The Singing Nuns Luncheon Concert - Tours beginning at 11 a.m.; lunch at 1 p.m., followed by the concert. Make reservations by phone or online at www.singingnuns.com/ events.shtml. Thursday, 11 a.m., St. Michael’s Academy, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road. $15. (509) 466-9178.
The Singing Nuns July 4th Concert and Dessert Social - Tours begin at 7 p.m.; concert at 8:30 p.m. More information at www.singingnuns.com/ events.shtml. Friday, St. Michael’s Academy, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road. $5. (509) 467-0986, ext. 121.
Wine and Cheese at the Market - Tastings include: Friday, Craft Beer Revolution; July 11, Spanish Wine Adventure. All tastings at 7 p.m. Reservations are requested. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20. (509) 343-2253.
Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine - Classes include: Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Summer Time Pies, $45; July 13, 2 p.m., Classic Desserts, $39; July 14 9, 5:30 p.m., Classic Cinnamon Rolls, $39; July 15, 5:30 p.m., Hand Crafted Ice Cream Sandwiches and Iced Chocolate Drinks, $39. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.
Grilling Time - Two Cooks With Love Catering presents a cooking and mixology class. Make reservations at (509) 891-5980. July 9-10, 6-8:30 p.m., 11712 E. Boone Ave. $40/person; $70/couple.
Cowboy Supper Shows - The 20th anniversary commemorative performances will be July 11-13, Aug. 8-10, Sept. 12-14 and Oct. 10-12. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 6:15 p.m. Sunday matinee shows will start at 3:15 p.m. Ticket office opens 45 minutes before each show. Purchase tickets at www.rockinbranch.com or call for reservations. Rockin B Ranch, 3912 Spokane Bridge Road, Liberty Lake. $45.95/general; $16.50/ages 2-10; free/age 2 and younger sitting on parent’s lap. (509) 891-9016.
Cooking with Carol - A three-part series presenting elegant appetizers, salads, luncheon menus and dinner entrees. July 11, 3-5 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden, Idaho. $35. (208) 762-1333.
INCA After Dark Cooking Classes - Classes include: July 11, Margaritaville Grill: Tacos and Margs; July 17, Homemade Croissants with Fresh Berries. All classes are 6-8 p.m. For more information or registration, visit incaafterdark.scc.spokane.edu or call (509) 533-8141. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Building 1. $49/per class.
“A Taste for Wine and Murder” - Barry Underwood disappeared at the Coeur d’Alene Cellars wine festival three years ago. Another wine festival is underway when Barry’s body is discovered buried in the cellar. Local detective, the audience, gather the suspects to figure out who did it. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Murder Mystery Theatre. Reservations requested. July 11, 6-9 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Cellars, 3890 N. Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene. $35/per person, includes drink and appetizer. (208) 664-2336.
Cheney Jubilee - A two-day festival featuring a barbecue competition, live music, food booths, beer garden, kid activities, hay dig and arts and craft vendors. July 12-13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Cheney Plaza, State Route 904 at Betz Road, Cheney. For more information, visit www.cheneyjubilee.com.
Music for the Moose - Benefit concert for the Moose Project, the magic of oral and signing education. Performance by Nicole Lewis, wine, dessert and appetizers. Sign language interpreter provided. July 14, 7-9 p.m., Latah Valley Presbyterian Church, 202 E. Meadow Lane Road. $20/advance; $25/door. (509) 443-5905.
Making Jams and Jellies - Anna Kestell, food safety and preservation information specialist, will explain basic jams and jellies, the difference between them and how to can your own. July 15, 6 p.m., East Side Library, 524 S. Stone St. Free. (509) 444-5375.
Asian Barbecue and Grilling Specialties - With master Chef Steve Geving, July 16, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Road, Blanchard, Idaho. $25. (208) 437-0426.
Latah Creek Winery’s Celebration - July 18-20. Celebrating 32 years of award-winning Washington wine. The festivities will kick off Friday with a customer appreciation party, 4:30-7 p.m. Great food, generous pours and good company. The celebration continues all day Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Latah Creek Winery, 13030 E. Indiana Ave. Free. (509) 926-0164.
Wags to Riches Gala Auction - A fundraising event to benefit SpokAnimal CARE with professional auctioneer Kip Toner assisted by KREM 2’s Laura Papetti and Dana Haynes. The event will feature a four-course dinner from Feast, music from Brent Edstrom, champagne arrival, silent and live auctions. Purchase tickets from SpokAnimal at (509) 534-8133, ext. 209. July 18, 5-10 p.m., Mukogawa Japanese Cultural Center, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $80/individual; $150/couple; $600/table of eight.
Gourmet Grilling Date Night - Couples will take burgers to a whole new level by creating flavorful sauce combinations for those backyard barbeques. Make reservations at (509) 279-6030. July 18, 6-8 p.m., INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Building 1. $75/per couple.
St. Vincent de Paul’s Steak Fry - Sixth annual event with barbecue steak, fun and dancing to the Kelly Hughes Band and Colby Acuff to support St. Vincent de Paul’s Family Emergency Services. Tickets available at the St. Vincent de Paul HELP Center and the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores or online at www.stvincentdepaulcda.org. July 19, 5 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $25/person. (208) 416-4717.
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