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 potters to broom makers…they are all here.
You also don’t want to miss the 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.
Several communities offer theater performances and concerts that even the largest communities will envy. The Loop is home to many talented people, so take the time to visit them while you are here and take home a piece of art.
Nelsonâ€™s historic Capitol Theatre features the best in live theatre, classical ballet and contemporary dance theatre, classical and contemporary music, comedy and a variety of other performances including the highly successful Capitol Kids Series. Box Office Hours are from noon to 4:30 Tuesday through Friday, and one hour before performances.
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The Cutter Theatre, designed by Kirtland Cutter who also designed Spokane’s Davenport Hotel, is open for guided tours during business hours which are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-4pm. The 1912 school-turned performing arts theatre, rural schools museum, art gallery, library branch (& so much more) did turn 100 in 2012. What a priceless treasure was …
Located in Newport, Washington, next to the Big Wheel and Gazebo in Centennial Plaza, visit our 1908 I. & W. N. Depot building, Burlington Northern caboose, Bradley building, hunters cabin, settlers cabin, schoolhouse, ice house, logging camp bunkhouse, fire lookout replica, sawmill, and pioneer church, all full of historical artifacts from Pend Oreille County and …
Over 1,000 artifacts represent arts, crafts, customs and religion of the Doukhobors. A variety of items are available in the Village Art Gallery. Audio Visual Gallery features documentaries, photo archive and exhibits yearly. Ten buildings and acres await your heritage viewing pleasure.
Affair on Main Street takes place Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend on Main Street in Metaline Falls, Washington. Admission is free and activities include a lively clown, the Affair’s Can-Can Dancers and other Local Performers. The Metaline Falls UCC Church is sponsoring a breakfast that begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday on their lawn …
Come explore Sandon’s fascinating history at the Sandon Historical Society’s Sandon Museum. Open 7 days a week 10a.m.-5p, July-September. “Perserving the past for tomorrow and today.” Known in the 1890s as the Monte Carlo of North America, the City of Sandon lies in the Selkirk Mountain Range high in the heart of the Silvery Slocan. …
Whether you live in Creston or are just passing through, the Creston & District Museum & Archives has something to offer you! The Museum is filled with remnants of the past and is a treasure trove of historical information. We feature regularly changing exhibits, and host a series of special events throughout the year – …
The spacious, bungalow-style house, built in 1910, cost $5,000 to build and was the first home in Colville to have electricity. Visitors to the Keller Estate will enjoy the interior of the house, which contains some of the original furniture on display and for the most part, the interior decoration is original and unaltered. The …