September 2020 Calendar

By Les Tanner

Many cancellations or changes in these events are likely to occur because of concerns about COVID-19. We nevertheless show them here, because one goal of the magazine, including the Calendar, is to show what life in Idaho is about. Double-checking with event coordinators about the following locations, dates, and times is highly recommended. Details about many of the following events can be found at

Northern Idaho

4 Senior Center Spaghetti Feed: Kamiah

4-7 Under the Freeway Flea Market: Wallace

5 Fall Fest: An annual outdoor music festival at Schweitzer Mountain Resort with performances, chairlift rides, kids’ activities and more.  Sandpoint

5 Trunk Sale:  10 AM – 2 PM, Community Center, Coolin

5 Motor-In Farmers Market: A pre-paid contactless market, held in tandem with the usual Moscow Farmers Market.  8 AM – 1 PM, City Hall parking lot, Moscow

5 Youth Zone: River Front Park, Kamiah

5 Farmers Market: 8 AM – 1 PM, Main Street, Moscow

5-6 Coaster Classic Car Show: Take a step back in time. Silverwood Theme Park, Athol

5-26 Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS. Kamiah/Kooskia

5-7 Under the Freeway Flea Market: Wallace

6 Wooden Boat Show and Parade:

9:30 AM, Priest Lake

9,12 Lewiston Roundup: 4:59 PM, Lewiston Roundup Grounds, Lewiston

10 Salmon River Art Guild: 10 – 11 AM, Gresham Studio, White Bird

12 Kamiah Fly-In: Kamiah

12 Riggins Salmon Run: “A foot race along the beautiful Salmon River”. 

7 AM – 2 PM, Riggins

19 Ponderay Neighbor Day: Enjoy a family-friendly community carnival that is fun for all ages, held from

1 – 6 PM at Harbison Field, Ponderay

19 Head of the Pend Oreille Regatta: Priest River

25 Baked Potato Bar Dinner Fundraiser: Lake City Center, Coeur d’Alene

Southwestern Idaho

1-29 Farm to Fork Farmers’ Market: TUESDAYS: 5 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

1-29 “Tuesdays on the Creek” Concerts:

6 – 9 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

2 Prime on the Plaza: 6 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

5 Courageous Kids Climbing: This program provides FREE opportunities for children between the ages of 3-months and 103-years with special needs, physical or developmental, to experience the various forms of rock climbing.  10 AM to Noon.  Downtown YMCA, Boise

5 Breakfast: Senior Center, Weiser

5 Dia De Los Tacos: 5 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

5-6 SRRSCCA Auto Cross: West Parking Lot, Expo Idaho, Garden City

5-26 Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead Tours: THURSDAYS. 12:30 PM, Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead, Boise

11-13 Art in the Park: This open-air festival, sponsored by Boise Art Museum, provides visitors of all ages and interests with the opportunity to meet more than 200 artists and purchase their works.  The three-day event presents a variety of contemporary arts and crafts along with wonderful food and hands-on activities for children.  FREE and Open to the Public.  Julia Davis Park, Boise

11-13 Just Between Friends Consignment Sale: Expo Idaho, Garden City

12 Museum Work Day: Volunteers welcome; 8 AM; Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Speaker: Luc LeBlanc,”The Real Missionaries”.  O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, Boone Hall, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

12 Community Dance: 7 – 9 PM, Senior and Community Center, Weiser

19 Idaho Baby & Tot Expo: 10 AM, Galaxy Event Center at Wahooz, Meridian

19 Treasure Valley Roller Derby: North Expo, Expo Idaho, Garden City

19 Breakfast: Senior Center, Weiser

19 The 14th Annual Experience Idaho: A full-day event highlighting the incredible local companies, people, and products that only happen here in Idaho! You can learn about outdoor adventures, summer concerts and Ida(home) projects you didn’t know you needed to know about, and shop locally produced apparel, art, crafts, food, and plenty more.  Free admission.  Center Expo, Expo Idaho, Garden City

19 Idaho Vintage Market: South Expo, Expo Idaho, Garden City

19-20 Rocky Mountain Pygmy Goat Show: Barns & Arenas, Expo Idaho, Garden City

25-26 Highland Games & Celtic Festival: The Highland Games feature male and female athletes from around the world. Clan and community booths, food, entertainment, and more! This is the area’s premier annual Celtic Festival, and one you definitely don’t want to miss.  Carnival grass, Expo Idaho, Garden City

Southern Idaho

2-7 Twin Falls County Fair: Twin Falls

6 Courageous Kids Climbing: FREE opportunities for children between the ages of 3-months and 103-years with special needs, physical or developmental, to experience the various forms of rock climbing. 1 – 3 PM, Gemstome Climbing, Twin Falls

10 Lights & Lasers at Shoshone Falls: Twin Falls

18-19 Lost N Lava Cowboy Gathering: An annual celebration of the ranching and rural West. Through poetry, music and stories – ranchers express the beauty and challenges of a life deeply connected to the earth and its bounty. Every year, hundreds travel to rural Shoshone, Idaho to learn and share. Join them this year for an even bigger celebration and tons of fun! Shoshone

Central Idaho

4 Scones and Scenery at the Redfish Center & Gallery: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM, Stanley

Eastern Idaho

4-12 Eastern Idaho State Fair: Blackfoot

7 Courageous Kids Climbing: FREE opportunities for children between the ages of 3-months and 103-years with special needs, physical or developmental, to experience the various forms of rock climbing. 

3 – 5 PM, The Rock Gym, Rexburg

13 Grandparents’ Day at the Zoo: 10 AM, Zoo Idaho. Pocatello

19 Summer Drive-In Movie: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”, Pt 1 & Pt 2. Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Idaho. Gates open at 7:30 PM, Movie #1 starts 30 minutes after sunset.  Adults $8.50, Kids (3-12) $4.25 Seniors (65+) $4.25

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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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