April 16LEWISTON — The 10th annual Earth Day celebration will be outdoors from 4 to 7 tonight downtown on the corner of Third and Capital streets.
The family-centered event will feature live music by the 7 Devils, young fiddler Elliott Marks and the Asotin Jazz Band. Food and beverages will be provided by the Lunch Box Deli and Pepsi, and the event also will feature activities and games.
LEWISTON — The 25th annual Confluence Grape & Grain will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History here, 415 Main St.
The wine- and beer-tasting is one of the events in the Dogwood Festival of the Lewis-Clark Valley.
The evening will feature a silent auction, live music, catering by the Red Lion Hotel, and will give attendees the opportunity to sample six select wines and microbrews in a souvenir glass.
Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at www.lcsc.edu/cah or at many locations including Basalt Cellars, Riverport Brewing Company, and Potlatch No. 1 Federal Credit Union, all in Clarkston; Clearwater Canyon Cellars, Inland Cellular, Center for Arts & History, the Business Student Organization office on the LCSC campus, Lindsay Creek Vineyards and, two Potlatch Credit Union locations, all in Lewiston; Merry Cellars and Paradise Creek Brewery in Pullman; and Camas Prairie Winery in Moscow.
All ticket holders will be entered into a raffle for a 25th anniversary gift basket, and additional raffle tickets will be on sale during the event.
All proceeds benefit the Center for Arts & History and the Business Student Organization Scholarship Fund.
Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
PULLMAN — A roller derby bout between the Pullman Rolling Hills Derby Dames and the Lewiston Hells Canyon Honeys will begin at 7 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum on the campus of Washington State University here.
An earlier bout between the Pullman junior team, the Wheat Whackers, and the Rodeo City Junior Roller Derby team will begin at 5 p.m. Doors open at 4:30.
Theme for the bout is “A Night at the CarnEvil” and is for all ages, though a beer garden also is planned.
Admission is a suggested donation of $5 at the door.
MOSCOW — The 35th annual Palouse Patchers’ Quilt Show will be open Saturday and Sunday at the Latah County Fairgrounds exhibition building here, 1021 Harold St.
Hours for the exhibit will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The show’s theme this year is “A Trip Around the World,” which plays on the well-known quilt pattern of the same name. The show will feature nearly 200 quilts in all sizes, and include comments from judges.
The event’s featured quilt challenge was to create an 18-inch-by-22-inch wall hanging focusing on the word “domicile.” The theme of the annual Janet Freitage Memorial Challenge is “Pleasures of the Palouse.”
Admission is $5 for regular price, and $3 for seniors and children. Organizers will provide free homemade cookies and punch, and attendees also can visit a vendors’ mall.
The group’s raffle quilt, titled “Tuscan Sunset,” will be on display at the show. The quilt’s designer is club member Sandy Berg, and the quilt was completed by many members of the group. The quilt will be given away in a drawing at the end of the show Sunday. Tickets are $1 each.
MOSCOW — Calmus, an a cappella vocal ensemble, will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the University of Idaho Administration Building auditorium here.
The vocal quintet was founded in 1999 in Leipzig, Germany, and all are graduates of the town’s St. Thomas Church Choir School. It features four men and one woman.
The program will feature both classical and popular songs ranging from Purcell and Schütz to Bobby McFerrin and Sting. The program will also reflect Calmus’ own German background in presenting works by Bach, Schuman and Schubert.
Admission is $22 regular price, $19 for seniors and $10 for students. Tickets are available at BookPeople of Moscow, 521 S. Main St., online at www.auditoriumseries.org or at the door.