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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Garth Brooks returns to the Spokane Arena

He's back!!! The electrifying return of America's most powerful concert force and number one selling solo artist in U.S. History, Garth Brooks will bring his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood to the Spokane Arena on Saturday, November 11! This will be the last Washington, Idaho and Montana appearance of The Garth Brooks World Tour and the first time in Spokane since 1998.

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 6 at 10am. Tickets may ONLY be purchased at or by calling 1-844-442-7842. THIS IS THE ONLY METHOD TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO THIS EVENT. Eight (8) ticket limit. All seats sold as best available. Tickets cannot be purchased at the Spokane Arena Box Office or at any outlets on October 6.

Celebrate the HUB's 10th Anniversary at HUB-apalooza this Friday

The HUB Sports Center, a nonprofit, community-based, sports facility, will celebrate 10 years of service to youth and families by hosting its annual Family Fun Festival, HUB-apalooza, this Friday, September 29 from 4-7pm. Parents and kids will have the opportunity to participate in multiple games and activities.

There will be a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 4:30pm with the Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce and Greater Spokane Incorporated. Past and present Board of Director members will make brief comments regarding the impact this organization has had on the community. Many community leaders and elected officials will be in attendance.

The goal of the HUB-apalooza Family Fun Festival is to showcase the variety of events and activities that take place at the HUB Sports Center (19619 E. Cataldo Ave. - Barker Rd. exit of I-90). All five basketball courts as well as the upstairs mezzanine and studios will have activities for kids and families to participate. Activities include: basketball, volleyball, futsal/soccer, pickleball, baseball, table tennis, aerobics, and martial arts. Some food and drinks will be provided.

"We are inviting the community to come celebrate our 10 year anniversary with us. Bring the family and explore some of the fun events and activities that take place at the HUB Sports Center." - Phil Champlin Executive Director of the HUB Sports Center.

For more information, visit

The region's most unique art event is this Saturday

The 10th Anniversary Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour this Saturday, September 30 from 10-5. It will have 3 dozen artists divided up between the 4 studios of Jill Smith, Gina Freuen, Shani Marchant and Kay O'Rourke.

Original works are available for sale in a multitude of mediums including painting, metal sculpture, pottery, jewelry, photography, wood, fiber and clothing design, leather, origami, and mixed media sculpture. And all the artists will be there to answer questions and discuss process.

All studios have free parking close to the studios. The two furthest points (O'Rourke Studio to Smith Studio) in the studio tour are only 5 miles apart from one another or 11 minutes by car. The studios of Smith and Freuen are handicapped accessible. Refreshments by Mead School District Riverpoint Academy will be available for purchase at the Freuen Studio. No dogs are allowed at the sites.

The website,, has a visual listing of the studios with images and links to each artist, and a downloadable driving map with directions.

Historic Home Tour this Sunday

This year's Spokane Preservation Advocates Historic Home Tour is in the Cannon Hill Park neighborhood, this Sunday, October 1 from noon-4pm. Tickets are $20 and available at the tour.

For more information, visit or call 509-456-3828.

Scorpions and Megadeth rock the Arena Friday at 8

The Spokane Arena is rocking hard this Friday, September 29 at 8pm, as Metal Legends Scorpions bring their Crazy World Tour to town with special guests Megadeth. Contact Ticketswest at or 800-325-SEAT.

The music, wine and fun continue at Arbor Crest

This may be their last concert of the summer season, but Arbor Crest has a lot of great events coming up:

This Thursday, September 28 is the last outdoor concert, and features Harvey Stanley, performing classic folk songs and great musical storytelling. Music runs from 4:30-6:30, $5 admission at the gate.

Oktoberfest at Arbor Crest is Saturday and Sunday, October 7 & 8 from noon-5pm. This is the 3rd annual Oktoberfest and there will be lots of wine, beer, German food, live music, games and much more. Grand Avenue will perform on Saturday from 1-4pm, and PB & Jam, featuring Pamela Benton will play on Sunday from 1-4. Admission is free.

And the Fireside Music Series is returning to the wine bar, starting Friday, October 20 and will run on Friday and Saturday evenings. Stay tuned for the musical line up! Or visit,

SPR Presents BeauSoleil with Michael Doucet Oct. 5

Grammy award-winning BeauSoleil returns to Spokane Thursday, October 5 at 7:30pm at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox.

Fiddler and vocalist Michael Doucet's Louisiana band entertains with a unique blend of zydeco, western swing, calypso, blues, and traditional New Orleans jazz. Doucet formed BeauSoleil in 1977. The group has released over two dozen albums. In 1997, BeauSoleil's 'L'Amour Ou la Folie' became the first Cajun record to win a Grammy. They were a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, and he calls BeauSoleil "the best Cajun band in the world."

Proceeds benefit Spokane Public Radio. Tickets available at, 800-325-SEAT, the Fox Box Office, or at 509-624-1200.

Airfield Estates wine dinner Friday at Nectar

Nectar Catering and Events, at 120 North Stevens street, presents a wine maker dinner this Friday, September 29 at 6pm with Airfield Estates' Marcus Miller. Marcus is the fourth generation in his family to be involved in agriculture, dating back to the purchase of Airfield Ranch back in 1920. Over the years the ranch has grown everything from Alfalfa to Asparagus. Now with over 800 acres of wine grapes and 350 acres of Concord grape juice grapes, the Miller family leads the way in Washington wine.

Airfield is known for over-delivering in quality for the price point of their wines. Chef Steven has created a delicious culinary experience that pairs each wine with the flavors and the heritage of the wine.

This is a five course plated dinner complete with five 2-oz. pours of each wine. Go to for all the details and reservations.

This week's movies at the Garland Theater

Schedule for Friday, September 29 through Thursday, October 5:

Wonder Woman
Despicable Me 3
Baby Driver
Mean Girls

For more information and showtimes, visit

Z Nation Season 4 Premiere Sept 29 at the Garland

Join the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture and Z Nation cast and crew members for a special premiere party, this Friday, September 29 from 8-10pm at the Garland Theater. For tickets and more information, go to

Rockin' B Ranch continues the Cowboy Supper Shows - 2 weekends left

Rockin' B Ranch is coming up on the last two performance weekends of the season for their fun Cowboy Supper Shows, this Friday and Saturday, September 29 & 30 and the last shows are Friday and Saturday, October 6 & 7. They offer the same fantastic food, and wonderful entertainment from the Riders of the Rockin' B.

For tickets and more information, call 509-891-9016 or visit

Spokane Entertainment District Events

Here are this week's events:

Wednesday, September 27
Chamber Soiree Series-Autumn - 7:30pm, The Davenport Hotel

Thursday, September 28
Historic Romance Retreat: Movie Night - 8pm, Bing Crosby Theater
The Dapper Devils And Sulphur Banks - 6:30pm, The Steel Barrel
Dancing Plague/Paisley Devil/Newman/80's Kid - 9pm, The Observatory

Friday, September 29
The Doors Experience and Creedence Revelation featuring Randy Linder - 7pm, Bing Crosby Theater
City and Colour - 8pm, The Knitting Factory
Sista Otis/Lucas Brown/Brian Stai - 9pm, The Observatory

Saturday, September 30
Buckethead with Brain & Brewer - 8pm, Bing Crosby Theater
Six State Bender, REDVOLT, Itchy Kitty - 9pm, The Observatory

Sunday, October 1
Home Free - 8pm, Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

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