1   55th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Long-running event features more than 40 dealers, children’s activities, demonstrations, and displays of precious and semiprecious stones, fossils, specimens, beautiful jewelry and more. Presented by Rock Rollers of Spokane. (509) 891-6533. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors and military, free for age 12 and younger and Scouts in uniform; free parking; admission is good all weekend.
2  Gonzaga Men’s Baseball Gonzaga University, Patterson Baseball Complex and Washington Trust Field. Action-packed week with a three-game stand against Loyola Marymount – 6 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday – and back-to-back tilts hosting Oregon – 6 p.m. Tuesday, 3 p.m. Wednesday. (509) 313-6000. Admission: $5 adults; $3 children/seniors; $50 for season tickets.
3  Coeur d’Alene Music Walk Friday evening (hours vary), downtown Coeur d’Alene. Live performances by local musicians at restaurants, shops, businesses and galleries. Venues include Tito’s Italian Grill & Wine Shop from 5-7 p.m.; Studio 107, Angel Gallery, Tomlinson Sotheby’s International Realty and The Art Spirit Gallery (5-8 p.m.); Moose Lounge and Cricket’s Downtown Bar and Grill (6-9 p.m.); Seasons of Coeur d’Alene (7-10 p.m.); and The Cellar (7-11 p.m.). (208) 292-1629. Admission: FREE
4  Holy Names Music Center Faculty and Student Recital 7:30 p.m. Friday, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Students and faculty team together for an evening of music and fun. (509) 326-9516. Admission: FREE
5  Danger! Live Writers 7 p.m. Sunday, Jones Radiator, 120 E. Sprague Ave. Poetry showcase featuring Thom Caraway, Tom Gribble, Kaitlin Schmidt and Lynn Rigney Schott. (509) 714-3613. Admission: FREE
6  Get Lit! EWU Alumni Reading 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Red Lion Inn at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. Part of the 16th annual Get Lit! festival. Authors will offer five-minute readings of their work and talk abut their lives as creative writers. Alumni include Asa Maria Bradley, Aimee R. Cervenka, Scott Eubanks, Liz Rognes and Spokesman-Review columnist Shawn Vestal. Registration is suggested. Visit outreach.ewu.edu. Admission: $5-$8, includes hors d’oeuvres and drink ticket
7  Oak Grove Concert Choir 7 p.m. Thursday, Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St. Students from Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo, N.D., will perform spirituals and gospel music, old hymn favorites like “Beautiful Savior,” newer compositions like Ola Gjeilo’s “Serenity” and other selections including composers J.S. Bach, Alexander Sheremetev and Kurt Bestor. (509) 325-4307. Admission: FREE
8  Just Between Friends Consignment Event 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Thousands of new and gently used items, including clothing, toys, DVDs, layette, shoes, strollers, furniture and more. Many unsold items will be donated to Inland Northwest Baby. Half price sale on Sunday. (509) 536-2840. Admission: $4/general, free/military and children age 12 and younger; free admission on Sunday.
9  Last Chance Band 9 p.m. Saturday, Palomino Club, 6425 N. Lidgerwood St. Idaho-based country band, fronted by Chance Long, will perform on Spokane’s North Side. (509) 944-4911. Admission: $3
!0  Past Blessings Farm’s Third Annual Spring Has Sprung Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Past Blessings Farm, 8521 N. Orchard Road. Come to the farm and pick through vintage, antique and primitive decor, repurposed items, furniture and more. (509) 499-5099. Admission: FREE