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North Idaho College Triple Boat Float Cruise – 7-10 p.m., boarding begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Independence Point dock in downtown Coeur d’Alene; tickets, $20; featuring a no-host bar and snacks and entertainment by the Fabulous Shadows; proceeds benefit the NIC Providing Opportunies-Fulfilling Dreams Community Campaign for technological equipment; 769-5978.

Third annual Antique Wooden Boat Show and Sand Sculpting Contest – free event, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., and Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Power House Bar and Grill and Sandpoint Marina; 265-2449 or 255-1876.

Kootenai County Farmers’ Market – 8 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of Highway 95 and Prairie Avenue; live music by Jimmy Brown; 667-0151.

Plummer Farmers’ Market – 9 a.m.-1 p.m., intersection of Highway 95 and B Street next to Gateway Cafe; 686-1716.

Boundary County Farmers’ Market – 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Visitor’s Center parking lot in downtown Bonners Ferry; 267-7698.

Priest River Farmers’ Market – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., High and Treat streets; 448-0944.

Moscow Farmers’ Market – 8 a.m.-noon, Friendship Square, downtown Moscow; entertainment by Lisa Simpson, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; 883-7036.

“The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill” – documentary film, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint; 46 adults, $5 seniors and students; 263-9191.

“Hush: An inverview with America” – Friday, July 26 and 31, 7:30 p.m., and July 24 at 2 p.m., at Hartung Theater at University of Idaho; an award-winning coming-of-age story about finding hope in an increasingly cynical world; $16 adults, $14 seniors, $10 youth; 855-6465

Monster Truck Show – Friday and Saturday at Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way; sponsored by Nitro Productions, (360) 785-4976.

10th annual Remember Jerry Festival – benefit concert and workshops through Sunday at Camp Eureka in Sagle; general seating, $35 includes parking, camping and workshops; proceeds benefit Camp Eureka’s Send a Kid to Camp fund; tickets available locally at Eichardt’s Pub or Misty Mountain Furniture in Sandpoint; 265-4190 or (866) 265-4190.

Summer Sounds at Park Place – free concert, noon-2 p.m., corner of First Avenue and Cedar Street in Sandpoint; featuring Silver Winds Flute Quarter; 263-6139.

Peter Chilson Literary Reading – 7 p.m., Oden Hall, 143 Sunnyside Road near Sandpoint; Chilson is the author of the creative nonfiction book, “Riding the Demon: On the Road in West Africa,” and serves as a creative writing instructor at Washington State University; 255-4410.

North Idaho Fair Special Contest Open Class Exhibitors – Pre-registration deadline is Aug. 1, all entrants must use the entry form from the Fair Exhibitors Handboook available at the fair office at 4056 N. Government Way or online at; 765-4969.

Moscow Artwalk – self-guided exhibits available at 35 local downtown businesses through Sept. 10; 883-7036.

University of Idaho Seeking Idaho Authors – The UI English Department is seeking nonfiction essays by Idaho authors on the topic of air for publication in a future anthology. Deadline is Sept. 15; contact Mary Blew or Phil Druker at the UI English Department, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-1102, or go online at

Charleen Martin Studio Gallery – featuring the works of 25 artists through Oct. 31, by appointment only at the studio, 8835 W. Hamaker Road, Coeur d’Alene; 667-6911.

Lake City Playhouse 2005-06 Season Tickets – $70 adults, $65 seniors, $65 students and $40 for children; theater is seeking volunteers for various duties, call 667-1323.

North Idaho Fair and Rodeo – Exhibitors handbooks and advance admission tickets available until Aug. 19; adults $4.50, ages 6-12 $2.50; five-day parking pass, $7.50; for details, call 765-4969.


Coeur d’Alene Art Association – meets Monday, 10 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Fifth St. and Wallace Ave.; 762-9107.

Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds Reading Program – Tuesday, 1:30-3 p.m. for ages 5-12 at Post Falls Public Library, 821 N. Spokane St.; pre-registration required, call 773-1506.

Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds Reading Program – for ages 12-16, Tuesday, Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 201 E. Harrison Ave.; 769-2315.

SISNA Twilight Mountain Bike Series – four-event series on Wednesdays through July 27 at Schweitzer Mountain in Sandpoint; each course of moderate terrain, open to all ages and abilities; 255-3031.

“Islam and the Middle East: a closer look” – two-session class instructed by Kakahama Askary Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m.; $35 per person or $45 per couple/household; call for location, suggested readings and registration information, 267-1057.

. Hayden Summer Reading Program – Wednesdays at noon, and 6:30 p.m. for ages 4-12, Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way; registration required, 772-5612.

“Black Deeds in Whitehorse” aka “Trapped in the Yukon” – Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. at Sixth Street Melodrama, 212 Sixth St., Wallace; cost is $10 and $12; 752-8871.

Hayden Concert Series – Free music Wednesday, 6-8:30 p.m., Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way; featuring Elvis, Doo-wop and oldies hits from Ben “Preslee” Klein and the Rockabillies; 667-3162.

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Concert Series – Free music Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 314 Sherman Ave.; inclement weather moves the show to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza at Third Street and Sherman Ave..; featuring rock ‘n’ roll music from Somebody’s Hero; 667-3162.

Rathdrum Summer Concert Series – Free music Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Old Rathdrum City Park at state Highway 53 and Latah Road; featuring oldies rock ‘n’ roll from Hot Rod Deluxe; 667-3162.

Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series – Free music Sunday, 1-4 p.m., city park downtown; featuring energetic folk rock from Locust Street Taxi; 667-3162.

Fifth annual Opera Plus! Sunset Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene – Sunday, boards at 6 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Marina dock; $26 open seating, $30 reserved; live entertainment; for reservations and info, call 773-6076.

Sunday Concerts on the Lawn – free music Sunday, 2 p.m., Edgewater Resort at the Sandpoint City Beach; featuring classic rock from Generations; 263-6139.

Scenic Cruise on the St. Joe River – noon-2 p.m., aboard the Idaho, which departs from the Chatcolet Lake docks at Heyburn State Park; $12.95 adults, $7.95 kids; with lunch add $7; reservations required, 686-4030.

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