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Things to do in Spokane: Sept. 18-25

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2020

Jeremy Bowdish of Otis Orchards plays cornhole while tailgating for an EWU game versus Lindenwood University at Roos Field in Cheney on Sept. 7, 2019. The EWU Eagles beat the Division II team from Saint Charles, Missouri, 59-31.  (Libby Kamrowski/The Spokesman-Review)
Jeremy Bowdish of Otis Orchards plays cornhole while tailgating for an EWU game versus Lindenwood University at Roos Field in Cheney on Sept. 7, 2019. The EWU Eagles beat the Division II team from Saint Charles, Missouri, 59-31. (Libby Kamrowski/The Spokesman-Review)

Community Center Estate Sale – High-quality treasures and bargain prices at this Southside Community Center “estate sale” every Saturday through Oct 31, 10 a.m-2 p.m. Quality furniture, art, jewelry, collectibles like new crystal, 10-by-13 foot 100% wool rug from India and brand new Margaritaville Mixer. Masks and social distancing required and temperatures taken. Southside Senior and Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Free. (509) 535-0803.

Spokane Art on the Go – Park It Market – More than 40 artisans on location with COVID-19 compliant procedures in place. Silent auctions will be onsite to benefit Cleone’s Closet Food Pantry and the Blackdog Foundation (PTSD Recovery). Fun for the whole family. Artists who were unable to fit in the parking lot of Spokane Art Supply will be added to the Art on the Go Drive-By event, download the map from the Art on the Go Facebook page, to drive around the city and see local artists with their wares from a safe distance, with the map ending at the Park It Market. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St. Free. (509) 638-6340.

Cultural Bike and Boat Tour – Before it became the rails to trail, it was an ancient trail used for generations by Coeur d’Alene Natives. Trail of the Coeur d’Alene’s was named a top 25 trail in the nation. Start at the trailhead. The rail is all downhill and flat along the lake. For the return, get on our boat where the Coeur d’Alene’s used to cross in their canoes since time immemorial. The tour schedule: 9:45 a.m., meet at Mountain Lodge Entrance; 10 a.m., depart from the casino to Plummer Trail Head and get set up with bikes, instructions, sign waivers; 11 a.m., depart Plummer Trail Head to Harrison; 12:30 p.m., arrive Cycle Haus for lunch break; 1:30 p.m., head to creamery for ice cream; 2:30 p.m., depart Harrison on boat for a tour of St. Joe; 4:30 p.m., drop off at Spokane Point. Transportation, bicycles, helmets, snacks, water, lunch and ice cream are included. Once purchased, you will be notified by phone confirmation all details of the tour. Sunday, 9:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Nukwalqw St., Worley. $100. (800) 523-2464.

Chicken Dijon and Broadway Pea Salad with Chef Mark Steinmetz – Learn to make Clinkerdagger’s Chicken Dijon, served on mashed potatoes with balsamic dressed spinach, then garnished with fried string potatoes and Dijon mayo. The Broadway Pea Salad consists of petite peas, snow peas, bacon, red onion, water chestnuts and more. Attendees must register in pairs. Visit thekitchenengine.com to register and read about the COVID-19 precautions for the class. Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $110 pair. (509) 328-3335.

Buttermilk Biscuits and Gravy with Kristi Fountain – Learn how to make flaky, buttery, buttermilk biscuits and creamy sausage gravy from scratch at home. Attendees must register in pairs. Attendees are required to wear masks and will have their temperature checked upon arrival. Visit thekitchenengine.com to register and read more about COVID-19 precautions. Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $110/registration for two. (509) 328-3335.

Tuesday Night Cornhole – For ages 18 and older. The game format is Switcholio, where players are partnered up by random all night. 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. MickDuff’s Brewing Co., 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint. $10. (208) 209-6700.

Majestic Encounters: Eagle Aviary Tour – Visit the first tribal Eagle Aviary in the Northwest, owned by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. This is the first aviary in the Pacific Northwest with a federal permit. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe plays a conservation role for these majestic birds that recover from injury but can’t live on their own who need permanent homes. The federal permit allows the Coeur d’Alene Tribe to keep captive bald and golden eagles and collect their feathers for ceremonial and religious purposes. The tour is guided by Coeur d’Alene Tribal members and Coeur d’Alene Tribal Fish and Wildlife professionals. Tour schedule: 7:45 a.m., meet outside Mountain Lodge Entrance; 8 a.m., departure from CdA Casino; 10 a.m., depart Eagle Aviary; 12:30 p.m., depart Bird of Prey; 2:30 p.m., depart lunch; 3:30 p.m., return to casino. Lunch included. Tuesday. 8 a.m. Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Nukwalqw St., Worley. $55. (800) 523-2464.

Election Event Series: Protests, Race and Politics – Christopher Parker, professor of political science at the University of Washington, lectures on this central question: What will be the political consequences of the massive street protests over the pandemic and the murder of George Floyd? Parker’s work includes several published books and articles, including “The Great White Hope: Donald Trump, Race and the Crisis of American Democracy.” Tuesday, Noon-1 p.m. Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Wilson at Library Road, 316 Bryan Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-3477.

Black Lives Matter Speaker Series (Webinar) – Dr. Alex Manning, Hamilton College, discusses “Black Lives Matter on the Field: Putting Black Athletic Activism in Context.” Open to the public. Registration required. Visit bit.ly/34U8Atp for more information. Sponsored by the University of Idaho Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Africana Studies Program and the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program. Tuesday. 5 p.m.

Artisan Pizza with Kristi Fountain – Learn the techniques and recipes to make gourmet pizza at home. Form homemade dough and learn more about sauce, cheese and topping choices. Attendees must register in pairs. Visit thekitchenengine.com to register and read about the COVID-19 precautions for the class. Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. $110 pair. (509) 328-3335.

Medicare 101 Webinar Online Event – Learn about Medicare basics including Medigaps, Medicare Advantage plans, financial assistance and Medicare fraud. Led by a trained Statewide Health Insurance Benefits advisor. SHIBA is a free, unbiased and confidential service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Call (509) 458-4089 to request a registration to the Zoom webinar. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m. Free. (509) 458-4089.

Northwest Passages-Spokane Tribe: Baseball and Culture – The Spokesman-Review’s Dave Nichols sits down with Carol Evans, the Spokane Tribe Business Council chairwoman, and Otto Klein, senior vice president of the Spokane Indians, to discuss the positive partnership between the Spokane Tribe and the baseball team. Visit spokesman.com/bookclub/livestream to watch live. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Free.

Last Battle Tour – The Steptoe Battle of 1858 was a conflict between the U.S. government and the Coeur d’Alene, Palouse and Spokane tribes. This full-day tour with historians and tribal member guides includes a visit to the Steptoe Battlefield State Park Heritage site. The tour schedule: 8:45 a.m., meet at the Storytelling Lodge; 9 a.m., continental breakfast and presentation; 10 a.m., departure from CdA Casino; Heyburn State Park/Mullan Trail; lunch in Spangle; Seelah, Spring Camas Encampment; Steptoe Battlefield; 4 p.m., return to the casino. Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Nukwalqw St., Worley. $50. (800) 523-2464.

Our Legacy: Our Voice, Our Action, Our Power – A presentation by Dr. Baynes from the EWU Africana studies department, on how Black women’s deaths have not received the same level of global outrage against police brutality as the killings of cisgender Black men. Registration required. Visit events.spokanelibrary.org/event/4564647 for more information. Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Presented by Spokane Public Library. Free.

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