Local events and businesses closing during this week's historic heat wave

click to enlarge The heat wave is expected to last through Thursday. - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE
National Weather Service Spokane
The heat wave is expected to last through Thursday.
It's 106 degrees out right now, but the forecasted high for tomorrow is even higher, around 110-112 degrees depending on the source, and near that mark again on Wednesday. This week's history-making heat wave across the Pacific Northwest has led to many local businesses to close for a few days, citing staff and customer safety, along with several outdoor events this week. Here's what we know of so far, and we'll continue to update this list.

FARMERS MARKETS

Kendall Yards Night Market (Wednesday)
Garland Summer Market (Tuesday)
Fairwood Farmers Market (Tuesday)
Hillyard Farmers Market (Monday)
Spokane Valley Farmers Market (Friday)

EVENTS / ATTRACTIONS
Riverfront Eats (Tuesday)
Riverfront Moves (Tuesday)
Numerica SkyRide (closed until further notice)
Cat Tales (closed through July 1)
Spokane Indians vs. Tri-City Dust Devils (all games this Tue-Sun now starting at 7:05 pm)

RESTAURANTS
Chaps Diner and Bakery (closed through Wednesday)
Rind and Wheat (closed Tuesday)
Mary Lou's Milk Bottle (closed through Wednesday)
Sala Thai Restaurant (closed through Wednesday)

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Chey Scott

Chey Scott is the Inlander's food and listings editor. She compiles the weekly events calendar for the print and online editions of the Inlander, manages and edits the food section, and also writes about local arts and culture. Chey (pronounced Shay) is a lifelong Spokanite and a graduate of Washington State University...