If you’re a purveyor of fine beer, September is your month. In addition to Oktoberfests in Boise and Nampa, you’ll find the Beer Wars IPA Fest at 10 Barrell Brewing Co., Squawkyfest at the Old Idaho Penitentiary and Rock ‘n Brews and BBQ Fest in Nampa. For those of you under 21, The Farmstead and Linder Farms open their corn mazes and pumpkin patches near the end of the month. Other family fun includes Atlanta Days, Wagon Days in the Sun Valley area and Art in the Park in Boise.
She was raised by a loving mother trapped in an abusive marriage, came face to face with the horrors of war in Indo-China and dumped her fiance three days before their wedding. There’s more to Betty Lynn, who turns 90 on Monday, than her famous role of Barney Fife’s girlfriend.
Treasure Valley gardeners show off some of their best produce at the fair each year. It’s a good place to get ideas for what to grow next season and creative ways to display dried flowers and live plants.
It's not unusual to see teapots on display in museums, celebrated for their beauty and craftsmanship. Often they're centuries-old artifacts, with fussy floral designs or painted scenes on porcelain or china, or silver teapots with intricate engravings or metalwork.