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Spokane City Tours - Guided bus tours explore Spokane’s colorful past and take us into the dynamic future of a growing city. Tours leave at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Runs through September. Reservations required. Friday-Monday. Spokane Visitors Information Center, Main Avenue at Browne Street. $18/adults, $11/ages 4-13, free/younger than age four. (509) 456-2284.

Apple Festival at Green Bluff - Large variety of apples, fresh pressed cider and pumpkins. Live music, food, craft booths, antiques, farm mazes and animals. Saturdays-Sundays, through Oct. 28. Green Bluff, 15 minutes north of Spokane.

Spokane Park ‘n’ Swap - Vendors with farmers’ market, arts and crafts and antiques and collectibles. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., through Sept. 30. Highway 2 and Hawthorne Road, just northeast of the Division Street Y. $1 admission. (509) 768-0440.

Funky Junk Antique Show and Craft Market - Shabby chic antiques, classy crafts and music Sept. 29-30. There will be a vintage homecoming dance Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sagle Community Hall, 356 Talache Road, Sagle, Idaho. $2 sale admission, $10 dance admission. (509) 465-3945 or (208) 946-8500.

Custer’s Fall Antique Show - Oct. 5, 4-9 p.m.; Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6/adults, good all weekend, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Hullabaloo Arts and Antiques Fair - Oct. 6-7. Nearly 40 vendors from across the region with art, antiques, jewelry and specialty items. Live music by On Tap and other local talent in the food court. Children’s activities, car show, quilt show, author signings, artist shows, and beer and wine garden. Tour the nearby Perkins House, visit with the WSU Raptor Club or take a stroll through local shops. Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Colfax. (509) 397-3712.

Garden

Waterwise Landscaping - Learn how to maximize landscaping while minimizing water use; Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Spokane County Extension Education Center, 222 N. Havana St. $10. (509) 477-2048.

Community Garden Tour - Take a tour of seven local community gardens, Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Those open to new gardeners will be taking applications. The gardens are: Northeast Community Center Garden, Liberty and Lacey; Hifumi En Community Garden, 926 E. Eighth; Emmanuel Lutheran Church Garden, 314 S. Spruce; Twin Owls Community Garden, 6912 E. Random Pount Lane; St. Margaret’s Shelter Garden, 2702 S. Oak; Fairview and Hemlock Community Garden, Fairview and Hemlock; and Riverview Farms, 1832 W. Dean. (509) 324-1689.

Fall Gardening Series - The first in a four-class series on landscaping with trees and shrubs. Refreshments will be served. Registration is recommended; Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Spokane County Extension Education Center, 222 N. Havana. $10 per class. (509) 477-2048.

Forest Health Field Day - Learn how to manage your forest and recognize health problems. Registration is required; Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave. $10 per family. (509) 775-5235.

All About Lavender - Part of the 2007 Home Horticulture workshop series hosted by the Bonner County Master Gardeners. Registration required. Sept. 26. 6-8 p.m., Bonner County Extension Office, 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. $10 per class. (208) 263-8511.

Waterwise Watering - Learn which irrigation system to choose and how much water to use. Sept. 27. 6-8 p.m., Spokane County Extension Education Center, 222 N. Havana St. $10. (509) 477-2048.

Fall Gardening Series - The second in a four-class series on landscaping with trees and shrubs. Refreshments will be served. Registration is recommended. Sept. 29. 10 a.m.-noon, Spokane County Extension Education Center, 222 N. Havana. $10 per class. (509) 477-2048.

Farmers’ markets

Airway Heights Market - Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 14th Avenue off Highway 2. (509) 244-2552 or 979-1051.

Bonners Ferry Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 6. Highway 95 at Kootenai Avenue in the Visitor’s Center parking lot. (208) 267-7987 or (208) 267-7791.

Cheney Farmers’ Market - Fridays, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., through Oct. 12. First Street and College Avenue. (509) 559-5818.

Clarkston Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon., through Sept. 29. Fifth and Sycamore Streets, near the Asotin County Library. (509) 758-5023.

Columbia Basin Farmers’ Market and Bazaar - Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m., through Sept. 26 and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, through Oct. 27. Moses Lake Civic Park, Fifth at Balsam, Moses Lake. (509) 766-6751.

Colville Farmers’ Market - Wednesdays, noon-6 p.m., through Oct. 17. Third and Oak streets, one block east of Main (Highway 395). (509) 732-6619.

Dale’s Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, through September at the Y in the Junction Hardware parking lot, Potlatch, Idaho. (208) 875-0201.

Farmers’ Market at Sandpoint - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesdays, 3-5:30 p.m., through Oct. 13. Farmin Park, Third at Main. (208) 265-8267.

Hayden Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 20. Entertainment by Keith Harris at the corner of Highway 95 and Prairie Avenue. (208) 772-2290.

Humble Earth Farmers’ Market - Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., through Oct. 30. Aslin Finch parking lot, 10505 Newport Highway at the Y. (509) 879-2987.

Kootenai County Farmers’ Market - Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m., through Sept. 26. Fifth Street between Sherman and Front Avenues, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 772-2290.

Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 13. Liberty Square Building parking lot, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane. (509) 475-4574.

Millwood Farmers’ Market - Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m., through October. Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, two blocks west of Argonne Road. (509) 924-2350.

Moscow Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, through Oct. 27. Music by Mark Holt. Jackson Street public parking lot, off Friendship Square. (208) 883-7036.

Northeast Washington Farmers’ Market - Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 27 at the corner of Main and Astor streets, Colville. (509) 935-7388.

Pend Oreille Valley Farmers Market - Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 27. Third Street between Union and Washington, Newport. (509) 279-6966 or (208) 610-1266.

South Perry Farmers’ Market - Thursdays, 4-8 p.m., through Sept. 27. Kids’ craft booth and live music. Christ Community Church, 1317 E. 12th Ave. (509) 879-2987.

Spirit Lake Farmers’ Market - Fridays, 2-7 p.m., Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., through Sept. 29. Route 41 at Maine Street. Free admission. (208) 623-3411.

Spokane Farmers’ Market - Saturdays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., through Oct. 27. Folk-rock music by Annie O’Neill. Second Avenue at Division Street, behind First Covenant Church. Free admission. (509) 995-0182.

Spokane Park ‘n’ Swap - Vendors with farmers’ market, arts and crafts and antiques and collectibles. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., through Sept. 30. Highway 2 and Hawthorne Road, just northeast of the Division Street Y. $1 admission. (509) 768-0440.

St. Maries Farmers’ Market - Fridays, 3-6 p.m., through Oct. 5. 536 Main St., next to Hughes House. (208) 245-2422, ext. 33.

Tekoa (Wash.) Farmers Market - Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., through Sept. 30. 223 N. Crosby. (208) 274-2016.

Tuesday Growers’ Market - Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., through October. Moscow Food Co-op parking lot, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537.

Pets

Late Late Open Horse Show - This is an all-breed horse show open to the public to attend to see area horses being shown in numerous disciplines like halter, harness, English and Western and more. Saturday-Sunday. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Valley Mission Horse Arena, Bowdish and Mission. Free viewing. (509) 624-2468.

Pet Day in the Park - Fourth annual event includes vendors, a pet costume parade, magic show, fly ball demonstration, a mini obedience lesson and presentations on helping dogs and rescue dogs. Saturday. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Lake Pavillion Park, Country Vista Drive and Molter Road. (509) 755-6729.

Dog Walk and Silent Auction - Bring the family and vaccinated dogs for this walk. Low-cost microchipping will be available. The event is a fundraiser for Concerned People for Animals, which will pay to spay and neuter pets; Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Farragut State Park. $12 per person or $17 per family. (208) 667-6382.

Alpaca Day - Two local farms will celebrate National Alpaca Farm Day with presentations, drawings and refreshments. Items made from Alpaca fiber will be available for purchase. Sept. 29-30. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Foothills Suri Alpacas, 17005 E. Macmahan Road, and SuperSuris Alpacas, 16219 N. Day Mount Spokane Road. (509) 928-0299 or (509) 981-6004.

Tux and Tails Dinner and Auction - Companion animal charity benefit, raising funds for the Spokane Humane Society. Enjoy a dinner menu paired with a wine for each course, arranged by award-winning executive chef Ray Delfino. The auction includes 30 bottles of Dog Lovers Wine Club wine with commemorative wine labels. Sept. 29. 6 p.m., Spokane Athletic Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $75. (509) 467-5235, ext. 22.

Long Ear Short Ear Equine Playday - Classes are open to all equines including horses, mules and donkeys. Age groups include: leadline, age 7 and younger; junior, 8-12 years; youth, 13-17; adult, age 18 and older. Registration from 8-8:45 a.m., show starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 6. 14716 S. Madison Road, Valleyford. $4/class, $30/day pass. (509) 990-6246.


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