Harvest great entertainment as autumn continues

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SANDPOINT – Well, they’re talkin’ Oktoberfest this week, so its harvest time for the fall entertainment season. Along with that German-themed action on Sunday, check out POAC’s Dustbowl Revival concert Friday night at the Panida, as well as the community contra dance that same night at Community Hall.

Saturday brings the ‘Fall for Sandpoint’ event to downtown stores, Indie Author Day to the Panida Little Theater and Hickey Farms hosts its Harvest Festival through the weekend. Lots of live sounds abound, so pop into your favorite haunts and support local music!

Here’s what’s up:

Friday, Oct. 13

‘Dustbowl Revival’

Venue: Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 7 p.m.

POAC partners with Mattox Farm Productions to present The Dustbowl Revival, whose joyous Americana soul vibes won them ‘the best live band in LA’ recognition by LA Weekly. One night only with Missoula’s Shakewell as the opening act, thumping out funk and soul to get the party started.

Tickets available at Eve’s Leaves, the POAC office next to the Panida, at the box office (if still available) and online at: www.panida.org

Sandpoint Contra Dance

Venue: Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Celebrate the joys of community by dancing with friends – those you already know and the new ones you’re about to meet! Live music will be provided by ‘Out of the Wood’ and all dances are called by Emily Faulkner. Previous dancing experience is not necessary. First-time dancers are encouraged to arrive on time for an introductory dance at 7 pm. Bring clean, comfortable, non-marking shoes to dance in.

Admission: Suggested donation is $5 per person. Please bring finger food to share. Sponsored by Emily Faulkner, Lost Horse Press and Sandpoint Parks & Rec.

Information: 208-263-6751 or email: sandpointcontra@gmail.com

Ron Greene

Venue: MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Ron Greene is heading north for another special night at the Beer Hall. Ron has been a dynamic musical presence as a professional musician and solo artist, spending the last decade performing throughout the Northwest and West Coast. As a soloist, Greene’s intimate stage presence has gained him a reputation as a passionate singer.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Mike Waggoner

Venue: Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Come hang out with Mike as you enjoy his songs and stories.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Beat Diggers

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m.

Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy one of Sandpoint’s favorite up and coming all local bands as they play your favorite rock and roll tunes.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Pink Floyd Tribute to ‘The Wall’

Venue: The Bing Crosby Theater, 909 W. First Ave., in Spokane.

Time: 8 p.m.

Portland, Ore.-based Pink Floyd tribute Pigs on the Wing brings an intense, high energy experience to the table that is both true to the original and unapologetic in its interpretation, something which the band members believe has set it apart from the other tributes from the very beginning.

Admission: $17, available at the box office (if still available) and TicketsWest outlets.

Information: 509-534-5805

‘Bubblelandia’ Underwater Bubble Show

Venue: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave., in Spokane.

Time: 7 p.m.

Join Mr. B as he is transported to the beautiful underwater world of Bubblelandia, filled with colorful sea creatures and bubbles. Dance, puppetry, juggling, contortionism, sand art and a little bit of magic are combined in this circus-like show, bringing fantasy to life and delighting audiences of all ages.

Admission: $19.50-$60, available at the box office (if not sold out) and all TicketsWest outlets.

Information: 509-624-1200

Saturday, Oct. 14

‘Fall For Sandpoint’

Venue: Downtown Sandpoint

Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Great deals at downtown merchants, fun stuff for kids to do, product demos and more as you shop local, save local and support local causes in the bargain, since a portion of the day’s proceeds go to area non-profits.

Indie Author Day

Venue: Panida Little Theater, 302 N. First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

This is the event of the year for independent local writers and their readers – author presentations, expert panelists, open mic readings, book signings and excellent networking opportunities.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Information: 208-263-6930

Harvest Festival

Venue: Hickey Farms, 674 Hickey Rd., just east of Kootenai.

Time: 10:30 a.m.-dusk, Saturdays through Oct. 22

U-pick pumpkins, face painting, crafts and loads of kids activities, food vendors and live entertainment by Star the Magician, plus classes by the Pottery Bug from 1-3 p.m. This is an amazing family event, not to be missed!

Admission: Free and open to the public (pumpkins available for purchase after you pick ‘em!)

Harold’s IGA

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m.

A Sandpoint favorite multi-instrumental trio that plays folk rock originals and off-the-beaten track covers from artists like Ween, Talking Heads and Violent Femmes.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Live Music

Venue: Farmin Park, Third Ave. & Oak St., downtown Sandpoint.

Time: Market starts at 9 a.m., music from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

There’s nothing like live music floating through the air as you stroll through our magical farmer’s market.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Brian Jacobs

Venue: Pend d’Oreille Winery, 301 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Brian Jacobs brings an eclectic, acoustic sound. His music style encompasses Folk, Rock and Soul.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Fall Cornhole Classic

Venue: MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 312 N. First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: Registration ends at 12:30 p.m., first toss at 1 p.m.

Cornhole kings and queens will be taking to outdoor court to test their tossin’ abilities.

Register via phone at 208-209-6700, by dropping in days before or day of at 11am (that’s when the doors open). This event takes place rain or shine.

Admission: $20 buy-in per team, $10 per person for those 21 and over.

Cliff Hangers

Venue: MickDuff’s Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 6:30 p.m.

This local band describes themselves as an acoustic band, with traditional bluegrass/folk instruments. Their style is an amalgam of many genres including country, blues, and swing. Break out the dancing shoes!

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Individual World Poetry Slam Finals

Venue: The Bing Crosby Theater, 909 W. First Ave., in Spokane.

Time: 10- a.m.-11 p.m.

Spokane, WA and Poetry Slam Inc. (PSi) present the 2017 Individual World Poetry Slam! The Individual World Poetry Slam is a poetry slam festival created by PSi giving poets the opportunity to compete outside of a team competition for the title of the Individual World Poetry Slam Champion.

Admission: $27, available at the box office (if still available) and TicketsWest outlets.

Information: 509-534-5805

Spokane Symphony Pops: ‘Super Diamond’

Venue: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave., in Spokane.

Time: 8 p.m.

Super Diamond, fronted by Randy ‘Surreal Neil’ Cordero, describe themselves as ‘Neil Diamond on steroids.’ Join us for a rockin’ feel-good experience with a lush sound backed by the Spokane Symphony.

Admission: $45-$86, available at the box office (if not sold out) and all TicketsWest outlets.

Information: 509-624-1200

Sunday, Oct. 15

Oktoberfest Fall Celebration

Venue: Beet & Basil, 105 S. First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

This first annual, family friendly Oktoberfest Fall Celebration includes a host of oversized games such as Jumbo Jenga, Colossal Connect Four and more, plus arts and crafts, live music, German food and beer. Funds raised will support the exciting library expansion now going on at the East Bonner County Library Distict’s Sandpoint branch.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Harvest Festival

Venue: Hickey Farms, 674 Hickey Rd., just east of Kootenai.

Time: 10:30 a.m.-dusk

U-Pick pumpkins, face painting, crafts and loads of kids activities, food vendors and live music by the amazing multi-instrumentalist Truck Mills, plus classes by the Pottery Bug from 1-3 p.m. This is an incredibly fun family event, not to be missed!

Admission: Free and open to the public (pumpkins available for purchase after you pick ‘em!)

Game Night with Racheal

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 7 p.m.

It’s a fun night of games, beers and cocktails with one of Sandpoint’s favorite bartenders.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Monday, Oct. 16

Truck Mills Blues Jam at Eichardt’s

Venue: Eichardt’s Pub & Grille, located at 212 Cedar St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra at The Fox

Venue: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave., in Spokane.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra opens their season with a performance of Édouard Lalo’s Cello Concerto, featuring renowned cellist Lynn Harrell. The concert begins with Dvorák’s cheerful Symphony No. 8, infused by Bohemian folk music of the composer’s native land.

Admission: $12-$15, available at the box office (if not sold out) and all TicketsWest outlets.

Information: 509-624-1200

Tuesday, Oct. 17

Night-Out Karaoke

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 First Ave., in Sandpoint.

Time: 9 p.m., Tuesdays

Sing to your heart’s content, or just enjoy the show.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

West African Traditions Drum Class

Venue: Embody Studio, 823 Main St., in Sandpoint.

Time: 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays

This group explores the rich tradition of West African drumming styles under the expert leadership of Ali Thomas.

Admission: Suggested donation of $5-$15

Information: Call 208-597-1892 to reserve a djembe for class, or visit online at: www.dununbabe.com

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Live Music

Venue: Sandpoint Farmers Market, Farmin Park, Third Ave. & Oak St., downtown Sandpoint.

Time: 3-5:30 p.m.

Great sounds make for a sweet midweek experience as you are surrounded by good vibes and the best in locally grown foods, plus an awe-inspiring array of crafted goods.

Admission: Free and open to the public

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