An Daire Irish Dancers Fundraiser - Special musical guests including The Celtic Nots, popular Irish band in the Inland Northwest, and John Sylte playing fiddle. Silent auction with lots of great items to raise funds to help send the advanced performance team to the regional Irish Dance championships in November, and possibly to the World Irish Dance championships in Boston next April. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Garland Church, 2011 W. Garland Ave. $5/person, $20/family. (509) 294-3771.
“Annie” Benefit Production - See the Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of Annie and help raise money for children in our community. A portion of proceeds will support children enrolled in the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ premier mentoring program. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $30. (509) 328-8310, ext. 223.
An Evening of Dueling Pianos - By Jeff and Rhiannon to benefit Good Samaritan Society - Spokane Valley Rehab Therapy Courtyard. Social hour at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and silent and live auctions; 8 p.m. concert. Attire is semi-formal dress in black and white. Friday, Valley Bible Church, 3021 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $50/person, $350/table of eight. (509) 924-6161.
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. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $150/person. (509) 474-4917.
Eighth Annual Stem & Stein - Presented by Spokane AIDS Network featuring local wineries, breweries and spirits tasting. USO big band theme. Dancing begins at 7 p.m. with music by Hot Club of Spokane. Local chocolate and cheese pairings, artwork auction and raffle. June 22, 6 p.m., Spokane Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $45. (509) 455-8993.
Vintage Spokane: A Wine and Food Affair - Will highlight the award-winning and up-and-coming wineries throughout the Northwest, each offering samples of their wine. Sip wines from more than 60 of the region’s most celebrated wineries, and savor delicious culinary options from Masselow’s and the Northern Quest Resort & Casino’s culinary team. Enjoy watching the resort chefs performing cooking demonstrations on state-of-the-art cooktops and grills. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase wine. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit Spokane Youth Sports Association. Tickets and details at www.vintagespokane.com June 24, 3 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $45-$60. (509) 481-6700.
Over the Edge Event - Support Special Olympics Washington with the thrilling opportunity to rappel 20 stories and 264 feet from Spokane’s tallest building. Register today as space is limited for this once in a lifetime opportunity. Participants must be over 18 years of age and raise a minimum of $1,000 in pledges to secure a rappel spot. June 29, 9 a.m., Bank of America, Financial Center, 601 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 299-7117.
Mozart on a Summer’s Eve - July 17-18. Presented by Connoisseur Concerts, with special guest baritone Max Mendez. Reservations recommended. Performances 7 p.m. each evening. Manito Park, on the lawn east of Duncan Gardens, 4 W. 21st Ave., just off Tekoa Street. $10/lawn (bring blankets or chairs); $25/person for table seating and includes gourmet dessert and coffee. TicketsWest, (800) 325-SEAT.
Steak-fry and barbecue fundraiser - Fourth annual St. Vincent de Paul event to benefit North Idaho’s Family Emergency Shelter Program. Includes food by award-winning pitmasters of Bents BBQ, Jeff Selle and Jay Brenner, dessert by Holy Family Catholic School and music by Colby Acuff and Torino Drive. Tickets available at the Coeur d’Alene or Post Falls thrift stores or online at www.stvincentdepaulcda.org. July 21, 5-9 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $25. (208) 664-3096.
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