August 26, 2012 in Features

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Herbal Medicine Making - Medicinal berries and the remedies made from them, and healing herbs to bolster the immune system and help deal with winter colds and flu. You will make berry tinctures and cordial, a soothing lotion and a healing soup. Registration required at the store or online. Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. $30. (509) 368-9378.

Solar Power Class - Learn the basics of solar power. Classes are limited to 20 people. Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-noon, Eco Depot, 1326 E. Sprague Ave. $35, includes materials and handouts. (509) 924-8803.

Cover Crops Demonstration - Learn about the benefits of cover cropping from Matt and Kim Davidson of Mighty Mustard. Cover crops help to build soil and eliminate weeds for the urban veggie farmer. No registration required. Sept. 15, noon-2 p.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Free. (509) 368-9378.


Co-op Kids - Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy free activities, with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Tuesday, Bendaroos. 9 a.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Funky Junk Antique Show - Saturday-Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The farm yard, silo, barns and more will be filled with treasures. Food and live music both days. Wood V-X Ranch, seven miles north of Sandpoint off Highway 95, Sandpoint. $2/general, free/age 12 and younger. (208) 946-8500.

17th Annual Quilt Show - Sept. 3-4. “Quilting by the Rivers” presented by Valley Piecemakers Quilt and Craft Club. Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Heyburn Elementary School, gym, 1405 Main Ave., St. Maries, Idaho. $1. (208) 245-2356.

Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour - Explore the studios where the five artists work, the landscapes and gardens that inspire them, all located within a 2 1/2 mile radius. Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Little Spokane River Valley. Free admission. (509) 981-9916.


North Idaho Fair and Rodeo - Today. Family activities 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. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $9/adults; $8/seniors; $5/children. (208) 765-4969.

Clayton Community Fair - Today. Local 4H and FFA kids will be showing their animals and projects, vendors and entertainment, American Dairy Goat Show, local fair contests and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clayton Community Fairgrounds, 4616 Wallbridge Road, Clayton, Wash. $2.

Doggie Dip - Bring your four-legged friend to the pool for the last splash of the season. This program is a joint venture between Spokane Park Foundation and SpokAnimal in an effort to bring dogs and their owners together to have fun, raise awareness and funds for the city’s dog park at High Bridge park. It’s $10 per dog if you register before the event. Drops-ins and donations to the Spokane Park Foundation and SpokAnimal to benefit the dog park are welcome at the door. Today, 2-5 p.m., Comstock Aquatics Center, 600 W. 29th Ave. (509) 625-6200; also Monday, 5-8 p.m., Shadle Aquatics Center, 2005 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 625-6200.

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