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Big July Calendar: Month is lit with fireworks, comic con and the Canyon County Fair

July 4: The City of Boise's 12th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration returns to Ann Morrison Park.
July 4: The City of Boise's 12th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration returns to Ann Morrison Park. Idaho Statesman file photo

Bust out the sparklers, bang snaps and other nonthreatening fireworks. July is here!

Where will you celebrate the Fourth of July?

The Treasure Valley has great options, with Boise, Caldwell, Melba, Meridian and Star all hosting parades, fireworks shows, food, family entertainment and other festivities.

Or get out of town and party in Hailey, Glenns Ferry and Yellow Pine.

July starts off with a bang, no doubt, and the momentum continues with Rock the Village, which joins an already impressive roundup of concert series this month.

And let's not forget about the highly anticipated Mountain Home Country Music Festival, capping off the final weekend.

Can't make it to Mountain Home for your country fix? No worries, the Canyon County Fair will get your boots scootin' with headliners Sawyer Brown, Craig Morgan and Michael Ray.

Or get your nerd on at the Wizard World Comic Con.

Didn't even make a dent in all the July offers. Read on!

Fourth of July

Hailey Days of the Old West: Sunday-Wednesday, July 1-4, Hailey. Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo, parade on Main Street, pancake breakfasts, music, antique markets, Draper Preserve RiverFest, fireworks. haileyidaho.com.

Boise 4th of July Celebration:

Gem State Kiwanis 4th of July Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, next to the Gene Harris Bandshell, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd. $8 general, $7 seniors, $5 children 13 and younger, $25 families, free for current active duty and family, at the door or in advance at 208-331-1456.

Liberty Day Parade, 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, Downtown Boise. This year’s theme is “Embrace Independence. Live Local.” libertydayparade.com.

Fireworks Celebration, food and beer sales begin at 4 p.m. and fireworks show at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, Ann Morrison Park, 1000 S. Americana Blvd. parks.cityofboise.org/4thofjuly.

Caldwell 4th of July Parade and Celebration: Parade at 9 a.m. and park events at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, Memorial Park, 618 Irving St. Car show, vendors, food, music, pie eating contest, bike contest, fireworks (10 p.m., Brothers Park). cityofcaldwell.org.

Glenns Ferry 4th of July: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, Glenns Ferry. Parade begins at 11 a.m. at the fairgrounds and ends at the city park. Games, food, vendors and music at Glenns Ferry City Park at W. Idaho and Bannock Avenue begin at noon. Fireworks at dusk. Free.

Melba “Olde Tyme” 4th of July: 6 a.m. to dusk Wednesday, July 4, Melba. Fun run, parade, car show, antique tractor pull, arts and crafts, games, food, fireworks. melba4thofjuly.com.

Meridian Independence Day Family Celebration: 3 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, Storey Park, 250 E. Franklin Road. Three-legged races, hula hoop contests and other games; music; inflatable obstacle course, slide and bounce houses; food vendors; fireworks. Races at Meridian Speedway will begin at 6:30 p.m. For those who would like to watch the races or fireworks from the Speedway stands, admission tickets can be purchased at the Speedway box office at 335 S. Main St., Meridian (meridianspeedway.com).

Star Hometown Celebration: 8 a.m. to dusk Wednesday, July 4, Star. Fun run, parade, lunch and pie auction, kids’ games, talent show, music by The Fabulous Chancellors, fireworks. staridaho.us.

“A Star-spangled Musical 4th of July”: 7 to 10 p.m. July 4, Lake Harbor on State Street, Boise. The Kevin Kirk & Sally Tibbs All Star Jazz Band play jazz, and a patriotic medley at dusk. Bring blanket, chairs, picnic basket (no alcohol or fireworks). Food trucks and wine and beer available for purchase. Free.

Yellow Pine Independence Day Parade: 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, Yellow Pine. Also, ice cream sundaes (2:30 p.m. at the Community Hall), music by Folk Family Revival, fireworks at dusk. ypescapade.org.

Concert Series

Concerts in the Park: Gates at 11 a.m. and music from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 9, Ste. Chapelle Winery, 19348 Lowell Road, Caldwell. Music, food, local vendors and plenty of wine. $12 general, $10 wine club member, in advance. $15 and $12 at the gate. 208-453-7843, ext. 3; stechapelle.com/events. July's band lineup:

July 1: Bret Welty Band

July 8: Emily Stanton Band

July 15: Sweet Briar Band

July 22: Blues Brothers Rock ‘N’ Soul Revue

July 29: Come Together Band

Jazz in the Park: 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, through July 22, Rotary Park, 1177 Warm Springs Road, Ketchum. Free.

July 1: The Sally Tibbs and Kevin Kirk Jazz Ensemble

Alive After Five: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 29, Grove Plaza, 826 W. Main St., Boise. Bands, food, beer garden and vendors. Free. downtownboise.org. July's band lineup:

July 4: Lounge on Fire, opening Juice

July 11: Afrosonics, opening Xabi Aburruzaga Trio

July 18: Stone Foxes, opening Luke Messimer

July 25: Brad Parsons Band, opening Innocent Man

Thursday Thunder: 6 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 30, Boise Spectrum, 7609 W. Overland Road. Free. boisespectrumcenter.com. July's band lineup:

July 5: no show

July 12: Wide Stance

July 19: Simple Ruckus

July 26: Fabulous Chancellors

Great Garden Escape Concert Series: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, through Sept. 27 (6 to 9 p.m. August-September), Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Picnic baskets welcome (no alcohol) or purchase from on-site vendors. Bring low back chairs or blankets. $10 general, $7 IBG members, $6 children 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger, at the gate. 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org. July's band lineup:

July 5: Boise Rock School and Ryan Peck

July 12: Trout Steak Revival

July 19: Old Salt Union

July 26: Hillfolk Noir

Rock the Village Concert Series: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays, July 6 through Aug. 17, The Village at Meridian, N. Eagle Road and E. Fairview Avenue. Local and regional bands, local artisans’ market. Free. thevillageatmeridian.com. July's band lineup:

July 6: The Long Run, opening Bruce Michael Miller

July 13: The Fabulous Chancellors, opening JR and the Stingrays

July 20: Jukebox Heroes, opening Nate Botsford

July 27: Radical Revolution, opening Blaze & Kelly

Sunset Concert Series: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, through August, Tamarack Resort’s Amphitheater, 311 Village Drive. Free. July's band lineup:

July 7: Tylor and the Train Robbers

July 14: Steve Fulton Music

July 21: Voice of Reason

July 27: no concert

Live After 5 in the Garden: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Japanese Garden, Four Rivers Cultural Center, 676 S.W. 5th Ave., Ontario, Ore. Free. July's band lineup:

July 11: Emily Stanton Band

July 25: West Abbey Road

McCall Music Society SummerFest: Sunday, July 22, through Sunday, July 29, McCall. Week-long festival of classical and pops orchestra concerts in McCall. Tickets range from free to $75. mccallmusicsociety.org/summerfest-2.

Mountain Home Country Music Festival: Friday-Sunday, July 27-29, up Idaho 20, 30 minutes outside of Mountain Home. Eric Church, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, others. Three-day passes: $170 general, $190 premium, $250-$300 VIP. Single-day passes: $100. 541-345-9263, mountainhomefestival.com.

Sawtooth Valley Gathering: Friday-Saturday, July 27-28, Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park, Stanley. National, regional and local acts, camping, food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts booths, workshops. Lineup includes Fruition (both nights), MarchFourth, Shook Twins, Lounge on Fire, others. $70-$275 at eventbrite.com. sawtoothvalleygathering.com/site.

Festivals/Fairs

Eagle Fun Days: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 6, Eagle City Hall, 660 E. Civic Lane (Family Fun Night); and 8 a.m. to dusk Saturday, July 7, Downtown Eagle. Fun run, food and market vendors, music, custom car show, Wet n Wild Parade, kids’ activities, cornhole tournament, music and entertainment, fireworks, more. cityofeagle.org/fundays.

Lavender Festival: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, July 7-8, The Lavender Merchant, 2871 Stroebel Road, Kuna. Pick a bouquet, enjoy lunch and desserts provided by Sophie’s Choice Designs, and visit other artisans showing and selling their work. Music by Renee Ross. Free. 208-249-6483, thelavendermerchant.net.

Stampede Community Festival: 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 12; noon to 9 p.m. Friday, July 13; and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Lakeview Park, Garrity Boulevard and 16th Ave. N., Nampa. Kiwanis Steak Fry (July 12), Nampa Fire Department Charity Fund BBQ (July 13), pancake breakfast (July 14), food truck rally (July 14), music, vendors, children’s activities. snakeriverstampede.com.

Cirque Italia Water Circus: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, July 12-13; 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14; 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 15; 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, and Thursday-Friday, July 19-20; 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21; 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, Boise Towne Square mall parking lot, 350 N. Milwaukee St. $10-$40. cirqueitalia.com.

Snake River Stampede: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, July 17-21; noon Saturday, July 21, Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $12.75-$34.50 general, $11.25-$32.50 seniors, $9.25-$30.50 juniors. Matinee: $10.25-$20.75 general, $8.25-$18.75 seniors, $6.75-$16.75 juniors. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

Sun Valley Center Wine Auction: Thursday-Saturday, July 19-21, Sun Valley. Features exclusive Vintner Dinners, a Wine Auction Gala, a wine tasting and, to close out the weekend’s festivities, the Vine & Dine extravaganza. Benefits the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Patron packages and individual tickets available. 208-726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org/wineauction.

Sawtooth Mountain Mamas Arts and Crafts Fair: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 21, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 22, grassy lot next to Mountain Village Mercantile, off Idaho 21, Stanley. More than 140 artists and craftsmen, local musicians, food and drink vendors. Free. sawtoothmountainmamas.com.

Canyon County Fair: Noon to 11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 26-28, and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 29, Canyon County Fairgrounds, 111 S. 22nd Ave., Caldwell. Nightly music, indoor and outdoor exhibits, stage acts, carnival, 4-H and FFA livestock shows and market livestock sale, local entertainment, free contests, food, and the fair’s first-ever Latino Fair Festival. $5 general, $3 seniors and children 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger, in advance. Tickets are $2 more at the gate. Concerts start at 8 p.m. and are free with fair admission. Concert pit and reserved seating $30 advance, $35 at the gate. 208-455-8500, canyoncountyfair.org.

July 26: Sawyer Brown, openers Ryan Robinette

July 27: Craig Morgan, openers Jackson Michelson

July 28: Michael Ray, openers Smithfield

Movies

CableONE Movie Night: Dusk Fridays, through Aug. 31, Settlers Park, 3245 N. Meridian Road, Meridian. Free. Go to meridiancity.org/movienight for weekly movie titles and trailers.

Movies Under the Stars: Free games for kids at 7 p.m. provided by Boise Parks and Recreation, movies at dusk through August. Free. See movie titles at parks.cityofboise.org/activities,-classes-and-sports/movies-under-the-stars. July locations:

July 14: Peppermint Park, 2030 S. Sumpter Way

July 21: Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise

July 28: Sunset Park, 2625 N. 32nd St.

Silver Screen on the Green: Family activities start at 8:30 p.m. and movies at dusk Fridays, through Aug. 17, Optimist Park, 16680 11th Ave. N., Nampa. Bring a blanket/lawn chair for movies on a large inflatable screen. Free. 208-468-5858. July titles:

July 6: “Paddington 2”

July 13: “Incredibles”

July 20: “Little Mermaid”

July 27: “Coco”

Performance Arts

Ballet Sun Valley Festival: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, July 17-18, Sun Valley Pavilion, 300 Dollar Road. Two completely different mixed repertoires curated by Isabella Boylston. $40-$500. balletsunvalley.com.

Specialty/Trade Shows

One Soul Expo: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 13-14, Bridge Event Center, 6200 N. Garrett St., Boise. Meet and learn from health and wellness experts, spiritual leaders, holistic practitioners, others. Includes seminars, workshops, food vendors, spiritual concerts, holistic shops, more. Keynote speaker (July 14): Alena Chapman, international best-selling author, speaker, and the founder of Savvy Sisterhood. $47 per day, $67 for two-day pass. onesoulexpo.com.

Wizard World Comic Con: 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 13; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Brings together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests, more. “Star Trek” star William Shatner joins Ron Perlman, David Krumholtz and James Marsters among celebs doing meet-and-greets, signing autographs, etc. $39.95 for Friday, $49.95 for Saturday, $44.95 for Sunday; $79.95 for three-day weekend pass. wizardworld.com/comiccon/boise.

Spectator Sports

Boise Hawks baseball: 7:15 p.m., Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $8-$35 Tuesday-Sunday, $12-$35 Feed Your Face Monday. Tickets increase $1 day of game. 208-322-5000, boisehawks.com. July's opponents:

July 4-6: vs. Eugene Emeralds (fireworks July 4 and 6)

July 11-15: vs. Vancouver Canadians (5:15 p.m. July 15, fireworks July 13)

July 19-23: vs. Everett Aquasox (5:15 p.m. July 22, fireworks July 20)

July 27-31: vs. Tri-City Dust Devils (5:15 p.m. July 29, fireworks July 28)

ASWB Twilight Criterium: Kids’ Ride registration and autograph session with Kristin Armstrong at noon, Kids’ Ride with Kristin from 1 to 1:30 p.m., races start at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Downtown Boise. Full schedule at boisetwilightcriterium.com.

Friday, July 13: Twilight Trifecta at JUMP, 1000 W. Myrtle St., Boise. Free French fries in celebration of National French Fry Day, along with beers and beverages for purchase from 4 to 7 p.m.; Twilight Criterium Racer Meet and Greet at the Autograph Alley from 4 to 6 p.m.; Chrono Kristin Armstrong Awards Ceremony from 6 to 6:30 p.m. downtownboise.org.

Theater

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “Mamma Mia!”: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (7:20 p.m. Greenshow mini-concert series Wednesdays-Saturdays) and 7 p.m. Sunday (no Greenshow), July 1 (family night), July 3-4, 7-8, 10, 12-13, 17-18, 21-22, 25-27, Aug. 10-11, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22, 26, 30-31, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $35-$55 Fridays-Saturdays, $29-$43 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. Family night (July 1): $43 reserved, $29 general, $13 children 6-17. Any night, $20 students with valid ID. 208-336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “Misery”: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (7:20 p.m. Greenshow mini-concert series Wednesdays-Saturdays) and 7 p.m. Sunday (no Greenshow), July 5-6, 11, 14, 19-20, 24, 28-29, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $35-$50 Fridays-Saturdays, $27-$40 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. Any night, $20 students with valid ID. 208-336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.

Stage Coach Theatre’s “A Nice Family Gathering”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, July 13-14, 20-21, 27-28; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 19 and 26; 2 p.m. Sundays, July 15 and 22, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $15. 208-342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.

Encore Theatre Company’s “Taming of the Shrew”: home.encoreetc.org. Free.

7:30 p.m. July 19-21, Meridian City Hall Plaza, 33 E. Broadway Ave.

7:30 p.m. July 26-28, Brandt Center lawn, Northwest Nazarene University, 707 Fern St., Nampa.

Boise Little Theater’s “Stalwart — A Brothers’ Story”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, July 20-21, 26-27; 2 p.m. July 22 and 28, 100 E. Fort St. $15 general, $12 seniors, students and children 17 and younger, in advance. $17 and $13 at the door. 208-342-5104, boiselittletheater.org.

Farmers Markets

Emmett Farmers Market: 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 31, Blaser Park, N. Washington Avenue and W. Park Street, Emmett. 208-550-4459, emmettfarmersmarket.com.

Moscow Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 27, Main Street and Friendship Square, Moscow. 208-883-7132, ci.moscow.id.us/197/Farmers-Market.

Boise Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 22, Republic parking lot, 10th and Grove streets, Boise. 208-345-9287, theboisefarmersmarket.com.

Capital City Public Market: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 15, 8th and Idaho streets, Boise. 208-345-3499, capitalcitypublicmarket.com.

Kuna Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 29, Bernie Fisher Park, 201 W. Main St. No market Aug. 4 during Kuna Days. 208-922-5929, kunafarmersmarket.com.

Meridian Main Street Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 1, Meridian City Hall Plaza and Broadway, between Main and Meridian. 208-495-4530, meridianmainstreetmarket.com.

Nampa Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 27, Lloyd Square Park, 13th and Front streets. 208-461-3814, nampafarmersmarket.com.

Eagle Saturday Market: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 13, Heritage Park, 185 E. State St., Eagle. 208-489-8763, facebook.com/eaglesaturdaymarket.

Caldwell Farmers Market: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through Sept. 26, Indian Creek Park at Blaine Street and Kimball Avenue next to Treasure Valley Community College. 208-571-3474, caldwellidfarmersmarket.com.

July 1

Great Northwest Outdoor Expo: 10 a.m. Sunday, July 1, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. An interactive experience for everything outdoors. Learn from the hunting, fishing and camping experts with how-to-seminars, product demos, and the latest gear and techniques. Hosted by Idaho Ducks Unlimited. $8 general, $5 seniors and military. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

July 5

The Black Lillies: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 5, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. Opening: The Artisanals. $15. eventbrite.com.

Kenny Chesney: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Opening: Old Dominion. $39.75-$109.75. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

July 6

July Social Ride: Meet at 6 p.m. Friday, July 6, Boise Bicycle Project, 1027 S. Lusk St. Gather at Boise Bicycle Project shop for a group bike ride to Artisans For Hope (723 N. 15th St., Boise) for an evening celebrating Boise’s cultural diversity with food, music, demonstrations, stories, games for children and adults. Free. 208-429-6520, boisebicycleproject.org/artisans-4-hope-social-ride.

Snooze at the Zoo: 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 6, Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Guided evening and early morning treks through the zoo to investigate animals, as well as their habitats, behavior and care. Also, activities, games, art projects, and up-close animal encounters. Evening snack, continental breakfast, and indoor/outdoor sleeping area provided. $45 for FoZB passholders and Boise residents, $50 nonresidents. 208-608-7744.

Middle Class Rut: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 6, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Break Surface, Marching to Sirens, others. Free tickets by listening to KQXR 100.3 The X.

America’s Diamond: 8 p.m. Friday, July 6, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. Neil Diamond tribute. $39.99. ICTickets.

Ja Rule and Ashanti: 8 p.m. Friday, July 6, Revolution Center, 4983 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $65 general, $175-$210 meet-and-greet. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

July 7

Lager Than Life: 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 7 (all ages from 2 to 5 p.m., 21 and up from 5 to 10 p.m.), Payette Brewing Company, 733 S. Pioneer St., Boise. Twenty lagers on tap, five food trucks, tiki bar, silent disco, a live mural painting, vendors, games, chalk art competition, more. 208-344-0011, payettebrewing.com/lager-than-life.

Social Distortion: 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $39.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $40 day of show.

July 8

Paul Thorn: 7 p.m. Sunday, July 8, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $21.50-$34. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

July 11

Logic: 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Opening: NF, Kyle. $35, $59.50 and $69.50. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

July 12

Indian Creek Plaza Ribbon Cutting: Festivities begin at 4:30 p.m. with ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, Indian Creek Plaza, 120 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell. Beach party to follow at 6 p.m. with music by Red Light Challenge and the movie “Moana” at dusk. indiancreekplaza.com/ribbon-cutting.

Ales & Arias: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 12, Powderhaus Brewing Company, 9719 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. Music by Opera Idaho Resident Company singers, dinner buffet catered by Kanak Attack Katering, no-host bar. $22 general, $30 premium. 208-345-3531, operaidaho.org.

July 13

National French Fry Day: 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 13, Basque Block, Grove Street between Capitol Boulevard and 6th Street, Boise. With donation, participants receive a wrist band to try four different types of fries and a soft drink. Also, music, photo booth, temporary tattoos, prizes, more. Benefits The Idaho Foodbank. Suggested donation is $5 per person or $10 per family. ilovefries.com.

Black & White Ball: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, JUMP, 1000 W. Myrtle St., Boise. Semi-formal event with dancing, music by Big Wow, keynote speaker Eldridge Broussard, light refreshments and live and silent auctions. Fundraiser for Royal Family Kids of Idaho. $60. boiseroyalfamilykids.ejoinme.org/BWB2018.

Whitey Morgan: 8 p.m. Friday, July 13, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $23. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $25 day of show.

July 14

Field Trip: Jordan Craters: Meet at WinCo on Meridian Road just north of I-84 at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, for an 8 a.m. departure. Nick Pollock (Boise State University) will lead the trip to Jordan Craters, a volcanic event consisting of spatter cones, lava flows and more. No car restrictions. Return to Boise around 6 p.m. Dress for hot weather, bring lunch and water. Some walking on rough lava beds. No pre-signup required. Sponsored by Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology. $15 general, $10 IMMG members. Steve, 208-853-1678 or idahomuseum.org.

Idaho Flea Market: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Highlights vendors throughout the Treasure Valley with free kid-friendly activities. Free. theidahofleamarket.com.

Custer Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Custer. With a guide in period attire, experience life in a 19th-century gold mining town. Featuring melodramas, shoot-outs, music, butter-churning, ice cream making, Dutch oven cooking, games, gold panning. Visit the museum, cabins, various sites of the past, and even a cemetery or two. Free. custeridaho.com.

Idaho Self Reliance: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Boise Army Navy Store. 4924 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. Participants will learn to pack an emergency bag. Kid friendly. Free.

Car Show: Exhibitor registration at 11:45 a.m. and show from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Helina Marie’s, 11053 W. State St., Star. Also, barbecue, wine, beer. 208-286-7960, helinamaries.com.

Indian Creek Plaza Grand Opening: 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 14, Indian Creek Plaza, 120 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell. Splash pads, fountains and water activities; food and drink; music by Jupiter Holiday, Great Bait, Grant Webb Band. Free. indiancreekplaza.com/grand-opening.

UFC Fight Night: 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14, CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Former champion Junior dos Santos takes on Blagoy Ivanov in a heavyweight bout main event. $65-$160. centurylinkarenaboise.com.

Snake River Concert: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, private residence. Performances by Idaho musicians Joseph L Young and Lynn Tredeau. Light appetizers provided. $15. eventbrite.com. The address and directions will be provided upon completion of your ticket purchase.

July 15

X Ambassadors: 8 p.m. Sunday, July 15, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $27. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $30 day of show.

July 16

Brit Floyd: 8 p.m. Monday, July 16, Revolution Center, 4983 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $39.50. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

July 17

Sheryl Crow: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, Outlaw Field, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $56. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

July 18

JJ Grey & Mofro: 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $22 day of show.

July 19

The Dollop podcast w/Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $26. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $28 day of show.

An Evening of Music and Comedy with Creed Bratton: 8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Creed may be best known for his role on “The Office.” $25. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $32 day of show.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: 8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, Revolution Center, 4983 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $20 first 100 tickets sold, $25 second 100, $29.50 after ($35 door), $59.50 VIP. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

July 20

Hispanic Scholarship Golf Tournament: Registration at 8 a.m. Friday, July 20, River Bend Golf Course, 18539 Fish Road, Wilder. Raises funds for first-time, post-secondary Hispanic students across the state. $75 per player. 208.453.3006, communitycouncilofidaho.org/golf_tournament_.

Five Finger Death Punch/Breaking Benjamin: 7 p.m. Friday, July 20, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. Opening: Nothing More, Bad Wolves. $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

Jackson Browne: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, Outlaw Field, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $65. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

Randy Rogers Band: 8 p.m. Friday, July 20, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Stoney Larue. $27.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $30 day of show.

July 21

TVDSA Trisomy 21 Open Golf Tournament: Check-in at 7 a.m. and shotgun start at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 21, Eagle Hills Golf Course, 605 N. Edgewood Lane. $100 per player. Register at birdeasepro.com/tvdsagolf18.

Antique Car Show: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, Boise Rescue Mission Thrift Store, 1215 12th Ave. S., Nampa. Free. boiserm.org.

Idaho BabyPalooza: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. Mix of top products and services for maternity, baby and toddler, along with speakers and demonstrations. Free. 208-376-0464.

Summer Fun Family Event: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, Center in the Park/Meridian Senior Center, 1920 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Games, food, vendors, children’s activities, raffles. Free.

Summer Girls Day Out: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. All about pampering, beauty, spa treatments and more. Free. 208-376-0464.

Community Dog Wash Fundraiser: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21, Broadway Veterinary Hospital, 350 E. Linden St., Boise. Benefits Fuzzy Pawz Animal Rescue and The Idaho Foodbank. Suggested donation is $10 per dog. All dogs must be on a leash. No aggressive dogs. 208-344-5592.

Garden City Country Music Fest: 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 21, parking lot behind the Ranch Club, 3544 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. Stoney Larue headlines with guests Aaron Einhouse, Pinto Bennett, Tylor and the Train Robbers, The Jeremiah James Gang, George Devore, Andrew Sheppard, Grant Webb Band, and Barton & Bollar. $30 at gccmf.eventbrite.com, $35 at the door. $10 for ages 12-20, free for ages 11 and younger. After party inside from 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. for 21 and up.

July 24

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Scouting Stars: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, The Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Annual event celebrates and recognizes local Girl Scouts who have demonstrated extraordinary vision, achievement, and leadership. $50. 208-377-2011, girlscouts-ssc.org/en/events/Scouting_Stars.html.

G-Eazy: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Opening: Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo, Murda Beatz. $35, $59.50 and $79.50. ICTickets, 208-442-3232. $40 general at the door.

Chris Isaak: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, Outlaw Field, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $45. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

July 25

Boise Community Band “Hollywood vs. Broadway”: 7 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, next to the Gene Harris Bandshell, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Free. boisecommunityband.com.

July 27

Los Lonely Boys: 8 p.m. Friday, July 27, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $30, $35 and $45. egyptiantheatre.net.

July 28

4 Summit Challenge Bike Ride: 90-mile course through the mountains near Cascade on Saturday, July 28. Cyclists will begin at the American Legion Post #60, traverse Big Creek Summit along Warm Lake Highway, and turn off to travel along the the scenic South Fork of the Salmon River. 4summitchallenge.com.

“Mining History: Special Topics”: 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Lecture by Westin Juarez, museum summer intern, CWI. Free. Eliza Schulz, 208-368-9876 or education@idahomuseum.org.

July 29

Joe Jackson: 7 p.m. Sunday, July 29, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $39 and $55. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

July 30

Seether: 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 30, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: 10 Years, LTNT. $35. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $37 day of show.

July 31

Niall Horan: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Opening: Maren Morris.$39.50-$107. ICTickets.

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