Ethnic Cuisine Cooking Classes - Sponsored by the Moscow Food Co-op. A series of four classes will be offered: Oct. 14, “Polish Cuisine,” 5:30-7 p.m.; Oct. 17, “Middle Eastern Cuisine,” 4-5:30 p.m.; Oct. 24, “Japanese Sushi,” 4-5:30 p.m. Registration is required. Register at 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse, 420 E. Second St., Moscow, Idaho. $24 per class for nonmembers, $21 per class for Co-op members. (208) 882-1942.
Wheat, Wine and Wild Salmon dinner – Third-annual event with Save Our Wild Salmon, along with Slow Food Spokane River, Trout Unlimited and Hill’s Restaurant. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6 p.m., dinner begins at 7. Today. 401 W. Main Ave. $45/person. (509) 747-2030.
Breadmaking from Scratch - Taught by Susie Snider. Learn about grinding wheat, understanding yeast, customizing dough for foccacia, French, herb, whole grain and pizza crust. Registration required. Thursday. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $35, includes supplies. (509) 625-6200.
Murder at the Banquet - A mystery dinner presented by the Pend Oreille Players. Dates and menu include: Thursday-Saturday, chicken with broccoli and mushrooms; Oct. 15-17, lasagna. 7 p.m., 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. $20 per person, includes dinner. (509) 671-3389.
Wine and Cheese Fundraiser for Robert Yamada - Meet the Gallery of Thum artists, enjoy wines and cheese provided by the Friends of Robert Yamada Committee and see pieces by select artists provided for the event. This month’s charitable focus is on Robert Yamada, the young man recently paralyzed while diving on Lake Roosevelt. Open house from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., reception 6-8 p.m., Gallery of Thum, Steam Plant Square, 159 S. Lincoln St., Suite 151. $10. (509) 294-9234.