October 23, 2011 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Fall Craft Fair - Crafts, baked goods, lunch and dinner today, 9 a.m.-noon, St. John Vianney, 503 N. Walnut Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 926-7987

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

Fall Festival Bazaar - Lefse, 13-bean soup mix, hand-quilted gifts and baked goods. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road. Free admission. (509) 465-0779

Scandinavian Bazaar - Nov. 4, bazaar 10 a.m.-1 p.m. with lefse, Scandinavian cookies, meatballs, flatbread and more; Kaffe Stua 9-11 a.m. with homemade desserts served by women in traditional Scandinavian dress. Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. (509) 624-9233

Central Valley High School Arts and Crafts Show - Crafts and baked goods, sponsored by CVHS Band Boosters. Nov. 5-6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2 admission. (509) 228-5100

Silver Valley Arts and Crafts Fall Fair - Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Silver Hills School, Osburn, Idaho. Free admission and parking. (208) 556-0146

Fair Trade Craft Sale - Featuring fair trade goods from around the world. Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Nov. 6, noon-4 p.m., United Church of Christ, 523 NE Campus St., Pullman. (509) 332-6411

Holiday Bazaar and Luncheon - Scandinavian baked goods and crafts. Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., pie and coffee 9 a.m., lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. (509) 448-3412

SCC Art/Food/Craft Fair - More than 95 vendors. Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free admission and parking. (509) 487-7815

Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival - Handcrafted gifts, live music, lunch items. Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive (north of Wandermere Golf Course). Free admission and parking. (509) 466-1768

Vintage Finds and Handmade Treasures Market - Annual event with more than 20 vendors. Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Nine Mile Falls Elementary School, 10102 W. Charles Road, Nine Mile Falls. $1/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 995-7770

Jubilee International Marketplace - Products from diverse places such as Guatemala, Nepal, Thailand, Africa and many far-flung places. Craftspeople are paid a fair price for their goods, supporting fair trade and sustainable practices. Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Free admission. (509) 720-0035

Home/Garden

Master Gardeners - New trainee applications are being accepted through Oct. 31 for the Washington State University/Spokane County Master Gardener Volunteer Program to begin January 2012. Application packet is available at www.spokane-county.wsu.edu/spokane/ eastside. (509) 477-2048

“Forest Legacy Program: Protecting Forested Areas” - Presented by Karen Sjoquist, 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

“Fighting Foreclosure: Know Your Options” - Learn the truth about loan modifications, bankruptcy, real estate short sales and more from local professionals. Thursday, 6 p.m., Keller Williams Realty Spokane, 802 N. Washington St. Free. (509) 710-7810, www.SpokaneShortSalePro.com

Volunteers In Pruning (VIP) Training - Classroom learning followed by an outdoor hands-on training. After completing this training, you will be able to work on pruning projects identified by local foresters. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, Spokane Conservation District, 210 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Free; preregistration required. (509) 363-5495, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/196746

Permaculture: Ethics and Principles Workshop - Beth Mort will present material from her recent stint at the Bullock Permaculture Farm on Orcas Island. Groups will also analyze a typical suburban garden lot for application of permaculture principles. Saturday, 10 a.m., Sun People Dry Goods Co, 32 W. Second Ave., Ste. 200. Free. (509) 368-9378.

Animals

Animals of the Night Family Event - Fourth annual event hosted by the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute. Walk the trails and learn about nocturnal critters such as owls, spiders, wolves and more from local animal experts, with storytelling, games, live animals and costumed characters. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather; costumes encouraged. Friday, 5-8 p.m. (tickets sold until 7:30 p.m.), Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, 1040 Rodeo Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $4/PCEI member adults, $6/nonmember adults, $3/PCEI member children, $4/nonmember children, free/ages 2 and younger. (208) 882-1444


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