May 4, 2012 in Features

Things to do

 

“Don Quixote - A Grand Finale” - Classics series with The Spokane Symphony. Eckart Preu, conductor; cello by Joshua Roman. Performances Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. A preconcert talk about the music will be held in the hall one hour before each performance. Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $14-$44. (509) 624-1200.

B.B. King - “King of the Blues.” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $57.50-$67.50. (877) 777-5252.

“A Fine and Pleasant Misery” - A one-man show by Tim Behrens and a Patrick F. McManus comedy for all ages. Proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $24/adults, $18/youth ages 17 and younger. (208) 667-1865.

“Lost in Yonkers” - Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, directed by Brittani C. Kelly. Shows tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $9-$17. (208) 667-1323.

39th Moscow Renaissance Fair - “Celebration of Spring” with a kaleidoscope of music, activities, crafts and food, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. More than 100 artisans from all over the region will be selling art and crafts at the Fair. Visit moscowrenfair.org. East City Park, Moscow. Free. (217) 493-1879.

53rd Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show – Today-Sunday. The show will feature displays of fossils, minerals, gemstones, handcrafted jewelry, and supplies. It will also include demonstrations, children’s activities and more. Presented by Rock Rollers of Spokane. Hours are Friday-Saturay, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $6/adults, $5/seniors, free/age 12 and younger and Scouts in uniform. (509) 244-8442.

Bloomsday 2012 Tradeshow - Check-in and pick-up your packet for race day. Premier showcase for fitness products, activities and events. Today, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. May 4, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free admission. (509) 279-7000.

Special Olympics Washington Spring Games - Spectators welcome to support more than 650 athletes, 90 coaches and 200 volunteers. Gold medal winners will advance to Summer Games held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma June 1-3. Opening ceremonies are today from 7-8 p.m. at CenterPlace, Spokane Valley. Events also will be held at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. For complete schedule, visit www.specialolympics washington.org/calendar/ sporting_events/east-r egion-spring-games- may-4-5. (509) 460-1371.

Free Comic Book Weekend - Merlyn’s – Saturday and Sunday. Each person can choose two free comic books from the selections, free sketches for kids from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., costume contest with prizes, get your picture taken with famous characters and more. Daily 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Meryln’s, 19 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 624-0957.

50th Jubilee Celebration – Priest Lake Elementary celebrates its 50-year history with as special program and barbecue. 5 p.m. today, Priest Lake Elementary School, Priest Lake. (208) 443-2555.

BeauSoliel avec Michael Doucet - Presented by Spokane Public Radio. Celebrate Mardi Gras with Grammy Award-winning, Cajun band. Concert proceeds will benefit the programming and operational efforts of SPR stations KPBX 91.1, KSFC 91.9, and KPBZ 90.3. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $29-$37. (800) 325-SEAT.

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