Other Gardeners’ Edens - A tour of five varied and creative gardens with proceeds to benefit the Associated Garden Clubs grants to community garden projects. Locations include 245 E. 13th Ave. and 31 W. 37th Ave. Today, 10 a.m. $10/general, free/age 11 and younger. (509) 448-3037.
Apperson Benefit Concert - All ages event featuring music by Soldier Slette, Epik Henley, The Fre$hman, Realla - Gorilla, kaneSicc, Krown Boy, Cordell Drake and Mista Snipe, Krown Royal & M-dub Homegrown hits. Benefits the family of Shawn Apperson who died after saving his family from a fire. Wednesday, 7 p.m., The Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St. $5/advanced; $10/door; $15/memorial shirts. (509) 218-2836.
Little Black Dress of YWCA - Complimentary appetizers by Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar. No-host bar includes two special LBD drinks with a live drink-making demonstration by Twigs. Watch YWCA models walk the runway in Our Sister’s Closet fashions. Learn more about the programs and services offered to empower women in the region. Our Sister’s Closet is a free professional clothing boutique for women transitioning into the workplace. We invite you to take a tour of the boutique at the LBD event. Bring used but fashionable professional clothing/shoes/accessories to this event to donate. Thursday, 5:30 p.m., YWCA, rooftop, 930 N. Monroe St. $35/door. (509) 326-1190.
Brain Festival NW - Friday-Aug. 18. All profits for this three-day outdoor music festival will go to free medical treatments for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Bands performing include The Bell Hours, Reborn Kingdom, Flying Mammals, Elbow Coulee, and Dusty Rhodes, as well as DJs: The Chronvic and AtoZ, Bassrock, Lycra.Beats, INNIT, T.E.E., DJ Alic3 Dee, Koffin and DJ Derek Howell. Howell Canyon Estate, 185 Howell Canyon Road, Tonasket, Wash. $10/day; $40/weekend, includes camping.
Inland Northwest Honor Flight Picnic - Fourth annual picnic. Catered by Longhorn Barbeque. $10 from each meal will go toward the INW Honor Flight mission to send World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. Bring a lawn chair. RSVP by Wednesday. Saturday, 3-6 p.m., Waterfront Park, 1386 S. Lefevre St., Medical Lake. $20/person, collected at the picnic. (509) 624-0222.