Things to Do
Spokane County Interstate Fair - Live music, animals, exhibits, amusement rides, food and much more. Seniors get free admission on Monday; police, firefighters and military get free admission on Tuesday. Visit www.spokanecounty.org/ fair/sif for a full schedule. Today-Sept. 16, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $10 adults, $7 for seniors and children ages 7-13. Kids 6 and younger admitted free. (509) 477-1766.
River Awakening Music Festival - A benefit concert for families devastated by powerful storms in July. Line-up includes: Adrienne Elise, Planetary Refugees, Groove Patrol/Real Life Rockaz, Aaron Abrahm, Pro Beats Dj Jade Cardwell, Club Foot Club, Dubthoven, Evolutions per Minute, The Lion Oh My, and Johny & the Moondogs. Today, 6 p.m., Stotts RV Park, Curlew. $20-$30.
Celebrating Cultures - Music and dance performances, art demonstrations, and food for sale. Mexican dancers Los Bailadores del Sol, 6 Foot Swing-jazz band, Milonga-Latin band, Spokane Taiko-Japanese taiko drummers, Mayan weaver Maria Cuc and wax-flower corona artist Eva Castellanoz. Saturday, noon. Riverside State Park, Bowl & Pitcher, 4427 N. Aubrey L. White Parkway. Free admission. Parked vehicles must display an annual Discover Pass ($30) or purchase a Day Use Pass for $10 at the gate. (509) 465-5064.
“Mythical Landscapes, Large Space/Small Scale, Landscape Silence” – Exhibit by nationally known artist Ben Frank Moss, Tuesday-Nov. 2, with reception 5-7 p.m. Tuesday followed by a lecture at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Science Center. Lied Center for Visual Arts, Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3258.
Classic Glass Boat and Motorcycle Show - Annual event with boats and motorcycles from 1940s to 1980s. Sponsored by Harrison Chamber of Commerce. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Harrison docks. Free.
Haul Ass to Harrison Car Show and Chili Cook Off - Many unusual and beautifully restored cars and motorcycles. Enter your favorite chili recipe in the cook-off; live music. Sponsored by Harrison Chamber of Commerce and the city of Harrison. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, downtown Harrison, Harrison. Free admission. (208) 689-9789.
Coeur d’Alene Studio Tour - Presented by Coeur d’Alene Arts & Culture Alliance. There will be 20 artists working in 10 open studios from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Start your driving tour at the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center at 105 N. First St. in downtown Coeur d’Alene, or purchase your tickets at any of the studios on the tour. A launch is planned at the Chamber from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. During that time, you can view a work of art from each artist, purchase tickets and get a map of the tour. $10/adults, free/children and students. (208) 292-1629.
Mobius Street Festival - Join Mobius Science Center and Mobius Kids Children’s Museum for a free day of family fun. Speakers, including former NASA Astronaut Dr. Bonnie Dunbar, will kick off the day. Afterward, enjoy extreme science stage shows, hands-on science activities, fun arts & crafts, robotics, food vendors and more. Throughout the day, enjoy free guided tours of the new 27,000-square-foot Mobius Science Center. Plus, visit the newly renovated Mobius Kids Children’s Museum and the grand opening of their new exhibit Wattson’s World, where you can learn about safety and conservation from Avista’s Energy Watchdog. Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown Spokane on Main Avenue (between Lincoln and Post streets). Free. (509) 444-2350.
Whiskers and Wine - Fourth annual event to benefit Partners for Pets. Evening of wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, music by Nobody Famous and silent auction. Age 21 and older. Tickets may be purchased at the adoption center at Argonne and Trent in Spokane Valley or at www.partnersforpets.org. Saturday, 6:30-9 p.m., Caterina/Lone Canary Winery, 905 N. Washington St. $20. (509) 328-5069.
Cobra Polo Classic - Polo players from around the world. Benefits the Ronald McDonald House. Reservations requested. Sunday, noon-4 p.m., Spokane Polo Club, 7500 W. State Route 2. $200/person. (509) 624-0500.
Rock Creek Alliance Annual Party - Help support the Rock Creek Alliance and enjoy fine wine, appetizers, and live music. Auction items have been donated by local businesses and friends. Sept. 13, 5-8 p.m., Pend d’Oreille Winery, 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 265-8272.