Tumbleweed Film Festival Fourth annual event with a total of 40 short independent films presented during the festival in Oroville, Wash. Four venues – Veranda Beach Resort, Alpine Brewing Company, Esther Bricques Winery and Pastime Bar and Grill. Each evening will feature different films, and the festival lineup always has a mix of comedies, dramas, documentaries and animation. Local wines and beers will also be available for tasting during the festival. Visit www.tumbleweedfilmfest.com for schedule. Friday, 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, 5-9:30 p.m. $10/night. (206) 293-1879.
South Perry Summer Outdoor Movies Saturday, “Beetlejuice.” A couple of newly minted ghosts contract the services of a “bio-exorcist” in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. Rated PG. Movie starts at dusk. The Shop, 924 S. Perry St. Free. (509) 534-1647.
Free Movies in Liberty Lake Saturday, “Mamma Mia!” (pictured). The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the ’70s group ABBA. Rated PG-13. Held at Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Aug. 9, “Star Trek.” The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father’s legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time. Rated PG-13. Held at Half Moon Park, Holl Boulevard at Indiana Avenue. Movies shown at dusk. Free. (509) 755-6726.
$1 Summer Movies Express Two movies to choose from at two different theaters. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m., “African Cats” (G) and “Chimpanzee” (G). Riverstone Stadium Regal Theater, 2416 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-8185. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-2590. $1.
Outdoor Movies at Riverfront Park Wednesday, “The Sandlot.” Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he’s part of the local baseball buddies. Rated PG. The evening also features circus performers, movie trivia and food trucks at dusk. Bring blankets and warm clothes for a comfortable evening. The event is dog friendly. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Premovie seating is $5 starting at 7 p.m. (206) 819-1346.
Free Movies at the Kroc Thursday, “Brave.” Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. Rated PG. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., movie at 1:45 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.
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