By Reader Staff
The Bonner County History Museum is proud to announce that tickets for their Third Annual History Mystery Fundraiser: “A Vaudeville Review,” are on sale now. The museum’s annual fundraiser, which includes dinner and a show, will be held on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Ponderay Events Center. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $45 for BCHS members.
Guests will be transported back in time to the Sandpoint Rink Opera House in 1909, for an evening of Vaudeville-style entertainment and intrigue including opera, dancers, magic, music, Shakespeare, drama, juggling, acrobats and of course a mystery waiting to be solved, and a prizes to be won, all while enjoying a full dinner buffet by Skeye’s the Limit Catering. All of the proceeds from this event go to the Museum, to help support its ongoing mission of “History Creating Community.”
Tickets can be purchased at the museum by calling (208) 263-2344 or going online at www.bonnercountyhistory.org. This event is generously sponsored by Ponderay Events Center, Co-Op Country Store, Idaho Pour Authority, Skeyes the Limit Catering, Studio One and Sandpoint Reader.
Founded in 1972, the Bonner County History Museum has been collecting and preserving the Bonner County region’s significant stories for over 40 years. The Museum is located in view of Lake Pend Oreille in beautiful Lakeview Park. The park has many amenities including picnic areas, a playground, tennis courts, and the Native Plant Society arboretum. Adjacent to Lakeview Park is Memorial Field which has a boat launch and is home to the Festival at Sandpoint every August.
The Bonner County History Museum is a private, non-profit educational organization (I.R.S. 501 (c) 3). The museum is a membership organization, open to all. We operate thanks to community support, membership fees, gifts, retail sales and donations, and grants from private foundations
Hours: Tuesday through Friday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is free admission the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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