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Arts and Crafts

Spokane Jewelers Guild – Members of the guild work in sterling silver, titanium, copper and mixed metals, as well as vitreous glass enamel, polymer clay, fibers, found objects, crystal and precious and semi-precious stones. Techniques include goldsmithing, beadwork, weaving (thread, fibers, beads), threaded designs with gemstone beads, fusion, riveting and more. Until November, 11 a.m. Liberty Building, 203 N. Washington St. Free. (509) 385-2369.

Mead Bandwagon Craft Fair – Annual craft fair featuring arts, crafts, face painting and more. Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road. $2. (509) 465-7000.

Ridgeline Band Booster’s First Annual Fall Craft Fair – Fall Craft Fair with over 80 artisans/vendors, baked goods and concessions for sale all day. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ridgeline High School, 20150 E Country Vista Dr., Liberty Lake. $2. (509) 558-3800.

46th Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show – Featuring the works of professional Northwest artists and artisans including gourmet foods, jewelry, hand-thrown pottery, molten glass work , woodturning, metal art, photography, soaps, candles, paintings and more. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Exhibit Center, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. $8-10.

Courses/Workshops

Pottery Fundamentals II – Instructed by Erik Rodgers, in this beginner to intermediate level course, students will build on their pottery wheel experience and learn new techniques to expand their ceramic practice. Techniques covered will vary depending on students’ interest, but may include: grips, foot rings, adding textures, covers, and using studio tools. Sign up at bit.ly/3tcrypR. Through Dec. 14, 11 a.m. North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $175.00.

Friends of Dementia Information Session – Discuss five key messages about dementia, activities to increase understanding and actions that support people with dementia. Presented by Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington (ALTCEW). Sign up at bit.ly/3Ws2QPS. Tuesday, 3-4 p.m. Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

The Credibility of Climate Models – Discussion on climate change featuring climate models that will provide us with cutting-edge scientific information on climate trajectories. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-4220.

Skateboard Painting with Nathan Baker – In this two-day workshop, students will be given a skateboard deck to design and paint. All materials are provided by Emerge. Sign up at bit.ly/3fovyk1. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m. Emerge, 119 N. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. $85. (208) 930-1876.

Fiber Arts Studio – Bring a spinning wheel, knitting needles and/or crochet hooks and yarn and create with other fiber artists. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. $3 donation. (509) 447-9277.

Hand Sewing – Meet other hand seamstresses and learn about appliqué, cross stitch, embroidery, crochet, knitting and more. Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. Free. (509) 447-9277.

Fireside Sewing – Gather around the fireplace in the Library’s Story Room to create an embroidered dishcloth pattern of your choice. Five-week course for children aged 9 to 12. Supplies, stories and hot chocolate will be provided. Register at cdalibrary.org/library-events/fireside-stitching/. Wednesdays, 4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Fundamentals of Drawing for Teens – Marlene Laurich leads students in the techniques of drawing line, shape, form and space. Open to children from 12 to 15 years old. Sponsored by the Kalispel Tribe Youth Art Fellowship. Food and snacks provided. Call (509) 447-9277 or visit createarts.org to register. Mandatory masks. Wednesday, 3-4:30 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. Free. (509) 447-9277.

Come and Draw – Explore different artistic mediums, develop skills and ideas, and get feedback. Open to all ages. Wednesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Spark Central, 1214 W. Summit Parkway. Free. (509) 279-0299.

Pricing and Sales Tips – Learn about different pricing techniques for retail and service businesses with the help of a SCORE Mentor. Get tips on how to prepare your business for sales during the holiday season. Registration is mandatory. Sign up at bit.ly/3gYQ5vH. Thursday, noon-1:30 p.m. Online. Free.

Round Reed Basket with Olivia – Beginner/Intermediate level with a looped edge. Bring needle nose pliers and lunch. Register at createarts.org. Pre-registration required. Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Create Art Center, 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. (509) 447-9277.

Renaissance Art: Workshop with Tom Quinn – A slideshow lecture on the great period of art that began in Italy in the 14th century and ended in the 16th. Sign up at bit.ly/3SsV3yq. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Spokane Art School, 811 W. Garland Ave. $40. (509) 325-1500.

Home & Garden

Poinsettia Tours – Visit the various greenhouses and learn how poinsettias are grown in the harsh winter climate and enter to win a prize at the end of the tour. Multiple dates and times available, for more info visit bit.ly/3NJOKFs. Through Saturday, 11 a.m. Plant Farm, 14208 E. Fourth Ave., Spokane Valley. $2.50. (509) 926-9397.

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