Manito Park Bench Summer Music Series - Free outdoor acoustic music on Fridays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy live music, food offerings, adult beverages and the ambiance of one of Spokane’s most beautiful parks. Tonight: Brent Edstrom Trio. Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free. (509) 625-6632.
Traveling Light - A versatile music duo specializing in light jazz and pop favorites from the 40s, 50s and 60s. Today: LaCrosse (Wash.) Park at 11:30 a.m.; Endicott (Wash.) Lutheran Church at 1:30 p.m. (509) 397-4366.
Asante Children’s Choir - Group of 24 children from Africa. Today, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park; Monday, 7 p.m., The Altar in Coeur d’Alene. Free. (509) 680-1473.
Tommy Emmanuel - Two-time Grammy nominated guitarist. Tonight, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $30-$40/advance, $35-$45/day of show. (800) 325-SEAT.
James King and the Southsiders - Blues music. Today, 9 p.m., Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St.
Live Music at Huckleberry’s - Saturday: Talmadge. 5-7 p.m., Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.
HOPfest - Classic rock band The Kustums will perform from 5-8 p.m. in the Commons. Saturday and Sunday, Steam Plant, 159 S. Lincoln St. (509) 777-3900.
Fat Tones - Blues music. Saturday, 9 p.m., Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St.
Music at Arbor Crest - Sunday, Sammy Eubanks, country blues. 5:30 p.m. to dusk. Age 21 and older. No outside alcohol. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5. (509) 927-9463.
Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Danid Roon, original punky, Irish yawp. 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.
Drums! Spokane Taiko - Appropriate for school-age children. Enjoy Japanese drumming with Spokane Taiko. Tuesday: 10 a.m., West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St.; 2 and 3:30 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Thursday: 3 p.m., Hillyard Library, 4006 N. Cook St. Free. (509) 444-5331.
Volbeat - Danish metal quartet with special guests Hellyeah and Iced Earth. Tuesday, both performances at 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. (877) 435-9849.
Fourth of July in Pullman - Family events, children’s activities, food, various vendors, live entertainment beginning at 5:30 p.m., and fireworks at dusk. Free bus transportation to the park is provided by Pullman Transit. Wednesday, Sunnyside Park, Pullman. (509) 332-2920.
The Singing Nuns Dessert Social and Concert - Gate opens at 7 p.m. with tours beginning at 7:15 p.m. Concert by The Singing Nuns at 8:30 p.m. View Spokane fireworks show about 10:20 p.m. There are no reservations, just pay at the gate. Free desserts and drinks, bring your own lawn chairs and flashlights. Wednesday, Mount St. Michaels, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road. $5/general, free/age seven and younger with paying adult. (509) 466-9178.
Fourth of July - Sandpoint - Parade downtown in the morning, followed by afternoon stage performances at City Beach and fireworks over the lake at dusk. Wednesday. Free. 1-800-800-2106.
Fourth of July - Liberty Lake - Free concert with music by Big Hair Revolution playing ’70s and ’80s music and Men in the Making playing music by legendary performers. Fireworks at dusk. Wednesday, 5-10 p.m., Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 893-3413.
Bells Before the Fireworks - Free concert by carillonist Wesley Arai, associate carillonist at the University of California-Berkeley. Wednesday, 9 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 838-4277.
MAC Band Performances - Thursday, America, My Home. Presented by Moscow Arts Commission. 7 p.m., East City Park, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 883-7036.
Coeur d’Alene Outdoor Summer Concert Series - Thursdays through August, 6:30-8 p.m. This Thursday, The Fat Tones (rhythm and blues). Riverstone Park, 1805 Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.
Audubon Park Concerts - Thursday, Wingspan, a Washington Air National Guard Band. Free concerts take place 6:30-8:30 p.m., Audubon Park, 3405 N. Milton Ave. Free.
Spokane Comedy Club - Featuring nationally touring comedians. Tonight and Saturday, 8:30 p.m., The Tailgater, 1221 N. Howard St. $10. (509) 328-9000.
“Safari” - Improv showcase presented by Blue Door Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the show. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats; no special offers, coupons or group discounts. (509) 747-7045.
Comedy at Goodtymes - Featuring local and touring comedians. Sunday, 9 p.m.-midnight, Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. No cover. (509) 928-1070.
“The Music Man” - Presented by Sandpoint Onstage. Performances tonight and Saturday, July 6-7 and 13-14. All shows at 8 p.m. Matinee on July 7 at 2 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $15/adults, $12/seniors and students, $10/age 12 and younger. (208) 263-9191.
“Rock and Roll Midsummer Night’s Dream” - Written by William Shakespeare, adapted by Arne Zaslove, this production takes place in a High School in Athens, Georgia (circa 1957) and features the Bard’s classic works set to Doo Wop music. Shows tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10.50/adults; $5.50/children. (509) 671-3389.
“The Magic of Oz” - World premiere of musical directed by Dustin L. Sorrell. Adapted from original scripts by L. Frank Baum. Shows today at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 667-1323.
Northwest Renaissance Festival - Enjoy entertainment including knights, peasant and gypsies, battle chess, mud beggars, music merriment and jousting. Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Runs through July 22. 6493 Highway 291, 18 miles north of Spokane, between mile markers 18 and 19, Nine Mile Falls. $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12 and seniors. (509) 276-7728.
“Art of Transformation” Acting workshop - Internationally acclaimed performer and educator Ronald Rand will teach this Master Acting Workshop, which has been presented at more than 75 universities, colleges, schools and theaters around the world. Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $25. (509) 747-7045.
“Ring of Fire” - Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre will present this Johnny Cash jukebox revue. Shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Runs Thursday-July 15. For more information, visit www.cdasummertheatre.com. North Idaho College, Schuler Performing Arts Center, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $25.95-$39.95. (208) 769-7780.
“Greater Tuna” - Interplayers will present this comedy starring Patrick Treadway and Michael Weaver. Shows July 6-7, 10-12, 14, 17-18 and 21 at 7:30 p.m.; matinees on July 7-8, 14-15 and 21 at 2 p.m. Special benefit performances: Thursday, 20 percent of sales will benefit the Honor Flight Program; July 6, The Boys and Girls Club with host an art exhibit in the Gellhorn Gallery, adult tickets will be $4 off for patrons who donate a new children’s book or art supplies; July 12, receive $2 off a $10 purchase at the lobby concession bar by donating a canned food item to Second Harvest food bank. July 5, 7:30 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $15-$24. (509) 455-7529 or (800) 325-SEAT.