The communities throughout North Idaho are diverse in their art, cuisine, shopping and outdoor adventures! Take the time to explore some of what these great towns in the Inland Northwest have to offer. Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and the various smaller North Idaho towns sprinkled about, aren't too out of the way for those in Spokane. They're worth the drive, and you won't be disappointed. You have lots of options of how you might want to spend your time. Here are some enticing weekend events: Chris Bivins and Shelle Lindholm Exhibit at The Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d'Alene, 24 Hours of Schweitzer at Schweitzer Mountain Resort in Sandpoint, Women of the World at Panida Theater in Sandpoint, and Rebel Junk Vintage Market at Kootenai County Fairgrounds in Coeur d'Alene. Additional events for the weekend and upcoming week include: Tagine Cooking Class and Soup Cooking Class at The Culinary Stone, Boundary County Museum Exhibits in Bonners Ferry, 8th Annual Hearts for Homes Dinner and Auction at Best Western Coeur d'Alene, Pollinator Program at Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge in Bonners Ferry, Printmaking with Alexandra Iosub at Emerge in Coeur d'Alene, Bullets and Belles at Pearl Theater in Bonners Ferry, New York Film Critics Series: Salt and Fire at Panida Theater in Sandpoint, Live Music with the Marshall McLean Band at The 219 Lounge in Sandpoint, and A Taste of Broadway at The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center in Post Falls. Visit our FSA-sponsored online calendar to find out more about these and other upcoming events.
ART EXHIBIT Thurs. March 23 - Sat. April 8 The Art Spirit Gallery welcomes mixed media artist Chris Bivins and encaustic artist Shelle Lindholm to their first featured show at the gallery. Stop by the gallery Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 6pm. Read more 24 HOURS OF SCHWEITZER Fri. March 24 - Sat. March 25 Ski and ride Schweitzer Mountain Resort for a full 24 hours! Teams will ski and ride for prizes, bragging rights and most importantly fundraising for Cystinosis research and Hank’s future. Read more WOMEN OF THE WORLD Fri. March 24, 7:30pm 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. Read more REBEL JUNK VINTAGE MARKET Fri. March 24 & Sat. March 25 This is a Friday night and Saturday shopping extravaganza that promises some of the most unique vintage items under the Idaho sky, with more than 120 juried vendors, music and food. Don't miss out! Read more
QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn." ~ Quoted by Lewis Grizzard in Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I Love You