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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The NW Museum of Arts & Culture's Annual Mother's Day Tour May 7 & 8



Enjoy one of Spokane's great traditions, the 27th Annual Mother's Day Tour of Historic Homes, presented by the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. This year's tour will feature two rarely-seen beautiful homes on West Sumner Ave. Homes will be open from cellar to attic, showcasing both families who live there and the history of the neighborhood. You will also be able to see Dorothy Dean's kitchen (The Spokesman-Review famous Recipe Author), Myrtle Woldson's impressive Garden, and great views of Spokane. The tour also includes viewing of historic automobiles, live music, and a self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood.

The tour runs from 12-4pm on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 (Mother's Day). Admission is $20 for non-members, and $15 for members. Tickets available at www.northwestmuseum.org. Tickets will also be sold in front of both open homes.

Photo ID: Hudson Touring Automobile at Leuthold Residence, 506 W Sumner, 1926. Charles Libby, photographer. Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, L87-1.31865-26.

Spokane Symphony Classics Season Finale this Saturday & Sunday



This weekend's Classics Series is 'Blockbusters' and includes the Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, and Respighi's Fountains of Rome. Eckart Preu conducts and guest pianist is Ian Parker, who will also give a Master Class lecture on Friday, May 6 at 3pm with free admission to the class.

Performances are this Saturday, May 7 at 8pm and Sunday, May 8 at 3pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Learn more about the concert at www.spokanesymphony.org.

Tickets are available at the Box Office, or by calling 509-624-1200 and also at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


Arbor Crest's Summer Concert Season starts tomorrow!



Great news from Arbor Crest Wine Cellars. Their popular Summer concert series starts tomorrow, Thursday, May 5, as 'Performers on the Patio' gets underway. Musical guest is singer/songwriter Nate Ostrander, playing easy-listening, bluesy, contemporary rock. Thursday concerts will also feature artists in various mediums displaying their art. This week, Dave Hodgson will exhibit his photography. Music runs from 5:30-7:30pm, no cover.

And this Sunday, May 8, 'Concerts of the Cliff' will feature the dynamic rockin' blues trio, The West Side Cobras. Music runs from 5:30-sunset. $8 admission.

So, every Thursday and Sunday all summer long (through September) Arbor Crest's Cliff House Estate is the place to be for live music and great wine on their beautiful estate grounds. Perfect time for a picnic! Wine, beer and food available for purchase.

Even more good news from Arbor Crest. Due to popular demand, live music that was featured in this winter's Fireside Concert series will continue on selected Friday evenings through the season, starting this Friday, May 6. Enjoy the music of guitarist Ron Greene from 5:30-7:30pm. Stay tuned for additional Friday concerts throughout the season. You can also visit arborcrest.com.


You'll love Loverboy at Northern Quest



Loverboy is at Northern Quest this Saturday, May 7 at 7:30pm. Go to northernquest.com for more information and tickets.


First Friday Spokane May 6

Great art will be on display at venues all over Spokane for this month's First Friday, May 6. For a complete listing of locations and artists, visit www.downtownspokane.org/first-friday.php.

Listen to your Mother!



Celebrate Mother's Day with stories of mothering and motherhood at 'Listen To Your Mother Spokane,' 7pm this Sunday, May 8 at the Bing Crosby Theatre. Contact www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.

Spring release Wine weekend May 7 & 8

Here's a nice thing to do for Mom this weekend. Spokane's Cork District celebrates Spring Release weekend, this Saturday and Sunday, May 7 & 8. Tasting rooms in our area will have special wine releases and tastings throughout the weekend. Hours for most wineries are noon-5pm. For a complete listing of participating wineries, visit www.visitspokane.com/cork-district.

The McManus Comedies starring Tim Behrens at the Pend Oreille Playhouse, May 13 & 14



The Pend Oreille Players Association presents the first of all the McManus Comedies, A Fine and Pleasant Misery, by Patrick F. McManus, starring Tim Behrens. Performances will be Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Doors open at 7pm and show begins at 7:30. The one-man show introduces 12 zany McManus characters, from Rancid Crabtree to daft old Mrs. Swisher, from Strange the Dog, to a deer on a bicycle. This family-friendly comedy is full of hilarious stories about growing up in rural America.

Tickets are $20 and available at the Box Office 509-447-9900 or online at www.pendoreilleplayers.org. Pend Oreille Playhouse in Newport is located at 236 Union Avenue.

For more information on the McManus Comedies starring Tim Behrens, visit www.mcmanusplays.com.

Laugh with Ms. Pat at Spokane Comedy Club



Ms. Pat takes the stage at Spokane Comedy Club, 315 West Sprague, with shows this Thursday and Friday, May 5 & 6 at 8pm and Saturday, May 7 at 8 and 10:30pm.

Go to spokanecomedyclub.com for your tickets. Or get them at the door.


Cinco (and Sies) de Mayo with Sammy

Tomorrow night, Thursday, May 5 at 8pm, join Sammy Eubanks, Alex Ashley with Last Flowers and Chet O'Keefe at the Knitting Factory. Tickets are just $5. 21 and older.

And Friday night, May 6 at 7, Sammy is at the Spokane Valley Eagles Lodge. Not a member, not a problem. And it's just $5.

For more Sammy Eubanks shows and information go to SammyEubanksLive.com.

Spokane Empire Ladies Night Saturday at the Arena



Join the Spokane Empire football team for Ladies night this Saturday, May 7 at 7pm as they play Billings at the Spokane Arena. Ticketswest has your seats at www.ticketswest.com or 800-325-SEAT.


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