Location: Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St
Contact Info: (509) 625-6600
Tentative opening Oct. 29 and closes March 1. Hours are Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., extended hours Wednesdays-Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. and Fridays-Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Holiday hours: Dec. 20-Jan.1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m.; Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-11:30 p.m.; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; President’s Day, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve evening session and Christmas Day. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. $13/adult, $3.50/youth (3-13), senior (62+) and military with ID; $3.50/skate rental; $45 Ice Palace Pass (all ages). Discounts: $2 Tuesday (admission only); $1 Wild Wednesday (college ID required, admission only); $5 Lunch Bunch (Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., includes skate rental); $5 After School special (Tuesdays-Fridays, 2-5 p.m., ages 17 and younger only, includes skate rental). *$5/general, $3.50/ages 3-12, seniors and military with ID; $3.50/skate rental, $45/season pass (all ages)*
Location: Crosby House, 508 E. Sharp Ave.
Contact Info: (509) 313-3847
Bus routes: 26, 28
Visit the house where this famous entertainer grew up. View approximately 200 items of Bing Crosby memorabilia, including the duplicate Oscar he won in 1944 for “Going My Way.” There are 22 gold and two platinum records from such titles as “White Christmas,” “Silent Night,” and “Swinging on a Star.” Also displayed are movie stills and photographs, record albums, books, and sheet music. There are many trophies and awards he received over the years from various organizations. There are items from the Crosby Research Foundation, such as the “Trip Trap,” a mousetrap that the foundation invented. There is also a health device that Crosby endorsed called “Stretch to Your Health with the Stars.” This represents just a portion of the total Crosby Collection materials. Hours are weekdays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Free parking behind the house. Grand opening is Sept. 13 from 1-4 p.m.
Location: Mobius Science Center, 811 W. Main Ave.
Contact Info: (509) 321-7133
Admission: Free for members; $10 for adults; $7 for kids; free for kids age 3 and under
Sept. 19-Jan. 4. See a fully assembled skeleton cast of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered at Mobius Science Center. The exhibition, assembled at Mobius Science Center, will also feature visitor controlled mechanical models, videos, and free-standing interactive exhibits.
Location: Flag Museum, Pines Cemetery, 1402 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley
Contact Info: (509) 926-2753
Bus routes: 90 connecting with the 96
Flag Collection, sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution and the Fairmount Memorial Association, details the rich history of the American flag, Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave
Contact Info: (509) 444-5338
An exhibit featuring memorabilia from Spokane’s Expo ’74 World’s Fair, including photos, souvenirs, programs, original paintings and more. Runs through October. In the Northwest Room, hours: Tues 1-8 pm, Wed 1-6 pm, Thur 10 am-6 pm and Fri-Sat 1-6 pm. *Open house June 10 at 6:30 pm, with guests sharing memories of the World’s Fair and Northwest Room staff answering questions.
Location: Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 906 W. Main Ave
Contact Info: (509) 456-3931
Photographer Robert Radin has travelled extensively and hopes his photos portray to viewers that while various cultures may seem different, we all have much in common and can find magic in our world. Gallery hours Tue-Sat from 10 am-6 pm *Pricing varies from $3 – $10*