By Lyndsie Kiebert
St. Patrick’s Day Step No. 1: wear green, or give your friends the sweet satisfaction of pinching that extra-tender spot under your arm.
St. Patrick’s Day Step No. 2: check out all the awesome Sandpoint shindigs happening this Saturday, March 17, to commemorate the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
St. Paddy’s Cornhole Classic Tournament @ MickDuff’s Beer Hall
Show off your multitasking skills while tossing and drinking at the Beer Hall’s Cornhole Classic, starting at 1 p.m. The tourney is capped at 32 teams, so call (208) 209-6700 to secure a spot. Otherwise, show up the day of between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to sign up. Cost is $20/team. Must be 21 years old to attend.
Live Music @ Pend Oreille Winery
Get Down River plays the winery 5-8 p.m. Come enjoy a beverage where the tunes are free and the wine is local.
Live Music @ Idaho Pour Authority
Local trio Browne Salmon Truck plays their signature mix of vintage and contemporary blues, jazz and Latin at IPA 5-7 p.m.
Benefit for 24 hours for Hank @ the 219
Support 24 Hours For Hank, a non-profit foundation that raises money for cystinosis research, by heading to the 219 on Saturday night to enjoy live music from Rick Dorin and Steve Rush, Irish cocktails, green beer, complimentary Irish appetizers, raffles and prizes from 4-7 p.m. Stay late to enjoy Harold’s IGA from 9 to midnight.
The Other White Meat @ MickDuff’s Beer Hall
Green beer and live music — what’s not to love? The Beer Hall hosts The Other White Meat, a classic rock and roll band from North Idaho, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Edelwagen Food Truck will also be there, serving up handcrafted sausages and other food. Free and open to public, but you must be at least 21 years old.
Samuel Adams Air & Apres @ Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Sam Adams is combining the art of big air with 3D projection to create an on-snow show of epic proportions. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Jam Session.
Check the Reader calendar on pages 14-15 for a full list of events this week.
While we have you ...
... if you appreciate that access to the news, opinion, humor, entertainment and cultural reporting in the Sandpoint Reader is freely available in our print newspaper as well as here on our website, we have a favor to ask. The Reader is locally owned and free of the large corporate, big-money influence that affects so much of the media today. We're supported entirely by our valued advertisers and readers. We're committed to continued free access to our paper and our website here with NO PAYWALL - period. But of course, it does cost money to produce the Reader. If you're a reader who appreciates the value of an independent, local news source, we hope you'll consider a voluntary contribution. You can help support the Reader for as little as $1.
You can contribute at either Paypal or Patreon.Contribute at Patreon Contribute at Paypal