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Fri., Oct. 28, 2011


Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show & Luncheon - Featuring models from local law enforcement agencies and media outlets. Today, 11 a.m., wine tasting and auction; luncheon and fashion show at noon. Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd. $40/person, $300/table of eight. (509) 624-2378

Heartsongs from the Edge of the World - Sixth annual event featuring the Voiceless Choir, celebrating previously homeless families. Today, silent auction 5:30 p.m., concert 6:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $15/adults, $10/seniors and students. (509) 448-1311

Red Shoe Event - Art auction and masquerade supporting the Toni M. Robideaux Scholarship Fund, with music, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Wear your red shoes and a mask. Today, 6:30 p.m. Spokane Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $40/door

Best of Spokane Party 2011 - Presented by Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Living Magazine, honoring this year’s winners of the magazine’s “Best of Spokane” awards as selected by readers for restaurants, wineries, boutiques, local celebrities and more. With hosts Stephanie Vigil and Dan Kleckner, local restaurants, wine tasting, dancing and more. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation. Today, 7-11 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $29/general, $69/VIP. (509) 533-5350, www.bestofspokane

Green Bluff Apple Festival - Lots of apples and freshly pressed cider, plus live music, food, craft booths, corn and straw mazes, and animals. Concludes Saturday-Sunday on the bluff north of Spokane.

Mt. Spokane Ski Patrol Ski Swap - The region’s largest winter sports equipment and clothing event featuring thousands of new and used items sold by both individuals and sports stores. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-noon, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 343-1499

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

West Valley High School Craft Sale - Supports the school band. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 928-6516

Fall Festival Sing-A-Long - With s’mores and hot cocoa or mocha; stay for the pumpkin decorating class (pumpkin and supplies included). Saturday, 4-7 p.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. $15/class. (509) 747-6294

Mixing for Mobius - Sixth annual event with martinis, dinner and auction to benefit Mobius Kids Children’s Museum. Saturday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. (509) 624-KIDS, ext. 305

Nine Mile Falls Church Community Auction & Harvest Exchange - Silent auction, potluck dinner, cakewalk and more. All proceeds benefit missions and outreach ministries. Saturday, 6-9 p.m., Nine Mile Falls Community Church, 11223 W. Charles Road, Nine Mile Falls. Free. (509) 796-2322, (509) 328-4498

Impact NWC 2011 - With keynote speaker Gigi Graham, author and daughter of evangelist Billy Graham, to benefit Northwest Christian Schools. Saturday, 7 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Admission by donation. (509) 238-4005, ext. 146

Coyote and Friends - Plateau tribal storytelling, sponsored by Kalispel Tribe of Indians and Northern Quest Resort & Casino. Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Donation. (800) 325-SEAT

Harmony Harvest - Variety show will be presented by the Spirit of Spokane Sweet Adeline chorus. Saturday, 7 p.m., West Valley High School, 8301 E. Buckeye Ave., Spokane Valley. $12/adults, $10/students and seniors. (509) 624-3108

Moran Prairie Annual Harvest Dinner - Turkey and all the trimmings, with homemade pie. Sunday, noon-3 p.m., Moran Prairie Grange Hall, 61st Avenue and Palouse Highway. $10/adults, $8/ages 5-12, free/age 4 and younger. (509) 922-2113

YWCA Women of Achievement Benefit Luncheon - With guest speaker Erin Gruell, teacher and author of “The Freedom Writers Diary.” Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $125. (509) 789-9304

North Idaho

Animals of the Night Family Event - Fourth annual family 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. Today, 5-8 p.m. (tickets sold until 7:30 p.m.), 1040 Rodeo Drive, Moscow. $6/adults, $4/children, free/ages 2 and younger. (208) 882-1444

Fall Fest and Apple-Palooza - Last farmers market of the year with food, music, hay rides and more, plus apple delights at participating downtown businesses. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5th Street and Sherman Avenue, Coeur d’Alene.

Harvest Festival - Carnival-style booths, caramel apples and more. Saturday, 1-5 p.m., New Life Community Church, 6068 W. Hayden, Hayden. (208) 687-3606, ext. 910.


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