Fall has officially arrived, with the sunny cool days and crisp, cold nights. But we've got some great events to warm your heart, soul and body! Check them out! Three big events happening this weekend are ValleyFest at CenterPlace Regional Event Center , Kootenai County Farmers Market's Fall Festival and the Hispanic Heritage Festival in Spokane. Additional fun for the family can be found at: the Chinese Lantern Festival in Spokane, 6th Annual Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta in Priest River, Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International , Cowboy Supper Show at Rockin' B Ranch, The Coeur d'Fondo in Coeur d'Alene, and the Dover Bay 5k-9 Fun Run. And for the grownups, there is so much more to choose from! Downtown Coeur d’Alene Oktoberfest, Patio Performers featuring Dog House Boyz at Arbor Crest Cliff House, Thursday Wine Social at Gourmet Way, Northern Quest Outdoor Summer Concert, Friday Night Paella Dinner at Whitestone Winery, George Winston in Concert at Panida Theater, Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus Live! at The Bing, Dim Sum Cooking Class at The Culinary Stone, Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Book Club, and Chamber Soirée: Autumn at The Davenport Hotel. To check out these and other upcoming events, visit our FSA-sponsored online calendar.
Fri. Sept. 23 - Sun. Sept. 24
Valleyfest is an annual tradition bringing the greater region together since 1990. The community-wide celebration is held each September at Mirabeau Point Park and CenterPlace Regional Event Center in the Spokane Valley. Live entertainment for the entire family, an opportunity to meet and have fun with friends, and recognize area youth for their talents. Read more
KCFM'S FALL FESTIVAL
Sat. Sept. 24
In addition to market shopping and free coffee, soup, pastries, face and pumpkin painting, and scarecrow making, the people of KCFM will be offering you a chance to win some fantastic prizes. These local vendors have donated over $1000 in items for an abundant silent auction. Read more
HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Sat. Sept. 24
Celebrate and honor the rich Latino Culture in Spokane at the annual Fiesta Spokane Hispanic Heritage Festival, presented by The Latino Hope Foundation. Festivities begin at noon, following the Fiesta Spokane Run, until 8pm on Post Street, between City Hall and Riverfront Park. There will be music, dancing, a health and educational fair, kids activities, local vendors and food trucks! Read more
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus