Welcome to August, a month we greeted with appropriately scorching temperatures, and we'll depart with thoughts of school and fall dominating. But let's not think about that now. Instead, there's plenty of summer fun to be had, and you can find it in our event listings and staff picks.
FOOD & DRINK | Ever thought of pickling your own veggies? Of course you have. Head to the South Hill Library for a free class tonight at 6 pm.
Tuesday, Aug. 4
FILM | The Garland Theater's Summer Camp film series offers up a classic this week with Caddyshack.
SPORTS & OUTDOORS | The NWL-PBL All-Star Game is going down at Avista Stadium, with a Fan Fair starting at 4 pm
LIVE BANDS | Jones Radiator has a great lineup for midweek, including headliners White Mystery, who you might remember from Volume, as well as Siamese Suicide and 66Beat, who you might also remember from Volume. Here's a sample of the garage-rock stylings of White Mystery:
Wednesday, Aug. 5
LIVE BANDS | If you love the fuzzed-out garage rock, you should definitely look into the Heaters show at Neato Burrito, where they'll be joined by Bigfoot Wallace & His Wicked Son.
COMMUNITY | It's the Kendall Yards Night Market right outside the front door of Inlander Central, and we love having access to all that great produce from area growers. This week, Scott Ryan provides the tunes at 7 pm.
Thursday, Aug. 6
THEATER | Lovable ogre Shrek isn't just an animated star, he's now a live attraction who can be scene at Coeur d'Alene's Kroc Center in Shrek The Musical, starting Thursday.