Project HOPE Garden Party - Potluck Thursday and July 16, 30, Aug. 13 and 27. 6 p.m., 2605 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-6527.
Green Bluff Strawberry Celebration - Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers.
Winemaker’s Dinner - Enjoy five paired courses with wine from Maryhill Winery, Washington’s Winery of the Year. Reservations required. Tuesday, Greenbriar Inn, 315 E. Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $65 per person. (800) 953-2379 or (208) 667-9660.
All City Senior Picnic - Enjoy games, entertainment, Bingo and more. Sponsored by city of Spokane Parks and Recreation, local senior centers and Spokane County Senior Nutrition. Sign-up requested. July 8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Manito Park, lower picnic shelter. $3.50. (509) 625-6693.
Green Bluff Cherry Celebration - July 11-12 and 18-19. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for map of growers.
“Food Safety on the Farm” - A producer-to-producer workshop series hosted by the University of Idaho and Washington State University Extensions. July 12: Learn how to integrate plants and animals on your farm and compost management, 1-4 p.m., Four Seasons Farm, 32 Scotts Road, Priest River, Idaho; July 14, Learn about tree fruit, value-added processing, U-Pick operations, worker hygiene and safety on a small family farm, 6-8:30 p.m., Greenbluff High Country Orchard, 8518 E. Greenbluff Road, Colbert. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to workshop. $10/Rural Roots members, $15/non-members and $5/students. (208) 883-3462.
Coeur d’Alene Women’s Day AGLOW Brunch/Potluck - Speaker meetings on the third Wednesday of each month. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Silver Lake Motel and Convention Center, 6160 Sunshine St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 930-4482.
Horse Heaven Hills Trail Drive - Celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Horse Heaven Hills AVA with stops at seven wineries. Tour and taste at all seven to be eligible for a drawing Saturday at Crow Butte Park for a case of Horse Heaven Hills AVA wine. Cost includes an event glass, drawing opportunity and barbecue at Crow Butte Park from 6-8 p.m. Musical entertainment will be offered at Crow Butte Park during the barbecue. Call 1-888-309-WINE for tickets. July 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Horse Heaven Hills, Highway 221 Columbia Crest Drive, Paterson, Wash. $40. (888) 309-9463.
The Comedies of Patrick F. McManus - Comedy dinner show starring Tim Behrens. Reservations are required. July 18 and Aug. 22. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $29/adults, $10/children age 10 and younger. Includes dinner and show. (509) 891-9016 or (888) 762-5462.
Hot Off the Grill - An evening of tasting with beverages, featuring guest chef Jeff Busch. Reservations required. July 22, 6-8 p.m., home of Clark and Barb Henley. $50, by July 17. (509) 747-5487.
Barbecue Chuck Wagon Feast - Harvard Park’s chef, Ryan Rose will cater a chuck wagon feast to include hamburgers, hot dogs, salads and dessert. Enjoy music provided by Frank Duryea and his band “Someone Else.” The Project Joy-Hauoli dancers will also provide entertainment, Hawaiian style. Kimmy the Clown will be there to create balloon animals and face paintings for the children. Sponsored by Group Health and Harvard Park Retirement. July 24, 5-8 p.m., Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $15/adult, $7/children age 6-12, free/age five and younger. (509) 535-0803.
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