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Family hike to Pyramid Lake – Sign up now for short hike Saturday in Selkirk Mountains in Bonner County. Sponsored by Idaho Conservation League and Friends of Scotchman Peak. (208) 265-9565.

Too Hot To Handle – 6-8:30 p.m. at Rathdrum City Park, Highway 53 at Latah Road. Free bluegrass music. (208) 667-3162.

Morse Clary artist reception and art walk – 5-8 p.m. at The Art Spirit Gallery, 415 Sherman Ave. Celebrating Organic Forms exhibit runs through Aug. 4. (208) 765-6006.

Forest Insect and Disease Field Day – Registrations due today for workshop July 20, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Benewah County Fairgrounds, St. Maries. Sponsored by UI Benewah County Extension Office. (208) 245-2422.

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

Sandpoint Wooden Boat Festival – 9:45 p.m., fireworks at City Beach. Saturday, 7-11 a.m., pancake breakfast; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., boat show. Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sandpoint City Boardwalk downtown on Lake Pend Oreille. Includes classic wooden boats, sand sculpture contests and more at the 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.


Kootenai Humane Society open house and Ugly Dog Contest – Saturday, 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 – Saturday, 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.

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

WoodsTalk Music Festival fundraiser – Saturday, 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, Saturday. 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 – Saturday, 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 – Saturday to 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 – Saturday, 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 – Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Silverwood Theme Park on 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.

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 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.

Holistic Festival – Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Red Lion Templins Hotel on the River, 414 First Ave., Post Falls. Healers, readers, astrologers, massages, lectures, DNA work, chiropractors, healing touch and more. $6/adults, $4/students and seniors. (509) 624-1865.

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