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5 Sandpoint Film Festival. Locally made films at the Panida Theater. Film blocks begin at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. (208) 290-0597 11 Annual Harvest Dinner. Hope’s Memorial Community Center hosts traditional turkey meal with trimmings. (208) 264-5481 12 SARS Ski Swap. Sell, buy ski gear and outdoor wear at the Bonner County Fairgrounds; proceeds benefit Schweitzer Alpine Racing School. (208) 263-1081 18 Live Voices: “Native Vision.” See POAC calendar. 19 Christmas Fair. Festive shopping event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (208) 263-8414 19 Golden Age of Hollywood Panida Fundraiser Gala. Don your finest vintage wear! Start with Little Theater Black Box Speakeasy for drinks and hors d’oeuvres, followed by the Golden Age of Hollywood musical celebration in honor of our historic theater. Panida.org. 19 The New Mastersounds. Get funky at The Hive, 9 p.m. LiveFromTheHive.com. 19-27 LPOIC Annual Fall Derby. Put on your long johns and join this fishing competition on Lake Pend Oreille. (208) 448-1365 25 (thru Jan. 1) Holidays in Sandpoint. Tree lighting ceremony at Jeff Jones Town Square and visit from Santa opens the holiday season in Sandpoint. DowntownSandpoint.com. (208) 263-2161

See complete, up-to-the-minute calendars at SandpointOnline.com

HOT PICKS

Film fest fuels SOLE outdoor program

The Winter Wildlands Backcountry Film Festival, happening at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Panida Theater, is the annual SOLE fundraiser. Every fifth grader in the Lake Pend Oreille School District gets a SnowSchool Experience to explore and learn about local winter wildlands, thanks to SOLE (Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education). The festival’s series of juried films (all of which celebrate the human-powered experience), plus a great holiday silent auction, raffle prizes, brews and special surprises make the festival a family-fun event that’s worth supporting! All proceeds support SOLE’s good work. Ticket info at SoleExperiences.org. (928) 351-SOLE

local Star power

Filmgoers and movie critics are raving about “Captain Fantastic,” an awardwinning film that’s set in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Local fans are in for a treat when the film’s star appears as the special guest during An Evening with Viggo Mortensen held two nights, Jan. 13-14, in the Panida Theater. Mortensen will introduce the movie, and after the screening give a brief talk and hold a question-and-answer session. Presented by KRFY 88.5 Sandpoint Community Radio. (208) 263-9191

26 The Shook Twins – Giving Thanks. Panida Theater and Sandpoint Reader host holiday concert with Sandpoint natives The Shook Twins. (208) 263-9191

DECEMBER 2016

1-3 Festival of Trees. Family Night Dec. 1, Holiday Luncheon Dec. 2 and Grand Gala Dec. 3 at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Benefits Kinderhaven. (209) 610-2208 1 Chris Robinson Brotherhood. Spreading their love at The Hive, 9 p.m. LiveFromTheHive.com. 2 Backcountry Film Festival. See Hot Picks. 3 Ballroom Dance. Sandpoint’s Chapter of USA Dance hosts dance lessons at 7 p.m.; general dancing, refreshments and door prizes at 8 p.m., at Sandpoint Community Hall. (208) 699-0421 9 Community Day Fundraiser. Ski or ride for only $10. Schweitzer Mountain Resort donates 100 percent of lift ticket proceeds to

Making a difference A funky spectacle for the senses

It’s gonna get funky and loud ... but that’s OK when you’re ringing in 2017! The 3rd Annual Hive New Year’s Eve Ball on Dec. 31 is a party for the ages, featuring the Pimps of Joytime and a New Year’s Eve countdown with confetti and a balloon drop. Not only is this the Inland Northwest’s biggest and best New Year’s Eve celebration, a portion of each ticket benefits our local nonprofit Angels Over Sandpoint. Ages 21 and older only. Ticket info at LiveFromTheHive.com. W I N T E R 2 0 17

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Hank was a baby and newly diagnosed with cystinosis when the 24 Hours for Hank nonprofit organization was started to support medical research for the rare disease. Hank is now 10 years old, and nearly $1 million has been raised by the group for the Cystinosis Research Foundation – a huge community accomplishment as the quest continues in finding a cure. Schweitzer Mountain Resort hosts the 9th annual 24 Hours of Schweitzer, a 24-hour charity ski and snowboarding team event for participants of all ages, March 24-25. Come join the fun! 24HoursforHank.org. SANDPOINT MAGAZINE

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In this issue: Wings of Winter, Future of snow, NFL Super Bowl Champion Ron Heller, Art of Megan Atwood Cherry, Urban Moose, Thrill of shed...

Issuu smw17  

In this issue: Wings of Winter, Future of snow, NFL Super Bowl Champion Ron Heller, Art of Megan Atwood Cherry, Urban Moose, Thrill of shed...