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December 2020 Go Sandpoint

DECEMBER 2020

MAGAZINE

inside!

Get Ready to Hit

» the Slopes

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Your local guide

on where to stay,

what to do, seasonal

activities and more

»

Winter Adventures

MONTHLY

LOCAL

GUIDE

pg.

10

Q&A WITH:

INFLUENTIAL

SANDPOINT WOMEN

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SANDPOINT’S HOME

LOAN EXPERT

LEE HARDIN

VP of Mortgage Lending

+ I have lived in North Idaho since 2007.

+ I have been doing mortgages for 20 years

and I still love it!

+ My family means the world to me, and I am

fortunate enough to provide for them while

helping other families with one of the

biggest purchases of their lives.

+ My strength is developing long-term

relationships with my clients and with agents,

and those relationships are the cornerstone

of my business.

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CONTENTS

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FINANCIAL FOCUS

Investment lessons from 2020

Q&A: KATHY CHAMBERS

AND CHRISTINE DENOVA

Committed to hope, compassion and joy

GET READY TO HIT THE SLOPES

All you need to know for the Schweitzer

ski season

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of great local events, arts and

entertainment

20 FUN FACT

Did you know this fun fact about

Sandpoint, Idaho?

LOCAL GUIDE

22 Places to Stay

24 Venues

24-26 Summer Activities

26 Winter Activities

26 Year-Round Activities

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LOCAL EATS

Your local guide to the tastiest hot

spots around town

CITY MAP

Get to know the places within

Sandpoint’s city limits

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activities and more

Winter Adventures

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ABOUT THE COVER

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There are many individuals in Sandpoint who help

make this town the incredible, giving community

that it is. This month, we caught up with two

notable local women who have been influential

in serving our community. Kathy Chambers and

Christine Denova share about community, giving

back, and the power of hope, love and legacy. Read

their Q&A on page 10. Wishing everyone a very

Merry Christmas, filled with peace, joy and love.

Photo By Kiersten Patterson Photography

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COMPASSION AND JOY

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Kathy Chambers and Christine Denova

are well-known names in the Sandpoint

community. Both have given their time

and energy to making our community a

better place, and each brings joy, compassion and

hope to individuals in our community.

Born and raised a Florida girl, Kathy Chambers

moved to Sandpoint with her husband of now

32 years in 1991. She serves on the board of

Kinderhaven and is the owner/instructor of

Sandpoint Dance Fitness.

Christine Denova, her husband and son came

to Sandpoint from Chicago looking for a small

community where people know and genuinely care

for one another. She is the executive director of Life

Choices Pregnancy Center and volunteers with

Kinderhaven.

Q. Is there a specific memory, story or person that

has greatly influenced who you are today?

Kathy: My parents instilled in me the confidence to

trust my instincts. They provided a life of stability,

love and strong attachments, something Chris and

I worked hard to pass on to our children (Katie,

27, and Buddy, 26). I believe having friends with

different viewpoints on the world is important.

We’d learn so much more if we expanded our

relationships to just beyond those who agree with

us on everything.

Christine: My mother has greatly influenced who

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I am today. Growing up my mother always helped

others. I remember waking up several mornings

seeing strange women sleeping on our couch

because my mom was helping them get sober from

alcohol. My mom never turned away anyone in

need. She taught me that everyone has value and

deserves respect, love and kindness, no matter

what they have done or where they have come

from. Her compassion for people rubbed off on me,

motivating me to live life serving others.

Q. What makes our town such a special, unique

place to live?

Kathy: I have loved Sandpoint since the day I

arrived. Small towns provide strong community

bonds that many people yearn for. Those bonds

only remain healthy by the actions taken by its

members, and proud Sandpoint citizens obviously

care deeply; just look at the number of nonprofits

that are registered here and supported by locals

(over 250). People are quick to help, wave hello or

attend a fundraiser for a cause they believe in. The

outstanding natural beauty and outdoor adventure

opportunities are a big plus!

Christine: Sandpoint is like Mayberry to me. A

slow-paced community of compassion where

everyone believes the best about everyone else. One

example I can give was 14 years ago when we moved

here, we went to the Bonner Mall Cinema and tried

to pay with our debit card. They were not accepting

credit or debit cards at the time but told us that

we could see the movie and get our popcorn and

just come back later to pay. We were in shock. That

would have never happened in Chicago. We knew

then that we were in the right place.

Q. What has been the most rewarding and exciting

part of the work you do?

Kathy: Kinderhaven is my heart. I joined the

Board in 2009 and have been Chair going on five

years now. My dear friend Marsha Ogilvie created

Kinderhaven when she learned that when our

local children were taken from their homes due to

abuse and neglect, many were separated from their

siblings, sent out of town or even housed in juvenile

detention due to lack of foster homes in Bonner

County. I am incredibly proud of where we are

today, able to care for 16 children, keeping siblings


intact and working to heal these children with a therapeutic approach from the

moment they enter our home.

While we may not see into the future the fruits of our labor in changing these

children’s lives, we know that by planting seeds

of loving and healthy bonds we are making our

world a better place. Our Tour of Trees (formerly

Festival of Trees) December 9 through 12 is our

only fundraiser, and we feel confident that our

community will support its local children like

they have every year since 1996.

Christine: I have witnessed the miracles of God

through the work of [Life Choices] supporters,

staff and volunteers over the past six years, and

it is truly an honor to be a part of a ministry that

loves people where they are while encouraging

them through their challenges.

I must say that we get to see how the

unconditional love of Jesus Christ transforms

lives. We literally get to see God’s miracles

daily. When men and women come to us they

are scared, confused, upset, guilt-ridden and

feeling trapped by their circumstances. We get

to watch as they become courageous, peaceful,

empowered and free. What a gift! Women and

men have an instinctive desire to love, protect

and nurture their children. The circumstances of their lives fight against their

desires, and all they need is a little education, assistance and a caring friend who

will walk alongside them. Equipped with these elements, they are empowered

to make healthy, life-giving choices.

Q. What has been a piece of advice or experience that you’ve carried with

you and that has impacted your life for the better?

“We are all on some sort of path,

and sometimes that divides us,

but I believe we all want a similar

outcome. Everyone has a story, and

listening is the only way we will ever

invoke progress.”

- Kathy Chambers

“While we may not see into the

future the fruits of our labor in

changing these children’s lives,

we know that by planting seeds of

loving and healthy bonds we are

making our world a better place.”

- Christine Denova

Kathy: I believe that YOU are the most important person in your life. So many

times we give ourselves away to people in unhealthy ways without realizing it.

Taking care of yourself is an act of love, and that strengthens you to better care

for others. Keep that tank filled and know when it needs attention. Your mind

will lie to you all the time, but the body keeps score

and never will. Listen to it!

So much talk and so little real action is the theme

these days. If you complain but aren’t willing to

roll up your sleeves and dig in, I have no time or

energy for you. We are all on some sort of path, and

sometimes that divides us, but I believe we all want a

similar outcome. Everyone has a story, and listening

is the only way we will ever invoke progress. That is

something I want to improve in myself and in my

community.

Christine: My life was very difficult growing up.

I grew up in a poor, single-parent home with lots

of dysfunction and heartache. Over the years I

watched each of my parents persevere in their

desire to become better people. This was fueled by

their faith. They modeled determination and faith,

and because of those two things my life, today is

drastically different from my childhood.

My relationship with Jesus has taught me that I am

deeply loved and has motivated me to be a person

who loves well. I have recognized that my circumstances don’t dictate who I am,

my value or my capabilities. I have realized that the most important thing is not

how much money I make/have, or how popular I am, or what degree I hold. The

most important thing in life is to love well and be loved. The choices we make

will impact our lives, and if we make those choices by seeking to love well, we

will always make the right choice.

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE

SCHWEITZER SKI SEASON

BY ABIGAIL THORPE

Snow flurries and icy temperatures have most of us in Sandpoint

thinking about one thing: ski season at Schweitzer. Fall is over,

the holidays are upon us, and we’re all getting our skis and

boards adjusted for the coming season. After all, winter in Sandpoint

is just as fun as summer—it’s the town for all seasons.

Earlier this year, when the slopes closed down a bit early due to

the pandemic, we were forced to store our gear after a shorter than

expected season, but this season promises to make up for it. Snow

started flying as early as October, paving the way for a great mountain

season.

“The long range forecast is calling for La Niña this winter, which

means lots of snow and cold weather—perfect in our book! The last

major La Niña for us was in 2010/11; we finished that season with 171

inches of snow still on the summit! Let’s hope that’s the case this year

so we can just enjoy the mountain and our favorite winter pastimes in

the best conditions possible,” says Dig Chrismer, marketing manager

for Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

Things may be a bit different this year thanks to COVID-19, but the

slopes are open and lifts are running, and for many of us in Sandpoint,

that’s the most you can ask for during the winter months. As you’re

prepping to hit the slopes, there are a few changes this year to keep

in mind.

Schweitzer wants to provide a safe and healthy season for everyone

heading up the mountain, and to that end, they’re following federal,

state and local regulations and guidelines, including limiting the

number of people on the mountain each day. Season pass holders

are set to go, as of the time of print Schweitzer expects to be able to

accommodate pass holders each day and has carefully crunched the

numbers to determine how many to reasonably expect each day.

But limited mountain capacity means you won’t just be able to walk

up and buy a day pass on the mountain this year, or purchase a multiticket

lift pack you can use at any time during the season. The key to

making this a successful ski season is to plan in advance. If you don’t

have a season pass, purchase your tickets ahead of time online. You’ll

be able to see what dates are available, and even if it’s a last-minute

decision, you won’t head up the mountain only to find out you can’t

hit the slopes.

Even if you’re renting gear, you’ll need to purchase a ticket ahead of

time online, as you won’t be able to purchase a lift ticket with your

rentals. If you plan to stay on the mountain, book directly with

Schweitzer at one of the hotel-style accommodations or condos, and

you’ll have guaranteed access to lift tickets during your stay.

“We had a very busy summer, and we believe that will be the case

again for the winter season,” explains Chrismer. “People just want

to get outside and enjoy themselves. We’ve all been living through

very unusual times with lots of anxiety and stress. Getting back to our

‘normal’ winter activities is good for our mental and physical health,

and we welcome that as long as we all keep in mind to be flexible and

work together to keep skiing and riding.”

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In addition to limiting capacity on the mountain, Schweitzer has

other protocols in place. Face coverings are required in all indoor

spaces, there will be limited capacity in all of the restaurants, and

guests are asked to maintain social distancing.

If you’ve gotten in the habit of leaving your bags or things inside the

lodge while you head up the mountain, plan a different approach this

year. If you have a dedicated locker, limit your time inside. This goes

for restrooms as well. The name of the game is to get in and get out so

other people can have space to do what they need as well. After all, the

entire point is to get up on the mountain.

“We are trying to be as creative as we can be this year and to help with

overcrowding in the day lodge, even having food trucks serving lunch

options from the Gateway parking lot,” adds Chrismer. “Should be a

fun way for people to ski-in/ski-out to their meal!” The mountain also

plans to have some fun outdoor festivities when weather permits, like

barbecues, fire pits, a snow bar and live music.

Indoors, there are more grab-n-go items at the Lakeview Lodge,

and contactless service whenever possible. Taps has removed its age

restriction, so there is more room for people dining or drinking in to

spread out and maintain good distancing.

For anyone who’s been at Schweitzer, you know parking can be a bit

of an issue, even in a normal year. SPOT will still be offering shuttle

services from the Red Barn, and they have protocols in place to help

protect riders. Those planning to overnight in the parking lot with

an RV will need to head to the fire station lots in order to maximize

space in the Gateway Lot.

The SnowSports School, KinderKamp Day Care and lessons are

operating under a four-stage approach. Green means operations are

normal; yellow there are limited lessons and group sizes; orange you

can expect private lessons only; and red means no lessons, and day

care only with limited numbers.

When it comes to getting up the mountain, there will be social

distancing measures in place at the lifts as well. Remember to

maintain a six-foot distance, and if you’re with your family or a group,

you can load together, otherwise, only two people will be allowed per

lift chair.

Despite the changes, Schweitzer expects a fun, busy and snowy

year, full of downhill adventure and excitement. The biggest thing

to remember is to be patient and respect others as you head up to

experience the mountain. Things may take longer, but everyone’s

working together to make sure this year can continue despite the

pandemic.

“Be flexible. Things are changing constantly with COVID, so we ask

that everyone really does their part to help mitigate the spread so we

can all keep skiing and riding this winter. Be kind. Be compassionate.

Have patience,” reminds Chrismer.

Tickets are currently on sale, so head online and grab yours in advance

for those days you know you want to hit the slopes. And like Chrismer

says, protocols are constantly changing with the unexpected nature of

the pandemic. Don’t forget to check ahead before you head up, come

up with a plan to keep out of the indoor spaces as much as possible

(like putting your gear and boots on ahead of time, and leaving your

extra clothing and shoes in the car), and look out for those around

you. After all, we’re all in this together.

“BE FLEXIBLE. THINGS ARE CHANGING CONSTANTLY

WITH COVID, SO WE ASK THAT EVERYONE REALLY

DOES THEIR PART TO HELP MITIGATE THE SPREAD SO

WE CAN ALL KEEP SKIING AND RIDING THIS WINTER.

BE KIND. BE COMPASSIONATE. HAVE PATIENCE.”

Cheers to another Schweitzer ski season. May it be one to remember!

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ENTERTAINMENT

DECEMBER 2020

04

06-

12

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GIRLS NIGHT OUT

DECEMBER 4

Grab your girlfriends, sisters, mothers, daughters and head to downtown Sandpoint on

Friday, December 4, where stores will be staying open late and offering deals, specials, prizes,

appetizers and music. A “Shopping Passport” encourages ladies to visit a number of different

stores and get a “stamp” on their passports. At the end of the evening, shoppers are invited

to head to Taysty’s Wine Bar at Cedar Street Bridge from 7 to 9pm for an after party, where

they’ll be giving away around $1,000 worth of prizes. You may even see Santa Claus walking

around, affording the ladies a chance to get a photo with the man in red. For additional

details, visit DowntownSandpoint.com

TOUR OF TREES

DECEMBER 6-12

Kinderhaven’s annual Festival of Trees looks a bit different this year, but they will once

again be raising funds for the important work they do during their 2020 Tour of Trees.

Kinderhaven’s Tour of Trees includes bidding on a variety of fantastic Christmas trees online,

with bidding beginning on December 9. Bids can also be placed for tabletop trees, gift

baskets and wreaths starting December. 6. Online bidding for all items will end December

12. The trees will be displayed at various local business locations, where the public can view

them on December12. This is Kinderhaven’s major fundraiser for the year, so get bidding to

show your support! To find out more, visit KinderhavenSandpoint.org.

SLACKERS NIGHT OUT

DECEMBER 18

For those last-minute male shoppers here in Sandpoint, the Downtown Shopping District

will be hosting a fun shopping opportunity for all of those men out there who still have some

holiday shopping to get done. On Friday, December 18, just a week before Christmas, this

men’s shopping event returns to downtown Sandpoint. The event will feature last-minute

shopping deals and some fun activities and specials. Let our downtown businesses help you

find those perfect gifts! Visit DowntownSandpoint.com for additional information.

*Please note, as of press time, these events were still scheduled to take place as planned. Due to the

current health crisis, there is the possibility that event schedules may change or events canceled

completely. Be sure to visit event websites to stay up to date with current information.

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December: Sandpoint fun fact

DID YOU KNOW?

Every year after Thanksgiving, we grab our gear and

get ready to hit the mountain. For anyone who lives in

Sandpoint, Schweitzer Mountain is an epic part of your

lifestyle during both the summer and winter months.

But did you know how our favorite local ski resort got its name?

as Schweitzer, which means “Swiss man” in German. To this

day, you can see evidence of the mountain’s Swiss legacy in

the old architecture of many mountain chalets, as well as old

Schweitzer signs hanging inside the mountain pub, Pucci’s.

Long before the first chairlifts hit the slopes, over a century

ago, local legend tells of a hermit taking shelter at the bottom

of the basin. The man was believed to be Swiss, having

served in the Swiss military. Soon after,

locals began to refer to the

mountain

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Seasons at Sandpoint 877.594.3550 Seasons.Life

Talus Rock Luxury Lodging 208.255.8458 TalusRockRetreat.com

Twin Cedars Camping & Vacation Rentals 208.920.1910 TwinCedarsSandpoint.com

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Farragut State Park

Round Lake Campground

Sam Owen Campground

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Happy

Holidays!

SERVICES:

• Plumbing Maintenance & Repairs

• Water Heaters - Tank or Tankless

• Winterizations

• Frozen Pipes

• Drain Clearing

• Septic & Sump Pumps

• Water Filtration

• Sewer Line Clearing & Scoping

EMERGENCY SERVICE

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• Physical Therapy

• Hand Therapy

• Medical Massage Therapy

Additional Services

• Arthritis Relief Program

• Yoga Therapy

• Pain Relieving 830 Cold Laser

• Vertigo/Dizziness

• Sports Injuries

• Dry Needling

Happy Holidays!

Bring in a toy for Toys for Tots

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ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

VENUES REUNIONS / WEDDINGS / CORPORATE RETREATS

Best Western Edgewater Resort 800.780.7234 208.263.3194 BestWesternEdgewater.com

Best Western Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa

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888.875.8259 208.267.8511 KootenaiRiverInn.com

800.780.7234 208.255.4500 BestWestern.com

Dover Bay Resort 208.265.1597 DoverBayIdaho.com

RESTAURANT/CATERING

LODGING

MEETING ROOM

EXPERIENCE

SANDPOINT,

IDAHO.

MAX CAPACITY

100

100

80

200

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN

Heartwood Center 208.263.8699 HeartwoodSandpoint.com

170

The Idaho Club 208.265.2345 TheIdahoClub.com 500

La Quinta Inn & Suites

Lake Pend Orielle Cruises

800.753.3757

208.255.5253

208.263.9581 LaQuintaSandpoint.com

LakePendOreilleCruises.com

50

30

Lodge at Sandpoint

Ponderay Events Center

208.263.2211

208.263.0271

LodgeAtSandpoint.com

PonderayEvents.com

65

225

Sandpoint Business & Events Center 208.263.7770 SandpointEventsCenter.com 400

HEARTWOOD CENTER

Schweitzer Mountain Resort 208.263.9555 ext. 2820 Schweitzer.com

Silverwood Theme Park, Boulder Beach Water Park 208.683.3400 SilverwoodThemePark.com

Sleep’s Cabins

Talus Rock Luxury Lodging

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

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208.255.8458 TalusRockRetreat.com

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250

700

30

50

150

THE IDAHO CLUB

SUMMER ADVENTURES ART / MUSIC EVENTS

Arts & Crafts Fair 208.263.6139 ArtinSandpoint.org/arts-crafts-fair

Art Walk 208.263.6139 ArtinSandpoint.org/artwalk

Festival at Sandpoint 208.265.4554 FestivalatSandpoint.com

Sandpoint SummerFest 208.263.2217 Eureka-Institute.org/sandpoint-summerfest.html

AMUSEMENT PARKS / WATER PARKS

Weekend art fair in the streets of downtown.

Art walking tour featuring local artists and businesses.

Internationally renowned summer concert series.

Weekend music, arts and culture festival.

Silverwood Theme Park (Boulder Beach) 208.683.3400 SilverwoodThemePark.com

WATER RECREATION / RENTALS / MARINAS

Western theme park offering low to high intensity roller coasters and water rides.

Action Water Sports 208.255.7100 ActionWaterSportsLessons.com

Water sport lessons; boat, Jet Ski, paddleboard and kayak rentals.

Bottle Bay Resort & Marina 208.263.5916 BottleBayResort.com Boat moorage, vacation rentals and restaurant on beautiful Bottle Bay.

Dover Bay Resort 208.265.1597 DoverBayIdaho.com Seasonal moorage, gas, dock and boat launch with restaurant on the Pend Oreille River.

Sandpoint Marina 208.263.3083 SandpointWaterfront.com Downtown access to moorage, gas and dock, walkable to downtown stores.

Sandpoint Watercraft Rentals 208.265.9672 SandpointWaterCraftRentals.com

Power boat, kayak, paddleboard and water toy rentals.

Sandpoint Watersports 208.920.9292 SandpointWatersports.com

Ski boat, pontoon boat and Waverunner rentals in Dover Bay Resort.

Work2Play Rentals 208.263.5128 SandpointBoatandRVRentals.com

Marine, powersports, RV and off-road rentals.

GOLF COURSES

The Idaho Club 208.265.2345 TheIdahoClub.com 18-hole championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course with epic views.

Sandpoint Elks Golf Course 208.263.4321 9-hole community golf course along the shores of the lake.

OUTDOOR/MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES

Farragut State Park 208.683.2425 ParksandRecreation.Idaho.gov/parks/farragut 4,000-acre lakeside park with camping, lake activities and hiking.

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Pine Street Woods 208.263.9471 KaniksuLandTrust.org/pine-street-woods Community forest for hiking, biking and walking.

Priest Lake State Park 208.443.2200 ParksandRecreation.Idaho.gov/parks/priest-lake

Camping, boating and hiking on pristine northern lake.

Round Lake State Park 208.263.3489 ParksandRecreation.Idaho.gov/parks/round-lake Small scenic lake with camping and trails for hiking and biking.

Schweitzer Mountain Resort 208.263.9555 Schweitzer.com Ski resort with biking, hiking, village activities, restaurant, zipline and more.

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch 208.263.9066 WesternPleasureRanch.com Dude ranch offering horseback rides, ranch adventures and overnight stays.

TOURS / CHARTERS

Geo Heli Sandpoint Helicopter Charters 509.795.1311 GeoHeliSpokane.com Helicopter tours of Sandpoint and surrounding areas.

Go Fish! Charters 208.597.5020 GoFishCharters.org Fishing and fly fishing charters on Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River.

Lake Pend Oreille Cruises 208.255.5253 LakePendOreilleCruises.com Daily afternoon and evening cruises to learn the history and enjoy the views.

Sandpoint Seaplane Service 208.290.3257 Sandpoint.com/seaplane

Flight tours over Lake Pend Oreille and surrounding countryside.

WINTER ADVENTURES

Feelin’ Groovy Tours 833.247.6689 FeelinGroovy.tours Tours of local attractions and destinations in vintage VW bus.

NORDIC SKIING / SNOWSHOEING

DOWNHILL SKIING / SNOWBOARDING

Schweitzer Mountain Resort 208.263.9555 Schweitzer.com 2,900 acres of world-class terrain and renowned tree skiing.

Farragut State Park 208.683.2425 ParksandRecreation.Idaho.gov/parks/farragut Acres of trails to ski or snowshoe on Lake Pend Oreille.

Pine Street Woods 208.263.9471 KaniksuLandTrust.org/pine-street-woods 180 acres in nature for nordic skiing or snowshoeing.

EXPERIENCES

Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education (SOLE) 928.351.7653 SoleExperiences.org Nonprofit facilitating outdoor experiences and education.

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch 208.263.9066 WesternPleasureRanch.com Winter sleigh rides and dinners.

YEAR-ROUND ADVENTURES TOP 15 THINGS TO DO IN SANDPOINT

01

02

03

04

05

VISIT MUSEUM AT THE BRIG

Explore the unique WWII naval history of Farragut

State Park. VisitIdaho.org/things-to-do/museums/

museum-brig-farragut-state-park

TAKE A BREWERY TOUR

Sandpoint is home to four great breweries. Bike to each, or

take a walking tour: Matchood Brewing Co., Utara Brewing

Co., MickDuff’s Brewing Co., Laughing Dog Brewing.

DRIVE THE INTERNATIONAL SELKIRK LOOP

Explore all or part of the 280-mile multi-national

scenic loop through the Selkirk Mountain range.

SelkirkLoop.org

CATCH A SHOW AT THE PANIDA THEATER

Stop in the historic theater for an independent

feature or short film. Panida.org

SHOP THE SANDPOINT SHOPPING DISTRICT

Explore the many unique shops in charming

downtown. DowntownSandpoint.com

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06

07

08

09

10

ENJOY A LIVE SHOW AT THE HIVE

Catch a show at Sandpoint’s famed downtown

music venue. LiveFromtheHive.com

RELAX WITH A SPA DAY

Visit the Wildflower Spa at Seasons Resort or

Highlands North Day Spa for a day of rejuvenation.

TheWildflowerDaySpa.com | HighlandsNorthDaySpa.com

GRAB A LOCAL COFFEE

Stop by Sandpoint’s famous Evans Brothers

Coffee in the historic Granary Arts District.

EvansBrothersCoffee.com

SPEND A DAY AT CITY BEACH

Enjoy fun in the sun at the sandy, grassy downtown

public beach on the lake. SandpointIdaho.gov

VISIT SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN

Explore the village dining and shopping and enjoy the

adventures in summer and winter. Schweitzer.com

11

12

13

14

15

STOP BY THE LIBRARY

Explore the beautiful, expansive local library,

which includes many quiet places to sit and read.

eBonnerLibrary.org

EXPLORE LOCAL GALLERIES

Walk the downtown and stop in at several local

galleries to enjoy local and regional art.

STOP IN CEDAR STREET BRIDGE

Explore various shops and restaurants in

the downtown bridge spanning Sand Creek.

CedarStreetBridge.com

DO A TASTING AT THE LOCAL WINERY

Enjoy local sips from Pend d’Oreille Winery.

POWine.com

DRIVE THE PEND OREILLE SCENIC BYWAY

Experience some of North Idaho’s most scenic views

along this 33.4-mile drive. VisitIdaho.org/things-todo/scenic-byways-backcountry-drives/pend-oreillescenic-byway


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TRINITY AT CITY BEACH SWEET LOU’S FORTY ONE SOUTH

LOCAL EATS

AREA

CUISINE

BREAKFAST

LUNCH

DINNER

LOUNGE

WATERFRONT

KIDS’ MENU

PARTIES

CATERING

PRICING

A&P Bar & Grill 208.263.2313 Sandpoint American

$-$$

Arlo’s Ristorante

208.255.4186

Sandpoint

Italian

$$

Baxter’s on Cedar

208.229.8377

Sandpoint

New American

$$

Beet and Basil

208.920.6144

Sandpoint

Fusion

$$

Bluebird Bakery

208.265.8730

Sandpoint

Bakery

$-$$

City Beach Organics

208.265.9919

Sandpoint

Organic/Vegan

$$

Connie’s Cafe

208.255.2227

Sandpoint

Breakfast

$-$$

Dish at Dover Bay

208.265.6467

Dover Bay

American/Seafood

$$

Chimney Rock Grill

208.255.3071

Schweitzer Mountain

American

$$

Eichardt’s

208.263.4005

Sandpoint

Pub

$-$$

Farmhouse Kitchen BBQ

208.255.2603

Ponderay

American

$$

Forty One South

208.265.2000

Sagle

Fine Dining

$$

Hoot Owl Cafe

208.265.9348

Ponderay

Cafe

$-$$

The Idaho Club 208.265.2345 Sandpoint New American $$

Ivano’s Ristorante

208.263.0211

Sandpoint

Italian

$$

Jalapenos Mexican Restuarant

208.263.2995

Sandpoint

Mexican

$-$$

Joel’s

208.265.8991

Sandpoint

Mexican

$-$$

MickDuff’s Brewpub

208.255.4351

Sandpoint

Pub/American

$$

Panhandler Pies

208.263.2912

Sandpoint

American

$-$$

Pend d’Oreille Winery

208.265.8545

Sandpoint

Modern Cuisine

$-$$

Second Avenue Pizza

208.263.9321

Sandpoint

Pizza

$$

Secret Thai

208.263.9960

Sandpoint

Thai

$$

Shoga Poke and Cocktail Bar

208.265.2001

Sagle

Asian-Fusion

$$

Sky House

208.263.9555

Schweitzer Mountain American

$$

Spuds Waterfront Grill

208.265.4311

Sandpoint

American

$$

Sweet Lou’s

208.263.1381

Ponderay

American

$$

Thai Nigiri

208.265.2587

Sandpoint

Thai/Sushi

$$

The Fat Pig

208.265.7675

Sandpoint

Fusion

$$

The Hydra

208.263.7123

Sandpoint

Steakhouse

$$

Trinity at City Beach

208.255.7558

Sandpoint

Seafood

$$

Utara Brewing Co. & Curry House 208.627.5070 Sandpoint Anglo-Indian $-$$

Uptown Bagel Co.

208.263.9276

Sandpoint

Bakery

$-$$

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We have been open for business

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501 Oak Street | Sandpoint, Idaho | 208.263.7331

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337 Olive Ave. in Sandpoint

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