WHAT TO DO: Busy weekend in the Treasure Valley

Posted at 7:41 AM, Jul 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-26 09:57:22-04

Idaho Fun for Everyone!

Encore: Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

July 26th - 28th , 2018 | See Showtimes Here
Baptista, a wealthy merchant of Padua, has two daughters: Katherina and Bianca. Because of Katherina's shrewish disposition, her father has declared that no one shall wed Bianca until such time as Katherina has been married. Lucentio of Pisa, one of many suitors to the younger and kinder Bianca, devises a scheme in which he and Tranio (his servant) will switch clothes, and thus disguised, Lucentio will offer his services as a tutor for Bianca in order to get closer to her. More info here!


San Inazio Festival

July 27th - 29th, 2018 | See Schedule Here

The San Inazio Festival is an annual event to honor St. Ignatius of Loyola, the patron saint of the Basques. It began more than 25 years ago and now thousands come to the Basque Block at the end of every July to see local musicians and dancers as well as Basque sporting events. This year officially kicks off Friday with “Friends and Family” night, encouraging everyone to bring their favorite pintxo (appetizer) to share and visit with those that have traveled from far away or from just down the road. More info here!


BLT: Stalwart, A Brothers' Story

July 27th & 28th , 2018 | See Showtimes Here
Boise Little Theater presents this Youth Summer Play in partnership with Boise Parks and Recreation. A musical based on the true story of the Lind family during World War II, Stalwart is a glimpse into Lind brothers' life before, during and after the war, and takes the audience to the Lind home, the military barracks, the combat field and the USO. More info here!


Los Lonely Boys

July 27th, 2018 | Doors at 7PM Show at 8PM

For this trio, family and music are inseparable. The band consists of three brothers from San Angelo, Texas: Henry (guitar, vocals), Jojo (bass, vocals), and Ringo (drums, vocals) Garza. They follow the tradition of their father, Ringo Garza, Sr., who formed a band with his brothers called The Falcons. Los Lonely Boys plays a style of music they call "Texican Rock n' Roll," combining elements of rock and roll, Texas blues, brown-eyed soul, country, and Tejano. More info here!


Death Rattle The Spill: Low Hanging Fruit

July 27th, 2018 | 8PM - 10PM
Come to The Spill at the Flying M Coffee Garage and hear true stories told live, and tell your's! The theme will be Low-Hanging Fruit, inspired by Emma Heldman's poem Capture This Moment. All the stories will be true, straight from the mouths of audience members, all relating in whichever way to the theme of Low-Hanging Fruit. More info here!


Goddess Fest 2018

July 28th & 29th, 2018 | Sat: 10AM - 9PM & Sun: 10AM - 5PM

Check out this annual two-day community celebration of the sacredness, spirituality and diversity of both the feminine and the masculine. You'll enjoy lots of free experiences throughout the event, awesome entertainment, food, cool things to buy, and the wonderful peaceful atmosphere that Goddess Fest brings to Julia Davis Park. More info here!


Capital City Public Market

Every Saturday - July 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!


Meridian Main Street Market

Every Saturday - July 28th, 2018 | 9AM - 2PM
Come pick up fresh produce, meat, eggs, and baked goods! Enjoy shopping several local artisans and pick up handcrafted decor, jewelry, clothing, bath and body products, and more! Check out live music, beer, food, and kids activities! More info here!


J’adore L’Afrique Charity Gala

July 28th, 2018 | 7PM - 9PM
J’adore L’Afrique Charity Gala is a formal red carpet, black tie evening show, showcasing Africa in a new innovative light through the theme “African Renaissance”. The event will have various guest speakers, from the head of the refugee organizations to local refugee individuals speaking on firsthand experiences. Aside from speakers, they’ll have different traditional performances from drummers, singers and dancers, making it a night to truly remember. The event will take place at The Linen Building. More info here!


Hot Rod Happy Hour

July 29th, 2018 | 3PM - 6PM
All Hot Rodders get Free Freddy's Custard! Idaho's best Sunday Hot Rod Hang Out, hosted by Bootleggers Idaho Street Outlaws! More info here!


Music on the Patio

July 29th, 2018 | 4PM - 6PM
Enjoy live music from local artists every weekend, while you relax on the Bogus Creek Plaza after a long ride or family fun! More info here!


Joe Jackson

July 29th, 2018 | Doors at 6PM Show at 7PM
David Ian “Joe” Jackson is an English musician and singer-songwriter. After years of studying music and playing clubs, Jackson’s first release, “Is She Really Going Out with Him?” became a hit in 1979. This was followed by a number of new wave singles before he moved to more jazz-inflected pop music and had a Top 10 hit in 1982 with “Steppin’ Out”. He has also composed classical music. He has recorded 19 studio albums and received 5 Grammy Award nominations throughout the course of his career. More info here!


Family Friendly Events!

Silver Screen on the Green - Coco

July 27th, 2018 | 8:30PM - 11:30PM

Join Nampa Parks & Recreation for FREE Movies in the Park all summer long. Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family and friends and head to Optimist Park in Nampa. Come out for fun activities and movies begin a dusk! This week, enjoy Coco! More info here!


CableONE Movie Night in Meridian - Despicable Me 3

July 27th, 2018 | 9PM - 11:30PM

Grab your family, friends, and neighbors this summer and join Meridian Parks and Recreation for CableONE Movie Night in Meridian! Every Friday in July and August they inflate the giant outdoor movie screen in Settlers Park for a family friendly movie. Each week community partners will join in! Some bring bounce houses, others bring giveaways. More info here!


Ultimate Water Games

July 28th, 2018 | 10AM - 12PM
Run, jump, throw while playing a variety of water games. Go prepared to get wet and beat the summer heat at the Nampa Rec Center backyard. Every activity will include a water component and the grand finale will be a huge water balloon battle. Take a change of clothes and a towel. Registration required. For ages 6-14. More info here!


Boise Farmers Market

Every Saturday - July 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!


Tai Chi in the Garden

July 28th, 2018 | 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Become centered within the invigorating morning sounds and scents of the Idaho Botanical Garden. Tai Chi, an internal art incorporating meditation, has been described as magical and as poetry in motion. This popular class is suitable for beginners. More info here!


Eagle Saturday Market

Every Saturday - July 28th, 2018 | 9:30AM - 2PM

The Eagle Saturday Market is a community market located in the heart of downtown Eagle, in Heritage Park. Managed by the City of Eagle Parks and Recreation Department, one will find an array of arts and crafts along with local produce, herbs and flowers, woodwork, specialty food items and freshly prepared food. Every Saturday the park comes alive with the melodious sounds of local musicians and community members coming together to support local micro-producers. More info here!


Treasure Valley Night Owls!

The Shivas w/ The Love Bunch

July 27th, 2018 | Doors at 8PM
Check out this epic show, Saturday night at the Neurolux in downtown Boise! This is a 21+ and up show. More info here!


Bamboozle + Delta Mud

July 27th, 2018 | 7PM - 11:30PM

Check out Bamboozle live at the Olympic with special guest Delta Mud! This is a 21+ and up show! More info here!


Homegrown Theatre's Night of Bad Decisions Scavenger Hunt and Pub Crawl Fundraiser

July 28th, 2018 | 2PM - 8PM
An evening of mischief, mayhem, drinking, and debauchery! All in the name of supporting local arts. Get ready for a pub-crawl/scavenger hunt/fundraiser unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Brought to you by the minds at HomeGrown Theatre, looking to have a great time making Bad Decisions with you. More info here!


Altitude Oasis: Summer Splash Party

July 28th, 2018 | 2PM - 10PM
Come on down to the pool party at Lost Grove Brewing for a music-filled day of summer shenanigans hosted by the people who brought you Sensory Illumination, Altitude Lounge! Beat the heat in our pools while enjoying the tunes of some your favorite local DJs and stay refreshed with delicious beer in our pop-up water park! More info here!


Buckets O' Beer and Buckets O' Chicken

July 28th, 2018 | 1PM - 8PM

Enjoys buckets of beer and buckets of fried chicken all day long. A prime beer and food pairing on a hot, summer day. Order some fried chicken from BD Meatwagon and head inside to grab your bucket of beer — ice cold, canned beer. Choose from a selection of cans to build your own bucket. Come for lunch or come for dinner: Big Daddy's will be there all day long. More info here!