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Custer’s Christmas Arts and Crafts Show - 33rd annual event featuring more than 300 artists and crafters. Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6/all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588

Festival of Fair Trade - Sweatshop-free clothing, jewelry, pottery and other handicrafts from Nepal, Mexico, Chile, Guatemala, Thailand and more. Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., The Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 464-7677

Kris Kringle Market -11th annual German Christmas market presented by Loon Lake Historical Society. Friday-Sunday, then Tuesdays, Dec. 1-15, 6-8 p.m.; and Saturdays, Dec. 5-19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Proceeds support the Old Schoolhouse and preservation of Loon Lake and surrounding communities. Old Schoolhouse, 4000 Colville Road, Loon Lake, Wash. (509) 233-2222

Craft Sale and Art Show - Saturday. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 3326 S. Grand Blvd. (509) 534-8712

Majestic Mountain Chorus Christmas Show - Saturday, 5 p.m., American Legion, Post Falls. (208) 773-7311

A Vintage Christmas - Handmade or collected antique items. Dec. 4, 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.. NorthTown Mall, 4750 N. Division St., first level near Sear’s. Free. (509) 218-6519

GU Craft Fair - Dec. 4. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Gonzaga University, Crosby Center, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 328-4220

East Valley High School Craft Fair - Benefits East Valley High School band students. Dec. 5-6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 893-2389

Winter Market - Sponsored by Heart of the Arts, featuring food, crafts, art and more. Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 669-2249

Craft and Gift Fair - 14th annual event hosted by Coeur d’Alene Christian School. Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Christian School, 6439 N. Fourth St., Dalton Gardens, Idaho. (208) 772-7118

The Snowflake Faire – Crafts, gifts, raffles, baked goods, candies, soup and homemade pie, to support local nonprofits. Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch served 1 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 501 Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-5533

Breakfast with Santa - Hosted by Center Pointe, to benefit the organization’s social/recreational activity program for people with disabilities. Menu includes pancakes, bacon, eggs, fruit and juice. Dec. 5. 9 a.m.-noon, Center Pointe, 1408 N. Washington St. $6/adults, $5/seniors and $4/children. Also rummage sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and craft sale, 9 a.m.-noon. (509) 325-5451

Christmas Craft Fair - Benefits the Deer Park Senior All Nighter. Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Deer Park Elementary School, 1500 E. D St., Deer Park. Free. (509) 993-8937

Holiday Festival of Fair Trade - International and local fair trade goods. A portion of proceeds will help support the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force. Dec. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Dec. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Panida’s Little Theater, 302 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 255-4410

Holiday Craft Fair and Expo - Handmade crafts, jewelry and baked goods. Dec. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Lakeside Middle School, Nine Mile Falls. Admission is two canned food items to benefit Tum Tum Food Bank. (509) 590-6075

Home/Garden

“Native and Exotic Plant Species Distributions on Mima Mounds at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge” - The Northeast Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society will host this event featuring Jessica Bryant, Eastern Washington University student and recipient of the NE Chapter Student Research Grant. Tuesday, 7-8 p.m., Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, east of Greenhouse. Free. (509) 313-6688

20th Anniversary Winter Tour - Presented by the North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Association. Visit nine B&B locations, decorated for the holidays, from the Coeur d’Alene area north to Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint, Athol and Rathdrum and east to Kingston (see www.nibba.com for map). Dec. 13, noon-5 p.m. Free; donation of canned food items requested at each stop. Refreshments provided. (208) 457-9519

Animals

Dog Park Fundraiser – SpokAnimal C.A.R.E. will host this event to raise money for the proposed off-leash dog park at High Bridge Park. Well-behaved, friendly dogs and their humans are invited to participate in a 1- or 3-mile fun run/walk. All dogs must be leashed, and owners are responsible for bringing and using clean-up bags. Thursday, 9 a.m., Peaceful Valley, Riverside and Clark avenues. Free; donations welcome. (509) 534-8133

Photos with Santa Claws - Bring your furry friends for holiday photos (you can also bring your own camera). Dec. 12 and 19-20, PetsMART, Sullivan Road at Sprague Avenue, Spokane Valley. $10, includes two digital prints and one holiday frame. (509) 927-4114


 

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