It’s been hot, so those who wilt might be looking for something to do indoors. Whether you’d rather be inside or outside, the variety of events listed here and in the calendar, should have something for everyone. Whatever you do, do something.Aug. 2
Youngsters will take the stage for all the roles in “Willy Wonka Jr.” which opens at 7:30 tonight in the Lewiston High School auditorium. You will need a ticket to see the show, though it need not be golden.
The production is staged by the Lewiston Civic Theatre’s Acting Out! youth program and directed by Todd St. Marie. Subsequent productions will go on at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3-4, Aug. 9-11, and 2 p.m. Aug. 5 and Aug. 12.
The familiar Roald Dahl story, made famous in the 1971 movie titled “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” will feature children who have spent weeks rehearsing as part of the youth program.\
Cost is $12 regular price and $8 for ages 60 and older, veterans, students, and ages 12 and younger. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling the theater box office at (208) 746-3401 or online at www.lctheatre.org.
The high school is at 1114 Ninth Ave.
The Dodgy Mountain Men of Missoula will bring stompgrass to the latest in the 10th annual 2018 Grangeville Summer Concert Series beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 in Grangeville City Park.
The band’s music mixes “the rhythms of bluegrass, the soul of the blues and the energy of rock ‘n’ roll with a plethora of other musical traditions to create a unique electro-acoustic experience,” according to its website.
Members are Eric Boss, Jed Nussbaum, Josh Clinger and Christian Gutierez.
Three generations of an artistic family will exhibit their works at the Valley Art Center in Clarkston beginning Aug. 3.
Ralph Crawford, Jennifer Crawford Hayne and Joshua Hayne, all of Lewiston, will be at the center’s opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Refreshments will be served.
Ralph Crawford is father of Jennifer Hayne and grandfather of her son, Joshua Hayne. Their show continues through Sept. 1.
The art center is at 842 Sixth St., and hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
“Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman is the book up for group exploration at Coffee & Books Aug. 3.
The discussion begins at 10 a.m. at the Lewiston City Library, 411 D St.
The annual Scenic 6 Fiddle Show begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Potlatch High School.
Musicians wishing to perform may sign up to play from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The show will open with the Potlatch Junior Jammers, and food is available for purchase beginning at 5 p.m.
Cost for the show is $5 for adults and children are admitted free.
Live music by three bands will fill the exhibit space of the University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery beginning at 8 p.m. Aug. 4.
The all-ages show of experimental music features Teleg (Ted Kelchner and Andria Marcussen), Sera of Spokane and Avola headlining.
The gallery is at 414/416 S. Main St. in downtown Moscow.
The 26th annual Raspberry Festival festivities will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 5 on the grounds of the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood.
All-day events at the festival include arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, a car show, an art show, live music, tours and demonstrations.
Proceeds from the event benefit the historical museum at the monastery.
The schedule includes:
7-7:45 a.m. — 10K fun run and 5K walk race registration.
8 a.m. — fun run/walk
8-10 a.m. — pancake breakfast. Cost: $5
10 a.m.-4 p.m. — lunch. Menu: hamburgers, barbecue beef sandwiches, hot dogs, raspberry shortcake and raspberry lemonade
Summertime means outdoor concerts, and the sounds of music will fill two parks in Lewiston and Pullman the afternoon and evening of Aug. 8.
Andru Gomez will play in the 2018 Summer Concert Series, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston. The music will be outdoors on LCSC’s Centennial Mall near the fountain. Food will be available for purchase.
Mojo Box will bring rock ’n’ roll to Pullman’s Reaney Park beginning at 6 p.m. The park is at 690 Reaney Way and food will be available for purchase beginning at 5:30 p.m.