living Nativity Drive-Thru.  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 1900 Pine St. Vehicles are instructed to line up South bound on Lincoln Ave. They will then be ushered through the living nativity one at a time. Walkup groups are also welcome, though there will be no parking available on the premises. Free event put on by Christ our Redeemer Lutheran Church. corsandpoint.org

18 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with Bare Grass from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IdahoPourAuthority.com

18-19 Hope Marketplace Co-op. An exciting new local shopping venue has opened, the Hope Marketplace Co-Op located at 620 Wellington Pl. in Hope. Open every Saturday and Sunday through Christmas, shop beautiful art, jewelry, fiber, pottery, wood, and more for holiday gift giving! For more details, see the Facebook page.


*Here's what's happening this week through Sunday, December 26*

23-24 Santa's Traditional Schweitzer Visit. Santa hits the slopes and then stops off at the Selkirk Lodge on Christmas Eve. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

25 Merry Christmas!

*Here's what's happening this week through Sunday, January 2*

29 Live Music. Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., hosts live music with Okay Honey from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IdahoPourAuthority.com

31 Winery Music. Pend d'Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., hosts live music with BTP from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Baker, Thomas and Packard wish you a Happy New Year! Benny Baker, Ali Thomas, and Sheldon Packard are going to help us ring in the New Year!  BTP will start your night off right!  POWine.com

31 New Year's Eve. Schweitzer hosts festive parties to usher in the new year at Taps and other locations at the resort. Schweitzer.com. 208-255-3081

Here is what's coming up in January!

Jan 29-30 Music and Dance. Join us for a magical evening of music, dance and art! The Pend Oreille Arts Council (POAC) partners with Allegro Dance Studio and Suzuki String Academy for a special evening of live music and dance featuring local performers. Matinee performances on Sat Jan 29 and Sun Jan 30 at 2:00 p.m. and an evening performance on Sat Jan 29 at 7:00 p.m.  at the Panida Theater, 300 N 1st Ave in Sandpoint. Preshow gala includes decadent hot chocolates bar, small dessert bites from local restaurants, art gallery display and raffle including a beautiful hand painted violin by Lisa V Maus. Raffle funds will go towards scholarships for local students. Wine included in the evening show VIP tickets. Tickets range from $35-45 and are available on the POAC website. For more information, E-mail [email protected]

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