Posts Tagged “Idaho”

Priest Lake: an escape for both budget and top-tier travelers

By |

Priest Lake: an escape for both budget and top-tier travelers

By: Andrew Beck   North Idaho is known for its beauty and lakes with expansive shores. It’s also known for being home to plenty of affluent properties—many are owned by celebrities looking for refuge from Hollywood, such as Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Tom Cruise, and Clint Eastwood. Priest Lake, situated above Priest River has a…

Read more »

Silverwood Theme Park Opening Date

By |

Silverwood Theme Park Opening Date

by Mike Christie Idaho’s famous Silverwood theme park is set to open on May 7th of 2016. The park is located in Athol, Idaho, and is roughly an hour drive from Spokane. Opened in 1988, Silverwood is the Pacific Northwest’s largest theme park, and plays host to 66 different rides and 6 different roller coasters….

Read more »

“The Piano Guys” Holding Concert at Boise State

By |

“The Piano Guys” Holding Concert at Boise State

by Mike Christie A group of four dads from Utah made famous by the internet go by the name “The Piano Guys.” They are performing in Boise at Boise State University’s Morrison Center on Saturday February 6 at both 3 and 6 p.m. Tickets range anywhere from $39.50-169.50. The event is open to the public….

Read more »

Schweitzer Hosts Race Series

By |

Schweitzer Hosts Race Series

by Maria Vigil Schweitzer Mountain Resort is hosting the Starlight Race Series on Friday nights, February 5 through February 26. This is a four-week long adult (21+) race series for Skiers, Snowboarders, and Telemarkers. Teams are made up of up to five racers. Each racing team can have a combination of skiers, snowboarders, or telemark skiers…

Read more »

Free Admission at Bonner County Museum

By |

Free Admission at Bonner County Museum

The Bonner County Historical Museum, located at 611 S Ella Ave, Sandpoint, ID 83864, is holding a Free First Saturday on February 6. The museum collects and preserves artifacts, images, manuscripts, other materials that relate to the history of Bonner County. The regular admission fee will be waived the first Saturday of February. The museum is located in…

Read more »

McCall Set For Annual Carnival

By |

McCall Set For Annual Carnival

by Mike Christie McCall, Idaho is getting set to host its 51st annual winter carnival that will be held January 29 through February 7 with the theme “Beyond Tomorrow.” The event brings in roughly 60,000 visitors to this town of roughly 3,000 permanent residents that is located just over two hours north of Boise and about four…

Read more »

Idaho Ice Skating

By |

Idaho Ice Skating

by Mike Christie With even the National Hockey League going outside for games these days with their annual Winter Classic, it’s no wonder outdoor ice skating has become a growing trend. Idaho offers many beautiful opportunities to get outside and skate, from city rinks to mountain lakes to the largest man-made rink in the Pacific…

Read more »

Boise’s Treefort Music Festival Features Up and Coming Artists

By |

Boise’s Treefort Music Festival Features Up and Coming Artists

by Mike Christie Set for March 23-27, the Boise Treefort Music Festival features bands like Youth Lagoon, Bryan John Appleby, and Deep Sea Diver. The festival received the City of Boise’s Cultural Ambassador award in 2015 for reflecting the culture and energy of the city. It is also a big proponent in showing off what…

Read more »

Opera Singers Come Home

By |

Opera Singers Come Home

By Maria Vigil Opera singers Karin Wedemeyer, Brenda Rutledge , and John Fitzgerald  have each performed and taught all over, but they have come back to Sandpoint and are now members of the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. On January 28, the three singers, called the Bel Canto Trio, will perform at the Panida Theater. Their…

Read more »

Banff Film Festival World Tour Comes to Sandpoint

By |

Banff Film Festival World Tour Comes to Sandpoint

The Banff Film Festival is an international film competition that is held annually in Banff, Alberta. The films that are selected winners then go on “world tour” that goes to about 20 countries and 305 cities. The tour will be coming to the Panida Theater in Sandpoint, Idaho January 21 through the 23. Check out…

Read more »