“The Odd Couple” - One night only staged-reading fundraiser for Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. The story pairs Oscar Madison, slob extraordinaire, with the straight-laced Felix Unger as both men cope with their respective divorces. Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $25. (208) 660-2958.
Ales for the Trail - Enjoy a craft beer from the Northwest and raise funds for the North Idaho Centennial Trail at the newly renovated McEuen Park. Music, games and food vendors. Ride your bike to the festival and be eligible to win great prizes. Minors may attend in the company of a legal guardian but no one younger than 21 years of age will be served alcohol. All proceeds to benefit the North Idaho Centennial Trail. Aug. 16, 1-7 p.m., McEuen Park, 420 E. Front St., downtown Coeur d’Alene. $24/advance, $30/gate, includes five pours, ID required. (208) 991-0040.
The Showcase - Charity golf tournament benefits Community Cancer Fund. Includes 18-hole celebrity/amateur pairing, demos, dinner and auction. Aug. 18, 9 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course, 900 Floating Green Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Spectator tickets $20. (800) 935-6283.
A Hard Day’s Night at the Bing - The first film featuring The Beatles, hosted by “Movies 101” and Spokane Public Radio. This year is the 50th anniversary of the film, which has been digitally restored. Includes a roundtable discussion about the film’s influence with Dan Webster, Nathan Weinbender, Mary Pat Treuhart and Leah Sottile Preston. Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10, general admission. (509) 328-5729.
Cobra Polo Classic - Polo players from around the world. Events include live music, champagne divot stomp, hat competition, silent auction, gourmet food and wine and the Whiskey Cigar Tent. Benefits the Ronald McDonald House. Reservations requested. Sept. 7, noon-4 p.m., Spokane Polo Club, 7500 W. State Route 2. $225/person. (509) 624-0500.
Dirty Martinis for Clean Water - Enjoy food, drinks, music and a silent auction to support Spokane Riverkeeper. Tickets available at http://www.cforjustice.org/river/dirty-martinis-for- clean-water/. Sept. 12, 6-11 p.m., Riverside Event Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $45/advance, $50/door, includes heavy appetizers and two drink tickets. (509) 835-5211.
Appetite for Conservation: Saving Land and Room for Dessert - Join Inland Northwest Land Trust in this farm to table event. Music, booths, food, beverages will be featured. Sept. 14, 4 p.m., Dix Farm. $75. (509) 328- 2939.