WHAT TO DO: An international soccer game and movies in the park

Posted at 7:12 AM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 10:08:58-04

For Everyone

Boise Art Museum Summer Exhibitions Opening Celebration

August 11th, 2017 | 5:30PM – 8PM
Boise Art Museum is hosting a summer soiree to celebrate its new exhibitions! Attendees can enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while they take a look at An Intentional Eye: Select Gifts from Wilfred Davis Fletcher, a collection of almost 600 pieces spanning many media and styles; Mapping the Past: Selections from the Thomas J. Cooney Collection, featuring stunning 16th and 17th century maps; and Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain, which includes more than 100 works by internationally acclaimed Northwest artist Rick Bartow, a Wiyot tribe member. More info here!

The Head and the Heart

August 11th, 2017 | Doors at 6PM Show at 7PM
It wasn’t that long ago that the members of Seattle’s The Head and the Heart were busking on street corners, strumming their acoustic guitars, stomping their feet and singing in harmony as they attempted to attract the attention of passersby. That unbridled energy informed their earliest original material, which was honed in local clubs before eventually being captured on the band’s 2011 debut album for hometown label Sub Pop. More info here!

F.U.S.E. Dance Collaboration
August 11th - 13th, 2017 | Check here for times
F.U.S.E. Dance Collaboration Presents: Fostering a Unified, Soulful Energy
A show packed with all your favorite F.U.S.E. pieces over the years, along with a few new surprises! Featuring choreography by Tori Campbell, Taylorann Evans, Andrea Markham, Holly Slyter, Dejanee Douglas, Ashley Byington, and Abby Lopac! Tickets available at here! Love. Acceptance. Integrity. More info here!

Fat Tire: Tour de Fat

August 12th, 2017 | Check here for full schedule

Fat Tire presents the Tour de Fat from New Belgium Brewing! The event will feature world-class acts, top-notch beer, and philanthropic fun. Blackberry Smoke is headlining the show, along with a mix of musicians, performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs. Everyone 21+ can enjoy year-round beers from New Belgium including their flagship beer, the American craft icon Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale, along with Voodoo Ranger IPA and Citradelic Tangerine IPA. Tour de Fat’s Boise stop benefits Boise Bicycle Project, Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association, and Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance. Costumes are highly encouraged and a mindset to party is mandatory. More info here!

Family Friendly

National Arena Soccer: USA vs. Brazil

August 11th, 2017 | Doors at 6PM Game at 7PM

The U.S. National Arena Soccer Team and CenturyLink Arena have teamed up to bring some of indoor soccer’s best players to Boise for an international friendly, as Team USA prepares to face Team Brazil on August 11th at CenturyLink Arena. This will be the first soccer game ever held at CenturyLink Arena. The game will showcase some of America’s top indoor talent, including several players with Major League Soccer experience and several Idaho soccer products, as part of a three-game tour through the Northwest. More info here!

Boise Hawks vs. Everett Aquasox

August 11th - 15th, 2017 | Check here for times

Take the family and friends out to the ballgame this weekend as the Boise Hawks take on the Everett Aquasox! Make sure to stick around after the game for fireworks! More info here!

Idaho Foodbank Benefit Screening: Goonies and Raiders

August 12th, 2017 | 11AM – 7PM
Come help the Country Club Plaza celebrate its 25th Anniversary! Free Admission to The Goonies and/or Raiders of the Lost Ark with non-perishable food donation to the Idaho Food Bank or $.25 per ticket. Complex wide treasure hunt, each store in the plaza will offer clues/prizes that will lead you to a REEL treasure. Complete the treasure hunt and be entered for a drawing to win 1 of 3 Weekend getaways at the Elk Horn Lodge in Sun Valley ID (must be 18+ to win). Food and Ice cream trucks will be on site! Win free prizes from local area vendors with a spin on the prize wheel and come see the updates they’ve made to the theatre! Fun for the entire family! ONLY at The Country Club Plaza!  More info here!

Second Saturday Block Party at The Yard

August 12th, 2017 | 4PM – 10PM
Join the block party at The Yard! The Gluten Free Galaxy food truck will be there in partnership with BBQ4LIFE along with other local vendors, artists and food trucks! Come out and enjoy the beautiful bench! BBQ, fire pits and yard games! The Central Bench Neighborhood Association will be there to meet and greet, spread the word on your neighborhood developments as well as take feed back. The wonderful folks from Wanna Matcha will be there selling their delicious drinks. More info here!

Treasure Valley Nightowls

Erin and Her Cello

August 11th, 2017 | Doors Open at 7PM Show Starts at 8PM
New York City based Erin and Her Cello are thrilled to announce that their six member ensemble are back to perform in the beautiful state of Idaho. Erin Hall, singer/songwriter and cellist, is Boise born and raised, but has been writing and performing in New York City for the past 15 years. Their genre crossing music – surf rock, funk, french pop and more – will have you tapping your toes, singing along, and laughing out loud in every performance. “Sounds like? Blossom Dearie fronting They Might Be Giants.” (The Philadelphia Enquirer). The Lars Jacobsen Trio will open the show. This is a 21+ show. More info here!

LipsInc: Twisted Sisters

August 11th & 12th, 2017 | Doors at 7:30PM Show at 8:30PM
Join Victoria, Christina Champagne, Roxy V and Martini at Idaho’s first professional female impersonation troupe’s new show! In a twist on the LipsInc formula, the show will feature the troupe’s first cis-woman grand guest entertainer. Mimi Mashuga is an award-winning burlesque artist who has performed internationally! Another cis-woman entertainer, Frankee, will be featured in the “wacko” finale. As always, tickets will sell quickly, so call 208-368-0405 now for the best seats. This is a 21+ event. More info here!

Painting Circle Happy Hour: Tree of Life

August 13th, 2017 | 6PM – 8PM
No experience necessary! Painting Circle hosts painting classes, painting events and painting parties at local bars, lounges and restaurants. Creative paint and sip classes are taught by an artist walking you step-by-step through the process of recreating a painting from scratch. You create your own painting to take home! Painting parties include all the necessary art supplies for an easy going 2 hour session. Learn how to paint! This is not a BYOB painting class. No outside food or drinks allowed, but they can be purchased at the venue location. More info here!

Rancid & Dropkick Murphys

August 13th, 2017 | Doors at 5PM

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys have announced the co-headlining From Boston To Berkeley Tour, kicking off July 27 in Bangor, ME and wrapping August 26 in Southern California. The initial tour dates, cities and venues are listed below, with additional details to be announced in the coming weeks. Each night will culminate with Rancid and Dropkick Murphys on stage together for a joint encore. This is an outdoor show, paid parking. More info here!