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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.
August 30
Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances -- Songs of the early Idaho Panhandle region to be featured at the museum: The Idaho Panhandle region, including culturally-related adjacent areas in Montana, Washington state, and southeast British Columbia, was one of the last regions of the United States to be developed. Gary Eller will highlight the songs and poems of the era in a free public program at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 17, in Portrait Hall at the Boundary County Museum. Bring your instruments for a follow-on jam session with Gary!
August 29
Auditions slated for Pearl holiday play, 'Christmas Clash:' The Re-imagined Historic Pearl Theater is the stage for the new holiday comedy play, "Christmas Clash." Auditions will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 8, and from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 11, at the Historic Pearl Theater in Bonners Ferry.
August 15
Comedian Alex Falcone; from The Late Show to the Pearl Theater: Comedian Alex Falcone will take the stage in Bonners Ferry's Pearl Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 22, for one show only. Currently the only comedian and writer living in Los Angeles, he started out in the great city of Portland where he performed for many years, eventually winning Portland's Funniest Person in 2018.
August 5
Kootenai River Mushroom Club to meet: Interested in learning how to safely forage for wild mushrooms in North Idaho? The Kootenai River Mushroom Club will present a free class at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 23, in the Ktunaxa Room at the Kootenai River Inn and Casino. Art Church, a local mushroom expert, will teach you how to safely identify edible mushrooms that can be found here -- approximately 40 different kinds have been identified!
August 1
Panida Theater to host monologue competition: The Panida Theater is excited to announce a monologue competition where contestants will compete for cash prizes! “This is a great event for all sorts of people in our community,” said managing director Veronica Knowlton. “It’s perfect for anyone who hasn’t had the opportunity to participate in local theater and would like to introduce themselves.”
July 27
Birrell to be guest at August 6 Book Talk: Boundary County Library staff and administration is excited to announce an author reception with Bonners Ferry author Carolyn Birrell at their 1 p.m. Book Talk Saturday, August 6. Enjoy refreshments as Carolyn discusses her recently published book, "Walking With Fay: My Mother's Uncharted Path into Dementia."
July 20
The New Generation Singers to perform Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church: The New Generation Singers, a performing group from St. Joseph, Missouri, now on a two-week Rocky Mountain Tour, will be in Bonners Ferry for a free performance at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody Street, at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22. The energetic faith-based choir, 50 strong, travels annually, sharing their message in song.
July 10
Iconic WW II bombers to visit Coeur d'Alene: Two of the most iconic warplanes from World War II will land at the Coeur d'Alene Airport at 11 a.m. Monday, July 18, and be available for rides and ground tours through the week. The B-25 Maid in the Shade and B-17 Sentimental Journey, flown in from the Airbase Arizona Flying Museum, will also take part in the Coeur d'Alene Air Expo Saturday and Sunday, July 23-24.
July 8
Kootenai River Days set for July 20-23: The Bonners Ferry Chamber of Commerce has set the itinerary for fours days of fun for this year's Kootenai River Days celebration, taking place Wednesday through Saturday, July 20-23, featuring a three-day carnival and not one but two Main Street street dances.
July 6
Multi church vacation Bible school coming up: Mark your calendars for three days of exciting Vacation Bible School Tuesday through Thursday, July 19-21, for all kids entering kindergarten through grade six. This Multi-Church program will run from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody Street, Bonners Ferry. This year's theme is "The Great 'I AM' Words of Jesus."
June 21
Belly Joy workshops, performance coming to the Pearl: Belly Joy: A Celebration of Movement & Dance, is coming to the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry, on Saturday, June 25, with 90-minute workshops at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and a Hafla evening performance at 7 p.m., all presented by Ashley Lopez and Cindy Moon Bear.
Almeda Bradshaw bringing Western roots music to the Pearl: Those who appreciate the roots of country music are in for a treat as Almeda Bradshaw brings her guitar, humor and amazing voice to the Pearl Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 30. In addition, she brings a love of the West, having grown up on the Oregon coast but now making her home in Huntley, Montana.
June 4
Rotary bringing Culpepper & Merriweather Circus to town: Thanks to the sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Bonners Ferry, the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is coming to Bonners Ferry on Thursday, June 16, with shows at 5 and 7:30 p.m. at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. This is an authentic one-ring Big Top Circus and this year, they're excited to bring you their brand new 2022 performance featuring Big Cats presented by Trey Key and more.
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