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7 Nights Out

Fri., May 17, 2013


Race the Joe!

What: Jet boat races on the St. Joe River near St. Maries includes a community Show & Shine and fireworks at dusk today. Saturday and Sunday will feature two days of racing from the Idaho Forest Industries Landing to the Calder Bridge and back with several race legs along the approximately 25-mile course.

Where: St. Joe River, St. Maries

Cost: Free; watch the races from any public access point along the course

Call: (208) 890-3868 or visit


Lost in the 50s

What: Vintage car parades, dances, live music, car shows, road races and more. Headliners are The Lovin’ Spoonful at the Friday Night Dance, and Sonny Turner of the Platters at the Saturday Night Dance, both at the Bonner County Fairgrounds.

When: Through Sunday. Dances tonight and Saturday will be at 7 p.m. Vintage Car Parade is at 7 p.m. today, followed by the free street dance on Main Street. Saturday car show is from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Aspirin Rally-Run 5k Fun Run and Car Rally begins with the 5K at 10 a.m. Sunday followed at 11:30 by the car rally.

Where: Various sites in and around Sandpoint

Cost: Varies; dances tonight and Saturday are $30 each

Call: For tickets and entry information, call (208) 265-5678 or visit



What: Multi-platinum-selling rock band from Northern California plays the songs from its 25-year career.

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

Cost: Sold out

Call: (509) 481-6700



What: After a summer romance, good-girl Sandy and bad-boy Danny find themselves at Ridell High School, where they sing songs, dance, race cars and find their happy ending.

When: Today through June 16; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays

Where: Spokane Civic Theatre, Main Stage, 1020 N. Howard St.

Cost: $22-29, through TicketsWest, (800) 325-SEAT or

Call: (509) 325-2507 or visit for more information


Jerrod Niemann

What: Country singer performs hits including “Lover, Lover” and “What Do You Want”

When: 8 p.m. today

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $17.50

Call: (866) 468-7623


David Sedaris

What: Noted humorist touring in support of his latest collection of essays, “Let’s Discuss Diabetes With Owls.”

When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Auntie’s Bookstore, mezzanine, 402 W. Main Ave.

Cost: Sold out

Call: (509) 838-0206 or visit


Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade

What: 75th annual event with Lilac queen and princesses, floats, equestrian, more than 200 military members, school marching bands and more.

When: 7:45 p.m. Saturday

Where: Through streets of downtown Spokane

Cost: Free

Call: (509) 535-4554

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