By JEANNE M. DePAUL
Plants that are native to the Palouse are the topic of a presentation beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Appaloosa Museum & Heritage Center in Moscow.
The event is called “A Native Night: Back to Our Roots,” and featured speakers from the Nez Perce Tribe are Brian McCormack, a landscape architect specializing in native plants, and Sanda McFarland, of the Nez Perce National Historic Trail.
Appetizers and beverages will be catered by Bloom.
Cost is $15 and tickets are available at the museum or online at appaloosamuseum.com.
The 2019 annual Veterans Day Parade will begin at 11:11 a.m. Nov. 9 and travel on Main Street through downtown Lewiston.
This year’s theme is “Remembering Korean War Veterans” The parade is organized by the Lewis-Clark Valley Veterans Council, and entry forms may be found online at www.lcvalleyveteranscouncil.org.
Feasting will commence from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Latah County Historical Society’s annual Harvest Dinner at Moscow’s 1912 Center.
The dinner, which “celebrates the bounty of the Palouse,” features soups from chefs at various Moscow restaurants, salads and pie. Craft beers and wine will be available for purchase.
Pianist Cecily Groves will provide live music, and a silent auction will be conducted.
Cost for the event is $20 regular price, $18 for LCHS members, $10 for ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance online at www.latahcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
The center is at 412 E. Third St.
The Community Band of the Palouse, currently in its 45th year of performing, will give its annual Veterans Day Concert beginning at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Domey auditorium of the Gladish Community and Cultural Center in Pullman.
This year’s theme will honor 100 years of the American Legion, especially American Legion Maynard Price Post 52 in Pullman, and Washington State University student veterans.
Horace Alexander Young will be guest conductor for “There’s a Service Flag in the Window by Col. Charles A. Young, and the WSU veterans will be recognized in the performance of “Each Time You Tell Their Story” by Samuel Hazo with narration by Mike Beck, a WSU student and U.S. Army veteran.
Bassist Dave Snider, an U.S. Air Force veteran, will perform “America the Beautiful.”
Admission to the concert is free, but nonperishable food items will be collected for donation to area food banks. A reception will follow the concert.
The center is at 115 NW State St.
Moscow’s Gefilte Trout will release its final album Nov. 10.
Klezmer is the folk music of the Ashkenazi Jews that originated in southeastern Europe. It found a home in Moscow with the band Gefilte Trout, which took the Yiddish name for fish and added Idaho’s beloved trout.
The band was formed by Carla Chandler, a violin and old-time fiddle player who immersed herself in klezmer music in 2006. The group released its first album in 2014 and has played at shows, dances, weddings and parties around the region, including the Spokane Folk Festival, where it is scheduled to perform Saturday. On Sunday the group will play at a CD release party in Moscow celebrating its latest, and final, album “Klezmer Caravan.”
Sunday’s free show will feature songs in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), Yiddish, Hebrew and Roma. Music is from 7-9 p.m. at One World Cafe, 533 Main St., Moscow.
Samantha Edgerton, a Washington State University graduate student, will give a Veterans Day presentation called “The Fallen Cougars Project” from 7-8 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Freight Room of the Pullman Depot Heritage Center.
The project honors former WSU students who died in World War II. Edgerton studies history and her talk will focus on the stories of veterans she has researched.
The center, a project of the Whitman County Historical Society, is at 330 N. Grand Ave.
The Lewis-Clark State College choir and jazz band will hold their fall concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the college’s Silverthorne Theater in the Administration Building on the Lewiston campus.
The free concert will feature the choir, under the direction of assistant professor of music Sarah Graham, and the jazz band, led by adjunct professor Shawn Bowman. Each will perform separately and then have a combined performance during the evening.
The program will include “Blue Skies,” “Hit Me with a Hot Note,” “If I Love You,” “What’ll I Do?” “Stable Mates,” “Six of One,” “Vending Machine Isn’t Broken,” “Volga Boatman” and “Perdido.” The combined performance will feature “Yardbird Suite,” “Stompin’ at the Savoy,” “Almost Like Being in Love” and “As Time Goes By.”