February 2, 2017 - Tastes & Sounds
Your senses will be delighted during the coming week with events that are sure to entice. From great food and wine events, to concerts, there's so much in store. The Buty of Walla Walla Wine Dinner at Masselow's Steakhouse at Northern Quest, Hospice Wine Taste at Hayden Lake Country Club, Coeur d'Jazz Benefit Concert at Lake City Center, and JazzNIC Concert at North Idaho College. There's Montpellier Vineyards Wine Tasting at Little Italy's Wine Bar, Spokane International Film Festival, Pork Tenderloin Cooking Class and Himalayan Salt Block Class at The Culinary Stone, Brewers Series at Inland Northwest Culinary Academy at SCC, 2nd Annual Seed Swap at Coeur d'Alene Public Library, Inland Empire Sled Dog Races at Priest Lake, the AG Expo: Pacific Northwest Farm Forum at the Spokane Convention Center, and Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas at Panida Theater. To find out more about these and other upcoming events, visit our FSA-sponsored online calendar.
WINE DINNER Thurs. Feb.2, 6pm Join Nina Buty of Buty Winery for a look into their winery and its use of modern-traditional techniques to craft full-flavored, unique wines. Chef Tanya will roll out the red carpet of cuisine with a six-course dinner tha includes scallops, charcuterie and bison. Read more
COEUR D'JAZZ BENEFIT CONCERT Fri. Feb. 3, 7pm This benefit concert features the Pamela Benton Band. The evening includes a silent auction of local culinary experiences. There will also be hors d’oeuvres and a no-host wine and beer bar. Bring a partner or find one there and dance the night away. Read more
HOSPICE WINE TASTE Sat. Feb. 4, 5pm The event is truly one-of-a-kind, bringing together major wine-makers and distributors alongside gourmet bites from critically acclaimed North Idaho restaurants and specialty food vendors. Read more
JAZZNIC CONCERT Tues. Feb. 7, 7:30pm It is that time of the year when about 600 of the Inland Empire’s young “jazzers” come to North Idaho College to participate in NIC’s annual jazz festival “JazzNIC,” with a free concert Tuesday. Read more
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien