Social Calendar

SUNDAY, OCT. 18, 2009

“Well, Well, Well” - Benefit concert for Lutheran World Relief water well project, featuring Tim Campbell, Susan Windham, Tamara Schupman and Linda Siverts. Today, 2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2715 S. Ray St. $20. (509) 891-1717

Harvest Moon Auction and HalloWine Tasting - Hosted by the Inland NW Business Travel Association. Proceeds will benefit the organization and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Monday, 5:30-8 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $40/person, $70/couple. (509) 325-9656, www.inbta.org

“Mask Your Aid” Benefit - Fundraiser for Communities In Schools of Spokane County. Masks provided. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $25/person, $250/table. (509) 413-1436

Northwest Film Festival - Benefiting the Coeur d’Alene Women’s Center and ARMS. Friday, 6:30-10 p.m. and Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., The Song Bird Theatre, 315 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $95; includes films, keynotes, workshops, Friday’s “An Evening with Ted Parvin,” Saturday’s dinner and “An Evening with Paul Castro.” (208) 664-3672

“An Evening of Red Ribbons and Wine” - A benefit for the North Idaho AIDS Coalition. Wines and hors d’oeuvres, live music by George Conrad and Dan Schmedtje, silent and live auctions. Saturday, 5-8:30 p.m. North Idaho College, Student Union Building, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $45/advance, $50/door. (208) 665-1448

Pumpkin Ball - Black-tie fundraising gala to benefit the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery and Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. Gourmet dining, exquisite wines, fairytale photo opportunities, dancing, live music. Pumpkin-carving competition between teams of local physicians and business leaders. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $150/person. (509) 535-3155, www.thepumpkinball.org

YWCA Women of Achievement Luncheon – Celebrating the contributions of community members in the areas of arts and culture, professional, community service and racial justice; a high school senior is also recognized for his/her accomplishments. This year’s guest speaker is Alison Levine, team captain of the First American Women’s Everest Expedition. Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $125; reservations requested. All proceeds support YWCA programs and services. (509) 789-9305

Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show & Luncheon - 11th annual event. Oct. 30, 11 a.m., wine tasting and auction; noon, luncheon and fashion show. Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $40/person, $300/table of eight. (509) 624-2378

Epicurean Delight - 28th annual event features food and drink from local restaurants, wineries and microbreweries. Proceeds benefit the Inland Northwest Blood Center. Nov. 6, social hour and wine tasting 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., dancing 9:30 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, Group Health Exhibit Halls, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $150. (509) 624-0151

St. John Vianney Catholic School Dinner Auction - 23rd annual event. Nov. 13, silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m., 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. Nov. 13, 6-10 p.m., the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $30. (509) 328-5855

YMCA Camp Reed Benefit - Nov. 14, 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

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


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