10 to less than $ 10 from December 24 to 31 – Questmas Village, “Cup of Joy”, Broken Mic and Mochi Fest


December 23 – 1 Village Questmas – Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. Featuring giant figures in a variety of winter scenes, including a snowman village with Santa, ski penguins, and a bigfoot sticking its head out of a Christmas present. Several tributes to the Kalispel tribe are incorporated into the village, including a traditional tipi covered with reed mats and an oversized canoe with a sturgeon nose. (509) 481-2800. Available until January 5. Free admission

2 Holiday Lights Show – Suntree RV Park, 350 N. Idahline Road, Post Falls. Open every evening from dusk until 10 p.m. With Christmas trees, a huge light show with over 90,000 Christmas lights synchronized with holiday music and more. Until January 8. (208) 818-0624. Admission fee

3 Winter Glow Spectacular – Orchard Park, 20298 E. Indiana Ave., Liberty Lake. A driving light festival in Orchard Park through January 2. (509) 755-6700. Admission fee; donations accepted

4 “Cup of Joy Sale and Exhibit” – Trackside Studio, 115 S. Adams St. With over 150 ceramic mugs from 40 artists. Masks and social distancing required. Until January 7. (509) 863-9904. Admission fee

5 Small Works Gallery Show and Sale – Saranac Art Projects, 25 W. Main Ave. Small works of art by members of Saranac and guests including Ann Porter, Mariah Boyle, Posie Kalin, Reinaldo Gil Zambrano and many more. Until Friday. (509) 954-5458. Admission fee

6 Broken Mic – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Neato Burrito, 827 W. First Ave. Spokane’s oldest weekly poetry open mic with rotating local hosts. Readers can share up to three minutes of poetry. All ages are welcome; however, the content is not censored. (509) 847-1234. Admission fee

7 Mochi Fest – Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Order traditional Japanese mochi before Sunday by emailing [email protected] Pick-up on December 31 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Benefits of the Spokane Buddhist Temple. (509) 534-7954. $ 5 four pieces; $ 5 Butter Mochi.

8 Contra Dance – Wednesday at 7:15 p.m., Woman’s Club of Spokane, 1428 W. Ninth Ave. Traditional New England style dance with the Jam Band. Dance instruction is from 7:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with a free dance from 7:15 to 9 p.m. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. (509) 838-5667. Admission: $ 10 general; $ 7 members; free 18 and under

9 #InlandStrong Virtual Book Club – Wednesday 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Presented by the Spokane Public Library. An end-of-year discussion on a book. Register at events.spokanelibrary.org/events. Admission fee

10 Bilingual Story Time – Monday at 2:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. With songs and stories in Spanish and English. Open to children aged 10 to 12. Hosted on Zoom. (208) 769-2315. Admission fee


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