July 1, 2011 in Features

Fourth of July events


Among area fireworks displays and other special events for the Fourth of July (free unless otherwise indicated):

Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast - Sponsored by the Usk Community Club. Monday, all-you-can-eat breakfast 7-11 a.m. followed by parade at noon. 2442 Black Road, Usk, Wash. $4.50/adults, free/ages 5 and younger. (509) 445-1433

Fourth of July Celebration, Sandpoint - Parade downtown at 10 a.m., followed by stage performances and a raffle at City Beach in the afternoon, and fireworks at dusk. Monday, Sandpoint. (208) 263-2161

Fourth of July, Coeur d’Alene - Sterling Savings American Hero’s Parade, 11 a.m. along Sherman Avenue, followed by afternoon activities, live music, food vendors and games in City Park and fireworks at dusk. Monday, Coeur d’Alene. (877) 782-9232

Fourth of July, Lewiston - Sesquicentennial (150-year) commemoration with a children’s parade of wheels, food vendors, square dancing demonstrations, musicians, time period photo booth, dunk tank, pie contest, wagon rides and more. Monday, noon-4 p.m., Pioneer Park, Lewiston. Free. (208) 746-2313

Fourth of July Fireworks, Harrison, Idaho - Live music in the park, 2-5 p.m., followed by fireworks display at dusk (good views from downtown or the dock area). www.harrisonidaho.org

Pullman Fourth of July Celebration - Presented by The Pullman Chamber of Commerce, with live entertainment and a 20-minute fireworks display. Purchase ice cream, popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs, hamburgers, pies and more. Monday, 5 p.m., Sunnyside Park, Pullman. (509) 334-3565

Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks, Liberty Lake - Classic rock and blues by Men in the Making, followed by fireworks. Monday, 5:30 p.m., 727. N Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 475-5674

Fourth of July Steaks n’ Sparklers at the Coeur d’Alene Resort - Front row seats for fireworks, barbecue dinner buffet, live entertainment. Monday, social 6 p.m., dinner 7-9 p.m., fireworks at dusk. 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $70/adults, $20/children. (208) 765-4000, ext. 21

Fourth of July with the Singing Nuns - Sing with the Singing Nuns, enjoy dessert and watch the fireworks over the city. Bring chairs and flashlights. Monday, 7-11 p.m., 8500 N. St. Michaels Road. $5/person; $15/car; $30/van. (509) 467-0986, ext. 121

Fourth of July Festival, Spokane - Exhibitor and food vendor booths, rides and attractions open 11 a.m.; community parade 1 p.m.; children’s area open 1-6 p.m.; adult beverage garden opens 2 p.m. Live music begins at 1:30 p.m. on the Clocktower Stage and 2 p.m. on the Lilac Bowl Stage, followed by opening ceremony on the Lilac Bowl Stage, 7 p.m.; Spokane Jazz Orchestra performing popular hits from the great horn bands of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s with vocalist Nicole Lewis, 7:30 p.m.; fireworks, 10 p.m. Monday, Riverfront Park, downtown Spokane. Free; discount day passes for attractions $8, reserved seating available on the steps adjacent to the floating stage for $8 (ages 2 and under can sit on the lap of a paid adult). (509) 625-6602, http://spokaneriver rfrontpark.com

Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise - Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene followed by fireworks display. Monday, boards 8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $30.75/adults, $26.75/ages 3-12, free/age 2 and younger. Prepaid reservations required. (208) 765-4000, ext. 21

Fourth of July Concert - On the cathedral carillon, featuring Wesley Arai, associate carillonist at the University of California, Berkeley. Monday, 9 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 838-4277

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