June 22CLARKSTON — The Taylor Scott Band plays at Hogan’s Pub here tonight beginning at 9.
The band, based in Denver, plays original soul and funk music and is named for its guitarist and lead vocalist. Other members are Jon Wirtz (keyboards and vocals), Lem Williams (drums) and Chris Harris (bass). Also joining the band on this tour is Todd Edmunds on bass.
The band released its second album, “A Closer Look, the Second Glance” in late 2015.
Hogans is at 906 Sixth St.
June 22-July 2
MOSCOW — “God of Carnage,” staged by Moscow Art Theatre (Too), opens tonight at 7:30 in the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre here.
The play by Yasmina Reza also will be performed at 7:30 p.m. June 23-24, 29-30 and July 1. Matinees will begin at 2 p.m. June 25 and July 2.
The play won a 2009 Tony Award and starts with a playground altercation between 11-year-old boys that brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to discuss the fight. It is directed by Ben Gonzales and features Mary Trotter, David Harlan, Maggie Matteson and Willie Grover.
Cost is $10 and tickets may be purchased at the theater, 508 S. Main St.
CLARKSTON — The annual Cruzin to Clarkston car show kicks off Friday evening with a social from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Bi-Mart parking lot here. Boy Scouts will have ice cream and hot dogs for sale.
Registration for the Saturday show and shine begins at 9 a.m. on Sixth Street. Cost to enter a vehicle is $10 or five cans of food. All proceeds go to the Asotin County Food Bank in Clarkston.
Awards will be given at 1 p.m., and a cruise will follow at 1:30. Maps will be provided at the show. Saturday’s events also include a poker walk and drawings.
MOSCOW — A community contra dance sponsored by the Palouse Folklore Society is Saturday evening at the Old Blaine Schoolhouse south of here.
Arvid Lundin and Deep Roots will provide the music, and Nora Scott of Spokane will be the caller for the traditional folk dance. Band members include Lundin on fiddle, and David and Char Beach on guitar, bodhran and mandolin.
A covered-dish meal begins at 6:30 p.m., with free dance lessons to begin at 7:30 p.m. All dances are taught, and the event is aimed at singles, couples and families.
The dance is from 8 to 10:30 p.m., and admission is $6 for society members, $8 for nonmembers and $5 for first-timers.
The school building is on the corner of Eid and Blaine roads. Maps with directions may be found at the society’s website, palousefolk.org.
SOUTHWICK — The annual Southwick Community Center Fundraiser and Pig Roast will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the community center here, 39863 Southwick Road.
The event features a roasted-pig meal with side dishes, and live bluegrass music by Beargrass. The music will include a jam session for anyone who wants to play.
Money from the annual event goes toward upkeep for the community center.
Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for those ages 9 and younger.
GENESEE — The Friends of Cordelia’s annual Swedish Midsummer Celebration begins with maypole decorating and raising at 1 p.m. Sunday here.
An outdoor concert of Scandinavian dance music by Nordic Spirit (Jeff and Jane Anderson) will begin at 2 p.m., and Swedish treats will be provided.
Cordelia Lutheran Church is the oldest Lutheran building in Idaho, established in 1883. It is at 1501 Danielson Road, and is about eight miles southeast of Moscow. Directions to the church may be found at www.cordeliachurch.org.
COLFAX — The 45th annual Whitman County Historical Society Ice Cream Social will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the historic Perkins House here.
The event will feature live music by the Snake River Six, ice cream from the Washington State University Creamery (Ferdinand’s) in Pullman, homemade pie, a fashion show and tours of Perkins House.
Perkins House is at 623 N. Perkins Ave.