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  |  theater  |  fiber arts  |  HISTORY  | games

"Circle Bluegrass Jams"

November 12, 19  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

December 5, 19  |  5-7:30 pm (T)

POST fALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

208-773-1506

Inland NW Bluegrass Music Association invites the public to "jam" in a circle (bluegrass, folk, & country music). Take  your instruments to play, sing along, or listen. 

Light refreshments will be served. FREE; no reservations needed for these Tuesday gatherings.

Tuesdays - Free!

Relax With Coffee & Coloring

November 1, 8, 15, 22  |  10 am-noon (F)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID

A FREE activity, relax with friends every Friday morning with a cup of coffee & coloring materials. For adults; 208-772-5612

 

November 16, 30   |  10:30 am-noon (Sat)

December 21 28  |  10:30 am-noon (Sat)

POST FALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

Take a Saturday morning breather (& sips of coffee) while relaxing with other adults to color - crayons, markers & colored pencils provided! 208-773-1506

Varies - Free!

"Quilts of Valor" Work Day

November 18  |  10 am-4 pm (M)

AMERICAN LEGION POST 143

1138 E. Poleline, Post Falls, ID

"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? 208-773-0474

3rd Monday - Free!

Barbershop Quartets

November 4, 11, 18, 25  |  7 pm (M)

LAKE CITY HARMONIZERS

1525 E. Edmonton Ave (Findlay Value Lot)

Post Falls, ID

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 Monday, 7 pm, at a Post Falls location.

More info (call or text): 509-994-2428

Every Monday - Free!

Paint With a Friend

November 7, 14, 21  |  10:30 am-2 pm (Th)

COEUR D'ALENE ART ASSOCIATION

Parish Hall, St. Luke's Episcopal Church

501 E. Wallace, Coeur d'Alene, ID

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

Take a sack lunch. Questions? Call Karen, 208-664-0833.

Every Thursday - Free!

Knitting Along With Others

November 5, 19  |  2:30 pm (T)

"Well-Knit Tale"

COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY 

702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

All skills of knitters & crocheters are welcome every 1st & 3rd Tuesday. Materials & refreshments are provided. Info - contact Mary Comfort at mcomfort@cdalibrary.org. 

November 5, 12, 19, 26  |  1-3 pm (T)

"Knit Along"

RATHDRUM LIBRARY

16320 Hwy 41, Rathdrum, ID  

Take a project - skilled knitter is present for assistance. All skill levels welcome - every Tuesday. 208-687-1029

November 5, 12, 19, 26  |  5-8 pm (T)

November 7, 14, 21  |  1-3 pm (Th)

"Open Knitting & Crochet"

ALPACA DIRECT

1016 W. Hayden Ave., Hayden, ID

Take a project & have fun with other crafters every Tuesday & Thursday. Get help if you need it, or share your ideas. FREE coffee & conversation. 208-209-7079

November 7, 14, 21  |  6 pm (Th)

"Social Knitting Night"

GIZMO

NIC Hedlund Bldg., Ste. 142, CdA

Love yarn? Drop in with a project for tips, encouragement, or show-off a creation. All are invited every Thursday.

November 5, 12, 19, 26  |  11 am-1 pm (T)

"Knitting Club"

KROC CENTER

1765 W Golf Course Rd, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Prefer knitting with others, or need some help? Every Tuesday at Kroc Center, knit or crochet with other crafters - FREE & open to the public for ages 11+. (Yarn donations always appreciated for community service projects.)

November 11  |  6 pm (M)

"Open Craft/Knitting"

PINEHURST LIBRARY

107 Main St., Pinehurst, ID

Every 2nd Monday take a craft in progress. Share ideas, get help, chat, drink tea & eat chocolate. 

Varies - Free!

"Open Draw With Randy" Palmer

November 12  |  6-8 pm (T)

December 10  |  6-8 pm (T)

EMERGE

208 N. 4th St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Get together with other artists every 2nd Tuesday for an evening of relaxation while drawing/painting.

 

Open to ages 16+. Questions? See website, www.emergecda.com, or email classesatemerge@gmail.com 

2nd Tuesday - Free!

"Painting With Monique"

November 18  |  2-4 pm (M)

POST fALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

208-773-1506

Learn painting techniques on Mondays from local artist, Monique Carran - how to mix colors (Oct 7), drawing intro (Oct 21), & collage painting (Nov 18).

Observe beauty & transfer it with acrylics. Space is limited, so RSVP to 208-773-1506, or register at front desk.

Mondays - Free!

Introduction to Square Dancing

November 4, 11, 18, 25  |  6:30-8:30 pm (M)

December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  |  6:30-8:30 pm (M)

January 6, 13, 20, 27  |  6:30-8:30 pm (M)

 

"Shirts N' Skirts Square Dance Club"

CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH

1011 N. Compton St., Post Falls

Learn to square dance - 1st lesson is FREE! Seniors, singles, young aduls, children age 3+ are all welcome.

Monday dance times continue until April, 2020. For more info, call Debbie, 208-773-1985; or Carla, 208-818-2882.

Every Monday - Free!

Downtown CdA "Art Walk"

November 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 perform too. 

This is a relaxing evening for the whole family on the 2nd Friday of each month. It's also the evening when Museum of North Idaho charges no admission fee.

 

See Coeur d'Alene Arts & Culture Alliance website for maps & schedules.

2nd Friday - Free!

Basic Ukulele Lessons

November 26  |  6-7 pm (T)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden,, ID

208-772-5612

Would you like to learn how to play the ukulele? Learn basics of strumming, chords & progressions with assistance from experienced players.

All skill levels are welcome to get together to strum some tunes. It's FREE & open to the public - teens & adults - once a month on the 4th Tuesday.

4th Tuesday - Free!

Bagpipe Players Wanted

TBA  |  TBA (Th)

COEUR D'ALENE FIREFIGHTERS PIPES & DRUMS BAND

 

Interested in playing bagpipes or drums for special occasions? General public is invited to practice with the band on Thursdays (FREE lessons are provided for all ability levels). 

 

When a musician demonstrates enough proficiency for performances, he/she will be recommended for membership in the band.

Pipe Major is Jessica Bryant. She can be contacted at 208-953-1053, or
pipemajor@cdaffpd.org.

Chad Matchell is Drum Sergeant & can be reached at 360-337-9097, or 
drumsergeant@cdaffpd.org.  

Every Thursday - Free!

Writers Inspire Creativity

November 13  |  9 am (W)

JEWETT HOUSE

1501 E. Lakeshore Dr., Coeur d'Alene, ID

November 21  |  6:30 pm (Th)

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MASTER

4800 N. Ramsey Rd., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Cozy up to pen & paper, or let fingers fly on computer keys. More coffee or hot chocolate next to a crackling fireplace?

Writers look for inspiration, seek motivation & thrive on encouragement. IDAHO WRITER'S LEAGUE meets two times a month - 2nd Wednesday & the 3rd Thursday, to share ideas, critique each other, discuss writing techniques, hear presentations, & be mentors.

 

Non-members are invited to attend two meetings FREE before becoming members, if interested. Writing as a hobby or becoming a published author - it's all good!

2nd Wed & 3rd Thurs - Free!

Sing the Gospel Hymns

November 13  |  6-7 pm (W)

HOUSE OF FAITH

1103 N. 3rd St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

208-664-5440

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." --Hebrews 11:1

Like to sing the great old gospel hymns? Every 2nd Wednesday, "Gospel Opry" features Christian musicians playing acoustic instruments while singing the great old songs.

The FREE event is open to the public, so join in! 208-755-4194

2nd Wednesday - Free!

Welcome to the Chess Clubs

November 15  |  4-5 pm (F)

December  20  |  4-5 pm (F)

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden,, ID

208-772-5612

November 8  |  4-5 pm (F)

December 13  |  4-5 pm (F)

POST FALLS LIBRARY

821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID

208-773-1506

 

Whether you're an experienced player or a new learner, you are welcome to play. All ages are invited. Take your own chess set or borrow one at the library.

Every 3rd Friday night is chess night at Hayden...& every 2nd Friday afternoon, chess players compete at Post Falls. 

 

 2nd & 3rd Friday - Free!

"Scribblers' Society" for All

November 11, 25  |  3-4 pm (M)

COEUR D'ALENE LIBRARY (Jameson Room)

702 E. Front St., Coeur d'Alene, ID

Open to all ages, "scribblers" gather every 2nd & 4th Monday to write & be critiqued by others. Take notepad or laptop for writing. Coffee, tea & snacks provided.

More info - call Lindsay at 208-769-2315, ext. 469; or email lmoore@cdalibrary.org. 

2nd & 4th Monday - Free!

Quilting to

Benefit Others

November 4, 18  |  9 am-1 pm (M)

PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

8134 N. Meyer Rd., Post Falls, ID

208-765-0727

Gather with "Dorcas Quilting" ladies every 1st & 3rd Mondays to quilt for community causes - assisted living/nursing home residents, delivery by EMTs/police to accident victims & more situations for those in need of warmth & comfort.

 

All are welcome  to help sew, tie, cut, sort, etc. Coffee is always on. 

November 12  |  1-3 pm (T)

NORTH IDAHO QUILTERS

Bear Paw Quilting

600 W. Kathleen Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID

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

Varies - Free!

Mah Jongg

Players Wanted

November 7, 14, 21  |  1 pm (Th)

HAYDEN LAKE LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID

An ancient Chinese game played with tiles, Mah Jongg players meet every Thursday to compete.

Adults are welcome to play FREE of charge. Need more info? Call 208-819-1697.

Every Thursday - Free!

Sweet Adelines Sing Harmony

November 4, 11, 18, 25  |  7 pm (M)

COEUR D'ALENE CHORUS

Canvas Church, 2200 N. 7th St.

Coeur d'Alene, ID

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. 208-818-2297 (Carol)

Every Monday - Free!

Spinning Wheels Roll On

November 8  |  1 pm (F)

December 13  |  1 pm (F)

"Open Spinning"

ALPACA DIRECT

1016 W. Hayden Ave., Hayden, ID

 

Get together with others who know how to spin fiber. Once-a-month activity for taking spinning wheels & drop spindles.

Enjoy coffee & conversation every 2nd Friday. 208-209-7079

2nd Friday - Free!

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208-664-0303

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

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