Entertainment

There’s plenty to do in the Treasure Valley this week and next

The Discovery Center of Idaho opens “Matter Splatter” on Friday, Nov. 18, with hands on exhibits that let kids of all ages play with and learn about material sciences. It runs through Monday, May 22, 2017.
The Discovery Center of Idaho opens “Matter Splatter” on Friday, Nov. 18, with hands on exhibits that let kids of all ages play with and learn about material sciences. It runs through Monday, May 22, 2017.

Concerts

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.

Super Diamond: 8 p.m. Nov. 19, Shore Lodge, 501 W. Lake St., McCall. $25 hotel guest, $75 general, $115 VIP. 800-657-6464, shorelodge.com.

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.

Hymns of Thanksgiving: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Boise. Free; cash donation encouraged for The Idaho Foodbank. Details, page 12

Marcus Eaton: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $23 general, $28 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets. $27 and $32 at the door.

Copeland: 9 p.m. Nov. 25, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. $20. eventbrite.com. $22 at the door. Opening: Rae Cassidy.

Blues Addicts: Live album recording show with the Brass Tacks Horns. 7 p.m. Nov. 26, Red Lion Downtowner, 1800 Fairview Ave., Boise. $10. Brown Paper Tickets. $15 at the door.

Chaz Browne: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $10 general, $15 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets. $15 and $20 at the door.

Danny Blaqk and the Galaxy: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $8. TicketWeb. $10 at the door. Opening: Lakoda, The Lost Men.

Brothers Osborne: 7 p.m. Nov. 27, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $25. egyptiantheatre.net.

Aesop Rock: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb. $22 day of show.

Classical

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 Little Theater’s “Miracle on 34th Street”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3 and 9-10; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 1 and 8; 2 p.m. Nov. 27, Dec. 4 and 10, 100 E. Fort St. $14 general, $11 students and seniors. 342-5104, blt.ticketleap.com.

Stage Coach Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Nov. 25 through Dec. 17; 2 p.m. matinees Dec. 4 and 11, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $15. 342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.

Stage Coach Theatre’s “Seven Santas”: 11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Nov. 25 through Dec. 10, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $10. 342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.

Closing

College of Idaho’s Theatre Department’s “Smash”: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18-19; 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 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.

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

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. 8 p.m. Nov. 18-19, 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Special Events Center, Boise State University. $10-$30. Brown Paper Tickets. idahodancetheatre.org.

Social

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

Festivals/Fairs

Winter Wonderland: Nov. 18, Caldwell. Details, page 16

The Village Tree Lighting: Nov. 18, The Village at Meridian. Details, page 16

Boise Farmers Market Indoor Winter Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 17, Boise. Details, page 13

Capital City Public Holiday Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 17, Boise. Details, page 13

Wintry Market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20,Boise. Details, page 13

Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 23, 2 to 9 p.m. Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 25-27, Boise. Details, page 14

Winter Garden aGlow: 6 to 9:30 p.m. daily (last admission at 8:45 p.m.), Nov. 24 through Jan. 1 (closed Nov. 29-Dec. 1 for exclusive parties), Boise. Details, this page

Canyon County Festival of Trees: 1 to 7 p.m. Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 27, Nampa. Details, page 14

Downtown Boise Tree Lighting: Boise Mayor David Bieter will light the tree, music by Frim Fram Four, caroling. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 25, Grove Plaza, N. 8th and W. Main streets, Boise. downtownboise.org.

Caldwell Model Railroad Club Holiday Open House: Expanded model railroad layout with special holiday trains for kids, a scavenger hunt, children’s activities, drinks and snacks. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and 10, Caldwell Model Railroad Club and Historical Society, 809 Dearborn St. 870-3632. Free.

Films

Holiday Matinee Canned Food Drive: Encore presentation of “The Peanuts Movie” for a canned food donation to the Meridian Food Bank. 10 a.m. Nov. 25-26, Majestic 18 Cinemas, 2140 E. Cinema Drive, Meridian. 893-5028.

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. Nov. 18-19. $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.

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.

Hyde Park Beer/Wine Expo: Heated tent with 10+ local breweries and 8+ local wine makers for sampling and purchase. 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 18, 13th Street Pub and Grill, 1520 N. 13th St., Boise. Free.

Tom Grainey’s Pray for Snow Winter Ale Festival: 40+ breweries, three live DJs, a snowboard/ski rail jam, Sturman’s Cigar tent, whiskey sampling, food trucks, ski/snowboard vendors, more. 2 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19, Republic Parking lot, 5th and Grove streets, Boise. $25. Brown Paper Tickets.

Fall Fundraiser: Sparkling wine tasting, fondue bar, music by Soul Dust, dancing, silent auction, wine bottle art competition. Benefit for Women’s and Children’s Alliance. 6 to 11:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Helina Marie’s Wine Bar and Boutique, 11053 W. State St., Star. $10. 286-7960, starwinebar.webs.com.

Empty Bowls: Select a handcrafted, handpainted bowl and then fill with hot soup donated by local restaurants. Benefit for The Idaho Foodbank. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 25, The Grove plaza, North 8th and West Main streets, Boise. Bowls start at $10.

Wine Sale and Holiday Open House: Wines from Hells Canyon Winery and sister brand, Zhoo Zhoo will be served, as well as treats, buy-one-get-one-free case specials, food available from F & J Grilling. Noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 25-26, Hells Canyon Winery, 18835 Symms Road, Caldwell. $10 at the door, $8 wine club members, includes tasting and souvenir stemless glass. zhoozhoo.com.

Payette Brewing Black Friday: Celebration of dark beer featuring imperial stouts and porters by Payette and breweries from around the country, food trucks, music, $4 drink tokens. Also, serves as the release of Payette’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Twelve Gauge Imperial Stout in 22 oz. bottles. 1 to 10 p.m. Nov. 25, Payette Brewing Company, 733 S. Pioneer St., Boise. payetteblackfriday.com. Free.

Literary Arts

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

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, Nampa. Details, page 13

Idaho Snowmobile Show: 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 19, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $8 admission, free for children younger than 12. $5 advance tickets at snowest.com/snowshows/home.

Spectator Sports

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

Boise State Broncos men’s basketball vs. PC Presbyterian: 7 p.m. Nov. 25, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. $10-$20 general, $9-$19 seniors, $8-$18 juniors. 426-4737, broncosports.com/tickets.

Idaho Steelheads hockey vs. Allen Americans: 7:10 p.m. Nov. 25-26, CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. $18-$35. 331-8497, idahosteelheads.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.

▪  Fall 2016 BFA Exhibition. Through Dec. 5 in Gallery 2. 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. 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. 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: “Matter Splatter,” opening Friday, Nov. 18, Boise. Details, page 17

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.

▪  Nov. 22: Thanksgiving Break special. For $15 plus tax, unlimited Twister, Frog Hopper, bumper cars, laser maze, laser tag, XD Dark Ride, mini golf, free play on video games (except prize and ticket redemption games) and Kiddie Cove.

▪  Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Day specials. Unlimited laser tag for $9.99 and .99 bowling games.

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