August 16, 2013 in Features, Seven

10 under $10

 

1 Robert Cray Band

7 p.m. Saturday, Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Five-time Grammy Award-winning blues band was born in Eugene in the late 1970s and has been going strong since. Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011, the now 60-year-old Cray is one of the youngest performers to receive the honor. He’s done it all – yes, that’s him playing bass with Otis Day and the Knights in “Animal House” – and played with them all – Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry and Keith Richards among them. Bring a picnic supper, blankets or low-back chairs. Concessions will be available through the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Sponsored by Friends of Pavillion Park of Liberty Lake. (509) 624-1200. Admission: FREE

2 “Hamlet” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, East City Park, 900 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. Shakespeare in the Park presented by Moscow Theater Art (Too) brings the Bard’s immortal “Hamlet” to the stage. (208) 918-1882. Admission: FREE

3 Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Encampment Market

& Pow Wow Thursday-Aug. 24, Riverfront Park Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. During past years, the Gathering at the Falls powwow has become a tradition for people of all nations to celebrate the gifts the river provides, and to create or renew friendships. Dancers and singers, young and old come from near and far to showcase their songs and their dance styles for our community. There will be opportunities to watch and participate in traditional dancing, and also to buy and trade for handmade arts and crafts. Schedule: Thursday, Family Night and Tiny Tot Powwow, 5-8 p.m., followed by a performance by Desja Eagle Tail from 8-9 p.m.; Aug. 23, Grand Entry at 7 p.m.; Aug. 24, Grand Entry at 1 and 7 p.m., and performance by Eagle Tail from 5-7 p.m. Vendor booths will be open throughout the weekend, beginning about 2 p.m. Thursday. (509) 325-5502. Admission: FREE

4 Nude Pop 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Coeur d’Alene Park, 2195 W. Second Ave., Browne’s Addition. Nude Pop, winners of the the 2012 Sound Off battle of the bands contest sponsored by the Experience Music Project, will bring their brand of dream pop to the Browne’s Addition Concert Series. (971) 275-7577. Admission: FREE

5 “Steel Magnolias” Friday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Stage Left, 108 W. Third Ave. Presented by Compass Arts. Experience the struggles women face as the anchors of their families while maintaining the beauty society demands of them. Tickets available at www.spokanestageleft.org or at the door. (509) 838-9727. Admission: $10

6 Art and Glass Fest

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. More than 50 artists from around the Inland Northwest will decorate the grounds at the Cliff House Estate for a two-day shopping extravaganza featuring glasswork, metalwork, paintings, jewelry and other craft items. Age 21 and older only. (509) 927-9463. Admission: FREE

7 Pickin’ on the Prairie Antique Show & Artisan Market Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Past Blessings Farm, 8521 N. Orchard Prairie Road. Filled with a vast array of vendors, fine antiques, primitives, farm decor, artisan handcrafts, jewelry and more. Food, bluegrass music and amazing country views. (509) 499-5099. Admission: $4, good for both days; free for ages 12 and younger

8 Peach Festival Weekends through Sept. 2. The peaches are on, and the growers at Green Bluff have them. Visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com for a map of growers, hours and a list of what’s fresh. (509) 238-4754. Admission: FREE

9 Garland District Second Annual Block Party 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Garland Avenue from Monroe to Post streets. The nightlife of the Garland District moves to the street. Live music, art vendors, food and, at 8:30 p.m., the Runway Renegades Fashion Show, which highlights six local fashion designers. Vendor booths will include local artists and merchants featuring handmade arts and crafts, such as jewelry, candles, handmade clothing, paintings and DIY merchandise. There will also be a variety of food vendors. www.garlanddistrict.com.Admission: FREE

!0Long Ear Records Party 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, The Long Ear, 2405 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. 1970s-themed birthday party as the store marks its 40th anniversary. Live music from The Flying Mammals at 11 a.m., Ditto at noon, The Robert Cray Band at 1 p.m., Colourflies at 2 p.m., Bridges Home at 3 p.m., Adam Android & the A.I. at 4 p.m., Static Tones at 5 p.m., Goodnight Venus at 6 p.m., and Scatterbox at 7 p.m. Activities include do-it-yourself tie dye, bouncy house and face painting as well as a craft fair, game booths, a vinyl swap, prize wheel, beer garden and food. Admission to the Robert Cray performance is limited, and will require purchase of a Cray CD. (208) 765-3472. Admission: FREE


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