Week ahead boasts more than its fair share of fun

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SANDPOINT – It’s been a mixed bag, weather-wise, so far this month. And the entertainment fare is just as varied. This week boasts concerts galore, including dinner shows at DiLuna’s, a free lunchtime ukulele concert on Monday with Ukulele Dave at The Library and the Jocelyn and Chris Arndt Band on Wednesday as part of the Sandpoint Summer Series.

Check the Panida’s website for their movie schedule, but don’t miss the free flicks on Friday night, as KRFY Community Radio hosts the classic ‘Woodstock’ at the Panida and the Movie in the Park series shows ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ at Lakeview Park.

More? Well, we’ve got it:

Thursday, Aug. 15

Sandpoint Arts & Culture Roundtable

Venue: Music Conservatory of Sandpoint, 110 Main St, in Sandpoint.

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Join the Idaho Commission on the Arts for a conversation about cultural participation in your community. Arts administrators, artists, arts educators and arts enthusiasts are invited to brainstorm ideas, define priorities, and identify challenges for ICA’snext long-term plan.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Pop-Up Open Mic

Venue: Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301, Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Whet your palette with an immersive pairing of wine and fiction, poetry, storytelling, and creative nonfiction readings!

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.

Information: losthorsepress@mindspring.com or 208-255-4410.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Pamela Benton

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 8-11 p.m.

Multi-talented recording artist Pamela Benton from Coeur d’Alene performs on the electric violin and guitar throughout the Western U.S.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Brian Jacobs

Venue: MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Friday, Aug. 16

KRFY presents ‘Woodstock’

Venue: Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 7 p.m.

KRFY Community Radio hosts this 3-hour director’s cut of the classic rockumentary, ‘Woodstock,’ which chronicles the legendary three-day music festival that took place in 1969.

Movie in the Park – ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

Venue: Lakeview Park (next to museum), in Sandpoint.

Time: Dusk

This community event, presented by the Bonner County History Museum, Pine Street Dental and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation will be showing ‘Sing’ under the stars in Lakeview Park. Movie begins at dusk. Museum entrance is also free prior to the start of the movie!

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Artists’ Studio Tour

Venue: Various artists’ studios.

Time: All day (also on Aug. 17 and 18)

Take the self-guided Artists’ Studio Tour and visit the working studios of painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, potters, glass artists and more.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Studio tour map and more information: ArtTourDrive.org or 800-800-2106

The Lark & The Loon

Venue: DiLuna’s Cafe, 207 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Lark and the Loon are a songwriting duo consisting of husband/wife team Jeff Rolfzen and Rocky Steen-Rolfzen. Seasoned performers at home and abroad Jeff and Rocky bring their songs to life with a shotgun shell crate turned stomp box, antique washboard, accordion, resonator guitar, and other acoustic instruments.

Admission: $12 in advance, $15 day of show, available a DiLuna’s Café. Be sure to make reservations by calling 208-263-0864.

Bill Price

Venue: Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301, Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Bill’s music is varied and rich with different textures, instruments and rhythms.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Smith McKay All Day

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m.

Ex-Gourds songwriter Jimmy Smith and bluesman Pat McKay will entertain you with drum stomping, guitar banging and vocalizing old Gourd, Hard Pans and Slo-Red faves.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Bonner Mall Classy Junk Fair

Venue: Bonner Mall, U.S. Hwy. 95, in Ponderay.

Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also Aug. 17 and 18)

A host of vendors have something for everyone at the mall.

Information: 208-263-4272

Dustin Drennan

Venue: Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Coffey Twins dinner concert

Venue: Circle Moon Theatre, located on Highway 211, 3 1/2 miles north of Highway 2, near Newport, Wash.

Time: Doors at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. dinner service, concert starts at 7:30 p.m. (also Aug. 17, 23 and 24)

Northwoods Performing Arts proudly presents the early days of rock and roll — straight out of the ’50’s and ‘60’s — with The Coffey Twins’ annual show at Circle Moon Theater. Unpack that poodle skirt and lace up the saddle shoes for a nostalgic visit to gentler times.

Admission: $25 per person for dinner and show, $12 show only. Senior and children tickets $10.

Reservations: Call 208-448-1294 or visit online at northwoodsperformingarts.com

Saturday, Aug. 17

Bright Moments

Venue: Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301, Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-8 p.m.

The Bright Moments Duo brings great music to the Pend d’Oreille Winery as local talents Arthur Goldblum and Peter Lucht will perform delightful, silky jazz sounds to accompany your favorite wine.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Sandpoint Farmers Market Kids’ Day

Venue: Farmin Park, Third Ave. & Oak St., downtown Sandpoint.

Time: Market starts at 9 a.m., music from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Live music by CDA Youth Marimba with special guests, the Sandpoint Bollywood Dancers,

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Artists’ Studio Tour

Venue: Various artists’ studios.

Time: All day (also Aug. 18)

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Studio tour map and more information: www.ArtTourDrive.org or 800-800-2106

Lavoy

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m.

This five-piece Spokane-based alt-pop and indie band blends hints of modern alt-pop with ‘80s nostalgia.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Animal Shelter Cornhole Tourney

Venue: MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: First toss at 1 p.m.

Sign up as singles and they partner you up with random players for round robin games as the format is called Switcholio (All skill levels friendly)!

Register now by calling 208-209-6700 or show up at 12:30 p.m. day of (doors and courts open at 11am).

Admission: $20/person includes your entry, one drink, $5 donation to PAS and $5 of airmail tickets for those 21 and over.

Turnspit Dogs

Venue: MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Lucas Brookbank Brown

Venue: Utara Brewing Co., 214 Pine St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m.

Admission: $10 for those 21 and over.

Information: 208- 627-5070

Bonner Mall Classy Junk Fair

Venue: Bonner Mall, U.S. Hwy. 95, in Ponderay.

Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also Aug. 18)

Information: 208-263-4272

Ponderay Paradox

Venue: Idaho Pour Authority, 203 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Coffey Twins dinner concert

Venue: Circle Moon Theatre, located on Highway 211, 3 1/2 miles north of Highway 2, near Newport, Wash.

Time: Doors at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. dinner service, concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $25 per person for dinner and show, $12 for show only. Senior/children tickets $10.

Reservations: Call 208-448-1294 or visit online at northwoodsperformingarts.com

Sunday, Aug. 18

Artists’ Studio Tour

Venue: Various artists’ studios.

Time: All day

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Studio tour map and more information: ArtTourDrive.org or 800-800-2106

Pianist Glenda Novinger

Venue: Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301, Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Settle in with a glass of wine and appreciate local talent, Glenda Novinger, on the grand piano. Glenda owns the Novinger Music Studio in Bonners Ferry and is always a treat to hear.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Bonner Mall Classy Junk Fair

Venue: Bonner Mall, U.S. Hwy. 95, in Ponderay.

Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Information: 208-263-4272

Monday, Aug. 19

Ukulele Dave Lunch Concert

Venue: East Bonner County Library Sandpoint Branch meeting room, 417 Oak St., in Sandpoint.

Time: Noon-1 p.m.

Join Ukulele Dave (Gunter) for an hour of island faves, novelty tunes and newer uke hits. You’ll see all the members of the ukulele family being played, plus learn some ukulele history and trivia.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Truck Mills Blues Jam

Venue: Eichardt’s Pub & Grille, located at 212 Cedar St.,

in Sandpoint.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Night-Out Karaoke

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Bonner County Fair

Venue: Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: All day (Also on Aug. 22, 23 and 24)

‘Bounty Of The County’ is this year’s theme for the Bonner County Fair. Celebrate the bounty that our community has to offer by promoting agriculture, local talent, education and the future of our county. Pick up a 2019 Fair Book at many locations throughout town.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Information and fair schedule: bonnercountyfair.com or 208-263-8414

Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Band

Venue: Farmin Park, Third & Main, in Sandpoint.

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Mattox Farms Productions presents free live music by Jocelyn and Chris Arndt Band. Sponsored by Washington Trust Bank.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Muddy Frog

Venue: Sandpoint Farmers Market, Farmin Park, Third & Main, in Sandpoint.

Time: 3-5:30 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Truck Mills & John Firshi

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Sandpoint musician Truck Mills and guest musician John Firshi will entertain with great blues, folk, gospel and jazz.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

The Talbot Bros. Concert

Venue: DiLuna’s Cafe, 207 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $15 in advance, available a DiLuna’s Café. Be sure to make reservations by calling 208-263-0864.

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