Honor the original settlers during Native American History Month
In 1990, the United States formally recognized November as National American Indian Heritage Month — aka Native American History Month — capping a 75-year process of formally recognizing the rich culture of Native American tribes. In Coeur d'Alene, we are surrounded by opportunities to honor tribal culture, particularly the Schitsu'umsh, which is what the Coeur d'Alene call themselves.
Coeur d’Alene’s “Wine for the Holidays” offers a downtown tour and wine tasting
Lots of places do wine tastings, which typically go something like this: You sit down, order a flight of whatever reds or whites the winery has on hand and sip your wine right there, maybe nibbling from a plate of cheese and crackers if you’re feeling peckish. Coeur d’Alene’s WINE FOR THE HOLIDAYS on Nov. 3, however, is more of a social sipping event, designed to last longer and offer more variety in wines and in scenery as you meander from various shops and eateries throughout downtown, eager to share their picks with you, as well as the latest and greatest they have in their businesses.
Saturday is the day to celebrate the harvest in Coeur d’Alene
Every year the KOOTENAI FARMERS MARKET gets bigger and bigger. Not only does it run Saturday (in Hayden), the Wednesday evening market in downtown Coeur d’Alene is the biggest ever, says market manager Beth Tysdal.
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