Entertainment

Plenty of events coming to the Treasure Valley

Garrison Keillor brings his folksy charm and storytelling to Boise’s Morrison Center Monday, Nov. 14.
Garrison Keillor brings his folksy charm and storytelling to Boise’s Morrison Center Monday, Nov. 14.

Concerts

Built to Spill: Benefits Boise Hive. 8 p.m. Nov. 11, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $20. eventbrite.com. Opening: The Hand, Toy Zoo.

Tory Lanez: 8 p.m. Nov. 11, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $21.50. TicketWeb. $24 day of show.

Jai Wolf: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $15. TicketWeb. Opening: Jerry Folk, Khai.

Glen Phillips: Primary songwriter, found and frontman of Toad the Wet Sprocket. 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $25 and $35. americanamusicseries.net. Opening: Andy Byron, Lee Penn Sky.

Nina Diaz: 7 p.m. Nov. 13, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $8. eventbrite.com. $10 at the door. Opening: First Chair.

Radkey: 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $8. TicketWeb. $10 at the door. Opening: The Fame Riot.

Night Beats: 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $8. TicketWeb. $10 at the door. Opening: The Mystery Lights, Marshall Poole.

Studebaker John: 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $10 general, $15 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets. $13 and $18 at the door.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: 8 p.m. Nov. 15, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $39.50-$105. Ticketmaster.

Shovels and Rope: 8 p.m. Nov. 15, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb. $22 day of show. Opening: Indianola.

Barb Wire Dolls: 7 p.m. Nov. 16, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $8. eventbrite.com. $10 at the door. Opening: Dogs in the Fight, The Astrophobes.

Cash’d Out: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $12. TicketWeb. Opening: The Delta Bombers, Jimmy Sinn and the Bastard Kinn, Camacho.

YG: 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $29.50 general ($35 door), $55 VIP, $65 meet and greet. Ticketfly. Opening: Kamaiyah.

Andy McKee: 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $15. TicketWeb. $20 at the door.

The Dead Ships: 7 p.m. Nov. 17, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $8. eventbrite.com. $10 at the door. Opening: Dan Had It.

Hotel California: Salute to the Eagles. 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. $36-$41. 468-5555, nampaciviccenter.com.

Winter Jam: Matthew West, Crowder, Britt Nicole, Mandisa, RED, more. 7 p.m. Nov. 17, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. $10 at the door.

Celtic Thunder: With Legacy. 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $57.50 and $67.50. Ticketmaster.

SnowBall: Music by Rapidgrass, Odell brews, raffle. Benefit for Bogus Basin and SnowSchool. 6 p.m. Nov. 18, Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St., Boise. $35. eventbrite.com.

Paper Bird: 7 p.m. Nov. 18, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $10. eventbrite.com. $12 at the door. Opening: The Balloon Thieves.

Randy Rogers Band: 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $25. TicketWeb. $27 day of show. Opening: Cody Johnson.

Mr. Little Jeans: 7 p.m. Nov. 19, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $15. eventbrite.com. $20 at the door. Opening: Trace.

Sub Rosa: 7 p.m. Nov. 19, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $8. TicketWeb. $10 at the door. Opening: Tulpaa, Mariana.

Smooth Avenue: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $13 general, $18 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets. $15 and $20 at the door.

Wynonna and the Big Noise: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1002 Sam Nixon Ave., Pocatello. $44-$55. (208) 282-3595, isu.edu/stephens.

Benefit for Robi Whiteaker: Music by The Hand, Bullets are the Cure, Pop Overkill, Jerkwadz. Benefit for Robi and family who recently lost a child. 8 p.m. Nov. 19, The Shredder, 430 S. 10th St., Boise. Donations at the door.

Toro y Moi: 8 p.m. Nov. 19, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $16.50. TicketWeb. $18 day of show. Opening: The Mattson 2.

Firefighters’ Ball: Music by Marmalade Hill (main stage) and DJN8 (upstairs). Benefits Ketchum and Sun Valley firefighters. 9 p.m. Nov. 19, Whiskey Jacques, 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. $20. (208) 726-5297, whiskeyjacques.com.

Skinny Lister: 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $10. TicketWeb. $12 at the door. Opening: Lincoln Durham, Trapper Schoepp.

Classical

Boise Philharmonic: Keitaro Harada, pianist Kevin Cole and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Preconcert talks at 7 p.m. 344-7849, boisephil.org.

▪  Nov. 12: 8 p.m., Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $24.50-$70.50.

▪  Nov. 13: 3 p.m., Brandt Center, Northwest Nazarene University, 707 Fern St., Nampa. $22.50-$45.

Wood River Orchestra’s “Grand Overtures” Fall Concert: 4 p.m. Nov. 13, Wood River High School Performing Arts Theatre at the Community Campus, 1050 Fox Acres Road, Hailey. wrcorchestra.org. Free.

Brandon Ridenour: 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Meyer-McLean Performing Arts Center, Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 S.W. 5th Ave., Ontario. $20 general, $10 students. (541) 889-2844.

Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra: Performing Mozart, Copland, more. 8 p.m. Nov. 18 and 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. $28 general, $23 seniors, free for children 17 and younger with a paid adult. 297-3182, boisebaroque.org.

Theater

Opening

Boise Contemporary Theater’s Children’s Reading Series “How High is Up?”: 2 p.m. Nov. 13, 854 Fulton St. $12 general, $8 children. 331-9224, Ext. 205; bctheater.org.

Ongoing

College of Idaho’s Theatre Department’s “Smash”: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-12 and 17-19; 2 p.m. matinees Nov. 13 and 20, Langroise Studio Theatre, C of I campus, Caldwell. $15 general, $10 seniors and non-C of I students, at collegeofidaho.edu/theatre/season or call 459-5426.

Closing

Daisy’s Madhouse “Love Song”: 8 p.m. Nov. 11-12, Idaho Outdoor Association, 3401 Brazil St., Boise. $12 at lovesongthecomedy.com, $15 at the door.

Auditions

Music Theater of Idaho: Open auditions for MCT’s upcoming 2017 season. Nov. 18 (evening) and Nov. 19 (all day), Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. Register for a time slot: 468-2385, mtionline.org.

Dance

Performance

Ballet Idaho’s NewDance, Up Close: Dancers are given the chance to choreograph works for their fellow dancers. 8 p.m. Nov. 11; 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 12; 4 p.m. Nov. 13, Esther Performing Arts Academy Annex, 501 S. 8th St., Boise. $20 and $25. 343-0556, balletidaho.org.

Idaho Dance Theatre’s “Friends and Lovers”: Includes the premiere of “Love to Cher,” her life and music, choreographed by choreographer and IDT company member, Taylor Munson. 7 p.m. Nov. 17 (preview), 8 p.m. Nov. 18-19, 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Special Events Center, Boise State University. $10-$30; preview is $5-$10. Brown Paper Tickets. idahodancetheatre.org.

Social

Helping High Homecoming: Music, dancing, full bar, appetizers, live and silent auctions. Helping High helps at-risk kids get what they need for daily life, so they can focus on their education. 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 11, 8th & Main building, 800 W. Main St., Boise. $50. helpinghigh.com.

Treasure Valley Youth Theater Fall Ball and Fundraiser: Entertainment, desserts, raffles and a musical theater dance party featuring casts from productions of “AristoCats, Kids,” “Into the Woods, Jr.” “Aladdin, Jr.” and “How to Eat Like A Child” and special appearances from the Youth Theater talent. 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Scentsy Headquarters, 2701 E. Pine Ave., Meridian. $15 each, two for $25, $5 for $50. 287-8828, tvyouththeater.org.

Treasure Valley Singles dance: Live bands. Singles and couples older than 21 welcome. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays, Eagles Lodge, 118 11th Ave. N., Nampa. $6 members, $7 nonmembers. 887-8870, treasurevalleysingles.weebly.com.

Things To Do

Veterans Day

Veterans Day Celebration: 11 a.m. Nov. 11, Stueckle Sky Center, Boise State University. 426-3744, veterans.boisestate.edu. Free.

Veterans Day Ceremony: 11 a.m. Nov. 11, Rock of Honor Veterans Memorial in Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. 489-0538, meridiancity.org. Free.

Festivals/Fairs

Holiday Artist and Crafter Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12, Kuna Event Center, 321 W. 4th St. 387-7726.

Winter Wonderland: Santa, kiddie train, petting zoo, entertainment, food truck alley opens at 4 p.m., tree lighting at 7:30 p.m., vendors. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 18, along Indian Creek, Downtown Caldwell. cityofcaldwell.org. Free.

Films

Backcountry Film Festival: Films that capture the spirit of winter, raffle, beer from Odell Brewing Co. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 17, Basque Center, 601 W. Grove St., Boise. $10. eventbrite.com.

Food and Drink

Historic Downtown Boise Food and Cultural Tour: Indulge in 6-plus tastings, snacks and bites from several iconic Downtown Boise eateries. Departs at 11 a.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, through Nov. 19. $55 weekdays, $40 ages 8-12; $60 weekends, $45 ages 8-12. Alcohol pairing an additional $15. Meeting point provided via email upon registration. 505-9757, indulgeboise.com/tours/historic-boise.

Bishop Kelly Foundation Winner’s Choice Dinner and Auction: Silent and live auction, dinner, dancing and a chance to win a car from Mountain Home Auto Ranch. Black-tie optional. Proceeds benefits Bishop Kelly High School and need-based scholarships. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $350 per couple. bishopkellyfoundation.org.

Wild West Game Dinner: Live and silent auctions, dinner, dancing, music by Tylor and The Train Robbers, complimentary wine and beer. Benefit for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Limelight Room, Sun Valley Inn, 1 Sun Valley Road. $150 per person. svsef.org.

City Center Wines Grand Opening Party: 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 574 W. Main St., Boise. 972-3385. Free.

Terra Nativa Vineyards Wine Tasting: Hosted by Winery Seekers Wine Tours. 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Whole Foods Market, 401 S. Broadway St., Boise. 287-4600. Free.

Farmers Markets

Boise Farmers Market Indoor Winter Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 17, BoDo, 8th and Fulton streets, Boise. theboisefarmersmarket.com.

Capital City Public Holiday Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 17, 8th Street — Main to State streets, Boise. 345-3499, capitalcitypublicmarket.com.

Lectures/Talks

Garrison Keillor: Insight and stories from writer and humorist best known for his live radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion. 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $47.50-$85. Ticketmaster.

Literary Arts

Book and Beer Night: Payette Brewing will provide samples of their beers and the expert booksellers will share their favorite books for the holiday season. 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise. $30, includes a six-pack of beer to take home and one of the recommended books. 376-4229, rdbooks.org.

Readings and Conversations Series: Featuring Colum McCann, internationally bestselling author of the 2009 National Book Award-winning novel “Let the Great World Spin.” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $25-$35. 331-8000, thecabinidaho.org.

Literature for Lunch: Discussing Jane Smiley’s Pulitzer-prize-winning novel, “A Thousand Acres.” 12:10 to 1 p.m. Nov. 18, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. 972-8255. Free.

Specialty Shows

Sports Cards and Collectibles Show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 12, Powderhaus Brewing Company, 9719 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. 338-3828. Free.

Canyon County Christmas Show: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 20, Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $4 general, $3 seniors, free for children 12 and younger.

Other Events

Lego Open Parlor Days: See what local Lego (adults, teens and kids) builders have created and built in this intimate setting. Drinks and bites available for purchase. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12-13, The Bishops’ House, 2420 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. 342-3279. Free, but donations accepted and appreciated for The Friends of The Bishops’ House.

Spectator Sports

Idaho Steelheads hockey vs. Adirondack Thunder: 7:10 p.m. Nov. 11-12, CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. $18-$35. 331-8497, idahosteelheads.com.

Boise State Broncos men’s basketball vs. Northwest University (WA): 1 p.m. Nov. 12, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. $10-$20 general, $9-$19 seniors, $8-$18 juniors. 426-4737, broncosports.com/tickets.

Boise State Broncos football vs. UNLV: 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Albertsons Stadium, 1400 W. Bronco Lane, Boise. $29-$75. 426-4737, broncosports.com.

Art

Art Source Gallery: “A Bestiary,” works by Zella Bardsley. Through November. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 1015 Main St., Boise. 331-3374, artsourcegallery.com.

Boise State Public Radio: Treasure Valley Artists’ Alliance presents “Celebrating Private Idaho.” Through Dec. 2. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 220 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. 345-7258, treasurevalleyartistsalliance.org.

BSU Visual Arts Center:

▪  “Square States and Moonscapes,” new paintings by Patrick Kikut. Through Dec. 5 in Gallery 1. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11.

▪  Fall 2016 BFA Exhibition. Through Dec. 5 in Gallery 2. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Gallery 1: Liberal Arts Building, Room 170, 1874 University Drive. Gallery 2: Hemingway Western Studies Center, Room 110, 1819 University Drive. 426-3994, art.boisestate.edu/visualartscenter.

FrameWorks: Paintings by Cherry Woodbury. Through November. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 600 S. Rivershore Lane, Eagle. 433-9705.

Gallery 601: “We are Family,” works by father and daughter Utah artists James Christensen and Cassandra Christensen Barney. Through Nov. 25. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 211 N. 10th St., Boise. 336-5899, gallery601.com.

Initial Point Gallery: Works by Kathleen Englund and Harold Ink. Through November. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Meridian City Hall, third floor, 33 E. Broadway Ave. 489-0422, meridiancity.org/mac.

Nampa Public Library: Water/Ways Smithsonian traveling exhibit features local water-related information. Through Dec. 3. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 215 12th Ave. S. 468-5807.

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center: Watercolor, silkscreen and acrylic by Brian Schreiner. Through November. Enter at S2 and the artist wall is past the coffee shop. 1055 N. Curtis Road, Boise.

Stewart Gallery: “Paramnesia,” solo exhibition by Stephanie Wilde, Nov. 18 through Jan. 1, 2017. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and by appointment. 2230 W. Main St., Boise. 433-0593, stewartgallery.com.

Sun Valley Center for the Arts: Big Idea Project and Exhibition, “Idaho Stories.” Through Jan. 6. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 191 5th St. E., Ketchum. (208) 726-9491, ext. 10; sunvalleycenter.org.

Touchmark Meadow Lake Village: Fall Art Show featuring works by Cherry Woodbury, Barbara Williams, Tim Murphy, Cindy Gillett and others, Nov. 11 through Dec. 9. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. 4037 E. Clocktower Lane, Meridian. 888-2277.

Museums

Boise Art Museum:

▪  “Minidoka: Artist as Witness.” Through Jan. 15, 2017.

▪  “Laura Heit: Earth and Sky,: Through Feb. 19, 2017.

▪  “Modern and Contemporary Ceramics: Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.” Through March 19, 2017.

▪  “Tall Tales: Narratives from the Permanent Collection.” Through April 9, 2017.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 670 S. Julia Davis Drive. $6 general, $4 seniors, $3 grades 1-12 and full-time college. Free for ages 5 and younger and members. Donations on First Thursday. 345-8330, boiseartmuseum.org.

Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum: Altars commemorating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Through Nov. 18. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 676 S.W. 5th Ave., Ontario. (541) 889-8191, 4rcc.com. Free.

Attractions

Discovery Center of Idaho:

▪  “Zap!,” explores the concepts involved in electrical consumption in today’s digital world. Through December.

▪  “Matter Splatter,” daily demonstrations developed by Boise State University Material Sciences and Engineering students, field trips and themed birthday parties, Nov. 18 through May 22, 2017. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 131 Myrtle St., Boise. $10 general, $8 veterans and active duty military, $7 special Sunday pricing. Free for ages 2 and younger. 343-9895, dcidaho.org.

Wahooz Family Fun Zone/Pinz Bowling: Go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, batting cages, laser tag, kiddie cove, max flight simulator, arcade, more. 10 a.m. to midnight Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. 1385 S. Blue Marlin Lane, Meridian (next to Roaring Springs). 898-0900, wahoozfunzone.com.

▪  Thank-a-Veteran Day at Pinz, Nov. 11: Active or retired military members can present their military ID and get two free games of bowling with free shoe rental from 10 a.m. to midnight.

▪  Turkey Shoot at Pinz, Nov. 17: Free Thanksgiving turkey for anyone who bowls a turkey (three strikes in a row) during Pinz Prize Bowling, 7 to 9 p.m. $14.99 for two games of bowling. Limit one turkey per bowler.

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