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Things to do in Spokane: Dec. 4-11

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 3, 2020

Rebecca Cook has been portraying Hulda, the Campbell family cook, for nine years at the MAC's Campbell house.  (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review)
Rebecca Cook has been portraying Hulda, the Campbell family cook, for nine years at the MAC's Campbell house. (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review)

Festival of Trees – Vote on a display of Christmas trees, through Dec. 19 in the Center windows adjacent to the Colfax Library on the Whitman County Library Facebook page or Tree winner and prize to be announced on Dec. 22. Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Free. (509) 397-4366.

Livestream Theatre: “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus” by Taylor Mac – Maverick theater artist Taylor Mac’s singular world view intersects with Shakespeare’s first tragedy, “Titus Andronicus.” Set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of that sensationally gruesome tale, the years of battles are over, the country has been stolen by madmen, and there are casualties everywhere. And two very lowly servants are charged with cleaning up the bodies. The play premiered on Broadway in April 2019 starring Nathan Lane and received seven Tony Award nominations. Presented by Spokane Falls Community College Spartan Theater. Visit to reserve tickets for the livestream. Available Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Free; pay what you can. (509) 533-3605.

Wonder Saturday Market – Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., through Dec. 19. Visit The Wonder Building, 835 N. Post St.

Ganesh Himal Festival of Fair Trade – Saturdays, noon-5:30 p.m., through Dec. 19. A pop-up shop with rotating vendors selling products from Nepal, Chile and Guatemala. Visit for the vendor schedule. Online shopping available at Community Building, Kizuri, 35 W. Main Ave. (509) 464-7677.

The MAC’s Ho-Ho-Holiday Celebration – Every Saturday, 4-6 p.m. through December. Featuring festive light decorations around the campus on the historic Campbell House as well as outdoor, arts and culture activities including a chance to view a vintage Crescent Department Store window display, a scavenger hunt, a cooking demonstration by the Campbell’s cook, Hulda, and a video of the decorated house. The museum store will be open for holiday shopping. Register at to support social distancing. Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Free; $5 suggested donation. (509) 456-3931.

Washington’s Undiscovered Feminists Virtual Series – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable but often unsung, women of the Pacific Northwest. Saturday, 11 a.m.; Tuesday, 1 p.m.; Thursday, 6 p.m. Visit for details and registration. (206) 682-1770.

Virtual Presentation: “Sometimes Heroes: America’s Changing Relationship With Its Veterans” – Presented by Jeb Wyman of Seattle Central College. Wyman has interviewed more than 70 veterans for a collection of first-person accounts and will discuss how America’s treatment of its veterans has changed over time. Visit for details and registration. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. (206) 682-1770.

Virtual Conversation: Drag Culture and Parenting Transgender Youth In Small Town PNW – View conversation with Ceasar Hart, who has been organizing drag shows in the small coastal towns of Aberdeen and Hoquiam for more than six years, and parents of transgender children from across rural Washington, as they share stories of parenting transgender youth during these times and how to tell a more inclusive story about gender identity in small-town PNW. Visit to register for the Zoom meeting. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m.

Virtual Presentation: “Set in Stone: What Should We Do with Controversial Monuments?” – Featuring Reiko Hillyer, history professor at Lewis & Clark College; Jasmine Mahmoud, arts leadership professor at Seattle University; and Josh Reid, professor of history and American Indian studies at the University of Washington. Moderated by Marc Carpenter, PhD candidate in history at the University of Oregon. Visit for details and registration. Wednesday, 6 p.m. (206) 682-1770.

Broken Mic Online – This open-mic event is Spokane’s longest-running weekly poetry open-mic series. Open to all. All ages. Sign-up at 6 p.m.; event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Readers get three minutes each. Visit for more information. Wednesday, 6:30-9 p.m. Free.

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