Vintage Pickin’s Barn Sale - Hours are Friday, 2 p.m. until dusk; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. corner of Atlas Rod and Hayden Avenue, Hayden. (509) 999-6316.
Craft Sale - Proceeds will go to the Shriners Children’s Hospital. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sans Souci West, 3231 W. Boone Ave. (509) 325-3498.
Soap Making 101 - Oct. 8-9. Ages 16 and older. Learn to make cold process soap using coconut, palm and olive oil. Design your own fragrance and take home nearly 3 pounds of soap. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Greencastle Soap Co., 203 N. Stone St. Registration required. $55. (509) 466-7223.
Mt. Spokane Craft and Vendor Fair - Oct. 12-13. Benefitting Mt. Spokane High School music and dance programs. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mt. Spokane High School, 6015 E. Mt. Spokane Park Drive. $1 admission.
35th Annual Quilt Show - Oct. 18-20. Washington State Quilters Spokane Chapter presents “A Cottage in the Country,” with featured quilter Sherry Thompson. Enjoy 600 quilts, the Merchant Mall, master quilter demonstrations, Hoffman Quilt exhibit and the Quilter’s Boutique. Hours are Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 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.
Fall Craft Fair - Oct. 24-25. Talented employees, volunteers and family members will display jewelry, art, woodwork and other craft items for sale. This event will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Providence pediatric services in Spokane. 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.
Weekend Soap Making Class - Oct. 26-27. Hands-on soap making. Using palm, coconut and olive oil, design your own fragrance and take home nearly 3 pounds of soap. Class size is limited; call to reserve your spot. For ages 16 and older. Greencastle Soap Co., 203 N. Stone St. $55. (509) 466-7223.
Scrapbook Bootcamp - Bring your own projects and supplies and join in the opportunity to learn something new. There will be two holiday-themed make-and-take projects offered during the day for an additional fee. Register online at www.kroccda.org. Nov. 2, 9 a.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $20. (208) 667-1865.
University High School Craft Fair - Nov. 9-10. An annual event to benefit the University High School instrumental music program. University High School, 12420 E. 32nd Ave., Spokane Valley. $2/admission. (509) 891-5278.
Fall in the Garden - Get some tips on pruning, planting and planning. Classes will be Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. through Oct. 12. For more information or registration call (509) 477-2048 or email akestell@ spokanecounty.org. Spokane County Extension, 222 N. Havana St. $12/per class.
Dayton on Tour - Historic home tours of four private residences, Dayton Historic Depot Museum, Boldman House Museum & Palus Artifact Museum; art demonstrations, art crawl of multiple downtown venues showing the work of local artists; free art and wine event in Dayton Historic Depot Museum Gallery for age 21 and older; family-friendly fall-themed festival for children with face painting, games and more; free horse and carriage rides; free bus tours of the Blue Mountain Station Food Artisan Center, a LEED-certified artisan food processing facility; children can pick up one pumpkin for free. Saturday, 11 a.m., 166 E. Main St., Dayton. $10/entry fee. (509) 382-4825.
Yard and Garden Prep 101 - Learn some tips and tricks to get your gardens prepped for spring. Presented by Spokane Public Library and Spokane’s Master Gardeners. Oct. 7, 6 p.m., South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St.; Oct. 12, 11 a.m., Shadle Library, W. 2111 Wellesley Ave.; Oct. 19, 11 a.m., Indian Trail Library, 4909 W. Barnes Road. Free. For more information call (509) 444-5331.
West Plains Fall Vintage Tour - Take in the scenery on this self-guided tour of shops featuring items such as rustic garden decor and vintage furnishings. Multiple locations in Cheney, Medical Lake, Reardan and Airway Heights. Enjoy complimentary refreshments at every stop and collect cards to become eligible for the grand prize drawing. Visit www.facebook.com/ VerveVintageHomeFurnishings. Oct. 12, 10 a.m. Free. (509) 981-5713.
Beginning Beekeeping - The West Plains Beekeepers Association will be holding a beginning beekeeping class the first three Saturdays in November. If students want to become a Washington state apprentice beekeeper, there is a test booklet and test that costs $10. Hands on training will occur in April 2014 and is included in the cost of the class. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pizza Factory, 123 S. Broad Ave., Medical Lake. $30/class. (509) 863-5666.
Spokane Humane Society Booktober Book Sale – Saturday-Oct. 6. Come and browse more than 20,000 gently used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and other items. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Donated books and other items gladly accepted beforehand. Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St. (509) 467-5235, ext. 211.
Bark For Life Spokane - For humans and canines to benefit the American Cancer Society. There will be entertainment, more than 50 vendors, contests, dog demonstrations, adoptions, pet blessings and live music. The 5K Dog & Me Run/Walk begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Whispering Pines Park, 115 W. Eagle Ridge Blvd. (off Highway 195). $25 for 5K run, includes event admission; $10, event only. (509) 290-5096.
Appaloosa Horse Raffle - Proceeds benefit the Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center. The horse donated for this year’s raffle is a 2-year-old, tri-colored leopard gelding. For more information, visit www.appaloosamuseum.org or call (208) 882-5578. The raffle is open through Oct. 18.
Third Annual Inland Northwest Small Farms Conference - Oct. 19. This year’s theme is “Country Living with Purpose & Profitability.” Fifteen seminars will be held. There will also be vendors, networking activities, and lunch. Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $35/per person; $60/per pair. (509) 535-7274.