Lake City High School Food Drive – Accepting nonperishable food items, frozen turkeys and used cell phones through Wednesday at Lake City High School, 6101 Ramsey Road. Call Don Callister for more information, (208) 769-0769.
“Here We Sit” – Comedy, 2 p.m. at Sixth Street Theater, 212 Sixth St., Wallace. $15, $13/seniors and students. (208) 752-8871.
“Dynasty” – Warren Miller ski film, free rail jam performance at 2 p.m. in Molstead Library parking lot. Show at 6:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. at North Idaho College’s Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave. Purchase tickets in advance from the NIC Outdoor Pursuits office or at the door. $15/general admission. (208) 769-7809.
Author Sharon Cramer – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hastings, 101 Best Ave. Signing of her book “Cougar Cub Tales: Lost and Alone.” (208) 664-0464.
Storytelling Dinner – 5 p.m. at Ivano’s Ristorante Italiano, First and Pine Streets in Sandpoint. The StoryTelling Company specializing in true (and not so true) tales of the West. Reservations requested. $7/adults, $4/age 11 and younger. (208) 263-0211.
Disney On Ice Trip – Team up with the Post Falls Parks and Recreation Department for a round trip bus ride and ticket to the show in Spokane. Call to register. Bus leaves Post Falls City Hall at 11:45 a.m. and returns at 3:30 p.m. $24/includes ticket and transportation. (208) 773-0539.
“Ponyo” – Hayao Miyasaki’s animated Japanese film, shows Friday, 7 p.m. and Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m. at Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students, $4/kids. (208) 263-9191.
DEQ Seeking Public Comments – Written comments are due by 5 p.m. Friday on drafts for wastewater reuse permit renewal for Wildwood Park Company in Worley; Sun Meadows Resort and subdivision wastewater reuse system in Worley; and Farragut State Park wastewater reuse system near Bayview. Mail comments for Worley drafts to Jen Cole, Idaho DEQ State Office, 1410 N. Hilton, Boise, ID 83706 or e-mail jennifer.cole@ deq.idaho.gov. Mail comments for Farragut draft to Gary Gaffney, DEQ Coeur d’Alene Regional Office, 2110 Ironwood Parkway, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. Department of Environmental Quality, (208) 373-0175.
Forest Health Workshop – Friday is the deadline to register for the program on Dec. 11 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Coeur d’Alene Inn on Appleway. $15/includes handouts and refreshments, (208) 446-1680.
Cool Yule Lighting Ceremony and Parade – Friday is the 18th annual holiday parade downtown at 5 p.m. from Eighth Street to Lakeside Avenue on Sherman Ave. Followed by festivities and Friday Night D’Lights (5-9 p.m., $2/at the door) at the Festival of Trees kickoff at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second Street. (208) 667-5986.
Sara Evans – Country music 7 p.m. at Coeur d’Alene Casino, Worley. $40-$50. 1-800-325-SEAT.
“Fantasy Cruise to the North Pole” – 40-minute Holiday Lights Show Cruise across the lake to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at the North Pole workshop and the World’s Tallest Living Christmas Tree. Reservations required. Boat leaves daily at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. (boards 30 minutes prior to departure) through Jan. 1 from the Coeur d’Alene Resort, east side of the Boardwalk Marina, Coeur d’Alene. $15.75/adults, $14.75/seniors, free/ages 12 and younger. (208) 765-4000, ext. 21.
Festival of Trees - Saturday events include a Senior Social, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $20/advance; Benefit Gala and Auction, “A Cool Yule,” with singers, dancers and comedians, 5 p.m.-midnight, reservations required, $200/each, $1,600/table of eight; Nov. 29 events include Family Day, Children’s Workshop, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $2/at the door; Nov. 30 events include Luncheon Fashion Show, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and Dinner Fashion Show, 6-8:30 p.m. $50/each, $800/premier table for eight, $600/patron table for eight. Proceeds to benefit Kootenai Cancer Centers, located in Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Post Falls. Events are at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Convention Center, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 666-2345.
Christmas Bluegrass Concert – Saturday, 7 p.m. and Nov. 29 at 3 p.m. at Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. Featuring Bob Asbury and Columbia, a Spokane-based bluegrass band. $15. (208) 457-8950.
Author Carol Muzik - Saturday, noon-2 p.m. at Hastings Books, 101 E. Appleway Ave. Author/illustrator will be signing her new full color children’s picture book, “Raising Lucy: The True Story of Raising an Orphaned Wild Goose.” (208) 664-0464.
Majestic Mountain Chorus Christmas Show – Saturday, 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Post Falls. (208) 773-7311.
Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society – Saturday, 9:45 a.m. at the Sandpoint Community Hall. Vegetation monitoring presented by Derek Antonelli. (208) 255-7928.
A brave girl jumps from the rocks on the west side of Tubbs Hill as her two friends watch. (Don Sausser/Facebook photo)
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