Central Valley Band Craft Fair - Crafts and baked goods on sale to benefit the Central Valley High School band and color guard. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100
Home and Garden Show - Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $5 ($4 with canned food donation). (208) 765-5518
A Home Gardener’s Guide to Greenhouses - Presented by WSU/Pend Oreille County Extension. Saturday, 9-11 a.m., PUD meeting room, 130 N. Washington, Newport, Wash. $5/door; free admission with a nonperishable food bank donation. Preregistration required. (509) 447-2401
Green Building: Practical Application of Building Science - Art Elliott, of Shelter Associates, will explain what to look for in the construction of a high performance home (HPH). March 26, 1-2 p.m., Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730
“Gardening with Native Plants”- Dixie Chichester will discuss characteristics of native plants of Pend Oreille County and how to use these plants in your landscape. March 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sacheen Lake Fire Station, 6131 Highway 211, Newport, Wash. Free for Little Spokane River watershed residents, $5 for those living outside the watershed. (509) 447-6454
Inland Empire American Quarter Horse Association Introductory Show - Tests horses’ abilities in jumping, reining, barrel racing, cutting, roping and pole bending. March 26, Fairview Stables, 10102 N. Fairview Road. (806) 376-4811, www.AQHA.com
Furr Fever Family Festival - Kootenai Humane Society fundraiser. March 26, Building 1, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 818-1633
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