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Arts/Crafts

Central Valley High School Arts and Crafts Show - Annual event to benefit the Central Valley High School band and color guard. Today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2/admission. (509) 228-5100.

32nd Annual Silver Valley Arts and Crafts Fall Fair - Today, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Silver Hills School, Osburn, Idaho. Free admission and parking. (208) 556-0146.

Holiday Bazaar - Featuring arts and crafts, Christmas decor and refreshments. Today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Lane, Blanchard, Idaho. (208) 437-1037.

Riverpoint University Holiday Fair - Local crafters showcase homemade works. Hosted by Beta Alpha Psi and Alpha Kappa Psi. Wednesday, noon-6 p.m., Riverpoint, Phase 1 Design Gallery, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. (206) 446-0895.

Jubilee International Marketplace - The 25th anniversary sale of beautiful, handmade products from more than 30 global and local vendors and artisans. Soup lunch and refreshments prepared by Christ Kitchen are available both days. Hours are Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Free. (509) 448-0805.

Artisans’ Marketplace - Nov. 8-9. Creative Spokane Club members and local artists displaying their creations. Also featuring quality vendors and hundreds of items. Hours are Friday, 3-8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 838-8511.

University High School Craft Fair - Saturday and Nov. 10. An annual event to benefit the University High School instrumental music program. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. $2/admission. (509) 891-5278.

Holiday Bazaar in Coeur d’Alene - Crafts and gifts, homemade lefse, cakes, pies and cookies. Soup lunch. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, downstairs Fellowship Hall, 812 N. Fifth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 659-0528.

Fall/Holiday Bazaar - Includes crafts, gifts, food, antiques and raffles. Wheelchair access from Walton Street. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women’s mission and ministry projects. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Audubon United Methodist Church, 3908 N. Driscoll Blvd. Free admission. (509) 325-4541.

Perfect Gift and Holiday Fair - Handmade gifts from local artisans and crafters. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., New Life Assembly of God Church, 10920 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 926-0362.

Jefferson Elementary Craft and Vendor Fair - The show includes local crafters and vendors, raffles, baked goods, and an activity table for kids. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Jefferson Elementary School, 123 E. 37th Ave. Free.

Craft Sale and Soup Lunch - Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Shenandoah Mobile Home Park, Highway 2, turn at Big R and head west on Lane Park Road.

St. Francis of Assisi Women’s Club Bazaar - Includes a country store, food, boutique, raffles. Luncheon held 11 a.m. Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. (509) 325-1321.

Holiday Gift and Food Faire - Sponsored by the CDA PTA. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene High School, 5530 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $1.

St. John’s Cathedral Holiday Bazaar - The 85th annual event features handcrafted items, baked goods, vintage treasures, soup, handmade doll clothing, homemade pie and lunch and raffle baskets. Cathedral tours will be available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch will be available for a small fee 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. $1/raffle tickets.

Scandinavian Bazaar - Pre-orders are being accepted for lefse, flatbread, meatballs and cookies for the annual event. Coffee hour is $4, includes five treats and coffee. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. (509) 624-9233.

Rings & Things Bead Show - A wide selection of tools, books and crystals. Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mirabeau Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. Free admission. (509) 924-9000.

Sunday Soup Sewing Day - Make a contemporary quilt. Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sew Uniquely You, 10220 N. Nevada St. (509) 467-8210.

Natural Clays and Coloring Soap Workshop - Nov. 12-13. This two part soap making class will teach you about using clays, pigments and dyes. Ages 16 and up. Participants will take home about 3 pounds of colored soap. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. $55. (509) 466-7223.

Yuletide at the MAC - Nov. 15-17. The 34th annual fine arts and crafts fair to benefit Spokane Art School education programs, sponsored by Tinman Gallery. Artists present their ceramics, paintings, mixed media, jewelry, photography, woodwork, fiber arts and more. There will be seasonal holiday items. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Free admission. (509) 363-5344.

Mead High School Holiday Craft Fair - Nov. 16-17. Benefits the school band and color guard programs. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. $1/general; free/age 12 and younger. (509) 720-6983.

Library Craft Fair - Nov. 16-17. Hours are Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, noon-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315.

Woman’s Club Fall Bazaar - Crafters and vendors. Nov. 16, 9 a.m., Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. Free admission. (509) 434-9680.

Custer’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Show - Nov. 22-24. More than 300 artists and crafters. Hours are Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $7/good all weekend; free/12 and younger. (509) 924-0588.

Lotion, Lip Balm and Herbal Salve Class - Learn to make lotion from easily sourced ingredients. Infuse oils to make an herbal salve, and make a variety of flavored lip balms. Take home some of everything you make scented with your choice of essential oils. Ages 16 and up. Dec. 5, 6-9 p.m., Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. $55. (509) 466-7223.

Fall Craft Fair - Employees, volunteers and family members will display jewelry, art, woodwork and other craft items for sale. This event helps to support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Providence pediatric services in Spokane. Dec. 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Providence Holy Family Education Center, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. (509) 474-4923.

East Valley High School Winter Arts and Crafts Fair - Dec. 7-8. Benefiting the EVHS band. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., East Valley High School, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave. $1. (509) 850-5174.

Beginning Soap Class - Dec. 7-8. Design your own fragrance and take home about three pounds of olive oil soap. Ages 16 and up. 10 a.m.-noon, Greencastle Soap Company, 203 N. Stone St. $55. (509) 466-7223.

Christmas Craft Fair - Craft and gift items, fresh cut Christmas trees. Sponsored by Deer Park High School 2014 Grad Night Committee. Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Deer Park Elementary School, 1500 E. D Street, Deer Park. Free admission. (509) 998-0353.

Home/Garden

“Selkirks Spectacular” - The Inland Empire Gardeners will host garden and nature photographer Jerry Pavia. His presentation, “Selkirks Spectacular: Flora, Fauna, Wild Areas and Activities along the International Selkirk Loop,” includes 140 images. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. (509) 535-8434.

Herbicides, Pesticides and the Honey Bee - Jim Miller and Gina Jackson will address how chemical herbicides and pesticides have a direct effect on honey bees and other crawling and flying insects. Saturday-Nov. 10, 11 a.m., Sun People Dry Goods, 32 W. Second Ave. Registration is required. (509) 368-9378. Free.

Growing Your Groceries: Not Weeds - Learn how to efficiently manage weeds with instructors Sharon Sorby, Pend Oreille County Weed Board coordinator; Carol Mack, WSU Extension educator; and Loretta Nichols, Weed Board staff. Presented by the WSU Kalispel Tribal Extension Program. Two pesticide license recertification credits will be available. For more information and to register for the class, call (509) 447-2401 or email cmack@gmail.com. Nov. 14, 6-8:30 p.m., Camas Center, 1821 N. LeClerc Road, Usk. Free.

Animals

Annual Spokane Humane Society FurrBall - Reception from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Elizabethan Room, with a silent auction, cocktail hour and a selection of freshly prepared hors d’oeuvres. Dinner will be in the Grand Pennington Ballroom at 7:45 p.m. After dinner enjoy a live auction of eight themed Christmas trees complete with gift certificates and items. Each tree is valued at approximately $2,500. Enjoy two Parades of the Animals from the Spokane Humane Society. Dance to live music by 6 Foot Swing in the Hall of Doges at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 23, The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $125/person. (509) 467-5235, ext. 211.

Spokane Humane Society Home For The Holidays Open House - Stop in for a tour of the shelter, meet the staff and volunteers and enjoy refreshments. Play with the cats and visit with the dogs. Dec. 1, 11 a.m., Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St. Free. (509) 467-5235, ext. 211.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater - Dec. 5-7. Family-oriented blend of the comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich and his performing pets. Each of the show’s 15 cats and 10 dogs were rescued from animal shelters. Shows Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday at 11 a.m. SpokAnimal is partnering with Friends of the Bing for an Adopt a Pet event before and after each performance in the lobby of the Bing. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $22/general; $9/age 12 and younger. (800) 325-SEAT.


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