UI Faculty and Guest Recital - Vanessa Sielert, saxophone; and Jay Mauchley, piano. Today, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231
Sunny Day Real Estate - Reunited Northwest fan-favorite rockers. Today, 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $18. (509) 325-SEAT
“Well, Well, Well” - Benefit concert for Lutheran World Relief water well project, with Tim Campbell, Susan Windham, Tamara Schupman and Linda Siverts. Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2715 S. Ray St. $20. (509) 891-1717
Sweet Adelines - Female a cappella group. Friday, 7-7:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops, 210 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629
The Commanders Jazz Ensemble - Friday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students. (208) 885-6231
“Romantic Octets” - Washington State University Music Faculty Artist Series, works by Mendelssohn and Schubert. Friday, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. $10/general, $5/seniors and students. (509) 335-4813
Brian Crain - Pianist, With cellist David Hunt and pianist David Nevue. Proceeds benefit Children’s Village. Saturday, 6 p.m., Lake City Community Church, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20. (208) 667-1189
Memories in Music - Variety show with Western, Celtic and Broadway musical numbers, to benefit purchase of a new van for veterans’ transportation. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint. $12/adults, $5/ages 18 and younger. (208) 263-6139
Arbor Crest Wine Concert Series – Ravinwolf, folk and blues. Sunday, 3-7 p.m., Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5. (509) 927-9463
“Fall Choral Preview” Fundraiser - Featuring the NIC Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers, and Jazz Co. Nonperishable food donations accepted to benefit the Community Action Partnership Food Bank. Sunday, 3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene First Presbyterian Church, 521 Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-7764
Luchtringen Blaskapelle - Dinner, dance and concert by touring German brass band. Sunday, 6 p.m., German-American Society, 25 W. Third Ave. $15; reservations requested. (509) 325-1113
The Rat Pack is Back! - A tribute to Frank, Sammy, Joey and Dean. Sunday, 6:30 p.m., INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $25-$42. (509) 325-SEAT
Ben Folds - Pop-rock pianist performs with the Spokane Symphony. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $35-$40. (509) 624-1200.
“Baroque to the Blues” - Pend Oreille Players Women’s Quartet. Sunday, 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10. (509) 671-3389
Tuesday Night Music Series - Jeanne McHall, jazz, blues and folk. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
Debby Boone - Tribute to Rosemary Clooney. Tuesday, 3 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $25-$30. (509) 325-SEAT
No Clue - A fully improvised murder mystery/comedy, for all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with ID. (509) 747-7045
Chris Curtis - Winner of the Laff Stop comedy competition. Friday-Saturday, Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St. $10. (509) 483-7300
Dan Cummins and Juston McKinney - Show to be taped for Comedy Central special. Saturday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (509) 325-SEAT
Safari Saturday - Fast-paced short-form improv. Not suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
Jazz and Comedy - Sunday, 6-9 p.m., Mama’s Thaiway Lounge, 5908 E. Broadway Ave. 18 and older; no cover. (509) 270-9740
“The Pirates of Penzance” - Spokane Civic Theatre stages Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic comic operetta. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. 1020 N. Howard St. $27/adults, $25/seniors, $18/students with ID, $9/student rush (as available, 20 minutes before performance). (509) 325-2507
Murder at the Banquet - Mystery dinner theater presented by the Pend Oreille Players. Today-Saturday, 7 p.m., 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. $20. (509) 671-3389
“High School Musical 2” - Presented by Spokane Children’s Theatre. Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 and 4 p.m. Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, 1810 N. Greene St. $8/children, $10/adults. (509) 325-SEAT
“Bell, Book and Candle” - StageWest Community Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. $10/adults, $5/children age 12 and younger. (509) 951-1355
“The School for Scandal” - Comedy performed by the Sage Players, to benefit Manito United Methodist Church and Spokane Falls Community College Institute for Extended Learning Senior Program Scholarship Fund. Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. $10/adults; $8/military, seniors and students with ID; $5/children age 11 and younger. (509) 276-2775
“The Illusion” - Whitworth University’s fall theatre production of the comedic play. Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., Whitworth University, Cowles Auditorium. $7/adults, $5/students and seniors. (509) 777-3707
Ed Asner as FDR - One-man show. Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $27-$47. (509) 624-1200
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