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February calendar: A month of love, art and jazz

Feb. 28: Eilen Jewell
Feb. 28: Eilen Jewell

A Wine and Chocolate Weekend. A Basque Valentine’s dinner. A romantic — and informative — night at the zoo.

No matter your style, a Valentine’s Day event somewhere in the Treasure Valley — or beyond — will be generating Cupid’s magic.

Valentine’s Day

Valentine for AIDS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4-14 (bidding ends at 4 p.m. Feb. 14), Flying M Coffeehouse, 500 W. Idaho St., Boise. About 250 local artists will create and donate valentines for the annual silent art auction to benefit SNAP (Safety Net for AIDS Program). kent@flyingmcoffee.com.

Wild at Heart: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 (last admission at 4:30 p.m.), Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Valentine’s-themed event with face painting, photo-ops and special enrichments for all the animal residents. Also, make a Valentine’s Day card for your favorite animal. Free. 608-7760, zooboise.org.

Rooftop Revolution Valentine’s Day Beatles Tribute: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $10 and $15. Brown Paper Tickets. $15 and $20 at the door.

Wine and Chocolate Weekend: Wine-tasting noon to 5 p.m. Friday-Monday, Feb. 12-15, with chocolate tasting and sales by Dream Chocolates on Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 13-14, Huston Vineyards, 16473 Chicken Dinner Road, Caldwell. $5 tasting fee, refundable with purchase. 455-7975.

Zhoo Zhoo Valentine’s Open House: Noon to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Feb. 12-14, Hells Canyon Winery, 18835 Symms Road, Caldwell. Wine tastings, sweet treats, specials on bottle purchases. $7 admission, $5 wine club members. zhoozhoo.com.

Valentine’s Dinner at The Basque Market: Reservations starting at 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13, 608 W. Grove St., Boise. Three-course dinners. $40 per person, includes complimentary glass of cava (Spain’s version of champagne). Reservations: 433-1208.

Valentine’s Day Dinner and Music: 5 to 10 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Feb. 12-14, Chateau des Fleurs, 175 S. Rosebud Lane, Eagle. Music by Kevin Kirk and Sally Tibbs on Feb. 12; Cadmiel Botac on Feb. 13-14. $55 per person. Reservations: 947-2844, chateaueagle.com.

Valentine’s Dance and Intro Lesson: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. Music by Authentic Imitation. $8 admission, $15 couples, includes intro Night Club 2 Step lesson from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. 343-7511.

Valentine’s Day Ball: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, with dancing from 9:30 to 11 p.m., Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Featuring The Fabulous Chancellors with Ron Dante of The Archies. $25. Brown Paper Tickets. Room packages available: 343-1871.

Cupid’s Undie Run: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Tom Grainey’s, 109 S. 6th St., Boise. Fundraiser for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cost is $45 through Feb. 5, $55 Feb. 6-13. Go to cupidsundierun.com/city/boise.

Woo at the Zoo: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Pasta dinner, dessert, drinks, photos with your sweetheart and take-home chocolates. Also, a guided stroll through the zoo, presentations by zookeepers regarding animal breeding in zoos, up-close animal encounters and other animal/amore-related activities. $40-$45 per person. 608-7760, zooboise.org. Ages 18 and up.

“That’s Amore” Valentine’s Dinner: 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, The Bishops’ House, 2420 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Antipasto and appetizers, two entrée courses, dessert, wine and more. Benefit for The Friends of The Bishops’ House. $40 per person. Reservations: 342-3279, thebishopshouse.com.

Valentine’s Dinner: Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 13-14, Crooked Fence Brewing, 3705 Idaho 16, Eagle. Music by Emily Tipton and Kayleigh Jack. $49.95 for four-course dinner for two. Reservations: 286-9463.

Romancing the Pen: Noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 (last admission 7 p.m.), Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Stroll through the site and snuggle up with your valentine or find the true meaning of “ball and chain.” Visitors can read through the special exhibit “Romancing the Pen: ‘Love’ Stories from the Penitentiary.” $3-$6 (two-for-one admission). 334-2844, history.idaho.gov/old-idaho-penitentiary.

Ellie Shaw Quartet “Love in the Afternoon”: 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $10 general, $12 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets.

Festivals/Fairs

McCall Winter Carnival: Continues through Sunday, Feb. 7, McCall. Snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras parades, music, daily events spanning everything from comedy shows to art auctions, snowbike races to the Monster Dog Pull and more. mccallchamber.org/winter-carnival.

Fire and Ice Winterfest: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 5-7, Lava Hot Springs (just over two hours north of Salt Lake City). Comedian Aaron Woodall, wine tasting, bingo, Sub Zero Endurance Swim, children’s water carnival, Polar Float Parade, fire performers, more. (208) 220-0952, fireice.lavahotsprings.org.

Idaho City Chili Cook Off and Flea Market: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Ray Robinson Community Hall, 106 Commercial St., Idaho City.

Films

Family of Woman Film Festival: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 25-27; 2 p.m. matinees Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 27-28, Sun Valley Opera House, One Sun Valley Road. Five feature-length documentaries and dramas from around the world, focusing on the status of women in different cultures. $15 per film, $60 for entire series, at the door or at Chapter One Bookstore and Iconoclast Books, Ketchum. familyofwomanfilmfestival.org.

▪  Filmmaker Retrospective screening, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, The Community Library, Ketchum. Free.

▪  The Bonni Curran Memorial Lecture for the Health and Dignity of Women, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Sun Valley. Featuring Christy Turlington-Burns, founder of Every Mother Counts. Free.

Lookout Junction Model Railroad Open House: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Boise Public Library Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick Road. Learn about the model railroading hobby, railroad history, building a model railroad display and collecting model railroad cars, courtesy of the Rocky Mountain Hi-Railers. Free. 972-8300.

Food and Drink

Bogus Creek Outfitters Dinner Sleigh Ride: Departs at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through February, Bogus Basin Frontier Point Lodge, 2600 Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Sleigh ride to a cozy cabin in the woods features a steak dinner, music and cowboy poetry. $84.99 per person. 270-7000, boguscreek.com.

Home and Garden

Education programs: Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

▪  Organic Yard and Garden, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. Jennifer Miller will discuss ways to establish and maintain garden and flower beds without the use of herbicides, and various methods for managing common pests. $12 IBG members, $17 nonmembers.

▪  Spring into a Successful Garden, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. Toby Mancini, IBG horticulture director, will help you organize your garden maintenance, including improving soil conditions and pruning and dividing perennials; discuss weeds, pests and their controls; and share timely plant care tips and other spring gardening wisdom. $15 IBG members, $20 nonmembers.

Tree, Lawn and Landscape Classes: 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Free, but register at parks.cityofboise.org or call 608-7700.

▪  Grape Growing, Wednesday, Feb. 10.

▪  Organic Gardening, Wednesday, Feb. 17.

▪  Fruit Tree Pruning, Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 24-25.

Canyon County Spring Home Show: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $3 general, $2 seniors, free for children 12 and younger. ICTickets. canyoncountyspringhomeshow.com.

Tree Class: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Nampa City Hall, 411 3rd St. S. Earl Moran, city forester, discusses how to select the right tree based on the planting location and how to prune properly. Free. 468-5858, nampaparksandrecreation.org.

Rethinking Idaho Landscapes: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Special Events Center, Boise State University. Community forum, presented by the Idaho Botanical Garden and the University of Idaho, provides attendees with examples, tools and information useful for gardening in Idaho. $35 garden members and U of I Master Gardeners, $45 nonmembers. Register at idahobotanicalgarden.org.

Music

Clumsy Fest: 7:30 p.m. to close Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13, Hannah’s, 621 Main St., Boise. Friday lineup: acoustic jam session with The Clumsy Lovers and Friends, square dance with the Hokum Hi-Flyers, Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats, The Clumsy Lovers, The Rocci Johnson Band. Saturday: Joshua Tree, Deviant Kin, The Clumsy Lovers (two sets), The Rocci Johnson Band. $7 cover (no cover after 11 p.m.).

Emily Wells:

▪  7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $10. TicketWeb. $12 at the door.

▪  7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Cinder Wines, 107 E. 44th St., Garden City. $15 advance or at the door. theduckclub.com.

Iration/Pepper: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Feb. 25-26, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: New Kingston. $20 per show, $30 two-show pass. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.

Performing arts

Trebelle Piano Trio: $10 suggested donation. trebellepianotrio.org.

▪  6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, McCall Community Congregational Church, 901 N. 1st St.

▪  7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho.

▪  7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, 516 S. 9th St., Boise.

▪  3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Eagle United Methodist Church, 651 N. Eagle Road.

Boise Baroque Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. $25 general, $20 seniors, $10 students, free for ages 17 and younger with a paying adult. 297-3182, boisebaroque.org.

Big Bad-Ass Belly Dance Show: Rewind: 8 to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 5-6, Visual Arts Collective, 3638 Osage St., Garden City. Presented by the Starbelly School of Dance. Silent auction funds scholarships for students with financial need. $8. Brown Paper Tickets. $10 at the door.

Ballet Idaho’s “Sinatra and More”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 19-20, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. Idaho premiere of Twyla Tharp’s “Nine Sinatra Songs,” George Balanchine’s “Valse Fantasie” and other works. $38-$58. 343-0556, Ext. 220; balletidaho.org.

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 24-27, University of Idaho, 709 S. Deakin St., Moscow. 885-5900, uidaho.edu/class/jazzfest.

Boise Philharmonic: Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 and Changlu Wu, Chinese pipa. Pre-concert talks at 7 p.m. 344-7849, boisephil.org.

▪  Friday, Feb. 26: 8 p.m., Brandt Center, Northwest Nazarene University, 707 Fern St. $22-$43.50.

▪  Saturday, Feb. 27: 8 p.m., Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $23.75-$71.50.

▪  Backstage with the Artist, noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, 516 S. 9th St., Boise. Free.

Specialty Shows

Boise Golf and Travel Show: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 (Ladies Night); 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Demonstrations, instructional tips, free golf club to children 3-12 while supplies last, more. Every adult paid admission will receive a free round of golf from Eagle Hills Golf Course. Admission is $12, free for children 12 and younger, at the door or boisegolfshow.com. $2 discount tickets available at local Toyota dealers, Wide World of Golf and local golf courses. Ladies Night features special retail offers, exclusive access to the manufacturers, hitting net and exhibitors. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door, includes appetizers and one drink ticket.

Spectator Sports

Idaho Steelheads hockey: CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. $10-$35. centurylinkarenaboise.com.

▪  Wednesday, Feb. 3, and Friday-Saturday, Feb. 5-6: vs. Alaska Aces, 7:10 p.m.

▪  Friday, Feb. 12: vs. Utah Grizzlies, 7:10 p.m.

▪  Wednesday, Feb. 17: vs. Rapid City Rush, 7:10 p.m.

▪  Friday-Saturday, Feb. 26-27: vs. Utah Grizzlies, 7:10 p.m.

Idaho Stampede basketball: 7 p.m., CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. $10-$391. centurylinkarenaboise.com.

▪  Monday, Feb. 8, and Wednesday, Feb. 10: vs. Los Angeles D-Fenders

▪  Friday, Feb. 19: vs. Grand Rapids Drive

▪  Saturday, Feb. 20: vs. Rio Grande Valley Vipers

Boise State Broncos men’s basketball: Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. $11-$20 general, $10-$19 seniors, $9-$18 juniors. 426-4737, broncosports.com.

▪  Saturday, Feb. 13: vs. Wyoming, 2 p.m.

▪  Tuesday, Feb. 23: vs. UNLV, 9 p.m.

Monster Jam: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $22-$45 general, $10-$45 children. ICTickets, 442-3232. Monster Jam Pit Pass (noon Feb. 27): $10. All tickets increase $2 day of show.

Theater

Stage Coach Theatre’s “Caught in the Net”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 5-6, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $15; $12 on Thursday for students, seniors and military. 342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.

Playhouse Events and Dinner Theater’s “Courage Mr. Greene” and “A Murdered Mystery”: 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Feb. 4-5; 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 8001 Fairview Ave., Boise. $16 show only, $12 matinee, $34.95 VIP dinner and double feature. 779-0092, playhouseboise.com.

The Illusionists: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Feb. 9-11, Morrison Center, 2201 W. Cesar Chavez Lane. $37.50-$60. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.

Boise Contemporary Theater’s “Constellations”: 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, Feb. 10-March 5; 2 p.m. matinees Feb. 20, 27 and March 5, 854 Fulton St. Tony-nominated play by Nick Payne. $34 Fridays-Saturdays, $20 matinees and Wednesdays, $26 Thursdays, $18 previews (Feb. 10-12), $16 all student tickets. 331-9224, ext. 205; bctheater.org.

Alley Repertory Theater’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”: 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Feb. 18-20, 25-27, March 3-5; 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Visual Arts Collective, 3638 Osage St., Garden City. Christopher Durang’s Tony winning-play updates the Chekhovian family drama. In it a spoiled famous movie star returns and must deal with her equally spoiled siblings who never left home. $20 general, $15 students, seniors and military. Matinee: $15 general, $10 students, seniors, military. Pay-what-you-want preview is Feb. 18 ($10 minimum). alleyrep.org. 21 and older only.

Weiser Little Theater’s “Playing Doctor”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 19-20, and Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 25-27; dessert-only nights 7 p.m. Feb. 18 and 23, 405 E. 2nd St. $25 dinner and play, $15 dessert only. 414-0452.

Boise Little Theater’s “Calendar Girls”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Feb. 26-27, March 4-5 and 11-12; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 3 and 10; 2 p.m. March 6 and 12, 100 E. Fort St. $14 general, $11 students and seniors. 342-5104, blt.ticketleap.com.

One-Time Events

Feb. 4

The Fettuccine Forum: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd. Featuring “Being the Change: Women Activists in Idaho,” stories and a panel discussion of exploring women’s contributions to Idaho’s quality of life and quests for justice. boiseartsandhistory.org.

Terra Nativa Vineyard Tasting: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, DaVinci’s Restaurant, 190 E. State St., Eagle. Hosted by Winery Seekers Wine Tours. Free. 939-2500.

Bohemian Fashion Fuse: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, Eyes of the World Imports, 1576 W. Grove St., Boise. Fashion show with portion of sales to benefit the Women’s and Children’s Alliance. $10 admission, includes $10 voucher toward your fashion purchase. 331-1212.

Orphan Train History and Genealogy: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Join reference archivist Steve Barrett to learn more about piecing together your Idaho family history and discover resources available to help you complete your genealogy. Free. 972-8200.

Readings & Conversations: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. Featuring Roz Chast, an American cartoonist and a staff cartoonist for “The New Yorker.” $20 and $35. 331-8000, thecabinidaho.org.

Trivium: 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Ripchain, Fault Paradox. Free tickets by listening to KQXR 100.3 The X.

Feb. 5

iLumiDance: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. Newest production created by Rainbow Dance Theatre’s artistic directors Valerie Bergman and Darryl Thomas which utilizes electro-luminescent (EL) wire, fiber optic fabric, black light and other special effects. $31. 468-5500, nampaciviccenter.com.

Second Chance Square Dance: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, Mardi Gras Ballroom, 615 S. 9th St., Boise. Music by Random Canyon Growlers and Idyltime. $7. All ages.

Joseph Hall’s Elvis Rock ‘N’ Remember Tribute: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $23 and $30. Brown Paper Tickets. $26 and $33 at the door.

Innocent Man: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. “Slow Nights” CD release party. Opening: Bread and Circus, Drifter Still. $10. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.

Keith Anderson: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, Cowgirls, 353 Avenue E., Kuna. Opening: Zach Hinson. $10. ICTickets, 442-3232.

Feb. 6

Marsing Disaster Auction: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, Marsing American Legion Community Hall, 126 S. 2nd Ave. W. Raises money to replenish funds for local disaster relief.

The Piano Guys: 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, Morrison Center, 2201 W. Cesar Chavez Lane. $39.50-$169.50. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.

Loaves and Fishes Gala: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, The Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Join Honorary Chairs Seeley and Marianne Magnani, of the Angela Magnani-Wood Foundation, for an evening of dining, dancing and auction in support of Catholic Charities of Idaho. Music by Sally Tibbs and Kevin Kirk. $125 per person. 350-7486, ccidaho.org/LF2016.

Boise High Chamber Orchestra Benefit Concert: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, First United Methodist Church, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. Features works by Shostakovich, Albinoni, Chilcott, Carmichael and others. Joining the orchestra are trumpeter Dennis Keck and organist Susan Talley. $10 general, $5 students, at the door or email laurel.talley@boiseschools.org.

Hoodie Allen: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Super Duper Kyle, BlackBear. $28.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $30 day of show.

G Jones: 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, Reef, 105 S. 6th St., Boise. Opening: Bleep Bloop, Lovegunz. $12 at eventbrite.com. $15 day of show.

Feb. 8

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn: 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $30.50 and $35.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.

Feb. 9

Boise Tuesday Musicale Luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, Hillcrest Country Club, 4610 W. Hillcrest Drive, Boise. Featuring the Trebelle Trio, with Robin Wells (piano), Jennifer Dunn (violin) and Heidi Nagel (cello). $15. Reservations by Feb. 3: 957-3657, 378-4819. boisetuesdaymusicale.com.

Boise Blues Society’s Fat Tuesday Celebration: 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Music by local blues bands; costumes encouraged. Fundraiser for BBS Blues in the Schools Program. $10 and $15. Brown Paper Tickets. boiseblues.org.

Hop Along: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Opening: Dowsing, Special Explosion. $10. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $12 at the door.

Humpin’ Hannah’s Ta Ta Tuesday: 7 p.m. to close Tuesday, Feb. 9, Hannah’s, 621 Main St., Boise. Frankly Burlesque, The Rocci Johnson Band, crowning of the Mardi Gras King and Queen, Bobbing for Baubles, prizes, drink specials. Vivica Valentino and Nikoa Mak will open the evening with drag runway. No cover.

Feb. 11

Firkin Frolic: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, Basque Center, 601 W. Grove St., Boise. Four local breweries will pour ale that has not been cold filtered, pasteurized or carbonated. Benefit for the Rotary Club of Boise. $12 advance for eight 4-ounce pours, $17 after Jan. 28, $20 at the door. boisefirkinfrolic.org.

Idaho Theater for Youth’s “The Shakespeare Stealer”: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Based on Gary L. Blackwood’s young adult novel of the same name, this adventure follows the young apprentice Widge as he is coerced into trying to steal the script of Hamlet from Shakespeare’s theater, The Globe. Free. 972-8200.

Writing Creative Family and Local History Series: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Archivist, family history and local records specialist Steve Barrett presents “Who Is Your Writing “Audience? Why Does It Matter?”, the last of several workshops in this monthly writing series. Free. 972-8200.

Grace Potter: 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $29.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $35 day of show.

Feb. 12

Cathedral Concert Series — Chamber Music Artistry: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. Featuring Table Rock Trio, Silhouette String Ensemble and a vocal performance by soprano Melissa Heath. Good-will offering. 343-7511, cathedraloftherockies.org.

Zoso — The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. Opening: Gypsy Saints.

Marc Price: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Stanley Club, Mountain Village Resort, Stanley. Opening: Kaz Gable. $10. (208) 774-3661, mountainvillage.com.

The Sun Never Sets on the Cool Comedy Show: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Featuring Vijay Das, Mikey Pullman and headliner Sean Peabody. Hosted by Stephanie Ann Mason. $10 cover.

Feb. 13

DIY Miniature Terrariums: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Join Erin Monnie from Edward’s Greenhouse and create your own miniature terrarium using easy-care air plants. Small air plants, glass containers and decorative elements available. Suitable for older teens and adults. Register: 972-8255.

Birthright Benefit Gala: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Dinner (choice of steak or salmon), music by Swingin’ with Ellie, silent and dessert auctions, raffle and dancing. $60 per person. Deadline to purchase is Feb. 6. 861-3789.

Friends of the Payette Avalanche Center Fundraiser: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Little Ski Hill, 3635 Idaho 55, McCall. Night skiing, food, beverages, silent auction and door prizes. Funds will be used to help maintain weather stations. $10 entry fee. (208) 634-2888, secesh.net/FPAC2016.htm.

Ghosts and Projectors: The Poetry Speakeasy: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. $5 per person per reading. 629-9066.

Todd Johnson: Dinner show at 7 p.m. and late show at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, The Playhouse Events and Dinner Theater, 8001 Fairview Ave., Boise. $99 per couple for dinner show; $15 advance, $20 at the door for late show. 779-0092, playhouseboise.com.

Boise Philharmonic’s Silent Movies: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. With organist and composer Ben Model. $15 general, $10 students; $20 at the door. 344-7849, boisephil.org.

The Infamous Stringdusters: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $15. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.

1964 The Tribute: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Colonial Theater, 498 A St. Idaho Falls. $33.50 and $38.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.

G. Love & Special Sauce: 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Whiskey Jacques, 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. $20 advance, $25 at the door. (208) 726-5297, whiskeyjacques.com.

Feb. 14

Theatreworks’ “The Lightning Thief”: 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $9.50. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.

Golden Eagle Audubon Society Family Birding Walk: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Barber Park, 4049 S. Eckert Road, Boise. Walk the trails along the river looking for geese, ducks and herons on the water, as well as songbirds in the brush and check the trees in the parking lot for owls. Alex Takasugi, alextakasugi@cableone.net or 484-9132.

Feb. 15

Jukebox The Ghost: 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, Reef, 105 S. 6th St., Boise. $13 advance, $15 at the door. theduckclub.com.

Feb. 17

The Budos Band: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $20 at the door.

Noteworthy: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 S.W. 6th Ave., Ontario. BYU female a capella ensemble. $10. (541) 889-8191.

Feb. 18

Shakespearience’s “Hamlet”: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Recommended for grades 7-12. Free. 972-8200.

Ada County Lincoln Day’s Lincoln Banquet: Reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Guest speaker is Mike Baker, former CIA covert operations officer. $65. 890-6425, adacountylincolnday.org.

Feb. 19

Literature for Lunch: 12:10 to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Book discussion: Elise Blackwell, “Hunger” (2008). Free. 345-1510.

Letters aloud “Fame”: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. Through the personal letters of some of history’s most famous — and infamous — celebrities, this performance examines the high price of fame and how it has both evolved and devolved over the years. $31. 468-5500, nampaciviccenter.com.

Sara Gazarek: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $20 general, $25 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets. $25 general, $30 preferred at the door.

Salsa Loca: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Big Al’s, 1900 N. Eagle Road, Meridian. Latin dancing with lessons by Miss Meridian 2016 (Marissa Wickland) and Juan Morales of “Salsa with Juan.” Portion of proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. $8 at picatic.com/salsaloca, $10 at the door.

Tyga: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. Opening: Lee Haze, Bonaphied. $35 general, $65 VIP. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.

Feb. 20

Boise Philharmonic’s Chamber 360º: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 20, St. Michael’s Episcopal Cathedral, 518 N. 8th St., Boise. Jamey Lamar with the Boise Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet will walk the listener through the minds of composers Darius Mihaud, Jaques Ibert and Henri Lefabre in conjunction with a performance by The Boise Philharmonic Woodwind. $15 advance, $20 at the door. 344-7849, boisephil.org.

Winter Green: Terrariums: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Boise Library Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick Road. Limited number of supplies; bring any little fun objects you have on hand to personalize your creation. Appropriate for all ages. 972-8300.

Martha Redbone Roots Project: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Sun Valley Opera House, 1 Sun Valley Road. $35-$60 general, $25-$50 Sun Valley Center for the Arts members. sunvalleycenter.org/performance-film.

Rock & Worship Roadshow: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Mandisa, more. $10 at the door. theroadshowtour.com.

Feb. 21

Stars of Steinway: 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Dunkley Music, 3410 N. Eagle Road, Meridian. Featuring Rajung Yang, University of Idaho. Free.

Flying Pie Charity Night: 6 to 7 p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Flying Pie Pizzaria, 1326 Broadway Ave., Boise. First look at the new restaurant with endless Flying Pie samples, two complimentary Sockeye brews. Three time slots; 100 people per slot. $10 donation to Life’s Kitchen. Register: lknewflyingpie.maxgiving.com.

STRFKR/Com Truise: 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $17. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $19 day of show.

Feb. 22

Harlem Globetrotters: 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. $23-$88. Magic Pass is an additional $22 and includes spending time with the Globetrotters on the court and getting autographs and photos prior to the event. centurylinkarenaboise.com.

Elle King: 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $20 day of show.

Feb. 24

America and The West During the Orphan Train Era: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Join Boise State University history professor John Bieter to learn more about America and the West during the time of the Orphan Train program. Free. 972-8200.

Feb. 25

Thursday Art Lectures: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, Boise Library Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick Road. Professional painter Mark Davis will talk about practical ways to improve your pursuit as an artist. Include videos, slide shows and demonstrations, as well as a question/answer session. RSVP: 972-8300.

Feb. 26

Author Visit: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Boise Public Libary, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Join bestselling science fiction and fantasy author V.E. Schwab for a reading from her soon-to-be-released new title, “A Gathering of Shadows.” 384-4076.

Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho, 2112 E. Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell. $10-$20 general, $5-$10 children. 459-5275, caldwellfinearts.org.

Feb. 27

Kids Fair: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Entertainment, special guests Superman and Batman, more. $5 admission, $4 children 3-12, free for ages 2 and younger. kidsfairboise.com.

Starlight Snowshoe Benefit: 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Bogus Basin Nordic Lodge, 2600 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Snowshoe under the stars on a lit path, then come into the lodge for music, food, drinks. Benefit for JDRF, an international organization that funds Type 1 diabetes research. $16 general, $11 children younger than 12, or $53 per immediate family. www2.jdrf.org/starlightsnowshoe.

Idaho Youth Sports Commission Fundraiser: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Stueckle Sky Center, Boise State University. Dinner, auction and keynote speaker Kellen Moore. $75 per person. idahoyouthsports.com.

Keys N Krates: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Hermitude, Ganz. $18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $21 day of show.

Feb. 28

Brillz: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. Opening: Party Favor, Jackal, Y2k. $20 general ($25 door), $35 VIP. Ticketfly.

Eilen Jewell: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Cinder Winery, 107 E. 44th St., Garden City. $25. Brown Paper Tickets.

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors: 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $15. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $17 day of show.

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