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February 1
Birds of Play to play the Pearl Theater: The Pearl Theater is thrilled to host Colorado-based Birds of Play for the first time at 7 p.m. Sunday, February 19. With a dynamic mix of sentimentality and playfulness, Birds of Play's original music will take you‪ on a joyous journey filled with tales of love lost and found, ballads of wild places, and the radical idea that being happy for no reason at all is reason enough.
Graham Nash to perform at the Panida: Legendary singer/songwriter Graham Nash will perform 60 years of songs and stories at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint at 8 p.m. Friday, July 7. A founding member of both the Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, he is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who has seen rock history unfold at some of its seminal moments – from the launch of the British Invasion to the birth of the Laurel Canyon movement a year later.
January 13
NIC holding auditions for 'I Hate Hamlet:' The North Idaho College Theatre department is holding auditions for its production of “I Hate Hamlet” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 24 and Wednesday, January 25, at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on NIC’s main campus in Coeur d’Alene. Auditions are open to students, staff, faculty and the community.
December 30
Casting call for 'The Play that Goes Wrong:' Bonners Ferry's Curtain Call Drama Club will perform "The Play that Goes Wrong" in March, and they are looking for boys ages 14 to 20 interested in joining the cast. Sponsored by the Bonners Ferry Shriners Club, Second Chance Animal Adoption and Dawn and David Carpenter, all proceeds benefit the Shriners Children's Hospital.
December 12
Children's Craft Fair a festive success: Despite the winter storm, the first Children’s Holiday Market at the Pearl Theater on Saturday enjoyed an incredible turnout, with some of the kids selling out within hours, yet staying the whole day anyway just for the experience! Thanks to its success, organizers Cari Haarstick and Dana Boiler are already formulating plans for next year's market, which will undoubtedly become an annual Christmas tradition.
December 8
Join the 123rd annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count: Boundary County is where we call home, and it's that time of year to count another group that also calls it home. It is time to survey our feathered friends that live within a 7-1/2 mile radius of downtown Bonners Ferry. No matter the weather, volunteers will begin at the first light of the day.
December 7
'Joy to the World' tells reason for the season: True Christmas spirit will be running high this week at the First Baptist Church. Now is your chance to share in the season's spirit at the Joy to the World performance put on by Bonners Ferry's own Talent Team. With dozens of classic Christmas songs and some you haven't heard, the story of Jesus' life and death is delivered to you through song and dance, as well as theater.
November 30
Festival of Trees is back: The Fry Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce the return of the Festival of Trees. It's a little different this year than in years past; each department participated by decorating a tree, and they were able to pick their theme and items to accompany their tree. Whichever department wins by highest bid will receive $1,000 from FHF towards equipment needed in their department.
November 25
Moyie Springs gearing up for first Village Christmas Craft Fair: The City of Moyie Springs will have its first Craft Fair from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, December 2, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 3, at Moyie Springs City Hall, complete with door prizes, goodie gift bags (while supply last), Polaroid pictures by the Christmas tree and complimentary coffee, hot cider and hot chocolate. On Saturday, there will be Christmas crafts for your children to make while you are checking out the vendors' crafts.
November 18
Shook Twins bringing back a Thanksgiving tradition: The Shook Twins will return home to Sandpoint to continue a Thanksgiving tradition interrupted by the pandemic, playing for their Bonners Ferry fans and friends at the Pearl Theater at 7 p.m. Friday, November 25, and they're bringing along special guest John Craigie as well.
November 8
'Annie' coming to BFHS this week: We have all seen the classic movie "Annie," whether with your children or as one yourself. Now is your chance to relive the memories in a new and unique way. With an impressive set, superb actors and live music, this take on the age-old tale will have you laughing and crying in the same scene. Performances will be held at Becker Auditorium at Bonners Ferry High school at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with a matinee showing at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Dedication, open house set at new Post Falls state veterans home: The newest Idaho State Veterans Home, at 590 S. Pleasant View Road, Post Falls, will be dedicated with a ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, November 11. The ceremony had been scheduled to take place outside, but due to the current weather conditions will be moved indoors. There will be a limited capacity of 170. Admittance will begin at 1:40 p.m. and is on a first come basis.
November 7
78th annual Bonners Ferry FFA Banquet Saturday: The Bonners Ferry FFA Chapter continues its 74 year tradition with their Annual FFA Harvest Auction being held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, November 12, at Bonners Ferry High School. A complimentary dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.
September 29
'Unfurling Our Wings' coming to the Pearl Theater: Join three American/Canadian choirs in a choral theater performance encouraging us all to “Unfurling Our Wings!” Songs, photography, artwork and poetry combine to celebrate freedom, feathers and flight. Performances are 7 p.m. Friday, October 21, and 2 p.m. Saturday, October 22, at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 23, at the Kootenay River Auditorium Kootenay River Secondary, 223-18 Avenue South, Creston.
September 19
Reception set for local artist's Sandpoint solo exhibition: Bonners Ferry artist Teascarlet, also known as Hannah Sucsy, has been sponsored by the Pend Oreille Arts Council for a two-month solo showing of her works, titled "Resolve." An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. opening day, Friday, September 30 at Columbia Bank Community Plaza, 231 N Third Avenue, Sandpoint. Visitors will have a chance to meet the artist, purchase artwork, and enjoy complimentary wine.
September 18
Brittany Jean returning to the historic Pearl Theater: Brittany Jean will be returning to the Pearl Theater at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 8. Brittany performed a Christmas Concert at the Pearl Theater last December, unveiling her brand new “Wintertide” Album. Her last regular concert at the Pearl Theater was on March 21, 2020 ... just days before the COVID lockdown went into effect.
Pearl to screen locally-produce film, 'The Fade: Resistance:' The Pearl Theater will host a screening of the locally produced film, "The Fade: Resistance," with a Q & A to follow at 7 p.m. Friday, October 7, the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry. "The Fade: Resistance" takes place in the year 2052 and follows a teenage girl as she finds her way through a reality forced upon her. She must not only recover from trauma dealt to her in the past but find the courage to pursue two of her friends who have mysteriously disappeared.
September 12
World-class jazz master performing to help the Pearl: Upon learning of the myriad repairs necessary to keep an historical small-town building open as a haven for the arts, the Conrad N. Hilton Chair of Music Industry Studies at Loyola University, New Orleans, graciously volunteered his talents to bring to Bonners Ferry an exquisite taste of the best jazz in the world; New Orleans Jazz, World renowned jazz pianist Sanford Hinderlie will be giving his time to the Pearl Theater, in a free concert, hoping you'll give as generously as he is at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 18.
September 7
Fit and Fall Proof classes are back: Beginning the week of September 12, the Fit and Fall Proof® exercise class will return to its three times a week schedule. The class is held at the VFW Hall at the Senior Hospitality Center, 6635 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry. This hour long class will be held at 10:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and at 9:30 a.m. Fridays.
September 2
9/11 commemoration set: In honor of those whose lives were lost or permanently impacted on September 11, 2001, the Boundary County Chaplain Corps is hosting a local commemoration at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 11, at the Boundary County Fairgrounds Pavilion. Representatives of emergency services agencies will be in attendance, and the public is urged to attend to remember and reflect upon one of the most momentous days in the nation’s history.
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