One of the oldest Native cultures of the Pend Oreille River. Annual Activities and Events include: –Buffalo Herd–Salish Fair & Buffalo BBQ–Native Cultural Exhibits. Call for additional information.
Local arts and crafts can be found at virtually every community along the Selkirk Loop. Be sure to check out the fine businesses below to help you decide what you want to see and where you want to visit. The “Tours” tab will identify which of the businesses offer tours of their facility while the “Artists in Action” tab will point out where you may watch artisans create a work of art right before your eyes. From weavers to glass blowers to broom makers…they are all here. There are numerous “Art Walks” around the region. The area’s of Sandpoint, ID, Creston, Castlegar and Nelson, BC all have art walks. Check each communities “Calendar of Events” during the summer months of July and August to take a tour.
Crawford Bay Canada
We are a group of talented craftspeople who all work in Crawford Bay, British Columbia, Canada, a little hamlet along the East shore of Kootenay Lake. Find us 80 km north of Creston, near the ferry landing (free!) and 40 km to Nelson. We are blacksmiths, broommakers, potters, weavers, copper enamelists, wood carvers, jewelers, and …
Metaline Falls USA
The Cutter Theatre, designed by Kirtland Cutter who also designed Spokane’s Davenport Hotel, is open for guided tours 12-3 Saturdays through Labor Day. Self-guided tours are possible Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm and by appointment. The 1912 school-turned performing arts theatre, rural schools museum, art gallery, library branch (& so much more) will turn 100 in 2012. What …