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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  |  theater  |  fiber arts  |  HISTORY  | games

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North Idaho College Concerts

Feb 1  |  7:30 pm (T)

"JazzNIC Festival Concert"

March 8  |  7:30 pm (T)

"Vox Feminae: A Concert Celebrating International Women's Day"

Mar 25  |  7:30 pm (W)

"Wind Symphony in Concert"

Apr 26  |  7:30 pm (T)

"BYOB: Bring Your Own Beats"

April 28  |  7:30 pm (Th)

"The World on a String"

May 8  |  2 pm (Sun)

"Mother's Day Concert in the Park"

FREE concerts at NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE resume this 2021-22 season. Performances take place at Schuler Performing Arts Center, 880 W. Garden Ave., CdA (which is currently operating at 50% capacity/500 attendees). 

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

Varies - Free!

Quilting

Quilting to

Benefit Others

Feb 8  |  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.

2nd Tuesday - 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

 

"Lake Pend Oreille" Toastmasters Int'l

Every Tuesday  |  5:45 pm

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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"Quilts of Valor" Work Day

Jan 17  |  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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Adult "Coffee & Coloring"

Every Friday  |  11 am-noon 

PINEHURST LIBRARY

107 Main St., Pinehurst

208-682-3483

Every Friday (thru Feb 25)  |  1-2 pm

HAYDEN LIBRARY

8385 N. Government Way, Hayden

208-772-5612

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

Every Saturday  |  11 am-1 pm

(All family members are welcome.)

HARRISON LIBRARY

111 S. Coeur d'Alene Ave., Harrison

208-689-3976

 

Varies - Free!

Author

Writers Inspire Creativity

Feb 9  |  9 am-noon (W)

JEWETT HOUSE

1501 E. Lakeshore Dr., Coeur d'Alene

Jan 20 |  6:30-9:30 pm (Th)

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MASTER

4800 N. Ramsey Rd., Coeur d'Alene

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!

Varies - Free!

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American
Mah Jongg

**Photo credit - Carol Kelly

Every Tuesday  |  1-4 pm (T)

"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)

Street Art

Downtown CdA "Art Walk"

Feb 11  |  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. 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!

Acrilic Paints

Paint With a Friend

TBA  |  10:30 am-2 pm (Th)

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. Questions? Email - art4cda2018@gmail.com

Every Thursday - Free!

Knitting Needles

Knitting Along Together

Every Monday |  1-3 pm

"Rathdrum Library Knitting Group"

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 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  |  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 Saturday  |  11 am-2 pm

"Hooks & Needles"

KELLOGG LIBRARY

16 W Market Ave, Kellogg

208-786-7231

Take a project or drop in to learn how to knit or crochet - a relaxing time every Saturday to work on special projects.

 

Varies - Free!

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Concerts at the Conservatory

Jan 28  |  7-8:30 pm (F)

"Jazz Concert" (Brantley Bacon & Bobby Meader"

 

Special events at the conservatory are FREE (although "free will" offerings are welcome). Experience glorious music filling the historic Hamilton House, 627 N. Gov't Way, CdA - home of MUSIC CONSERVATORY OF COEUR D'ALENE.

 

In addition to concerts on various dates, the conservatory offers a vast variety of classes, lessons & opportunities to perform (costs vary). See more info & schedules HERE. Phone - 208-901-8190.  

Varies - Free!

Book Stack

Book Club in Riverstone

Feb 3  |  6 pm (Th)

"Well-Read Evening Book Club"

Feb 9  |  9 am (W)

"Well-Read Morning Book Club"

Jan 25  |  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!

Piano Show

Sweet Adelines Sing Harmony

Every Monday  |  7-9 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!