Stickgame Tournament, King of the Cage and more Highlight Native American Month at Coeur d’Alene Casino

November events at Idaho’s premier resort casino

 WORLEY, Idaho (Nov. 2, 2017) — In recognition of the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States, November is declared as Native American Indian Heritage Month.

“Native American Heritage Month is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe’s culture,” said, Laura Stensgar, director of public affairs and cultural tourism. “In honor of Native American Heritage Month we invite all to do so at our traditional Stickgame Tournament, Native American Comedy Show, and annual Winter Blessing.”

November Events at Coeur d’Alene Casino

Rezified Comedy Show: Nov. 25
Coeur d’Alene Casino welcomes comedians Don Burnstick and Tonia Jo Hall on Saturday, Nov. 25 for the Rezified Comedy Show. Burnstick, a Cree from Edmonton, Alberta, has established himself as one of Canada’s best comedians of all time. The highly acclaimed comedy show “You might be a Redskin – Healing Through Native Humour,” is a comedic performance that humorously portrays First Nation people, their habits, likes and dislikes. Hall, a Lakota-Dakota-Hidatsa, became an Internet sensation by producing YouTube videos as a means to “Reach out to my people; teach them to smile, think positively, and spread laughter.” Tonia has bringing her comedy show to stage since 2011. Tonia is best known for the popular character “Auntie Beachtress.” Tickets for the show will be available Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. General admission is $20.

Tom’s Turkey Drive: Nov. 17 and 18
Tis the season of giving and once again Coeur d’Alene Casino is proud to support Tom’s Turkey Drive and encourages the community to participate. The drive, named after KREM 2 meteorologist Tom Sherry, is an annual effort led by KREM 2, Second Harvest and partners to ensure everyone in the Inland Northwest has a Thanksgiving dinner. On Nov. 17 and 18 visit any area Rosauers and buy a $20 meal to be donated to a family. For more information visit

Veterans Dinner: Nov. 9
Coeur d’Alene Casino will host its annual Veteran’s Dinner, which is free to all Veterans. The night will include a full program including tribal songs, color guard and live music.. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the event begins at 5 p.m.

Crab Fest: Nov. 9 and 30, Dec. 14
Dive into the catch of the season at Crab Fest. As crabbing gets underway, Coeur d’Alene is featuring a variety of dishes featuring fresh crab, clams, shrimp and lobster. Beginning at 3 p.m., enjoy an incredible seafood buffet with a variety of options including chilled fresh crab, clams casino, cod Veracruz, lobster thermidor over gnocchi, steamed Alaskan snow crab, New England style clam chowder and much more for $34.99 or $29.99 with rewards card.

Stickgame Tournament: Nov. 10-12
Coeur d’Alene Casino is honoring veterans with the 2017 Stickgame Tournament Nov. 10-12. Stickgames are a traditional game of diversion, trickery and entertainment. Everyone is welcome to participate and watch.

King of the Cage: Nov. 16
The ultimate MMA showdown returns with a vengeance to Coeur d’Alene Casino. On Thursday, Nov. 16 fighters will duke it out to see who’s crowned King of the Cage. King of the Cage features two main events: the Heavyweight, featuring Rocko Sherwood and Coeur d’Alene’s own Jordan Currie; and the women’s Flyweight, featuring Liz Phillips and Nikohl Johnson. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the first fight starting at 7 p.m. Gold level seating is $60, reserved seating is $40 and general admission tickets are $25.

Spa Ssakwa’q’n: Massage and Body Polish Special – November
As we approach the holidays there’s no better way to pamper yourself than with a 90-minute massage and body polish. Spa Ssakwa’q’n is offering a $100 special throughout the month for anyone looking to sooth those muscles with a long massage and exfoliate their body with a rejuvenating body scrub. Special is good Monday through Friday only.

Spa Ssakwa’q’n: Farmhouse Fresh Sale – November
Get a head start on that Christmas shopping by dropping into the spa and taking advantage of the 10 percent discount on favorite Farmhouse Fresh products. The Butter Rum Body Scrub; a golden brown sugar, premium-aged rum and rice bran oil scrub, and the Red Hot Body Oil; a vitamin-rich bath and body oil with a sultry-sweet cinnamon fragrance.

Christmas with The Nelson Brothers: Dec. 1
Live from Coeur d’Alene Casino, It’s Christmas with the Nelson Brothers starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson. The live concert weaves quick humor, soaring vocals, family video and stories of three family Christmases from the lives of one of America’s favorite families. Matthew and Gunnar are the grandchildren of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson of the sitcom “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” and the children of Ricky Nelson, teen heartthrob, country music star and early adopter of rock and roll. Not to be outdone, the boys formed Nelson, an American rock band that reached double platinum with their debut album “After the Rain” which features the No. 1 hit “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection.” Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the only family to reach No. 1 record status in three successive generations, the twins play tribute to their family with their latest show, Christmas with the Nelson Brothers. Tickets are now on sale at $35 for reserved level and $25 for general. Call 1-800-523-2565 to learn more about hotel and ticket packages.

Winter Blessing: Dec. 14
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe recognizes winter as a quiet season of reflection. It is a time to come together and reflect on the past year as well as look forward to the New Year. Historically, during the cold winter months, the Coeur d’Alenes spent time with each other in lodges, retelling the stories of their ancestors. In honor of this great tradition of sharing and coming together, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe presents Winter Blessing, an evening of Coeur d’Alene tribal culture and history. All are welcome to join in honoring one of the strongest tribal customs. The evening will include theatrical storytelling, canoe revitalization ceremony, an amazing traditional “Prairie Chicken” dance contest and complimentary fry bread and huckleberry jam. Join us for Winter Blessing on Thursday, Dec. 14. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 6 p.m. Attendance is free.

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About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 million to education in the region since it opened.  Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. The property features 300 rooms and suites, seven distinct restaurants and lounges, 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering more than 1,400 video gaming machines, high stakes bingo and off-track betting, a 15,000 square foot luxury spa voted 1st for “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by (2012), and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S.  LIKE Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebook and Instagram or follow us on Twitter.  For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit