You’re Cordially Invited To A Romantic Night At The Museum

Please join us for a Romantic Night at the Museum Four-Course Dinner Event. We are offering four nights in February 2023, each one highlighting a different non-profit from 6pm – 9pm.

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 – Idaho Nonprofit Center
  • Friday, Feb. 10 – Family Promise of Spokane
  • Monday, Feb. 13 – Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene
  • Tuesday, Feb. 14 – Genesis Prep School


  • Four-course candlelight dinner catered by The Coeur d’Alene Resort
  • Hear from these worthy groups about their missions to help our community
  • Live music performances from your favorite operas and arias
  • Inspirational charitable strategy insights from Dan Pinkerton
  • Self-guided tour of the Idaho Wildlife Museum’s stunning Idaho Gem Collection, the Bronze Wildlife Collection, and the world’s only complete Frederic Remington Collection.

Tickets only $250 per couple
All of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Idaho Nonprofit Center, Family Promise of Spokane, Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene and Genesis Prep School.

Four-Course Dinner Menu


Start with an appetizer of caprese skewers and toasted walnut crostini, followed by an artisan executive banquet chef’s salad. For your main course choose from Chicken Coeur d’Alene stuffed with bacon, spinach, panko and mushrooms warm berry sauce, or fresh wild-caught Salmon Orzo served with roasted fennel, tomatoes lemon beurre blanc, parmesan parsley, and seasonal vegetables. No alcohol is served on the premises, therefore each table will enjoy White Zinfandel from Napa Valley’s Sutter Home Vineyards since 1800’s Fre’ de-alcoholized wine and Chardonnay White Wine from Monterey, CA’s J. Lohr Vineyards’ Ariel de-alcoholized wine since 1985. To round out the evening, finish with a dessert Phantom of the Opera chocolate mold with marble cheesecake.

Idaho Wildlife Museum

With over 200 bronze Idaho wildlife, the museum showcases one of the world’s largest bronze wildlife displays, the Idaho Gem Collection with dozens of gems found in Idaho, and the Frederic Remington Collection, the world’s only complete reproduction exhibit of all of Remington’s 22 original-size western bronze sculptures. Learn more at

Inland Northwest Opera

Originally founded in 2001, Inland Northwest Opera (INO ) serves Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington with world-renowned talent and emerging artists in the opera world. In addition to the annual Mainstage opera, the company brings Opera on the Lake and the Opera-tunities program into area schools and community public venues. INO seeks to instill a personal appreciation for opera among all ages and backgrounds. Learn more at

Featured Charities

Family Promise of Spokane

Family Promise helps local communities coordinate their compassion to address the root causes of family homelessness. We tap existing local resources to empower families towards economic stability. Families come to us in crisis; we help them rebuild their lives with new skills and ongoing support. We address the issue holistically, providing prevention services before families reach crisis, shelter and case management when they become homeless, and stabilization programs once they have secured housing to ensure they remain independent. Learn more.

Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene

The Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene (MCCDA) will serve the mission of, “To nurture the pursuit of musical excellence through accessible instruction, collaborative partnerships, and performances.” by creating an infrastructure of teachers, classes, performers and events. By collaborating with other music schools, MCCDA will share teachers, students and events to create the magic of music that will inspire participants and audience. By producing a program that instills the same values and accreditations that the Conservatory of Sandpoint uses, we can ensure a similar success. Spokane, and its potential conservatory, will be a resource as we grow—helping to make a “triangle of collaboration” between Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint, and Spokane. Learn more.

Genesis Prep Academy

Genesis Prep Academy strives to provide a God-centered, discipleship driven, creative education that prepares students for life. Genesis Prep Academy exists to partner with parents and the local church in the educating, disciple making, and faith raising of the students entrusted to our care. As a Christian school in North Idaho our commitment remains firm — to serve families through the ministry of education at the pleasure of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We look forward to partnering with many more families in the years to come as we pursue our mission of offering a God-centered, discipleship driven, creative education that prepares students for life. Learn more.

Idaho Nonprofit Center

The Idaho Nonprofit Center represents the interests of our state’s 6,000 registered charitable nonprofit organizations and serves as a broker of information and a bridge between the nonprofit, for-profit and government sectors. We are an association of forward-looking nonprofit leaders who come together to share knowledge, solve problems, pursue common interests, and serve the public good. Our Mission: to educate, advocate, and collaborate in support of stronger nonprofit organizations. Learn more.



100% of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Idaho Nonprofit Center, Family Promise of Spokane, Music Conservatory of Coeur d’Alene and Genesis Prep School.

Sponsored By:

The Idaho Wildlife Museum and Pinkerton Retirement Specialists, LLC

Your hosts for the evening are Dan & Kathryn Pinkerton, founders of the Idaho Character Foundation, the Idaho Wildlife Museum, and Pinkerton Retirement Specialists. Dan is a classical violinist  and will share brief inspirational charitable strategies on “Your Legacy: Make More So You Can Give More.” He will take a few minutes to introduce each song, tying the message of the song to the romantic theme of the night and each person’s legacy of significance.

So that 100% of the ticket proceeds will be gifted to the featured charities, Dan and Kathryn Pinkerton’s Idaho Wildlife Museum are donating the four-course dinner, and PRS is donating the entertainment and its phone lines for reservations. Learn more at and