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.
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.
Adult Community Library Network Programs - Growing vegetables for fall harvest program is Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Athol Library, 30399 Third St., (208) 683-2979. Hunting for wild mushrooms in North Idaho: Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m., Spirit Lake Library, 32575 N. Fifth Ave., (208) 623-5353; Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m., Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St., (208) 773-1506; Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m., Hayden Library, 8385 N. Government Way, (208) 772-5612. Free.
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.
10th Anniversary Embroidery Party - Sept 6-7. E-Z Knit Fabrics and Sew E-Z Too are hosting a two-day embroidery party. 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.
Grafting Fruit Trees Workshop - Dr. Robert Tripepi, University of Idaho horticulture specialist, will show you how to graft scions onto plum rootstocks. Registration is free to certified Master Gardeners. Sept. 12, 5:30-7 p.m., University of Idaho Extension Office in Bonner County, 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. $20/before Sept. 6; $25/after Sept. 6. (208) 263-8511.
Weekend Soap Making Class - Sept. 14-15. Hands-on soap making. Using palm, coconut and olive oil, design your own fragrance and take home nearly 3 pounds of soap. Class size is limited; call to reserve your spot. For ages 16 and older. Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. $55. (509) 466-7223.
Ties To the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage - Workshops to help plan for an orderly transition of family-owned forest land. Visit www.uidaho.edu/extension/ forestry or call (208) 446-1680 to register. Sept. 18 and 25, 6-9 p.m., University of Idaho Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. $35/includes refreshments, workbook and DVD.
Bernina and Ricky Tims Quilt Seminar - Sept. 19-21. Bernina and Ricky Tims are partnering to offer a three-day quilting seminar. Forms, admission prices and the registration mailing address are available at www.rickytims.com/images/ documents/ washingonreg.pdf. The registration deadline is Sept. 6. Red Lion Hotel Pasco, 2525 N. 20th Ave., Pasco. (509) 547-0701.
Basic Landscape Design - Fall gardening classes presented by WSU Spokane County Extension. Learn basic landscape design. Classes will be held Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon on Sept. 21 and 28 and Oct. 5 and 12. For more information or registration call (509) 477-2048 or email email@example.com. Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $55/four classes.
Fall in the Garden - Fall gardening classes presented by WSU Spokane County Extension. Get some tips on pruning, planting and planning. Classes will be held Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 21 and 28 and Oct. 5 and 12. For more information or registration call (509) 477-2048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class; or $44/four classes.
Fall Into Success Field Day - Classes include composting, garden management and evaluation, soil improvement, cover crops, hand tools and native plant selection and planting. Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-noon, University of Idaho Extension Office in Bonner County, 4205 N. Boyer, Sandpoint. $10/before Sept. 13; $15/after Sept. 13. (208) 263-8511.
Sustainable Preparedness Expo - Learn about living sustainably and how to be prepared for disaster. Topics include organic gardening, food preservation, renewable energy, natural health and home remedies and more. Visit www.sustainable preparedness.com. Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $9/advance; $12/door.
Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society - Ed Robinson will present “The Idaho Department of Lands: From Main Street to Mountain Top.” Sponsored by the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. Sept. 28, 9:45-11:30 a.m., Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 597-7141.
North Idaho Fair and Rodeo - The fair offers family fun and entertainment, with live music, carnival rides and games, food vendors, arts and crafts, livestock, contests and community exhibits. Today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. (208) 765-4969.
Paws in the Pool – Today, dogs weighing up to 59 pounds can swim from 1-2:15 p.m.; dogs weighing 60 pounds or more can swim from 2:30-3:45 p.m. On Monday, dogs weighing up to 59 pounds can swim from 4:45-6 p.m.; dogs weighing 60 pounds or more can swim from 6:15-7:30 p.m. For more information call (509) 688-0300. Valley Mission Pool, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. $5/per dog.
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.
Spokane County Interstate Fair - Sept. 6-15. This year’s theme is “Ridin’, Rockin’ and Livestockin’.” Live music, animals, exhibits, amusement rides, food. Fair hours are 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. daily, closing at 8 p.m. the final day. Seniors get free admission on Sept. 9; law enforcement, firefighters and military get free admission on Sept. 11; Safeway Family Day – children 17 and younger (accompanied by a paying adult) are admitted free with a youth pass from their local Safeway store on Sept. 12; Coats 4 Kids Drive – children age 13 and younger will be admitted free with the donation of a new or gently used coat. Visit www.spokanecounty.org/ fair/sif for a full schedule. Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N. Havana St. $10/adults; $7/seniors and children ages 7-13; free/age 6 and younger; ride bracelets are $25 for Sept. 9-12; and $30 for Sept. 13-15. (509) 477-1766.
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.
SCRAPS Walk in the Park - Walk in the Park is a pledge walk to support the SCRAPS Hope Foundation’s animal medical fund, which provides life-saving medical treatment, enrichment and care to homeless animals. Participants can register as an individual or as a group. All participants receive a special doggie bag and are eligible for prizes. The day also includes a silent auction, raffle and animal related booths. Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Prairie View Park, 3724 E. 61st Ave. (509) 477-2760.
Spokane Humane Society Booktober Book Sale - Oct. 5-6. Come and browse more than 20,000 gently used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and other items for sale. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Donated books and other items gladly accepted beforehand. Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St. (509) 467-5235, ext. 211.
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