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Summer Guide 2020

We're nearly halfway through the year, and it's an understatement to say that, well, it's been a weird one. We'll no doubt be thinking back on 2020 for a long time to come, and mostly for uncomfortable reasons.

But summer is right on the horizon, and we're looking forward to the simple pleasures that summertime can offer — a warm day, a cold beverage, a quiet afternoon on the lake. It's the change of pace that a lot of us could use right now.

The Inlander's Summer Guide is here to help make those simple pleasures even more pleasurable. Looking for a way to keep your kids entertained in the next few months? We've got you covered. Want to enjoy the sunshine on the water, on your bike or even from behind the wheel on a day-long road trip? We can help you out. We've also got handy guides for activities relating to local food, drink and weed, and even a handful of indoor events for when you need that dose of air conditioning.

Though restrictions are easing up and businesses, state parks and beaches are gradually reopening, make sure that social distancing protocols are always a priority; some venues may have their own special guidelines to follow, too. There's also a chance that some of the events we've chosen to highlight will be canceled and postponed in the future (see Inander.com for calendar updates), but we're looking on the bright side anyway. Have a safe and happy summer.

THINGS TO DO...

SUMMER ESSAYS...

Wallace Blues Festival @ Wallace

July 10-13
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About The Author

Nathan Weinbender

Nathan Weinbender is the Inlander's Music & Film editor. He is also a film critic for Spokane Public Radio, where he has co-hosted the weekly film review show Movies 101 since 2011.