June 2023 Calendar

By Les Tanner

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

Northern Idaho

5/28-6/2 NAIA Baseball World Series Championships: Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston

3     Long Camp Annual “Classics on the Clearwater”: Kamiah

3     Big Water Blowout: Riggins

3-24      Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. Kamiah

9     Family Day in the Park: This family event features dozens of vendors, games, activities, music, food court, interactive displays, and more.
Noon – 6 PM. City Park and Independence Point, Coeur d’Alene

10   Kids Fishing Derby: 8 – Noon, Priest Lake Golf Course, Priest Lake

15-18    Gyro Days: Gyro Days is 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

16-17    Car d’Lane Classic Car Weekend: Downtown Coeur d’Alene

17-18    CVRA Annual Rodeo: “Biggest Little Rodeo In Idaho”; Kamiah

17-18    White Bird Days & Rodeo: White Bird

23-25    Craigmont June Picnic: Craigmont

29   Priest Lake Museum Heritage Series: Hughes Meadows–History, Mystery & Restoration with Jill Cob. 7pm, Community Library, Priest Lake

30   Red, White and Bloom Day camp: This camp is open to all kids ages 5-10. Help make fair and parade decorations. Crafts and treats. Bring a
sack lunch. $15 camp fee. 9 AM – 3 PM, Bonner County Extension Services, Sandpoint

Southwestern Idaho

1     First Thursday @ BAM: Boise Art Museum offers extended hours: 10 AM – 7 PM. No set admission fee–pay what you can. Boise

1-31      “The Fans Strike Back”: StarWars Exhibition, 10 AM – 5 PM, Discovery Center of Idaho, Boise

2-3 Hells Canyon Days: A Fun-Filled Family Weekend with Music Crafts, Cars Truck and Food!!!! Cambridge

3     Museum Work Day: 8 AM. Volunteers Welcome. Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Presenter and topic TBD. O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

3     Idaho’s Biggest Bully Dog Show: 9 AM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

3     Saint Alphonsus Capitol Classic Kids Run: 10 AM – 11:30 AM, Boise Depot, 2603 W Eastover Terrace, Boise

3-24      Walk-About Boise Historic Walking Tour: SATURDAYS. 10 AM – 11:30 AM, Basque Museum and Cultural Center, Boise

5-26      Storytime and Art: MONDAYS. 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Meridian Library District, 1326 W Cherry Ln, Meridian

6     Kilroy Coffee Klatch: FREE to any and all veterans! The general public is also welcome; regular admission charges will apply. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. 10 AM, Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

6-27      Farm-to-Fork Farmers Market: TUESDAYS.
5 PM – 8 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

8-12      Gem Summer Classic: Gem County Fair & Rodeo, Emmett

9-11      Gem Faire: Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood St, Garden City

10   Team BigRig & Descendents MC Primary Childrens Fundraiser: This car & bike show will also have a raffle, silent auction, all ages activities, walking fun run, & music by DJ Dan-o. Location,40 North 400 West, Blackfoot

10   Idaho Shakespeare Festival – Closing Night: Idaho Shakespeare Festival, 5657 E Warm Springs Ave, Boise

10   Family Summer Kick-Off Festival: 2 PM – 10 PM,
Foote Park, Middleton

10   Celebrating Pollinators: Family friendly event. Learn about bees and bee keeping; pollinator-themed booths, activities and games. 10 AM – 3 PM. $5 admision. MK Nature Center, 600 S. Walnut, Boise

10   40th Annual Saturday in the Park: Car Show—All makes and models Show-N-Shine. Food trucks and music. Donations of food or cash accepted. Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian

10   Crazee Dayz: An event to promote and encourage economic vitality for Mountain Home. Vendors, food trucks, entertainment, a car show and carnival. 11 AM – 4 PM, downtown Mountain Home

14-17    Cherry Festival: City Park, E Main St., Emmett

17   20th Anniversary Wing-Off: 11 AM – 5 PM, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian

17-18    Cruisin’ Hidden Springs Car Show & Event: 5892 W Hidden Springs Dr., Boise

19-24    National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival: Weiser

23   Meridian Dairy Days 2023: 3 PM – 6 PM, Storey Park, Meridian

23-24    Daniel Dopps Memorial RAM PRCA Rodeo:
8 AM, 3000 NW Marathon Way, Mountain Home

28   JL’s Food Truck Rally and Cornhole Tournament:
5 PM – 8 PM, 6223 N Discovery Pl #100, Boise

Southern Idaho

10   Butterfly Release: This memorial event is offered by Hospice Visions, LLC. Butterflies are available at no cost, but are limited in supply. To reserve your butterfly in memory of your loved one, contact 208-735-0121 or [email protected] . Doors open at 9 AM; the event begins at
10 AM. Orton Botanical Garden, 867 Filer Ave W., Twin Falls

17   Hagerman Fossil Beds Star Party: Solar Viewing and hands-on activities at 2 PM; Night sky orientation 8:45 PM. Telescope viewing 9:45 PM, ending around Midnight. (Weather permitting.) Free admission. Billingsley Creek Visitors’ Center,17970 US-30, Hagerman

Central Idaho

1-21      Stories and Poems: Sun Valley Pavilion, Sun Valley

17   Mackay Rodeo: 3 PM, Rodeo Grounds, Mackay

Eastern Idaho

1-29      Flip & Twist Open Gym and Preschool Open Gym: THURSDAYS. 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Flip & Twist, Ammon

2     Pocatello Art Walk: Downtown Pocatello

2-30      Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. 4 PM – 8 PM, 452 W 2nd N, Rexburg

3     S.E.Idaho Farm & Ranch Day: FREE entry for fun, friends, family and farming and ranching experience! The Guitar Guy, Tractor Rides, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Horse Rides, Little Buckaroo Area and more! 10 AM – 3 PM, 3M Cattle Ranch, 7239 US-30. Lava Hot Springs

3     Malad Classic Car & Bike Show: 10 AM – 4 PM, Malad

3-11      Idaho High School Rodeo State Finals: Idaho’s best young cowboys and cowgirls participating in Bareback Riding, Saddle Broncs, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing and more! Bannock County Event Center, Pocatello

3-24      Farmers’ Market: SATURDAYS. 9 AM – 1 PM,
501 W Broadway St., Idaho Falls

8     Little Learners: 10 AM – 2 PM, Museum of Idaho, Idaho Falls

17   Sugar Days: 10 AM – 8 PM, Heritage Park,
Sugar City

18-19    Father’s Day at the Zoo: Zoo Idaho, Pocatello

24-25    Summer Dressage Show: C & M Farm,
1352 Syphon Rd., Pocatello

10   Rod and Custom Car Show: The show will feature beautiful cars and vehicles of many makes and models, plus music, food, raffles and fun for the whole family. Hours: 9 AM – 3 PM, Downtown Pocatello

24   Wildflower and Music Festival: 3 PM – 9 PM, Pebble Creek Ski Area, 3340 E Green Canyon Rd, Inkom


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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.

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