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Things to do in Spokane: Nov. 20-27

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 19, 2020

“Cinderella” – Christian Youth 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., Friday; 3 and 7 p.m., Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Visit to view the livestream. $15. (208) 930-1001.

Salmon Nation’s Festival of What Works – A weeklong, online celebration of community-led approaches with leaders sharing practical, replicable ideas from individuals or organizations who are contributing to community health in myriad ways: education, economic development, social activism, health, healing, food production, median making, the arts and environmentalism. Panelists include Wade Davis, Portugal.the Man, Chief Na’moks, Annita McPhee, Ryan McMahon, Harold R. Johnson, Gerry Oleman, Eden Robinson, Gisele Martin, Don Svanvik, Napaġiak Dalee Sambo Dorough and more. Visit for event schedule details and registration. Through Sunday. Free. (604) 721-4461.

Livestream Theater: “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 between 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 to reserve tickets for the livestream. Available Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Free; pay what you can. (509) 533-3605.

Warm for the Winter Coat Drive – Collecting donations of winter apparel beginning Friday through Dec. 11. Donations taken at all Brookfield Properties shopping centers including: Spokane Valley Mall, 14700 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley; and NorthTown Mall, 4750 N. Division St. Collection boxes placed at mall entrances. (509) 926-5575.

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.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous – Learn how to lose weight with a doctor-approved food plan. Get free recipes and support. No dues or fees required. Visit or call (208) 818-4242 or (208) 765-5402 to learn more. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Kootenai Health, 2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 666-2000.

Beaded Pouch Making Basics – Learn beaded pouch making and how to create geometric designs using the lane stitch from Native American artist, Leanne Campbell, in celebration of Native American History Month. For more information and to sign-up visit Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave. $45/members; $50/non-members. (509) 456-3931.

Fall Comfort Cooking – Learn twists and techniques for various comfort foods like traditionally cooked turkey, a French version of deviled eggs, “Sauté de dinde aux pruneaux et bacon” turkey breast stuffed and cooked with dry plums and bacon in a creamy white wine sauce, and pretty presentation for preparing and serving potatoes. Make a pumpkin and spice creme brulee for dessert. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. The Culinary Stone, 2129 Main St. Coeur d’Alene. $40. (208) 277-4116.

Music Conservatory of Sandpoint Radio Broadcasts – Tune into KRFY 88.5 to hear a dramatization of H.G Wells’ “War of the Worlds,” performed by the Teen Drama class, 6 p.m., Sunday; and “School News Report,” performed by the Young Performers class, 6 p.m., Nov. 29. The broadcasts also are available via online stream at

Prime Rib with Chef Mark Steinmetz – Learn how to select, prepare, and roast prime rib, how the cooking temperature impacts the outcome, how to check of doneness, the importance of resting, how to carve it and how to prepare a fresh horseradish mix. Attendees must register in pairs. Visit to register and read about the COVID-19 precautions for the class. Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $120/pair. (509) 328-3335.

Dementia Conversations Webinar – Learn to break the ice with your family and have difficult discussions about going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care. Register online at to receive the access link. Monday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. (509) 456-0456.

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.

Livestream Theater: “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 after the blood-soaked conclusion of that 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 Nov. 27, Nov. 28, Dec. 4 and Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. Free; pay what you can. (509) 533-3605.

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