November 9, 2012 in Features

Things to do

 

Jubilee International Marketplace Fair Trade Sale - Featuring handmade products from more than 30 Fair Trade organizations from countries including Guatemala, Nepal, Thailand, Ethiopia, Bolivia and Peru. Today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Free. (509) 747-1058.

Coeur d’Alene Artwalk - Stroll through downtown Coeur d’Alene and enjoy local and nationally acclaimed artists. Visit supporting galleries, shops, restaurants and businesses. Today, 5-8 p.m., Downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.

17th Annual Fall Folk Festival - Saturday-Sunday. Presented by the Spokane Folklore Society. Featuring eight stages and 85 performances of traditional and ethnic dance and music, workshops, crafts for children and jamming. Traditional crafts and meals for purchase. Magic Hours are Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. A special Veterans Day program to feature Robbins Rebels Fife and Drum from 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Sunday. Spokane Community College, Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Free. (509) 624-5693.

Author Jim Lynch - He presents “The Making of a Northwest Novelist” and details his career, including his time as a reporter at The Spokesman-Review, his work and the featured novel, “Border Songs.” Part of Everybody Reads 2012. Monday, noon, Colfax Library , 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free; pre-order a lunch for $7. (509) 397-4366.

Health Care in Spokane, the Good News - Free community forum features T.R. Reid, a correspondent and filmmaker for The Washington Post, NPR, and PBS and screenwriter/narrator of the PBS documentary “U.S. Health Care: The Good News.” Reid will talk about his documentary and lead a panel of local and national health care leaders discussing how to build a high quality and cost-effective health care system. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free. (509) 359-6335.

Snowlander Expo – Today-Saturday. Ski and snowboard with area’s top retailers, beer garden, latest movies from Teton and more. Hours 4-9 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 279-7000.

Spokane Potters’ Guild Sixth Annual Holiday Sale - A variety of handmade pottery items will be for sale, including mugs, vases, little boxes, pitchers, ornaments, planters, plates, platters, trivets, soap dishes, sculptures, raku items, leaves, bowls of all sizes and more. Today, 4 p.m., Spokane Potters Guild, 1404 N. Fiske St. (509) 532-8225.

Welcome Home, a Veterans Day Celebration - Sponsored by Honor Point Military and Aerospace Museum, the city of Spokane and Spokane Airports. The ceremony will be held inside the original hangar built in the mid-1920s. Col. Brian Newberry, USAF, wing commander Fairchild Air Force Base, and Spokane Mayor David Condon will be featured speakers. Several vintage aircraft will be on display. The formal program will begin at 1 p.m. with military marches, period music and the presentation of the colors and pledge of allegiance; the program will conclude at 2 p.m., with the gates open until 4 p.m. Monday, Felts Field, 6105 E. Rutter Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (800) 493-7515.

Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream – Wednesday through Nov. 18. All you favorite princesses take the ice. Wednesday-Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.; Nov. 17 at 11:30, 3 and 7 p.m.; and Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $18-$55. (800) 325-SEAT.

Yuletide at the MAC – Thursday through Nov. 17. Spokane Art School’s indoor holiday festival of fine arts and crafts, with artists whose talents encompass ceramics, paintings, mixed media, jewelry, photography, woodwork, fiber arts and more. There will be seasonal holiday items, as well. Hours are Thursday, noon-4:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Free admission. (509) 363-5344.


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