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Special Edition, Thursday, October 8, 2009

The new Post Street Ale House will open at 3pm this Friday.

The Post Street Ale House, next to Hotel Lusso, is an urban public house, specializing in traditional American comfort food (most entrees under $10), 20 tapped beers with a full bar and caters to the city's many 'regulars' who dine out several times a week. Catch a game on one of six 55" LED TV's or just catch up with friends over a pint at the bar. It is a place where anyone can feel welcome and enjoy good food and cold beer in a comfortable casual atmosphere. For more information, call 509-789-6900.

There's no place like home, except at the Fairgrounds.

The 31st Annual Spokane Fall Home Idea Show is at the Spokane Fair and Expo Center this Friday, Saturday and Sunday focusing on home energy and home improvement tax credits. Experts offer lots of advice on how to save cash, and lower energy costs from doors and windows, insulation to the small inexpensive ideas, like adding foam pad behind your outlets. The home improvements stimulus bill can get you up to 30% of the cost of the replacement on several home improvements. Lots of energy saving products and discounts will be available. Attendees will receive a free issue of Remodel Spokane Magazine, a local publication that offers many of the features you get from national magazines, such as vivid "before and after" photographs and descriptions of successful home projects. It also includes a shopper's guide and tips on budgeting and planning projects. The Fall Home Idea Show is a highlight on the Spokane event calendar - providing a priceless opportunity to gather information and receive discounts on a wide range of goods all in one place at one time. Show hours are Friday, October 9, 12:00 noon-8:00 pm, Saturday, October 10, 10:00 am-8:00 pm, and Sunday, October 11, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Adults $7.00, Seniors & Military $5.00, 12 & Under Free.

Get ready for the Sounds of Thunder

The Greater Spokane Drum Corps Association presents the 31st Pacific Northwest Marching Band Championship, the "Sounds of Thunder" on Saturday, October 10 at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane. This competition will feature 11 high school marching bands in head-to-head competition as they present their 2009 shows. The event will be judged by expert musicians and instructors from Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. This competition provides great family entertainment and is always exciting. The bands participating this year include, East Valley High School, Cheney High School, Southridge High School (Kennewick), University High School, Pasco High School, Kennewick High School, A.C. Davis High School (Yakima), West Valley High School (Yakima), Bozeman (Montana) High School, Mt. Spokane High School, and Central Valley High School. Preliminary competition begins at 10:00 am, with all bands performing their show for the fans and being scored by the judges. Then, beginning at 3:30 pm, the Finals competition kicks off with each band performing again to determine final scores and winners in all categories. At the end of the Finals, all bands will take the field together for the awards ceremony. Albi Stadium gates open at 9:00 am. Tickets are available at the door and are $15 for adults, $10 for Students (with student ID or ASB card), and $10 for Seniors. Children age 6 and under are free. Tickets provide admission to both the Preliminary and Finals competition.

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