10 Under $10
1 Cruise on Monroe at Atomic Threads 11 a.m. Saturday, Atomic Threads Clothing Boutique, 1925 N. Monroe St. It’s a parking lot festival with music, stilt-walkers, drag entertainment, vendors, classic and muscle cars, kids activities, face painting, a pin-up contest and more. (509) 954-4757 and atomicthreadsclothingboutique.com. Admission: FREE
2 Spokane Herbal Faire 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, West Central Episcopal Mission, 1832 W. Dean Ave. Learn about herbalism with artisan vendors, herbalists, classes and activities. Topics include salves, tinctures, essential oils and plant identification. Kids’ activities, too. (509) 998-4674 and spokaneherbalfaire.org. Admission: $3 suggested donation; free for children.
3 Thursday Night Live! 5 p.m. Thursday, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. This event features live music from local bands from 6-8:30 p.m., public talks, workshops, gallery openings, guided gallery talks and more. The museum’s café also will be open. (509) 456-3931 and northwestmuseum.org. Admission: $5 nonmembers; free for members.
4 Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Stick around after Thursday Night Live! for a presentation by Pacific Lutheran University professor, archaeologist and author Donald Ryan, who is known for his research in Egypt, including excavations in the Valley of the Kings where he has discovered lost tombs and mummies. Admission: FREE
5 Astronomy at the Library 4-5 p.m. Saturday, Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Learn how to use binoculars for stargazing and navigating the night sky. Bring a pair of binoculars for a spin and a viewing, weather conditions permitting. For adults. (509) 893-8340 and scld.org. Admission: FREE
7 Community Cooking Class: Baked Veggie Boats 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday and 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19, Harvest, 1234 E. Front Ave. Prepare for the autumn bounty by using vegetables in a new way to hold grains, legumes, seeds and more. Registration required. (509) 534-6678 and 2-harvest.org. Admission: FREE
9 Signing: “The Peacekeeper” 12 p.m. today, Yoke’s Fresh Market, 1233 N. Liberty Lake Road, Liberty Lake, and 11 a.m. Saturday, Entertainmart, 101 Best Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Spokane Valley author Jess Steven Hughes will sign copies of his new novel “The Peacekeeper.” (509) 927-0300 for Yoke’s and (208) 664-0464 for Entertainmart. Admission: FREE
!0 Second Annual Retro Revelry 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. A celebration of all things “retro” with music, dance, vendors, art, vehicles, raffles and more. Retro fashion show at 1 p.m. Swing dance demonstration, followed by open dances from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. (208) 457-8950 and thejacklincenter.org. Admission: FREE
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