The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies today and Saturday, with sunshine expected Sunday. There’s a slight chance of rain today in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley, with temperatures ranging from the low 30s to high 40s.
PULLMAN — Washington State University’s Orchestra Festival is set for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the Kimbrough Music Building on the WSU campus. Sixteen high school orchestras from across the state of Washington will perform. Maestro Jon Harris-Clippinger of the Salem Youth Symphony Orchestra will serve as lead clinician. The WSU Symphony Orchestra will present a gala performance at noon in Bryan Hall Theatre. There is no charge to attend festival events.
MOSCOW — As part of the fall 2018 Fish and Wildlife Seminar Series, Clint Muhlfeld, from the University of Montana and USGS NRMSC, will give a free lecture titled “Trout in Hot Water: Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Aquatic Ecosystems in the Northern Rockies” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today in the College of Natural Resources, Room 10, on the University of Idaho campus.
MOSCOW — A jazz concert from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium Administration Building on the University of Idaho campus will feature U of I jazz bands I through III, jazz choir I and the chamber jazz choir. Tickets are available at the door and cost $5 for adults or $3 for students and senior citizens.
MOSCOW — A free film screening of the classic German horror film “Nosferatu” is set for 7 to 9 tonight in the Borah Theater in the Bruce M. Pitman Center on the main campus of University of Idaho. A discussion will follow the screening.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
The theater program at Lewis-Clark State College and the Silverthorne Theater Group will perform the fast-paced play, “Force of Habit,” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday in the Silverthorne Theater, located inside the Administration Building on the LCSC campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for veterans, senior and students who don’t attend LCSC, or free for LCSC students, faculty, staff and alumni with LCSC ID cards. Admission for tonight’s performance will be free for those who donate a nonperishable food item for the Warrior Pantry, which provides nutritional support to LCSC students.
The Palouse Choral Society will perform its “Home of the Free and the Brave” concert at 7:30 tonight at Simpson United Methodist Church in Pullman, and at 6 p.m. Saturday at Clarkston High School in Clarkston. The concert will feature the chorale, chamber choir and children’s choir. Tickets are $20 for adults, $8 for students and free for children ages 12 and younger and veterans. The cost it $60 for blocks of four tickets for the same performance. Tickets are available at the door and at palousechoralsociety.org.
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
MOSCOW — Dad’s weekend at the University of Idaho takes place this weekend with a variety of activities. Events include a beer tasting, donuts with dad, women’s swim and dive meet, women’s volleyball game, Idaho Vandals football game, Sailesh, the hypnotist and the VandalStore. For more details visit uidaho.edu/ and click on “parents.”
Winter Spirit at Locomotive Park decorating continues Saturday, and volunteers are needed to help decorate from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park at 21st and Main streets in Lewiston.
The Clarkston Eagles Auxiliary is holding a craft/vendor fair and baked food sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the lodge at 505 Maple St., Clarkston.
Two speakers will discuss overcoming their personal struggles at 6 p.m. Saturday during An Evening of Hope and Grace, organized by First Step 4 Life Recovery, Re-entry and Resource Center. The event, at CrossPoint Alliance Church, 1330 Powers Ave. in the Lewiston Orchards, will feature Karly Rose, who battled depression and suicidal thoughts, and Katie Freeman, who overcame childhood trauma, mental health and addiction issues. Tickets cost $12 and are available at www.firststep4life.org or at the door, but no one will be turned away for inability to pay. First Step 4 Life offers recovery support at its downtown Lewiston office, 703 Eighth St.
KAMIAH — The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board is sponsoring donkey basketball, starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Kamiah Middle School gym. Discounted presale tickets are available at the YAB office, 413 Main St., Kamiah. Prices are $8 for adults, $6 for students seventh through 12th grade, $4 for students kindergarten through sixth grade, and free for children ages 4 and younger. Military servicemen and women past and present will be admitted free of charge. This event includes the opportunity to meet the donkeys up close during halftime, a “kiss the donkey” contest featuring school faculty and administrators, a baked potato bar dinner, cotton candy, popcorn and desserts. All proceeds will help YAB members attend the National Youth Leadership Institute in July.
UNIONTOWN — The Lucky 13th Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Gala is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Parkway, Uniontown. The free event will include more than 17 visiting artists throughout the region with three floors of fine art and crafts, including hand-dyed wool for knitting, handcrafted goat-milk lotion, probiotic skincare, hand-sewn toys and more. Soups and desserts are available for lunch with door prizes given away at 12:13 p.m., 1:13 p.m., 2:13 p.m. and 3:13 p.m. From 1 to 4 p.m. a make-and-take ornament table for children and adults will be led by children’s ceramic instructor Rosalie Wold. There is no cost for the first ornament under the stipulation that it is given to someone else. A second ornament may be made for a donation to the children’s clay program. Contact Julie Hartwig (509) 229-3414 at the Dahmen Art Barn for more information.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
The Harlem Globetrotters will make a swing through the region this weekend, with games at 4 p.m. Saturday at Beasley Coliseum on the Washington State University campus in Pullman and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lewis-Clark State College Activity Center in Lewiston. Tickets cost $25 to $265 (bench experience) in Pullman or $15 to $38 in Lewiston and are available at www.harlemglobetrotters.com/tickets.
This Sunday is Veterans Day, and it also marks the 100th Anniversary of the armistice of World War I. A variety of events honoring our veterans and servicemen and women are scheduled throughout the region. Among the many, some of them include the following:
A veterans parade begins at 11:11 a.m. Sunday on Main Street in downtown Lewiston, moving east to Lincoln St. The theme of this year’s parade is “Veterans/POW/MIA’s: The Stars in our Flag.”
A Veterans Day Ceremony is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Idaho State Veterans Home, 821 21st Ave., Lewiston. The ceremony will include Clearwater Pipes and Drums, Valley Veterans Council, VFW Sourdough Post 10043, VFW Post 1443, American Legion Post 13 Lewis Clark, American Legion Post 246, Marine Corps League, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18, Fleet Reserve Association 063, the presentation of colors, governor’s proclamation, guest speaker Ginny Cash, Sen. Crapo’s Spirit of freedom award, quilt of valor presentation, taps and refreshments.
“Peace in the Valley: 100th Anniversary of the Armistice” is set for 4 p.m. Sunday in Lewis-Clark State College’s Silverthorne Theater, 500 Eighth Ave., Lewiston. The free concert will feature Lewiston High School Gold Voices, LCSC Concert Choir, First United Methodist Church of Lewiston Choir, Episcopal Church of the Nativity Choir and letters from service people.
PULLMAN — Community Band of the Palouse’s Veterans Day concert is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Gladish Cultural & Community Center Domey auditorium, 115 N.W. State St., Pullman. The concert will feature guest artists Col. Richard Domey (retired), Edmund Brown, University of Idaho vocal performance student and Horace Alexander Young, Washington State University clinical assistant professor of music.
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