Events Calendar

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Collected Stories

April 10, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Collected Stories chronicles the relationship between two female writers: Ruth Is a celebrated author with a dry wit and a distinguished career, and Lisa is her talented bright-eyed young…

Equus

April 3, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Martin Dysart, a psychiatrist, investigates the savage blinding of six horses at a stable in Hampshire, England. For no apparent reason, an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named…

Sherlock Holmes and…

April 10, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Mystery, stolen treasure, and solving murders are old hat for Holmes and Watson; once again they face the fiendish Professor Moriarty and unknown dangers in this fast-moving adventure.…

The Artist’s Palette:…

November 28, 2014 – June 28, 2015
An artist’s palette offers raw beauty that is completely unintentional. As the artist carefully calculates each brush stroke applied to a painting, random swirls of color build up on…

17th Annual Get Lit!…

April 20, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Get Lit! is the Northwest's best festival for readers and writers. The program features author presentations and readings, writing workshops and panels, book signings, youth poetry slams, and…

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April 20, 2015
Featuring S.M. Hulse, Tod Marshall, and Jeremy Pataky. An evening of fiction and poetry, featuring three authors sharing work from their latest books. The Beacon Hill Reading Series features…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 20, 2015
As part of the Window Dressings project, which fills empty downtown storefront windows with curated art exhibits, two locations will feature exhibits inspired by the work of Get Lit! Festival…

Senior Art Exhibition

April 18, 2015 – May 9, 2015
The Senior Art Exhibition marks the culmination of the BA in Art degree program. The student artists featured this year are Mariah Chavez, Claire Hart, Brian Joyce, Claire Kane, Max Marlett,…

Spokane Poetry Slam

November 17, 2014 – December 21, 2015
Spokane Poetry Slam is competitive performance poetry at its finest! Spoken word warriors battle for Inland Empire supremacy, and a $50 Grand Prize. Each poem is judged by five members of…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 21, 2015
One afternoon, as Alice sits in the hot sun, listening to her sister read a book, she sees something amazing-a White Rabbit dressed in clothes running around muttering to himself! Alice runs after…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 21, 2015
As part of a collaboration with Spokane Arts, Spokane artists and writers are joining to explore the theme of Landmarks. Paired teams of writers and artists will create a collaborative work,…

100 Stories: A…

February 22, 2014 – January 30, 2016
In order to know our future, we must understand our past. That is what the 100 Stories exhibit sets out to accomplish, as it “looks forward as much as it looks back” into the…

Artists Mat and…

April 8, 2015 – April 30, 2015
April's exhibit features sculpture and functional ceramic works by Gonzaga art and ceramic professor Mat Rude and his wife Aubrey Purdy Rude.

Get Lit! Festival: "A…

April 22, 2015
Each known for his award-winning writing, sense of humor, and affection for the game of basketball, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter delight audiences wherever they go. In 2014, they launched their…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 22, 2015
Two slams, one for each age group.

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April 23, 2015
Pie. Whiskey. Readings with Sam Ligon, Kate Lebo, Jess Walter, Thom Caraway, Rachel Toor, Jordan Hartt, Renee D'Aoust, Jessica Lohafer, Tim Greenup, Kristen Young, Gary Lilley, Ben Percy.

Night of the Living…

April 23, 2015
The music that wouldn't die! Come celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with a live concert to benefit Holy Names Music Center. Featuring jazz music by Julia Keefe and Heather Villa. There will be…

Custer's Spring…

April 24, 2015 – April 26, 2015
This event is the largest indoor antique and collectors sale of its kind in the Inland Northwest with 200 dealers participating from all over the west coast.

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April 24, 2015
Panel Discussion hosted by SFCC, moderated by Tim Greenup and featuring panelists Simeon Mills, Manny Tremblay, Colton Worley.

Get Lit! Festival: In…

April 24, 2015
Reading, conversation piece, and book-signing.  

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 24, 2015
Onstage conversation with 3-5 featured poets, moderated by EWU professor Jonathan Johnson. Mixture of brief readings, conversation about writing and the writing life, and audience Q&A. All…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 25, 2015
Two slams, one for each age group. For the kids' slam, they will only perform one poem, and instead of being scored, they'll receive verbal feedback (read: encouragement) from the judges on what…

Northwest Regional…

April 25, 2015 – April 26, 2015
Started in 1969, this annual contest has been host to a variety of ages and talents. One of the largest competitions in the area, you will hear fiddlers from WA, OR, ID, MT, ND, SD, Canada…

Spokane Cork, Keg and…

April 25, 2015
Taste hundreds of wines, hand-crafted beers and spirits from the Northwest and beyond. Enjoy exciting appetizers from the Mirabeau Park Hotel, and enjoy music from the Martini Brothers!

Best of the Spokane…

April 26, 2015
Music will include a range of timeless choral masterpieces by Mozart, Bach, Bruckner, Brahms, Poulenc, and others as well as several rousing newer works that are certain to entertain and inspire…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 26, 2015
  Hosted by Eastern Washington University, this reading celebrates creative writers who are also professors, honoring those who split their time between creating art and encouraging the…

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 26, 2015
An afternoon of readings and music featuring Lost Horse Press authors, including Sam Hamill, Robert Michael Pyle, Melissa Kwasny, Greg Pape, Carlos Reyes, Maya Zeller, Prartho Sereno.  

Get Lit! Festival:…

April 26, 2015
Graduate students from the University of Idaho, the University of Montana, and Eastern Washington University will join together to share their work. Representing a variety of genres and styles,…

Sister Cities Garden…

April 26, 2015
Mini-golf and garden carnival games create an afternoon of fun. Enjoy delicious international cuisine and learn more about the Connections Sculptural Garden in Riverfront Park.

Spokane Youth…

April 26, 2015
Featuring the four orchestras of the Spokane Youth Symphony. This program features four orchestra favorites and will explore music’s power to tell a story.  Whether it is…

Vobeat, with Anthrax…

April 27, 2015
Volbeat's most recent release Outlaw Gentleman & Shady Ladies has sold more than 300,000 copies in the U.S., alongside hundreds of thousands of digital singles. The title has been…

"Varekai" Presented…

April 29, 2015 – May 3, 2015
Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world - a world where something else is possible. A world called Varekai. The sky lets go a solitary young man, and…

Bloomsday Trade Show

May 1, 2015 – May 2, 2015
Bloomsday hosts one of the country's largest free trade shows devoted to fitness, health and running. You'll find a variety of running, health and fitness related products and services on display.

First Friday

Starting January 2, 2015
First Friday showcases visual and performance artists throughout the downtown region.

Musical Comedy…

May 1, 2015 – May 17, 2015
This sidesplitting comedy pokes fun at the more ridiculous aspects of "show biz" and the corny thrillers of Hollywood. Characters dropping in plain sight and bodies being pulled off…

Sylvia

May 1, 2015 – May 23, 2015
Greg and Kate are empty-nesters that leave the suburbs for a new life in New York City. When Greg brings home a stray dog named Sylvia, an interesting love triangle ensues in this hilariously…

The Underpants

May 1, 2015 – May 17, 2015
The Underpants is a wild satire adapted from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in…

Hot Club of Spokane

May 2, 2015
Hot Club of Spokane is an organization of musicians  dedicated to the preservation of jazz, swing, and blues. Their debut CD project features selections from the repertoires of Spokane's…

BootSlam

November 2, 2014 – December 6, 2015
All Ages Performance Poetry Competition with $50 Grand Prize.

Michael Glatzmaier…

May 7, 2015
Michael Glatzmaier Mostly Improvised is a musical improv comedy show that asks the audience to shout out suggestions that are then turned into a song. This musical comedy show is interactive and…

Glengarry Glen Ross

May 8, 2015 – May 24, 2015
The play shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage in any number of unethical, illegal acts—from lies and flattery to…

The Wordsmith's…

November 8, 2014 – December 12, 2015
All-Ages poetry, performance, writing, and spoken word workshop.

Boeing Boeing

May 15, 2015 – May 31, 2015
It’s the madcap 1960s, and self-styled swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be happier: he has three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him with no knowledge of each other. He…

The Music Man

May 15, 2015 – June 14, 2015
Professor Harold Hill and his “Seventy-six Trombones” head to River City, Iowa in hopes of conning the town’s people with a marching band scheme and then skipping town. …

Lindsey Stirling

May 22, 2015
Lindsey Stirling is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years. A classically trained violinist from Gilbert, AZ, Lindsey has entered a futurist world of…

History of The Eagles

May 29, 2015
This tour follows the release of the legendary band’s acclaimed, top-selling documentary, features classic Eagles songs spanning their entire career, including some that have never…

Lilac City Comicon

May 30, 2015
Formerly known as the Spokane Comicon, this 9th annual show will feature over 100 exhibitors selling comics, collectibles and toys, as well as special guests from the comic industry, a wide…

Sound of Music

June 5, 2015 – June 28, 2015
The world's most beloved musical won five Tony Awards and the Pulitzer. Relive many of musical theatres's catchiest songs such as The Sound of Music, My Favorite Things, and Edelweiss. Based on…

Antiques Roadshow…

June 6, 2015
The popular long running PBS series is coming to Spokane.

Reasons to be Happy

June 12, 2015 – June 28, 2015

Steel Kiss

June 12, 2015 – June 28, 2015
Neil, Jack, Tony and Billy are responsible for the brutal murder of a gay man. A journey from innocence to cruelty to evil is exposed through events leading up to a ruthless beating. Steel…

Pride Parade and…

June 13, 2015
This festival includes a huge free family area with face painting and inflatable rides, a stage with live music and entertainment, business and resource fair with booths from local and national…

Opening Day for…

June 26, 2015
Explore all that Schweitzer has to offer including the Monkey Jumper, Zip Line, Sluice Box, hiking trails, scenic chairlift rides, and mountain biking! *weather permitting

Hoopfest

June 27, 2015 – June 28, 2015
Spokane Hoopfest is the biggest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Earth. That means over 7,000 teams, 3,000 volunteers, 225,000 fans and 450 courts spanning 42 city blocks! Beyond basketball, it is…

Buddy Guy

July 7, 2015
The six-time Grammy Award winner and 2012 Kennedy Center Honoree released his new studio album Rhythm & Blues in July 2013 and he's on the road promoting it. The concert will also…

Hank Williams Jr

July 10, 2015
Country music icon, Hank Williams, Jr., brings his blend of traditional country, blues and Southern rock to Northern Quest Resort & Casino’s outdoor stage. In Williams’ long…

Spokatopia Outdoor…

July 11, 2015
Spokatopia is a one day outdoor adventure festival along the Spokane River. Outdoor enthusiasts and their families can try a variety of outdoor activities like stand up paddleboarding, kayaking,…

Melissa Etheridge,…

July 20, 2015
Melissa Etheridge has traveled her own road to stardom beginning with her underground hit “Bring Me Some Water” that made its way to mainstream play and earned Melissa her first…

Assassins

July 24, 2015 – August 9, 2015
This controversial musical boldly transcends time as the assassins justify their actions with wit, humor, and a sense of understanding. Everybody's right to the American Dream juxtaposed with…

Jackson Browne

July 30, 2015
With more than 18 million albums sold in the US, Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll…

Scottish Highland…

August 1, 2015
Featuring Scottish traditions of bagpipe bands, highland dancing and athletic competitions. Enjoy Celtic music and merchants, Gaelic lessons, kid's games and more. Join in the tug-o-war,…

Lynyrd Skynyrd with…

August 7, 2015
The rock and roll powerhouse, Lynyrd Skynyrd was a major force in popularizing the Southern hard-rock sound, bringing it into the mainstream with their American rock anthem “Sweet Home…

Garland Street Fair

August 8, 2015
The Garland Street Fair is changing up its focus this year to support local artists and artisans. Organizers are looking for vendors to display and sell their handmade and created products. They…

Rascal Flatts

August 13, 2015
Rascal Flatts is as one of country music's hottest trios with more than 22.5 million albums sold and 15 Number 1 singles. They are the most awarded country group of the past decade, earning over…

Spokarnage Roller…

August 14, 2015 – August 16, 2015
Two tracks, 24 teams and total roller derby mayhem! Join in the tournament or just be a spectator. From quality bouts, to beer gardens, to after-hour events, this tournament is one of the…

Unity in the…

August 15, 2015
Celebrate diversity with music, food, entertainment, and arts.

Sasquan World Science…

August 19, 2015 – August 23, 2015
Sasquan is the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention, also known as “Worldcon,” the annual gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans. Worldcon celebrates the best works and creators…

Spokefest

September 13, 2015
SpokeFest riders will travel along some of the region's most memorable roads. SpokeFest was developed with the non-bicycle enthusiast in mind just as much as experienced cyclists. They welcome…

Weird Al Yankovic

September 13, 2015
“Weird Al” Yankovic took both the music and comedy scenes by storm with his inventive mix of popular hit songs with hilarious topic changes and parody. He is now the…

Washington State…

September 26, 2015 – November 1, 2015
The first event of its kind in the Western United States, the Festival is a celebration of light and culture. Spokane’s Riverfront Park will host over 30 illuminated displays created in…

Death Cab for Cutie

October 1, 2015
Described as one of the most beloved live acts of the modern era, Death Cab for Cutie will kick-off their North American headline tour this April in Kansas City. The upcoming performances will…

Washington State…

October 16, 2015 – October 18, 2015
WSQ's annual show highlights the work of hundreds of local and regional quilters. The quilts include traditional, modern and art quilts and is the largest quilt show in Eastern Washington. The…

Mt. Spokane Ski Swap

October 30, 2015 – November 1, 2015
This is the region’s largest winter sports equipment and clothing sales event, featuring thousands of new and used winter sports items sold by both individuals and area sporting goods…

Disney on Ice: Frozen

November 4, 2015 – November 8, 2015
You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintry world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to inspiring…

Epicurean Delight

November 6, 2015
30 restaurants, 30 wineries and breweries and 1 great cause! The 34th Annual Epicurean Delight, benefiting the Inland Northwest Blood Center and Blood Center Foundation, welcomes over 800 guests…

Custer's Christmas…

November 20, 2015 – November 22, 2015
Custer's Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show features 300 of the finest artists and crafters from across the United States covering 78,000 square feet of exhibit space. This is the largest show…

 

Spring Release Weekend - May 8th - 10th 

Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend with the Cork District.  Every Cork District winery will be open 12pm - 5pm beginning Friday, May 8th through Sunday, May 10th. Twenty five new wines will be released and ready to taste at various wineries. Use the Cork District Map to plan your route today. 

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World Class Wine. Northwest Adventure. 

Welcome to Spokane’s Cork District!  The District is focused in the urban core of downtown Spokane and features fifteen award-winning wineries within walking distance of one other.  Better yet, it’s in the midst of our shopping, dining and entertainment districts where you’ll find Broadway plays, James Beard recognized chefs, farm to fork culinary experiences, four star hotels and the roaring Spokane River Falls in beautiful Riverfront Park. 

 

The District also features two additional wine tasting clusters.  A short drive to the northeast you’ll find the Mount Spokane Cluster and just minutes east of downtown, the Spokane Valley Cluster, both featuring award winning wineries.


If you’re into more adventurous pursuits, The Cork District is also just minutes from incredible outdoor adventures from whitewater rafting to cycling, golf, hiking, skiing… well, you get the idea.  We invite you to take a moment to explore The Cork District and build your perfect wine getaway!

 

The Cork District is located in Spokane, WA and is a partnership of wineries and local organizations to promote winetasting and tourism in Eastern Washington.

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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