October 2021 Go Sandpoint Magazine

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October 2021 Go Sandpoint Magazine

OCTOBER 2021

MAGAZINE

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10

OCTOBER FEATURE

LITEHOUSE

Making an Impact on the Place They Call Home

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SANDPOINT’S

MONTHLY

LOCAL

GUIDE


SANDPOINT’S HOME

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08 FINANCIAL FOCUS

Should you rethink your retirement date?

10 FEATURE

Litehouse: Nourishing a thriving community

14 KEEPING IT LOCAL

Supporting small businesses has an impact

that extends beyond First Avenue

18 SANDPOINT REAL ESTATE

20 Idaho Real Estate Update

24 Market Report

26 Sandpoint Real Estate Trends

34 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of great local events, arts

and entertainment

36 FUN FACT

What’s in a name?

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38 LOCAL GUIDE

38 Places to Stay

38 Real Estate

40 Venues

40 Health & Beauty

40 Services

42 Things To Do

42 Top 10 Things To Do

44 Local Eats

46 CITY MAP

Get to know the places within

Sandpoint’s city limits

47 LAKE PEND OREILLE MAP

Explore all of the incredible destinations

along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille

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OCTOBER FEATURE

LITEHOUSE

Making an Impact on the Place They Ca l Home

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SANDPOINT’S

MONTHLY

LOCAL

GUIDE

ABOUT THE COVER

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What started as a family owned restaurant has grown

to become a 100 percent employee owned company.

Committed to its employees and the community

it serves, Litehouse embraces four core values—

Integrity, Commitment to Excellence, Accountability

and Stewardship—in order to continue its mission.

Read more about Litehouse and its positive impact

on page 10.

Cover photo by Janel Gion.


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FEATURE

NOURISHING A THRIVING

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HOW LITEHOUSE IS MAKING AN IMPACT ON

THE PLACE THEY CALL HOME

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PERHAPS LITEHOUSE’S BIGGEST IMPACT

ON MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY IS ITS

STRUCTURE AS A 100 PERCENT EMPLOYEE-

OWNED ORGANIZATION.

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It was 1949, and Chef Ed Hawkins Sr. had

a problem on his hands. His boss was

complaining about the poor quality of blue

cheese dressing they served on salads in their

restaurant. Being a man of faith, Ed responded

to the problem the best way he knew how …

he prayed about it. The answer to his prayer

was a blend of mayonnaise, spices, crumbled

blue cheese and buttermilk.

Fast forward to 1963. Chef Ed Hawkins Sr.’s sons,

Doug and Edward Jr., had a dream of creating

year-round employment for the community of

Sandpoint, Idaho, by bottling the liquid gold of

ranch, blue cheese and thousand island dressing

sold in their family restaurant and selling it across

the Inland Northwest. They worked tirelessly

over the next several decades to make that

dream a reality.

A lot has changed since that first jar of Litehouse

salad dressing was sold to Roger’s Thrift

Store. One thing that has not changed is the

company’s commitment to having a positive

impact on its employees and the communities in

which it operates.

Through the ups and the downs, the good times and

the bad, Litehouse has relied upon four core values

to keep the organization focused on its mission and

grounded in its culture. The first three, Integrity,

Commitment to Excellence, and Accountability,

have helped keep the organization true to itself by

choosing to always do the right thing. But it is their

core value of Stewardship that manifests itself in

the most tangible way in our local community of

Sandpoint, Idaho.

Over the years, there have been few events around

town that Litehouse has not sponsored or supported

in some fashion. In fact, over the last year, Litehouse

contributed over $500,000 to organizations such as

Kinderhaven, the Panhandle Alliance for Education,

the Bonner Community Food Bank and numerous

other nonprofit organizations, churches and youth

sporting activities, of which over $400,000 stayed in

the Sandpoint community. Recently, the company

committed to a new program called “High 5 for

Children,” where Litehouse will contribute a

minimum of 5 percent of their annual net income

to organizations that support meeting the basic

needs of children in areas like education, emotional

security, health, hunger, shelter or safety. Under

this new “High 5 for Children” initiative, Litehouse

expects to increase its Stewardship contributions to

nearly $1 million per year.

Perhaps Litehouse’s biggest impact on members

of the community is its structure as a 100 percent

employee-owned organization. What does it mean

to be “employee-owned”? Just what it says—that

the employees are the owners of the company.

This means each year, shares of the company’s

stock are distributed to its employees who help

operate the business every day. As a result of these

contributions, Litehouse’s employee owners have

created sizable retirement accounts that will be a

great benefit for their future.

“We understand that not every employee owner

thinks about their retirement when accepting a

position at Litehouse,” says Kelly Prior, president

and CEO of Litehouse, Inc. “However, we know that

in today’s economy, everybody can use a retirement

fund when that time comes in their career. When

we look at the accounts of our employee owners

that have been here since the start of the Employee

Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2006, all of them

now have six figure account balances, and still

growing,” says Prior.

Being employee owned isn’t just great for the

employees of the organization, it also creates a local

economic engine. Over the past couple of years,

Litehouse has paid out an average of $5.7 million

each year to those who have left the organization

after earning the ESOP benefits, and it expects to

pay an average of $9 million annually over the next

several years as well. Since the ESOP was started,

Litehouse has paid employee owners who have

left the organization a total of $9 million in Idaho

alone, and there are additional distributions every

year. Because Litehouse is owned by people with

deep roots in the community, more dollars stay

within our community and will be spent by the

retired employee owners on groceries, restaurants,

and shopping for their families, resulting in yet

another way Litehouse continues to help support its

local communities.

“Being good stewards of our community is woven

into the fabric of Litehouse and what we stand for,”

says Prior. “We encourage all businesses to think

through how they can have their own unique and

positive impact, no matter how small, on the place

they choose to live and work.”

With the company’s continued success, they

are seeking to expand their local workforce in

Sandpoint. Litehouse has recently increased

starting wages and is seeking motivated and reliable

workers to join the Litehouse family. A career

at Litehouse includes comprehensive benefits,

competitive wages, and participation in the

Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Many positions

at Litehouse do not require previous experience,

and a full list of open positions can be found at

LitehouseFoods.com/careers.

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KEEPING IT

LOCAL

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SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESSES

HAS AN IMPACT THAT EXTENDS

BEYOND FIRST AVENUE

BY ABIGAIL THORPE

W

e’ve all been there—we think of an item we need or

want, whether it’s toilet paper, a book or the latest

home décor, and off we go to Amazon. It’s easy.

We don’t have to leave our home, and these days it

typically arrives within 48 hours, sometimes less. But with so many

options at our fingertips, shopping local has never been more

important. Sometimes a little extra time can go a long way to not

only supporting a small business but benefiting your community

and finding something a bit more unique than what a big box store

or online marketplace has to offer.

After a difficult season with pandemic restrictions and dropping

revenue, a busy summer was a boon for businesses downtown. On

most any day of the week, our streets, sidewalks and shops were

filled with tourists eager to grab a breath of fresh air and some

unique time away here in Sandpoint. But as the tourist throngs

start to fade, our small businesses depend on locals more than

ever to keep them alive, thriving, and keeping our community the

beautiful place we call home.

As the volume of business changes with the season, shops want to

be able to keep their doors open and their staff employed, explains

Deanna Harris of Sharon’s Hallmark on First Avenue.

The lifeblood of our community.

While the busy holiday season is just ahead and always proves a

big season for downtown small businesses, many of those same

businesses will face a slow in business as the winter continues

into spring, and they rely on business now and the continued

support of locals and visitors to continue successfully operating

in our community.

Indeed, small businesses are the lifeblood of our community, much

more than we even realize. Restaurants, shops, salons, boutiques

and more do much more than support the local business owners

and downtown; they create ripple effects that extend far beyond

the individual and even our business center.

“Because the downtown retailers and restaurants are a part of the

community, they are the ones who are volunteering for events and

giving donations to the kids’ fundraisers and different charities,

and you’re not going to get that when you shop online,” says Harris.

And when it comes to the Sandpoint we enjoy every season, it

simply wouldn’t be the same without a healthy small business

economy that provides local options and supports the economy.

Small businesses account for 65.1 percent of net new jobs created

since 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Business

Employment Dynamics, and for every $100 spent at small

businesses, $48 stays in the community, compared to just $14 of

every $100 spent at box stores or national retailers, reports the

Small Business Administration.

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So, when we take the time to choose local businesses instead

of heading online or to Target, we’re not only allowing our

local entrepreneurs to thrive, we’re supporting our entire

community and continuing the eclectic downtown that

keeps Sandpoint alive. Beyond that, it’s simply more fun, and

you’ll find options you might not know exist.

It’s simply better.

New businesses are popping up in town all of the time, and

often you can find more unique options, competitive pricing

and more selections than you will online. And don’t discount

the personal aspect. Shopping local offers some extras you’ll

never find on Amazon or in a box store.

More local support means more downtown businesses, and

you know what that means ... more options. “You have a lot

of variety; it creates a much better atmosphere the more

businesses that are down here,” explains Harris. Along with

more selection and unique one-of-a-kind options, you’ll be

shopping from someone face-to-face, who gets to know you.

“You get more personalized service,” she adds. “A lot of these

people we’ve known for years, you know customers on a

first-name basis, you know the things they like.”

You can’t put a price on personalized service and a friendly

hello, no matter how easy it is to push that “Add to Cart”

button. Speaking of price, there’s a lot more personal

bonuses to shopping local than you may know. Many shops

offer complimentary wrapping or other services, as well as

fun events to thank their customers. And if you really want

to shop from home, some even have online stores you can

shop just as easily (if not more so) than Amazon.

So how can we “go local”?

Shopping local takes more thought, more intentionality and

sometimes a little more time and effort, but it’s absolutely

worth it. And the good news is, people are starting to catch

on. According to a November 2020 survey by Union Bank,

72 percent of Americans thought it was more important to

shop small businesses than to get a better deal. So how can

we better support our small businesses?

Think before you shop. Next time you need something,

whether it’s a gift or household item, stop to think about

where you can source it locally first. Sometimes all it takes

is retraining our mind to hit our own downtown sidewalks

before we drive to the box store or head online. You may

even find a new business you had no idea existed.

Gift local. A local gift is a lot more special than something

someone could find anywhere, and it also provides a fun

excuse for a shopping excursion. But you don’t have to have a

birthday or wedding approaching to shop. Stock up on some

gift cards from local businesses and give them out when you

need a gift, thank you, or simply want to let someone know

you’re thinking of them. It’s a simple and easy way to support

local businesses and gives others the opportunity to explore

our local businesses and restaurants for themselves.

AS THE VOLUME OF BUSINESS

CHANGES WITH THE SEASON,

SHOPS WANT TO BE ABLE TO KEEP

THEIR DOORS OPEN AND THEIR

STAFF EMPLOYED.

WHILE THE BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON IS JUST AHEAD AND

ALWAYS PROVES A BIG SEASON FOR DOWNTOWN SMALL

BUSINESSES, MANY OF THOSE SAME BUSINESSES WILL FACE A

SLOW IN BUSINESS AS THE WINTER CONTINUES INTO SPRING,

AND THEY RELY ON BUSINESS NOW AND THE CONTINUED

SUPPORT OF LOCALS AND VISITORS TO CONTINUE

SUCCESSFULLY OPERATING IN OUR COMMUNITY.

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Use your digital acumen. You’re adept at online shopping and social

media, so how about taking those skills local? Write a good review

if you visit a shop you like. It will take you minutes but goes a long

way in helping support local businesses. Bought something you love

or enjoyed a good meal or local service? Post it on social media and

tag the business. It’s the perfect way to spread the love, show your

support and bring the focus local.

Participate. How often do we talk about how much we love a local

business, but then fail to participate in any of their events? If a spot is

hosting a special shopping night, an event to support charity, a new

release party or a fun-filled food, dance or music night, go. Support

can go beyond spending money to simply spending a bit of your time.

Spread the love. You’ve found your favorite restaurant in

town, or that boutique that always has something you can’t live

without. That’s fantastic! But don’t forget to spread the love to

other local businesses. You don’t have to give up your support

of one; just make an effort to visit somewhere else occasionally.

You might just find somewhere you love just as much.

Speaking of your favorite local businesses ... don’t keep them

a secret! Refer your friends and family to the places you

love to go, the stores you enjoy doing business with, and

the people who offer great services. They’ll thank you, and

in return you’ll ensure that the business you love so much

continues to stay successful.

There are many ways you can support local businesses, but it all starts

with making the time and effort to shop a little differently. The end

result? You’ll support our economy and keep our businesses thriving,

and in return you’ll receive special service, great experiences and

unique finds. So, make a point to support a local business in one way

each week. They’ll thank you.

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IF ONE IS ASKING THEMSELVES,

“WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO

BUY?” THE ANSWER IS WHENEVER

ONE IS READY. IT COMES DOWN

TO ONE’S OWN PERSONAL

FINANCIAL ABILITIES, GOALS

AND NECESSITIES.


IDAHO

REAL

ESTATE

UPDATE

Know your financial abilities, goals and necessities

By Joshua Nishimoto

Home prices are slowly dropping, but not at any rate that locals will

appreciate. Although the housing market continues to benefit

the seller, many sellers are finding that they are pricing their

homes too high for the current housing climate and have had to

adjust accordingly.

In Ada County, the largest most-populated county in Idaho, in July, 1,027

total single-family homes sold, and 1,055 homes were active listings on the

last day of the month. Both numbers are the highest in each category of any

month in 2021 so far.

In June, 971 single-family homes were sold. Previously, the most homes

sold in a month in 2021 was 796 in April, according to the Intermountain

MLS. The 616 single-family homes sold in Canyon County in July was also

the most of any month this year.

In August 2021, Bonner County home prices were up 22.2 percent compared

to last year, selling for a median price of $550,000. On average, homes in

Bonner County sell after 16 days on the market compared to 26 days last

year. There were 102 homes sold in August this year, down from 132 last

year. The median list price of homes in Sandpoint was $575,000 in August

2021, trending up 47.5 percent year-over-year. The median listing price per

square foot was $362.

As of September 15, 2021, there are 472 homes for sale in Sandpoint, 23

of which were newly listed within the last week. Additionally, there is one

rental available for $1.6K per month. To discover more Sandpoint listings,

search for open houses, price reductions, foreclosures, recently sold, new

home communities, and new home construction.

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If one is looking to purchase a home, it’s not all doom and gloom. We are seeing low interest rates

for translating into historically lower monthly payments for borrowers.

Between July 2021 and August 2021, three-bedroom properties went up

by 67.9 percent, four-bedroom properties became 57.3 percent cheaper,

and five-bedroom properties did not change. The following changes in

the number of homes for sale were observed in this housing market:

one-bedroom home inventory increased by 100 percent; volume of twobedroom

homes went up by 33.3 percent; three-bedroom home inventory

increased by 27.3 percent; four-bedroom homes became 85.7 percent

more available; volume of five-bedroom homes stayed the same according

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If one is asking themselves, “When is the right time to buy?” The answer

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Regardless of what one hears or what one reads, be sure to research current

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market value of the property. If one wants to sell one’s home quickly, consider

setting the price of a home slightly lower than the market value. Most people

are paying more than the current asking price of a home. When selling a

home, remember to do one’s homework. Talk with a mortgage lender and rely

on local professionals for advice.

If one is looking to purchase a home, it’s not all doom and gloom. We are

seeing low interest rates for translating into historically lower monthly

payments for borrowers. We are also seeing supply of homes increase

with demand to be slightly lower, making the Bonner County housing

market a little more balanced than it has been in quite some time.

Whether young or old, always consider the resale of a home purchase and

plan out next moves accordingly.

Connecting with a local real estate agent is still the best way to get the 411 on

local housing prices, trends and affordability. No matter how much homework

one does, or how prepared one is for a home purchase, be sure to consult a

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insights not found in one’s local real estate magazine or internet search.

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MARKET REPORT

Buyer demand remains high due to historically low mortgage rates, and the ability for

more people to work remotely has likely increased in migration due to Boise metro’s

relative affordability compared to more expensive metro areas. In Boise, even new

construction homes have become incredibly expensive to own.

The result? Buyers must pay over the asking price. Boise’s metro area’s median sales

price dropped from $500,000 in June to $488,000 in July. That is still a 32 percent

increase over last year’s price.

In Sandpoint, we are seeing median home price value at $388,291 with over 3,378

homes and apartments for sale on the market today; with small price drops on houses

being sold in town. The average market rent is currently $1,191.

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FARMERS MARKET CONCLUDES DURING

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UNTIL WE MARKET AGAIN…

By Joshua Nishimoto

T

he final day of the 33rd Sandpoint Farmers Market, located

in the beautiful Farmin Park along one block of Oak Street in

downtown Sandpoint, will coincide with the Harvest Festival

and will begin at 9am and conclude at 2pm on Saturday,

October 16. The event will be one hour longer than a typical

Farmers Market schedule).

For more than three decades, the Farmers Market at Sandpoint has

been a staple in the community, selling locally grown produce, baked

goods, and handcrafted arts and crafts. The Farmers Market also hosts

a variety of farmers, many nonprofit organizations doing educational

demonstrations, and prepared food vendors. Be sure to enjoy food

and wares from Farmers Market vendors like: Upside Kombucha,

Woodsedge, Telache Designs, Sunnyside Farm, Sweet Heat Co.,

Ronnigers Organics, Staff of Life, West Pine St. Pottery, PNW Macrame,

Pauper’s Candles, Rogue Waffles, Sacred Awakening, Red Wheelbarrow

Produce, Pack River Farm, Mandale Pizza, On The Wall Signs, Mana Pie

and Chai, Land of Bath, The Kettle Korn Guys and many more.

This year, the Farmers Market Harvest Festival will feature live music

from a local band (still yet to be determined as of press time), along with

demonstrations from the usual Farmers Market vendors. The market

will also be hosting a food drive for the Bonner County Food Bank. Each

submission of food (perishable or fresh food is accepted) will receive

a raffle ticket for a Farmers Market gift basket. Gift baskets will have

goodies from all the vendors; it’s jam-packed with amazing gifts.

This will be the final market of the season, so it will be a festive day, and

will be open rain or shine. It will be a fantastic day to buy food in bulk

to stow away for the winter months and to purchase unique, local gifts

for the holidays.

To read more about the Sandpoint Farmers Market, visit

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ENTERTAINMENT

OCTOBER 2021

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OCTOBER 09 - 30

Hickey Farms opening day for this year’s Harvest Festival kicked off on October 2. But if you

missed it, don’t worry! The fun at the farm continues all month long! Open 10am to 5:30pm

Saturday and Sunday, and 2 to 5:30pm Wednesday and Friday, enjoy food and fun for all ages!

From the u-pick pumpkins and adventurous and challenging corn maze, to local arts and crafts,

and produce, there’s much to explore at Hickey Farms’ Harvest Fest. A perfect way to celebrate the

season. And this year, the community will be treated to more vendors and more food options than

ever before. Live entertainment can be enjoyed each weekend from noon to 3pm. For additional

details and to find out more about Hickey Farms, visit HickeyFarmsIdaho.com.

SANDPOINT APPLE FEST

OCTOBER 16

If you’ve got what it takes to make an unforgettable apple pie, be sure to sign up to take part

in the Apple Fest apple pie-making competition, presented by Creations on the Cedar Street

Bridge! Bring your homemade apple pie to the bridge by 9am the day of the event to be entered

into the contest. In addition to the apple pie contest, during the festival, there will be a variety

of fun apples activities and games (like face painting and the apple catapult), treats and drinks

(think caramel apples, apple butter and spiced cider), and much more at participating businesses!

The fun takes place throughout downtown Sandpoint from noon to 4pm Saturday, October 16.

Follow the Historic Sandpoint Shopping District on social media for the most up-to-date details

about the event.

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PERFORMING ART SERIES: OKAIDJA

OCTOBER 29

The Pend Oreille Arts Council is thrilled to announce its full season of live performances. To

kick off POAC’s 2021-2022 Performing Arts Series is Okaidja, an Afropop singer-songwriter and

multi-instrumentalist from Ghana, West Africa, held at 7:30pm in the Panida Theater (300 North

First Avenue). Okaidja’s unique artistic vision has led him to combine his native rhythms with

unforeseen pairings of musical flavors; his sound a spicy fusion of Ghanaian music with diverse

cross-cultural influences. His calling and life purpose is to bring us all together so that we can

laugh and grieve and dance and forge forward together, in community. Tickets are priced $22

each and can be purchased online at ArtinSandpoint.org/performing-arts.

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

continuing pandemic, 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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OCTOBER

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What’s in a Name?

Pend Oreille, Pend d’Oreille and

Ponderay—visitors and even locals

alike may be confused by the different

spellings of our local waterways and town,

but the names all go back to the same

original French name, Pend d’Oreille, which

means “earloop” or “hangs from the ear.”

The name comes from the shell and bone

earrings early travelers to the area saw

dangling from members of the Kalispel

Tribe’s ears.

Originally named Pend d’Oreille, the U.S.

Board on Geographic names defined the

U.S. spelling as Pend Oreille, and so was

born the version we use in the states to this

day. When the river crosses the Canadian

border, it becomes the Pend d’Oreille River.

So why was our town north of Sandpoint

dubbed Ponderay? It’s simply the English

phonetic spelling of the French word for

“earloop.” Look at an aerial view of the

lake, and you’ll see it’s shaped much like a

human ear.

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THINGS TO DO

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

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Catch a Show at the Panida Theater

Stop in the historic theater for an independent feature or short

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Explore the village dining and shopping and enjoy the

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Explore the many unique shops in charming downtown.

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Explore Local Galleries

Walk the downtown and stop in at several local galleries to

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Stop in Cedar Street Bridge

Explore various shops and restaurants in the downtown

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Do a Tasting at the Local Winery

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