For nearly 50 years, locals from around the region have flocked to the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene to celebrate the community’s vibrant art community during early August’s Art on the Green. For the 48th annual inception, perennial visitors can expect everything they’ve grown to love about the festival, voted the best community arts fest for the 10th time in our 2016 Best Of readers’ poll. In addition to the 170-plus booths filled with every medium of art, and live music and food in the beautiful summer weather, visitors can watch live blacksmith demonstrations, hit up the beer/wine garden and watch a artists construct a massive, highly detailed sandcastle.
Fri, Aug. 5-Sun, Aug. 7 • Free to attend • North Idaho College • 1000 Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene • artonthegreen.com
— Chey Scott