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 two nights in February 2025, each one highlighting a different non-profit from 6pm – 9pm.

  • Friday, Feb. 14 – Coeur d’Alene Symphony
  • Saturday, Feb. 15 – Make-A-Wish


  • 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 Make-A-Wish and Coeur d’Alene Symphony.

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


Together we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. It compels us to be creative in exceeding the expectations of every wish kid. It drives us to make our donated resources go as far as possible. Most of all, it’s the founding principle of our vision to grant the wish of every eligible child. Learn more.

Coeur d’Alene Symphony

The Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra has been creating exceptional musical experiences in the North Idaho region since 1980. Our vision is to explore music as the universal language of communication and understanding through musical excellence, innovative programming, and ever- evolving greatness for current and future audiences. The symphony is led by Music Director, Danh Pham and Assistant Conductor, Phil Baldwin. Learn more.



100% of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish and Coeur d’Alene Symphony.

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