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Community Calendar for August 15 – 21

LEWISTON – As your week starts to come together, plan ahead and add any of these exciting events to your agenda. If you know of an event that is not listed below, message us via Facebook or email at newsonthefly@dailyfly.com

Monday, August 15

Judy’s Trail is hosting a Kids on the Trail event from 2 – 3 p.m. Idaho Firewise, with the Palouse Land Trust, invites children to participate in events on Judy’s Trail, across from Troy High School, where they’ll learn about the plants and animals that call the trail home. Activities include a nature scavenger hunt, food web exploration, macroinvertebrate activity and forestry health.

Lewiston Elks Lodge is hosting a LC Valley Business Expo at 4 p.m. Lewiston-Clarkston Valley businesses will be showcasing their services, innovative ideas, emerging technologies and more. Maximize your network opportunities with other businesses and the surrounding community. Happy hour, door prizes.

Lookout Park will have a Anchoring Yoga event starting at 6 p.m. Get anchored in the present moment this summer during this Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading event. Adults are invited to Anchoring Yoga with certified instructor Meggie Cafferty. The library will provide mats and blocks, but participants may bring their own. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person.


Tuesday, August 16

The Nez Perce National Historical Park will have their Indian Agency Cabin Tours from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Indian Agency Cabin, located in the Spalding Picnic Area, will be open for self-guided viewing Guided collection tours, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, are lead by curator Kristine Leier, who will guide participants in an exploration of drawers and shelves filled with beautiful and priceless pieces. Tours are limited to eight people.

The Orofino Farmers Market will be from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Orofino City Park

The Tuesday Community Market will take place between 4 – 7 p.m. at the Latah County Fairgrounds in Moscow.

Basalt Cellars will host a “Diamonds in the Rough: The Gentrification of Rural Washington” Wine and Wisdom series from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Hogan’s will have a Bad Movie Bonanza starting at 9 p.m. there will be free hot popcorn and $2 cold boozy popsicles for your snacking pleasure.


Wednesday, August 17

The Idaho County Fair will take place the 17 – 20 at the Cottonwood Fairgrounds

The Palouse Nature Center will have The Summer Storytime Series at 10 a.m. Join them on the lawn under the trees. They’ll have guest readers, and the focus will be on gardens, plants, and caring for the Earth. Storytime is perfect for toddlers to school-aged kids.

The Asotin County Library will have a True Story Nonfiction Book Group meeting from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Join them in the Community Room or email adultservices@aclib.org to join by Zoom. Copies of selected books available at valnet.org or ask library staff. 7/20: “Fuzz,” by Mary Roach. 8/17: “Eruption,” by Steve Olson. 9/21: “The Honey Bus,” by Meredith May. 10/19: “The Warmth of Other Suns,” by Isabel Wilkinson. 11/16: “This Is Your Mind on Plants,” by Michael Pollan. 12/21: “Prairie Fires,” by Caroline Fraser. 

The Pullman Farmers Market will take place from 3:30 – 6 p.m. at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Latah Farmers Market will take place at the WI&M Railway Depot from 4 – 7 p.m. in Potlatch

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn will have Ceramics for Adults and Teens from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Registrations will be accepted at any time during this period. All class fees must be paid at time of registration. The fee includes instruction, supplies and firing of student work. 

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will be showing “They Live” from 7 – 9 p.m. Moscow Film Society presents “They Live” as part of its Retro Macho Action Hero series. A politically subversive blend of horror, sci-fi and action featuring the one and only Roddy Piper. The film is an underrated genre classic from the genius John Carpenter and it features the best (not hyperbole) back alley brawl of all-time. 


Thursday, August 18

The Idaho County Fair will take place the 17 – 20 at the Cottonwood Fairgrounds

The Pullman Depot Heritage Center will have their Depot Days from the 18 – 20 Depot Days starts with a Palouse People public history talk from 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Freight Room. when local historian Kathy Meyer will give a talk on the “Great Big Baked Potato,” once served on Northern Pacific Railway’s dining cars. An innovation of the railway that will be celebrated in a new exhibit, these potatoes often weighed 5 pounds or more and could serve an entire family. Email pullmandepot.events@gmail.org to reserve a seat for this lecture.

The Lewiston City Library will have an Eat Healthy, Be Alive event from 4:30 – 6 p.m. put on by Tri-State Wellness in collaboration with WSU Asotin and Garfield County Master Gardeners. Classes, taught by nutrition experts, focus on healthy meal planning, food preparation, and physical activity. Master gardeners will share their knowledge to supplement each week’s lesson. The curriculum was developed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

The Clarkston Farmers Market will take place from 5 – 8 p.m. at Beachview Park.

Pine Street Plaza will have Music on Main Street in Pullman from 6 – 8 p.m.

Lewiston Civic Theatre Office will have “Little Shop of Horrors” auditions starting at 6 p.m.

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will have a showing of Mamma Mia! Singalong starting at 7 p.m.

The Corner Villa will have Karaoke with DJ Peach from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.


Friday, August 19

The Idaho County Fair will take place the 17 – 20 at the Cottonwood Fairgrounds

The Pullman Depot Heritage Center will have their Depot Days from the 18 – 20 Depot Days starts with a Palouse People public history talk from 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Freight Room. when local historian Kathy Meyer will give a talk on the “Great Big Baked Potato,” once served on Northern Pacific Railway’s dining cars. An innovation of the railway that will be celebrated in a new exhibit, these potatoes often weighed 5 pounds or more and could serve an entire family. Email pullmandepot.events@gmail.org to reserve a seat for this lecture.

The YMCA will have a Back to School Supply Distribution from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Lapwai Community Library will have a STEM activity / Kids Who Code event starting at 1:30 p.m.

The Nezperce Community Library will have a Friday Fun Day event from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Lewiston Civic Theatre Office will have “Little Shop of Horrors” auditions starting at 6 p.m.

Brackenbury Square will have a Sound Downtown event by Beautiful Downtown Lewiston from 6 – 9 p.m.

WSU Planetarium will be playing Drifters in the Dark (The Story of the Voyager Missions) from 7 – 8 p.m. Voyager 1 and 2 opened the outer solar system to our view for the first time. This program is an exploration of the Voyager mission; its history, its science results, and its current status as humanity’s most distant artificial object.

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Center is showing the new movie “Nope” at 7 p.m.

The Regional Theatre of the Palouse will perform The Sound of Music starting at 7:30 p.m. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tony and Oscar-winning musical, featuring songs “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, “The Sound of Music.” Directed by Michael Todd with national guest artists from New York and California and local talent. Music direction by Andy Pope.


Saturday, August 20

The Idaho County Fair will take place the 17 – 20 at the Cottonwood Fairgrounds

The Pullman Depot Heritage Center will have their Depot Days from the 18 – 20 Depot Days starts with a Palouse People public history talk from 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Freight Room. when local historian Kathy Meyer will give a talk on the “Great Big Baked Potato,” once served on Northern Pacific Railway’s dining cars. An innovation of the railway that will be celebrated in a new exhibit, these potatoes often weighed 5 pounds or more and could serve an entire family. Email pullmandepot.events@gmail.org to reserve a seat for this lecture.

The Lewiston Roundup Group will have a Down and Dirty Mud Run starting at 7 a.m.

The Lewiston Farmers Market will take place from 8 a.m. – 12 pm. at the CHS Primeland

The Moscow Farmers Market will take place from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Main St. in Moscow.

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Center will have free cartoons during the Farmers Market from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Idler’s Rest Nature Preserve will have a Yoga in the Cedars with Jessica Drago from 8:15 – 9:30 a.m.

The Nez Perce National Historical Park will have their Indian Agency Cabin Tours from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Indian Agency Cabin, located in the Spalding Picnic Area, will be open for self-guided viewing.

The Latah Farmers Market will take place from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. will take place in the Troy City Park

The Regional Theatre of the Palouse will perform The Sound of Music starting at 1:30 p.m. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tony and Oscar-winning musical, featuring songs “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, “The Sound of Music.” Directed by Michael Todd with national guest artists from New York and California and local talent. Music direction by Andy Pope.

The University of Idaho will host Palousafest on the Theophilus Tower Lawn starting at 5:30 p.m. The welcome-back event of fall semester. New and returning University of Idaho students are invited to connect with student organizations, campus departments and local businesses/organizations at this annual street fair. Plus, enjoy live entertainment, snacks, games and more on the Tower Lawn.

The University of Idaho will have live music from Craig Morgan and Colby Acuff starting at 7 p.m.


Sunday, August 21

The Nez Perce National Historical Park will have their Indian Agency Cabin Tours from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Indian Agency Cabin, located in the Spalding Picnic Area, will be open for self-guided viewing.

The Regional Theatre of the Palouse will perform The Sound of Music starting at 1:30 p.m. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tony and Oscar-winning musical, featuring songs “Climb Every Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, “The Sound of Music.” Directed by Michael Todd with national guest artists from New York and California and local talent. Music direction by Andy Pope.

Lindsay Creek Vineyards will have Sunrise Yoga at 6:30 a.m.

The Asotin County Family Aquatic Center will have a Doggie Swim event from 12 – 2 p.m. that Benefits the Lewis Clark Animal Shelter in Lewiston

Nectar will have a Wine and Canvas Event at 6 p.m.

WSU Planetarium will be playing Drifters in the Dark (The Story of the Voyager Missions) from 5 – 6 p.m. Voyager 1 and 2 opened the outer solar system to our view for the first time. This program is an exploration of the Voyager mission; its history, its scientific results, and its current status as humanity’s most distant artificial object.