Redheads to unite for Gingerfest party in Boise

It’s cool to be a redhead — especially when you’re hanging out at the second annual Gingerfest. This celebration of all things auburn will include red beer and wine, family-friendly games (Cherry Pit Spit, Big Red Races), a red beard contest, food trucks and more.

6 to 10 p.m. May 8 (9 p.m. last admission), Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. $5 general, $3 children 3-11. brownpapertickets.com.