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Natasha Paremski will be hosting a free master class to four local pianists that’s open for public viewing on Friday. (Courtesy photo)
Natasha Paremski will be hosting a free master class to four local pianists that’s open for public viewing on Friday. (Courtesy photo)

1. Cheney MayFest 7-10 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, downtown Cheney. Event features street dances with the Kelly Hughes Band, car shows, corn hole tournaments, petting zoos, art alleys, street vendors and more. View scheduled events at cheneymayfest.org. (509) 235-6261. Admission: FREE

2. Natasha Paremski Master Class for Piano 3-5 p.m. today, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. International piano soloist Natasha Paremski is the featured guest artist with the Spokane Symphony this weekend. Today, she will teach a master class in piano for four local pianists who auditioned for the chance to get advice and tips from this virtuoso. This class is open to the public to observe. (509) 624-1200. Admission: FREE

3. “Broadway Unbound” 7:30 p.m. today, Whitworth University, Stage II in Cowles Auditorium, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. A taste of Broadway, showcasing Whitworth’s student actors, musicians and dancers. (509) 777-3707. Admission: $3

4. Joshua James 8 p.m. today, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. Utah-based Americana singer-songwriter is touring in support of his year-old album, “My Spirit Sister.” Both NPR and Rolling Stone have given James some love in the past year, with the later calling his music “heartland folk with a dark edge, like Bright Eyes reimagined for the Americana set.” (509) 747-2174. Admission: $10 advance

5. EWU Visiting Writers Series: Laura Kasischke 7:30 p.m. today, Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. Kasischke, a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and author of the new poetry collection, “Where Now: New and Selected Poems,” will read from her works during this event presented by Get Lit. (509) 828-1498. Admission: FREE

6. Wallace Depot Days 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum, 219 Sixth St., Wallace. Head to this historic Silver Valley mining town for a daylong car show, music, exhibits, vendors and tours of the Sierra Silver Mine. (208) 752-0111. Admission: FREE

7. Garden Expo 2018 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Spokane Community College’s Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Expo features more than 250 garden-related vendors, door prizes, seminars, demos, Cool Kid Corner, Outdoor Garden Railroad, Flower Show, live music and nearly a dozen food trucks. Presented by The Inland Empire Gardeners. (509) 535-8434. Admission: FREE

8. Musha Marimba 6 p.m. Saturday, Spokane Public Library - Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. A high school performing group from the Bryant School in Spokane will play polyrhythmic marimba music, mostly from Zimbabwe and southern Africa. (509) 444-5336. Admission: FREE

9. Orbiting Objects Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays 11 a.m.-2 p.m., through May 31, Mobius Science Center, 331 N. Post St. Learn how gravity keeps the planets in orbit and make a pocket solar system model. (509) 321-7133. Admission: $8/general; $7/senior and military; free/12 months or younger

10. Arbor Crest Summer Concert Series 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday and Thursdays, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road. Sunday features the Martini Bros.’ Elvis tribute show. On Thursday, enjoy country tunes from the Ryan Larsen Trio, country. Wine, beer and food are available for purchase and blankets and camp chairs are encouraged. In the event of inclement weather, concerts will move under the 5,000 square foot Vineyard Tent. :(509) 747-3903. Admission: $5 Thursdays/$10 Sundays

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