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Celebrate community at Valleyfest, PorchFest, Southeast Spokane County Fair

It’s always a beautiful day to get to know your neighbors, and this weekend community festivals make that a little bit easier.

Built to Spill, Elvin Bishop, maybe Grouplove: Festival season in Spokane shaping up nicely

One day, three announcements. Music fans, get ready.

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Festival of Homes will offer tours

The Spokane Home Builders Association will present its ninth annual Fall Festival of Homes Friday through Sunday and Oct. 4 through 6 at various locations throughout Spokane County. Homes in …

Buddhist Temple plans traditional Obon celebration

For the first time in a long time, the Spokane Buddhist Temple will host an Obon festival this weekend. “We haven’t had an Obon festival in 25 or 30 years,” …

Hillyard Festival brings food, music

The Hillyard Festival is expecting between 2,000 and 3,000 people to stop by this weekend. Focused in Sharpley-Harmon Park on the 6000 block of Market Street, the festival brings food …

Spotlight: Symphony adds Tao to guest list

The Spokane Symphony has adjusted its concert schedule in early May after a hand injury sidelined one of the planned guest artists. Gil Garburg, of the renowned piano duo Silver-Garburg, …

Spotlight: One-man show will pay tribute to activist Robeson

A one-man show coming to Spokane on Wednesday will tell the story of legendary performer and African-American civil rights activist Paul Robeson. Robeson will be portrayed by Nigerian-born playwright and …

Religion Notebook: Harvest festivals and trick-or-treat events

With Halloween just around the corner, churches around the area are offering harvest festivals or trick-or-treat alternatives for children and families.

Bartell is the force behind this week’s international accordion fest

Patricia Bartell is a native Bolivian, adopted when she was nearly 5 by parents who took her home to Charlo, Mont., seven miles northeast of the National Bison Range. Her …

Festival to teach composting

The Spokane Master Composters/Recyclers will hold a Compost Fair on Oct. 27 at Finch Arboretum, 3404 W. Woodland Blvd. The fair is part of the Fall Leaf Festival, and runs …

Butterfly, moth collection featured in Rosalia fall festival

In 1965, when James Nebel was a young man, he became the owner and protector of a huge collection of moths and butterflies. At the time it was known as …

23rd Valleyfest attracts all types

Several indicators give Valleyfest organizers a hint as to how many people visit the annual three-day event. How much food did vendors sell? How many marched in the parade? How …

Festival of ‘beauty in unlikely places’

West Central is a neighborhood known for its share of crime, addiction and poverty, but a group of individuals is hoping to change the general consensus by showing that amid …

Pink Martini, Counting Crows, Loggins play festival’s second week

Last week we warned you that tickets were disappearing fast for several shows at the Festival at Sandpoint. Now, the Counting Crows concert on Friday has become the third festival …

From ventriloquist to parade chief

This Saturday, when the 71st annual Armed Forces Torchlight Parade kicks off, Michael Waldrip, the president of the Spokane Lilac Festival, will be fulfilling a lifelong dream. As a child …