August 18, 2013 in Features

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Arts/Crafts

Sunday Street Market - Open-air market with vendors. Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2302 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.

Pickin’ on the Prairie Antique Show & Artisan Market – Find antiques, farm decor, artisan handcrafts, jewelry, food, bluegrass music and amazing country views. Today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Past Blessings Farm, 8521 N. Orchard Prairie Road (10 blocks north of Bigelow Gulch Road). $4/good for both days; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 499-5099.

Art and Glass Fest - More than 50 artists from the Inland Northwest will decorate the grounds at the Cliff House Estate for a shopping extravaganza featuring beautiful glasswork, metalwork, paintings, jewelry and other unique craft items. Age 21 and older only. Continues today, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 927-9463.

Annual Quilt Show - The Valley Piecemakers Quilt and Craft Club will hold its annual quilt show, Autumn Splendor. Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Heyburn Elementary School, 1405 Main Ave., St. Maries. $1/adults.

Home/Garden

Living History Walking Tours - The Museum of North Idaho presents tours with local historian Robert Singletary. Old Fort Sherman tour at 11 a.m. and Historic Downtown Coeur d’Alene at 1:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays. Visit www.museumni.org for more information. Museum of North Idaho, 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene. $15/includes museum admission and parking. (208) 664-3448.

Horticulture Program at Whitman County Libraries - Residents can bring questions about weeds and insects to one of eight scheduled programs for individual help from Stephen Van Vleet, a specialist in agriculture and natural resources; Nelle Murray, noxious weed control coordinator from Asotin County; and Richard Old, a Western weed identification specialist. Programs on Wednesday include: 10 a.m., Colfax Library; noon, Oakesdale Library; 1:30 p.m., Tekoa Library; 4 p.m., St. John Library. Thursday: 10 a.m., Lacrosse Library; 1:30 p.m., Palouse Library; 3:30 p.m., Albion Library; 5 p.m., Colton Library. Free. (877) 733-3375.

Become an Informed Plant Shopper - Join Janis Saiki, plant manager for the Friends of Manito and WSU Spokane County Master Gardener, to view plants and to find exciting additions for area gardens. All plants featured will be available at the Sept. 7 Fall Plant Sale with proceeds benefiting Manito Park. Saturday, 10 a.m., Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, 4 W. 21st Ave. Free. Reservations are requested at (509) 456-8038.

10th Anniversary Embroidery Party - Sept 6-7. E-Z Knit Fabrics and Sew E-Z Too are hosting a two-day Embroidery Party. Come learn the latest techniques in embroidery. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. For more information or registration call (509) 684-2644 or (509) 325-6644. $125.

Animals

Appaloosa Horse Raffle - An annual fundraising event with proceeds benefiting the Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center. The horse donated for this year’s raffle is a 2-year-old, tri-colored leopard gelding. For more information, visit www.appaloosamuseum.org or call (208) 882-5578. The raffle is open through Oct. 18.

North Idaho Fair and Rodeo – Wednesday-Aug. 25. This year’s theme is “Everything Under the Sun.” The fair offers family fun and entertainment, with live music, carnival rides and games, food vendors, arts and crafts, livestock, contests and community exhibits. Gates open daily at 9 a.m. Buildings open 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday; and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. (208) 765-4969.

Paws in the Pool - Aug. 25-26. On Aug. 25, dogs weighing up to 59 pounds can swim from 1 to 2:15 p.m.; dogs weighing 60 pounds or more can swim from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. On Aug. 26, dogs weighing up to 59 pounds can swim from 4:45 to 6 p.m.; dogs weighing 60 pounds or more can swim from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. For more information or registration, email jpapich@spokanevalley.org or call (509) 688-0300. Valley Mission Pool, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. $5/per dog.

PRCA Rodeo - Sept. 6-7, 7 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $5-$8/general, in addition to fair admission. (800) 325-SEAT.


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