ASOTIN, WA

Asotin County Museum

Tues – Sat, 10 am – 2 pm; 509-243-4659; www.asotincountymuseum. com; 215 Filmore; Asotin, WA 

 

CLARKSTON, WA

HiHoSilver Sterling Jewelry and Beads

A husband and wife team bring fine jewelry and bead-stringing, wire-wrapping know-how to downtown Clarkston, WA. Fred sets the gemstones while Dorothy strings beads and wraps wire. Dorothy also teaches a variety of classes in wire-wrapping and beading. The couple creates the majority of their merchandise, while also representing local designer consignors.

Mon.-Fri. (except Wed.) 10 am-6 pm; Sat. 10 am-4 pm; 509.758.8419; hihosilver1@sisna.com; www.hihosilver.artspan.com; 911 6th St, Clarkston, WA 99403

Hogan’s Pub

Originating in 1938 as a sporting goods shop and tavern, Hogan’s Pub now serves local beef and fourteen microbrews on tap, including local Riverport Brewery. Family owned and operated, the atmosphere is friendly and the menu made from scratch. Come on weekends for Mama Salerno’s delicious desserts and live music from local bands. Minors allowed until 9 pm.

Mon-Fri 11am-2pm, 4 pm-2 am; Sat 4 pm-2 am; closed Sun.; 509.758.6311; phattonyhogan@gmail.com; 906 6th St., Clarkston, WA 99403

Valley Arts Center

Local artists exhibits and art workshops. 842 6th Street, Clarkston, WA 99403

Wilson Banner Ranch

This landmark family farm, owned and sustainably operated by four generations of Wilsons since 1888, produces a diverse selection of orchard and row crops including the 90-year-old IrisTest Garden.

Pick your own and see farming in action. Octobers, check out the pumpkin patch and harvest fair. Open April-Dec., Hours vary by season. 509.758.2664; bannerranch@ hotmail.com;

www.wilsonbannerranch.com; 16397 Hwy 12, Clarkston, WA 99403

 

CRAIGMONT, ID

Tri-Co Inc.

Tri-Co Inc. is a training facility for developmentally delayed adults who make wooden furniture and novelty lawn decorations. There is also a thrift store that supplements the shop. Open Nov. 12-Dec. 23, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sat. 9 am-3 pm; ednac@questoffice.net; 208.924.5430; 14 Main Street, Craigmont, ID 83523

COTTONWOOD, ID

Cottonwood Butte Ski Area 

www.cottonwoodbutte.org

Dog Bark Park Inn B&B & Gift Shop

Being in the dog house is a good thing if you’re sleeping inside Sweet Willie, the world’s largest beagle-shaped B&B. Built by husband and wife chainsaw artists Frances Conklin and Dennis Sullivan in 1997. Wooden sculptures of almost any type of dog are for sale or order in the gift shop.

Open year-round. Gift shop: open daily 10 am-6 pm summer; 11 am-4 pm winter; 208.962.3647; frances@dogbarkparkinn.com; www.dogbarkparkinn.com; 2421 U.S. Business Loop 95 at the Dog, Cottonwood, ID 83522

Monastery of St. Gertrude

Benedictine Sisters emigrated from Switzerland to serve in America’s Northwest in the 1880s. Since then the Sisters launched schools and founded hospitals. Today, their mission is to share Healing Hospitality, Grateful Simplicity and Creative Peacemaking. The only community of religious women with a motherhouse in Idaho includes a Book & Gift Shop featuring local artisans and handcrafted items by the Sisters. Take the South Cottonwood exit off U.S. Hwy 95, follow Main St., pass under the railway trestle and follow Keuterville Road to the Monastery. www.StGertrudes.org.

Spirit Center at St. Gertrude

In a “tradition of welcoming people of all beliefs”, Spirit Center is reserved for group and individual retreats. Renew, reflect, relax. You can also pray with St. Gertrude¹s monastic community, take a workshop in poetry, watercolor, iconography, Benedictine spirituality and more. Reservations required for Spirit Center’s 22 rooms for 2 with private baths and meeting rooms for up to 120. See coming workshops at: www.spirit-center.org. Historical Museum at St. Gertrude Located at the century-old monastery on 150 acres of forest, the museum showcases the history of north Idaho. Exhibits include the story of the resident Sisters, the Nez Perce people, Polly Bemis (the Chinese immigrant whose story is immortalized in Thousand Pieces of Gold).

Tues.-Sat. 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Adults $5; Students $2, children under 7 free; 208.962.2050; museum@stgertrudes.org; www.historicalmuseumatstgertrude.org; 465 Keuterville Road, Cottonwood, ID 83522

The Raspberry Festival 

During the first Sunday in August, funds are raised for the museum. It attracts more than 3,000 visitors who come to eat, play and shop for unique, handmade crafts and gifts. Learn more at www. MyRaspberryFestival.org. The Inn at St. Gertrude Find peace at a family-friendly bed and breakfast, while observing life at the Monastery. Eat food grown in the garden, and stroll around the beautiful, forested landscape overlooking the Camas Prairie. Office hours: 8 am-9 pm; 208.451.4321; www.InnatStGertrude.com. 465 Keuterville Rd.

 

ELK CITY, ID

Artists in the Woods

An Initiative of Framing Our Community. Unique, quality, handcrafted products by rural artisans offered at local gift shops and www.artistsinthewoods.org. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-5 pm; 208.842.2939; ellen@framingourcommunity. org; www.framingourcommunity.org; 315 Main Street, Elk City, ID 83525

 

GRANGEVILLE, ID

The Gallery

Offering art and catering, The Gallery’s inventory includes fine art, unique frames, cards, handmade soaps and lotions, jewelry, purses, scarves and hats. Sue and Chef Nancy cater for small to large at your house or out of doors. They prepare and serve or bring food and leave.

Tues.-Fri. 10 am-5:30 pm and Sat. 10 am-3 pm; 208.983.2595; gallery@ connectwireless.us; www.thegallerygrangeville.com; 107 West North Street, Grangeville, ID 83530

The Bicentennial Historic Museum

June 1–Sept. 30 open Wed.-Fri., 1 pm–5 pm or by appointment At the following website click on “Explore History” to find information about the museum, the Mammoth Exhibit and the Mining Museum Cabin. 208.983.2573; www.grangevilleidaho.com; 305 N. College

 

KAMIAH, ID

The Country Patch

Native American arts including Nez Perce jewelry are for sale at this gift shop. Weekdays 10 am-5 pm; closed weekends; 208.935.7735; 411 Main St., Kamiah, ID 83536

Heart of the Monster

One of the Nez Perce National Historical Park sites and one of the most sacred places in Nez Perce culture. 208.843.7001; www.byways.org/explore/byways/2043/places/37702; US Hwy 12, Milepost 68.5

Hearthstone Lodge On the River

On the Clearwater River east of Kamiah, amid 60 wooded acres, the Hearthstone Lodge offers spectacular scenery and 7 rooms with wood-burning fireplaces, canopied king beds, in-room jacuzzis. Explore trails, historic sites, river beaches, and attend Native American powwows and local festivals. Open year-round; 1 800 HIDEAWAY (reservations only), or 208.935.1492; visit@hearthstonelodge.com; www.hearthstonelodge. com; entrance is east of U.S.12, milepost 64; P.O. Box 1492, Kamiah, ID 83536

Hearthstone Bakery, Restaurant & Tea House

Victorian 14-foot ceilings with brass chandeliers add historic feel to this 1912 former pharmacy with walls of brick fired in Kamiah. Now a bakery, restaurant, and tea house, it serves breakfast all day - French crepes, Belgian waffles - and lunches, including sandwiches on bread baked here. Dinners vary from prime rib and steaks, pastas, fish and chicken.

Open year-round; closed Thanksgiving & Christmas; 2 miles east of Hearthstone Lodge. Breakfast/lunch daily 6 am-3 pm; dinners Thurs.- Sat. 4 pm-8 pm; 208.935.2322; www.hearthstonebakery.com; 502 Main St., Kamiah 83536

Historic Mission Church

The first Indian Presbyterian Church in the U.S., and it’s still in use! US Hwy 12, East of Kamiah Kamiah Chamber of Commerce Kamiah, on banks of the beautiful Clearwater River is surrounded by foothills where you can explore the rich heritage of the Nez Perce Indians and early pioneers. Stop by the Chamber Welcome Center in town to find what this area offers visitors, including the historic Riverfront Park, a downtown museum and murals, a Nez Perce National Historic Site, the city’s annual BBQ Days and lots of outdoor recreation choices.

Open year-round Tues.-Sat. 10 am-2 pm; 208.935.2290; info@kamiahchamber.com; www.kamiahchamber.com; 518 Main Street, Kamiah, ID 83536

Kamiah Valley Museum

Memorial Day – Labor Day, Wed.–Fri., 10 am–4 pm, or by appt. 208.935.2290; www.kamiahchamber.com/documents/ KamiahMuseum.pdf; 518 Main Street, Kamiah, ID 83536.

Nez Perce Indian Graves

Behind the First Presbyterian Church north of Kamiah on US Hwy 12 on No Kid Lane.

River Palette Artisans

Located in Roxanne’s Card and Gift Shop on Main Street, River Palette Artisans sells jurried art by artists living in the Idaho Clearwater River Basin. Their paintings, glass, and weavings reflect local landscapes, events, wildlife, and flora.

Mon.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm; Sat. 9 am-3 pm; 208.935.2903; perkinsclan72@gmail.com; 413 Main Street, PO Box 851, Kamiah, ID 83536. See U.S. Highway 12 Scenic Byway

 

KOOSKIA, ID

Kooskia/Kamiah Farmers Market

Sat. 9 am-1 pm from May-Oct; Call Connie Hertel 208.935.7922; Free vendor space at Longcamp RV Park Mile Post 68, Hwy 12, ID. River Dance Lodge (B&B) Lodgepole pine lodge plus 8 log cabins with hot tubs and front decks facing river and mountains offer scenic family or group getaways. A campground with showers is also available. Optional packages offer river rafting and horse riding among other outdoor activities. Gourmet food is served to guests (drop-ins for weekend lunches and dinners only).

Open mid-April-mid-Oct.; Restaurant serves lunches on weekends; dinners Wed.-Mon. between May and mid-Sept. Reservations advised. 800.451.6034; info@riverdancelodge.com; www.riverdancelodge.com; 7743 Highway 12, Kooskia, ID 83814