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7 nights out


Julia Sweeney

What: Spokane native, “Saturday Night Live” veteran, actor, writer and comedian Sweeney reads from her latest book, “If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother.”

When: 7 p.m. today

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

Cost: Free

Call: (509) 838-0206


JJ Grey and Mofro

What: Southern rock and R&B band is touring in support of its seventh CD, “This River.” Cathedral Pearls is the opener.

When: 8 p.m. today

Where: Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint

Cost: $25, available at 4000 Holes in Spokane, the Long Ear in Coeur d’Alene, and Eichart’s and Eve’s Leaves in Sandpoint, or by calling Blue Sky Broadcasting at (208) 263-2179.

Call: (208) 263-9191


Spokane Kennel Club Dog Show

When: Today-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

What: AKC dog show with more than 1,300 dogs entered. There will be vendors selling pet products and local breed clubs with booths set up so you can get to know each breed a little better.

Where: Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley

Cost: $5-$10 for parking; show admission free

Call: (509) 954-3929


Memorial Day services

Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 21702 W. Espanola Road in Medical Lake, 11 a.m. Monday. Program is outdoors and seating is limited, so bring a blanket or chair. Overflow parking will be available along Ritchey Road. Carpooling is encouraged. (509) 299-6280

Evergreen Cemetery Memorial Day Service, 10015 N. Market St., sponsored by Hillyard VFW Post 1474 and Ladies Auxiliary, 10 a.m. Thursday. After a 20-minute ceremony, members of the cemetery association will be available to assist visitors in locating graves of relatives. (509) 487-3784.

Greenwood Memorial Terrace, 211 N. Government Way, Saturday-Monday. Cemetery office will be open to help people locate graves of their loved ones. At 6 p.m. Sunday, Brass Patriotic Band will have a concert on the top of Greenwood by the Cross of Inspiration. (509) 838-1405.

Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, 508 N. Government Way, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Monday. Bring in a military photo for the Wall of Honor. Live music daily at noon and 1:30 p.m. Classic cars, veterans displays and memoribilia Tree of Remembrance. (509) 838-8900.


Historic Ritzville Days

What: Western art show, live music and entertainment, demonstrations, historical re-enactments, food, fun and more.

When: 6-9 p.m. artist reception today, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Ritzville National Historic District, Pioneer Plaza, Ritzville

Cost: Friday reception $10; otherwise, admission is free

Call: (509) 660-0654 or visit for a full schedule


15th Annual Battle of Deep Creek

What: Annual Civil War re-enactment (pictured below). Bring earplugs and water bottles, and wear sturdy shoes. Food vendors will be on site.

When: Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday

Where: Deep Creek Farms, 811 N. Deep Creek Road, Medical Lake

Cost: $10/adults, $5/ages 13-17 and active military and family, free/age 12 and younger

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What: Four-day festival of music and performance, including Mumford & Sons, pictured at top, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, pictured above, Built to Spill, pictured at right, the Postal Service, the Lumineers, Steve Aoki, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros and Andrew Bird.

When: Today-Monday

Where: The Gorge Amphitheatre, 754 Silica Road NW, George, Wash.

Cost: Sold out

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