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A Concert for Baby - Spokane Symphony violinist Rachel Dorfman is seven months pregnant and giving a concert of her favorite music: Bach, Mozart, Bloch, and O’Connor. Also performing will be her husband, Spokane Symphony’s Principal Violist Nick Carper, and pianist Yi-chun Chen. Today, 3 p.m. Holy Names Music Center, McNally Hall, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Free, donations accepted. (509) 701-2911.

A Case For A Cause - Nectar Tasting Room is partnering with Epicurean Delight for this fundraiser to the support the Inland Northwest Blood Center. Mix and match a case of wine and $40 from your purchase will be donated to INBC. Come to the kick-off 6-8 p.m. Wednesday pm or to Nectar Tasting Room during the month of April. For more information, visit www.EpicureanDelight.org. Nectar Tasting Room, 120 N. Stevens. (509) 232-4539.

The Angry Woman Cabaret - A one-of-a-kind variety show representing women’s contributions to entertainment and arts. Proceeds benefit Transitions, which supports and aids the independence of women and families. Entertainment includes Jaeda, Hotbox, Beyond The Storm Drum Corps, Nicole Richardson, Kamara, and a fashion show featuring Veda Lux, Tafurious and Gianna Morrill. Thursday, 7 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (800) 325-7328.

Cowboy Ball - Silent and live auctions, dance lessons from 5:30-6:45 p.m., a best Western-dressed contest, food and beverages. Music by the Kelly Hughes Band. Fundraiser for the North Idaho Fair and Rodeo Foundation. Tickets available at Caruso’s Sandwich Company, Prairie Shopping Center in Hayden and 202 W. Ironwood Drive in Coeur d’Alene. Saturday, 5-11 p.m. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Building 1, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $20. (208) 772-5471.

Concert for Isaac - Featuring Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket. The ISAAC Foundation provides therapy grants to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders within the Spokane area. This concert helps to provide funding for these critical services. Age 21 and older only. Saturday, 8 p.m. Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $20. 1-877-435-9849.

HooPalousa at Get Lit! - What began as a friendly challenge from University of Idaho creative writing professor and author Kim Barnes to three visiting writers from Spokane - a little pickup skirmish between them and players from the English Department - turned into a full-court game between the Spokane Dirty Realists and the Moscow SuperSonnets. When author Sherman Alexie joined in, the match became a fundraising event in support of the American Indian Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing. At this year’s rematch, HooPalousa veterans Alexie, Jess Walter and Shann Ray, and coach Sam Ligon, will join other writers, regional Native American legends, and former Gonzaga basketball stars, including David Pendergraft and Heather Bowman, for round two of Bards on the Hardwood. April 9, 7 p.m. Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Free. Donations will benefit the American Indian Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing at the University of Idaho.

unCorked! - A fundraiser for the National Association of Women Business Owners. The evening includes hors d’oeuvres from A Catered Affair, along with wine pairings and commentary from John Allen of Vino! Chocolate desserts will be featured. Tickets are available at Vino!, The Brick House Massage and Coffee Bar, Coeur d’Alene Olive Oil, and Nectar Tasting Room. April 12, 5:30 p.m. Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $60/advance; $75/door. (509) 998-8639.

Barrels and Bites - The event will feature 10 different local wineries, fresh market foods, and live and silent actions. All proceeds will go to the Spokane Public Market’s Capital Improvement Fund. Ticket available at www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/230920. April 13, 6-9 p.m. Spokane Public Market, 24 W. Second Ave. $50. (509) 624-1154.

Micros for Mamas - Gibliano Brothers presents this beer tasting with local breweries, a Longhorn barbecue dinner, entertainment from the dueling pianos of Gibliano Brothers Piano Bar, and a silent auction. The evening benefits YoungLives, a program that mentors and supports teen mothers and their babies in Spokane. April 13, 6 p.m. Northern Lights Brewing Co., 1003 E. Trent Ave. $25. (509) 570-3921.


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