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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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1 Reel Spokane Winter 2013 8:30 p.m. Friday, Magic Lantern Theater, 25 W. Main Ave. Eighteen independent filmmakers from the greater Spokane area present their creative works. (509) 209-2383.

Admission: $8

2 “The Lion, the Witch, and the  Wardrobe” Fridays 7 p.m.; Saturdays 4 and 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., through Dec. 22, Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3, Spokane Valley. Venture through the wardrobe as C.S. Lewis’ beloved classic comes to life. (509) 995-6718. Admission: $10 adults, $8 seniors, students, military and children ages 12 and younger

3 Sounds of  Christmas 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, North Idaho College, Boswell Hall Schuler Auditorium, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Traditional holiday concert featuring NIC Wind Symphony, NIC Cardinal Chorale, NIC Chamber Singers and NIC Cardinal Vocal Jazz. This concert features the audience-favorite Christmas carol singalong. (208) 769-7764. Admission: FREE

4 Friends of Manito Open House 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Manito Park, Manito Garden Meeting Room, east of the greenhouse. Children can decorate cookies; adults can enjoy holiday beverages or buy a holiday poinsettia and a 2014 Manito Park Calendar. All proceeds benefit Manito Park. Admission: FREE

5 “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Dessert  Theater Performances 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday, First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. This nostalgic musical drama is set in 1941 during World War II. (509) 467-8986. Admission: $5, includes performance, dessert and coffee

6 Nightmare Before  Christmas 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and Dec. 21, The Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St., Spokane. Three nights of all-ages rock, with Skies Burn Black, Jedediah The Pilot, What Wings Once Held, The Drip, The Persevering Promise, High Regard, Storm Normandy, Outlier, Among Theives, Devianace, A Cryptic Ending and Cold Blooded. (509) 328-5467. Admission: $8 advance each night, $10 at the door

7 Steinway Piano Gallery Concert

7 p.m. Saturday, Steinway Piano Gallery, 13418 E. Nora Ave., Spokane Valley. “Celebrate the Season: One Song At A Time” features Christmas music from singer Laura James and pianist/ composer Cheryl Green, playing on a Steinway & Sons Concert Grand piano. (509) 327-4266. Admission: FREE

8 Anthology 7 p.m. Saturday, The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane. This program benefiting RiverLit, the Spokane literary and visual arts journal, will feature Bruce Holbert, Brooke Matson, Travis Naught, Luke Roe, Sharma Shields, Shawn Vestal and emcee Luke Baumgarten. Admission: $8 advance

9 Handel’s Messiah Concert and Community Singalong 4 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., Spokane. Annual event invites one and all to come and sing Handel’s masterpiece. Singalong practice begins at 2:30 p.m. (509) 747-1058. Admission: FREE

!0 Yuletide Brass 3 p.m. Sunday, Spokane Falls Community College, Music Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Christmas concert presented by the Spokane British Brass Band. (509) 466-5500. Admission: $10 adults; free for students