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Sun., July 7, 2013

A Night for Amber - Benefit for Amber Hanson to help raise funds for her Crohn’s treatment. Great food, prizes and a night of music with the local band, The Renovators. July 9, 7 p.m., O’Shays Irish Pub, 313 Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive, Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 691-1013.

Rumble on the Rooftop - Music, raffle prizes and all-you-can-eat food and drink included in the ticket price. Entertainment by Casey Rogers from Sunshine Disaster, The Longnecks with Nic Garofalo from Mishap. All proceeds benefit Campus Kitchen Program, which provides 3,000 meals every month to after-school programs, low-income seniors and homeless shelters in the Spokane community. Thursday, 5 p.m., Saranac Public House rooftop, 21 W. Main Ave. $12/online; $15/door. (509) 443-3865.

KYRS Music Fest - Northwest’s only solar-powered music festival featuring local and regional bands, Ninkasi beer garden, food court, Zip 2 Water refills, bike corral, yoga, hula hooping and more. Line-up for the festival includes headliner Menomena, the Portland multi-instrumentalists Justin Harris and Danny Seim; Boise’s Finn Riggins and Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats. Local bands include Real Life Rockaz, Soul Proprietor, Cathedral Pearls, Old Bear Mountain and BBBBandits. Saturday, noon-11 p.m., Glover Field, 216 N. Cedar St. $15 by today; $20/Monday or later. (509) 747-3012.

Living in the Garden - Benefit for WSU Museum of Art. Third annual museum fundraiser will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a silent auction in the conservatory of works by talented local artists. Live music by Pork Pie Hat and Scotty Thompson. Saturday, 7-9 p.m., Living in the Garden, 601 Reid Road, two miles north of Pullman just off Highway 27. In advance: $80/person, $130/two tickets. (509) 335-1910.

Picnic for the Pond – Fundraiser featuring O’Doherty’s Barbecue, music from Big Red Barn Band, Verne Windham from KPBX as the master of ceremony, a silent auction and fresh lemonade from neighborhood kids. This family event will raise money and awareness to improve the water quality and landscaping of Mirror Pond, popularly called the duck pond. July 14, 5-7 p.m., Manito Park, lower picnic shelter, 1702 S. Grand Blvd. $30/adults; $10/ages 6-16; free/ages 5 and younger with paid adult. (509) 413-2753.

Mozart on a Summer’s Eve - July 16-17. 23rd annual event presented by Connoisseur Concerts, directed by Verne Windham, with soprano Susan Windham and cellist Zuill Bailey. The concert theme is “Song To The Moon,” and includes music of Mozart, Dvorak, Paganini and Chopin. Reservations recommended. Performances 7 p.m. each evening. Manito Park, on the lawn east of Duncan Gardens, 4 W. 21st Ave., just off Tekoa Street. $10/lawn (bring blankets or chairs); $30/person for table seating and includes gourmet dessert and coffee. (800) 325-SEAT.

Wine, Women and Shoes Fundraiser - Stylish fundraising celebration includes boutique shopping opportunities with national vendors, fashion show, live and silent auctions, food and wine-tasting and pampering from on-site “Shoe Guys,” charming men from the community who will shower guests with wine, attention and food service. Proceeds benefit Anchor House, Adoption Services and Family Counseling Program. July 17, 6-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Cellars, 3890 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $75-$125. (208) 699-2210 or (208) 818-5759.

Steak-Fry and Barbecue Fundraiser - Fifth annual St. Vincent de Paul event to benefit North Idaho’s Family Emergency Programs. Includes food by award-winning pitmasters Jeff Selle and Jay Bremner of Bents BBQ. Entertainment by Colby Acuff and Justin Sherfey. Live auction from 6:30-7 p.m. Tickets available at the Coeur d’Alene or Post Falls thrift stores or online at July 20, 5-9 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (208) 664-3095.

Good Sam Scramble - Fundraiser for the Good Sam Society. Registration starts at 11 a.m., shotgun start at 1 p.m. Post-game dinner, team contests and door prizes and a silent auction. Aug. 9, 1:30 p.m., Highlands Golf Course, 5600 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls. $85/individual; $340/foursome. (509) 924-6161.

Stars on the Hill Dance - The MasterClass Jazz Big Band Orchestra presents this benefit for the Philanthropic Educational Organization. Aug. 20, 5-9 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane Valley. $18/person, two tickets for $30, includes hors d’oeuvres, dessert bar. (509) 290-2917.

Cobra Polo Classic - Polo players from around the world. Events include live music, Champagne divot stomp, hat competition, silent auction, gourmet food and wine. Benefits the Ronald McDonald House. Reservations requested. Sept. 8, noon-4 p.m., Spokane Polo Club, 7500 W. State Route 2. $200/person by Aug. 1; $225/person after Aug. 1. (509) 624-0500.

Hoedown for HOPE - Spokane HOPE School’s annual fundraiser will include live music by Ryan Larsen Band, dinner and dessert by London’s Ultimate Catering, and fabulous items offered through raffles and prize packages. Oct. 5, 5 p.m., Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road, Liberty Lake. $55/person, $550/table of 10. (509) 863-7097.


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