Special Events


Tot Trot

8:30 AM | McEuen Park

The Tot Trot is prior to the Spring Dash at 9 AM. Mudgy and Millie will cheer you on.

Run for 271

9 AM | McEuen Park

This annual CDA School District 5K Fun Run, Obstacle Run, and Play Pen event is a family event. Mudgy and Millie will join in the fun at 9:45 AM.

Parks Day

noon to dusk | CDA City Park

Join Mudgy and Millie as they enjoy activities and entertainment in the park.

4th of July Parade

Sunday, July 4th, 2021
Downtown Coeur d’Alene

Watch for Mudgy and Millie in their Mudgymobile.

Mudgy and Millie’s 12th Birthday Party



Celebrate with author Susan Nipp as she reads one of the Mudgy & Millie stories, meet sculptor Terry Lee, sing along with Mudgy and Millie, and enjoy birthday cake. Books will be available for purchase or bring along your own books for autographing.

Festival of Lights Parade


Mudgy and Millie will be waving to you from their Mudgymobile!

Mudgy & Millie Africa Book Giveaway

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

9:30 AM – 11 AM | Lower Parking Lot by McEuen Park @ the Coeur d’Alene Public Library

Our special friends, Mudgy and Millie, have gone on another adventure and have put it all in a new book. Mudgy and Millie Africa is being published and they want to give away a copy to each of their Coeur d’Alene friends! There will be a drive-through for Mudgy and Millie book pickup, and participants will remain in their vehicles and Mudgy and Millie, author Susan Nipp, Santa, and Library helpers will hand each child a paperback copy of the new adventure.

In the News

Television Feature

Susan Nipp, author of Mudgy & Millie, was featured on “Northwest Profiles” in May, 2011, on KSPS, Spokane Public Television.

View the Northwest Profiles feature video

Figpickels is “home base” for Mudgy and Millie

We are pleased to announce that the following downtown locations feature the Mudgy & Millie book and the Mudgy & Millie Australia book ($16.95 each) and the plush Mudgy with Millie velcroed to his antlers ($18.95): Figpickels Toy Emporium, The Resort Logo Shop at The Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce, The Angel Gallery, Christmas At The Lake, Papillon Paper Emporium, Marketplace Gifts, and the Coeur d’Alene Public Library.

Mudgy & Millie Christmas Ornaments

Ornaments are available for purchase at Christmas At The Lake, located in downtown Coeur d’Alene on Sherman Avenue. They come on a mailable card with an envelope. Retail price is $9.95. Christmas At The Lake will mail them for you within the U.S. Perfect for remembering that trek on the Mudgy & Millie Trail.