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Things to do in Spokane: Aug. 14-20

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 13, 2020

By Riordan Zentler The Spokesman-Review


The Turnspit Dogs – Friday. Blues/rock. MickDuff’s Brewing Co. Beer Hall, 200 Cedar St., Sandpoint. 6:30-9:30 p.m. (208) 209-6700.

Luke Yates and Christy Lee – Saturday. Country. MickDuff’s Brewing Co. Beer Hall, 200 Cedar St., Sandpoint. 6:30-9:30 p.m. (208) 209-6700.

Okay, Honey – Saturday. Folk singer-songwriter duo. Hunga Dunga Brewing, 333 N. Jackson St., Moscow. 7 p.m. (208) 596-4855.

John Daffron – Thursday. Singer-songwriter. MickDuff’s Brewing Co. Beer Hall, 200 Cedar St., Sandpoint. 6-8 p.m. (208) 209-6700.


The Social Hour Comedy Showcase – Thursday. Featuring Phillip Kopczynski and Deece Casillas. 8-9:30 p.m. LiveforBlu Gallery, 505 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 966-4046.

Things to do

Bloomsday Training Clinics – Fridays through Sept. 11. Presentations from experts, trackers to help participants reach goals, warm up videos and guidance for gradual conditioning and training. Advanced registration is recommended; visit Free.

Cheney Parks and Recreation: Drive-In Movies – Friday. Movies begin at dusk. Concessions not available. Connect your car radio to FM 97.9 to listen. Must remain in car. Aug. 14: “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” rated PG-13, 97 minutes. Cheney Middle School, 740 Betz Road, Cheney. Free. (509) 559-4400.

Virtual Event: “Bookstore Romance Day” – Saturday. An all-day event featuring discussion with panelists of romance authors and ambassador Meg Cabot (“The Princess Diaries”), and showings of romantic comedies with more authors. Go to 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (208) 882-2669.

Parking Lot Tea Sale – Saturday. Loose-leaf tea sale with other pop-up merchant booths. Calypso’s Coffee, 116 E. Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (208) 665-0591.

Virtual Trivia: Gilmore Girls – Saturday. Registration required. Visit for more information. 2-3 p.m. Spokane County Library District. Free. Northwest Passages: Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West – Tuesday. Discussion with authors of “Calling Bullshit – The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World,” in conversation with The Spokesman-Review columnist Shawn Vestal. Visit to watch live. 7 p.m. Free.

Northwest Passages: Max Brooks – Thursday. Discussion with author Max Brooks about his book “Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre.” Purchase of book from Auntie’s is required to watch and participate in the streaming event live. Questions can be submitted via our form to the moderator. Visit 7 p.m. Free.

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