The warm sunshine of spring has been peeking out at us, just a little, but don't get down with the rainy, dreary weather. There's always something going on in town. Two big events this weekend are the annual Just Between Friends Sale at The Kootenai County Fairgrounds, and Spring Antique and Collectors Sale at the Spokane Fair and Expo Center. Other events include CHAFE 150 Happy Hour and Live Music at 219 Lounge, Academy Winds Concert at Coeur d'Alene Public Library, Season Bender: The Motet at The Hive, The Powers Live at Pend d'Oreille Winery, Team Autism 24/7 presents Life Animated at Panida Theater, Rumba Lesson at Sandpoint Community Center, 6th Annual Wine Extravaganza at the Resort Plaza Shops, Swing Dance with Carl Rey and the Blues Gators at the Pearl Theater, Complimentary Wine Tasting at The Culinary Stone, Get Lit! Literary Arts Festival in Spokane, Professional Tasting featuring Va Piano Vineyards at Vino! A Wine Shop and Small Plates Tasting at Europa. Visit our FSA-sponsored online calendar to find out more about these and other upcoming events.
ACADEMY WINDS CONCERT Thurs. April 20, 7pm Academy Winds, a six-member woodwind and percussion group, utilize their experience to perform spectacular public concerts and to offer outreach to high school and college students through clinics and master classes. Read more JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS SALE Fri. April 21 - Sun. April 23 Bring your biggest shopping bags and your BFF to this savings extravaganza where you’ll find rows of gently used clothing, strollers, bikes, books, games, toys and more. Admission is just $3 and free for those 18 and younger. Read more WINE EXTRAVAGANZA Sat. April 22, 3-7pm An evening of fine wine, food and fun! More than 20 wineries will be on hand with 65 wines to taste. Held 3 to 7pm at The Plaza Shops, tickets are $15 and include six wine tastings and a complimentary wine glass. Read more SPRING ANTIQUE AND COLLECTORS SALE Fri. April 21 - Sun. April 23 This is a vintage sale like no other, you will find everything from kitchenware, industrial, estate and costume jewelry, furniture, primitives, rustic garden, elegant glass, shabby chic, prints, retro and more! Read more
QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life." ~ John Updike