WHAT TO DO: Plenty of fun events for the weekend

WHAT TO DO: Plenty of fun events for the weekend
Posted at 5:40 AM, Sep 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-06 07:40:51-04

Idaho Fun for Everyone!

208 Comedy Fest
September 6th - 9th, 2018 | See Schedule Here
Idaho’s premier comedy festival! Over 50 internationally touring comics from around the world performing at multiple venues throughout downtown Boise September 6th thru the 9th! More info here!


2018 Scentsy Rock-a-Thon

September 7th, 2018 | 8AM - 8PM
Scentsy is launching a 12-hour, community-wide Rock-a-Thon. On Friday, Sept. 7th, from 8AM - 8PM, 70 rocking chairs will be lined up on the Scentsy property along Eagle Rd. and will be rocking to raise money for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance. It's a fun, playful way YOU can get involved with helping a local organization. Scentsy is donating $250 per chair, per hour. That is $210,000! Come help keep the chairs in motion! More info here!


Art In The Park
September 7th - 9th, 2018 | Fri & Sat 10AM – 8PM &  Sun 10AM – 5PM
Boise Art Museum’s Art in the Park is widely recognized as one of the premiere cultural events in the Northwest. This open-air festival, held on the weekend following Labor Day each September, provides visitors of all ages and interests with the opportunity to meet more than 200 artists and purchase their works. During the three-day event, Boise Art Museum presents a variety of contemporary arts and crafts along with an exceptional array of live entertainment, park performances, wonderful food and hands-on activities for children. More info here!


Chalk Art Competition and Meridian Paints

September 7th, 2018 | 6PM - 8:30PM
Come be a part of Meridian Art Week! The theme for this year’s High School Chalk Art Competition is: Art in the Future. Drawing will start promptly at 6 and will be stopped at 8. During the Chalk Art Competition, Samuel Henry will play music at the plaza and the Meridian Arts Commission will host a community painting activity. Participants will randomly pick a piece of a picture and then paint that segment on a large board. More info here!


2018 Scentsy Fireworks Show

September 7th, 2018 | 7PM - 9:30PM
To cap off a full day of fun and fundraising, there will be a SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS SHOW at 9PM! Parking at Scentsy Commons for the fireworks show starts at 7PM and costs $10 a carload. You can earn a parking pass by participating earlier in the day in the Rock-a-Thon. All parking proceeds will go to the Women’s and Children’s Alliance. This night will be filled with food trucks, live music and more for the whole family to enjoy. Bring your low back chair or blanket and come celebrate an amazing day of summer giving. More info here!


PurpleStride Boise 2018

September 8th, 2018 | 10AM - 1PM
Each year, in communities across the country, tens of thousands of people participate in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s PurpleStride events. These events are critical in raising awareness and funds that advance pancreatic cancer research and support patients and loved ones with a promise of a better tomorrow. More info here!


Foothills Family Day: Busy Bees

September 8th, 2018 | 10AM - 1PM
Join Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center for honey bee crafts, pollinator garden tours, beeswax candle making, and more! Once again the awesome Treasure Valley Beekeepers Club (TVBC) partners will share their knowledge about bees and pollination. Lots of fun and engaging hands-on activities will keep the younger set busy as bees. More info here!


Boise Farmers Market

Every Saturday - September 7th,  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!


Eagle Saturday Market

Every Saturday - September 7th, 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!


Merry Hopsters Bus Tour

September 8th, 2018 | 10AM - 5PM
The hop harvest field trip is back. Gooding Farms are filling three school buses with smiling faces, plenty of beer and heading out west to Wilder for a guided tour of the family hop farm during harvest. You'll groove to live music by Marshall Poole and Luke Messimer band and a picnic on the farm with house-made sausages and fixings! More info here!


Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice March and Rally

September 8th, 2018 | 10AM - 12:30PM

Join members of 350 SW Idaho, PODER of Idaho, IORC, Idaho Sierra Club, and Citizens Climate Lobby to march down Capitol Boulevard, then rally at Boise City Hall as part of the global Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice Mobilization. This global day of action marks the Climate Action Summit taking place in San Francisco. Four short presentations will empower and inspire you to create climate solutions in your community. More info here!


We Were Giants, The Nixon Rodeo, Life Upon Liars, & Roses are Dead

September 8th, 2018 | 7PM - 11PM
Check out these rocking bands live Saturday night at the Knitting Factory in Downtown Boise! This is an all ages show, make sure to buy your tickets now either online or at will call. More info here!


Beard the Haus Down

September 8th, 2018 | 8PM - 11PM
GLITTER AND BEARDS AND QUEENS ... OH MY! Bringing beauty and glamour, both masculine and feminine, and having a grand ol’ time! FEATURING MissFyr, Elle, Minerva Jayne, Denimm Cain, Maliha, Muff Jones, Hazel, Annie Depressant, and many more! Come have fun! This will be a MUST SEE SHOW! More info here!


Hot Rod Happy Hour

September 9th, 2018 | 3PM - 6PM
Everyone is Welcome! All Hot Rodders get free Freddy's Custard at Idaho’s best Sunday Hot Rod Hangout, hosted by Bootleggers Idaho Street Outlaws. Come sit with friends and enjoy some of Idaho Coolest Rides! More info here!