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7 Nights Out


‘The SantaLand  Diaries’

This comedy, written by David Sedaris and adapted by Joe Mantello, centers on a surly slacker who takes a job as an elf at Macy’s.

Contains adult material.

When: Through Dec. 22. Showtimes are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Where: Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $11-$17, through the box office or online at

Call: (208) 667-1323


Chris Isaak

Two-time Grammy nominee has 16 albums and 12 chart-topping singles to his name.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

Cost: $55-$75, through the casino box office or online at

Call: (877) 871-6772


The Singing Nuns: Christmas Concerts

“The Christmas Evermore” series by The Singing Nuns of Mount St. Michael, showcasing “God So Loved the World” with the East Valley High School Strolling Strings as stage guests.

When: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W Sprague Ave.

Cost: $20/adults, $16/students and seniors, through TicketWest

Info: (509) 467-0986, ext. 121, or


Tedeschi Trucks Band

Husband-wife couple singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitarist Derek Trucks are steeped in the blues tradition yet open to far-ranging influences including rock, gospel, jazz and world music, producing what is best described as a swampy mix of rootsy, rockin’ American music. With special guest The London Souls.

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $29.50-$59.50; tickets $2.50 more day of the show; through TicketsWest



‘Traditions of Christmas’

An 80-person cast performs a visual and musical spectacular of Christmas songs and traditions from around the world. The show includes Rockette-style dancing, a trip to the North Pole to Santa’s Workshop, a USO scene and tribute to our military, a fully staged living nativity and more.

When: Thursday through Dec. 23. Showtimes are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. and Dec. 23 at 1 p.m.

Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $33/general, $26/seniors and military, $20/children age 12 and younger

Info: (208) 391-2867 or visit


‘Million Dollar Quartet’

Tony award-winning Broadway musical is inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the only time. Among the songs are “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “Hound Dog”

When: Thursday through Dec. 15. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $32-$72.50, through TicketsWest



Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show

Celebrating 40 years making award-winning music together. They’ll play hits including “Elvira” and “Bobbie Sue,” followed by a second act of Christmas music.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday

Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $42-$52, through TicketsWest


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