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Fri., Nov. 29, 2013

1 Festival of Fair Trade 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Handcrafts, clothing, jewelry, pottery and more directly from the producers in Nepal, Mexico, Guatemala and Chile. There will also be a screening of “Moving Beyond Paralysis: Steps for Making Positive Change,” at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Magic Lantern. A discussion will follow. Proceeds benefit Power of 5, which raises money to help girls stay in school in Nepal, a country where a girl’s education is often the lowest priority due to poverty and cultural expectations. (509) 448-6561. Admission: FREE, with suggested donation of $5 for film screening

2 The Coeur d’Alene Resort Holiday Light Show 5 p.m. Friday, Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. Includes a lighted parade through downtown, Christmas carols, candle lighting and a expansive fireworks show over Lake Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-4000. Admission: FREE

3 Gag 7 p.m. Monday, The Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St. Punk rock show, with additional bands Collateral Damage, The Lot Lizards, Chemical Restraint and Septic Schizo. (509) 328-5467. Admission: $5

4 Free Horse and Carriage Rides Fridays, 3-8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m.; Christmas Eve, noon-3 p.m.; corner of Wall Street and Main Avenue in downtown Spokane. An enchanting 15-20 minute ride, with each ride accommodating eight passengers. Children will receive candy canes. Presented by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and Downtown Spokane. (509) 456-0580.

Admission: FREE

5 Spokane Humane Society “Home For The Holidays” Open House

11 a.m. Sunday, Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St. Stop in for a tour of the shelter and the new Spay/Neuter Clinic, meet the staff and volunteers and enjoy refreshments. Play with the cats and visit with the dogs. (509) 467-5235, ext. 211. Admission: FREE

6 “Ave!” Celebrate and Rejoice 3 p.m. Sunday, Convent of the Holy Names, 2911 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Fourth annual concert presented by Holy Names Music Center, Spokane’s community music school. World premier performance of William H. Mays’ composition of Psalm 23, “The Lord is My Shepherd,” sung by Andrea Olsen. Featuring 16th century to modern music. Reception will follow. All proceeds benefit the HNMC programs and music education outreach in our community. (509) 326-9516. Admission: FREE; donations accepted

7 Accordion Celebration: A Nontraditional  Concert

3 p.m. Sunday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. The Vivace Accordion Orchestra and conductor Collins Loupe showcase the sophisticated sounds of the accordion. Performances will include: The Portatos Accordion Band; 13-year-old Naomi Harris, who is representing the U.S. at two prestigious international accordion competitions in the next year; and Able To Play Music’s newest accordion teacher, Bratislav Manasijevic, from Serbia. (509) 227-7638. Admission: $10

8 SFCC Symphony  Orchestra 7 p.m. Monday, Spokane Falls Community College, Music/Performing Arts Building Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Student musicians will perform Johannes Brahms’ Hungarian Dances No. 8 and 9, J.S. Bach’s Suite No. 2 in B minor, BMV 1067, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93. (509) 533-3720. Admission: $5 general, $2 students and seniors

9 Living Window Display 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Moscow Chamber of Commerce, 411 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. Students from Festival Dance Academy will pose in costume and perform repetitive movements and poses as part in the “Light Up the Night” celebration. The Living Window Display gives the effect of the animated holiday window displays of the past. Visitors can enjoy candy canes and hot chocolate. (208) 883-3267. Admission: FREE

!0 EWU Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Eastern Washington University, Showalter Hall Auditorium, 526 Fifth St., Cheney. Student musicians perform a variety of music. (509) 359-2241. Admission:

$5 general admission, $3 seniors and students; FREE for EWU students


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