November 20, 2011 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

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

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

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. Friday-Nov. 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

Annual Bake Sale and Mini Bazaar - Hosted by the St. Charles Altar Society. Following the 4 p.m. Mass Dec. 3 and the 8 and 10 a.m. Masses Dec. 4. St. Charles Catholic Church, 4515 N. Alberta St. (509) 276-5996, (509) 326-0784

Home/Garden

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

Campbell House Holidays - Seasonal programs at the historic home, part of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Living history open houses with a cook working in the kitchen and volunteers stationed throughout the house to answer questions, Friday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m., continuing Dec. 22-24, 29-31 and Jan. 1. Regular guided Campbell House tours will be available on other December dates the museum is open. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students, includes museum admission. (509) 456-3931

Boy Scout Christmas Tree Sale - Sponsored by Troop 3 from Coeur d’Alene. The scouts will help you select a tree, carry it to your car and tie it on. Proceeds will pay for the troop’s program for the next year. Saturday-Dec. 18, corner of Canfield and Government Way, next to Michael’s, Coeur d’Alene. $35-$75, depending on size. (208) 635-5139

Ritter’s Nursery Wreath Making Class - Learn how to make holiday wreaths using a variety of seasonal greens, cones, berries and twigs. Please bring pruners, four yards of your choice of ribbon and other holiday embellishments. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon; Nov. 27, 1-4 p.m.; Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m.; Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-noon; Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m.; Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 5-8 p.m., 10120 N. Division St. $32; preregistration and payment required. (509) 467-5258

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. Saturday, 9:45 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 265-2780

Thanksgiving Day Dog Walk - Bring your well-behaved dog for a three-mile walk along the Spokane River and through Peaceful Valley. No dog? Call and a walking partner will be provided for you. Sponsored by SpokAnimal CARE to benefit the dog park at High Bridge. Thursday, staggered start between 9 and 10 a.m. at the Sandifur Bridge, between Riverside and Clarke avenues. $10. (509) 534-8133, ext. 209


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