September 2021 Calendar

By Les Tanner

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

Northern Idaho

TBD    Senior Citizen Spaghetti Feed, Kamiah

2         Clearwater Grange Annual Chili Feed & Silent Auction: Clearwater

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

2-30   Farmers Market: THURSDAYS. 10 AM – 2 PM, Kooskia

3-5     Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ Days, Kamiah

4         First Saturday at the Museum: Free admission,10 AM – 2 PM, Bonner County History Museum, Sandpoint

4-25   Long Camp Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS, Kamiah/Kooskia

4-25   Farmers Market: SATURDAYS. Vendors representing local farmers and crafters.  
9 AM – 1 PM in Pioneer Park, Grangeville

7-28   Moscow Farmers Market: Produce, plants, flowers, crafts, food, plus live music. 
8 AM – 1 PM. Down town and Friendship Square, Moscow

8         The Well~Read Morning Book Club:
10 – 11:30 AM, The Well-Read Moose,
Coeur d’Alene

11      Classic Car Show and Blackberry Festival: This is the event’s 20th Anniversary.  A Cornhole Tournament with cash prizes, and Daschund Races . Music by the band “Running with the Boys”. The quilt is King Size this year and will be on display at Colter’s Creek.  Juliaetta

16-19 Clearwater County Fair & Lumber Jack Days: Orofino

16-19 Latah County Fair: Fairgrounds, Moscow       

23-26 Nez Perce County Fair: Lewiston

30-10/2 Lewis County Fair: Nezperce

Southwestern Idaho

1-5     The Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic:
Ann Morrison Park, Boise

2         Great Garden Escape – The Brothers Comatose: 5:30 – 8:30 PM, Idaho Botanical Garden, Boise

2         Super-Sized First Thursday: Our local merchants plan exciting, engaging in-store events including food and beverage tastings, local art exhibits, and trunk shows. Stop into your favorite establishment or check out someplace new!  5 – 9 PM, downtown Boise

2-30   Boise Revival Project: THURSDAYS. 6 – 8 PM, downtown Boise

4         Experience Garden City: 11 AM – 7 PM Location: 34th Street, Garden City

4         End of Summer Flea Market: 9 AM – 3 PM, Kuna

4-25   Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead Tours: SATURDAYS. 12:30 – 4:30 PM, Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead, 5006 W. Farm Court, Boise

4-25   Walk About Boise: SATURDAYS. 10 – 11:30 AM,The Basque Museum & Cultural Center, Boise

7         Kilroy Coffee Klatch: The Coffee Klatch meets at 10 AM and is FREE to any and all veterans!  The general public is also welcome; regular admission charges will apply. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. No RSVP required. We hope you will join us!  Warhawk Air Museum, Nampa

7         Jump. Jam & Jive Summer Concert: This is the final of the free outdoor music series, created by local event organizers and live music lovers.  Come scope out a spot starting at 5 PM and going to 6 – 8 PM.  Two different performance groups will be taking the JUMP stage.  JUMP (Jack’s Urban Meeting Place), 1000 Myrtle St, Boise

7-28   Tuesdays on the Creek: TUESDAYS.  Free concert Series.  Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

10-12 Art in the Park: This free open-air festival hosted by the Boise Art Museum provides visitors of all ages and interests with a variety of contemporary arts and crafts along with an exceptional array of live entertainment, park performances, wonderful food and hands-on activities for children.  10 AM to 8 PM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

10-12 Boise Pride Festival 2021: Cecil D. Andrus Park, Boise

11      Workday Seminar: (Seminars virtual until further notice.)  Dr. James D. McIver, “Shadow Spiders Rule !: The Orma J. Smith SageSTEP Spider Collection”.  Noon to 1 PM, O.J. Smith Museum of Natural History, College of Idaho, Caldwell

11      Courageous Kids Climbing: Children with physical and developmental disabilities will be invited to learn how to climb the climbing wall at the downtown YMCA. This event is FREE of charge but space is limited.  To reserve a spot for your child, send an e-mail to [email protected]. 10 AM – Noon.  Boise

13      Bloom, A Reading Series: Features fiction writers, poets, playwrights, creative nonfiction writers, and podcasters live on stage. 5:30 – 7:30 PM in Idaho Botanical Garden’s, Meditation Garden, Boise

17-19 Hyde Park Street Fair: Camel’s Back Park, Boise          

22-28 Treefort Music Fest: West Grove Street, Boise

24-25 Harvest Festival Street Fair: Main Street in Historic Downtown Emmett

28      Farm to Fork Farmer’s Market: 5 – 8 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

Southern Idaho

1-6     Twin Falls County Fair: Music, carnival, demolition derby, rodeo, and more. Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Twin Falls

4-25   Twin Falls Community Market: SATURDAYS. Come shop local and enjoy live music. Free admission. 9am-1pm, downtown Twin Falls

7,21   Reptile Revue: Come and meet some of the reptiles in the Herrett Center’s live collection and learn more about these scaly creatures.  This is a free public event.  In order to keep the public and volunteers safe, masks and social distancing is required.  6:00 PM, Herrett Center, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls

9         Farmer’s Market: 3 – 8 PM, South Lawn, Cassia County Fair Grounds , Burley

25-26 Thousand Springs Festival of the Arts: More than 100 artists, live music, wagon rides, food and beverages, and a Kids Corner.  Ritter Island State Park, Wendell

Central Idaho

4-25   Community Farmers Market: SATURDAYS. 10 AM – 1 PM, City Park, Challis        

18      Greenskeeper Golf Tournament: Challis Golf Course, Challis

19      Breakfast at the Legion Hall:  8 – 10 AM, American Legion Hall, Challis

Eastern Idaho

3         Pocatello Fall Art Walk: Featuring local artists as well as regional artists.
Downtown Pocatello

3-11   Eastern Idaho State Fair: Carnival, Rodeos, Tractor Pulls, Freestyle MX, Demolition Derby, Concerts and great Food! Farm animals and 4-H exhibits, Arts & Crafts. Don’t miss out on this old fashioned Country Fair fun! Fairgrounds, Blackfoot

12      Grandparents’ Day at the Zoo: Zoo Idaho, Pocatello

12-13 Flat Track Horse Races! Fast action at Pocatello Downs, Bannock County Events Center, Pocatello

15-18 Idaho Spud Days, Shelley

18      Book Sale: Friends of the Marshall Public Library’s annual fall used book sale.  Marshall Library, Pocatello

18        Fluor Idaho’s Family STEAM Day at the Zoo: Explore science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics in an amazing hands-on experience of interactive STEAM-themed stations throughout the zoo.  Noon – 3 PM, Tautphaus Park, Idaho Falls


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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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