September 8, 2016 - Smoke, Brews & War
With so many great events happenings this weekend, it's hard to decide where to be! Three of the biggest events this weekend are the Outdoor Blues and Brews Festival at The Steam Plant, Little Smoke Festival at Northern Quest and Spokane Restaurant Wars at Kendall Yards. Unfortunately, all three of these events take place on Saturday, but no matter which one you choose to attend, you will not be disappointed! Additional fun can be found at Thursday Wine Social and Clean Eating Cooking Class at Gourmet Way, A Flair for the Northwest Cooking Class at The Culinary Stone, Mionetto Wines and Washington vs France Bordeaux tastings at Vino! A Wine Shop, Mel McCuddin Artist Reception and Exhibit at The Art Spirit Gallery, Injectors Car Show in Downtown Sandpoint, Downtown Coeur d'Alene Artwalk, Parkfest at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, the Annual Invitational Classic Car Show at Arbor Crest, and Kids Draw Architecture at the Human Rights Education Center. To find out more about these and other upcoming events, visit our FSA-sponsored online calendar.
LITTLE SMOKE FESTIVAL Sat. Sept. 10 Attendees will get the chance to rub elbows with representatives from cigar, craft beer and liquor vendors while enjoying premium cigars, drink samples, a festival meal and live music from The Fiasco. Read more
OUTDOORS BLUES AND BREWS FESTIVAL Sat. Sept. 10, noon The event includes live music, microbreweries and food trucks. One ticket provides two samples of beer, and music is provided all day and features local bands. A portion of the proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. Read more
SPOKANE RESTAURANT WARS Sat. Sept. 10, 4pm Restaurant Wars aims to put the best of the best in one place for one night. The event is free to attend and offers affordable priced bracelets so everyone can try small plates from eight different top local restaurants. Stay for the live music, chef demos and farmers market atmosphere. Read more
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer's best of weather and autumn's best of cheer." ~ Helen Hunt Jackson