September 5, 2010 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Two Women Art & Antiques Fall Barn Bazaar - Antiques, vintage goods, arts and crafts, baked goods and other food, espresso, live bluegrass music both days noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 17909 S. Stentz Road (south of Spokane off Highway 195). Free admission. www.twowomencountrychic.com

Artists in Action - Pottery Place Plus artists and their guests demonstrate and sell their work in a wide variety of mediums. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., various artists’ homes on 16th and 17th avenues between Bernard and Division. (509) 327-6920, www.potteryplaceplus.com

47th Annual Bonner County Bazaar and Craft Show - Quality vendors will present cottage crafts including jewelry, home decor, candles, clothing, artwork, holiday items, soaps and lotions, honey, candy, greeting cards, children’s books, chair massages and more. Kootenai Kountry Kettle and Dutch Bakery of Kootenai, Idaho, will serve lunch both days as well as bakery items. Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave. (across from the county courthouse), Sandpoint. Free admission. (208) 263-5809

Home/Garden

Town and Country Iris Society - Join in the discussion of growing and showing irises. Friday, 7 p.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 671-1540

Art of Canning - For ages 14 and older. Learn how to preserve homegrown or locally produced food. Sept. 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $27; preregistration required. (509) 625-6200

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes, Sandpoint - Eight-hour class is designed to help address issues that potential homebuyers face. Sept. 14 and 16 or Oct. 18 and 19, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Selkirk Association of Realtors Conference Room, 325 Marion Ave., Sandpoint. $10; preregistration required. Online classes available for $50 statewide. (208) 265-2227, (208) 255-1443

Washington State Quilters Spokane Chapter - Quarterly meeting with speaker Judy Niemeyer. Sept. 23, 1 or 7 p.m., Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Commons Room, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $7/door. (509) 435-3889

“Beneficial Natural Enemies of Plant-feeding Insects”- Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society presentation featuring Ed Bechinski, University of Idaho professor of entomology. Co-sponsored by the City of Sandpoint Park and Recreation Department. Sept. 25, 9:45 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 255-2780

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes, Coeur d’Alene - Two-class series is designed to help address issues that potential homebuyers face. Oct. 19 and 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 5:30-9:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Association of Realtors Conference Room, 409 W. Neider Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10; preregistration required. Online classes available for $50 statewide. (208) 667-0664

Animals

Whiskers and Wine Auction and Wine Tasting - Second annual event benefiting Partners for Pets, with tasting of eight Townsend Family wines, hors d’oeuvres and a pet-themed silent auction. Saturday, 6:30-9 p.m., Caterina Winery, 905 N. Washington St. $20; tickets available at www.partnersforpets.org and at the adoption center, 8901 E. Trent Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-9829

Howling at Hamilton - All dogs are invited to enjoy a day of swimming at the Moscow, Idaho, city pool. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of the Palouse. One dog per owner; owners must clean up after their dogs and overly aggressive dogs will be asked to leave. Sept. 12, 1-6 p.m., dock jumping competition 5 p.m., Hamilton Lowe Aquatics Center, 830 N. Mountain View Road, Moscow. $7/dog. (208) 883-1166

Lilac City Dog Training Club Fall Class Registration - Classes include: Puppy through Advanced Obedience, Rally, Conformation and Intro to Agility. They run eight weeks and start the week of Sept. 20. Dogs are welcome at registration and may receive a free behavioral consultation. Must show proof of shot records for all classes. Lilac City Dog Training Club, 1612 E. Houston Ave. $50. (509) 487-9542

Fido Fete, A Community Dog Festival - A celebration of dogs and the people who love them, with live music, children’s activities, dog contests, dog fashion parade, dog blessing, dog tricks and dancing, photo booth (get your picture taken with your dog), adoptable dogs, pet licenses, vaccinations, chip IDs, food, vendor booths. Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 3151 E. 27th Ave. (next to Thornton Murphy Park). Free admission. (509) 443-3944

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