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Downtown Winter Market – Local producers will be selling their wares each Thursday on the main floor of the Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Sellers include Rocky Ridge Ranch, Chattaroy Hills Honey Farm, Arabesque Baking, Susie-David’s Beef and others. The market will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with some vendors staying until 5:30 p.m.

Big Time Italians - Part of the Fall wine class series. Taste Barolo, Amarone, Super Tuscans and more. Thursday. 6:30 p.m., Vino!, 222 S. Washington St. $50. (509) 838-1229.

November Community Dinner - Thanksgiving-themed dinner includes mixed greens with goat cheese and candied almonds, roasted turkey with pomegranate sauce, wild rice and goat cheese stuffing, sweet potato wedges with saffron aioli, cranberry tangerine relish, milk chocolate mousse with cranberry and candied orange chutney and wine tasting. Reservations required. Thursday. 6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. $28. (208) 882-8537.

Tasteful Thursdays - Each Thursday, enjoy live cello music while sampling wine and cheese. The Kitchen will offer baked goods, salads, treats and specials at the coffee bar. 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Whitworth International Banquet - Dinner at 5 p.m., entertainment follows at 7. Friday. Whitworth University, Hixson Union Building. (509) 777-4509.

Purple Bubble Charity Ball - Semiformal with grilled steak dinner from 6-7 p.m., dancing to Good & Plenty, auction and items for sale. Hosted by the Elks Lodge with all proceeds going to the Children’s Therapy Program. Reservations needed by today. Saturday. 2605 N. Robie Road. $17.50. (509) 926-2328.

Toasts and Tails - Presented by the Spokane Humane Society and Dog Lovers Wine Club to raise funds to care for the thousands of animals that come through the shelter each year. Wine tastings, light hors d’oeuvres and treats for the pooches. Leashed pets are welcome. Saturday. 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Yuppy Puppy, 9425 N. Newport Highway. $5/person, leashed and vaccinated pets admitted free. (509) 467-5235.

39th Annual Spaghetti Dinner - Presented by American Italian Club. All-you-can-eat dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, rolls, coffee, pop and ice cream. Italian bake sale and wine available. Sunday. Noon-6 p.m., Gonzaga Preparatory School, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. $8/adults, $4/children ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 467-5674.