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1 Eighth Annual Homerathon 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, Room 220, Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University, 702 E. Desmet Ave. Gonzaga’s most “epic” tradition unfolds when students and community members take part in an all-day marathon reading of the oldest of the Greek epics, Homer’s “Iliad.” That’s 15,693 lines of poetry read aloud – in shifts – until finished, expected around 11 p.m. For more information: associate professor Dave Oosterhuis, chair of classical civilizations, at email@example.com; (509) 313-6873; and gonzaga.edu. Admission: FREE
2 Oktoberfest – 4 p.m. Saturday, Deutsches Haus, 25 W. Third Ave. Dance to Oom Pa’s and Ma’s Band, plus performances by the Silver Spurs, Celtic Aires and Norm Seeburger. The Concordia Choir of the German-American Society will sing Oktoberfest songs. Oktoberfest food and beer will be available for purchase. (509) 448-7029 and (509) 954-6064 to make reservations. (509) 747-0004 and germanamericansociety-spokane.org. Admission: $10
3 Totally Tubular Tuesdays 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. A weekly film series. Tuesday: “Beetlejuice.” Oct. 15: “E.T.” Oct. 22: “Ghostbusters.” Oct. 29: “The Addams Family.” Nov. 5: “V for Vendetta.” Nov. 12: “Kill Bill Vol. 1.” Nov. 19: “Hot Fuzz.” Nov. 26: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.” Dec. 3: “A Christmas Story.” Dec. 10: “Elf.” Dec. 17: “The Polar Express.” (509) 327-1050 and garlandtheater.com. Admission: $2.50
4 “Flamenco Flamenco” 6 p.m. Wednesday, Spokane Public Library - Downtown, 906 W. Main Ave. A look at the history and traditions of flamenco music and dance through live performances of a variety of pieces. Directed by Carlos Saura. 2010. 97 minutes. Shown as part of Spokane Public Library’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. (509) 444-5336 and spokanelibrary.org/downtown. Admission: FREE
5 “Yankee Tavern” 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Stage Left Theater, 108 W. Third Ave. Stage Left Theater’s Folio, which presents reader’s theater productions for one night, will perform Steven Dietz’s “Yankee Tavern.” While having a drink at Yankee Tavern in New York, a couple become caught up in 9/11 conspiracy theories a stranger brings with him. Seating is first come, first served. There will be a 30-minute Q&A post-performance. (509) 838-9727 and spokanestageleft.org. Admission: $5 suggested donation at the door.
6 Rock the Vote With Ben Stuckart 7 p.m. Saturday, Lucky You Lounge, 1801 W. Sunset Blvd. Performances by Tyler Alai, Lads, Atari Ferrari, Fun Ladies and Itchy Kitty alongside the mayoral candidate. (509) 474-0511 and luckyyoulounge.com. Admission; FREE, but RSVP required.
7 Community Health and Wellness Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Southside Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. More than 50 organizations will provide information on healthy living, future planning options, recreational activities, financial and legal choices, insurance alternatives, home health care, health screenings, senior living choices, medical needs and more. WSU nursing students will perform vitals screenings, and flu shots will be available from 9-11 a.m. Lunches available for $6. (509) 535-0803 and southsidescc.org. Admission: FREE
8 Custer’s 44th Annual Fall Antique & Collectors Sale 4-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Featuring more than 100 dealers from across the West Coast selling thousands of items. Antiques and collectibles in all price ranges. Family friendly and free parking; (509) 924-0588 and custersshows.com. Admission: $6 adults; free for children ages 12 and younger.
9 Holistic Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Free 25-minute lectures and 50 booths featuring organic and natural products, remedies, body care and pain relief. Meet chiropractors, hypnotherapists, acupuncturists, digestive specialists, readers, healers and massage practitioners. (509) 468-9001 and holisticfestivals.com. Admission: $6
!0 Connecting With Integrity 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., second floor, Edminster Student Union Building, Coeur d’Alene. Buddhist nun Thubten Chodron shares thoughts on how to connect in kind, meaningful and authentic ways with people whose thoughts and rhetoric push our buttons. (208) 769-3300 and nic.edu. Admission: FREE
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