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Saturday, May 19, 2012

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Date: August 19, 20, 21, 2012 (Sun, Mon, Tue)

Date: June 23 or July 14, 2012 (Sat)

Date: Aug 12-14, 2012 (Sun, Mon, Tue overnight) Enjoy daylight cruising the waters of the Pacific Northwest and the lights of two casinos by night.

Date: September 10 & 11, 2012 (Mon, Tue) Overnight

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July 4, Fireworks Extravaganza.


Silverwood Theme Park, includes patriotic music and fireworks at dusk. (208) 683-3400

Coeur d’Alene

July 17 and 24, Toyota Tuesday. Silverwood Theme Park.

Downtown Farmers’ Market. Visit 5th Street every Wednesday through September for fresh produce, fresh flowers, food, music, Arts & Crafts, and more. Visit

May 19, Dog d’Alene. The day of

Drivers of Toyotas get in free when they bring an admission coupon from any Inland Empire regional Toyota dealer. (208) 683-3400 or www.

Aug. 3-5, Downtown Street Fair.

The Best Arts & Crafts Weekend in the Everything Dog! Visit the green space at 6th & Sherman from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for Northwest features 250 vendors, plus vendors, food, contests, demonstrations, daily entertainment, food, arts, crafts, and more. Catch the free Shuttle between dog parade, fun run/walk with your A Taste of the CdA’s, Art on the Green & canine friend, plus the 2nd Annual Street Fair at either 3rd & Sherman or 4th Doxie Dash! Dogs and their humans and Sherman. (208) 415-0116 or get in free. Visit www.cdadowntown. com for more information, or call (208) 415-0116. Aug. 11, Coeur d’Alene Triathlon and Duathlon. Includes a May 27, Coeur d’Alene 1.5k swim in Lake Coeur d’Alene, then a Marathon. Spend Memorial Day 40k bike ride down Coeur d’Alene Lake Weekend 2012 exercising or cheering. Drive, a scenic route that leads to Mullan Enjoy a Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K. Trail Road, ending with a 10k run along May 19-20, Tremors Northwest Boulevard and the Spokane Anniversary. Silverwood Theme Park. River, ending up at Coeur d’Alene City Commemorate the opening of the high- Park. Visit speed coaster in 1999, and pay $19.99 Aug. 18-19, Wooden Boat Show. for admission each day when purchased Enjoy checking out wooden boats along at the front gate. (208) 683-3400 or the Coeur d’Alene Boardwalk. Stop and chat with the owner and enjoy the May 26-28, American Heroes sunshine. Weekend. Silverwood Theme Park, Sept. 1-2, Coaster Classic offers free admission to all military Car Show. Silverwood Theme Park. personnel, police officers and firefighters, and half-price admission for immediate One of the largest car shows in the region is hosted by the Inland Empire family members. (208) 683-3400 or Late Great Chevy Club ’55-’72 and NAPA. (208) 683-3400 or www. June 15-16, Car d’Lane – “A Classic Car Weekend.” Come check Elk River out or enter 1975 or Pre ‘75 cars and trucks in a cruise and show and shine. July 1, Fireworks in the Visit for details. Mountains. Elk River

June 16-17, Father’s Day/ Family Weekend. Silverwood Theme

Aug. 10 – 12, Elk River Days. Elk River,

Park. When you buy in advance online, you can buy 2-for-1 tickets, and Dad gets Garfield in free. (208) 683-3400 or May 19, Garfield May Day. Garfield, (509) 635-1604

June 24, Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene Triathlon. More than 2,000 athletes will compete in one of the toughest events in the world of sports, including a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run. Athletes begin their day at 7 a.m. and have until midnight to complete the course. (208) 664-3194, or 877-782-9232 or visit

Genesee June 9, Genesee Community Day, Genesee.

Kendrick May 26, Locus Blossom Festival. Kendrick,

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Sept. 8, Blackberry Festival,

July 7, Fireworks Display Juliaetta, Kalispel Bay July 7-8, Hagadone Marine Moscow Group Boat Show. Hills Resort Moscow Farmers Market. Runs July 13-15, Hagadone Marine every Saturday through October 2012 in Group Boat Show. Elkins Resort and historic downtown. (208) 883-7036 Blue Diamond Marina June-July, Fresh Aire Concert July 13-15, Mastercraft Boat Series (runs through July every Show. Hills Resort Thursday), 6-7 p.m., East City Park, Moscow. July 21, Huckleberry Festival. Priest Lake Golf Course June 22, Moscow Art Walk. .Downtown, July 21, Customer Appreciation July 19 – 22, Rendezvous in the Day. Leonard Paul Store, all day. Park. East City Park. July 22, Kidstock – Concert on July 29, Latah County Historical the Lake. Hill’s Resort Ice Cream Social. 1–4 p.m., Moscow Aug. 24, Artist Wine Tasting Reception. Dann Hall and Ross Hall hMcConnell Mansion (208) 882-1004 Sept. 13 – 16, Latah County Fair. Collection, Cavanaughs 5-7 p.m. Latah County Fairgrounds, Moscow, Aug. 25, Priest Lake Triathlon. a


Sept. 13 – 16, Lumberjack Days. Orofino.

Priest Lake

Hills Resort

Aug. 31, End of the World Party. Millies Restaurant. 5 p.m.

Sept. 1-2, Art at the Lake. Demonstrations at Entrée Gallery

Sept. 1, Hawaiian Luau. Fire May 25, EMT Annual Bake Sale. dancers and Fireworks. Cavanaugh’s Visitors Center, Highway 57 Sept. 2, Dry Rot Breakfast. May 26, People Helping People Elkins Resort Auction and Dinner. Elkins Resort Sept. 2, Wooden Boat Show and May 26, Spring Festival Parade. Parade on Lake. Elkins Resort Coolin Sept. 2, Priest Lake Yacht Club May 26-27, Arts and Craft Fair. Gin Fizz BBQ. Hill’s Resort Coolin Sept. 8, Blues, Brews and BBQ. May 27, 10 Mile and 4 Mile Fun Blue Diamond Marina. 5 p.m. Run/Walk. Coolin Sept. 8, Jeff Bach Memorial June 8, Summer Programs Auction Dinner. Music. Cavanaugh’s Begin at Priest Lake State Parks. Lionhead and Indian Creek (Wed – Sun)

June 9. Kids Free Fishing Derby.

Priest River

June 11, Fireworks Auction.

Priest Lake Golf Course, 8 a.m.–noon

Fund-raiser for July 4th fireworks display

June 24, Hill’s Resort Golf Tournament. Priest Lake Golf Course

June 16, Scholarship Golf Tournament. 4 person scramble-

11 a.m. Open to the public

funds scholarship

June 29, Priest Lake Community Education Fund Bake Sale. Priest Lake Info Center,

June 30, River Rat Rodders Car Show. Bring your project car

Highway 57

June 30, Kaniksu Lion’s Roar Dinner/Auction. Elkins Resort 4:30-9 p.m.

July 4, Fireworks Display in Luby Bay and Grandview Resort July 4, Ice Cream Social. Coolin Civic Center


July 4, Fireworks. Bonner Park West. 10 p.m.

July 27, Hot Neon Nights Car Cruise. Downtown, Asphalt Angels Car Show

July 28, Timber Days. Logging Events-Parade-Craft and Food Vendors, kids games, climbing wall, obstacle course.

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July 29, Lawn Mower Races. Main Street.

Potlatch July 21, Potlatch Days. Downtown Potlatch (208) 875-0708


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August: Twilight Bike Racing Series on Wednesdays. Weekly races and after-event parties at Schweitzer Mountain Resort (208) 263-9555

Aug. 2-12, Festival at Sandpoint. The 30th annual internationally renowned outdoor concert series at Memorial Field. 888.265.4554

Wednesdays and Saturdays thru Aug. 4, Long Bridge Swim. The October Sandpoint Farmers 18th annual 1.76-mile swim across Lake Market. This open air market of fresh produce, garden starts, flowers, handcrafts food and music. (208) 597-3355

May 17-20, Lost in the 50’s. Sandpoint goes retro with a vintage car parade, concerts, street dance, car rally and fun run. (208) 265-5678

Every Saturday, Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend, Free concerts series at Park Place Stage, corner of First and Cedar. (208) 263-6139

June 2, Chafe 150. Sponsored by Panhandle Alliance for Education. Benefit ride takes bicyclists on a 147.2-mile route through Idaho and Montana. (208) 263-7040

Pend Oreille (208) 265-5412

Aug. 5, Schweitzer Huckleberry Festival. Celebration at Schweitzer Mountain Resort in honor of the native huckleberry (208) 263-9555

Aug. 11-12, Artist’s Studio Tour. Self guided driving tour of working studios (800) 800-2106

Aug. 11, Wings Over Sandpoint Fly-In. Regional pilots fly into Sandpoint Airport, or onto Lake Pend Oreille for seaplanes and hold a breakfast and aircraft display. (208) 255-9954

Aug. 11-12, Arts & Crafts Fair. POAC’s annual juried art exhibit at City Beach with kids activities and more (208) 263-6139

June 28, Summer Sampler. Taste Aug. 17-18, Bonner County cuisine of Sandpoint’s finest restaurants Fair and Rodeo. Precedes the annual at Farmin Park plus cook offs at corner of County Fair at the fairgrounds (208) Third and Oak. 800-800-2106 263-8414 June 22 - Sept. 9, Artwalk Opening reception June 22 for the 25th annual revolving art exhibit at gallery locations downtown. (208) 263-6139

Sept. 1-2, Schweitzer Annual Fall Fest. Outdoor music festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort (208) 263-9555

June 30, Schweitzer Summer Celebration. Summer season opener

Sept. 1-2, Silverwood Coaster Classic Car Show. One of the largest

with free chairlift rides, family activities and wine tasting. (208) 263-9555

in the region (208) 683-3400

July 4, Independence Day Parade. Downtown followed by stage

Sept. 7-9, Harvest Party Annual Event. Pend Oreille Winery hosts family

friendly activities, food sampling, wine performances and fireworks at City Beach tasting and live music. (208) 265-8545 (208) 263-4118

July 8, Jacey’s Race. Competitive 5k


race for runners and walkers, and 1k race July 14, Troy Days. “Old Timers Day” Downtown Troy, for kids; proceeds benefit local children with cancer or life-threatening illnesses


July 12, Festival at Sandpoint Art Unveiling. Fine art poster unveiling for the festival at Dover Bay (208) 265-4554

July 13-15, Sandpoint Wooden Boat Festival. Downtown events plus classic wooden boat parade along Sand Creek. Sponsored by Inland Empire Antique and Classic Boat Society and DSBA. (208) 255-1876

Bigfork May 26–27, Bigfork Whitewater Festival. Bigfork Aug. 26-Sept. 1, Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival. Bigfork

St. Regis May 26–28, St. Regis Annual Flea Market.

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Aug. 10-12, Huckleberry Trout Creek Festival. June 21-24, Libby Logger Days.

Arlee July 3-8, Arlee 4th of July Celebration and Pow Wow. Arlee


Aug. 15-19, Northwest Montana Fair. Kalispell,

Aug. 22-26, Big Sky Classic Derby and Futurity. One of the largest reining shows in Northwest,

June 2-3, Three Blind Refs Aug. 24-26, Bitterroot Scottish Soccer Tournament. Kalispell, check Irish Festival. Hamilton www. out the skills from 100 soccer teams,

Aug. 24-26, Summer’s Last Art June 8-12, Wings Across Big Sky Blast. 3-day juried art show, Flathead Bird Festival. Montana Audubon’s County Courthouse Annual Bird Festival, Kalispell, Sept. 8, Montana Dragon (406) 443-3949 Boat Festival. Flathead Lake, put June 8-10, Summer’s First Art together a team or watch, www. Blast. Flathead County Courthouse, (406) 260-449

June 17, Summit Solstice Triathlon/Duathlon. Summit Fitness Center, Kalispell, (406) 751-4133

June 30-July 1, Wrangler Team Roping Championship. Majestic Valley Arena,

July 6, Artists and Craftsmen of the Flathead Summer Show. Flathead County Courthouse, www.

Sept. 15, The Huckleberry 100 Cycle Race. Outside Glacier National Park, ride 25, 50 or 100 miles or a smaller family ride. www.

Browning July 12-15, North American Indian Days. Browning


July 8, Missoula Marathon. July 7, Summer Pops at Rebecca Farm. Kalispell, annual outdoor concert Aug. 25-26, River City by Glacier Symphony, (406) 257-3241 Roots Festival. Missoula www. July 19-22, Glacier Rod Run. Kalispell, www. July 12-15, The Event at Rebecca Farm. 10th year for July 20-22, Arts in the Park. world-class equestrian event, Kalispell, Northwest Montana’s largest and longest-running art and entertainment fair,

July 23-27, Bibler Garden Summer Tours. Visit spectacular gardens, arts and antiques, Kalispell,

July 30-31, Elite Professional Bullriding Competition and concerts. Terri Clark and Joe Nichols, Majestic Valley Arena.

Aug. 4, A Taste of Kalispell. Festival of flavors benefit The Museum at Central School

Aug. 4, Epic Shore to Shore Race. Flathead Lake, open to all paddleboard enthusiasts, benefits First Descents,

July 17-19, Montana Baroque Music Festival. Paradise

Haugan June 22-24, Montana Mudfest. Haugan. 3rd annual event includes mud drags, bikini contest, beer pond, music by Copper Mountain Band. mtmudfest@ or (406) 396-7428

BRITISH COLUMBIA/ KOOTENAY ROCKIES May 18-21, Blossom Festival. Creston, annual spring celebration includes parade, car show and more.

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May 19-21, Kaslo May Days. May Aug. 10, SS Moyie Pirate Day. Pole Dance, logger sports competition, Kaslo, Spend the day aboard the historic parade. ship in a pirate costume, hunt for treasure and more. May 21, Victoria Day Picnic. Fort Steele. Includes live music, games.

Aug. 11, Creston Museum OldFashioned Tea. Visitors return to

May 25-27, Chickadee Nature Festival. Revelstoke, 7th annual event

1912 to meet suffragette leader Dorothy Davis,

offers something for all nature lovers such as talks from biologists and kids’ activities.

Aug. 11-12, Columbia Basin Culture Tour. Nelson, Visit area

June 1-3 SunFest. Castlegar, Includes Miss Castlegar Queen Pageant, talent show, family barbecue. www. June 2-3, Canal Flat Days. Canal Flats. Includes talent contest, duck race. (250) 349-5447 June 16, Gold Panning Day. Fort Steele, Contest include panning, melon seed spitting and log hammering. June 25-Oct 31, Radium Hot Springs Glass Art Show and Sale. 11th annual event celebrates the uniqueness of Kootenay National Park and all art portrays plant, animal or landscapes present in the park. www.

July 1, Canada Day Celebration. Naksup, Celebrate Canada’s birthday and the 120th birthday of Naksup with a pancake breakfast and more. www.

July 9-14, Kimberley International Old Time Accordion Championships. Six days of music, dancing and competitions at this 40th annual event.

July 15-21, Fernie Writers Conference. Fernie. Celebrate writers and writing with panel discussions, instruction.

July 20-22, Kimberley JulyFest, Try sports, dance, and enjoy refreshments.

July 20-22, Summerlude Festival and Lake Regatta.

studios, galleries and heritage sites.

Sept. 7-8, Creston Valley Fall Fair. 94th annual two-day festival includes produce, crafts, scarecrow contest and largest pumpkin growing contest.

Sept. 9, Hills Garlic Festival. New Denver. The theme is “Homemade Homegrown and Organic,” and features more than 150 vendors.

WASHINGTON Grand Coulee Grand Coulee Dam offers a free nightly laser light show, 10 p.m., (509) 6339265, and Saturday Downtown Farmer’s Market through September.

May 17-20, Sunbank’s Blues Festival 800-822-7195 May 26-28, Washington B.A.S.S. Tournament. Coulee Playland Banks Lake (509) 633-2671

May 26 & 28, Veteran’s Breakfast. Vets Hall - Electric City, 6-11 a.m. public welcome.

June 9-10, Hydro Boat Races Sunbank’s Resort. 888-822-7195 June 9, CMC Golf TournamentBank’s Lake Golf Course June 16, 7th Coulee Kids Day. Father’s Day weekend. 800-268-533

June 16-17, Coulee Cruizers Car Club. Best Rod by a Dam site (509) 633-0382

Invermere, Enjoy music, bull riding, regatta, canoe racing and other activities. 250-342-2844

11 a.m.-2 p.m. GC North Dam Park

July 27- Aug. 5, Gliding Competition. Golden. Willi Muller

July 3-4, July 4th “Festival of America” Park below dam, includes

Memorial includes glider pilots to fly long distances, with bonus points available for flying back to Gold Eco Adventure Ranch. (250) 439-1111

arts-crafts-food, entertainment –free admission (no dogs in park) fireworks display off dam.

June 16, Lions Club BBQ.

July 1-8, Colville Confederated Tribes Pow-Wow Encampment, Nespelem, Wash.

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Aug. 25, CD Casino 17th Anniversary. BBQ under the big tent Sept. 6-9, Sunbank’s Blues Festival. 800-822-7195 outdoor stage/great music

Sept. 15, 9th Grand Columbian Triathlon. (425) 766-8787

Lind June 8-10, 25th Combine Demolition Derby Weekend. Includes Car Derby 6 p.m. Friday, Demolition Derby Grand Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, Kiddie Parade at 10:30 p.m., barbecue in City Park, demo derby at 3 p.m. and Coaster Car Races at 2 p.m.

Odessa Sept. 14-16, 42nd Annual Odessa Deutschesfest. Enjoy authentic German food, block-long indoor Biergarten, live music, vendors, 5k & 10k fun-run, camping, parade, youth garten, crafts, and more! www. / (509) 982-0049


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June 16, Prosser Scottish Fest & Highland Games. Includes traditional Scottish games, music, food and dance.

July 21, Art Walk & Wine Gala. Join over 30 regional artists, 20 wineries, 2 micro-breweries, and specialty food vendors on the streets of historic downtown Prosser. Live jazz fills the air, fine wine fills your glass. Limited tickets available at

Aug. 11, Prosser Wine & Food Fair. Nearly 2,000 wine enthusiasts gather for a sunny afternoon of wine and food with local bands. Includes 30 Washington wineries, 20 local food vendors and beer from 2 local breweries. Tickets at

Sept. 28-30, The Great Prosser Balloon Rally. Over 30 hot air balloons fill the sky as craft vendors and artisans display their goods. Street painting with chalk art for the kids makes this weekend a fun family event. Visit for more information.


Aug. 18, Annual Flea Market June 2, 8th Annual Spring and Yard Sale. Uniontown BBQ & Hotrod Gathering. Palouse (509) 229-3500 11a.m.,

June 15 – 17, Slippery Gulch Days. Tekoa, July 8, Palouse Ice Cream Social. Palouse City Park, noon-5 p.m., (509) 878-1253

July 28, Palouse Music Festival.

Colton Thursdays in July, Summer Concert Series. Red Barn Farms,

Colfax Sept. 3, Palouse Empire Threshing Bee. Colfax Fairground,

Palouse City Park, W. Main Street, (509) 878-1650

Colfax, Wash.,

July 28, Palouse Community Center Pig Roast. Palouse City Park,

Colfax, WA,

W. Main Street (509) 595-1650

Sept. 6-9, Palouse Empire Fair.


May 31, National Lentil Festival Poster Unveiling and Wine vs. Aug. 4, Palouse Community City-Wide Yard Sale. Maps available Brew Tasting. Be one of the first to

at downtown businesses

Sept. 15, Palouse Days. Parade, pancake breakfast, parade, car show, book sale, music, duck race, all on Main Street - (509) 878-1991.

Prosser June 9-10, Prosser SportsFest. 3 on 3 basketball tournament for boys & girls, 1st -8th grade.

see the poster for the 24th National Lentil Festival and get your own signed poster! Tickets are $35 for this fun event at Palouse Falls Brewing Company. (509) 334-3565. Visit for more information.

July 4, Pullman’s 4th of July Celebration. Don’t miss the fun, food, music and fireworks in Sunnyside Park. The evening kicks off with a BBQ in the picnic shelter, followed by performances from local entertainers and fireworks at dusk choreographed to music, Visit for more.

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July 14-21, ArtWalk. Participating businesses and local artists come together for a city wide celebration of arts and culture in Pullman. Visit for more information.

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May 21, Women Helping Women Fund. Luncheon with Elizabeth Smart, Spokane Convention Center,

June 1, Fashion Night Out.

Aug. 17-18, National Lentil Festival. The 24th annual National

Spokane Convention Center, See the latest styles from area retailers and designers.

Lentil Festival includes free lentil chili from the World’s Largest Chili Bowl in downtown Pullman, plus Tyrone Wells on the MyRadio 102.5 Main Stage in Reaney Park. Visit

June 1, ArtFest. 27th annual juried show brings together great original art to Coeur d’Alene Park and the Museum of Arts and Culture in Browne’s Addition.

Sept. 7, First Down Friday. Kick off your WSU Football experience with a celebration hosted by the Pullman Chamber of Commerce! Each Friday before home WSU Football games, stop by for music, food and fun and be a part of the Mike Leach era of WSU Football! Visit for details on each event.

June 3, Summer Parkways. The Chief Garry/Logan neighborhoods will be closed to vehicle traffic for a few hours to encourage people to walk, stroll, skate or other non-motorized activities.

LaCrosse June 16, Farmer’s Festival. LaCrosse (509) 549-3330

Quincy/George May 26 & 27, Kites & Chutes Festival. Parties on the Green June 9, Dru Gimlin 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. www.

June 16, Rock n’ Ride Bike Ride. July 4, Fourth of July Celebration. George July 21, Woman’s Day Event. Quincy

Sept 7-9, Hot Air Balloon Festival. Parties on the Green – Quincy Sept 8, Farmer Consumer Awareness Day. Quincy Sept 10-16, George Annual Bluegrass Festival. George

West Richland June 21, Hogs & Dogs. Over 4,000 motorcycles, food, vendors, music – Bombing Range Sports Complex.

Spokane Through May, Spokane Lilac Festival. includes Junior Lilac Parade May 12, All City Civic Military Lunch May 15, Cruzin’ The Falls Car Show May 19, Torchlight Parade May 19 and Farewell Breakfast May 20.

June 16, The Dirty Dash Mud Run and Piglet Plunge. Riverside State Park Equestrian Area, www.

June 16, BOBfest 2012, Riverfront Park, Check out a dozen local bands for the 15th annual Battle of the Bands. teens/events/ June 30-July 1, Hoopfest. Downtown Spokane, World’s largest 3-on-3 tournament. www.

Aug. 17-19, Goodguys 11th Great Northwest Rod and Custom Nationals.Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 11th annual show brings in more than 1,500 classic cars.

Aug. 25, Millwood Daze and Pet Walk. Millwood, 4th annual gathering benefits Meals on Wheels Spokane and Valley Meals on Wheels.

Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Pig Out in the Park. Riverfront Park, annual food celebration attracts dozens of vendors and thousands of hungry food fans. Enjoy live music while indulging. www.

Sept. 9 SpokeFest. Get to know local bike routes and enjoy the company of fellow cyclists, from those who have been pedaling for years to newcomers to the activity.

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ENTERTAINMENT Silverwood ................Inside Front Cover & 10 Coeur d’ Alene Casino ............................ 11 Coeur d’ Alene Old Mission State Park....... 12 Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival........ 13 Coeur d’ Alene Summer Theatre............. 14 The Guide Shoppe ................................15 Coeur d’ Alene Resort Pirate Cruise .... 16 Route of the Hiawatha ......................17 Black Rock Marina ......................... 18 Hell’s Canyon ......... 96 & Back Page

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Silverwood Celebrates 25 years


he Northwest’s largest theme and water park is going to be the place to include in your must-visit list this spring, summer and fall.

There are even VIP cabanas for rent.

high-speed coaster, Timber Terror, an all-wooden coaster, the Corkscrew, the nation’s first coaster that travels upside down, Aftershock, an exciting ride that you ride with your feet dangling down, and Panic Plunge, a drop tower which takes riders straight up more than 140 feet and lets them fall, safely of course, screaming all the way.

Visitors to the park in 2012 will also enjoy a new admission area and courtyard. Silverwood staff invites not just families but work, church, or community groups to partake of Silverwood’s group offerings and group rates, including a private party/dining area for groups, and a birthday club for youth who want to have their party in the park.

The park offers all sorts of special events, including a car show, discount days for members of the armed forces and their families, and more. There’s With more than 65 rides and also regular entertainment offerings all attractions, from thrilling roller coasters season long, including a magic show, to a more sedate steam locomotive to a train ride robbery and the all new high-class entertainment, not to mention Parrot FX show, as well as an impressive Boulder Beach Water Park, Silverwood selection of food options, from simple has something for everyone! snacks to sit-down meals. Silverwood is This year, the park, just north of Coeur open weekends until Memorial Day, then daily through Labor Day, then weekends d’Alene, celebrates its 25th anniversary. through September. Boulder Beach opens It opened in 1988 and since then has grown from a local attraction with little June 2nd. more than air shows and an airplane This will be the first full season of museum to the most attended attraction Ricochet Rapids, a spectacular family in Idaho, with more than 659,000 visits raft water slide that opened last summer. in 2011. Passengers will cascade down a 40-foot hill into a 30-foot valley, with a drop Visitors already familiar with the park into a 20-foot diameter enclosed will also want to come back to try their mega tube. favorite rides, including Tremors, a

Boulder Beach offers two large wave pools, numerous water slides and family raft rides, a structure just for kids and a Lazy River around the middle of the complex that’s fun to paddle through.

For more information about the park, including upcoming events, visit www. or call (208) 683-3400.

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Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park Sacred Encount ers Exhib it Now Ope n

The oldest standing building in all of Idaho is found here, at Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park. The Sacred Heart Mission, constructed between 1850 and 1853 by members of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and Catholic missionaries, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park provides an educational experience not found anywhere else, giving visitors an opportunity to examine the dynamics and complexities between Jesuit missionaries and the tribal people among whom they settled. The park features the Sacred Heart Mission building, a restored Parish House, visitor center and a historic cemetery. The visitor center includes the permanent exhibit entitled Sacred Encounters: Father DeSmet and the Indians of the Rocky Mountain West, a gift shop and other interpretive displays. 7KH SDUN¶V QDWXUDO EHDXW\ DQG KLVWRULF VLJQL¿FDQFH FRPELQH WR make the site a perfect setting for weddings, celebrations and special events that connect present generations with the past. Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park is open daily, excluding major holidays, year round from 9 am to 5 pm in the summer and 10 am to 3 pm in the winter. One of the trailheads for the 73-mile long Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is nearby the park in the town of Cataldo creating easy access for bikers, walkers, runners, and inline skaters. Find us on Facebook, at our website: or call 208-682-3814. Fees: $5 per vehicle or free with Idaho State Parks Annual Pass, plus $5 per person or $10 per Family for the Sacred Encounters Exhibit; Organized Educational Visit $1 per Child. Please contact the park to schedule tour buses and large groups. The park is located in Northern Idaho, one mile east of Cataldo, I-90 off Exit 39. Directions: From Coeur d’Alene travel east on I-90 approximately 26 miles, take Exit 39. Park is 10 miles west of Kellogg.

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9th Annual 2012 Saturday, July 7th 9 - 5pm Gala Concert Event: 6 - 9pm Sunday, July 8th 10 - 4 pm

The City Park Newport, Wash. 1st and Calispel Streets

Admission: $5.00; Children under 12: free. 2-Day Pass: $8.00 • Bus Tour Groups: $4.00 per person. Pre-sale Gala Concert Event tickets: $25 The Lavender Festival is a juried show of more than 75 high quality artists, artisans and growers in a lovely park setting. The event features a wine and microbrew garden, culinary delights, live music by regional musicians, children’s art activities and locally grown & crafted lavender products in a beautiful relaxed setting. The Saturday night Gala Event includes tapas plates, wine and beer with featured performer Pamela Benton, electric violinist and singer.

2012 Featured Festival Artist Maureen Owings “Lavender Before Dawn” Available for purchase: $400 Her other beautiful artwork will be available for purchase at the Festival Artist Booth.

Visit us at: Phone: 509-671-0295 Email: Only service dogs with tags or documentation allowed on grounds. No Smoking

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A Must Ride +++++

Route of the Hiawatha Rails to Trail Conservancy Hall of Fame

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Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation Area operates the Route of the Hiawatha under a special use permit from USFS

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The Kootenay Rockies is British Columbia’s Mountain Playground

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Kootenay Rockies Western Canada full of opportunities


ooking for a fun experience just a few hours away? Then head north into Canada, where plenty of colorful cities and a whole new culture awaits. Here’s a selection of exciting spring and summer activities in British Columbia and the Kootenay Rockies.

• Aerial Park and Zipline at the Fernie Alpine Resort: Challenge yourself to new heights with rippin’ Zip Lines, midair jumps, suspended gravity-defying climbing walls, walk the plank and many highwire acts. Guided tours for the summer include bridges, net climbs, balance beams, slack line challenge and other features, all suspended in the treetop and connected through a series of zip lines. Combined with one of the best downhill mountain bike parks in Canada and world-class hiking, this new Fernie Tree Top Adventure & Rippin’ Zip Line make Fernie Alpine Resort a perfect summer adventure.

scenic, mind-blowing, wild mountain hiking imaginable. Available from the Bobbie Burns Lodge – July and August. heli-hiking/trips/high-flying

• Cast a Line Along the Columbia, Slocan Rivers If fishing is your idea of time well spent, hook up with the Castlegar-based team at Mountain Valley Sports Fishing. It’s the first area fly fishing company to specialize in casting along the Columbia and Slocan rivers, and the guides grew up here. Soon you’ll be angling for rainbow trout and walleye.

Try drifting and sightseeing packages along the Columbia River. You could travel from Scotties Marina to the Old Town Site of Waterloo; beginning in June, this is the same route once plied by sternwheelers. Mountain Valley’s fleet of drift boats and motorized raftstyle vessels cut a path through historic waters, which includes a glide through an old rail tunnel, and an up-close view • The Conrad Glacier of a Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge. Experience at the Bobbie Burns Twilight Drifts offer a nocturnal view Five years ago, the CMH Bobbie Burns of the landscape. Starting in July and guides installed the Mt. Nimbus Via August, passengers can cruise the Ferrata. This year there’s a new adventure. Columbia by moonlight, complete with The trip navigates wild canyons using snacks and wine at Columbia Gardens bridges and rungs, ascending colorful Winery. rock slabs right next to waterfalls, zipline crossings, traversing rock walls next to a glacier and, soon, more climbing, waterfalls and hopefully crevasse crossings. All this is mixed into the most

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Kokanee Springs Improve your swing at golf school


okanee Springs Resort has announced improvements this season, including extended time for its popular Kokanee Golf School.

The educational program, now in its 14th year, includes a mini-camp for beginners and an advanced program for more experienced golfers. The Golf School began for this season in late April, and will hold check-ins each Sunday into early September. The program includes five nights accommodation, five lessons with CPGA pros and five days of golf and a power cart. Students also receive invitations to scheduled evening activities and social gatherings. The program is led by Head Pro Mike Ashton. Kokanee Springs Golf Course includes the Lodges of Kokanee, the Hillside Villas and Big Bend Cottages. For more info visit

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Wildlife Interpretation Centre 11 km west of Creston off Hwy 3

• Guided Canoe & Walking Tours • Hiking & Biking Trails • Wildlife Viewing • Educational Displays • Science Lab • Gift Shop

Centre Open May - October Programs & Tours May - August Contact us @ (250) 402 6908

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Creston Wineries Worthy of a sip


reston Valley is a picturesque place, known for its fruit and berry farms – plus two of the region’s winemaking families. At Skimmerhorn Winery & Vineyard, the landscape and climate blend beautifully for the small family run operation’s offering of cool-climate wines. Here, varietals range from Pinots to Marechal Foch, with favorites including the honeyed pear, candied finish of the Riesling Icewine (the first commercial Icewine to be produced in the region) and the lemon-and-pineapple finish of the Ortega. In summer, you can swirl for yourself on the Bistro at the Vineyards patio, tucked beneath a canopy of trees. Further south, Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery shares Creston’s unique microclimate, producing small lots of premium pours. Named for one of the region’s legendary pioneers, this boutique winery does it the old-fashioned way: by hand. From farming to picking to sorting at harvest, this selective process ensures quality and deeply concentrated flavors. In summer, drop by the winery’s tasting room for citrus and stone fruit sips of Chardonnay, or linger over the luscious blackberry and lavender notes of Pinot Noir. So good you may just stay a while.

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Fernie, B.C.

Fernie spa gives new life to school house


n downtown Fernie, in southeastern British Columbia, a turn-of-the-century schoolhouse boasts a whole new lease on life, a la luxurious overnights and a brand-new state-of-the-art spa.

In March, 901 Fernie said bye-bye to textbooks when it opened its doors to the public. Housing 44 condominium suites (available for guest accommodation) and a spa and wellness center, it’s now an impressive hub for holistic healing and rejuvenation – namely with its 6,600 square-foot Spa 901. The $30 million project includes a sauna, relaxation lounges and an outdoor hot pool, which set the scene for both traditional and non-traditional treatments. Standouts that include acupressure massage, renewing scrubs and anti-aging facials. Take it one step further and book the couple’s suite for you and your main squeeze, or primp in a private room with a purifying soak, a.k.a. the Japanese Ofuro ritual. As you soak away all signs of stress, take note: this former schoolhouse might just teach you a thing or two about relaxation.

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WHAT’S YOUR FERNIE HOLIDAY? NEW Zipline & Aerial Park Whitewater Rafting Wildlife Viewing Tours Guided Hiking Tours Scenic Chairlift Rides Fly Fishing the Famous Elk River Mountain Biking: XC & Lift Access Bike Park Spa Experiences Horseback Riding Scenic River Floats Golf the Fernie Country Club Tennis - Free Outdoor Courts Disc Golf - 18 Holes Riverside Walking Trails Alpine Hiking Trails Fernie Brewery Tours Historic Downtown - Shops & Dining Fernie Heritage Museum Theatre Events & Art Workshops Music Festivals, Bike Events & More!


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Come Discover The Kootenay Rockies

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A Montana Summer Playtime in Big Sky Country By Tia Troy Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission ach May, the anticipation of summer hits in full force. The long daylight hours, sunshinefilled skies and the feeling of adventure that until now seemed like a daydream are quickly becoming a reality. “Summer is something that residents and visitors alike look forward to each year,” said Racene Friede, Executive Director of Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission. “As the days become longer, the anticipation for getting outside and soaking up every ounce of summer grows.” Summer in Montana has to be one of the most magical times of year. From exploring Glacier National Park to cruising down the zip lines at Whitefish Mountain Resort and paddling the Clark Fork River through downtown Missoula, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy and entertained. Golf enthusiasts will feel at home in Glacier Country, with golf courses that combine picture perfect scenery, affordability and a lengthy shoulder season, with courses opening earlier and closing later than many regional counterparts. Insider Tip: Whether you’re looking to play one or several courses, tee times at the Flathead Valley’s nine championship golf courses can be scheduled through the Flathead Valley Golf Association. For a golf-focused getaway, head to Double Arrow Lodge in Seeley Lake. Their $150/night Stay & Play Summer Golf Package includes lodging, 18 holes of golf (with cart), breakfast and dinner at Seasons Restaurant. www. If you’re ready for adventure and breathtaking scenery, make plans to visit Glacier National Park. While the park is open year-round, summer brings an


added dimension to the Crown of the Continent, from driving the Going-tothe-Sun Road to taking a guided boat tour on St. Mary Lake. Insider Tip: Don’t be afraid to get out and explore lesser-known areas of Glacier National Park. Try driving the North Fork, with a stop at the Polebridge Mercantile for their delicious baked goods. Or take the short drive into the Two Medicine Valley, near East Glacier. After perusing the park, be sure to experience small-town Montana with a visit to one of the local farmers markets. Some not-to-be-missed markets include Missoula, Hamilton, Thompson Falls, Eureka and Whitefish. Insider Tip: After a Saturday morning visit to the Missoula farmers market, be sure to stop by the People’s Market (located a few blocks south) and peruse the booths of hand-made goods from local and regional artists. Western Montana is home to notable rivers, lakes and streams that are practically begging to be floated, fished, paddled or simply admired. For sailing, launch your boat on Flathead Lake – the largest natural freshwater lake West of the Mississippi. Or if you’re looking for a guided rafting trip, the region’s rafting companies (and their experienced guides) have you covered. For a sweet trip down the river near Glacier National Park, book a trip with Montana Raft Company, Glacier Raft Company, Great Northern Resort & Guides and Wild River. For rafting near Missoula, try 10,000 Waves Raft & Kayak Adventures and Montana River Guides. Insider Tip: Fill your belly at one of the area’s local restaurants. Try The Montana Club in Kalispell, The Belton Grill Dining Room in West Glacier, Terra Steakhouse in Bigfork and Mustard Seed in Missoula. For more on summer in Western Montana, plus travel deals and coupons, visit

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Tamaracks Resort Relaxing water getaway


ot everyone likes to camp, but most of us like to get closer to nature.

Luckily, there are places like the Tamaracks Resort, which gives visitors to Western Montana plenty of comfort while they rough it – so the experience really isn’t that rough at all. Located on beautiful Seeley Lake in the Seeley-Swan Valley, Tamaracks offers 16 acres of lake front property and 17 furnished cabins that can accommodate up to 88 people. A total of 14 RV sites can be found with electric and water hook-ups. High-speed wireless Internet access is also available.

Visitors can get out and enjoy Seeley Lake by hitting the private beach, and either relaxing or taking an opportunity to launch a boat to explore the waterway. Another popular way to take in the scenic Seeley-Swan countryside is by floating down the Clearwater River. In just two hours, you can float a canoe as far as 3 miles down the river to encounter all sorts of wildlife and breathtaking scenery. Canoe and portage packages are available from Tamaracks Resort.

For those who still want to try the area’s retail life, check out the town Tamaracks Resort has many activities for of Seeley Lake, where you can stock visitors all year round, such as crossup on supplies or watch the comings country skiing and ice skating in the and goings. The community also has winter. But as we come into warmer a legendary Independence Day parade weather, there’s no shortage of things through downtown, where everyone is to see and do, including easy access to invited to come watch and clap. hiking trails, fishing spots, golf courses For more info visit and more. It’s also a quick drive to or call 800-477-7216 or email info@ Glacier National Park, which offers even more scenery and hiking opportunities.

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The Pintler Scenic Loop Montana’s gold west country ne of the pearls of visiting Montana is the abundance of scenic driving tours, complete with uncrowded roadways, stunning vistas and quaint communities to stop and enjoy a slice of huckleberry pie along the way.


each day. Be sure to fuel up at the Sweet Palace and old time Soda Fountain before you get back on the road.

Conveniently located between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, you can start your tour from the I-90 Exits at Drummond or Anaconda. The 64-mile roadway connects the two towns with stops at Philipsburg, Granite Ghost Town and Georgetown Lake along the way.

is the large (3,000 acres) alpine Georgetown Lake—a favorite among summer recreationalists. Windsurfing is a popular activity on the lake as well as fishing for the famed Kokanee salmon and rainbow trout. The towering Pintler peaks to the south flank the lake. You won’t want to miss the homegrown authentic Montana Fourth of July parade and celebration.

Just beyond Philipsburg lies the dormant mining camp of Granite, a community abandoned after the silver panic of 1893. However, during its In the southwestern region of Montana, prime the mine yielded $40 million of known as Gold West Country, the Pintler silver. The union hall, dance hall and Veteran’s Memorial Scenic Highway or hospital are among the buildings still “Pintler Scenic Loop” is perhaps the standing. state’s finest driving tour. The next stop along the scenic highway

If starting from Drummond (the site of the real Wild West PRCA Rodeo on July 8, 2012), make one of your first stops the historic town of Philipsburg. It was once a silver and sapphire mining camp and has since turned into a darling historic community dedicated to preserving its Wild West history. The beautifully restored and masterly painted downtown is full of quaint shops, restaurants and the Opera House Theatre – the oldest continually operating theatre in Montana. The Opera House Theatre Company pulls back its curtains every summer late June through Labor Day weekend for pithy comedies and high-octane variety shows. Shows run every week Thursday through Sunday with several showtimes

Wind down your tour in the historic copper-smelting town of Anaconda. Don’t miss the ornate Washoe Theater and Anaconda Smoke Stack State Park, home of one of the largest freestanding masonry structures in the world. Anaconda’s annual Arts in the Park festival, July 20-22, 2012, attracts artisans and merchants from across Montana to Washoe Park. Bring your friends and family and enjoy some local bluegrass and ethnic food. Fore more information on these stops and all the cultural and natural wonders of Montana’s Gold West Country, visit

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Washington State Gourd Society presents

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Northwest Gourd Festival “Celebrating Nature’s Canvas”

12 – 15 July 2012, Ellensburg, WA, Kittitas Valley Event Center *Crafted Gourd Competition *Gourd Technique Demos *4 Days of Gourd Classes * Fine Art Gourds for Sale Gourd Supply Vendors * Raw Gourds for Sale *Learn the Art of Gourds * Beer & Wine Garden Gourd Art Classes run 12th to 15th. Come see the best Gourd Art in the World Teachers, Artists and Vendors from across the U. S. Live Entertainment and so much more. Classes will be posted for the curious and those wanting to learn about the art of gourds. Pre-registration required.

For more information, visit our website and come join in all the fun!

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Lentils Not just for chili anymore


here’s a lot of things we like about Pullman such as Washington State University football games in the fall or scenic spring road trips through the rolling golden hills of the Palouse.

Thomas Hammer Friday Night Street Fair, which includes games, activities, vendors, entertainment and even free lentil chili.

In past years, more than 350 gallons of lentil chili have been consumed. In But there’s another reason each summer 2010, it took enthusiastic diners about that is really worth celebrating: the 40 minutes to eat the whole batch. National Lentil Festival. There’s also a Microbrew Tasting Tent The Pullman/Whitman County area for the 21 and over crowd, right by the provides 90 percent of lentils produced main stage. in the U.S. This special legume is great Saturday’s events include a pancake in everything from soups to chili. It also breakfast, parade, fun run, the 100k provides 90 percent of the folic acid Tour De Lentil Bike Ride through compared to other foods. the countryside, a 3-on-3 basketball And each August, the community tournament, co-ed softball tournament, comes together to make a big deal about more food and vendors, and even the this little crop. Legendary Lentil Cook-off, where the top creator can go home with $1,000. Since 1989, the lentil has become more popular and more events take place Activities for the kids include games, during this weekend gathering, such as the Lentil Land Kids’ area, which offer food tastings, wine and beer tastings, and fun entertainment. Kids entering grades even an official commemorative poster. 2-5 can also enter the Little Lentil King and Queen contest. For 2012, the National Lentil Festival is Aug. 17-18. But the pre-celebration National Lentil Festival is organized by actually begins much sooner, like the the Pullman Chamber of Commerce plus unveiling of the official event poster for support from many other companies this year, which happens May 31 at a and local businesses and about 400 “wine vs. brew tasting” at Palouse Falls volunteers. Brewing Company. For more information visit The actual festival includes events all day and even some fun activities stretching into the evening. There’s the

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Summer Art

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Lets Get Dirty

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couple of decades ago, we only ran when we were in a hurry.

26.2 mile run and 112 mile bike ride. Thousands of volunteers make the event possible.

There were, of course, opportunities to tear down the track at school or in the Olympics, but for the most part, running, jogging or powerwalking didn’t have the widespread appeal that it does today.

Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2012 is June 24.

These days, just about everyone talks about how much they ran recently or why they’re not. Just about every weekend has some sort of fun run or larger-scale running event. And newcomers to the community continue to be amazed that Spokane is also home to the largest timed run in the world: Bloomsday.

Another popular event that recently came to our area from other parts of the country is the Dirty Dash. Called “The World’s Muddiest Race,” it invites teams of competitors to go the distance, but said distance is filled with messy mud pits and other obstacles. Here, especially, the journey is as much fun as reaching your destination. In fact, some competitors prefer to keep playing rather than ending the fun by crossing the finish line.

Each spring for more than 36 years, more than 40,000 people have been taking to the streets – including a very steep hill – to compete the 12K/7.46 mile event, rain or shine, for glory, or at least a unique T-shirt design each year. Some longtime Bloomies have drawers full of the colorful shirts. 2012’s event was May 6. Another world-class event that takes place in our area is Ironman, an international endurance event. Top finishers at Ironman Coeur d’Alene, which is held every June, head to Kona, Hawaii, for the World Championships. More than 2,500 athletes, ranging from professional Ironmen and Ironwomen to community members who have trained like crazy, compete against each other and the clock in a 2.4 mile swim,

There are other fun running traditions throughout the year, including the Windermere Marathon and halfMarathon, the Coeur d’Alene Triathlon.

Spokane’s is planned for June 16 at the Riverside State Park Equestrian area. Male or female competitors also get bonus points for best facial hair or pastiest legs. Proceeds benefit Peak7 Adventures, a non-profit that encourages young people to explore the outdoors. www. Along with the organized runs, there are also a variety of running groups in town. Some are for serious competitors to have peers to train with, others, like the Flying Irish, are more for social running, and like to end each group outing with drinks at a local watering hole.

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Game On

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ive sporting events are almost always fun. Sure, there are times when your home team loses badly, you get food or drink spilled on you, or get frozen walking from the parking lot to your seat. But the energy of a cheering crowd and a set of teams performing well can never be duplicated by sitting at home watching the same game on the tube. In the Spokane area, we have many opportunities to watch high-caliber teams and individuals perform. Here’s a quick guide: Spokane Shock: Since the arena football team first came to town in the now-defunct AF2 league, the Shock has attracted legions of loyal fans. Maybe it’s the high-paced fun that leads to a lot of big plays, or big touchdowns (scores are regularly in the 50-70 range), there are lots of opportunities to scream your heart out. The Shock continues to distinguish itself in the regular season and postseason, in the AF2 and the newer Arena Football League, which it joined in 2010, complete with higher stakes and harderhitting and faster teams.

means a satisfying and exciting family outing can take place without breaking the bank. For more details on the Shock, visit or Spokane Indians: For baseball fans, you can always head west to Seattle for the Mariners. Or, save time, gas, and sanity and catch the Spokane Indians right here. The minor-league team that plays at Avista Stadium in Spokane is affiliated with the Texas Rangers assures audiences a whole lot of talent and always entertaining games. You never know if this season’s power hitter will get called up to accomplish even better things as a pro, or continue to entertain Spokane crowds for another season. You can tell all the players love just playing the game, and none of them are commanding the inflated pro salaries.

Ticket and food prices are also lower than you’ll find at larger ballparks, which is great for families looking for a fun, affordable evening. Some Indians fans have been coming to these games for years and love every minute of it, Shock games can get noisy but cheering including the antics of Otto, the zany on the blue-and-orange players is always mascot. worth it. Not to mention the affordable The 2012 season opens June 15. tickets, especially when compared to Information: www. NFL events in other communities, which

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The Theatre

Performing art options abound The Inland Northwest has some nice places to see a movie, and as multiplexes go, we have great screens that can blast your eardrums in comfort.

Python’s Spamalot” and “Ragtime.” The season begins June 14 and tickets sell out quickly. For more info visit www.

We have state-of-the-art theaters at Northtown Mall, Spokane Valley Mall and Coeur d’Alene’s Riverstone, and the AMC Theater at Riverfront Park is also a perfect place to enjoy the latest releases.

Other theater options include Interplayers, the Spokane area’s first resident professional theatre (www.; the Lake City Playhouse, which also offers community theater options to Coeur d’Alene There’s an IMAX theater in Riverfront Park, and the Garland Theater in northern residents (http://lakecityplayhouse. Spokane is a great place to catch favorite org/); the Sixth Street Theater and Melodrama in Wallace, Idaho (www. films from the past. The Magic Lantern downtown takes great effort to bring in, and the Pend Oreille Players at the Pend Oreille independent and well-regarded foreign Community Theater in Newport, Wash. films for those who like to be exposed to fine cinema beyond the traditional mainstream fare. And even if we can’t make it New York for every hit show, Spokane has Along with decent film options, there the advantage of Broadway sometimes are also plenty of choices for people coming to us through West Coast who enjoy live theater. There’s the Entertainment’s Best of Broadway, which Spokane Civic Theatre, which calls itself brings a variety of nationally touring a community theater but has achieved national recognition for its productions. productions to the INB Performing Arts Center each year. Scheduled shows Established in 1947, it’s considered one for 2012 include “Mary Poppins” June of the oldest non-profits of its kind 12-17 and “Jersey Boys” Oct. 17-Nov. 3. around the country. It has two different stages and produces several shows each year. Visit for more info. The Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre also attracts talented cast and crew members from around the country for its high-caliber productions. This year, CST celebrates 45 years, and plans a star-studded season including “Hello, Dolly!” “Ring of Fire” “Monty

Finally, opera fans also have an outlet through Opera Coeur d’Alene, which brings some of the country’s finest performers to the community to take part in a full-scale production and help educate the public to the cultural value of opera. The 2012 production will be “Carmen” Sept. 22-23. Info: www.

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Retail Therapy Any reason will do


ne of the best ways of soaking in local color in a new place is going shopping. Whether checking out regional delicacies at a neighborhood grocery store or locally-produced produce at a farmer’s market, it’s a good way to get out and about.

establishments, from clothing retailers to Auntie’s, a sizeable independent bookstore, Main Market, a food cooperative, and Kizuri, which imports clothing and décor items from around the world.

In some cases, shopping can be a good way to cure homesicknesses – if you start missing some of the big department stores back home, you’re likely to find many of them nearby at a mall or downtown.

mall includes about 50 stores, a Regal Cinemas multi-plex and a blend of enjoyable restaurants.

• Northtown Mall: North of downtown along Division you’ll find Northtown While local merchants don’t necessarily Mall, which offers about 100 stores advocate shopping until you drop, plus free parking, restaurants, a Regal it’s always a nice tradition to pick up Cinemas multi-plex, and games for kids. something wherever your travels take Anchor stores include Kohl’s, Sears, you – souvenirs for friends or family Macy’s and JC Penney. Information: back home, or keepsakes for yourself to remind you of your trip. • Spokane Valley Mall: The area’s newest

In the Inland Northwest, we have a satisfying blend of chain retailers, oneof-a-kind local shops, and a growing number of public or farmer’s markets. There’s an abundance of second-hand shops and antique shops as well, which are fun to visit for treasures and unique décor from the past. Here are some of the main shopping areas: • Riverpark Square: Called the heart of downtown Spokane, this multi-story shopping center offers a variety of stores, a diverse blend of restaurants, a childrens museum, an AMC theater with 20 screens and an IMAX. Along with Nordstorm and a large Macy’s store, the stores include Apple, Banana Republic and more. • Downtown Spokane: Surrounding Riverpark Square are several other unique

•Silver Lake Mall: Shopping fans not wanting to head to Spokane can get their retail fix in at this mall in northern Coeur d’Alene. You’ll find Macy’s, Sears, JC Penney and several other popular stores. • Spokane Public Market: After years of experimenting, local merchants and business leaders have put together the right blend of local proprietors with a great year-round location. Spokane Public Market opened its doors in summer 2011 on Second Avenue and is already drawing regular visitors. You can always find plenty of fresh food and produce and hand-crafted items from dozens of vendors. It’s designed to be a central gathering place for the whole community to enjoy. The market is also in the same building as Sun People Dry Goods, which offers sustainable products from around the world.

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Time to Dine

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juicy, thick steaks.

Food fans can now choose from many cuisine types and countries of origin. You’ll find a decent selection of Mexican, Chinese and Italian establishments, each with their specialties from particular regions.

and Fisherman’s Market, a spot in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, that makes an effort to bring in as fresh of fish as possible daily.

olleagues who hail from larger cities sometimes boast about being able to get exotic food any time of the day or night.

Some restaurants are also known for their scenery as well as their menus, such as Anthony’s, that overlooks the Spokane And it’s true, we may not be able to find River as it cascades through the Spokane a global smorgasbord in the wee hours falls at Riverfront Park. of the night, but we eat pretty well, and Other area hot spots that shouldn’t be our options really have expanded in the missed include Ciao Mambo, known for last decade. great Italian food and wonderful pizzas

There’s a decent number of steakhouses and places to get big burgers and big sandwiches plus places that specialize in hot dogs or wings. But there are also some unique establishments that all have substantial followings like Ethiopian, Thai and Moroccan styles. Some specialize in Hawaiian fare, which is much cheaper than flying west for some authentic poi or pulled pork. You can find sushi in several parts of the area, plus plenty of pizza and even a few Indian spots. Our region’s Western roots can also be enjoyed at plenty of BBQ spots serving ribs, sandwiches and, in a few places,

Fans of fine dining also can score a great meal – sometimes in the all-youcan-eat category – at nearby casinos. The Coeur d’Alene Casino in Worley, Idaho, for instance, offers eight restaurants from an elegant steakhouse to one of the biggest buffets around. Finally, if you crave a certain food but prefer to make it yourself at home instead of trying it at a restaurant, there are quite a few international delis in town with exotic meats, cheeses, and other imported items and recipe ingredients. To get more details about restaurants and the dining experience in Spokane and Kootenai County, visit www. or

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species, from river otters to big horn sheep and great gray owls to tree frogs, Today, people love checking out the trails that line the canyon, and the unparalleled aquatic diversity lurking in the water.

Known as “The Gateway to Hells Canyon,” at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers, the towns Some visitors like their traveling aboard of Lewiston, Idaho, and Clarkston, Wash., a climate-controlled jet boat with one of are the entry point to one of America’s the many local companies offering the premiere natural destinations. service. Hells Canyon is a 75-mile stretch of The Lewis - Clark Valley’s year-round the Snake River that begins at Oregon’s sunshine and mild temperatures, known Hells Canyon Dam. The river winds as “Idaho’s Banana Belt,” allows boat through breathtaking terrain on its tours to run year-round. way northward to eventually border Passengers can enjoy scenery and plenty Washington and Idaho. of flora and fauna, including Rocky Many don’t realize that Hells Canyon is Mountain bighorn sheep or mule deer, in fact North America’s deepest gorge, ancient petroglyphs or general geologic stretching more than 1.5 vertical miles highlights. from its deepest riverbed to its tallest Some of the sharpest images of your peak. trip are those that a camera cannot Hells Canyon offers individuals, couples capture. Early settlers moved all their and entire families the chance to share belongings upstream against a strong in majestic beauty that opens the eyes to current, often on boats drawn by ropes an American landscape as it was before and pulleys. cities were built and roads were paved – A popular stop along the route is when traveling a mile sometimes meant Kirkwood Ranch, the 1932 homestead packing for a week-long excursion and of Sen. Len Jordan and his wife, author planning for the worst along the way. Grace Jordan, who penned, among other The entire recreation area encompasses novels, “Home Below Hells Canyon,” a 215,000 acres of wilderness, three best-seller based on her life along the rivers and 900 miles of trails. Along river. It’s now a museum of early life with plenty of options for anglers, like upon the upper Snake River. monster-sized sturgeon, steelhead and walleye – wildlife watchers can spot 350


Outdoor Movies at Mirabeau Meadows Park Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss this GREAT summer tradition. The Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department invites you to grab your friends and family, a blanket, chairs and snacks, and come to the movies. There will be activities in the park an hour before the movie start time. Movies begin at sunset. The Muppets Sat., July 21 9:05 pm

Puss in Boots Sat., Aug. 18 8:20 pm

Activities Guide, May 19, 2012  
Activities Guide, May 19, 2012  

Activities, entertainment, recreation and travel in Spokane and the surrounding area.