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Treasures on Foxwood - Hosted by the Foxwood Tea House. Outdoor sale featuring more than 30 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, art and more. Live music both days and food vendors. Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Diamond Lake off Highway 2, Newport, Wash. Free. (509) 598-0097

37th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair - Handcrafted art, live entertainment and shopping on the beach. Presented by Pend Oreille Arts Council. Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., City Beach, Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139

Coeur d’Alene Eagles Arts and Crafts Market - Featuring locally made arts and crafts with proceeds to benefit Eagles charities. Saturday, 11 a.m., 209 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 765-8526.

Home/Garden

Associated Garden Clubs Yard and Garden Tour - 24th annual event features six gardens in Northwest Spokane: 3527 N. Atlantic, 3332 W. Elmhurst, 3028 W. Dalke, 2703 W. Dell Drive, 7101 N. Audubon Drive and 3403 W. Excell. Today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $10, available at local nurseries or at any garden on the day of the tour. (509) 838-1275

Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens - August hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Park, just west of Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Free. (509) 625-6677

“Attracting Wildlife to the Landscape” - Senior Circle presentation by Master Gardener Steve Nokes. For age 50 and older. Monday, 1-2 p.m. Deaconess Health and Education Center, Room 267, 901 W. Fifth Ave. RSVP requested. (509) 473-7899

“Farming with Nature” - Documentary on Sepp and Veronkia Holzer’s permaculture farm in the Austrian Alps, with a focus on inspiring new ideas for local food systems. Presented by the Sandpoint Transition Initiative. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Sandpoint Public Library, 1407 Cedar St., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6930, ext. 204

Project HOPE Garden Party - Potluck. Thursday, 6 p.m., 2605 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-6527

Plant Clinic - Hosted by the Master Gardeners. Bring questions and/or samples of plants or pest problems for help. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 276-9870

“Annuals” - Senior Circle presentation by Master Gardener Steve Nokes. For age 50 and older. Aug. 19, 1-2 p.m., Valley Hospital Health and Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. RSVP requested. (509) 473-5899

Master Gardeners Youth Program - Listen to a story about why the bee has a stinger and learn how a plant is pollinated. Participants will plant seeds that attract bees. Aug. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

Introduction to Permaculture - Learn about the Permaculture Design System through presentations, discussions, videos and hands-on projects. Aug. 29-30, south of Priest Lake, Idaho. $85, includes lunches. Camping available. Preregistration required; register online at www.gentleharvest.org/events. (208) 255-8100, (208) 255-2440

$5 Plant Blowout - Fall plant sale hosted by the Friends of Manito. Most gallon perennials will be on sale for $5. Aug. 29. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Maintenance area, east of Gaiser Conservatory. Free. (509) 456-8038.

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes - Two-class series is designed to help address issues that potential homebuyers face. Call to register before class date. Sept. 14-15, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Priest River, Idaho (location to be determined). $10; online classes available for $50. (208) 265-2227

Master Gardeners Youth Program - Look at garden bugs while participating in various hands-on activities. Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

Animals

Inland Empire American Quarter Horse Association Show - Test horses’ abilities in jumping, reining, barrel racing, cutting, roping and pole bending. Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. (806) 376-4811, www.AQHA.com

Bird Watching - Hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society at Cougar Gulch in Nature Conservancy-protected land. Thursday, 9-11 a.m., meet at Fairmont Loop on Highway 95, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-2603

North Idaho Fair Open Horse Show - Friday, Breed, Halter and Showmanship, 1 p.m.; Saturday, English classes, 7 a.m.; next Sunday, Western classes, 7 a.m. North Idaho Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 691-9314

Bird Watching - Survey of Mica Bay Wetland, hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Audubon Society. Aug. 18, 7-11 a.m., meet at Fairmont Loop on Highway 95, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-4739, (208) 664-5318

AFA Ferret Show - Sponsored by the Inland Northwest Ferret Association. Sept. 12, Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. (509) 276-9067

Stroke Stampede - Benefit relay race (horse and rider/runner or bicyclist and runner). Hosted by Hoofprints Riding Club in cooperation with Spokane County Extension Office. Sept. 27, Riverside State Park. Donation. (509) 869-4681

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