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Marine Corps Birthday Ball - Black-tie only event with proceeds benefitting Toys for Tots, a Marine Corps Reserve program for underprivileged children. Music by Tuxedo Junction Big Band. Tuesday, 5 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene. $55/person; reservations requested. (208) 664-7705

St. John Vianney Catholic School Dinner Auction - 23rd annual event. Friday, auction begins at 5:30 p.m. with silent tables, dinner served at 6:45 p.m. and live auction begins at 7:20 p.m. Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $40/adults, $35/seniors, $290/table of eight.

Red Shoe Event - Benefits the Toni M. Robideaux Scholarship Fund to encourage local college students to study the arts. This year’s event includes a live auction, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and works by local artists. Hosted by the Spokane Advertising Federation. Friday, 6-10 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $30. (509) 328-5855

YMCA Camp Reed Benefit - Saturday, social and silent auction at 5 p.m., dinner and live auction at 7:30 p.m. Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom, 10 S. Post St. $75/person, $750/table. (509) 720-5630

Purple Bubble Charity Ball - Dinner and dancing, to benefit Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road. $17; reservations required. (509) 926-2328

Hometown Heroes Dessert Auction - Celebrating community members whose leadership is making a difference in the lives of children, to benefit Olive Crest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving abused, neglected and at-risk children in Eastern Washington. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., The Service Station, 9315 N. Nevada St. $20. (509) 468-0700

Coeur d’Alene Symphony Fundraiser - Nov. 15, afternoon Royal Tea seatings at 2 and 4 p.m. in the lobby mezzanine with conductor David Demand on grand piano; Late Afternoon High Tea and Musicale at 5 p.m. in the Casco Bay Room, featuring Earecka Tregenza on the harp. Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. 2 and 4 p.m. teas, $55/adults, $25/students; 5 p.m. tea, $65/adults, $30/students. (208) 765-3833

Children’s Village Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction - “Celebrating and Connecting Families,” to benefit the youth living at Children’s Village. Nov. 19, doors open 10 a.m., event 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hayden Lake Country Club, Hayden Lake. $32/person, $300/corporate tables of eight (must be prepaid). (208) 667-1189

Spokane Cork & Keg Festival - Sample more than 100 wines and 30 handcrafted beers from the Northwest and beyond, with hors d’oeuvres prepared by chef Curtis Smith and the Northwest Culinary Academy at Spokane Community College. Silent auction and wine store. Nov. 21, 7-10 p.m. Mirabeau Park Hotel, Sullivan Road at I-90, Spokane Valley. $45. (509) 467-7744