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Pavillion Park summer festival activities and performances

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Fun run

Saturday, Liberty Lake Loop Fun Run, a 4-mile scenic walk-run begins at 8 a.m. Kids can race on a quarter-mile course at 9:30 a.m. Registration costs $20 with a T-shirt or $10 without.

Fourth of July concert, fireworks and parade

A community parade starts at 11 a.m. at Shoreline Drive and Liberty Lake Drive, and a barbecue with games and races follows.

The summer festival features three local bands, with music starting at 6 p.m.

Keeler, Melvin and Morse play country blues, Milonga serves up sizzling salsa music and Rob Vaughn wows the crowd with jazz and pop.

Fireworks begin immediately after the concert.

Future Stars Talent Show

July 15, 7 p.m., area talents in grades 6 through 12 compete for top honors and cash prizes.

Men in the Making

July 16, 7 p.m., following performances by winners of Future Stars, Men in the Making take the stage. The troupe of talented actors, musicians and comedians will take spectators on a journey through rock ‘n’ roll history.

LeRoy Bell

July 23, 7 p.m., recording artist LeRoy Bell and his quintet play “acoustic soul.” They have opened for B.B. King, Al Green and Leon Russell.

Grammy-winning Western tunes

July 30, 7 p.m., Riders in the Sky plays legendary cowboy music.

The group produced “Woody’s Roundup,” winner of a Grammy for best musical album for children in 2001. The group has other popular recordings and in 1982 was one of the first exclusively Western music artists to join the Grand Ole Opry.

Craig Marquardo Jazz Trio

Aug. 6, 7 p.m., Craig Marquardo Jazz Trio performs a mix of pop, rock, blues and rhythm and blues. After the performance, the group will show its film “Sway.”

Marquardo stars in the movie as a film executive who leaves his high profile Hollywood job for a quiet life in the Northwest. The event is co-sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank.

Lud Kramer memorial concert

Sept. 4, 6 p.m., the Spokane Symphony performs classical selections under the direction of Eckart Preu. The concert honors symphony patron and Friends of Pavillion Park supporter Lud Kramer.

Spotlight on cinema

Movies start at dusk at Pavillion Park.

July 8, “Star Wars Episode IV,” rated PG

July 9, “Big,” rated PG

July 22, “Chocolat,” rated PG-13

July 29, “Grease,” rated PG

Aug. 5, “A Bug’s Life,” rated G

Aug. 12, “Top Gun,” rated PG

Aug. 13, “Ghostbusters,” rated PG

Aug. 19, “Driving Miss Daisy,” rated PG

Aug. 20, “Aladdin,” rated G

Aug. 26, “Annie Hall,” rated PG

Aug. 27, “Superman-The Movie,” rated PG

Sept. 2, “Forrest Gump,” rated PG-13

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