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The sweet sound of accordions will fill the air in Wallace this weekend

The sweet sound of accordions will fill the air in Wallace this weekend

You might get some strange looks when you explain to colleagues that you're headed to Wallace, Idaho this weekend for the first ever Accordion Festival at the center of the universe. The weekend will be filled with parades, workshops performances and dancing! You could learn the polka and be that couple that dances the polka at a wedding.

Huckleberry Festival

Huckleberry Festival

In college, my roommate's mother was aghast that I and two of our other friends had never had huckleberries. She said "How could you girls not have had huckleberries?  You grew up at the foothills of the Cascades".

I love that quote. It's ten years later and I still remember it. We all grew up in Western Washington, which apparently meant to this Missouri mother that we should have all been raised on huckleberries.

11-Year-Old Guitarist Live At The Knitting Factory

11-Year-Old Guitarist Live At The Knitting Factory

Remember Caden Davis? He's the 11-year-old guitar prodigy we introduced you to back in February. You can watch the story here:

http://www.kxly.com/localvideo/index.html?v=24727

If you'd like to see Caden play live, he will be at the Knitting Factory on Saturday, July 30. Tickets are free for those 21 and older; $5 for those under 21. Also performing are local bands White Knuckle, Freak System and In Averie. Doors open at 7pm.

For more information, or for tickets: http://sp.knittingfactory.com/event-details/?tfly_event_id=52721

Sandpoint Kicks Off Summer This Thursday & Friday

Sandpoint Kicks Off Summer This Thursday & Friday

Sandpoint is ready to celebrate summer.  On Thursday, get your taste buds ready to sample some of Sandpoint's finest cuisine at the 6th Annual Sandpoint Summer Sampler.  On Friday, you can enjoy some fine art and treats during the Pend Oreille Arts Council's 25th Annual ArtWalk. 

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Food and Fun in Sandpoint

Food and Fun in Sandpoint

What kind of food are you in the mood for?

On June 16th, you won't have to decide because you'll get to sample all the best restuarants and breweries Sandpoint has to offer in one night!

The Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Summer Sampler Thursday, June 16th at Farmin Park in downtown Sandpoint.

Restaurants featured include: Bangkok Cuisine, Bistro Rouge Cafe, Chimney Rock Grill, Eichardt's, Forty-One South and Pine Street Bakery.

The food and fun run from 5 p.m.

FIRST THURSDAYS SIZZLE IN DOWNTOWN SANDPOINT

 

Contact:
Kate Buska, Downtown Sandpoint Business Association
255-1876 or info@downtownsandpoint.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2011

FIRST THURSDAYS SIZZLE IN DOWNTOWN SANDPOINT
New Monthly Event Launches on June 2

The Downtown Sandpoint Business Association is welcoming summer with the launch of First Thursdays, the hottest new event to hit downtown Sandpoint in years.