Next month gets off to a whirlwind of activity, and the first weekend in June is packed with options – from the whitewater festival in Riggins to the Treasure Valley Renaissance Festival in Caldwell to Art and Roses in Boise. The following weekend, Crooked River Brewing Co. celebrates its three-year anniversary with a party at the Old Idaho Penitentiary in Boise. If beer’s not your bag, drive to Glenns Ferry for an $85-per-head, six-course Summer Solstice Winemaker’s Dinner. Love wildlife? Go Bowling for Rhinos in Boise, a fundraiser for rhino conservation in Africa and Indonesia.
Library Comic Con Drawing Contest begins: Monday, June 1, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Draw or paint your favorite character from June 1 to July 31 and enter it in Boise Public Library’s Library Comic Con Drawing Contest. boisepubliclibrary.org/LibraryComicCon.
Summer Fest Reading Program Kickoff Party: 6 p.m. Monday, June 1, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Food and fun for the whole family to encourage everyone to read 20 minutes a day in June and July. boisepubliclibrary.org/calendar.
Kevin Kirk & Onomatopoeia: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, The Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St., Boise. Celebrating the release of their newest album, “What is the Nature of Your Emergency?” Free.
Mystic Braves: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Opening: Mr. Elevator and The Brain Hotel, The Creation Factory. $10. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624, or at the door.
Dizzy Wright: 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $10 first 100 tickets sold, $20 general, $35 VIP, $45 meet and greet. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849. Opening: Jahni Denfer.
J Boog: 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $16. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. Opening: Hot Rain, Westafa.
Wine tasting: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, Boise Co-op, 915 N. 8th St. Hosted by Winery Seekers Wine Tours. Free. 472-4519, email@example.com.
Helio Sequence: 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Opening: Lost Lander. $15. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624, or at the door.
The Weepies: 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $22 day of show.
Stratos Felix Album Release Party: 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4, The Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St., Boise. Opening: Bri Ortiz. Free.
First Thursday at the Library: Opera Idaho: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 4, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Free. 384-4076.
Mae: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 4, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $22 day of show.
“Escape” to The Bishops’ House: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2420 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Games, champagne, desserts, music, historic home tours. Benefit for The Friends of The Bishops’ House. $5 admission, includes one beverage. 342-3279, thebishopshouse.com.
Boise Old Time’s Hokum Hoedown: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 5, Mardi Gras Ballroom, 615 S. 9th St., Boise. Modern take on the old-time hootenanny with music by the Hokum Hi-Flyers acoustic string band. $7.
Gatsby and Gangsters: 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 5, Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Dancing, music by the Jack Hale Band, costume contest, antique cars, casino. Benefit for The Ray Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund. $15 per person or $25 per couple. Brown Paper Tickets. 21 and up.
Kevin Kirk & Onomatopoeia Album Release Celebration Concert: 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $20 general, $25 preferred, includes the CD “What is the Nature of Your Emergency?” Brown Paper Tickets.
Walk for Wishes: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 6, Axiom Fitness, 801 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Idaho. Free. 345-9474, boisewalkforwishes.kintera.org.
Weiser River Trail Bike Ride: 8 a.m. Saturday, June 6, Weiser River Trailhead, Railroad Avenue and Hornet Creek Road, Council. There is a 28-mile ride and a 48-mile ride. Cutoff date for both rides is June 1. $40-$60. Register at bluecirclesports.com.
Big Water Blowout River Festival: 9 a.m. Saturday, June 6, Riggins City Park, 150 miles north of Boise. Discounted whitewater rafting trips from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dutch oven cookoff contest (cooking at 5 p.m., judging at 7 p.m.), music by Old Death Whisper. Free. bigwaterblowout.com.
Buckle Up for Bobby: 9 a.m. Saturday, June 6, with registration from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at Tully Park, 2500 N. Linder Road, Meridian. Family fun 5k run/walk in honor of lives lost too soon. Dress up in your favorite superhero costume/cape. Cost is $10 general, free for children younger than 12. Call 866-4571 or go to theraceexperts.com/
Hells Canyon Days Farm Toy Show: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 6, Cambridge High School gym, 40 N. 4th St. (541) 447-7585, (208) 549-1150.
NPC Bodybuilding.com Idaho Muscle Classic: Judging at 10 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $20 judging, $30-$40 finals. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.
African Summer Night Ball: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, June 6, Mardi Gras Ballroom, 615 S. 9th St., Boise. Food, fashion, dance and music from all parts of Africa. Headliner is Loveness Wesa and The Bantus Band. $15 per person, $20 at the door. 695-6514.
BB.com Expo After-Party: 8 p.m. Saturday, June 6, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. Co-headlining DJs TJR and John Dahlback. $20. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.
Salsa Idaho Festival: 9 p.m. Saturday, June 6, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Beginner lessons for merengue, bachata and salsa, followed by local performances, headliners Edgardo Cambón and Candela Salsa Band, DJ Giovanni (during band breaks). $25. TicketWeb. salsaidaho.com.
Art and Roses: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 7, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. About 60 local artists with original fine art (no crafts) to benefit the Rose Garden. Also, food and music. 938-5741.
Crane Creek Kids Day: 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 7, Crane Creek Country Club, 500 W. Curling Drive, Boise. Golf trick shot show along with expert junior golf and tennis instruction, swimming and music from Boise Rock School. For ages 5-13. Benefit for the First Tee Idaho. Free, including hot dogs and soda. Register at ccfreekidsday.eventbrite.com.
History of the Hecla Mine: 1 p.m. Sunday, June 7, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Discussion presented by historian Troy Lambert. Free for members, $5 nonmembers. 283-3186, idahomuseum.org.
Neutral Milk Hotel: 8 p.m. Monday, June 8, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $30. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $32 day of show.
Brown Bag Lecture: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, Washington Group Plaza, 720 Park Blvd., Boise. Sue Paul, executive director, Warhawk Air Museum, presents “Experience. Discover. Remember.” Free. 850-9420.
Halestorm: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. Opening: Royal Thunder, Rival Sons. $25 general ($30 at door), $55 VIP. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.
Crooked Fence Brewing Co. Three Year Anniversary: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 12, Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Craft beer, hard cider, food trucks and music by Cash’d Out and Marshall Poole. RSVP on Facebook.
BioBlitz Festival: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa. Guided nature walks, live animals, insect-collecting expeditions, interactive exhibits, kids’ crafts and activities. Some events require preregistration. Also, free kids’ fishing day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gotts Point where kids can learn about fish biology, fishing ethics and water safety. Volunteers needed. Free. 467-9278.
Pigapalooza: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Grind Modern Burger, 705 W. Fulton St., Boise. Food vendors, PostModern beers, music, contests, children’s play area. 392-0094.
Historical European Swordsmanship: 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Presenter Ben Smith, historian and instructor of historical European martial arts, will demonstrate the longsword style of Sigmund Ringeck and Johannes Liechtenauer and speak about how their style and techniques work, about how they were taught and about current training methods. Suitable for all ages. Free. 384-4076.
Summer Solstice Winemaker’s Dinner: Cocktails and music at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Crossings Winery Restaurant, 1289 W. Madison Ave., Glenns Ferry. Six courses paired with wines. $85 per person. Reservations: 366-2313.
Meridian Symphony Picnic in the Park: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Free. 891-2721, meridiansymphony.org.
13th on 13th Party: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 13, Sun Ray Cafe, 1602 N. 13th St., Boise. Three full sets of music by the Blues Addicts, food and drinks. Free.
Zoo Daze: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 14, Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Games, face painting, photo-ops, more. $10 general, $8 seniors, $7 children 3-11, free for ages 2 and younger. 608-7760, zooboise.org.
Savor Idaho: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 14, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Opportunity to taste the best Idaho has to offer in wine and food. $45 general, $65 VIP, commemorative wine glass included. savoridaho.org.
United Way Children’s Book Drive Kickoff: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 15, Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1315 N. Milwaukee St., Boise. Guest readers at the top of each hour, free bookmark craft project, face painting, more. unitedwaytv.org/united-way-childrens-book-drive.
Ingrid Michaelson: 8 p.m. Monday, June 15, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Jukebox The Ghost, Greg Holden.$30. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $35 at the door.
Jacksons Country Stomp: 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Headlined by Tyler Farr and RaeLynn. $25. ICTickets, 442-3232.
Willie Nelson and Family, Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas: 7 p.m. Friday, June 19, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $45, $55 and $65. ICTickets, 442-3232.
Treasure Hunt: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 20, Veterans Memorial Park, 930 N. Veterans Memorial Parkway, Boise. Children and adult treasure hunts, music, food, face painting, more. Benefit for Dr. Troy Rohn’s Alzheimer’s Research. $25 general, $11.50 children 12 and younger, free for those not participating in the hunts. 409-8142.
World Refugee Day: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Grove Plaza, North 8th and West Main streets, Boise. Ethnic food, performances, artisans and a citizenship ceremony. Free. idahorefugees.org/worldrefugeeday.
Rocks to Products youth workshop: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 20, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Workshop for grades 4 and up explores the journey from raw material to rock-based end products. Includes hands-on activities such as volcano making, fossil digging, talc polishing and gold panning. $10. Preregistration required by June 15. 283-3186, idahomuseum.org.
Card Collectors’ Trade Day: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Jerry's Rookie Shop, 3021 W. State St., Boise. Free. 338-3828.
Ketchum/Sun Valley Rotary Brewfest: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Ketchum Town Square, 480 4th St. E. $20, covers beer samples served in a collector’s glass. (208) 726-4595, rotarybrewfest.com.
God Rocks! Festival: 2:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Red Rock Christian Church, 1124 S. Roosevelt St., Boise. Bands, food, fun booths, silent auction, raffle, more. Fundraiser for Christian Church camps in southern Idaho. Free. 484-8701, godrocksfestival.org.
Up on the Roof, Deux: A Birdseye View of Boise: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Downtown Boise. Join Preservation Idaho for food, drinks, music and views from the rooftops of select buildings, including the newly renovated Owyhee Hotel, Plaza 121, the historic Hoff Building and the 17th floor of the Zion Bank Building. $40 Preservation Idaho members, $50 nonmembers. Register at preservationidaho.org.
Under the Streetlamp: 8 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $32 and $40. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.
Private Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Eagle. Benefit for the Idaho Botanical Garden. $20 IBG members, $25 nonmembers, prior to June 19. $30 and $35 after. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Scandinavian Society Midsummer Fest: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Municipal Park, 500 S. Walnut St., Boise. Potluck with music, dancing, activities. Free. 939-4763.
Red: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Adelitas Way, Bad Seed Rising, These Raven Skies.$18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.
“Almosting It” premiere: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. Boise band Edmond Dantès – who composed the film’s soundtrack – will play a live set before the screening, with a small dance performance by Lauren Edson and Ballet Idaho’s Daniel Ojeda. Benefit for Make-A-Wish Idaho. $30 screening, $50 VIP. Brown Paper Tickets.
Summer Fest: Drawing Board: 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Informal get-together for doodlers, sketchers and aspiring artists ages 18 and older. Bring sketchbook, supplies and ideas. 384-4076.
Acoustic Guitar Blues Jam: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 25, Boise Public Library Collister branch, 4724 W. State St. Presented by library staffer and musician Sam Counsil. Players of all skill levels welcome. Free. 562-4995.
Chicago: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 25, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $52, $76, $81 and $90. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.
Randy Rogers Band: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 25, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $25 general, $55 VIP. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.
Bowling for Rhinos: 6 p.m. Friday, June 26, 20th Century Lanes, 4712 W. State St., Boise. Fundraiser for rhino conservation in Africa and Indonesia. $20 per person or $70 for team of four, includes two games, shoe rental, commemorative item and raffle ticket. Registration deadline is June 22. 608-7744, zooboise.org.
Gregg Allman: 7 p.m. Friday, June 26, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Opening: Steve Earle and The Dukes. $40. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $45 day of show.
Boise Music Festival: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Main stage acts include Nick Jonas, Gloriana, Shaggy, The Ting Tings, Rob Thomas, Redfoo from LMFAO; local artists and all-ages activities. $20-$50 general (depending on purchase date), $50 Coors Light Cool Zone, $100 pit pass. ICTickets, 442-3232. boisemusicfestival.com.
Corntoss Challenge: 10 a.m. Saturday, June 27, The Mallard Building, 1161 W. River St., Boise. Fundraiser for the Young Faces of ALS and the ALS Therapy Development Institute. $30 per team (two players per team); $40 beginning June 1. Register at yfals.als.net/City/Boise.
Live4Life 5k Family Fun Run/Walk: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Storey Park, 205 E. Franklin Road, Meridian. Celebrate Life after-party with music and sponsor booths. Benefits the cause of Right To Life of Idaho and Stanton Healthcare. Cost is $15. Register at eventbrite.com.
Community Progressive: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Gene Harris Bandshell, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Celebration of community with music, vendors and speakers. 861-8907. Free.
Pet-A-Palooza: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Demonstrations by the Boise Police Department K9 Unit, vendor booths and family fun. Pets on a leash welcome. Benefit for the BPD K9 Unit. Free. 338-2657, wendyworks.com/petapalooza.
Japan Nite Obon Festival: Saturday, June 27, Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple, 286 S.E. 4th St., Ontario. (208) 707-2021.
Friendship Fest: 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Music, upscale barbecue fare, a wine and beer garden, and silent and live auctions. Benefit for Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council. $45 per person. 21 and up. 377-2011.
A Tribute to John Denver with Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon: 7 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Tribute to John Denver. $25 and $35 at americanamusicseries.net. Opening: Andy Byron, James Coberly Smith.
The Green/Morgan Heritage: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: The Expanders. $22.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $25 day of show.
Eddie Izzard: 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $45, $55 and $65. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.
Alive After Five: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 3 through Aug. 26, Grove Plaza, North 8th and West Main streets, Boise. Bands, food, beer garden and vendors. Free. downtownboise.org. June bands:
Great Garden Escape: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 4 through Sept. 17 (6 to 9 p.m. August-September), Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Picnic baskets welcome or on-site food and beverage vendors available. Bring low-back chairs or blankets. Regular admissions apply. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org. June bands:
Built to Spill: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 5-6, Crazy Horse, 1519 W. Main St., Boise. Opening: Clarke and The Himselfs. $20 in advance or at the door. duckclub.com.
Live After Five in the Garden: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 S.W. 5th Ave., Ontario. Outdoor concert series with food and drink available for purchase. Free. (541) 889-8191.
Ponderosa Paradise Music Festival: Friday-Saturday, June 19-20, Ponderosa Paradise, 19242 Idaho 30, Buhl. Outdoor concert at new venue near Hagerman with EDM acts including Apashe, Big Chocolate, Vaski, T-Mass, more. $50 advance, includes camping. Ages 18 and older only. ponderosa-paradise.com.
Gordy’s Hwy 30 Music Fest: 2 p.m. to midnight Friday, June 26, and 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, June 27, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Ave., Filer. Headliners include Randy Rogers Band, Micky and The Motorcars, and Jason Boland and The Stragglers. Also, beer garden, food vendors. $40 for one day, $60 for two, in advance. Free for children 12 and younger. hwy30musicfest.com.
Summer Reading Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 5-6, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Paperback fiction, nonfiction and youth titles, CDs, DVDs and more on the front porch. Everything is 50 cents each.
Art in the Garden: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7, Aloha Landscape and Nursery, 4291 S. Cloverdale Road, Boise. Arts and crafts, vendors. Bring food donations for The Idaho Foodbank. Free. 954-1172.
Treasure Valley Renaissance Festival: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 7, Rotary Pond Park, W. Chicago Street, Caldwell. Living history demos, knights, sword fights, belly dancing, children’s crafts and games. $2 per person or $6 per family, free for ages younger than 5. 867-1879.
Old Fort Boise Days: Wednesday-Saturday, June 10-13, Parma. Car show, pie bake-off contest, greased pig relay, music at the gazebo, chicken run, art show (June 13), parade, more. oldfortboisedays.com.
208 Tattoo Fest: Friday-Sunday, June 12-14, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Live tattoos with talented tattoo artists from across the nation, live tattoo contests and seminars, a history of tattoos display, with an entire weekend full of art exhibitions and entertainment. Sunday is kid-friendly fun day. 208tattoofest.com.
Rummage sale: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday, June 12, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13, St. Michael’s Cathedral, 518 N. 8th St., Boise.
Meridian Dairy Days: Monday-Saturday, June 15-20, Meridian. Carnival, dairy princess pageant, food, parade (June 19), more. Free. dairydays.org.
Emmett Cherry Festival: Wednesday-Saturday, June 17-20, Emmett. Traditional festival events, concerts and carnival all happen in the Emmett City Park, and other celebrations and events take place throughout the community. Free. emmettcherryfestival.com.
Deli Days: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, June 18-19, Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel, 11 N. Latah St., Boise. Celebrate Idaho’s Jewish culture with traditional Jewish deli food, homemade desserts, beer, wine, music, dancing, more. Free. facebook.com/delidaysboise.
Pedal 4 the People: Ten-day festival (June 18-27) geared toward celebrating the subcultures of the cycling community and embracing the joys of human-powered transportation. Boise Bicycle Project hosts the kickoff and finale events, and they are asking the public to fill the days in between with bicycle-inspired activities. The kickoff party and the Bike Builder’s Gallery is from 6 to 10 p.m. June 18 at 10 Barrel Brewing, 830 W. Bannock St., Boise (Bike Builder’s Gallery registration opens at 5 p.m.), and the grand finale, Helladrome, is from 5 to 10 p.m. June 27 (location TBD). Post or find events at pedal4thepeople.org or facebook.com/
National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival: Monday-Saturday, June 22-27, Weiser High School gym, 690 W. Indianhead Road. Fiddle players around the country compete for the title of Grand Champion. fiddlecontest.org.
Highway 21 Flea Market: Friday-Sunday, June 26-28, Tom’s Service, 3889 Idaho 21, Idaho City. Idaho City Frontier Days, June 27-28. (208) 866-8454, dardonboi@
Warbird Roundup: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28, Warhawk Air Museum, 201 Municipal Drive, Nampa. Vietnam era airplanes, helicopters and WWII warbirds. $15 general, $12 seniors and military, $6 children 5-12. 465-6446, warhawk
“Idaho Wine, From Bud to Taste Bud”: VIP reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with film at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, Northern Lights Cinema Grill, 1509 Caldwell Blvd., Suite 1111, Nampa, and Thursday, June 25, The Flicks, 646 Fulton St., Boise. Stories about how many of the Treasure Valley’s wineries began, the people that started the growing phenomenon, the families that continue the traditions, and what they all see for the future of the region. $10 admission, $50 VIP reception. Boise reception held at BodoVino in Downtown Boise. idahowinedocumentary.com.
Project Flux: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 12-13, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Annex, 501 S. 8th St., Boise. Original works by Lydia Sakolsky-Basquill and Jason Hartley join highlighted works from previous performances. $18 at projectfluxdance.com or at the door.
Boise Contemporary Theater’s “SuperSecretSiteSpecificSomething”: 7 and 9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, June 3-4, and 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 5-6, 854 Fulton St. $20. 331-9224, Ext. 205; bctheater.org.
Boise Little Theater’s “Daisy Pulls It Off”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 5-6; 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 100 E. Fort St. $14 general, $11 seniors and students, in advance. $16 and $12 at the door. 342-5104, boiselittletheater.org.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “The Tempest”: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (Greenshow at 7:30 p.m.), 7 p.m. Sunday (no Greenshow), June 5 (preview), June 6 (opening night), June 7 (family night), June 9-10, 13-14, 16-17, 20-21, 23, 25-26, July 11-12, 14, 23-24, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $30-$44 Fridays-Saturdays, $25-$36 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. Preview (June 5): $26 reserved, $18 general. Family night (June 7): $36 reserved, $25 general, $12 children 6-17. 336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.
Stage Coach Theatre’s “Last Chance Romance”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, June 5-6 and 12-13; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 4 and 11; 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $15; $12 on Thursday and matinee for students, seniors and military. 342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “Dial “M” for Murder”: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (Greenshow at 7:30 p.m.), 7 p.m. Sunday (no Greenshow), June 11-12, 18-19, 24, 27-28, July 7-8, 15-17, 28-29, Aug. 1-2, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $30-$44 Fridays-Saturdays, $25-$36 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. 336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.
“Barely Legal”: 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 12-13, The Balcony, 150 N. 8th St., Boise. Presented by LipsInc!, Idaho’s professional female impersonation troupe. $20. Reservations: 368-0405.
Music Theatre of Idaho’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, June 18-20; 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho, Caldwell. $20. 468-2385, mtionline.org.
Meridian CUE’s “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.”: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 19-20; 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Centennial High School, 12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise. $5 general, free for children 2 and younger. 841-0320, meridiancue.org.
Boise Hawks baseball vs. Tri-City Dust Devils: 7:15 p.m. Thursday-Monday, June 18-22, Memorial Stadium, 5600 Glenwood St., Garden City. Tuesday-Sunday: $7, $12 and $15 in advance; $7, $13 and $16 at the gate. “Feed Your Face Monday” features all-you-can-eat select concession items: $11, $16 and $19. 322-5000, boisehawks.com.
Boise Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 19, Republic parking lot, 10th and Grove streets, Boise. 345-9287, theboisefarmersmarket.com.
Capital City Public Market: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 19, 8th Street from Main to State streets, Boise. 345-3499, capitalcitypublicmarket.com.
Eagle Saturday Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 10, Heritage Park, 185 E. State St., Eagle. 919-2027, facebook.com/eaglesaturdaymarket.
Kuna Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Sept. 26, Kuna City Park (Col. Bernard Fisher Veterans Memorial Park), 201 W. Main St. No market Aug. 1 during Kuna Days. 922-5929, kunafarmersmarket.com.
Nampa Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 31, Lloyd Square, 1350 Front St. 461-4807, nampafarmersmarket.com.
Caldwell Farmers Market: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through Sept. 23, Indian Creek Park, Blaine Street and 7th Avenue. 571-3474, caldwellidfarmersmarket.com.
Emmett Farmers Market: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 31, Blaser Park, North Washington Avenue and West Park Street, Emmett. 365-5269, emmettfarmersmarket.com.