Things to Do
Summer Sellebration - Second annual event hosted by The Friends of Inland Northwest Baby. Food, entertainment and hosting a sale of new and gently used children’s items to help raise funds for Inland NW Baby, which supplies diapers, gently used clothing and hygiene supplies through existing social service agencies. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 499-0670.
Farm Chicks Antique Show - Vintage and retro arts and crafts, furniture, exhibits and more. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7. (509) 954-1692.
ArtFest 2012 – 27th annual art fair. Three days of fine music, good food and the popular Make-It-Art children’s hands-on art making area, and over 160 fine artists and craftspeople. Hours are Friday, noon-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be live music until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition. Free admission. (509) 456-3931.
Relay for Life - Coeur d’Alene - Benefits the American Cancer Society. Event takes place 6 p.m. Friday through 10 a.m. Saturday, with Survivor Reception at 7 p.m. and Luminaria Ceremony at 10 p.m. Friday. Free family event featuring live entertainment, games, booths, kids’ area, food, silent auction and more. June 1, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (509) 242-8281.
Spokane Relay for Life – Benefits The American Cancer Society. 6 p.m., opening ceremony; 7 p.m., Survivor Lap; 10 p.m., Luminaria Ceremony; and 8 a.m. Saturday is the Closing Ceremony. Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Visit http://relay.acsevents.org
Neighbor Day at Felts Field - Second annual open house to see classic airplanes, talk to the pilots, see an historic B-17 Flying Fortress and more. Rides available. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Felts Field, 6105 E. Rutter Ave., Spokane Valley. Free admission. (800) 493-7515.
Bridge Walk 2012 - An opportunity to walk, talk and take in the views and bridges of the Spokane River. Participants will walk a relaxed 4.5-mile loop that crosses 17 bridges in the heart of Spokane. Starts at the Monroe Street Bridge and ends at the Rotary Riverfront Fountain. Registration is available online at bit.ly/bridge_2012. For more information call 509-625-6200 or go to spokaneparks.org. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Veterans Court (corner of Post and Monroe streets). $9/general, free/4 and younger. (509) 625-6546.
Operation Free Ride - Horses for Heroes - Enjoy roping the hay bale, riding and playing with the big and little horses, arts and crafts and barbecue lunch. For active or retired military, firefighters, police and sheriff officers and their families. 10 a.m. Saturday, Ride to Succeed, 7910 W. Burroughs, Deer Park. Free. (509) 951-0461.
Opening Doors For Art - Walk through the hallways and enjoy 20 diverse art experiences and many of the region’s top artists in an evening event hosted by St. Aloysius Gonzaga School. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, chocolate, wine and beer as you visit 10 art studios in one location as well as hands-on, interactive art experiences. Artists displaying work include Jeanine Marx Fruci, Harry Green, Ben Joyce, Neil McKenzie, Scott Melville and Ken Spiering. Proceeds support St. Al’s art program. Must be at least age 21 to attend. 6-9 p.m. Saturday, St. Aloysius Gonzaga School, 611 E. Mission Ave. $25. (509) 489-7825.
The Pour: A Wine Event - Four-course wine dinner and auction with some of the region’s finest wines. Benefits the psychiatric programs at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital. Age 21 and older. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $150/person. (509) 474-4917.
Venetian Masked Gala - Fundraiser to support the Pend Oreille Players’ graduating youth and to boost the general fund. Open to ages 14 years and older. Cocktail attire and masks are a must, and costumes are encouraged. There will be an Italian comedy presented by the graduating seniors, dance lessons, hors d’oeuvres and wine bar. Costumes will be available to rent and hand-made, one-of-a-kind masks available for purchase. There will also be a silent auction with items from local businesses and talented local artisans. Reservations encouraged. 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. $15/advance, $18/door. (509) 671-3389.