27th September 2010

Downtown Bonners Ferry will be alive with fun activities

By: Gini Woodward

Written by Museum staff for publication

Originally published – RuralNorthwest – Sep 28, 2010

Downtown Bonners Ferry will be alive with fun activities this Saturday as the Farmer’s Market, Historical Society , local artists and musicians team up to celebrate the end of summer.

Don Jordon and Rod Barkley solving world problems while Colet Allen enjoys local art show in the museum events center

The activities begin in the City parking lot at 8 a.m. where your favorite vendors will sell their best local produce, baked goods, woodworking, jewelry, crafts and more. Live music by Small Potatoes will add to the festivities. Saturday October 2 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. is the last outdoor market of the season.

The Museum and Events Center will open at 10 a.m. where you will find Howard Kent ready to share more fact and fantasy about the “olden days” in Bonners Ferry during the third annual downtown History Walk and chili feed. Enjoy chili, cornbread, and pumpkin pie in the Events Center next to the museum from 11-2. The walking tour will be repeated at 1. If the weather is unfavorable or for non-walkers, there will be a slide show of historic town photos in the Events Center. A donation of $10 per person, $20 per family is requested for museum building projects. All tickets will be placed in a drawing for a White Caribou logo sweatshirt. Attendees will receive a photo booklet walking guide of the downtown area. Please support the community history walk sponsors by shopping locally.

Saturday is also the last day of the Community Review art show “Art-A Boundary County Perspective”. The free show in the museum events center is a talented collaboration of thirty diverse artists, an amazing collection of local talent in one place.

The following week, the museum begins winter hours, Fridays and Saturdays 10-4 or by appointment. 267-7720

History Walk, Art Show and Harvest Festival

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