October 2015 Calendar

By Ruby Tanner

October 2015

1     Julia Davis Park Docent Tours: 4:00 PM, Boise

1     Moscow First Thursday: A monthly evening of the arts, Moscow

1     Boise First Thursday: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM; stroll through the unique shops and galleries in downtown, while enjoying in-store entertainment and special events, Boise

1     Boise Art Museum First Thursday: Various programs and activities; 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Boise Art Museum, Boise

1     The Salvation Army Annual Gala: 5:00 PM, Nampa Civic Auditorium, Nampa

1     Story Trail Book of the Month: “Little Owls Night”, Foothills Learning Center, Boise

1,8     12th Avenue Farmers Market: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM, 1030 Burley Avenue, Buhl

1,8     Wood River Farmers’ Markets/Hailey Market: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Hailey

1-30   Meridian Senior Bridge: THURSDAYS and FRIDAYS; 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM, American Legion Hall, Meridian

1-31     FIZZYOLOGY: The science behind bubbles; fun, interactive exhibits including the popular 12-foot Giant Bubble Ring (you can get inside!), the incredible Bubble Geyser; Monday thru Saturday, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Sunday, Noon-5:00 PM; Discovery Center of Idaho, Boise

1-31      Swore Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch: Mondays & Fridays 4pm-7pm, Saturdays 10am-6pm; (208)705.0991; Pocatello

1-31     ART Idaho: TAM’s 9th biennial statewide-juried competition and exhibition; All days but Sunday and Monday; 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls

1-31     “Evolving Idaho”: Idaho Museum of Natural History’s exhibit explores how evolution has shaped the diversity of Idaho’s plants and animals, ISU, Pocatello

2,3,9,10     Star Gaze: 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM at the Bruneau Dunes State Park Observatory, Bruneau

2,9,16  Farmer’s Market: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Rexburg

2-3     Harvest Festival & Street Fair, Emmett

2-23    BINGO: FRIDAYS, 6:00 PM, Meridian Senior Center, Meridian

2-30     Museum Visit: FRIDAYS; The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History is open to the public 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

2-31     Fall Flights: A host of raptors are showcased every weekend, weather permitting; flights begin at 3:00 sharp; Velma Morrison Interpretive Center, (208)362.8687, World Center for Birds of Prey, Boise

3     Oktoberfest, Harrison

3     Cymry: This is a Celtic/Welsh band from Caldwell with a unique blend of music; admission is free; 1:00 PM -, 3:00 PM, Boise International Market, Boise

3     Pink Ribbon Tour: A road cycling event held to increase awareness for breast cancer; 8:00 AM, Portneuf Wellness Complex, Pocatello

3     Treasure Valley 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian

3     Fall Harvest Festival, Mountain Home

3     Mrs Idaho America Pageant: Call (208)859.3809 for ticket information; 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM, Capital High School Auditorium, Boise

3     Museum Work Day: Volunteers welcome; Seminar: Dr. Kari Prassack, “Reconstructing ancient landscapes using fossil birds”; The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

3     Community Farmers Market, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Challis

3     See Spot Walk: Fundraiser to help the Idaho Humane Society; 8:00 AM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

3     Idaho High School Cycling League, Mountain Biking Race #3: The League’s 3rd high school race will be a fun one; 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Eagle/Ada Bike Park, Old Horseshoe Bend Road, Garden City

3     Twin Falls Rotary After Hours ‘Historical Cemetery Tour: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Twin Falls

3     Fallapalooza 2015: Whimsical Old-Fashioned fun for the entire family; admission is FREE to ages 0-100+; attending is not only for fun but for a great cause, since October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Ann Morrison Park, Boise

3,10     Farmers’ Market: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Mountain View Barn, Jerome

3,10     Saturday Market : 9:00 AM, Downtown Eagle

3,10,24,31     Emmett Farmers Market: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Blaser Park, Emmett

3-4     Treasure Valley Fall Flea Market: Expo Idaho, Garden City

3-4     Regional Art Show & Silent Auction: Salmon River Art Guild, Community Center, Riggins

3-4      Oktoberfest, Lava Hot Springs

3-4     Gun Show: Shilo Convention Center, Idaho Falls

3-24   Boise Farmers Market: SATURDAYS, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 10th and Grove, Boise

3-24    Kootenai County Farmers’ Market: 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM, Hayden

3-31    Real Pirates Invade the Museum of Idaho: SATURDAYS; Real Pirates tells the story of the Whydah, the first fully-authenticated pirate shipwreck ever discovered and the only one found in U.S. waters; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Museum of Idaho, Idaho Falls

3-31    WalkAbout Boise: SATURDAYS; A Downtown Walking Tour, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Basque Block, Boise

3-31    Farmers Market: SATURDAYS, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Main Street and Friendship Square, Moscow

3-31    Idaho Falls Farmers’ Market: SATURDAYS, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Keybank Parking Lot, Idaho Falls

4      Southern Comfort Gaited Horse Club Poker Fun Ride, Eagle Island State Park, Eagle

4     “Run for the Angels”, Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Coeur d’Alene

4     SueB Memorial 5K Run/Walk: 1:45 PM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

4,7-9    Classical Music Festival: Week-long celebration of classical music; see www.salmonartscouncil.org for pricing and tickets, Salmon

4,11,18     Dance to live music: 7:00 PM, Eagle’s Lodge, Boise

5-16     Learn to Social Dance: MONDAYS; 7:30 PM, Meridian Senior Center, Meridian

6     Kilroy Koffee Klatch: FREE for ALL veterans; 10:00-Noon, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

6     Free Senior Day at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, TAM, Idaho Falls

6-27     Free Community Tour of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial: TUESDAYS, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM, Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, 777 S 8th Street, Boise

7     First Wednesday: A great opportunity for businesses in Emmett to shine; 12:00 PM, all over town, Emmett

7     Birding Series with Terry Rich: “Where do our fair weather feathered friends go as winter approaches?”; free; 9:00-10:00 AM, Foothills Learning Center, Boise

7     1st Wednesday Patio Party: 4:30 PM, North Channel on the River, Eagle

7-11     NAPA Auto Parts HALLOWEEN CLASSIC XXI: Auto racing; Firebird Raceway, Eagle

7-11     Trailing of the Sheep 2015, Hailey/Ketchum

7-28     Family Night at Idaho Ice World: WEDNESDAYS; 6:30 PM; Idaho Ice World, Boise

8     Idaho Writer in Residence Diane Raptosh: 7:00 PM, CSI Fine Arts Recital Hall, Twin Falls

8-11     Treasure Valley Dog Shows: Expo Idaho, Garden City

9-11     20th Annual Canyon County Fall Home Show: The Ford Idaho Center, Nampa

9-10     Holiday Boutique: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Bridgetower Clubhouse, Meridian

10     2015 Fall Bridal Extravaganza: Hilton Garden Inn, Idaho Falls

10     The Harvest Festival: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Farmers Market at the Mountain View Barn, Jerome

10     MDA Muscle Walk and 5K Fun Run: This is an all-inclusive, low–mileage walk and celebration designed to be accessible for individuals and families affected by muscle diseases, regardless physical ability. Walk, roll, or drive your chair to the finish and help fight muscle disease; free; 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, The Knitting Factory, Downtown Boise

10     2nd Annual Northern Rockies SAAA Highland Games & World Fair: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Carl Miller Park, Mountain Home

10     Starbelly Dancers: These talented dancers perform traditional Middle Eastern Dances; free; 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Boise International Market, W. Franklin Road, Boise

10     Cabela’s Ladies Day Out: A variety of outdoor hunting, fishing, and camping events especially for women, put on by women; 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Cabela’s, Post Falls

10     “Two On Tap”: New York Musical Theatre Stars Melissa Giattino & Ron DeStefano sing and dance “Down Broadway” with local tap talents; pre-show potato bar supper will be at 5:00 PM; Gem Valley Performing Arts Center, Grace

10     Free Star Party: View the wonders of the universe through the Centennial Observatory’s 24-inch telescope, weather permitting; 8:00 PM – 12:00 Midnight; Herrett Center for Arts and Science, Twin Falls

10     “Experience Owls” Field Trip: Flight demonstration at the World Center for Birds of Prey and a visit to the Lucky Peak owl banding station; details at (208)362-8259, World Center for Birds of Prey, Boise

10     Magic Valley 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s: 10 am – 2 pm, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls

10     ITT Technical Institute Open House, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Boise

10-11     Crafts in the Country: Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Filer

10-31     Grand Stands of Terror Spook Alley: 7:30-11:30pm, every day except Sundays; Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds, Blackfoot

11-12     North Idaho College Invitational: College golf, Avondale Golf Club, Hayden Lake

12     Research & Hope Day: Dr. Ernie Bodai will discuss how nutrition, exercise, stress management and other tools can positively impact your health; free; 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Washington Group Plaza, Boise

12,26     Caldwell Historic Preservation Public Meeting: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Caldwell Public Library, (208)455.4667, Caldwell

15     Guitar Circle with Taul Paul at the Community Library: 5:30pm to 8:00pm, Community Library, Ketchum

15,17,20 24     Places and Faces of Idaho Art Show: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Christa’s in Historic Downtown, Twin Falls

15-11/1     Wild Adventure Corn Maze: Includes barrel train rides & corn cannon, Blackfoot

16     Splash N’ Dash: We do the splashing, parents do the dashing; enjoy a Friday evening (5:45 PM-9:45 PM) with each other while we actively entertain your children in the pools; (208)468.5858 for cost and information; Recreation Center, Nampa

17     Free Boat Safety Course: One purpose of the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation’s Boating Program is to educate the public in safe boating practices; 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Search, 10865 N. Ramsey Road, Hayden

17     Idaho High School Cycling League Mountain Biking Race #4: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Avimor, Garden City

17     Idaho Health, Beauty & Fitness Fair: Free event for the whole family; 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

17     Inland Empire Classic: LCSC and C of I Cross Country meet; 10:00 AM; Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston

17     Kids Discovery Expo: Moms, dads and grandparents, plan to attend the FREE Kids Discovery Expo where children Explore, Create and Discover; 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

17     Coffee & Cars: Bring your favorite set of unique wheels…fast, slow, half-fast, old, new, two wheels or four; no agenda, no trophies; just coffee, cars, kicking tires and getting to know your fellow enthusiasts; 7:00am to 9:30am, Velocio Café, Ketchum

17     Marimba Boise: Come watch Zimbabwean-style marimba music, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Boise International Market, West Franklin Road, Boise

23     BBC’s Harvest Party: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Community Center, Bayview

22-24     State Volleyball Tourny: Madison High School, Rexburg

23-25     Boise Fall Home Show: Expo Idaho, Garden City

24     Halloween Youth Program: 6:00 pm at the IOOF Hall, downtown, White Bird

24     Joe Young, Flutist, Boise International Market, Boise

24     Fall Fest & ApplePalooza: Last Farmers’ Market of the Season; Great Harvest Produce, Food Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Music, Free Hay Rides and More, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Coeur d’Alene

27     Idaho Capital City Kennel Club Monthly Meeting: 7:00 PM, Idaho Fish and Game, Boise

28-11/1     Disney on Ice – Frozen: Taco Bell Arena, (208)426-1900, Boise

29-30     Bellevue Haunted Forest: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM, Howard Preserve, Bellevue

30     4th Annual Trunk or Treat: A safe, secure area to trick or treat; 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Stevens Henager College, N Marketplace Blvd, Nampa

30,31     Frightened Felons: Tour the old penitentiary at night and dare to enter the only haunted cell house in Boise; Family night Friday, Adult night Saturday; (208) 334-2844 for pricing and tickets; 7:00 PM, Old Idaho Penitentiary, Boise

30,31     History Outside the Museum: This exhibit highlights historic buildings, structures and sites in the Coeur d’Alene region; 11:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Museum of North Idaho, Coeur d’Alene

30-11/1     Gem Faire: Exhibitors from around the world; Fine jewelry, gemstones, beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & more; Expo Idaho, Garden City

31     Lewis Clark Trader Gun Show: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

31     ZooBoo at the Pocatello Zoo: Costume contest, haunted house, games, etc., Pocatello

31     Trick or Treat the Downtown: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Downtown Coeur d’Alene

31     Hailey Halloween Hoopla: 3:00pm; Witches and monsters trick-or-treat downtown, Hailey

31     Trunk-or-Treat, 5:30 PM, Ashton

31     Swing Dance: 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM, Boise Square and Round Dance Center, Boise

31      Trick-or-Treat the Old Town: 3:00-5:30pm, Pocatello

31      Treasure Valley Fall Flea Market: Expo Idaho, Garden City

November 2015: Sneak Peek

1     Treasure Valley Fall Flea Market: Expo Idaho, Garden City

3     Kilroy Koffee Klatch: FREE for ALL veterans and ALL veterans are welcome; 10:00-Noon, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

3     Free Senior Day at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, TAM, Idaho Falls

3-10     FIZZYOLOGY: The science behind bubbles; fun, interactive exhibits including the popular 12-foot Giant Bubble Ring (you can get inside!), the incredible Bubble Geyser and a toddler bubble area; Monday thru Saturday, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Sunday, Noon-5:00 PM; Discovery Center of Idaho, Boise

4     First Wednesday: A great opportunity for businesses in Emmett to shine; 12:00 PM, all over town, Emmett

4     Family Night at Idaho Ice World: 6:30 PM; Idaho Ice World, Boise

5     Boise First Thursday: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM; stroll through the unique shops and galleries in downtown, while enjoying in-store entertainment and special events, Boise

5,6     Meridian Senior Bridge: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM, American Legion Hall, Meridian

7     Christmas in the Pines and Soup Kitchen: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Winchester Community Center, Winchester

7     ITT Technical Institute Open House, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Boise

7     Museum Work Day: Volunteers welcome; Seminar: Dr. Eric Yensen, “Idaho Ground Squirrel Translocation”; The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

7     Real Pirates Invade the Museum of Idaho: Real Pirates tells the story of the Whydah, the first fully-authenticated pirate shipwreck ever discovered and the only one found in U.S. waters; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Museum of Idaho, Idaho Falls

11    Lava Hot Springs Hot Pools Free Day for Veterans, Lava Hot Springs

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