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Motocross events – Gates open at 6 p.m. in Main Arena, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. $15/adults, $10/youths. (208) 667-8515.

Kootenai Humane Society open house and ugly dog contest – Noon-4 p.m., 11600 N. Ramsey Road, Hayden. Events include food and drinks, Ugly Dog and Best Dressed Dog contests. Prizes include overnight stay at Coeur d’Alene Casino, dinner or Silverwood tickets. Free. (208) 818-1633.

Bow Wow Boogie Dance and Auction Fundraiser – 7 p.m., Dover Bay Homestead Barn, Railroad Avenue, Dover. Panhandle Animal Shelter Fundraiser at Dover Bay Homestead Barn. Live music and dancing, silent auction. $15. (208) 265-7297.

Support Animal Safety Day – 10 a.m.-noon at the animal shelter, 805 Auto Row next to Post Falls Mazda, Post Falls. Featuring an autograph signing by local kids’ book author, Coeur d’Alene police Sgt. Christie Wood, with proceeds of her book going to support the animal shelter. (208) 773-3517.

Sandpoint Wooden Boat Festival – 7-11 a.m. pancake breakfast; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. boat show. On Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sandpoint City Boardwalk downtown on Lake Pend Oreille. Classic wooden boats, sand sculpture contests and more at Old Power House. Free. (208) 255-1876.

Westside Rendezvous – Games, contests and food by the Coeur d’Alene Reservation communities of DeSmet, Tensed, Plummer and Worley. Today through Sunday morning. (208) 686-0106, (208) 686-1366 or (208) 686-9355.

“I Loathe a Parade” – 7 p.m., dinner mystery theater, Song Bird Theatre, 315 N. Fourth St. $35. (208) 664-3672.

WoodsTalk Music Festival Fundraiser – 2-7 p.m., home of Ernie Hawks and Linda Michal, East on Trailsend Road five miles north of U.S. Highway 95 and state Highway 54 in Athol. Includes open jam session, raffle and food. Proceeds benefit music department at Unity Church of North Idaho in Coeur d’Alene. $10 suggested admission. (208) 255-6954 or (509) 535-8131.

Dylan Dean Generosity Ride and Community Picnic – Fundraiser bike and picnic. Picnic noon-4 p.m. at Gene Day Park in Osburn. Rider registration at 7:30 a.m.; start times vary for full, half or quarter ride on Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes. Proceeds benefit new Shoshone Cancer Support Corp. $35/single, $55/couple, $15/ages 16 and younger. Picnic only: $12/adults, $8/ages 10 and younger. (208) 457-9201.

Doug and Kim Bond Concert – Noon-2 p.m., on stage at Park Place, corner of First Avenue and Cedar Street in Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6139.

Dover Bay Days and BBQ – Today-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., west shore of Lake Pend Oreille. Hiking, biking, boat rides, water fun, wooden boat parade, live music and barbecue fundraiser for Sgt. Brandon Adam, a Sandpoint soldier who lost both legs in Iraq. (208) 263-3083 or

Tea with Benjamin Franklin – 8 p.m., Round Lake State Park on Dufort Road in Sagle. Tim McNeil portrays the aging Franklin in 1788. $4/vehicle. (208) 263-3489 or (208) 334-2189.

Excelerator Car Show at Silverwood Theme Park – 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Silverwood Theme Park on N. U.S. Highway 95. Import, sports compact, truck/sport utility and sports bike categories. Sanctioned by National Custom Car Association for judging and prizes. With park admission. (208) 683-3400, Ext. 104.

“Tails at Twilight” Kootenai Humane Society fundraiser – Tickets on sale now for this July 24 event, 5:30-9 p.m. Boat trip to the Casco Bay home of Duane and Lola Hagadone, boarding at the Boardwalk Marina dock east of the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Must be age 21 or older, cocktail attire suggested. $125/person. (208) 762-2480.


Live and Collective Soul concert – Sunday, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Greyhound Park, Post Falls. Special guests, Rocco Deluca and The Burden. $39.25-$49.25. (800) 325-SEAT.

North Idaho 10th Annual Pond Tour – Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour seven beautiful ponds in North Idaho. $5. Tickets at Do-It Center on Fourth Street, Riverview Nursery, Huckleberries Nursery, Northland Nursery, Aspen Nursery. (208) 818-6624 or (208) 659-5577 or

Sol Jibe Concert – Sunday, 2-4 p.m., Best Western Edgewater Resort, Sandpoint City Beach. Concerts on the Lawn series hosted by Pend Oreille Arts Council. (208) 263-6139.


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