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Pumpkins, football and FitOne…yep, September calendar is full

Hyde Park Street Fair is Friday-Sunday, Sept. 15-17, at Camel’s Back Park.
Hyde Park Street Fair is Friday-Sunday, Sept. 15-17, at Camel’s Back Park. Idaho Statesman file

September is just days away, which means cooler temps (thank you, Baby Jesus), chunky knits and knee-high boots, and pumpkin…spice…everything! September is also known for the start of all those fall favorites, such as corn mazes and, of course, football. So bust out the cozy scarf and don’t forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte while you stroll through Art in the Park and so much more this month.

Mazes and Pumpkins

The Farmstead Corn Maze and Pumpkin Festival: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 4 to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Sept. 22 through Oct. 28, 1020 S. Rackham Way, Meridian. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, food, pig races, more. $8.75 weekdays, $12.75 weekends. Upgrades available. 208-922-5678, farmsteadfestival.com.

Linder Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze: 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 5 to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Sept. 22 through Oct. 31 (open at noon Oct. 5-6, 27), 7165 S. Linder Road, Meridian. Boise State corn maze, pumpkin patch, food, petting zoo, pony rides, more. New this year is the inclusion of the zombie paint ball experience with the price of the regular corn maze. Farm admission only, required: $5 Friday-Saturday, $4 Monday-Thursday, free for ages 3 and younger. Corn maze add-on: $7 general, $4 children 4-11. Half price on Tuesdays; every day for military, first responders and their families. 208-371-0222, linderfarms.com.

Concert Series

Hermit Music Festival: Friday-Monday, Sept. 1-4, Mardi Gras Ballroom, 615 S. 9th St., Boise; Powderhaus Brewery, 9719 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City; and Indian Creek Winery, 1000 N. McDermott Road, Kuna. Regional and local bands, workshops, dances, local food and craft beer/wine, children’s activities, camping, more. Dances (Friday at Mardi Gras): $7 at the door. $30 single-day pass for Saturday or Sunday, $25 students and seniors; $50 weekend pass for Saturday and Sunday, $45 students and seniors. hermitmusicfestival.com or at the gate; camping online only for $10.

Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering: Friday-Saturday, Sept. 1-2, Downtown Stanley. Free. sawtoothmountainmamas.org.

Ste. Chapelle Summer Concert Series: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays (gates at 11 a.m.), Ste. Chapelle Winery, 19348 Lowell Road, Caldwell. $12 general, $10 wine club members, in advance. $15 and $12 at the gate. 208-453-7840, stechapelle.com.

▪  Sept. 3: JR and The Stingrays

▪  Sept. 10: Snake River Harvest Festival feat. High Street Band

Kleiner Park Live Fall Concert Series: Vendors and children’s activities at 5:30 p.m. with music at 6 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 5, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Free. kleinerparklive.com. This month’s lineup:

▪  Sept. 7: Simple Ruckus

▪  Sept. 21: Soul Patch

▪  Sept. 28: The Retreads

Del Parkinson Recital: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, Morrison Center Recital Hall, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. Piano program “That’s Amore!” features songs of love ranging from classical composer Franz Liszt to “The Sound of Music.” $7 general, $5 seniors, and free to students.

Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association Fall Festival and Jam: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16; and 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Slocum Hall and Heritage Center, 2235 Paddock Ave., Weiser. Bluegrass band stage show; banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle and bass workshops; and jamming. $10. Camping available. 208-377-5326, idahosawtoothbluegrass.org.

Festivals/Fairs

Atlanta Days: Friday-Sunday, Sept. 1-3, Downtown Atlanta. Food and drink vendors, music, silent and live auction, gold panning, horseshoe tournament, face painting, more. Fundraiser for the Quick Response Medical Unit of Atlanta. Free. 208-864-2151.

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic: Continues Friday-Sunday, Sept. 1-3, Ann Morrison Park, 1000 Americana Blvd., Boise. Hot air balloon festival. Starts Aug. 30. spiritofboise.com.

▪  Nite Glow Spectacular, 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, with music and demonstration inflations.

Art in the Park: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 8-9; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. More than 250 artists, music, children’s art and crafts, food vendors. Free. boiseartmuseum.org.

Meridian Art Week: Saturday, Sept. 9, through Saturday, Sept. 16, various venues. Encourages downtown businesses and guests to take part in the arts through a number of various activities offered throughout the week and through Art Drop. For a complete schedule, go to meridiancity.org/mac.

Hyde Park Street Fair: 4 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15; 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Camel’s Back Park, 1200 W. Heron St., Boise. Food, beer and wine garden, children’s activities, vendors, and music by Ned Evett, Jeff Crosby and The Refugees, Matt Hopper and The Roman Candles, others. Free. northendboise.org.

St. Luke’s FitOne Healthy Living Expo: Noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St., Boise. Products, services and race packet pickup for the FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon (Saturday, Sept. 23, Capitol Boulevard and Bannock Street, Boise. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Prices vary.). Free admission. 208-381-2221, fitoneboise.org.

LEGO World of Creativity: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29; 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. New, interactive LEGO experience filled with hands-on building activities, and designed to encourage families to explore the world through imagination and creativity. $21 per session, free for children younger than 2. worldofcreativity.lego.com.

Spectator Sports

Boise Hawks baseball vs. Hillsboro Hops: 7:15 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Sept. 1-3, Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $8-$35 Tuesday-Sunday. Tickets increase $1 day of game. 208-322-5000, boisehawks.com.

Boise State Broncos football: Albertsons Stadium, 1400 W. Bronco Lane, Boise. $39-$79 general, $57-$77 seniors, $37-$50 juniors. 208-426-4737, broncosports.com.

▪  Saturday, Sept. 2: vs. Troy, 1:45 p.m.

▪  Thursday, Sept. 14: vs. New Mexico, 6 p.m.

▪  Friday, Sept. 22: vs. Virginia, 6 p.m.

Albertsons Boise Open: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Sept. 14-15, and 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 16-17, Hillcrest Country Club, 4610 W. Hillcrest Drive, Boise. $15 daily in advance or at the gate; weekly is $25 advance, $35 at the gate. More ticket options at albertsonsboiseopen.com.

▪  Free Idaho Statesman Junior Clinic, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13.

▪  Family Day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. Free to tournament ticket holders.

Theater

Starlight Mountain Theatre’s “Sugar, the Some Like It Hot Musical”: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 1-2, 850 S. Middlefork Road, Garden Valley. $15-$25 general, $14-$25 seniors, $13-$25 students/children. 208-462-5523, starlightmt.com.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, (7:20 p.m. Greenshow mini-concert), ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $35-$50 general, $20 students with valid ID. 208-336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2 (7:20 p.m. Greenshow mini-concert) and 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 (no Greenshow), ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $35-$45 Saturday, $27-$37 Sunday. Any night, $20 students with valid ID. 208-336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.

Stage Coach Theatre’s “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Sept. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 7 and 14; 2 p.m. matinees Sundays, Sept. 3 and 10, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $22. 208-342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday (no Greenshows), Sept. 8 (preview), Sept. 9 (opening night), Sept. 10 (family night), Sept. 12-17, 19-24, 26-Oct. 1, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $35-$45 Fridays-Saturdays, $27-$37 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. Preview (Sept. 8): $27 reserved, $20 general. Family night (Sept. 10): $37 reserved, $27 general, $13 children 6-17. Any night, $20 students with valid ID. 208-336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.

“Somebody”: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 22-23, Boise Contemporary Theater, 854 Fulton St. Megan Bryant in a one-woman variety show featuring stories of heartbreak, happiness and a kooky perspective on what it means to make something of herself. $15. eventbrite.com.

Other

Friends of the Library Fall Porch Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 8-9, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Quality used books, movies, CDs, audiobooks, more. boisepubliclibrary.org/friends.

Last Splash Weekends: Noon to 7 p.m. Saturdays-Sunday, Sept. 9-10 and 16-17 (weather permitting), Roaring Springs Waterpark, 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian. $16 + tax. 208-884-8842, roaringsprings.com.

Women and Leadership Conference: 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Building, Boise State University. Keynote presentations from accomplished women leaders in a variety of fields, skills-based training sessions that focus on professional development, and morning and evening reception events that enable attendees to connect with their peers and develop their personal networks. Welcoming both women and men. $215 for full two-day conference. 208-426-3784, sps.boisestate.edu/andruscenter/events/women-leadership-conference.

Farmers Markets

Boise Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 28, 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. 16, 8th Street — Main to State streets, Boise. 208-345-3499, capitalcitypublicmarket.com.

Emmett Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, through Oct. 28, Blaser Park, N. Washington Avenue and W. Park Street, Emmett. 208-550-4459, emmettfarmersmarket.com.

Kuna Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Sept. 30, Kuna City Park (Col. Bernard Fisher Veterans Memorial Park), 201 W. Main St. 208-922-5929, kunafarmersmarket.com.

Meridian Youth Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 2, Meridian City Hall, 33 E. Broadway Ave. 208-489-0538, meridiancity.org/youthfarmersmarket.

Nampa Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 28, Longbranch parking lot, 13th and Front streets. 208-461-4807, nampafarmersmarket.com.

Eagle Saturday Market: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 14, Heritage Park, 185 E. State St., Eagle. 208-489-8763, facebook.com/eaglesaturdaymarket.

Caldwell Farmers Market: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, through Sept. 27, park at Blaine Street and Kimball Avenue next to Treasure Valley Community College. 208-571-3474, caldwellidfarmersmarket.com.

Sept. 1

Lady Antebellum: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Opening: Kelsea Ballerini, Brett Young. $39.75, $49.75 and $69.75. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

Radio Moscow: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. Opening: The Last Internationale. $10. eventbrite.com.

Sept. 2

Sun Valley on Ice feat. Johnny Weir: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, Sun Valley Lodge ice rink, 1 Sun Valley Road. $49-$169. sunvalley.ticketfly.com.

The Fall of Troy: 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Opening: Laika The Dog, Abaasy. $15. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624, or at the door.

Sept. 3

Wovenhand: 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. Opening: King Dude, Brett Netson. $12. eventbrite.com.

Sept. 4

Japan Day: Noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, The Basque Center, 601 W. Grove St., Boise. Display booths and Japanese performances, such as the lion dance, Shamisen, Taiko (traditional Japanese drumming), martial arts, calligraphy, origami, anime and more. Free. idahojapaneseassociation.org.

Sept. 5

Spoon: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $28.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $30 day of show.

Sept. 6

First Wednesday Patio Party: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, North Channel Center, 600 S. Rivershore Lane, Eagle. Music by Spencer Batt, wine tasting, artists, special sales and discounts from merchants. Free. 208-939-6775.

Sept. 7

Great Garden Escape Concert Series: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Music by Blues Brothers Rock N’ Soul Revue. 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.

Rosalie Sorrels Tribute CD Release Party: 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St., Boise. Performers TBA. Free.

John Butler Trio: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $35, $39.50 and $47.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624.

Perturbator: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Opening: Street Fever, Crona Clone. $18. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $22 at the door.

Sept. 8

Scentsy Rock-a-Thon: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, Scentsy Commons, 2901 E. Pine Ave., Meridian. Scentsy will line the sidewalk on Eagle Road between Pine Avenue and Commercial Street in Meridian with 70 rocking chairs to raise awareness and money for The Salvation Army, with all funds going to the new Booth Marian Pritchett School for pregnant and parenting teens. Scentsy will donate $250 per chair, per hour, for 12 hours as long as the chairs are rocking. Come out and fill a 30-minute shift (or whatever time increment your busy schedule allows). Also, a food truck rally, fireworks (8:45 p.m.). scentsyrockathon.com.

Harvest Hoedown: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, Center at the Park, 1920 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Silent auction, raffles, bake sale. Fundraiser for Meridian Senior Center. 208-888-5555.

A Little Afternoon Music with the Aulos Ensemble: 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, Morrison Center Recital Hall, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. With time to discuss the historical instruments they use and answer questions from the audience about the music they play (by Purcell, Handel, Couperin, and Rameau), the Aulos Ensemble will discuss the differences between baroque and more contemporary performance practice. Free.

Rosalie Sorrels Tribute CD Release Concert: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. Performances by artists who recorded Sorrels songs for the CD, including Bill Coffey and His Cash Money Cousins, Steve Fulton, Ben Burdick and Amy Rose, Dan Costello, Kayleigh Jack, The Giant Leprechauns, Rebecca Scott, Coberly, Towne and Day, a.k.a Belle, The Divas of Boise, others. $15 for show, $35 for show and CD, in advance. $18 and $40 at the door. egyptiantheatre.net.

Com Truise/Nosaj Thing: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Cleopold. $16. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $18 day of show.

Sept. 9

Leslie Gulch trip: Meet at the WinCo parking lot at Meridian Road and I-84 at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, for an 8 a.m. departure. Sculpted rhyolite and geology with Oregon State geologist Mark Ferns. Dress for the weather; bring lunch and water. Minimal walking is anticipated. No reservation required. $15 general, $10 Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology members. 208-853-1678, idahomuseum.org.

Closer to Heaven — A Mountain Living Home Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Idaho City area. Fundraiser for Mountain Kids Day Camp. $10 per person in advance at mountainhomestour.com and Nampa First Church of Nazarene office. $15 at the door.

Community Block Party: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Inflatables, bubble soccer, a climbing wall, a mascot dance-off, food trucks, vendors and performances by local bands and theater groups. Free. meridiancityspecialevents.org/block-party.html.

PurpleStride Boise: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 9, Ann Morrison Park, 1000 Americana Blvd., Boise. A 5k fun run and family-friendly walk to raise funds, awareness and support for pancreatic cancer. $25 general, $10 youth, free for volunteers and survivors. Registration increases $5 on race day. purplestride.org/boise.

Touch a Truck: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Alberstons Stadium, 1400 W. Bronco Lane, Boise. Hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types and to meet the people who build, protect and serve the Treasure Valley. Trucks on display include construction trucks, emergency vehicles, vintage trucks, more. Free.

Sept. 10

Reverend Horton Heat: 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Fishbone, Strung Out, Los Kung Fu Monkeys. $25. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624.

World Suicide Prevention Day Candlelight Vigil: 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, Idaho State Capitol steps, 700 W. Jefferson St., Boise. Share an inspiring ceremony and messages of hope in honoring our loved ones lost to suicide. Bring a battery-operated candle to join in the vigil, or even a picture of a candle on your cellphone. Actual flame candles are not permitted on Capitol grounds.

Sept. 11

Hot Club of Cowtown: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, Cinder Winery, 107 E. 44th St., Garden City. Opening: Andy Byron. $25 and $35. americanamusicseries.net.

Sept. 13

Senior Soiree: Card Making: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Boise Library Collister branch, 4724 W. State St. Artist-led crafting activity to prepare for the holidays. Coffee and tea served. 208-972-8320.

Farm-to-Table Dinner: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Seasonal five-course feast by Wild Plum Events and Eats with produce, poultry and drink from the garden and local farmers and producers. $100. RSVP: 208-275-8603, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

Carbon Leaf: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $22 day of show.

Sept. 14

Michael Franti and Spearhead: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, Outlaw Field, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $36.50. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

Sept. 15

Wizard World Book Club: 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Read or reread one of the Harry Potter books in celebration of JK Rowling’s Wizard World Book Club. For children and teens. 208-972-8200.

Idaho Humanities Council Distinguished Humanities Lecture: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. National Book Award winner and New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos will present “America in the Age of Trump: Who Are We? Who Will We Become?” $60 and $125. 208-345-5346, idahohumanities.org.

RAW: Boise: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. Local creative explosion of film, fashion, music, art, performing art, hair styling, makeup artistry, photography, accessories, more. $22 advance, $30 at the door. rawartists.org/boise.

Gov’t Mule: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $31. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $33 day of show.

“Shaun of the Dead”: 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, Payette Brewing, 733 S. Pioneer St., Boise. Idaho Horror Film Festival presents “Summer Screams.” Bring low-back chairs and blankets. $10 at the door, includes a beer. idahohorrorfilmfestival.org/events.

Sept. 16

GPOA Golf Tournament: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Boise Ranch Golf Course, 6501 S. Cloverdale Road. Benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Ada County and the Garden City Police Officers’ Association. $400 per foursome. 208-472-2950, gardencitypoagolf.com.

Harvest Classic: 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Nampa Recreation Center, 131 Constitution Way. Features an 8k run or wheelchair race, 2-mile run or walk, 1-mile non-competitive race, food, prizes, entertainment, vendor booths and a school competition. Proceeds benefit youth through the purchase of P.E. equipment for local schools and Nampa Parks and Recreation Department Scholarship Fund. $10 for 1-mile, $20 for 2-mile or 8k; $15 and $25 after Sept. 12. 208-468-5858, nampaparksandrecreation.org/HarvestClassic.aspx.

Blue Ribbon Rally: Registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Idaho Urologic Institute, 2855 E. Magic View Drive, Meridian. The ride will end at High Desert Harley-Davidson in Meridian around 1 p.m. This year’s motorcycle rally will also include Valley Corvettes. Proceeds benefit Idaho 2 Fly and Saint Alphonsus Foundation Prostate Cancer Fund. Public is invited to welcome the riders at High Desert Harley and enjoy music, food, raffle, auction and a cycle and car show. $15 per rider/driver, $5 per passenger. idurology.com/brr.

Boise Scavenger Hunt: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Basque Block, Grove Street between Capitol Boulevard and 6th Street, Boise. Teams complete challenges at each destination around Downtown Boise and the first team to cross the finish line is crowned the winner. Proceeds support student scholarships at Lee Pesky Learning Center. $20 general, $5 ages 7-18; $60 family pass, $80 team pass. lplearningcenter.org/boise-scavenger-hunt.

Hot Cards + Cold Beer: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Powderhaus Brewing Company, 9719 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. Sports and entertainment cards, memorabilia, collectibles. Presented by Jerry’s Rookie Shop. Beer available for 21 and up. Free.

Idaho NF Walk: Check-in at 10 a.m. and walk at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Also, food, face painting, music, costumed superheroes. Throughout the event, the Children’s Tumor Foundation honors “NF Heroes” who have demonstrated remarkable courage living with neurofibromatosis. Fundraiser for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Registration required: nfwalk.org/idaho.

Rock’N Brews and BBQ: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Boise Spectrum, 7709 W. Overland Road. Barbecue competition, food and retail vendors, beerfest, music. rocknbrewsandbbq.com.

Payette Brewing Oktoberfest: Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Payette Brewing Company, 733 S. Pioneer St., Boise. Celebrating the release of its Oktoberfest Marzen Lager the with beer, one liter Payette Oktoberfest branded steins, polka music, German-inspired food, more. Free. 208-344-0011.

Life in Color “World’s Largest Paint Party”: 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Featuring Diplo, Boombox Cartel, Zak Downtown, plus special guests. $40 general ($45 door). ICTickets, 208-442-3232. Limited VIP packages available.

Meridian Symphony Orchestra: 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Performs in honor of Gene Kleiner, who donated Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park to Meridian. Rescheduled from June 10 (Gene Kleiner Day) due to weather concerns. Free. 208-489-0538.

Sept. 17

Punk In Drublic Craft Beer and Music Festival: Noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 17, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. Featuring NOFX, Bad Religion, Goldfinger, Less Than Jake, and Bad Cop Bad Cop. Also, up to four hours of craft beer tastings featuring over 100 craft beers (tastings included in admission). $59 general, $99 VIP. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

Rock Party: Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Activity stations for kids covering Idaho mining history, fossils and geology; hillside geology hikes; gold panning; museum mini-tours; more. Each child takes home a certificate and a free rock. $4 general, $2 ages 5-17, free for ages 4 and younger and museum members. 208-283-3186, idahomuseum.org.

Sept. 19

Outdoor Conversations: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, Rediscovered Books, 180 N. 8th St., Boise. Featuring Rick Just, author of “Idaho State Parks.” Free. 208-376-4229, rdbooks.org.

Sept. 20

Joe Nichols: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $29.50 general ($35 door), $59.50 VIP. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

TroyBoi: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $16. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $18 day of show.

Sept. 21

Analog Sisters : 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, Nampa Smiles Terrace, 3rd floor, Nampa Public Library, 215 12th Ave. S. Free outdoor concert. 208-468-4474.

Tom Jones: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, Outlaw Field, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $59.50. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $20 general ($25 door), $50 VIP. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

Sept. 22

Chase Rice: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Filmore. $30. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $35 day of show.

Tribal Seeds/Pepper: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $29.50 general ($35 door), $55 VIP. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

Sept. 23

Fall into Fort: Registration from 11 a.m. to noon and competition at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Fort Boise Skate Park, 155 E. Garrison Road, Boise. Outdoor skateboarding competition organized by River Sober Living and The Board Room with music, local artists and merchants, raffles, food trucks, monster boxing and more. Benefits those struggling with addiction. Free. 208-576-9527.

Riders in the Sky: 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho, Caldwell. $8-$12 general, $5-$10 children, for 4 p.m. show. $10-$25 general, $5-$12 children, for 7 p.m. 208-459-5275, caldwellfinearts.org.

Zoobilee: 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Cuisine and drinks from local restaurants, music, live and silent auctions, and special zoo experiences. $100. 208-608-7764, zooboise.org.

Eagle Food and Wine Festival: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Banbury Golf Course, 2626 S. Marypost Place, Eagle. Idaho wineries paired with premier local chefs. Benefits the Eagle Community Foodbank and other local charities. $45. eaglefoodandwinefestival.com.

Modest Mouse: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Memorial Stadium, 5600 Glenwood St., Garden City. Opening: Built to Spill. $39.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $40 day of show.

Nashville Stories, Songs and Soul: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. Featuring Jeff Bates, Jamie O’Neal, and Andy Griggs. $28-$49; $99 VIP. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

Aaron Lewis: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $33.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $36 day of show.

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $29.50 general ($35 door), $59.50 VIP. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

Sept. 24

Boise Architectural Geology: 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Lecture focusing on the regional and exotic rocks of Boise City buildings presented by Dale Kerner and Sam Reid. $5 general, free for IMMG members. 208-368-9876, idahomuseum.org.

Grape Stomp: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, Crooked Fence Brewing Company, 3705 Idaho 16, Eagle. Appetizers, free glass of beer or wine, bocce ball and other lawn games, grape stomping contest, live and silent auction, music. Benefits SNIP’s spay and neuter programs. $35 through Sept. 12, $50 after. snipidaho.org.

Earth, Wind and Fire: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, Outlaw Field, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $56. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

Josh Ritter: 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, The Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St., Boise. Celebration of his new album “Gathering” (out Sept. 22). Free. VIP wristbands guaranteeing admission to the in-store are available with preorder of “Gathering.” 208-344-8010.

Sept. 25

Explosions in the Sky: 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $22. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $24 day of show.

Sept. 26

Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger (IIRAH): 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, Boise Library Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick Road. “Climate Change: Impact on Idaho’s Food Security” — presenters Rebecca Som Castellano of Boise State University and voices from the Idaho agricultural community will offer insights and ideas for individual and community action. Free. 208-345-1598; darcyrjames@gmail.com.

Sept. 27

I Prevail: 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Special guests: We Came as Romans, The Word Alive, Escape the Fate. $23.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $25 day of show.

George Winston: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $32 and $42. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624.

Sept. 28

Banned Book Week: Banned Book Hiding Spot: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Boise Library Ustick branch, 7557 W. Ustick Road. Teen program: create a secret spot to hide your treasures using books. Snacks and drinks provided. 208-972-8300.

Opera Idaho Operatini: Liquid Courage: 5:30 and 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Opera in a relaxed setting with food and a specially designed martini based on the upcoming opera. $22 and $30, does not include martini. eventbrite.com.

Buckethead w/Brain & Brewer: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $20. ICTickets, 208-442-3232. $23 day of show.

Megadeth: 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $39.50 general, $69.50 VIP. Ticketfly, 877-435-9849.

Sept. 29

Oktoberfest: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. Food, beer, games, music by Boise Valley Edelweiss Band. $5-$20. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

Home Free: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $27.50-$99.50. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1110.

Sept. 30

Walk to Fight Suicide: Treasure Valley Out of the Darkness Walk: Check-in at 8:30 a.m. and walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. Fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Register at afsp.org/boise.

Hoptober Freshtival: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Boise Brewing, 521 W. Broad St. Block party-style festival with more than 60 beers from 30-plus breweries, food trucks, games, music. $35 at the door, includes commemorative sample cup along with 10 drink tickets. hoptoberfreshtival.com. Discounted tickets ($28 and $32) available at eventbrite.com.

“Silence of the Lambs” Movie Night: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Old Idaho Penitentiary, 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Come early to participate in a scavenger hunt for prizes, explore the Old Idaho Penitentiary, and learn about film digitization and care with event sponsor Roots Family History. Free candy and popcorn; drinks, including beer and wine, available for purchase. Chairs provided; blankets and flashlights recommended. Proceeds support Idaho Archives Month (October 2018) and preservation projects. $6. 208-334-2620.

“McManus in Love”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St. S. One-man comedy written by Patrick F. McManus and starring Tim Behrens. $18-$24. ICTickets, 208-442-3232.

WWE Live!: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. $15 and up. Ticketmaster, 208-426-1766.

GoldLink: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Neurolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $22 day of show.

Jimmy Eat World: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Man with a Mission. $27.50. TicketWeb, 866-468-7624. $30 day of show.

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