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Michael Deeds: 5 Things You Should Do This Weekend

1. BUST A GUT

Crooked Fence Brewing and The Lift are joining forces for their annual “Belly Flop Off” out of the back of an old ambulance. Do you have what it takes to win? (Or even watch?) How many cities can brag about free entertainment like this?

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2. FEED YOUR FACE

The San Inazio festival is taking over Boise’s Basque Block with all sorts of fun this weekend. But the most important thing is that it gives you an excuse to inhale several tons of Basque food. Check out this guide to eating on the Basque Block.

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3. HIT THE OTHER FAIR

Come on now, Boise. Your Western Idaho Fair is still weeks away. Take a quick trip over to Caldwell for the Canyon County Fair this weekend — particularly if you dig country music.

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4. ROCK THE VILLAGE

The Village at Meridian has been drawing festive crowds for its free outdoor concert series, “Rock the Village,” which happens at 6:30 p.m. Fridays. This week’s entertainment is Denver-based Kahuna Beach Party, which performs Beach Boys songs.

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5. CATCH A MOVIE

Want to be outside? Hit Settlers Park in Meridian at dusk Friday for a free showing of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Prefer air conditioning? Scarlett Johannson is getting solid reviews for gunning down bad guys in “Lucy.” [Tickets]

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