September 20, 2013 in Features

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(Sold out) Cami Bradley, Taylor Williamson Spokane’s Bradley, a finalist from this season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” will perform two homecoming celebration shows Sunday. Joining her is fellow finalist Williamson, a comedian. 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 909 W. Sprague Ave. $20. (800) 325-SEAT.

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale The Friends of the Spokane Public Library host their fall sale, featuring fiction, nonfiction and children’s books, today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave., Rooms 1A and 1B. (509) 444-5307.

Friends of the Library Book Sale - Argonne All hardbacks and books on tape are $1; paperbacks, DVDs and cassettes are 50 cents. Money goes to support the Argonne Library programs. Saturday, 10 a.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 893-8260.

From Hell to Healing: One Veteran’s Story Iraq war veteran and musician Jason Moon uses science, humor, storytelling and personal experience to weave together a 90-minute message about how returning from war with PTSD affects not only the veteran but families and entire communities. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $20/general; free to veterans. (518) 878-8579.

Civic Theatre 67th Anniversary Gala Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a no-host bar, silent auction, dinner and dessert; followed by performance of “Les Misérables” at 7:30 p.m. Attire is cocktail or casual. Today, Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $40. (509) 325-2507.

Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Opens Saturday and runs through Oct. 31. A 12-acre corn maze that includes 10 numbered checkpoints. Visit the pumpkin patch (U-pick or we pick) ranging from mini decorative pumpkins to giants more than 100 pounds. Hours are Mondays-Thursdays, 4 p.m.-dark, Fridays, 4- 9 p.m., and weekends from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Knight Farms, 73 Oakshott Road, Colville. $7/age 13 and older, $6/ages 5-12, free/age 4 and younger. (509) 684-6751.

Colville Rotary Chili Cook Off Food and beer along with music, dance and rodeo events. Sanctioned by Chili Appreciation Society International. Cowboy Pat Stoddard of Conrad, Mont., will perform in the rodeo arena. Saturday, noon-6 p.m., Colville Fairgrounds, 317 W. Astor Ave., Colville. $12/all-you-can-eat, free/age seven and younger. (509) 732-8917.

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Inland Northwest Railroad Museum Tour the Lee Tillotson Conservation and Restoration Center, enjoy refreshments and learn about future plans. Saturday, 1 p.m., 2 miles west of Reardan on Highway 2, Reardan. Free. (509) 796-2102.

Carnival Moscow Food Co-op is celebrating 40 years with live music performances, carnival midway games and activities. Carnival-inspired food, organic fresh-spun cotton candy, root beer floats in a kid-friendly root beer garden and local beer will be available for purchase. There will also be a custom photo booth and raffle prizes from the co-op and local business. Co-op pictures and memorabilia from the past 40 years will be on display. Sunday, 5-8 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.

Roller Derby Bout Double Header NIRD vs. Rodeo “B” Team and Vixens vs. Rodeo “A” Team. Saturday, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way.

“Charge into Battle Against Hunger” The Spokane Renaissance Faire is raising money and food for the Second Harvest Food Bank. The event will begin at 10 a.m. with a food drive, followed by a benefit dinner and sale from Vintage Vines. The event will include the opportunity to win free passes to the fair and a diamond necklace from Tracy Jewelers. Anyone making a donation of $10 or more will receive a 2-for-1 pass to the fair. Vintage Vines will offer drink specials with a portion going to Second Harvest. A special Renaissance Dinner will be served including “The Big Dog,” roasted chicken legs and a pint for $10. 10 percent off to-go bottles of wine to those bringing in a can of food. Saturday, Tracy Jewelers, 106 N. Evergreen Road, Spokane Valley.


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