Broadway & Sullivan Street Fair – Exhibitors and displays, inflatables, game truck for students, family activities, live entertainment (including Men of Rhythm big band), classic cars, area restaurants and food trucks. Free snow cones, cotton candy and popcorn; 10 a.m. Valley Assembly of God, 15618 E. Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 924-0466.
Ice Cream Social and Dancing – Square dancing and ice cream; 8 p.m. Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. Free. (509) 979-2607.
Liberty Lake Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake.
PRCA Rodeo – Sept. 6-7 at 7 p.m. at Spokane County Interstate Fair. County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$8/general, in addition to fair admission. (800) 325-SEAT.
Rummage Sale/Car Wash to benefit Kyle Sipe – Lots of great items including appliances, electronics, tools, household items and clothes. Kyle was born with end-stage congenital heart disease and needs $25,000 for a heart and lung transplant. All funds will go to Children’s Organ Transplant Association. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. New Life Assembly of God Church, 10920 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 328-2994.
“Sherlock Holmes” Auditions – Come prepared with a one-minute cotemporary monologue to audition at the theater’s studio at 6 p.m. Audition class offered 10 a.m.-noon. Show dates will be Oct. 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. (509) 995-6718.
Spokane County Interstate Fair – Opens today and continues through Sept. 15Live music, animals, exhibits, amusement rides, food and much more. Fair hours are 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. daily, closing at 8 p.m. the final day. Free admission on Sept. 9 for seniors ; Sept. 11 for law enforcement, firefighters and military; Sept. 12 for children 17 and younger (accompanied by a paying adult) with a youth pass from a local Safeway store; and during Coats 4 Kids Drive to children age 13 and younger with a donation of a new or gently-used coat. For a full schedule, visit www.spokanecounty.org/fair/sif. Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N. Havana $10/adults, $7/seniors and children ages 7-13; free/age 6 and younger; ride bracelets are $25 for Sept. 9-12 and $30 for Sept. 13-15. (509) 477-1766.
Spokane Kids Fest – Families with children ages 2-10 years are invited to participate in a free event filled with activities, crafts, face painting, music, dancing, prizes and more; noon-3 p.m. Spokane Valley Mall, 14700 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 926-5575.
“The Odd Couple” – Today through Sept. 22. Neil Simon’s classic comedy about mismatched roommates revised for a female cast. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Tickets are $18/adults; $16/seniors and military; $15/students; $20/door. (509) 795-0004.
Vintage Car Show – Cars from 1900-1983 on display; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway. Free admission. (509) 688-0300.
Applebee’s Breakfast Fundraiser – Help support your local Spokane Foxes Black 99 girls soccer team. The team will receive $5 for each breakfast they serve; 8-10 a.m. Applebee’s, 12217 E. Mission Ave. $9. (509) 994-1336.
Broadway & Sullivan Street Fair – 10 a.m. Valley Assembly of God, 15618 E. Broadway Ave. Free. (509) 924-0466.
Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles – Will be performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$10, does not include fair admission. (509) 325-SEAT.
“Sherlock Holmes” Auditions – 6:30 p.m. Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S. (509) 995-6718.
Spokane Valley Heritage Museum – Explore the rich historical events that were significant to the development and growth of the beautiful Spokane Valley; 1 p.m. Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, 12114 E Sprague Ave. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/kids 7-17. (509) 922-4570.
Sunday Concerts on the Cliff – Seating is general admission – portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Food available for purchase. Sept. 8: Ryan Larsen (country); Sept. 15: Nobody Famous (Jimmy Buffet-style music). Concerts start at 4:30 p.m. Reservations taken in advance for table seating. No outside alcohol allowed; all coolers and containers subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed on the premises. Age 21 and older. Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. General: $5/concert, $40/10; additional $50/table for eight or $60/table for 10. (509) 927-9463.
Sunday Street Market – Open air market with vendors from artist to commercial, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. parking lot, 2302 N. Argonne Road. Free admission. (509) 217-4381.
“The Odd Couple” – 2 p.m. Ignite! Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. Tickets are $18/adults; $16/seniors and military; $15/students; and $20/door. (509) 795-0004.
Central Valley School District – The board of directors meets; 6:30 p.m. Learning and Teaching Center, 19307 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 228-5400.
Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone – English pop band will be performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $5-$10, does not include fair admission. (509) 325-SEAT.
East Valley School District – The board of directors meets; 6 p.m. District Administration Center, 12325 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-1830.
The Band Perry – Country music. Will be performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $25-$35, does not include fair admission. (509) 325-SEAT.
Veradale Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m. Spokane Valley Eagles parking lot, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 990-3683.
Eli Young Band – Country music. Will be performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. 7 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $15-$25, does not include fair admission. (509) 325-SEAT.
Tune Tales Music – Seven-week session of music program for 2- to 5-year-olds is Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. This session’s theme is “Frolic in the Fall.” The 40-minute classes include hands-on activities, instrument play, musical scavenger hunts, finger puppets and creative movement, singing and pitch exploration, and music theory through fun and games. Each session includes a new curriculum with a professionally recorded CD for musical fun at home and in the car. CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $70. (509) 688-0300.
Millwood Farmer’s Market – 3-7 p.m., Millwood Pres^byterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. (509) 924-2350.
West Valley School District – The board of directors meets; 7 p.m. District Conference Center, 8818 E. Grace Ave. (509) 924-2150.
Genealogy for Beginners – Steve Dahlstrom, member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, leads an entertaining one-hour course on how to start researching your family history; 2:30 p.m. Liberty Lake Library, 23123 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 232-2510.
Joint Balfour Park/Library Conceptual Site Plan On-site Open House – Joint Balfour Park/Library and meet at the proposed site to review the preferred conceptual site plan and share input; 4-6 p.m. Balfour Park, 10319 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley Free. (509) 720-5400.
Central Valley High School Class of 1950 – A luncheon will be held. Reservations are requested by calling Janet at (509) 534-9479 or Sadie at (509) 926-4768; 1 p.m. Shari’s Restaurant, 320 N. Sullivan Road.
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