Autumn is here, which means winter is coming. Today’s story explores winter – as a season and as a concept for life – and what we can do to get ourselves through times of darkness and cold.
Festival weekend in Boise! Hear about five weekend festivals, Oktoberfest celebrations, and fall markets.
Fri-Sun Sept 22-24: Flipside Fest in Garden City Listen to my Flipside Guide Sat Sept 23: Flywheel Fest at JUMP Sat Sept 23:Fiesta! Celebrating Idaho’s Hispanic Heritage at the Idaho State Museum Sat-Sun Sept 23-24:Idaho Renaissance Faire at Expo Idaho Sat-Sun Sept 23-24:Potato Days at Kleiner Park in Meridian Fri-Sat Sept 22-23: Das Alpenhaus Deli Oktoberfest celebration Fri-Sat Sept 22-23: Fly Boise’s Wunderbar! A High-Flying Oktoberfest Fri-Sat Sept 22-23: Powderhaus Brewing two-day Oktoberfest celebration Sat Sept 23: Old Boise Oktoberfest Sat Sept 23:Saturday Marketplace at Lovely Hollow Farm Sat Sept 23:Sagebrush Solstice at Trailside Bakery Sun Sept 24:Fall Market at CHOW Public Market Sun Sept 24: Boise Flea on State Street and 30th Street Read the newsletter: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs
Is it our last hot weekend? Who knows! Here’s some fun things to do in the sun this weekend.
Read: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs Th Sept 14: Salsa Fest at North End Organic Nursery Fri-Sat Sept 15-16: Eagle Jazz Festival Fri-Sun Sept 15-17: Hyde Park Street Fair at Camel’s Back Park Sat Sept 16: Boise Koi & Bonsai Show at Edward’s Greenhouse Read: Boise’s koi keepers Sat Sept 16: Bug Day at Idaho Botanical Garden Next week Sept 16-23: Meridian Art Week in downtown Meridian NW Cider Association: nwcider.com
It’s a festival weekend in Boise! Celebrate Boise Pride, check out Art in the Park, go see Biketoberfest and snag your Treefort 2024 tix at the Locals Only Sale.
Fri Sept 8: Treefort Music Fest Local’s Only Pass Sale at Record Exchange Fri Sept 8: Treefort Music Fest Merch Sale at Shrine Social Club Treefort Music Fest tickets online Treefort Music Fest merch sale online (use code HOT25OFF) TONIGHT:Zhoosh Pride Kickoff Social at Hap Hap Lounge TONIGHT:Let's Get Freaky drag show at The Balcony Fri-Sun Sept 8-10:Boise Pride Fest at Cecil D Andrus Park Fri Sept 8:Pure Love at Treefort Music Hall Sat Sept 9:2 Dykes and a Mic comedy show at Lounge at the End of the Universe+ Sat Sept 9:Attention at Treefort Music Hall Sun Sept 10:Pridesque burlesque performance at Pengilly's Sun Sept 10:Daytime Television Pride Edition at Lost Grove Brewing Fri-Sun Sept 8-10: Art in the Park in Julia Davis Park Sat Sept 9: Hops & Crops Festival at Indian Creek Plaza Sun Sept 10: Biketoberfest at Barbarian Brewing in Garden City 3 places to go mountain biking: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise Wilson Creek Trails Avenza Map Jug Mountain Ranch Payette Lake Trail Brundage to Bear Basin Brundage Mountain Bike Park More events: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs
Did you know that Boise has an entire community of koi keepers? Today’s story explores the little-known world of water gardening and koi keeping in Boise.
Read & see photos: fromboise.com Idaho Water Garden and Koi Society: iwgks.org Sat Sept 16: 29th Annual Boise Koi Show Valley Regional Transit (VRT): www.valleyregionaltransit.org Review the proposed changes + give feedback here
Happy Labor Day weekend! If you are staying in the valley, you’ve got lots of fun options to fill your weekend.
More things to do: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs Wed-Sun Aug 30-Sept 3: Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic at Ann Morrison Park Th-Mon Aug 31-Sept 4: Hermit Music Fest Th-Mon Aug 31-Sept 4: Hermit Music Fest events at The Modern Th Aug 31- next Sun Sept 10: The Boise Bard Players are performing The Importance of Being Earnest at multiple locations throughout the valley Sat-Mon Sept 2-4: Dock Dogs at Treasure Valley Subaru in Nampa Sat-Sun Sept 2-3: Party At The Pen Motorcycle Show at the Old Idaho Pen
Three Boise churches are home to some particularly interesting stained glass windows. From the outside, you can hardly tell. The windows look dark, dim, and gray-brown. Yet inside, there is a wonderful variety of color and stories revealed.
Lots of fun shows and some of my favorite Boise events happening this weekend!
Newsletter: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs Fri Aug 25: World Village Night at Treefort Music Hall Sat Aug 26: Boise Indian Food Festival at Julia Davis Park Th-Sat: Boise Open Concerts Th Aug 24: Y La Bamba + Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo at Treefort Music Hall Th Aug 24: Wildermiss + Strange Lily at Neurolux Fri Aug 25: Shrek Rave at Knit Sun Aug 27: Surprise Chef + Akua Naru at Neurolux Wed Aug 30: Mo Lowda & The Humble at Neurolux Wed-Sun Aug 30 - Sept 3: Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic at Ann Morrison Park Out of town tip: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise Starlight Mountain Theatre + Google map location Spend the night: