Benefit Yard Sale Sponsored by the Inland Empire Blues Society and featuring live acoustic music. Saturday, noon-5 p.m., Spokane Valley Eagles, 16801 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 922-5692.
The Blessed Hope Trio Proclaim Ministry Team from Pensacola Christian College performs. Monday, 7 p.m., Faith Baptist Church, 673 Arden Hill Road, Colville. Free. (509) 684-3983.
The Singing Nuns Luncheon Concert Tours beginning at 11 a.m.; lunch at 1 p.m., followed by the concert. Reservations requested by phone or online at www.singingnuns.com/events.shtml. Thursday, 11 a.m., Mount St. Michaels, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road. $15/per person. (509) 466-9178.
Isaac Walton Duo Guitar and vocals; also wood trays by Dan Barker. Part of the “Performers on the Patio” series. Age 21 and older; photo ID required. No outside liquor; no pets; coolers and containers subjected to search. Portable lawn chairs or blankets are encouraged. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Free. (509) 927-9463.
An Evening with Asleep at the Wheel Country-western swing band has won nine Grammy Awards, released more than 20 studio albums, and has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country charts. The band’s highest-charting single, “The Letter That Johnny Walker Read,” peaked at number 10 in 1975. . Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $34-$44. (800) 325-SEAT.
Friday Night Swing Dig West Coast Swing: Beyond Basics class is from 7-8 p.m. Beginner lesson from 8-8:30 p.m., followed by open dancing until 11 p.m. Today, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.
Salsa Fridays For ages 18 and older with or without a partner. Today, 7 p.m., Satori, 122 S. Monroe St. $5. (360) 550-5106.
Saturday Night Salsa Salsa lessons begin at 8:15 p.m., followed by open dancing until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Simply Dance Studio, 820 W. Sprague Ave. $7. (509) 892-1480.
June Bug Ball Sandpoint Chapter of USA Dance will host this ’70s disco-themed dance, complete with a disco ball. Hustle lesson at 7 p.m., followed by general dancing from 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. $9/general; $5/teens. (208) 699-0421.
Uncle D’s Comedy Underground Stand-up comedy every Thursday. Sign-ups at 7 p.m.; comedy at 8 p.m. Live professional comedy every Friday and Saturday night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; shows start at 8 p.m. Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 2721 N. Market St. No cover/Thursday nights; $12/Fridays and Saturdays. (509) 483-7300.
“Expedition” A summer of improvised fun for the whole family. Friday nights at 8 p.m. Last Friday of the month at 10 p.m. is the adult “After Dark” show. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.
“Cagematch” Teams of improvisers compete and the audience chooses their champion. Reservations are recommended. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045.
Goodtymes Comedy Free comedy every Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Goodtymes Bar and Grill, 9214 E. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 928-1070.
“The Mafia Murders” The year is 1930 and someone in the family is out to murder The Godfather. Loyal friends and family have gathered at a speakeasy for a party that turns murderous. Who is out to kill the boss? As questions and clues arise, the audience has a chance to guess the murderer. Reservations are requested. Today, 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.
“Happy” Presented by Idaho Repertory Theatre. One-night only staged reading of the play by Robert Caisley. Named one of the nine best comedies in Chicago, “Happy” has garnered accolades around the country for its smart dialogue and sharp examination of self-deception and contentment. Tickets on sale at BookPeople and at UI Shoup Hall in Moscow. Today, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main Street, Moscow. $30. (208) 885-6465.
“The Foreigner” Charlie Baker needs to get away, so when he arrives at a remote fishing lodge, it seems harmless enough to say he is simply foreign and speaks no English. But the plan backfires when the lodge’s inhabitants reveal deep secrets and diabolical plans in front of their quiet “foreign” guest and what seemed like a serene getaway turns into hilarious mayhem. Performances are today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $28/adults; $22/seniors and military; $12/students. (509) 455-7529.
“Guys and Dolls” A Tony Award-winning romantic musical comedy. Performances are today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $13.75-$19.75. (208) 667-1323.
“Pirates of Penzance” Today-Sunday. A comedic operetta about ineffective pirates, bumbling bobbies and love at first sight. Performances are today and Saturday at 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 3 p.m. Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. $10/advance; $12/door; $5/youth. (509) 447-9900.
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