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Thursdays on the Patio - Just Plain Darin, acoustic Americana/blues. Today, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 927-9463
Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series - Sidhe, folk, classical and world music. Today, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition, Spruce Street at Fourth Avenue. Free; picnics encouraged. (509) 747-2853
Coeur d’Alene Outdoor Summer Concert - Panhandle Polecats, bluegrass. Today, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverstone City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629
Toby Keith - Patriotic country star’s “Locked and Loaded” tour, with Eric Church. Today, 7 p.m., Northern Quest Casino outdoors, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $80-$150. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT
“Say Wow! Celebrating the Best of Spokane” - Spokane Symphony concert honoring seven Spokane organizations – Bloomsday; First Night; Hoopfest; Lilac Fesitval; Musicfest Northwest; Spokane International Film Festival; and Unity in the Community – featuring Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Vivaldi’s “Summer” from the “Four Seasons” and an audience sing-along of patriotic songs. Today, 7:30 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (509) 624-1200
Jonny Lang - Grammy-winning blues/gospel/rock singer-guitarist. Today, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory Concert House, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $30. (877) 435-9849
Manito Live Music Series - Outdoor acoustic concerts. Maxie Ray Mills, Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free; food and refreshments available for purchase. (509) 625-6632
Red, Wine & Bluz Fest - Live music featuring Maria Muldaur (“Midnight at the Oasis”) on Saturday at 9 p.m. along with several regional blues artists, plus kids’ fair, arts and crafts, motorcycle card rally, “American Idol”-style karaoke contest. Today-Sunday, noon-11 p.m., Spirit Lake (Idaho) City Park. Both days: $29/advance, $35/day of event; $21/one day. (509) 990-2940, www.spiritlakebluzfest.com
Jr. Cadillac Sea Cruise - Annual Mish-an-Nock outing with the four-decade-favorite Seattle rockers. Saturday, 3 p.m., Lake Coeur d’Alene. $35. (800) 325-SEAT
Park Place Summer Sounds - Easy Money, Saturday, 4-6 p.m., Park Place Stage, First Avenue and Cedar Street, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6139
“Say Wow! Celebrating the Best of Spokane” Community Showcase – Performances by local groups, theater tours and hands-on children’s activities. Performance schedule: 9 a.m., Blessing and Drum Circle; 10:30 a.m., Floating Crowbar (traditional Irish music); noon, Master Class Jazz Orchestra (big band swing); 1:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre musical showcase; 3 p.m., Big Red Barn (rhythm and bluegrass). Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 624-1200
The Brad Keeler Trio - Saturday, 7 p.m., Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340
Spokane Symphony - “From Superman to Sousa,” pop and classical favorites. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino outdoors, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $20-$25. (800) 325-SEAT
Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series - The Rhythm Dawgs, rock and roll. Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park (inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza at Third Street and Sherman Avenue). Free. (208) 667-3162
Community Music Day - Second annual event with free music lessons in various instruments, class demonstrations and musical performances. Sunday, noon-6 p.m., Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Free; bring a picnic lunch. (509) 326-9516
Bach to Goth - Organ/piano recital by 15-year-old Meredith Oatman-Thompson of Orofino, Idaho, to raise funds for her sophomore year of studies at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. Sunday, 4 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Donations appreciated. (509) 838-4277
The Spanish Guitar - John Paul Shields performs solo pieces from diverse musical periods including Renaissance, Baroque and folk. Monday, 6:30 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280
Tuesday Night Music Series - Timewarp. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series - Meet Revolver, Beatles tribute. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene (inclement weather moves the event to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza on Sherman Avenue). Free. (208) 667-3162
“Garage Sale” - Improvised comedy based on good-sized items brought to the show by the audience (nothing fragile, please), suitable for all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
“Older!” - Improv comedy by the Rube Goldberg Device (some material may not be suitable for all ages). Friday, 10 p.m. and Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9. (509) 747-7045
“Expedition” - Family-friendly short-form improv comedy. Saturday, 7 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B - Today-Saturday, doors open 5:30 p.m. with pre-show youth performers; Cowboy Shootout Show at 6:10 p.m.; barbecue beef, chicken, ribs and all the fixings at 7 p.m.; The Riders of the Rockin’ B sing and play cowboy Western music, 8 p.m. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road (75 yards south of Interstate 90 at Exit 299), Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016, www.rockinbranch.com
“Brighton Beach Memoirs” - Neil Simon’s story about a 15-year-old boy growing up in Brooklyn in 1937, presented by the newly formed North Idaho Theatre group, a semiprofessional partnership between the Coeur d’Alene High School and Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy drama departments. Today-Saturdayat 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Coeur d’Alene High School, 5530 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $14/adults, $12/juniors, $10/students. (208) 769-2999
“The Sound of Music” - Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless musical. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Schuler Performing Arts Center, Boswell Hall, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $39.95/adults and seniors, $25.95/children ages 6-12. (208) 769-7780
“Footloose”- Musical presented by Spokane Civic Theatre’s Summer Performance Camp. Today-Friday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St. $16/adults, $14/seniors, $10/students. (509) 325-2507, (800) 325-SEAT
“Much Ado About Nothing” - Spokane Shakespeare Company presents an outdoor production of this romantic comedy by William Shakespeare (seating on the grass). Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m., Gonzaga Prep campus, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. Admission by donation. (509) 994-2788
“Sperm! The Musical”- A musical about a married couple having difficulties conceiving, written by Sandpoint native Ben Olson. Friday-Saturday and Aug. 26-27, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. Rated R; no children under age 17 allowed unless accompanied by an adult. $15, at the door; discounted tickets available at Main Street Music, Eichardt’s, Eve’s Leaves and Pack River Potions. (208) 263-9191
“Much Ado About Nothing” - Presented by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 475-5674, shakespeareintheparks.org
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