Things to do
North Idaho Fair and Rodeo - Through Sunday. Family fun and entertainment, with live music, carnival rides and games, food vendors, arts and crafts, livestock, contests and community exhibits. Demolition derby, PRCA rodeo, draft horse shows, and motocross competitions in the Grandstand. Gates open daily at 9 a.m. Buildings open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. today and Saturday, and 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Sunday. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. $9/adults; $8/seniors; $5/children. (208) 765-4969.
Chicks and Chaps - Fourth annual women-only rodeo clinic. Meet the men of rodeo, learn about rodeo horses and cattle, cowgirl up to Mighty Brouncy. Texas Roadhouse will serve dinner, enjoy the auction and get preferred seating for the rodeo. Proceeds benefit the Kootenai Health Foundation Cancer Patient Support Program and the North Idaho Fair and Rodeo. Aug. 24, 2 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $65. (208) 765-4969.
Millwood Daze – Saturday; breakfast at 8 a.m.; 5K Dash starts at 9 a.m., gather at Millwood Presbyterian Church parking lot, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, with awards at 10 a.m. Sign up at Anytime Fitness or online at millwood5k.com; 11 a.m., pet walk, bring your pet and donate pet food to help feed pets of seniors; 1:30 p.m., World’s largest wagon parade, marchers need to be in staging area at 12:30 p.m., sign up at www.mowspokane.org. Other activities include a car show, artfest, jumping castle, games, vendor booths, prizes, music. Free outdoor showing of “The Muppets” starts at 8 p.m. Downtown Millwood. Race fee: $20/person, $30/family. (509) 954-9277.
Plane Pull 2012 - Benefiting Special Olympics Washington. Teams of up to 20 will be pitted against each other in the ultimate battle of strength, stamina and fun while pulling a 138,400-pound Boeing 727 12 feet. Registration is required. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Spokane International Airport, 3250 S. Godfrey. $30/person, includes T-shirt. (509) 299-7117.
“Twelfth Night” - Presented by Montana’s Shakespeare in the Park. 5 p.m. Saturday, Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake.
Reds, Whites and Brews - Annual wine and beer tasting, presented by Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Send check to KCLL, P.O. Box 282, Liberty Lake, WA 99019. Sunday, 3-6 p.m., Meadowwood Technology Campus, 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake. $35.
Free Summer Movies at the Garland Theater - Today, “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” (PG); Monday-Aug. 31, “Dolphin Tale” (PG). All shows are at 9:30 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. Free admission; jumbo popcorn is $6. No outside food or drinks allowed. (509) 327-1050.
Free Outdoor Movies - Liberty Lake - Today, “How to Train Your Dragon.” Part of the Friends of Pavillion Park Summer Festival Series. All shows at dusk. Aug. 24, Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free.
Pig Out in the Park – Wednesday-Sept. 3. Open daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 33rd annual event with 54 food booths, adult-beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on four stages throughout the week. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. (509) 921-5579.