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 http://www.facebook.com/racethejoe
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 http://sandpoint.org/lostin50s/.
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 www.ticketswest.com
Call: (509) 325-2507 or visit www.spokanecivictheatre.com/ for more information
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.
Call: (866) 468-7623
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 www.auntiesbooks.com/
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
Call: (509) 535-4554