« STUDENT LIFE HOME

USE YOUR COUGAR CARD!

FLASH YOUR COUGAR CARD FOR DISCOUNTS AROUND TOWN:

NECTAR TASTING ROOM: $10 Wine Walk Card!
Present your Cougar Card and this flyer (pdf) ».

SOULFUL SOUPS: Free piece of beer bread!

FROYO EARTH: 20% off on Tuesdays!

PULLMAN GAME BUS: Sign-up here! Only $20!

SPOKANE SYMPHONY: WSU Students are eligible for last minute deals on concerts!

DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE WSU CALENDAR OF EVENTS
FOR EVENTS ON CAMPUS.LIFELONG

 

This list is updated weekly with events and suggestions on what to see, hear, do, taste, and where to volunteer in the Spokane area.


July 24 - August 7

SEE

GLORIANA

Sept. 18th, 7:00 pm, $25

McCarthey Athletic Center, Gonzaga University, 801 N. Cincinnati St., Spokane, WA

Country music band currently on tour with Rascal Flatts and Sheryl Crow. Their hit single, “(Kissed You) Good Night,” went platinum last year and their new release “Best Night Ever,” is climbing the charts. Spokane band Cathedral Pearls will open.

1-800-325-seat, http://www.TicketsWest.com/

 

VALLEYFEST 2014

Sept. 19-21, Friday night at 7:30 p.m.Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m, free

Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley

Sept. 19-21. City of Spokane Valley’s premier community event and an annual tradition bringing the region and community of the Spokane Valley together since 1990. Celebrate the Silver Jubilee with live entertainment for the entire family and recognize area youth for their talents. The “Hearts of Gold” Parade kicks off Valleyfest Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with the parade route going eastbound on Sprague Avenue from north Gillis Road to Pines Road. The festival continues Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mirabeau Park with various booths and vendors. Other events include: Pancake Breakfast, Balloons over Valleyfest, Fishing at the Falls, Car Show, Recreational Events (Triathlon, 5K/10K Run for a Cause, Centennial Bike Ride and much more.)

info@valleyfest.org, http://www.valleyfest.org/

 

EUGENE JABLONSKY JAZZ COMBO

Sept. 19-21, 7:00 pm, free

Grande Ronde Cellars Tasting Room, 906 W. Second Ave.

grcellars@gmail.com, http://granderondecellars.com/

 

"THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES"

Sept. 19th, 7:30 pm, $12/$22-26/$28-30

Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St., Spokane, WA

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are on the job to investigate the mysterious case of the “Hound of Hell”. This fast-paced farce is performed by only three actors tackling dozens of roles. Physical humor and visual gags will make this a laugh-out-loud treat as audiences watch misstep after misstep to see if the questionably courageous detective and his bumbling sidekick can manage to survive the mystery of Baskerville Hall.

(509) 455-7529, http://www.interplayerstheatre.org/

 

DOWNTOWN COEURD'ALENE OKTOBERFEST

Sept. 26-27, 4-9 pm, $20 (includes keepsake glass mug, six sampling tickets, and admission to music venues)

Oktoberfest Main Tent, 202 Sherman Ave., Coeur d'Alene

German-style food, live music, and select harvest brews. Sampling venues include The Plaza Shops, All Things Irish, Velvet Hangar, Christmas at the Lake, and the Main Tent.

info@downtown.com, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coeur-dalene-downtown-oktoberfest-tickets-12669457689

 

SPOKANE CHIEFS HOCKEY

Sept. 28, 7:05 p.m., $10-$22 (discounts for kids/students/seniors/military)

Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave., Spokane, WA

http://www.spokanechiefs.com/

BACK TO TOP »


HEAR

GLORIANA

Sept. 18th, 7:00 pm, $25

McCarthey Athletic Center, Gonzaga University, 801 N. Cincinnati St., Spokane, WA

Country music band currently on tour with Rascal Flatts and Sheryl Crow. Their hit single, “(Kissed You) Good Night,” went platinum last year and their new release “Best Night Ever,” is climbing the charts. Spokane band Cathedral Pearls will open.

1-800-325-seat, http://www.TicketsWest.com/

 

VALLEYFEST 2014

Sept. 19-21, Friday night at 7:30 p.m.Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m, free

Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley

Sept. 19-21. City of Spokane Valley’s premier community event and an annual tradition bringing the region and community of the Spokane Valley together since 1990. Celebrate the Silver Jubilee with live entertainment for the entire family and recognize area youth for their talents. The “Hearts of Gold” Parade kicks off Valleyfest Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with the parade route going eastbound on Sprague Avenue from north Gillis Road to Pines Road. The festival continues Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mirabeau Park with various booths and vendors. Other events include: Pancake Breakfast, Balloons over Valleyfest, Fishing at the Falls, Car Show, Recreational Events (Triathlon, 5K/10K Run for a Cause, Centennial Bike Ride and much more.)

info@valleyfest.org, http://www.valleyfest.org/

 

EUGENE JABLONSKY JAZZ COMBO

Sept. 19-21, 7:00 pm, free

Grande Ronde Cellars Tasting Room, 906 W. Second Ave.

grcellars@gmail.com, http://granderondecellars.com/

 

"THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES"

Sept. 19th, 7:30 pm, $12/$22-26/$28-30

Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St., Spokane, WA

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are on the job to investigate the mysterious case of the “Hound of Hell”. This fast-paced farce is performed by only three actors tackling dozens of roles. Physical humor and visual gags will make this a laugh-out-loud treat as audiences watch misstep after misstep to see if the questionably courageous detective and his bumbling sidekick can manage to survive the mystery of Baskerville Hall.

(509) 455-7529, http://www.interplayerstheatre.org/

BACK TO TOP »


DO

VALLEYFEST 2014

Sept. 19-21, Friday night at 7:30 p.m.Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m, free

Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley

Sept. 19-21. City of Spokane Valley’s premier community event and an annual tradition bringing the region and community of the Spokane Valley together since 1990. Celebrate the Silver Jubilee with live entertainment for the entire family and recognize area youth for their talents. The “Hearts of Gold” Parade kicks off Valleyfest Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with the parade route going eastbound on Sprague Avenue from north Gillis Road to Pines Road. The festival continues Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mirabeau Park with various booths and vendors. Other events include: Pancake Breakfast, Balloons over Valleyfest, Fishing at the Falls, Car Show, Recreational Events (Triathlon, 5K/10K Run for a Cause, Centennial Bike Ride and much more.)

info@valleyfest.org, http://www.valleyfest.org/

                                                       

DOWNTOWN COEURD'ALENE OKTOBERFEST

Sept. 26-27, 4-9 pm, $20 (includes keepsake glass mug, six sampling tickets, and admission to music venues)

Oktoberfest Main Tent, 202 Sherman Ave., Coeur d'Alene

German-style food, live music, and select harvest brews. Sampling venues include The Plaza Shops, All Things Irish, Velvet Hangar, Christmas at the Lake, and the Main Tent.

info@downtown.com, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coeur-dalene-downtown-oktoberfest-tickets-12669457689

 

APPLE FESTIVAL

Held every weekend in Green Bluff from Sept. 20-Oct. 26

www.greenbluffgrowers.com for a full map of growers

 

DUCK WADDLE 2014

Sept. 28, 12:30 pm, $15

Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St

This is a fun, family oriented, timed 5k through Spokane’s beautiful Riverfront Park. Check-in starts at 11 a.m. the day of the event; the race will start at 12:30 p.m. After the race, join us at 2:30 p.m. for the Duck Drop—the exciting start to the famous El Katif Shriners Duck Race down the Spokane River!

dpilgrim@shrinenet.org, http://Tinyurl.com/duckwaddle2014

BACK TO TOP »


TASTE

MANITO TAPHOUSE PRESENTS OKTOBERFEST '14

Sept. 20, 3-10 pm, $15 w/ stein; $12 w/out stein

Manito Tap House, 3011 S. Grand Blvd., Spokane, WA

Live music, food trucks, German beer, specialty taps, cornhole courts for adult, game booths for kids (benefiting 2nd Harvest and Children’s Miracle Network. All ages 3-7 p.m., 21 and over 7-10 p.m. Outside under a tent

info@manitotaphouse.com, http://www.manitotaphouse.com/

 

DOWNTOWN COEURD'ALENE OKTOBERFEST

Sept. 26-27, 4-9 pm, $20 (includes keepsake glass mug, six sampling tickets, and admission to music venues)

Oktoberfest Main Tent, 202 Sherman Ave., Coeur d'Alene

German-style food, live music, and select harvest brews. Sampling venues include The Plaza Shops, All Things Irish, Velvet Hangar, Christmas at the Lake, and the Main Tent.

info@downtown.com, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coeur-dalene-downtown-oktoberfest-tickets-12669457689

 

INLAND NORTHWEST CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Sept. 26-27, 4-8 p.m., $20/online; $25/gate

Avista Stadium, 602 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley, WA

Thirty craft breweries pouring over 100 different types of beer. Live music, great food, and baseball themed fun. Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass and your six five 5 oz. sample tastes. Additional tastes a just $1.50 each or four additional tastes for $5.

matt@washingtonbeer.com, http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/805556

 

APPLE FESTIVAL

Held every weekend in Green Bluff from Sept. 20-Oct. 26

www.greenbluffgrowers.com for a full map of growers


BACK TO TOP »


DOING GOOD

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SPOKANE COUNTY
Boys and Girls Club provides "a positive place for kids," while volunteers have the opportunity to instill in children a sense of competence, usefulness, and belonging.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - SPOKANE
Ecumenical nonprofit Christian ministry dedicated to bringing the affluent and less affluent together as a community to build decent, affordable housing for all God's people in need.
http://www.habitat-spokane.com/

HOSPICE OF SPOKANE
Hospice of Spokane has served the terminally ill and their families in Spokane County since 1976. As a Hospice volunteer, you will become part of a health care team, consisting of a nurse, social worker, counselors, therapists, and chaplain. Because there are so many ways to serve, you have a choice of how you may use your skills.
http://www.hospiceofspokane.org/

SPOKANIMAL C.A.R.E.
You can help us help the animals through: Blankets, towels. Fundraising projects. Adopt or Foster a pet. Tell your friends!
http://www.spokanimal.org/

2ND HARVEST
Second Harvest is looking for community-minded individuals to be part of our “core volunteer” program.  If you have dedication, resiliency (and a healthy sense of humor), please consider joining our team of core volunteers. Contact Debbie Clemens for more information at 252-6257 or dclemens@2-harvest.org.

WOMEN AND CHILDREN’S FREE RESTAURANT
Located in one of Washington State's poorest neighborhoods, the WCFR emphasizes the social aspects of sharing a meal and provides a safe, dignified setting for women and children. Trained volunteers serve dinners, restaurant style, at shared tables.
 
UNION GOSPEL MISSION
Volunteer at either the Men's Mission or Anna Ogden Hall by serving meals, organizing drives, stocking and sorting donations, adopting a family for Christmas, decorating residential rooms, planting flowers, and more. Donate food, gently used clothing, personal care items, bus tokens, or money


BACK TO TOP »