June 8, 2011 in Features

Culinary calendar

 

60,000-pound Food Challenge - Huckleberry’s Natural Market will try to collect 60,000 pounds of food for Second Harvest Inland Northwest Food Bank through Saturday. Canned food donations can be placed in the donation barrels at the store or a scan tag can be purchased at the register. Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. (509) 624-1349.

Up on the Roof - Fundraiser for the 17th annual Unity in the Community. Cuisine from local restaurants, entertainment and silent auction showcasing regional artists and businesses. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Saranac Building, 25 W. Main Ave. $20, includes one beverage ticket. (509) 209-2625.

National Lentil Festival Poster Unveiling and Wine vs. Brew Tasting - Event will kick off the 23rd Annual National Lentil Festival to be held Aug. 19-20 in Pullman. Enjoy appetizers and taste 12 wines and beers. Vote for the best beverage: beer or wine, and best pairing. Signed and numbered commemorative festival posters will be available. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 1190 S.E. Bishop Blvd., Pullman. $35, includes a beer or wine glass. Sponsored by Beasley Realty. (509) 334-3565.

Third Annual Vintage Fashion Show and Tea - Presented by the GFWC Womans Club of Spokane. Enjoy a showcase of vintage fashions, a traditional tea menu, entertainment by the Pend Oreille Players. Tickets available at the Pend Oreille Playhouse Box Office; Kitchen Shoppe, 209 S. Washington Ave., Newport, Wash.; Floral Traditions, 1204 E. Albeni Highway, Priest River, Idaho; and online at www.pendoreilleplayers.org. Saturday, 1 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. $20. (509) 671-3389.

Hootenanny, Hoedown and Country Barbecue - Tour Leader will be Laura Schlangen. Enjoy a drive up to the Circle Moon Theatre, a pulled pork dinner and be entertained by the Northwood’s Performing Arts group. Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. $40/member, $45/nonmember, includes transportation, admission, dinner and tour leader. (509) 327-1584.

The Pour: A Wine Event - Five-course wine dinner and auction to benefit the psychiatric programs at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital. Saturday, 5:30-10 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $150 per person. (509) 474-2819.

Hills’ Restaurant and Lounge Brewers Dinner – Featuring Stone Brewing Co. The menu includes courses prepared by Chef Dave Hill with Stone Brewing Co. beers as well as tastings served with each course. 6 p.m., Sunday, 401 W. Main Ave. Seating is limited. $49 per person, tax and gratuity included. Call (509) 747-3946 for reservations.

Jessica Sharpe Benefit Day at HuHot - Have your favorite stir-fry for lunch or dinner and HuHot will contribute 15 percent of the entire day’s sales to the Jessica Sharpe Donation Fund. HuHot employee, EWU pre-nursing student and Central Valley High School graduate, Jessica Sharpe was struck head-on in a I-90 collision following Easter dinner with her family. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., HuHot Mongolian Grill, 11703 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 891-8711.


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