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CdA Events Calendar - Art & Music

Coeur d'Alene offers impressive arts, music & crafts!

YOU CAN PARTICIPATE, OR OBSERVE -  IT'S UP TO YOU

CONCERTS  |  crafts  |  movies  |  fiber arts  |  markets  | games

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CdA Library Monday Concerts

Mondays  |  6 pm

"Music on Monday Concert Series"

COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY

702 E. Front Ave., CdA

(on McEuen Park side of library)

Take chairs/blankets & snacks to settle in for FREE music presentations on Monday evenings.

Here's the awesome lineup:

July 11

"The Matt Renner Band" (old time & bluegrass)

July 18

"Kathy Colton & the Reluctants" (singer/songwriter/folk)

July 25

"Four Peace" (60s folk/rock & pop)

August 1

"Dr. Phil & the Enablers"

August 8

"Rusty Jackson Trio" (classic country)

August 15

"T & Company"

August 22

"Coeurimba" (Marimba/African)

August 29

"CDABrassx5"

Need more info? Call 208-769-2315 or see library website HERE.

Varies - Free!

Acrilic Paints

Paint With a Friend

Every Thursday  |  11 am-3 pm

COEUR D'ALENE ART ASSOCIATION

Parish Hall, St. Luke's Episcopal Church

501 E. Wallace, Coeur d'Alene

Artists meet every Thursday to paint & visit. Open to the public!

Take a sack lunch, if you like. Questions? Email - cdaartassocation@gmail.com

Every Thursday - Free!

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Fiber Arts Gatherings

Every Monday |  1-3 pm

"Knit Along"

RATHDRUM LIBRARY

16320 Hwy 41, Rathdrum

208-687-1029

Open to all every Monday. Take a project & socialize. Master knitter will be available to assist.

 

Every Tuesday  |  noon-2 pm

"Knitting Club"

KROC CENTER

1765 W Golf Course Rd, Coeur d'Alene

Prefer knitting with others, or need some help? Every Tuesday at Kroc Center, knit or crochet with other crafters - FREE & open to the public! (Registration opens 2 hours prior to class start time.) Find link HERE.

 

There's also an option to help make items for community service. (Yarn donations are always appreciated for community service projects.)

Every Tuesday  |  5:30-7:30 pm

"Crochet Connection"

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

208-772-5612

Crochet with a fun group. Help & patterns are available.

Every Wednesday  |  1-2 pm

"Knit & Nosh"

HARRISON LIBRARY

111 Coeur d'Alene Ave., Harrison

208-689-3976

All needle crafters are welcome - a FREE community activity! Gather every Wednesday.

Every Thursday  |  1-3 pm

"Cross Stitch Group"

RATHDRUM LIBRARY

16320 Hwy 41, Rathdrum

208-687-1029

Join others to work on cross-stitch projects every Thursday. All are welcome.

Every Thursday  |  2-4 pm

"Fiber Friends"

ATHOL AMERICAN LEGION

5525 E. Hwy 54, Athol (banquet room)

Every Thursday, crafters, knitters, spinners & crocheters meet to visit & create. Take a handiwork project, or get involved with group projects for the community such as lap blankets for veterans, chemo caps for cancer patients, & preemie hats for babies.

Coffee & tea are available; shareable snacks welcome. All levels of crafters are welcome. (Donations of excess yarn/materials are always welcome.)

Every Friday  |  10-11:30 am

"Knitting for Warmth"

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

521 E. Lakeside Ave., CdA

208-667-8446

An open, community knitting time for anyone who would like to create a prayer shaw (which is given as a gift of love, hope & comfort to someone who is critically ill or in crisis). More info HERE.

July 2  |  1-3 pm (Sat)

Aug 13  |  1-3 pm (Sat)

"Crafternoon"

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

208-772-5612

Stop by to work on unfinished craft projects. If a knitting/crochet project, it's a time to have questions answered.

Varies - Free!

Quilting

Quilting to

Benefit Others

Aug 9  |  1-3 pm (T)

Sept 13  |  1-3 pm (T)

NORTH IDAHO QUILTERS

Human Rights Education Institute

414 W. Fort Grounds Dr., Coeur d'Alene

(FREE parking; obtain upon arrival)

North Idaho Quilters "Community Service" group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except July & December) to work on quilts to benefit the community.

   
The public is invited to help assemble & tie quilts. Donations of fabric, quilt blocks, quilt tops, & finished quilts are always appreciated. More info - 208-930-1139 (Catherine)

2nd Tuesday - Free!

Summer Forest Glade

Hayden Outdoor Movies

July 12  |  8:30 pm/dusk (T)

"Encanto"

McINTIRE FAMILY PARK

8930 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

FREE movie night for the public! Games & giveaways begin at 6:30 pm. Complimentary popcorn (while supplies last). 

Aug 25  |  8:30 pm/dusk (Th)

"Raya & the Last Dragon"

McINTIRE FAMILY PARK

8930 N. Gov't Way, Hayden

FREE popcorn (while supplies last) for movie night! Games & giveaways begin at 6 pm. 

 

Thank you, City of Hayden, along with sponsors!

Varies - Free!

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"Quilts of Valor" Work Day

July 18  |  10 am-4 pm (M)

AMERICAN LEGION POST 143

1138 E. Poleline, Post Falls

"Patriotic Piecers" meet the 3rd Monday of each month at American Legion Post 143 to work on quilts (sew, un-sew, iron, cut, sponsor, piece, bind or quilt).

All quilters are invited to take their sewing machines & fabrics to help create "Quilts of Valor" for deserving veterans who have served & sacrificed to protect our freedom. For more info on "Q of V", or to request a quilt for a veteran, www.qovf.org

Questions? Contact Giannine O'Connor, QOV Coordinator at patrioticpiecers@gmail.com

3rd Monday - Free!

Wooden Live Music Sign

Barbershop Quartets

Every Tuesday  |  7-9 pm

LAKE CITY HARMONIZERS

practices at Bell Tower Funeral Home

3398 E. Jenalan Ave., Post Falls

Lake City Harmonizers welcomes members (men & women) of all ages who like to sing barbershop-style harmony (a cappella) & have fun doing it.

Rehearsals provide an evening of resonant music-making & take place every Tuesday. More info - email norrisboothe@hotmail.com

Every Tuesday - Free!

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Farmers Markets & Craft Fairs

Every Friday  |  2-6 pm

ATHOL FARMERS MARKET

Athol City Park

(south of Hwy 54 on 3rd St.)

Unique market w/plenty of shade & quality vendors, music & play area for kids. Takes place every Friday thru Sept 30.

Every Friday  |  3-6 pm (June-Sept)

ST. MARIES FARMERS MARKET

Mullen Trail Park

Hwy 5, St. Maries

Happily grown, locally produced & certified adorable every Friday thru Sept 30.

Every Friday  |  11 am-4 pm

SPIRIT LAKE COMMUNITY MARKET

32564 4th Ave., Spirit Lake

Shop for home-grown goodies in this small town setting every Friday thru Sept 30.

Every Saturday  |  9 am-2 pm

RATHDRUM CRAFT & FARMERS MARKET

Rathdrum Community Center

8037 W. Montana St., Rathdrum

Browse indoor & outdoor vendors every Saturday thru Sept 24. Music, special vendors, plants, fundraising for Rathdrum Community Center & more.

 

Every Saturday  |  9 am-1:30 pm (May-Oct)

"Saturday Market"

KOOTENAI CO. FARMERS' MARKET

SE corner of Hwy 95 & Prairie Ave., Hayden

Every Wednesday  |  4-7 pm (May-Sept)

"Wednesday Market"

KOOTENAI CO. FARMERS' MARKET

Sherman Ave. & 5th St.

Downtown CdA

Seasonal markets in (2) locations on Wednesdays & Saturdays specialize in vegetable, flowers, native plants & a variety of local food products such as meats, cheeses, bread, honey & jams. Over 100 farmers & artisians; live music too. (Sorry, no dogs allowed at Saturday market - including dogs carried, in strollers, backpacks or purses.) More info HERE.

July 31  |  10 am-2 pm (Sun)

August 28  |  10 am-2 pm (Sun)

September 25  |  10 am-2 pm (Sun)

"CdA Flea Market"

THE ROOSEVELT INN

105 E. Wallace Ave., CdA

Over 30 vendors provide local hand-made goods; vintage, antiques & artisan foods too on Sundays, once a month.

July 21  |  5:30-8:30 pm (Th)

Aug 18  |  5:30-8:30 pm (Th)

"Main Street Market"

CITY OF RATHDRUM

(on Main St. between McCartney & Mill)

Browse a wide array of local foods/products from artisans/crafters, ag producers, vendors & flea marketers once a month on Thursdays. Also live entertainment, demonstrations, youth activities & games. More info HERE or call 208-687-0261, ext 132.

Varies - Free!

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Silver Valley Chess

Every Monday  |  5-8 pm

BLACKBOARD CAFE

600 Cedar St., Wallace

208-556-5648

Silver Valley Chess Club members meet every Monday during the summer to challenge each other. 

 

Go, play - everyone is welcome - all levels & all ages. Host is Adam Porth.  

Every Monday - Free!

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Coffee/Cocoa & Coloring

Every Friday  |  1-3 pm

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden

208-772-5612

A popular gathering takes place every Friday - a time to "espresso" yourself with coffee & coloring (supplies provided). Relax...no kids allowed. :-) 

Every Saturday  |  11 am

PINEHURST LIBRARY

107 Main St., Pinehurst

208-682-3483

Every Saturday, stop in to relax & color, with coffee & company.

 

June 25 |  10 am-noon (Sat)

POST FALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls

208-773-1506

A time to unwind & cultivate your creativity - relax & forget everything else. Materials are provided, & so is fresh-brewed coffee on the last Saturday of each month. Adults only.

Varies - Free!

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Movies & Lectures Series

Varies  |  Varies

"Movies on the Lawn" & "Monthly Lecture Series"

FORT SHERMAN CHAPEL (LAWN)

332 Hubbard St., CdA

Presented by MUSEUM OF NORTH IDAHO, movies & lectures outdoors on various dates are FREE & open to the public. Take a lawn chair or blanket. More info - 208-664-3448.

Movie nights are:

July 15  |  8:30 pm (F)

"Dante's Peak"

Aug 12  |  8:30 pm (F)

"Super 8"

Sept 9  |  8 pm (F)

"Smoke Signals"

Snacks & drinks will be available for purchase.

Lectures on the lawn Wednesday evenings will feature a guest speaker who will present a program on regional history.

July 20  |  5:30 pm (W)

Varies - Free!

Street Art

Downtown CdA "Art Walk"

July 8  |  5-8 pm (F)

DOWNTOWN COEUR D'ALENE

Stroll the streets of CdA, drop into art studios & other businesses. Sample wine; appetizers along the way. Hear local musician singer/songwriters & see artists' demonstrations. 

This is a relaxing evening for the whole family on the 2nd Friday of each month. As a bonus, It's also the evening when Museum of North Idaho charges no admission fee (during open season).

 

See COEUR D'ALENE ARTS & CULTURE ALLIANCE website for maps & schedules.

2nd Friday - Free!

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Sweet Adelines Sing Harmony

Every Monday  |  6:30-8:30 pm

COEUR D'ALENE CHORUS

Canvas Church, 2200 N. 7th St., CdA

Coeur d'Alene Chorus is a group of talented women of all ages who sing in 4-part barbershop-style harmony (a cappella).

Rehearsals are every Monday & are open to women who would like to listen, or become a member. Music ranges from Broadway classics to popular songs - new & old.

Vocalists love to perform & participate in competitions. More info - 208-717-1332 or email sweetadscda@gmail.com 

Every Monday - Free!

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Public Speaking Training

Every Thursday  |  7 am

"Talk of the Town" Toastmasters Int'l

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY

3931 N. Schreiber Way, CdA

208-635-5990

 

Every Tuesday  |  5:45 pm

"Lake Pend Oreille" Toastmasters Int'l

EAST BONNER COUNTY LIBRARY

1407 Cedar St., Sandpoint

208-283-9008

Afraid of public speaking? Many people are, but there's a solution in the form of Toastmasters International. Begin your journey to gain communication & leadership skills - self-confidence too!

 

Weekly gatherings - Tuesdays in Sandpoint; Thursdays in CdA - are open to the public FREE of charge. For detailed or general info on Toastmasters, click HERE.

Varies - Free!

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Post Falls Outdoor Movies

July 8  |  Sunset/9 pm (F)

"American Underdog"

Q'EMILN PARK

12201 W. Parkway Dr., Post Falls

Post Falls Festival - July 8-10

Aug 12  |  Sunset (F)

"Sing 2"

SYRINGA PARK

2975 N. Bunchgrass Dr., Post Falls

View family-friendly movies for an evening of entertainment on blankets or take your chairs. Thank you, City of Post Falls & sponsors! Questions? Call PF Park & Rec Dept. at 208-773-0539, or see details & the Parks & Recreation 2022 Summer Activities Guide HERE.

Fridays - Free!

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American
Mah Jongg

**Photo credit - Carol Kelly

Every Tuesday  |  1-4 pm

"American Mah Jongg"

LAKE CITY CENTER

1916 N. Lakewood Dr., CdA

208-819-1697 (Carol Kelly) or 208-667-4628

Expert, or "newby", gather to play this rummy-like game played with tiles. Lake City Center charges an (almost FREE) fee of $1-2). Classes are FREE on Tuesdays!

The game is excellent for the memory; gathering is wonderful for making new friends. Try it. :-) Questions? Ask Carol Kelly at 208-557-4628.

All ages are welcome to participate in activities at Lake City Center (see link above).

Tuesdays - Almost Free ($1-2)

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City Concert Schedules

Sundays  |  1-4 pm (June 12-Aug 28)

"CdA Concert Series in City Park"

COEUR D'ALENE CITY PARK

415 Fort Ground Drive., CdA

Take a blanket or chairs & settle in for a musical afternoon. Concerts take place rain or shine in the forested downtown CdA City Park. HERE is the schedule. For more info - 208-667-3162, Handshake Productions. 

Wednesdays |  5-8 pm (July 13-Aug 17)

"River City Market & Music"

POST FALLS LANDING PARK (NEW)

next to Falls Park, 305 W. 4th, Post Falls

Outdoor concerts mixed with markets - go - have fun! See line-up of musicians HERE.

Thursdays  |  5-7:30 pm (June 23-Aug 25)

"Music in the Park"

KELLOGG CITY PARK

Hill St. & Railroad Ave., Kellogg

Set up your chair or relax on a blanket - let music fill the air! See performers on our poster page HERE.

Fridays  |  6-8 pm (June 3-Aug 26)

"Summer Sunset Concert Series"

CITY OF ST. MARIES

City Park - Amphitheater - Eleanor Park

Gather on Fridays to enjoy live music (see schedule HERE),  great food, local-made crafts - the perfect setting for family fun!

See what else is going on in St. Maries HERE, or call 208-245-3563.

Saturdays  |  2-5 pm (May 28-Sept 3)

"Summer Concerts"

CITY OF HARRISON

City Park - Hwy 97

How about an ice cream cone to go with music in the park? See the list of performers HERE.

Varies - Free!

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Rockin' in Riverstone

Every Thursday  |  6-8 pm

"Riverstone Summer Concert Series"

RIVERSTONE PARK (in Riverstone)

1805 Tilford Lane, CdA

Celebrating 10 years of FREE community concerts by professionals from a variety of genres. Here's the 2022 schedule for Thursday evenings:

July 7 - "What About Bob" (Rock/Blues)

July 14 - "Macey Gard Band (Rock, Pop/Soul/Attitude)

July 21 - "The Happiness" (Rock)

July 28 - "On the Walk" (Big Band)

 

Aug 4 - "Justin James Band" (Rock)

Aug 11 - "Nu Jack City" (R&B, Blues, Soul, Motown)

Aug 18 - "Van Paepeghem Quartet" (Jazz)

Aug 20 - "Special Saturday Concert Featuring Soul Proprietor"

Aug 26 - "Kelly Hughes (Country)

 

Thursdays - Free!

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Rathdrum Outdoor Movies

July 23  |  Dusk (Sat)

"Encanto"

MAJESTIC PARK

5750 W. Majestic Ave., Rathdrum

Take chairs & blankets. FREE popcorn while supplies last.

Aug 27  |  Dusk (Sat)

"Ron's Gone Wrong"

MAJESTIC PARK

5750 W. Majestic Ave., Rathdrum

Take chairs & blankets. FREE popcorn while supplies last.

 

Thank you to Rathdrum Police Dept. & Rathdrum Parks & Rec! More info - 208-587-2399, ext 132, or mickael@rathdrum.org

Saturdays - Free!

Book Stack

Book Club in Riverstone

July 7  |  6 pm (Th)

"Well-Read Evening Book Club"

July 13  |  9 am (W)

"Well-Read Morning Book Club"

July 26  |  6 pm (T)

"Well-Read Nonfiction Book Club"

THE WELL-READ MOOSE

2048 N. Main St., CdA

208-215-2265

 

Book Club Corner is back! Read with others FREE of charge in the morning, evening, or with a non-fiction group.

 

Well-Read Morning Book Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 9 am. Evening Book Club meets on the 1st Thursday of every month, 6 pm. The Well-Read Nonfiction Book Club gathers at 6 pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month. 

 

Call 208-215-2265 to register & reserve the store's Book Club Corner for your group. 

 

Varies - Free!

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North Idaho College Concerts

TBA  |  TBA

FREE concerts at NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE take place at Schuler Performing Arts Center, 880 W. Garden Ave., CdA,

Open to the public, concert dates vary & are live streamed for those not able to attend. View NIC events HERE.

Varies - Free!