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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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10 Under $10: Aug. 23-29 (actually, they’re all free!)

Lawrence McDonald pauses between dances at the 2018 Gathering at the Falls Pow Wow in Riverfront Park’s Lilac Bowl. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)
Lawrence McDonald pauses between dances at the 2018 Gathering at the Falls Pow Wow in Riverfront Park’s Lilac Bowl. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

1Pig Out in the Park 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday-Sept. 2, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. It’s the 40th annual Labor Day Weekend food-and-music festival with 57 food booths, 245 menu items, four adult beverage gardens and more than 75 free concerts. With $4 bites 3-5 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. daily. Pets prohibited per city ordinance. (509) 921-5579 and Admission: FREE

2Theater Fest 1-5 p.m. Sunday, the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave., and the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free preview of upcoming fall performing arts events featuring short showcases of theater, opera, dance, music and interactive activities. and Admission: FREE

3Gathering at the Falls Pow Wow Grand entry 7 p.m. Friday and 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Riverfront Park Lilac Bowl, 507 N. Howard St. In its 28th year, the history of the Gathering at the Falls Pow Wow and the significance of the gathering at the Spokane River goes back generations. It has been a sacred tradition for many tribes in the Northwest to gather at the river because it gives life, love, hope and a sense of revitalization. (509) 625-6601. Admission: FREE

4Wildfire Film Festival 3 p.m. Saturday, Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave. Raise funds for those affected by wildfires, get information on ways to build a climate-resilient community and view three films all with a smoke or fire theme. In partnership with 350 Spokane and the Community Building Foundation. (509) 209-2383 and Admission: FREE

5Art on the Street: Karen Mobley 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Spokane Art School, 811 W. Garland Ave. Spokane Art School hosts artist Karen Mobley as part of Art on the Street. Mobley will demonstrate how to make cloud and water hand puppets from easy-to-manage materials. (509) 325-1500 and Admission: FREE

6Anna Katharine Green: The Forgotten Mother of American Detective Fiction 2-3 p.m. Saturday, South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Nine years before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, there was a female author of American detective fiction. Join author Patricia Meredith as she shares how Green inspired Holmes, Miss Marple, Nancy Drew and more. (509) 444-5385. Admission: FREE

7Blacksmithing at the Library 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-6 p.m. Saturday, North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. Columbia Fire and Iron hosts this blacksmithing class. Using coke forges, tongs, hammers, vices and anvils, students will heat and transform steel into nails and decorative hooks. Spectators are welcome in the bleachers. (509) 893-8350 and Admission: FREE

8Country Music Festival 5-8 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Lone Wolf Harley Davidson, 19011 E. Cataldo Ave., Spokane Valley. For the second year, Lone Wolf Harley Davidson has teamed up with the Inland Northwest Country Music Association for the three-day Country Music Festival. (509) 927-7433 and Admission: FREE

9“Stranger Things” Trivia 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. Show off your “Stranger Things” knowledge about the characters, the Department of Energy and all things paranormal and supernatural at trivia night. You’re welcome to bring snacks and wear a costume of your favorite character. (509) 893-8350. Admission: FREE

!0Frame of Mind Gallery 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 30, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. Featuring 12 artists from the Coeur d’Alene Art Association, including Yvonne Benzinger, Sandra Bergeron and Terry Blakemore. (208) 667-6889. Admission: FREE

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