The Boise City Department of Arts & History is hosting the Sesqui-Party in celebration of Boises 150th Anniversary on July 7 in Julia Davis Park from noon to 5 p.m.
The Summer Sesqui-Party is the grand finale to the July 4-7 weekend.
Here's the full line-up for Sunday. All events are free and open to the public.
Main Stage at the Gene Harris Bandshell (Tim Johnstone, Emcee):
11:45am Boise Highlanders
12:00pm Mayor Bieter Welcome
12:15pm a.k.a. Belle
1:05pm Finn Riggins
2:00pm Mayor Bieter Proclamation, Performance of Boise, the Place We Call Home (written ca. 1915), BOISE 150 Poet Laureate Diane Raptosh, Ballet Idaho, Trey McIntyre Project (City of Boise, co-Cultural Ambassador), Idaho Shakespeare Festival (City of Boise, co-Cultural Ambassador)
4:25pm Steve Fulton Music
12:00pm Opera Idaho: Jason and Michelle Detwiler
12:30pm Boise Cello Collective
12:50pm lauren edson + dancers
1:40pm Metamorphosis Performing Arts Studio
2:30pm Ben Kemper Storyteller
3:00pm Metamorphosis Performing Arts Studio
3:30pm Big Tree Arts Poetry Slam
4:00pm Ben Kemper Storyteller
4:30pm Opera Idaho: Children's Chorus
12:00pm Boise Community Band
1:00pm Boise Music Meisters
1:30pm Boise Contemporary Theater: Theater Lab
2:30pm Sam Matisse, Cowboy Poet
3:00pm Boise Rock School
3:30pm Boise Contemporary Theater: Theater Lab
4:00pm Boise Rock School
4:30pm Old-Time Dance Music: Ken Pollard and Bill Elmer
1:00pm Balance Dance
1:50pm Summerwind Skippers
2:20pm Idaho Korean Association
2:50pm Balance Dance
Global Lounge Stage:
12:15pm Fashion Through the Ages: Fashions from the 1860s-1960s (organized by Kathy Stuppy, Style 'n Time, and Gina White)
1:15pm Fidel Nshombo (Poet)
1:30pm Filipino Boses
2:00pm Mexican Folkloric Dancers
2:30pm Parrish Yuko and Yuki Sherwood
3:00pm Starbelly Dancers
3:30pm Traditional Chinese Dance Group
4:00pm Danza Azteca Tonatuih
4:30pm Bala Boise West African Drum and Dance
Tours meeting at the gazebo at the Rose Garden:
1:00pm Nature Better Than Nature: Building the Boise River
2:30pm Walking Tour of Julia Davis Park Trees
3:00pm Greenbelt Walk for Health, Habitat and Heritage
3:30pm Historic Central Addition Neighborhood
4:00pm Julia Davis Park Docent Tour
Other activities around the park: Vintage Car Show, Civil War Reenactments, Mobile Rec Van, Share Your Story booth, BOISE 150 Merchandise Booth, Cultural Booths, Community Booths, Plein Air Painters, Retroscope Media display, Free Admission to the Idaho State Historical Museum featuring Idaho Territory sesequicentennial exhibit - Essential Idaho: 150 Things that Make the Gem State Unique
Food and beverage: 20+ Local Food Trucks, at four locations throughout the park; Payette Brewing (debuting their BOISE 150 Lager); Cellar 16 Winery; Indian Creek Winery; Water Truck (refill your water bottle)
Bicycles Park in the Bike Corral at Julia Davis Park, behind the Gene Harris Bandshell. You can also join Mayor Bieter and Boise Bicycle Project at 11:30am at City Hall for a bike parade into the park (park in the Boise Bicycle Projects Bike Corral).
Shuttle Service Free Parking with Shuttle Service every 20 minutes:
Boise State University Brady Parking Garage (corner of University and Brady Street)
Myrtle Street Garage (445 South Capitol Boulevard) stop at the ticket window when you park to receive your free parking pass.
Universal Access Parking Julia Davis Park; show your disability parking permit to lot attendant.
What to bring: Water bottle, Folding chairs or blankets
What not to bring: Please leave your canine friends at home.