Students of all ages may be heading back to school, but summer is still going strong. There are outdoor concerts and plays to enjoy with enough indoor events thrown in if you need a break from the sun.Aug. 24
The inaugural Hometown T1D Color Run starts at 9 a.m. Aug. 24 at Lewiston’s Kiwanis Park.
T1D stands for type 1 diabetes, and the goal of the run, organized by Mitch and Stephanie Bowen, is to raise money in support of people with that disease, according to the event’s social media page.
Check-in for the event begins at 8 a.m. at the park, 806 Snake River Ave. In addition to the run, the event will include music, food and prizes. Cost to participate is $30.
The Pullman Civic Theatre will give an outdoor “pop-up” performance of “The Diaries of Adam and Eve” by Mark Twain at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Pullman Community Garden at Koppel Farm.
The adaptation is set in a Victorian garden and is structured as a series of diary entries by Adam and Eve, according to the theater’s website, and will be performed as a readers’ theater with a simple set.
The performance is free, but donations to the theater are welcome.
The farm is at the corner of Derby Street and Professional Mall Boulevard. Attendees are asked to bring chairs or a blanket for seating.
Singer-songwriter Susan Gibson will play — mostly guitar but with a little banjo thrown in — at 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn in Uniontown.
Texas-based Gibson was lead singer of the alt-country band the Groobees in the late 1990s. She later wrote the song “Wide Open Spaces” that went on to become a smash country hit for the Dixie Chicks. The song won Gibson the American Songwriter Professional Country Songwriter of the Year award in early 2000.
Her seventh album is called “The Hard Stuff” and is due out Oct. 4.
Cost for the concert is $15. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with food and snacks available for purchase at the barn, 419 N. Park Way.
The Intentions, a Moscow-based band, plays the final show in the Plaza Concert Series from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 26 outdoors on the plaza at the 1912 Center in Moscow.
The five-member band performs in a variety of genres including rock, country rock, blues, folk and Americana. Members include Marci Stephens, Jim Boland, Mark Hellinger, Nate Spain and Bill Thompson.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase beginning at 5:30 p.m. The center is at 412 E. Third St.
How water has shaped the history of the American West will be the subject of a talk by Amy Canfield of Lewiston beginning at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Moscow Public Library.
Canfield’s presentation is titled “Divided Loyalties & Tribal Rights: Agriculture and Irrigation at the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.” She is an associate professor of history at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, and her research interests include federal Indian policy in the American West.
The library is at 110 S. Jefferson St.