Fall into the fun of halloween, autumn festivities

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    (Courtesy photo) Multi-media artwork artist Jesse Pierpoint will show his art at the Pend d’Oreille Winery this Friday as part of First Friday sponsored by Pend Oreille Arts Council, Sandpoint Shopping District and the winery.

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    (Courtesy photo)Pend Oreille Arts Council brings Flamenco Pacifico to Sandpoint for a one-night performance at Heartwood Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.

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    (Courtesy photo) Multi-media artwork artist Jesse Pierpoint will show his art at the Pend d’Oreille Winery this Friday as part of First Friday sponsored by Pend Oreille Arts Council, Sandpoint Shopping District and the winery.

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    (Courtesy photo)Pend Oreille Arts Council brings Flamenco Pacifico to Sandpoint for a one-night performance at Heartwood Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.

It’s a busy week of fall festivities from Halloween trick-or-treating at the Bonner County Museum and Lions Den to trick-or-treating at Sandpoint City Hall. There’s also a warming station at Christ Our Redeemer Church and for those who like a little spookiness with the Halloween, Lake Pend Oreille High School is again hosting The Zombie Nest haunted house at the north end of the Hoot Owl parking lot.

Let’s dive right in and get to all of the entertainment treats.

THURSDAY, Oct. 31

Halloween Trick-or-Treat

Venue: Sandpoint City Hall, 1123 Lake St.

Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Calling all zomboys and ghouls. Sandpoint officials and employees invite school-age children to begin their Halloween celebrations with trick-or-treating at City Hall from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Sandpoint City Hall, 1123 Lake St. (between Ella and Olive, right across from Pine Street Park). City Council Chambers will be decorated, passing out candy, and a special dance presentation of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” by the Parks & Rec. Acro-Dance Show Troupe.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Information: 208-263-3613

Bonner County History Museum Trick-or-Treat

Venue: Bonner County History Museum, 611 S. Ella St., and Sandpoint Lions Den

Time: 4-7 p.m.

Enjoy safe, fun, and free trick-or-treating and check out the Halloween-decorated museum in all its spooky glory! Plus, the Lions Den will have warm drinks and sweet treats.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Halloween Warm-up Station

Venue: Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1900 Pine St.

Time: 4-8 p.m.

Looking for somewhere to park on Halloween? Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will have their parking lot open and a great warming station to help fend off the cold. There will be mac ‘n’ cheese, warm drinks, fire pits and covered seating. Parking lot is open all evening; warming station open 4-8 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

The Zombie Nest

Venue: Hoot Owl parking lot, 30784 Highway 200, Ponderay

Time: 5-8 p.m. (Also Friday and Saturday)

The living dead have arrived in town to scare up for Halloween fun as LPOHS students’ bring to live a fun haunted house as a fundraiser for the school’s trip to Washington, D.C. and New York in June 2020

Admission: $5 “per soul.”

Three Nights of Halloween

Venue: A&P’s Bar & Grill, 222 N. First Ave.

Time: 10 p.m.

Tonight, it’s a costume contest for everyone.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Halloween at the 219

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave.

Time: All day

Start your Halloween weekend at the Niner. Drink specials, prizes for creative costumes and candy.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Dress Up As Dave Contest

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

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Too soon? We think not! We all miss Dave, so break out your fake (or real!) beard, newsboy or trucker cap, and your best flannel and toast everyone’s favorite bearded “beertender!” The best “Dave” wins a $25 Mickduff’s gift certificate!

Admission: Free and open to the public.

FRIDAY, Nov. 1

Elephant Gun Riot

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave.

Time: 9 p.m.-midnight

Celebrate Halloween at the Two-One-Niner with Spokane’s Elephant Gun Riot. One of the regions top modern hard rock bands.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

POAC’s First Friday

Venue: Old Power House, 120 E. Lake St.; and POAC Gallery, 110 Main St.; and downtown businesses

Time: 4-7 p.m., downtown businesses; 5-7 p.m., exhibits

Keeping with First Friday tradition, downtown businesses will be open late with specials from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sharon’s Hallmark, Azalea Handpicked Style, Carousel Emporium, Zwazo Niche, Meadowbrook, Outdoor Experience, Mary Ruth’s Gift Market, Burl Wood Dreams, Eve’s Leaves, The Pickled Kitchen, Northwest Handmade, Cabi, Bella Terra Boutique, ShakaPaw and ArtWorks are participating to prove that a little bit of dirt in the street can’t stop them in their tracks.

Admission: Free and open to the public

‘Scarywood’

Venue: Silverwood Theme Park, Highway 95 in Athol.

Time: 7 p.m. Note: Scarywood is not recommended for children 12 and under. 

Tickets & Information: ScarywoodHaunt.com

Devon Wade

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

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

He’s an independent country music artist with a strong love for what country music has always been — songs about real life.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

SATURDAY, Nov. 2

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Venue: East Bonner County Library, 1407 Cedar St.

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The bookshelves are full just in time to get ready for winter’s long, dark days. Just imagine yourself sitting in front of a warm fire all snuggled up with your favorite mystery or standing in your toasty kitchen looking for the perfect cookie recipe. To help you, this month’s book sale will have a variety of offerings for your pleasure. To help you with the holidays, we are featuring a selection for better books suitable for gifting, Christmas cook books, crafts and home décor. There will be sets of books including westerns, classics, Better Homes and Gardens cook books and a large collection of children’s DVDs. As a special incentive, all CDs are 10 cents.

Information: 208-263-6930

Eagles Dinner Fundraiser

Venue: Eagles Lodge, 1511 John Hudon Lane

Time: 6 p.m.

Join the Eagles and help its charity efforts by enjoying a rib-eye steak dinner. Proceeds go toward Eagles’ charities, The Eagles, and non-profit organization aimed at “People helping People.”

Admission and information: 208-263-3514

‘Scarywood’

Venue: Silverwood Theme Park, Highway 95 in Athol.

Time: 7 p.m. Note: Scarywood is not recommended for children 12 and under. 

Tickets & Information: ScarywoodHaunt.com

Letter B.

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave.

Time: 9 p.m.-midnight

11/2Live Music with Letter B

A don’t-miss show with Missoula-based Letter B. With a blend of folk, rock, indie, and hip-hop, they’re sure to entertain.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

A Night to Remember

Venue: The Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St.

Time: 5 p.m.

Annual wine tasting, fabulous dinner by Tango Cafe, and dessert, live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefit Community Cancer Services.

Admission and information: http://bit.ly/2qPPzpX

Brian Jacobs

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

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Brian Jacobs is back at the winery performing popular hits, along with a little bit of folk, and acoustic influences. Jacob is a local favorite, come early for a seat, glass of wine and try something from the fall menu.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

SUNDAY, Nov. 3

Flamenco Pacifico

Venue: Heartwood Center, 615 Oak St.

Time: 7 p.m.

A dynamic, professional performance group, Flamenco Pacifico is dedicated to bringing the art of flamenco music and dance to audiences. Led by virtuoso flamenco guitarist and composer, Berto Boyd, the group’s guitar-driven performances feature original modern flamenco compositions rooted in the time-honored forms of traditional flamenco. With inspired dancing by Elena Villa and Melissa Cruz, the passionate vocals and guitar artistry of guitarist/singer Grant Ruiz, and driving rhythms by dynamic percussionist Terry Longshore, Flamenco Pacifico takes audiences on an unforgettable journey into the fascinating world of flamenco.

Information and tickets: artinsandpoint.org

Annie Welle

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

Time: 2-4 p.m.

Annie challenges musical conventions and transcends stylistic description on the winery’s stunning, historic 1870 Decker Brothers concert grand piano.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

MONDAY, Nov. 4

Truck Mills Blues Jam

Venue: Eichardt’s Pub & Grille, 212 Cedar St.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

TUESDAY, Nov. 5

Trivia Night

Venue: MickDuff’s Brewing Company, 321 N. First Ave

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public.

Nght-Out Karaoke

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

Time: 9 p.m.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

Cornhole League

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

Time: 6-9 p.m. (Every Tuesday until Dec. 17.)

All skill levels, drop-ins welcome. For details, go to Facebook.com/SandpointIdahoCornhole or email: SandpointCornhole@gmail.com

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

West African Traditions Drum Class

Venue: Music Conservatory of Sandpoint, 110 Main St.

Time: 5:45 p.m.

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

Admission: Suggested donation of $5-$20

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

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6

Paint Your Pet 2 Point Oh!

Venue: MickDuff’s Brewing Company, 321 N. First Ave

Time: 6 p.m.

This is your chance to paint a keepsake of your furry bestie! No art skills required!

Admission and information: Rose, roseegurl@gmail.com or text 208-610-5477

Wind Down Wednesday

Venue: 219 Lounge, 219 N. First Ave.

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Live music with Truck Mills and a guest.

Admission: Free for those 21 and over.

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