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5 Things To Do This Weekend in Boise

Footbag champion demonstrates freestyle moves

Evan Gatesman, 27, demonstrates freestyle foot-bagging (Hacky Sack) at Boise State's Centennial Amphitheatre. Gatesman, who is considered to be the best in the nation, will compete in the 2016 US Open Freestyle Footbag Championships this Saturday
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Evan Gatesman, 27, demonstrates freestyle foot-bagging (Hacky Sack) at Boise State's Centennial Amphitheatre. Gatesman, who is considered to be the best in the nation, will compete in the 2016 US Open Freestyle Footbag Championships this Saturday

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1. KICK IT

You’ll witness serious Hacky Sack action at the U.S. Open Freestyle Footbag Championships on the Boise State campus Saturday and Sunday. Many of North America’s most skilled players will compete. It’s free to watch.

 

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2. THUG IT UP

Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony are back at the Revolution Center in Garden City on Friday night. [Tickets] The group recently released a timely Cleveland Cavaliers tribute song.

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3. GET CULTURED

Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens “My Fair Lady” this weekend, a reaaaally old play that maintains a surprisingly modern vibe. “It doesn’t feel remote or classical at all,” actor and artistic associate Tom Ford says. “It feels crazy contemporary.” [Tickets]

Dialect coach Kathleen Tague explains the importance of dialect in Idaho Shakespeare Festival's production of "My Fair Lady.

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4. BE ELECTRIC

You gotz to party Sunday night, right? No work Monday! Humor-packed Detroit dance-rockers Electric Six will fit that bill. Catch the group at Neurolux. [Tickets]

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5. CELEBRATE THE 4TH

Fireworks, parades, food trucks, pancakes. We’ve got it all for you in this guide to the Fourth of July in the Treasure Valley.

Romeo Gervais with the Boise Fire Department explains what you need to know before you light fireworks.

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