Superpops: Tribute to the Music of John Denver - Presented by Spokane Symphony and conducted by Morihiko Nakahara. Saturday, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $25-$58. (509) 624-1200.
Scarywood Theme Park Haunted Nights - The theme park will transform Fridays-Saturdays, beginning today, from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-11 p.m. Includes the haunted attractions of 3-Dementia, Blood Bayou, Terror Canyon Trail and The Zombiewood Express, along with huge scare zones. Not recommended for children age 12 and younger. Through Oct. 27. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. U.S. Highway 95, Athol, Idaho. $24.99/Wednesdays-Thursdays, $29.99/Fridays, $34.99/Saturdays and includes rides and a free pass for May 2013. Save $5 by purchasing tickets online at www.scarywoodhauntednights.com. (208) 683-3400.
WWE Raw World Tour - John Cena vs. Big Show Steel Cage Match. Sunday, 5 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $15-$95. (800) 325-SEAT.
Custer’s 37th Annual Fall Antique and Collectors Sale – Today through Sunday. More than 200 dealers with antiques in all price ranges. MAC Appraisal Days on Saturday and Sunday – bring your family treasures to find out what they’re worth. Receive a verbal evaluation by qualified appraisers and knowledgeable experts. Hand-carried items only, no firearms or musical instruments. You may bring in a photo for large pieces – show the details. Today, 4-9 p.m., Saturday, 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 admission/good all weekend, free/age 12 and younger. Appraisals are $7 per item, benefits Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (limit five per person). (509) 924-0588.
Autumn Harvest Hullabaloo – Today and Saturday. Annual event hosted by the Colfax Chamber of Commerce. Today’s events from 3-7 p.m. include crafts and art booths at First Baptist Church, franchise booths at the old Hamilton Drug building and early-bird specials at local merchants. Saturday’s events include: Fireman’s Breakfast at the Fire Station on Mill Street from 7-10 a.m.; crafts and arts booths from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; city wide yard sales from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit http://colfaxhulla.com. Oct. 5, (509) 397-3712.
Spokane Renaissance Faire - Patrons are invited to visit a world where chivalry comes alive with wares and crafts, food, actors, storytellers, musicians, dancers, and shows for all ages. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowgirl Co-op, 20424 N. Dunn Road, Green Bluff. $10/adults, $8/seniors, active duty military with ID, $5/ages 6-17, free/age 5 and younger. Receive $1 off admission with donation of two cans of food for Second Harvest. (509) 879-4006.
Riverwalk Music Festival - Live music featuring Soul Proprietor and Tuxedo Junction, raffle, food. Proceeds help fund Holy Names Music Center and Northwest Autism Center. Saturday, noon-8 p.m., Riverwalk Plaza Complex, 1003 E. Trent Ave. (next to No-Li Brewery). $10. (800) 325-SEAT.
U.S. House of Representatives Chaplain Rev. Patrick Conroy, S.J. - Father Conroy, a GU alumni, is the second Catholic priest and first Jesuit to hold the office of Chaplain to the House of Representatives. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall Globe Room, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-6191.
Beyond Pink Fashion Show - Second annual designer bra fashion show and silent auction. Fundraiser to help provide funding for women who could not otherwise afford thermography, a procedure that detects early breast disease. To purchase tickets, visit www.beyondpink.net/buytickets.html. Today, 5-9 p.m., Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave.
2012 Artistry in Wood - Spokane Carvers Association presents a juried show of wood carvings with exhibits of wood turnings. 200 carvings by novice, intermediate, advanced and expert carvers. Special events include featured local expert carver Cy Franks and carving demonstrations and advice. Vendors will be present with carvings, tools, wood and supplies for sale. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane Community College, The Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. $5/general, free/children age 12 and younger with adult. (509) 244-3467.
Touch a Truck – Bring the kids to get hands-on access to a variety of equipment which may include fire trucks, dump trucks, ambulances, helicopters, etc. This year’s special guest is Tow Mater (from Disney’s “Cars”)! Event runs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday with “horn-free” hours from 9-11 a.m. for sound sensitive children (and parents). Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St. $5/person, free/age 1 and younger. Receive $1 off admission with a donation for the Salvation Army Food Bank. (509) 455-6060.
“Duck Soup” and “My Little Chickadee” - Double-feature evening beginning with the 1933 Marx Brothers musical “Duck Soup,” a spoof on how moronic politics can lead to unnecessary war. Concluding the evening will be the W.C. Fields-Mae West comedy western “My Little Chickadee” (1940). The Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater (ABCT) presents its fall film series “Best of the Political Movie Classics.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 993-1732.
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