November 13, 2011 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Inland Crafts - Twenty-ninth annual sale and exhibition of fine contemporary crafts. Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $7. (509) 995-7956

Mead High School Holiday Craft Fair - Benefits the school band and colorguard programs. Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 302 W. Hastings Road. $1 admission (free/age 12 and younger). (509) 720-6983

University High School Craft Fair – Some 100 vendors selling a wide range of items. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $2/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 926-6981

Community Marketplace - Antique mall. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 116 S. Montgomery, Uniontown, Wash. (509) 229-3233

Holiday Faire - Riverpoint Commute Trip Reduction craft show featuring raffles, cookies, holiday gifts and Ugliest Christmas Sweater contest. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd., SAC Lobby. (509) 828-1220

Custer’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - 35th annual event featuring more than 300 artists and crafters. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6/all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 924-0588

Holiday Festival of Fair Trade - Ninth annual event presented by Lost Horse Press and the Northwest Fair Trade Network. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 143 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free admission. (208) 255-4410

Arts and Crafts Show - Works by Carol Schmauder. Saturday. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2720 E. Bruce Ave. (509) 325-4809

Festival of Fair Trade - Featuring sweatshop-free handcrafts, clothing, jewelry and pottery from Nepal, Mexico, Chile, Guatemala, Pakistan, Spain and other far corners of the world. Nov. 25-27, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free admission. (509) 464-7677

Fair Trade and Homemade Holiday Bazaar - Includes items from Third World countries, special foods, crafts, and gifts. Nov. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene. Free admission. (208) 664-1125

Craft and Gift Fair - Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Christian School, Fourth and Hanley, Dalton Gardens, Idaho. Free admission. (208) 772-7118

Christmas Craft Fair - Sponsored by Deer Park High School 2012 Senior Grad Night. Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Deer Park Elementary School, Deer Park. (509) 954-9665

Christmas Craft Fair - Second annual event. Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Opportunity Christian Fellowship, 1313 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 926-2673

Home/Garden

Solar Power Class - Learn the basics of solar power and how to get started. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, Eco Depot Inc., 1326 E. Sprague Ave. $35, includes materials and handouts. Registration required. (509) 924-8803, nadine@ecodepotinc.com.

Intro to Beekeeping Workshop - Local beekeeping expert Jim Miller of Miller’s Homestead will discuss all aspects of sustainably keeping bees. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Sun People Dry Goods Co., 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. $20; preregistration required. (509) 368-9378

“Transitioning to LED: A Beginners Guide” - Elizabeth Pece of Escent Lighting will cover the latest innovations and technology in residential lighting with an emphasis on how to successfully blend incandescent, low voltage, compact fluorescent and LED technology in your home. Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods Co., 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. Free; preregistration required. (509) 368-9378

“Native Pollinators and their Natural History” - Presented by Gary Chang, hosted by the NE Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. Nov. 22, 7-8 p.m., Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, east of the greenhouse. Free. (509) 313-6688

Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society Presentation - Lindsey Bengtston, USGS biological science technician from Glacier National Park, will discuss Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments, aka GLORIA. Nov. 26, 9:45 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 265-2780

Pesticide Workshop - Offered by the University of Idaho Bonner and Boundary County Extension Offices. Bonner County workshop: Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-noon, Bonner County Extension Office, 4205 N. Boyer Ave., (208) 263-8511. Boundary County workshop: Dec. 6, 1-4 p.m., Boundary County Extension Office, 6447 Kootenai St., (208) 267-3235. $5.

Animals

PetSmart National Adoption Weekend - In conjunction with the Spokane Humane Society. Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Petsmart, 9950 N. Newport Highway. Free. (509) 979-9996.

Petco National Adoption Weekend – In conjunction with the Spokane Humane Society. Today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Petco, 6302 N. Division St. (509) 979-9996


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