July 2017 Calendar

By Ruby Tanner

Cancellations or changes due to weather, illness of performers, and other such things, although rare, are bound to occur. Double-checking with the event coordinators about locations, dates and times is always a good idea. Details about many of the following events can be found at idahocalendar.com

1        Celebrate Blackfoot, Blackfoot

1,8     Meridian Youth Farmers’ Market, Meridian

1-2     Malad Valley Welsh Festival, Malad

1-2     Winchester Days, Winchester

1-4     Arts & Crafts Fair, Victor

1-4     Biggest Show in Idaho Music Festival, Pocatello

1-4     Teton Valley Hot Air Balloon Rally, Driggs

1-18     “American Barns” Art Exhibit: BYU-Idaho Spori Gallery, Rexburg

1-29     Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS, 10th & Grove, Boise

2-4     July 4th 2017 Celebration: Your favorite events will be back, including the Sprit n’ Motion Children’s Carnival and the Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast; After the Parade on July 4th, join the Wood River Land Trust for RiverFest with food, beverages, and live music; there will be Antique Markets and the Days of the Old West Rodeo on July 2nd, 3rd and 4th; and our annual Fireworks Show at dusk on the 4th will top it all off, Hailey

2-4     Border Days: Fourth of July Celebration, Grangeville

3     Toddler Wednesday: Children ages 2-3 with an adult are invited to explore art media related to BAM’s exhibitions; Dress for mess and bring a container if you would like something in which to carry home your artwork; Free with the price of admission ($0-$6), BAM Members FREE, 10:00AM-Noon, Boise Art Museum, Boise

3-31     Traveling Playground: The Nampa Recreation Department is bringing fun to your community park all summer long; Enjoy free, organized activities such as soccer, football, basketball, jump rope activities, volleyball, tag games and much more; The Traveling Playground operates in conjunction with the Oasis summer feeding program; Check Nampa Recreation Department web site for dates and locations, Nampa

4     Independence Day Celebrations: Ashton; Silverwood Theme Park, Athol; Meridian; Rupert

4     Wood River Farmers Market: 2:00-6:00PM, Ketchum

4     Summer Concert: The City of Ketchum presents the Ketch’em Alive concerts at Forest Service Park; 7:00-9:00PM; Free; Ketchum

4     July 4 Celebration and Mutt Strut: It starts with the Presentation of Colors, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence; then the celebration goes to the dogs as Moscow’s pooches get decked out in their most patriotic red, white and blue and strut their stuff; free; 12:00-1:00PM, Friendship Square, Moscow

4     Sagebrush Days, Buhl

5-26     Farmer’s Market, WEDNESDAYS, Rigby

5-26     Farmers’ Market: WEDNESDAYS, 3:00-7:00, Caldwell

6-27     TNT for Teens: THURSDAYS; Here kids 10 and up meet to play video games; from 4-5 PM , Public Library, Hailey

6-27     Great Garden Escape: THURSDAYS, 6:30-9:30PM, Idaho Botanical Garden, Boise

6     Wood River Farmers Market: 2:00-6:00PM, Hailey

7     Silver Screen on the Green – “Storks”: Come out to Optimist Park and enjoy a free movie; Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends; concessions, activities and fun for the whole family; 8:30 PM – 11:30pm; Movie begins at dusk; Nampa

7,28     “Be the Dinosaur”: Exhibit at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, ISU campus, Pocatello

7-28     Friday Game Zone; FRIDAYS; For kids ages 8-17, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Public Library, Moscow

7-8     “Prairie Days”, Nezperce

7-8     Egle Fun Days, Eagle

7-9     Treasure Valley Comic-Con, Civic Center, Nampa

7-8     Post Falls Festival, Post Falls

7-9     Lapwai Days, Lapwai

7-15     Southeast Idaho Senior Games, Pocatello

7-28     Family Story Time: FRIDAYS; Listen to stories, learn finger-plays and create a craft; Free; 10:30AM, City Library, Lewiston

7-28     First Time Fishing Adventure: Kids, join a park ranger for three hours every Friday for First Time Fishing at Castle Rocks State Park; Ages 5-12 years old are welcome; Call ahead (208-824-5916) or register at the event; meet at the fish pond at 9 a.m. Wear a hat and bring sunscreen, snacks and drinks; Fishing poles and bait will be furnished; Castle Rocks State Park, Almo

8     Pickleball Competition, Southeast Idaho Senior Games, Mountain View Event Center, Pocatello

8     Salmon BBQ: This is an annual fundraiser for the Power County Search & Rescue; they fly salmon in fresh from Alaska for this BBQ and also conduct a silent auction—this is a great cause and great food; City Park, American Falls

8     Museum Work Day: Volunteers welcome; 8:00AM; Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Dr. Paul Castrovillo, “ID and Biology of Idaho’s Swallowtail Butterflies”; also following the seminar there will be an ID training session for the 2017 — 4J (Fourth of July) Butterfly Count; The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

8     Lincoln Olympics: Join us for our very own Olympic games at Lincoln Pool; Events include diving competitions, swimming competitions, water polo and much more; Divisions offered for all ages, and medals will be awarded (Ages 7 & up); 1:00PM, Nampa

8     Custer Day: Custer, Land of the Yankee Fork State Park, Challis

8     Solar Eclipse Presentation: 7:00PM; free, but limited space, so RSVP to mward@tnc.org ; Flat Ranch Preserve Visitors Center, 20 miles north of Island Park

8     Classic Boat Festival, Sandpoint

8     Walking Through Time Presentation: Learn about the geology that makes Silver Creek such a unique place; free, but limited space, so RSVP to shealey@tnc.org ; 10:00 AM, Silver Creek Visitor Center, Bellevue/Picabo

8     Declo Days, Declo

8     Draft Horse Day, Victor

8     Don Ritchie at the Cherry Lane Library: Come sing along with Don Ritchie as he plays his guitar and sings family favorite songs; Free, and all ages welcome; Meridian

8,22,29     Bird Banding on the Boise River: Join the Intermountain Bird Observatory crew for a morning of songbird banding at our beautiful Boise River site, catching, banding, and releasing wild songbirds all morning as part of our standardized breeding season monitoring;   www.eventbrite.com/   for details; Boise

8-9     Stites Days, Stites

8-9     Historic Skills Fair, Cataldo

8-9     Arts in the Park, Shoshone

8-9     Lavender Merchant’s Lavender Festival, Kuna

8-9     Marsh Valley Pioneer Days Rodeo, McCammon

9     4J (Fourth of July) Butterfly Count. Boise Foothills, Boise

10     “Living With Fire”, Exhibit, Idaho Museum of Natural History, Pocatello

11     Crochet & Knitting Class: Free, beginners welcome (ages 12 and older); (208)468-5813 for information; Public Library, Nampa

12     “Climate Change in the Henrys Fork Watershed” Presentation: 7:00PM; free, but limited space, so RSVP to mward@tnc.org ; Flat Ranch Preserve Visitors Center, 20 miles north of Island Park

13     Festival at Sandpoint Art Unveiling: Dover Bay, Sandpoint

14     Silver Screen on the Green – “Finding Dory”: Come out to Optimist Park and enjoy a free movie; Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends; concessions, activities and fun for the whole family; 8:30 PM – 11:30pm; Movie begins at dusk; Nampa

14-15     Stampede Community Festival, Downtown Nampa

14-15     Clearwater Christmas Affair–Christmas in July, Kamiah

14-16     Rathdrum Days, Lakeland High School, Rathdrum

14-16     Atomic Days, Arco

15     Show and Shine: City Park, Emmett

15     WaterShed Weekend: Join us from 10:00 – 1:00 to learn about the importance of water for our bodies and the Treasure Valley; Boise WaterShed, West Joplin Road, Boise

15     Kiwanis Annual Steak Fry: Downtown Nampa

15     Beavers, Bugs, and Streams: Learn about beavers, bugs, stream restoration, sage-grouse, and beavers; Outdoor learning for all, so bring the whole family and camp chairs; Closed-toe shoes, long pants, jackets, and hats recommended; free, no RSVP required; All participants receive Nature Journals, too; 9:00-11:30AM; meet at the Corrals, Rock Creek Ranch, Hailey:

15     Sprint Boat Races, Burley

15,29     Concerts on Broadway: 7:00PM, Meridian

15-16     Sawtooth Mountain Mama Arts & Crafts Fair, Stanley

16-17     Elk City Wagon Road Days Celebration, Clearwater

17-22     Magic Valley Folk Festival, King Fine Arts Center, Burley

19     Art Affair: Artists will transform lodging space at the Fairfield Inn and Suites into a gallery or performance venue for one night at this free, all-ages event; 5:00-9:00PM, Moscow

21     Silver Screen on the Green – “Lego Batman”: Come out to Optimist Park and enjoy a free movie; Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends; concessions, activities and fun for the whole family; 8:30 PM – 11:30pm; Movie begins at dusk; Nampa

21-22     Pioneer Days, Oakley

22     Antique Car Show: Rescue Mission, Nampa

22     “Baby Palooza”: Show for new and expectant parents; Free; 9:00-3:00, Expo Idaho. Garden City

22     Lava Days Founders Parade, Lava Hot Springs

22     Treasure Valley Roller Derby: 6:00PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

22-23     The Blue Angels, Extreme Blue Thunder Air Show, Idaho Falls

23     National Drowning Prevention Day: Bring the family for a fun day playing at the park, visiting our vendors, enjoying good food and entertainment; 11:00-4:00, Settlers Park, Meridian

23-29     6th Annual Driggs Digs Plein Air Festival: City Gallery, Driggs

24     Bancroft Pioneer Days and Rodeo, Bancroft

27-29     Preston Night Rodeo, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Preston

27-30     Canyon County Fair, Fairgrounds, Caldwell

28     Silver Screen on the Green – “Moana”: Come out to Optimist Park and enjoy a free movie; Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends; concessions, activities and fun for the whole family; 8:30 PM – 11:30pm; Movie begins at dusk; Nampa

28-29     Hot Summer Nights, Riggins    

29            Crazy Days: Downtown merchants offer big deals in this annual sidewalk sale, Sandpoint

31-8/5    Caribou County Fair and Rodeo, Grace

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