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Spokane's annual sale of fairly traded handcrafted items from around the world hosts more than 25 groups who work directly with artisans in Guatemala, Nepal, Thailand, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Peru and Chile. Free admission. Fri, Nov. 3 from 10 am-7 pm; Sat, Nov. 4 from 9 am-4 pm. First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar. (777-1555)

SCLD 75th Anniversary & Anthology Release Party

The Spokane County Library District celebrates its 75th anniversary with the release of Spokane Writes: A Poetry & Prose Anthology. The community anthology includes poetry, short stories and essays by writers of all ages. Hear writers share their work and enjoy live music and refreshments. Free. Sat, Nov. 4 from 6:30-8:30 pm. North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne. scld.org (893-8350)

Uncork an Outpouring of Support

A fundraiser for those affected by the wildfires in Northern California's Sonoma and Napa counties. Enjoy a bowl of cream of butternut squash soup with balsamic glaze and California almonds, and a glass of Kenwood Sauvignon Blanc or Yulupa Cabernet Sauvignon. All funds support North Bay fire relief efforts. Reservations appreciated. $20 min. donation. Sun, Nov. 5 from noon-5 pm. Fleur de Sel, 4365 E. Inverness Dr., Post Falls. (208-777-7600)

Coming Home: How the Humanities Helps Soldiers Find Meaning After War

This talk shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Drawing from hundreds of hours spent with veterans, author and professor Jeb Wyman discusses the profound moral and emotional impact the experience of war has had on them, and how war forever changes those who return from it. Free. Wed, Nov. 8 at 9:30 am. Hagan Center for the Humanities, Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene. humanities.org

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