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5 Things To Do This Weekend in Boise

That 1 Guy performs on a self-made contraption he calls The Magic Pipe.
That 1 Guy performs on a self-made contraption he calls The Magic Pipe.

1. BE THAT ONE GUY

Or at least go see him. Veteran one-man band That 1 Guy is an innovative, eccentric musician, and a hell of a lot of fun to see in concert. Check him out Saturday at Neurolux. [Tickets]

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2. BE FAIR

Got kids? Take them to the Kids Fair at Expo Idaho: Bounce houses, balloon goodies, carnival games, magicians and more. It’s 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

 

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3. PUCK UP

The Idaho Steelheads are good this year. Idaho (29-20-5) beat the Tulsa Oilers 5-3 in an ECHL road game Tuesday to retake the West Division lead. The Steelies will host the Utah Grizzlies at 7:10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, the start of five home games in nine days. [Tickets] If you’re behind the goal, remember to duck ...

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4. GET YOUR FREAK ON

Veteran alt-country band Freakwater will roll through town for a Friday concert at Neurolux. The Kentucky group’s latest release, “Scheherazade,” is its first album of new music in more than a decade. [Tickets]

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5. WEAR EARPLUGS

Or don’t. But if you’ve been to a Monster Jam, you know what I’m talking about. The monster-truck action happens Friday and Saturday at Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. [Tickets]

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