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.
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 www.ritzvillewesternart.com/ 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
On the Web: www.spokanecivilwar.com/
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.
Where: The Gorge Amphitheatre, 754 Silica Road NW, George, Wash.
Cost: Sold out
On the Web: www.sasquatchfestival.com