There's plenty going on in the Treasure Valley this weekend to keep you busy!
Idaho Fun for Everyone!
Arc Idaho’s 8th Annual Sprout Film Festival
April 27th, 2018 | 10AM - 9PM
The Sprout Film Festival focuses exclusively on films that celebrate the diverse lives and creativity of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to challenge assumptions and break down stereotypes. By introducing powerful, thought-provoking films from around the world to new and ever-more inclusive audiences, sponsors hope to promote greater acceptance, celebrate difference and light the spark to help make the invisible, visible. You won’t want to miss this inspiring, heartwarming event. More info here!
Stretch Break Yoga
April 27th, 2018 | 12:15PM - 1PM
Come and stretch your cares away on Fridays! Instructor, Wyndi Shaffner will teach a blend of different styles of yoga to include all levels from beginning to advance. Work on low impact strengthening, balance, coordination, breathing, mindful movements and stress reduction. Participants will learn basic yoga poses, sun salutations, breathing techniques and relaxation methods. Have fun together working on your balance, stress reduction and strength. More info here!
Steven Nelson Benefit Concert
April 27th, 2018 | 6:30PM - 10PM
The Benefit Concert for the Steven Nelson Emergency Fund supports LGBT students at Boise State facing family abandonment, eviction, or unemployment after coming out and benefits one of the only funds of its kind in Idaho. Come enjoy a show for all ages featuring Cherie Buckner-Webb, Denimm Cain, the Starbelly Dancers, and many more! Hosts Ken Bass and Minerva Jayne will take you through a night of music, dancing, and more! More info here!
Paranormal Investigation at The Bishops’ House
April 27th, 2018 | 7PM - 11PM
Join Big River Paranormal as we investigate The Bishops' House in Boise! The investigation begins at 7PM and will finish up around midnight. Please feel free to bring any equipment you may have. Cameras, audio recorders, EMF meters, etc. BRP will also have equipment for you to see and use along with our investigators. More info here!
Experience Idaho Expo
April 28th, 2018 | 9AM - 5PM
Explore the best of our great state at the Experience Idaho Expo. Gather ideas for summer recreation and outdoor activities, home projects, athletic apparel, jewelry, local crafts, RVs, ATVs, and everything in between! Sample specialty foods, sweet and savory treats and yummy barbeque. Native Idahoans and Idaho Enthusiasts get together in supporting our local businesses at Experience Idaho. More info here!
Girl’s Day Out
April 28th, 2018 | 9AM - 5PM
Girl’s Day Out is the the ultimate lifestyle event, featuring all the needs and interests of women under one roof. Girl’s Day Out will attract hundreds of women who want to shop, learn, laugh and relax while visiting 100 plus exhibits oﬀering a vast array of products and services including fashion, beauty, health, nutrition, ﬁtness, education, travel, ﬁnancial planning and much more! More info here!
Sockeye Beer Carnival 2018
April 28th, 2018 | 12PM - 4PM
Step right up and come on down to the Sockeye Grill and Brewery on Fairview this Saturday and try your luck at winning a bunch of Sockeye Gear! They'll have tons of games for all ages, free face painting for the kids and a few carnival inspired food items! This is an all ages event so bring the whole family! Happy hour pricing on drinks, 12PM - 4PM and purchase a beer and get 2 tickets for games! More info here!
Chris D’Elia: Follow The Leader Tour
April 28th, 2018 | Early Show: Doors at 6PM/Show at 7PM - Late Show: Doors at 9:30PM/Show at 10PM
Chris D'Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the comedy world. D'Elia is best known for his starring role on the NBC comedy, “Undateable”. His latest standup special, “Man on Fire”, will be released on Netflix on June 27th. Chris D’Elia will be performing both an early show and late show at The Egyptian Theatre this Saturday! More info here!
April 28th, 2018 | 10AM - 3PM
Join NEDA Walk Boise to help raise funds for the National Eating Disorders Association. In addition to the one-mile walk, there will be booths, speakers and uplifting activities at this family friendly event. Online registrations closes at 1PM on Friday, April 27th, but you can still register at the walk. More info here!
April 28th, 2018 | 7:30PM - 9PM
Like a symphony, each life is composed of stories. Joyous moments of birth and life, tragedies and loss, grand accomplishments, true love, spiritual breakthroughs, triumph over tribulation, peace and healing in affliction—each individual story adds to the masterpiece that is the human experience. MCO’s Spring concert series will feature your songs and your stories, performed by the amazingly talented musicians. More info here!
April 28th, 2018 | 12PM - 2PM
Tea for Hope at the Chateau celebrates the accomplishments of Hands of Hope NW as they prepare to send another shipment of medical equipment and supplies to world areas that desperately need them. Guests will enjoy a full English Afternoon Tea with an assortment of savory quiches, tarts, sandwiches, and sweets in the elegant atmosphere of the Chateau des Fleurs. More info here!
April 28th, 2018 | 9:30AM - 1:30PM
Idaho Street (between 9th and Capitol) will be full of local small businesses, selling all kinds of wonderfully unique art, jewelry, woodwork, glasswork, leatherwork and more! Fresh produce, like lettuce, radishes, spinach, and more! Locally raised beef, elk, buffalo, jerky eggs and plenty of ready to eat deliciousness, like crepes, pies, cookies, fudge, croissants, kettle korn, spicy peanuts, roasted almonds, etc! Locally roasted coffee! Local wine, cider, root beer & soda! There’s something for everyone, great gifts for friends and family, and things for your pets too at the Capital City Public Market! More info here!
Boise Farmers Market
April 28th, 2018 | 9AM - 1PM
The Boise Farmers Market is the community's source for locally grown foods sold by the farmer. The Market features specialty food products, Idaho goods and a select few artisans, plus a community space to learn about food and sustainability. Saturdays through October. More info here!
April 29th, 2018 | 10AM - 6PM
The Idaho Humane Society is proud to announce the 2018 Pooch Pageant. This year they will have 2 groups, the "Natural" will be your pooch with collar and leash only, these pooches pass up the glamour and glitz to show you natural is the way they roll. "Glitz" you can go all out, dress up your pooch as much as you want, you can dress up to! Be as creative as you like. Both groups 1st and 2nd runner up will receive a trophy and sash. More info here!
Family Friendly Events!
April 27th, 2018 | 10AM - 12PM
State Controller Brandon D. Woolf will lead the ceremony. Students who submitted the winning photos in the 2018 Arbor Day photo contest will receive their awards. The ceremony will conclude with the planting of a Kwanzan cherry tree at Capitol Park. More info here!
El Dia de los Niños (The Day of the Children)
April 28th, 2018 | 1PM - 3PM
Join the Silverstone Branch Library in Meridian to Celebrate El Día de los Niños - The Day of the Children. Activities will include performances by Mariachi Tleyotlzin and Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo Idaho! Enjoy face painting, free books, a photo booth, and more! Tacos y Tortas El Paco will be onsite for anyone who would like to purchase some delicious Mexican fare. As well as traditional sweet bread donated by Panaderia Coalcoman. More info here!
Spring Wildlife Celebration
April 28th, 2018 | 10AM - 4PM
Come celebrate Idaho's Wildlife at MK Nature Center on Saturday! This family friendly event includes live bird presentations, educational booths, activities/games, and hunting dog demonstrations. Admission is $3/person. More info here!
The 13th Annual Idaho Family & Pet Expo
April 28th, 2018 | 9AM - 5PM
The 13th Annual Idaho Family Pet Expo features pet products, pet services, traditional family pets as well as exotic and beautiful animals. Pets All ages will savor this unique expo that features a petting zoo, the chance to view and shop the pets, products, treats and crafts available in Idaho. This event also includes educational displays, food samples, pet clothes, pet demos, face painting, groomers, dog trainers and more! More info here!
Kids Fun Fest
April 28th, 2018 | 9AM - 5PM
The Kids Fun Fest provides a packed full day of entertainment and interactive fun zones for all ages. Exciting features and activities at this year's event include: kids activity zone, face painting, bounce house, petting zoo, reptile exhibit, games plus more that will keep kids on the move all afternoon. More info here!
April 28th, 2018 | 11:15AM - 12PM
This playful, energy-releasing class encourages self-expression as well as building social skills. Children will strengthen their bodies as they learn how to focus through breathing and relaxation techniques. Mats provided or bring your own. For ages 4-10. More info here!
Treasure Valley Night Owls!
6th Annual Concert/Trashion Art Show for Idaho Rivers
April 27th, 2018 | 7:30PM - 11PM
Join locals for an evening of local performers, dancers, and musicians with wearable art made of post-consumer/recycled materials! It's a performance show, an Earth friendly art show and a silent auction, all for a great local cause. The 6th Annual Trashion Show is a fundraising extravaganza to raise money for Idaho Rivers United! Idaho Rivers United focuses on conservation of Idaho's beautiful rivers and watersheds. More info here!
April 27th, 2018 | 7PM - 10PM
Don't know where to have your next date night? Don't have a date? The Discovery Center has you covered! DCI presents Adult Night: Date Night - Bring a Date or Find a Date! VR1 Arcade will have virtual reality experiences, The Delphi Oracles will read your tarot cards, challenge your ate at a game of cornhole courtesy of Lunchbox Wax, and chow down on some delicious grub from Big Jud’s and finish it all of will beer from Lost Grove Brewing! More info here!
Glitterati Gals: Sweet Saloon Burlesque Show
April 27th, 2018 | 9PM - 11PM
Join the Glitterati Gals for a clash of sweet treats and the old west! The Gals will be boot scootin' and boogieing the night away. Make it a date night or bring your friends! Lots of fun, games, raffles and much more! More info here!
Comedian Jay Mohr
April 27th & 28th, 2018 | See Times Here
Comedian, actor, radio host and best-selling author Jay Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy since he was 16 years old. Anyone who has ever seen one of his concerts will be quick to tell you that there is no one better. Comedy Central agrees, having named Mohr one of the 100 greatest stand-up comics of all time. More info here!
Misty Mountain Pony Club + Hokum Hi-Flyers
April 28th, 2018 | 7PM - 11PM
April 29th, 2018 | 7PM - 11PM
The Native Howl is a four-piece band. Their music is "Thrash Grass," a blend of rock, bluegrass and experimental genres that give it a uniquely rustic sound! This is a 21+ show and venue. More info here!