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Things to do

Fri., Oct. 7, 2011

Spokane area

“Shakin’ but not Stirred” Martini and Silent Auction - Third annual fundraising event for the Parkinson’s Resource Center of Spokane. Restaurants providing martinis and appetizers include the Spokane Club, Chaps, Famous Ed’s and Fast Eddies, Luna, Revolver and Vin Rouge along with other vendors. Tonight, 6-9 p.m. Spokane Club, Georgian Room. $35. (509) 473-2490.

Bridal Festival - Meet with wedding professionals to assist in making your wedding day perfect. You can plan your entire wedding all under one roof. Fashion shows and more. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (208) 773-7049.

Oktoberfest: Casino Royale - EWU Libraries’ annual fundraiser dinner and auction. Buffet dinner provided by Victor’s, with cupcakes by Marsells Cakes & Desserts. Enjoy wine and beer tasting courtesy of Latah Creek Winery, Walla Walla Vintners, Northern Lights Brewing Company and Golden Hills Brewery. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be served. The Don Goodwin Group will provide live jazz and the EWU Libraries’ Star Search winner will provide entertainment for the evening. Saturday, 5-8 p.m. Eastern Washington University, JFK Library, Cheney. $35/general, $15/student, $175/reserved table of six. (509) 359-2264.

Organist Richard Elliott - Second Sunday Concert Series. In addition to touring and recording with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Elliott also plays for weekly radio broadcasts. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $10/adults, $5/seniors and students. (509) 838-4277.

Coming Out Poetry Slam - Are you a poet, a writer, or have something to share? Join the Pride Center and the Women’s Studies Center for a Coming Out Poetry Slam to celebrate National Coming Out Day. Most people have something about themselves that they are “in the closet” about, or hiding from others. Coming out is the process of personally accepting yourself and sharing who you are with family, co-workers and friends. Bring your original poem, letter, or short story or share a writing from your favorite author. Presented by EWU Women’s Studies Center. Thursday, noon-12:50 p.m. Eastern Washington University, Pence Union Building, second floor student lounge, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-2898.

“Share Our Dream” - Wine and dinner fundraiser with a social hour, followed by a dinner and program that will highlight Camp Fire’s leadership programs. Reservations requested. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Northern Quest Casino and Resort, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $100. (509) 747-6191, ext. 19.

Halloween Costume Fundraiser – Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cataldo Catholic School is holding their annual event of new and gently used costumes, accessories and decor. Donations of gently used costumes accepted through Wednesday. In the school’s parking lot, 455 W. 18th Ave. (509) 624-8759.

North Idaho

48th Annual All Bonner County Bazaar and Craft Fair – Today and Saturday, hosted by Sandpoint Kiwanis. Hours: Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds help provide scholarships for area high school students. Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free admission. (208) 263-5809.

“Magic of the Masters” Coeur d’Alene Symphony Concert - Featuring the music of Mendelssohn’s “Fingal’s Cave,” Beethoven’s 7th Symphony and Mozart’s “Concerto for Two Pianos” with Jeff and Karen Savage. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, over the phone with a credit card, at the Symphony Office, Burt’s Music, or Great Harvest. Tonight, 7:30 p.m. North Idaho College’s Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $20/adults, $15/seniors age 65 and up, $8/students to age 18. (208) 765-3833.

Drive-In Spooky Horror Movies - Saturday, “Christine;” Oct. 15, “The Ring;” Oct. 22, “The Lost Boys;” Oct. 29, double feature with “Halloween” and “Halloween II.” 8:30 p.m. State Line Speedway, from I-90 PleasantView Road exit, turn left on Prairie Ave and left on Beck Road, Post Falls. $5/person. (208) 773-5019.

History Mystery Train: On the Edge - Musical comedy dinner theater, presented by the Potlatch Arts Council, Friends of the Potlatch Library and the Vigilante Theater Co. Serving pork and chicken barbecue and no-host bar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tickets available at the library. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Potlatch Log Inn, Potlatch. $25.


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