Downtown Indoor Farmers Market - Bread, pastries, eggs, grass-fed beef and crafts. Thursdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Ave. (509) 475-1676
NIC Wild Game Feast - North Idaho College Alumni Association presents the 11th annual event. Proceeds benefit student scholarships through the NIC Alumni Association. Saturday, 6 p.m. in the Ts’elusm Dining Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $65 ($60/NIC Alumni Association members). (208) 769-5978
Ninth Annual Festival of Foodies - A culinary show of food and beverage samples to support the Spokane Restaurant Association, with live music and food preparation seminars. Saturday, 2-6 p.m., Spokane Community College, Lair Building. $10/advance, $15/door; individual drink coupons available for $1. Tickets are available at Vino! A Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St.; Hallett’s Chocolates, 1419 E. Holyoke; Just American Desserts, S. 213 University Ste. 2; Stanek’s Nursery, 2929 E. 29th Ave.; and All Things Irish, 315 Sherman Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. (509) 242-2668
Chili Cook-Off - Sponsored by Fairfield Service Club to benefit the June 2010 Centennial Flag Day Celebration. First, second and third prizes given. Entries need to be at the community center by 3:30 p.m. Enjoy sampling entries and all-you-can-eat chili and cornbread. Saturday, 4-8 p.m., Fairfield Community Center, Fairfield. $5. (208) 686-1431
Cake Decorating Workshop - For teens and adults. Learn simple decorating shortcuts and how to use decorating tools. Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m., Garfield Library, 109 N. Third, Garfield, Wash. $20, includes supplies. Registration required. (509) 397-4366
Art of Canning - For age 14 and older. Class will focus on the pressure-cooker technique. Monday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Southside Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $27; preregistration required. (509) 625-6200
15th Annual Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction - Presented by Salk Middle School’s music department. Proceeds will benefit the school’s band, choir and orchestra. Tuesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Salk Middle School Cafeteria, 6411 N. Alberta St. $5/ages 13-adult, $4/ages 5-12, free/ages 4 and younger. (509) 354-5575
“Good Friends, Good Food, Good Times” Cooking Class Series - Featuring Chef Angelo Brunson of Angelo’s Ristorante. Learn how to make five different Italian sauces, enjoy food, mingling and wine. Jan. 28, 5:30-7 p.m., The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50. Reservations required. (208) 457-8950
Second Annual Italian Dinner - Sponsored by St. Patrick’s School Alumni Association. Watch the Gonzaga men’s basketball game while enjoying food catered by Mamma Mia’s. Proceeds will benefit St. Patrick’s School. Jan. 30, 3-8 p.m., St. Patrick’s School Cafeteria, 2706 E. Queen Ave. $10/adults, $5/children age 5 and younger. (509) 483-4444
St. John Vianney Spaghetti Dinner - All-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs, salad, rolls, coffee, dessert and milk. Jan. 31, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., St. John Vianney Church Hall, 503 N. Walnut Road, Spokane Valley. $8/adults, $6/seniors, $5/children age 6-12, free/children 5 and younger. (509) 926-7987
Smile Again Foundation Spaghetti Fundraiser - Purchase a bowl of all-you-can-eat spaghetti at The Swinging Doors to benefit the Smile Again Foundation, an organization that supports bereaved parents with the financial aspects of the final arrangements for their deceased children. Jan. 31, noon-9:45 p.m., The Swinging Doors, 1018 W. Francis Ave. $12. (509) 326-6794
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