1. KISS 98.1 Easter Egg Hunt Noon Saturday, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. After a five-year absence, an egg hunt is returning to Riverfront Park, hosted by One Heart Spokane and KISS 98.1 FM and featuring more than 13,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes. Goat Meadow for ages 2 and younger; Fountain Meadow for ages 3-5, and Gondola Meadow for ages 6-7 (east side) and ages 8-10 (west side). (509) 625-6601. Admission: FREE
2. 57th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 640 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. The show will feature more than 40 dealers, 60 display cases, fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities and a grand prize. Presented by Rock Rollers of Spokane. (509) 951-8173. Admission: $6 adults; $5 age 65 and older and military; free ages 12 and younger and Scouts in uniform; free parking; admission is good all weekend.
3. The Round No. 17 8 p.m. Friday, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. Songwriters, slam poets and visual artists will share the stage and create while the audience sits only a few feet away. Featuring folk groups Pérenne and Feral Anthem, poet Chris Leja and more. (509) 747-2174. Admission: $5 advance; $8 day of show.
4. Blue Funk Jailbreak 8 p.m. Friday, Washington State University Kimbrough Concert Hall, Pullman. A band of local musicians directed by WSU music instructor Dave Snider will play music that spans styles – including blues, funk, fusion, reggae and jazz fusion. Tickets available in the lobby 30 minutes before the concert. (509) 335-3963. Admission: $10 general, free for seniors
5. Watoto Children’s Choir 6 p.m. Saturday, Spokane Valley Baptist, 1222 S.McDonald Road; 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St.; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road. With vibrant, original African music, dance routines and life-transforming stories. Each of the children in the choir has suffered the loss of one or both parents. They live in Watoto Children’s Villages, where they receive the care and nurturing they need to grow up as productive citizens of their country. (509) 465-0779. Admission: FREE
6. Holiday Friends 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St. Oregon-based pop rockers are on the road in support of new EP “SpringSting.” With help from the Backups and Tuft. (509) 863-8098. Admission: $7 advance; $10 at the door
7. Duos 10 p.m. Saturday, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Late night improvised comedy is held the last Saturday of the month. (509) 747-7045. Admission: $7
8. Northwest of Nashville 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. Monthly country-Americana showcase features a bit of a Celtic twist, with An Dochas, Broken Whistle, Floating Crowbar and Howling Gael Trio. (509) 747-2174. Admission: $7-$10
9. Bart Budwig 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St. It’s a night of modern Americana with Budwig, from Enterprise, Oregon, Portland’s the Weather Machine, and Lucas Brookbank Brown from Spokane. (509) 863-8098. Admission: $8 advance; $10 at the door
10. Jared and the Mill 8 p.m. Thursday, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. From Phoenix comes Jared and the Mill. They’ll play some indie rock with Spokane’s own Lavoy. (509) 747-2174. Admission: $8 advance; $10 day of show
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