June 2022 Calendar

By Les Tanner

Double-checking with event coordinators about the following locations, dates, and times is recommended.

Northern Idaho

5/27-6/3   NAIA Baseball World Series: Harris Field, Lewiston

2                 Farmers Market: Kooskia

2                 Well~Read Evening Book Club: 6 PM – 7:30 PM, The Well-Read Moose, Coeur d’Alene

2                 Outdoor Choir Concert:  4 PM, River City Middle School, Post Falls

2                 Lapwai Home Fair: Information about home buying. 10 AM – 3 PM, Lapwai

3                 North Idaho Young Life Dinner and Concert:
5 PM – 9 PM, Settler’s Creek, Coeur d’ Alene

4                 Long Camp 5th Annual “Classics on the Clearwater”; Kamiah

4-5             Rock, Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show: 28 Dealers with minerals, rocks  jewelry and rock related items. Displays, Kid’s Corner, Hourly prize drawings, Silent Auction.  Admission – $5; Children under 12 free with paid adult.  Saturday 9 AM-5 PM; Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM.  Jacklin Building , Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

4-25           Long Camp Saturday Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS.  Kamiah

7                 Bell Concert Series–Music Conservatory of Sandpoint: 1 PM – 2 PM,  Lakeview Park,                       Sandpoint

15-18         Gyro Days: BBQs, a radiothon, a carnival with midway rides and concessions right smack in the middle of Wallace — all capped off with the Lead Creek Derby Saturday afternoon.  Wallace

16-19         Kootenai Classic Livestock Show: Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

17              Iron Riders National Gathering and Monument Dedication: 11 AM – 2:30 PM, Wallace Visitor Center, Wallace

18              Common Tone Music Fest:  2 PM – 9 PM, Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, 1040 Rodeo Dr., Moscow

18-19         White Bird Days & Rodeo: Whitebird

18-19         Clearwater River Rush Jet Boat Races Orofino-Kamiah:  Orofino/Kamiah

18-19         Full Draw Archers 2022 Newsome Creek 3-D Shoot: Grangeville

18-19         CVRA Annual Rodeo “Biggest Little Rodeo In Idaho”: Kamiah

25              Craigmont June Picnic:  Craigmont

Southwestern Idaho

1-11           Idaho Shakespeare Festival: 5657 E Warm Springs Ave., Boise

1-29           After-school Fun: WEDNESDAYS. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) Activities.  Ages 7-12. 3 PM, Public Library, Caldwell

1-30           “Sue”; The T-Rex Experience: 10 AM – 4:30PM, Discovery Center of Idaho, Boise

3-4             Music on the Water 2022: Free Event,  Esther Simplot Park, Boise

4                 Neon Nights: 10K & 5K Fun Run: 5 PM – 9 PM, Esther Simplot Park, Boise

4                 Museum Work Day: 8 AM. Volunteers welcome; Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Samuel P. Degrey: “Bristletails, Archaeognatha, and Microcoryphia, the living fossils hiding right under your nose.”.  The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

4                 Rattlesnake/Porcupine/Skunk Avoidance Training for Dogs: Training sessions take place from 9 AM – 2 PM, at Julia Davis Park. Experienced dog handlers (eTrainers) will work with your dog one-on-one and focus on your dog’s reaction and body language to a snake, porcupine or skunk.  Pricey but important.  Information at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-rattlesnake-porcupine-and-skunk-avoidance-training-for-dogs-workshop-tickets-255582733837.  Boise

4-5             Summer Opener Horse Show: Idaho Horse Park,  Nampa

4-25           Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead: SATURDAYS. The Farmstead is an outstanding example of early homesteading in Idaho. It serves as an agricultural history learning center for the Dry Creek Valley through exhibits and site tours. 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM, 5006 W. Farm Court, Boise

5                 31st Art and Roses: 10 AM – 5 PM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

7                 Kilroy Coffee Klatch: FREE to any and all veterans! The general public is welcome, but admission rates do apply. 10 AM – Noon, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

7                 Art Endeavor: All ages are invited to get inspired and make their own art creation. 
4 PM – 5:30 PM, Public Library, Nampa

7-28           Farm to Fork Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS.
5 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

7-28           Bilingual Storytime: TUESDAYS. Activities in both English and Spanish.  Ages 2-6.  10:30 AM, Public Library, Caldwell

8-11           Eagle Rodeo 2022: Eagle Rodeo Grounds, Horseshoe Bend

9                 “The Squad”: This is a group function for
adults with disabilities. Join us for music,
crafts, games and more.  (Participants must
 be accompanied by a caregiver.)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM., Public Library, Nampa

11              Caldwell Family Fun Day: 9 AM to Noon.  Whittenberger Park and Rotary Pond, Caldwell

15              IJT Junior Golf Tournament: 8 AM – 8 PM, Purple Sage Golf Course (208-459-2223), Caldwell

14.28         Crochet & Knit: This class is open to ages 12 and up; beginners thru advanced are welcome.  Participants should bring #4 worsted yarn, knitting needles (size 8 or 9 and/or crochet hooks size G or H).  1 PM – 3:30 PM, Public Library, Nampa

15              Jaialdi, A Celebration of Basque Culture: Jaialdi is the United States’s largest Basque festival. Boise

15-18         Emmett Cherry Festival: City Park, E Main St, Emmett

16              Thursday Evening Read: Ages 18+.  Discussion of the book of the month.  6:30 PM, Public Library, Caldwell

21-25         The National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest & Festival: Details at https://www.fiddlecontest.org/  Weiser

21,28         Tuesdays at The Terrace: A new Summer Concert Series. Take in the view of Payette Lake while enjoying these FREE concerts. 
6 PM – 8 PM, Ponderosa Center- The Ludwig Terrace, across from Legacy Park McCall

25              Boise Music Festival: 10 AM – 10 PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

Southern Idaho

3-5             39th Annual Western Days: Food, fun, parade, mini-trains, car show, and more.  City Park, Twin Falls

4                 Malad Classic Car & Bike Show: All-year custom and restored vehicles along with pre-1977 vintage campers, trailers & unique vehicles for judging.  Local vendors, food, raffle prizes, kids activities and rock n roll music with JC Hackett. 10 AM – 4 PM, N. Main St., Malad

10-7/2       Art & Soul of Magic Valley: City-wide art appreciation event featuring artists from across the country, under the guise of an art contest where the public determines the winners.  Admission: free to the public.  Twin Falls

11              10th Annual Live Butterfly Release Memorial Event: This special event begins at 10 AM at the Orton Botanical Garden, 867 Filer Ave W, Twin Falls

Central Idaho

4                 Challis Classy Chassis Show N’ Shine Car Show: 10 AM – 4 PM at the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and Main Street, Challis

4                 The Spank Martiny Memorial Broncs & Bulls: Riders entertain as they show off their talented skills in Bronc and Bull Riding. 5 PM – 9 PM, North Custer Rodeo Grounds, Challis

4-5             Camas Lily Days: A celebration of the historic harvesting of camas bulbs by the Shoshone-Bannock tribes.  Family activities include a breakfast and a trout-fishing derby at the local “Kid Pond.”  There will be arts and crafts, food vendors, live music—and, subject to the approval of tribal elders (COVID concerns), Shopshone-Bannock tribal members will perform traditional dances.  Fairfield

4-25           Community Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. 
10 AM-1 PM, City Park, Challis

Eastern Idaho

1-29           Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series: WEDNESDAYS. Free event. 5 PM – 8 PM, Historic Downtown Pocatello

2                 Opening Reception for CJ Gallery Artists:
11 AM – 2 PM, Willard Arts Center, Idaho Falls

2                 Angler Experience – First Time Fishing: Rangers will teach kids all about trout fishing. Kids will learn about gear, the basics of fishing, including catching and cleaning or catching and releasing.. Ages 5 – 17.  All equipment provided. Event is FREE.  Register at 208-824-5910.  10 AM – 2 PM,  Castle Rocks State Park, Almo

4                 Pizza’s Run Car Show: Custom Iron Works, Soda Springs

11              Summer Solstice 2022: Activities and things to do on Summer Solstice. 9 AM, Sandy Downs Arena, Idaho Falls

16-19         2022 AKC East Idaho Spring Classic Dog Shows: Eastern Idaho State Fair, Blackfoot

18              Pebble Music & Wildflower Festival:
1 PM – 9 PM, Pebble Creek Ski Area, Inkom

25-26         C & M Farms Summer Dressage Show: C & M Farm, 1352 Syphon Rd., Pocatello

Sneak Peak: July 2022

Northern Idaho

2-4             West Wallace Flea Market: 9 AM-5 PM, Wallace

2-30           Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. Kamiah

3-4             Grangeville Border Days: Grangeville

7                 Well~Read Evening Book Club: 6 PM – 7:30 PM, The Well Read Moose, Coeur d’Alene

8-9             Lapwai Days: Lapwai

9                 Kiwanis Club 2nd Annual Poker Run & Bike Show: Kamiah

9                 Clearwater Valley Aero Club “Kamiah Fly-In”: Kamiah

9-10           Stites Days: Stites

Southwestern Idaho

2                 Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead: The Farmstead serves as an agricultural history learning center for the Dry Creek Valley through exhibits and site tours. 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM, 5006 W. Farm Court, Boise

2-3             Fourth of July Festival: Watch the American Hero’s Parade on Sherman Avenue, and enjoy music, food, a pie-eating contest and children’s activities in City Park and a fireworks display over Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d’Alene

4                 Fun on the Fourth: Noon – 3 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

4                 Demolition Derby: The Homedale Lions Club’s annual 4th of July Demolition Derby takes place at the Owyhee County fairgrounds in Homedale. Fireworks after the derby and a live band will be performing. Homedale

4                 Meridian City Independence Day: Spend Independence Day with the family at the Fourth of July Parade and other activities. 4 PM – 11 PM, Storey Park, Meridian

5                 Tuesdays at The Terrace: A new Summer Concert Series. Take in the view of Payette Lake while enjoying these FREE concerts.  6 PM – 8 PM, Ponderosa Center- The Ludwig Terrace, across from Legacy Park McCall

5                 Kilroy Coffee Klatch: FREE to any and all veterans! The general public is welcome, but admission rates do apply. 10 AM- Noon, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

9                 Museum Work Day: 8 AM. Volunteers welcome; Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Paul Castrovillo. “Updates on some of my favorite Idaho butterflies”.  The O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

10              Annual 4J Butterfly Count: Boise

Southern Idaho

9                 8th Annual Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Motorcycle Ride and BBQ:  Registration is free and  begins at 8 AM in the Twin Falls City Park. Kick stands up at 10 AM.  Twin Falls

Central Idaho

7-10           Rally in the Pines: Challis

Eastern Idaho

2-3             Hometown 4th of July Celebration: Malad

4                 4th of July Parade: 9:30 AM – Noon,  Pocatello

4                 Lava Independence Day Fireworks: 8 PM – 10 PM, Lava Hot Springs

6                 Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series: Free event.
5 PM – 8 PM, Historic Downtown Pocatello

8-11           Northwest Chapters Tour: Eagle Rock Indian Motorcycle, Idaho Falls

 

 

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Les Tanner

About Les Tanner

Les Tanner is shown here with his late wife, Ruby, to whom he was married for more than sixty years, and who also was on the staff of IDAHO magazine. When Les, a retired teacher, isn’t working on the magazine's calendar, proofreading, fishing, writing, playing pickleball, or pulling weeds, he’s out looking for Jimmy the cat.