September 2023 Calendar

By Les Tanner

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

Northern Idaho

1-3        Kamiah Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ Days: Kamiah

2-3        Coaster Classic Car Show; Silverwood Theme Park, Athol

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

2-4        Under the Freeway Flea Market: Northern Pacific Depot Museum, Wallace

7-28     Kooskia Farmers Market: THURS. Kooskia

9     Blackberry Festival and Car Show: 8 AM – 4 PM, Centennial Park, Juliaetta

9-10     Little House Day: White Spring Ranch,
1004 Lorang Rd, Genesee

14-17   Clearwater County Fair & Lumber Jack Days: Orofino

14-17   Latah County Fair: Fairgrounds, Moscow

15, 17 Guitar Concerts: Two of four concerts (Moscow, Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls) involving professional classical and jazz guitarists. Admission: donations only to the Idaho Guitar Society (non-profit). Sept. 15, 7:30 PM, 1912 Center Bldg, in Moscow, and Sept. 17, 3 PM, Lutheran Church of the Master, Coeur d’Alene

19-24   Nez Perce County Fair: Fairgrounds, Lewiston

9/29-10/1 Wallace Fall for History Festival: Historic Downtown Wallace

9/28-10/1 Lewis County Fair: Nezperce

9/29-10/1 2nd Annual Gem State Tattoo Convention: Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

Southwestern Idaho

8/30-9/3 Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic: Boise

8/31-9/4 Hermit Music Festival: 1000 N McDermott Rd, Kuna

1     Boise Birding: Beginner to expert birders welcome to this free class. A birding presentation by Terry Rich followed by the options to go birding. 9 AM – 10 AM, Foothills Learning Center; 3188 Sunset Peak Rd, Boise

2     Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Opening Night. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise

2     Capital City Public Market: The Grove, Boise

4     Warhawk Air Museum: Open from
10 AM – 5 PM with $5 Labor Day discounted General Admission. Nampa

5-26     Farm to Fork Farmers Market/Tuesdays on the Creek Concert Series: TUES. Market,
5 PM – 8 PM, Concert, 6 PM – 9 PM, Indian Creek Park, Caldwell

8     Story Trail Adventure: For children aged 3-6 years. Walk our ¼ mile trail and read a story together. Afterwards each child can get creative with our story-related craft. 12:30 PM – 2 PM, Foothills Learning Center; 3188 Sunset Peak Rd, Boise

8-10     Art in the Park 2023: FREE and Open to the Public. Hours, Fri and Sat: 10 AM – 8 PM; Sun. 10 AM – 5 PM. Julia Davis Park, Boise

9     Museum Work Day: 8 AM. Volunteers Welcome. Lunchtime Seminar (bring your own lunch): Presenter, Paul E. Blom, “Travels in Europe 2022″, O.J.Smith Museum of Natural History, The College of Idaho, Caldwell

9     Car Show: 7 AM – 3 PM, Kiwanis Park, 400 S 6th St, Payette

14-16   13 Stories—Old Idaho Prison Film Fest: Old Idaho Penitentiary Site, Boise

15-16   Indian Creek Festival: Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

16   Annual Harvest Festival: 8 AM, Foote Park, Middleton

16   Battle of The Bands: Hosted by the 25th Army Band, 11:30 AM – 9 PM, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian

16   7th Annual Kids Duathlon: 8 AM – 3 PM, Ada/Eagle Bike Park, Old Horseshoe Bend Rd, Garden City

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

20-24   Treasure Valley Classic Fall Finale: Idaho Horse Park, Nampa

21   Third Thursday: Summer in Downtown Nampa. 5 PM – 6 PM, Nampa

23   Courageous Kids Climbing: 10 AM – Noon, Downtown YMCA, Boise

23   Guitar Concert: One of four concerts (Moscow, Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls) involving professional classical and jazz guitarists. Morrison Center, Boise

23-24   Idaho Renaissance Faire: 10 AM – 7 PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

28   Gazebo Concert Series: 4:30 PM – 7 PM, Heritage Park, Eagle

29   Moppet Togs Children’s Consignment Sale: Treasure Valley families can buy and sell gently used and new name brand children’s items. North Expo Building, Expo Idaho, Garden City

29-30   Boise Basin Quilt Show: “Ruby Jubilee”; 10 AM – 5 PM, Expo Idaho, Garden City

29-10/1 Boise Comic Arts Festival: Zoo Boise, Boise

30   Taste of Caldwell Harvest Festival: 5 PM – 8 PM. Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

Southern Idaho

8/30-9/4 Twin Falls County Fair: Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Filer

3     End of Summer Farmers Market: Hagerman

4     Twin Falls County Fair Pull: 5 PM – 10 PM, Fairgrounds, Filer

8-9        Lincoln County Crossroads Farmers Market: Shoshone

9     Walk to End Alzheimer’s Magic Valley: Free. College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls

12   Twin Falls Today Lunch: Noon – 1 PM. Sponsored by E Street Community Center. Twin Falls

16   Hagerman Car Show “A Blast on the Grass” :3 PM, City Park, Hagerman

16   Family Fun Day and Car Show: 11 AM – 3 PM, Historic Rupert Square, 541 6th St, Rupert

24   Courageous Kids Climbing: 1 PM – 3 PM, Gemstone Climbing, Twin Falls

Central Idaho

1-3        Labor Day Antique Show: McKercher Park, Hailey

1-8        Art Exhibit–”Never Nothing”: Artist: Breena Hope, 6 P.M., MadDog Gallery, Challis

2-30     Community Farmer’s Market: SAT. 10 AM – 1 PM, Challis City Park Pavilion, Challis

Eastern Idaho

2     Lemhi County Farmers Market: Rita Richardson, live at the Farmers Market, 9 AM – 1 PM, Salmon

1-9        Fair: Eastern Idaho State Eastern Idaho Fairgrounds, Blackfoot

2-30     Idaho Falls Farmers’ Market: SAT. 3 PM – 7 PM, 600 Memorial Dr, Idaho Falls

3     Western Truck and Tractor Pulls: The best truck and tractor pulling vehicles from across the entire western US. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Eastern Idaho Fairgrounds, Blackfoot

8-10     Teton Yoga Festival: Moose Creek Ranch, Victor

9     Zoorific Family Fun Days: Pancakes with Penguins, 8:30 AM, Education Center, 2725 Carnival Way, Idaho Falls

9-10     Lava Folk Festival: Lava Hot Springs

10   Grandparents’ Day at the Zoo: Pocatello

13   Idaho Spud Day: Shelley

16   Young Artist Competition 2023: 9 AM, L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, Pocatello

16-17   C&M Fall Cool Down Dressage Show: C&M Farm, 1352 Syphon Rd. Pocatello

21-24   Idaho Mountain Festival: Castle Rocks State Park, Almo

22   Soundscapes with the Idaho Falls Symphony: 8 PM, Idaho Falls

23   KidzFest: 3 PM – 5 PM, Mountain America Center, Idaho Falls

23-24   Idaho Falls Look Up Tour with Will Graham: 5 PM – 9 PM, Mountain America Center,
Idaho Falls

30   Saturday Crafters Market: Station Square, Pocatello

30          Guitar Concert: One of three concerts (Moscow and Boise) involving professional classical and jazz guitarists. Admission: donations only to the Idaho Guitar Society (non-profit). 7 PM, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 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.

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