Art and Glass Fest - Today and Sunday. 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 beautiful glasswork, metalwork, paintings, jewelry and other unique craft items. Hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. Age 21 and older only. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free admission. (509) 927-9463.
Author Jane Cody - Signing her book, “Birthing Eternity: A Different Perspective on the Four Horsemen of Revelation.” 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 922-4104.
Child’s Play Charity Event - Come play video games or enter our “Guitar Hero” tournament, while supporting a good cause. The Modified Dolls are hosting a charity event for Child’s Play. Dress up like a rock star to get entered into the costume contest. This is an all-ages event; 5 p.m. Black Wolf Gamers Center, 14208 E. Sprague Ave. $5. (509) 279-2290.
Free Outdoor Summer Movies - Spokane Valley - Family animated movie presented by Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department at 8:20 p.m. This week, “Hotel Transylvania,” rated PG. Bring blankets, chairs and snacks and enjoy the show. There will be activities in the park an hour before the movie start time. Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. Free. (509) 688-0300.
Fundraiser for Theater Arts for Children - Car wash, bake sale, lemonade stand and garage sale, starts at 8 a.m. Genesis Church, 819 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 995-6718.
Goodguys Northwest Nationals - Event celebrates a year of automotive festivals geared toward classic American automobile enthusiasts. Includes more than 1,500 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks through 1972, live entertainment, indoor car show, vendor & commercial booths, swap meet, model and pedal car show, kids’ activities, All American Sunday and awards. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $15/general, $6/kids 7-12 years old, Free/6 and younger. (925) 838-9876.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.
Robert Cray Band - Free outdoor concert at the park by this five-time Grammy Award-winning blues band. Bring a picnic supper, blankets, low back chairs. Concessions will be available through the Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Sponsored by Friends of Pavillion Park of Liberty Lake; 7 p.m. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road. Free. (509) 624-1200.
Women’s Self-Defense Class - Learn practical and applicable defense methods that you could confidently use in an emergency; 1-2 p.m. Warrior Camp, 5027 E. Trent Ave. $10/class. (754) 444-CAGE.
Art and Glass Fest - 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Age 21 and older only. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road. Free admission. (509) 927-9463.
Goodguys 30th Anniversary Northwest Nationals - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $15/general, $6/kids 7-12 years old, Free/under 6 years old. (925) 838-9876.
Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - Explore the rich historical events that were significant to the development and growth of the beautiful Spokane Valley. 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, 12114 E Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/kids 7-17. (509) 922-4570.
Sunday Concerts on the Cliff - Concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. in September). All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Food available for purchase. Sunday: Sara Brown Band (’60s and ’70s rhythm and blues, soul); Aug. 25: Tuxedo Junction (big band swing); Sept. 1: Meet Revolver (Beatle tribute band); Sept. 8: Ryan Larsen (country); Sept. 15: Nobody Famous (Jimmy Buffet-style music); Sept. 22: Singlewide (rock); Sept. 29: Common Ground (Top 40). Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. General: $5/concert; additional $50/table for 8 or $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.
Sunday Street Market - Open air market with vendors from artist to commercial, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.
DivorceCare Recovery Support Group - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Eastpoint Church, 15303 E. Sprague Ave. $25 for workbook. (509) 533-6800 or (509) 892-5255.
Emergency Preparedness - Milwood - We’re not expecting zombies, but fire and ice are facts of life in the Inland Northwest. Do you have the knowledge and supplies you need if you have to evacuate, can’t leave your home, or lose your power? Learn about local hazards, short- and long-term preparedness concepts, neighborhood cooperation, and involvement with volunteer groups that assist others during disasters. Presented by Spokane Emergency Management; 6 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Free. (509) 893-8260.
Spokane Valley City Council study session - Tentative agenda items include a discussion on solid waste and an update on a new criminal prevention officer; 6 p.m. City Hall, 11707 E. Sprague Ave. 921-1000.
Stars on Hill Dance - The MasterClass Jazz Big Band Orchestra presents this benefit for the PEO; 5-9 p.m. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. $18/person, two tickets for $30, includes hors d’oeuvres dessert bar. (509) 290-2917.
Veradale Farmers Market - 2 to 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 990-3683.
Zombies - Spokane Valley - Get your creep on with zombie makeup, crafts and snacks. We’ll practice target shooting and learn some apocalypse preparedness techniques. There will be prizes worth rising from the grave for! Grades 6 and older. 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Author Jess Steven Hughes - Speaking at the Spokane Valley Book Club meeting on his book “The Sign of the Eagle.” 2 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.
Lilac City Cribbage Club - Play cribbage every Wednesday evening at the Puerto Vallarta Restaurant, 6915 E. Sprague Ave., 6:15-9 p.m. Traditional two handed play. For more info: (509) 477-9090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Millwood Farmers Market - Come support local growers and artisans, sample food, and listen to live music. 3-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.
Behavioral Interviewing Workshop - Learn how to hire more productive and effective employees. Based on Dr. Paul Green’s program, “More Than a Gut Feeling,” this workshop will help develop your interviewing skills and greatly impact your success in recruiting and selecting new employees; 3 p.m. Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave. Free. (509) 893-8400.
Thursday Concerts on the Patio - Immerse yourself in the sounds of talented local musicians, the visuals of regional artists and the award-winning flavors of Arbor Crest wines. Every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and in September from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Food available for purchase. No outside alcohol allowed; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Thursday, Ron Greene (acoustic guitar/vocals) with gourds and more by Judy Minter; Aug. 29, Rob Rigoni (acoustic guitar/vocals) with jewelry by Summer Melaas; Sept. 5, Hot Club Trio (gypsy jazz) with metal art by Joan Schilling; Sept. 12, Doghouse Boyz (blues) with wood boxes by Don Barron; Sept. 19, Bill Bozley (acoustics/vocals) with metal art by Joan Schilling; Sept. 26, Nicole Lewis (rhythm and blues) with decorative boxes by Shanda Woodward. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, Tasting Room patio, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free; table seats guaranteed for four people at $20 or eight people for $40. (509) 927-9463.
Free Movies in Liberty Lake - Movies shown at dusk. “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” rated PG-13. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.
Make it at the Library - Argonne - Build, craft and create each month this summer; 2 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood Free. (509) 893-8205.
Free Movies in Liberty Lake - Movies shown at dusk. “The Wizard of Oz,” rated PG. Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 755-6726.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.
Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only, novels and short stories. Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month; noon. Otis Orchards Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 891-1695.
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