10 Under $10: Entertainment on a budget
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
1. Hillyard Festival Friday through Sunday, Sharpley-Harmon Park, 6100 N. Market St. Three days of food, games, vendors and entertainment. Parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. On Sunday, several northeast Spokane churches will hold a joint worship service at 10 a.m. (509) 270-1569. Admission: FREE
2. John Paul Shields Noon Saturday, Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave.; 4 p.m. Saturday at South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Blend of classical guitar repertoire, Peruvian folklore and original compositions performed by this accomplished guitarist. (509) 444-5390 or (509) 444-5385. Addmission: FREE
3. Flying Spiders, Nat Park and the Tunnels of Love, and The Smokes 7 p.m. Friday, Saranac Public House, rooftop, 25 W. Main Ave. Summer concert series final concert highlights Spokane’s local music scene. All-ages show. (509) 747-3012. Admission: $5 suggested donation.
4. Spokane Scottish Highland Games 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Enjoy the traditional features of Scottish Highland games, such as pipe band exhibitions, individual piping, heavy athletics and highland dancing, plus children’s activities and a British car exhibit. Visit spokanehighlandgames.net to print a $1 off entry coupon per person. (509) 768-7765. Admission: $10/adults, $8/seniors and youth ages 11-17, $5/ages 6-10, free/age 5 and younger
5. “American Experience: The Boys of ’36” 7 p.m. Thursday, Coeur d’Alene Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave. Free screening of this one-hour documentary inspired by Daniel James Brown’s book “The Boys in the Boat,” about the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936. Meet and greet with Spokane River Rowing club members, rowers and representatives from Gonzaga University and Olympians Jamie Redman (2012 London and four-year National World Champion) and Jerry Johnson (Tokyo 1964 and three-year Olympic Assistant Coach). (208) 769-2315. Admission: FREE
6. “Hotel Transylvania 2” 8 p.m. Friday, Mirabeau Meadows Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley. Dracula tries to bring out the monster in his half-human, half-vampire grandson. Rated PG. Activities for children an hour before the movie. Movie starts at sunset, approximately at 8:50 p.m. (509) 688-0300. Admission: FREE
7. Ryan Larson Band 6-10 p.m. Friday, Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Live music, plus the Liberty Lake Kiwanis’ Barefoot in the Park Biergarten featuring brews for sale from English Setter and Bellwether Breweries, as well as food vendors and the annual car show. pavillionpark.org. Admission: FREE
8. Odyssey 6:30 p.m. Friday, Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main Ave. Progressive metal band. (509) 444-5300. Admission: FREE
9. “Princess Who” 1 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Medical Lake High School, 200 E. Barker St. StageWest Community Theatre and the Medical Lake School District present a children’s drama workshop theatrical performance. (509) 299-2649 or (509) 979-7559. Admission: $5
10. Pacific Inland Northwest Talent Festival 7 p.m. Saturday, Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. Variety show with throwback themes from television and movies, hosted by Spokane Aerial Performance Arts. (509) 435-1576. Admission: $10
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