Sept. 22, 23, 24PULLMAN — The Villalobos Brothers from Veracruz, Mexico, will headline the Humanitas Festival with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in Beasley Coliseum on the campus of Washington State University here.
Violinists and vocalists Ernesto, Alberto and Luis Villalobos spent their childhood listening to their grandmother, Cristina Vásquez, sing and play guitar and accordion after a day’s work, according to a news release.
The concert will weave Mariachi traditions with jazz and classical harmonies in original compositions by the ensemble, which also includes artistic director and guitarist Humberto Flores, drummer Rose Avila and bassist Leo Sherman.
Cost is $15 regular price, $12 for ages 60 and older, and free for students and youth.
Tickets are on sale through TicketsWest, including online at TicketsWest.com, by phone at (800) 325-SEAT and at outlets including the coliseum box office, open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Free student and youth tickets are available in advance only at the coliseum.
Other remaining free events in the fourth annual festival include:
7 p.m. — “Search for the Blue Lotus,” classical Indian dance by Roja Kannan, free, Compton Union Building auditorium
7:30 p.m. — “Rejoice!” Diaspora Dance Theater, free, Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall, WSU
2 p.m. — “An Iliad,” free, Wadleigh Theatre, Daggy Hall, WSU
CLARKSTON — “Wine-ding Through History” is the theme of the fourth annual Asotin County Library Foundation Fall Festival Sept. 24.
The festival is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Clarkston Event Center, 841 Sixth St.
This year’s theme is in celebration of the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley’s 2016 designation as an American Viticultural Area. The evening of wine and beer tasting, and auctions will benefit the foundation, which plans to build a mezzanine at the Clarkston library to provide space for community programming and services.
The evening will include appetizers, silent and live auctions, a quilt raffle and live music.
General admission tickets are available for $35, which includes three tastings, while VIP tickets are $50 and include unlimited tastings.
Tickets may be purchased online at foundation.brownpapertickets.com or at the Clarkston library’s circulation desk.
CLARKSTON — A Corn Feed and Dollar Auction Sept. 24 will benefit the Holy Family School Foundation here.
The fundraiser is from 6-9 p.m. in the new parish hall at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1109 Chestnut St.
Cost is $5 per person and includes a hot dog, coleslaw, a drink and all-you-can-eat corn on the cob. Children 5 and younger eat for free.
During the auction, the auctioneer presents an item and for $1 attendees can buy a chance; more dollars to the auctioneer will increase the chance of getting the item, according to a news release.
The proceeds will be divided between the school and the foundation.
GRANGEVILLE — The Camas Prairie Barns Quilt Show, featuring more than 200 quilts, will be held at Grangeville Elementary-Middle School Sept. 24-25.
The show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the school, 400 S. Idaho St.
Marietta Hanson, a longtime Grangeville resident, is the show’s featured quilter.
The show, put on by Sew-Ciety Quilters, also will feature area vendors, a country store, an opportunity quilt, a quilts of valor display and raffles.
Pulled-pork or -chicken sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be available for purchase for $6.75 or individually. Lunch proceeds will benefit the Grangeville High School wrestling team.
Admission to the show is $3.
PULLMAN — A National Park Service senior historian will give a free talk about landscape design, engineering and the American legacy of national park roads at 5 p.m. Sept. 28 in Room 30E of Cleveland Hall on the campus of Washington State University here.
Author Timothy Davis will draw on photography, ethnography, history and cultural geography to interpret the relationships between people and the places they construct and inhabit, both physically and imaginatively, according to a news release.
Davis’ talk is part of the Callison Distinguished Lecture series. His recent book is “National Park Roads: A Legacy in the American Landscape” (University of Virginia Press, 2016).
The lecture series is sponsored by the WSU School of Design and Construction.