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Things to do in Spokane: Nov. 6-13

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 5, 2020

In this Nov. 11, 2015, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, middle, and Maj. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Army National Guardsman and U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd District, watch as Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Air Force Honor Guard member, Senior Airman Amber Sansone, left, performs a flag-folding ceremony during the Veterans Day sunset ceremony aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11.  (Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Troutman)
In this Nov. 11, 2015, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, middle, and Maj. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Army National Guardsman and U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd District, watch as Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Air Force Honor Guard member, Senior Airman Amber Sansone, left, performs a flag-folding ceremony during the Veterans Day sunset ceremony aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Troutman)

Palouse Shopping Blitz – Visit participating businesses to be entered into a drawing for 12 gift certificates. Valid through Saturday. Winners drawing Saturday, 4 p.m. Participating businesses include Grammy G’s Quilt Shops, Swale, Needful Things, Open Eye Consignment, Linda’s Whimsey’s, Palouse Caboose, the Congress, the Bank Left Gallery, Palouse Family Foods and Effie’s Beauty Shoppe. Sponsored by Palouse Chamber of Commerce. Palouse Chamber of Commerce, 120 E. Main St., Palouse. (509) 878-1811.

Virtual Wine Class – A weekly wine class hosted by Rocket Market’s Kevin Murphy. Four to five bottles of wine are provided, with each week’s class for tasting from home, available for pick-up at 2 p.m. on the day of the class. Each week features a new theme to discuss, and wine, beer or cider makers or other experts are often in attendance as guest speakers. Visit rocketmarket.com to register and receive a Zoom link via email. Friday, 7 p.m. $60.

Nailed It! Creative Cakes – A themed cake-decorating challenge for families and individuals of all ages. Compete to replicate a cake at home using frosting, sprinkles and candy. Judges will pick a champion who replicates the challenge cake in the most creative way. For more information and to register, visit bit.ly/2G4B9dz. Saturday, 2-3 p.m. Presented by Spokane County Library District. Free.

Cookie Decorating 101 – Learn all the basics from preparation, baking and making the icing to decorating tips and packaging. Participants leave the class with eight decorated cookies, prizes, goodie bags and a binder of recourses. Saturday, 5-8 p.m. The Garden Coffee & Local Eats, 213 S. University Road, Spokane Valley. $65. (509) 315-8612.

Cooking Classes – Artisan Pizza with Kristi Fountain, Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $110 pair; Sushi Making with Alex Austin, Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $118 pair; attendees must register in pairs. Visit thekitchenengine.com to register and read about the COVID-19 precautions for the class. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.

Veteran’s Day Ceremony – Hosted by the Spokane Daughters of the American Revolution. Attendees are asked to wear masks and respect social distancing. Ceremony begins at 10:45 a.m., with a ringing of bells at 11. Contact raeannav@comcast.net for questions. Wednesday. WWI memorial at the corner of Argonne Road and Empire Avenue in Millwood near the Inland Empire Paper Co.

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 on Zoom. Readers get three minutes each. Visit bit.ly/30DQ3hZ for more information. Wednesday, 6:30-9 p.m. Free.

“Cinderella” – Christian Community Theater presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic fairy tale “Cinderella.” In-person ticket sales have been put on hold, but livestreams of the performances are available. 7 p.m., Nov. 13 and 20; 3 and 7 p.m., Nov. 14 and 21; 3 p.m. Nov. 15 and 22. Visit cytnorthidaho.org/events/cinderella-livestream/20 to view the livestream. $15. (208) 930-1001.

Livestream Theatre: “Another One” by Chris Hansen – The story of two trees in a park, Nettle and Taylor. Nettle, a wise old tree, wants to be alone in nature free of humanity. However, Taylor, the only sapling planted nearby, attempts to dig into Nettle’s past to open them up to a greater rooted existence among all creatures. When spring comes back around, Taylor works on Nettle just like normal until an event changes their growth forever. Will Nettle hold on to old behaviors? Or will Taylor find a way to change this stubborn old tree and help them to see the world outside the trunk? Presented by Spokane Falls Community College Spartan Theater. Visit sfcc.spokane.edu/for-our-students/around-campus/spartan-theatre to reserve tickets for the livestream. Available Nov. 13, 14, 20 and 21, 7:30 p.m. Free; pay what you can. (509) 533-3605.

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