The street outside Boise Contemporary Theater is a cool spot. Find out how cool at the annual BCT Block Party. Hang out with the theater’s artists and friends, including exiting managing director Helene Peterson, and enjoy a concert by Thomas Paul, New Transit and The Country Club, pictured. You’ll find beers from Payette Brewing Co., as well as grub from food trucks.
6 p.m. May 28, Boise Contemporary Theater, 854 Fulton St. $10 general, $5 students. 331-9224, ext. 205; bctheater.org.