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Mt. Spokane Craft and Vendor Fair - Benefiting Mt. Spokane High School music and dance programs. Continues today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mt. Spokane High School, 6015 E. Mt. Spokane Park Drive. $1 admission.

17th Annual Bead Stampede - Beadwork from local artists and beads and gifts from around the world. Friday, noon-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, Ag B Building, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $3/good all three days. (208) 661-2911.

Fall Craft Fair - Oct. 24-25. This event helps to support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Providence pediatric services in Spokane. Open daily, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, L3 level in the Mother Joseph and Mary Bede rooms, 101 W. Eighth Ave. (509) 474-4923.

Autumn Arts and Crafts Festival - Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Washington State University, Pullman. Free admission. (509) 332-5206.

Calvary Craft Faire, Bake Sale & Country Store - Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 1011 N. Compton St., Post Falls. (208) 773-5321.

Arts, Crafts and Food Fair - Oct. 26, 10 a.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. (509) 838-6518.

Holiday Arts & Craft Festival - Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive. (509) 466-1768.

Central Valley High School Craft Fair - Nov. 2-3. Annual event to benefit the Central Valley High School band and color guard. Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. $2/admission.

Bazaar - Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., United Methodist Church, Fourth and G St., Cheney. (509) 370-1498.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Annual Bazaar & Bake Sale - Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave. Free. (509) 747-6677.

Bazaar - Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St., Cheney. (509) 370-1498.

Vendor Blender Craft Show - All donations benefit Nine Mile Falls Elementary School. Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Nine Mile Falls Elementary School, 10102 W. Charles Road, Nine Mile Falls.

Bazaar - Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St., Cheney. (509) 370-1498.

University High School Craft Fair - Nov. 9-10. Annual event to benefit the University High School instrumental music program. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $2/admission. (509) 891-5278.

Perfect Gift and Holiday Fair - Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., New Life Assembly of God Church, 10920 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley.

Scandinavian Bazaar - Pre-orders are now being accepted for lefse, flatbread, meatballs and cookies for the annual event. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Scandinavian coffee hour, $4/includes five treats and coffee. (509) 624-9233.

Home/Garden

Home Idea Show - 35th annual event with hundreds of exhibitors many ways to improve your home. Continues today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $8/adults, $6/seniors/military, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 939-8017.

Patchin’ People Quilt Guild - Kathleen Butts will show examples of her quilts and tell the stories behind them. Obtain a blue parking pass for your vehicle from the registration table as you enter. Monday, 1 p.m., Concordia Lutheran Church, 1015 N.E. Orchard Drive, Pullman. Free.

35th Annual Quilt Show - Washington State Quilters - Spokane Chapter, present “A Cottage in the Country” with featured quilter Sherry Thompson. Hours are Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $8/good all three days, free/age 10 and younger. (509) 863-5536.

Yard and Garden Prep 101 - Learn some tricks to get your gardens prepped for spring. Presented by Spokane Public Library and Spokane’s Master Gardeners. Saturday, 11 a.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. 11 a.m. Free.

14th Annual Historic Home Tour - Visit homes in the Millwood neighborhood. Hosted by Spokane Preservation Advocates. Tickets sold during the tour at 3303 N. Marguerite Road. No spiked heels, photos, backpacks or strollers allowed in the homes. Oct. 20, noon-4 p.m. $15/general, free/age 11 and younger. (509) 456-3828.

Spokane Green Solutions - Join the discussion on green infrastructure, sustainable site design and storm water management. Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Associated Garden Club - Japanese flower arranging discussed at meeting. Oct. 25, noon. Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, east of the greenhouse, 1702 S. Grand Blvd. (509) 838-3705 or (509) 260-5503.

Spokane Valley Partners Community Garden Fall Work Day - Volunteers are needed to help build an arbor and remove plants for composting. Bring lunch, water bottle, gloves and a shovel, rake or cordless drill. Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Fresh Start Community Garden, south of Splash Down Water Park’s overflow parking lot. (509) 927-1153, ext. 34.

Beginning Beekeeping - Presented by the West Plains Beekeepers Association, Saturdays Nov. 2-16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If students want to become a Washington State apprentice beekeeper, there is a test booklet and test that costs an additional $10/person. Hands-on training will occur in April 2014. Pizza Factory, 123 S. Broad Ave., Medical Lake. $30/family. (509) 863-5666.

Pets

Appaloosa Horse Raffle - Annual fundraising event with proceeds benefiting the Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center’s educational programs and operating expenses. This year’s horse is a two year old, tri-colored leopard gelding. For more information, please visit www.appaloosamuseum.org. The raffle is open through Friday. Appaloosa Museum, 2720 W. Pullman Road, Moscow. $5/each; $20/for five. (208) 882-5578.

Cuisine for Critters SpokAnimal C.A.R.E. Fundraiser - During this event, 20 percent of food and drink sales at Monterey Café will benefit SpokAnimal. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. for lunch, dinner, and late-night karaoke. The bar will feature a “pup-tini” happy hour drink special from 4-8 p.m. and SpokAnimal staff and volunteers will liven things up from 6-8 p.m. with trivia, door-prizes, and pets for adoption. Wednesday, Monterey Cafe, 9 N. Washington St.



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