July 2019 Calendar

By Les Tanner

Family-oriented and “affordable” Idaho events get a free line in our calendar. Submissions deadline: The fifteenth of each month.

Lead time: Two issues. Next deadline: July 15 for the September 2019 issue. Send details to: calendar@idahomagazine.com

Northern Idaho

3 Statehood Day Parade: 10:00 AM, Downtown Wallace

4-6 Border Days: Rodeos all three days @ 6:00 PM, and Parades all three days @ 2:00 PM, Grangeville

5-7 Lapwai Days, Lapwai

6 Clearwater Valley Aero Club Fly-in, Kamiah

6-7 Winchester Open Rodeo: 2:30 PM, Floyd Welborn Memorial Arena in The Pines, Winchester

6-9 Stites Days, Stites

6-27 Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, Downtown Moscow

6-27 Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS, Kamiah/Kooskia

12-13 Nezperce Prairie Days, Nezperce

12-14 Post Falls Festival: Big wheel race, inflatables for kids, bounce house, lawn mower races, and much, much more. Hours: Fri 11am-8pm; Sat 11am-8pm; Sun 11am-4pm. Q’emiln Park, Post Falls

12-15 Wallace Blues Festival: Named “Best Blues Event” by the Inland Empire Blues Society. Festivities start Friday night with local venues featuring fantastic bands and their love of the blues. Wallace

14 Relay for Life, Kamiah

18-20 Rendezvous in the Park: A music and arts festival, East City Park, Moscow

19-21 Elk City Wagon Road Days, Clearwater

26 Baked Potato Bar: Delicious Idaho Baked Potato with “The works!” Cheese Sauce, Bacon, Broccoli, Sauteed mushrooms, chives & more. $6 adults, $4 for children under 8. 4:30-6:00 PM, Lake City Center, Coeur d’Alene

26-28 Hot Summer Nights, Riggins

26-28 Julyamsh Powwow: Native American dancers, drummers, food concessionaires, authentic tribal artists and craftspeople comprise one of the largest powwows in the nation. Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

26-28 Kooskia Days, Kooskia

Southwestern Idaho

1-31 Registration for August’s Treasure Valley Senior Games: Link–https://www.idahoseniorgames.org/ . Boise

1-7/31 Summer Reading Program: Read, log your reading time, and win prizes. All ages, Public Library, Caldwell

2 Kilroy Koffee Klatch: 10:00-12:00 at Nampa’s Warhawk Air Museum; FREE for ALL veterans and ALL veterans are welcome; Coffee and breakfast treats are served at no charge. No RSVP required – just show up; Nampa

3-31 “Alive After Five” Summer Concert Series: WEDNESDAYS. Free. 5:00 PM, The Grove Plaza, Boise

4 Firecracker 50 Fireworks Spectacular: 4:45 PM, Meridian Speedway, Meridian

5-6 Eagle Fun Days: Fun run, live music, custom car show, wet n wild parade, cornhole tourney, fire truck pull, vendors, fair food, fireworks and much more. Fri 6pm-9pm; Sat 8am-midnight, Downtown Eagle

5-26 Silver Screen on the Green: FRIDAYS. Free family movies. 8:30 PM, Optimist Park, Nampa

6 Museum Work Day: Volunteers welcome; 8:00AM; Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Speaker: Paul Castrovillo, “Biology and Identification of White Butterflies Found in the Boise Area”. O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

6-7 Snake River Region Sports Car Club of America: West Parking Lot, Expo Idaho, Garden City

6-27 Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead: SATURDAYS. Catch a glimpse of what rural Idaho life was like in the 1860’s. Beautiful grounds and spruced up medicinal garden. 12:30-4:30pm. 5006 W. Farm Court, Boise

7 Fourth of July Butterfly Count: Boise area and foothills, Boise

8-29 Fitness in the Park–Family Yoga: MONDAYS. 8:00-9:00 AM, Lakeview Park Amphitheater, Nampa

10 Boise Birding Series, “Birding at Bogus”: We’re migrating to Bogus Basin to enjoy the cooler temperatures just like the birds. Meet at the Foothills Learning Center at 6 AM to arrange carpools. Free. 6:00-9:00 AM, Foothills Learning Center, Boise

11-25 Family Bootcamp: THURSDAYS. A variety of FREE family fitness activities, led by certified instructors. 8:30-9:15 AM, Lakeview Park Amphitheater, Nampa

13 Twilight Criterium: The top pro women’s and men’s cycling teams in the nation and the best local and national amateurs turn the streets of downtown Boise into a high-speed, high-stakes race course. 1:45 PM – 11:00 PM, Boise\

13-20 Elmore County Fair and Rodeo: Elmore County Fairgrounds, Glenns Ferry

16-20 Snake River Stampede: Along with Caldwell’s Night Rodeo, this is one of the premier rodeos in the U.S. and Canada. Nampa

20 Summer Fun Family Event: Games, scavenger hunt, kid’s activities, raffles, vendors and more. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Kleiner Park, Meridian

21 Wildlife Weekend Nature Activities–Crayfish: Crayfish are important underwater crustaceans. Visit stations and booths that will help you learn about crayfish, where to find them, how to catch them and how not to get pinched! FREE and open to the public. Donations encouraged. From 1 pm –4 pm MK Nature Center, Boise

25-29 Canyon County Fair: County Fairgrounds, Caldwell

26-28 San Inazio BasqueFestival: This event honors St. Ignatius of Loyola, the patron saint of the Basques. Come to the Basque Block to see local musicians and dancers as well as Basque sporting events. Boise

Central Idaho

2-4 Days of the Old West Rodeo , Hailey

4 Fourth of July Celebration, Challis

4-7 Teton Valley Balloon Rally: Teton Valley Fairgrounds, Driggs

4-25 Music in the Park: THURSDAYS. Free Concerts. 7:00 PM, Challis

5-7IRMA Motorcycle Rodeo, Mackay

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

6-27 Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. 10:00-1:00, Challis

9 Cat Cozy Club: The Club will be knitting adorable and comfy cat cozies for our adoptable cats. Free. 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Christie’s Cat Café, Hailey

11-8/30 “Sundancer’s Vision” Exhibit: Mad Dog Gallery, Challis

13 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 9:00-1:00, Trail Creek Pond, Victor

15 Historical Home & Garden Tour: Sponsored by the Challis Arts Council, Challis

21 Round Valley Horse Show: Rodeo Grounds, Challis

20-21 Mountain Mama’s Art Fair, Stanley

23 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 5:00-8:00 PM, Trail Creek Pond, Victor

28 Heritage Day, Clayton

7/29-8/3 Custer County Fair: Fairgrounds, Mackay

eastern Idaho

1-31 Archimedes– Science and Innovations: Puzzles and inventions from a 3rd-century BCE man who revolutionized the ancient world. Museum of Idaho, Idaho Falls

2 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 5:00-8:00 PM, Montpelier Rearing Pond, Montpelier

2 Free Senior Day: Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls

3 Treaty Day Fireworks: Free Community Event. 8:00-11:00 PM, Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center, Fort Hall

4 4th of July: Chuck Wagon Breakfast, Patriotic Pageant, City Parade and Youth Rodeo, Fun Run. Paris

4 Fourth of July Parade: Parade celebrates Independence Day. Begins at 9:00am. Pocatello

4 Independence Day Celebration: Pancake Breakfast and professional fireworks at dusk! Montpelier

6 Swing Junction’s Big Band Dance: A community swing dance featuring the Jazz House Big Band. 8–11 p.m. Veterans Memorial Building, Idaho Falls

6 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 8:00-1:00, Crowthers Reservoir, Malad

6-27 Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Idaho Falls

8-13 Idaho International Summerfest: A celebration of International culture, dance and music. Rexburg

9 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 5:00-8:00 PM, Island Mill, Island Park

11 Gallery Walk, Downtown Idaho Falls

12-20 Southeast Idaho Senior Games: Link—https://seidahoseniorgames.org/ . Pocatello

13 Flea Market & Antique Show: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Old Town Pocatello

13-14 Arts in the Park: Features artists displaying their works. Shoshone

16 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 5:00-8:00 PM, Montpelier Rearing Pond, Montpelier

20 Kids’ Day: FREE. 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Lower Ros Park, Pocatello

20 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 9:00-1:00, LaMont Reservoir, Preston

20 Summer Music Fest: Live bands, 7:00 PM-Midnight, Old Town Pocatello

23; 27 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required. Equipment and help furnished. 5:00-8:00 PM, Trail Creek Pond, Victor; Ririe

26 Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game: The Bonneville County Fraternal Order of Police versus the Idaho Falls Fire Department. 100% proceeds support Make-A-Wish of Idaho. 7:00-9:00 PM, Melaleuca Field, Idaho Falls

26-27 POW-MIA Awareness Association Rally: Events include Drag Racing, Motorcycle Rodeo, Shovel Race, Show N Shine, Loudest Pipes, Fun Run and Kid’s Bicycle Rodeo, Papa Scrogham’s Backyard BBQ. Bannock County Event Center, Pocatello

29-8/3 Caribou County Fair: Rodeo, motor sports, competitions, entertainment, 4-H animals and exhibits, good food, parades, and vendors. Caribou County’s PRCA Rodeo is held on the Friday and Saturday night. Caribou County Fairgrounds, Grace

29-8/3 Custer County Fair: County Fairgrounds, Mackay

30 Idaho Fish & Game “Take Me Fishing Trailer”: Great for kids and parents. No license required for people who register at the trailer. Equipment and help furnished. 5:00-8:00, Upper Kelly Park Pond, Soda Springs (NOTE: This particular fishery is only open to anglers aged 13 and under, and kids 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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