August 29, 2013 in Features, Seven

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1 Labor Day Concert in the Park 1 p.m. Monday, Coeur d’Alene City Park, 415 W. Mullan Road, Coeur d’Alene. Bring a picnic and a blanket or lawn chairs, and enjoy listening to a selection of pops, patriotic and light classics performed by the Coeur d’Alene Symphony. Selections include Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” Overture, the “Armed Forces Salute” and themes from “Phantom of the Opera.” Two young artists, winners of our National Young Artist Competition, will be featured – Bronwyn James, 14, on the violin and Olivia Marckx, 13, on the cello. (208) 765-3833. Admission: FREE

2 Two Rivers End of Summer Concert

5 p.m. Saturday, Two Rivers Casino & Resort, 1010 Blake Ave., Building 222, Davenport, Wash. Music by Too Slim & The Taildraggers starts at 7 p.m. The beer garden opens at 5 p.m., and food is available on site. Concert-goers are encouraged to donate three cans of food at entry in support of the Great Harvest food bank. Part of Riverfest summer concert series. (800) 954-2946. Admission: FREE

3 Dams of the Northwest Mondays, Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. The photographic exhibit celebrates the engineering feats of dams in the Inland Northwest, from small flumes used by early farmers to the largest producer of hydroelectric power in the nation, the Grand Coulee Dam. Come see historical images of settlers and farmers harvesting one of our region’s greatest assets: the river. (509) 444-5338.

Admission: FREE

4 Annual Quilt Show

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Heyburn Elementary School gym, 1405 Main Ave., St. Maries. Members of the Valley Piecemakers Quilt and Craft Club will be holding their annual quilt show, themed Autumn Splendor. The featured quilter this year is Donna Thrasher-Reed of St. Maries, who has completed 37 quilts since joining the club three years ago. www.valleypiecemakers.com/Admission: $1

5 The Black Lillies

9 p.m. today, Carr’s Corner, 230 S. Washington St. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Americana/country band is touring in support of their third album, “Runaway Freeway Blues.” The Black Lillies have performed at festivals as diverse as Bonnaroo, Rochester Jazz and the CMA Fan Fest. The group also has been invited to perform at the Grand Ole Opry more than 20 times. (509) 474-1731. Admission: $8

6 Funky Junk Antique  Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wood V-X Ranch, 48098 Highway 95, Sandpoint. Salvage, retro and anything in between. Live music both days and good food, too. (208) 946-8500. Admission: $5 adults, FREE for those 12 and younger.

7 “Smoke on the Water Barbecue”

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Coeur d’Alene City Park, 415 W. Mullan Road, Coeur d’Alene. A day of professional barbecue, beer, wine and ice cream at Coeur d’Alene City Park. There will be a barbecue competition with cash prizes, live music, kids face painting and a raffle, all to benefit the Panhandle Parks Foundation. (208) 651-6271. Admission: FREE; food, wine and beer available for purchase

8 Affair on Main Street Today through Sunday, Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. Weekend event includes a variety show at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, live music, arts and crafts show that includes a quilt show, Saturday tours of vintage trailers and a car show Saturday and Sunday. Lions Club train rides and activities. (509) 446-2449 or visit www.facebook.com/ affaironmainstreet for a full schedule. Admission: FREE

9 Sunday Concerts on the Cliff 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. Meet Revolver, a Beatles tribute band, will perform outdoors at Arbor Crest. All seating is general admission. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Local vendors will have food available for purchase. No outside alcohol allowed through the gate; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Age 21 and older. (509) 927-9463. Admission: $5

!0 Pig Out in the Park Continues through Monday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. The 34th annual event with 47 food booths, four adult beverage gardens and 100 free concerts on four stages consisting of national, regional and local acts. (509) 921-5579. Admission: FREE (although the entrees will set you back $9.50 or less)


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