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Arts/Crafts

Community Roots Market - “Buy Local” venue featuring area farmers, musicians, artisans and crafters. Sponsored by People for Environmental Action and Community Health (PEACH), a nonprofit organization. Today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 2015 N. Division St. Free. (509) 435-5210

Spring Youth Arts Classes - Elementary grade classes are Tuesdays-Thursdays and middle and high school classes are Monday. 4-5:30 p.m., Art on the Edge Studios, 1416 First St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost varies from $10-$20/project. (208) 676-0917, www.artontheedge.org

Sewing Connection - Hosted by the American Sewing Guild of Spokane/Coeur d’Alene. Seminar featuring Shirley Adams, host of the PBS television show “Sewing Connection.” With trunk show of 200 garments and a vast collection of bags. Saturday, 9-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Road. $20/ASG members, $45/nonmembers, $60/join ASG and seminar. Preregistration required. (509) 489-4492

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. Free. (208) 765-8526

Rock, Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show - Annual event sponsored by the North Idaho Mineral Club. June 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $2 admission, kids free if accompanied by adult. (208) 773-5384

“Art of Making Rustic Furniture” Workshop - For ages 15 and older. A beginner-level, two-day workshop taught by Montana artist Harry Felton. June 13, 6-8 p.m. and June 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $100/single person or two people working on the same piece. Registration required by June 6. (509) 229-3414

Quilt Carnival and Show - North Idaho Quilters present featured quilters Nola Mauch, Lynda Lynn and Lisa Dixon. With challenge quilt, merchant mall, raffle, mayor’s award, demonstrations and country store. June 26-27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. $5.

Two Women Barn Bazaar, Art & Antique Show - One-of-a-kind antique, vintage and arts and crafts items. With food and live bluegrass music by the Wylie Family Band, who will play noon-3 p.m. both days. June 27-28, Two Women Art and Antiques, 17909 S. Stentz Road, Spangle. Free. (509) 245-3444, www.twowomencoutrychic.com

Coeur d’Alene Bead Stampede - 16th annual event featuring beads made of stone, bone, wood, paper, clay, metal, horn, glass and more. Free parking. July 3, noon-5 p.m., July 4-5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Building 3, 4056 N. Government Way. $3/weekend.

Golden Era Art and Antique Show - Featuring wares of Inland Northwest collectors, artists and artisans with an emphasis on local history and culture. July 17, 3-8 p.m., July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation, Golden Era Antiques, Plummer, Idaho. (208) 661-6313

Home/Garden

Frugal Kaffee Klatch - Seed and plant start swap. Tuesday, 10 a.m., On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford, Wash. (509) 747-6294

“Seeds of Change” Educational Film Series - A local food systems education series presented by Project Hope Spokane in association with Riverfront Farm and Green Jobs Not Jails. Thursday, “Food: A Global and Local Issue”; May 28, “Cultivating Change and Food from the Hood”; June 11, “Good Food and Seeds of Change: The RF Story.” 7 p.m., The Porch Church, 1804 W. Broadway Ave. Free with food or seed donation. (509) 280-1702

“Spring for the Garden” - Bonner General Hospital’s Healing Garden fundraiser. The new Children’s Garden, honoring Hazel Hall, will be dedicated. Children’s activities include special “treasure hunts” in the garden. Plants for sale. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bonner General Hospital, 520 N. Third Ave., Sandpoint. Free. (208) 255-7666

Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens - May hours: Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pioneer Park, just west of Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. Free. (509) 625-6677

“ ’Tis the Season for Raw Foods” - Featuring Shannon Bullington. Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $15/includes samples. Limited space, tickets available at the market. (208) 676-9730

Farm Chicks Antiques Show - June 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and June 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Book signing June 6, 1-2 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. (509) 954-1692, www.thefarmchicks.com

Plant Clinics and Classes - Hosted by the Master Gardeners. Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon; bring questions and/or samples of plants or pest problems for help. Class, 10:30 a.m.; Dr. Laurel Hansen will discuss carpenter ants. June 6, Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Classes (Sandpoint) - Two-class series is designed to help address issues that potential home buyers face. June 8-9, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Selkirk Association of Realtors Conference Room, 325 Marion Ave., Sandpoint. $10. (208) 265-2227

Spring Plant Sale - Hosted by the Friends of Manito. Plant list available at www.thefriendsofmanito.org. June 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Manito Park, Manito Meeting Room, east of Gaiser Conservatory. (509) 456-8038

Plant Clinic - Hosted by the Master Gardeners. Bring questions and/or samples of plants or pest problems for help. June 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m.-noon, Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 276-9870

Master Gardeners Youth Program - Class will discuss seed parts and how seeds grow. Includes a variety of hands-on activities. June 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Deer Park Library, Conference Room, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free; preregistration required. (509) 276-9870

Animals

Ride The West Horse & Ranch Expo - Team roping, wagon rides, pony rides, Xtreme Trail Challenge, the new Versatility Ranch Horse Competition, Dutch oven cooking with the Back Country Horsemen’s Wilderness Camp, trade show, clinics, demos and more. On-site camping, restrooms, concessions and hotel accommodations available. Today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. FAB Quarterhorse Ranch, 6010 E. Greenbluff Road. Daily: $10/adults, $8/seniors, military and children age 10-16, free/age 9 and younger. (509) 466-9639

Lilac City Dog Training Club - Registration for summer classes. Shot records are required. Classes start the week of June 2 and include Conformation, Rally and Puppy through Advanced Obedience, lasting eight weeks long. Thursday, noon-6 p.m., 1612 E. Houston Ave. $45. (509) 487-9542

Inland Empire American Quarter Horse Association Show - Testing horses’ abilities in jumping, reining, barrel racing, cutting, roping and pole bending. Friday-May 31. Spokane County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. (806) 376-4811, www.AQHA.com

Basset Blast Mardi Gras - 11th annual event hosted by Washington Basset Rescue. Raffles, events, doggie favor bags, awards and more. Events include: Best Waddle, Best Howl, Best Costume, Best Bassett Photo and more. All proceeds benefit the Basset Rescue program. Saturday, noon-2:30 p.m., Sullivan Park, north of Spokane Valley Mall. (509) 466-1538

Pet Fest - May 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and May 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Seventh annual wiener dog races Saturday at 4 p.m. to benefit Dachshund Rescue Northwest. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $7/adults, free/age 6 and younger, $20/family pass.

Greyhound Pets of North America Picnic - Annual picnic/fundraiser. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and sodas provided. With raffles, silent and live auction, and vendors. Bring your healthy greyhound and have their speed measured by a radar gun. June 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way. Free. (208) 772-3149

Spokane Humane Society Sixth Annual Parade of Paws - Fundraising event for the animals at the Spokane Humane Society. This pledge-driven event is a two- or four-mile walk with your dog(s); the longer route takes you up to Mount St. Michael’s and the dogs are blessed by a priest. Vendors and kids’ activities. June 13, Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St. Free, collect pledges. (509) 995-4542

World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions - June 13-14, 2 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $22.50-$29.50. (509) 325-SEAT

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