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Another busy Valleyfest scheduled


Managing Editor


The 28th annual Valleyfest will be staged this weekend, and there will be a little bit of something for everyone.
Featured attraction for the 2017 edition will be the “Heart of Gold” Parade, 200 booths, three live entertainment stages, bike and foot races, hot air balloons, fishing at the falls, classic cars, canine competitions, food and much, much more.
The lineup for the three day event follows…


Friday, Sept. 22
Join the community along Sprague Avenue Between University and Pines for a series of events
6 p.m. Sprague Avenue closes – reopens at 10 p.m.
6:15 p.m. Lions Club Bed Races
7:30 p.m. Hearts of Gold Parade – Between North Gillis Road & Perrine Road on East Sprague

Saturday, Sept. 23
Events at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place:
6:35 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Launch – weather permitting
Sponsored by Washington Trust Bank
6:30 – 10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Car Show, hosted by LOWCOS Car Club Spokane
9:30 a.m. Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk, sponsored by DS Connection Northwest
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mobius Planetarium
10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Fishing at the Falls, sponsored by Cabela’s
11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Beer, Wine and Food Garden Including Valley Ale Fest
Noon – 9:30 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment at the CenterPlace Patio Stage, sponsored by Umqua Bank:

  • Noon Spare Parts
  • 3:30 p.m. Car Show Awards
  • 4 p.m. Comedy Cup
  • 5:30 p.m. Redneck Bees
  • 7:30 p.m. Hot Club of Spokane featuring Abbey Crawford

3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Robotics, Drones and STEM Showcase
3:30 p.m. Car Show Awards
4 p.m. PG Rated Comedy Cup
6 - 8 p.m. Mobius Planetarium
8 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Night Glow – weather permitting, sponsored by: Washington Trust Bank

Events at Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway:
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Booths Open
10 a.m.- 10 p.m. Day and Night Telescopes with Spokane Astronomical Society
10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment on the Meadow Festival Stages – Sponsored by Multi Care Valley Hospital:

  • 10:30 a.m. Inland Northwest Dance Association
  • 1 p.m. Desja Dance Party
  • 2:30 p.m. Milonga – Sponsored by Numerica Credit Union/ Washington State Arts Commission Grant
  • 5 p.m. Bristol – Sponsored by Numerica Credit Union

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Live Performances and Entertainment on the Family Stage – Sponsored by Modern Electric Water Company:

  • 10 a.m.  Donna’s School of Dance
  • 11 a.m.  Dynamic Gymnastics
  • Noon Musha Marimba
  • 1 p.m.  Western Dance Association
  • 2 p.m.  Rowdy Referees
  • 3 p.m. Jung Kim Martial Arts
  • 4 p.m.  Elite Dance
  • 5 p.m.  Rowdy Referees

7:30 p.m. Outdoor Movie – Big Hero 6

Sunday, Sept. 24
CenterPlace Regional Event Center:

  • 6:45 a.m. Hot Air Balloon Launch – weather permitting, sponsored by Washington Trust Bank
  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  TotFest, sponsored by Coordinated Care

Mirabeau Point Park:

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment on Meadow Festival Stages, sponsored by MultiCare Valley Hospital Family Stage, sponsored by Modern Electric Water Co.:

  • Noon Family Bike Ride, sponsored by The Bike Hub, check-in 11 a.m., Centennial Trail North Trailhead

Plantes Ferry Sports Complex:

    • 8 a.m. 5K/10K Run and Duathlon, West Pincic Shelter

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