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Sandpoint Waldorf School Annual Benefit Auction and Dinner April 24 Hours of Schweitzer K&K Spring Fishing Derby Annual Wine Tasting, Dinner and Auction May American Hero Weekend June Schweitzer Summer Celebration Pend d’Oreille Winery Anniversary Weekend Bash July Sandpoint Wooden Boat Festival Mountain Music Festival Crazy Days August Twilight Bike Racing Series Schweitzer Huckleberry Festival Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race Bonner County Fair and Rodeo September Schweitzer Fall Fest Coaster Classic Car Show WaCanId Ride October HarvestFest November Holly Eve December Santa’s Traditional Schweitzer Visit st. maries This quiet town is situated in a beautiful, timbered valley which includes two major rivers and a multitude of lakes. St. Maries (which is located about 2.5 hours from the Canadian border) is the county seat of Benewah County and has a population of about 2,800. It is the retail center for eastern Benewah County and enjoys a trade-area population of about 8,500. The local economy is driven by the timber industry complemented by some mining operations and a solid base of farming. The remarkable beauty of the area combined with the exceptional quality of life has spawned a considerable retirement community in the area. St. Maries Chamber of Commerce 906 Main Avenue • St. Maries, ID 83861 (208) 245-3563 www.stmarieschamber.org St. Maries Calendar of events February St. Joe Snow Riders “Morey Hedlund Memorial” Ride St. Joe Valley Gun Show April Idaho Saddle Club Assoc (ISCA) Spring Round-Up St. Maries Junior Miss May Muddy Butt Tag Team Motorcycle Race 74 Memorial Day Weekend – Fisherman’s Breakfast June Horseback Poker Ride Chuck Compton Memorial Motorcycle Race Free Fishing Day Idaho Saddle Club Association State Show July Old Timers Annual Picnic St. Joe Valley Car Club Show and Shine 21st Annual St. Maries Art Festival August Boat Club Poker Run Benewah County Fair 1910 Fire Commemoration September Labor Day Weekend – Paul Bunyan Days October Up River Saddle Club/Family Halloween Heyburn Elementary School Halloween Carnival November St. Maries Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale December Christmas in St. Maries wallace The historic town of Wallace is midway between Silver Mountain and Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area. It is known as the “Silver Capital of the World,” and every building is on the National Historic Register. Attractions include jewelry and antique shops, the Sierra Silver Mine, Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum and the Oasis Bordello Museum. The Wallace District Mining Museum captures the flavor of the mining industry in Northern Idaho from the days of the early gold rush to the more recent period of world-record silver production. Artifacts, models, photographs, paintings and displays of mining activity and techniques take you back in time and deep into the history of one of the most lucrative mining districts in the country. A great place to relive the early mining days of the region. Wallace District Mining Museum 509 Bank St. Wallace, ID 83873 (208) 556-1592 Join Our Team! Now Hiring Salespeople in All States All Locations Commissioned Part Time and Full Time Positions Available Contact Chuck 928-4-TRAVEL IDAHO Travel and Recreation Guide