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 www.northidahofair.com; 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 www.class.uidaho.edu/druker/
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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