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1 Auntie’s Horror Stories 2014 6:30 p.m. today, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Local hauntings historian Chet Caskey, author of “Haunted Spokane: Ghosts & Dark Places in the Lilac City,” and supernatural scribe Kelly Milner Halls, author of “Ghostly Evidence: Exploring the Paranormal,” will read from their creepiest works and discuss the history of haunted Spokane. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE

2 Get Ready for  Snowshoeing! 6:30 p.m. Monday, Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Snowshoeing is the world’s fastest-growing winter activity for recreation and fitness. It’s easy to learn, inexpensive, poses little risk of injury and is a great way to exercise during cold winter months. All ages and ability levels can enjoy the sport together. Join us for a presentation about types of snowshoes and what clothing to wear. (509) 444-5390. Admission: FREE

3 Bobby Patterson 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Remington’s at the Airport Ramada, 8909 W. Airport Drive. Live music returns to the hotel lounge, with Bobby Patterson of the Fat Tones. (509) 777-3053. Admission: FREE

4 African Children’s  Choir 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday at Washington Life Center, 1202 N. Government Way; 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 330 E. Boone Ave.; and 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at New Life Church, 10920 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. The group will give numerous performances at area churches with a program that features well-known children’s songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites. The nonprofit, humanitarian organization supports educational, development, and care and relief programs to help Africa’s most vulnerable children. (509) 733-2149. Admission: FREE, with donations accepted

5 Heritage Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. Presented by the Spokane Tribe of Indians, Heritage Day includes exhibition dancing, a live river salmon exhibit, wildlife displays, language presentations, archeology displays and many educational hands-on areas including a beading booth. (509) 232-0803. Admission: FREE

6 Launch for “Railtown Almanac: An Anthology of Spokane  Poetry” 7 p.m. Saturday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Sage Hill Press presents an anthology with poems by Spokane residents – ranging from high school students to noted writers Christopher Howell, Jess Walter and Spokane’s poet laureate, Thom Caraway – and/or poems about Spokane. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE

7 Crushed Out 7 p.m. Saturday, The Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St. Its website describes the group as an “electrified honky-tonk surf duo from Brooklyn, N.Y.” They’ll be joined by local favorites BBBBandits. (509) 863-8098. Admission: $5 advance; $8 day of show

8 What Wings Once Held 7 p.m. Saturday, the Hop!, 706 N. Monroe St. Spokane-based metalcore rock band headlines a show with Outline In Color, Elenora, Like Vultures, Deaf To, Saxeus and Lions Beside Us. (509) 328-5467. Admission: $8 advance; $10 day of show

9 BootSlam 7 p.m. Sunday, Boots Bakery, 24 W. Main Ave. All-ages performance poetry competition organized by Spokane Poetry Slam. Poets will have three minutes per round to perform original work without the aid of costumes, props, or musical accompaniment. Five audience judges, chosen at random, score the work, and the poet with the highest score after two rounds wins the $50 grand prize. This event is open to poets and fans of all ages, but Spokane Poetry Slam does not censor for content. Sign-ups at 7 p.m. (509) 703-7223. Admission: $5 for competitors or spectators

!0 Bubbles, Brie and Baguettes 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, The Culinary Stone, 2129 Main St., Coeur d’Alene (in the Riverstone). Enjoy warm brie and baguettes and sample Champagnes and Proseccos from France and Italy, respectively. (208) 277-4116. Admission: FREE

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