1“No Clue” 8 p.m. Friday, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. This improvised murder mystery is open to all ages. (509) 747-7045. Admission: $9 general; $7 military, seniors and students
2 Pro-West Rodeo Finals 6 p.m. today and 5 p.m. Saturday, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, main arena, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’ Alene. The Professional Western Rodeo Association (Pro-West) has selected Coeur d’Alene to be the host of its circuit finals rodeo for the next three years. The finals will feature more than 200 of the best cowboys from Idaho, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia in competition. (208) 765-4969. Admission: $8-$10
3WSU Humanitas Festival Continues today and Saturday, Washington State University, Pullman. WSU hosts a free public celebration of world arts. Ghanaian musicians Okaidja and Shókoto perform at 7:30 p.m. today in WSU’s Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall, and Aché Brasil performs in Beasely Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Saturday’s World Cougar Party and Outdoor Festival will feature two stages with live music and entertainment, ethnic food concessions, beer garden, and arts and crafts activities from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on North Fairway Road in front of Beasley Coliseum. All events are free and open to the public. See http://performingarts.wsu.edu/ humanitas for details. (509) 335-8522. Admission: FREE
4Fall Festival of Homes Tour Continues 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday, locations vary. The Spokane Home Builders Association presents the ninth annual event featuring 32 newly constructed homes from 18 Spokane builders. Homes in various price ranges and neighborhoods throughout Spokane County will be featured. Show magazines and maps will be available at The River District in Liberty Lake, Elk Ridge Heights in Spokane Valley, Five Mile Heights in north Spokane and Eagle Ridge in south Spokane. To locate the host site nearest you, visit www.SpokaneFestivalofHomes.com. (509) 532-4990. Admission: FREE
5Sandpoint Oktoberfest 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Old Granary, 513 Oak St., Sandpoint. Live music all day by RFB, Miah Kohal Band, The Alliance and Ben & Bonnie. Event includes doggy dress-up, best costume competition, beer stein competition, beer pong, the funky waiter race, fire dancing, magic by Star Alexander, arts and crafts vendors, traditional Oktoberfest cuisine and food by several local restaurants. Beer and a taste-off provided by Laughing Dog, MickDuff’s, River City Brewing, Bitterroot and Selkirk Abbey. (208) 263-2161. Admission: FREE, but beer and food will cost ya.
6 KPBX Kids Concert with S.P.A.R.C. 1-2 p.m. Saturday, River Park Square, Atrium, 808 W. Main Ave. Kick off the back-to-school season with the tuba quartet S.P.A.R.C. – Spokane Piston and Rotary Club. The band will play selections from the Baroque period, roughly 1600-1750. Keeping with the time period, Mobius Kids Children’s Museum will have a table at the concert with a free crown-making craft. (509) 328-5729.
7Kids Explore and Discover Club 4 p.m. Tuesday, Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St. Join Kelly Milner Halls, author of “Dinosaur Mummies” and “Dinosaur Travel Guides” and learn about dinosaurs and then create a dinosaur artifact of your own. (509) 893-8400 (Valley), (509) 893-8330 (Medical Lake). Admission: FREE
8Author Maria Semple Thursday, 1 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.; and at 7 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Spokane is Reading presents best-selling author for two presentations. Her recent book is “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.” www.SpokaneisReading.org/. Admission: FREE
9 Marathoner Carol Dellinger 7 p.m. Wednesday, REI, 1125 N. Monroe St. Dellinger has finished 269 marathons – 34 of them since being diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2009. Now cancer free, Dellinger talks about winning her battle and working to reach her goal of 500 marathons. (509) 328-9900. Admission: FREE
!0Wes Urbaniak 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Zola, 22 W. Main Ave. Billings-based folk rocker calls himself the love child of Jason Mraz and Tracy Chapman. (509) 624-2416. Admission: FREE