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Fresh sheet: Food trucks, Jacklin Center, Pinot’s Palette

Wed., July 16, 2014, midnight

Food Truck Palooza

Sample fare from a variety of food trucks at this first-time event, which includes music, a beer garden and the chance to vote on Spokane’s most popular food truck.

The event takes place from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday. General admission costs $15 and includes food samples from the 18 participating food trucks or mobile vendors. VIP tickets for $25 allow participants 21 years old or older into the venue early – at 2 p.m. – and include a swag bag as well as two beer tokens. Children 5 and younger get in free.

The event takes place in the parking lot of Luigi’s Italian Restaurant in downtown Spokane at 245 W. Main Ave. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Call to chefs

The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center is looking for chefs for its 2014-2015 cooking class season.

Chefs who want to become part of the cooking class roster, share their skills and promote their restaurants should call the center at (208) 457-8950.

The center, at 405 N. William St. in Post Falls, hosts cooking classes taught by local chefs in its commercial kitchen. Classes run from 5:30 to 8 p.m., cost $50 per person and include beer and wine. To register, send an email to

For a list of classes and dates, visit the center’s website at

Painting party

Pinot’s Palette is pairing up with Arbor Crest Wine Cellars for an evening of wine and painting en plein air on the grounds of the winery.

The special event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. July 29 at Arbor Crest, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. The cost is $45 per person.

Call Pinot’s Palette at (509) 290-5096 or Arbor Crest at (509) 927-9463. On the Web: and


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